Questions tagged [dell-inspiron]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
93 views

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%, ...
0
votes
0answers
74 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
191 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
39 views

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]: [...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

laptop not booting up due to mishap

I would like to ask if there's anything I could do to boot up my laptop properly. So recently, I kept an ice bucket on my laptop, and forgot to remove it. Now it just wont start up and just simply ...
1
vote
1answer
32 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Sound not working in dell inspiron 7000 in linux mint

I had Linux Mint 19.3 (Cinnamon) in which Internal Microphone Built-in-Audio (Default Mic) stopped working. So not being able to fix it, I installed Linux Mint 20.1, still I am facing the same issue. ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

BTwuiext.exe closes as soon as it starts when I click on control option while connecting a bluetooth device

I was just trying to connect my bluetooth device with my dell laptop (windows 7 64 bit)but was unable to open control option even after double clicking on my "buetooth device" showing in &...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

My Dell Inspiron n4110 's keyboard is not working except for the first row of keys

My Dell Inspiron n4110 's keyboard is not working except for the first row of keys. Keys such as the esc, fn keys are working, But when I pressed the esc, the laptop is locking and off. I tried to ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
27 views

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'...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Internal wifi card (BCM43142) stopped seeing my home wifi network

This is a strange one, just like the title says one day I woke up, turned on my computer(Dell Inspiron 3521, Ubuntu 20.04) everything was as usual, except the computer didn't connect to the internet. ...
0
votes
0answers
75 views

Sudden, unexplained drop in Wifi speed on my Dell Laptop running Win 10; 5 mbps instead of 100 mbps

My 6 month old Dell Laptop (Inspiron 15 7591) used to work just fine with my Home Wifi (screenshot below, showing the "alto" SSID), typically giving speeds upto 100 mbps (150 mbps is the ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

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. ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
46 views

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. ...
-1
votes
1answer
102 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
87 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
22 views

RAM for Dell Inspiron 3521

I have a Dell Inspiron Laptop . It came with Factory produced 2 GB ram and one empty slot. Now i am not able to determine how much more is supported if i want to upgrade this? Manboard Memory SPD - ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

Dell Inspiron Failed Bios Test - Next Steps

I have Inspiron 15R 5521 (purchased in 2013) that won't start up. When I ran BIOS test I got Error Code: 2000-0142 Validation: 111399 Msg: Hard Drive 0 Before I call Tech Support, what can I do on my ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Dell Inspiron E6430 bluetooth “skipping”

I have found many threads on Bluetooth audio issues and even with the 6400 series but none of them have my exact issue. To replicate play some music and while the music is playing hit the mute button ...
1
vote
2answers
465 views

Headphone jack not working (Dell Inspiron 15 7000)

Brand new Inspiron 15 7000 running Windows 10. Start up Windows with the headphones already plugged into the audio jack, and sound is correctly played through the headphones. Unplug the headphone from ...
0
votes
1answer
122 views

Differences between Dell SupportAssist and Windows restore points

I've noticed that a "restore point" is created when updating a Dell laptop computer using SupportAssist: However, under the System Protection tab in System Properties, protection for ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

how can I recover Dell Inspiron 1300 Internal HDD password?

I have an early 2000s Dell Inspiron 1300. I set a password on the internal HDD, but forgot it. I contacted Dell Support but they said there was nothing they could do. I'm not worried about the data on ...
0
votes
0answers
100 views

Ubuntu 18 bootup screen blinking with the following message: “/dev/nvme0n1p6: clean, ***/*** files, ***/*** blocks

I have Ubuntu 18 LTS and it was using it fine this morning. I took a break and powered it down. When I turned it on again, I got the following message on a flickering screen beyond which the boot ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Changed the screen on my Dell Inspiron 5559, and can't change brightness

As title suggests. My previous screen had an ink spot; so I decided to change it. I actually got an used one from an Inspiron 5558. It works perfectly but I cannot change the brightness settings ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Dell 3542 display

Horizontal pink and blue flickering lines appearing on Dell 3542 laptop display. They don't appear as I start my laptop. They take a few minutes to appear after startup. Any guess what could be wrong ?...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

