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My dell inspiron 5160 dont boot , keeps all the time rebooting but dont start (allways in the first page here the "dell" appears), what to do ?

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    RUI MOREIRA Jun 01, 2010

    my dell inspiron 5160 dont boot , keeps all the time rebooting but dont start (allways in the first page here the "dell" appears), what to do ?

  • RUI MOREIRA
    RUI MOREIRA Jun 01, 2010

    thank you, i hope that will work :)

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You will need to perform a system restore using the discs that came with the computer initially


sorry to hear about this
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That model is known for this problem and Dell is aware of it. I believe they will replace your motherboard and AC adapter free of charge. Tell them your problem with the lights, and that motherboard is most likely not getting the powere it needs.

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    RUI MOREIRA Jun 01, 2010

    and there is other solution then loosing time with the dell callcenter, because the laptop is a kind of old and i need him.

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