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how can I hard reset my lumia 520 without the power button

Q: how can I hard reset my lumia 520 without the power button

please either tell me how to get my power button back
or a method that is preferably free
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A:Lumia 1520 power button not working, only works when i press volume down and then power sometimes.

could be a hardware failure, take the device to nearest authorized service center for an inspection as such behavior usually point sot a damaged power key.
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Few years back my Nokia lumia 920's screen broke.But now I got the interest to revive it.So,I ordered a LCD digitizer and replaced the screen myself.But after I plugged in, I noticed the power button wasn't working.Then I did a soft reset but still didn't resolve.After few hours of usage,I noticed even the auto brightness and the capacitive icons on the lower screen wasn't working/glowing.I can't do a hard reset as I need the power button for it.Please help & thanks in advance.

A:Nokia lumia 920 power button not working

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question Few years back my Nokia lumia 920's screen broke.But now I got the interest to revive it.So,I ordered a LCD digitizer and replaced the screen myself.But after I plugged in, I noticed the power button wasn't working.Then I did a soft reset but still didn't resolve.After few hours of usage,I noticed even the auto brightness and the capacitive icons on the lower screen wasn't working/glowing.I can't do a hard reset as I need the power button for it.Please help & thanks in advance. I fear something gone wrong during reassemble, only way is opening the case again
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A:Reset button acts as power button

It shows the proper connections on page 15 of the manual.

Neither the power on or reset button need any polarity concerns when connecting, they are both use open/closed type switches.

The reset connector is label RE, THE power connector is labeled PW.
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A:Power/Reset button

You will have to look at a diagram of what each connector is for. They vary a lot and just because 2 particular connectors on one board are for power or reset doesn't mean that the same ones will be used on a different board. Though the polarity doesn't matter for the switches, you have to make sure it is right for LED's or they won't work.
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after the latest windows 10 update my pin lock pad doesn't show(known issue). tried hard reset but after the exclamation mark appears as soon as the volume up button is pressed the phone reboots hence the the hard reset is not possible.
ive tried it several times but can't reach the reset.
any solutions ?

A:lumia 535 on latest windows 10 update. can't perform a hard reset.

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question after the latest windows 10 update my pin lock pad doesn't show(known issue). tried hard reset but after the exclamation mark appears as soon as the volume up button is pressed the phone reboots hence the the hard reset is not possible.
ive tried it several times but can't reach the reset.
any solutions ? you can use WDRT tool to roll back to stable windows build. and join the fast ring in future where the builds have become much more reliable.
walkthrough is here :> How to roll back Windows 10 Mobile from Fast and Slow Ring to Production release | Windows Central
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I know I shut down the PC every night by going to the Start menu and choosing shut down. Any help would be appreciated.

A:PC won't boot up with power button; reset needed

See that the connector for the Power Switch is plugged in properly to the M/B pins.

If possible, replace the Power Supply with a working one to verify if it's a faulty PSU.
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I know this is possible, because I've done it before (a long time ago). How do I change which browser comes up when pressing the web browser button that's to the right of the power button?  Google doesn't have an answer. 

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A:Web Browser hard button (next to power button)--how to chang...

Hey Peregrin72,  Great question! You could first try changing your default Internet Browser setting in Windows.  1. Click the Start button 2. Type 'default'3. Click Default Programs4. Click Set Your Default Programs5. Click on the desired browser and then click Set this program as default.  Let me know the results of that change. There is also a registry change that may help.
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A:Problem Booting With Power Button/ Reset Works

You should have a setting in BIOS to give hard drives time to spin up. Look for "HDD delay" or something similar. You can also just disable quick startup, so the HD has time to spin up during the memory test.
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My phone was slow so
i am reset my nokia lumia 710 model after i reset installed whatsapp but it is unable to login why??
i m entered the mobile number but Verification is shows
[ Can't register with this phone number .You can only register with the phone number that was last used with WhatsApp on this phone. ]
so please tell me the sollution

