Having problems with your PC Desktops ?

Have a Satellite L35-S2161 laptop does not power up. You press the power button and nothing happens. The laptop is plugged into the power adaptor.


Answers :

When you plug in the power adaptor, does the light on the computer come on showing it has power before you press the button. If not , you need to take a voltmeter and check the DC voltage at the computer end of the adaptor while it is powered. If there is no power there, it is a problem with the cord. (this can be done yourself safely if you have access the a multimeter or you can run it down to your local radio shack and ask then to check it for you.
\015\012If the adaptor is ok , then id check where it plugs into the computer for looseness. cords get taken in & out of laptops a lot, and this area is VERY prone to getting damaged so to cause limmitted or no contact resulting in NO power.
\015\012once you've ruled out the cord , the computer power supply comes into suspect. This has airways through the back of your laptop (visable & hidden) that need to be clean (blown out) from time to time. If these get blocked with dirt, the laptop will run hot , shut down eventually and could cause damage to other hardware.
\015\012check these things and post again here, hopefully you dont have to go through everything before you find the issue.
\015\012Hope i was a help to you, let me know if i can assist you further.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for PC Desktops

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

My Gateway 1450 will not power up. For the last 2 weeks that battery light has been red (battery need recharging). i had the unit turned off with no ac power to it all weekend and not it will not power up. the battery light is yellow (charging)but that is all it will do...no fan, no nothing. I tried removing the battery and ac power, holding the power button for 20 seconds then appling power, still nothing. I saw something about maybe the bios battery could be bad? Any thoughts on that. It is ab


The motherboard battery is just a little round battery that you can buy at almost any retailer in most pcs. The model number to the battery is usually a CR 2032. This battery does not receive any power from your power supply. Have you noticed your PC ... Gateway Solo 1450 Notebook

Have a Satellite L35-S2161 laptop does not power up. You press the power button and nothing happens. The laptop is plugged into the power adaptor.


When you plug in the power adaptor, does the light on the computer come on showing it has power before you press the button. If not , you need to take a voltmeter and check the DC voltage at the computer end of the adaptor while it is powered. If the ... PC Desktops

Toshiba satellite a105 blank screen, blinking battery light


Well to me either there is a issue with the power supply or the power cord. I have had a bunch of laptops where the power cords have to be a certain way or nothing will respond. this could be and since it is thinking that it is running in battery mo ... Toshiba Satellite A105 Notebook

My laptop won't power on (EliteGroup G320 PC Notebook)


Sounds like the infamous electrolytic capacitor plague (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitor_plague -- also read the discussion page)In the early years of this century chinese spys stole a formula for novel electrolyte from a leadin ... EliteGroup G320 Notebook

Won't turn on - dead dead dead


Hi,\015\012\015\012This sounds like the power supply circuitry inside the notebook.\015\012\015\0121. AC Adaptor - OK but if connected to the mains and plug to the laptop, there should be an indicator in the laptop that it is so, per your post none;\ ... Toshiba Satellite M45-S169 Notebook

Toshiba Satellite Laptop Power Failure (A105-S1013 System Unit)


How handy are you with a digital multimeter? If the laptop is still disassembled, find the solder connections on the motherboard where the mini power cable enters the board from the jack. Plug the AC adapter in. Check to make sure you have the pro ... Toshiba Satellite A100-S8111TD Notebook

My on button just blinks on and off but when I push it to turn it on..nothing happens..its like it isnt getting any connection


Laptop is dead. How to troubleshoot the problem.\015\012In this post I’ll explain h ... Acer Aspire 5520-5908 Notebook

Acer will not boot up even with it being plugged in, no lights, noise, nothing


Laptop is dead. How to troubleshoot the problem.\015\012In this post I’ll explain h ... Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

Compaq Presario 1680 Notebook shows no power in window when plugged in.


