It booted fine showing 2G RAM. In the photo above, you should see a wide, white connector that runs up into the flat panel display from the motherboard. This calls for all the screws on the bottom to be removed. Tags:Dell Inspironscreenpower roseok22 April 10, 2012 at 04:41:49 Specs: Windows 7 SCREEN BLACK BLUE LIGHT 9 IS STEADY BLUE LIGHT A AND ARROW FLASHING,WILL NOT POWER ON. Source
Try known good parts if there's any. A more logical explanation is that a low voltage battery corrupts CMOS and there is no way to clear it short of removing the battery. I wasn't sure if we had the same problem, but I think the error codes can be different depending on whatever the error report decides is most important. Parts-People.com, INC Privacy | Policies © Copyright 2002-2015 Parts-People.com, Inc.
Posted by ejn63 on 19 Jan 2011 6:55 Try the memory modules one at a time in each slot until you find the faulty module or socket. The solution is changing the CMOS battery. There are five, and in this model only two are connected, the black and white wires. Then you could reseat the memory as I tried.
It takes time and patience, but the $2 you'll spend to fix it is worth it. RAM Memory Fault Reseat the memory sticks. I'm wondering if the CMOS data got corrupt and changing the battery reset the CMOS data. Dell Inspiron 1526 Screen Wont Turn On Posted by Anonymous on 16 May 2013 7:54 Suggested Answer I will put it on the facebook Like 0 Reply You have posted to a forum that requires a moderator to
Then you can take all the screws out that hold in the plate covering access to the memory, processor, heatsink and WiFi antennas. Any ideas? Note, you don't have to remove the heatsink to expose the processor, but I did just to check and make sure the thermal paste wasn't too spotty and clean the dust https://www.technibble.com/forums/threads/dell-laptop-diagnostic-blink-codes.21444/ With all the screws removed and the plastic piece out, the motherboard is almost free.
Disconnect the screen cable from the motherboard here: Now remove the four screws on the two hinges that are holding the screen to the case. Dell Inspiron 1526 Caps Lock And Scroll Lock Flashing When I got it all back together, it booted first try. Here they are pictured below. micman, Oct 9, 2010 #5 dommafia Newbie Reputations: 0 Messages: 1 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 5 I just registered to thank you micman for the guide with pictures.
I downloaded the instructions and bought the coin battery for $3 or whatever it was. dig this Dead as in will not power on. Dell Inspiron 1526 Two Blinking Lights He replaced the CMOS battery, and now the computer works great! Dell Inspiron 1526 Cmos Battery I turned it on and it worked fine.
I installed the CMOS battery into my 1526 and now it works great. http://applecountry.net/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-1420-error-lights.php Like 0 Reply You have posted to a forum that requires a moderator to approve posts before they are publicly available. It may have busted Vista but at least the core is running again. DELL.COM > Community > Support Forums > Laptop > General Hardware > Inspiron 1526 no start (2 lights flash one solid) Join Sign in Inspiron 1526 no start (2 lights flash Dell Inspiron 1526 Problems
Still no boot. The CMOS battery, or Coin Cell battery, is a standard CR2032 battery which you can find at your local drug store, grocery store, electronics store or anywhere that sells batteries. It had worked fine up until I picked up a virus...yes I was using protection...and had to have it serviced. http://applecountry.net/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-b130-error-lights.php Similar Threads - Inspiron 1526 black Dell Inspiron 7566 Fatal1ty39, Oct 2, 2016 at 10:53 AM, in forum: Dell Inspiron and Dell Studio Replies: 4 Views: 834 Luoar Oct 5, 2016
Now it's time to remove the flat panel display. Dell Inspiron 1526 Drivers Windows 7 THAT may be more of the issue now. Replace the motherboard / system board.
These tests are called POST or Power On Self Test. You may want to search the Dell community web site http://en.community.dell.com/search/SearchResults.aspx?q=led+lock+codes Dell Solution Network: Step-by-Step Troubleshooting Wizard: This is the only LED codes the wizard tells about your model ON - Thanks in advance. Dell Inspiron 1526 Won't Turn On micman, Sep 19, 2010 #1 micman Notebook Evangelist Reputations: 213 Messages: 600 Likes Received: 41 Trophy Points: 41 I got some information from my friend.
You'll notice a difficult spot by where you slid the dvd drive out. Bay Wolf http://www.bay-wolf.com/portpostcodes.htm FLASHING - ON - ON = CPU (Reseat or replace) or system board. Let me know if none of the above helps and I'll try to give you some tips from there. http://applecountry.net/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-1521-error-lights.php Ok now we need the top casing and the bottom to separate.
Thanks in advance. Now reverse your steps and put everything back together. The dash lights do come on but they stop with the Caps Lock and Num Lock lights blinking fast. Keep the screws with their respective drives and set them in a safe place that is static free and away from magnets.
Thank you so much for for your help. Dell Inspiron 1526 LED Light Codes LED Light Code Component Causing No POST Possible Solution(s) Motherboard / System Board Fault Replace the motherboard / system board. Thanks for trying to help Tracy. 08/13/2010 by Iri2008 Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? And now remove the Expresscard caddy.
I can't find any helpful Dell documentation to describe what that system flash code means. These are all good questions for which I can find no real documented information. Now you can see the two screws holding down the keyboard. If any part is unclear or there are any questions, feel free to post them.
Thanks, 12/07/2010 by Erik Espericueta I gave up my taptop for dead, but when I saw the comment about changing the cmos battery, I figured a $4 gamble would be worth RAM Not Detected Install the memory sticks. Don't miss any, there's one right in the middle that's hard to see. I found documentation for another Inspiron, but Dell's error database doesn't include a situation where the second and third led's flash persistently, while the first led stays on.
I tried the battery power only, to the same end. Now you need to remove the two optical drives. Before you flip the laptop over, remove the two screws near the back edge of the laptop labeled with a "D." You should see them just inside the very back outside If you are planning to take your laptop apart, I hope this guide is helpful to you, but please understand the risk involved.
Good for you that you're circumventing Dell's tactics and doing it yourself.