A way to run 32G RAM in an Inspiron 5482, declared for max 16G

I recently bought an Inspiron 5482 2-in-1, having two RAM slots with one 8GB module and one free, and I'd like to determine the max RAM I can install: CPU: i7 8565U | Max CPU supported RAM: 64GB ...
0
votes
0answers
77 views

Max RAM size on Dell Inspiron 3542 [duplicate]

I am having Dell Inspiron 3542 with 0RK2KV motherboard, Intel i3-4005U CPU and 4GB of RAM and I wish to upgrade my RAM. Now the Intel's website mentions the maximum RAM support to be 16GB DDR3L 1333/...
0
votes
1answer
96 views

Dell 15 7559 Turns Off Randomly

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 7559, everything went well until I upgraded memory from 8GB to 16Gb (2x8gb). After I did that, my computer started to "get buggy". First, it didn't want to turn on,...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

External mouse - Have to do double click to make a single click

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 and a Dell Optical Mouse. Here are the problems whenever I connect the external mouse, which started from yesterday: Left button works as right button. Right button works as ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Fast Startup Issues: Shutdown failing

I have a Dell Inspiron and I just recently switched the palm rest and base cover. These are two very trivial fixes and to be honest I wouldn't expect them to have any direct cause in this issue. Since ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Laptop plugged in not charging, Windows 7

At least once every week, laptop shows this problem of plugged in and not charging. It starts working again only after reinstalling drivers (Microsoft acpi control battery driver) and removing battery ...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

How to turn on a laptop by short press instead of long press

Currently I have to press and hold the physical power button (long press) to turn on a dell laptop inspiron. Is it possible to do a modification in order that this action can be done just by pressing ...
0
votes
1answer
158 views

Keyboard not typing symbol until I type the number first

Seemingly out of nowhere, my Dell Inspiron 13 laptop keyboard starts behaving in the following way: Frequently and randomly, all number keys except 5 and 6 fail to register when holding shift (that ...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

Windows Computer Stuck On Loop

a while ago I was notified that my computer did not have enough space to update so I cleared some space and deleted some of my apps and tried again. It worked and it started updating, I went to sleep ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

How to install com ports in windows 7?

I'm having a big problem on how to install programs since the ports are not functioning after I just downgraded my laptop's OS to windows 7. I check my device manager, and I can't find Universal ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Dell Inspiron Admin bios password

I have Dell Inspiron 14 5000 5491-10210U8G25ITOS and I cant change nothing in bios, because it requires "admin" password. I contact Dell support, but they didn't help.. I really don't ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Can 45W acer charger be used for Dell 45W laptop?

I have a dell inspiron 3000 series laptop whose charger is 45w. another acer charger which is 19V and 2.37A (45w). will it still charge the dell laptop If I modify the acer charger by cutting out the ...
0
votes
2answers
86 views

Using an UltraSharp 27 4K USB-C Monitor: U2720Q display with a Insprion 5579

Can I simply plug the USB-C cable of a UltraSharp 27 4K USB-C Monitor: U2720Q into a Insprion 5579 USB 3.0 Type A port with and adapter and use all of the display features except PD? Or alternatively ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

After connecting laptop to Dell D3100 docker, after 30 minutes it starts lagging

I have 2 Dell laptop Dell Inspiron 15-7572 (i5 8250U, 8GB RAM) : Personal Laptop Dell Latitude 5480 (i5 7200U, 8GB RAM) : Work Laptop Earlier, I was using D3100 docker with 2 external screen, and it ...
1
vote
1answer
244 views

Dell laptop black screen when start up but restart okay

I have a Dell Inspiron 5547 laptop bought in 2014. I updated it to Windows 10 later. I am happy for its stability as it has been all right for more than 6 years without any big problems. In recent one ...
0
votes
0answers
70 views

Varying internet speeds on different devices

I am experiencing something really weird. I use a Netgear Nighthawk R6700 router with a Verizon 200 Mbps connection. To my surprise I am getting very different speeds in different laptops (not ...

1
2 3 4 5
14