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Laptop died while being powered on

by gabby2468 / April 1, 2015 11:43 AM PDT

So my brother's laptop went into sleep mode because it was dying and when he plugged it in and started to boot it up it got unplugged and died. I was just wondering if this could harm his computer.

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Rarely to never.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 1, 2015 11:48 AM PDT

Tell more about age, if the battery was gone (shot.) Make, model, details may help.

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Sounds like the battery is bad.
by orlbuckeye / April 1, 2015 11:45 PM PDT

I doubt it would break hardware but OS or any software open could be damaged. It could corupt a file and if that file is need by the OS it could cause the pc not to boot.

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