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  • Forum Thread: My new dell battery didn`t work

    Hello! So i have Dell Vostro 3300 laptop, and igot it form school in 2010. So the battery did eventually decrease, so i ordered a new battery and i changed the new battery to my laptop yesterday. After i changed it it didn`t hep at all. The power still lasts llike 45-50min with full battery. So i don...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1721 Not Detecting Battery

    Hello, I have a Dell Inspiron 1721 that is not detecting the battery. I have swapped out the battery with another battery and have swapped out the AC/DC charger. But it is still not recognizing the battery, it will work fine with the power cord plugged in. Any Ideas?
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron N5010 - Can Main Board be PARTIALLY damaged/ fried? No LCD Display -Help!

    Hello. Please bare with me and read this all here if you are experienced. I have a DELL Inspiron N5010 (great laptop) but I physically broke the WXGA LCD panel. I bought another but while installing it I left the battery in (not too bright I know). It sparked a little when connecting it to the main board...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1558 Double Power Failure: Battery and AC Adapter Not Recognized/Not Charging

    OK. So I've read more posts about this than I care to say. However, I have not found a definitive answer to this question: Why is my Dell suddenly not recognizing the battery OR the power adapter? Both are genuine Dell products and the battery has more than enough useable life. The adapter is brand...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Delay issue on windows performance and bios performance

    anybody's there that answer my question..!!???
  • Forum Thread: XPS M1730 AC Issue - Advice?

    Hi, Ever since I purchased my XPS M1730 I've had some issue's with the power. The AC adapter while working often had to have the connection from the plug to the pack 'joggled' if you will in order to power correctly. As this always worked I never really bothered about it too much....
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1749 - Shuts down randomly without warning and then won't start back up

    I'm not sure what is going on but basically I'll be using the computer and all of the sudden it turns off, it doesn't log off or say it's shutting down, I mean it literally loses all power. Then I try to restart the computer and you can hear the machine start to come on but then it dies...
  • 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 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: 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 XPS L502x --- Plugged in, not charging (0%)

    Hi, this is my first post on these forums so please excuse me if I make a mistake :) The other day, my computer seemed to stop charging, and I couldn't turn it on after it died. Now I have (with a screwdriver) pushed out the Power input Jack as I found it was to far in. The computer now accepts...
  • 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: Dell Vostro A860 Won't Turn On

    I bought my Dell Vostro A860 in December of 2008 and it has had a very easy life. At least a year ago (maybe longer, I'm not sure) both the battery and the power adapter stopped working correctly. The battery wouldn't hold a charge and the adapter wouldn't charge anything (it is the same...
  • Forum Thread: My new XPS 15 Z Battery not charging

    Dear All When I plugged in my adapter to charge my laptop, it didn't respond to it. The light on the adapter is on, but the battery just wont charge. I changed the AC adapter as a Hardware problem, but I couldn't change the battery because it is built-in. On the other side of...
  • Forum Reply: Re: My new XPS 15 Z Battery not charging

    Thank you so much for trying help. I noticed the following: in the Main tab AC Adapter Type None in the Advanced tab Charger Behavior Enable
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron n7010 failure to turn on

    I have had my computer for about 3 years and about 6 months ago I had a spill on my computer where it would not turn on after the spill. I took the computer to a shop and they said it had no wliquid damage and then replaced my ac port for the charger. It worked great other than all the ports on the left...
  • Forum Reply: Re: AC Adapter Power or Battery Wont Charge

    I'm having the exact same problem with my Inspiron m5030. It has the original adapter and battery but its still saying the adapter is UNKNOWN. It's been trying to reject the adapter for a little while but its still been charging the battery up until a few days ago, its literally one month...
  • Forum Thread: Battery adapter whine in sleep mode

    This Christmas, I received an Inspiron 17rSE and have had absolutely no technical problems running it. The only thing that i don't understand is why my battery adapter whines whilst in sleep mode. This never occurs when the laptop is shut off or running but only when in sleep. The high pitched whine...
  • Forum Thread: N5010 Power light and left front LED (white) blinks and won't power on.

    Hi All, I have a Dell Inspiron N5010 laptop, the power light (light on the power button) and the left front LED white light blinks every 5 seconds. It doesn't power on at all. Please help me on this issue. J ames
  • Forum Thread: Problem with AC Adapter

    Dear Community, We recently bought Dell laptop and whenever we plug the AC adapter it gives this message: Batteries don't charge as it is supposed and when unpluged they don't last. Is there a solution for this or should we inquire for warranty as these laptops are brand new and were...
  • Forum Thread: AC Power Jack breakage, seems to be a common problem and an expensive fix.

    I've had my computer, Inspiron 1545, for just under two years now, I've had several parts replaced while it was under warranty and now my AC power jack is broken and I can only use my computer while it is plugged in. I went and spent over $60 for a new power cord as I kept getting error messages...
  • Forum Thread: I had a driver problem. Dell has now broken my computer and I can't use it!

    About a week ago, I had a problem where my speakers were not outputting correctly to my speakers. I could only have headphones in. I chatted with dell 'Tech support'. He could not fix it. He deemed it a hardware issue and sent out a tech about 2 days later to replace my speakers. I had also stated...
  • 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: Dell Studio 17 Problems! Please help.

    I updated my graphic and sound drivers yesterday on my Dell Studio 17. I restarted the system like I would do after any installation or update only to find that my laptop wouldnt boot up, instead it redirected me to system repair. I thought there must be something wrong with what i updated... So I...
  • 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...