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Laptop doesn't boot and has continuous audio feedback

User said the laptop started making this horrible whistle which is just audio feedback, but the computer will not boot, power switch has no effect to start the machine.

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Hi there. Have you been able to test the power supply, or plug in another to check that it is operating ok. Let me know how you go.

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Graeme

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    Graeme Ross Feb 27, 2008

    If the power supply turns out to be ok, it is worth checking that the DC input jack is ok. They fail commonly on this series of Laptop. Either the soldering to the DC socket or the Socket itself may be the issue. Visual inspection of the soldering, and continuity checks with the board exposed may be the only way to check this. If you want to go further, I can give you step by step instructions on doing this. Get back to me here.



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    Graeme Ross Feb 27, 2008

    you can get a detailed information of the process to check the DC plug here

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    Graeme Ross Feb 27, 2008

    and you can get the entire manual for it to assist you in gettin into the unit. Good Luck, if you need more, get back to me here.


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Replace the power supply

Posted on Feb 27, 2008

  • radarman19 Feb 27, 2008

    please rate me as I was teh first one to reply...robotek just screwed me over

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