Having problems with your Dell Inspiron E1505 Notebook ?

Dell Inspiron E1505 will not power up - Battery or A/C Power

\015 I was handed a Dell Inspiron E1505 yesterday with the offer of if I can get it working, it's mine. With\015\012the computer plugged in and the battery installed, I press the power\015\012button, the power indicator (next to the hard drive indicator and\015\012battery indicator) will flash green for about 1/2 a second, and that's\015\012it. No fans will spin up, no optical drives will do anything, nothing.I took the battery out of the computer and ran straight A/C power, same symptom.I let the battery charge overnight, and the battery indicator was green while the computer was charging. One\015\012suggestion was to get a new battery, since Dell's won't even power up\015\012with a dead battery. However this does not make sense, because if the\015\012battery is removed, shouldn't the computer at least start?I reseated the two RAM modules, and pulled out and pushed back in the hard drive. Suggestions?\015\012\015

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If you're not ready to take it to a repair shop, there are a few things you can look for yourself. If the power blinks for a quick second before cutting out, which means you most likely have a short. This could be as simple as a faulty power cord, so try moving the cord where it takes the most movement, to see if you can get prolonged power by holding the cord in certain ways (temporarily making the worn wire inside make contact)
If that does nothing, take a look at the mainboard itself. Look for any darkened or discoloured areas, or melted/damaged resistors etc.
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