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  • Forum Thread: N5010: Battery LED button flashing white

    I hope someone can help me out with this. I recently replaced a motherboard in a Dell N5010 15R laptop. After installation laptop won't start. Pressing power button and button lights up for instant and battery power button flashes. Battery button also flashes every 5 seconds or so. Initially I figured...
  • Forum Thread: Inspirion 1545 dead " No Power "

    I have been gifted this laptop in 2009 December and worked ok for 6 months and then conked out. No Power no charging LED or lights.Tried with working power adaptor and charged battery but same problem. This is now used in India and at present it shows out warranty.I have consulted third party engineer...
  • Forum Thread: XPS L502X will not turn on

    Hi, My not too-old XPS L502X will not turn on. The battery indicator still has a single light remaining when pressed. When I plug in the power adaptor (blue light on power adaptor is on at this point) the blue light goes off. Have tried in multiple plugs, same thing happens. Have tried taking...
  • Forum Thread: 14z-multiple system/power failures

    I've had a dell technician out 3 times in the last week to replace a touchpad issue with jumping cursor- they replaced the mother board also. then the display went bad. tech came out and replaced mother board but the new MB would not power on so he put the old one back in. said it must have been...
  • Forum Thread: Booting Dell Inspiron N5010

    Hi , i've just bought online an dell inspiron n5010 , it's second hand , and when i've got home , and power it , it show me a system password , i didn't test it when i bought it because it was in his original box , and it's battery was out of power. how can i remove this password...
  • 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: Dell XPS 15z motherboard malfunction

    I purchased a Dell XPS 15z laptop through a third-party website 5 days ago and this morning the motherboard malfunctioned. There must be a short on it, because I plugged it in this morning and the laptop immediately died. Now, whenever I plug in the laptop, the light on the AC adapter goes out. I noticed...
  • Forum Thread: cannot charge battery as 'not recognised' after installing new mobo

    I need some assistance. My wife has an Inspiron Mini 10 which I damaged seeing if I could upgrade the RAM. So I bought another mobo and fitted it in, plugged it in and turned it on. After so long we were told that the battery was running low and wouldn't charge. After it shut down we got the OLOD...
  • Forum Thread: m4400 boot issues

    Hi I'm having issues booting my notebook. it seems as though when it shuts down it has problems restarting. it acts like the it been over heated, with the fan kicking on and off the strange part is that it will do that all day with out someone trying to boot it. I will add that it has just come...
  • Forum Thread: Motherboard Problems?

    Hi All, new to this forum. My girlfriends Inspiron 15R N5110 has an unknown problem. Backstory: It was purchased new about 2 years ago and has had slight problems with the track pad and an awful network connection (both wireless and ethernet). Recent: It came down with a pretty bad browser hijacker...
  • 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: Inspiron 1545 pops and stops charging....

    Hi All, I was using my inspiron 1545 the other night and it was charging the battery, then i heard a pop from the left hand side of the keyboard. At this point i noticed that the battery icon no longer had the plug icon on top showing it was charging. I then looked at my power adapter and noticed...
  • Forum Thread: DELL XPS M1330 power adaptor not determined plugged in, not charging

    DELL XPS M1330 power adaptor not determined plugged in, not charging my dell xps m1330 is merely 3 years old, and motherboard have been replaced once for NVidia card dead issue. Still i get nvidia card warnings every now and then... now new problem has been started, when i connect my charger...
  • 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: Soaked Inspiron 1720

    My Dell inspiron 1720 is accidentally soaked when I tipped a glass of water into it... at first the keyboard don't work... then after a few days, it wake up up at all... all the lights turn blue when I power it up... and there is a faint buzzing/hissing sound... I think it's about power or it...
  • Forum Thread: When switching on my Dell Inspiron N5010 the nothing working except the power light.

    Dear Friends, When I am switching on my Dell Inspiron N5010. Nothing is happening only the power light glows, no vibration of processor working, no fan movement, no display nothing happens. Can any one suggest what the problem ? Also suggest me Model No. for the Mother Board installed in it and...
  • Forum Thread: My new XPS 15Z, second problem ..!, the screen suddenly changed to vertical &amp; horizontal lines then . . .

    Dear all my first problem was battery wont charging, and it solved by change the main board and battery. I just bought the laptop XPS 15Z on 20th of Oct. 2011 ---------> "it less than 8 months" now while using the laptop, suddenly the screen changed to vertical & horizontal lines and...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Latitude D610 not booting up and the green light is always glowing

    Hello, I am facing a strange problem with my Dell D610 laptop. Both on adapter and battery the laptop is not booting up. The power light is always on and the battery light is red. On battery(without the adapter plugged in) by pressing the power button for 30 sec the light goes off and again putting...
  • Forum Thread: XPS L502X "plugged in, charging" but still not charging.

    I have a Dell XPS L502X laptop bought in May 2012. While in warranty (around April-May 2013) it had some serious heating and charging issues and some parts(motherboard,charger,battery) were replaced. Now the warranty has expired but a new problem has cropped up. The battery has stopped charging. On the...
  • Forum Thread: I had a driver problem. Dell has now broken my computer and I can't use it!

    About a week ago, I had a problem where my speakers were not outputting correctly to my speakers. I could only have headphones in. I chatted with dell 'Tech support'. He could not fix it. He deemed it a hardware issue and sent out a tech about 2 days later to replace my speakers. I had also stated...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Studio 1749 - Shuts down randomly without warning and then won't start back up

    I am having the same problem. I've run tests on my battery and everything comes back fine. The battery charges normally and holds a charge. However, I *HAVE* to keep my computer plugged in because it shuts down every time it runs off the battery and the slightest movement is made to the computer...
  • 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 studio 1555 wont startup

    I shutdown my laptop this morning and when I pressed power button aftr about an hour it wouldn't start. The power light is on, there is no sound, even loadscreen wont show. I tried re-inserting RAM, Cmos battery and hard drive. It still wont start. Help plzz.
  • Forum Thread: N5010 Power light and left front LED (white) blinks and won't power on.

    Hi All, I have a Dell Inspiron N5010 laptop, the power light (light on the power button) and the left front LED white light blinks every 5 seconds. It doesn't power on at all. Please help me on this issue. J ames
  • Forum Thread: Battery not detecting message

    My laptop (Inspiron n5010) at times reports 'battery not detected' and some power issues before booting. Further, there's plugged in not charging problem as expected. Once it refused to power on. The problem might not concern the adapter, since battery wasn't detected without adapter...