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  • Forum Thread: Dell Latitude E6540 bricked by A11 BIOS (recoverable, but not fixed)
    As a warning to anyone thinking about updating to A11 (which is "urgent" to fix a vuln in UEFI apparently) - I just did, and despite getting "Flash successful" in green text, it no longer got past the Dell logo at POST. F2 or F12 told me what it should be doing, but just stuck. ...
  • Forum Thread: Where are thebacklit keyboard time-out settings, Latitude 15 E5540 Windows 8
    Hi, just got my new Latitude E5540 with backlit keyboard. I can't find the time-out setting for the backlight keyboard. It switches off after only 10 seconds and I have to hit a key to switch it back on. I need the backlight always on (because of the lighting conditions I'm working in). My...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Latitude XT Wifi Card constantly Drops Signal till reboot.
    I recently Purchased a dell latitude XT tablet (2007) from a local electronics reseller and so far all the tablet and other features of the the laptop have been spectacular. However the Dell 1395 WIFI Card that is in it randomly will cut off, usually when there is a constant internet utilization (90KB...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 500m + Docking station PD01X (bios or?)
    Hello to everyone. I have an old Inspiron 500m in perfect condition, upgraded with 2 gb ram and 160 gb hdd. :) Recently, I got a docking station PD01X. Is there any way to use the docking station with Inspiron 500m? Maybe loading a Latitude d500 bios (D500_A10.exe)? Eventually, will I have...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Latitude E5440
    Good Afternoon, I'm currently using MDT to deploy windows 7 x64 to various models/brands of laptop (Dell, Lenovo, HP etc...) However im currently having an issue with the Dell Latitude E5440's. When i deploy the OS it applies the drivers fine and then boots to OOBE after this the TS logs...
  • Forum Thread: Wireless issues on Dell Latitude E7240 laptops
    Hello, We have several Latitude E7240's on our network. They are configured with Windows 7 x64. We have been having trouble with this particular model in regards to wireless connections. When the laptop is powered on and the user logs in, the laptop connects to the wireless network, however it...
  • Forum Thread: undocking/docking dell latitude e6510
    so hi a while ago i posted about an "Not working" illumination of keyboard. it then, i dont know why, worked again and i thought everything is fine. today i docked my lattitude while it was running. before docking the illumination of the keyboard worked. i docked it, the illumination still...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Latitude E7440 14" Laptop i7-4600U
    Does Dell Latitude E7440 14" Laptop i7-4600U has an empty mini PCIe/mSATA slot besides main hard drive?
  • Forum Thread: Clearing Notebook & Desktop BIOS Passwords
    What is a BIOS Password? BIOS level passwords are designed to be the first line of defense against unauthorized access to a system. If set, a user will be required to enter a password before a system has even begun entering Windows. While passwords at this level can provide excellent security benefits...
  • Forum Reply: RE: can i upgrade my processor(4th gen i3) to i5 -dell latitude 3440?
    Someone please help.....
  • Forum Thread: VT Support not working on Latitude E7440 after BIOS upgrade
    Hi, I used the Dell Client System Update Utility to install missing drivers in a Dell Latitude E7440 running Windows 8.1. The utility update several drivers, and downgraded the BIOS from A10 to A09. I notice the downgrade when virtual machines stopped running, and verified using several utilities...
  • Forum Thread: Particle Trapped Under Left Mouse Key on Latitude E5510 - How to Remove It?
    I own a Latitude E5510 apparently my warranty for online chat with tech support has expired, so I'm turning to the online community for help. It has happened before that a particle has been trapped beneath a keyboard-key on my laptop, inhibiting key usage, and I managed to either remove the key...
  • Forum Thread: USB3.0 ports stopped working after Windows 8.1 update (Latitude E5530)
    Good evening, recently one our coworker upgraded his Latitude E5530 from Windows 8 Pro to Windows 8.1 Pro. We did few upgrades before with only minor software issues, but not with this. After update everything except USB3.0 ports works normally. I think laptop has corrupted drivers. There was no USB3...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude D620 restore - keyboard?
