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Internal Battery Problem?

My new (used) Dell C400 will not boot up. After pressing the power button, the two leds turn green and thats it. No sounds, no video, no fan. Could this be a battery or fan problem. HELP

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  • N5MT Dec 21, 2007

    Dell Latitude D600 notebook will sometimes power up. Over past week, it has failed to powerup 6 times. There is no pattern as to when it responds and does power up. Sometimes hitting the Windows key and ON will do it.

    Sometimes hitting the mute vol button and ON will do it, like the last two times it turned on. Other times it turns on with all the lights to the left of the ON button and it just sits there with no display. Have to take battery out to turn it off as well as the AC disconnected.

    Call to Dell support: they recommended the mother board be replaced. Asked if there was any special keys that would make it go into sleep mode, they had no info,

    So at this point, it time to remove some data and return the machine to where I bought it two wks ago. Anyone have a better solution? Thanks. MD

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This is what we call a "NO POST" problem. You need to contact Dell Tech Support for this to narrow down the issue to a part. This could be caused by any part that is not letting the computer to power on or boot up. Note: You may need to tear-down the computer for this issue whe call tech support.

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Karlox

Posted on Dec 13, 2007

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    Kristoffer Karl Subang Dec 21, 2007

    @N5MT, there could be a problem with windows. to fix that, you can try to restore the computer to factory defaults and check if the computer is doing the same symptoms without any added data at all. If its still doing the same thing, then its wise to return the system because you paid for it.



    hope this helps!



    Karlox

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