Question about Dell LATITUDE C840 P4 2.2GHZ 256MB 30GB 15.1"ACTIVE CD 56K ENET WIN 2000COA (DELLC840P422GHZ) PC Notebook

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When swiching on will not stay on

Power light on,cap lock light on,numbers lock light on for 5 secs then switches off.
can you help
tony

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Not good Tony! Try removing the battery. Does it work now?

Try the opposite, no AC and just the battery. Does it work now?

If not, other things should be disconnected. Like hard drive, CD, memory, and virtually anything else you can remove to see if a part had failed and causes the machine to turn off.

Otherwise it might be time for the shop. Sorry. :(

Posted on Jan 18, 2009

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