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  • Forum Reply: Re: No bootable devices--strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility

    No bootable devices--strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility and then it say No boot device available - boot failed I have a Dell Latitude D600 with A16 Bios and had the same problem due to a power failure, and fixed it myself. 1.) I was able to boot from the F12 boot menu to access Windows...
  • 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: Dell inspiron 7520 SRT problem

    Last week i have purchased a Dell Inspiron 7520 with Windows 8, 32 GB SSD and 1TB. I've mistakenly formatted the 32 GB SSD. IRST did not show the accelerate option. I've tried to return to factory image, windows 8 reinstalled with this process but repartition of SSD didn't happen. I followed...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1537- Driver Repair?!?

    hey all i have a dell 1537 studio laptop - Mcafee expired so i renewed it now i cant logon it keeps going to launch start up repair or start windows normally. everytime i select either it just goes back to that. i hold F8 and get a 'System Recovery option' and then a "Add Drivers"...
  • Forum Thread: Restoring the lost Factory Restore Button After formatting/shrinking the Disc volume

    Hi, Recently I have found a nice way to restoring my Dell Laptop to Factory condition which was missing from my Bios after shrinking the hard disc.The procedure are very simple and any one can do it with out any errors.I have shared it here with pictures for each step http://fermisys.blogspot.in...
  • Forum Thread: BOOTMGR not found, no OS installed

    Around 1 year ago i purchased a Dell Studio 1558 from Dell.com. A month or so ago i started to get blue error screens and crashes whenever i attempted to do anything. I couldn't even run Windows 7 in saffe mode. To resolve this issue, i had an unopened 1TB hard drive and OEM windows 7 home premium...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Overheating and shutting down, N5110

    Hi Debbie/Dear Dell, Aren't you guys tired of posting these lame advises in an pathetic attempt to hide the truth, which is that this model of Dell laptop, N5110 regardless of what CPU+GPU it has inside, has a MAJOR design flaw in its cooling system! The vent openings for both the intake of the...
  • 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: plz give me solution and suggestion

    I have a problem with my Dell inspiron 15 n 5010 laptop (with ATI graphics and Broadcom wireless adapter) and windows 7 When running the laptop from the mains all was well without a battery . However, if I unplugged the charger, and run the laptop from the battery (as designed!) it would freeze within...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 17R 5720 two weeks old, doesn't boot up and freezes on welcome screen.

    Hi there, My two weeks old dell inspiron 17R doesn't boot into the OS ( Windows 8 ). I read many comments on this web and tried these, but it doesn't help me to start it up. By hardware diag. passed the test, found nothing.
  • 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: Inspiron 1720 - Samsung MZ-7PC256N/EU 256GB

    Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to see installed in my Dell Inspiron 1720 SSD drive as the subject . However, there is the problem that the new hard drive. I can not install it , because apparently no proper SATA port is blocked . Is there an adapter I can use to install my new SATA drive to ? Above...
  • Forum Reply: Re: system freeze and not able to boot windows from hard disk

    Hi Suruchi, Were you able to resolve your issue? I am also facing the same type of issue. My Lappy is not able to boot from any device bootable USb or CD ROM. Its showing the Windows Installation starting..after that there is no progress... When I tried to check the option of Repair(Restore...
  • Forum Thread: My XPS 14 not booting up

    I have XPS 14 (with Windows 7 64 bits) since last 2 yrs. Recently I faced this issue. When I turn it on, it shows the Dell logo screen and then shows either of these 2 messages: 1. To insert media to boot 2. at time it shows - Disk Read error Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to recovery I tried booting...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop booting issue

    Recently I had some issue with my Inspiron 7720 17r SE that required my motherboard to be replaced. Anyway, after installing Windows 8 again on my laptop, booting time is extremely longer and for the first minutes the system is very laggy. Other than that it works fine. I don't know where or...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron N7010 start-up problem

    Hi, I have an almost 2-year-old laptop with which I've been having problems for the last week or so. It all started when after hibernating the computer had a blank black screen not responding so I shut it off. After that it seems to boot up only once every 20 or so times. What happens after I press...
  • Forum Thread: Boot fail - Dell Studio 1537

    My Dell Studio 1537 doesn't boot: after dell logo it shows me just blank screen with blinking underscore cursor and only Num Lock light on keybord. Laptop doesn't react at all. I'm able to access BIOS & , but nothing else - I can't boot from USB, CD/DVD, run diagnostic from boot menu...
  • Forum Thread: DELL N5010 HDD and WIFI Problem

    Hello, I have recently bought a Dell N5010 Freedos and I use Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit on this system. However, I have an annoying problem. When I remove the power cable the HDD start to make some click clock noise and I can no more connect to a wireless network (but if I am already connected to a...
  • Forum Thread: Cant get Insiron 13Z to load Windows 7

    Bought an Inspiron 13Z at a Dell Disposal Auction as 'resealed'. The HDD had been 'wiped', though I think the restore partition is still intact. I purchased the OS DVD from Dell and have a driver disk that was supplied with the machine - not sure if it is the right one though). I have...
  • Forum Reply: Re: MY DELL INSPIRON 1545 HAS BLACK SCREEN WITH WHITE CURSOR-WON'T BOOT UP

    I'm having the same issue. I have a dell Inspiron 1300, I'm able to click F2, and it says it's going to Boot options, but goes to a black screen with a white cursor. I took the hard drive out, and tried to do that again, and the same thing happened.. I can't load the window's xp disk...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron n301z - cyclic reboot when hard disk is present

    Hi All, I have a problem with my Inspiron n301z where it will go into a cyclic reboot when a hard drive is present. The Dell logo appears and it reboots immediately. I can access the bios but as soon as I try to access the other sections, the laptop reboots. If I try to access the boot options (Fn+F12...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron 17R will not boot (5720)

    my brand new Inspiron R17 5720 has the same problem. it still doesn't work. non of these advices didn't work for it. Hardware diag. - switch between UEFI and Legacy. Secure Mode Enabeled/Disabeled - Removed battery / Power Cords - hold over 10 sec the power botton - restore the BIOS setting...
  • Forum Thread: Eject buttons wont work for my 1747 laptop

    my eject buttons wont work for my cd drive i have a 1747 whats wrong? oh and i just got this as a replacement today because the video card died on the first one
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 5000e Hard Drive Size Limitation Question

    I have an old Insprion 5000e laptop that originally came with a 20GB HDD. A little over 3 years ago the drive gave up the ghost and my local computer guy replaced it with a 40GB version. Now that drive has failed and he tried replacing it with a 80 GB drive. I just received a call from him telling...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron N5110 PXE-MOF error,unable to boot... help me

    I'm using Dell Inspiron N5110 laptop, it is i7 2nd gen, 8gb ram, 1TB HDD,,, i'm using this laptop since one year,didn't get any trouble for me.. but yesterday i got an error message and i unable to boot my laptop, that error as below " Intel UNDI. PXE 2.1 (build 083) Copyright...