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    dell d600 dead?

    right, got to fix this lappy, it's a dell lat d600 i plug the power lead from my insparion 8500 and all i get is the power light staying on for about 5 sec's then goes off, no fans or screens turn on, tryed it with no ram still the same thing happens.

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    Re: dell d600 dead?

    What about without the battery?

    If it's still the same then from experience it's normally a fluffed motherboard or processor. Mobo is most likely, but like Compaq, dell engineers can often be a little bit too liberal with thermal paste appliance (I've seen it covering an inch of surrounding components in both Dells and Compaq laptops before now
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    Re: dell d600 dead?

    same with out the battrey

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    Re: dell d600 dead?

    most likely a dead motherboard
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    Re: dell d600 dead?

    I concur. Time to crack it open (fairly easy on Latitudes) and check the processor installation, memory installation and then look at a dead mobo
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    Re: dell d600 dead?

    tryed geting the case off, but one scrue thats holding the keybord down is not coming out ;/

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    Re: dell d600 dead?

    have you stripped it trying to remove it ?

    dells are normally easy to get into :\

    for the sake of one screw, drill the head off.

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    Re: dell d600 dead?

    May be an idiot question, but is the Inspiron power lead the same as the Latitude? I've used a few Dells and they don't all have the same lead. Normally if it fits it works, but is it a real fit?

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    Re: dell d600 dead?

    I've had this problem with laptops when the little standby switch under the screen sticks down and stops the system booting.

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