Having problems with your PC Laptops ?

Dead laptop I have a stone dead lap it seems it doesnt take power. the ac adapter gives current but the computer is stone dead Please advise


Answers :

Start simple and try another adapter, I usually advise people when this occurs to take it to a local pc shop where they can do some very quick power tests right on the desk there. Trying another adapter is step one, then a test of the DC jack is step 2 and then on to the rest of the power circuit of the motherboard is more extensive and needs a system teardown.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for PC Laptops

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Dead laptop I have a stone dead lap it seems it doesnt take power. the ac adapter gives current but the computer is stone dead Please advise


Start simple and try another adapter, I usually advise people when this occurs to take it to a local pc shop where they can do some very quick power tests right on the desk there. Trying another adapter is step one, then a test of the DC jack is step ... PC Laptops

Help help help! XPS M1330 Going dead now..No AC Adapter charges


If you have the correct PSU and it is not helping to charge the laptop then there is a strong chance that part of the circuit on the laptop is pooched. If you have been throwing a wide assortment of adapters at ... Dell XPS M1330 Notebook

COMPAQ SPS-BD 1394 Motherboard - replacing microprocessor and memory


I normally ask for more information when people post problems but I can't even be bothered to go through all this driver to get to the root of your problem. Cut out the c**p and give the necessary.\015\012\015\012As a former tech, you should know wha ... Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop

Toshiba Satellite Laptop Power Failure (A105-S1013 System Unit)


How handy are you with a digital multimeter? If the laptop is still disassembled, find the solder connections on the motherboard where the mini power cable enters the board from the jack. Plug the AC adapter in. Check to make sure you have the pro ... Toshiba Satellite A100-S8111TD Notebook

COMPAQ SPS-BD 1394 Motherboard - replacing microprocessor / cannibalizing into a Compaq Presario S5010NX, Prod. # DN032A-ABA, with a 2.5GHz Celeron w/ virtual memory problem. Details below


Hi dearwhy not make aconnection with another pc to other pc with crossing cable, you can sharing anything there, file ,printer...and allokecropp ... Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop

How to take it apart


I believe you need the Maintenance and Service Guide from HP Support.(It's free to download. It's stated as a 'Guide', but it's a Service Manual)The AC adapter and Battery are removed, correct? You are wearing an ESD Wrist device? Y ... HP Pavilion dv4000 Notebook

Toshiba Satellite M65-S821 WONT BOOT UP


You didn't list what you did do, so you might have already tried this, but I think it's always a good idea to try re-seating the RAM and then try different RAM in the computer if you can. The symptoms seem to be identical to those caused by bad RAM ... Toshiba Satellite M65-S821 Notebook

Computer I cant find my serial number on the computer


\015\012\015\012Replacing a Laptop Keyboard and Mouse \015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\012 ... PC Desktops

Repositioning the screen makes the computer cut out. it seems to only work when the screen is tilted far back.


I agree with thgrtalex. I also think the Display Cable connector may have come loose.I will go further, and state that I think the flat 'ribbon' cable, (Display Cable), may have come loose in it's ZIF socket.The Di ... Compaq Presario 1700 Notebook

Dead Driver for Easy CD Creator


Hi,\015\012Resolution WARNING: THIS PROCEDURE MIGHT CAUSE ANY OTHER ROXIO OR ADAPTEC SOFTWARE INSTALLED ON THE PC TO BECOME INOPERABLE. PLEASE UNINSTALL ANY OTHER ROXIO OR ADAPTEC SOFTWARE FIRST BEFORE ATTEMPTING THE LISTED P ... PC Desktops

Internet Connection When I am on the internet it will stop and say the "internet connection was lost" and then it restarts the internet connection. I am using a wirless connection, but the connection appears to be good. Someone thought I had a virus so I then installed Norton Anti Virus software, but it did not find any viruses. I don't know what else the problem can be.


Dear casulz\015\012\015\012righteo, this is sounding like a either a configuration error either between your node computer (laptop) and the comms device (modem router), so best we sart with ensuring that all links to this are established ... HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

Does my inspiron b130 laptop support s video output to my tv? I would like to find an adaptor from the 15 hole jack to an s video plug so that I can hook the laptop to a tv with an S video outlet. Do you know of anything like that?


