Category: Dell

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 distant past, manufacturers once supplied a real Windows installation disk that users could …

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 issue that is preventing your LCD laptop from displaying an normal …

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 recovery disks, or worse, never created them using the recovery disks …

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 surrounding the power button on the from of the computer. When …

How To Perform A Dell System Restore

If you own a Dell computer system, you can perform a Dell system restore to factory condition in a few quick and easy steps.  This article will discuss some of the methods Dell uses in making sure its clients are able to revert their system in …

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 this information via their website.  You will need to know the …

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 Windows from loading normally. Many Dell models have Dell diagnostic codes, …

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 as the power supply or motherboard. The I/O panel contains the …