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  • Forum Thread: Problems with Dell Inspirin 17R SE (7720)

    I purchased this laptop six months ago and I am pretty pleased with the value, but I have had some problems with it. My biggest problem seems to have something to do with the power supply. About 8/10 startups, the laptop starts up, passes bios and the windows loading icon, and then diverts to a black...
  • Forum Reply: Re: No screen after resume from Sleep, XPS 12 9Q33

    http://www.dell.com/support/drivers/us/en/555/DriverDetails/Product/xps-12-9q33?driverId=4PTJG&osCode=W864&fileId=3216376820&languageCode=en&categoryId=BI BIOS revision A02 has been confirmed to resolve the wake from sleep issue with this system. Hope is resolves your issue too...
  • 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: XPS14z battery no longer charging since overseas trip

    Went on a holiday in Indonesia and brought my laptop. Used a power adapter and all of the regular Dell gear which worked fine (for reference I use an XPS14z). After an overnight charge, the laptop would not turn on, and I was met with a red power light (typical of when the battery is about to run...
  • Forum Thread: Isnspiron 15r 5521 not starting and beeps with 1 beep

    Isnspiron 15r 5521 not starting and beeps with 1 beep when i start the computer it seems to check the disk drive, spin the hard drive and stop then it continuously beeps with no pattern so i am assuming it is the beep code of ONE (1) which is the BIOS ROM checksum failure what am i supposed...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 1501 Blinking 3 Green Lights.... Have tried almost everything to fix, still no go. HELP please!

    I know, a Dell Inspiron 1501 is about as low grade of a laptop as you can get but I am trying to fix it so I can use it to take a test. (Test is only operable on a Windows platform, go figure, I have only Mac). Any-who, here are the issues and what I have done so far on my own: ---Issue #1--- First...
  • Forum Reply: bad bios update

    got my new inspiron n5110 with ubuntu 4 days ago installed windows 7 and after installing drivers updated bios and it crashed after tht to date its not starting pretends to start bt it just dont cant claim warranty cant replace mother board plese help....plzz
  • Forum Thread: my dell latitude e6420 screen goes blank when it has to boot

    my dell latitude e6420 screen goes blank and stays blank when it has to boot from the internal hhd or usb or even cd, i can not even run diagnostic test. all my laptop can do now is go to Bios settings. it turns and stays blank when not at bois. plz help me...very urgent.
  • Forum Reply: Re: Vostro 1510 flashing num lock light

    First time ever posting on a forum but all posts above are accurate and I'm a novice with working on and repairing laptops, meaning I've never done it before. Over the last several weeks my Vostro 1310 system occationally would not boot up and Blinking 9 and Blinking A and steady Down Arrow...
  • Forum Reply: Re: my dell latitude e6420 screen goes blank when it has to boot

    hello DELL-MANSHU am very grateful for the response. i tried what u said...at the logo boot...it showed "entering diagnostics" but right after the Dell logo screen goes, the screen stays blank forever. only places the screen displays is there Dell logo and only if i choose to enter BOIS...
  • Forum Reply: Re: New XPS Won't Start

    We need your help please. We need your help again please. After clearing the problem we had above, the computer has worked well and on Monday I began using it for work, copying over my work files from our old PC and loading some of the software we use. It was going well for 2 days, but now we have...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 15 Laptop No Post, Fan only

    This morning I went to turn on my Dell XPS 15 Laptop and all I get is a steady fan. No Power Light, No post, No Beep, No boot. I can't turn it off unless I pull the battery and unplug it. I've changed the CMOS battery, I pulled the memory, the hard drive and still nothing. The Laptop was shut...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1090 Duo; Just Beeps after A2->A6 BIOS Upgrade Hangs

    Just put Windows 8 on the Duo and it's great. Decide to upgrade the BIOS at the same time from A2 to A6. The Insyte BIOS update program progress bar got about 1/3 across the screen and locked up. Couldn't even turn it off. Had to remove the battery (which is major surgery on the Duo) and now...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron 1090 Duo; Just Beeps after A2->A6 BIOS Upgrade Hangs

    Correction: the BIOS upgrade program that failed was from Insyde.
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron E1505 laptop won't boot up. I push power, 1 button lights up, but the screen stays blank.

    I've had an E1505 for 2 1/2 years and hadn't had any real problems until just yesterday. I pushed the power button and my laptop won't boot up. I can't even get to the DELL screen. The first light (power) turns green, I can hear fans spinning inside, but the screen stays blank. (This...
  • Forum Thread: XPS M1530 won't boot anymore.

    Hi, my Dell XPS M1530 doesn't boot anymore. It is powered, the harddrive spins up, the screen is powered but remains blank. No start-up screen, no chance to enter BIOS, nothing. After some minutes the harddrive spools down and only the screen remains powered. I expect a problem with...
  • Forum Thread: bad bios update

    just abt two days earlier i recieved my brand new dell inspiron n511 with ubuntu , i installed windows and upgraded bios and it was bad really bad to date am trying hard to recover it but of no avail i wd do any thing other then replacing mother board please hellllppp.... and yes i just cant claim warranty...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron 17R SE, problem to boot correctly

    To ALLan Dell, I have a similiar problem on my Inspiron 7720, but it just has a blank(black screen) in the F12 BOOT OPTIONS, with an empty progress bar in the middle. It DOES NOT give me the option to run ANY DIAGNOSTIC, and the progress bar stays empty forever, (I waited for 4.5 hrs). What do u...
  • Forum Reply: Re: New Dell XPS 15z (L511z) Wireless Card Issues

    Hello, Everybody! I would like to ask you one question. I have a problem which is difficult for me and I also searched thousand web for solution, but I can't solve it. I have bough Dell Inspiron 14z-n411z and I just used only 3 months. After that, My laptop got a problem. The problem is : ...
  • Forum Thread: E6510 BIOS Splash screen disappeared after update to A10

    The dell BIOS splash screen (the Big blue DELL logo) disappeared after I updated to BIOS version A10. I tried downgrading back to A09 but the slash screen is still missing. The screen is now blank with a cursor top left. There are no options in the BIOS setup to display/hide the boot splash screen...
  • Forum Thread: 3 beeps on boot up with no display - N5010

    I have a Dell Inspiron N5010 laptop. When i switch it on, there is no display and get I 3 beeps. The only led that is on is the one indicating that the power is on. The memory sticks are in a working condition (I checked it by inserting it in another laptop). Please suggest a solution.
  • Forum Thread: RE Terry's Article 'Issues with charging notebooks. Is it the AC adapter, the battery or the system itself?'

    As a computer programmer I have thrashed a lot of laptops in my time. My first, aToshiba was so ugly but still works today - my Compact -- thrashed that 3 hard drives later it still goes. Then in 1998 got my HP Desktop that I thrash and a Dell Volvo 1510 for when I provide training and demo's - but...
  • Forum Thread: How much is a recovery disc for a Dell Inspiron N5040

    My irresponsible self lost the recovery disk I got with my Dell Inspiron N5040. I was wondering if I could get another free Recovery Disc for my laptop from Dell? Please Help Me, I do not know what to do. Thank You for the Help :D
  • 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: White/Blank Screen

    Okay so while I was working on a Word Document I noticed odd things occurring with my laptop. First, my WebCam randomly came on, than within a second my screen went entirely white/blank. I rebooted my laptop and signed in to my main User profile. After I signed in I saw this little black box that mentioned...