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Hi all.I am having trouble with my Dell M90 laptop.When I power it up the monitor lights up but no image appears.Both the CPU and graphics card fans don't come on.If a cd is put in the drive it spins.
About 2 mouths ago I had the graphics card repaired and all seemed well until a few days ago.
I have tried replacing the cmos battery,took out the hard disk,wireless card all to no avail.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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get you hands on a bootable linux cd and try booting to it .
knoppix is a decent one .
http://www.knopper.net/knoppix/index-en.html

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No post screen.I would say its not a software problem.But thanks for commenting.

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I have tried replacing the cmos battery,took out the hard disk,wireless card all to no avail.

don't stop there take out the ram,
but i do suspect its the video adapter again

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I have taken both sticks of ram out and tried 1 at a time in each slot.It made no difference.
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It is not the driver since there is no start screen.

Use this guide:
http://blog.screenaid.com/2009/04/28/laptop-lcd-troubleshooting-tips/comment-page-1/#comment-8491

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