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  • Forum Reply: Re: No bootable devices--strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility

    No bootable devices--strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility and then it say No boot device available - boot failed I have a Dell Latitude D600 with A16 Bios and had the same problem due to a power failure, and fixed it myself. 1.) I was able to boot from the F12 boot menu to access Windows...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Vostro 3350 won't power up

    There's some background info I should provide to give a clearer picture, so bare with me. I decided to change the original 750gb hdd for a crucial 128gb SSD. I looked up a video on YouTube on how to change the Hdd on the 3550, so that I knew exactly what I was doing. I was able to change the hdd...
  • Forum Thread: Dell inspiron 7520 SRT problem

    Last week i have purchased a Dell Inspiron 7520 with Windows 8, 32 GB SSD and 1TB. I've mistakenly formatted the 32 GB SSD. IRST did not show the accelerate option. I've tried to return to factory image, windows 8 reinstalled with this process but repartition of SSD didn't happen. I followed...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1537- Driver Repair?!?

    hey all i have a dell 1537 studio laptop - Mcafee expired so i renewed it now i cant logon it keeps going to launch start up repair or start windows normally. everytime i select either it just goes back to that. i hold F8 and get a 'System Recovery option' and then a "Add Drivers"...
  • Forum Thread: Restoring the lost Factory Restore Button After formatting/shrinking the Disc volume

    Hi, Recently I have found a nice way to restoring my Dell Laptop to Factory condition which was missing from my Bios after shrinking the hard disc.The procedure are very simple and any one can do it with out any errors.I have shared it here with pictures for each step http://fermisys.blogspot.in...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 15 502x

    Hi guys, I've bought an 256gb SDD disk for my laptop and I follow the dell official instructions and I can't open the aluminium part next to the keyboard. This is the official guide http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/xpsL502X/en/sm/palmrest.htm#wp1044787 " Remove the screw...
  • Forum Thread: BOOTMGR not found, no OS installed

    Around 1 year ago i purchased a Dell Studio 1558 from Dell.com. A month or so ago i started to get blue error screens and crashes whenever i attempted to do anything. I couldn't even run Windows 7 in saffe mode. To resolve this issue, i had an unopened 1TB hard drive and OEM windows 7 home premium...
  • Forum Thread: Dell 1525 boot sequence?

    Hello, i made this account to ask this specific question. What is the default boot sequence for a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop???
  • Forum Thread: inspiron 1520 vista, media direct 3.3 reinstal problems.

    hi all, i have a inspiron 1520 running on vista. think its 2007 model, i have had nothing but probs with it, so after alot of hrs on forums etc i decided to reinstall all my systems, again it not gone well,i had lost the partition to reset to maifactures setting, the reinsall option missing from...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Overheating and shutting down, N5110

    Hi Debbie/Dear Dell, Aren't you guys tired of posting these lame advises in an pathetic attempt to hide the truth, which is that this model of Dell laptop, N5110 regardless of what CPU+GPU it has inside, has a MAJOR design flaw in its cooling system! The vent openings for both the intake of the...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop Unable to boot

    I own an Inspiron N4010 14R dell laptop. When I restarted my laptop yesterday, i couldn't boot into windows and windows logo was rotating forever. So I thought OS was curropted and tried to reinstall OS. But it also didn't work. I couldn't able to install OS. But I could able to delete a...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1525 hard drive upgrade

    The Inspiron 1525 comes with a Seagate hard drive, the ST9160310AS (or at least mine did). However I wish to upgrade to a Seagate ST750LX003, which is a 750Gb hybrid drive. I have used a Linux live CD to clone the hard drive in its entirety, however on completing this and booting from the new drive...
  • Forum Thread: Need an advice regarding Dell XPS m1530 upgrade (Memory and HDD)

    I am willing to upgrade my Dell XPS laptop to be exact increase the ram from 2GB to 4GB and replace my hard disk to something no less then 320GB so i need some advice and suggestions to choose right model parts.
  • Forum Thread: Latitude e5430 | Something not booting up

    Hello I'm 1480c1 I have a problem where if I turn on my computer it will boot up until I see a windows screen but then automatically shuts off or also it might go to a screen with it saying auto repair then shutdown. I have tried to see if there was anything wrong with the computer setup and tried...
  • Forum Thread: Dell 14z-N411z paper weight

    I've attached a picture of my $800 paper weight referenced in my post on 4/3/12. She's a beauty and really holds paper down. Doesn't do anything else though.
  • Forum Thread: file coping speed is very low

    when i copy a sharing file form another PC that is my same networking. i am getting very low coping speed, what the problem please help me.
  • Forum Reply: Re: Studio XPS 1645 Hard drive replacement

    I had to replace my HDD and when installed the drivers above for my system the driver for SATA Intel Matrix Storage Manager - Notebooks, http://ftp.dell.com/SATA/R233884.exe just tells me that this computer does not meet the minimum standards. My BIOS offers AHCI and ATA modes and would not install win7...
  • Forum Reply: Re: system freeze and not able to boot windows from hard disk

    Hi Suruchi, Were you able to resolve your issue? I am also facing the same type of issue. My Lappy is not able to boot from any device bootable USb or CD ROM. Its showing the Windows Installation starting..after that there is no progress... When I tried to check the option of Repair(Restore...
  • Forum Thread: Session 5 Initialization Failed after chkdsk E6400/E6410

    I support a lot of remote users who have E6400 and E6410 systems and I see it a lot where they call in for some issue and our 1st level helpdesk runs a chkdsk and after it completes they get a BSOD Session 5 Initialization Failed. You can reboot to your heart's content and no luck. But if you do...
  • Forum Thread: My XPS 14 not booting up

    I have XPS 14 (with Windows 7 64 bits) since last 2 yrs. Recently I faced this issue. When I turn it on, it shows the Dell logo screen and then shows either of these 2 messages: 1. To insert media to boot 2. at time it shows - Disk Read error Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to recovery I tried booting...
  • Forum Thread: Dead Hard drive. Dell Mini Inspiron 1012

    I have to install a new hard drive. Can I use the Reinstallation DVD that came with the netbook to reinstall the OS? Can I use the Product Key that's on the bottom of the netbook?
  • Forum Thread: Not able to reinstall Windows Vista to Dell XPS M1530 using external USB or DVD

    My Dell XPS M1530 was crashed and Hard disk formatted fully. Now booting windows 8 thru USB with minimal access. Mean able to access the System Restore, Reset, System image factory setup and Advanced options. when i tried with above options, due to hard disk full format not able to reset the OS. When...
  • Forum Thread: DELL E6520 WONT ALLOW FOR KACE IMAGING ON A NEW HARD DRIVE

    We recently had a hard drive go bad and dell has sent me a replacement, but im trying to now image it with our kace image. when i choose the boot environment it only goes through about half of the dots and then kicks back to the boot environment, i have read several places that they come with raid on...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude ON Flash help

    Hi. I have a Dell E6510 with Win7 Ultimate, I picked up a Latitude ON Flash module to add to my laptop. It's installed, activated in the bios and is recognized by the system but I cannot figure out why or how to get it working. I've searched and downloaded all of the related files and it's...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Looking for M6600 and M4600 replacement parts

    Check out.. www.laptopaid.com They offer quality parts and spare parts for different brands of laptop at reasonable market price, and also they provide a basic guide for laptop repair that could help you in repairing your laptop.