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Dell Inspiron 5150 contact problem

What can be the problem with a Dell Inspiron 5150 when you have to give it a tender pressure with your thumb/hand on the cabinett, near the pointer device/mouse, in order to keep the power on? It will not work without this pressure. Any ideas?

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Without looking at your laptop, it is hard to tell.It could be a bad solder joint or loose part inside.
Here is the manual for your 5150:
http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/ins5100/en/sm/index.htm
You can look at the place where you apply pressure, and should be able to tell what the problem is.

Posted on Jan 04, 2008

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