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  • Forum Thread: cannot charge battery as 'not recognised' after installing new mobo

    I need some assistance. My wife has an Inspiron Mini 10 which I damaged seeing if I could upgrade the RAM. So I bought another mobo and fitted it in, plugged it in and turned it on. After so long we were told that the battery was running low and wouldn't charge. After it shut down we got the OLOD...
  • 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 N5110- Power Won't Turn Off

    When I close the lid to my laptop, the screen goes black but the power doesn't turn off. I can still see the power light stll on. It won't go into sleep or hibernate mode. When I open the lid, the screen still stays black and I have to restart my computer and then it says something that it didn't...
  • Forum Thread: Booting Dell Inspiron N5010

    Hi , i've just bought online an dell inspiron n5010 , it's second hand , and when i've got home , and power it , it show me a system password , i didn't test it when i bought it because it was in his original box , and it's battery was out of power. how can i remove this password...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 17R N7010 doesn't even turn on.

    Hi there, I have a Inspiron 17R N7010 laptop with an i5 processor that was bought back in Dec. 2010, so it's almost a year and a half old and obviously out of warranty. Anyway, thing was working pretty well...up until Friday. Now, I can't even get it to turn on. I've tried, pressing the power...
  • Forum Thread: On/Off Button on N7110 not working, laptop unusable

    Purchased a new N7110 back in May for my son. About a month after the laptop arrived, the power button on/off functionality stopped working. Any help or information would be appreciated. Have not been able to contact technical support because it is not available on weekends. Can't even use the...
  • Forum Thread: 1525 No power no lights, nothing

    I have a 1525 that had a broken DC power port and would not power on. This port was replaced and the problem still existed......no fan, nothing except an occasional flashing blue battery light. Thinking that perhaps I received a bad power port I replaced it with another. No change. At this point I...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop won't power on - do I need a new battery? (Inspiron 1720)

    I have an Inspiron 1720 that I bought in October 07. It was working fine until a few days ago when I found it powered off even though I'd left it on. When I turned it on, it said the battery was critically low. It soon powered off and since then the battery is totally dead and appears to not be charging...
  • Forum Thread: I NEED HELP!!!!!!!!!

    I NEED HELP!!!! i just got a brand new dell n5050 keyboard this week and there is something wrong. when i got it in the mail from texasdiscountelectronics.com, i was so happy that i dont have to deal with this crappy old keyboard ever again. So i went to install the keyboard, i took the battery out...
  • Forum Thread: Dell inspirion Duo (inspirion 1090)

    i had problem to start this computer upp hard drive just starting up then everything turn off nothing on screen or biip came no bios only it shuted down now problem disepaird after i follow this steps i found for another brands computer who had kinda same problem 1. Disconnect everything 2. unplug...
  • Forum Thread: how to boot fast in dell inspiron 15z 5523 ultrabook

    dear all i have purchased new dell inspiron 15z ultrabook intel intel core i5 3337u processor, 4GB DDR3 RAM @1600Mhz, 500GB 5400rpm HDD+ 32GB SSD, 15.6 WLED HD 1366*768 display., and nvidia GE FORCE GT630M 2GB graphics card. in ultrabook it is said that there should be lighting fast boot but please...
  • Forum Thread: N5010: Battery LED button flashing white

    I hope someone can help me out with this. I recently replaced a motherboard in a Dell N5010 15R laptop. After installation laptop won't start. Pressing power button and button lights up for instant and battery power button flashes. Battery button also flashes every 5 seconds or so. Initially I figured...
  • 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: Dell Inspiron N4050

    Hi! I'm using a Dell Inspiron N4050 laptop. My OS is Win7 Home Basic. Processor is Intel core i3 2350M. Problem is that I'm having difficulties turning on my laptop. It will take me a lot of tries just to turn the system on. Sometimes, it needs the ac adapter just to turn on. Another...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron n5010 not turning on.

    My laptop fell on the concrete floor earlier (in my basement). It's about 20 inch drop. It fell upside down, and won't turn on. Is there anything that could've been knocked loose inside that has to do with the power? Another thing to note is that the light that is normally on when the laptop...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 14 (N4050, brand new) will not turn on without AC power but battery is ok

    I just bought a Dell Inspiron 14 (N4050). After a couple of days I just realize the unit will not turn on without AC power. But after the Windows start, it is ok to disconnect the power cable and it will run on battery. The battery is ok because it is not detected by Windows as empty and almost full...
  • Forum Thread: 14z-multiple system/power failures

    I've had a dell technician out 3 times in the last week to replace a touchpad issue with jumping cursor- they replaced the mother board also. then the display went bad. tech came out and replaced mother board but the new MB would not power on so he put the old one back in. said it must have been...
  • 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 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: 1 month old Dell Inspiron 1764 NO power, high pitched noise while OFF

    I recently ordered a Dell Inspiron as a christmas gift. It was received on December 3rd 2011. It was used for TWO DAYS to install programs and make sure everything was working fine. On Christmas day however, on attempting to turn on the laptop, it ddid not come on. It was connected to an AC supply..nothing...
  • Forum Reply: Re: AC Adapter Power or Battery Wont Charge

    I'm having the exact same problem with my Inspiron m5030. It has the original adapter and battery but its still saying the adapter is UNKNOWN. It's been trying to reject the adapter for a little while but its still been charging the battery up until a few days ago, its literally one month...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Inspiron 1520 Laptop Power Problems

    Ok. Thanks again for getting back to me. I found the problem! I plugged everything in except the long-wide thing that comes from the LCD screen. There are two long-wide plugs from the LCD, but the one I am talking about has a GROUND screw attached. When I plugged that last wire into the motherboard...
  • 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 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...