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My laptop will not start up.

When unconnected to the computer but plugged into the mains, the green light on my adapter shows it is on but as soon as i plug it in, the green light fades away and nothing happens to my computer. It hasnt been switched on since mid august.

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Re: My laptop will not start up.

There is a short on the motherboard. sad to say but the only way we can fix this is through a motherboard replacement. it is dell SOP to replace mobo for this issue. if the warranty is still active you can call us at 800-8228965. if its out of warranty you can call  800-2884410

Posted on Oct 19, 2007

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