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Dell inspiron 1100 wont stay on

Ok my dell inspiron 1100 wont stay on for more then 7 seconds we just replaced the hard drive last night still wont come on and battery lights flash 4 orange and 1 green don't know if that will help but just in case, screen also wont come on.

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  • Cbenea3 Apr 14, 2009

    we left it plugged in all night it wont keep a charge

  • Cbenea3 Apr 14, 2009

    yes i have done that but still nothing happens


  • Cbenea3 Apr 14, 2009

    also i took out the one of the memory and it stays on but the screen wont turn on



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Normally the battery light will rapidly flash orange if the battery is defective. It will alternate between orange and green if it is too hot to charge. Or it will either flash orange or be a steady orange if the battery is low or completely discharged. Based on this and the fact that you cannot get it to stay on for more than 7 seconds, I would have to say that you need to recharge the battery by plugging the laptop into an AC outlet. After all, it can't run without the juice.

Posted on Apr 14, 2009

  • ultimitloozr Apr 14, 2009

    Will the laptop run on AC power with the battery removed?

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