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Revision to Dell Inspiron 9100 Troubleshooting

Kelsey Engel

=== Problem with ram ===
 
ItIf the laptop still doesn't turn on, it is possible that the problem lies within the ram. Refer to the ram replacement guide.
ItIf the laptop still doesn't turn on, it is possible that the problem lies within the ram. Refer to the ram replacement guide.
 
=== Motherboard problems ===
=== Faulty power buttons ===
 
There may beFailure to turn on could also indicate an issue with the power button. Refer to the power button replacement guide to remedy this problem.
There may beFailure to turn on could also indicate an issue with the power button. Refer to the power button replacement guide to remedy this problem.
 
=== Bad processor ===
 
Issues turning on the computer may indicate a bad processor. The processor will need to be replaced - referreplaced. Refer to processor replacement guide.
== Black screen or white


== White
lines appear on screen or screen is black ==
Issues turning on the computer may indicate a bad processor. The processor will need to be replaced - referreplaced. Refer to processor replacement guide.
== Black screen or white


== White
lines appear on screen or screen is black ==
 
''When attempting to turn on laptop, the screen is black or white lines appear on screen.''
=== Bad screen ===
 
If the screen is black or has white lines across it, the most likely cause of the problem is a bad screen. ReplaceThe screen by followingwill need to be replaced: use the screen replacement guide.
If the screen is black or has white lines across it, the most likely cause of the problem is a bad screen. ReplaceThe screen by followingwill need to be replaced: use the screen replacement guide.
 
=== Video processor problem ===
 
Another reason for black screen is a problem with the video processor. The video processor will need to be replaced -replaced: use the video processor replacement guide.
Another reason for black screen is a problem with the video processor. The video processor will need to be replaced -replaced: use the video processor replacement guide.
 
=== Motherboard problem ===
== Battery does not hold charge ==
 
''Laptop does not work when not plugged into a power source. The battery will not hold a charge.''
''Laptop does not work when not plugged into a power source. The battery will not hold a charge.''
 
=== Drained battery ===
=== Dead battery ===
 
Battery may need to be replaced if laptop still doesn’t hold charge. To remedy this problem, refer toreplace the battery replacement guide to replaceusing the battery.
battery replacement guide.
Battery may need to be replaced if laptop still doesn’t hold charge. To remedy this problem, refer toreplace the battery replacement guide to replaceusing the battery.
battery replacement guide.
== Computer fails to boot ==
 

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