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Questions tagged [dell-latitude]

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

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CPU upgrade on a Dell Latitude E6400 results in in a dead system

I have recently bought a Core 2 Duo T9900 for my Dell Latitude E6400 laptop, after having read the following Dell community thread. Unfortunately, I obtain a blank screen after pressing the power ...
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Keeping laptop battery healthy [closed]

On our old Lenovo's, we used to have a Lenovo app which would stop the battery from charging when it reached 100%, it would then let the charge drop to 90%, and then it would charge the battery back ...
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Ubuntu Fan Control on Dell Latitude

I have a Dell Latitude E7450 that has Ubuntu 18.04.01 installed and kernal version 4.15.0-45-generic. My problem is that my fan does not turn on which causes my computer to overhead and shut itself ...
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Getting rid of the diagnostic boot

I am currently using Dell Latitude E4300 and the issue is that the power button board is not working due to which my computer always boots in the diagnostic mode. I've checked that under System ...
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Does Dell Latitude 7390 13'' support Thunderbolt?

I have a Dell Latitude 7390 at work. According to this compatibility list, the device should be supported, but checking the manufacturer's site it seems to be an option. Checking the USB-C port, it ...
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How is the keyboard connected in Dell Latitude E7440?

I’d like to learn which cable is used for sending keypresses to the notebook, since the following documentation, combined with knowledge about older models, makes it unclear. From the “Removing the ...
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Using third party battery with Dell laptop [closed]

I recently bought a replacement battery for my old Dell Latitude. It was advertised as a replacement battery for the model, but when it arrived I discovered it was not actually a Dell battery but ...
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laptop noisy sound - fan or hdd?

I've experienced some strange noisy sound in my laptop. I can't definitely tell it's from the fan, but I think so because hdd failure sounds are different. The laptop is Dell latitude e6410, its ...
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Dvd Drive won't recognize blank CD

I have a bunch of CD-Rs that I bought for burning music onto. I am certain that my DVD drive works because I have used it in playing a game. I don't know what to do about my CDs because I am not a ...
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Dell Lattitude 5490, issue with keypad clicks with Debian 9

I have issue with keypad click. They do not work properly as my wired mouse. When I use xev to identify wich key is sent : my wired mouse : left: Button1, right: 3 (good configuration) my keypad: ...
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High GPU usage on Dell e7450 - power

I use the pc normally. Pc starts to be very very slow. I look at task manager and I see high GPU usage Look at the process: Then I look at Intel(R) Extreme Tuning Utility: note that "power limit ...
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Windows 10 docked Lock Screen flaw?

Computer Info: Dell Latitude 7490, running Windows 10 Enterprise. Version: 1703 Build 15063.1324. Docking station is a Display Link D6000, connected through a USB C port. I have noticed that ...
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Reconnecting WLAN and WWAN cables when replacing screen on Dell E4200

Apologies if this is off-topic; I in no way consider myself a Superuser but it seems to tick the "Specific issues with [...] hardware" box and I can't find a better-suited SE. I am helping a friend ...
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How can I restore a Dell Latitude E6410 back to Factory Settings/By pass Bit Locker Encryption?

I have just been given a Dell Latitude E6410. The Laptop has not been used in a while, though still loads etc. The Laptop has the Bit Locker Encryption installed. Neither myself nor the original ...
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Windows 10 touchpad Release Drag after Finger Lift on Dell Latitude E6510

Having the same problem as "Windows 10 touchpad Release Drag after Finger Lift" but on a dell E6510. I lift finger after scrolling, move the cursor w/in the window and it keeps scrolling. Followed the ...
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Using a 24" Apple Cinema Display with a Dell latitude E5470

Has anybody managed to use an Apple 24" Cinema Display with a laptop using the VGA port? Mine is a Dell E5470 running Windows 7. I have the latest drivers for the Intel graphic card installed. ...
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Terrible audio quality in Windows 10 after recent software update

I'm documenting this question and answer for others for my specific situation that I hope is a benefit for others. I'm purposely being verbose in hopes that some sort of keyword search or general ...
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Deleting 2 items from Programs: Dell laptop, Windows 10 after startup message

Everytime I startup my laptop, I get this popup: Deleting 2 items from Programs and it also says: TouchPad Options 1000 bytes I went to CCleaner and, in Tools-> Startup, I stopped the program ...
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How to know your PC's RAM model on Windows 10?

