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M6300 power light comes on but it won't boot,

The laptop was working fine the night before, I just closed it down through windows and had this when I tried to power up the next morning, the power light comes on but it won't boot, the screen remains black, it tries the hard disk then the cd rom but after 5 secs nothing happens, after that it just sits there with the power light on, I tried pressing the media direct button + d on the keyboard and got lots of different colour screens but that is the only sign of life it has shown, I changed the memory modules with known working ones, no effect in it's behavior. I suspect it's the bios on the motherboard, I hope I'm wrong and it's something less pricey to get working again.

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SOURCE: Inspiron 1501 won't turn on

do you have the dell diagnostic CD??
if you have it may help you to figure what is wrong??
here is th link to the troubleshooting steps.
http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/ins1501/en/om_en/html/trouble.htm#wp1062918

I suspect the hard drive may be on its way out. unfortunately you can't see the screen.

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SOURCE: Hang at startup (BIOS)

Hi,
Yes laptops can work without battery.
If the laptop is hanging on Dell logo and entering into BIOS then normally it is HDD issue but you have already checked without HDD so might be it is RAM or Board issue.
You can check with PC 133.
Please check your Laptop with minimal boot once (by removing all external hardwares like modem,tv tuner or graphics if any) and if you are geting the display one of the devices is causing the issue whch could be diagnosed by connecting one by one.

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Dell Precision M60 won't start up

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. 

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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SOURCE: HP Laptop DV2415NR Need to power on twice to boot.

log in your bois and make sure first boot option is hard drive. not cd/usb or anything else. unless you need to

Posted on May 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Dell D820 - no display - power light remains on

Bios firmware might have corrupted..goto dell website and enter ur service tag..u will see few recommended downloads for ur laptop....download the bios firmware and copy in it on to a cd/dvd/pendrive and then boot from cd/dvd/usb....

This will resolve ur issue

Posted on Jul 06, 2009

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