For some reason my main laptop won't come on and stay on.

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MIXMASTERMACHOM

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I have a big issue with my main laptop. I tried turning it on several times and it might come on for a few seconds and then just go off. I plugged it into another socket and still nothing. Everything is connected that I know. Anybody here can give me suggestions as to why this is happening and what I can do to get it to come on and stay on? Never had this happen before. Strange.
 

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Sorry for starting this thread. I unplugged the power cord from the laptop, put it back in and it began to work. It had to go back to a restore point and after that I got it to work. Just strange to me because I never had this ever happen since I had this laptop.
 

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Found out yesterday what the president was because it started happening again. The battery for the laptop needs to be replaced. Found a brand new one on Ebay for I believe $15 with free shipping. Got to wait till I get the money to order it.. I will be ordering it next Wendsday.
 

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Found out yesterday what the president was because it started happening again. The battery for the laptop needs to be replaced. Found a brand new one on Ebay for I believe $15 with free shipping. Got to wait till I get the money to order it.. I will be ordering it next Wendsday.
Ummmm don't you have a power supply?

A $15 battery is more worrisome than a laptop shutting off...Keep looking
 

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Ummmm don't you have a power supply?

A $15 battery is more worrisome than a laptop shutting off...Keep looking
On some laptops, the battery has to be in and functional even with a PS .. I wouldn't trust a $15 (shipped too) battery though.
 

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On some laptops, the battery has to be in and functional even with a PS
I wasn't aware of that. My batteries on 3/5 hold a charge for about a minute and the PS works
 

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I wasn't aware of that. My batteries on 3/5 hold a charge for about a minute and the PS works
Depends if it's set up to run from battery, with the charger doing charging duties only. Not sure how many still do that.
 

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Found a brand new one on Ebay for I believe $15 with free shipping. Got to wait till I get the money to order it..
Serious?

No rainy day fund? No emergency fund? No savings account? No extra $15?

Since I started dj'ing ( I was 13), my parents MADE ME put half of my dj earnings away. Thank God they did... Mix, you need a new financial plan for your life. NOW.
 

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