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  • Forum Reply: Re: No bootable devices--strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility

    No bootable devices--strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility and then it say No boot device available - boot failed I have a Dell Latitude D600 with A16 Bios and had the same problem due to a power failure, and fixed it myself. 1.) I was able to boot from the F12 boot menu to access Windows...
  • 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 inspiron 7520 SRT problem

    Last week i have purchased a Dell Inspiron 7520 with Windows 8, 32 GB SSD and 1TB. I've mistakenly formatted the 32 GB SSD. IRST did not show the accelerate option. I've tried to return to factory image, windows 8 reinstalled with this process but repartition of SSD didn't happen. I followed...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1537- Driver Repair?!?

    hey all i have a dell 1537 studio laptop - Mcafee expired so i renewed it now i cant logon it keeps going to launch start up repair or start windows normally. everytime i select either it just goes back to that. i hold F8 and get a 'System Recovery option' and then a "Add Drivers"...
  • Forum Thread: Restoring the lost Factory Restore Button After formatting/shrinking the Disc volume

    Hi, Recently I have found a nice way to restoring my Dell Laptop to Factory condition which was missing from my Bios after shrinking the hard disc.The procedure are very simple and any one can do it with out any errors.I have shared it here with pictures for each step
  • Forum Thread: BOOTMGR not found, no OS installed

    Around 1 year ago i purchased a Dell Studio 1558 from A month or so ago i started to get blue error screens and crashes whenever i attempted to do anything. I couldn't even run Windows 7 in saffe mode. To resolve this issue, i had an unopened 1TB hard drive and OEM windows 7 home premium...
  • Forum Thread: Dell 1525 boot sequence?

    Hello, i made this account to ask this specific question. What is the default boot sequence for a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop???
  • Forum Thread: inspiron 1520 vista, media direct 3.3 reinstal problems.

    hi all, i have a inspiron 1520 running on vista. think its 2007 model, i have had nothing but probs with it, so after alot of hrs on forums etc i decided to reinstall all my systems, again it not gone well,i had lost the partition to reset to maifactures setting, the reinsall option missing from...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Overheating and shutting down, N5110

    Hi Debbie/Dear Dell, Aren't you guys tired of posting these lame advises in an pathetic attempt to hide the truth, which is that this model of Dell laptop, N5110 regardless of what CPU+GPU it has inside, has a MAJOR design flaw in its cooling system! The vent openings for both the intake of the...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1525 hard drive upgrade

    The Inspiron 1525 comes with a Seagate hard drive, the ST9160310AS (or at least mine did). However I wish to upgrade to a Seagate ST750LX003, which is a 750Gb hybrid drive. I have used a Linux live CD to clone the hard drive in its entirety, however on completing this and booting from the new drive...
  • 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: file coping speed is very low

    when i copy a sharing file form another PC that is my same networking. i am getting very low coping speed, what the problem please help me.
  • Forum Thread: Session 5 Initialization Failed after chkdsk E6400/E6410

    I support a lot of remote users who have E6400 and E6410 systems and I see it a lot where they call in for some issue and our 1st level helpdesk runs a chkdsk and after it completes they get a BSOD Session 5 Initialization Failed. You can reboot to your heart's content and no luck. But if you do...
  • Forum Thread: Dead Hard drive. Dell Mini Inspiron 1012

    I have to install a new hard drive. Can I use the Reinstallation DVD that came with the netbook to reinstall the OS? Can I use the Product Key that's on the bottom of the netbook?
  • Forum Thread: Not able to reinstall Windows Vista to Dell XPS M1530 using external USB or DVD

    My Dell XPS M1530 was crashed and Hard disk formatted fully. Now booting windows 8 thru USB with minimal access. Mean able to access the System Restore, Reset, System image factory setup and Advanced options. when i tried with above options, due to hard disk full format not able to reset the OS. When...

    We recently had a hard drive go bad and dell has sent me a replacement, but im trying to now image it with our kace image. when i choose the boot environment it only goes through about half of the dots and then kicks back to the boot environment, i have read several places that they come with raid on...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude ON Flash help

    Hi. I have a Dell E6510 with Win7 Ultimate, I picked up a Latitude ON Flash module to add to my laptop. It's installed, activated in the bios and is recognized by the system but I cannot figure out why or how to get it working. I've searched and downloaded all of the related files and it's...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Looking for M6600 and M4600 replacement parts

    Check out.. They offer quality parts and spare parts for different brands of laptop at reasonable market price, and also they provide a basic guide for laptop repair that could help you in repairing your laptop.
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron N7010 start-up problem

    Hi, I have an almost 2-year-old laptop with which I've been having problems for the last week or so. It all started when after hibernating the computer had a blank black screen not responding so I shut it off. After that it seems to boot up only once every 20 or so times. What happens after I press...
  • Forum Thread: Boot fail - Dell Studio 1537

    My Dell Studio 1537 doesn't boot: after dell logo it shows me just blank screen with blinking underscore cursor and only Num Lock light on keybord. Laptop doesn't react at all. I'm able to access BIOS & , but nothing else - I can't boot from USB, CD/DVD, run diagnostic from boot menu...

    I'm having the same issue. I have a dell Inspiron 1300, I'm able to click F2, and it says it's going to Boot options, but goes to a black screen with a white cursor. I took the hard drive out, and tried to do that again, and the same thing happened.. I can't load the window's xp disk...
  • Forum Thread: No display Dell Studio 1558

    some blue screen error came and the display is gone. Laptop is turning on but no display, Checked with external monitor, display is showing. after a day, again turned on the laptop the display came and then after sometime again the blue screen error and now the same problem. Ran the LCD BIST Test it...

  • Forum Thread: Vostro & Insprion

    Which Parts of Insprion 9400(Processor, Hard Drive & RAM) can be placed into the Vostro 1510.....This information is urgent for me. Please any one if have any idea about these, then share it with me.....< ADMIN NOTE : Email id removed per privacy policy>
  • Forum Thread: Eject buttons wont work for my 1747 laptop

    my eject buttons wont work for my cd drive i have a 1747 whats wrong? oh and i just got this as a replacement today because the video card died on the first one