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Toshiba T1000SE doesn;t boot

its a verryyyyy old thing
but now when i turn it on, it just shuts off and the DC line blinks
the line blinking stop only when i remove the battery and not when i turn off DC
i tried to keep the DC thing in with the battery overnight thinking that itr would recharge the battery but nope

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WakeupCommented:
kiranghag,

The battery is probably dead.  When you take the battery out...can you plug the laptop in the wall and turn it on and have it work fine without the battery?
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kiranghagAuthor Commented:
this happens when the DC adaptor is put in and on.

if i take out the battery, it would not gove any light except dc in.

how do i charge the battery. i guessed if i put the battery in the laptop and just plug in the dc power, it would charge the thing. is it right?

the baatery seems to have a switch below it, what is it for?
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WakeupCommented:
kiranghag.

Does the laptop work without the battery?

The battery should charge if laptop is plugged in and the battery is installed.  Unless the charging mechanism in the laptop is bad and/or the battery is dead (can not accept a charge anymore)
If the laptop powers up without the battery but plugged into DC... then the laptop is fine.  
If not then the laptop may be bad somewhere else.
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kiranghagAuthor Commented:
if i put in the DC cord and remove the battery...DC in light comes on...and now if i turn it on, all lights flash brirfly and display flickers once...then shuts off completely with the DClight flashing
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WakeupCommented:
hmmm.....laptop is probably dead.......I dunno how you could fix it without replacing parts in the laptop.  The DClight flashing could be an error code.  I tried to search Toshiba's website, looks like they dont even have any support for it at all...the oldest model they have support for is the T1900.

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kiranghagAuthor Commented:
thanks for the help
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WakeupCommented:
kiranghag,

Did you ever figure out what was wrong with it?
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kiranghagAuthor Commented:
no. actually i had to gave it back..neways, thanks again
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