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  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1545 - No Hard Drive Detected

    Dell Inspiron 1545 was being used with no issues. Upon next bootup the below message was received. Now upon it boot-up, its a black screen that says No Hard Drive Detected. I went into the system settings and it shows 'none' for the hard drive. I have attempted to reseat the hard drive but get...
  • Forum Thread: Staying on "Starting Windows" Screen too long.

    I have a Dell Inspiron 17 N7010 and about a week and a half ago, I noticed it would basically freeze when it was starting up. Basically each time I want to use it, I have to shut it down by holding the power and then going to that menu where it would try and find what's wrong. At first, the...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 600m Hard Drive Heating

    I recently replaced the original WD80GB IDE hard drive on my Inspiron 600m with a Dell recommended WD Scorpio PATA 250GB hard drive (model number WD2500BEVE). After having gone through other posts on making sure that the new hard drive is partitioned to below 120GB, I partitioned mine into 3 partitions...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading recommendations for an Inspirion 15R laptop

    Hi, I currently have a Inspirion 15R and wish to upgrade the processor. This is my basic computer specifications: Operating System: Windows 8 Pro 64-Bit RAM: 8GB DDR3 Processor: Intel i7 2670QM Graphics Card: Intel 2nd Gen HD 3000, GT525M Additional Information: I bought this laptop...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1564 overheating (fan very load)

    Hi, After about one year of usage the fan in my Inspiron 1564 got louder and louder... VERY loud! The temperatures in idle are GPU 60°C and Cores 45°C. Max temps are GPU 100°C and Cores 70°C. I tried everything I could do. I removed ALL the dust from the inside. (That helped...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Wifi Not Working

    I bought 2 inspiron 3520's before Christmas as gifts. Since Dec 26 to today, I have had limited connectivity issues with WiFi. The connection comes and goes very randomly. The laptops have a Dell Wireless 1704 card. Both computers have windows 8. I have a Linksys n router. Dell technical support...
  • Forum Thread: keyboard backlit problem /Inspiron SE-7720/

    Hi All, I've the same problem with the backlit thing...when I launch the application ('BacklitKB) from my Dell folder on "C:" a window pops up saying, that the keyboard backlit cannot be detected. Pressing Fn+F6 does not work either...:( Anyway, if someone finds a solution for...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 17R N7010 doesn't even turn on.

    Hi there, I have a Inspiron 17R N7010 laptop with an i5 processor that was bought back in Dec. 2010, so it's almost a year and a half old and obviously out of warranty. Anyway, thing was working pretty well...up until Friday. Now, I can't even get it to turn on. I've tried, pressing the power...
  • Forum Thread: Charger damaged two times in a month

    I am a resident of Jind, Haryana (India). I purchased my laptop from Thiland having following information This information is also available on dell support site and copied from the same Service Tag: < < ADMIN NOTE : Service Tag removed per privacy policy > Express service code: < ADMIN NOTE...
  • Forum Thread: Memory Integrity Test Failed [2000-0123]

    I have a Inspiron 1525 which fails the memory integrity test. i have 4gb ram. I formatted my hard drive and now i cant install any OS. I dont have any backups. What should i do? I tried reinstalling the OS many many times and i also reinstalled the ram but not luck. Do i need new ram? what might it be...
  • Forum Thread: 1525 No power no lights, nothing

    I have a 1525 that had a broken DC power port and would not power on. This port was replaced and the problem still existed......no fan, nothing except an occasional flashing blue battery light. Thinking that perhaps I received a bad power port I replaced it with another. No change. At this point I...
  • Forum Thread: windows installing problem

    hi have a note book dell inspiron 910 i m trying to install the windows but when it comes to select a partition then there is two options :- partition 1 [fat] 39 mb < 30 mb free.. c: partition2 7286 [unknown] 7286 mb < 7286 mb free> when i select the partition C and then press...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop N7010 wont boot up past the Dell screen, the bars never fill up &amp; I've tried EVERYTHING, please help if you can..

