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No boot weird lights

Hi I have a L 1100 that will not bot or make any attempt to. Here is the weird part if I tap around to the right of the start button with my finger an amber light will flicker.If I hit both sides of the palm rest on the bottom 2 green lights flash. In both instances there is no attempt to start.
Any email advice is appreciated and welcome. I alway have problems trying to get back to thewe forums. Thank you

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May be more than a loose motherboard dc jack connection, probably a more serious problem with the motherboard itself. Perhaps an issue with memory, try only one memory module at a time, trying one slot at a time.

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This sounds as though a connection has come loose on the motherboard. Open the machine and check all connections.

Posted on Aug 20, 2008

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