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

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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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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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Installing XP Pro without disc on Dell Latitude D610?

I have a Dell Latitude D610 from my company that they gave me with XP Pro installed on it. I have an OEM key from Dell on a sticker on the computer. I'd like to get a fresh install of XP Pro in it for ...
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Windows sometimes fails to resume from hibernate

I have a Dell Latitude E5540 running Windows 8.1. Sometimes when I turn on my computer after hibernation it will completely restart Windows instead of resuming from hibernation. When that happens I ...
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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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Crash on startup between agpcpq.sys and acpi.sys — Win XP

My Dell Latitude D505 laptop is not booting. In normal mode, the Windows XP startup screen displays, and then goes blank and hangs indefinitely. In safe mode, it lists drivers up to agpCPQ.sys, and ...
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How do I know that bitlocker works when Windows boots without a password?

I enabled Bitlocker in Windows-8 and now it just automatically boots the entire OS without a password... My goal: if my laptop is stolen, I don't want my data to be accessible. When I enabled ...
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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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Dell e6250 notebook won't connect to TV with HDMI cable after installing Windows 7

I am unable to connect my Dell E6250 notebook to my LG LED TV (32 inch) using the HDMI cable. The TV indicates that there is no signal. This laptop was recently upgraded to windows 7 and has since ...
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Dell E5450 quirky behavior with Dell E-Port Plus 430-3114

I bought a Dell E-Port plus for my old Latitude E6400 a few years back and have recently upgraded to a newer E5450. Since the docking station says it supports E-series Latitude models, I docked the ...
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Latitude E6540 Windows 10 brightness not available

The brightness controls on my laptop wont work after an upgrade to Windows 10. In addition, the brightness slider in the Power Options control panel is also missing. I have ran and installed the ...
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Should I use an sd card as a paging file and readyboost with vista on latitude e6400 with 2gb ram?

Thanks in advance for your time folks. I bought an older friend of mine a cheap laptop after his died as a bit of charity to a poor friend. He's a giant media fiend movies and music. So I thought I ...
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Why does my Startech SV231 USB KVM Only work with some devices

I have a StarTech SV231 USB 2-Port KVM switch. I can't get it to connect and work with two different computers... I have three computers I have tested it with and it only works with 1 of them. (Yes ...
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Switch from battery to powerpack causes strange messages and slowdown of computer

A problem that has flabbergasted me now for a while. On a Dell Latitude E6410, everything works swimmingly when the computer runs on battery. the moment that one inserts a powerpack (e.g. connects the ...
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Dell latitude d500 not capable of enabling wireless card?

So I just got my old dell d500 working with a brand new Linux install, the only bummer is that the wifi isn't working. After some kernel configuring and some firmware magic, I found out that the ...
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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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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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Dell latitude E6400 network adapter issues

Recently I installed HotSpot shield on my PC. I just downloaded it for test. But when I uninstalled hotspot shield, 2 of its services were still running, and it was not letting me stop those services ...
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Minimum brightness level is too low and totally turns off backlight

On my Dell Latitude E6400, the minimum brightness level seems to be set to an incorrect and way too low level; the lowest brightness setting (both via the Fn+Up/Down keys and the control ...
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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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Dell Latitude E5430 laptop running Windows 7 - external monitor won't connect to computer

Please help!! I have a Dell Latitude E5430 laptop running Windows 7 64-bit and my external monitor is no longer connecting to the computer. I have been connecting it with a VGA cable and it was ...
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Dell Latitude Factory Restore Partition

I recall reading somewhere that some version of a Dell laptop (I think it was an XPS) can't actually use the factory restoration partition if any of the partitions are modified. For some reason, it ...
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Change Windows 7 Lock Screen Logo changed by Dell Data Protection Access

When you install the "Dell Data Protection Access" software for Finger Print authentication, it customises the lock screen and adds an ugly Dell logo (it ignores the user's current picture). How do I ...
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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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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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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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Command to Change GPS from SiRF Binary to NMEA Output

I have several laptops with SiRFstarV GPS. At power up the GPS is in SiRF Binary mode. Does anyone know the SiRF command that I can send to change the GPS output to NMEA? (via command line - print "" ...
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update bios for Dell 6230 is not happening

I wanted to upgrade to A15 BIOS on my Dell Latitude E6230 and downloaded the installer from the Dell Website. The installer launches correctly and displays the current version, the update versions ...
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Dell Wireless 375 Bluetooth Drivers for Latitude E6510. Win 7 x64

I need working drivers for Dell Wireless 375 Bluetooth Drivers for Latitude E6510 on Win 7 x64, so I can connect my bluetooth headphones. On Windows 8 and 10 when I do fresh installation stock ...
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Windows 7 boots to an unresponsive black screen with mouse cursor

Started up the PC one day and it booted to a black screen. I didn't change the configuration in any way, it just happened suddenly. What it does: The PC turns on like normal. I get the bios screen. I ...
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Black line across screen on Dell Latitude E6430

I have been using Dell Latitude E6420 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from 2 months. Everything was working fine. Suddenly, black line on top of screen came and not going back. I tried to to take screen shot of ...
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Latitude E6400 Screen is Black

The screen to my Latitude E6400 is all black, I have been able to see the screen, but dark on other computers, I can see everything fine, but it is just really dark. If I put a flashlight right up ...
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I can't play downloaded music on my media player

I just got a used laptop from a relative – a Dell Latitude E4300 with Windows 7 Enterprise. This is because my old desktop is using the now unsupported XP software. So I'm transferring files from ...
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Dell Latitude e6420 128GB SDXC Card

I am using a Dell Latitude e6420 at work with a 120GB SSD which is running out of space due to many VirtualBox drives for testing various browsers. I am looking at a couple of options for expanding ...
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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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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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CPU usage of DELL Latitude E6410 is increasing after a period to 100%

I have DELL Latitude E6410. I have the problem since 5 months that the CPU works to the full capacity (100%) if I just use Firefox with pair of tabs and watching something at youtube then the CPU is ...