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I have bought brand new toshiba c55 laptop worked on set up

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I have bought brand new toshiba c55 laptop worked on set up tried to switch on this morning it won't switch on. Light flashes for 5 seconds then goes off
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Michelle replied 3 years ago.

Michelle :

Hello. My name is XXXXX XXXXX I will be assisting you today.

Michelle :

let me know the full model number of the laptop

Michelle :

toshiba c55 is it a5300

Michelle :

let me know when you are ready to chat

Customer: C55-a-IUCN sattellite
Customer: Sorry I didn't think my payment had downloaded hence the delay are you available to chat
Michelle :

i am available to chat now

Customer: Not sure how much you have seen but bought brand new computer c55 satellite set it up yesterday but cannot get it to switch on today
Michelle :

unplug the power adapter from the laptop

Customer: Ok done
Michelle :

now remove the battery from the back of the laptop

Michelle :

close the lit

Michelle :

flip it upside down

Michelle :

you will see 2 latched to release the battery

Customer: Ok done
Michelle :

is the battery out of the laptop now

Michelle :

and ac adapter is disconnected

Customer: Yes
Michelle :

open the lid

Michelle :

and press and hold down the power button for 10 seconds without connecting the battery or the ac adapter

Customer: Done
Michelle :

press and hold down the power button for 10 seconds without connecting the battery or the ac adapter

Customer: Done
Michelle :

now just connect the ac adapter only and power on the laptop

Customer: Ok done
Michelle :

do it power on or you are getting any display on the screen

Customer: I have a display
Michelle :

let the computer boot to windows now

Michelle :

the battery is not connected correct

Customer: Battery not connected display has come up with screen where I left it last nigt
Michelle :

are you on the windows desktop screen

Customer: I am now
Michelle :

run internet explorer and open google or check your email for usage

Customer: I can see emails received and google ok
Michelle :

great

Michelle :

now without turning off the computer or removing the ac adapter power try to connect back the battery

Michelle :

it should snap in correctly and the latches must be in locked position.

Customer: Connected
Michelle :

no see if the chargin light is on and amber

Customer: Yes it is amber
Michelle :

let the battery get charged do not remove the ac adapter uptill 8 hrs

Michelle :

amber means its charging and if you see the system tray you will see the acadpter connected and the battery is charging now

Michelle :

issue is fixed

Customer: Thanks but do you know why this would happen with a brand new laptop
Michelle :

cause and reason:

Michelle :

due to static energy generated on the components and we did a flea power means we released the static energy the components started working good.

Michelle :

any time in future you have a charging problem or frequent disconnect follow the steps i made you do.

Michelle :

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Michelle :

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Michelle :

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Michelle :

thank you.

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Expert:  Michelle replied 3 years ago.
Now you can try.