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

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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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Dell E1910: Is the diagonal measurement of the Viewable Area 19“ or 18.5”?

I am planning to buy the Dell E1910 monitor. The data in various reviews are misleading - Dell website says it is 19" but some other review sites say it is 18.5". What is the actual viewable area ...
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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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What is the fastest CPU my laptop can support?

I have a Dell Latitude D830 laptop and would like to speed up compile times on it. I have confirmed that it is, indeed, the processor time that is the bottleneck. How can I tell what processors are ...
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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 fine....
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Disable horizontal scrolling on a Dell Latitude

My pointing stick on a Dell Latitude E6410 scrolls erratically because of the left/right scroll. Can I disable only the left/right scrolling?
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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. http://en....
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Secondary monitor won't display at full resolution with primary display disconnected

The LCD display on my Dell E6500 notebook failed. It had been working with a secondary monitor connected through a VGA cable at 1600x900 resolution until I removed the LCD from my notebook for repair....
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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.
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No >256MiB RAM DIMM for Dell Latitude CPx?

IIRC, the Dell Latitude CPx takes 144 pin SO DIMMs PC100, yes? If so, I can't seem to find any memory greater than a mere 256M? Are these not made in greater capacity, is there another module I can ...
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dark screen on dell latitude D520

I have Dell Latitude D520 (for 3 years) and my screen is dark. I try to set to maximum and still dark. Is the screen broken? Is it fixable?
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Dell D630 speaker/microphone->headset jack converter?

The Dell D630 has two seperate 3.5mm microphone/speaker jacks. I know there has to be an adapter to fit a combined 4-pole 3.5mm plug for a headset, yes?
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Installing 5505 Wireless Mobile Broadband module in to Dell E6410

I have a dell E6410 from work which I want to put a Dell Wireless 5505 mobile broadband card into from my old XPS M1210. I've moved the hardware over and the E6410 can see it but when I try running ...
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Infrared on the Dell D620

I have a Dell Latitude D620 running Windows 7. I use it quite a bit for media (i.e., Boxee, Hulu Desktop, Windows Media Center) so I was wondering if I could use the IR port along with a remote (I ...
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Internet Explorer/Explorer.exe hang on Laptop when off Dock

I have a Dell Latitude E6410 laptop running Windows XP SP3 for work. It is a PITA to reboot due to increased security (card scanner and other physical security on each boot) and I am required to take ...
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PCMCIA Does Not Work on Dell Latitude under Windows XP

PCMCIA cards do not work on Dell Latitude e5510 under Windows XP. Works fine on Windows 7. Cards are recognized by Device Manager but do not work correctly. For example, CF adapter does not ...
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How do I keep my Dell computer from freezing Windows 7 when I redock?

Whenever I hot dock my laptop, the laptop freezes. If I put it to sleep or hibernate this doesn't happen. I'm running Windows 7 on a Dell E6500. Any ideas what I can do to avoid having the lockup ...
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Dell Latitude D830 WQXGA support

I've got a Dell Latitude D830 laptop and its docking station, with Vista Enterprise running. I'd like to connect a HP LP3065 30" display externally, but can't see the higher resolutions in the ...
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Dell D630 - Touchpad does not move the mouse cursor

Windows XP - Dell D630 - Synaptics Touch Pad driver installed. The system tray icon that shows the movement of your finger on the touchpad registeres movement. The scroll feature of the touchpad ...
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What is the best way to use ReadyBoost on a Latitude E6500 with vista?

I wish to use ReadyBoost to speed up boots and switching between apps, as I am runnin in 32 bits I can only put 4GB of real ram in. I don’t wish to use up one of my USB port. According to the manual, ...
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Suggestions for Troubleshooting Windows 7 lockups

I've got a Dell Latitude E6500 that was working fine under Vista x64. I got one of the new Seagate 500GB Hybrid SSD/HD 2.5 drives and thought.. hmm.. let's try Windows 7 x64 on it. Bottom line: It ...
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SmartCard reader

I have a Dell D620 which has a builtin smart card reader. How do I read from and write to a smart card using a smartcard reader? What are the best/free available softwares that I can use? Any ideas? ...
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Dell e4300 Random Beeps

I’ve noticed that my Dell e4300 Laptop will randomly beep every now and then. The symptoms are virtually identical to the issue described here: http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/...
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Dell E6400 Display issue - “doubling up” intermittently

I've got a Dell E6400 It's suddenly developed an intermittent fault with the display Every now and again, it seems to boot up with "double vision" By that I mean, its split horizontally, with each ...
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2560 x 1440 on a Dell Latitude E4300?

