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  • Forum Thread: XPS M1530 laptop won't boot

    I purchased this laptop from Dell in 2008. It is running Vista Ultimate. When I press the power button, I can hear the fans whirling, but the screen remains black. The laptop does not complete the POST (screen remains black). I tried the FN key and power button and it looks like the hard drive...
  • 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 XPS M1530 Boot Problem

    Last week my laptop wouldn't boot. I figured it was my hard drive (as I ran a pre-boot assessment saying so) so I didn't think twice about buying a new one since I been wanting a bigger one anyways. Well I still have the same problem. It won't boot from the hard drive. I booted from usb drives...
  • Forum Thread: Dell M1530 Fan / Heatsink Problem & Trackpad Issue

    Hello, I purchased this laptop a little over a year ago and it has been on the whole good. There are however two issues I have with it. Firstly the major problem is to do with the heatsink or fan. Personally, I believe it is the fan as it doesnt seem to be on when it should be. The computer is...
  • Forum Thread: DELL XPS M1530 Blu-Ray (BD-RE) Problems (UJ-225S)

    DELL XPS M1530 Blu-Ray Writer (UJ-225S) Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Roxio Creator 10.2 Blu-Ray (came with my system) There is no firmware updates posted on the Support Site for this drive, but I am having the following problems. Unable to Erase BD-RE discs using Roxio 10.2 Blu-Ray...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Restore Media

    I am sorry it took so long to get back to you on this. I need the restore media because the Hard Drive Crashed and the restore Disks were made; however it has been several years and the do not work. The service tag is <Admin Note: removed per privacy policy~RK>. This Laptop was purchased at...
  • Forum Thread: XPS M1530 WHITE SCREAM INTEAD OF LCD SWITCHING OFF WHEN LID CLOSED/BRIGHTNESS PROBLEM

    Ive recently had my laptop repaired after it got wet and the replaced the screen and everything, but since i have had it back the FN and brightness buttons do not work, nor does the brightness controls work via BIOS settings, also when the laptop goes into sleep mode or the lid is closed, the screen...
  • Forum Thread: Hard Drive Problems (Dell M1530)

    Hi, Lately I've been having some problems with my laptop hard drive (HD). I say HD because its been slightly freezing and started making a ticking sound at the same time. For the first time recently I had a problem starting Windows. A screen came up to "check for missing portions" of...
  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS M1530 HDMI audio

    I have the same problem: no audio after plugging up my XPS M1530 to my HD TV [Philips LCD]. I'm running Vista Business Professional, SP2... Intel Core2 Duo CPU T7500 @ 2.20 GHz, 2GB RAM, and 32-bit operating system, of course. I've tried each suggestion on this thread to no avail. The HDMI...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 1530 Vista laptop won't install Dell DataSafe

    I've an XPS 1530 with Vista 32 Sp2 installed, that I want to create the Dell system recovery media for it. The installed Dell Support Centre points me to download "Dell DataSafe™ Local Backup" to do this. The website confirms my system will run the software (as it well above the...
  • Forum Thread: M1530 and Windows 8 pro

    Hello, I ahve a XPS m1530 running Windows 7 Pro ( quite happly :-) ). I've run the Windows 8 upgrade assistant, and one of its finding is :- "Your processor doesn't have NX turned on or might not support NX Setup will attempt to turn on NX during installation. If your processor...
  • Forum Thread: Brand New Dell XPS 15 L502x - Randomly shutting down, and not performing simple tasks.

