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  • Forum Thread: Dell 8 beep display problem VGA output

    I own a Dell N5010 since 3 years. It's not covered by warranty at present. Recently it started showing the 8-beep problem . The system would turn on but there would be no display (not even the boot screen). Interestingly, after about 10 days it started normally just like that and worked as usual...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Vostro 3 displays

    Hi I have a Dell Vostro I would like to run an extended monitors as follows 1: VGA port 2: HDMI port 3 Built in laptop dislpay I am am to run extended monitors with any of the 2 displays, but cant get a third to work. Any ideas?
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 11 3000 and HDMI to VGA

    Looking to connect my new Inspiron 11 3000 to my old projector. Projector had VGA but not HDMI. Laptop had HDMI out. From the looking I've been doing it appears some computers can use a simple HDMI to VGA cord with converter built it. Other computers appear to need to purchase a full converter box...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Latitude E6530 graphics card problem

    hi, i just bought 4k resolution monitor i tried both VGA port and HDMI port, max resolution was 1980x1024 (1080p) is there any way to upgrade this resolution to the one mentioned in the spec sheet , it can support higher resolution thru VGA, but i cant get anything better than the 1080p ! i actually...
  • Forum Thread: External monitor won't connect to computer - Dell Latitude E5430 Windows 7

    Please help!! I have a Dell Latitude E5430 laptop running Windows 7 64-bit and my external monitor is no longer connecting to the computer. I have been connecting it with a VGA cable and it was working as of Friday, then when I attempted on Saturday it would not connect, the monitor says "No...
  • Forum Thread: How to determine if laptop has VGA BEFORE ordering

    Hi there. our company standardizes on Dell laptops (so we can make use of standard power supplies in conference rooms). We also need them all to have VGA ports. We recently mistakenly ordered a laptop that ended up not having a VGA port. I now need to order three more but have difficult determining...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell XPS 15 VGA Port HELP

    I just ran into this problem with a new XPS 14Z I purchased for a user at work. I ran down to Best Buy and picked up the Apple Mini Display Port to VGA Adapter (MB572Z) for $29 store.apple.com/.../A and it works great. There was also an off brand Rocketfishâ„¢ - Mini Display Port-to-VGA Adapter - RF...
  • Forum Thread: inspiron 14 without optical drive

    hi, i am looking to purchase a dell inspiron 14 laptop. i was wondering if someone could help me with the following queries: 1) can i buy a inspiron 14 without a optical drive. on the customize laptop section, didn't get an option to opt out of an optical. seriously, don't need it! 2...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop Screen is black and I heard some error bleeps

    Hi all, I have some problems with my studio1558 Dell laptop. The screen doesn't work but the laptop gives two errors (5bleeps and 6bleeps) by starting. The weird thing is that once in a day the laptop starts with the screen working, what I tried to fix it is: -Reset Bios -Update Drivers...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 15 VGA Port HELP

    I need to connect my XPS 15 to a VGA via the HDMI or mini display port on the XPS 15. http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Rocketfish%26%23153%3B+-+Mini+Display+Port-to-VGA+Adapter/2343806.p?id=1218321954582&skuId=2343806&st=vga%20to%20mini%20display%20port&cp=1&lp=2#tabbed-customerreviews...
  • Forum Thread: Dual monitors with inspiron N5110

    I have an inspiron 15R N5110 as well as a Dell LCD monitor, and I really want to run a dual monitor display setup with the both of them, where my laptop is one, and my monitor is the second. I have managed to connect the two through a VGA cable and duplicate the displays but whenever i try to extend...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Studio 1555 No Boot Screen/POST - odds of motherboard vs. processor problem?

    Hi, Anybody get a solution to this? I am trying to repair my friends and as I cannot successfully recreate the problem I am lost. Sometimes the laptop will boot up just fine and then will for a day or 2. Then next time I try it, I wont have it working again for weeks. There is no display...
  • Forum Thread: VGA output

    Does the 15 pin VGA socket on the Inspiron 1501 support TV output?
  • Forum Reply: Re: N5010 is really hot! Is that normal?

