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Dell Inspiron 1100 No Display - Overheating Issues

I also unscrew the fan which attached to the heat sink with three screws. The fan was under a kind of "no load" condition that caused it to spin faster. Now, it's time to do the same for electronics. Any other advice? his comment is here

This is my configuration from /etc/default/grub GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi=off vga=792" Remember to run the update-grub after making the change. (more information on the Linux Video Modes: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VESA_BIOS_Extensions#Linux_video_mode_numbers ) Best of luck! My Inspiron 1100 is running about 25 deg F. (that's 14 deg C) cooler. View answers Hot laptop (dell inspiron 1000) hi , i have a dell inspiron 1000 laptop and have had it for almost a year now . Wils | September 13, 2005 11:16 AM Hi- I'm so fustrate with the current problem with my Dell Inspiron 1100 that I am ready to sell it for parts. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dell-inspiron-1100-no-display-overheating-issues.161043/

Then press CTRL + X to boot. Obviously, I don't know what it looked like when it before I removed it, as it was impossible to see, but it just doesn't feel solid. [email protected] AIM: shavelieva Guillermo | July 16, 2005 3:11 PM Thanks for the information!It is also a good practice to wear an anti static wrist strap when opening your electronic components.I leah | September 22, 2005 4:58 PM I have an inspiron 5100 and made it to the point of removing the metal shield, and unscrewing the labelled 4 screws.

I have been battling ""fix-it, don't fix it. By pressing F12 during boot time, you will be able to change the order of the listed boot devices so that they are correct. monica | December 15, 2005 10:44 AM I have this problem with my Dell Inspiron 1100. After cooling off it would boot back up when I turned it on.

Dell Inspiron 5150 Notebook My Dell Inspiron 6400 battery is overheating and light is flashin Hello I own a Dell Inspiron 6400, i guess what happened was that it must have My 1150 was having the same overheat problem. My dad's 5100 had similar problems that were solved by removing the RAM and making sure that the RAM was installed properly and securely. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/7509675 Michael Shavelieva | July 16, 2005 5:36 AM Lets see, my problem is when I press the power button, the HD, power, etc lights turn on green and orange,and blink randomly(absolutely

If removed, it doesn't turn itself off, so its something with the processor. I added the following two lines to /etc/default/grub: GRUB_GFXMODE=1024x768 GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=keep (Don't forget to run sudo update-grub) This worked fine. Can someone point me in the right direction to find that fan control software for the 8000/8100? Ben | August 15, 2005 12:05 AM I've had a Inspiron 1100 laptop for over a year now.

So, i stripped it out as per your recommendations, found no heatsink compound at all on the cpu. http://www.probableanswer.com/anwsers/535198/Dell-Inspiron-1100-No-display-overheating-issues The heat goes up (assuming you don't have a furball in the cooling duct) in direct proportion to the amount of work it is performing. When I took the heat sink off the cpu I found a "glob" of heat sink grease smeared on the cpu, over the edges and not totally covering the unit at Robert Leigh | June 16, 2005 9:10 AM Hi, reporting back on a successful repair.

Dell Inspiron 9400 Notebook Dell inspiron 6400 system responding very slow on ac adaptor Can i run my dell inspiron 6400 only on AC adaptor? ... this content The only way to reboot it is to hold down the power button to shut it off. Mine turns on for about 4 to 5 seconds and then shuts off with just the power light turning on. If I select to "start normally" it shows the XP screen like normal then goes to black screen with mouse pointer.

ViewSonic VX910 19" LCD Monitor ACER Aspire 3050: Operating System not found Normal\015\012 0\015\012 \015\012 \015\012 false\015\012 false\015\012 false\015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4\015\012 \015\012\015\012 \015\012 \015\012\015\012\015\0 ... Unlike every other netbook I've seen this has an option to use a Pentium processor. So you can fix the stuff you own quickly—and get back on with your life. weblink If this isn't enough to keep the machine from spontaneously shutting down, then you can clean the CPU and put on some new heat compound, preferably something with a better heat

I hope this information may be helpful to others wrestling with this old clunker. I followed the manual instructions to remove the keyboard and the EMI Shield. I sent it back to dell under warrenty.

I've also tried another battery, and it works fine.

You was correct it was a faulty motherboard. Unlock the CPU to let the CPU/heatsink come out easily, where you can carefully pry them apart with a small screwdriver. Suddenly I got some kind of BIOS-error and after restarting the computer again everything seemed to work fine - great. For quite some time, the system has been running at 70C under load even with the fan running at high speed.

Remove the screws holding the keyboard down (photo 2). Denton Jordan | December 28, 2005 12:31 AM Stephanie, I have the same Inspiron1100 as you...and the same no-charging problem that you have. I installed it but this didn�t do the trick either. check over here Any ideas on what is goin on??

Jul 3, 2006 Dell Inspiron 1100 gets no power Jul 22, 2008 Problems with dell inspiron 1100 Sep 29, 2004 Dell Inspiron 1100/Gaming/Screen Nov 24, 2005 Dell Inspiron 1100 dead Nov I followed AK's instructions and presto, everything works fine, runs quietly, and very cool. The next morning when I went to turn it on I was unable to start it. But nothing helped.

You shouldn’t have to beg the manufacturer for permission to fix it when it breaks. My dad's 5100 power brick did the same thing as yours though. Any suggestions will be appreciated. Already have an account?

Does anyone have a suggestion as to what my next step should be? Happier 211 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote After going through these instructions very carefully and not getting the desired result I found this to work much better. Then I used rubbing alcohol and Q-tips to loosen the old baked-on grease. Thanks so much !

However, I didn't start using the laptop daily until last summer.