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  • Forum Thread: XPS L501X HDD 2000-0146 Error motherboard BIOS issues

    Where to start with the list of issues I'm having with my Dell XPS L501X? Processor: Intel Core i7 Q740 1.73Ghz GPU: Nvidia GT 435M HDD: Seagate 500GB RAM: 8GB OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit Dell came in replaced my heatsink and fan to fix heat issue. Didn't work. Then replaced motherboard...
  • Forum Thread: XPS L501x Very Slow and Lags

    Recently I have a major lagging problem with my XPS L501x unlike before. It lags in everything: browsing, gaming, opening files, Ctrl+F in txt files takes too long to open, even the right click lags, watching youtube videos, games, programs, applying settings on anything, playing music and video files...
  • 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: ACPI BIOS for Mini 10v?

    Just got done installing a SSD into my Mini 10v, and find that it doesn't support ACPI!! AKA, no TRIM support even if you have Win7 Anybody know of a BIOS work around to getting ACPI turned on in a Mini 10v? Already running BIOS A06. Thanks!
  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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: Boot fail - Dell Studio 1537

    My Dell Studio 1537 doesn't boot: after dell logo it shows me just blank screen with blinking underscore cursor and only Num Lock light on keybord. Laptop doesn't react at all. I'm able to access BIOS & , but nothing else - I can't boot from USB, CD/DVD, run diagnostic from boot menu...
  • Forum Reply: Re: MY DELL INSPIRON 1545 HAS BLACK SCREEN WITH WHITE CURSOR-WON'T BOOT UP

    I'm having the same issue. I have a dell Inspiron 1300, I'm able to click F2, and it says it's going to Boot options, but goes to a black screen with a white cursor. I took the hard drive out, and tried to do that again, and the same thing happened.. I can't load the window's xp disk...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop booting issue

    Recently I had some issue with my Inspiron 7720 17r SE that required my motherboard to be replaced. Anyway, after installing Windows 8 again on my laptop, booting time is extremely longer and for the first minutes the system is very laggy. Other than that it works fine. I don't know where or...
  • Forum Thread: I'm Stuck help!

    Dell XPS17 L702X 8GB ram 1TBHDD gt555m All drivers updated, including BIOS A few weeks ago while playing video games, that have had absolutely no problem playing on this for the 1.5 years, I had this gameplay stutter. I know its not lag though because nothing else on my computer...
  • Forum Thread: No Internal Drive Detected - Please Help

    Hi, I have a Dell XPS M1730 Laptop. One month after my defective NVidia graphics card was replaced, I received an error message at bootup, "No Internal Drive Detected. Please Re-seat." I reseated both drives several times to no avail. I had both hard drives tested on working machines, and...
  • Forum Thread: Dell 1558 abruptly switching off

    Hi, I have a ~2-3 year old Dell 1558 that is out of warranty. Recently, there have been a lot of problems with it but the main one is the fact that the laptop switches off very suddenly without any warning at all. It does not boot into the operating system. It loads the Dell loading screen after which...
  • Forum Thread: Dell M5010 Laptop [15R?] Athlon II - Died without symptoms and no post beep or BIOS but power light and fan on

    I heard the Athlon II's were an issue (after I bought the laptop and the warranty expired). Was working great - no slow-downs, BSOD's or anything - not even a fan running high and hot. All of a sudden, video blanks, no beeps, no ctl-alt-del, etc. Then no reboot post beeps and no BIOS. LED...
  • Forum Thread: inspiron 1720 can't read any hard drives

    It seems like my Inspiron 1720 (still under warranty) is falling apart, but I can't determine the root cause. Recently, I had a lot of trouble with USB/power/audio ports, including some possible looseness, so Dell sent a technician to replace my chassis, motherboard, HDD caddy, and most of my ports...
  • Forum Thread: No display Dell Studio 1558

    some blue screen error came and the display is gone. Laptop is turning on but no display, Checked with external monitor, display is showing. after a day, again turned on the laptop the display came and then after sometime again the blue screen error and now the same problem. Ran the LCD BIST Test it...
  • Forum Thread: XPS L502x hangs during game play

    I have been having problems with my XPS L502x I use to play Saint Rows the Third on my laptop it use to play perfectly but now after a year I restored my factory setting now when ever i install any of my old games they start off perfectly but during the game it hangs a lot kindly help me out.
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 17 Problems! Please help.

    I updated my graphic and sound drivers yesterday on my Dell Studio 17. I restarted the system like I would do after any installation or update only to find that my laptop wouldnt boot up, instead it redirected me to system repair. I thought there must be something wrong with what i updated... So I...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1545 upgrade.

    Hi, I have an old Inspiron 1545 which rarely gets used these days and I'm thinking oF revamping it, I'm just wondering if these upgrades are compatible. RAM: 8GB KIT DDR2 667MHZ PC2 5300 Full HD screen: DELL INSPIRON E6530 FULL HD 15.6" LED LAPTOP SCREEN (I recognize this is for the...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 3520 Internal Disk not Found

    In the morning the pc was working just fine, i turned it off and then back on to change to a another operating system. Instead of taking me to the boot options it took me to a black screen saying; intenal hard disk drive not found to resolve this issue, try to reseat the drive. No bootable devices...
  • Forum Reply: Re: inspiron 5100 turn on but shuts down right away

    on an old machine such as yours,pull the hard drive disk! Now you have option too transfer any, and or all fills "NOT OS" to your new P.C. NEVER LEAVE HARD DIVE DISK IN THE DEAD P.C.! p.s. if you know how to transfer windows XP pro. sp3 or sp4???????
  • Forum Reply: Re: Delay issue on windows performance and bios performance

    anybody's there that answer my question..!!???