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No Opening - The computer center control cover (A) continals to flash for 10 Seconds only

Pressing the power bullon to start the computer the three green lights frash (9) (A) (I) however the (9) and (l) swith off, the (A) light flashed for ten seconds and then the system powers off. No screen action or any thing presents.

Many thanks for any help.

Dean.

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  • Dean Price Mar 28, 2008

    I have had the system on full charge with two different cable charges.



    The battery charger only flashes when on charge it does not stay active when on charge. Have you any idea.



    Thanks mate.

  • Dean Price Mar 28, 2008

    I note that two different power cables have been utilized with no success, also I have tried two different powered batteries and it still wont alter the fault. Whne on charge the power charge light only flashed every couple of seconds, it does not show continual power connection/chargeing.



    Any further ideas mate?

  • LISASP May 19, 2008

    I'm having the EXACT same problem. I contacted Dell they said the blinking "A" light is an indicator of a memory problem (though they first suggested a faulty system board). I purchased a brand new memory, swapped it with the old, and the problem still exists. I KNOW it's not the power cord as the adapter shows a solid, green charge and I tried to dock the laptop but same problem exists. Were you able to fix your problem? If so, PLEASE share how?

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Make sure your power cord is pluged in and the indicator light in front is yellow (saying that it is "charging") - these cords are known to go bad quite often.

Your computer is saying there is not enough battery, or power to keep it from booting all the way up.

Posted on Mar 28, 2008

  • Hollyecho Montgomery
    Hollyecho Montgomery Mar 28, 2008

    When did this start happening? All indications are still pointing to power (or lack thereof). Could be a cable or connector inside not connecting properly, only last week I had to soder the power connection to a motherboard for a client.



    It is easier to test the connection with a power adaptor than it is a battery connection, (i know this will sound silly and non-productive, but give it a try) - try holding and "adjusting" the cable when it is pluged in to see if you get a solid light instead of flashing.

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