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Dead laptop laptop just died , very dim power light on but nothing else, funny thing , when I take out broadcom wi-fi card , dim light goes out

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    RescueTechLA May 11, 2010

    Can you still see the screen very very faintly, try using a flashlight maybe to see if you can see your desktops or anything at all. If you could provide a few more details it would help too.

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Hi,
take out the battery of the laptop and try starting it on the AC adapter,
if it doesn't work, if your friend has the sam ac adapter try starting your system with a different Ac adapter, if nothing of this works

call your laptops technical support

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