A:i am reset my nokia lumia 710 model after i reset installed whatsapp but it is unable to login why?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question My phone was slow so
i am reset my nokia lumia 710 model after i reset installed whatsapp but it is unable to login why??
i m entered the mobile number but Verification is shows
[ Can't register with this phone number .You can only register with the phone number that was last used with WhatsApp on this phone. ]
so please tell me the sollution check that you're entering the right number, or try restarting your phone and trying again
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A:Hard power reset

I asked HP about this earlier today.   There is no current documentation that describes how to hard reset an x360 notebook.   I have no idea as to how long it wil take before the Hard reset document is updated. As soon as it happens I will let you know.
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i'm looking for an external hard disk with a power off/on button ?

about usb2 or 3 , i don't mind

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i would appreciate

A:looking for an external hard disk with a power off/on button ?

Hi there
not the answer you want but why not either simply "Unplug" the device from the mains when not in use or put a switch into the power cable ---- it's quite simple -- simply cut one of the power lines to the USB disk and with a screwdriver connect an ON OFF switch like those you often see on small table / bedside lamp stands.

You only need a "Single Pole" switch -- very cheap and take you all of about 7 mins to do.

The easiest way of all of course is to have an individually switched extension socket - then you just switch off the USB's power when not in use.

here's a link to a UK model. European and US models I'm sure are available too.

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A:Dell XPS 12 - Won't start / power up after hard reset

OK - I've narrowed it down to the following:
When the laptop is "asleep" it eventually goes into power down mode. It appears that connecting a power adapter to the laptop at this point will cause it to go into a confused state where, when the power button is pushed,  the laptop fan comes on but no light on the power button or on the keyboard - the screen  stays blank.  The laptop fan runs (it's very quiet - you have to hold the laptop up to your ear to hear it.)
I don't know if the cause is a low battery or if the problem is simply with the state of the CPU at power down.  I just know that when it happens, it if I disconnect the power adapter and hold the power button until the laptop fan shuts off, the hard reset allows it to come back normally.  If you leave the power adapter attached, it will charge the battery but will not allow the laptop to start.
I've repeated this experiment several times with the same result every time. I'm guessing there's a bug in the BIOS that sets an error state that won't clear with the power adapter attached. Doing the hard reset without the adapter appears to clear the problem reliably.
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A:Hard drive not detected / PC start up even though power button not pressed.
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A:Could pressing power button(Hard shutdown) damage laptop in this scena

Hi James202, welcome to 7F!

From the way you describe the shutdown there should be no problems. Your laptop shut itself off to protect itself.

Problems arise when Windows isn't allowed to "tidy up" after a session, but in your case it sounds like your laptop did, only it did it without all the bells and whistles (silently).

Two scans to try and give you peace of mind would be: Disk Check

And: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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Please post back with the results.
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A:Computer locking up, reset button goes to UEFI wont boot till full shutdown/reset

The SSD might be failing. Is it still under warranty?
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Have you tried searching the web yet?
First link... MICROSOFT Lumia 640 - How to Hard Reset my phone -
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Do I need to revert back to Windows 8.1 then upgrade back to Windows 10.
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Sorry was in a hurry for a resolve needing my phone up and running before morning.
Ok I found About in System and now my Lumia is resetting.
Resetting to what I don't know yet.

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A:How do I remove the GAME BUTTON from my Windows 8 Lumia Phone?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question Hello,
I have a Lumia Phone, with Windows 8 in it.
software is up to date.
I want to remove the Game button from the Application list ( Not asking about removing a game ; but Game button itself ), so there is no game gets installed by any chance.
Hope you helps
thanking you
Aliasgar If you mean remove the live tile, just long press and unpin. If you want to uninstall, sorry you can't do that.
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A:[SOLVED] Button of (When I press sleep button) is not available in my Power option pr

Does the case actually have a separate Sleep Button? I suspect it's not even connected, as the motherboard manual doesn't show a connection for a Sleep Button, only a Power Button.
Windows Power Options won't list it, as it doesn't exist.

