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  • Forum Thread: Laptop shuts down before any low battery alert can pop up

    Hello, This is my first time posting but I cannot find any definitive answers online or in these forums. I have a Dell XPS 15'' L502X. it is about 3 years old. in the last few weeks the laptop has started turning itself off without warning. I have the low battery warning set to around 15...
  • 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: DELL XPS 15 L501x TEMPERATURE PROBLEM

    I am REALLY disappointed on how my laptop's performance is going. First of all it's battery just died then it's CPU temperature EVENTUALLY rises to almost over 90 degrees even when just IDLING in windows (LETTING IT BE UPON BOOT UP). Even when NOT gaming, it's temperature drastically...
  • 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: laptop automatically shuts off

    Hi Everyone, I have Dell Inspiron n5010 it is automatically shuting off after 5 min, 2 min, 1 hour and sometimes I press power button it not starts. I cleaned fan, heatsink and apply new thermal paste but problem didn't solve and also resold power jack but power jack is working properly. ...
  • Forum Thread: Precision M6500 Heat & Shutdown Problem

    My M6500 Precision has a serious heat problem.... a few things happening: Many times when Windows 7 does updates when I'm shutting down for the night, then the next day I turn it on, some of the updates are initiating. But the fans are going like a bat out of hell and the CPU's are going...
  • Forum Thread: HELP! VOSTRO 1320 from 2009, options hibernate and sleep are blanked!

    The options Hibernate and Sleep are there but I cant select them, also the laptop turns off automaticly after some time and gets hot. Its a vostro 1320 runing windows 7 and without battery. Help please, Thanks
  • Forum Thread: Graphics issue with DELL XPS 15(L502X) Laptop

    Configuration: 2nd gen i7,4GB RAM DDR3 1333MHz,750 GB(7200rpm) HDD, nVidia GT 540M 2GB DDR3 I bought a Dell xps 15 laptop with above configuration on Augusut,2011 with an intention to play latest games. I played Split/second, NFS:the run ,Max Pyne and recently NFS:most wanted. Split/second and most wanted...
  • Forum Thread: Alienware M17x

    I have an issue with a Alienware M17x where it continues to shut off intermittently for no reason. Has anyone run into this issue and what was the cause?
  • 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: Problem with Dell Inspiron 1470

    Afternoon There is something wrong with my Dell. Since the first time I bought it, there is about hundred of events according to stop functioning. My laptop suddenly hang, and I must force shutdown almost once every two or three days :( My laptop temperature reach 59C, so I must use additional...
  • Forum Thread: massive hardware failures,burned.

    Hello,i have an n5110 (15r).Since i bought it the keyboard is bent and the build quality is below 'cheap'.The laptop gets very hot after few mins of use (83 degrees on the CPU,50 degrees C the outside).I have already burned my lap while using it.The second issue is it keeps powering off when...
  • 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: 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: Laptop keeps restarting after windows logo.

    Hi Guys, I have encountered a problem with my 2 year old dell studio 1555 laptop. It was workin fine until today when it I was surfing the net. IE froze a blue screen came up and the laptop shut it self down. When i restarted the laptop, it gave me 2 options.. 1) windows start-up repair 2) start...
  • Forum Thread: My XPS 15 Z randomly turns off while playing

    Hello there! I have a problem that is bothering me. A few days ago I tried playing the Sims 3 , and my laptop randomly turns off while playing. After turning it on it doesn't seem to have any problem. I believe I know where the problem begun, tho I am not sure because I don't work in the computer...
  • Forum Thread: n4030 turns off when hot, no warning

    Hi! I have an Inspiron N4030 (i3 CPU 2x2.53 GHz, 4GB of RAM). It works fine, but when became hot, automatically turns off, without any kind of warning. I have to use a cooling pad, and this way i can use the notebook as many hours I need. But when playing heavy games, which needs lot of video resources...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1558 won't start

    Previously my laptop was working fine and then it suddenly start turning off suddenly. I thought it was a power cable or battery problem but it was not. I found that the laptop was heating. So I cleaned the heat sink but the problem existed. Then I removed one of the RAM from the laptop and the problem...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop shuts down while playing games on normal temperature.

    Hey guys I have a Intel(R) Core i7-2630QM with 2.00 ghz and display driver is Nvidia geforce Gt 525m 2gb virtual memory and 6gb ram. Whenever I play a heavy game like Farcry 3 or Crysis 3 my Laptop shutsdown after a few minutes. I have this laptop for about 2 years but then there was no sign of this...
  • Forum Thread: problem with ATI radeon in Dell N5010

    I am having problem with ATI radeon in my laptop N5010. Laptop is shutting down with in 5 min after power on. Fan is rotating, but its stopping within 5 sec & again its repeating. What will be exact issue?? i contacted service center & the told, having problem with graphics card and need...
  • 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: my dell inspiron 5110 turns off while I am playing games even after few minute of playing. What may be the reason?

    I have a dell inspiron 5110 with 4gb of ram 1 gb nvidia 525 gt gpu but it still gets heated a lot and turns off. I play nfs the run and it turns off just after 4 to 5 mins. Windows installed in now about a year should I refresh it or there is some other problem.
  • Forum Thread: Laptop Overheating, Making more noise than an obese woman in a cake shop and Randomly Shutting down.

    HELP Laptop Overheating making loud fan noises and randomly shutting down! I have updated my BIOs, done various hardware checks and everything is in good standing However after about 20-30mins of turning on my laptop it will simply power off leaving me With no Games, Movies, or Adult Material. Here are...