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After spilling water on my Dell Vostro Laptop, 2 keys are not working

Can I clean the keys by myself by plucking the keys out ? How exactly do I clean the laptop keyboard in such a situation ? Do I have to replace the whole keyboard ?
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Unplugged wire in Dell Vostro 1510 laptop?

So I was opening my laptop to replace the hard drive and I noticed something very strange. There was a loose wire. Do I need to be worried about this? I posted earlier on Stackexchance electronics, ...
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Dell Vostro Desktop error

Faced a strange situation at work today. We have people sitting at a table on opposite sides, with power cables underneath the table. This morning when the person sitting opposite to me banged his ...
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Dell Vostro suddenly giving “No TPM or TPM has…” message on boot

(Original question title was Dell Vostro suddenly giving "No TPM or TPM has problem" message on boot" but I was pinged by the stack exchange style police for having the word "problem" in my title!) I ...
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Win7 Dell Vostro Laptop that hangs / slows down after Login

I have a Dell Vostro 2420 Laptop that has abruptly developed this weird problem: It will boot up, allow me to login and then hang / freeze. Details: It successfully draws the desktop and starts ...
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Dell Vostro 230 (mini)- changing hard drives

I have a Dell Vostro 230 mini that has a Seagate 320 GB hard drive that is close to failing (I know this because its S.M.A.R.T. status reports a rapidly increasing Reallocated Sector Count). Because ...
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Dell Vostro 1000 w/fresh XP Pro installation running very slow

I'm working on a Dell Vostro 1000 laptop. It was running slowly and hanging, antivirus scans turned up nothing and the same with the Dell diagnostics (DFT hung - but Dell's diagnostics gave the HD a ...
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Updating Dell Vostro 3700 (Nvidia GeForce GT330M) display driver? [closed]

I've bought this laptop "Dell Vostro 3700", having inside an Intel integrated graphic card and an Nvidia GeForce GT330M. Depending on energy saving mode it switches between the two video cards. When ...
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Dell Vostro 1000 audio and wireless NIC drivers

I have a Dell Vostro 1000 laptop with a fresh XP Pro install. I'm trying to track down the correct audio and wireless NIC drivers. I've used this Dell support driver page, but the drivers it gives for ...
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Cannot execute a DELL BIOS update for a VOSTRO 260 machine

I am trying to update my DELL VOSTRO 260 BIOS. I am struggling to get anywhere. If I download the exe and try to run it using a FreeDOS USB drive: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DellBIOS#...