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Replaced mother board and hard drive now the inspiron wont stay on

Last response: in Laptops & Notebooks
October 18, 2012 5:06:36 PM

ispiron 8600, had a 9 light blinking issue, decoded it, replaced mother board. while i was there replace hard drive. put it all togeather. now have other issues. plug in battery. battery indicator lights up(good). depress start button, the three led lights green for about 5 sec`s then lights out. doesnt start or stay on. also i can hit f12 while green lights are on the battery light goes to yellow, fan turns on and then i cant turn computer off with button. did i get a bad Mother board????
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October 18, 2012 5:13:22 PM

you must've unless you installed it improperly or missed a wire somewhere
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October 18, 2012 5:23:24 PM

Orrr did you get a compatable MOBO? List your specs here that will help.