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Got a DELL Enterntainment lap, 17,2" ca. 5-6 years old,

Customer Question

Hi, got a DELL Enterntainment lap, 17,2"
JA: Just to clarify, what's the exact model of your Dell? And what operating system are you running?
Customer: ca. 5-6 years old
JA: Have you installed any updates recently? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: starter buttom problem
JA: Anything else you want the computer expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: can't get it work starter buttom seems to be stuck
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Laptop
Expert:  Byron replied 9 months ago.

Hi. My name is***** you for your question and the opportunity to assist.

Can you give me the service tag or express service code from the label on the bottom of the laptop?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
k, just a sec.
Studio 377338630441
express service code
Service Tag = HC4LTM1
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
ths starter button is stuck
how can you help?
the starter button is located on the side of the screen
Hello, so far I have not get any help just a bill
I want to cancel this weird service
Expert:  Byron replied 9 months ago.

Thank you. So when you press the button the laptop is not turning on?

The button is housed in a piece of flat plastic that runs the length of the lid,

is that piece loose at all?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Are you a Dell technician?
Expert:  Byron replied 9 months ago.


Customer: replied 9 months ago.
no, it is not loose, but there seems to be a break
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
no, I don't want to switch and incure a bigger bill
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
this is redicilus, what is your answer to my problem?
Expert:  Byron replied 9 months ago.

Thank you. That's a mechanical problem. There are wires inside that connect to the motherboard

and if the solder is broken the laptop will fail to start. Those studio models are famous for switch problems.

Your best option is to have the repair done by a local shop. It would be much more expensive to

send the laptop off to Dell.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
ok, thanks , will do
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Expert:  Byron replied 9 months ago.

Thanks. Please take a moment to rate the service using the stars

at the top of the page as that is how I receive credit for assisting you.

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