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  • 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...
  • Forum Thread: DELL inspiron 1420 - change graphic card?

    Hi, I need help.. my dell inspiron 1420 suddenly went black. I suspect its the graphic card? or maybe the mother board? Below is the symptoms and what i have done. Can you please tell me whether i can replace the graphic card to fix this problem? or do i have to replace the mother board or other hard...
  • Forum Thread: N5010 blank screen at startup (External Monitor also didn't work)

    Hello- I have an issue with my Inspiron N5010 screen, it doesn't work when switching on my laptop on Battery or AC mode. It happens a lot of times when I turn on the laptop the power button, the power indicators at the bottom turns on normally and the laptop is running without any weird sounds...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Latitude D620 will not turn on!

    Hello, Recently my laptop went into sleep mode due to low battery and would not come back on again! I ended up having to pull the batteries out. I left it to charge up but it still wouldn't come on! The lights power up, such as the Number Lock light and Scroll Lock light. I have connected the...
  • Forum Thread: Precision M6600 - Disable Optimus - Black screen, no dell logo

    Hi Dell, After receiving my Dell M6600 last week a started the process of installing WIndows 7 64 bit. During the installation of the drivers I run into an issue to install the NVidia 3000M driver. During the NVidia install, the process stops with the message "must install intel driver first"...
  • Forum Thread: Xps M1530 2000-0312 error "unable to detect LCD"

    hi recently my laptop had an electric shock.due to that i repaired my motherboard. after 2 weeks my lcd gone black suddenly.i repaired it by a tec but after 2 days it gone black again. the error is same and the code is 2000-0321. the vga works but HDMI doesnt.also LCD is working because i checked the...
  • Forum Thread: hardware+software problem

    Greetings, I have been using my Dell laptop Inspiron n5010 for a couple of years and it was working fine untill recently for a month, it started shutting down on itself and prompted me to run dell restore service, which i did, and since then its been working somehow but within some days i realised...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Vostro A860 Won't Turn On

    I bought my Dell Vostro A860 in December of 2008 and it has had a very easy life. At least a year ago (maybe longer, I'm not sure) both the battery and the power adapter stopped working correctly. The battery wouldn't hold a charge and the adapter wouldn't charge anything (it is the same...
  • Forum Thread: wont power up beeps 7 times and screen stays blank

    hi unfortunatly my warrenty ran out on the 12th of this month,is there any lea away perhaps by chance i have inspirion m5030 when i turn it on the screen stays blank and then it beeps 7 times, just keeps repeating.
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 9300 black screen after POST

    I have an Inspiron 9300 and recently installed a fresh copy of XP. While the installation and updates take time and are not a huge problem, on ocassion I encounter a black screen after I perform a cold start. The Dell POST operates okay, but fails to hand off the start to Windows XP. I then have to reinstall...
  • Forum Thread: XPS L502X - System is not booting - Blinking Cursor issue

    Hi, I have a Dell XPS Laptop. When i turn on the system all i get is the Dell logo page and a blank screen with the blinking cursor. I ran the system diagonistic but no error was found. Appreciate your help in fixing this issue. Thanks
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 1545, black screen with flashing cursor

    Hi, I have the dreaded black screen with flashing cursor on my Inspiron 1545 (from 2009). Here is the order of events as to how this happened: The machine was acting funny, so I erased everything and reinstalled Windows, no luck, machine was still behaving oddly (slow, and crashing a lot). I booted...
  • Forum Thread: studio 1745 BIOS update and froze

    Hi all, I updated BIOS, but my laptop was frozen before finished. Now I can't iven turn on please help fow to get it back to live. I looked in google for solutions and does not work any. Dell studio 1745 win 7 x64 Update witch I did: 1745A04W64.exe
  • Forum Thread: NVIDIA GeForce Go 7800 GTX for Dell XPS M170

    My vid card died a few weeks ago. I found and bought this card on Ebay. I installed it on Christmas day 12/25/08. All worked well with World of Warcraft, Combat Arms, HL2 untill tonight 12/28/08. Tonight my card is doing what my old card starting doing, when I fire up a game the screen go's...
  • Forum Thread: white screen

    I have a Inspiron 1545, and when I tried to turn it on this morning the screen just went white, what can I do? regards