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  • Forum Thread: M4800 motherboard pins keyboard ribbon

    I have a Dell Precision Mobile Workstation M4800 that I just replaced the motherboard and the new motherboard only has 9 of the 10 pins on it. The keyboard is not working on it. An external usb keyboard works fine. Is this a problem with the motherboard? Is there a different keyboard options? or...
  • 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: Dell XPS 17 (L702x) Lemon Purchase

    If you are thinking of buying or currently own a Dell XPS 17 (L702x) good luck. I purchased my laptop in march 2012 and I personalized the purchase for high end performance. I have had nothing but trouble, pain and suffering, from this unit. I teach technology classes and needed a laptop that could do...
  • Forum Thread: FAQ Notebook General Hardware

    Frequently Asked Questions and Topics Window 8 Support Notebook Drivers and Downloads Why was no Back up Media shipped with my notebook? How to restore or reimage my notebook? What to do if my notebook locks up? How to run diagnostics on my notebook? What to do if there is no display on...
  • Forum Thread: Spilled Liquid on my laptop 1440 keyboard

    I have an Inspiron 1440, I spilled liquid on the keyboard and didn't react in time to unplug from electrical outlet or remove battery and the computer blanked out about 12 hours ago. I proceeded to unscrew the back and blow dry it to no avail. What possible damages did I do? Motherboard, power supply...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio xps 1640 black screen but keyboard lights up

    Hi I have had my Dell studio xps 1640 for around 2 years now, apart from the common overheating problems has been working fine. Last night i powered down as usual after watching some live stream football, this morning went to start up again and the keyboard lights up & can hear the fan running...
  • Forum Thread: n, b, alt, /, space, left, down, and right arrow keys periodically not working for E1505 laptop

    Hello All, First let me start by saying that help would be greatly appreciated on this problem The problem: The issue is, as I mentioned in the subject, that the n, b, alt, /, space, left, down, and right arrow keys are working intermittently for my E1505 laptop. I don't know what causes...
  • Forum Thread: Dell 14z-N411z paper weight

    I've attached a picture of my $800 paper weight referenced in my post on 4/3/12. She's a beauty and really holds paper down. Doesn't do anything else though.
  • Forum Thread: not happy with Dell laptops

    I have gone through 2 Dell laptops this year. The first was used in Afghanistan and given to me by a friend. It still had fine particles of sand within it and we took that as a badge of honor that Dell could survive the harshest conditions. But normal family life ruined the motherboard and charger connection...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Poor performance of Studio XPS 1645 laotop when gaming

    1)>> update the drivers 2)>> always insure before you start a game change your PC performance to high performance this boosts up your cooling system and inproves and makes your funs spin fast 3)>> it could have been maybe you need to format and reinstall your windows so that your...
  • Forum Thread: massive problem... XPS M1730 ...blue screen/screen won't turn on again

    Hello! (not too sure if it's a video card only problem, so I posted it here... if it does seem appropriate for the video forum, please feel free to move) Over 1 and 1/2 years ago my Dell XPS M1730 started to play up big time... blue screen, NMI memory parity error...very frequently after...
  • Forum Thread: dell replacement warranty??

    so i have been through the tech support and they donothing.. i dont want to travel to the nearest outlet store and take out my frustation on the poor guy behind the counter, but if i get a new computer, or at least better information than i will not hesistate. I have had nothing but problems with...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Looking for M6600 and M4600 replacement parts

    Check out.. www.laptopaid.com They offer quality parts and spare parts for different brands of laptop at reasonable market price, and also they provide a basic guide for laptop repair that could help you in repairing your laptop.
  • Forum Reply: Re: ¿Problema con una mini marca dell emite sonido al iniciar?

    <Admin Note Removed Image link with Service tag removed per privacy policy> Por lo que parece es una dell inspiron mini 10 (1011) Aquí dejo más datos para ver si me pueden ayudar. Agradezco su pronta respuesta. Bendiciones. <Admin Note Removed Image link with Service...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron 1420 keyboard connector latch

    Panker, I made the same mistake. While I recommend that you double-check you're looking at the right palmrests, I should tell you that I didn't see the latch on the palmrest either :-) In fact, the pictures I looked at made it appear the latch is on the motherboard. Be assured that - for the...
  • Forum Thread: inspiron 3521 color and brightness problem

    hi to all i have dell inspiron 3521 corei3 with win7 the color and brightness is very dim as compared to hp probook4530s,hp pavlion g6 and a samsung model. i just want to know that the graphic quality of dell is really low or my machine having any problem please help me to figure it out.
  • Forum Thread: Latitude Keyboard Damaged?

    the new keyboard for my latitude D830 arrived today. Full of joy, I removed the old keyboard and inserted the new one. Unfortunately, I pushed the plug that connects the keyboard's ribbon cable to the connector on the motherboard in backwards. After realizing my mistake, I pulled the plug out...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron Keyboard

    Hi guys, Does anybody know if it's possible to get hold of the little clip thingy that the keyboard ribbon is secured with? I broke mine Or if there's an alternate way to secure it? lol (I don't care about bodging it, the thing is waaaaay out of warranty and the bezel is knackered...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio PP39L won't turn on!

    I have a Dell Studio Laptop, Model PP39L The laptop has a fully charged battery and is plugged in. The Led on the battery plug (going into the computer) lights blue. When I press the power button the screen will flash white for a second and then nothing (no beeps either). The little white led on the...
  • Forum Thread: Keyboard problem with Inspiron9100

    I am running Windows XP on my Dell Inspiron 9100. When I type on my keyboard, the cursor will jump back while I am typing so the end of the sentece gets inserted into the middle. For example if were to type "I love my Dell" it might look like "I lomyDell. ve" It happens anytime...
  • Forum Thread: XPS L502x hangs during game play

    I have been having problems with my XPS L502x I use to play Saint Rows the Third on my laptop it use to play perfectly but now after a year I restored my factory setting now when ever i install any of my old games they start off perfectly but during the game it hangs a lot kindly help me out.
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 17 Problems! Please help.

    I updated my graphic and sound drivers yesterday on my Dell Studio 17. I restarted the system like I would do after any installation or update only to find that my laptop wouldnt boot up, instead it redirected me to system repair. I thought there must be something wrong with what i updated... So I...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude D505 Keyboard generating beeps on boot and continuous activation of letter g

    Latitude D505 keyboard causing beeps on boot. Beeps do not correspond to any of the beep codes (they are approximately 8 beeps long). Letter g is continuously activated (tested using word and letter is continuously displayed on page and never stops) PST revealed no problems, also no virus on...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Delay issue on windows performance and bios performance

    anybody's there that answer my question..!!???
  • Forum Thread: N5110 I/O problem

    The problem is with an N5110 that I recently replaced the motherboard and the CPU (I7-2630qm) in hopes that I'd revive this old boy. After replacing the motherboard I got 7 beeps no screen. Knew that was CPU failure so I purchased a new one and replaced it. Now I'm not getting any error codes...