The Dell Inspiron is a line of consumer laptops made by Dell.

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Compatibility of wireless cards with the Dell inspiron 15 3542

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 3542 and would like to use the new wireless ac technology. I was wondering if the Intel ac 7260 would be compatible. Because I know some laptops have WIFI cards tightly bound ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64Bit : Cursor lag when mouse cursor changes?

I'm facing the exact same issue as mentioned in the link but on Ubuntu 14.04 64 Bit. Problem Facing: Mouse pointer freezes for around 300 ms whenever the cursor icon changes: On hovering from ...
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“The current input timing is not supported..”

I recently had the PSU changed on my dell inspiron 545, and now whenever I boot up I get the following message: "The current input timing is not supported by the monitor display. Please change your ...
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Is it safe to use AC power adapter of 6.7A or 4.62A instead of 3.34A

I have Dell Inspiron 5520. I have a problem with the power adapter and I want to buy new one. I saw that my charger amperage is 3.34A (65W) but there are also adapters with 4.62A (90W) and 6.7A (130W)...
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Dell Inspiron windows-7 wlan-driver keeps getting-modified

I upgraded DELL Inspiron laptop from windows vista to windows 7 . Its Dell Wireless 1397 WLAN Mini-Card driver keeps getting modified upon PC reboot , due to which I cannot connect to internet even ...
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Graphics slow in Dell Inspiron 14R

This maybe become a wrong place to discuss this. I have dell inspiron 14R (Laptop) with this specification Windows 8.1 Single Language, Intel i5 2.30GHz With 4GB RAM, NVidia Geforce GT 740M 3GB I ...
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Dell Inspirion fan speed control

My Dell Inspirion 15 notebook routinely slows down after some period of gaming and I suspect it is due to heating up. None of regular fan speed control software - e.g. SpeedFan, MSI Afterburner - ...
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Windows 7 computer won't boot and recovery doesn't work

My Dell Inspiron computer doesn't boot to Windows 7, and when I try system recovery to restore it to previous points it still doesn't work. I tried F12 and performed a total check in which only my ...
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How did Symantec get a certificate on my laptop?

I just bought a Dell Inspiron 5559 and I immediately proceeded to switch the hard drive for a fast SSD and install Windows 10 Pro from an ISO downloaded from Microsoft. Since almost everything is ...
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How do I switch between graphic cards in Windows 10?

I have a Dell Inspiron 5559 that comes with two graphic cards, an onboard Intel one and a Radeon: How do I switch to using the Radeon card instead of the Intel one? I have installed a fresh ...
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Should I install drivers on a Dell Inspiron 5559? [closed]

I just installed a fresh-from-Microsoft Windows 10 on a Dell Inspiron 5559. Dell offers around 20 files to download and install for drivers and other things. At least one of those won't run due to ...
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Dell Inspiration 11 3000 keyboard and touchpad break down

This morning the notebook keyboard seemed to have converted to "fn" functions for no reason. For example pressing letters such as l, m, n, o etc. would open function windows on the desktop unless the ...
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Charging issue with Dell Inspiron battery

i have a Dell Inspiron 15R with Windows 7 Ultimate installed. The charger is plugged in and showing that its charging, but it remains as it is, in a way that it is showing charging but the battery % ...
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Is it possible to replace the hard drive on a Inspiron 13 7000?

Is it possible to replace the hard drive on a Inspiron 13 7000? I'm considering getting one, but I'd likely want to pop in a big SSD in there. Is it possible to do that or is the HD soldered or of a ...
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How could I fix, Win7 laptop keyboard windows key issues?

