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  • 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: Blue screen of death

    Ok, I got the blue screen the othe day. It said "unmountableboot volume omeone sent me an e-mail and said to power it up, hit F12, and run a diag on my harddrive. Well I did, and got the following message: Error cde 0142 Msg Error Code 2000-0142 Msg Unit 0: Drive Self Test Failed, Status...
  • Forum Thread: XPS m1730 dead GPU, where to find new parts?

    Hi I've had a Dell XPS M1730 for over five years now. Two days ago the graphicscard died I believe because the screen is black but the computer still boots into windows and all. When I add an external screen I can't switch to it with fn+F8 so i don't think it's the LCD. Do dell sell...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude D800 Doesn't Come Out of Stanby

    I have an old Dell D800 that I use as a kind of goofing off machine. I recently rebuilt it as the perfect machine for web surfing and Document writing. /The computer runs great except for one glaring flaw, it refuses to come out of standby mode in Windows XP. A black screen over where the normal login...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 17R doesn't boot up/post

    Hi, I'm new to the community so please bare with me. I have a Dell Inspiron 17R laptop about a year old which doesn't want to boot up, it doesn't even start loading the BIOS, i just get a black screen with the power button with light and the first light on the left of the touch pad on...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude D830 Does not boot

    I am having a problem booting that goes like this: Steps: 1) Press Power 2) Hear HD spin up and see power and HD activity lights come on 3) HD activity light turns off 4) CD Drive spins up 5) No more activity Observations: - CPU fan does not start ever - Display does not...
  • Forum Reply: Re: 8 Beeps on start-up

    Hi chabze. My problem is like yours. After having just 8 beeps and no screen at all, I followed someone else's advice in this forum and unseat and reseat the display connector. The lap top worked perfectly for a few days. Then one morning it didn't turn on again, not even beeps. I opened it once...
  • Forum Thread: No login screen for Inspiron 1525 - HELP!

    I hit ok to updates on my Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop which I did last night before I went to bed. This morning I turned on the laptop only to get a blank screen. No login screen just a black blank screen. I can't enter safe mode. The laptop does nothing when I hit F5 or F12. I turn it on and it goes...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Vostro 1400 black screen with mouse! Can't get to Welcome or Log on screen!

    I have recently been having this problem. I have not changed anything or done anything, I have not installed anything or updated anything. I have tried going into Safe Mode, Safe Mode with Networking, Safe mode Command Prompt I have run all the diagnostics, Hardware Diagnostics, System Startup repair...
  • Forum Thread: Studio 1558 black screen

    I've posted about this before, but considered it resolved when i ordered a new motherboard. Here's my issue. I have a Dell Studio 1558, 6GB Windows 7HP 64bit. It's out of warranty. My initial issue was a graphics card failure, as it displayed distorted graphics and eventually just stopped...
  • Forum Thread: XPS L502X Push Power Fan Runs Only, No Boot Up

    So I've been having some trouble for a while with this thing. I bought it in Aug of '11 and was fine for the first year. This second year has been a pain since when it goes into standby or is starting up often it will do this thing where no lights come on at all, including the power button, all...
  • Forum Thread: laptop screen remains black even on switching on

    i have a dell inspiron 6000 and i have opened it after almost a year. on switching it on, the laptop screen reamins black but the startup tone is audible. what am i supposed to do? please help!!
  • Forum Thread: Laptop does not turn on

    I have a dell studio 1558, with intel i5 and 6GB RAM I am unable to turn on the laptop. The adapter is connected and the battery is charged. But, when i press the power button, nothing happens. I have tried some basic troubleshooting. Remove Battery, connect adapter. Remove adapter, connect...
  • Forum Thread: My new XPS 15Z, second problem ..!, the screen suddenly changed to vertical & 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 Vostro 1720 blinking 9

    My Dell Vostro 1720 will not boot up and has a blinking 9, a solid A, and a solid down arrow light on the keyboard. The power scheme is set to go into standby when the monitor cover is closed and that is what starts the above light show. I tried holding power button down until shut off and then restarting...
  • Forum Thread: Dell inspiron 1564 Wont Post

    Hi everyone Hoping someone can help me or guide me in the right direction with this issue. I have an Dell inspiron 1564 that for some reason now will not start, if i have the battery in and plug the laptop into the mains the charging light comes on but the laptop will not switch on, if i let the...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1555 black screen

    When I turn on my Dell Studio the screen remains black without backlights, reading the post about this problem I tried to do two tests suggested by the Dell staff: -turning on the laptop with hold the Fn key and then pressing the N key : the pc not answer on the screen but emits a series of beeps...
  • Forum Thread: New Inspiron 7520 Not Booting

    My new Inspiron 7520 is not booting beyond the black "dell" screen after i shut it down for the first time.
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 6000 only boots to flashing cuursor

    Over the past 12 months I have replaced the hard drive in my Inspiron 6000 four times. No added software, no driver updates, no changes to the system. I use Ghost 12 as a backup system. When the problem occurs the machine will start the Dell bios screen and then go to a black screen with a flashing cursor...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop has blank screen after start up

    My laptop dell studio 1558 purchased in march 2011 has met with a blue screen error last Sunday...later after restarting windows asked me to start in safe mode but windows did not start up and it was shown that "windows is loading files" for long time..Irriated with that I tried to reinstall...
  • 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 E6520 - Black screen, Backlight blinking

    Hello, i have a problem with my laptop. When i turn it on, it boots, displays windows logo (using windows 8) and then the screen is black and backlight is blinking. Dell diagnostic tool says "Check the following cables: LCD Cable", Error Code 2000-0415. What should i do? I dont think the...
  • Forum Thread: dell n5110 does not hibernate or turn off when i give the command. black screen , power button light and sleep button light remain on.

    dell n5110 does not hibernate or turn off when i give the command. when i give the command a black screen appears and the power button light, the sleep button light remain on. I have to then hold the power button in order to turn off my laptop. This started happening since yesterday. Before that it was...
  • Forum Thread: Dropped My Inspiron 1501 :-(

    Hey everyone! I've committed the ultimate laptop sin and dropped my Dell Inspiron running Vista about 4 feet off a counter onto a linoleum floor, upside down. The sound and everything still works, but the screen is completely black and shows nothing AT ALL. I'm tempted to take it apart (or...
  • Forum Thread: A12 BIOS for Studio Xps 1640 has a bug.

    I want to get the word out that I have experienced a bug after downloading the A12 BIOS, and have reverted to the A11 BIOS since. The problem occurs when Windows Power Options attempts to dim or turn off the display. The display quickly dims to black and then remains off despite any effort to turn it...