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  • Forum Thread: Dell Precision M4800 LCD display changing contrast in battery mode

    Hello everyone, the LCD screen of my Dell Precision M4800 changes continuously contrast (based on what is on screen) when in battery mode. I work with photos and graphics and this behaviour is unacceptable. Serching on this forum I found causes and solutions, but none actually works for me. Causes...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop battery or AC adapter issues

    Having problems with ac adapters? Is the battery not charging? Are you receiving errors messages regarding incorrect or malfunctioning AC adapters? These can be symptoms caused by not only the ac adapter, but could be caused by the battery or power board as well. Here are some steps to find out what...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron N5110

    Hello to the community, Like the tittle says I have a Dell Inspiron N5110, before all this trouble happen it used to work fine I turned off and turn it on a couple of time. after two days the computer turn on but with an error sign saying that the OS was not found, I run the diagnostic tool that the...
  • Forum Thread: my laptop screen blacks out

    i dont have much time to write this as my battery will die any minuitre but heres the basics; im not sure what laptop i have but i THINK its a D350 its a buisness type and runs on vista basicly my screen has been a bit weird lately and a certain section was blacking out but this morning the...
  • Forum Thread: Power lead causing problems

    When I use my mains lead to power the laptop, the screen starts flickering and then goes completely black. When I disconnect the mains lead the laptop runs perfectly OK from its charged battery. HELP!!!!
  • Forum Thread: HELP!!!!!!

    I am having an issue with my Inspiron N5040 laptop. Last night, I was online when Explorer crashed. I exited from my home screen, but everything was frozen. I hit Ctrl Alt Delete and chose to log off. My laptop started to log off, but then it got stuck in the 'log off' screen. Even after I pressed...
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  • Forum Thread: Dell 15r (SE)

    Hello, can someone please answer me is it possible to change my current 1366x768 display to a fullHD one on my dell 15r (se). I made a mistake buying this lower resolution model, bu i though that, becouse this pc also comes with full HD maybe i could fit one to my machine. thank you
  • Forum Thread: Alienware M11x HDMI port not working

    My girlfriend got her Alienware M11x R2 about 6 months ago Spec: CPU i7 Ram 8gb HDD 320 gb She has been using the HDMI port to connect an external monitor at home, but now it's not working anymore. I tried to use different cable on different monitor, and they seem to have the same...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 5110 display problems

    After I re-istalled windows on my Inspiron 5110 I began to notice that when the AC adapter plugs in, my laptop's display turns off for a second. The same thing happens with pluging out. There was no such problem before. I don't have any idea of what might have changed during the re-instal. Is...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Laptop won't turn on

    Hi, my lap top too wont turn on. previous my lap top would just make a beeping noise and not turn on, I would wait and it would finally turn on with out issues. it only did this maybe two times before. this time even when hit the power button nothing happens. it did the beeping thing a couple of...
  • Forum Thread: help! what drivers to install on my Dell Inspiron 5110 windows 7/64bit. i7 2.20GHz 4.0GB ram.

    help me, i have this new laptop. and i really dont know what to install, i tried those drivers on this site for the my laptop but whenever i tried to install nVidia Geforce GT 525m Driver Version:A01 this message appears "you must instal IntelR driver first" i dont know what to do im quite...
  • Forum Thread: DELL INSPIRON N5010 screen blank out. Power button glowing. Fan running

    Encountered blue screen error during working two times and got shut down immediately. Then i restarted. This time the systems hangs and i switch it off using power button. Now i start the computer but itz not working. Only the power button and the power indicating light are glowing. The hard drive light...
  • Forum Thread: Display turn off as i removed adopter

    its display turns off as i remove adopter or i shift power on battery to adopter. for display i have to restart its
  • Forum Thread: dual monitor display problem

    Hi, i have tried to join two monitors with dell latitude e6410 using docking station, when i try to extend the desktop there is only option to extend on laptop screen but not in second screen. The graphics driver using by laptop is nvidia 3100m nvs which is not allowing to display for second monitor...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron 1545 Media controls

    I have the same problem. I am almost positive we just need to find the right driver or download on the dell website. Unfortunately, they do not tell you what downloads do what.
  • Forum Thread: Dell laptop studio 1737 will not turn on, volume buttons light up and the mute button flashes

    It wont turn on I made sure that everything was seated correctly reset computer changed the bios battery
  • Forum Thread: Vostro 3360 screen backlight issue (suspected BIOS issue)

    Hello I have a problem with the backlight on all of our Vostro 3360's where the backlight for the screen drops intensity for approximately 3 seconds at a time and then resumes full intensity and drops back down after another 3 seconds. It is occuring for an entire batch of Vostro 3360s including...
  • Forum Thread: My new XPS 15Z, second problem ..!, the screen suddenly changed to vertical & horizontal lines then . . .

    Dear all my first problem was battery wont charging, and it solved by change the main board and battery. I just bought the laptop XPS 15Z on 20th of Oct. 2011 ---------> "it less than 8 months" now while using the laptop, suddenly the screen changed to vertical & horizontal lines and...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Screen Color Issues with Dell XPS 15 when on Battery !

    Well I have the exact same issue and indeed is anoying. I've updated the BIOS and the nvidia drivers and the issue is still there. But in windows 7 safe mode, the issue is not present, so this makes me thing it's driver related. Does anyone else with this issue? or a possible solution...
  • Forum Thread: Screen brightness toggles and battery LED flashes WHITE when plugged in and running graphics intensive programs

    When I run programs that are graphically intensive (games, video editing, design software, etc), my screen toggles its brightness back and forth about every 2 seconds, almost as if it is switching on and off the power profiles of "plugged in" and "battery", which makes sense since...
  • Forum Thread: XPS L421X problems

    Hello, I've just bought a new XPS L421x with windows 7, intel i7, 8GB RAM, and 1 GB dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M. I have been using it for a week and this laptop is not what i've expected at all. First the screen is pixelating the images and videos. I ran the same movie on a Samsung...
  • 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 Thread: Dell Studio 17 Problems! Please help.

    I updated my graphic and sound drivers yesterday on my Dell Studio 17. I restarted the system like I would do after any installation or update only to find that my laptop wouldnt boot up, instead it redirected me to system repair. I thought there must be something wrong with what i updated... So I...
  • Forum Reply: Re: How to disable automatic brightness adjustments on Dell Inspiron

    I ran into the same problem and figured out what it was. Signed up to post the solution since I know how frustrating it is when you Google for something and find nothing but people asking the same (unanswered) question. Right-click on the desktop, select "Graphics Properties..." Choose...