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Jul 1, 2007 #19 seis TS Rookie seis said: so yeah, double checked everything. But when I try to turn on the computer, the charge light goes out and the far left amber light starts blinking. Also kills computers dead. Open the CPU socket, push on the CPU just a little bit and lock the socket again. my review here

There will be a locking system near the Socket where it locks the CPU to hold it firmly. Make sure that you don't bend the pins. PSEvents message won't go away Recommended back-up software? Same with other connectors. my company

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I decided to straighten it using a blade and managed to do it without breaking the pin and it now fits into the socket as it should but now my laptop Share on Facebook Playing the now-it's-on, now-it's-off game with your computer interferes with productivity and can hamstring your ability to conduct business. Then I figured the problem might be the fans cause I don't ever clean the insides and it's probably very dusty (doesn't get great air flow out of the pc case).

I'm currently running the machine to drain the battery. Though you may not learn too much of anything about the internals in particular, it is still good practice. Then we will be placing the heat sink. I Took My Laptop Apart And Now The Screen Wont Work When i press the power button,there was no sign of boot screen on the monitor,the keyboard,or any flashes at the dvd drive,as it used to.

Nothing happens if I hit the power button. Laptop Wont Start After Cleaning Fan I went in and found that my power switch wire to my motherboard was disconnected after putting it back in it started up i reconnected my side fans and as i I would try to remove the heat sink again and make sure that CPU is seated correctly. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/laptop-wont-boot-after-cleaning-heatsink-and-fan.80114/ How to Upgrade My Gateway Laptop Memory Is It Normal for a Computer to Get So Hot You Can't Touch It?

I did a bit of research on this and it turns out dell have put all 5160's back into warranty... No Display After Cleaning Pc A few months ago while researching laptops, before I bought mine. Sign up now. Members can monitor the statuses of their requests from their account pages.

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When that happens, they will crack when moved, and that generally ruins them... http://www.asklaptopfreak.com/laptop-will-not-boot-after-cleaning-heat-sink/ Jun 21, 2007 #8 finny TS Rookie Topic Starter Thanks a lot guys. Laptop Wont Turn On After Disassembly There are also adhesives for laptop CPU heatsinks. Laptop Wont Turn On After Taking Apart pc wont boot after cleaning PC won't boot after routine cleaning Pc won't boot after dust cleaning using a compressed air.

Make sure that the CPU is properly seated and the latch is secure. this page It flashes in series of 3-2-3. Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now It could be just coincidence but most likely it is down to a component or connection being slightly disturbed. Computer Won't Boot After Cleaning

since there are other posts mixed together... I unhooked the fan, and it looks like the CPU came off with the fan however, I've tried separating the two, but they're stuck to each other pretty good. Report • #2 Derek June 5, 2013 at 14:12:44 Usually it is because you disturbed some connection or other. get redirected here Make sure heatsink is properly secured.

But only the side of it and it fell on a carpet. Laptop Not Starting After Reassembly Usually when the power LED blinking amber light, there is a problem with the power somewhere on the system board. Tech Support Forum Security Center Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help General Computer Security Computer Security News Microsoft Support BSOD, Crashes And Hangs Windows 10 Support Windows 8, 8.1 Support Windows 7, Vista Support Windows

Touching another component can discharge this electricity unnoticed, delivering a possible death blow to your computer.

The problem might have been with the power supply, of might not, but after, the power supply was dead. Sometimes tricky to prove from afar but first question "is the PSU fan running"?Harping back to the cleanup - often there are groups of very small connecters all together in one Jul 1, 2007 #15 seis TS Rookie i'm going to take the compaq apart and double check that the processor is seated properly, but i definitely cleaned the heatsink and processor My Laptop Wont Turn On But Has Power jackS08 December 11, 2007 | I have spmewhat of similar problem that I can't figure out.

I just don't want to replace it if it isn't that. Also, the PC restarts itself every 20-30 seconds too. Since there is a murder pending, and you are starred on the playbill, I would take it to an EXPERIENCED laptop repair person. useful reference With the CPU though I do have a question, how do you take it off?

I was able to format and re-install XP which had the system up and running no problem. I don't expect any components to go bad as the result of cleaning with compressed air. Removing the heat sink to clean it may have wiped off some of this paste, or the paste may have dried up if your computer is a few years old. Maybe something was loose in the first place.Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks Report • #6 sixtishots June 5, 2013 at 14:49:20 Ill look over all

Loose Components All components inside the computer must communicate with each other properly to boot, and if any of these parts are loose, that communication breaks down and could send the Make sure that the heatsink fan connector is plugged in. If the power LED still flashes, apparently the motherboard had been damaged, you just cannot see the damage. Any thoughts?

Though you may not learn too much of anything about the internals in particular, it is still good practice. That takes me back to suggesting you look for an infestation... Thanks for the help! 08-05-2010, 10:09 AM #7 makinu1der2 Hardware Tech Team Join Date: Jan 2008 Location: Florida Posts: 15,298 OS: Win7,Win XP,PC LinuxOS My System Glad References (2) Microsoft: How to Clean Your ComputerComputer Hope: ElectroStatis Discharge or ESD About the Author Jane Williams began her writing career in 2000 as the writer and editor of a

Hello. Still no luck =/ I did the same with my SATA power still the same result Report • #10 Derek June 6, 2013 at 14:39:02 OK then "I think" we can It is possible that blowing out the power supply was the last straw, it might have gone very soon anyway, or it is possible that among the dust within, there was alexbouckleyFeb 18, 2015, 1:09 AM IamTimTech said: Hmm, well then it may have just been damaged from any of a variety of things.

Seems like I read somewhere that Dell is aware of the problem and was replacing the heatsink and fans. Just to follow up on this... At least, you shouldn’t have any problem with this model. Same with other connectors.

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