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  • Forum Thread: I am also running a Dell Inspiron N7010 laptop that freezes at the 1st screen & I've tried everything, Please help me, thank you!

    My laptop is running Windows 7 (32 & 64 bit). I can only get to the 1st start up screen that (yes) I know when you boot the laptop I should be pressing F12 (which absolutely wont work) or F2 that brings me to the BIOS screen. I should mention that the 1st "not good" message I saw at the...
  • 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>

    HELLO, I HAVE THE DELL n4010 and one day the fan stopped working on a regular basis and i can barely use the computer without if over heating to a point where it turns itself off. Luckily for me this problem occurred 1 month after my warranty expired so I cant send it back to dell again. This is where...
  • Forum Thread: Restoring the lost Factory Restore Button After formatting/shrinking the Disc volume

    Hi, Recently I have found a nice way to restoring my Dell Laptop to Factory condition which was missing from my Bios after shrinking the hard disc.The procedure are very simple and any one can do it with out any errors.I have shared it here with pictures for each step
  • Forum Thread: Dell 14z-N411z paper weight

    I've attached a picture of my $800 paper weight referenced in my post on 4/3/12. She's a beauty and really holds paper down. Doesn't do anything else though.
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 17R 5720 two weeks old, doesn't boot up and freezes on welcome screen.

    Hi there, My two weeks old dell inspiron 17R doesn't boot into the OS ( Windows 8 ). I read many comments on this web and tried these, but it doesn't help me to start it up. By hardware diag. passed the test, found nothing.
  • 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...
  • Forum Thread: Freeze at Logo Screen- Inspiron 1501

    When the power button is pressed, the Dell logo screen comes up and the red "thermometer" across the bottom advances about two-thirds of the way. Then everything freezes. When I press ctrl+F8 the message bar changes to say Entering Bootmenu.....but that's as far as it goes. I can't...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron 17R will not boot (5720)

    my brand new Inspiron R17 5720 has the same problem. it still doesn't work. non of these advices didn't work for it. Hardware diag. - switch between UEFI and Legacy. Secure Mode Enabeled/Disabeled - Removed battery / Power Cords - hold over 10 sec the power botton - restore the BIOS setting...
  • 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: Inspiron 6000 not booting, no post

    Was playing a game on laptop and the screen suddenly froze. Had to do a hard reset as laptop was not responding. Restarted and laptop freezes on the dell splash screen with the white progress bar at 10%. Have restarted many times attempting to access F2, F12, Delete but laptop will not respond and can...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1100 USB and Audio problems

    My Inspiron 1100 laptop hangs randomly when running online apps and/or freezes on boot-up. Ran startup full diagnostics and had the following error codes: On the USB controllers, all three of controllers 0/1/2, fail the last test and reports error code 4E00:0228 The Audio tests fail two tests with...
  • Forum Thread: 14z- N411z Multiple failures

    I've had a dell technician out 3 times in the last week to replace a touchpad issue with jumping cursor- they replaced the mother board also. then the display went bad. tech came out and replaced mother board but the new MB would not power on so he put the old one back in. said it must have been...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1750 does boot and beeps 4 times

    My inspiron 1750 gets to the dell screen, half loads then freezes, after awhile it beeps 4 times. Can anyone help?
  • Forum Reply: Re: Delay issue on windows performance and bios performance

    anybody's there that answer my question..!!???
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 14z - Dead. Service no help. Giving up on Dell Forever

    I have been a loyal Dell customer for many years, at least 3 desktops and 4 or more laptops. I have been dealing with technical support for two weeks now. My 14z was purchased in August 2012 so 4 months old. Friday Jan 11 had an issue with the startup freezing at the Dell Logo. Saturday Jan...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 15R SE 7520 wont turn on... its completely dead

    hi... my laptop is Dell Inspiron 15R SE 7520. i'm surfing the internet and suddenly the laptop froze and turned off. it wont turn on. the power status light, battery light, wireless status light and hdd status light doesnt glow at all. the power adapter has a light and when i try to connect...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 14z (N411z) cannot boot into windows with locked BIOS (after accidental water spillage on laptop keyboard)

    5/21 (afternoon) spilled water on laptop, after 30 seconds, screen blacked out, unplugged power source (battery was not attached at that time). dried water using cloth first, and then alternating with hairdryer and electric fan. tried to open the laptop twice during the drying process to check if laptop...
  • Forum Thread: Staying on &quot;Starting Windows&quot; Screen too long.

    I have a Dell Inspiron 17 N7010 and about a week and a half ago, I noticed it would basically freeze when it was starting up. Basically each time I want to use it, I have to shut it down by holding the power and then going to that menu where it would try and find what's wrong. At first, the...