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  • Forum Thread: Studio Laptop 1745 / 1 GB ATI MOBILITY RADEON HD 5

    Hoping to find a little bit if direction or support from the community. I have a 1745 laptop, which is approximately 18 months old (and therefore out of warranty) When turning the laptop on I am now presented with a blank screen and a series of beeps; one long beep followed by two short beeps...
  • Forum Thread: Blocked BIOS in Dell Inspiron 700m

    Hello, I have a little question. Could you please tell me where can I find 24co2 chip on system board of the dell inspiron 700m? Somehow the BIOS has been blocekd . When I run the laptop I can see a white inscription "Enter Password" on the blue background. After typing wrong passwords three...
  • Forum Thread: Max ram per slot latitude e6410

    Hello, Recently I bought a dell latitude e6410 of ebay (used). when i received the unit, all hardware was functional, however, with the poor cooling capabilities of the laptop, when i left it on a flat surface for a few hours, the unit got extremely hot. On my next reboot, the unit failed to boot...
  • Forum Thread: Windows 7 not booting after instralling Dell XPS L421X System BIOS successfully

    I have a Dell XPS 14 Ultrabook with Intel i7 core, 8 gb RAM and i installed the System BIOS for my laptop from the Dell website, under "Drivers & Downloads" after typing my service tag. So im sure it was for my laptop and it downloaded and installed properly. But after the installation...
  • Forum Thread: 14z-multiple system/power 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: Dell Precision M6500, Changing the service tag number?

    Hello to all.... I Purchased a used M6500 with a bad board, but a good service tag number. Purchased a NEW MB for the same complete with base, I transferred all to new machine using the old as a donor and doing a bit of updating at the same time. Spent a lot of time on the build, never paid any attention...
  • Forum Thread: Cannot install Windows 7x64 Help please

    I am working on a Dell Inspiron N5110 laptop running windows 7 home premium 64bit. It needs reinstalled and I am having some troubles. Apparently I need a driver before installing, the customer is unable to provide manufacturer CD(s) and I am unable to locate a Slipstream cd. Also noticed in the BIOs...
  • 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: Video card?

    hi! does anyone know what horizontal and vertical lines on screen when turning on laptop, or a blank screen is?
  • Forum Thread: M5010 new cpu overheating

    Hi just got my 8gb ram installed and my amd phenom ii x640 installed and i am having problems with my laptop turning off ocasionally so i started looking into my cpu temp and its hitting between 75 and 94 degrees celcius just when im dickin around on the web and i know the x640 is supposed to hit 71...
  • Forum Thread: System shuts down since bios update - in windows and in the bios screen

    Hi a friend of mine has a Dell Inspiron N5010 laptop which he has updated the bios folloing recommendation on the Dell site using the Dell update bois firmware also from their site. Since then he is getting and eregular intermitand fault where the laptop just shuts down with out warning. It makes no...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron n7010 failure to turn on

    I have had my computer for about 3 years and about 6 months ago I had a spill on my computer where it would not turn on after the spill. I took the computer to a shop and they said it had no wliquid damage and then replaced my ac port for the charger. It worked great other than all the ports on the left...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1720 died suddenly - no shutdown, no warning - and will not turn on any more

    Inspiron 1720 died suddenly - no shutdown, no warning - and will not turn on any more. I have never had any issues with the battery or adapter, apart from the occasional "this adapter not recognized" message, which could easily be rectified by simply unplugging the power supply from the computer...
  • Forum Thread: Booting Dell Inspiron N5010

    Hi , i've just bought online an dell inspiron n5010 , it's second hand , and when i've got home , and power it , it show me a system password , i didn't test it when i bought it because it was in his original box , and it's battery was out of power. how can i remove this password...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude D630 AC Adapter: THINK TWICE BEFORE BUYING DELL

    I'm completely horrified with the way Dell does business. My AC Adapter started burning out a couple years ago. I replaced it and it worked again for a few months and the same thing occured. At this point, my warranty was up, so I had no choice but to replace it again. This problem keeps occuring...
  • Forum Thread: cannot charge battery as 'not recognised' after installing new mobo

    I need some assistance. My wife has an Inspiron Mini 10 which I damaged seeing if I could upgrade the RAM. So I bought another mobo and fitted it in, plugged it in and turned it on. After so long we were told that the battery was running low and wouldn't charge. After it shut down we got the OLOD...
  • Forum Thread: E5500 keyboard problems

    Hi there, I have just replaced the I/O power board on one of the companies E5500 laptops. That went fine but now the ZXCYM & Return button are no longer working. I've tried two different keyboards as replacements and checked that all cables are seated properly but still have the same problem...
  • Forum Thread: CPU Throttling issues with a new XPS L502X

    Hey! I recently purchased a XPS L502X Laptop from Dell. One Week ago it was delivered to my address. I started it according to the manual. The first thing I did was to update the drivers through the Dell support center. After I was finished with the updates, I started to really "use" the laptop...
  • Forum Thread: Replacing Motherboard

    I need help in getting the correct motherboard for my Dell Inspiron 1526 pp29L. Can anybody tell me what to look for, where, and how much is the cheapest I can get. I 'll greatly appreciate it. Thank you so much.
  • Forum Thread: Motherboard Problems?

    Hi All, new to this forum. My girlfriends Inspiron 15R N5110 has an unknown problem. Backstory: It was purchased new about 2 years ago and has had slight problems with the track pad and an awful network connection (both wireless and ethernet). Recent: It came down with a pretty bad browser hijacker...
  • Forum Thread: do i need to get my xps l502x motherboard replaced?

    i have a xps l502x and have had it for two years now and it has never been able to play games my graphics card is a nvidia gt 540 m i've read about it on google and people said they resoled their problem by changing their motherboard. also my battery has less power in it now and i talked to a suport...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron N5110 Working with blackscreen

    hardware problem When I turn it on the screen is black and issued 3 Beeps after 20 seconds and continue Working Nothing on the screen by the know that if the battery has been removed from it for 4 days return to work as normal and We note change the time and date to 1-1-2009 And if I turned off the problem...
  • Forum Thread: Brand New Dell XPS 15 L502x - Randomly shutting down, and not performing simple tasks.

    I am really frustrated with this brand new Dell XPS L502x... I have only used it: 19 minutes 26 seconds and I received it 2 days ago. The problem is that whenever I try to use it for even browsing the internet it will randomly shut down everytime I have tried to use it. After it shuts down I feel the...
  • Forum Thread: L501X expansion - replacing TV Tuner card with ......?

    I don't use the TV Tuner in my L501x system and wanted to know if that card slot could be used for other cards. What type of card slot does this laptop have? I've tried to get info but haven't been able to confirm exactly. Thank you!
  • Forum Thread: XPS 17 motherboard warranty

    Hello, I have a Dell XPS 17 laptop. At some point it stopped working completely without any apparent reason (no damage, no strange noises, etc). Adapter was not the problem as it was perfectly working. Battery was showing full charge (5 out of 5 circles). Service check up concluded that the power inverter...