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  • Forum Thread: USB 3.0 detection Problem : Inspiron 3542
    Hi, There is a problem detecting usb 3.0 devices in my 3542 (i7,non-touch variant) . If any other peripheral like headphone,usb mouse is attached , then it reports that You should attach the usb 3.0 device to usb 3.0 port,even though i am attaching to usb 3.0 port. Although, if I remove all other...
  • Forum Thread: Help! Inspiron N5050 won't turn on!
    Hello, I have a dell inspiron n5050 that was working perfectly until yesterday. When I tried to turn it on no sound came from the computer nor did the screen start up. The only light on in the indicator lights for the battery and power sign on the front. Which are dim whenever the battery or ac cord...
  • Forum Thread: inspiron 1121 wont boot if ac adaptor is plugged but will boot up on battery
    my inspiron 1121 won boot on start up if power is supplied by the ac adaptor, but if i turn off teh power and start on only battery it will boot up , afterwhich teh battery can be charged by the ac adaptor. when i start up by ac adaptor , there is a blank screen and there is a whirring noise coming...
  • Forum Thread: Battery for Inspiron N 5110
    I have recently bought a Dell battery. Can anyone let me know if it is genuine Dell battery. It look like very nearly the same with my old battery with the number KR - 0GK2X6 - 75501. I see a bar code STK20140 30E0327 on my new battery. New battery is made in Japan and assembly in china. Other...
  • Forum Thread: "Your PC needs to be repaired" Dell Inspiron 15R (5521, Late 2012), laptop not booting
    Yesterday, I used my laptop and it was working perfectly. I turned it off and a few hours later, back on, but this message appeared: "Your PC needs to be repaired Boot Configuration Data file is missing some required information. FILE: \BCD Error: 0xc0000034 You'll need to use the recovery...
  • Forum Thread: My notebook's screen is shaking every 3 seconds
    This problem starts yesterday. Since I turn on the notebook, the screen starts shaking up and down every 3 seconds. Here is the video link: but now it shakes harder and have dotted lines in the bottom of the screen too. Model: Dell Inspiron N5520...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrade HDD to SSD (Inspiron 15 3521 Windows 8.1 with UEFI)
    I have Dell Inspiron 15 (3521) with UEFI. It has Windows 8.1 pre-installed. I want to replace my existing HDD with 256GB Crucial M550 or MX100 SSD. Is it possible to do this, if so then what's the safest way to achieve this (I mean cloning Windows 8.1 and tackle UEFI thing) Thanks
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 7720 Power Issue
    First off I want to say this is the first instance of anything like this with my laptop. This evening I was using it, and then suddenly it went dead as if the battery had died (without the normal 10%, 7% warnings from Windows 8). I noticed my charger was not lighting up blue at the end, and first...
  • Forum Thread: Using both mousebuttons on the touchpad
    Hi! I've been having this problem where I can't use the left mousebutton while holding the right mousebutton (think scoping and shooting in games). I haven't been able to correct this using the control panel or dell-touchpad application. Would appreciate a solution. My laptop is an inspiron...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop Not Getting Turn ON
    Dear Dell and Buddies I am having something different kindda issue as sometimes my laptop which is Dell Inspiron N 70 Service Tag < ADMIN NOTE : Service tag removed per privacy policy> is not getting turn ON. If it really wants to be turn ON then anytime it will get turn ON but sometimes...
  • Forum Thread: Wireless connectivity issue on 17 inch Inspiron 5748
    Hello, I bought this computer a couple of weeks ago and I don'r really use it that often on the wi-fi. Since a couple of days ago, I decided to move it a little bit farter from the router so I'm now using the wireless adapter. Since I did this, I have serious connectivity issues. At first...
  • Forum Thread: Please recommend stylus for Dell Inspiron 15R
    I have Dell Inspiron 15R touchscreen and was wondering if I can use a stylus. Please recommend one. Can I use stylus made for mobile phone and tablets since there are many available in market at very low cost. Looking for something that is cheap and good at use. Thanks
  • Forum Thread: Laptop stuck on Windows 8 load screen
    I went to restart my Inspirion 3520 after regular maintenance and now it gets stuck on a blue screen with an animated loading icon and 'please wait' message. It's the regular Windows loading screen but it won't advance beyond this. I've tried pulling the battery and holding down the...
  • Forum Thread: Dell inspiron 7437 screen upgrade
    Hi, I have dell Inspiron 7437 (14 inch) and love it, but it's only 1366x768 resolution and I wish to upgrade to full HD is it possible to upgrade by changing lcd screen?
  • Forum Thread: inspiron-15-3537 do not wake up from sleep
    hi, my laptop cant wake up from sleep!! keyboard, mouse or power button are useless while sleeping...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 17R Special Edition 7720 - mSata 32 to mSata 240 upgrade
    Dell, Can I have my mSATA 32GB upgraded to mSTA 240GB or 120GB? If I have an upgraded 120GB or 240GB mSATA on my laptop, can I upgrade my RAM from 8GB to 16G? If so, will my Intel rapid technology work on my machine? I will look forward to hearing from you, Yuri
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 14 7437 Keyboard Backlight Doesn't Work
    HI, I just re-install Windows on my laptop. Then after I install all drivers which I downloaded from dell website. The keyboard backlight is still not working. Which driver should I install to enable this? Thanks
  • Forum Thread: can i add a nvidia graphics card to my dell inspiron 5000? if so what one?
    i have 6gb ram intel core i5 processor 2.4 GHz windowns 8.1
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron N7110 Operation System not found
    I need some help please. My laptop did what is called "bluescreen" and closed down, however when I turned it back on it said " Operation Systen not found " I then pressed enter and that put me into the boot menu, I then used the down arrow key to hard drive and pressed entre, same...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 15 3521 Randomly Shutting Down
    I bought a 3521 in September of 2013. About 5 months ago it started shutting down randomly every 15-20 minutes. I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate. Please tell me what I should do.
  • Forum Thread: Seemingly dumbish questions regarding Inspiron 15
    So, laptop batteries are now internal for Dell machines? I have a brand new Insprion 15 7000 Series, and find it interesting that battery doesn't appear to be removable? I just replaced a nearly 10 year old Studio with Inspiron 15 7000 Series, and I guess I'm just used to removing the battery...
  • Forum Thread: Swapping 8 GB of memory from Dell XPS-17 (L702X)- TO - Inspiron 15R 5537 ????
    Hello, at first I thought this would not be possible in a million years!... but looking at the "specs" of the two memories (see below), according to Memory specs from, they are remarkably similar that leads to ask for confirmation here at Dell's forums, hoping a Dell...
  • Forum Thread: New Inspiron 13 7347 won't turn on
    Hi everyone! I just recieved my new Inspiron 13 7000 series after much waitong... First use, all goes well, I set up windows 8.1 without any problems, look around, install a few software like google chrome, vlc player... All goes well. But then, I shut it down and go run some errands, and when I...
    I have just fitted a replacement motherboard on an Dell Inspiron 1750 laptop only to find that the BIOS is locked and I can't change the date or modify any settings. Please can anyone help? Chris Malkinson
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 15 5000 series won't play games
    I just bought it yesterday, and I tried uninstalling and re installing the games twice. Every time I try to open a game it restarts and brings me to the lock screen. The computer is an Inspiron 15 5000 series, and I have windows 8.1 | What do I do?