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How to Restore Data After Motherboard Death in dell laptop [closed]

My laptop has died. The problem is in the motherboard - I have taken it to the service center they told me to change the motherboard. I have very important data in it.. how to get it back?
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What is Quickset64 on my Dell machine?

I was browsing through my list of installed programs to come across some Dell shipped with my computer. One of them is called "Quickset64". I did some Googling and learnt that it's supposed to take ...
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How do I fix my DELL Studio 1535 audio ports?

for a while, my audio ports have been acting up. I have 3, one is mic and two are headphones. The two headphone ports do not work properly and I have to spin and wiggle the audio jack inside the port ...
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Dell Studio Can connect to Wifi Network but Cannot Share Wifi using CMD or Connectify or any other wifi sharing Software?

I am using Dell Studio 14 laptop. Previously wifi sharing and connecting was working fine on my laptop. But currently i can connect to wifi network from my laptop but cannot share wifi using CMD or ...
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Dell studio 1535 does not boot on pressing Power Button

I have a dell stdio 1535 model. When I press the power button, it produces 6 Beep sound and doesn't boot up. Please suggest some way to overcome it.
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Dell 1558 “Display driver stopped responding and has recovered”

I have dell studio 1558, i7 720, 1.6ghz, 4gb RAM, Win 7. For past 1 yr i'm having this "Display driver stopped responding and has recovered" problem. It happens when i'm supposed to watch some videos ...
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Dell studio laptop shows white screen only

I have a dell studio laptop. My screen shows white screen and on pressing with fingers on some parts of the screen, the display comes back but has some lining. Do I need to replace the screen totally ...
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My Dell studio 14" doesn't load boot bios, OS and even firmware

Dell studio 14" doesn't load boot bios, OS and even firmware it only displays gray light and after some time laptop shutdowns. It doesn't even read any external drive. Could any one help me with this. ...
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Dell Studio 1558 green screen

Since about a few weeks ago, my studio 1558 is not functioning properly. Sometimes on startup there is just a black screen; I can hear the whirring sound of the fan and processor, but nothing is on ...
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Wake Up PC from Hibernate state

Is there a way to set a specified time for Wake Up of PC while it is Hibernated state. I want this feature in Windows 7, running in Dell Studio 1555 laptop.
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Laptop mysteriously goes blank

My Laptop screen turns off randomly The facts : Dell Studio 15 Laptop display randomly and mysteriously goes blank . Randomly comes back if I try turning it on and off about 10 times or maybe give ...
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Touchscreen touches go to the wrong monitor

I have a Dell Studio 17 running Windows 7 64bit. It's been fine for years but a month or two ago I noticed that when I have an external monitor plugged in, if I try to use the built-in touchscreen ...
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Using two external monitors with a laptop

I have a dell studio 1558, it has one HDMI and one VGA connection. I am able to connect and detect both of them (one on HDMI and one of VGA) at the same time, but I can't get a picture to both. I ...
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Dell Studio 1558 - Missing Drivers after Windows 8 upgrade

I have upgraded my Dell Studio 1558 laptop to Windows 8 Pro last week (fresh upgrade without keeping anything from previous OS). Microsoft has provided almost all essential drivers out of box, but not ...
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Dell Windows 7 Synaptic Touchpad behaving erratically

UPDATE:: solution: For anyone who may land on this in the future: I ended up having the entire trackpad/armrest replaced, as nothing else seemed to fix the issue. Short version: My touchpad on a Dell ...
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Two RAM modules with different Frequencies

I have a Dell laptop which I bought 3 years ago. its a First gen i7 and its absolutely working fine. Since i use softwares like Photoshop Illustrator and Dreamweaver. I want to upgrade the RAM. I ...
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How to determine the SATA port revision?

