Odd to discharge the battery so try the generic reset.

by R. Proffitt Moderator - 4/22/13 3:30 PM

In Reply to: Dell 1525 doesn't want to start by ngarkov

Takes about a minute and it's in the welcome post to the CNET Laptop Troubleshooting forum. Link follows.

http://forums.cnet.com/laptops-forums/laptop-troubleshooting-forum/