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  • Forum Thread: XPS L502x Hardware issues

    Hi all, I have a 5 months old XPS 15 L502x (after replacing my dear M1530 ) and I think I am having overheating on my system. When I use intensive 3D graphics applications, my motherboard and i7-2720QM heat up to 95-99 celcius degrees. (I use hwmonitor for this) And frequently, my graphic...
  • Forum Thread: Starting time for Windows 7 in Dell Inspiron 15R 7520 is very high..

    I use a new Dell Inspiron 15R 7520 with an i5 3rd generation processor, Machine Boots, and then the windows starting process time until it comes to the desktop is very slow... any solutions or any modifications i have to make? My laptop specs are; i5 2.5GHz 1TB HDD 2GB ATI Radeon VGA...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron M5030 system failed to boot after replace HD and factory restore

    I consider myself fairly Tech savvy person and have worked on many computers. This one has me stumped though. My friend has a Dell Inspiron M5030 that had a hard drive fail one month after the year of warranty was up (go figure). I agreed to help her install a new hard drive and reinstall the system...
  • 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: Need Help: Dell Factory image restore

    Hi, Few days back i've purchased Inspiron 5110 with WIN 7 HOME 64-BIt. I've taken backup with Dell Data Local safe in 2 DVDs. After that i've reinstalled WIN7 Ultimate.I've faced so many issues in drivers compatibility. I want to go back to Dell Factory image restore and i...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 15/Windows 7 (64 bit) Reinstallation Problems

    Greetings, (Be forewarned, I am not that computer savvy in terms of stuff like this, so what I will type may not sound as well as it could be) MY Dell XPS 15 (that I bought from Dell's website) randomly caught a blue screen and restarted itself, only to find out that I can't start Windows...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 14z Boot problem?

    Hi all, I have a Dell Inspiron 14z around 6 months old, Last night I tried to boot up my system and after it got passed the Dell Logo this line of code poped up. Intel UNDI, PXE-2.0 (build 083) Copyright (c) 1997-2000 Intel Corp For Atheoros PCIE Ethernet Contoller v2.1.1.1(12/23/11) Check...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 15 will not boot up: Beeping,Black screen, Error 210

    When I turn my XPS 15 on, I get a continuous beep code (3 beeps pause 3 beeps pause....), a black screen with the following error message: ERROR 210: CPU Variable MTRR configure failed. Can anyone tell me what this means and how I can fix it? Thanks
  • Forum Thread: N5110 I/O problem

    The problem is with an N5110 that I recently replaced the motherboard and the CPU (I7-2630qm) in hopes that I'd revive this old boy. After replacing the motherboard I got 7 beeps no screen. Knew that was CPU failure so I purchased a new one and replaced it. Now I'm not getting any error codes...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1501 Boot Problems

    Hi Guys I seem to have a very serious problem with my Inspiron 1501 Laptop. I installed Windows 7 on it yesterday, all went well. Started installing all my other programs that I use and loptop was still fine. Today I conected to the Dell Website and download the new drivers for my laptop as I still...
  • Forum Thread: laptop just restarts after adding 4 GB ram + BSOD error in safemode

    Hello, I have Dell N4010 laptop with 4GB ram (1333 Mhz, 2X2) purchased in Jan 2011. Recently I bought transcend 4GB 1333 and have removed existing 2GB ram and replaced with 4GB to increase the physical memory to 6GB. I can see that the ram has been detected and the total is showing up in Bios. After...
  • Forum Thread: Time Of Date Stopped Message

    When I turn on my laptop I get a message that says "Time-of-date Stopped". I tried shutting off my laptop and turning it on again and trying to hit F12 to go to the setting but it will not let me. Does anyone know what I can do to fix this problem?
  • Forum Thread: Black screen with cursor after login

    I have a Dell XPS 15 running Windows 7 SP1. About a week or two ago, the laptop started taking a lot of time to go from login screen to home sceen. It would show a black screen with a movable cursor meanwhile before loading the desktop. I could fasten the process but restarting explorer.exe from the...
  • Forum Thread: Dell inspiron duo 7 beep code at start up!!!

    Hi, if someone could help me would be great! I receive this 7beep code from the motherboard every time I try to boot my inspiron duo 1090, nothing on screen just a 7 beep code not like 3-2-2 or 3-4 or something is a 1-1-1-1-1-1-1. I saw around the net that this is common and is just a fake alarm from...
  • Forum Reply: Re: My XPS 14 not booting up

    Hi Roshan, Thanks for the prompt reply and suggestion. I tried it out and below are the details: ==================================================================== Pressed F12 - I didn't see the option "Diagnostics" so I ran the PSA+ (Pre-boot System Assessment build 4127...
  • Forum Thread: DELL INSPIRON 1750 LAPTOP - BOOT PROBLEMS

    I have an odd situation with my Dell 1750. Turn it on first time in the day and the light comes on and the DVD turns on and the CPU does get slightly warm but not very warm. Eventually, after many tries the fan begins to work too. Then after many on's and off's the HDD begins to work and finally...
  • Forum Thread: 14z- N411z Multiple 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: Inspiron 1545 start up problem

    My son's laptop does not load Windows 7. The error message is: Problem Signature: Problem Event Name: StartupRepairOffline Problem signature 01: 6.1.7600.16385 Problem signature 02: 6.1.7600.1638 Problem signature 03: unknown Problem signature 04: 21200682 Problem signature 05...
  • Forum Thread: XPS17 Cannot get to utility partition or restore computer

    I had a problem with my PC and decided to restore it via the USB I created for the Dell datasafe local backup. Once I did this and reboot is says "no operating system found". I can boot to the USB again and I backuped again, to no avail, same problem. I tried to f12 to diagnostics and go...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1558: LED Blinking 4 times

    Hi, I have Dell Studio 1558, and since yesterday, when I boot my laptop, it starts with 3 continuous beeps. Also the battery LED is blinking continuously. Initially I thought it is a RAM related issue, so I removed 2 chips, switched places, then tried 1 chip at a time in each of the slots. Its...
  • Forum Thread: Borken Hard drive

    Recently I dropped my Dell Inspiron 1545 and the hard drive broke. I have replaced the hard drive with a new one but I don't know how to get my laptop to work again. How can I fix it?
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron Problem

    When I turn on Dell Inspiron, it shows "Windows Error Recovery" screen. Then, I have given the choice of "Launch Startup repair (recommended)" or "start windows normally". After that, window is loading files, but stops there. What should I do??
  • Forum Thread: Boot Manager Missing on Dell Inspiron Duo - No optical drive

    The windows boot manager missing error message prevents me from booting up the computer (Dell Inspiron Duo). There is no optical drive so nowhere to insert CD. Can't get system to boot up to fix online. Any ideas how to fix?
  • Forum Reply: Re: VOSTRO V13 NOT START UP BLACK SCREEN

    hi Isro, I have the same problem on my Vostro v13. Did you find a fix for yours? Thanks, SurreyRV
  • Forum Thread: Unmountable boot volume - Error code 2000-0142

    Hi - looking for some help with an Inspiron 1545 which is failing to boot into Windows 7. Instead it reaches a BSOD with a STOP error and "Unmountable boot volume" message.The last time it was used, someone was trying to uninstall AVG, but not been able to boot since. I've tried to boot...