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  • Forum Thread: Can't adjust screen brightness XPS 15

    Hi, I did a system restore recently and everything seemed to be working like new on my XPS 15 laptop. However, it seems that after installing the latest windows 8.1 and its updates (I don't know if that is related to the problem) along with the latest drivers for my integrated graphics card and nvidia...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 15 Color Management Problem with "True Color"

    I recently purchased a Dell XPS 15 (6845slv). Overall I have very happy with it...but have been getting frustrated with color management issues and was hoping to get some advice. Intermittently, the display had been changing the color scheme (to a suboptimal scheme). It lasted for anywhere from a few...
  • Forum Thread: XPS L502X display issue

    Hi, I'm having a display problem with my laptop XPS L502X Windows 7 x64. I tried to install an old version of the video driver (Intel HD Graphics 3000) but it didn't work. Then I formated the computer and installed manually the drivers and I'm still getting this display problem: Suddenly...
  • Forum Thread: DELL XPS 13....

    . I decided to buy a laptop with faster processor to keep myself up to date with technology. I decided to give a shot to Dell product and bought Dell XPS13 ultrabook which I honestly regret now. I am using it for a year and 5 months. I started having trouble with the display and computer was crashing...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 9530 Mini Display port not working

    I am trying to use my mini display port to connect to a VGA display so I can project. It is not recognizing the port or anything connected to it. I need the display for projecting to clients, without it, this is a useless brick. Any ideas on a fix?
  • Forum Thread: XPS Studio 1647 graphics card

    Hi, my dell studio xps 1647 had a motherboard damage and I replaced it with a new one. Do I can move graphics cards from the old motherboard to the new one? Part of dont change my XPS for a new computer was because I was really glad with the original graphics card, a 1GB ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4670...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 15 Late 2013 - How to turn of splendid color

    Hi there, I just got my new dell xps 15 and it's great, but I need to turn off Splendid color mode to properly calibrate the monitor, following this article: http://www.anandtech.com/show/7883/dell-xps-15-qhd-revisiting-the-lcd-results However, when I open Windows Mobility Center, I do not see...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 11 Tablet Mode Problem

    I just bought a new Dell XPS 11 and I love it except for one problem: it goes to sleep in tablet mode. I bought it for the laptop/tablet conversion but the tablet part is almost unusable. When I fold it back to use it as a tablet, the display turns off and then flickers between on and off. To make it...
  • Forum Thread: Dell xps 14z mini displayport

    Hi, i have a Dell xps 14z, and i buy a AmazonBasics Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter and i want to connect a external monitor Samsung syncMaster 920Nw, I try to connect and no image appears, I have windows 8.1 64 bits I tested the adapter to a TV that has a VGA input and I tasted monitor to a computer...
  • Forum Thread: Integrated Webcam Stopped Functioning - Dell System XPS L502X

    Hi, So a few days ago my router randomly kicked me off the network and wouldn't let me reconnect. Turns out the solution was easier than I thought, but in the process I did a system restore to four days prior to the incident (the most recent windows update at the time). Everything was fine except...
  • Forum Thread: Unable to load Intel Wireless display software on Dell XPS L401X

    Hi Everyone, I am looking for help on my Dell XPS L401x. I am unable to install Intel wireless display on my machine as pop-up dialog box states that device is either not supported or service is in use. OS: Windows Home premium SP1 I tried several attempts for installing it and its failing. Attempt...
  • Forum Thread: Anyone manage to use miniDisplay -> VGA on XPS 15 L521x with Linux?

