I was given a Dell Inspiron 1420 that won't won't boot.
Here's what I'm noticing:
- There seems to be a big delay before the machine actually powers on. I press the power button while it's plugged in and nothing happens for about 15 seconds. It then powers on.
- The screen lights up but there is no POST. The screen just stays lit permanently.
- At this point the NUM lock is lit solid (not blinking)
- I cannot power the laptop off. Pressing and holding the power does nothing. I need to take the battery out in order to power the machine off.
I've already taken the hard drive out, extracted the data for the person and put the hard drive back in. I know it's not the hard drive.
I took the RAM out and tried both in SLOT A but the same thing happens.
I didn't try either of them in SLOT B yet (will the laptop even boot with no RAM present in SLOT A?).
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