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  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS L501X USB Problems

    Open up the Device Manager (right-click My Computer, click on Manage and select Device manager from the left pane). Select the View Hidden Devices from the View menu, to see invisible (unplugged) devices too. See if you can spot any devices (especially USB controllers) with exclamation marks or cross...
  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS 15 (L501X) Won't shut down or restart

    I am experiencing the same problem, I have updated the BIOS version to A8,installed latest chipset drivers and even tried the diagnostic as you have suggested and it completed without any errors.As a last resort I reverted to the old version of BIOS (A04) after reverting to the old version of BIOS the...
  • Forum Thread: L501X Battery

    Is there a flat battery available for the L501X. I liked the idea of a built-in stand at first, but now I'm seeing it prevents my laptop cooler from doing its thing since the laptop is always raised. I can't quite tell from the images so I was hoping someone on here knows if there's a replacement...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 501x intel i7 motherboard and service tag issue

    Hi Guys, I bought new laptop Dell XPS 501x intel i7 from one of the retailer in India. I have been told that they were importing from USA so there won't be any Warranty from Dell. It was little bit cheaper than actual price because of no warranty. I have been provided local warranty from that...
  • Forum Thread: XPS L501x webcam drivers wont completely install webcam wont wrok

    Hi Dell, Why does the replacement hd always have a generic system on it. i have yet to ever get my webcam to work with a replacement HD and i installed the driver off the disk, it keeps saying contact vendor and wont finish installing, tried from your drivers page. ami ever gonna be able to skype...
  • Forum Thread: Waves audio license number?

    i have a dell xps 15 L501x, it came pre-installed with waves MaxxAudio 3 and i was wondering if its possible to retrieve the license number of my hardware to register with waves to get the waves plug-ins?
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 15 (L501X) Conrtol Strip Not Working..HELP!!

    hey guys, my control strip isnt working....it doesnt show caps lock, wifi status, nothing....even the shorcuts dont work for maxx audio and all of it... I've reinstalled quick set but it still didnt help at all....what should I do....??
  • Forum Thread: XPS 15z will not start......no lights, no sounds..

    Bought XPS 15z (L501z) in Dec. 2011 warranty was up when my cat decided to jump on table and knock it to the floor. My screen cracked from one side to the other. Called Dell, nothing they could do of course, my warranty was up. So I ordered a new screen through Dell. Recieved the screen a few days later...
  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS 17 LX01 and inability to use a USB 3.0 Hub with USB 3.0 HDDs?

    I have the exact same problem with my XPS 15 (L501X), but it has anything to do with whether or not a USB 3.0 drive is connected to the USB 3.0 hub. If I connect any brand USB 3.0 hub-- so far I've tested USB 3.0 hubs from SIIG, Syba, Lacie and a Vantec-- to either the rear or left side USB 3...
  • Forum Thread: XPS Keyboard Help (L501X)

    A few questions regarding the keyboard for the L501X: 1. Where is the virtual number pad? There is no NUM LOCK key and no small blue numbers on the alphabet keys that other laptop keyboards use to emulate full-sized PC keyboard's number pads? The traditional way of entering ASCII character codes...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 15 (L501X) Conrtol Strip Not Working..HELP!!

    hey guys, my control strip isnt working....it doesnt show caps lock, wifi status, nothing... .even the shorcuts dont work for maxx audio and all of it... I've reinstalled quick set but it still didnt help at all....what should I do....??
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS L501X USB 3.0 Problems

    I'm very disappointed in my new L501X. All was good when I first received this laptop but over time I found the 2 USB 3.0 ports to just disable themselves over time. The only way to fix this issue is a reboot... only a temporary solution. I've spent hours trying to find a solution, and not succeeded...
  • Forum Thread: Intel rapid storage technology

    hello, I have dell Xps L501x, but i have problems with the : Intel rapid storage technology it says that "service is not running" . does anyone know whats the problem and how can I fix it. ??? I re-installed the driver but still its not working.. thank you in advance ..
  • Forum Thread: can't install drivers from resources cd (xps l501x)

    Hi there, i have a problem with my new xps L501x. I reinstalled Windows and am trying now to install all the drivers from the resources cd. I am able to install a few of them, but not all (including NVIDIA and REALTEK!!!). When i try to install these drivers, nothing happens after i've pressed...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 15 (L501X) RAM upgrade, boot failure, plz help

    Hi all, The last few days I've been trying to replace the 2x 2gb RAM in my XPS 15 (L501X) December 2010 laptop by 2x 4gb (Corsair CMSO8GX3M2A1333C9). This should be possible based on the processor (Intel 460M) and the chipset, but somehow it isn't. Both with Windows 7 and Windows 8 my...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 15 L501X SSD

    I have an i5 XPS 15 that I have fitted a Corsair Force GT 120GB to. The laptop runs great and very fast. But sometimes after POST it doesn't recognise the hard drive. Has anyone else had this problem or know of a fix? Or even if there's a BIOS update in the works?
  • Forum Reply: Re: Code 28 on PCI bus ACPI\SMO8800

    I have the same problem ! My laptop is XPS L501X The drivers " Dell - STM -Free - Fall - Sensor , Driver " are not compatible with my laptop ! There is a trojan??
  • Forum Thread: relatively new L501X constantly crashing

    Before I go through the trouble with Support, I wondered if maybe anyone had any insight into my issue. I have a L501X laptop, purchased in January of this year. I treat it well, never opened it except to temporarily pull out RAM one time (and RAM seems to be showing fine and properly re-installed, etc...
  • Forum Thread: UEFI Firmware for Dell XPS 15 (L501X)

    Hi, Many of us have brought Dell XPS 15s (L501X) an year ago - they are working great. However all recent laptops now are coming with UEFI as default, with a legacy fallback option. I believe current bios (A08) is actually a locked version of Phoenix Tiano Core UEFI. Does dell have any update...
  • Forum Thread: Turbo Boost cannot start. (Code 10)

    Hello, Turbo Boost driver cannot start in my XPS L501X. I updated the driver, re-installed it and when I open the device manager, it comes up with this error: This device cannot start. (Code 10). BIOS version A08, Intel Core i7 740QM. Is there a way to turn it on from the motherboard or anywhere else...
  • Forum Thread: Lights on top right panel not working, DELL XPS 15 (L205x)

    Hey there, I recently opened up my laptop to clean the fan. After assembling it back, everything worked except one thing, the lights on the top right panel (displaying power plugged in, wifi, CAPS lock status, control centre, waves interface) ceased to be working. The buttons work, but not the...
  • Forum Thread: Xps L501x startup problem

    So I recently had a problem with an LCD cable being loose on my laptop and had it fixed at a local repair shop($200) since I got my laptop 3 years ago and it is out of warranty. Since then I have a dead battery and a laptop that isn't starting up right. I checked to make sure it wasn't just a...
  • Forum Thread: Change Hard Disk (Xps 15 l501x)

    hi, i must change hdd for my dell xps. it was Samsung hm500jj 500g 7200/16M Sata. can i buy for it an Hitachi HT S721010A9E630 Travelsar 7K1000? it's SATA III, 7200/16 1tera. thank you so much. Marco.