Having problems with your Dell Latitude C400 Notebook ?

Computer no longer will boot up to windows xp.All I get is power light and a flashing caps lock indicator for 5 sec. and then power goes off. I dont hear hard drive either runnning during this. Whats my next step to get this dell latitude to run


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Remove the battery, all drives, the wireless card (If installed) and the RAM, see if error changes. If not, replace the motherboard (On a system this age a bad motherboard likely makes it uneconomically repairable)\015\012
\015\012If the error does change, add 1 RAM module, see if you can get the system to post. If it does, then add items back one at a time till you identify the failure and replace that item. If system will not post with either RAM module (If it has 2) then again a motherboard.
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