Does anyone know if a new Dell Latitude E4300 (which has a Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD) can run 2560x1440 screen resolution? The computer has 4GB ram.
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Mouse won't work in XP on Latitude

I have a Latitude D630 Laptop with a Fresh Windows XP install that won't work with a generic external USB mouse. It recognizes the device has been put in but fails to install it. USB keyboards work ...
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dell bios passwrod help [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Removing the BIOS password on a Dell Laptop Any help would be good, hello everybody, i have too the known problem with a dell latitude d620 with following i am Looking to ...
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Cannot find 'Stereo Mix' on Windows 7

I have a DELL Latitude E6400 model laptop, on which installs a Windows 7 system. But I cannot find 'Stereo Mix' in 'Sound' -> 'Recording Devices', even if I try to 'Show Disabled/Disconnected Devices'....
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Dell Latitude D830 laptop - disable touchpad

The touch pad is a real pain because it seems to pickup my hand as I'm typing. I never use it the touchpad, I prefer using the the finger pointer on the keyboard between letters G-H-B. Is there a ...
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Dell Latitude D520 restarts spontaneously

I have a 2 year old Dell D520. In the last 2 months it is randomly restarting. After hours of calls with Dell support, they claim this is a software issue. Their hardware diagnostics tool marked all ...
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Dell Latitude won’t turn on, but num/caps/scroll lock lights are on

A colleague has a Dell Latitude E 6500. He spilled hot water on the keyboard/trackpad area. He took the battery out quickly (without turning the laptop off first). After drying it out for 10 minutes, ...
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What is a long-lasting and reliable battery for Dell Latitude D630? [closed]

The battery for my Dell latitude D630 (purchased in August 2007) is only holding charge for approximately 30 minutes. When purchased, it held charge for about 2 hours. The Dell website sells two ...
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Dell Inspiron 6400 indicates the wrong power adapter is plugged in and will not charge the battery

I am using the original power adapter with the Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop and now when it boots up I get the following error message. The AC power adapter type cannot be determined. You system will ...
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Screen on Dell Latitude D520 is darker than normal

I think that the screen on my Dell Latitude D520 looks a little darker than normal. I've tried to set the screen to the maximum brightness with Fn+Up. Is there another way to make the screen brighter?...
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dell D520 vs D820 - need recommendation

i can receive from my work one of these: Dell D520 or Dell D820 same procesor, same memory, same HD in D820 the screen 15.4 in D520 15 D820 weigh more please advice me
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Dell Latitude D820 Max Screen Resolution

I have a dell latitude d820 and the maximum resolution that I could see in the display properties windows under settings tab is 1280 x 800. Is there any where to increase the max resolution to 1400 x ...
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3-headed display with Dell Latitude D630 & port replicator possible?

A Dell D630 with port replicator has the laptop's LCD screen, plus add'l VGA and DVI. I know either the VGA or DVI ports work for second screens, but can both the VGA and DVI be employed for 3 ...
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DBAN fails on brand new laptop. What's wrong?

I just got a few new Dell Latitude E5500 laptops. I'm trying to wipe their hard drives using DBAN 1.0.7. DBAN boots up, I type zero at the prompt, and it gets to the "loading dwipe" part just fine. ...
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Dell Latitude E5500 - Cannot change boot order with keyboard, must use touchpad

We just bought a few Latitude E5550 laptops. I wanted to boot from an installation CD, so I had to change the boot order. Instead of being a text-based BIOS configuration that is easy to navigate ...
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Docking station sound doesn't work on Dell D830 with Windows 7

EDIT: I can only mark one answer as the correct one but the actual solution was a combination of two comments (updating the BIOS to A15 AND installing the Sigmatel audio drivers). I have a Dell ...
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Dell Latitude 531 with Windows XP hangs and then emits a continuous loud beep

I have been trying to troubleshoot this laptop for a couple of days now. It has hung about 8 times in the last two days. It will become completely unresponsive except for CAD. CAD will show the ...
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fan doesn't spin

I have a dell latitude 820. The fan was blocked for a while, after removing the crap (hair, etc.) the fan didn't work anymore. I tested the fan, but that part was OK. So I think the fan controller is ...
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Windows Vista freezes on Dell Latitude XT

After 15 minutes of use Windows Vista simply freezes on me like in the good old times. How to prevent it? Why no BSOD? Recently Dell's WiFi driver has been updated.