    Well, I was unlucky to buy this brand. Heating is not the only problem. Because of the nature of my work, I have to work with external monitor and projectors. Which makes this laptop a piece of the hell. It freezes at least three times a day, where you all keys and mouse cursor become non-functional...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Converting Mini display to VGA on XPS

    I just ran into this problem with a new XPS 14Z I purchased for a user at work. I ran down to Best Buy and picked up the Apple Mini Display Port to VGA Adapter (MB572Z) for $29 store.apple.com/.../A and it works great. There was also an off brand Rocketfishâ„¢ - Mini Display Port-to-VGA Adapter - RF...
  • Forum Thread: 'VGA to VGA' or 'VGA to HDMI'? Connecting my laptop to HDTV

    Hi, I am trying to connect my laptop (Dell Inspiron N5030) to my Sonia Bravia tv (Model: KDL-40V3000) in order to watch movies saved on my laptop through the tv. Annoyingly my laptop does not have a HDMI socket but it does have a VGA socket. I have two questions: 1) Is there any difference in picture...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Which adapter do I need to connect Studio XPS 17 to a Cintiq 21UX?

    Hi and thank you so much for your advice! However, I'm still getting conflicting information from various sites and I'm not sure which is correct: I read that someone tried an HDMI to DVI-I adapter and it doesn't work due to copy protection. Is this true? http://forum.wacom.eu/viewtopic...
  • Forum Thread: Reinstalling "Other Devices" (Video Controller & PCI Device)

    I recently had to re-install my OS due to the win32 virus. However there are 4 drivers that did not reinstall and I am having a hard time of locating which driver to download from the Dell website. Can anyone direct me to the PCI Device, Ethernet Controller, Video Controller and Video Controller (VGA...
  • Forum Thread: New Dell XPS 15z

    I am having an issue with my new dell. It did not come with an vga output for a projector. I was told that if I purchased a special cord with a VGA on one end and HMDI on the other end that it would work. So I special ordered one, because of course I don't really want to update my projectors, and...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell XPS 15z Mini Display Port to VGA cable does not work on projectors

    I have the same problem. The mini port to VGA cable I bought from Apple worked for a portable HP mini projector I had previously purchased, but no other data projector has yet worked with it. A solution from Dell would be, to put it mildly, most appreciated. At present I have to travel with 2 computers...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Precision M6600, Optimus and DVI/Displayport not initialed at boot time

    I just purchased an M4600 with the NVidia 2000M. I racked my head trying to get video out of the either the DVI or the Display Port connectors during BIOS post. Since this is a laptop I have a system password enabled, so every time it boots you have to enter a password before it will boot up. The problem...
  • Forum Reply: Re: E6320 BIOS post-upgrade problem

    I'm encountering a similar issue after a BIOS update (done to try to resolve some sleep/hibernate issues). Any pre-OS (POST/startup) video is not being output if the E6320's lid is closed, while docked. We also have a pre-Windows encryption client, so the user would be forced to enter their...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 1545 and Philips HDTV

    Hi, I have a Dell inspiron 1545 and today I bought a Philips 32PFL6605H/12 HDTV. The TV has a VGA port, which is one of the reasons why I chose this one. My laptop only has a VGA port so this is the only way to put the TV as monitor to my laptop. Sooo, I set everything up and finally connected...
  • Forum Reply: Re: L702x hardware questions!

    What type of mini Displayport is included? version number etc.
  • Forum Thread: HDMI output to a data projector

    My new XPS includes an HDMI output to connect to my flat screen TV. However, I need to connect to a data projector which has a serial (VGA) input. To my surprise (buyer beware??) my XPS does not have a VGA output... Yikes! How do I connect to the data projector? Much thanks... Gary