    Hi All, I have a XPS 15 L521x laptop which only has HDMI and miniDisplay outputs for video. Unfortunately I have to give lectures often where there is only a projector with VGA connector available. When I try to use a miniDP -> VGA converter the computer detects the external monitor (actually...
  • Forum Thread: Is there an anti-reflection shield or film that works well? Notebook: XPS 15 z 15.6 inch screen

    Can anyone recommend a screen filter or film that can reduce at least a significant amount of the reflection I get on my nice, but highly reflectable, XPS 15 z screen? I use my notebook primarily indoors but bit in offices with large windows, or in spaces with wifi hotspots like Starbuck, often again...
  • Forum Thread: No video on new screen XPS M1530

    Hi All, I've just received a Dell XPS M1530 with a cracked screen. When i replace it with the original screen what this laptop have been equipped (other rev. no.), the backlight will turn on, but nothing is been displayed. Have tried other models, other resolutions,another LCD cable but nothing...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 12 ultra-book Display port to HDMI monitor or projector

    My XPS 12 ultra-book is a great machine. The one problem that is driving me crazy is that I want to use a 2nd larger display or a projector so I can present at a meeting. I bought a mini display port to HDMI adapter so that I can plug into the XPS 12 display port and then use a HDMI cable to go to a...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio XPS 1640 Laptop will NOT start / black screen

    Hello Everyone, I am unable to get my Dell Studio XPS 1640 (Windows 7) to boot or show anything on the screen. When I press JUST the power button the volume lights flash for a moment and then it shuts down. When I press the power button AND "D" to run a BIST test, the screen will be dim and...
  • Forum Thread: DELL XPS L502X - Integrated Webcam not found

    Hi, I have a Dell XPS L502x laptop. I have been using it for almost 3 years now. The integrated webcam was working fine until a few days ago. Now it has completely stopped working. At first it showed that the webcam is being used by another application. So I thought it could be the issue with Skype's...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 15 502X No video at all on boot

    Hello, I bought a XPS 15 502X about 3 years ago and was working fine until I spilled some water on it couple of days back. I shut it down immediately and unplugged power and battery, opened it up, dried it, waited for day to boot it. But, now there is no video on the screen. Absolutely nothing, not...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 15 9530

    Hi, I recently got a dell xps and the product quote did say the laptop was shipped with QHD however when trying to change the display settings to the 3200x1800 resolution, thats not available. the max setting is 1920x1080. The specs are the following: 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 13 Display Backlight Bleed in The Hinge Area

    I have noticed a strange issue with my new XPS 13 laptop. The backlight seems to be bleeding in an area approx. 1cm wide between the screen and the hinge. It looks as if the screen wasn't properly attached to the lid in that particular place. Has anyone had a similar issue? Do you know whether it's...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 15 graphics throttling at around 75C.

    I have a new XPS 15 9530 with dedicated NVIDIA 750M graphics. When playing a graphically intense game, such as Crysis, the graphics card warms up, and is then throttled. Looking at the temperature of the GPU, this is happening consistently at 75 degrees Celsius, which seems to me to be a low temperature...
  • Forum Thread: nVidia Geforce GT 520M on XPS 14Z

    Hi everybody, I've got an XPS 14Z, intel core i5, 8GB Ram and GT 520M, Win 7 Pro. My issue is that every time i play a game, even an old one (like Star Wars Empire At War) GPU temperature goes overheating and my laptop shuts itself down. I've made a benchmark test with Unigine Valley Benchmark...
  • Forum Reply: RE: NVIDIA Kernel Mode Drivers/ Intel Graphics Accelerator Drivers stop responding, whole computer freezes up and doesn't respond until restart

    I have witnessed the same issue... for me the problem was upgrading my nvidia beyond the Dell drivers.... The Dell drivers are a year behind the Nvidia reference drivers... What I did is clean install back to the last Dell drivers.. DO not install the 3D experience and just the drivers... and things...
  • Forum Thread: Black screen

    Hello, just a few minutes ago i was playing a game on my dell xps15 z when suddenly my screen became black. I restartet the laptop but the screen was/is still black. It is not completly black like when the laptop is off, its a bit brighter. I can still hear the the Windows sound when i enter my password...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop crashes while playing games?

    Hi there, Lately, I have this problem with my laptop. When I play games, my laptop crashes. This happens random.. Sometimes, the game crashes when I'm playing for 10 seconds, the other time it crashes after playing 5-10 minutes. I already have this problem for a while, and I've tried to fix...