I saw this product advertised at various places on the internet; it's a 2.5" HDD caddy to replace the optical drive in laptops. My question is, how to find out if the DVD drive has a SATA II or III ...
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Metro apps unable to connect

Ive got an active internet connection, and my browsers can access it. However, none of the metro apps are able to connect. They all indicate that the system is offline. I'm quite sure it's because my ...
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Windows 7 is very slow on Dell Studio 14 [closed]

My laptop model is Dell Studio 14 and it has 3 GB ram with Intel Core i3 Processor & ATI Radeon 512 MB PCI Express Graphics card. I haven't given Windows 7 Setup since it was bought two years ...
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Disable Digital Keyboard Buttons Dell Studio XPS 16

On my Dell Studio XPS 16, there are digital buttons which control wireless (on & off), volume (up & down), mute, eject, etc. Currently, these digital buttons become glitchy and get triggered ...
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Restoring Operating System & Preloaded Apps on Dell Laptop

I got a virus on my computer and wanted to do a complete re-install on my computer. I got the re-installation disk provided when I first got the computer. I had three partitions OEM, Recovery, and OS, ...
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What is the correct antenna configuration for an Intel Centrino 6300 module on a Dell Studio XPS 16?

I purchased an upgraded wireless card (Intel Centrino 6300) for my Dell Studio XPS 16, and need to know the correct antenna configuration. There were no install instructions for the wireless card, nor ...
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How to get dual monitors set up with ATI Radeon HD 4350 on a Dell Studio Slim?

Similar to this question except that this is a Dell Studio Slim, so the video card only has a DVI and HDMI port, no VGA port. Should I use a splitter on the DVI port? Or hook one monitor into DVI and ...
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Dell 1558 I/O error + System crashing

I have a Dell Studio 1558 (Core i7, 6G Ram, 500G HD, ATi HD5470) (Not more than a few months old - still in warranty) Some events that started happening with my laptop starting a few days ago in ...
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Watch TV without using Media Center

I have a DELL Studio XPS 1640 with an inbuilt TV Tuner. The only problem is I have to use Windows Media Center to watch TV. Is it possible to set up VLC Player or some other player that can allow me ...
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DVD driver stopped recognizing any discs

I have a Dell Studio 1537 with Windows 7 on it. My DVD driver stopped recognizing discs suddenly. It is not recognizing CDs, DVDs and not even the Windows 7 boot disc. When I did sfc /scannow it ...
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Can I play a music on Windows 7 and output its sound to both Audio outputs?

I have a Dell XPS Studio 16. It has two audio outputs for headphones. When I play music on Windows 7 using Windows Media Player, it can only listen to one of my two audio outputs (I can only set one ...
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Mouse-clicks do not work sometimes

My mouse does sometimes not Right/left-click. By sometimes I mean on average every 5th click. It looks as if the click just simply did not happen. I tried this with 3 different mice and the behavior ...
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Make laptop boot to external monitor

Dell 1737 2x Dell U2311H The laptop lid is always closed and is wall mounted behind the monitors. Every time i boot the laptop, i have to open the lid a little until it goes to the win 7 logon ...
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How do I full-screen a window in one monitor and do other things on the other monitor

I have Windows 7 installed on my laptop, which is a Dell studio XPS 16. I recently set up a second monitor for it. I've noticed that when I open up full screen applications, like a game or media ...
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need dell studio 1557 webcam driver

I need Dell Studio 1557 webcam driver.i can not find this driver in Dell Drivers and Downloads page.
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Eject key not working after reinstalling windows

Eject key(cd/dvd) in keyboard(Dell Studio 1557) not working after reinstalling windows. how can solve this problem?
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What is the name of this component?

I was wondering what the name of the 5th component was. Dell 1747 Studio 17
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DELL Studio 14 Battery LED flashing

My laptop DELL Studio 14's Battery LED suddenly flashes in orange-orange-orange-white-blank sequence. Anybody tried before? Exact model number is DELL Studio 1435.
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Enable hardware virtualization on Dell Studio 1555 laptop

I am trying to enable hardware virtualization on my laptop but I can't find anything in the BIOS. How can I enable hardware virtualization - or does my system not support hardware virtualization?
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In general, can you use 32-bit drivers on a 64-bit OS?

