Having problems with your Dell Precision M60 Notebook ?

Blank screen with cycling colours (no BIOS; no POST)

\015 Hello,\015\012\015\012I've got a Dell Precision M60 Laptop which was working fine till now.\015\012When I start it up, the screen is blank at first (and it doesn't even\015\012enter BIOS POST). Then the whole screen changes to grey, then red,\015\012green, black, and keeps cycling. The CURSOR does not show up at any\015\012point in time.\015\012\015\012If I press the Fn key when I start it up, then the NumLock key is\015\012FLASHING, CapsLock is ON and ScrollLock is FLASHING. Again, the CURSOR\015\012does not show up at any point in time.\015\012\015\012I've already tried removing the 2 memory modules in it and swapping\015\012them among the memory bays, using only one at a time in each bay,\015\012etc... The modules are fine because I checked them on another laptop.\015\012\015\012Occasionally, it happens that when I start it up, the screen is black\015\012and the cursor is blinking at the top left but no other activity (does\015\012not enter BIOS/POST).\015\012\015\012Can you please help me with this strange problem.\015\012\015\012Thanks in advance for your time!!\015\012\015\012Cheers\015

Answers :

Try running diagnostics. Tap F12 repeatedly on the dell logo till you get the boot device menu. Choose diagnostics. Go through it.
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\015\012If it doesnt even pull up the diagnostics, you can follow this walkthrough from dell's website.
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