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I chck aford10Jan 29, 2010, 10:40 AM What's on the E partition? and also make sure that keyboard is working :p 0 johnlee13 6 Years Ago The main cause of such problem may occur from the your graphic card or ram if you The fan doesn't come on at all. However, I have encounter some problem. "When you press the power button, If your laptop powers on, the lcd panel is pitch black blank screen, not even back light power, no http://divxeo.com/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-5100-fails-to-display.html

I … Desktop computer won't boot up, stuck on bios screen 8 replies Hey everyone. But if you have no hard drive bad sector issues you might just need a full, fresh, install of Windows... Sometimes (increasingly rare) the Windows loading screen appears, but then the system quickly freezes long before boot ever completes. Try to use built-in graphics card...

but did not have to fix Vista. At the command line, type chkdsk /r. If so, pull out the video card, and lift the power board up with it. Worked a treat for me!

If there is RAM error, most of time, no screen at all, not even Dell logo. The cursor will move, is there a way to put it into sleep or something? Report Dbob- Apr 18, 2010 at 06:29 PM Thanks Leatherneck! OvercklockalypseJan 29, 2010, 5:30 AM Okay I went into the recovery console and used chkdsk /r and fixboot and neither worked.

A piece of hardware may be causing the lock up. Use a compressed air can to blow the dust out of the vents. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. I suspect that the battery will no longer hold a large enough charge to facilitate start-up on the battery.

Report Chi- Apr 20, 2010 at 12:21 AM You are the man... Lets begin, Close your laptop. I plan to try a new hd at some point but haven't made the time. I would say out of the three of those, the most obvious culprit is a bad keyboard. 0 Discussion Starter tyreet 6 Years Ago I would say yes to the graphic

Sign up now. http://www.tomsguide.com/forum/53071-35-dell-inspiron-5100-boot Register now Not a member yet? I think the power supply to the motherboard gets cut off...can anyone help me Helpful +22 Report ChandraPrakash Jan 21, 2010 at 12:50 PM Hi XPCMAN, Thanks for the help. Bi-weekly payments.

Back to Top Update Windows Be sure that your computer is running with the latest updates for Windows. check over here but nothing on the keyboard responds. 0 david osborn 6 Years Ago this can be a graphics card's problem if you are not using built-in graphics card. Try reset the Bios and discharge reset the PC and see if working again: Unplug the power cord, pressing the power button over 20 seconds do not let go to discharge Thank you very very much.

Mar 26, 2008 #5 Tf0r1 TS Rookie I agree.... windows vista Report Derek- Apr 29, 2010 at 01:01 PM I've just had exactly the same problem on an Inspiron 1545, after a while I thought the system was not actually OvercklockalypseJan 29, 2010, 9:19 AM I don't think there is a recovery partition. his comment is here Hold the stud with pliers to remove the screw.

aford10Jan 30, 2010, 5:23 AM At the command line type e: and then you can use the DIR or TREE command to explore the contents. cleaned SO-DIMM ... I now boots fine.

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Helpful +2 Report jstinien Jul 14, 2010 at 09:24 AM you may have to switch out the ram and try diffarent sequences. If the symptoms exist in safe mode, please continue the troubleshooting steps in this article. Ask ! Edited 6 Years Ago by Xlphos: n/a 0 Discussion Starter tyreet 6 Years Ago I turn ON the computer.

through trial and error he took out all of his hard drives and his pc started up as normal. Similar Topics Dell Inspiron 5100 Batt.question Dec 17, 2007 Dell Inspiron 5100 Parts upgrade Apr 18, 2007 Dell inspiron 5100 will not post Feb 27, 2008 Dell Inspiron 5100 HDD password It did boot into the administrators name and a girls name. weblink Please try again now or at a later time.

I have been re-building working machines from about 40-odd dead ones, so I probably have seen almost oll the issues by now. If you have too many dead sectors Windows install will come to a hault, this is a sign that your hard drives life span has come to an end.... I looks like the stud, but has no internal threads. A few days ago, I put in my first disk and … Compaq Presario 2500 stuck on logo screen 12 replies [B][COLOR=Indigo]Greetings to all!

Monty from mexico. Report Avans Technologies Inc.- Apr 8, 2010 at 08:35 PM I have seen this problem on several of these laptops. Voila. More about : dell inspiron 5100 boot r_manic July 16, 2009 9:34:16 AM Well, technically your system already booted, since your Windows is already loading.

These are normal behaviors and will not require troubleshooting to repair, as they will return to normal when you log back into regular mode. To restore Microsoft Windows to the original factory configuration, refer to Dell Knowledge Base Article: How To Restore or Reinstall Microsoft Windows on a Dell™ Computer Back to Top

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Dell inspiron laptop won't start My dell inspiron laptop wont start properly My dell inspiron laptop not starting and neither charging Helpful +188 Report leatherneck1971 Jun 7, 2009 at 09:42 AM Would this be as easy as replacing the battery to fix and what could I tell him to do as far as preventing it from happening again?System Specs:Dell Inspiron 1501AMD Athlonx2 Insert the battery(ies)... Login now.

Note: The System Restore feature is enabled in Windows by default; however, please know that this feature may have been disabled by your IT department during system configuration. You dont need it to POST to a bios, but it will indicate whether it is a power supply or motherboard problem Report jonny vincent- Apr 22, 2011 at 05:33 AM Report Gerry- Nov 22, 2009 at 07:33 PM Thanks Jim, same problem on Dell 1545 laptop Your solution worked ... Feedback enthält ungültige Zeichen, nicht angenommene Sonderzeichen: <> (, ) \ Feedback senden Derzeit ist kein Zugriff auf das Feedbacksystem möglich.

then go to boot setting and change your boot setting. It takes less than a minute and is completely free!