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  • 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: M14x R2 freezes randomly and becomes non responsive. Freezes with out blue screen

    While i doing anything web browser or play league of legend (light games)I get random freezes. while doing anything from word processing to gaming. In result the screen becomes frozen and the fans decide to get noisy and keep noisy until i have to hold power button for shut it down. The only way...
  • 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: 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: Inspiron 1721 Not Detecting Battery

    Hello, I have a Dell Inspiron 1721 that is not detecting the battery. I have swapped out the battery with another battery and have swapped out the AC/DC charger. But it is still not recognizing the battery, it will work fine with the power cord plugged in. Any Ideas?
  • 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 Reply: Re: How to approach escalation team.

    Dear Terry, I saw your posting and filed a complaint using the link you have provided. It is a waste of time and effort and I was really shocked when I received the call regarding my complaint from the same person against whom I had filed the complaint. This person Name is Paraveen, in the escalation...
  • Forum Thread: Power Management Options

    Hello, I cannot access any of Power Management Options. I would like to restore it back or to know how to edit all options via regedit. I am on a Vostro 3560. Windows 8. All drivers up-to-date. I suspect a conflict with a software like : dell quickset, ati catalyst control center, ... I uninstalled quickset...