Originally Posted by dave-p
It looks like a Bad mobo,
I know you swapped ram, can you get some other sticks from another laptop etc and try them.
last try just a base config, no drives, CD ROM Wirelss card etc just the base with the memory and CPU.
Last does the Screen light up at all (even with a black background)
I have no other ram to try, tried base config and same result.
The screen does nothing, no light at all