The Dell Latitude is a line of business laptops made by Dell.

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I have an older Dell laptop and the display to an external monitor is bad [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I upgrade my laptop’s video RAM? I have an older Dell laptop and the display to an external monitor is bad. It has lines and flickers and doesn't look good on a ...
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How to make sensors-detect work on my Intel Pentium M, thus stopping the fan?

After successfully installing lm-sensors on my fresh Turnkey Linux I called sensors-detect. Alas, it reports it can not detect any sensors. I did try the 2010 script that comes with my Turnkey distro, ...
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Can a port labelled 1394 be used with a mini-DisplayPort to VGA adapter?

I have a Dell Latitude E5520 laptop and I can see there is a port labelled 1394. Does anyone know if you can run a mini-DisplayPort to VGA adapter from it? I am trying to set up 2 external monitors to ...
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Dell LATITUDE D630 won't power on. Need help diagnosing

So, I was using my laptop, which is indeed pretty old (Got it in '07). (As soon as I got it I replaced Windows Vista with XP.) Now, all of a sudden the computer powered off. The battery was almost ...
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Enabling PAE on Windows XP

When I try to enable the PAE switch in boot.ini nothing happens. I save the file and reboot, then reboot the system again to install Lubuntu and it says that there isn't PAE enabled. To be more ...
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Why can't I set the system clock on my Dell Latitude C510?

Whenever I open Chromium and visit any website, Chromium thinks that the certificate isn't valid yet. I know that's because of the system clock, and when I try to change the system clock nothing ...
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Tablet-PC display won't turn off when inactive

My Dell Latitude XT tablet PC display (touchscreen) won't turn off when inactive. The hard drive on this laptop died, so I installed a new hard drive. Both the old and new hard drives use(d) Windows ...
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Why can't I set a resolution of 2560*1600 on my Dell Latitude e6320?

I have: a 30" Apple cinema display, native resolution 2560*1600 a Dell Latitude e6320 an ePort+ docking station a displayport to dual-link DVI-D adaptor The display has a dual-link DVI-D lead ...
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Dell Latitude E6400 power button and wireless not working or only working intermittently

The power button on the laptop stopped working randomly as of a day or two ago. I can only power the laptop on if its attached to a docking station, on which I can use the power button to turn on/off ...
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When I start my Dell Latitude E4300, I get an “Intel® Matrix Storage Manager option ROM” message after the Dell logo, then a BSOD as Windows XP starts

The computer is a Dell Latitude E4300 with a 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo and 500 GB hard drive. I used an automatic driver installer CD to install any drivers not installed on the system. When I ...
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Why There Is Limited BIOS Revisions Displayed For My Laptop's Model?

There are actually many BIOS revisions available for my laptop's model - from A04 to A08 and then from A12 to A14 (latest to date). Albeit when signing in to DELL's website and navigating to download ...
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Intel Graphics HD on Windows 8 RTM on a Dell Latitude E6410

Just wondering if anyone has installed Windows 8 RTM on a dell Latitude 6410 with the Intel HD Graphics (or whatever the integrated video card exact name is). I tried getting the latest drivers from ...
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DELL laptop takes for ever to change to “sleep” mode and when wakes up doesn't recognize the wireless keyboard and mouse

I used to have a problem when I try to make my laptop go to "sleep" mode. it took few min to complete the task. another issue was that when I connected the Laptop to the Docking station and wake up ...
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Is my bluetooth working right?

I'm not sure if Bluetooth is working right on my dell latitude d630. I bought it used with Windows 7 professional installed. I am sure it has Bluetooth, but when I try to add the device it just says ...
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Shift key not working in Windows 7

The Shift keys on my laptop are not working, though it was fine until last night. I'm running Windows 7 Professional 32-bit on a Dell Latitude e6410.
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Dell E6320 crashes with docking station

I have a Dell E6320 (i7 with 4GB mem, Win 7 Prof 32bit) that I use with three different Dell docking stations (model PR02X). The notebook frequently crashes when connected to a docking station. When ...
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Dell Latitude E6520 with Monitor Dell P2311H cannot get 1600*1200 resolution on the screen

