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  • Forum Thread: M14x R2 freezes randomly and becomes non responsive. Freezes with out blue screen

    While i doing anything web browser or play league of legend (light games)I get random freezes. while doing anything from word processing to gaming. In result the screen becomes frozen and the fans decide to get noisy and keep noisy until i have to hold power button for shut it down. The only way...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1525 Shuts down after 20Min

    Okay, so I got my Inspiron 1525 about 1 year ago, it was used. But in excellent condition so the buying was not a problem. My charger started to break so i bought another charger off ebay. The charger that i bought kept my laptop working (But my laptop told me i had 0% Battery , even when it was 'charging'...
  • 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...
  • 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 Reply: Re: Warning: Battery cannot be identified

    This answer is a bit similar to the above, maybe simpler. The solution worked on every Vostro laptop I used it on, from the 1500s to 1700s models. Plus, it was successful for original Dell batteries and replacement batteries. 1. Shutdown your Vostro laptop 2. Remove laptop battery and unplug the...
  • Forum Thread: No power - have read the Dell suggestions/videos; no help.

    Problem & What I've tried so far: my Dell Studio laptop is not getting charge/power - with or without the battery. Tried two Dell 90W adapters - both were getting power (green LED lights lit). The pins in the adapters appear fine. Performed the Discharge Static process twice as described in video...
  • 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: RE Terry's Article 'Issues with charging notebooks. Is it the AC adapter, the battery or the system itself?'

    As a computer programmer I have thrashed a lot of laptops in my time. My first, aToshiba was so ugly but still works today - my Compact -- thrashed that 3 hard drives later it still goes. Then in 1998 got my HP Desktop that I thrash and a Dell Volvo 1510 for when I provide training and demo's - but...
  • 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 Reply: Re: How to approach escalation team.

    Dear Terry, I saw your posting and filed a complaint using the link you have provided. It is a waste of time and effort and I was really shocked when I received the call regarding my complaint from the same person against whom I had filed the complaint. This person Name is Paraveen, in the escalation...
  • 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: 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 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...