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The lap top does not start until I keep my finger on the power button for 2-3 minutes. The lights keep blinking for a while before it starts up the cd drive lights then cd finally drive lights blink too for another while before it finally starts

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  • abubinka Dec 20, 2008

    DELL INSPIRON E1505 Problem
    No, it has no power at all so nothing else shows besides blinking green lights just to the left of the power button. Showing dell logo means it booted but it is far from that. If I remove my finger that it the lights stop blinking and nothing else happens.

    I appreciate your follow up and hope it could be resolved. I took it to my college IT professionals and they said it was strange. The blamed the mother board but I told them once the lap tops boots up after 3 minutes or so delay, it works fine for ever. At the problem does not occur when I shut it down and restart in about an hour. It is a cold start issue I believe.

  • shooter q3 May 11, 2010

    Hi there , just wondered if it shows the dell logo at the same time for a wile before it starts .



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