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Unhappy Stopped booting with no Access to BIOS. - 09-09-2011, 03:18 PM

Hi All,

I have had my Dell Mini 10v (1011) since 1st Septemeber 2009, however today it suddenly stopped booting; it no longer shows the BIOS Screen at all, doesn't even flicker, I do not get any error beeps and I haven't touch the innards. So to insure that it wasn't the bios being funky I decided to remove the CMOS battery for a minute and then reattached however nothing still happened. I am at a bit of a loss here as I am just about to be going back to my final year of university and with no laptop. =[

It seems that it is either:
1. The Screen has packed in and is no longer working
2. Bios has somehow died
3. Random Chip Failure of some sort

Any ideas would be really grateful.

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Default 09-10-2011, 02:59 AM

you say no BIOS shows up have you tried to hit f2 or f12 or whatever it is? or try f8 for a windows safe boot?

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