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Dell studio 1749 wont turn on and the white light blinks 3 times with ac power

My laptop was sitting up on it's side and fell. Since then it won't turn on. battery is fine, but when it's plugged in the power light blinks 3 times and stop. no start up, not a peep

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I am facing a similar problem with 5160 and my power button will not power up the laptop. I presses the shift key, it got powered up (offcourse only fan started but the screen is black)
Try pressing shift key to power up.

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

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The blinking orange battery light generally indicates that the battery isn't working properly, usually going out and not charging properly. In this case, since the adapter will not power the machine without the battery, and it should, I'm going to say that the adapter is going out and not getting the proper amount of power to the system. Try replacing the adapter. Be sure to replace it with a Dell replacement, the Targus brand universal adapters do not work well with Dell machines, and in most cases won't work at all.

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

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Sometimes a systemboard will cause this,

Posted on Mar 16, 2009

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SOURCE: Dell inspiron 9300 wont power up/good battery and charger

check if your systemboar power is on or not, and also check if the fan is spinning or not. If not try and reset your processor.

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it could be the connection for the battery is damaged in some way, my advice would to take it to a repair shop, let the pro's have a look, power problems should always be dealt with by someone qualified, for you own protection. good luck with it.

Posted on Aug 30, 2009

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