My laptop (Dell Inspiron 3420, win7, still on warranty) windows key is always looks like it was pressed. For example, when I press 'L' it locks out. I tried many things dust blower, disable key via ...
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Cannot Run Hyper V On Windows 10

I have an Dell Inspiron 3520 laptop with Intel i5 3210M processor which technically supports EPT and VMX. I upgraded to Windows 10. On Dell BiOS (version A10), I can see just Virtualization Option to ...
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Cannot remove HDD Password

I have set a HDD Password to my Dell Inspiron 3000 Series Laptop. I can reset my password but cannot remove it. I can't find a option to remove the password in the BIOS screen. How will I be able ...
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screen resolution for extended monitor is not variable

I am using a DELL inspiron laptop and extended monitor with a 22" Samsung LED Monitor.OS- Windows 10 Pro version. I am using the same PC and Monitor for last 3 years. Yesterday morning, while I ...
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Driver power state failure

Everytime I start my computer(runs on windows 8.1), the desktop appears and after a few seconds I get the blue screen and the message("driver power state failure"). Restarted my laptop on safe mode ...
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Will doing a restore with Dell Backup and Recovery re-partition my Hard Disk to Factory State?

I'm thinking of using the Dell Backup and Recovery Software to restore my Laptop to factory settings. Thing is, when I got the laptop, it had only a C and D drive. I've created 2 more drives and ...
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Windows 7 doesn't starts, System shuts down abruptly

I have a Dell Inspiron(N5010) laptop which has an I5 processor. My system had a genuine Windows 7 (Ultimate edition)[Plus Ubuntu installed]. It also has 4 GB of RAM. I am facing troubles while ...
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Dell Inspiron 1525 random hang then black screen issue

I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop. Vista was preinstalled on it. After 6-7 months of usage "Blue screen" errors started to show up sometimes when I move my laptop. I figured out that the blue ...
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Cannot restore my Dell Inspiron N5110 to Factory Settings

I have a Dell Inspiron N5110 that runs Windows 7 Home Premium, that's about 3 years old. When I first got it, it had problems with the Bluetooth Driver, so Dell Tech Support made me format drive C:\ ...
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Wifi disconnecting on Dell Inspiron running Windows 10

I bought a Dell Inspiron less then a month ago. I have only ever run windows 10 on it. Within about a week of getting it I started having issues with wifi. When I first start it up there are ...
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Dell inspiron 3542 cd rom is not showing (in windows explorer)

I bought a laptop "Dell Inspiron 3542 with Windows 8.1 Pro" But when I open "Windows Explorer", I can't see my DVD/CD rom drive.. Can someone please Help me. I've check many tutorials on YouTube and ...
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Boot loop after factory reset

I have a Dell Inspiron 1470 (Windows 7). I did a factory reset and now the only thing it's doing is shutting down and booting back up. The computer states that it's loading Windows files and then ...
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External RAM for dell inspiron N5110

I want to add an external 4gb ram to my laptop please tell me whether it is compatible or not .I already have a 4gb ram i want to add one more 4 gb ram , i checked there is an empty slot also . these ...
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Laptop fan gets loud and shuts down computer then have Issues with programs

My laptop will rarely act up and shut down on its own. When it does, I boot it back up and once it boots, I have issues running things I ran just fine previously. Before the shut-down, I could run a ...
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How to remove boot password in dell inspiron 1545.? I forgot the boot admin password and I want to remove the boot setup password.

I forgot the boot admin password. I am not able to login in to my laptop dell inspiron 1545. I want to remove the boot admin setup password. Please help in logging in to my laptop.
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How to get boot setup screen in dell inspiron 1545 after switching on?

I am using dell inspiron 1545 laptop. I tried pressing F2 or F12 after switching on x I am not able to view boot setup window. I want to view boot setup config screen.
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Dell Inspiron 3521 suddenly shuts down on Windows logo during boot

I have a Dell inspiron 3521 laptop, recently for some reason it started to shut down during boot on Windows logo but on the second turn on it runs very well. I just did that and until this moment it ...
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Keyboard/typing problems on Dell laptop

I've started to notice all kinds of typing/keyboard issues on my laptop recently (Dell Inspiron n5110). Some of them are: when I wake the laptop from sleep, I can't type my password can't type to ...
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Laptop battery indicator goes off and on simultaneously

I have recently updated my Windows 7 to Windows 10. And already I have been facing a weird problem. The battery indicator says "Battery not Found" and after sometime its just normal. And sometimes the ...
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What ram can i use?

