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  • Forum Thread: Laptop won't detect battery.

    I've had several problems with the laptop I bought only 4 months ago, and I've received very little help towards rectifying all my problems. The most recent problem was that the motherboard already had to be replaced due to damage caused by the delivery company. Now that I've received...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 15 3521 Power LED white, Battery LED solid red

    motherboard fried?
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron N5110

    Hello to the community, Like the tittle says I have a Dell Inspiron N5110, before all this trouble happen it used to work fine I turned off and turn it on a couple of time. after two days the computer turn on but with an error sign saying that the OS was not found, I run the diagnostic tool that the...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell E1505 motherboard?

    I had the same problem and with your comment, I went ahead and swap the MB. The initial issue why my MB needed replacement in the first place was because, the battery was not getting charge from the ac adapter. The pc was working fine till the battery runs out of charge. The new mb aside from the...
  • 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: M1330 battery/AC charger issues

    Hello. I have an out-of-warranty M1330 laptop. A coupld of days ago, I was playing Red Alert 3 with the laptop running on battery when the laptop suddenly turned off after about 5 minutes. I was in a salon with my wife with a running hair dryer less than 2 meters away. I plugged the laptop immediately...
  • Forum Thread: Studio 1537 - Flashing lights

    Hi all, I've been looking around for an answer to this but can't find one that's specific to this, unless i'm being seriously blind. I updated my laptop a few days ago, and after a reboot the machine will now not even turn on. As soon as I put the battery in or plug the power...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop Adaptor/power issue...urgent help needed

    Hi, My Laptop is working perfectly fine when i run it on battery. However when i connect it to adapter, it slows down considerably( not able to work at all) I bought a new adaptor but the same problem persists. I read in a few posts online that this is a known issue in dell laptops worlwide...
  • Forum Reply: Re: inspiron 1525 message: battery plugged in but not charging even with another battery tried. AC adapter does power the laptop.

    I bought my computer 4 years ago. I purchased the 3 year warranty with it. The first time I had a problem with the computer, they replaced the motherboard, power adaptor cord and made me purchase a new battery which they said they would refund if I didn't need it. They just wanted to make sure that...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 17R N7110

    I purchased a Dell Inspiron 17R N7110 (Core i7/8GB/W7 Pro64) back in April. The laptop failed to power up in September, and after hours on the phone with Dell technicians trying to figure out why it wouldn't power up (repetitive exercises in pressing the power button with the battery in/out, and...
  • Forum Thread: Power adaptor completely broken and no power at all.

    Hi When I connected my power adaptor about 6 months after purchasing my laptop I noticed that the ac adaptor had become 'frayed' through normal use, then the laptop would not recognise it at all and was as if there was no cable in at all. after calling dell they agreed to send me a...
  • 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 Reply: Re: Inspiron 15 N5010 keeps powering off

    Hi, I'm now encountering the same kind of problem. 1 minute into the boot up sequence, my 15R N5010 shuts down. I've gone into BIOS mode, and left it there and then 1 min later, it shuts down. I've tried: using the PSU only, using battery alone, reseating the RAM, replacing the RAM, reseating...
  • Forum Thread: not happy with Dell laptops

    I have gone through 2 Dell laptops this year. The first was used in Afghanistan and given to me by a friend. It still had fine particles of sand within it and we took that as a badge of honor that Dell could survive the harshest conditions. But normal family life ruined the motherboard and charger connection...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Poor performance of Studio XPS 1645 laotop when gaming

    1)>> update the drivers 2)>> always insure before you start a game change your PC performance to high performance this boosts up your cooling system and inproves and makes your funs spin fast 3)>> it could have been maybe you need to format and reinstall your windows so that your...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Latitude D600 does not power up

    Hello guys, I have a recent problem with Dell Latitude D600. When I connect the power cord to the laptop it does not power up. From all LEDs only Battery appears solid green (not flashing). Any suggestions? Could it be memory or CPU problem? The motherboard I bought recently but maybe it was...
  • 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.
  • Forum Thread: Vostro 3555 - Replaced DC Jack/VGA Board

    The original DC jack will allow the laptop to run with the AC adapter (genuine Dell), but the battery does not charge. There is also a crack in the plastic housing for the jack, and the round, plastic centerpiece that protects the pin is missing. I ordered a new part (PFYC8), but the laptop would not...
  • Forum Thread: my dell latitude e6420 screen goes blank when it has to boot

    my dell latitude e6420 screen goes blank and stays blank when it has to boot from the internal hhd or usb or even cd, i can not even run diagnostic test. all my laptop can do now is go to Bios settings. it turns and stays blank when not at bois. plz help me...very urgent.
  • Forum Reply: Re: Warning: Battery cannot be identified

    I have received a considerable number of replies since I posted this in Nov 2008. No response from Dell as I recall. Possible causes/fixes mentioned in replies include 1. Replace Mother board; 2. Update Bios; 3. Not a problem and 4. Replace AC adaptor. There may have been others. Recently, I received...
  • Forum Thread: Very disappointed with Dell System

    I bought a Inspiron 7520 around 3 months back and since then I am having loads of problems. First problem was bluetooth. I was not able to send files from the laptop to another device. Then the mouse was replaced due to hardware problem. And now motherboard was replaced after the system turned off automatically...
  • Forum Thread: CMOS Battery failure

    I have a Dell Inspiron N4010 laptop. Today morning, I could not switch on my laptop. After about 30 mins, I get to switch it on, and with a huge beeping alarm stating that the system's CMOS battery has failed. I called up Dell service centre at UAE (I am a student and travelling to this country for...
  • Forum Thread: Update BIOS without battery. Dell Latitude E4200

    hello, In brief: Battery doesn't charge, empty now, I want to update the BIOS, to see whether this helps. BIOS update is refused without battery. In greater length: In January, my Dell Adapter stopped working and I bought an all purpose adapter that worked fine for two months. Then...
  • Forum Thread: HELP

    I HAVE A DELL INSPIRON 1545, ITS STUCK ON BLANK BLACK SCREEN I RAN THE LCD TEST AND IT SHOWS ABOUT FIVE COLORS THEN SHUT OFF. WHEN I HAVE THE CHARGER PLUGGED IN THE INDICATOR LIGHT ON THE LAPTOP ISNT ON BUT THE DELL CHARGER BLUE LIGHT IS ON. I REPLACED THE MOTHERBOARD IS THERE ANY ONE CAN HELP ME. P...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop not charging, no electrical outlet power

    Hi, I have a problem with my dell Latitude D510. I know it's an old computer but I didn't have any problems with it uptil now. When I plug it in, sometimes it turnes to outlet power and charges the battery but most of the time It doesn't do anything. I have tried using another...