If You send to me Your e-mail address I can send to You video of booting my laptop. The short way: find compressed air and blow inside fan grill on the bottom and sides until all dust is gone. Thanks for any help and thanks for the nice tutoriel. Press and hold the power button for more than fifteen seconds. Low and behold it was easier than I thought. Example number 7 is what happens. I tried all screw drivers nothing works.
You can spend hours tinkering with settings, cleaning up files, uninstalling programs, defragmenting your hard drive… the list goes on. Guys, if your laptop does not boot at all and nothing appears on the screen, recheck your memory modules. That is, while you get some tech support here, it's more about members learning how to research and avoid repair counters. The model number is dv5-1234se. If the battery is completely dead could this cause a dead short and prevent the machine from powering up? The keyboard had to be slightly pushed front towards the screen before one could lift it, since it had a sort of safety catch below it, holding it in place. Can I replace the battery myself? Indeed the fan is still spinning, and loudly too. Just in case try running it with memory installed in one slot.
I believe you just have to pull carefully by the blue tab and remove cable from the connector. Then I went to washroom. I have disassembled the display panel and I see no obvious signs of wear on the cable. About a minute later after it has gone through its booting up the back light comes on again for another few seconds and then goes out. Replace the keyboard and most likely the problem will be fixed.
Does it run better now? This may be a motherboard issue, but I've also seen bad keyboards cause systems not to power on which are cheaper, although less likely to be the cause. This requires removal of 4 screws and then prying the plastic apart. Continue…: Continue… The hard reset is also a great troubleshooting method if your computer does not startup or boot into Windows. To do this restart your computer holding F2 key. After doing all the above, press and hold the power button for at least 15 seconds to drain all residual power and restore default startup settings.
As in don't do this near other people. If you tried to power it on without the battery already and you got nothing, try a different charger. Maybe you have had performance problems with your laptop, a virus, malware, or you just want to sell it and remove all your programs, files, passwords, and other sensitive information. Please re-do the post and type it in the right field. Any ideas what this could be? Remove the wireless card same way you removed memory modules. Computers can be really sensitive sometimes.
But what is the maximum I can achieve with this laptop e. Now you can pull the cable. If that doesn't work, run the full recovery. Also, remove four screws two from each side and transfer hard drive mounting brackets. It powers on fine, the sound works, however the keyboard and mouse dont seem to be working. All were dead even the fan. Normally it only lasted a few seconds, but when I woke up the other day, it stopped going past that it was working perfectly fine the night before.
Start removing the top cover assembly. In the next guide I explain how to. I have replaced everything but the backlight bulb. I did find a link talking about the same problem I was having and the guy ended up taking it to a computer store to have it repaired. Test the laptop with each memory module separately.
Is it possible to only replace the fan or will I need to buy the entire heatsink? No way I would have been able to take apart and put together without your step by step tutorial. You put the post body in the title, which gets cut off after so many characters. There is also a file called platform. Now you can access the cable connector. Loosen three screws securing the cooling fan assembly.
Normally it only lasted a few seconds, but when I woke up the other day, it stopped going past that it was working perfectly fine the night before. If the problem still there, most likely this is motherboard failure. Please rate our solutions and if you still have problems please call back for more ideas to help you Thanks Richard Scott Technical Support New Zealand Posted on Nov 18, 2009 During reboot you can try pushing F8 repeatedly as soon as you power on. Hi you could try to hit the delete key when starting up the computer i think in there somewhere is an option to check disk to see if there is errors on it as i think it sounds like thats the problem hopefully you have already saved any photos or files on cd??? Do you know how i can get to it? Is my video card bad? I think my system took a little over 5 minutes of reptitive beeping not at a completly consistent rate to keep you on your toes! Make sure the external video work properly and has no lines. Do I have something connected wrong? Nov 23, 2009 Unscrew your Laptop HardDrive bay and remove your harddisk first, then try to boot your system wthout the Harddisk inside. I also checked and made sure all the cables and ribbons were in fact attached.