Re: [linux-dell-laptops] power on problem with inspiron 1000
My laptop started working again, out of the blue........
However, I should now press the power-on button for abt 5-6 sixs. I
should press it in sideways manner rather than pressing it down. I
think there is a problem with the connector.
On 3/1/06, G Raghuram <contactraghu@...> wrote:
> So its a much bigger problem than I had imagined! But i am wondering
> what would have caused the problem in the first place. As in, why did
> the mother board die all of a sudden?
> On 3/1/06, Douglas S. Oliver <dsoliver@...> wrote:
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> > I had a similar problem a year ago with my i8600. Dell covered the
> > repair and actually replaced my motherboard, keyboard, and just about
> > everything but my hard drive. I was covered by the extended warranty. It
> > happened a week before my coverage expired. I extended my coverage. --
> > Douglas
> > G Raghuram wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > I was working with my dell-inspiron 1000 when it suddenly went off.
> > > Now I am not able to power it on. When I press the power button,
> > > nothing happens. The screen is blank, there are no signs of activity
> > > in the fan or in cd-drive.
> > >
> > > However, the battery light is always flickering.
> > >
> > > Can anybody tell me whats happening? Anyone had the same issues?/
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