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  • Forum Thread: screen issue on inspiron 15(3521)
    hi, I am having an issue with the screen of my laptop. had bought the laptop jus 3 days back.. :( the problem I am facing is that... once I close my lid and open in in a few seconds, it still gives me a blck scree which does not respond. however If the let the lid be closed for a longer period life 10...
  • Forum Thread: INSPIRON 1420
    Hey Everyone, I have the Dell Inspiron 1420 laptop and I was wondering if anyone could give me some help as to what is wrong with my laptop and how I should fix it. When I use it, the screen just freezes and goes black and then flickers with loads of different colours and then after a while it...
  • 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: Dark Screen
    I have a Latitude D800. The screen started to flicker and now it goes dark after a minute of being on. When I look closely I can see a faint image of the display. I booted into autodiagnostic mode and received a 3-2-3 code. I can't find out what that means. One of the hinges connecting the monitor...
  • Forum Thread: Black Screen of Doom!
    I have an Inspiron 600m that when it starts up the Windows and Dell logo appear in color, however when I reach the desktop, the whole screen turns very dark so I can only barely make out the outline of my desktop background. I then attached my laptop to a desktop monitor which was working fine until...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Blank screen, No boot, No logo
    If you figure it out, please let me know. julie2005carter@yahoo.com Thanks
  • Forum Thread: Screen Goes Black When I Plug In AC Adapter
    this just happened tonight, and i believe the first time it went black, the AC adapter was already in, not being plugged in or taken out. first thing i did was hit the power button which locked the comp, and when i hit it again to bring up the screen to login, it would work normally for about 3...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1747 - Not booting & No display - With External screen works fine
    Hi, my studio 1747 (not in warranty) (i7 win7),has stopped booting anymore it was working fine till last week ( occasionally my screen does flick in last coupon of month), So when I do turn my system on all upper volumn light flashes from left to right and then right to left and then system turn off...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude D830 Does not boot
    I am having a problem booting that goes like this: Steps: 1) Press Power 2) Hear HD spin up and see power and HD activity lights come on 3) HD activity light turns off 4) CD Drive spins up 5) No more activity Observations: - CPU fan does not start ever - Display does not...
  • Forum Reply: Re: 8 Beeps on start-up
    Hi chabze. My problem is like yours. After having just 8 beeps and no screen at all, I followed someone else's advice in this forum and unseat and reseat the display connector. The lap top worked perfectly for a few days. Then one morning it didn't turn on again, not even beeps. I opened it once...
  • Forum Thread: Dell 1720 Black Screen Will Not Boot
    My Dell 1720 (Vista) had the following error code: The file header checksum does not match the computed checksum The computer will not read the CD drive. So I'm not able to reload in order to reinstall to factory settings. I figured that the hard drive crashed so I purchased a new hard drive...
  • Forum Thread: Vertical dotted lines - 7900GS - No diagnostics errors
    Hello, 2 days ago i shut down my Inspiron 9400 (bought it in april 2007) as normal. Yesterday i started it up and on the bootscreen (where the Dell logo is) there were about 50+ green vertical dotted lines nicely paired in groups of 5 lines. When the Windows logo appeared the lines turned into red...
  • Forum Thread: Studio 1558 black screen
    I've posted about this before, but considered it resolved when i ordered a new motherboard. Here's my issue. I have a Dell Studio 1558, 6GB Windows 7HP 64bit. It's out of warranty. My initial issue was a graphics card failure, as it displayed distorted graphics and eventually just stopped...
  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS M1730 Video Card Failure and poor service
    I reported my failure 10/16/09, it is now 10/24/09 and my xps sits collecting dust, still no repair. I get no responses from dell. I have reported the issue to the Better Business Bureau, they have already replied and now dell must reply to them by 11/2/09. I encourage everyone else to do the same.
  • Forum Thread: Alienware m17x r3 does not start anymore
    hey guys i have a problem. a few months ago my dell warranty for my alienware has expired. now all of a sudden, the computer crashed and refuses to turn on again. first it restartet and asked my if i want to strt windows normal or safe mode. i entered normal, as i thought it was jus a crash. it...
  • Forum Thread: laptop screen remains black even on switching on
    i have a dell inspiron 6000 and i have opened it after almost a year. on switching it on, the laptop screen reamins black but the startup tone is audible. what am i supposed to do? please help!!
  • Forum Thread: Laptop screen turns black and won't go back on!!
    I have a Dell Inspiron N4010. Every time I leave my computer for a little the screen would turn black and I thought at first it was just sleeping but it wasn't. I notice that my power button is still on, but blinking. i tried to move my mouse, click with my mouse, smash buttons, and closed my lid...
  • Forum Thread: Problem Dell Inspiron N7010 screen blocked
    I need your help. My laptop Dell Inspiron N7010 began to make squares all around the screen, then it blocked and I had to turn it off. Then it began to make vertical lines and finally the screen turned black. When I turn it on again the computer began to make 8 sounds, like whistles. I checked it with...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 1545: Very Slow Startup, Loads to message "Failed to connect to a windows service".
    Hello everyone, I have been experiencing computer problems now for the past 2 weeks or so and I can't seem to figure out a solution. Originally, what happened was upon startup, my computer loaded the screen "Startup repair: your computer was unable to start", during which windows would...
  • Forum Thread: Black Screen on Windows 7 Startup
    I have a Dell XPS 15Z with windows 7 and a Nvidia GeForce GT 525M graphics card and ive been experiencing the black screen at startup straight after logging in which takes around 3-5 mins to clear to my desktop. This has been happening for some months and i havent really been able/had time to find a...
  • Forum Reply: Re: M6500 Blank Screen Resuming from Standby
    Sorry, no help yet. Just thought I'd bump the issue. I hasve the same experience. I put the computer to Standby with the power button. When resuming, the screen is completely black, the HDD LED is flashing and the keyboard is responsive (it lights up when I type, anyway). The screen, however,...
  • Forum Thread: XPS m1730 dead GPU, where to find new parts?
    Hi I've had a Dell XPS M1730 for over five years now. Two days ago the graphicscard died I believe because the screen is black but the computer still boots into windows and all. When I add an external screen I can't switch to it with fn+F8 so i don't think it's the LCD. Do dell sell...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude D800 Doesn't Come Out of Stanby
    I have an old Dell D800 that I use as a kind of goofing off machine. I recently rebuilt it as the perfect machine for web surfing and Document writing. /The computer runs great except for one glaring flaw, it refuses to come out of standby mode in Windows XP. A black screen over where the normal login...
  • Forum Thread: Studio 1535 does not boot - batt. status light flashes
    Hello everyone, when I try switching on my Dell Studio 1535 Laptop, the machine does nothing, exept a flashing battery status light as long as I press the power button. The battery is fully charged (according to the built in indicator leds). Its a 85 Wh 9 cell battery. If i wait a little and...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell_Webcam_Central On Dell Inspiron N5110
    Why we can not use Dell Webcam Central application on Dell Inspiron N5110