Question about Dell Inspiron 5100 Notebook
Plugged in ac adapter and green light is present on the adapter but the power lights on the laptop don't come on. Is the Mobo dead or is there something else I can do to get it to turn on?
Does neither the charge nor the power light come on? Most Dell batteries have a button on them that you can press to determine how much power it has left. If your battery still has power try turning the computer on, and once you get into Windows see if it will detect the power cord or not.
If you can't get the machine to boot you can try your local Radio Shack. They normally have adapters for every laptop, and ask them if you can try it in the store to get your computer to turn on. If that cord works then something is wrong with your AC adaptor.
If neither cord works then either something is dead on your motherboard, or the power jack on the back of the laptop is loose (and not providing any power.)
Posted on May 22, 2008
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