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  • Forum Thread: BLACK SPOT ON SCREEN

    I recently purchased a Inspiron 15R-5521 two days ago and i noticed a very tiny black spot on the screen. I tried the troubleshoot by press and hold D and turn on the laptop but the black spot remains at its place. Please advice!
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1545 - No Hard Drive Detected

    Dell Inspiron 1545 was being used with no issues. Upon next bootup the below message was received. Now upon it boot-up, its a black screen that says No Hard Drive Detected. I went into the system settings and it shows 'none' for the hard drive. I have attempted to reseat the hard drive but get...
  • Forum Thread: Screen problem when running on battery (fine when AC plugged in)

    Hi everyone, I already checked the old posts, I found similar problems but not exactly the same as the problem I have, which is why I'm posting this. I have a Dell Inspiron 6400 (purchased in 2006). When the laptop is plugged in, it works perfect. However, when running on battery, after about...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 15r N5110 Sleep Issue

    I just got my 15r a few weeks ago and as soon as I got it I noticed that when I tried to put it to sleep by closing the lid it would become stuck in a semi-sleep state (screen off, power light on, non-responsive, and it would begin to get very hot). The only way I found to get it out of this state was...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop HDD issues

    Hello, I have an Inspiron n5110 that I purchased about a year ago and recently I've been getting problems when I start the laptop up. When I start it up, I get a ticking noise that sounds like it's coming from the lower left hand portion of the laptop, and I get a black screen with a message...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron N5030 won't start?Followed system repair instructions.

    Hi Prateek, I have a dell inspiron n5030 and I'm having problems at startup, I have a blank screen with a blinking cursor at start up. I've followed the diagnostic (F12) instructions and at 5% complete, I've received the error msg below: Error Code 0142 Msg: Error Code 2000-0142...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 9300, green power light only for 4 seconds.

    Dell Inspiron 9300: Part Number: PP14l Service tag : <ADMIN NOTE: Service tag removed per privacy policy> So I bought this for 5 bucks from a local repair shop. Figured I could mess around with it and see what's up. Unfortunately it seems VERY stubborn. The battery on it flashes 3...
  • Forum Thread: I Really Am In Need OF Help For My Dell Inspiron 15R SE 7520!!!!

    I was wondering if anyone can help me with me big big problem. About three days ago I was playing around with my laptop and trying to change my graphic card from the Intel one to the AMD one and I may have mistakenly delete the AMD one. I than restarted my laptop by mistake also and now I cant seem go...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop restarting itself

    Hello i have an inspiron 1440. In April the charger port broke and i had my laptop sent in to be repaired , which they did. The only problem is that now my computer restarts randomly and i no longer have a warranty. There is no consistency for when it restarts. Sometimes my charger is plugged in sometimes...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1721 screen going off

    Hi I have an inspiron 1721 running Windows Vista. Recently the laptop monitor randomly turns off (going black) while the laptop itself is still running (can hear the audio and programs running). Nothing brings back the screen and the only way to fix the problem is to force the laptop to turn off and...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 15R 5520 won't shut down and won't start up properly

    Yesterday, inspiron would not shut down, so I I pressed the power button and it didn't work. So I took out the battery and unplugged it, when I turned it back on the screen remained black, and I heard a series of 4 beeps. I left it alone for a while and it started up fine,but it still won't shut...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1546 wont boot. 7 beep Error code.

    A few months ago my Inspiron 1546 started hanging in the Dell boot screen. This progressed to it freezing in that screen and eventually just turning itself off after 5 or so minutes. It would always eventually boot though, just took a few tries, until a couple weeks ago it stopped booting altogether...
  • Forum Thread: Black Screen issue in Inspiron N5050

    I Have Dell Inspiron N5050 seried laptop with windows 7.The problem with my laptop is that the screen goes off even when I am working on it. Its like the system goes to sleep mode even when I am working and using it. Once the problem starts it happens like every one minute or so, or even in 30 seconds...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron power failure

    Inspiron 1564 laptop has completely died and won't startup or light up....power supply or power switch died? Would overheat do this--any reset? AC adapter is fine.
  • Forum Thread: Screen goes black during BIOS load. Inspiron 1520

    A friend has asked me to help with her Dell Inspiron 1520, When you turn the laptop on, the BIOS load screen comes up and when the progress bar starts to scroll, it gets about 1/2" over and then the screen goes black. It is not the inverter, because if you take a flashlight, you can not see anything...
  • Forum Thread: Diagnostics Error code 2000-0416

    hi.....my Laptop model is Inspiron 1420 (out of warranty).....it starts up but then just before displaying the user accounts it goes black .....so i turned off ....and on restart i run the diagnostics ..it came up with an error code 2000-0146......i even changed the Bios to default settings and ran the...
  • Forum Thread: Black Screen? Sizzling? HELP!!

    I've had my inspiration 15 notebook since the christmas of '09 now. My hard drive had crashed on me before, technical support came in fixed my harddrive and gave me a new battery but that was the only problem I had until a few months ago. My dad bought me a new charger earlier this year (2012...
  • Forum Thread: system password help

    so i forgot my system password for my dell inspiron laptop and my warrenty is up what do i do.
  • Forum Reply: Re: Delay issue on windows performance and bios performance

    anybody's there that answer my question..!!???
  • Forum Thread: hard drive upgrade

    hi first time trying this i have a dell inspiron 6000 upgraded hard drive to a 250 g i think that my memory has a limit of 137g and it has worked good for about a month then i get a black screen with flashing curser in top left of screen this has happened 3 times the only way to get it working that i...
  • Forum Thread: HELP MY Dell inspiron 1545 hard drive failed and crashed!

    help please the hard drive crashed the hard drive has replaced once but now it crashed please please help
  • Forum Thread: Dead inspiron 1525's

    Hello, I have got 1 dead and 1 semi dead Dell inspiron 1525 notebooks. The first one starts but has a real dark screen (can only see that it's on by holding it in bright light), so I am guesing this is a backlight or lcd invertor problem, anyway to findout which and if it can be repaired or...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 17R SE 7720 Update Issues

    Hi, this is my first Dell laptop after being dedicated to HP for many years and I have mixed feelings about it. I was hoping some people on the forum could answer my questions since my product review was never posted on the website (probably because it was negative and Dell doesn't want honest negative...
  • Forum Thread: MY BRAND NEW DELL INSPRION WONT START !!!

    my brand new dell insprion (second generation without graphics card )has some problem in starting .. i just bought it and then when i was starting it for the second time it was not starting properly ... the screen was not onn but the windows starting sound was being given out properly .while it was not...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron M5030 Laptop beeps 7 times and black screen

    laptop is beeping 7 beeps and has black screen. i have done all the suggestions that is on this forum and nothing worked. i bought my dell inspiron M5030 refurbished from your website awhile back so i know there is no warranty on it. how much does a motherboard/processor cost and would i be able to replace...