ASUS X456UQ reliant on charger to boot. What could be wrong?


Jan 2, 2017
I bought the ASUS x456uq around a week ago, and have recently noticed that the laptop fails to boot up, even with full battery, until the charger is plugged in and on. I do not know what the problem is which is why I need some help here.

The power icon (lightbulb icon) blinks whenever I click the power button. The ASUS site only displays troubleshooting for when the icon is 'ON' or 'OFF', not blinking. Would require some help here.

Also, the backspace key is rather squeaky and feels somewhat looser than all the other keys.
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