Question about Dell Vostro A860 Notebook

1 Answer

My laptop dell vostro a860 is not starting even on connecting ac cable. if it is not battery prob what is it ??

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 2,567 Answers

1. Take the battery out of the laptop & try to turn on the laptop using power adapter only. If the computer turns on, then the battery is defective & needs to be replaced.
2. Make sure the power adapter is not defective. Test the output voltage of the power adapter using a voltmeter. Compare the voltmeter reading to the nominal value written on the adapter or the laptop.
3. Make sure the DC jack is not loose or broken. A loose DC jack will need to be re-soldered. A broken one will need to be replaced.
4. If you have another processor which is compatible with your laptop's model, try swapping processors & test to see if the laptop will work.
5. The power button could be bad.
6. The motherboard could be defective & needs to be replaced.

Posted on Sep 18, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Vostro dont start


There is a coin cell style battery inside that keeps the cmos values while the notebook is off. In time that battery will run down and needs to be replaced.

Feb 12, 2014 | Dell Vostro A860 Notebook

1 Answer

I have a Dell Vostro a860. I have a new dell power adapter, a new battery, and have just had the power jack replaced. I still get a message the states that I'm connected but not charging. Any...


Probably the power charging circuit on the motherboard.
The question is, does the battery actually charge, no matter what the screen says? If it's a Dell charger, a Dell battery, then it should work. Some 3rd party batteries cause this message, but in actuality, the batteries seem to charge for the most part.

Jul 02, 2011 | Dell Vostro A860 Notebook

1 Answer

My Dell vostro A840 Laptop shuts off after 5 seconds that I have turned it on, the blue light showing that is has turned. The screen is black, I don't even get the boot up screen. What will I do. thanks


Need to reinstall windows, insert your windows disk and boot from it.
If that does not work buy/get a new AC adapter and/or battery.
if that gets you no where open the case area around the fan use a can of compressed air n blow it all out.

Nov 02, 2010 | Dell Vostro A860 Notebook

1 Answer

I have install window srvice pack 2 then I have a problem of all the driver ie vga, sound,usb,base systm and video controller.My lap top is Vastro A840 n series. kindly send me solution


Hi,
you can download all the driver for your Dell vostro A860 notebook from here follow this link to download the drivers,
http://www.getpcmemory.com/drivers/dell-vostro-a860-download-dell-vostro-a860-notebook-windows-xp-drivers/

this will solve your laptop driver problem
Thank you for using Fixya.

Regards
Manish

Jun 13, 2010 | Dell Vostro A860 Notebook

1 Answer

Wifi connection


It's FN+F11 This turns wireless on and off.

Mar 07, 2010 | Dell Vostro A860 Notebook

1 Answer

Dell Vostro A860 Battery Charge problems  brand new laptop


If you system is brand new and the battery is not functioning properly, you need to contact Dell Techncial Support to get your issue resolved under the warranty. (800-624-9896)

Generally, and new portable system should run 2 to 4 hours (Depending on the capacity of the battery and what is beong done on the system) if you are not getting that performance out of the battery contact tech support.

Nov 13, 2009 | Dell Vostro A860 Notebook

2 Answers

How to switch on the wireless switch on dell vostro a860


have you tried to switch to wireless by using the keys: Fn + F11 ?

Jul 10, 2009 | Dell Vostro A860 Notebook

1 Answer

Laptop vostro a860 i need audio driver software meny thanks


you can download the audio drivers here http://www.soft-go.com/driverTagSearch/Dell-Vostro-A860/

Jun 07, 2009 | Dell Vostro A860 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dell Vostro A860 Notebook Logo

154 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dell Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18408 Answers

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

mukhtar21 shaikh
mukhtar21 shaikh

Level 3 Expert

2017 Answers

Are you a Dell Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...