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Dell Inspiron 5160 wont turn on

Hello my laptop seems to have stopped working.. When I plug the laptop on I get 2 green lights that come on but nothing else, no sounds.. Unpluged I have no lights.. Nothing happens when I push the power button.. What would one guess the problem is?

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  • Anonymous Feb 07, 2009

    My dell inspiron 5160 wont turn on but there is two lights that keep flashing.

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I would suggest that first try running the psa test on ur system which could b done by press and hold FN key and power button together and leave it as soon as u see anything on the screen or any led in case u get any error code or beep sounds then it has to do with hardware and u ned to contact dell in case ur system is still under warranty.which lights do u see come up when u press the power button.I guess u r talking abt the led's for capslock , numlock and scroll lock.try reseating the memory module from the system and try running ur system on one memory chips and vise-versa because it seems that may b the prob is with the memory sticks.
in case u want manual for removing the memory sticks try using support.dell.com and u would get the manuals from there.

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