alocke79 Posted December 7, 2013 Share Posted December 7, 2013 (edited) Hello Forum, After many moons in IT, I can honestly say this is the first time I have seen this. I thought I would bounce it around the forums before ordering a new battery which may or may not be the issue. I am working with a Toshiba Satellite p875-s7310. Fairly new, nice laptop. Since the community here is pretty technical, I'll just get to the point without a lot of background and fluff. 1. The laptop will NOT boot on battery power only, the AC adapter must be plugged in. I press the power button, power button light comes on for half a second, clicks off. No Toshiba splashscreen, nothing. Press, click/flash, black. 2. Once booted on AC power, the battery shows in Windows or Ubuntu as being fully charged. 3. Here is the part that makes this not an insta-solve. Once the laptop is powered on, I can remove the AC power and everything works fine for as many hours as the battery indicated, usually up to 5. Also I can reboot just fine, just not cold boot. I have never seen this before. The laptop runs fine ON battery power. It just will not start on battery power. Its like a car that won't start without a jump and that jump is AC. Ideas? Thanks, A. Edited March 4, 2014 by alocke79 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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