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My Dell Inpiron 6400 has just died.

My Dell Inpiron 6400 has just died.
Was working with & it suddenly shut down.
Now it wont power up & will not do anything on pressing the start button.
Power supply & battery register ok.
Any ideas on what i going on.
Only know the basic functions of the pc.

Thanks

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Most probably a power unit, mother board or a processor failure. Any of the three can happen. I recommend you to take it to a tech. If there is a Dell service station take it there. If it just shut down while you were working: Have you checked the battery. Have you tried it using the direct power? Any burning marks or smell? Have you checked the Adapter also? Check them. IF you use direct power were you using a surge protector? Have you dropped it? Does the start button work well? Any abnormal thing related to the button? Have you spilt water on the machine? If all are fine then you have to take it to a tech.

Posted on May 29, 2010

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