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  • Forum Thread: xps l521x slow msata port?

    So other than the obvious wifi and overheating issues with this laptop, I may have another issue and am reaching out to all the xps 15 (l521x) with an msata ssd as their boot os owners. I purchased an adata xpg sx301 256g msata, its transfer speed should be near the 550MB. im using it as my os boot location...
  • Forum Thread: Alienware m17x r3 does not start anymore

    hey guys i have a problem. a few months ago my dell warranty for my alienware has expired. now all of a sudden, the computer crashed and refuses to turn on again. first it restartet and asked my if i want to strt windows normal or safe mode. i entered normal, as i thought it was jus a crash. it...
  • 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: Drive letter change after reboot

    I have a Dell studio 1537. I install Ubuntu 12.04 but it crashed and my laptop cant boot any more. My drives letter has changed. I use diskpart command and change drive letter but every time i reboot or install a windows the letter change to another value. I get in trouble with this and cant restore...
  • Forum Reply: Re: my Dell Inspiron N5050 laptop won't start up

    Just faced the similar HDD issue with my inspiron N5010. I contacted dell support and they blindly told me replace the HDD. I did some research and found out that my drive has bad sectors. Windows just refuses to boot if it finds any such errors in the HDD error log. Here is what i did- 1. Booted...
  • Forum Thread: inspiron 630m bios shrinks new larger hard drive

    I`m trying to resolve a problem with an inspiron 630m laptop ( also listed as XPS M140, model 0HC416 ) . The laptop has an 80GB PATA hard drive that is almost full, so i cloned it to a new 320GB hard drive, and popped it back into the laptop. Two things can happen: Since the original hard...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Latitude D430 HDD Compatibility

    Hi, this is my first post. I want to ask a few questions regarding a new Dell D430 I am going to receive. It's going to be shipped to me with no HDD. I did not know that it would be this troublesome to look for a HDD compatible with this laptop until I realized it requires a 1.8 inch Format Factor...
  • Forum Thread: Brand New Dell XPS 15 L502x - Randomly shutting down, and not performing simple tasks.

    I am really frustrated with this brand new Dell XPS L502x... I have only used it: 19 minutes 26 seconds and I received it 2 days ago. The problem is that whenever I try to use it for even browsing the internet it will randomly shut down everytime I have tried to use it. After it shuts down I feel the...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 1545, black screen with flashing cursor

    Hi, I have the dreaded black screen with flashing cursor on my Inspiron 1545 (from 2009). Here is the order of events as to how this happened: The machine was acting funny, so I erased everything and reinstalled Windows, no luck, machine was still behaving oddly (slow, and crashing a lot). I booted...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron N5110 Hard Drive Problem

    Hi everyone I've the next problem. I've formatted OS partition and other small partition (both preinstalled by DELL) of my laptop during installation of Windows 7. After reboot I couldn't create any partition and couldn't see any existing partitions. Windows installer say that there...
  • Forum Thread: Windows 7 64-bit Bootmgr missing no suggestions have worked

    I have a Dell N7070 laptop and I've been looking for the answer to this problem for a long time to no avail. Here is what most suggest: Insert your Windows 7 DVD into your optical drive(DVD drive) and restart the system. Boot using this DVD by pressing any key when windows asks "Press...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Vostro A860

    Hi...my Dell Vostro A860 is constantly freezing..mouse pointer not moving..can't use keyboard either and hdd light goes off and sometimes..if i try to reboot...nothing happens...just a strange sound and a quick flash from the keyboard lights.I know it is not overheating,I reseated RAM and I ran Dell...
  • Forum Thread: Memory Integrity Test Failed [2000-0123]

    I have a Inspiron 1525 which fails the memory integrity test. i have 4gb ram. I formatted my hard drive and now i cant install any OS. I dont have any backups. What should i do? I tried reinstalling the OS many many times and i also reinstalled the ram but not luck. Do i need new ram? what might it be...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop HDD issues

    Hello, I have an Inspiron n5110 that I purchased about a year ago and recently I've been getting problems when I start the laptop up. When I start it up, I get a ticking noise that sounds like it's coming from the lower left hand portion of the laptop, and I get a black screen with a message...
  • Forum Reply: Re: New Windows install Latitude E4310 error: windows setup could not configure windows to run on this computer's hardware.