    I am really frustrated with this brand new Dell XPS L502x... I have only used it: 19 minutes 26 seconds and I received it 2 days ago. The problem is that whenever I try to use it for even browsing the internet it will randomly shut down everytime I have tried to use it. After it shuts down I feel the...
  • Forum Thread: Problems with XPS m1530

    I bought a xps m1530 in October and have consistently had problems with it. It occasionally crashes and reboots when attempting to shut down. However after reformatting recently this happens much less often. Another thing that is very annoying is the heat from it, and the fact that the hdd always seems...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS M1530 Laptop Powering On Problem

    Hello everybody, I have a problem with my laptop. Since a few days ago my laptop has failed to turn on the screen every time I try to power up the laptop. I can hear the processor, hard drive and DVD drive working away yet I don't get an image on my screen any more, just darkness. I left it quite...
  • Forum Reply: Re: m1530 Hard Drive click noise

    There is a correction to this issue for the Samsung HM500LI 2.5 5400 S2 HDD (check all M1530 updates). Any chances to get an firmware update for our HM251JJ??? Well, if they got the problem corrected for that drive it means that they know what the problem is and how to fix it. We shold ask Dell for...
  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS 1530 - Turns off

    Hi I'm Brian I also have an XPS M1530 laptop (refurbished) and I ALSO have had sudden shutdown problems. The back vent is always very hot to the touch after this happens. It usually occurs when I'm playing World of warcraft. Sometimes, after only 10 minutes in that game I will crash...
  • Forum Thread: help my dell xps m1530

    i have a dell laptop xps m 1530 i have it set up so that you have to log on before the bios setup then again to log in to windows my question is i recieved a messge that my display driver stopped working so as i downloaded it and it was installing the [power went out now when i push the button to start...
  • Forum Thread: XPS m1530 LCD Backlight Not Working

    So I've had my XPS m1530 for almost 2 1/2 years now, and although it's a little beat up (no battery life, front panel held on by duct tape) it's at least continued to be fairly usable (as long as I keep it plugged in, that is). Until now. Maybe around a week or more ago I noticed that the...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 1530 Hard Drive Problems - Endless Clicking

    Recently I've been experiencing enormous problems with my XPS M1530 ... specifically with the hard drive. The drive has always been on the loud side, but now it has turned into a noise-box, and it's affecting performance. A couple days ago, my system blue-screened ... and when it rebooted, my...
  • Forum Thread: XPS m1530 travel remote won't fit into express card slot

    Hello, I just recieved my m1530 today and I ejected the blank from the express card slot and tried to fit in the remote but it won't go in. There are two flat metal pieces that seemed to be raised up to block the middle of the open slot. Do they need to be pushed down to fit in the remote? And...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 1530 keeps turning off by itself

    Hello guys, so here's the lowdown: MODEL: XPS M1530 OS: VISTA 32-bit Problem: LAPTOP TURNS OFF BY ITSELF / SPONTANEOUSLY PROCEEDING A SHORT FADE-OUT "BEAMING" SOUND SPECS: BIOS A12, Recently updated NVIDIA 8600 Warranty til 2012 SYMPTOMS: 1. COMPUTER...
  • Forum Thread: Integrated Webcam for XPS M1530

    So I had to install a new hard drive in my laptop and after the Windows installation and updating and all that good stuff, everything seems to be working fine except for the integrated webcam. The webcam manager is there, but there is no webcam program and I can't figure out how to make it work....
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS M1530 Will Not Start Up... Again...

    This is the second time this has happened to me.. and fortunately it wasnt permanent the first time.. I will start the laptop up and it will be in the dell loading screen for at least 3 minutes... Then it goes to a completely black screen with a blinking line at the top left... At first, the LCD screen...
  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS-M1730 SLOW KEYBOARD

    Hi I can confirm the exact same problem on my XPS-M1530 using laptop keyboard Thanks Marcel for diagnosing it I killed pcmservice.exe from taskmgr and it has started behaving. Note I had the problem on Vista 32 Peter
  • Forum Thread: Dell Travel remote - XPS M1530

    Hi All, I have an XPS M1530. I use the remote quite a bit especially for my music but the other day I couldn't eject the remote anymore. I am reluctant to just start hacking away at the laptop with a knife or something. I was hoping someone in here has had the same issue as google came up empty...