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When you push on the power button the led lights ON, cooling fan works but nothing appears on the screen. I've used UBCD4Win on many systems, these are the first 2 they won't work on at all.. Follow Us Facebook Twitter Help Community Forum Software by IP.BoardLicensed to: What the Tech Copyright © 2003- Geeks to Go, Inc. Please help! his comment is here

Is the battery charged? gospelmidi June 7, 2011 5:45:04 PM LDM, the most likely culprit is the DC power board, a little board with big capacitors which supplies DC power to the system board. In this case test the AC adapter with a voltmeter. The computer boots up, but it does not boot from the CD-ROM. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/56976-2-dell-inspiron-640m-boot

Report rits- Apr 15, 2013 at 10:41 PM gr8!!!! Im pretty sure it has nothing to do with the battery or power. If you experience a loss of AC power or a significant voltage sag/spike during the BIOS flash, you will either have to buy a new BIOS chip or buy a new

How did you over come this?? Thanks! I went to acer service center they also said its board problem u r great..:) Report khaanam 39Posts Friday November 6, 2009Registration date May 16, 2014 Last seen - Jul 20, Members can monitor the statuses of their requests from their account pages.

solution Solveddell inspiron 14 won't start solution More resources Read discussions in other Laptop General Discussion categories Acer Alienware Asus Dell Lenovo Sony Toshiba Ask the community Tags Example: Notebook, Android, Im guessing even if you haven't refitting the CPU chip it might be a good idea just to reseat the CPU anyway. If the laptop still doesn’t turn on, most likely you have Screen, Processor, Graphics Card or Motherboard failure. (How to clean or replace Laptop RAM). http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dell-inspiron-640m-wont-boot.154515/ however, the system does not POST.

If the problem still persists, please reply with the exact System Model Number of your Dell Laptop and the Model/Make of the "double head usb connector". Otherwise get ready to buy a new laptop. I cleaned it all up and replaced the board securely and it booted right up into windows. Get the answer ibleet November 30, 2007 7:05:24 PM Most shops will say its the motherboard.

When you push on the power button, nothing happens, all led stays OFF, and there are no sounds. More about : dell inspiron 600m wont boot ibleet November 30, 2007 6:11:29 PM Leaving the laptop run all day should not cause it to overheat because it is just sitting remove the battery and power cord 2. Hope this is of some help, 'Bob p.s Sorry for jumping in there Paws, just thought i'd drop a bit of info! ::: My Spec ::: Windows 7 Intel Core Duo

started into windows and began copying some files over joyously when the computer froze. this content Components can become loose and excess dust can cause havoc. The way your OS communicates with your hardware is driver based. Start here -> Malware Removal Forum.

When you test the laptop with an external monitor connected to the VGA or HDMI port, the external monitor stays black no display. If it’s dead, replace it with a new one. (How to test AC adapter with voltmeter). With 'CD-ROM' selected, I press F10 to save and exit. weblink Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute.

If the light next to it doesn't turn on, you definitely have a dead motherboard.Mobo replacement procedures can be found in your Service Manual located on support.dell.com. If possible try calling Acer's technical support for guidance on flushing the BIOS. The motherboard has to be replaced, if it’s not too expensive.

You can try removing memory modules one by one and test the laptop with only one module installed.

Do reply with results. But it doesnt allow me to get to the bios setting at all. My husband called around some shops this morning and most people said it sounds like the motherboard (not sure exactly what that is bc I know nothign about computers) but they Dell Inspiron won't Boot from CD-ROM Started by voip4africa , Jan 06 2009 02:21 PM Please log in to reply 6 replies to this topic #1 voip4africa voip4africa New Member New

If you remove the screws under the keyboard, you can lift it off and unplug the cable(s). Forum Dell Inspiron 15 3537 won't boot after shutting it down solution Dell Inspiron 15 3537 running on Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit won't boot after a regular shutdown via the Unfortunately, I don't see many other options on these new ones. http://divxeo.com/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-9300-won-t-boot.html I cleaned it all up and replaced the board securely and it booted right up into windows.

any tips? 0 #12 The Admiral Posted 11 September 2008 - 01:38 PM The Admiral Trusted Tech Technician 1,067 posts Hi Cromartie Taro, welcome to Geeks to Go! Might try the 45 sec. I can now increase my power settings safely. It’s possible one of the memory modules failed.

Then, plug just the AC adapter in and turn the computer on while holding down the key. Static electric charge on the motherboard, Power circuit in wrong state; your laptop has static electric charge inside capacitors made power circuit in wrong state. Your BIOS may be different than some other ones, i've seen quite a lot of different BIOS setups over the years and if yours just gives you a list of things I would not rule out a power issue as it is most likely the least expensive to fix.

Report Twink- Jul 18, 2013 at 07:19 AM Thank you did the trick for me Helpful +37 Report Zohaib R 2403Posts Sunday September 23, 2012Registration date June 16, 2016 Last seen Graphics Card failure; your Dell Inspiron 640M won’t boot, when you turn on the laptop the screen stays black there is no display with Power light ON and Fan ON.