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Dell 9400 Won't Start

I have a Tell Inspirion 9400 and it won't start. When I press the power button, all that happens is the power light and the light next to it come on and about 3 seconds later it makes a sad noise and turns off. Does it with and without the battery and/or power adapter, tried all combinations.

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Sounds like bad motherboard/power supply. Just to be sure though have you upgraded the ram? If you have more then one memory chip try siwtching out each one and seeing if it's boot farther. It's possible a dimm went bad or the port it's in went bad. Otherwise motherboard/powersupply

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