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Power shuts off after about five seconds

Bought a mobo for my dell b130 laptop. I turn the power button on and it shuts off after about 4 or 5 seconds. I greased the processor. It does not stay on long enough for the heatsink to even get warm. What could be the problem>

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  • sodak222 Dec 02, 2007

    Tried the poer pack from my good b130 and does the same thing.

  • sodak222 Dec 02, 2007

    No ram but did get and changed the celeron M cpu and mobo. Sometimes it starts to load windows xp and then an error message appears and ask if I have updated the bios?



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Check power pack. sounds like it may be bad

Posted on Dec 01, 2007

  • Thomas Christopher
    Thomas Christopher Dec 02, 2007

    Have you changed anything lately?


  • Thomas Christopher
    Thomas Christopher Dec 02, 2007

    There is your problem. you need to update bios to recoginize the new CPU. It may be a version earlier than you old MB.



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