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Computer won't turn on. when i push the start button all the lights flash as if it is going to turn on...including the fan, then it all stops except the single (maybe the power) light stays on. the screen remains dark. Dell Inspiron 1523

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Hello.

The most common reasons are the battery, power jack and power adapter/cord.

Power off and remove the battery. If the laptop powers on with just the adapter connected, your battery is faulty.

If you move/wiggle the power adapter at the point where it connects to the laptop, and the power goes off and on, the power jack is the problem.

The power jack is inside the laptop and either needs soldering or replacement.

If no change, the power adapter is probably faulty and needs replacement.

But, it's also possible that the heatsink may need new thermal paste applied or the motherboard may need replacing.

Leave it to an expert if you are not familiar, for the power jack, heatsink and motherboard problem.

Hope this helps.

Posted on Apr 09, 2011

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