Why does my advent laptop only turn on when connected to a power supply?

Jack Djanogly March 3, 2012
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When my laptop is plugged in, it powers up fine, and I can unplug it and use it normally. But it will only turn on if connected. Any ideas how to get it to start without being connected to the power supply?

  1. Alex Perkins
    October 7, 2012 at 4:59 pm

    That is weird. It's not the battery because it runs of it fine, just won't start up on battery?

  2. David Lab13
    March 14, 2012 at 1:07 pm

    RTQ read the question. It runs off battery. just wont startup.

  3. FIDELIS
    March 10, 2012 at 12:42 am

    Hello, how old is the laptop?  Is this a new problem or it has always been that way?  Most likely explanation is that your battery is dead......if that is the case the only solution is to buy a new battery.

  4. Arun Singh
    March 4, 2012 at 3:40 am

    because of your laptop battery fully drained that is why it start only when your laptop is plugged into power supply so change your battery.

  5. Anonymous
    March 3, 2012 at 11:00 pm

    battery dead may be?  try unplugging it, removing the battery, and letting it sit for few minutes , then booting insert battery and boot up again.

    check the bios settings? also reset CMOS battery?