Re: *Toshiba satellite m35x-s161 laptop not booting up.

Discussion in 'Computer Information' started by Jeff Strickland, Aug 12, 2008.

  1. "Kathy" <> wrote in message
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    > Hello everyone!
    >
    > About 3 years ago I bought a Toshiba satellite m35x-s161 laptop.
    > (Celeron M350, 1.3 GHz, 512 MB RAM, 60GB hard drive)
    >
    > About 4 months ago I developed the following problem:
    >
    > When I turn it on, the main power indicator lights up as well as the
    > little
    > power indicator in
    > front of the laptop, I hear the fan for about 6 seconds, then it goes
    > silent
    > and lights still remains
    > on but nothing comes on the screen, not even the options like F2 or press
    > F11 for BIOS optios.
    > I continue seeing the lights that indicates it is on and the light of the
    > battery, amber if it not charged
    > or turn green if I let it charge.
    >
    > That's all I get, it won't boot up.
    >
    > I placed a boot up cd in the cd tray to see if I could boot it up that way
    > to no avail.
    > I carefully removed the LCD and checked the connection.
    > I connected a crt monitor to see if it was the laptop LCD (I made sure I
    > pressed
    > the Fn+F5 to change display mode) to no avail.
    > I did let the battery charge until light turned green.
    > I removed hard drive, memory, battery and placed it back making sure it
    > was
    > connected right.
    > I let it sat on for about 4 hours to see if maybe it would start loading
    > but
    > nothing happened.
    > I turned on without battery to no avail
    >
    > Any suggestions in the subject?
    >
    > Regards,
    >
    > Kathy
    >
    >




    My guess is your RAM has taken a bye.
     
    Jeff Strickland, Aug 12, 2008
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