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  • Forum Thread: XPS L502X "plugged in, charging" but still not charging.

    I have a Dell XPS L502X laptop bought in May 2012. While in warranty (around April-May 2013) it had some serious heating and charging issues and some parts(motherboard,charger,battery) were replaced. Now the warranty has expired but a new problem has cropped up. The battery has stopped charging. On the...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Latitude D610 not booting up and the green light is always glowing

    Hello, I am facing a strange problem with my Dell D610 laptop. Both on adapter and battery the laptop is not booting up. The power light is always on and the battery light is red. On battery(without the adapter plugged in) by pressing the power button for 30 sec the light goes off and again putting...
  • Forum Reply: Re: 8 Beeps on start-up

    Hi chabze. My problem is like yours. After having just 8 beeps and no screen at all, I followed someone else's advice in this forum and unseat and reseat the display connector. The lap top worked perfectly for a few days. Then one morning it didn't turn on again, not even beeps. I opened it once...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS L502x --- Plugged in, not charging (0%)

    Hi, this is my first post on these forums so please excuse me if I make a mistake :) The other day, my computer seemed to stop charging, and I couldn't turn it on after it died. Now I have (with a screwdriver) pushed out the Power input Jack as I found it was to far in. The computer now accepts...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 17r se Battery and performance problem

    I have contacted your technical support departments a couple of times with these issues but the answers I get from your call center staff are ridiculous and they always promise to give you a call back but they never give a call back.. Even if I have premium phone support ..not worth mentioning here....
  • Forum Thread: Wifi internet disconnects when closing the lid.

    I have some problem with my Dell Laptop. When I close the laptop lid (plugged in) wifi internet disconnects automatically. When I close the lid (on battery) it's not disconnected. I also checked the option in control panel "choose what closing the lid does" and its on "do nothing"...
  • 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 Inspiron 1525 won't turn on

    Hi, My Dell Inspiron 1525 has suddenly decided not to turn on. I get up to a Windows Vista screen where it says "Configuring updates stage 3/3" and then it restarts itself again and again. I can't get it to do anything else. Before it wasn't even getting that far and it was restarting...
  • 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: Dell XPS M1330 Laptop will not turn on normally.

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  • Forum Thread: using inspiron 6400 with dead battery

    situation: i only use my laptop on ac [avg 14 hrs/day, 7 days/wk and turn it off at night], work on battery rarely and then only during power outages... and i'm currently accessing the net via wifi... my battery is about to give up the ghost after 5+ years and i can't see paying the high...
  • Forum Thread: My new XPS 15 Z Battery not charging

    Dear All When I plugged in my adapter to charge my laptop, it didn't respond to it. The light on the adapter is on, but the battery just wont charge. I changed the AC adapter as a Hardware problem, but I couldn't change the battery because it is built-in. On the other side of...
  • Forum Thread: Motherboard Problems?

    Hi All, new to this forum. My girlfriends Inspiron 15R N5110 has an unknown problem. Backstory: It was purchased new about 2 years ago and has had slight problems with the track pad and an awful network connection (both wireless and ethernet). Recent: It came down with a pretty bad browser hijacker...
  • Forum Reply: Re: My new XPS 15 Z Battery not charging

    Thank you so much for trying help. I noticed the following: in the Main tab AC Adapter Type None in the Advanced tab Charger Behavior Enable
  • Forum Thread: Dell adamo 13 Battery Problem..

    Hi, i have a problem with my Dell Adamo 13, For install the WWAN card i open the laptop and remove battery, then i put it all back and close the laptop, when i turn it on i got this message: WARNING: the battery cannot be identified, The system will be unable to charger this battery. I try to upgrade...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell inspiron N5030 won't start up

    I am writing as I have the same problem. My Inspiron 1018 won't power on. Two days ago, the battery indicated it was low on power. Evidently it wasn't charging. It turned off and won't come back on. I have tried with the battery and without. When you push the power button, a momentary yellow...
  • Forum Thread: Vostro 3350 Battery/Power Issues

    I have a vostro 3350 for about a year. I recently encounter a serious problem when suddenly my laptop does not charge the battery anymore. It does not even use my laptop battery even in bios. Please note that in the Windows battery indicator, it show I have 86% battery left but it's not charging...
  • Forum Thread: Studio 1557 can only be turned on with the AC adapter connected, battery is fine - need help

    Hi, I've got a Studio 1557 that's working fine except for this issue. After sitting in standby, with or without the AC adapter connected, it will not power up unless the AC adapter is connected. It will do it about 50/50, sometimes it's fine, other times it's not. After the AC adapter...
  • Forum Thread: cannot charge battery as 'not recognised' after installing new mobo

    I need some assistance. My wife has an Inspiron Mini 10 which I damaged seeing if I could upgrade the RAM. So I bought another mobo and fitted it in, plugged it in and turned it on. After so long we were told that the battery was running low and wouldn't charge. After it shut down we got the OLOD...
  • Forum Thread: Screen problem when running on battery (fine when AC plugged in)

    Hi everyone, I already checked the old posts, I found similar problems but not exactly the same as the problem I have, which is why I'm posting this. I have a Dell Inspiron 6400 (purchased in 2006). When the laptop is plugged in, it works perfect. However, when running on battery, after about...
  • Forum Thread: Power issues with Laptop

    Hey... I'm slizz. Hi everybody. I have a Studio 1747 laptop with... issues. The battery will not charge, and I have bought a new battery and charger, both to no avail. I attempted to update the BIOS, but you need a half-charged battery and a working power cord, and since my battery will...
  • 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 Thread: Inspiron 17R N7010 doesn't even turn on.

    Hi there, I have a Inspiron 17R N7010 laptop with an i5 processor that was bought back in Dec. 2010, so it's almost a year and a half old and obviously out of warranty. Anyway, thing was working pretty well...up until Friday. Now, I can't even get it to turn on. I've tried, pressing the power...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop won't power on - do I need a new battery? (Inspiron 1720)

    I have an Inspiron 1720 that I bought in October 07. It was working fine until a few days ago when I found it powered off even though I'd left it on. When I turned it on, it said the battery was critically low. It soon powered off and since then the battery is totally dead and appears to not be charging...
  • Forum Thread: N5010: Battery LED button flashing white

    I hope someone can help me out with this. I recently replaced a motherboard in a Dell N5010 15R laptop. After installation laptop won't start. Pressing power button and button lights up for instant and battery power button flashes. Battery button also flashes every 5 seconds or so. Initially I figured...