Best answer as chosen by user alex11553: PS. I skipped a quick item.
by R. Proffitt - 8/16/11 3:55 PM
In Reply to: Dell Studio 1735 pwr light comes on 1/2 second then out by alex11553
Perform the generic reset too. Power off, remove ac, battery, press hold the power button for 60 seconds, release, apply AC and re-test.
The long version of this is in the top of the CNET Laptop Troubleshooting forum.