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I have a dell 5100 that turns on when it want to. Most of the time it does not turn on. When your try to power it on you can hear the fan turn on for about 2-3 seconds and then it stops and don't power on. Any suggestions?? Please help!!!

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  • StormRover Jan 23, 2009

    A friend of mine gave me a laptop... he said if I could fix it I could have it. The only thing I can get it to do is flash the battery light when it's plugged into the charger, and it will power on for about 3 seconds, then shut back off... nothing comes on the screen, and only the fan and drives can be heard. Can somebody give me a starting point?

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