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DELL E1705 model. When connecting AC adapter, even before pressing power button, led in power adapter goes off immediately. Why ? The power adapter is OK. When connected with Battery, no switch-on.

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Possible cause:
1. AC adapter failure.
2. Power socket failure.
3. Motherboard failure.
Possible troubleshooting steps and repair solution:
1. Test the AC adapter with a voltmeter. Make sure the AC adapter outputs correct voltage. Alternatively, you can test the laptop with another known good adapter and see if it fixes the problem. Replace AC adapter if needed.
http://www.chargerbuy.com/replacement-dell-inspiron-e1705-ac-adapter-19-5v-4-62a.html

2. If the power socket inside the laptop was getting loose before the power light failure, it's possible that you have a broken power socket. It is necessary to open up the laptop an take a closer look at the power socket a.k.a. DC power jack. Replace the power socket if needed.

3. This problem could be related to the motherboard failure. If the power socket and power adapter are in good working condition, but you still have no power light, most likely you have a failed motherboard.

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Since the system is not working ion both battery and the adaptor it could be a faulty motherboard.. Call dell @18006249896 if you are in warranty.. Contact local tech if thr\e system is out of warranty....

Posted on Sep 14, 2010

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