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  • Forum Thread: "NVIDIA Display settings are not available. You are not currently using a display attached to an NVIDIA GPU."

    Hi, I have a XPS 15 (L502x) 64bit windows 7 and it has a GeForce GT 540m graphics card. I have been having this same problem for 2 weeks now and have had help from multiple dell representatives without success. My problem originally started a month ago when my computer would start overheat and crash...
  • Forum Thread: Bluetooth not working on Dell studio 1745

    i've been working with this laptop for over 4 years, and now i found out that this version brings the bluetooth feature.. ive downloaded the driver from dell's page and tried to install it.. the problem is, the installation tells me to press the bluetooth button to enable the bluetooth and install...
  • Forum Thread: Help I'm a Novice! Factory settings please.

    As you can tell by the title I am not brilliant at computers. Over the last 3 years my dell 1555 on windows 7 has become incredibly slow. I wish to restore the computer to it's original state when I first received it, however I did not create a system image of day one. I don't mind keeping...
  • Forum Thread: hi plz help me , laptop hard disk failure.

    hi i'm having dell inspiron 1545 with having windows vista home premium on it , long back my digital drive got failed. from tat time i'm using deamon tools for changing os. i'm having 3 partions C,D and E. C is primary and other two are logical. i've installed windows vista on c and windows7...
  • Forum Thread: Studio 1737 Fingerprint Reader not detected

    I have a Studio 1737 with the built in fingerprint reader and it has always worked fine until the DigitalPersona software prompted me for a update to the newest software. After installing the update and restarting the logon screen says "Reader Not Detected" but when I look in the device manager...
  • Forum Thread: Not support external mouse or keybord in dell inspiron n4110 windows 7 64

    I bought new dell laptop (dell inspiron n4110 ) first i installed windows 7 32 there are no problems with exter nal mouse or key borad . they are workinh properly after that I installed windows 7 64 then external mouse or key board not working i m sure that mouse and keyboad working also...
  • Forum Thread: Reinstalled 64-bit Windows 7 Professional, need to reinstall drivers!

    I originally had Dell drivers that came with my Studio 1555 laptop on Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit, from which I upgraded to Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit. Recently I had upgraded to Windows 7 Professional 64-bit through a custom install, and now I'm sure some drivers need to be reinstalled...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop does not turn on

    I have a dell studio 1558, with intel i5 and 6GB RAM I am unable to turn on the laptop. The adapter is connected and the battery is charged. But, when i press the power button, nothing happens. I have tried some basic troubleshooting. Remove Battery, connect adapter. Remove adapter, connect...
  • Forum Thread: Intel T9600 (2.8Ghz) Issue - Studio 1737

    Hi, Im having a few problems installing my new Intel T9600 (2.8Ghz) *1066Mgz* Processor - Once i have installed it and turn on the machine, the audio buttons on the media pad light up with the mute button flashing. this would usually indicate a RAM issue but my ram is perfectly fine as when i put my...
  • Forum Thread: My new XPS 15Z, second problem ..!, the screen suddenly changed to vertical & horizontal lines then . . .

    Dear all my first problem was battery wont charging, and it solved by change the main board and battery. I just bought the laptop XPS 15Z on 20th of Oct. 2011 ---------> "it less than 8 months" now while using the laptop, suddenly the screen changed to vertical & horizontal lines and...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1555 black screen

    When I turn on my Dell Studio the screen remains black without backlights, reading the post about this problem I tried to do two tests suggested by the Dell staff: -turning on the laptop with hold the Fn key and then pressing the N key : the pc not answer on the screen but emits a series of beeps...
  • Forum Thread: How to remove SSD hard drive password in BIOS - Dell XPS14z

    I was in the process of installing some additional security software for my new XPS14z (I chose Prey ). The software vendor recommended I set a BIOS password so in the event of someone steeling my laptop, it would make it a bit more difficult for them to just format the system. I set the HDD password...
  • Forum Thread: Dell inspiron n5110, i have fix the black screen with windows 8, i have installed bios 'a11' but now when i'm on windows 8, my dell stop running it , i cant move the mouse cant have access at taskmanager

