Having problems with your Dell PC Laptops ?

My dell inspirion won't start-up, I just replaced the Cmos battery, and I also bought a new battery[kd476, 85w] If I try to boot with or without the battery, same thing happens. After pressing the power button, the 3 green lts come on but then turn off after a few seconds, nothing appears on the screen nor is their any noise. Seems dead! Any suggestions? Thanks, Debby When I plug the AC adapter in the green light is lit.


Answers :

Display could be bad, try plugging in an external PC display to verify it.
Other than that it may be the main board is bad.
Some older laptops and PC's had issues with capacitors going bad and would fail to boot.
There was a recall but I'm sure that expired now.
If it's new and under warranty contact www.dell.com to get an RMA to send it in.
Remove the battery and plug the ac adapter. Then turn on and see if it works. If it does then replace the main battery. If not then try cleaning RAM contacts with dry paper. There seems to be a problem with the power supply.
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