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Alienware black screen of death
Mar 12, 2010, 12:39 PM
I have an Alienware M5550 and out of nowhere it will not boot up for me. No BIOS no POST - nothing.
The screen stays dark, the HD spins but that is it.
It was working fine until this happened.
I have removed both ram modules and tested those and they seem to be fine.
Mar 12, 2010
alienware black screen death
Mar 12, 2010, 3:07 PM
It's acting like it may have a short somewhere, most likely on the motherboard or perhaps, even the cpu went bad. Do you know what kind of temps it was running at before all of this started?
Mar 12, 2010, 3:16 PM
I do not know the exact temps but it always ran hot
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