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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: The battery of the laptop is not charging.

    Hi I have a problem my laptop is not charging the battery and do not know why I was looking for online solutions , even wrapped the batteries in the leaflet and no further charges Ltd. He asked me instant help. I live in Poland could be anyone give me a solution in Polish or translate the solution. Very...
  • Forum Thread: studio 1558 battery condition indicator light blinking

    The battery condition indicator light on my studio 1558 laptop (the little LED right above where the connector from the AC adapter plugs in) has begun to blink whenever the AC adapter is connected and plugged into a wall outlet, and the battery is fully charged. The light blinks regardless of whether...
  • 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 17 N7110 Win 7 x64 Battery Not Charging "0% available (plugged in, not charging)"

    New laptop...purchased through Amazon...received 11/6/2012...Batter will not charge, systray icon shows "0% available (plugged in, not charging). Is there a fix for this?
  • 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 Reply: Re: plugged in, not charging

    surprisingly...it works for me too. thanks Dell Vostro 1400, Windows 7 32 bit
  • 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 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: AC Adaptor cannot be determined

    Hello i have just bought my xps 15 got it this friday (Date of this post 10/11/2011) so about 4 days ago and im loving it so far but there is just one issue i get this annoying AC adaptor cannot be determined error and it seems to be kind of a common error for what i read.Some say its a motherboard problem...
  • Forum Thread: How to install BIOS without battery

    I have a problem I recently broke the laptop battery dell inspiron 1440 and I wanted to update the BIOS from A05 on the A07 but it tells me that I have a 6% charged battery and because I want to update the BIOS without the battery much I begged for help.
  • 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: Laptop battery not charging

    Hi I have a problem my laptop is not charging the battery and do not know why I was looking for online solutions , even wrapped the batteries in the leaflet and no further charges Ltd. He asked me instant help. He writes Connected Not charging Dell Inspiron 1440 Windows 7
  • 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: Inspiron 1520 battery says it needs replacement after a hard reset using power button (by mistake)

    Hi I'm using a Dell Inspiron 1520. It was working fine until I mistakenly closed the lid and immediately opened it again during a general application installation. Then the laptop was not responding so I had to switch off by pressing and holding the power button for several seconds. The moment...