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  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 15R-5521 Will NOT Power On At All

    I tried to troubleshoot on my own: When the power button is pressed, not a sound or light is produced. When the battery is removed for 30 seconds, replaced and then the power button is pressed, there is nothing; no sound or lights. When the battery is removed and the adapter is plugged into the...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop will not turn-on on a full battery. AC adapter light goes off when plugged in laptop, and laptop won't power on.

    Environment: Dell Inspiron 14, Windows 7. Problem description: Battery at 100% full. Windows hibernated the laptop. AC adapter was taken off the wall. (note: Laptop was working flawlessly since purchase - a year ago). When plugging AC adapter into the wall, nothing happens, laptop does not power...
  • Forum Thread: Generally, the Optimal Way to Preserve the Battery for the Maximum possible period

    I was always wondering what are the most appropriate way to use my laptop with power, and how i can take advantage of the most out of the battery and preserved for the maximum possible period . Internet searching wasn't very useful to me, just lot of different & contradictory opinions. 8 Months...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 3737 - Stop battery from charging while connected to power supply

    Hello, I hope someone can help with an answer for the following question. I am seeking a way through which I can stop the battery from charging while the laptop is connected to a power supply. Is there any way to redirect the power so that the battery won't keep on charging? I am using a Dell...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 15 3521 Power LED white, Battery LED solid red

    motherboard fried?
  • Forum Thread: laptop battery

    just bought a new laptop inspiron 15 3537 & using it as replacement to my desktop, so it is plugged into wall socket all day with power on. so i wanted to know is there any issue if i use my laptop plugged in to wall socket or shall i remove power cord once it is fully charged.
  • Forum Thread: Failue to power on when plugged into AC adapter?

    I am running Windows 8 on an Inspiron 5537. I have two different AC power adapters that both seem to work fine on other computers, so I'm pretty confident those aren't the problem. My laptop does not power up if it has been plugged in tyo the AC adapter for a certain amount of time (the period...
  • Forum Thread: Problem after problem with power icon, power options, battery

    pasting this from the Microsoft site because only help there was to " Check with Dell Support " Dell Inspiron N4110, Home Basic Premium, 2 years old Two weeks ago, my laptop suddenly shut down because it was removed from AC power (no battery inside). When inserted my battery and started...
  • Forum Thread: Battery not recognized

    I have a Dell Inspiron 1501 and I didn't have any battery issues until I installed windows 7. After that was installed, at start up I get the black screen that says that the battery can not be detected. It works fine when it is plugged in but if the cord accidentally comes out, it instantly shuts...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron N5110

    Hello to the community, Like the tittle says I have a Dell Inspiron N5110, before all this trouble happen it used to work fine I turned off and turn it on a couple of time. after two days the computer turn on but with an error sign saying that the OS was not found, I run the diagnostic tool that the...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 5720 Power Issue

    I have the Dell Inspiron 5720. After 2 months of having it I had to get a new motherboard and hard drive. I have had it back for about 7 months now and I am having an issue with powering on the laptop. Pressing the power button does nothing, no lights turn on or anything. I tried taking out battery...
  • Forum Thread: My new dell battery didn`t work

    Hello! So i have Dell Vostro 3300 laptop, and igot it form school in 2010. So the battery did eventually decrease, so i ordered a new battery and i changed the new battery to my laptop yesterday. After i changed it it didn`t hep at all. The power still lasts llike 45-50min with full battery. So i don...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron so hot it's going to catch on fire!

    My dell inspiron is so hot it feels like it's going to catch on fire! Changed battery and power cord with expensive OEM part and the problem persist. My warranty expired and the wonderful "customer service" rep just hung up on me. Leave it to dell to know how to make a loyal customer feel...
  • Forum Thread: my laptop screen blacks out

    i dont have much time to write this as my battery will die any minuitre but heres the basics; im not sure what laptop i have but i THINK its a D350 its a buisness type and runs on vista basicly my screen has been a bit weird lately and a certain section was blacking out but this morning the...
  • Forum Thread: power Connector from the laptop to the power adaptor

    Is it possible to replace that small round power connector in the Dell Vostro A860 laptop that connects the power adapter to charge the battery? The iner guts in the connector come out with the power adapter connection.
  • Forum Thread: Power lead causing problems

    When I use my mains lead to power the laptop, the screen starts flickering and then goes completely black. When I disconnect the mains lead the laptop runs perfectly OK from its charged battery. HELP!!!!
  • Forum Thread: Driver_Power_State_Failure is back in my laptop XPS 15-(L502X)

    Hello i have a dell xps 15 laptop for almost 1.2 years.I used to get some BSOD when i installed windows 8 but after contacting Microsoft Technicians my laptop was running smoothly ..........but few days onward i am getting this BSOD showingRE DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE . well when i Run the software...
  • Forum Thread: D420 Latitude Battery Issue

    Battery reads as 80% full, new, aftermarket and from all indications is being charged. However as soon as I disconect the power cord the machine goes dead. I have updated the BIOS, re-seated the battery several times, cleaned contacts and dell diagnostics reports all is OK Any suggestions how to fix...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1720 Strange battery/charge problem

    I have been having a strange problem with my Inspiron 1720 when trying to get it to charge or power up. All of a sudden, I plugged in my laptop, pressed the power button but nothing happened. The power light flickered then went out, as did the battery light. On the AC adapter the green light lit up...
  • Forum Thread: Dell M5010 Turn Off

    Hi, I have a Dell M5010 that I bought about 2 years ago. I started having some issues with the laptop turning off about 3-4 months ago. The laptop would automatically turn off but it would only happen very sparingly maybe only twice the first 3 months. The battery icon displayed a message about considering...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 15 N5010 keeps powering off

    My N5010, which worked just fine yesterday, turns itself off after 5 minutes. Have tried it with battery in or out, with AC adapter plugged in or not, and with a different AC adapter. Always the same result, in at least 20 attempts. The one tell tale sign is that the battery charging light never turns...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron N5110 Dies When Plugged In

    Hi, I got my Laptop a few months ago, in August... And today while using it, i plug it in and it dies! Thinking it overheated, i put it on my table and wait a few minutes, then turn it on, and try again.. much to my dismay it died once more! Oh and i cant turn it on until i remove my battery and put...
  • Forum Thread: AC Power Jack breakage, seems to be a common problem and an expensive fix.

    I've had my computer, Inspiron 1545, for just under two years now, I've had several parts replaced while it was under warranty and now my AC power jack is broken and I can only use my computer while it is plugged in. I went and spent over $60 for a new power cord as I kept getting error messages...
  • Forum Thread: random shut down, battery and charger fail, inspiron 5010

    I have a had a number of problems and it would been helpful if anyone had any suggestions, First I experienced random shutdowns until all I had was a blue screen. I reinstalled windows and although I have had one shutdown since everything is OK (sort of). Then my battery charger stopped working- so I...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1564 lcd not showing anything

    Hello. I have a dell inspiron 1564. On start up my system boots properly as I get the windows booting sound. But I am not able to see anything on the screen. Its just black. It was running till a couple of hours back but I had switched it off for sometime and when I switched on, this happened. Please...