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  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron N5110 - Speakers don't work when power is unplugged

    Hi. When I unplug my power adapter to take my laptop somewhere, my speakers don't work anymore. To get it to temporary work for a video, I have to go Sound > Speakers/Headphones > Advanced > Test ... and I will have sound. When I watch something on VLC player or online, I have to do...
  • Forum Thread: My new dell battery didn`t work

    Hello! So i have Dell Vostro 3300 laptop, and igot it form school in 2010. So the battery did eventually decrease, so i ordered a new battery and i changed the new battery to my laptop yesterday. After i changed it it didn`t hep at all. The power still lasts llike 45-50min with full battery. So i don...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1525 Shuts down after 20Min

    Okay, so I got my Inspiron 1525 about 1 year ago, it was used. But in excellent condition so the buying was not a problem. My charger started to break so i bought another charger off ebay. The charger that i bought kept my laptop working (But my laptop told me i had 0% Battery , even when it was 'charging'...
  • Forum Thread: Battery adapter whine in sleep mode

    This Christmas, I received an Inspiron 17rSE and have had absolutely no technical problems running it. The only thing that i don't understand is why my battery adapter whines whilst in sleep mode. This never occurs when the laptop is shut off or running but only when in sleep. The high pitched whine...
  • 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: Problem with AC Adapter

    Dear Community, We recently bought Dell laptop and whenever we plug the AC adapter it gives this message: Batteries don't charge as it is supposed and when unpluged they don't last. Is there a solution for this or should we inquire for warranty as these laptops are brand new and were...
  • Forum Thread: AC Power Jack breakage, seems to be a common problem and an expensive fix.

    I've had my computer, Inspiron 1545, for just under two years now, I've had several parts replaced while it was under warranty and now my AC power jack is broken and I can only use my computer while it is plugged in. I went and spent over $60 for a new power cord as I kept getting error messages...
  • Forum Reply: Re: N5110 wifi stops working

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  • Forum Thread: Bios Update failed

    Hi, Today I opened my inspiron N5010 the fan was very loud so I updated the bios and when I was updating it my stupid brother (5 years old) removed the AC Charger and I have no battery so my laptop is died now Note (Warranty expired) Any help please I have work to do because I'm a website...
  • Forum Thread: I had a driver problem. Dell has now broken my computer and I can't use it!

    About a week ago, I had a problem where my speakers were not outputting correctly to my speakers. I could only have headphones in. I chatted with dell 'Tech support'. He could not fix it. He deemed it a hardware issue and sent out a tech about 2 days later to replace my speakers. I had also stated...
  • Forum Thread: STUDIO 1450 CPU Upgrading Possibility

    Hi, I have a DELL STUDIO 1450 Laptop with a Core 2 Duo P8700. Recent games are very much lagging on my system. I was wondering about upgrading my processor to a QX9300. But after goggling I'm confused whether I can upgrade my processor or not. I couldn't find an absolute answer. Please tell...
  • Forum Thread: Charger not working.

    I have a Dell XPS 12, and it is always at zero and if the charger comes out, it turns off. But now when the charger is plugged into an outlet, then i plug it into my XPS 12, the charger light turns off and the charger itself turns off even when its plugged into an outlet. So i cant turn on my XPS 12...
  • Forum Reply: Re: AC Power Adapter Type Cannot Be Determined

    ok well i honestly like dell as company (dont hate) but i found a solution that worked for me if you look at the end of your charger there is a little pin in the middle i got so frusterated that i got some needle nose (actualy leather men) and i bent the needle very slightly that i could still plug it...
  • Forum Thread: Having Issues with ac adapter/computer

    I currently have a Inspiron N7710 , ive been getting errors regarding the AC adapter, Ive tried lots of things. Down on the right hand side where the battery icon is, It says "Plugged in, Not charging." Ive taken the battery out and restarted, I cant update my bios because im litterly at 0...
  • 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 Reply: Re: Warning: Battery cannot be identified

    This answer is a bit similar to the above, maybe simpler. The solution worked on every Vostro laptop I used it on, from the 1500s to 1700s models. Plus, it was successful for original Dell batteries and replacement batteries. 1. Shutdown your Vostro laptop 2. Remove laptop battery and unplug the...
  • Forum Thread: No power - have read the Dell suggestions/videos; no help.

    Problem & What I've tried so far: my Dell Studio laptop is not getting charge/power - with or without the battery. Tried two Dell 90W adapters - both were getting power (green LED lights lit). The pins in the adapters appear fine. Performed the Discharge Static process twice as described in video...
  • Forum Thread: Adamo 13 not charging

    Hi, I have an Adamo running Windows 7 that was working fine and now won't charge from the power cord. The battery's drained as well so I can't turn it on. Any thoughts on what to do? Thanks. -Farooq
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS L502x --- Plugged in, not charging (0%)

    Hi, this is my first post on these forums so please excuse me if I make a mistake :) The other day, my computer seemed to stop charging, and I couldn't turn it on after it died. Now I have (with a screwdriver) pushed out the Power input Jack as I found it was to far in. The computer now accepts...
  • 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 Thread: My new XPS 15 Z Battery not charging

    Dear All When I plugged in my adapter to charge my laptop, it didn't respond to it. The light on the adapter is on, but the battery just wont charge. I changed the AC adapter as a Hardware problem, but I couldn't change the battery because it is built-in. On the other side of...
  • 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