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My inspiron 1420 will not turn on. The battery light with a plus sign inside it,is flashing but when I hit the power button the A to the left of the button lights up but it only stays on for a short perior of time.


Answers :

Hello,

this is a power related issue, therefore, you need check all the parts of the laptop that as to do with power, such as; power adapter and battery.

Remove the battery and turn the laptop on with the adapter, if it does not power, test the laptop with another adapter, if it still does not power, then the fault is from the power IC/part of the motherboard inside the laptop.

The problem has nothing to do with formatting, because it not a software problem, but an hardware problem.

Take the laptop to an expert so that he/she can help you use meter to read the power part of the motherboard so as to fix the problem.

Lastly, is very important that you check your power adapter, even if the battery is not good, the power adapter should be able to power the laptop, and if it does not, then you need to test it with another adapter and if it still does not work, then the fault id from the power part of the motherboard.

Take care.
Hello. Remove the battery and remove the AC plug, if you have it plugged in. Leave the battery out for two full minutes and then reinstall it. Then turn it back on. This maneuver will bring it back to the factory settings. If it still won't start and it is under warranty, go to Dell.com\015\012
\015\012Regards, Joe
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