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  • Forum Thread: Inspiron n5110 will not sleep, hibernate or shut down correctly.

    For a week now my dell Inspiron 15R n5110 on windows 7 has refused to shut down sleep or hibernate. for example, when the lid is closed this would normally put the computer to sleep and the power button would slowly blink. Now - the screen goes blank - the power button stays solidly illuminated...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 17-reinstalled windows now display doesnt look as good as before

    I have a XPS 17 L702X. My battery died and a few days later I turned it back on and it gave me an error and wouldnt boot up. It would just be a black screen with the cursor. I was able to get all of my data from hard drive and then reinstalled windows 7 64 bit. Now the display looks stretched and it...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1558 Blue Screen Issue

    I have installed Windows 8 on my laptop. I was using it for the past 1 year and didn't have any issues. Recently I bought a external monitor with HDMI connection. I used that for extending my laptop screen. I have also updated to latest display drivers just to avoid display issues. After I started...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 1645 Screen Extremely Dim, Nearly Blank

    About a year ago I started getting a distorted screen on my laptop. I figured it was probably the video card, so I hooked up an external monitor and the artifacts still appeared, confirming it was the video card. The laptop had a dead battery and the screen cable was wearing out (the screen would distort...
  • Forum Thread: Is my graphics card broken? (Dell vostro 3700)

    Ive just done a fresh windows install on my laptop (dell vostro 3700). ive installed all the drivers from the dell website, everything seems to be running ok, maybe slightly slower than normal. However, when i turn any game on, the FPS drops to around 14, its the same with any game, even ones that...
  • Forum Thread: my dell inspirion screen went blank,

    N4100 was wiped with windex three months ago. After a month you can sometimes see the screen slightly. but not the cursor. Only when you have a monitor connected to it, it works good. What should I do, Do I need a new screen or a lcd cable or backlight, or what.
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 1545 Screen Problem!!! Help, it's getting HOT!

    My Dell Inspirion was put into a storage for the last couple months. I just got it out of it and start using it again, I'm not sure if the screen was squeezed before but now there is a dark spot in the corner of my screen. The laptop would start up normally with a normal screen, then after5 mins...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Blank screen and beeping

    It is beeping 3 times repetitively.
  • Forum Thread: Blank screen and beeping

    I have an Inspiron N5110 with windows 7. This morning I just shut it to put it in sleep mode. Tonight when I got home I opened it an left the room and a couple minutes later I heard beeping. When I looked at my laptop the screen was blank but the power button and the power and internet lights at the...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop not "resuming"

    I recently bough a new Alienware 17". I had 2 laptops before this, none did the problems this does. I start up the machine, do whatever I want, no problem. I leave for more than an hour or so, therefore I close the lid. When I come back, I open the lid, expecting the laptop to turn the screen...
  • Forum Thread: Dell 17R Inspiron 5737 screen flashing when battery is low

    Hello! I bought a new Dell 17R Inspiron 5737 notebook, and the screen is flashing, turn off , mostly when the battery is low, but sometimes do the same when it's fully loaded. Video card drivers are all updated. I've run 3D Mark, to test the Radeon 8870M video card, and everything was ok...
  • Forum Thread: Horizontal colored lines fill the screen

    I have an XPS 15Z laptop running windows 7 SP1. It began randomly filling the screen with millions of tiny horizontal colored lines moving randomly and rapidly vertically up and down the screen. It is possible to vaguely see the screen behind these tiny lines. I can sometimes stop it by using ctrl-alt...
  • Forum Thread: Sudden increases in CPU usage and graphics lagging during browsing (using Mozilla Firefox) and playing games

    Hey there, Recently whenever I start using the browser, loading sites like yahoo, etc my window/ tab responses lag severely. Moreover, there are some games that I play which doesn't even require graphics card. Sometime after starting these games a mild static interruption type of sound comes out...
  • Forum Thread: Multi-Moniters

    Hello, I was wondering if there was any way to connect 3 external monitors to my Dell Latitude E6500 laptop or 2 external monitors with the laptop being a display. I am currently connected to 2 external monitors by VGA and DVI cables and my computer screen is black. I have: 4 Dell Latitude...
  • Forum Thread: dell 5521 graphic card problem

    i have dell 5521 with hd 7670m gpu card ......when i clean install windows 7 then after downloading drivers from dell official website i install first chipset driver then after intel hd graphics driver 4000 wont intall and gave me error "system does not meet minimum req" them after i install...
  • Forum Thread: Black screen after login windows 7

    Hi everybody � I have a Dell Inspiron 15R N5110 laptop. I'm having trouble with my windows 7 right now, it's an 64 bit Ultimate version. Recently, I installed my graphics card driver (Nvidia Geforce GT 525M) after a clean windows installation. And restarted my computer. Everything looks...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 7200

    I was working in Windows Explorer moving some files around and suddenly the screen faded very slowly to black then it got a little brighter to a dark gray so I rebooted the computer and now I get a dark gray screen with lines running vertically through it. I cannot see any icons or anything recognizable...
  • Forum Reply: RE: BRIGHTNESS CONTROL ISSUE IN MY DELL INSPIRON 15 3521

    Sir, I share the same exact problem as Gehan could you please elaborate pratheesph's solution to me step by step. I would be very gratefull.
  • Forum Thread: Sometimes black screen at startup/awaking form sleep

    Hi, I have a concerning problem with my laptop. It's a dell inspiron 17r SE. Here's my problem: Sometimes when I boot my laptop my screen stays black. (this also happens sometimes when I wake my laptop up from sleep mode) The lights and fans go on, but there is no windows sound and the...
  • Forum Thread: Replaced LCD Still crashing with 8 beeps or BSOD Stop 116

    Hi, I have a Dell N5010. A few weeks ago, a line appeared on my LCD, then about two weeks ago, the computer would fail to boot up and would beep 8 times, indicating a problem with the LCD. I replaced the LCD myself as I am out of warranty. That seemed to fix the problem for one day, the next day, I...
  • Forum Thread: Vostro 3400 with NVIDIA Geforce 310M doesn't loads its drivers for Windows 7 64bit

    I have been having this strange problem since the motherboard was replaced last time. My NVidia card works intermittently and whenever it doesn't works, I can see the exclamation mark saying the device cannot start the problem that looks like is that it somehow loads intel drivers and says Intel...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Precision M4500 Video Lock Up and frequent driver failure

    I never use to have this issue and starting about 4 months ago, I also started freezing up with DVD's or other video formats. Been trying to update drivers as well as revert to older drivers with no avail! Not sure what has changed, but it is annoying as heck to have your computer lock up all the...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Latitude E6430 - failure after update of Intel HD 4000 and nVidida NVS 5200M drivers

    I differ with this response. It may not work for all and didn't for me. See below for my fix. Here is my setup: Dell Latitude E6430 with Windows 7 SP1, 64-bit Intel HD 4000 graphics driver (latest from Dell) NVidia NVS 5200M Driver (latest, version 9.18.13.2092) Port replicator (docking station...
  • Forum Thread: dell 1558 video card problem

    hello mi problem whit ati radeon hd 4570 i have format the hard drive an re install windows but the vide ocard no work dissapear can't reinstall and the sistem no detected only detect the intel hd graphics i5 procesor hel me
  • Forum Reply: Re: DEFECTIVE LCD UXGA ULTRASHARP (WATERMARKS'

    I bought a dell labtop ( Service Tag < ADMIN NOTE : Service tag removed per privacy policy>) less than 45days. The LCD was defective because it showed a watermark on the left side. This is very disturbing as I have been using dell computer for a long this. Dell refused to look into this problem...