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  • Forum Thread: DELL INSPIRON N5010 screen blank out. Power button glowing. Fan running

    Encountered blue screen error during working two times and got shut down immediately. Then i restarted. This time the systems hangs and i switch it off using power button. Now i start the computer but itz not working. Only the power button and the power indicating light are glowing. The hard drive light...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 7720 overheating shut down computer

    Hi, after reinstall, about 3 weeks ago when i played game i get my CPU and Mainboard to 90C. In 2 minutes, my computer shut down, i tried to start computer by power button, but it shut down in 1 sec... just flashing. After 1 minute i started computer...I don't know why is this happening. I...
  • Forum Thread: Brand New Dell XPS 15 L502x - Randomly shutting down, and not performing simple tasks.

    I am really frustrated with this brand new Dell XPS L502x... I have only used it: 19 minutes 26 seconds and I received it 2 days ago. The problem is that whenever I try to use it for even browsing the internet it will randomly shut down everytime I have tried to use it. After it shuts down I feel the...
  • Forum Thread: L501X expansion - replacing TV Tuner card with ......?

    I don't use the TV Tuner in my L501x system and wanted to know if that card slot could be used for other cards. What type of card slot does this laptop have? I've tried to get info but haven't been able to confirm exactly. Thank you!
  • Forum Thread: lost password

    problem with my laptop ( dell inspiron 1525 ) about forgetting bios password service tag : < ADMIN NOTE: Service tag removed per privacy policy> please help me my e_mail : < ADMIN NOTE : Email id removed per privacy policy>
  • Forum Thread: Latitude D600 DST Short Test Err Code 1000-0141

    Suddenly, my laptop was telling me that it detected no drive. Got the error code above, so I assumed the hard drive was toast. Installed a new hard drive, and still getting the same error. I've been told it could be the motherboard....or the motherboard battery? I've never worked with a...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron B130 Laptop Lags (skips / choppy) Audio, Video, Everything!

    Hi all! I have had my laptop for about 3 years now. This problem started in December of 2007 and I have yet to find a solution. It appears that everything I do on this computer skips every second for a fraction of a second (mouse movement, programs, audio, video, etc.). I have searched the internet...
  • Forum Thread: Beeps when trying to start my Studio 1555

    Hey everyone, first time posting here so apologize if there's a certain format to follow when posting that i haven't. My Studio 1555 is approximately 4 years old (and going strong) until two days ago. Tried starting it up and I got a cycle of 25 "beeps" each one consisting of...
  • Forum Thread: INSPIRON 1545 Time-of-day clock has stopped

    Hi My 2 year old Grandson decided to play with my INSPIRON 1545 which I had left switched on whilst I was getting dinner ready.He was tapping and banging all of the keys at once for a good 3-4 minutes or so before I could leave what I was doing to stop him as I stupidly thought that no harm could...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Vostro 3500 won't even start

    My Dell Vostro 3500, purchased in 2010, won't start. It's been almost 4 weeks and nothing. It's frustrating since it wasn't cheap at all! . I press the start button and nothing...I tried the pressing the button for 30 seconds trick and nothing. This happened after my hard drive crashed...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron Mini 10v OS Install Issues

    Hi Everyone ! I do not know if im posting this in the correct place but here we go, My grandfather had bought me a dell inspiron mini 10v as a gift. I had replace the 16 gb drive with a 320 drive compatible with the pc and installed windows 7 on a instead of the original windows xp. I also installed...
  • Forum Thread: M14x R2 freezes randomly and becomes non responsive. Freezes with out blue screen

    While i doing anything web browser or play league of legend (light games)I get random freezes. while doing anything from word processing to gaming. In result the screen becomes frozen and the fans decide to get noisy and keep noisy until i have to hold power button for shut it down. The only way...
  • Forum Thread: TPM module

    Hi everyone, I have a little problem and I figured that I will find the answer here. I want to know which Dell laptops have a TPM module. I have more than 40 Dell notebooks, various models in my company. Is there any way to find this using service tag, or is there a list with all the nb's...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell L702x RAM Slots issue !!!

    F ollowing photos demonstrate 32GB does infact install in our XPS 3D L702X 4DIMM laptops Hi5 Enjoy!!!! peace! DyingJedi
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    dear users i have dell inspiron 5420, it is only 5 month old , systems mobo , hdd, proccsr and many more parts replaced by dell more then 10 timesbut issue is still same please help me any body this regard, dell is not cooprate and not help me , my mobile no. is < ADMIN NOTE : Phone number removed...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 14z - Dead. Service no help. Giving up on Dell Forever

    I have been a loyal Dell customer for many years, at least 3 desktops and 4 or more laptops. I have been dealing with technical support for two weeks now. My 14z was purchased in August 2012 so 4 months old. Friday Jan 11 had an issue with the startup freezing at the Dell Logo. Saturday Jan...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Delay issue on windows performance and bios performance

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