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  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 'Screen off' button no longer works

    Hi there I recently had to reinstall Windows on my Dell Inspiron N5110 and, since having done so, the button on the far right that used to turn the display off no longer works. The button (which shows a monitor with a line through it) lights up when I press it, but the screen does not go off like...
  • Forum Thread: Brand new XPS 17 screen flickering

    Ive had this new XPS 17 laptop for less than a month. The screen started flickering about a week ago. I haven't dropped it or anything, and it doesn't stay black for any length of time. It will flicker off and on a few times in less than a second. I was just wondering what should I do?
  • 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 Thread: surface lagoon fix

    Having problem with touch pack in inspiron duo w7 32bit. unable to get surface lagoon screen saver to work due to not enough system requirements and resources. All other options work. Any thoughts or suggestions?
  • 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: New Dell XPS 15 (L521x) Display popping out Issue

    Hi All, I am having an issue with my Dell XPS 15 (L521x). Where the Display is tucked in with a Black Gasket it keeps slowly popping out, and I have to push it back. If I did not it would probably pop out. Problem is I keep pushing it back in it will soon wear out. Anyone else having this...
  • 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: 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: 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: Screen flashes black before the login screen is supposed to load.

    First of all my laptop is a Studio XPS 16, with Windows 7. Ok so here's what happened, or is happening; when I boot up, everything is normal seems normal but then it says "Please wait...", then shows the cursor then you see a flash... the cursor has the loading thingy on it sometimes...
  • Forum Thread: Help Set Up Multiple Monitors for Precision M6600 with Dell Dock

    I am using a Precision M6600 with an AMD FirePro M8900 graphics card. My laptop sits in a Dell Dock and has two Samsung flat screen monitors connected to the dock using DVI cables. Now, from everything I have researched my laptop should be capable of using more than just two screens. What I want to do...
  • Forum Thread: Help with the back lights of my Dell Studio

    I have a Dell Studio 1537. A couple days ago the bottom left corner of the screen went dark. Just a few minutes ago, this spot increased and another one popped up in the bottom right corner of the screen. The one on the left starts at the top left corner and goes down to the bottom of the middle. On...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1555 not Booting - Beeping sounds. Will replacing CMOS battery help?

    Well my laptop was working fine till last night, I had just kept it on Sleep for some time. When I tried turning it on again, it wouldn't (even the Dell logo doesn't come). Then I tried everything from removing CMOS battery for sometime to trying Fn+Power button but nothing works. This is the...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Intelligent Display 'not enabled' on my N5040

    I just got a new Dell (N5040) and on the battery meter applet, the option to enable/disable Dell Intelligent Display has been grayed out... how can i 'enable' this, so i can enable the Dell Intelligent Display feature??? as you can see from the image above, it's grayed out......
  • Forum Thread: Touch screen driver for windows 8

    Hello, everybody My mouse is so crazy and moves randomly .. i tried to solve it many times but i discover the problem not with touch-pad driver But with the N-trig driver So, i want to have the proper touch screen driver for win-8 x64 cause i can't use my laptop in such this state ((...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron Backlight "Flickering" Intermittently

    Hi there guys... first-time DELL user here. Currently using a one-month-old Inspiron 17R-SE-7720 service tag [ deleted by member ] with back-light problems as follows: Intermittent and momentary dimming of back-light Occurs at irregular times and lasts less than a second May not happen...
  • Forum Thread: Vostro 3360 screen backlight issue (suspected BIOS issue)

    Hello I have a problem with the backlight on all of our Vostro 3360's where the backlight for the screen drops intensity for approximately 3 seconds at a time and then resumes full intensity and drops back down after another 3 seconds. It is occuring for an entire batch of Vostro 3360s including...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Sudden black screen on laptop

    I believe I am having similar problems. I have a studio 1735 and I can barely see the screen when it blacks out. Meaning someone turned the light off. I did the bios update, but it said I had a newer version then the one to update. So should I flash the bios with the older one. All is working well on...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron N5030 beeps 8 times when turning on?

    I have a brand new computer (bought at Christmas) and it has always worked just fine. I turned it on tonight, and the screen remained black, followed by a continuous series of 8 beeps. After the 8 short beeps, it starts over. The computer lights up on the keypad, but the screen is completely black. Nothing...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude 10 Tablet 10 finger touch screen switch

    Has anybody else received their Latitude 10 tablet that has a 5 finger touch screen when what was ordered was a 10 finger touch screen? After hours on the phone with dell they agreed to send a new tablet with the 10 finger touch screen. I just looked on the order status and the tablet is still in production...
  • Forum Thread: New NEC wide gamut running off display port of XPS15 (L502x)

    Hi I have just purchased a new (NEC PA241W) monitor with full colour management and wish to use this for color critical photo editing. The display port is recommended as the best connection but when I connect the display port always uses the on board Intel graphics rather than the Nvidia GeForce...
  • Forum Thread: Dell studio 1550 WLED HD screen - overexposure, contrast changes by changing angle of viewing

    There was a problem with Original WLED HD screen , Engineer changed it but the screen was Pale White/yellowish, so I locked another complaint, and engineer again visited and changed it again, but now the screen seems like overexpsed/over bright, even black screen or screensaver are not pleasant black...
  • Forum Thread: Dark Screen - What to do and does warranty covers this?

    Hi I just bought a new dell n5520 core i7 with 8gb ram, 1tb drive and 1gb card. This is my very first dell machine and dont know why I was bit scared about my decision. I was so much excited on the other hand that i got my first core i7 machine as I have had Packard Bell Core 2 Due for at least...
  • Forum Thread: 15R SE is available with Full HD in india? Can i customize it with Nvidia Graphics Geforce 640M /650M 2GB?

    Hi, I'm planning to purchase 15R SE in india. Is it now available with Full HD in indian market? I'm using it for 3d software like Autodesk Maya & 3ds max and animation multitasking, therefore i think preferring nvidia graphics will be helpful for me. For that graphic customization is possible...
  • Forum Thread: Quikset look

    My laptop is Inspiron N5010., I want to install quickset so that when i increase/ decrease volume/brightness, it should show up on the monitor the way XPS laptops show. I mean the UI. I know this is possible cuz i installed one quickset which showed up the same UI as xps laptops., now i forgot the version...