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  • Forum Thread: Power problem XPS M1530

    Hi, I have an XPS M1530 and I'm have a power problem. The battery won't charge and the ac adapter is not being recognized by the bios or OS, however, if the ac adapter is plugged in and the battery is disconnected, the laptop will still function with no problem, only that, no battery will be...
  • Forum Thread: Windows XP drivers for XPS M1530

    Hi, I am re-installing Windows XP (SP3) on a friend's XPS M1530 and trying to find suitable drivers. I downloaded the ones on Notebook Driver but am getting occasional freezes while Windows is booting. He has also had similar problems in the past when using these drivers. There are several threads...
  • Forum Thread: XPS M1530 - Non-responsive Media Control Buttons assistance!

    Hi folks, A fairly minor problem this one, but hoping someone can advise me regarding the Media Control Buttons - mine are completely unresponsive, do not glow blue any more when touched, etc. I have recently performed a Dell Factory Image Restore (not on account of the buttons, but for another...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Purchasing a replacement XPS M1530 Motherboard

    So with practically nothing to loose, what about re-flowing the nVidia chip. I continue to see video after video of this procedure with successful results. They re-flow many boards using the nVidia chip; laptops, gaming consoles, etc. When I suspected the display, and ordered a new one only to have the...
  • Forum Thread: XPS M1530 Not Booting

    I have a M1530 Laptop that has begun to only boot up occasionally when I turn it on. When the power button is pushed the blue sequential lights flash and the Hard Drive and CD Rom drive can be heard but the screen does not turn on nor does it reach DOS. I believe that it is not running P.O.S.T. Sometimes...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Blank screen on startup - XPS M1530

    Right, so the same problem here. It started two days ago. The laptop sounds like it would start normally but the screen stays off and after a couple of seconds even the startup sounds stop. But the laptop stays on. The weird part is that, sometimes, it starts after leaving it off for a while. But...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 1530 Keyboard Has a Mind of its Own!

    In the last month or so, my keyboard has decided to switch characters around. My "R" key will suddenly become the "B" key, the "B" key will become the "1" key. Each time I hit the key, it then becomes the next letter on the keyboard ie; say I want to type the...
  • Forum Thread: Xps M1530 screen occasionally goes negative/white

    I have a 4 year old xps m1530 that has been having screen problems for almost a year now, which unfortunately started a few months after warranty ended. Basically, the screen will suddenly go negative or sometimes it will head towards gray/white. The way I have been dealing with this is by 1) applying...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell XPS M1530's battery won't charge, plugged in.

    I am guessing your battery is probably just past the one year warranty? My battery is doing essentially the same thing at only 15 months old. I think Dell purchased a batch of cheap batteries that were engineered to fail outside of the warranty. The whole "battery life depends on your usage"...
  • Forum Thread: Should I take warranty worth 18,800 or should I purchase new laptop?

    Hi All, I bought a Dell XPS 1530, 3 years long back. Now my laptop motherboard got fired. So, I called to Dell Customer Service center for suggestion. They told that If we pay 11,000/- now, they will fix the computer as of now as one time repair by replacing the motherboard after that there would...
  • Forum Thread: HELP!!! Dell XPS M1530 shuts down and wont start up.

    Hi all, before I start I want to mention that my Dell XPS M1530 is NOT under warranty. I have this laptop for about 2 years and I have been having problem with this laptop ever since I got it. This XPS system was last repaired on August 2010, the motherboard of this system was replaced. Recently I was...
  • Forum Thread: PC randomly turns off, a variety of causes.

    My XPS M1530 (Vista32) random turns off, and I can't figure out the cause, A12 BIOS. Previous to this problem I had issues with the battery, but that turned out to be a completely dead and faulty battery, and the problem was resolved with a new battery. One of the things I did while trying to sort...
  • Forum Thread: Dell M1530 turns off when moved!

