Samsung NC10 wont Boot

  Ex plorer 19:50 14 Aug 2010

Hi my son has just bought his Samsung NC10 to me as its not booting up.
Getting the Samsung screen up is 1-10 times

When the Samsung screen comes up it stops loading. I hit F4 for recovery and that did nothing after waiting ages there was no movement or flickering of the HD

I have removed the ram HD and replaced it to make sure its seated.
The HD seems to be spinning but the Fan is not.

After disconnecting the above items I see the wireless connection light is not lit.

  rdave13 19:54 14 Aug 2010

As it's a newly bought netbook don't do anything to it but contact the seller as it will be under warranty.

  Ex plorer 20:02 14 Aug 2010

Hi rdave13 my mistake (brought) not bought its about 18 months old.

  rdave13 20:04 14 Aug 2010

Sorry just re-read your post. Still if it is still under warranty then same advice stands.
How do you know the fan is not spinning?

  woodchip 20:09 14 Aug 2010

I am typing this on the same Netbook. Try tapping F5 right after you press the start button. If you can get to Safe Mode. Try running System Restore to a old date

  Ex plorer 20:11 14 Aug 2010

Taken the back off it.
I assumed I the fan would start up when the NC10 was powered up.

  woodchip 20:11 14 Aug 2010

Also you need the DVD restore Disc and External Optical drive to do a restore

  Ex plorer 20:13 14 Aug 2010

OK woodchip just going to put it back together first.

  woodchip 20:15 14 Aug 2010

Don't think it as a Fan. Never heard one on my Netbook

  Ex plorer 20:15 14 Aug 2010

I have changed the Ram back to its old 1GB Ram as I upgraded to two soon after it was bought.

  rdave13 20:17 14 Aug 2010

The fan powers up when needed. If you started the Netbook with the back off then if the cpu is cool enough for a few minutes then it won't start. I'd replace the casing and take heed of woodchip's advice as he owns the same netbook. Good luck.

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