I have Windows 7 (32 bit) OS with VGA card NVIDIA 4200M I cannot get the 1600*1200 for graphical work and it an error appears that the display doesn't support this resolution, BUT my colleges have the ...
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Bypassing windows xp passwords without CD or USB

I got 2 PC's here, that my mother asked to fix, but I can't log in. Admin accounts have a password set. I can't boot from USB, they're to old and don't support it. The DVD drive doesn't seem to be ...
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Max resolution for external monitor on Dell E6420 (Intel Graphics HD 3000)

I've got an E6420 with a Core i7 sporting the HD3000 chipset. I'm considering getting an external monitor and have found a good deal for 27" Dell UltraSharp monitor. I'm tempted to order it, but to my ...
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Unable to extend desktop. External monitor on powersave mode

My Dell e6400 no longer can extend desktop. The external monitor detected and I can changed the resolution in display properties. But the external monitor reported on a power save mode. To confirm ...
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Every process wants to take as much cpu as they can

I am facing this weird problem with my Windows 7 Dell laptop (Core i5, 8 GB ram). The problem starts when every time I disconnect the power cable and use the laptop in battery for a while (lets say ...
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How do I wipe a drive (currently a Win 7 primary drive) locked with BitLocker?

I have a company laptop, whose one and only hard drive was encrypted with Bitlocker. I have tendered my resignation with that company and they immediately used the remote security policy to lockout my ...
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Disable touchpad on Dell Latitude E4300, but don't disable the trackpoint

For the last 6 years I have been using a ThinkPad R50e which used a trackpoint instead of a touchpad. Now though I am using a laptop given to me by my work and it's a Dell Latitude E4300 which ...
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Poor Bluetooth audio quality and delays on Dell Latitude with Windows 7

I have been trying to use an LG Tone (HBS700) Bluetooth headset on Windows 7 with mixed results. The PC is a Dell Latitude E6320, and the Bluetooth adapter is the Dell Wireless 375 Bluetooth module ...
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Wireless Link works, but can't connect laptop to internet

I have recently switched over from BT to O2 for broadband. After setting everything up, my laptop and smart phone can access the internet via Network cables and Wireless, also my Roku music server can ...
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Dell Latitude E6510 fingerprint reader

I've downloaded a number of different drivers from the Dell's support page (i have a valid service tag), but I cannot get the Fingerprinter reader to work in my environment. I am able to see the ...
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Dell system update utility (drivers, firmware, etc)

I got a new Dell E6420 yesterday and it had this really nice little utility from Dell that automatically updated firmware, bios and drivers. However, the laptop had a 32bit version of Windows 7 so I ...
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Backing up MBR on laptop disks with recovery partiitions?

Most of the Linux distributions I use allow me to override where GRUB is installed, but I now need to install Ubuntu on some Dell Latitude laptops, and on the test install I did on my old Vaio ...
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Cannot get max resolution on Dell U2711 monitor with Latitude E6520

up until recently I was using the U2711 with a Lenovo T410 via a DP output. This allowed me to use the max resolution of 2560x1440. The U2711 is used as my second extended monitor, my laptop screen is ...
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Samsung SyncMaster 2443BWX LCD flickers, flashes, fades out

I have a Samsung SyncMaster 2443BWX LCD monitor hooked up to my Dell Latitude E6410 laptop through the dock. The monitor sometimes would flicker, flash, fade out. It happens very randomly. Sometime ...
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Dell Latitude D620, D/Port replicator, and Fedora 15

I'm trying to get the Dell D/Port replicator's video switch to work correctly under Fedora 15 with a D620 laptop. I have the NVidia drivers from RPMFusion installed. Right now, nothing video-related ...
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Why I Was Supplied With Power Supply Less Than Recommended?

Yesterday I was studying the BIOS of a DELL Latitude E6420 laptop and enabled notifications that check and warn if the power supply is not appropriate for laptop. Immediately I got this message: ...
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Upek Protector Suite and Dell Latitude E5520

I'm trying to install Protector Suite on a users Dell Laptop and it is telling me I have a finger print reader already installed. I'm going to guess it is something that comes preinstalled but none of ...
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What is Dell ControlPoint?

