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My Dell D600 laptop stopped working today. Coincidentally, I had just turned it off to try running a test on the RAM because the PC had been slow and locking up for the past month or so. Anyway, when I push the power button, nothing happens. When it's plugged into the power supply, it still doesn't turn on. However, the green battery light flashes once every 6 seconds or so when I do plug it in. The battery itself says it's full when I press the contacts. I've tried the F8/F9 fix notorious to this line of products. Could the motherboard be gone?

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  • poke598 Feb 07, 2012

    I tried to run it with no RAM and nothing happens. No beep. No fan. Nothing.

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Try this:
1- deattach the RAM , run the laptop without (RAM) you must hear som beeps
2- put the ram back again in the same slot
if it doesn't work try other slot

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  • poke598 Feb 07, 2012

    I tried to run it with no RAM and nothing happens. No beep. No fan.
    Nothing.

  • Darwish Al-helo
    Darwish Al-helo Feb 07, 2012

    if there is no Beeps then CPU is dead , it should be replaced

  • poke598 Feb 07, 2012

    Could it be the internal power supply? Or something else on the motherboard?

  • Darwish Al-helo
    Darwish Al-helo Feb 07, 2012

    no CPU -->no Life

  • Darwish Al-helo
    Darwish Al-helo Feb 07, 2012

    The responsible for triggering the life signs ( lcd screen and fan..etc) is BIOS

  • Darwish Al-helo
    Darwish Al-helo Feb 07, 2012

    no CPU -->no BIOS-->no Life

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