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I did not mistreat my computer in anyway. If the computer does not start up even with the battery charger in and everything, what does that mean is broken? The harddrive or the motherboard?

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If when you press the power button NOTHING at all happens then the motherboard is bad.

If you turn on the computer and the lights all turn on but nothing else happens then the hard drive is bad.

If when you turn on the computer and you hear the hard drive start, the fan running and everything else seems to be working then your video card is bad.

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Either the harddive is defecfive or the software is corrupted, contact dell customer support for details on determining which is the problem, email support is free for this type of problem.

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