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  • Forum Thread: Latitude D800 Doesn't Come Out of Stanby

    I have an old Dell D800 that I use as a kind of goofing off machine. I recently rebuilt it as the perfect machine for web surfing and Document writing. /The computer runs great except for one glaring flaw, it refuses to come out of standby mode in Windows XP. A black screen over where the normal login...
  • Forum Thread: My new XPS 15Z, second problem ..!, the screen suddenly changed to vertical & horizontal lines then . . .

    Dear all my first problem was battery wont charging, and it solved by change the main board and battery. I just bought the laptop XPS 15Z on 20th of Oct. 2011 ---------> "it less than 8 months" now while using the laptop, suddenly the screen changed to vertical & horizontal lines and...
  • 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: N5010 blank screen at startup (External Monitor also didn't work)

    Hello- I have an issue with my Inspiron N5010 screen, it doesn't work when switching on my laptop on Battery or AC mode. It happens a lot of times when I turn on the laptop the power button, the power indicators at the bottom turns on normally and the laptop is running without any weird sounds...
  • Forum Thread: Booting Dell Inspiron N5010

    Hi , i've just bought online an dell inspiron n5010 , it's second hand , and when i've got home , and power it , it show me a system password , i didn't test it when i bought it because it was in his original box , and it's battery was out of power. how can i remove this password...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 9300, green power light only for 4 seconds.

    Dell Inspiron 9300: Part Number: PP14l Service tag : <ADMIN NOTE: Service tag removed per privacy policy> So I bought this for 5 bucks from a local repair shop. Figured I could mess around with it and see what's up. Unfortunately it seems VERY stubborn. The battery on it flashes 3...
  • Forum Thread: Dell N5110 won't turn on, no beeps or blinking lights

    Hi, My Dell N5110 is about 14 months old - Windows 7, 650GB HD, 8GB RAM (originally 6GB before I upgraded the memory chip). Up until about 2/2/13, I was able to turn it on, put it in hibernation, etc., but suddenly, I could not turn it on (I had it plugged in overnight, perhaps it was in Sleep mode...
  • Forum Thread: 14z-multiple system/power failures

    I've had a dell technician out 3 times in the last week to replace a touchpad issue with jumping cursor- they replaced the mother board also. then the display went bad. tech came out and replaced mother board but the new MB would not power on so he put the old one back in. said it must have been...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron Power Problem

    I am in need of someone to advise me on a recent laptop problem, I will attempt to describe it and lets see if anyone can aide me. I typically keep my laptop plugged into the wall; using it more like a desktop instead of a laptop. I keep my screens brightness turned all of the way up so it is easiest...
  • Forum Thread: N5110 I/O problem

    The problem is with an N5110 that I recently replaced the motherboard and the CPU (I7-2630qm) in hopes that I'd revive this old boy. After replacing the motherboard I got 7 beeps no screen. Knew that was CPU failure so I purchased a new one and replaced it. Now I'm not getting any error codes...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Studio 1749 - Shuts down randomly without warning and then won't start back up

    I am having the same problem. I've run tests on my battery and everything comes back fine. The battery charges normally and holds a charge. However, I *HAVE* to keep my computer plugged in because it shuts down every time it runs off the battery and the slightest movement is made to the computer...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop not turning on

    I went to turn my Dell Inspiron on, and the three lock lights turn on, and the left green light on the power lights turn on. They stay on for about 5 seconds and then they turn off. My laptop screen doesn't turn on at all. Every once in a while the bluetooth light will turn on and then they screen...
  • Forum Thread: N5110 monitor issues

    I have a very similar issue but more... Hibernation or sleep and my monitor doesnt come back on. Also when I shut down, the monitor shuts down but nothing else till I hold the power button. I tried the hybrid sleep setting change to no avail... I also have the N5110 and it started recently. Updated BIOS...
  • Forum Thread: Graphics Card: Upgrade Possible?

    I own an Dell 15" XPS laptop (L502X model) with a Nvidia GeForce GT 540M currently installed. Would it be possible to replace that card with the Nvidia GeForce GTX 680M? If so, would I need a larger power supply? (I currently have the stock adapter, which I believe to be 19.5 volt) Additional...
  • Forum Thread: Faulty Dell Studio 15 Screen, Backlight switches off completely when screen is slightly re positioned

    Hi there, i've turned to the forums as Dell have not got back to me via emal and as a life long stammerer, communicating via phone is a hassle My laptop screen is faulty, the screen goes blank when i try to move it into a better position and it will only work at a certain angle, i have to power...
  • 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.
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1555 - No Boot, 6 Beeps.

    Hi I've seen a similar thread here regarding a dell that wouldn't boot, my issue is slightly different. I've today turned on my laptop, blank screen followed by a continuous 6 beeps, I've tried FN+Boot and this does the same, the laptop is out of warranty. I've tried removing...
  • Forum Thread: opened up dell inspiron, cant put back together, need technical drawing.

    the screen on my dell inspiron 1525 suddenly decided not to work when i knocked it yesterday. so me thinking im a genius, i set about taking that laptop apart looking for a loose wire or something, and now i have no idea how to put it back together. ive been looking all morning for a schematics...
  • Forum Thread: XPS M1710 not posting to the bios

    My xps m1710 recently stopped working. It will no longer boot to the bios. When I power it on, I get a hard drive led for about 2 seconds then the blu-ray drive turns on and off. It then sits there until I turn it off. The screen is not lit in any way. Though this has a supposedly faulty Nvidia GPU,...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 12 Convertable - Hardware/Software Issues

    Hi Dell Community, I have had my XPS 12 (i7, 8gb ram, 256SSD) for approx 1 month now. In that time I have had the following issues: - Touch Screen will stop working until reboot / will stop working temporarily then start working again; - Screen will periodically change brightness (goes dim then...
  • Forum Thread: Studio 1555 Blank Screen

    My Dell Studio 1555 blacked out totally today. It did NOT power down, the screen just went black. I connected it to an external hardrive but still nothing was found and it did not project. Obviously there is a problem. I can power up and power down the laptop manually by holding power on/off button,...
  • Forum Reply: Re: How to disable automatic brightness adjustments on Dell Inspiron

    I ran into the same problem and figured out what it was. Signed up to post the solution since I know how frustrating it is when you Google for something and find nothing but people asking the same (unanswered) question. Right-click on the desktop, select "Graphics Properties..." Choose...
  • Forum Thread: dell inspiron 1525 wont sleep when lid is closed

    Ok a few months ago i cracked the hinges on my dell inspiron 1525. I recently fixed everything up but now when i close the lid the screen stays on. Though it can be convienient at times i really want to be able to put the computer to sleep without pressing the power button all the time. is there a way...
  • 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...