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GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR! Ok, I'm better now, sorta. Problem: Dell PC XPS 1730 was working wonderful! Worked on it all day, turned it off at night, turned it on in the am. NOTHING! Black screen, and a few click, clicks. Sooo. I replaced the hard drive, and was so proud of my self, because it seemed to fix it! Spent 2 days down loading windows vista and all the up dates! Happy! Went to bed last night with a huge smile on my face! Turned it off. THEN, this morning feeling, oh so proud of my self.... got my coffee, sat down, and turned my PC on. DON'T YOU KNOW I"M BACK TO THE BLACK SCREEN< NO FANS! The lights light up and I'm back to getting the 2 click clicks and nothing. What gives,? Using my back up PC.

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Probably a GPU issue. It may need reballing as the solder melts under the IC.

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SOURCE: Laptop went completely dead

These like to short MOSFET's in the supply line and if Dell wont help yell back weve repaired a ton of them.. Good luck!

(Does the LED on the adapter go out when you plug it into the machine)?

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try run vista on safe mode

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Please run a diags on the system by pressing FN+power button and posts the results. Also try booting to safe mode by pressing F8 when you start the system posts the results, I will be able to definitely help you with this.

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Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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SOURCE: black screen Dell laptop xps vista

the symptom more or less feels like there is a video driver problem on the laptop. I would like you to shut down the sytem ,disconnect the Ac adapter and remove the battery from the system. press the power button for 10 seconds .
Reinsert the battery and connect the Ac adapter.
Press the Fn + Power button , to run the diagnostics.
Do post back if you see colored lines on the screen that i can give you more help


Posted on Apr 05, 2009

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SOURCE: No response when i turn xps on.

the monitor may have been toggled off.... usually this is a function key and another key at the same time. examine the keys for one that looks like a monitor unless you have the manual... it will tell you there how to change it.


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