Take the battery out disconnect the AC adaptor Press and hold the power button about 7 seconds. Put the battery in and connect to AC adaptor press and release the power button. If it caused by static-component lockup, issue will be resolved. If still ... PC Laptops

Dell latitude d500 had a power socket problem, but now resolved pc will not boot-up, drive spins-up, then nothing, completely dead display i think most likely scenario is mobo is fried, but open to suggestions how tio get this working again


Laptop is dead. How to troubleshoot the problem.\015\012In this post I’ll explain h ... Dell Latitude D500 Notebook

Gateway not turning on with or without battery/AC adaptor


These people are right and there is definitely some hardware issues with your computer...which can be repaired but not really worth the money or effort. ... Gateway MT3705 Notebook

Laptop will not power up, hard drive light flashes twice then nothing. model is an acer 9300 about 2 years old, the only thing I noticed before this is that it would never reboot from warn, you always had to power of and start again. sometimes it wold not powere up to the on switch and I had to remove the batterey and power lead and leave it for 5 mins and try again.


Laptop is dead. How to troubleshoot the problem.\015\012In this post I’ll explain h ... Acer Aspire 9300 Notebook

No power at all when i plug in the ac adaptor into laptop the green light goes off on the adaptor the battery is charged but when i press the power button nothing happens, don't know about any previous problems i have just bought it off a friend Thanks


Hello and thank you for using Fixya's services. I have a couple of questions and some troubleshooting tips for you:Questions: Is the splash screen coming on at all? Any picture or text right when you boot up? What Window ... Dell Vostro 1000 Mobile AMD Sempron Processor 3500+ 60GB/1000MB PC Notebook

My acer travel mate 5710 just blipped and closed down. NOw will not even switch on. any advice how to fix? The green power light does show for one half second when I press the button but does not function to 'on' mode.


Laptop is dead. How to troubleshoot the problem.\015\012In this post I’ll explain h ... PC Laptops

My Toshiba Satellite 2415-S205 is dead as door nail, no lights, etc. I checked power supply, power jack and connection on board, all is OK. Now what, send into the shop for repair? Ted


Here are some suggestions I compiled, some you have done, thought I would throw it out there for you...\015\012\015\012 ... Toshiba Satellite 2415-S205 Notebook

I have power out of adapter but laptop is completely dead; no lights come on at all.


Laptop is dead. How to troubleshoot the problem.\015\012In this post I’ll explain h ... Toshiba Satellite A45-S150 Notebook

No' it's not powering up at all now, can you help' after changinng ac-adapter & battery


Laptop is dead. How to troubleshoot the problem.\015\012In this post I’ll explain h ... PC Laptops

Cant get it to turn on/ panasonic CF-51 toughbook laptop.


Here are some troubleshooting hints, see if these will work for you. It is hard to knnow what to do in these situations because there is no way of telling what key combinations etc. were hit.\015\012\015\012 ... Panasonic Toughbook CF-51 Notebook

The screen is not going on all that shows up is a black screen with a white slash mark flasing


Laptop is dead. How to troubleshoot the problem.\015\012In this post I’ll explain h ... Dell Inspiron 2200 Notebook

My loptop is an Averatec 7100. How can I test the motherboard? I took it to a computer repair shop and they said is the motherboard, I want to know how can I test it on my own.


This is more of a system diagnosis that an actual motherboard testing procedure, but since all components attach to the motherboard in one way or another it could count as a prcess of elimination......\015\012\015\012 ... PC Desktops

My hp compaq nc6400 doesn't turn on. the green


Laptop is dead. How to troubleshoot the problem.\015\012In this post I’ll explain h ... HP Compaq nc6400 Notebook

Whilst in use went completly dead canot resart


Laptop is dead. How to troubleshoot the problem.\015\012In this post I’ll explain h ... HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

Will Not Turn on


Which pin did your husband reposition, I assume it was the one inside the laptop. He may not have connected the power switch cable back in properly when he rebuilt the laptop. Ask him to carefully check all the connections by opening the case again. ... Toshiba Satellite M115-S1061 Notebook

Laptop does not boot up when you press the power on button. I have not used this computer for a number of years and I'm sure that the battery is dead. Do you need the battery to run on AC? The cmos cl


Here is what i can say:no you do not need a battery to run acyou do not need a cmos battery to botDoes the light stay on?if so find a way to check if the screenis working.the connectors may be disconnected. ... PC Laptops

Dc jack How do I replace the dc jack input on the Sony PCGK37


The PCG-K37 (Sony VAIO Laptop) uses a DC Jack soldered to a two-wire jacketed (shielding) cable that is routed under the DVD (tray) and towards the back to the Voltage Board located under the Touch Pad (Mouse) via a white polarized plug. The wires ar ... Sony PCGK37 Notebook
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.9556 seconds