A few tries after that showed a charge light but it only lasted for short bursts before dying again. Disconnect the cooling fan cable from the motherboard. That is why I tried to connect adapter directly to battery poles, but solution does not work, why? When you press on the button it feels loose and sometimes will not click. Also the sound no longer works any ideas where the speaker connect? After getting a decent psu running at 19. Sometimes dust can block the fan so it stops spinning.
Not a fan of Vista, but i've had it and know the quirks. There are 8 rubber feet. Remove all screws that secure the display panel frame to the display panel. From few days back I am experiencing a thin white colored vertical line on right hand side of my laptop screen…. Turn the computer display-side up, with the front toward you. The solder-through plate from the power in socket -pin had fractured right through at the base where it goes into the motherboard. I relise I may need to change the motherboad to do this.
Disposal of mercury may be regulated because of environmental considerations. There are 8 cells 4400mAh batteries available on the market. Lift the rear edge of the keyboard and swing it toward you until it rests on the palm rest. Worked for a while and then started shutting off like the way Ben described his problem, removed the battery thinking this was defective and it seemed to work for day or so without the battery installed and only hooked up to the adapter, then the computer started shutting off again after 10 minutes or so for no reason. Reverse this procedure to install the switch cover. And I fixed it success.
Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer. If it works for you, please mention the model in the comments below and help other people. The dust balls had jammed the propellers, I cleaned it up, replaced it back, followed the guide backwards to put everything into place. At the other hand, sometimes I manage to turn the laptop on and it works perfectly, also the battery is full, not charging. I got a problem though which is not related to the disassembling procedure, I have two banks of memory , one of them is not working anymore, do you have a clue what might be happening?? In the service manual find part number for the top cover.
For an example, if i want to copy any text, now im using fn+c instead of ctrl+c. I pointed to the speaker cable in the step 16. Probably the laptop not worth fixing. Is there anyone with the solution? The fan is running fine, not too much heat noticed, so I believe it is not overheating. Is your laptop completely dead? Without thermal grease and thermal pad the laptop will shut down because of overheating.
When the battery reaches a critical battery level, the battery light begins to blink rapidly. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn the computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system. I took the motherboard to a local tech who replaced the socket for me, but still no sound from headphones, but now speakers work again on laptop. Click on this link below and then for each processor, click on Compatible Products on the left side of the page. A friend said I may have installed the processor wrong, but it just fit easily by lining up the heatsink screws, so I thought this would be ok. Next day try turning it on again. Yes, there is an easy way.
But they cannot find the part. I shall give it another go this weekend, however wanted to buy the battery in the meantime. All I could find in the quickspecs were a list of specific model numbers and the processors they came with. I have tried to re-installing video driver and also cleaned up the screen very well but the line has still remain there…. After that I put it back together and vacuumed the cooling fan from the bottom of the laptop.
The inverter is available using spare part number 441628-001. Maybe the fan is bad. Yes, it is possible to change the top cover assembly. Are you able to assist? I have tried to re-installing video driver and also cleaned up the screen very well but the line has still remain there…. For this upgrade, must be disabled the Core Duo bios support, otherwise the laptop will not boot. The machine is 2 years old and we live in a very dust enviroment in southern Spain; is there an easy way to clean the fan and filters? The motherboard has been removed.