    Dell inspiron n5110, i have fix the black screen with windows 8, i have installed bios 'a11' but now when i'm on windows 8, my dell stop running it , i cant move the mouse cant have access at taskmanager
  • Forum Thread: SSD Hard drive reduced to 1024 MB from 32 GB on Inspiron SE 7520

    I have Inspiron SE 7520 which came with 1TB hard disk and 32 GB SSD, I guess I have upgraded to the latest driver from Dell since my monitor becomes blank when I open the new application, after that my 32 GB SSD Hard disk is reduced to 1 GB any idea why? Please find my system summary, any pointers. ...
  • 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 Reply: Re: processor SSDT data not found...help!

    Thanks a mill, REVA91.....It worked I got that issue trying to do some crazy stuff but your tip saved my life......god bless you and your knowledge, it's so ironic I do tech support and I did panic for a minute....
  • Forum Thread: Webcam

    Hello everyone, I recently bought a Dell Latitude E6420. Without thinking, I bought one without a webcam. As I like to carry light, I really don't want to carry around a USB webcam as it is extra baggage and looks unprofessional. I'd like to install the built in webcam myself. I've...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron N5110 nVidia GT 525M Crashing

    I got my Inspiron 15R N5110 back in May. Specs: i3-2310M @ 2.1Ghz 4GB DDR3 RAM nVidia GT 525M - 1GB Windows 7 Home Premium (64 Bit) It was working fine and I've been very happy with it up until about half way through November. A few days after I bought Oblivion, when I was playing...
  • Forum Thread: Vostro 3500 Touchpad Problems

    Hello, I'm someone here can help me. My touchpad is driving me crazy. When I try to scroll or highlight something or even grab a the edge of a window to change its size, my mouse skips around, grabs the wrong thing or only highlights part of what I try grab. And the thing that drives me the craziest...
  • Forum Thread: Dell P/N of LCD Front Trim Bezel with Camera Port ?

    Hi all: Recently I bought a Dell Latitude E6400 T9900 3.06GH 6MB with screen 14.1" WXGA without a built-in webcam. I found it had a webcam & microphone cable. I remove the current microphone only to replace it with a webcam (DPN: K113P), it worked nicely but the original bezel (C577T) did...
  • Forum Thread: My inspiron n5050 laptop keeps pasting the letter q, please help.

    Okay so my laptop keeps pasting rows of q's when I ever I go to type. You can also here a windows noise at the same time it is doing this. A couple months ago my laptop also had another problem. Where it would my the cursor by itself as I was typing. For example when if I was typing the word "about"...
  • Forum Thread: i5 CPU running considerably slow - the fan does not even start - on Dell Inspiron 15R (N5110)

    I have recently bought a new Inspiron N5110 Dell laptop with a 2nd generation Intel Core i5 CPU and 6 GB of RAM running on a a 64-bit Windows 7 OS. After a couple of weeks from the first usage, I have noticed that when booting - and even when already completely booted - the CPU frequency runs considerably...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1545 pops and stops charging....

    Hi All, I was using my inspiron 1545 the other night and it was charging the battery, then i heard a pop from the left hand side of the keyboard. At this point i noticed that the battery icon no longer had the plug icon on top showing it was charging. I then looked at my power adapter and noticed...
  • Forum Thread: Missing Startup Program

    Recently, I fixed my computer from a virus, and now whenever I turn on my laptop, it won't startup. I am most definitely certain that the startup program isn't on. As a noob I am, please tell me all steps specifically as to activate the program, or download a new one, or whatever. Just please...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 14z USB 3 port not working after windows re-installation

    Hi, I re-installed windows on my XPS 14z, Installed all the drivers (inc. chipset, bios , etc.) updated all the windows updates. but the SS USB port driver didn't install. (you can see it on Device manager as "Universal Serial Bus (USB) Controller" with no driver) I have...