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I got a Dell Vostra 1500 laptop, recentlt the computer cannot turn on with black screen only. I checked the battery power is full and once I press the on/off button, the power on light is on, the hdd light is on and then off quickly. Pls help.

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1. Try to contact dell customer support service.
2. Here nothing is wrong with your software.
3. There is a problem in your hardware, may be your HDD or RAM or motherboard is faulty.
So your problem can be solved only by dell technical support or by taking it to a repair shop.

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