Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 5150 Notebook ?

DELL Inspiron 5150 isnt booting

\015 My Dell inspiron 5150 has worked fine for a while. then one day i left it running and was doing something else and i noticed the screen display "Hibernating" i figured the power cord had been bumped loose and it had been running on battery. So i went and made sure the cord was secured and started it back up. The icon that displays battery or AC continued to display battery, I shut down windows and powered the computer down. I noticed that the green indicater light that usually comes on when the battery is charging would not come on. I fiddled with the power cord and got it to flicker then stay on. i left the computer to charge for a little bit and 20 minutes later noticed the light wasnt on. i tried to power up the computer and the fans would spin for 10-15 secs, the screen did nothing and then it would power off. i decided to open it up and upon doing so noticed that the power jack had a broken pin so i did a little temporary repair and made sure the connection was good. NOW when i start the computer- still the screen does not even flicker; the power indicater comes on; drives spin; and fans whir for a few seconds and then it just sits there with indicator light on. ive tried this with no battery, using just AC- same thing. ive tried using only battery- same thing. ive reseated memory chips, ive tried powering up with HD removed- same thing. ive read lots of threads, and i refuse to believe that the motherboard is fried. So what else could it be?\015

Answers :

If it doesn't respond at all with no ram or hdd, it is likely that the board is in fact dead.....sorry. When you say you found a broken pin, I assume you mean one of the contacts from the power jack to the main board had a cracked solder joint and you resoldered it. If this is the case, try disconnecting and reconnecting the connector from the lcd panel to the mainboard. It may just not be making contact. Also, if you boot up with the hd installed, do you see the hd activity led flashing like at a normal boot? If not, sounds like a dead board. Try pulling the optical drive too if you haven't already. Try connecting to an external monitor too.

Hope this helps!
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Dell Inspiron 5150 Notebook

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 :

Blue screen when I close the top of my laptop or shut it off


This error relates to video drivers. to fix this. restart your computer and as soon as you see dell keep tapping the F8 key in the top row to get advanced boot options. and then select "Enable VGA Mode" and press enter 2 times. then the computer shou ... Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook

DELL Inspiron 5150 isnt booting


If it doesn't respond at all with no ram or hdd, it is likely that the board is in fact dead.....sorry. When you say you found a broken pin, I assume you mean one of the contacts from the power jack to the main board had a cracked solder joint and yo ... Dell Inspiron 5150 Notebook

Errorcode 2000:0221 / 4C00:041C


Have you tried rebooting and pressing f11 several times immediately up on reboot. This will give you the option to restore to Dell's System restore. If this does not work for you let me know. I have it had work for previous client's. ... PC Desktops

Cannot identify Battery


When I turn on my Dell Inspiron 1501 laptop, I get this:Warning: the battery cannot be identified.This system will be unable to charge this battery.Press Any Key to Continue.Press <F2> 2 tim ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook

Dell 1000 Inspiron won't get past start up screen, frozen


Had this exact problem on the same model (Dell Inspiron 1000) laptop. Solution was simple: remove battery, problem goes away. I guess the battery was so far gone it was hanging the BIOS on startup. ... Dell Inspiron 1000 Notebook

Errorcode 2000:0221 / 4C00:041C


Found a similar post in the DELL forums, seems to be a hardware failure on the system board. http://en.community.dell.com/forums/p/188309 ... Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook

Not starting my laptot turned off when i was working on it...and now i can't make him start again...when i push the power button i can see the ligths on for a fraction of a second and then nothing...i can't make him boot...nothing i shappening My Dell Inspiron 1750 was left on, plugged in..went away for the day, came home..Laptop is dead! the AC adapter's little green light is not on even though it's plugged in, the lap top has no power whatsoever. Have no idea how it happened or what the probl


Just to sum it up, are we talking about the Dell Inspiron 1750 or a Dell Inspiron 6000? Seeing two different things here. With the regards to the ac adapter, How "Warm"are we talking about here. 1 to 10. "1" 100 below 0 or "10" Nuclear Reactor Hot? A ... Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

Dell Inspiron 531 (desktop) won?t turn on/boot


You've either got a bad motherboard or a bad processor (I'd lean to the motherboard being bad). I would honestly take this into a computer repair shop and have them check both. ... Dell PC Desktops

Dell Inspiron 1501 will not boot


No. the battery is fine. if it can show you the numbers that means that the battery is doing OK. \015\012These updates are a necessary evil. Not all are meant for you. Probably you have installed a wrong one which is causing the problems.\015\012Rebo ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook

