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  • 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: 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: Dell Vostro A860 Won't Turn On

    I bought my Dell Vostro A860 in December of 2008 and it has had a very easy life. At least a year ago (maybe longer, I'm not sure) both the battery and the power adapter stopped working correctly. The battery wouldn't hold a charge and the adapter wouldn't charge anything (it is the same...
  • Forum Thread: My new XPS 15 Z Battery not charging

    Dear All When I plugged in my adapter to charge my laptop, it didn't respond to it. The light on the adapter is on, but the battery just wont charge. I changed the AC adapter as a Hardware problem, but I couldn't change the battery because it is built-in. On the other side of...
  • Forum Thread: Motherboard Problems?

    Hi All, new to this forum. My girlfriends Inspiron 15R N5110 has an unknown problem. Backstory: It was purchased new about 2 years ago and has had slight problems with the track pad and an awful network connection (both wireless and ethernet). Recent: It came down with a pretty bad browser hijacker...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 15R (N5110) Wireless Locking up

    Hi all We're having troubles with a laptop (fresh out of the box). It is a new Inspiron 15R (N5110) which has the Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030 Bluetooth adapter. The problem we're experiencing is when the laptop connects via wireless, all other wireless devices are intermittently disconnected...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Delay issue on windows performance and bios performance

    anybody's there that answer my question..!!???
  • Forum Thread: XPS 12 Convertable - Hardware/Software Issues

    Hi Dell Community, I have had my XPS 12 (i7, 8gb ram, 256SSD) for approx 1 month now. In that time I have had the following issues: - Touch Screen will stop working until reboot / will stop working temporarily then start working again; - Screen will periodically change brightness (goes dim then...
  • Forum Thread: Problems With My Dell Inspiron 1464

    I have a Dell inspiron 1464 laptop with Preloaded Windows 7 Home Premium. Here is the tech specs of my device for your Kind information. Bios Version: A04 Reg Model: P09G Reg Type: P09G001 Current OS: Windows 7 Home Premium Monitor: 14-inch LED Webcam: 1.3 MP Processor: Intel Core...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 15 L502x 'plugged in, not charging' and orange/white flashing battery light? And FAILED HARD DRIVE!

    I've owned my Dell XPS 15 L502x for just over a year (thus, I am out of my warranty period) and recently it has stopped being able to charge. I am completely tethered to the AC power adapter to use it as I'm on 0% battery and have an inability to charge it. As well as my inability to charge the...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1558 Battery not charging beyond 44%

    I have a Dell studio 1558, which i purchased in 2010. I replaced my original 6 cell battery with a 9 cell battery which i obtained from an authorized dell service center in 2011. After about 1 year of use, the battery now does not charge beyond 44%. It is able to discharge normally and charges...
  • Forum Thread: N5010 Power light and left front LED (white) blinks and won't power on.

    Hi All, I have a Dell Inspiron N5010 laptop, the power light (light on the power button) and the left front LED white light blinks every 5 seconds. It doesn't power on at all. Please help me on this issue. J ames
  • Forum Thread: Problem with AC Adapter

    Dear Community, We recently bought Dell laptop and whenever we plug the AC adapter it gives this message: Batteries don't charge as it is supposed and when unpluged they don't last. Is there a solution for this or should we inquire for warranty as these laptops are brand new and were...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Studio 1749 - Shuts down randomly without warning and then won't start back up

    I am having the same problem. I've run tests on my battery and everything comes back fine. The battery charges normally and holds a charge. However, I *HAVE* to keep my computer plugged in because it shuts down every time it runs off the battery and the slightest movement is made to the computer...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1555 Will Not Turn On

    I have a Dell Studio 1555 that is 4 years old (so no warranty left). Recently it has had problems starting up whenever it went off. I would try draining the static power by holding down the power button with all power sources out of it, and eventually it would work. However, a few days ago it went off...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Inspiron N5110 touchpad problem when charging

    Hello, I have the absolute same issue as Asadmujtaba. It is not a OS issue, because I have tested it with both Windows and Linux and the result is the same - when the charger is connected, the touchpad does not work properly if at all. When on battery, however, everything is fine. This happens...
  • 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: 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: No power - have read the Dell suggestions/videos; no help.

    Problem & What I've tried so far: my Dell Studio laptop is not getting charge/power - with or without the battery. Tried two Dell 90W adapters - both were getting power (green LED lights lit). The pins in the adapters appear fine. Performed the Discharge Static process twice as described in video...
  • Forum Thread: my Dell Inspiron N5050 laptop won't start up

    Last night, my laptop got switched off on its own due to low battery but after that when i started it by pressing power button, it shows the dell logo, goes to a black screen with a white cursor then comes back to the dell logo again and it is repeating itself. I went to the boot option(F12)>Diagnostics...
  • Forum Thread: RE Terry's Article 'Issues with charging notebooks. Is it the AC adapter, the battery or the system itself?'

    As a computer programmer I have thrashed a lot of laptops in my time. My first, aToshiba was so ugly but still works today - my Compact -- thrashed that 3 hard drives later it still goes. Then in 1998 got my HP Desktop that I thrash and a Dell Volvo 1510 for when I provide training and demo's - but...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1721 Not Detecting Battery

    Hello, I have a Dell Inspiron 1721 that is not detecting the battery. I have swapped out the battery with another battery and have swapped out the AC/DC charger. But it is still not recognizing the battery, it will work fine with the power cord plugged in. Any Ideas?
  • 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: E4310 Power ON problem, Blinking power and battery light only.

    My latitude E4310 cannot power up after a week of not used. I bought the laptop in 2010 and its working fine until this year. Last 2 months, it began to display a hard disk failure warning that says I need to replace the hdd before its totally unusable. After a week I replaced the hdd with new seagate...
  • 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...