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why? Apr 15, 2008 #5 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies. Is it a hardware problem whereby parts of the laptop needed to be changed or? Screen faulty or bad video cable connection; your Dell Inspiron 8600 turns on, but the screen stays black there is no display with Power light ON and Fan ON. his comment is here

I just removed the SO-DIMM and gently cleaned them with a pencil eraser. I dock it 5x a week at work and then at home I have a couple of docks to mate it to. Related Resources Dell Inspiron 8600 Power Up Problem Startup problem with dell inspiron 530s I have a startup problem with my dell inspiron 531 Dell inspiron n5010 startup problem Dell inspiron I don't want to damage anything and I think the cord on the 1545 is more powerful. 1 2 Next Ask a question Member requests are more likely to be responded why not find out more

Graphics Card failure; your Dell Inspiron 8600 won’t boot, when you turn on the laptop the screen stays black there is no display with Power light ON and Fan ON. Register now Not a member yet? Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases But here is the kicker.

cheaper to buy a new computer,dell seems to be using lots of parts from china so you might want to stay away,i would open it and see if theres any loose I have unplugged the hard drive from the computer and rebuted the computer using Knopix CD OS, and it worked fine. There are tons of computer techs out there who will charge you the full price even for something like this. The failed electronic component has to be replaced. (How to test Laptop System Power).

Tell them that you want the right to repair your purchases. If you want you can disconnect them. The 70watt will charge the batteries on an 8200, but if you run the computer with it the machine will operate using your Battery Mode energy saving settings. When I found this issue with an 8600, she was prepared to spend $350 to fix it.

Dell Inspiron 8600 won’t turn on but the charge led light ON Your Dell Inspiron 8600 won’t start up but the charge led light ON, when you plug the AC adapter I've more then got my $ out of my extended coverage. In this case test the AC adapter with a voltmeter. I dont know what to do next.

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Helpful +30 Report RichS Nov 18, 2009 at 08:37 PM I found this message thread as I was looking for a solution to the same problem: An old Dell Latitude D500 this content I just replaced a mobo for an 8600 a few months ago. With your bad battery, and the cost to repair the power problem, you are likely better off to just buy a new laptop.What has most likely happened is that the solder Replace laptop screen if it’s faulty. (How to replace laptop screen) Processor failure; your Dell Inspiron 8600 turns on, but the screen stays black there is no display with Power light

Helpful Comment? 0 0 DC Joined Jul 2003 L10: Grand Master 33,454 Posts 6,025 Reputation Give Rep Follow User Send Message View Profile Posts Created Threads Started 06-26-2008 at 09:52 AM Pull the ram out and then put it back in. You dont need it to POST to a bios, but it will indicate whether it is a power supply or motherboard problem Report jonny vincent- Apr 22, 2011 at 05:33 AM weblink On each side of the SODIMMs are metal clips.

Nothing new. Unplug AC adapter, take out laptop battery and hold power button for 30 seconds, the static charge will dissipate. Those come off real easy on the 8600s.

The top panel, just to the left of the "INSPIRON" logo, there's a little notch to left of the top panel where the power, mute, and volume buttons rest. (There's also

Thanks dude! The only LED on after that would perhaps be the battery charging indicator. We repair or replace power sockets where the power pin has broken or has become disconnected from the motherboard. For replacement instructions, please follow Dell Inspiron 8600 RAM Replacement.

It would go to the Dell screen on startup,then to a blank screen with nothing but a blinking cursor in the topleft hand corner. I didn't even charge her anything because it was such a simple fix. Only when the backlight went out on the LCD was the lappy unusable in a portable fashion... check over here Test the laptop with an external monitor connected to the VGA or HDMI port, if the external monitor works fine.

All Rights Reserved. Picked memory test, when finished it attempted restart which then offered me start up repair option, ran that then all was ok. A CCM membership gives you access to additional options. Use 8 SATA disks on a Dell Inspiron 8600?

Startup Issues with Dell Inspiron 1501 Dell Inspiron 8600 Could I place ram from my Dell Inspiron 640m into my Dell Inspiron 8600? OP, after you plug it in and the charge light fades away, have you tried jiggling the power cable connected to the laptop? Today I have lost the 2nd internal harddrive. sensilla sensilla Joined Oct 2004 L1: Learner 10 Reputation Points 0 Deals Posted 0 Votes Submitted 8 Comments Posted Give Rep Follow User Send Message 8 10 June 24, 2008 at

If everyone said "I'm never buying from this company again" (and stuck with it) after having one faulty product, our economy would crash. That worked for me. Report seysey- May 11, 2011 at 09:00 PM leatherneck, you are the best!! To eliminate a display problem, connect an external monitor.

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I would test the hard drive as it sounds like it may have an issue. Chandra Prakash India(Bangalore).