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  • Forum Thread: Mysterious audio/video hardware error? Thoughs needed.

    Hi Forum, Wasn't sure where to put this problem so you might see it in both of the video and audio specific forums too. And I've just reviewed how long this post is so stick with it if your up for some complicated problems, the better detail I give will obviously me a lot more helpful to you...
  • 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: 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: Dedicating more memory to video.

    Is there any way to dedicate more memory to my video card? I have a Studio 1558 with a ATI mobility radeon HD 4500 series and 4 gb ram.
  • Forum Thread: Dell studio 1558 nothing happens

    Hello! Today I was at my dell studio and it turned off suddenly. I was just reading my e-mails and it turned off totally. If i tryed to turn it on, it woun't start. If i press power button only chargin led flashed once and if i hold on power button it flashes. No sound, no hardware start, nothing...
  • Forum Thread: Studio 1558 - Hard Drive failed

    Have error message - 0146 which appears to be hard drive failure. I do not have an Operating System CD - it did not come with my PC. When I replace the hard drive how will I get back the software including the OS that came with my original purchase? Is the OS part of the Download option on my Dell...
  • Forum Thread: dell studio 1558 motherboard replacement

    I have studio 1558 corei5 with cgy2y motherboard is it possible to replace it with 4dknr model ? Will it support my processor ? Thanks.
  • Forum Thread: Windows 8 Driver Request

    Hi Guys, SYSTEM MODEL: DELL STUDIO 1558 OS INSTALLED: WINDOWS 8 PRO 64BIT DRIVER REQUESTED: 1.UNKNOWN DEVICE ON DEVICE MANAGER HARDWARE ID: ACPI\VEN_SMO&DEV_8800 ACPI\SMO8800 *SMO8800 2. Dell wireless 365 Bluetooth module 3. Dell ST Micro sensor(not sure of...
  • Forum Thread: NEW HARD DISK

    HELLO FRNS I HAVE CHANGED MY HARD DISK IN STUDIO 15 FROM 320 GB TO 500 GB AND I WANT TO INSTALL OPERATING SYSTEM ON IT .I HAVE GOT A CD WITH MY LAPTOP OF W7 BUT WHEN I TRIED TO INSTALL USING IT IT SHOWED SOME ERROR OF INSTALLING DRIVERS .PLEASE SUGGEST ME HOW TO INSTALL........ THNX IN ADVANCE
  • Forum Reply: Re: Delay issue on windows performance and bios performance

    anybody's there that answer my question..!!???
  • Forum Thread: studio 1558 motherboard upgrade/replace

    Hi, I have studio 1558 model no:- <ADMIN NOTE: Service tag removed per privacy policy> with core i5 processor and ati 4570 Its not starting when i press power button just dvd drive makes usual starting sound and fan starts at low speed but nothing works I showed to a technision and he...
  • Forum Thread: Studio 1558 Replacement?

    Hi, recently i have had troubles with the system crashing due to a dodgey connection with the webcam, which i troubleshooted myself. I sent the system to dell for repair and was told that the system needed to be replaced because the parts could not be ordered. this was after 3 weeks of hearing nothing...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Laptop was not able to start normally or repair itself, repeating back into the same screen.

    After window installed some new updates my dell laptop was not able to start. It will boot and go in the screen for Window failed to start. "A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. Launch Startup Repair or Start Window Normally." I tired both options but eventually leads back...
  • Forum Thread: Unusual Video/Audio Hardware Errors. (edited for posting hopefully)

    Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 ...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1558 Battery not charging beyond 44%

    I have a Dell studio 1558, which i purchased in 2010. I replaced my original 6 cell battery with a 9 cell battery which i obtained from an authorized dell service center in 2011. After about 1 year of use, the battery now does not charge beyond 44%. It is able to discharge normally and charges...
  • Forum Thread: Synaptics Touchpad Not Working [Studio 1558]

    I have been using a Dell Studio 1558, without any issues so far. However, for the last 2 days, my Dell touch-pad has not been working. I have tried uninstalling and re-installing the drivers. I have taken the drivers from the driver disks that came with my laptop as well as the drivers from the dell...
  • Forum Thread: HDD Pasword

    I am working on a Dell Studio 1558 When I try and boot it up and put in the HDD password it wil not recognize it. I have the password but I may have changed it in the Bios when I set everything back to factory setting. My question is how can I format the hard drive and restore it I have the orginal software...
  • Forum Thread: Backlit Keyboard

    Hi, Just wondering if I can replace the 'normal' keyboard in my Studio 1558 with a Backlit one ??? Does anyone know ??
  • Forum Thread: XPS L502x hangs during game play

    I have been having problems with my XPS L502x I use to play Saint Rows the Third on my laptop it use to play perfectly but now after a year I restored my factory setting now when ever i install any of my old games they start off perfectly but during the game it hangs a lot kindly help me out.
  • Forum Thread: Studio 1558 Shutting off during game play

    Hello, I own a Dell Studio 1558 laptop. I use it for an assortment of activities, one of which, is playing on line games(WoW, Diablo, Starcraft, Guild Wars, etc). Lately my laptop has been shutting off for "no reason" while playing the games. It has never done this before. I've always...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1558. Laptop Fan Stopped working?

    I have had my dell for 18 months, and as most dell Studio 15** users, have constantly had to put up with hot laptops and loud fans. However something weird happened today. The fan stopped completely. This means that the laptop is completely silent. This means that the laptop overheats, and gets into...
  • 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: Studio 1558: On start-up, message says PXE-E61 Media Test Failure, check cable... OPERATING SYSTEM NOT FOUND!! HELP!!... WHY is it saying this??

    I have a studio 1558 with windows 7 64bit installed. Has been working beautifully until today!! Was working fine when I turned it off... I realized that I actually had NOT turned it completely off about 2 days later!! I opened it and it was not on even thought the power button was lit... ?? It was...
  • Forum Reply: Re: change the motherboard of a dell studio 1555

    Yes you can do it, dont ask a professional as they will never support you you have to get Mother board Processor RAM Heatsink (all available in eBay)
  • Forum Thread: No display Dell Studio 1558

    some blue screen error came and the display is gone. Laptop is turning on but no display, Checked with external monitor, display is showing. after a day, again turned on the laptop the display came and then after sometime again the blue screen error and now the same problem. Ran the LCD BIST Test it...