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  • Forum Thread: Studio 1558 random shut down issue even with latest BIOS

    Hi, I had already posted a query in the thread which discusses the DELL Studio 1558 random shutdown issue. Now, I want to confirm that the DELL suggested solution of upgrading to A4 BIOS isn't going to help. I'm using A12 version and struggling with the same issue. To rule out any software...
  • 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: 3 beeps at startup / screen goes wild

    Hi! My problem would be that my screen sometimes goes bad, meaning that coloured lines appear and vibrate all over the screen, this time the laptop freeses and the only solution is to turn it off and hope that it will restart. At some restarts I get 3 beeps at the startup, the screen stays black and...
  • Forum Thread: Problem with Starting My Laptop + some other causes of concern

    Hi everyone, I'm having a problem with my dell XPS L502X. Lately, it seems to have a lot of problems getting into windows. It shows the Dell Screen when starting up which loads itself then. Often it does this 3-4 times before it continues into windows. It seemed to be fixed when I unplugged...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron 5150 Power Issue

    I was on this site looking for HOPE! I didn't find it. I have had my computer since 2004, and my computer has been back to Dell SIX TIMES for this exact problem. The motherboard has been replaced every time. DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY ON THE ADAPTOR THAT'S NOT THE PROBLEM. It has nothing...
  • Forum Thread: TOO BAD PROBLEM !!!

    please I've problem with dell latitude D630 "core 2 duo" and I don't know what to do !continously overheating and then hang & stop working and after that restartI've tried to change the thermal compound below "cpu" heat sink but the problem dose not disappeared please...
  • Forum Thread: Dell 14z-N411z paper weight

    I've attached a picture of my $800 paper weight referenced in my post on 4/3/12. She's a beauty and really holds paper down. Doesn't do anything else though.
  • Forum Thread: Laptop XPS17 failing to turn on.

    I own a Dell XPS 17 (L702X) which is around 1.5 years old. One night after watching a movie, i turned it off(Hibernate). It never turned on again. I tried dell's technical support, and they said that my motherboard has short-circuited and i need to replace it. When i asked, they suggested the...
  • Forum Thread: massive hardware failures,burned.

    Hello,i have an n5110 (15r).Since i bought it the keyboard is bent and the build quality is below 'cheap'.The laptop gets very hot after few mins of use (83 degrees on the CPU,50 degrees C the outside).I have already burned my lap while using it.The second issue is it keeps powering off when...
  • Forum Thread: DELL n4010 FAN ISSUE PLEASE HELP PLEASE READ

    HELLO, I HAVE THE DELL n4010 and one day the fan stopped working on a regular basis and i can barely use the computer without if over heating to a point where it turns itself off. Luckily for me this problem occurred 1 month after my warranty expired so I cant send it back to dell again. This is where...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1558 won't start

    Previously my laptop was working fine and then it suddenly start turning off suddenly. I thought it was a power cable or battery problem but it was not. I found that the laptop was heating. So I cleaned the heat sink but the problem existed. Then I removed one of the RAM from the laptop and the problem...
  • 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: 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: m4400 boot issues

    Hi I'm having issues booting my notebook. it seems as though when it shuts down it has problems restarting. it acts like the it been over heated, with the fan kicking on and off the strange part is that it will do that all day with out someone trying to boot it. I will add that it has just come...
  • Forum Thread: witching from the mains to the batteries and back = many troubles

    Problems with the laptop Dell e6400 and possible workarounds (I have the BIOS A27, and latest drivers and other Dell software installed) - Problem 1 Not possible to switch internet options (specifically Connections) in Internet Explorer’s settings (the menu hangs). Usually, this happens...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell D800 - Texas Instruments builtin Smartcard reader - Vista problem

    i have a problem with all this tags .
  • 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: Dell XPS L502X Laptop Won't boot to desktop?

    I was watching a Youtube video when the BSOD suddenly came up. I pressed the power button on my laptop to turn it off. I then pressed the power button again in order to turn on my computer. The Dell logo along with the blue loading bar came up. It then went to the post screen. Immediately afterwards...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Delay issue on windows performance and bios performance

    anybody's there that answer my question..!!???
  • Forum Thread: My Inspiron N4030 turns off automatically

    My dell Inspiron N4030 turns off automatically without any warning message and without system shut-down message after some random amount of time. Whenever I turn on the laptop it will work about 10 minutes and then turns off "boom!" and as I restart will work for 7-8 minutes and again turns...
  • Forum Thread: Problems With My Dell Inspiron 1464

    I have a Dell inspiron 1464 laptop with Preloaded Windows 7 Home Premium. Here is the tech specs of my device for your Kind information. Bios Version: A04 Reg Model: P09G Reg Type: P09G001 Current OS: Windows 7 Home Premium Monitor: 14-inch LED Webcam: 1.3 MP Processor: Intel Core...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron 1525 won't turn on.

    My laptop was heating up and shutting down by itself. I cleaned the dust from the radiator and now the laptop does not power up. I see all the lights blinking and hear the cd spinning, the power light stays on but the screen does not turn on. I was using the optical mouse, and the light on the mouse...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS M1530

    So here is my problem in July i spilt tea on my laptop and i had i replaced by dell as my last repair before my warrenty went out. I assumed they would've repaired everything that was damaged. Well about later august my laptop one time was running and i moved it and it shutdown and went to a blank...
  • Forum Reply: Re: My XPS 14 not booting up

    Hi Roshan, Thanks for the prompt reply and suggestion. I tried it out and below are the details: ==================================================================== Pressed F12 - I didn't see the option "Diagnostics" so I ran the PSA+ (Pre-boot System Assessment build 4127...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1737 not coming on - Volume buttons light up with Volume down button flashing

    So I was in my Laptop the other day and I took the heatsink off the processor. (I also took the ram out, but then put it back in.) I put everything back together and booted it up but it wouldn't load anything. The media center lights at the top of the keyboard lit up like normal then the volume mute...