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Laptop died won't boot

Hi, left to go to lunch.. came back..and my log in screen was frozen. I powered it down.. and now it wont reboot.. just a brief flash of the dell screen then nothing. please help. :(

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  • hmreeder Dec 31, 2008

    It was not in a docking station or port replicator. I did remove all power sources. It did not help. I eventually did unplug the power source and remove the battery. I held down the power button for 30 seconds then plugged it in. It came on then shut down. I put the battery back in and tried it again with no power supply. Held down power button and it came on. I did find out last night, that it was my processor. Luckily, I had a spare laptop laying around just like the one that died. Put my hard drive in the other laptop and viola!!! I'm in business. I will say, though.. for some reason, when i would plug in my power source, my laptop would immediately shut down on the old machine. But, as of this am, my problem has been fixed! Yayy!! :)

  • Greg Lumpkin
    Greg Lumpkin May 11, 2010

    Was it in a docking station or port replicator? If you remove all power sources, does that help?

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