Question about Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook

2 Answers

Won't turn on, black screen

When depressing the on button, nothing happens...lights flicker as if the unit has power....same when plugged in or running off battery. Any suggestions? When Pressing on button, Only the power light and media lights flicker and then it turns itself off. Same with battery or ac adapter. Constant black screen. No pointer or logo. Pressed fn + on and get the blinking 9 lock symbol Please help! x

Posted by on

  • 4 more comments 
  • matt_davi352 May 28, 2009

    ive tried removing ram and battery. tried holding down the power for 60 seconds. left it for a couple of hours. nothing has worked. i dont care about the files on the laptop if that helps, i hear a few beeps, whirring of fan and cd drive. everything sounds normal but cuts out. sometimes its straight away or sometimes it stays on but no response. if i press the media buttons they light up as normal if that helps indicate the problem.

  • matt_davi352 May 28, 2009

    how would i remove the hard drive. is it located by the ram.

  • matt_davi352 May 28, 2009

    i have a feeling that its the motherboard. roughly how much would a new motherboard cost. and would i loose my files. thanks for all the help.

  • Nisoca May 11, 2010

    Is is completely dark or u can see something in a very illuminated room?

  • SRQfixman May 11, 2010

    What are the beeps when you power up? They are important for diagnosing. Can you pull the hard drive and try it again? If the BIOS still won't load than it's a good bet it is your motherboard.

  • SRQfixman May 11, 2010

    First remove the power cord and battery. Remove anything that is conected to the laptop both externally and internally (hard drive, RAM, modem, etc.). Replace the power cord (leave battery out) and try and boot. Will the BIOS now load? Did you before or do you now hear any beeps when powering the unit on?

×

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 4 Answers

Do a search on ebay for a motherboard. As long as your hard drive is ok you won't lose any files.

Posted on May 28, 2009

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 90 Answers

Seems to be a hardware issue (not easy to diagnose over the net) I would take it into a shop and have it looked at.

Posted on May 28, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Philips 52pfl5704 no screen image


Sounds like main board fault. Contact the authorized service center for Philips. If you wish to get some details; check the site linked here. Viewing it in "Mosaic" or "Magazine" will make surf easy Pull up older posts. Surf the site with patience.
http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/

Apr 28, 2014 | Philips 42PFL3704D LCD TV

1 Answer

Tv powers on, see three birds in color then flickers and fades to white


The problem must be with its main digital processor board. It will be best to make it confirm. Contact any service technician. Try this link. http://electronicshelponline.blogspot.com/ There are more than two thousand and four hundred posts. All are related to television and other domestic electronic equipment service help.

May 20, 2013 | ViewSonic N1930W 19 in. LCD TV

1 Answer

How can I fix my hp61 of it won't start screen


You say the battery is charging? Have you tried another Cord/Charger with the EXACT same power specs? Has the AC jack been damaged due to pulling on the cord while plugged in? Any damage? Drop? Do you leave the Laptop plugged in while not in use?

Apr 13, 2013 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

JBL Flip won't turn on


this doesnt help. how can i get back on?

Jan 11, 2013 | Harman Kardon JBL Flip black

1 Answer

My craftsman139.53644SRT won't close w/remote


You must make sure you followed the color coding of the wiring to the sensors. One wire is solid white and the other is white with a black stripe. Make sure the small light on each sensor is lit and not flickering. If nothing works then you must have a power problem. Make sure it is plugged in.

Jul 07, 2009 | Sears Craftsman LiftMaster Chamberlain...

1 Answer

No screen no nutthin'.


Sounds like you may have motherboard issues. it would not be worth the expense to consider repairing this unit.

Jun 14, 2009 | IBM ThinkPad T20 2647 Notebook

1 Answer

Acer Aspire One Zg5 will not boot up no indicator light come one


Hi there.
Try taking the battery out and booting it on AC power only, if it boots up turn it back off and reinsert the battery, turn the computer on, if it boots up all good, if not please post back.

Good luck

May 21, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

1 Answer

Won't turn on


Try to diconect power cord and a battery and leave it for 10-20 min. Then plug them back. I solved once such an issue with MSI Gaming notebook GX600.
Good Luck!

Apr 18, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook

2 Answers

Each time i try to turn on my Toshiba Satellite L305 ( laptop), the on light goes on, but nothing else happen's, the hard drive light does not flicker and the screen stays black. The airport light usually...


Removed the power conection and remove the battery as well and press and hold the power button for 5 to 7 sec and then connect the battery and power cable and try to turn on


Regards

Samson Ved

Dec 05, 2008 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

DS lite, power is on but nothing happens


Ditto... except my daughter is 10. Both screens remain black, are fully charged and green light stays on for more than 4 minutes.

Sep 14, 2008 | Nintendo DS Lite Console

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook Logo

391 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dell Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18392 Answers

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

mukhtar21 shaikh
mukhtar21 shaikh

Level 3 Expert

2017 Answers

Are you a Dell Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...