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[HELP] Dell dont boot at all

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  1. step22

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    Dell mini inspiron 1012
    My notebook just wont continue start up. when i press the power button there is power for a few seconds and then gone. no matter if its plugged in with or without battery or in battery only same problem. i already tried holding down the power button for a half minute without its battery. still dont work.
    what could be the problem? thanks
     
  2. plodr

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    Power port on motherboard or adapter connecting the mini to the wall outlet.
     
  3. step22

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    the adapter to the outlet works fine.
    power port? can this be repaired or replaced?
     
  4. step22

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    up for this...
     
  5. texasbullet

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    It can be repaired.
     
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    brought it to a local computer repair shop they say its unrepairable...
     
  8. texasbullet

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    Time to get a new or refurbished computer.
     
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    Did the local computer shop say what is wrong and why it can't be repaired?
     
  10. step22

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    ^^ needs board replacement
     
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