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Dell xps m1530 graphic card problems

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March 5, 2013 7:00:54 PM

Hello,
My Dell XPS M1530 suddenly stopped working over night and I dont know what the exart cause might be. When pressed the power button lights come up, I can hear computer running, CD drive running but nothing on the screen.

I insert a CD in the drive but wouldnt eject when pressed the eject buuton. Connect my laptop to an external LCD monitor and nothing come up.

I am suspecting a graphic card problem but too sure at this stage. please any help or advice is hihghly appreciated.

Many thank you for your time.
With regards
Abraham
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March 6, 2013 4:05:26 AM

I am looking into this problem, however so far it sounds very bad - your video chip on motherboard most likely fried....
It is a common issue on xps m1530.
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March 6, 2013 2:18:27 PM

I can not find the location of all those lights, well I don't have the actual laptop, so you would have to look around.
This is the still picture of XPS M1530 Diagnostic LED lights



And this is youtube link for the working video of flashing LEDs http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=...

Which combination is applicable to you?

I hope this will help to solve your problem, once again the result can be very bad....
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