Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook ?

My power cord broke and I ordered a new one. While I was waiting for the new cord to come in, the battery ran completely down. When the new cord came in I plugged it in and charged the battery. When I turned the computer on the screen was black. There was also two lights on above the keyboard. They look like locks and one had an "A" on it and the other had an arrow pointing down. Any help would be appreciated.


Answers :

Hi there !

-the two lights indicate that the memory is not detected by the computer
-if you can reseat the memory ( remove and return ) then you can try it.
-memory is located at the bottom of the laptop; remove the door at the middle of the laptop then remove and return the memory
-memrory is secured by two clips at opposite end; all you have to do is to push the clips away from the memory to release it,

cheers!
Reseat the memory modulesthat is a RAM error. If no change try them one at a time.
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