compaq laptop starting

  Dasmad 23:47 01 Oct 2005
Locked

I have a Compaq Presario laptop, still running win 98se, and have made the mistake of unplugging it in the process of hibernating (it seemed to have hung up), with a low battery. I now cannot restart it by any combination of switching/mains in/mains out/battery in/battery out.
Is there any solution........please advise

  Chegs ® 23:53 01 Oct 2005

Gis the full model number,I'll have a hunt around the Compaq site,see if there's a "reset" switch(on my old IBM,its on the underside,next to the expansion slot cover)

  Dasmad 00:14 02 Oct 2005

good idea .......it's a 1246 serial no. 1V9ACTS2POGM, I think, or 3882B015.
thanks for the help - just to know there might be a reset switch is comforting !

  Chegs ® 00:39 02 Oct 2005

Haven't been able to locate anything that would indicate the presense of a reset switch.Can you check the AC Adapter is definitely outputing power,Is the Power indicator light (LED) on or off? etc.

  Chegs ® 00:41 02 Oct 2005

click here

This is the Compaq 1246 Notebook mfg website,see if you can find anything to indicate what else to try.

Sorry.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Alienware 17 R4 2017 review

These brilliant Lego posters show just what children's imaginations are capable of

Mac power user tips and hidden tricks

Comment réinitialiser votre PC, ordinateur portable ou tablette Windows ?