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  • Forum Thread: XPS L502X "plugged in, charging" but still not charging.

    I have a Dell XPS L502X laptop bought in May 2012. While in warranty (around April-May 2013) it had some serious heating and charging issues and some parts(motherboard,charger,battery) were replaced. Now the warranty has expired but a new problem has cropped up. The battery has stopped charging. On the...
  • Forum Thread: "NVIDIA Display settings are not available. You are not currently using a display attached to an NVIDIA GPU."

    Hi, I have a XPS 15 (L502x) 64bit windows 7 and it has a GeForce GT 540m graphics card. I have been having this same problem for 2 weeks now and have had help from multiple dell representatives without success. My problem originally started a month ago when my computer would start overheat and crash...
  • Forum Thread: Dark Screen

    I have a Latitude D800. The screen started to flicker and now it goes dark after a minute of being on. When I look closely I can see a faint image of the display. I booted into autodiagnostic mode and received a 3-2-3 code. I can't find out what that means. One of the hinges connecting the monitor...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1537 Speakers

    My speakers stopped working all of a sudden. I plugged an hdmi cable into my computer to connect a friend's tv to my computer and the audio came out of the tv speakers. When I do this at home, my audio always comes out of my computer speakers still, so I hook up external speakers. My speakers have...
  • Forum Thread: XPS L702X monitor problem

    I have a new XPS L702X laptop and everything is working fine except periodically the monitor suddenly goes haywire and crashes. Photo of crashed monitor attached. I'm actually not sure if it is the monitor or the graphics driver or the system itself because when the monitor crashes, it seizes...
  • Forum Thread: Forgot my bios password

    Hi I have a dell XPS l501x . Yesterday i upgraded the BIOS to A08 but i forgot my bios password . I called dell support she gave me one code but that didnt worked .I was told to replace the motherboard, Is there any other way out
  • Forum Thread: Dell N5010 makes weird sounds when running diagnostics

    Hello, I have a Dell N5010 laptop and I have been running into some problems the past few weeks. It all started with my laptop not able to boot after an unexpected shutdown. When I tried to boot it again there was no light at the front, no POST, no fans spinning, it almost seemed it was dead (motherboard...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 1340 Webcam not working :S

    Hi, I have Dell XPS 1340 with Windows 7 home premium, 64 Bit. My webcam was working fine but it stopped working from today. I dont know how to resolve the issue. The Creative Integrated Webcam drivers are also not installing and I have 1 unknown hardware available which I do not know how to install...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 15z Chrome Trim

    I bought a Dell XPS 15z back in July 2011. It is refurbished and the warranty has expired. Over the past 5 months or so, the Chrome Trim on my laptop has came loose, began to peel, and has rusted. I do not drop my computer and did not spill any liquids on it. I realize I may have to pay, but is there...
  • Forum Thread: dell 99 39L Studio Laptop

    All of a sudden my laptop is not starting up today, There are 2 possibilities in my mind #1 there is a photo cd in the trayless cd player it keeps spinning that on start up and that maybe whats holding me up. is there a way to manually eject that cd? #2 my video card may be out, The laptop is running...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop won't power on - Dell vostro 3700

    Hi, about 4 day's ago my laptop would not power on after suddenly powering off, I did an 'electro static discharge' following a guide on the internet by removing the AC and the battery then holding down the power button. luckily this worked and everything was OK, now however yesterday...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Bluetooth keyboard/mouse not working outside windows XPS M2010

    I also have the same problem under Win7*64. Keyboard, mouse and headset paired just fine, but neither of them works outside Windows. AND the Bluetooth button on the computer base has no effect - the Bluetooth light on the computer base is constantly on, and there seems no way to make it start blinking...
  • Forum Thread: Vostro 3750 Laptop will occasionally not power up with battery in.

    I have a problems with a customers 1 year old Vostro 3750 laptop (out of warranty by 3 weeks . The majority of time it works fine but occasionally it will not power on at all i.e. no fan, no leds, no video or indication of any sort. To resolve this I have to remove the battery and start the laptop...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 'Screen off' button no longer works

    Hi there I recently had to reinstall Windows on my Dell Inspiron N5110 and, since having done so, the button on the far right that used to turn the display off no longer works. The button (which shows a monitor with a line through it) lights up when I press it, but the screen does not go off like...
  • Forum Thread: Vostro A860 problem

    I have an A860, whenever i connect the ac charger the screen starts to flicker and the small led on the charger also do the same flickering. Any idea what could be the problem? Thanks in advance, iherbak
  • Forum Thread: Bluetooth not working on Dell studio 1745

    i've been working with this laptop for over 4 years, and now i found out that this version brings the bluetooth feature.. ive downloaded the driver from dell's page and tried to install it.. the problem is, the installation tells me to press the bluetooth button to enable the bluetooth and install...
  • Forum Thread: Brand new XPS 17 screen flickering

    Ive had this new XPS 17 laptop for less than a month. The screen started flickering about a week ago. I haven't dropped it or anything, and it doesn't stay black for any length of time. It will flicker off and on a few times in less than a second. I was just wondering what should I do?
  • Forum Thread: Help I'm a Novice! Factory settings please.

    As you can tell by the title I am not brilliant at computers. Over the last 3 years my dell 1555 on windows 7 has become incredibly slow. I wish to restore the computer to it's original state when I first received it, however I did not create a system image of day one. I don't mind keeping...
  • Forum Reply: Re: My Dell in 99 Seconds : Laptop Troubleshooting Videos

    Dear Dell; Wish I was able to open video before I just spent $240 on a driver issue with Costa Rica Alienware Help. I cannot open the video for driver issue. I was having a problem with not being able to connect to the internet wireless, then it went to not at all even wired. I had a problem with...
  • Forum Thread: Need help with BAD customer service! Please!

    My wife bought me what we thought was the Cadillac of laptops, at least for us it was. We got an Inspiron Switch with 8 GB Ram and 750 GB hard drive. I need this for work, just basic spread sheets and email stuff, nothing really heavy. Long story short, We bought this May 9, 2012, still within 90 days...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 15 L521X Wireless Problems

    I was wondering if there is anything being done to fix the wireless issues with the Dell XPS 15 L521X? Hundreds of users are reporting extremely poor signal/speed and the connection dropping when moving only a few metres away from their router. This is clearly a hardware issue yet Dell are still selling...
  • Forum Thread: Shortcircuit in Vostro 3750?

    Does anyone know if you can connect a USB hub into the USB / eSata port in the Vostro 3750 ? The hub has its own power supply. I have connected one with the laptop off and when I pressed the button on/ off has occurred a short circuit that has destroyed the motherboard. Now I can't start...
  • Forum Thread: Not support external mouse or keybord in dell inspiron n4110 windows 7 64

    I bought new dell laptop (dell inspiron n4110 ) first i installed windows 7 32 there are no problems with exter nal mouse or key borad . they are workinh properly after that I installed windows 7 64 then external mouse or key board not working i m sure that mouse and keyboad working also...
  • Forum Thread: AC/DC Adapter

    Hello, I've just bought yesterday a Dell 5110 i7 and i plug in the ac/dc adapter. it charges very good, but if i listen careful the adapter i hear a sound like an open circuit, like when you are holding in hand a power cable and you are so close to an object so we can see the electrical arc between...
  • Forum Thread: How do I disable the automatic side scroll?

    I have a Dell Inspiron 15R and when I'm using my computer, if I move the mouse to the right quickly it will jump to my last used program (Ex. camera, music) It's very annoying and can't figure out how to disable this feature. It's happened twice just while I've been trying to post...