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  • Forum Thread: Flip Function Key on Inspirion 17 5000 series

    I just bought this laptop and notice i now have to hold down the Fn key to activate the function keys. Is it possible to make the Function keys the default so i don't need to press Fn in order to use them?
  • Forum Thread: Backlit Keyboard Inspiron 7737

    Hello, Before 2 day i bought my inspiron 17 7737 laptop. All time i'm trying to turn on backlit keyboard but not work. All needed drivers (chipset, video, etc.) is installed and updated. Bios is A09. After too many hours lost on searching how to turn on backlit keyboard i go to bios and i notice...
  • Forum Thread: Problems using keyboard in Inspirion 7537

    I just recently bought an Inspirion touchscreen laptop and as soon as I began the setup it forced me to use the touchscreen while the regular keyboard was apparently disabled. I thought nothing of it. But now all the setups are finished and I still can't use either my trackpad for the mouse or the...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 7520 - USB keyboard starts to cause system hang after Bios A11 update

    Hi, I have a Dell Inspiron 15r 7520 running Win7 x64 home premium. I've been using a Microsoft wired USB keyboard 600 for a few months; I recently upgraded the System Bios to A11 (7520A11.exe) and since then the USB keyboard not only doesn't work, but causes windows to effectively hang: the...
  • Forum Thread: Keyboard Malfunction 'x' button appearing on textboxes and Quick access Menu appearing on windows 8 automatically infinitely on inspiron n5520

    hi I am dell inspiron n5520 user, I have been using it about 15 months , Recently i am facing a problem i.e. 1) laptop keeps typing the letter "x", 2) "Quick Access Menu" appearing on windows 8 automatically. I have searched for viruses using Antivirus (AVG), have formatted...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 15 7537 keyboard problem

    Hi! last week I've purchased an Inspiron 15 7537 and yesterday the keyboard stop working. The only keys that still works are the ones that turns on the backlight of the keyboard and the ones that increase or decrease ths screen brightness. The touchpad also doesn't works. Could anybody...
  • Forum Thread: INSPIRON 15 7535 KEYBOARD

    Hello, Unfortunately the A of my keyboard has burnt and I removed it. Do you have any idea where I can get this letter for my laptop ? It's an Inspiron 15 7535 Thx a lot
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 17R 5737 Backlit keyboard

    Hello, I've purchased a Dell Inspiron 5737 and today UPS delivered it. Its a really cool laptop but i have a small problem with my keyboard. According to the manual, the backlit keyboard should enable when i press fn + f6 but this doesn't work. Any suggestions?
  • Forum Reply: RE: Dell Inspiron N5110 trouble

    Here's an update on the situation, ignore most of what I said in my previous post -- It turned out that the problem was just that the screen was no good; I put a good screen in as well as a hard drive etc, and now the whole laptop works fine except the keyboard. It simply does nothing when I press...
  • Forum Thread: Hard Drive replaced and now experiencing touchpad issues

    I've replaced the hard drive in my Dell Inspirion n5110 with a hard drive from Dell.com. Since installing, I have ran my two back-up disks. When the computer goes to 'register' the computer, the mouse is no longer working. I'm able to tab through the prompts, however when I need to accept...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 17R SE 7720 Keyboard not working

    When I restarted my computer it boots like normal then at the windows 8 lockscreen the keyboard (and mouse) doesn't work, and I cannot get past it. The keyboard also doesn't work on bios. What happened prior to this: -Windows Essentials was acting up so I tried to repair it via control panel...
  • Forum Thread: How to set Numlock on startup (Inspiron 15 7000 series) 7537

    I have looked in the BIOS and cannot find anything there. I presume doing it in windows 8.1 will not work? (if it is available)
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 3521

    My Inspiron 3521 laptop got wiped a couple of days ago, I managed to install Windows 8 and my drivers again.. but my recovery partition is gone completely. Is there a way to get the partition back?
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 3135 disable touch keyboard; don't want it popping up when I touch an entry blank on screen; want to use real keyboard instead

    Yes, I know that I can close it, but I don't want to have to keep doing that. It's annoying! Can't I just set it to where I can tell it to pop up when I want it to? Also, it would be nice to have a hot key for this to toggle back and forth!
  • Forum Thread: Problems with the Keyboard, Touchpad and On-Screen Mouse Pointer Flickering

    Hi, I have a 4 year old Dell Inspiron 1564, which has been working fine, till now. I've had this problem for some months, although sometimes it goes away on its own. The issue begins when I boot the computer and the Dell logon screen prompts me to press a button in order to load the operating...
  • Forum Reply: RE: ALT KEY AT THE SIDE OF THE ARROW KEY NOT WORKING

    Hi ARPIT24 It is very uncommon for only 1 key on the keyboard to stop working and even less common for that to happen with the installation of Windows so there are a few important questions I'd like to ask before I offer any sort of solution. Please answer the following 1) Have you ever disassembled...
  • Forum Thread: I hate dell will never buy again will not fix my problems

    had dell inpiron 15 for 2 weeks. Day 1 computer freezes and crashes, also computer types on its own(+)plus sign and does not stop till computer freezes. I called customer service everyday and they say its software problem and i cannot return it. I have warranty. Technical support is absolute [Profanity...
  • Forum Thread: Do not buy dell..Its wastage money..

    i have really bad experience with dell.(SYSTEM-5520) after system replacement . i am suffering with my laptop..dell part is not good dell replaced LCD .button base,2 times Optical drive,camera.. but now problem in wify adapter..some time its working some time not.. i really disappointed with dell...
  • Forum Reply: RE: No boot device

    Hello, I have been servicing DELL computers for 8 years - there are two options 1. Enter 'BIOS' (setup) when you first see the Dell screen by depressing the F2 key wait for a couple seconds and you should see a blue screen whith the computer's information. READ all this to familiarize your...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 13z 5323 keyboard issue

    Hello, I have a six month old Dell Inspiron 13z 5323 computer which I absolutely adore. Recently, a few keys on my keyboard are not working. These keys are p, colon, forward slash, apostrophe, right opening bracket, and dash. I ordered a new keyboard and installed it, only to find that those exact...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 15R backlit Keyboard not working :(

    Hi, I purchased Inspiron 15R a couple of days back and according to the dell's website and all the online reviews about this model confirmed that it has a backlit keyboard in it but mine seems not working and yes i did try function key+ F6 and that didn't work ;so could you please let me how...
  • Forum Thread: Keyboard language keeps changing

    The layout of my keyboard keeps changing, now when I press shift + ' I get " instead of @, I now have to shift + 2 to get @. I also don't know how to get the pound sign or euro sign anymore because of this problem. This happened before, I fixed it by changing language preference from English...
  • Forum Thread: Back lit keyboard for Dell 7520

    I have dell inspiron 7520 and I was wondering ,does it have backlit keyboard preinstalled or not. Thanks
  • Forum Thread: Keys stopped to work on Inspiron 14R 5421

    Hello, I bought this laptop in march, and now some of the keys of my keyboard arent working anymore. five keys arent working anymore: left control, f1,f2, quotation, 5. I have already tried to reinstal my keyboard driver twich but it didn´t work, I think this is a hardware problem. I´ve...
  • Forum Reply: RE: 15R SE - Backlit Keyboard

    Same problem here with Inspiron 15R> Keyboard backlight was working, now it is not - not what I hoped for on a one week old purchase!