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Dell Precision M60 won't start up

I have a Dell Precision M60, about 4 or 5 years old. This morning it won't start. When I press the Power On button nothing happens. It is plugged in, and there is a light on the power supply but there are no lights on the laptop which there usually are when power is plugged in. I have taken the battery out and tried turning it on with just the mains adapter, but no difference.

Sometimes when I hold the power button in for about 5 secs the power light on the laptop flashes briefly, but nothing else happens. Any ideas?

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  • jmgthomas Apr 20, 2009

    Thanks for reply.

    Battery is connected. Does M60 not power up from mains alone without battery?

    Is there any way of telling if it is the battery rather than connection with the power supply?

  • rocket07 May 18, 2009

    Fan appeared to be working harder, caps lock was not toggling, turned machine off then no lights at all on console, power supply ok, tried with battry removed still no lights and no start up. Last turn off appeared normal, it was done in hope of untangling caps lock issue.

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Without battery connected it wont work. Better buy a new batterry connect it and plug it for charging for 8Hrs conitnuosly without switching on the laptop. 

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