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Dell Inspiron 1764 will not start

Lappy's screen was flickering and the webcam was working only intermittently. There was a lot of ping pong sounds which I narrowed down to device disconnect events, presumably the screen or webcam. So ...
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My laptop fails to POST or boot consistently

I'm sporting a Dell Inspiron 15 (M5030), the specs for which can be found here. Over time I've made three upgrades to the laptop. I've installed: An Intel Advanced-N 6235, wifi+bluetooth 4.0 chip ...
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Laptop freezes before/during post

I have an Asus K70AB which has had an issue for a while. When it boots, there's a chance it'll freeze for an indefinite time before it seems to start doing anything. What it will do is: The lights ...
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Laptop hangs on POST and does not finish except on rare occasions

I have an old Toshiba Satellite A100 laptop that hangs on POST when I try to start it. On rare occasions it does finish the POST and boots Windows successfully, but most times it just finishes it ...
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Laptop won't show anything on display

Yesterday I've tried fedora live 15, when I would leave fedora I made a restart, but instead of restart fedora turned off the laptop. I let my laptop in that way until today, but right now when I try ...
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Laptop won't boot after alcohol spill

So I just had a minor spill and let everything dry out. Now when I try to boot my laptop, I get one or two beeps on the bios splash screen before the laptop shuts down. I can't get to the post screen ...
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I think my laptop just died

I have a Dell 1330M that as of about 15 minutes ago will no longer POST. What happened was I was working, stepped away for a moment, and when I came back it was turned off. I thought that was odd, ...