I've got a DELL Latitude E5470 and it's got an 8GB RAM. I saw there is an empty slot so I can put another one but I'm not sure which one to choose: this one or this one... I didn't see any sticker ...
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are laptop webcams 360 degree?

I have a question. are enterprise model laptop's (Dell Latitude) webcams 360 degree? (specifically but anyway any vendor) I got a refurbished one, but official Windows app, not 360 capture anyway But ...
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Yellow Tint in new laptop [duplicate]

I have newest Latitude 5490 with 8th gen i7 and 16gb of RAM. The screen of my laptop is little bit yellowish in comparison to my previous laptop (Latitude 5480). I have updated all the drivers and ...
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yellow screen issue with Dell Latitude 5498

I have newest Latitude 5490 with 8th gen i7 and 16gb of RAM. The screen of my laptop is little bit yellowish in comparison to my previous laptop (Latitude 5480). I have updated all the drivers and ...
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Pointstick doesn't work when other keyboard key is pressed

I am using a Dell Latitude E6430 (Windows 10 32-bit). I have this problem since I have bought it. The issue is, when I press a key on the keyboard, I can't use my pointstick (neither touchpad). This ...
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Legacy to UEFI cmd/powershell

Is it possible to perform a disk partition and firmware boot to UEFI through cmd or powershell without rebooting the device and manually changing the info at the BIOS? I should say that I am ...
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My Dell laptop shuts down whenever I close the lid

Since Thursday Last week, my Dell computer has been shutting down whenever I close the lid. It is set (in the control panel) to do nothing when I close the lid on both plugged in and battery power. I ...
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Dell E6420 remote device won’t accept connection Windows 10

I have a Dell Latitude E6420 with Windows 10 and it suddenly won't connect to the internet. I have run a troubleshoot and this is the result that came up: The device or resource (www.microsoft.com) ...
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CD/DVD Drive Auto Ejects

My laptop's CD drive ejects automatically, most of the time. I tried disabling it in Windows device manager. But still the issue exist. It sometimes ejects in the early stage of booting ( when the ...
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How to reprogram the Dell TrackStick buttons?

I don't use the TrackStick on my new Dell Laptop. I would love to reprogram the 3 buttons to use for other purposes. Is there anyway to do that?
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Set default camera to the rear one in Windows 10

We have a Dell Latitude 5285 laptop/tablet running Windows 10 which, upon opening the Camera app, always starts the front 'selfie' camera. There is a button to switch to the rear camera, but after ...
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How to change the display color of the screen on Windows 10?

This is the display color on Dell Latitude E5470 on Windows 7 whereas for Dell Inspiron 7000 series on Windows 10 The last one is a slight yellowish in color. On the second machine, I want to have ...
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Unlocking and reusing a hardware FDE Seagate Momentus FDE2 hard disk for running Linux

I got hold of an old Dell E6410 laptop which had in it a hardware FDE Seagate Momentus 7200 FDE2 hard drive, and I want to install Linux on this machine. When I boot from a USB drive running Linux ...
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Why is Dell D620 SMP battery not charging?

What problems may cause the battery not to charge or Ubuntu to report only a 6% charge? The AC Adapter is warm, emitting a high-pitched buzzing noise, and says "INPUT: 100-240 V ~1.5A / 50/60HZ", "...
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Change bootorder on Dell computers with UEFI

Does anyone know a way to change the bootorder from inside the OS (Windows 7/10) on Dell computers? It is working fine with legacy mode and using cctk but does not seem to have any effect when the ...
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DELL Latitude 5480 with Intel Core i5 7th Gen laptop fan runs continously

Just to tell you some history. My laptop was recently upgraded to Windows 10. It was working fine with no issues. In just the past few days, it's making a lot of sound when the battery charger is ...
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How to install 2nd drive for Dell e6430; 'Data may be at risk' message