I just bought a computer from a friend, and there is a program on it called "Dell ControlPoint." Does anyone know what it is or what it's for?
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Dual-Boot Ubuntu 10.10 / Windows 7 on Dell Latitude with second hard drive in modular bay

I want to setup my Dell Latitude laptop with an Ubuntu 10.10 in addition to the already existing Windows 7 installation. Windows is installed on the internal hard drive, which has a Bitlocker ...
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Can I get the multitouch touchpad to respond to a double tap for right click

the Dell Latitude E6410 I just got for work has some of the multi-touch features you see on a Mac book/pro now with only some of the multitouch gestures I find myself naturally using the other half ...
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Dell Latitude E4300 TouchPad - Odd Behavior

I'm seeing some intermittent behavior on the touchpad. First it wasn't working at all. Then during restart, for a little while it seemed like the buttons attached to the joystick and external mouse ...
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How do I turn on Bluetooth on a Dell Latitude E6410?

I have recently acquired a Dell Latitude E6410. It's great, but I can't get Bluetooth to work. I have enabled Bluetooth for the wireless switch in the BIOS. However, whenever I try and install the ...
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Why might Gparted be failing to format partition on Dell D600 Latitude laptop?

I have installed a dozen dual boot XP / Ubuntu boxes, however this one has me stumped. After the installation failed in the partitioning phase I tried manually partitioning using a Gparted LiveCD. I ...
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Dell D630 pink tint on screen when powering on, what will happen?

I've been given a Dell D630 laptop by a friend. I got it in the mail yesterday and it was quite cold, I plugged the power in and after 20 mins I switched it on. The contents of the screen had a pink ...
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Latitude D600 USB port problem

Both USB ports stopped communicating on my D600, they have power, my optical mouse still lights up, no device works on the ports, everything is fine in Device manager in Dual boot XP and W7. Checked ...
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Dell Latitude D510 Runs From Battery But Not AC Adapter

I have a Dell Latitude D510 that went belly up around two years ago. It will run from the battery, however, the wall adapter will neither power the machine nor charge the battery. Once the battery ...
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Enter / Return key stops working

I have a Dell Latitude E5400 laptop running Windows 7. Everything runs fine on it for days then I suddenly notice the enter/return key is no longer working e.g. I could be writing an email, press ...
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E6410 latitude won't sleep

E6410 when I hit sleep will black the screen and show HD and wifi lights indefinitely. Never gets to sleep. Have to power off and on. This seems to be affected by Dropbox; when I disable it before ...
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can the hdtv be used as a monitor for the Dell Latitude 6410

can a hdtv be used as a monitor for the Dell Latitude 6410
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Why does my laptop freeze up when I dock it?

I have a Dell Latitude D520. First with Windows XP and now with Windows 7, it completely freezes/locks up if I dock it while it's awake. If I hibernate/sleep, dock, then wake/resume, everything's ...
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How to restore a Dell Inspiron 2100 back to factory settings?

My computer won't boot into Windows 7 anymore. It started off with Vista, was upgraded to 7 (both by legal means) I wanted to install ubuntu or kubuntu, so I got wubi and boot-loaded it via usb ...
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Dell E6410 laptop with Dell E1909 external monitor resolution stuck at 640x480

I have a new Windows 7 (32-bit) Dell Latitude E6410 laptop, and a new Dell E1909WDD Flat Panel Monitor. The only way to connect to the monitor is via an integrated DisplayPort cable. ...
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Where can I find the manual for a Dell Latitude E5400?

I have a new laptop, a Dell Latitude E5400 running Windows 7 Pro’. I’m very happy with it so far except it doesn’t seem to come with a manual. I’ve checked the DVDs that come with it and can’t see ...
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How do I know if a LCD is compatible with my Laptop?

I have a Dell Precision M65 and I need to change de LCD. ¿Where do I find if certain LCD of another laptop is compatible? I see some "compatible" LCDs in Internet but I am not really sure.