I'm checking a Dell Inspiron my mother-in-law says won't turn on. When I plug the power supply into the laptop, the light on the power supply turns off, before even trying to turn on the laptop. I've tried two different power supplies that I KNOW work, but same problem. The very first time I turned it on, there was about 2 minutes left in the battery and then after it died, I can't get it to startup at all. Any ideas?
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It could be the battery itself is bad or it could be a fault in the power supply module or the charging circuit. its very awkward to tell without viewing the machine.
you've already ruled out the probability of it being the AC power cables however it seems a …
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