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Laptop won't start

by IAMNAVRAT / September 21, 2011 1:51 PM PDT

I have a laptop...and this is what happened to the laptop...I had a song file on my laptop, ran it thru Kapersky and it came up clean. I went to listen to a song using Windows Media Player because it was a windows media player file and it said when I opened WMP that it needed to update the WMP & Codec? So, I think maybe that was my mistake because it updated, went to restart and never did restart. Now, it tries to restart, the lights flash when I hold done the power button,I hear it try to start and then it shuts off. It looks like the laptop is charging because the battery light is on. I removed the battery /power supply and held down the power button to discharge any 'old power', still does the same scenario. I also noticed a faint beepm beep, beep on the laptop. When I remove the battery the beep goes away but on the same note when I leave the battery in and remove the power supply the beeping stops..But It is a constant faint beep, beep, beep......Also, I had a hard drive reader, took out the hard drive, ran a scan on it using Sophus and it came up clean. Another thing that was happening w/laptop is that it wouldn't read the power source consistently about a week or so before all this has happened. Suggestions????

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Is this that Dell of yours?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 22, 2011 6:11 AM PDT
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Look at Dell site
by orlbuckeye / October 11, 2011 4:52 AM PDT
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