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  • Forum Thread: dell xps 15 webcam not working well

    Hello, I bought this XPS15 six months ago. It has been working very well since then, until the webcam stopped working while I was using Skype. I tried to solve the problem updating the drivers, but the hardware was not detected. Dell Webcam Central displayed "Webcam not connected". I started...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Vostro 3350 won't power up

    There's some background info I should provide to give a clearer picture, so bare with me. I decided to change the original 750gb hdd for a crucial 128gb SSD. I looked up a video on YouTube on how to change the Hdd on the 3550, so that I knew exactly what I was doing. I was able to change the hdd...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 17R N7110

    I purchased a Dell Inspiron 17R N7110 (Core i7/8GB/W7 Pro64) back in April. The laptop failed to power up in September, and after hours on the phone with Dell technicians trying to figure out why it wouldn't power up (repetitive exercises in pressing the power button with the battery in/out, and...
  • 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: XPS14z battery no longer charging since overseas trip

    Went on a holiday in Indonesia and brought my laptop. Used a power adapter and all of the regular Dell gear which worked fine (for reference I use an XPS14z). After an overnight charge, the laptop would not turn on, and I was met with a red power light (typical of when the battery is about to run...
  • 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: Battery plug in not charge, Dell Vostro 3550

    Hi guys I am facing a problem with “battery plug in not charge” on my dell vostro after change in window version from window 7 32bit to 64bit, in your export opinion is it a software or diver issue or some kind of hardware? Even I change charger/adopter with my two other friends who has dell...
  • Forum Thread: HELP!!!!!!

    I am having an issue with my Inspiron N5040 laptop. Last night, I was online when Explorer crashed. I exited from my home screen, but everything was frozen. I hit Ctrl Alt Delete and chose to log off. My laptop started to log off, but then it got stuck in the 'log off' screen. Even after I pressed...
  • Forum Thread: Could the Fingerprint reader be causing a charging issue on my Precision M4500?

    I'm really not very techy so I am doubly screwed when it comes to complicated repairs, but it seems I've read there's been issues pertaining to the battery charging problem I am experiencing on my laptop? I bought this laptop second hand, it worked great for about nine months. I would...
  • Forum Thread: my dell latitude e6420 screen goes blank when it has to boot

    my dell latitude e6420 screen goes blank and stays blank when it has to boot from the internal hhd or usb or even cd, i can not even run diagnostic test. all my laptop can do now is go to Bios settings. it turns and stays blank when not at bois. plz help me...very urgent.
  • Forum Reply: Re: DELL XPS 15z _bad battery life

    @nicholaf2 I haven't checked the battery life since then,but I think I am getting about 3.5 hours.I am using it at my home right now & I usually turnoff battery charging & use AC supply. I think you should use the below link from microsoft to check the issues are of software or not.Also...
  • Forum Reply: Re: AC Power Adapter Type Cannot Be Determined

    ok well i honestly like dell as company (dont hate) but i found a solution that worked for me if you look at the end of your charger there is a little pin in the middle i got so frusterated that i got some needle nose (actualy leather men) and i bent the needle very slightly that i could still plug it...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 14z Randomly turns off

    I purchased an XPS 14z laptop directly from Dell during the summer, I received it in August 2012. Over the last couple of weeks I have begun to experience some problems with it. Occasionally, when the laptop is not plugged in, it will randomly turn itself off. The system does not sut down properly, the...
  • Forum Thread: L701x Power cuts out when waking from sleep with or without mains plugged in

    Hi Recently my xps 17 has started cutting out when waking from sleep. However when powering on using the button it works fine. For a few weeks previous the whole system was freezing when waking from sleep but I just assumed that was an issue with windows 8 and/or my ssd. This may be related to the...
  • 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: Windows 7 - Windows Startup Repair - Computer Unable to Start

    I received a notification today at 5pm, June 18, 2011, that my computer (Studio 1558) was unable to start once I turned on my pc. I waited about 5 mins, and it turned on after the attempt of restoring repairs. However, I got several notifications like "Dell Dock was unable to Start," "DXLS...
  • Forum Thread: Adamo 13 not charging

    Hi, I have an Adamo running Windows 7 that was working fine and now won't charge from the power cord. The battery's drained as well so I can't turn it on. Any thoughts on what to do? Thanks. -Farooq
  • Forum Thread: Dell inspiron N5110 Unexpectedly Shuts down!

    Hi There, I have a dell inspiron N5110, and I've had it for about a year and a half now. Recently, sometime my laptop has taken to shutting down randomly - when it's plugged or unplugged. It's only happened a few times now, but I still don't know what's wrong. I have NO idea why...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS L501x won't boot, battery light keeps staying on.

    Hello, Yesterday I decided to renew the thermal past of my laptop. I already dismantled it before to clean the dust, so I already knew how to do it. So after I renewed the thermal paste, I tried to boot up the laptop. It was very strange, first the orange light turned on, the light that normally warns...
  • Forum Thread: studio 1737 nightmare/inspiron 1545 operating system???

    hello and please accept my apology ..because im about to blow your mind...ok....first off i am typing this on a flawless inspiron 1711..so here it goes...i purchased one year ago this beautiful on the outside but frankenstien internals studio 1737 slash inspiron 1545 operating system.....and 2 weeks...
  • Forum Thread: Problem with Starting My Laptop + some other causes of concern

    Hi everyone, I'm having a problem with my dell XPS L502X. Lately, it seems to have a lot of problems getting into windows. It shows the Dell Screen when starting up which loads itself then. Often it does this 3-4 times before it continues into windows. It seemed to be fixed when I unplugged...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS L502x --- Plugged in, not charging (0%)

    Hi, this is my first post on these forums so please excuse me if I make a mistake :) The other day, my computer seemed to stop charging, and I couldn't turn it on after it died. Now I have (with a screwdriver) pushed out the Power input Jack as I found it was to far in. The computer now accepts...
  • 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: lost password

    problem with my laptop ( dell inspiron 1525 ) about forgetting bios password service tag : < ADMIN NOTE: Service tag removed per privacy policy> please help me my e_mail : < ADMIN NOTE : Email id removed per privacy policy>
  • Forum Thread: hardware+software problem

    Greetings, I have been using my Dell laptop Inspiron n5010 for a couple of years and it was working fine untill recently for a month, it started shutting down on itself and prompted me to run dell restore service, which i did, and since then its been working somehow but within some days i realised...