Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have a Dell Insprion 1525 latop which is not switching on. The power adapter light is glowing, but I do not see any light glowing on the laptop.

How can I fix it?

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 0 down vote accepted

Try removing the battery for 5 mins then reinsert it. That should do the trick

share|improve this answer
    
That really worked! But is this a problem related to battery? –  user44212 Aug 5 '10 at 5:37
    
Its and yes and no question. If its a battery problem, the connections from the PC to the battery where misaligned an removing and reinserting helped. If not, its a OS related problem where the system wanted to be 'reset'. - Could you please vote my answer up if it helped, thnx –  Dwayne Samuels Aug 5 '10 at 5:45
    
- I meant, select it as the answer –  Dwayne Samuels Aug 5 '10 at 5:47
    
How exactly we can find out if its a OS related problem and is there way we can check the date and time the system got reset? –  user44212 Aug 11 '10 at 13:23
    
I am curious now, do laptops have CMOS batteries in them or do they just use the main laptop battery? –  qroberts Dec 15 '10 at 12:47

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.