Hi \015\012\015\012\015\012You need a vga to RCA/SVideo conversion adapter.You do not have to install any driver to use S-video port. Connect the S-Video cable to the back of your TV and turn it on. Using TV remote ... Dell Inspiron 9300 PC Notebook

How do i hook up midi equipment? - Compaq Armada E500 Notebook


Dear Armada 500 user:\015\012\015\012The previous posts I have seen in response to your question both offer good answers as to USB hardware. \015\012\015\012I would like to elaborate a bit on your qu ... Compaq Armada E500 Notebook

Cpu upgrade , please help


Tech-gu818, When looking to see what processors a computer will support, try to find out what motherboard chipset is on the motherboard, and the processor socket.The motherboard chipset is the;1) Northbridge chip2) ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

I have a Toshiba Satellite A105


1. Please press and hold on F8 key immediately after power on then select Safe Mode. If you are able to go to the desktop, please go to Start-All Programs-Accessories-System Tools-System Restore. Please select a date when your laptop was working prop ... Toshiba Satellite A105 Notebook

Re: Errors being experienced with the ACER ASPIRE 5100-5758, OS VISTA. Error dealing with BUS:06, DEVICE:04, FUNCTION:00 AND ON TO FUNCTION:03


Hi, Nice report. We don't see these too often. You've had quite a few tech inclined people on your machine. My first hunch was memory timings and that could still be the problem. However, there is also memory on the display ad ... Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

Latitude C640 is dead!!


The only solution that I can think of would be a power jack problem. I would not advise replacing the power jack yourself since you have to take out the laptop mother board, de-solder the power jack then solder the new one on and put it back together ... Compaq Presario 1200XL104 Notebook

Hard drive issues


I'm going to give you a couple of ideas here....first, make sure you have a windows installation disc, we are going to try and repair your boot volumn first and see if we can't get this thing booted. Just follow the guide below for the first fix. Sec ... Dell Dimension E510 PC Desktop

Wireless connection will not let me surf the net.


Sorry this is going to be a long answer, would be easier in a real time talk, please go one by one on my suggestions to pinpoint the problem and thank you for your patience in advance :)Start your internet explorer/firefox, go to google m ... PC Desktops

Battery wont change


A problem is just like a mountain. You don't jump over the mountain, you climb it in steps, one step at a time.1.How old is the battery? 1 to 2 years old, you can expect it to be at the end of it's Life Cycle. Batteries are rated in so ma ... Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook

Dell Laptop Battery Charer


Generally the LI ion material is nucleus in the laptop battery inside, It with suited manage power supply electrocircuit make up of laptop battery. It’s encase in the laptop inside charge and u ... Dell Inspiron E1505 Notebook

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???


From your brief diagnoses, and statements made, I'd have to concur with this 'tech',So far. Problem is, that many who aren't qualified, tend to give the diagnoses, 'Needs new motherboard'. Two reasons. One, more mo ... HP Compaq nc6000 Notebook

Hp pavilion dv5-1002nr will not power up - HP Pavilion dv1000 Notebook


Let's run through a basic flow chart.1.Plug the AC adapter, (Charger), into the laptop.Is the Power LED light on, and the Battery charging light?[The Power LED light is on the front edge of your laptop, all the way ... HP Pavilion dv1000 Notebook

Toshiba 5205-s503 won't start up


In my 15 year career in electronics, among other companies, I have most notably worked for United Technologies as Test Engineering Technician and as an Electronic Failure Analysis Technician for Jabil (Circuit.) I am unemployed due to US electronics ... Toshiba Satellite 5205-S503 Notebook

I have a toshiba a135 s7403. It shut down while just surfing the net. Since, it won't start up. Can hear the fan running and dvd drive turn on, but nothing happens on the screen. Had the motherboard replaced a couple months ago before the warranty expired. Tired removing battery and unplugging it for days. No luck. Any ideas?


If the memory is not\015\012evenly seated after inserting it according to the instructions, there\015\012are 2 ways to correct this. The first is to use a tool to set along the\015\012edge of the memory module on the outside edge of where it is not f ... PC Laptops
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 1.2645 seconds