I want to install 2nd hard drive - Seagate Momentus XT 750 GB SSD Hybrid Drive(instead of optical drive) for Dell Latitude e6430. So, Do I need to set up BIOS settings and how? However, I didn't ...
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2560x1440 monitor display only 2048x1152 [duplicate]

I have DELL laptop lattitude e5530 with integrate graphic HD4000. I bought DELL monitor U2515h, which is qhd (2560x1440), which is connected over HDMI. I defined custom resolution (in default was not ...
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Dell Latitude without TPM - can I create multiple USB flash drives for BitLocker startup-key storage?

We have a user that needs a new laptop (OS is Win10 Pro) and the only one available in the remote office does not have a TPM. However, our new security protocols dictate that BitLocker must be used on ...
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How do I disable the touchpad (Windows 7) on my Dell E6400 - before I go nuts?

I use a USB mouse but the touchpad will not switch off using Fn/F5 like it ought to. At the moment I have sticky tape on it, but it still throws the cursor around.
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Replacing the SSD on a Dell Latitude E7270

I bought a 512 GB SSD from the Dell store for the E7270. When I opened up my laptop to replace my 128 GB SSD, I found that it was much smaller than the one I bought. All the tutorials I found online ...
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Scrolling With Trackpad Locks Computer

I received a Dell Latitude 3340 (from 2015 I believe) with Windows 10 Pro pre-installed. I'm having a problem where whenever I two-finger scroll using the trackpad, the computer locks itself. Since ...
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Volume goes to zero and then fades in to new volume when increased or decreased

Whenever I increase or decrease my laptop's volume after not changing it for a while, it will go to zero volume (it won't actually on the slider, just the audio) and then fade in to the new volume. ...
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Dell Latitude E5450 and Dell E-Port K07A

I have a Dell Latitude E5450 that I connect to a Dell E-Port mode K07A. When I dock the laptop the rear USB ports on the laptop are disabled as documented on Dell's support pages. My question is... I ...
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RAM upgrade compatibility? [duplicate]

I bought myself a RAM memory upgrade. Specifically (Corsair Ddr3 8gb 1600mhz Cmso8gx3m1b1600c1). My laptop is Dell Lattitude E6440. Would it fit? Been reading that my laptop takes ddr3L, but this is ...
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Latitude e6540 fails to install wifi network drivers

After reinstalling Windows 7 to my dell Latitude e6540 I downloaded a number of drivers using the machine its service tag on the dell website to ensure the right drivers were provided. When I attempt ...
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Keep laptop sound device from shutting down after some time of standby

I have 2 problems with my laptop: (a) When playing, starting a video or audio file or a stream (youtube for example) the audio starts 4 seconds late (no sync issues, just no sound for the first few ...
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Dell 7470 Application Crashes

I have a Dell Latitude E7470 laptop, purchased late 2016. Currently standard apart from an Intel 600p 1tb SSD. I am experiencing frequent application crashes - Excel, Word, Visual Studio 2015, SQL ...
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For what is the socket located just beside the DVD drive in Dell E6430 used?

I just bought a new laptop from my computer teacher (where I do Web designing Course) few days ago. I was given only three things: A Bag, An Adapter, and The Laptop. I was not given any guide (I don'...
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where can I get driver for dell latitude d530 WIndows XP

I have a Dell Latitude D530, with Windows XP Professional SP3 installed, on which I can't get the Ethernet Controller working. The wireless network connection works fine. This particular machine dual ...
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Determine Dell model numbers for batches of computers by IP or Service Tag?

I have ~2000 computers that I'm trying to create a database for, and see what models these are. I have the Service Tags, and the IP addresses, and I can manually go in and run a remote System ...
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Bluescreen (error code: PNP_DETECTED_FATAL_ERROR) after Dell update

Really hoping someone can help me. I'm at work and trying to fix one of our laptops. It's Dell Latitude E5450 running Windows 10. A couple of hours ago (before I got in, unfortunately) it displayed a ...