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  • Forum Thread: LAN connection via usb

    Hi, am new to this community. I have a Inspiron 6000 and have been advised that the network card (Broadcom 440x10/100) is not working. When I try to enable this card or load the driver for this card my laptop freezes and I have to turn it off for about five minutes removing the battery before I can get...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 7100 - screen issue - help needed

    I am using windows me edition in my laptop Inspiron 7100. Due to some issue, my screen now is restricted at the center 5cm * 5 cm and windows os comes up in that tiny 2 inch by 2inch space. I thought it is screen resolution issue but I am not able to go to screen settings and change anything as i...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude E6400 Upper Left Mouse Button Locks the Thumbpad when depressed.

    I have discovered a problem with my new Latitude E6400 and Dell Support has decided to ignore the issue. I have found that if you depress the upper left mouse button, it locks the thumbpad so that you can not, for example, drag an icon using the thumbpad. Historically and on other Latitude Laptops this...
  • Forum Thread: Order Status

    The 29th of December 2009 I made an online purchase of a laptop. The expected shipping date was given to me as the 19th of January 2010. The length of time was not what concerns me. What concerns me is that when I log into my personal account, it shows no orders, not even pending. My question is why...
  • Forum Reply: Re: customer service sucks

    OMG if Dell is 2nd then I guess I'm glad I'm buying another Dell - despite over 2 1/2 days of problems relating to the laptop (fixed today onsite) and then the planned replacement of my 7 year-old desktop (glad I bought top of the line back in 2002.....). I don't think I would survive worse...
  • Forum Thread: HELP!! with INSPIRON 6000

    I have a Dell Inspiron 6000 that will not power on. This occurs the same way whether the battery is installed or not. I press power, and all lights momentarily light up. Then all but the Power Indicator and the Hard Drive lights turn off, and the A light in a little lock sign flashes 10 times, then you...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 1720 Crashes - Replaced HD - Do I need a new Motherboard?

    We purchase an Inspiron 1720 for our Son (college student). The system kept crashing, so we decided to reinstall the operating system (VISTA). Everything went fine. After a few days the system crashed again, but would not come-up - Hard Drive could not be found. We ran the repair and it would run and...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop

    Video playback Choppy 17 Dec 2008 10:33AM I am using Vista Home Premium Service Pack 1 on a Dell Inspiron 1721 Laptop. It doesn't matter what I try to watch, movies, video ( like 'YouTube'), music videos, the news feeds ,etc. I cannot get a playback that doesn't stop and restart...
  • Forum Thread: Beware!, the chat reps will say anything to sell you a laptop even lie!

    Beware!, the chat reps will say anything to sell you a laptop even lie! I wanted to order a alienware m17x R3 for my brothers 21st birthday party on the 11th of April. I saw a window popup with chat on it. I clicked it, I wanted to ask how long it would take for dell to send me a laptop to my door...
  • Forum Thread: PROBLEM WITH BLUE SCREEN CRASHES

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  • Forum Thread: Have not yet received Dell Gift Card/ Dell Promo

    Hi, I bought two laptops in June 2009 and that was with an offer of getting back $50/ laptop. I was told it will take 6-8 weeks to recieve this but I have still not received any confirmation mail/ post regarding this. I want some advice regarding the same, does this promo come as a post or as an email...
  • Forum Thread: software problems from the beginning

    I have been a Dell user for years. Last year I purchased the XPS 15z to support me through a rigorous year of grad school. From the beginning, I did not get full use of Dell Stage. My music loaded onto it, but it would never play from it. Music lists would play from opening folders under 'my music...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Service [Admin Note: Edited for TOU violation]!!

    I Have never experienced such an aweful customer service! I would never purchase another laptop from DELL anymore. I bought one back at the end of July 2009. And the LCD screen on the laptop is broken. I have been spending the whole day today on the phone with the technical support. while they told...
  • Forum Thread: Replacement Parts?

    I broke the USB thing for my cordless mouse. It still works, mostly, but is now starting to get dodgy. Is there a way that I can buy a replacement USB for my Logitech V220 cordless optical USB mouse through Dell? It's the flamingo pink one that was designed for Dell. I just need the USB part, not...
  • Forum Thread: New laptops soon?

    I know that new laptop releases are always hush hush, but when can we expect the next batch of laptops from Dell? I don't even want to know much about them, I just want to know how long I have to wait? A guesstimate anyone? Thanks!
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dear Dell CEO & Executives - Your Company Is Rapidly Losing Marketshare Because of Your Customer Service Model

    So, I was not wrong about DELL-Support. I posted this comment on 21 Sep 2010 1:54 AM and I an receiving your email now. Other thing is I recently saw that there was some DELL-Online backup or some software that got expired and even that needs a paid service. I am 100% against purchasing DELL product...
  • Forum Thread: dusting out a laptop

    Hi everybody, obviously new here but I've been a Dell customer for over three years. First time posting on the forum, though. I've owned my current laptop (an Inspiron E1705) for about two years now, and I'm happy with it. Recently though I've been trying to tune it up a bit to keep...
  • Forum Thread: BIOS password problem

    I reset my BIOS settings to default and now system is asking for System or administrator password. I do not keep any password My laptop has a warranty. Kindly please help me and give me the solution. DELL INSPIRON N4050 Service tag < ADMIN NOTE : Service tag removed per privacy policy>
  • Forum Thread: Reformatting a Inspiron 2200 Laptop

    Hello... I need help in reformatting an Inspiron 2200 Laptop . From a previous attempt, I know it cannot be done by rebooting and pressing a F Function Key. There is a file available for download that I need but I do not recall the name or location of that file. If anyone knows this information, please...
  • Forum Thread: From an Inspiron 9300 Laptop, how do you take out and replace a keyboard ?

    From an Inspiraon 9300 Laptop, how do you take out and replace a keyboard ? Specifically, which screws do you take out ?
  • Forum Thread: DELL IS A FRAUD

    Dell does not provide the advertised product. Lies, lies, lies. Save your money. Don't buy a Dell computer
  • Forum Thread: Cannot install Windows Vista on Dell 1420n

    I use a Dell Inspiron 1420n. It belongs to Dell's n-series of laptops that come pre-installed with linux. Immediately after delivery, I installed Windows XP Professional, the OS that I am currently running. I'd very much like to install Windows Vista now, but it just does not happen. On...
  • Forum Thread: Need to Change OS (Vista Home Basic to Vista Office Premium or XP)

    Hi, I am from India (Bangalore). I have a laptop of Inspiron 1420 model purchaased last year (Sep 2007). OS is Visa HomeBasic. I want to change my OS from Home basic to Office Premium. Could Dell Support help in this and how to approach and what will be cost? Provide necessary information like...
  • Forum Thread: Return Policy Disappointing

    Ok. I am pretty upset about the latest Mini 9 that I ordered from Dell. I just opened it yesterday and although it looks great, it is too small for me to use. My fingers don't even fit on it, so I was going to return it and buy a larger DELL laptop. But I am told I have to pay a 15% restocking fee...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Buying from Dell Outlet Scratch and Dent?

    I just got a 17.3 inch 17R N7110 i5 6g ram 500hd for $519 . It was listed as scratch and dent so I was a lil concerned about it's possible appearance, but for the $200 savings I took the risk. I was shocked to see that it was mint condition, had not one mark, spot, scratch, nothing, it looks and...