    I will try this solution in this post: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2466753 This error can occur when you try to install Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 on a system if the following situation is true on your PC: You are installing by using Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM media...
  • Forum Thread: Replace HD Laptop XPS 17 (L702x) / Substituir HD Notebook XPS 17 (L702x)

    Hello I'd like to replace my HD samsung HM640JJ / D which is defective for this : Seagate Momentus XT ST95005620AS 500GB 7200 RPM 2.5 " SATA 3.0Gb / s with NCQ Solid State Hybrid Drive- Bare Drive or Seagate Momentus XT 750GB 7200 RPM 32MB ST750LX003 Cache 2.5 " SATA 6.0Gb / s Solid State...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS L502X Laptop Won't boot to desktop?

    I was watching a Youtube video when the BSOD suddenly came up. I pressed the power button on my laptop to turn it off. I then pressed the power button again in order to turn on my computer. The Dell logo along with the blue loading bar came up. It then went to the post screen. Immediately afterwards...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron n5010 Fault? Wont Boot Or Install Win 7? HELP!

    Hi I've got an Inspiron n5010 which developed a fault recently. It appeared to suffer a small drop inside my van whilst being transported. Immediately after this the laptop would not POST and was giving off 3 bleeps repeatedly. I left it a while and tried turning it on - this time the laptop did...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1545 datasmart recover fails

    Hello all, I have a Dell Inspiron 1545 that needs to be restored to the factory image. After booting and hitting F8 and System Recovery Options I can log in with my username and password. The problem is when I go into the datasmart option to do a factory image restore, with no backup, I get an error...
  • Forum Thread: DELL INSPIRON N5010 screen blank out. Power button glowing. Fan running

    Encountered blue screen error during working two times and got shut down immediately. Then i restarted. This time the systems hangs and i switch it off using power button. Now i start the computer but itz not working. Only the power button and the power indicating light are glowing. The hard drive light...
  • Forum Reply: Re: My Dell Inspiron n5110 (Core i7) makes a strange beep and clicking sound DURING NORMAL OPERATION

    Hi everyone, I've just recently bought this machine the N5110 here in Korea, and I've been having some of the same problems i'm reading at this thread including some others problems that have me worried. First of all i was a happy owner of a Inspiron 1520 for almost 5 years (for the record...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 9200 Hard Drive Upgrade warning

    I purchased the Dell recommended Hard Drive to upgrade my Inspiron 9200 Laptop. It is a Western Digital Scorpion. It is the Hard Drive that appears when you go to Dell account. It is not compatible with my laptop. The original hard drive is a Toshiba. The pins on the original extend from the end of...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 3520 Internal Disk not Found

    In the morning the pc was working just fine, i turned it off and then back on to change to a another operating system. Instead of taking me to the boot options it took me to a black screen saying; intenal hard disk drive not found to resolve this issue, try to reseat the drive. No bootable devices...
  • Forum Reply: Re: inspiron 5100 turn on but shuts down right away

    on an old machine such as yours,pull the hard drive disk! Now you have option too transfer any, and or all fills "NOT OS" to your new P.C. NEVER LEAVE HARD DIVE DISK IN THE DEAD P.C.! p.s. if you know how to transfer windows XP pro. sp3 or sp4???????
  • Forum Thread: file transfer failing

    Hi I have a dell inspiron 1525 and since recently I am not able to transfer files in excess of 700MB between drives, internal as well as external. Regardless of the file format the transfer gets stuck with 20 or 30 sec remaining at which point cancel or ctrl+alt+del do not work. The laptop hangs and...