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  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 15R-5521 Will NOT Power On At All

    I tried to troubleshoot on my own: When the power button is pressed, not a sound or light is produced. When the battery is removed for 30 seconds, replaced and then the power button is pressed, there is nothing; no sound or lights. When the battery is removed and the adapter is plugged into the...
  • Forum Thread: Power issues inspiron 1764

    Mine laptop wont power on normally. The issue is when i hit the power button. I can head the optical drive starting . But i got no screen or power led. I there are also non BIOS beeps. Already swapped memory hdd ect. The issue startend after chaning thermal paste on the CPU. Can it be the thermaal...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 11Z Power/Battery problem

    Hi my battery just recently started reading "plugged in not charging" I assumed I needed a battery and bought a brand new one same message is displaying. It boots fine as long as its plugged in.. Any way to diagnose further?
  • Forum Thread: Laptop will not turn-on on a full battery. AC adapter light goes off when plugged in laptop, and laptop won't power on.

    Environment: Dell Inspiron 14, Windows 7. Problem description: Battery at 100% full. Windows hibernated the laptop. AC adapter was taken off the wall. (note: Laptop was working flawlessly since purchase - a year ago). When plugging AC adapter into the wall, nothing happens, laptop does not power...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1545 power problems

    Hi everyone, I have been having power issues with my Inspiron 1545 (Windows 7) that I purchased in 2010. I would appreciate any help or suggestions for solving this problem. While the laptop is on and running and while I've been working on it, I would plug in the AC power adapter to charge the...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 15R SE 7520 DOES NOT TURN ON.

    Bought the laptop on the 2nd of March, 2013. Recently, was on the computer when it suddenly shut off. Now, having tried to fix it by plugging in the adapter without the battery, with the battery, holding the power button for a minute before that and still, the computer remains dead. Tried three (3) different...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 1564. Battery LED light but no display

    Hi, My dell laptop is not working. I was using the laptop for my uni work and the power jack was loose, so it kept switching off suddenly. None of the LED lights were working. I have now replaced the DC power jack, the battery LED light works and is lighting up, however when i power the laptop, the...
  • Forum Thread: Really weird power on issue with Inspiron 1545

    I have really weird problem with my Dell Inspiron 1545 running on Windows 7 Home.Had some troubles earlier with the internal HDD going bad one after the other. (bad sectors cropping up after a few days on even brand new HDDs). Finally, I stopped replacing damaged ones with new HDDs altogether and instead...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 3737 - Stop battery from charging while connected to power supply

    Hello, I hope someone can help with an answer for the following question. I am seeking a way through which I can stop the battery from charging while the laptop is connected to a power supply. Is there any way to redirect the power so that the battery won't keep on charging? I am using a Dell...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron N5010 power issue, need help!

    Hey guys! Started having issues with the battery on my Inspiron N5010 a few months ago, then the AC adapter physically broke (part snapped inside the jack on the laptop itself), so made things worse. I was getting the 'plugged in, not charging' and also the 'consider replacing your battery'...
  • Forum Thread: No power on Inspiron 15 7000 laptop

    I've tried all the suggested remedies ie., take out battery, hold down power button, discharge static flea etc.. nothing works..there was initially a led power light on. Now even that is gone. Dead as a doornail. There is power in the adapter because the circular light round the cable is lighted...
  • Forum Thread: Fake Inspiron 1545 Charger? (Pics)

    Bought a charger from a Amazon seller : http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00EZSDX6Q/ref=oh_details_o01_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 The bios says: "AC ADAPTER = UNKNOWN" Notice how it looks slightly different in texture and blackness. However it looks and feels the same quality and has...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 15R N5110 Will not power on

    Problem with my Model: Inspiron 15R N5110 it just shut down yesterday and will not power back on. I noticed the Power cord LED light was not on so I beleave it stopped charging the battery. I tested the power cord on another 15r & it seem to work fine. If I plug the power cord into the wall the Green...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 5520 Laptop Battery Power Settings Not Working

    I set up my battery settings to dim display after 10 minutes, turn off display after 15 minutes, and shutdown after 15 minutes. These settings are not working. I do have a screen saver installed. Advice appreciated!
  • Forum Thread: AC power adapter type cannot be determined. Inspiron 15R

    I have an Inspiron 15R and have been using it with no issues since I bought it in October 2013. However for the past few days, every time I have tried to charge it I am met with the following popup: The AC power adapter type cannot be determined. Your system will operate slower and battery will not...
  • Forum Thread: Hi! I have a dell inspiron 17r 5720 laptop. All of a sudden it won't power up!

    Has worked fine until now. The laptop shows no signs of life. The light on the adapter will not stay on when plugged and clearing it for static did not work either. The warranty just ran out a few months ago :(. I assume it is the motherboard, but not sure where to start. Do I need to by new board, or...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 1720 Power up problems

    My brother-in-law's Inspiron 1720 won't power up with the onboard power button (no lights, activity at-all). However it will boot into the media centre using the "home" button next to the power button. I've removed and re-placed the keyboard (which also hosts the power buttons)...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron N5110 trouble

    Hello, I have an N5110 laptop that has an issue; when I turn it on it gives 8 beeps which I have been told could be either a faulty display or display cable. I tried replacing both, and in each case the issue persisted. I was then told that it would be the motherboard. Not wanting to buy a new motherboard...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Inspiron 3521 stuck on Dell loading screen.

    Hello Ctealady, If you were to shut down the computer and try starting it up again, do you hear any beeps from the system or are caps/num/scroll locks keys flashing? If they are please record exactly what is hapening. Also is the power button amber coloured? Then lets start the pre-boot testing by...
  • Forum Thread: Failue to power on when plugged into AC adapter?

    I am running Windows 8 on an Inspiron 5537. I have two different AC power adapters that both seem to work fine on other computers, so I'm pretty confident those aren't the problem. My laptop does not power up if it has been plugged in tyo the AC adapter for a certain amount of time (the period...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron N5010 15R shuts down with click shortly after power on - loud fan

    Hello, My N5010 has a problem where after I press the power button, the fan gradually gets louder and eventually the laptop just switched off with a cllick. I had a look on a couple of other forums, and the problem, apparently, is that the heatsink needs cleaning, and thermal paste to be re-applied...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 1520 - Not powering

    Hello I have a DELL inspiron 1520 laptop, which is bought six years back in India. Service tag - < ADMIN NOTE : Service tag removed per privacy policy> . Presently I am in Germany so the laptop too. Since laptop battery is dead (will withstand only for 15 mins) , I was continuously using it...
  • Forum Thread: Battery not recognized

    I have a Dell Inspiron 1501 and I didn't have any battery issues until I installed windows 7. After that was installed, at start up I get the black screen that says that the battery can not be detected. It works fine when it is plugged in but if the cord accidentally comes out, it instantly shuts...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron N5110

    Hello to the community, Like the tittle says I have a Dell Inspiron N5110, before all this trouble happen it used to work fine I turned off and turn it on a couple of time. after two days the computer turn on but with an error sign saying that the OS was not found, I run the diagnostic tool that the...
  • Forum Thread: Strange solution for my wifi disconnecting too often on Inspiron 15r - 5521. Bought June 2013 with Windows 8.

    My wifi disconnects often if I have certain power modes turned on. Before I figured that out Dell even had a tech replace wifi card. The modes that affect this are the balanced (recommended), power saver, and battery life extender options. Best mode for me is high performance with brightness at 50%....