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Dell Latitude d531 not powering on

By bartosh
Feb 21, 2011
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  1. hi all
    i took the laptop apart looking for this eeprom chip which i havent found. i waited 24h and reassembled it. then pressed the on button. after, the very first screen came up, loaded a bit and for less then a sec "time and date is not set up" info popped out. then suddenly the laptop powered it self off. when i was pressing the on button nothing happened. the status lights are coming on when i press the on button and that is it.

    i did not change the silicone under the heat sink, do u think the processor has something to do with all this?

    thanks for helping guys

    here's what is going on:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCzCq-jfdho
     
  2. bartosh

    bartosh TS Rookie Topic Starter

    the power supply was faulty, changed it and works fine ;)
    topic can be closed
     

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