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Power connector in motherboard is faulty - PC Laptops
Please change your power suply.
Unless you are skilled at totally disassembling your laptop and have the proper equipment to desolder and resolder the dc jack on your machine, you should take it to someone who can. I have seen too many machines that ended up having to have motherboard replacement due to being butchered during this removal process.
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I have a problem with my toshiba a135. All the power lights are on but my screen is blank. can you tell what the problem is?
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My ibm thinkpad T40 powers on but does not post. No hard drive activity blank screen. But it was working fine 1 hour ago. Before this happen I was working in windows and the computer hung up. Then I rebooted and now get nothing but power lights. What could be the problem?
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HP Pavillion dv6000 -when I plug in AC adaptor, it won't charge
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Ok lets try the simple stuff first:ATX reset: sometimes the motherboard can get stuck and hang, some people blame static buildup for it personally I think its just the BIOS hangs similar to the way windows does sometimes. Resolve this by ... PC Laptops
I have an HP zd 7040 Laptop. It was given to me because it did not work. I have disassembled the laptop and have the mothjerboard sitting here on my work bench by itself. All components have been taken off of it. I replaced the ac adapter before I did anything else to the Laptop. It did not fix the problem. The laptop is dead. After getting the motherboard to my work bench, I hooked up the power adapter to the board and the blue led's blink for a split second, then it is dead again. HP was no he
Re: I hooked up the power adapter to the board and the blue led's blink for a split second, then it is dead again.\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012The motherboard is faulty, and your friend was right, a common cause is the DC socke ... PC Laptops
When the Sony Vaio laptop is powered up there are missing(dark)
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I have a gateway 7324gz with a intel inside pentium 4. The power connector burnt out and had it replace. Now it powers up, but there is still nothing on the screen. Could this be the motherboard and it so what motherboard do I need to buy.
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Dock station for hp pavilion
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The dc power plug is broken
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We are not getting power to the laptop. We are certain that the A/C adapter works on another ibm thinkpad. Could it be a faulty connector or another internal component?
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Toshiba laptop, lcd will not light up. Screen is new, inverter is new. I can see image on screen if I shine a flashlight on screen but it just will not light like it should. What could be wrong with this? The rest of the computer works just fine
The DC out from motherboard to inverter must be tested.\015\012\015\012If there is no power on the DC connector to the inverter, then the inverter, even if good, will not fire up. The connector is where the inverter is connected on motherboard. ... PC Laptops
Laptop does not come on . charger working and tested. no lights nothing dead
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HP DV6000 doesn't power On,does any1 have this problem & answer?
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Dell Inspiron 6400 - Screen visibility problems
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No power to my compaq presario
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My compaqnc6000 will not come on at all. I took it in today and the guy couldn't figure it out...said it could be the mother board. Then while sitting in traffic I tried it and it came on.I shut it down, brought it home and tried again and I'm getting nothing. Not a blue screen...nothing. It acts as if it's going to come on and then shuts down. Please help???
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Gateway MD2614u Power button continually flashes and won't boot
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