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Can not detect power source - Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook

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  • rnettleton Jun 17, 2009

    Green light is on the power brick and the laptop. This message appears when I turn on the lap top and it wants to go into safe mode, so I hit the enter key and it starts up normal and works, just can't understand why it does that every time I turn it on.



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Your power brick could be defective. Where are you seeing this message?? In windows??

check for lights on the brick - from the cable to the brick to the PC.

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  • reedm79 Jun 17, 2009

    When you boot up the machine when you see the PC logo (not windows) press F2 this will take you to BIOS. Look around in there for a POWER option - let me know what your options are.



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