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A:How to reset lumia 640 after failed Windows Mobile Device Recovery Tool?

Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I just tried reverting to an earlier version of windows 10 mobile, and it failed halfway through. Now my phone boots to this square icon thing and does nothing. When I hold down the power button as per the reset instructions, the phone takes about 20 seconds to turn off. It reboots to the square icon. The instructions then say to hold down the volume down button, but after 2 minutes it has not responded.
Is there a way to force it to reset without having to have a working operating system on it? How do I force it to install windows 8.1 again? There's the hard reset key sequence:
1 - unplug phone
2 - hold vol up and simultaneously plug charger
3 - keep holding until a ! mark appears
4 - leave button and follw the sequence one key once:
vol up, vol down, power, vol down
5 - gears should appear, you phone should replace last downlaoded build
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does it happen with both burning programs??
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A:Windows 7 blank screen after sleep mode (unable to power off with power button)


Is it possible that you can test with another compatible PSU? I would strongly suggest doing so.

Also try the following steps:
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A:Dell Inspiron 14 5459 power button needs 3 seconds long press to power up?

Thank you for writing to us!
This is unusual we would suggest you to check with another system to see if the same happens.
Kindly provide us with the service tag and email address.
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Congratulations on getting a nice new case. Enjoy.

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A:What does a Reset button with XP?


Originally Posted by Chip718

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Thanks for any info.

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View Solution.

A:are hard reset and factory reset the same thing?

Hi, No, factory reset will bring your machine back to facory status (the time opening the box) byt hard reset won't. Regards.
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Do you have an XP disk (full version)?
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This is reset:

Even if you set the reset button without function it does so the same thing, the button doesn't get no function.

The power button works well.


MB photo:

Let me clarify, when I press this button, of reset:

The system suddenly restarts and give me kernel power 41 error instead of sleep.
Thank you.
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This is reset:

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The power button works well.


Thank you.

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A:Black Screen, have to hit Reset button on Chasis.

As i've not had any black screens since my initial post and i'm having surgery monday with an expected 2 week hospital stay (not my best planning, posting late thursday knowing of the coming surgery, but i get nervous about computer security stuff and sort of panicked), i'm not quite sure what the best option would be in regards to this thread....If someone is already involved with looking at the logs and stuff, i leave it up to you as to how you would like to proceed, given this new information - whatever you feel is best is fine with me, and thank you for looking into my issue. If noone has started yet, please delete this thread - i'll make a new one after the hospital stay if needed.Also, i'm starting to think this is more likely a Driver, Hardware, or Norton issue, not Malware..... tho i could be wrong.
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A:fail to post after restart, but fixed with reset button

Welcome to Seven forums LongN3ck.
Offhand this sounds like a bad motherboard. Power off and remove all USB devices, except keyboard, mouse, and try it. Take out all memory modules except one and try it.
Power off and reset CMOS. Pull the power cable out first.
*Method one, remove the coin battery and short the battery terminals for 10 seconds.
*Method two, The mother board may have CMOS reset jumpers, short them for 10 seconds.

If the issue persists I still think its a bad board. I've had much experience with bad ones.
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That is perfectly normal. Basically, it causes an abrupt shutdown, meaning that unlike a proper shutdown files and documents are not saved properly to disk. The reset button is only meant to be used in the event of a system crash where there is no other means of shutting down and restarting because the mouse and keyboard are inoperative. I do sometimes use it if I am trying to catch the option to boot to my Linux disk (F11 on my system) and miss it.
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A:Windows randomly totally crashing! Have to hold button to reset

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Please download and install Speccy to provide us with information about your computer.  When  FileHippo opens, click on Download latest version in the upper right pane.
When Speccy opens you will see a screen similar to the one below.

Click on File which is outlined in red in the screen above, and then click on Publish Snapshot.
The following screen will appear, click on Yes.

The following screen will appear, click on Copy to Clipboard.

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