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The Dell Inspiron is a line of consumer laptops made by Dell.

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precision touchpad settings made touchpad not work properly

My touchpad didn't work properly as it should. So I changed my precision touchpad settings as mentioned in the dell website. The settings are the features tap with two fingers to right-click and tap ...
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System freezes when running with different RAM

I have an Inspirion N5010 running Ubuntu 20.04. I haven't upgraded any hardware except HDD. Whenever I try to run my system with 4GB RAM stick, it freezes ~2 minutes after startup. If I replace it ...
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Laptop's USB 3.0 ports not working, USB 2.0 port working partially (with some weird issues)

I have a Dell Inspiron 5567 running on Windows 10 Home (21H2 19044.1645). It has two USB 3.0 ports on the motherboard and one USB 2.0 port attached to the motherboard using a flat ribbon cable. Last ...
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How does Dell update drivers through the browser?

Does anyone know how Dell can update drivers on my Dell by me just visiting their driver download page? The browser doesn't prompt me to download files or anything, but some how Dell is able to update ...
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HTTPSBOOT Failed to initialize network connection

I have Dell Inspiron 3511 running Windows 11. On startup it started showing suddenly, Inspiron 3511 "HTTPSBOOT Failed to initialize network connection" It doesn't boot now. I tried ...
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Is there a way to avoid/disable optimus if there is no mux switch?

I have a Dell Inspiron gaming laptop that has the following specs: CPU: intel i5-6300hq 4 cores 4 threads GPU: Nvidia GTX 960m ram: ddr3 8gb 1600mhz hard drive: SATA SSD 256gb I recently learnt about ...
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Is it safe to overclock laptop monitor?

I was watching a pro gamer today and he mentioned that he's using a new screen resolution. I decided to give it a try to test if it looks good and offers a considerable lower input delay. I launched ...
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Data encrypted on SSD after attempt to clone a drive (Dell Factory Setup)

Short explanation It's a Dell Inspiration 15 7000 which ran the original factory Windows 10 installation from Dell that came with the Notebook. It won't boot from it's internal SSD any more after a ...
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Dell Inspiron battery diode on indefinitely

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 Gaming 7577 with specs hardly IMHO important, but someone might be of other opinion, so let me start with all that non-sense: BIOS/UEFI: updated to 1.16.0, latest to date; ...
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Can't boot from USB stick

I have an Dell Inspirion 5590 with Windows 11 BIOS version 1.17.0 I want to replace Windows 11 with Pop OS (supports UEFI) for this laptop I already use various usb bootable creators like: ventoy, ...
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Stuck in repair tool loop Windows 10

Today I decided to install an update on Dell Inspiron 14 5000. After the restart, it put me in the repair tool loop and none of the options presented in troubleshooting work. Furthermore, when I try ...
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WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR after SSD install, SATA to PCIe NVMe

I have a WHEA_UNCORRECTABLE_ERROR after I installed a new SSD. I have a Dell Inspiron 15 7567. From factory it had a Toshiba M.2 SATA SSD Gen 3x4 2280 128GB as the main hard drive and a 500GB HDD. I ...
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How to mount HDD after upgrading SSD?

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 7567 and I changed the SSD card. From factory it has an SSD for the main OS and a HDD for storage. After changing the SSD I used the factory reset USB but I did not noticed ...
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Dell Inspiron 3668 boots to support assist [closed]

I recently set up an Arch linux/Windows 11 dual-boot. Today, I decided to try to open windows again for the first time in weeks, and it opened to Dell support assist. I then tried to fix it by myself, ...
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Why my disk utilization is showing full on Windows 10?

I am using Windows 10 64 bit OS on Dell i5 processor. The disk utilization is showing 100% but no applications running them. This is happening since I installed hypervisors (VMware workstation, ...
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How do I fix audio issue on Dell Inspiron 3585?

I have been trying to fix an issue with the audio connection on my Dell Inspiron 3585. The issue is that whenever I plug in headphones the audio doesn't switch to them. I have tried going via dell ...
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Is 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-11390H Processor (12MB Cache, up to 5.0GHz with ITBM3.0) compatible with LInux Ubuntu 20.04?

