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Dell Laptop Power Adapter Troubleshooting

If you receive a message stating “The AC adapter type cannot be determined. This will prevent optimal system performance. Strike F3 key ( before F1 or F2 key) if you don’t want to see power warning messages …
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The Dell Computer Survival Guide

So why a Dell Computer Survival Guide? It’s simple, Dell makes great computers, but it’s not always easy for normal folks to find solutions or fix their computer when it no longer works. In the …
Dell Laptop Screen LCD Diagnostics

Dell Laptop Screen LCD Diagnostics

If your laptop screen is not displaying video properly, you need to run what is called the Built-in Self Test (BIST) to determine if there is a problem with the screen itself or some other …
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Order Dell Recovery Disks

It’s possible to order Dell recovery disks if you do not have them. We get questions all the time regarding reinstalling the Operating System on a Dell computer. Usually a user will have lost their …
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Dell Power Button Lights

Use the Dell power button lights to help diagnose problems with your Dell computer, such as a failing hard drive or a bad motherboard. Most newer models of Dell computers now have a diagnostic LED …
Dell Driver Download

Dell Driver Download

If you have damaged or misplaced your Dell driver disk that shipped with your Dell PC, you can still  Dell drivers necessary to run the hardware on your computer.  Dell makes it easy to obtain …
Dell Computer Error Codes

Dell Computer Error Codes

Dell computer error codes are a fast way to diagnose problems with your PC. Most computers come with the ability to produce a BIOS beep code when there is a serious hardware problem that prevents …
Flash The BIOS on a Dell

Dell I/O Front Panel Test

If you are experiencing problems with your Dell computer, you need to first troubleshoot the front I / O panel to confirm the it is good before proceeding to more complex and expensive repairs, such …