| | 12-05-11, 08:44 AM Thread Author #1
Playbook Throbbing Green Light
I've looked around and I can't seem to find anything that fits what's happening directly. Last night I turned off my playbook, it had around 60% battery. I decided not to charge it just because I didn't want to dig up the charger. A minute ago I wanted to use it, so I tried turning it on. The power button did nothing, so I plugged it in in fear and I got the red light and the "Blackberry Playbook" screen, I sighed in relief and realised there was a green throbbing light. I left it like that for ten minutes and nothing happened, then I accidently unplugged it. I plugged it back in only to find that the same light is happening (it throbs green, never stops) and now the screen won't even come on.
Anyone got any ideas why this is happening? There couldn't be much worse timing. I don't even have a proper computer right now (just a laptop with a broken screen and no hard drive) due to me not having any money. I don't want to go into my financial situation right now, but I had to outline that just so you know I can't send it off for repairs. I need to know what's wrong. Any ideas? I didn't do anything unusual last night. In fact, I just left it on barely touching it... It's on the OS2 beta if that makes any difference.
Would recovering it via the desktop manager do anything? I mean, I don't have a proper computer, and the laptop I'm using is running Ubuntu from a flash drive, but I could use someone elses if it got to that. I doubt it would though so I'm not going to rush to try that. As of typing this it's still plugged in and the screen is still black. The light is still throbbing though.
EDIT: I might be panicking over nothing actually. I just remembered that occasionally if I turn it off it doesn't turn off fully and the screen stays backlit. I assume this is something to do with the 2.0 beta since it only started when I updated. That might've happened without me noticing last night and as a result the battery drained. But still, that might not be the case, so please still reply