I'm looking at new Dell laptop with i7-11390H Processor https://www.dell.com/en-ca/shop/laptops/intel/spd/inspiron-15-5510-laptop/ni155510_sb_h5011ce I checked Canonical and found out that it has ...
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What RAM am i looking for? Inspiron 15 3567. 1 slot has 8GB SODIMM speed of 2133MHz. 1 slot open. <--from task manager/performance/memory [duplicate]

I don't know much about it but want to get the right stuff the first try. What other information is needed to help me and, where do i find it? Does that speed of 2133MHz mean that this is the only ...
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'Stereo mix" missing from Dell Inspiron 15 3000 series

I recently bought an Inspiron 15 3000 series laptop from Dell. The sound driver used in this laptop is 'Cirrus logic superior HD Audio'. I am trying to record audio coming from my Laptop speaker using ...
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Dell Inspiron 5378 won't boot (or complete POST) after black screen

I have a Dell Inspiron 5378 (i7 7th Gen) that was delivered in June 2017 (out of warranty). It is running Windows 10. In the middle of use today under AC adapter power, it simply shut off (black ...
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How to unlock Dell Inspiron 15R N5110 BIOS hidden menu and possibly enable UEFI support

Apparently Dell decided for N5110 to use BIOS instead of UEFI, but according to a user njoker link "IT HAS A RIDICULOUS LEGACY BIOS LAYER ON TOP OF A TIANO UEFI IMPLEMENTATION" How to enable ...
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Internet speed in my Ubuntu 20.04 is painfully slow

Hi I bought a new Dell Inspriron 5501 quite months back. Never really use it a lot. But still after installing Ubuntu 20.04 my internet is really slow. I only get download speed of 100KB/second ...
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Display Bios to external Monitor at System Start

Recently, My laptop lcd got broken after a fall so I unplugged it from the motherboard. I am trying to connect it with an external monitor but unable to get my bios display onto external monitor. I ...
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Can I install Ubuntu dual boot on a Windows 10 Dell Inspiron 3505 laptop?

I've got a new laptop, Dell Inspiron 3505 with AMD Ryzen 5 3500u with Radeon Vega Mobile Gfx 2.10GHz quad-core, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Windows 10 pre-installed. I want to install the latest Ubuntu ...
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Dell Inspiron can no longer pick up my wifi?

I have a Dell Inspiron (not 100% sure what the correct version number is; the sticker on it says 15R but PC info says 5537). It's running the 64-bit version of Windows 8.1. Today it's lost the ability ...
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How to install addititonal fan to my case?

Hello I want to install an additional fan on my pc (Dell Tower 3620) and I can't find any port to it and there is not any additional wire from its power supply? Is there's a solution? I Think of ...
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Inspiron 15R 5537 - HDD in Optical bay caddy and SSD in Primary Bay - Not working But Other way round its working

Recently I planned to install SSD as primary storage for Windows 10 and current HDD as secondary storage. I successfully installed OS in SSD and formatted OS from HDD but I am facing weird problem. ...
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How to connect Acer monitor from Dell laptop?

I have a Dell laptop recent version. It is connecting to Samsung monitor and other different monitors. Recently I bought an Acer monitor KG2410 and it is not detecting on my system. On Windows 10, it ...
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White Screen Beeping Laptop Won't Connect To External Monitor

I have a dell inspiron (5737, I believe) Turned it on one day and the screen was white. Fiddled with it for some time and finally got it to connect to a TV. Then I turned it on the next day,it was now ...
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Installed New Hard Drive in Laptop, Not Being Detected, How to Troubleshoot

Here is how I am attaching new drive Attached caddy to hard drive Hard drive in laptop I followed link given by Hard Drive vendor to replace hard drive, but I am having problems, https://www....
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32 Inch additional monitor texts get pixelated On Dell Core i7 laptop

Could you please help me with this issue? : I've connected a 32-inch ASUS VG328H1V 165Hz monitor with my laptop. And the texts become pixelated. I've tried the following; Changing resolution Changing ...
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PC is updating continuously for half an hour on every startup

I have Windows 10 on my home laptop. I start it only 2 days a week, because I usually use my tablet. Every time I start it, Windows, Dell, or something else is updating, disk or cpu usage being 100%, ...
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What is the name of this connector (2x) of an internal Laptop WIFI card? (Dell Inspiron 7548)

What is the name of this connector on top of my internal WIFI card (it looks like a very tiny version of a coaxial connector)? The ones on top labelled WLAN. It goes to the WIFI antenna. I need to buy ...
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How to replace WIFI antenna of Dell Inspiron 7548?

