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 Post subject: R61i died then came back
PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2012 1:29 pm 
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Never really had any issues to speak of with this laptop until this morning when I left my R61i on unplugged from the A/C adapter and the battery went dead shutting the machine down. When I went to plug it in it wouldn't turn on or sign of life at all....I removed the battery etc..etc but what I ended up doing was leaving the battery and ac cable off then an hour later I plugged in the ac and the battery and all is well again. Why did it scare me like that? Is it a sign of things to come?

PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2012 10:56 pm 
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Yips... thats the CORRCT PROCESS ,,,,,,( in your case was jsut lucky u got those steps right ) :thumbs-UP:
> that flushed any " crud" etc ,,,, and after an hour msot laptops = would boot NORMAL ... like nothing happened!

just the way GOD MADE older thinkpads ! ......... try doing that with some of the current models :help:

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2012 11:30 am 
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ausmike wrote:
just the way GOD MADE older thinkpads !

+1 - Built like bricks they were!!! :wink:

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