Lights up but won't POST

  i.tech 21:41 20 Aug 2010
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I have a Samsung NC10 netbook which, when I press the power button, all the lights come on but the screen remains blank, it doesn't sound like the fan is spinning an if I try it with the RAM removed there are no beeps suggesting to me that despite the lights it's not actually powering on- any ideas?

  Nontek 22:02 20 Aug 2010

Faulty PSU or Power connection. Lights need very little power to work.

  woodchip 22:06 20 Aug 2010

I have the same Netbook by the side of me, Try removing the battery and just run on mains

  woodchip 22:11 20 Aug 2010

Cannot see a plate to take the Hard Drive out, as that is what I would suggest next and see if it would go to BIOS. AS a bad drive can stop it starting up

  woodchip 22:12 20 Aug 2010

Check Hear click here

  i.tech 22:34 20 Aug 2010

Thanks for the response all- tried removing the battery but no change- tried it without the hard drive too. Noticed the last time I tried to power it up the light on the power button flickered then went out so is looking like a power issue.

  i.tech 22:35 20 Aug 2010

Thanks for the response all- tried removing the battery but no change- tried it without the hard drive too. Noticed the last time I tried to power it up the light on the power button flickered then went out so is looking like a power issue.

  woodchip 22:38 20 Aug 2010

Mains adapter may be gone check volts coming out of it with a voltmeter. It would then flaten the battery

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