I currently have a 32-bit Windows 7 installation, and want to do a clean reinstall to 64-bit Windows 7. If I back up my 32-bit drivers/download the original OEM 32-bit drivers for my new 64-bit ...
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Laptop RAM upgrade: max out more than recommended?

I have a Dell Studio 1735...currently with 3GB DDR2 RAM...Max RAM is 4GB. Currently have Windows 7 32-bit installed, want to upgrade to 64-bit... Everything on this page is compatible with this ...
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Driver for windows XP on dell studio 1558 i3 processor

I have loaded Windows XP on my dell studio but now I don't have any drivers for Windows should I do? I am not able to access net or switch on Bluetooth etc. I don't want to remove XP, I need it. ...
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Turning off Synaptics 3 finger gestures on Dell laptop

I'm running the following configuration: Dell Studio 1557 Laptop Windows 7 Professional x64 Synaptics Touchpad Software 13.2.2.2 Dell Touchpad "driver" 13.2.2.2 While the Synaptics folder is there ...
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Reinstall Windows 7 from Recovery Partition on a Dell Studio 1555 laptop

Dell includes a recovery partition with all their laptops, apparently, and I need to use mine. The problem is I repartitioned the laptops hard drive originally. I found this link, ...
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A disk is stuck in my slot-loading Dell Studio Hybrid. How can I get it out?

The slot-loading optical drive in my Dell Studio Hybrid has been acting up. Sometimes it works fine, sometimes it churns and makes some unpleasant sounds. Now I can't even get it to eject the disc ...
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Dell laptop hangs on bootup

I've got a Dell 1535 Studio laptop. It's hanging on boot up. It's just at the dell load up screen at the VERY start of boot up. Sometimes it doesn't even display the bootup screen and when it does it ...
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Dell Studio 1537 display doesn't work anymore. Can anyone help?

I have a laptop from Dell, a Studio 1537, model PP33L which I bought a year and a week ago (so no more warranty!). Since yesterday, the screen isn't showing any image anymore. The light works (I can ...
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Dell Studio 15 battery performance?

How many hours of usage can I expect from the 6 and 9 cell batteries Dell offers with the Studio 15 (for general usage, like wifi browsing and some applications like word)? Also, if you own a ...
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Processor Heatsink - Thermal paste application

Do I have to apply more thermal paste to put the processor heat sink back into the laptop? OR, do I just need to make sure that the screws are tight, and it will work? What are the problems with not ...
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Dell Studio 17 - heat problems

OK, before y'all jump on me and say this is a duplicate (http://superuser.com/questions/130181/dell-studio-17-turning-off-suddenly), let me explain... UPDATE 6-24-10 I have taken the cover off and ...
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Dell Studio 17 with two headphone outs

Got a Studio 17 with two headphone out jacks. It also has Soundblaster X-Fi Hi Def Audio Software enabled. Would it be possible to use one of the headphone outs as a monitor and the other as a ...
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Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 on Dell Studio 64-bit Wi-Fi

I just installed Ubuntu 10.04 on my new Dell Studio. The Wi-Fi doesn't connect. How do I make the Wi-Fi work? And what other problems exist, and how can I correct them?
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Dell Studio 1558 Bluetooth driver problem

I am using Dell Studio 1558 laptop. Originally it was having windows 7 64 bit Home edition but than i upgraded my system to Windows 7 32 bit Professinal edition. The problem i am facing due to this ...
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Dell Studio 17 - turning off suddenly

I have a Dell Studio 17 laptop, a refurbished model almost 2 years old...It is currently running Windows 7 32-bit, Home Premium. Via a clean install, it is a Vista upgrade machine...A while back, a ...