Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook ?

I ran a dianostic on my system and it stop running when it got to the test for the fan. But my system will not boot all the way could my motherboard be damaged?


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If your laptop wont boot it might be a hard drive or windows corruption. just wondering why you ran for the fan test? since you did not mention if test passed the hdd? then turn off laptop then do this. press and hold on the Fn key while holding press the power button once. a test will run then you can let go of the Fn. just complete the quick test PSA check if you will be getting errors such as 0142, 0146 this meas hdd needs to be replaced. if no errors found then try to restore your windows first. make sure you had already backed up your files.
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