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  • Forum Thread: Old laptop won't power on
    Hi! I have an old (nearly 5 years) Inspiron 17r N7010 laptop. It was fine last night when I went to bed. I just got home from work today, (a difference of approx. 15 hours), and now it won't power on. I looked up online, found instructions that said to unplug the power adapter and unseat the battery...
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  • Forum Thread: Laptop battery icon says plugged in, charging, but stopped charging after upgrade from Windows 8.1 to 8.1 Pro
    Purchased an upgrade for my Windows license from 8.1 to 8.1 Pro on Sunday in the US (I had done the update to 8.1 from Win 8.0 months ago without issue). Since that time, my Inspiron 15R (5537, Mid 2013, non-touch screen) has stopped charging...although the battery icon says 'plugged in, charging'...
  • Forum Thread: Newly purchased Dell Inspiron 3542 Notebook (4th Gen Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Ubuntu) (354234500iSU1) not booting
    Hi, I purchased Dell Inspiron 3542 Notebook (4th Gen Ci3/ 4GB/ 500GB/ Ubuntu) (354234500iSU1) today. After opening the package, I tried starting my laptop but nothing is happening on pressing the power button. Is the unit faulty or am I doing something wrong? Please help me out.
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 17R-5720 Not Booting
    I want to start off by saying I'm new to this community, and look forward to exploring this forum. I have had this laptop for several years now, and have not started having problems with it until a few months ago. My laptop would not want to turn on, along with the charging LED. I had a technician...
  • Forum Thread: Sign-in problems
    I recently purchased a Dell Inspiron 11, 3000 series 2-in-1 laptop running windows 8.1. Here is my problem: When I boot up the laptop, I get a screen that says "Other User," and then says "the name or password is incorrect. Try again." However, there is no other user and I cannot...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 1545: Won't boot up
    I was watching tv on laptop. Battery was low and the computer went off. Tried to restart it . I get the dell insignia on start up. Then windows Microsoft. Then a flash blue screen with message. Its too quick to read. IT then repeats this over and over. Please any ideas people??.Tried rebooting in safe...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 15R power light is on but hard drive doesn't spin and nothing on screen
    My Inspiron 15R has previously had issues where it would get stuck between hibernation and on modes. The power light would be on steady, but the screen wouldn't display anything. Pressing the power button made it turn off, which was inevitably the solution to make it usable again. I chalked this...
  • Forum Reply: RE: dell inspiron 15r 5520 not being start and charge
    I put my laptop on a local service center, they told that there is some ram memory leakage problem. And to fix it, they would charge about 1500 to 1800 Rupees. So are they right, there may be this problem, and what should I do, should I replace the memory, how much does it cost?
  • Forum Thread: Dell System Detect cannot start Windows 8.1 inspiron 3521 laptop
    I have installed thus about 25 times and always get message: "Application cannot start". Can't run program. Dell scan keeps giving message "You have Windows Update disabled". I have checked this numerous times also. It is enabled, but Dell page says Ne ver Run. Also, previously...
  • Forum Thread: dell inspiron 15r 5520 not being start and charge
    hello friends, my 2 years old 15r 5520 laptop is not being on, when I push power button then it blinks for a while, for 5-6 seconds and cooling fan ons too for the same time duration, then gets off. When I do same with changer plugged in it happens repeatedly. it is not being charged also, the charging...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 15z Touch screen not working and system boots unexpectedly
    Issue 1 A couple of months ago I started experiencing ghosts clicks on my device for no apparent reason. I was in the middle of a very hectic project and instead of trying to find a fix for the same, I simple disabled it in the Device manager (under human interface devices). Later I totally forgot...
  • Forum Thread: dell ins_5520 Have a AMD 7670M HD CAN'T Work
    i have Dell 5520, cant work AMD7670M HD Graphic CARD ????????????
  • Forum Thread: Bad sectors in har disk
    Hello Dell team i have diagnose my system with dell system detect and with window diagnose tool and find that there are some bad sectors in my hard disk please tell me how can i recover them and also some of my friend remove my window 7 home edition and install window 7 ultimate edition in my laptop...
  • Forum Thread: Dodgy touchpad - HELP!
    The touchpad on my Dell 1545 inspiron laptop isn't working and sometimes glitches out and goes haywire all across the screen! I can't use a USB mouse with it either! Is there anything I can do? O.S: Windows 7
  • 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: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gtsg-5delHg 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...