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  • Forum Reply: Re: Vertical line on Inspiron 9300

    Happened to you yet? LCD, Vertical Lines On Feb 24, 2009 – Discussions ONE through FOUR System: Dell Inspiron 9200 Purchased: 2005 Location: Seattle, Washington, UNITED STATES Problem: LCD, Multiple Vertical Lines, Single pixel lines, One Red (Center), One Green/Yellow (Right...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1720 - nVidia 8600MGT dirver's problems

    Hi, I'm spanish, so excuse my english. I have some problems with my graphic card nVidia 8600M GT at my Inspiron 1720 with Windows Vista. Recently I had to reinstall Vista because I had some other problems. When I installed again Vista, I dowload the drivers from dell's support web, but...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1720 Screen goes blank intermitantly.

    I have a three years old Inspiron 1720, recently I replaced a power Adapter and also memory upgrade to 4GB. However, not immediately, three months after the upgrade recently I am having my screen goes off intermittently (frequently). I also observed closely that desktop is there but no light to brighten...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron 1720 nvidia geforce 8600m gt problems, several replaced, anyone else??

    good question, anybody know? [ i could play everything in the Orange Box (loveeed the orange box!, can't wait for more!) except for one game that it couldn't handle- aside from when the card starting going of course... same with many other games, FEAR 2 , crysis etc work pretty good too, when...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1720-When connected to monitor, screen rolls occasionaly, and other issues

    When i originally used a VGA cable to connect the Laptop to the TV (it has a VGA PC input) it displayed the desktop without any issues. I use it to watch streaming video and movies online. Then i started haveing problems geting a display on the monitor. I have to continously adjust the resolution. I...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron 1720 nvidia geforce 8600m gt problems, several replaced, anyone else??

    They got it back in record time this time! They replaced both the speaker and the system board under warranty, so I'll be testing it out this weekend to make sure everything is good to go again *let's hope*
  • Forum Reply: Re: Lines on my monitor

    Happened to you yet? LCD, Vertical Lines On Feb 24, 2009 – Discussions ONE through FOUR System: Dell Inspiron 9200 Purchased: 2005 Location: Seattle, Washington, UNITED STATES Problem: LCD, Multiple Vertical Lines, Single pixel lines, One Red (Center), One Green/Yellow (Right...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1720 Black Screen

    Recently my Inspiron 1720 screen has been flickering to black, usually around start-up. It's to the point where I can't even see the screen long enough to log-in. Geek Squad told me that it's either my backlight or the LCD inverter, but they aren't sure which and they aren't allowed...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Help Needed! Vertical Lines showing on my Inspiron 6000 Monitor!

    Happened to you yet? LCD, Vertical Lines On Feb 24, 2009 – Discussions ONE through FOUR System: Dell Inspiron 9200 Purchased: 2005 Location: Seattle, Washington, UNITED STATES Problem: LCD, Multiple Vertical Lines, Single pixel lines, One Red (Center), One Green/Yellow (Right...
  • Forum Thread: How to replace videocard in Dell Inspiron 1720

    I own Inspiron 1720 with nVidia GF8600M GT Video card and I want to replace it with any ATi's Graphics Card. I've heard that dell have it's own slot so not all cards will fit in it. What should I do and where to get a replacement for my video card?
  • Forum Reply: Re: S-Video Output to Polaroid Flat Panel TV

    I would like to thank all who contributed to the post. I did get the TV to display what was on the laptop but it displayed only monochrome, any ideas of what else I am doing wrong. Again thank you for any help.
  • Forum Reply: Re: Vertical Lines

    Happened to you yet? LCD, Vertical Lines On Feb 24, 2009 – Discussions ONE through FOUR System: Dell Inspiron 9200 Purchased: 2005 Location: Seattle, Washington, UNITED STATES Problem: LCD, Multiple Vertical Lines, Single pixel lines, One Red (Center), One Green/Yellow (Right...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron 2200 Vertical Lines

    Happened to you yet? LCD, Vertical Lines On Feb 24, 2009 – Discussions ONE through FOUR System: Dell Inspiron 9200 Purchased: 2005 Location: Seattle, Washington, UNITED STATES Problem: LCD, Multiple Vertical Lines, Single pixel lines, One Red (Center), One Green/Yellow (Right...
  • Forum Thread: media direct will not play blu-ray disks, will not upgrade to v4.7

    I have an inspiron 1720 laptop ~ two years old. The media direct feature will does not recognize blu-ray disks, and it will not accept upgrade to version 4.7; it says I must have version 3.5 installed to accept upgrade - presently have version 3.3.4629 and blu-ray version 3.3.5722. The program indicates...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1720 Screen Resolution

    I have an Inspiron 1720 that has just come back from having its sceen Backlight replaced. When it wnet away I could get a resolution of 1920x1200 from it - now the max is 1440x900. The only graphics drivers available on the dell downloads site is not for GMA X3100 - which is what is fitted. Where...
  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS M1330 Nvidia 8400 heat and fan noise problem

    Happened to you yet? LCD, Vertical Lines On Feb 24, 2009 – Discussions ONE through FOUR System: Dell Inspiron 9200 Purchased: 2005 Location: Seattle, Washington, UNITED STATES Problem: LCD, Multiple Vertical Lines, Single pixel lines, One Red (Center), One Green/Yellow (Right...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 1720 monitor display

    I have a Dell Inspiron 1720 Laptop, I used to be able to use a VGA to plug into my TV/Moniter but suddenly it just stopped working, here is what I know It's not my TV or Cable It's not the resolution or refresh/flicker rate I've tried updating the Dell drivers and yes I pressed...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 1721 - Windows 7 Video Drivers

    I've just upgraded my 1721 to windows 7. Runs like a dream compared with Vista, however the screen resolution is awful and cannot be adjusted any further. I understand Dell need to create some drivers, anyone know when these will be available? Cheers Monkey_Juice
  • Forum Reply: Re: S-Video Output to Polaroid Flat Panel TV

    Thank you for taking the time to answer. I purchased an S-Video cable from Dell.
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron 1720 nvidia geforce 8600m gt problems, several replaced, anyone else??

    thanks for the reply, the repairs have been 'successful' in that the video card works for a while, but then after a while they go again....maybe one of these times after I keep sending it back it will eventually get one that is not defective then, at least that gives me a little hope to hear...
  • Forum Thread: S-Video Output to Polaroid Flat Panel TV

    I purchased a S-Video connection cable from Dell, plugged it into my Inspiron 1720 (Vista) and Polaroid 32" flat panel and lo! everything was great. I have repeatedly tried to repeat the exercise to no avail. The TV monotonously says 'NO SIGNAL'. What am I doing wrong and what do I need...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron 1720 nvidia geforce 8600m gt problems, several replaced, anyone else??

    latest update: it has to go back to the depot *again* they think it might be the motherboard, so maybe it was doing something to the nvidia card as well as the sound, will find out when it comes back sometime next week or thereafter, will post when I know more (these forums are good reference pages...
  • Forum Thread: Display Problem (may not be display driver-related) PLEASE HELP!

    Hello I seem to be having multiple problems all at the same time (all of which may or may not be related) but let me start from the beginning. This all started when I tried to connect my Inspiron 1720 laptop to our television. For some reason my laptop froze, the image on both my computer and TV had...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron 1720 - nVidia 8600MGT dirver's problems

    The problem is not the A09/A08. Those are Dell version numbers for different things. To get a clean driver install I've always used Driver Cleaner Pro to clean out all unwanted files first. It used to be free. Now they're charging $9.99. It has worked very well for me and is a handy tool for...