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buy a new hard drive and clone your existing drive to it.The drive is headed for failure

Dell Latitude... | Answered on Dec 10, 2019


get a USB connector that has a LAN outlet on the one end and can be inserted into the USB port of ur notebook, connect your LAN cable to that and ur USB port changes to a LAN port
search in google for "USB LAN adaptor"

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Dell Latitude... | Answered on Dec 09, 2019


This may be SpeedStep slowing the processor to save battery life. It speeds up when it is needed.

Dell Latitude... | Answered on Dec 09, 2019


For latitude there's not much to do. check the power adaptor/connecting pin --- if any problem. If not than u need to replace the board.

Dell Latitude... | Answered on Dec 09, 2019


Hi, you can download this codec from here:

http://www.xvid.org/Downloads.15.0.html

After you have installed this you can play dvd
in the media player.

Here is a free cd/dvd burner software:

http://cdburnerxp.se/download

You can also use this free player:

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-windows.html

Dell Studio 1735... | Answered on Dec 09, 2019


can not say but some you can add memory

Dell Computers &... | Answered on Dec 09, 2019


You can install another DVD player software.
there are plenty of free players on the internet that you can download, or you can buy one at your local software dealer. Once you install this, the newer video codecs should be installed

Dell Dimension... | Answered on Dec 08, 2019


The second button from the left on the bottom corner by the power button is the brightness button. If you press it the brightness menu is pop up on the screen. With the menu up you just use the three buttons on the left to select the function and the increase or decrease the brightness and contrast on the monitor.
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Dell E178FP 17... | Answered on Dec 08, 2019


Link attached .

Dell... | Answered on Dec 07, 2019


https://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/19/sln288786/precision-t3500-t5500-t7500-workstations-diagnostic-lights-and-beep-codes?lang=en

Dell web link chart shows:

Pb101- Blink 2- Off 3- Blink 4- OffPSU FailurePSU may be bad or PSU cable may be crimped creating a short on a main power rail. (PS_ON asserted, PS_PWRGOOD not asserted)

Link to Service Manual:

https://docplayer.net/5342449-Dell-precision-t5500-service-manual.html

Dell Computers &... | Answered on Dec 06, 2019


Im a dell tech, and i hate those cdrom styles, but, that is what the consumer wants, so we make them. Try starting the machine, then press F2 to enter the BIOS. once in the bios, press the eject button. listen for any noises, (an attempt to eject). if you hear a sound, it means the drive should be capable of ejecting the disc, and perhaps the disc has not seated correctly. If the disc will not eject, you must contact Dell. This is from the DELL dcse site: " Optical Drive The XPS M1330 has a slot-loading optical drive instead of a conventional tray-loading module. There is no mechanical eject mechanism for the drive to eject stuck discs. This means you must replace the drive if a disc gets stuck in the drive. After replacing the drive, disassemble the old drive to remove the disc for the customer."

Dell (0F146)... | Answered on Dec 01, 2019


Open the PC, there is a small battery (a watch battery), take it out for 2 hours then put it back in.

Dell OptiPlex... | Answered on Dec 01, 2019


NO FAN stated, CPU,GPU,PSU,CASE. witch fan. desktop is is.
on all PCs made, here is a real answer.
open case,side,(read the free service manual at dell.
find bad fan,
unplug it
and unscrew it .
now screw in new fan and replug it.
done.
just 4 steps. easy no?

if PSU fan that is next and not stated.
the PSU totall replaced,, unless certified as tech to work high voltage, (I AM) and if you want to see it looks like see here.
do not smash it flat like this, this is to demo only


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Dell Computers &... | Answered on Dec 01, 2019


Dell Laptop with bios or hard drive password set ? Unlock your dell laptop using the link below if it display a message that says "this computer system is protected by a password authentication system, you cannot access the data on this computer without the primary or administrator password, when you turn on the computer. This message is what you get if the BIOS is protected by a password. or you get system disabled

Go to: http://dell-inspiron-9400-bios-password.biospwd.com to get your dell bios password authentication and get full access to your dell computer, they can unlock almost all dell laptop such as dell inspiron, xps, latitude, precision, studio, vostro

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Dec 01, 2019


https://www.dell.com/support/article/ca/en/cadhs1/sln288786/precision-t3500-t5500-t7500-workstations-diagnostic-lights-and-beep-codes?lang=en

The lights alone don't tell enough to tell you how to fix it ACPI S3
Suspend to RAM Windows Standby State.
Does it boot if you use a recovery disk or an emergency boot DVD or USB stick?
Detach all the hard drives and peripherals, pull out all the memory except one, Try again. What is the result?
Try it with a different memory module alone, Repeat.
See if you can isolate a bad memory module
Or it could be a bad motherboard. Shut down and unplug, Inspect the capacitors on the board. are any of them swollen, split or leaking?

https://www.dell.com/community/Desktops-General-Read-Only/Precision-T3500-error-3-4-loud-fan/td-p/4593093

https://www.dell.com/community/Precision-Fixed-Workstations/T5500-diagnostic-lights-3-amp-4/td-p/6066338

Dell Computers &... | Answered on Nov 30, 2019


The first and most important thing you need to do when your laptop is overheating is to clean the fan(s) that provide(s) cooling to the CPU and graphics card. Over time, they build up layers of dust and dirt that slow them down and block airflow.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Nov 30, 2019


2009 LCD monitor , 11 years old. and fails on all PCs I am sure.
all have CCLF black lamps, 99% are dead, or dim or even yellow tinged.
ok posted vast times this answer,
if the OSD brightness setting fails then....
the full story is here, 2010 is the first years of LED back lamps
you dont have those.
the CCLF lamps are bad, you can replace them or
buy never LED back lamped monitor, and frankly costs less.
https://www.manualslib.com/manual/1015803/Dell-St2010.html#



can I assume you turned on any monitor
pushed the OSD menu button of front of iT
then navigated to the brightness OSD section
and it's already fully high.,
yes, then that monitor has bad CCFL backlamps.
they run on 300vdc and the main board inside does that.
the go dim, most of them are now, or dead.
the have 20,000hr life span , very very short lived
compared to new LED monitors, very low life.

Dell Computers &... | Answered on Nov 30, 2019


my laptop is always goes hang after running any video file in VLC player. Pls reply what is the probable solution to run VLC player in Dell Latitude E5510?

Dell Computers &... | Answered on Nov 21, 2019


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Read the comments at the bottom of the page. Looks like they have access problems.

Dell Computers &... | Answered on Nov 20, 2019

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