I need to replace the WIFI antenna + cable of my Dell Inspiron 7548. The unit appears to look like this. But is that part attached to the LCD screen or part of it? How exactly would I replace that ...
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NetworkManager service error found in journalctl

Someone, please can explain me in plain words what this log can mean, so I can try to fix it, I tried all sort of things I found. I'm on a Ubuntu, and switched from gnome to xfce. dbus-daemon[767]: [...
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External monitor goes black randomly

Any external monitor where I connect laptop goes randomly going black. First only blinking. Now barely come online. Dell Inspiron 7577 Windows 10 64bit Integrated GPU: Intel HD Graphics 630 Dedicated ...
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Dell Inspiron 15R 5521 - No Display No Keyboard Motherboard beeps on RAM removal *

I have Inspiron 15R 5521. It is not giving display. Keyboard is also not working. I removed RAM and CMOS battery one by one and motherboard gave correct number of beeps each time. I shut-downed the ...
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Why is my pc Sound muffled in earphones but becomes okay when I press and hold the play button

The sound is muffled, the base sound are all cut out when I plug in headsets via the 3.5mm jack but when I press and hold the play button it sounds okay. Headsets without a pause/play button work fine ...
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After Resuming from Sleep, Second SATA HDD Visible, But Not Accessible

Second SATA HDD is Visible, But Not Accessible after Resume from Sleep. Dell 15r 7520 Windows 8.1x64 - Fully Updated C Drive - OS Drive. Kingston mSATA SSD D Drive - 2nd Drive: WD Blue 1TB SATA The WD ...
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my laptop does not work when I turn it on

I have Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Laptop, While I was watching a video on YouTube, a white screen came up, everything was running the fan and the sound of the video I was watching, Nothing happened and I ...
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How to turn off laptop native display with its lid open while using external monitors

I'm using a Windows laptop (model: DELL inspiron-13-5379-2-in-1-laptop), and its LED lid has to be in open position, otherwise the laptop is designed not to repond when push power button to turn on. I'...
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Use Dell Technician Toolkit even if you aren't a technician

I was getting support with my dell machine yesterday, and I noticed that the technician used a program called TechnicianToolkit. I had found the file on my computer, but it crashes immediately after ...
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Installing SATA3 SSD in HDD or SATA Optical drive

I have Dell Inspiron 5458 and want to replace my storage with SSD. The HDD is 6Gbps SATA 3 interface which is perfect for my new 6Gbps SATA 3 SSD. But my question is will I get same performance/speed ...
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System drive fills up for no reason

have 128 gb of ssd, and my system drive is located there. Every time I reinstall windows I get 60 gb of free space. After a month or so it becomes 0 very quickly even though I don't install anything ...
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Problems when turning on plugged in laptop

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 7000 laptop and for some unknown reason the monitor doesn't turn on but my keyboard lights up. The only that this happens is when the battery is full and still plugged in. ...
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dell inspiron 5593 - A computer screen pops up to the right and left sometimes

I bought a dell computer for a week and a half, and I have a strange problem with the screen, I do not know how to explain it, half part of the screen, move right to left. I do not know what to do. I ...
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How so I find a new hard drive for my laptop?

The hard drive of my Dell Inspiron 15R 5521 laptop failed. I went to Dell's website, entered my service tag number and it suggested a compatible hard drive: Dell 500GB 2.5in SATA 7,200rpm hard drive. ...
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Setting automatic charge levels in Ubuntu

I'm using Linux and I'd like to make my computer start charging when I am at 30% level and stop charging when I'm at 80%, because it's mostly plugged in and I want to increase my battery life. Is this ...
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What is the maximum RAM that I can install on my Dell Inspiron One 2320 [duplicate]

I have a Dell Inspiron One 2320 Machine whose owners manual officially states it can support a maximum of 8GB RAM. That information is also confirmed at the official Dell forum here My Computer ...
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I have a USBC to usb cable, can I use the usbc port in my computer and then attach the usb part to a monitor?

I am to receive a Dell monitor soon. I have one cable with a UBSC and USB one each end. My computer has a usbc port, while the dell monitor only has hdmi,vga, and regular usb ports. Will my monitor ...
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