    Well, the 1st bad message I got when trying to log into my Inspiron Windows 7 (32 & 64) was: PXE-E53 "no boot file received". I spoke with someone who told me to insert the drivers disc & keep hitting F12, which at 1st wouldn't work (but I CAN access the BIOS screen from F2 &...
  • Forum Thread: Loose Screws....Inspiron 1525

    I have an Inspiron 1525 which has been an awesome, awesome PC but for 1 issue. The screws are constantly falling out of the back. While there have been other issues that technical support has resolved quickly they never are able to resolve loose screws. The loose and missing screws lead to unnecessary...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron n7010 failure to turn on

    I have had my computer for about 3 years and about 6 months ago I had a spill on my computer where it would not turn on after the spill. I took the computer to a shop and they said it had no wliquid damage and then replaced my ac port for the charger. It worked great other than all the ports on the left...
  • Forum Reply: Re: dell inspiron 15r 5520 touch pad Fn F3 not working

    I downloaded and installed the Windows 7 64 bit version. Rebooted twice still the Fn/F3 isn't working. Thanks
  • Forum Thread: dell 1464

    In diagnosis result shows error: 2000-0146 Msg: Hard drive 0-self test contains previous error. NB: I can still use HDD and I have installed windows instead of getting this error in diagnosis. plz help me.
  • Forum Thread: I NEED HELP!!!!!!!!!

    I NEED HELP!!!! i just got a brand new dell n5050 keyboard this week and there is something wrong. when i got it in the mail from texasdiscountelectronics.com, i was so happy that i dont have to deal with this crappy old keyboard ever again. So i went to install the keyboard, i took the battery out...
  • Forum Thread: how to boot fast in dell inspiron 15z 5523 ultrabook

    dear all i have purchased new dell inspiron 15z ultrabook intel intel core i5 3337u processor, 4GB DDR3 RAM @1600Mhz, 500GB 5400rpm HDD+ 32GB SSD, 15.6 WLED HD 1366*768 display., and nvidia GE FORCE GT630M 2GB graphics card. in ultrabook it is said that there should be lighting fast boot but please...
  • Forum Thread: M5010 new cpu overheating

    Hi just got my 8gb ram installed and my amd phenom ii x640 installed and i am having problems with my laptop turning off ocasionally so i started looking into my cpu temp and its hitting between 75 and 94 degrees celcius just when im dickin around on the web and i know the x640 is supposed to hit 71...
  • Forum Thread: Issues With Laptop's Body

    My Dell Inspiron N5050's body has gone slightly loose. I mean, I am just asking if it is normal or not, that the palm rest at some places on the edges is pressed slightly inwards when a little pressure is given or when i place my palm on it making little clicking sounds. The case is similar with...
  • Forum Thread: Issues With Inspiron 5110

    Hi EveryOne .. I have Inspiron 5110 Core i3 .. I am having some issues with my laptop .. First Thing Is When I Go In BIOS Mode My System Freeze After Few Mints ... Second Thing Is When I Try To Install Genuine Window 7 Just After Completing Installation My System Throw ACPI Compliant Error...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop restarting itself

    Hello i have an inspiron 1440. In April the charger port broke and i had my laptop sent in to be repaired , which they did. The only problem is that now my computer restarts randomly and i no longer have a warranty. There is no consistency for when it restarts. Sometimes my charger is plugged in sometimes...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron mini 10 (1010) netbook wireless card questions

    I don't understand, why does my bios have a "Bluetooth" enable or disable function yet I don't seem to have Bluetooth? How does one add Bluetooth? When I went to upgrade things on the Dell page for my netbook it showed under Bluetooth the 1520 Wireless card or at least made it appear...
  • Forum Thread: Can't Install windows7 hardware problem?

    I have a Inspiron 15R N5110 laptop.Just after it expired warranty first it had the problem of not booting after "starting windows" screen until I press a key.With it,it gave several beep sounds(I think 4).And when I am typing the cursor it started to move on its own to a different place.This...