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Lenovo E580 does not get to splash screen or bios

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P.J. HughesFlag for United States of America asked on
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I have a Lenovo E580 that we replaced the hard drive in.  After replacing the drive, the laptop would not boot to the new hard drive.  I ultimately disconnected the laptop battery and CMOS battery and let it sit for about 10 minutes.  Upon reconnecting first the CMOS and then the laptop battery I am in a worse position than I initially was.


Now the laptop will not even get to the bios screen or the lenovo splash screen.  All I have is the Power button lights up, the FnLock / Esc key lights up, the CapsLock key lights up, and NumLock lights up.  These keys will stay illuminated for about 30-45 seconds and then all 4 will go dark.

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