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Power Problem My Dell 9300 just quit turning on even when plugged in. No power lights, no charge light, nothing. Is there an internal fuse that may have blown or another common cause?

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Re: Power Problem

try to check the ac adapter or charger if it still has a green light on it. if its good, then you might need to replace the main board on the computer as the ac port is integrated. there is no internal fuse for portable or laptop computer. if the ac adapter light on the brick it self is turned off then you just need to replace the charger it self and that should fix the problem.

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Re: Power Problem

A very common problem with dell laptop's are the "batterys" I suggest calling dell and order a new battery for your labtop.


It may be that your psu "power supply unit" may be bad as well.

I hope this solves your problem

Posted on Nov 12, 2007

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If the LED stays one, see if the system will power on and give any indications of power at all (Flashing Caps Lock, Scrool Lock, Num Lock LEDs) If no power indication with a good ac adapter connected, then the motherboard is the next item to replace.

Either item listed above can prevent the battery from charging. So the battery is the last item I'd replace unless the system turns on with the battery out of the system.

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