Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 1000 Notebook ?
Possible water or hard drive damage to Dell Inspiron 1000 Laptop
\015 I have a Dell Inspiron 1000 Laptop. My son spilled water across keyboard. It didn't seem like a large amount. I cleaned it up, then later the screen went to a blue shut down error screen. Now when I turn it on, I can hear it start up, but screen remains black and two of the four status lights glow green (the two on the right). Nothing else happens. I should note that the laptop has been running very slow for the last few weeks. I do run Malware and AVG weekly, with neither detecting anything (or than tracking cookies).\015
Its fryed the GPU, sorry it won't work anymore, unless a miracle happens. If it was off and you left it off until it completely dried out (6-7 days) it would of still worked.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Dell Inspiron 1000 Notebook
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
I have a Dell Inspiron E1505 laptop which trips AC power adapter
HiFrom what you told it, it sounds like theres a fault or a short in the mainboard or a connector is broken possibly the hard drive connector took some damage when you replaced the drive.If it doesn't boot up with battery then ... Dell PC Laptops
Possible water or hard drive damage to Dell Inspiron 1000 Laptop
Its fryed the GPU, sorry it won't work anymore, unless a miracle happens. If it was off and you left it off until it completely dried out (6-7 days) it would of still worked. ... Dell Inspiron 1000 Notebook
Re: your suggestion for my Dell Lattitude D600 Hard Drive Problem
Ok, now we have some good discourse! While I'd always prefer to use a friend's laptop to test my fringe hypotheses, having your own is a fine option too. And it sounds like you have an enclosure too, so you are pretty much all set. It's r ... PC Laptops
Setup does not detect any hard drives
This error means the operating system on the hard disk couldn't load due to possible faulty hard drive or disk controller. The fault could also mean the hard drive needs reseating to make proper connection. Reseat the hard drive and if you still get ... Dell Inspiron 2200 Notebook
Wont boot up to bios
I have had TWO recent model NEC laptops with the same symptom in the past 5 months. I was quite surprised, since NEC is a quality product. But the problem was the DVD/CD-Rom, which is made by Philips (mine were Philips SCB5265 models, but there are o ... NEC Versa SX Notebook
Dell 1501 Inspiron w/Vista won't boot up -- virus?
Hi Erika, have you tried pressing F8 when it starts booting (keep pressing it before dell bios screen fully loads)you should get a black screen with options, scroll up to with arrow keys>> "last known good co ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook
Harddrive working slow
The strange, clicking noise is the sound of your hard drives read/write heads going to the home position, then going go a spot on the hard drive to read data, fails to read and then repeats the process again. The drive will continue this process unti ... Dell Inspiron 2200 Notebook
I have a dell 4600 that I got from my daughter . which I had to re-install and It has a password in the bios for the set up and my daughter dont know
\015\012 \015\012Hi katmbutts;\015\012 \015\012 \015\012Before attempting to bypass the BIOS password on a computer, please take a minute to contact the hardware ... Dell Dimension 4600 PC Desktop
How to get factory settings for my Dell Inspiron 1505
Resetting\012 a Dell Inspiron 1505 laptop to the factory settings allows the user to restore the \012Dell Inspiron to the original operating condition as if it was just \012taken out of the box. Dell system includes a restore utility called ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook
Overheating dell inspiron 1420
Hey there, I have two possible solutions for ya. First, I know it is only 3 months old but I would check to see if the heat sink is clean. They are located in the back left corner. The part that should be cleaned looks sort of like fins on an air ... Dell Inspiron 1420 Laptop
Dell Inspiron 8600 laptop: StartUpProblem=UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME
If the hard drive is toast, you are out of luck. Seagate offers recovery services for bad hard drives, but there are no guarantees on a failed drive. Have you tried repairing the windows o/s. If you use the original Windows Release disc, it will ... Dell Latitude D510 Notebook
Dell inspiron 9400 won't come on
Hi I am Vortash this sounds like an internal problem possibly a faulty component ,, when the hard drive is faulty this sympton can arise .\015\012Remove the hard drive and see if the computer starts to boot into it's bios state prior to startin ... Dell Inspiron 9400 Notebook
Dell xps m1530 formatted hdd now it wont boot
You might find part of this general trouble shooting process might help? Especially the part of changing you Primary Boot drive so you can load Windows.\012\012Assuming you are Windows based and not knowing your specific OS? \012 Your p ... Dell XPS M1530 Laptop
Very short freezes constantly
There was more damage than just the keyboard, your fault appears intermitten and possibly some connectors and sockets are not making good electrical contact. You need to dismantle the laptop completely to inspect and clean what ever you can with dist ... HP Pavilion dv9000z Notebook
Dell inspiron 600 got wet and won't turn on
Hi, Sitting in water all night would have given it a lot of time to penetrate, and if there was any power to the unit during that time, it could have caused short-circuits (either from battery or line-voltage) that could have zapped the ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook
Dell Inspiron 630m HDD upgrade. BIOS does not allow!
