strangestranger October 1, 2009 4:54:41 PM Damn, that thing must be old, my own one is still running sans the battery which died a little while ago. Other wise get ready to buy a new computer. Once it has booted up and the screen is working, it continues to work without any issues and will run a full month with no problems whatsoever. If you do this yourself make sure you have some sort of anti-static work surface. Check This Out
Not sure if thats any help.) Thanks!! basically the 9100 is a turkey and your failure is likely the motherboard failing as it has been with thousands of other 9100 and Inspiron XPS computers. Truth be told, I hate this particular model line. Thanks again for your help mjd. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - dell inspiron 9100 issues by duffrey · 10 years ago In reply to Help Diagnosing Inspiron ... https://www.ifixit.com/Wiki/Dell_Inspiron_9100_Troubleshooting
I too would like to try and save this laptop, because I have an enormous amount of information on it. Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved
Install one memory stick in Slot A, plug in power and try system. 4. So it would seem the processor was ok and probably the motherboard was at fault. But we need your help. Thanks, a friend of mine might have a spare CPU that I can try out.
Refer to the keyboard replacement guide. Screen faulty or bad video cable connection; your Dell Inspiron 9100 turns on, but the screen stays black there is no display with Power light ON and Fan ON. If the system is booting at this time then you can add in (in order) the battery and test boot, then memory stick and test boot...and narrow down the item causing http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/17261656 My friend mentioned that it could be a loose solder that would make it need more time to warm up...
Failure of the LED/Power button board--this is the small circuit board underneath the keyboard bezel. All Right Reserved Send to Email Address Your Name Your Email Address Cancel Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Super hot laptop + fast battery drain = meltdown! http://outlet.dell.com RolfRFJ View Public Profile Send a private message to RolfRFJ Find More Posts by RolfRFJ January 6th, 2008, 04:47 PM #21 krbrock Junior Member Join Date: Jan
When you test the laptop with an external monitor connected to the VGA or HDMI port, the external monitor stays black no display. http://www.badcaps.net/forum/showthread.php?t=4391 Tell them you support a bipartisan bill. Post your service tag and I may be able to find you what you need. The screen comes back to normal after many (close to infinite) restarts.This DELL teaches you patience, another white elephant.
All Right Reserved Send to Email Address Your Name Your Email Address Cancel Post was not sent - check your email addresses! his comment is here The failed electronic component has to be replaced. (How to test Laptop System Power). Tell your state representative to support S618. They shared the same motherboard but it was so bad Dell withdrew the XPS and came out with a Generation 2 model with a different board.
Sometimes the ribbon cable is wound in a loop to take the stress off when the lid is open, but can also cause the connector to work irself loose on the Did you ever figure it out? Power button failed; Test Power Button ON/OFF Continuity with a Voltmeter, if there is no continuity when you push on the power button. this contact form All Rights Reserved.
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Test System Power (3V/5V/+V1.8/+V1.25S/+VGFX/+VCCP), CPU power (VCC_CORE). It is difficult to tell due to it's age. The Pentium M and the Pentium 4 have different sockets (S-479 and S-478), and are not interchangeable. help!
Other have had the same issue. Static electric charge on the motherboard, Power circuit in wrong state; your laptop has static electric charge inside capacitors made power circuit in wrong state. CPU failure 2. http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-2500-problems-help.html http://support.dell.com/support/edoc...0/sm/index.htm Finally, once you have tested with your friend's processor and it works, get some good heatsink compound and follow directions in applying it to your CPU.
TechRepublic | Forums | Laptops Laptops Register Now or Log In to post Welcome back, My Profile Log Out Recent Activity FAQs Guidelines Question 0 Votes Locked Help Diagnosing Inspiron 9100 Test System Power (3V/5V/+V1.8/+V1.25S/+VGFX/+VCCP), CPU power (VCC_CORE). Maybe I couldn swap out the memory -unless the 9100 needs two memory chips to operate. Let me know your thoughts.
The older P4 Northwood processor seemed to be the only other alternative. Didn't seem good to me. I had downloaded a fan speed and monitoring program called l8kfanGUI which was designed to take care of the heat issues on a few of these Dell models(inspiron 9100 and XPS I have a Dell Inspiron 9100.
I'm a bit worried that the internal fan is not working. The screen is completely black. Tell them repair is good for the environment, good for consumers, and good for businesses. Motherboard failure; the motherboard has to be replaced, if it’s not too expensive.
The failed electronic component has to be replaced (If you have AC adapter with led and the adapter led turn off every time you plug the adapter into laptop that is I can't seem to find my processor at www.dellmedic.com.