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  • Forum Thread: Vostro 3750 Laptop will occasionally not power up with battery in.

    I have a problems with a customers 1 year old Vostro 3750 laptop (out of warranty by 3 weeks . The majority of time it works fine but occasionally it will not power on at all i.e. no fan, no leds, no video or indication of any sort. To resolve this I have to remove the battery and start the laptop...
  • 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>
  • Forum Thread: Dell Vostro A860 Won't Turn On

    I bought my Dell Vostro A860 in December of 2008 and it has had a very easy life. At least a year ago (maybe longer, I'm not sure) both the battery and the power adapter stopped working correctly. The battery wouldn't hold a charge and the adapter wouldn't charge anything (it is the same...
  • Forum Reply: Re: My new XPS 15 Z Battery not charging

    Thank you so much for trying help. I noticed the following: in the Main tab AC Adapter Type None in the Advanced tab Charger Behavior Enable
  • Forum Thread: Dell adamo 13 Battery Problem..

    Hi, i have a problem with my Dell Adamo 13, For install the WWAN card i open the laptop and remove battery, then i put it all back and close the laptop, when i turn it on i got this message: WARNING: the battery cannot be identified, The system will be unable to charger this battery. I try to upgrade...
  • Forum Thread: witching from the mains to the batteries and back = many troubles

    Problems with the laptop Dell e6400 and possible workarounds (I have the BIOS A27, and latest drivers and other Dell software installed) - Problem 1 Not possible to switch internet options (specifically Connections) in Internet Explorer’s settings (the menu hangs). Usually, this happens...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron n7010 failure to turn on

    I have had my computer for about 3 years and about 6 months ago I had a spill on my computer where it would not turn on after the spill. I took the computer to a shop and they said it had no wliquid damage and then replaced my ac port for the charger. It worked great other than all the ports on the left...
  • 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 Reply: Re: Delay issue on windows performance and bios performance

    anybody's there that answer my question..!!???
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1520 will not post

    Hi everyone, I've had this 1520 for quite some time. Dell sent it to me as a refurbished replacement for my original laptop that died. I've had it in storage for a few years, so I decided to dust it off and take it for a spin. It didn't want to start right, so I reformatted the hard...
  • Forum Thread: INSPIRON 15R N5110 does not boot

    Hi All, I have a dell inspiron 15R N5110 bought one year back (went out of warranty last month). My problem is that laptop is not booting up anymore. History: I closed the lid of the laptop while it was shutting down (after waiting for sometime that shut down completes..that day it was taking...

    hi Isro, I have the same problem on my Vostro v13. Did you find a fix for yours? Thanks, SurreyRV

    so, I have basically the same problem, I have a pink Dell Inspiron, and the screen wont load!, when I turn it on, the screen is just black, and all I can see is the cursor. It wont load at all!, have you got any solutions? because I've spent hundreds getting my laptop fixed before, and I don't...
  • Forum Thread: N5010 Power light and left front LED (white) blinks and won't power on.

    Hi All, I have a Dell Inspiron N5010 laptop, the power light (light on the power button) and the left front LED white light blinks every 5 seconds. It doesn't power on at all. Please help me on this issue. J ames
  • Forum Thread: DELL Inspiron N 5050 doesn't Power On until I Plug-in the Charger

    I bought a Dell Inspiron N 5050 last week, and recently discovered a problem with my laptop. It doesn't Power On until and unless I Plug-in the charger. After I plug-in the charger, it boots up fine, and continues to work well after disconnecting the charger. Please Help!
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1555 Will Not Turn On

    I have a Dell Studio 1555 that is 4 years old (so no warranty left). Recently it has had problems starting up whenever it went off. I would try draining the static power by holding down the power button with all power sources out of it, and eventually it would work. However, a few days ago it went off...
  • 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 Thread: L701x Power cuts out when waking from sleep with or without mains plugged in

    Hi Recently my xps 17 has started cutting out when waking from sleep. However when powering on using the button it works fine. For a few weeks previous the whole system was freezing when waking from sleep but I just assumed that was an issue with windows 8 and/or my ssd. This may be related to the...
  • 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 quality in laptops is less then desirable

    I Have purchased to date, 3 different dell laptops and the third is the last dell i will ever purchase. I have had problems with all three ranging from hard drive failure, poor quality in the ability to stay together without pieces falling off or plastic connectors breaking off,. power supply issues...
  • 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: 3 beeps at startup / screen goes wild

    Hi! My problem would be that my screen sometimes goes bad, meaning that coloured lines appear and vibrate all over the screen, this time the laptop freeses and the only solution is to turn it off and hope that it will restart. At some restarts I get 3 beeps at the startup, the screen stays black and...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude D505 will not start up

    My Latitude D505 has a broken AC adapter connector on the motherboard. When the ac adapter could no longer charge the battery or send power to the laptop, we just let the laptop sit idle for a year. I just bought a docking station, hoping that would provide the needed power. The docking station...
  • 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 Mini 10 Power on issue

    I have a Dell Inspiron Mini 10 that when I attempt to power it on, I only get 2 quick flashes from the power LED. If I hold the power button the power LED will repeatedly give 2 short flashes. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.