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Inspiron 1520 bad MOBO or video card?

I have a Inspiron 1520. I got a blue screen saying "hardware failure".

Now when I press the power button the power, Activitiy light and Bluetooth light up. But Laptop won't show anything on screen. Then after a few seconds the only light on is the power light.

The hdd is working fine, tested it on another CPU. Can anyone help me out?

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Re: Inspiron 1520 bad MOBO or video card?

When you start your Microsoft Windows XP-based computer after you swap the drive on the computer, you may receive a Stop error message that is similar to the following:


This issue may occur if the new motherboard contains an embedded IDE controller that has a different chipset than the original motherboard.

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