The intel website tells me that the Intel Core i7-4510U supports DDR3L 1333/1600, LPDDR3 1333/1600. But the crucial memory site scanned my system and says that i can use 16GB kit (8GBx2) DDR3 PC3-...
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How to start Epsa Diagnostics for a Windows 10 based Dell Laptop?

I'm having trouble with some hardware due to which I am trying to start the Epsa diagnostics which is usually accessed from tapping the F12 key at the time of Boot at the dell Logo.But now after the ...
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Windows 10 Does not Shutdown Correctly

I have a problem with my Windows 10 machine When ever I try to Shutdown my laptop it looks like it did but my Hardware is still Active. The Light are On and if you listen carefully you will hear the ...
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Cannot login to Windows 8.1 after System Refresh (on a new laptop)

I bought a Dell Inspiron 15 5000 Series laptop today that came preloaded with Windows 8.1. The system setup went fine, and I made the following changes from the Desktop: Uninstalled CyberLink suite, ...
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Dell Factory reset of W7 from W10 preview

I have a Dell Laptop originally shipped with a legit Win7. I wanted to try Windows 10 Tech Preview, so I uninstalled W7 and installed W10TP on top of it (I am giving the PC to someone else, so it's ...
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Laptop shuts down immediately after BIOS screen

My Dell laptop shuts down immediately after the Dell BIOS screen. The bios screen progress bar takes about 15'seconds to complete and then it shuts down. I tried pressing F2 and F12 and though it says ...
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Is Samsung MZ-75E250B compatible with dell inspiron 5520

I have a 3 year old Dell Inspiron 5520 laptop. I was planning on getting a samsung SSD, Samsung 850 EVO 250GB 2.5-Inch SATA III Internal SSD (MZ-75E250B/AM) I tried to find if this SSD is ...
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Multiple monitors: VGA and HDMI not working properly together

i have two external monitors connected to my Dell N7520 Notebook, one though the HDMI port, and the other from the VGA one. when they are connected separately, each monitor working as great as it ...
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How to reset display settings

I have connected an external monitor to my Dell N7520 notebook, than been playing with the setting a little on Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Display\Screen Resolution I don't really ...
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How to run 2 external monitors on Dell n7520 laptop

I'm having the n7520 Dell Inspiron notebook, and i'm trying to connect 2 external monitors to it, meaning i want 3 functional monitors at all. i have bought VGA splitter and have 2 monitors connected ...
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Increasingly growing vertical lines on my laptop screen (Dell Inspiron 7520 SE)

I've had these 2 vertical lines since yesterday. Their length have doubled since then ! Would someone please help identifying the problem and the solution ? I've had this laptop for around 2 years now ...
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Dell laptop fan sound (with audio)

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 inch laptop 5000 series, and I have been hearing a buzzing noise from the fans for months now, which is especially noticeable when there is low CPU load. What might be the ...
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recovery disc 2 not detected, recovery not progressing from 51%

I made system recovery disc,using dell back up and recovery.It requires 2 disc. Now i want to recover,during recovery after completing 1st disc with 51%,computer asks to insert disc 2.I inserted it ...
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What does Intel 4th generation black logo means?

I have seen black color Intel sticker on Dell Inspiron 15 5547 which has Core i7 4510U processor. Is this black color means extreme edition of it. I did check intel for extreme edition of this ...
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How can I check if it's my LCD or the LCD Cable that's Faulty?

My Dell Inspiron N5110‘s LCD Display went completely white two days ago. I was using NotePad++, when all of a sudden the image on the screen began disappearing. The way it disappeared was from top to ...
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How can I perform a complete backup on Windows 7 without using the optical drive?

I have dell Inspiron N5050 laptop with the optical drive not being detected in My computer and also doesn't open on clicking the button to open.So the optical drive not opening and not being detected ...
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wifi driver issue during Windows 10 installation

In my laptop there are two wifi drivers are installed one is broadcom virtual wireless driver & the other is dell wireless 1704 (802.11b/g/n) As I checked my pc for Windows 10 update the first ...