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My inspirion 6400 does not start.

When i press the startup button all the green leds go's on but wil turn of as soon i take my finger away from the start button. What is posibly wrong with my laptop?

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  • rafyoli Jul 15, 2010

    Thank you, fellow dell user.
    The reason for me to keep holding the button is exactly because it refuse to start up when i just press it normaly. It seems that it loose power when i try to start it up.

    Thans you in any way for your comment.
    Greetings from Curacao, the southern Caribbean

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You just have to press power button once and then remove your hand , you should not wait for it to power on , just press once and remove your hand , it will automatically power on , if you keep on pressing power button and as soon you remove your hand it wil turn off the computer.

Posted on Jul 15, 2010

  • Abhinav Jha Jul 15, 2010

    alright then remove every power source from the computer , like battery , ac adapter, and press and hold the power button for 10 seconds , after that reconnect the ac adapter directly to the system without connecting battery and check if that powers on the computer normally. if not then probably there is some issue with the motherboard of the computer.

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