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ADVENT7204 power light on but nothing

By terry5880
Jun 14, 2012
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  1. hi all got advent 7204 I was told it has faulty screen but also its got no harddrive or ram in it I put ram in it but still only the green power light comes on for a second or 2 I head I think its the disc drive like its loading then nothing no fan on nothing. also the battery light flashes orange but could that be coz im not using the right made charger for it at moment as I dont have that. is motherboard dead or what else can I try (thanks)
     
  2. terry5880

    terry5880 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 527

    hi can anyone help pleaseeee
     
  3. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,929   +167

    Yes, it is most likely the motherboard. Have you removed the hard drive, and maybe swapped the memory to see if anything appears on the screen during boot up?
     
  4. terry5880

    terry5880 TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 527

    na no hard drive when got it and not got 1 spare that would fit but tried memory but nothing
     
  5. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,929   +167

    Bad motherboard, try EBay
     


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