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Recovery stopped because of battery/AC power palm

Q: Recovery stopped because of battery/AC power palm

Yesterday I spilled a little coffee at the bottom of my keyboard on my Compaq CQ - I quickly turned it over and wiped it down palm because power Recovery stopped of battery/AC then kept on using it for almost an hour This morning I turned it on and the computer could not see the hard drive I pulled the hard drive and it had coffee stains on Recovery stopped because of battery/AC power palm it I ran Recovery stopped because of battery/AC power palm a system check and it appeared as if the mother board was OK -- memory tested OK specs for the machine Recovery stopped because of battery/AC power palm came up fine So I replaced the hard drive No problem until I started to run the recovery disk After the initial loading it asks what type of restore I wanted I chose System Recovery On the next page a new warning pops up quot Your laptop is currently running on battery power Recovery Manager requires that your laptop is plugged into an AC power outlet quot The problem is it is plugged into an AC outlet and I can t get rid of the pop-up and continue with the recovery Did I fry more than the hard drive And is there a way around this nbsp

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A: Recovery stopped because of battery/AC power palm

this may sound silly , and my suggestion cant be good for the laptop (so is pouring coffee into it tho )
but i have had experience with pouring bottles down my keyboard
so my suggestion is to turn on the heating and putting the laptop with the hole to put the power cable in downwards and keep it above the heating for a day , or over night
dont go extreme with the heating just nice and warm
it may solve that issue but im sure there will be many more ...
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I looked at it closer and to get it to start i don't press the power button at all. I unplug the power cord and after unplugging the CMOS battery for awhile i just plug the power cord back in and it starts up. The first thing i see as it starts up is an error message about a bad CMOS checksum and then i have to change the date/time in the BIOS or it yells at me to do it. After all that it boots into windows 7. Once it is in windows no matter what i do to change the settings of what the power button does it still doesn't do anything. I can restart it fine but once i shut it down it the CMOS battery needs to be reset to get it going again.
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Try the following...

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I seemed to have easily solved the problem - it would not boot up on battery without all of the screws on the bottom of the case replaced. I guess this thread could serve as a quick answer for someone in the same situation though! I panicked too quickly. 

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Hi dianerowley,
My name is Krishna and I work for the Social Media and Community Team at Dell. It appears that the power plan has been changed to "Balanced" or "Power saver". Try changing it to "High performance" and see if it that works.

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A:P50: No Power without battery

Thank you for sharing your experience that when the battery is removed from your P50 ThinkPad and set in airplane mode, the system is unable to run the system on AC power.
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A:HP recovery backup - restoration stopped at 0%

Hi xangel. . .

Welcome to TSF - Vista.

Is there more to that log file than you pasted in the post? I ask as you mentioned that you waited for hours... yet the log time span is only 1 min 5 sec. It ends with an entry that a thread for restore has been opened. What happens after this?

I'm looking for additional clarification of what it is that you are trying to do here, please. You obviously can boot into Vista and log on. Do you want to restore the system back to HP factory settings?

While in the HP Recovery Manager, it asked you at 14:08:10 what types of files you wanted to restore. What option from the screen shown below did you choose - or was it different?


Regards. . .


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