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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: Studio 1558 problems

    I bought a 1558 i7 with 6GB laptop in august last year. It was a belated birthday present and yet I wish that I had chosen something else! On new years eve the memory failed and the computer wouldn't even switch on. I have read so many similar cases and I think Dell needs to act NOW. Dell was...
  • 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: 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 Inspiron 1501 Blinking 3 Green Lights.... Have tried almost everything to fix, still no go. HELP please!

    I know, a Dell Inspiron 1501 is about as low grade of a laptop as you can get but I am trying to fix it so I can use it to take a test. (Test is only operable on a Windows platform, go figure, I have only Mac). Any-who, here are the issues and what I have done so far on my own: ---Issue #1--- First...
  • Forum Thread: HELP!! Laptop will not boot!! HELP!!

    Hello Chaps, 3-4 days ago I was on my laptop, it was working fine, I left it on the side to grab some lunch and came back to it and it had turned itself off. The laptop had become overheated (which has happened in the past but not for a while). I went to turn it back on but the only light that appears...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1558 display not turning on

    I was playing a small flash game over the internet today, when my laptop got pretty hot, and simply went blank, and now the display won't "display" anything. I tried powering off the machine, leaving it for a few hours, then turning it back on. I can hear the hard disk going on, the...
  • Forum Thread: dell replacement warranty??

    so i have been through the tech support and they donothing.. i dont want to travel to the nearest outlet store and take out my frustation on the poor guy behind the counter, but if i get a new computer, or at least better information than i will not hesistate. I have had nothing but problems with...
  • 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 Reply: Re: Delay issue on windows performance and bios performance

    anybody's there that answer my question..!!???
  • Forum Thread: MY BRAND NEW DELL INSPRION WONT START !!!

    my brand new dell insprion (second generation without graphics card )has some problem in starting .. i just bought it and then when i was starting it for the second time it was not starting properly ... the screen was not onn but the windows starting sound was being given out properly .while it was not...
  • 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: XPS M1330 Nvidia Graphics Failed - Options?

    The graphics on my laptop have failed a well-known problem caused by defective NVidia chips. I understand that replacing the chip is almost impossible & the recommended solution is to replace the motherboard. I’ve gone this route but as I couldn’t find a new board anywhere I purchased...
  • Forum Thread: M14x R2 freezes randomly and becomes non responsive. Freezes with out blue screen

    While i doing anything web browser or play league of legend (light games)I get random freezes. while doing anything from word processing to gaming. In result the screen becomes frozen and the fans decide to get noisy and keep noisy until i have to hold power button for shut it down. The only way...
  • 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...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude 2100 Won't Boot

    Dell Latitude 2100 was working fine when I shut the lid and went through airport security. I tried to "wake" it after opening the lid, but nothing happened. Did a hard power down and re-boot, but only got all the indicator lights to blink once and then the cap light stayed blinking. Have removed...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 17 Problems! Please help.

    I updated my graphic and sound drivers yesterday on my Dell Studio 17. I restarted the system like I would do after any installation or update only to find that my laptop wouldnt boot up, instead it redirected me to system repair. I thought there must be something wrong with what i updated... So I...
  • 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.