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  • Forum Thread: Dell studio 1558 bios error code 3-2-1

    Hey, I have been having some issues with my laptop, win 7 64 bit. amd HD 5400 It started with some graphical issues, artefacts appearing like triangulation from the top left, which progressed to crashing. On the BSOD it reported that an attempt to restore the graphics drivers had timed out. I tried...
  • Forum Thread: Dedicating more memory to video.

    Is there any way to dedicate more memory to my video card? I have a Studio 1558 with a ATI mobility radeon HD 4500 series and 4 gb ram.
  • Forum Thread: BIOS DISASTER

    A moron convinced me that my BIOS needed to be rolled back due to the fact my cooling fan had stopped working after upgrading to the latest BIOS version. During this tricky operation , which he swore he could handle, the entire computer began to power down as if it was being shut down normally. Now it...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop Studio 1558: Did dell fix the loud fan / hard drive noise yet?

    I was about to purchase a Laptop Studio 1558 (i3, i5, i7) until I read all the problems people are having with this laptop. The fan is very loud on this laptop and the 7200 hard drive apparently has issues too. Dell kept telling people it was a BIOs issue, but I believe it's a hardware issue(s)....
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1558 BIOS does not remember settings - A12

    Hello guys I have a problem with the BIOS. I have a Dell Studio 1558th BIOS version is A12. So the problem is that when I set Boot from second HDD (I have 2 HDD in a laptop, a DVD drive instead, and it is SSD). So when I switch the BIOS boot from first HDD to SSD and save a species so it works...
  • 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: Dell 1558 abruptly switching off

    Hi, I have a ~2-3 year old Dell 1558 that is out of warranty. Recently, there have been a lot of problems with it but the main one is the fact that the laptop switches off very suddenly without any warning at all. It does not boot into the operating system. It loads the Dell loading screen after which...
  • Forum Thread: 0271 Error: Check date and time.... 0251 System CMOS Checksum Bad

    my dell studio 1558 showing an error after dell logo... 0271 Error: Check date and time.... 0251 System CMOS Checksum Bad what does that means??? and why the are happening?? even after setting the new date and time, it happens again and again after each shut down.. help me out..
  • Forum Thread: XPS L502x hangs during game play

    I have been having problems with my XPS L502x I use to play Saint Rows the Third on my laptop it use to play perfectly but now after a year I restored my factory setting now when ever i install any of my old games they start off perfectly but during the game it hangs a lot kindly help me out.
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Studio 1558 won't boot

    Hi Arjan, I am sorry to hear that. I just got my studio1558 laptop repaired for the same problem. I was watching IPL on youtube when all this happened. The display chip on the motherboard had gone. Either you can go for a part replacement from dell for the entire motherboard or you can look in...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1555/1558

    Thanks for deleting my post about your Studio 1555/1558 laptops. No profanity posted. Just plain honest truth about Dell Studio 1555/1558 laptops and poor customer service. Have a good day!
  • Forum Reply: Re: Delay issue on windows performance and bios performance

    anybody's there that answer my question..!!???
  • Forum Thread: Error sending End of Post message to ME

    System: Studio 1558 with Icore 7 processor running on Windows 7 After a change of motherboard I have some issues which I think are somehow related. I can't figure out a solution and would welcome some help on this. 1) At startup I get the message "Error sending End of Post message...
  • 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>