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Old 04-27-2008, 09:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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yo, whats up? :P

quick troubleshoot, i have an old laptop basically it boots for about a minute then shuts itself off, no beeps, no nothing. no screen, plugged it into vga out and nothing on my monitor.

its not crucial but i thought i'd just ask if you guys had any ideas

kk thanks
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That could be a ton of things really. Memory, Mobo, BIOS, etc.
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aye i know lol. mobo was my first thought.

its just an old thing its nothing hectic, i just thought hey if it does work, dedicated pr0n machine
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How far does it get in the boot sequence?
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How far does it get in the boot sequence?
lol, no screen remember?
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i have no idea, no i can hear the fans going, i press delete, f8, f1 all the usual keys, no beeps no nothing. then just switches itself off, i took out the battery and tried from just the mains, sometimes that works.

but after that, nout
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The fact that the fans and lights etc. are turning on doesn't really mean much except that the psu isn't the main problem
I'd agree with Snake and go with the mobo as being the problem.
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ty ty guys.
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Heh Kiddy...just down the road from me, well almost
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