    Hi guys! I've joined the forum in order to hopefully find an answer for an ongoing problem I'm experiencing with my M1530! I've had my laptop since April 2008 and it's been pretty good to me other than having to replace the screen a year or so ago. My problem at the moment is that...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XP M1530 error code

    My systme keeps crashing so i started up the my system with the dell diagnostic CD. I ran the harddrive test and i get the error code 0F00:075D. I thought it might have been the OS been corrupted so i poped in the reinstall disk and ran CHKDSK /f. I think it fixed the problem so i restart my computer...
  • Forum Thread: XPS m1530 DOES NOT BOOT

    Hi everyone, My laptop XPS M1530 does not BOOT. When I press the power button... Lights flash for the multimedia buttons above the keyboard Power indicator light is LIT HD does indicator light does NOT light Display is blank I tried removing the battery and booting with it...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop Freezes on Boot if Mouse is Plugged In

    I have a Dell XPS M1530 laptop, Windows 7, 64-bit, Microsoft Wheel Mouse Optical USB, Bios version A12, and the trackpad set to disable itself when an external mouse is plugged in. When I attempt to boot the computer with the mouse plugged in, roughly two thirds of the time it will freeze up on the screen...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Travel Remote Not Working

    I just bought a XPS M1530 , and it came with a Travel Remote. I have tried many many times, puttin the batteries with the + sign in an upward position, and still not working, i evven tried on the other side and still not working..... The thing is i dont know if my computer came with CIF and i would like...
  • Forum Thread: Image Restore Help!

    SO i got a brand new Dell XPS M1530 laptop last week. Yesterday, i download iTunes and suddenly, Windows cant load. I don;t want to deal with reinstalling everything manually, so can anyone give a little help as to how you start a complete image restore? I tries the steps on Dell's help site, but...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS M1530 numlock 9 problem.

    Hello, I have a problem with my DELL XPS M1530. I used my laptop in the morning and shut it down after few hours, when I came back home and tried to turn it on, it turned on but the screen was black and the numlock 9 key was the only blue light on. I have tried several times pressing the Num Lk key...
  • Forum Thread: XPS M1530 reformating without a disc

    I'm trying to wipe out my entire system on my laptop so I can have a clean start with it and it will run faster, (XPS M1530) but I can't find ANY of the Dell discs I got with the package since I've recently moved. I hear that if I want a fresh start with this laptop I'd have to use one...
  • Forum Thread: Buy a new motherboard or laptop?

    My XPS m1530 just came across the infamous GPU issue. My question is whether or not I should repair the computer or by a new one. Has anyone replaced their motherboard only to run into the same problem down the line? Thanks. Tim
  • Forum Thread: XPS M1530 cooling system problems

    2 years ago I bought an XPS M1530. A few weeks after the warranty expired (1 year warranty) the fan broke with what sounded like the bearings breaking. I still had tech support then and arranged with them to buy a new cooler that I fit myself. From what I can tell, this laptop model has had a history...
  • Forum Thread: Lost keyboard sleep function with upgrade to Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

    I have an XPS-M1530 laptop. I upgraded to 7 Ultimate 64 from Vista Home Premium 32 about 6 months ago. Since then, the Function+F1 hotkey no longer works on the keyboard. The sleep function is still available from the Start menu, so it's still there. Any ideas?
  • Forum Reply: Re: Purchasing a replacement XPS M1530 Motherboard

    Hi , there is a redneck way to resolve the problem and a lot of video in youtube on how to fix the dell XPS M1530 nvidia display. I had the same problem but going through the steps let me save money!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLC1voKDTqE&feature=related
  • Forum Thread: XPS M1530 Screen Problems

    Hello all, I am having a problem with my Dell XPS M1530 it is turning 4 years old this September and this is the first hardware problem I have ran into. Problem is my screen will flicker, fade in and out to negative/white/random colors when the screen is in certain postions. I remedy this by changing...