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  • Forum Thread: Black screen with coded writing on start up HELP

    Hi, I have a dell Inspiron 1545, today I turned it on and on start up the dell logo shows then it goes straight to a black screen with a white flickering curser to then show a very strange white coded message, along the lines of the below but missing a few of the characters as they are not available...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 15 3521 black screen after updates

    While using my laptop last night, I was prompted to reboot in order to install some updates. I selected restart now, and after the restart, it appeared that the updates took place without issue. I was then prompted to login again and, once I did, a black screen. I could move the mouse and see the cursor...
  • Forum Thread: dell inspiron n5110 screen shuts off

    when I tap with my fingers on the laptop next to the touchpad the screen shuts down as if I pressed the screen on\off key how ever it doesn't turn back on unless I restart it I tried Bios - safe mode all the same any help ?
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1525 black screen sometimes. Hardware/Software?

    I have an Inspiron 1525 laptop from 2008 running Vista 32 bits. Two weeks ago I got a nasty virus that was driving my computer crazy, so I was recommended to run Norton Power Eraser to get rid of malware. This program deleted certain things, but my computer didn't seem to be working again properly...
  • Forum Thread: Bought new inspiron 17 from dell, screen goes black for no reason?

    I just got my new laptop this week, and everything is good with it, except out of nowhere, the screen will go black on me and wont come back until you move the mouse. Its not that it sits for a certain amount of time, you can be in the middle of doing something while using the mouse and it goes black...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron n5040 screen very dim. External TV works fine

    Hello- I have a Inspiron n5040 that was purchased about two years ago. All of a sudden the screen is so dim that it cannot be used (it is almost black). When in a dark room, I can see the screen displaying, but it is maybe 1-5% of what it is supposed to be. It will boot and work fine. I do not have...
  • Forum Thread: SOS! Inspiron 15R N5110 black screen after recent win7 update!

    Hi there, my Inspiron 15R N5110 I7 N525M got a severe issue after the recent win7 auto update. The system cannot boot completely, just stops at a black screen with a mouse on it after the loading screen. I have to turn off the system update now, becaue of this issue. Any suggestion? Thanks in advance...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron N5050 black screen

    All I get after my computer powers on is a black screen. The power light is white, the fan is running, hear the hard drive and the cd running. No beeps, just a faint click after I push power button. Does not get to Dell logo, no BIOS screen. It fails POST. Taking the battery out and putting back in after...
  • Forum Thread: Always blank screen on my Inspiron 1520

    Hi, I have a big problem and I don't know how I can fix it. I will be very proud if someone can help find the exact problem. I'll give you a virtual beer for sure... After watching someting with the output HDMI on my TV, I shutdown my laptop. The next time, I powerup my laptop, the screen...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron M5010 Back light issue

    So.. recently after having my laptop for 3.5 years my backlight randomly dims to practically nothing. If I hold a flashlight to the screen it will show my screens contents. I've had my computer thoroughly inspected, hard drive replaced, checked all cable connections, screen connections checked, including...
  • Forum Thread: Win 8.1 black screen only on user account

    Hi, I have the apparently common issue that when I want to login into a newly created user account (that does not have administrative rights) I get the "black screen" problem. E.g. the screen turns black but I can see the mouse moving and do CTRL-ALT-DEL. But nothing else happens (this is...
  • Forum Thread: Beeping noise on start up, reboots after.

    I have a dell inspiron 1545 that runs windows 7. A few weeks back my computer started lagging and I turned it off in the hopes that the ram would clear and it would run again. Uppon starting it back up, I got past the logo screen only to be greeted by a flury of beeps (too fast to distinguish any pattern...
  • Forum Thread: inspiron m5010 7 beeps and won't boot

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone could help me? I have a Dell Inspiron M5010 laptop that will not boot up at all and beeps 7 times then pauses and beeps another 7 times and continues until I turn it back off. I have tried fixing it various different times and ways with no success. In my research of this...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron M5030 black screen and 7 beeps

    My Dell Inspiron M5030 has suddenly come up with the dreaded black screen and 7 beep problem. Having looked at many sites on the internet it seems that this is a common problem with this particular model. I am aware that there are several unofficial and seemingly temporary 'fixes' to this error...
  • Forum Thread: Dell inspiron 1545 turns on to black screen

    The battery on my laptop needs replacing and has to be plugged in to work, I accident my knocked the cable out and the laptop turned off. When I turned it back on I selected start windows normally and it loaded normally until it got to where I would normally log in. It was just a black screen with a...
  • Forum Thread: Blank Screen On Start Up

    I have a Dell inspiron n4010 running windows 7 while I was on it the screen went blank so I shut it off when I turned it back on the first time there was some beeping but I didn't get how many beeps. I turned it off then turned it back on there are now no beeps but the screen is still blank the power...
  • Forum Thread: Black screen DELL Inspiron 5423

    Dear all, i'm writing to say that my laptop INSPIRON 5423 (bought last year, january 2013) since 2 weeks have a problem with the screen .. If i move the screen, beyond 90°,becomes all black (but the system run in background, you can still seen a faint image of the screen...). It is really...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 17R 5737 BSOD when the screen turns off

    My inspiron freezes every time when screen turns off (hibernation/sleep/ closing / turn off) I have the newest drivers and bios I try to fix that according solutions for DPC_WATCHDOG_VIOLATION (133) BDS without succes. This is my mindups: I'll be very grateful if someone can help
  • Forum Thread: dell ins 5010 update fail and one beep sound on the starting with no screen

    i was updating my bios and than my fan started to spin so fast an my laptop inspiron 5010 is shuted down. now it doesnt work. no screen just one beep sound. please help me how can i fix it
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron N5010 8 beeps LCD blank screen, External Display shows grains

    While switching on it produces 8 beeps repeatedly and blank black screen and while connected to external display it shows grains and unable to view. Please do needful help as soon as possible. Ashwin.R
  • Forum Thread: screen freeze, need to rock screen back and forth. inspiron 1564

    I have screen working partly with loose connection. I have a inspiron 1564 the screen on it will freeze and to keep working I just rock the screen back and forth until the mouse is reacting again. Once it is working i try not to move the screen. been bad lately, just tried of it. need a fix if any one...
  • Forum Thread: Computer freezing, artifacts on screen (INSPIRON 14 3437)

    Hello everybody, I bought my new laptop about 2 weeks ago, everything was smooth until about 3 days ago Dell Update prompted me to download the new BIOS (A07) I updated it and after that my computer would randomly show artifacts and restart inmediately, this happened spontaneously. I was using Windows...
  • Forum Thread: RE: Have not received a reply concerning my post on January 13, 2014 on the subject "Dell Inspiron: Black screen and 7 beeps."

    This is the message that I wrote on the problems that I am having with my Dell Inspiron Laptop: 13 Jan 2014 diannewade577 moderate diannewade577 in Laptop Dell Inspiron: Black screen and 7 beepsLaptop General Hardware Forum A couple of days ago I was trying to use my laptop as I normally do...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 9300 starts up but black screen before it gets to user page

    Hi, I have no idea whether this is in the right section, I'm at a total loss when it comes to technology but I have an inspiron 9300 and It worked perfectly up until a few weeks ago and It would load up but then before getting to the "select a user" page it would go black and not do anything...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1526 Broke!

    Help! I Need Help! Inspiron 1526 will power on but the display is just blank. Nothing. Nothing but bleak..bleakness! I've changed the CMOS battery and this still hasnt fixed the issue! Can Anyone Help? Thanks Adam