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Dead PC When trying to start the laptop the light to the extreme left of the start button is illuminated only when the button is depressed. Have removed and replaced memory,h/drive etc as suggested on IBM websit to no avail.Have tried h/drive and cmos battery in an identical mschine and both work fine. No fan sound. Please advise?

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Simple, either your power supply has went out or worse, you have a short in the motherboard, time to buy a new pc.

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