Re: Bootup freezes at 'Checking Battery State'
A hang-up after 'Checking Battery State [OK]' is usually a sign of Video card problems.
Please Post output of:
Though I suggest you do it in a new Thread as well, and Post a link in this one, with an explanatory note.
You could also ask a Moderator to fix it.
"Better Solutions may bring Worsened Problems": After Lao Tse, b. circa 405BC. a contemporary of Confucius, who died circa 600BC.
They did things differently in those days, apparently!!