After much searching on the web for many unhelpful answers, I finally discovered what the actual issue is, so then I was able to fix it. I will be posting this in as many places as possible so that future people having this issue won't have to strugg ... Dell Inspiron 630M Notebook
MY DELL LATITUDE D600 WONT LOAD WINDOWS AT ALL :( HELP
The computer is telling you is that the hard drive isn't being detected. This\015\012could be due to a poor connection from the drive to the motherboard,\015\012hard drive failure, or even something that's gone wrong on the\015\012motherboard.\ ... Dell Latitude D600 Notebook
Dell Inspiron 6000 Memory - Crash Problem
Get yourself a 2.5 hard drive box (no hard drive in it) costs less than a tenner on ebay. Remove hard drive from current laptop, put it in box, connect to another laptop via usb provided and you will be able to read from it like it's a flash drive o ... Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook
How do I know if my dell laptop Inspiron 6400 battery is dead? Presently if I unplug the AC cord the laptop powers off..
I'd first try removing the battery and reseating it in laptop. Plug in and see if charge light comes on. If it is on, wait about 15 minutes. Check the battery meter which can be find by turning on your computer, go to start, control panel, power. Sp ... Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook
Laptop not powering - HP6710b 2.1GHz 15.4 160GB 5400 PC Notebook
Sir,TAKE OUT BATTERY, REMOVE MAINS SUPPLY, HOLD POWER BUTTON DOWN FOR 30SECS PUT POWER SUPPLY IN ONLY DO NOT PUT IN BATTERY TURN ON LAPTOP NOWPUT IN BATTERY\015\012AC power adapter\015\012How the AC adapter worksThe most commo ... HP6710b 2.1GHz 15.4 160GB 5400 PC Notebook
I have a 500Gb external hard drive (seagate freeagent desk). I am using a dell inspiron 1501 laptop. I attempted to copy a large amount of files to my hard drive but the process failed. Now, i keep getting a $mft error saying the files did not copy over, please try and copy them elsewhere. The big problem is that i reformated my laptop harddrive and no longer have the files (nothing too important lost). But now with the newly formated laptop (and yes, there is an ATI driver used), i can't se
\015\012One or more of the hints below will probably sort out most USB problems with most USB portable / external hard drives and OTHER devices (though not always)A few things to check but assumes USB and Windows for other interface ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook
Crash. again. Hi, I purchased a Dell Inspiron 1520 laptop last year for school. This is my story, hopefully you'll have some expert advice for me... I basically regretted the purchase immediately because of how long it took for them to get it to me - I ended up in my first semester of college without a laptop for the first month because they kept delaying the shipping date at the last second. But that turned out to be the least of my problems. The laptop in general takes forever to start up and
1. Let me answer the second part 1st. You can't get a refund from Dell on a system over a year old. Dell doesn't warrant your data and they expect you to make sure it is backed up.\015\012\015\0122. You have a lot of options as far as ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook
Dell Inspiron 8600 laptop - StartUpProblem=UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUM
OK simply your hard drive has failed... You need to get a new one, and install it, in the laptop after taking the old one out. Then you will have to install an Operating System. & Drivers all again. You could download all of that from the Net. ... Dell Latitude D510 Notebook
How do I repair a damaged hardware device (DVD+RW)?
If your computer is running kind of sluggish, you can fix it with an easy clean up of your registry. Here's a link to a free scan that works well:\015\012www.your- ... Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook
Will not power on - Dell Inspiron 2200 Notebook
Hi,You can try the following steps:1. Unplug the power from the laptop and remove the battery then press the power button of the laptop for 15 seconds2. Put the battery back in, turn on the laptop without plugging ... Dell Inspiron 2200 Notebook