I installed Paragon Partition Manager and set up boot manager. It said to restart my computer and I did. Now there is a boot screen that only shows one partition it says XP and the right side says boot will proceeded (yes that's what it says ) in 19 seconds and when it gets to 0 seconds it goes to 19 again. I tried to stop it and it says to boot press enter. Nothing happens. If I reboot that screen is there. Brand new Dell Inspiron 530 quad. 4 Gig ram 24 inch monitor. Biggest anchor I've ev


If I were you I would pull the harddrive out, slave it to another machine and save all your documents before putting your harddrive back in and doing a full Dell restore.\015\012Any wrong move at this point is likely to damage the MBR and rende ... PC Desktops

Dell inspiron 1525 will not charge the battery


Hello,This problem has arised because your motherboard hasn't identified your battery. So, this is motherboard problem. next time when you chat with the dell representatives, tell them that your motherboard is not recognizing your battery ... Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook

Dell Inspiron 1501


Sounds like your bios may be corrupted, and there's a newer version available so its always worth updating especially if your getting problems. Go to this link and follow the instructions to flash your system bios, its an easy procedure.h ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook

My dell inspiron 1501 is stuck in bios about 75%


Operating system isnt loading....try booting with a windows boot cd ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook

I am trying to reinstall Windows Vista on Dell Inspiron 1501. Installation stops, I get an error message and the computer will not boot to anything but that same message. I am running Hardware diagnostics and I get this error OFOO:0244.Is this just a protected Dell partition or is the hard drive failing?


Try not to delete partition 0 recovery disc, just delete partition 0 operating system ... Dell Inspiron® 1501 (N11157) PC Notebook

How to reset bios password - Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook


Try to open and remove the bios battery ...this will reset all settings to factory default ...but ..if you need the password to enter into bios and try t boot from cd ...you can try first to instead of opening the laptop to search for the battery bes ... Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook

My dell inspiron 1420 isnt starting.please help!!!


Few things to try. \015\012\015\012First, remove all batteries leaving only AC power cord plugged in then try to turn on. If turns on then one or both batteries have had a good life.\015\012\015\012On other hand, if no differe ... Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook

Battery Not Identified.


HelloI suggest you a few steps to solve your problem.\015\012\015\012remove the charger and press the power button till all residue power is radiated.\015\012then connect the c ... Dell Inspiron 1525 Laptop

Dell Inspiron 531s Windows Vista


If you are given the option to go into the setup (F2) try to disable the floppy disk drive or move the hard drive up in the boot order. ... Dell Inspiron 531s Desktop Computer

Dell Inspiron 1100 won't read 512 Meg ram.


Explanation of Dell Inspiron 1100 Memory Upgrade ProblemMy Dell Inspiron 1100 had one 512 MB card, and I wanted to buy a second such card to upgrade it to the maximum memory capacity of 1 GB. I installed a 512 MB card from crucial ... Dell Inspiron 1100 Notebook

Boot up screen says "diskette drive 0 seek failure"


Press F2 look through the menus and remove / disable 3.5 floppy drives. ... Dell Dimension 8400 PC Desktop

Computer not working no screen boot up or nothing


Reconnect hard disk cable and re arrenge or re instal ram. ... Dell Inspiron 1100 Notebook

Laptop won't boot..


Try new hard drive 1st ok ... Dell Inspiron 8500 Notebook

No boot device available


If the other computer would not properly access the HD as a slave, I would definitely concur that it is a hard drive failure.  ... Dell Latitude C640 Notebook

Primary hard disk drive 0 not found


The first thing to try is removing and reseating the hard drive. Sometimes the drive just looses it's connection with the motherboard, reseating can resolve that.If that doesn't work, you can get a 2.5 in USB hard drive enclosure, and se ... Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook

I have a dell inspiron 1520, today when I was trying to play a video song it couldn't play in a flow there was some obstruction then I tried audio song and the same problem was happening with that also. After some time I run the internal diagnostics and found an error error code 0123 msg-error code- 2000-0123 msg-memory integrity test failed. address 0_6998A72CH, ACTUAL-FDFDFCFDH, EXPECTED-FDFDFDFDH LOCATION-DIMM_A could anyone please assist me how to resolve this problem. Thanks


The problem is with your memory card as one memory module is not functioning which is in DIMM 1. you need to replace it.because which playing music file as due to damage memory it takes time for buffering. and that is why you hear choppy sound. ... Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook
  • 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: 0.5265 seconds