    Hi, I've rebuilt a Latitude D620 from the OEM discs. The keyboard has problems: the driver is working but is listed as Standard PS/2 Keyboard, which surely can't be the right driver. A small proporation of the keys don't work (arrow keys, one or two others). Try as I might, I can't...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude 5440 LED damage
    Hey LED of latitude 5440 has got accidental damage. pic is pasted under. need a cost effective solution. The machine is under warranty.
  • Forum Thread: Latitude E4300 Whole system Freeze
    My PC would freeze to the point, where the only thing I could do is hold the power button until it fully shuts down, every other button will not work.. So as CAPS, Scroll L, Num L won't work either, as when pressed, they don't light up. Also, my Latitude would freeze at least once a day, maybe...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Latitude D630 Overheating
    Hello all, I notice that it appears my dell latitude d630 laptop is REALLY hot. The temp reads over 100 degrees F on the CPU and HDD. This is really scaring me, as this is the only laptop I have, and the fact that my parents can't afford another laptop. Will getting a new Heatsink solve this...
  • Forum Thread: Can a DeLL boot disk from a DIMENSION DIM4600 Windows XP HOME Edition PC BooT a DELL LATITUDE D600 XP PRO. LapToP ?
    GreeTinGs and ThanK YoU for your time ! LapTop DELL LATITUDE D600 Windows XP pro. LapTop never boots it just restarts over and over from F8 page . IT Will not Boot in "safe mode" or any other mode. As it boots and stops you see the BLUE SCREEN OF DEATH a.K.a. error page but it only stays up...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude E5530 Randomly Crashes When Not Plugged In
    I've had my laptop for just barely a year now, but this problem has been going on for a few months now and I haven't been able to find a way to fix it. When the laptop isn't plugged in it will randomly shut down. Just a black screen and I have to reboot everything. This usually happens...
  • Forum Thread: latitude e6220 and slice battery
    I bought slice battery 97Whr for e6220 and got performance issue. When the slice battery connected the laptop work like in saver power plan if I use standard battery everything work well. I am pretty the reason is slice battery not power plan settings or something else. Could you tell how it can...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Latitude E6420 - eSATAp external optical drive chassis not receiving power, yet alone being recognized
    Hi all, About a month or two ago, i bought an SSD for my Latitude E6420, in which i bought a optical SATA bay, so i could keep my 250 GB HDD. The problem was that i had to sacrifice my optical drive. So, i had some money, so i bought a $10 genuine Dell eSATAp External disc chassis off of eBay , which...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude D820 Screen Problems at high resolutions.
    I have a latitude D820 and when I bring the resolution up higher than 1024 X 768 the screen gets all these weird lines. Here's an image of the laptop after I switch to 1280 X 800, the native resolution Any help is greatly appreciated, Zach
  • Forum Thread: Latitude E6540 BIOS update A10 breaks keyboard input
    The A10 BIOS update for the E6540, released on the 4th of July, causes severe keyboard issues on Linux. During routine typing, keys will 'stick' until any other key is pressed. The keys that stick vary and seem random: sometimes it's the space bar, sometimes alphanumerics and sometimes, worst...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude e6420: HDD upgrade for Win8.1
    Hi. I'm Sam. A Novice IT. I've been trying to up-grade the Hard Drive Disk on this old Dell Latitude e6420 for some time now. I tryed installing a 750GB WD Black SATA III 7200 RPM 16 MB Cache I got off of Amazon. It failed on all 3 Disk Control Operation modes in the Bios. I return it for another...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude E7440 Won't connect to any Personal Hotspots
    So we have ordered a number of Latitude E7440 laptops and it seems that we are having issues with the laptops which are on windows 7, to maintain a connection to any Personal Hotspots. We are able to connect our laptops to wireless and browse the internet, however, when we try to connect to a personal...