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  • Forum Thread: Dell l502x: power on, but SCREEN WON'T TURN ON, after closing/opening the screen

    Hello My laptop works well. I close the screen, the laptop goes "to sleep". All good. But now, when I open the screen, I see the lights (LEDs, power switch etc.) come back to life - but the screen will not turn on, it stays black. Pressing the power button, keyboard, ctrl-alt-del, anything...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron N5110 trouble

    Hello, I have an N5110 laptop that has an issue; when I turn it on it gives 8 beeps which I have been told could be either a faulty display or display cable. I tried replacing both, and in each case the issue persisted. I was then told that it would be the motherboard. Not wanting to buy a new motherboard...
  • Forum Thread: LAPTOP WON'T TURN ON (DELL LATITUDE D620)

    My laptop won't turn on. Before the problem occurred on two occasions rows of vertical lines appeared on the screen and I had to restart it. The third time this happened it wouldn't start. The adapter seems to be ok, the battery light turns on and so does the power light and keyboard controls...
  • Forum Thread: LCD backlit but no image, external monitor works fine.

    I have a Alienware M17x r3 lastnight my cat knocked my powered off laptop on to the floor (not far on to carpet and padding). on bootup my screen is blank but backlit. when i use a external monitor i can see everything on the external just fine. If i go to Screen Resolution settings and change to "Show...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio XPS 1645 hardware fault: Dropped on left hand side of laptop, now only the Volume lights are lit, one flashing.

    I have had my laptop for about two years, has not caused me an issue. This evening I accidentally dropped the computer on to it's left hand side. This crashed the computer on the game I was playing. I turned the computer off and back on, this then produced no screen to light up and only three lights...
  • 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: Inspiron 2205 Screen Brilliance

    Inspiron 2205/Windows 7 Home Premium. If I switch it to SLEEP (and I'm not too sure if it's worth doing that anyway, as there's no Battery to waste) - on switching back ON, the screen is always at 1/2 or minimum brilliance, ie almost ureadable. Why might that be? Any Takers, 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 won't turn on beeps 8 times

    my laptop wont turn on but the light and fans will also the screen stays black it will also beep 8 times i don't know what to do please help. my laptop is a dell inspirion M5030
  • Forum Reply: Re: Overheating and shutting down, N5110

    Hi Debbie/Dear Dell, Aren't you guys tired of posting these lame advises in an pathetic attempt to hide the truth, which is that this model of Dell laptop, N5110 regardless of what CPU+GPU it has inside, has a MAJOR design flaw in its cooling system! The vent openings for both the intake of the...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 14z randomly shuts down

    I am so incredibly frustrated. My XPS 14z isn't even one year old and it feels like 3 years old because of this problem. It is always just randomly shutting down. No warning, nothing, it just cuts off. The screen goes black and when I turn it back on, its like I did a "force shut down"...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Delay issue on windows performance and bios performance

    anybody's there that answer my question..!!???
  • Forum Thread: Dell Laptop not switching ON after entering Sleep Mode

    Recently, my Dell Laptop Inspiron 1545, went to sleep mode, and is not switching ON again. It is as though it died. I everything from pressing the power button for a minute continuously to removing the battery, plugging it back and then pressing the Power button, but to no avail! what should I do now...
  • 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...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron e1405 red screen

    hey all, new to the forums here. i have a inspirion e1405 with 110 gig hd, 3 gigs ram. and every now and again the screen turns light pink and blocks out everything, just started doing this today. any ideas?
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell 7720 i7 FHD uneven screen backlight

    The (originally low-level) flickering on battery power has increased noticeably over the past few days—almost to the point of making the laptop unusable when away from mains power. The flickering is now at a level that's constantly visually distracting. Every day when I boot this thing...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 5160

    When I power up the laptop, the screen blinks 10 times and then powers down. What might be the issue here? How can I fix it? Thanks!
  • 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: 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: 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...