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Dell Precision 3520 - 90-watt Slim Power Adapter

Q: Dell Precision 3520 - 90-watt Slim Power Adapter

I was trying to find a slim power adapter for my Precision 3520 with Xeon processors. I ordered the 90-watt power adapter since the slim 130-watt adapter has a 4.5 mm connector.
I powered up the laptop and received a warning message that the 90-watt isn't enough (the laptop came with this wonky 130-watt adapter that is pretty big). I ended up ordering a 130-watt adapter with 4.5 mm connector and I'm waiting on a 4.5-7 mm adapter to get here to make it work.
Today I thought I would try it out. I hooked the 90-watt adapter up with the battery at 80%, opened up Kaspersky and started a full scan while also performing a backup, opened up the Netflix app and started streaming a movie, then opened up Philips SpeechExec Pro to transcribe with Dragon Medical Practice Edition in addition to the following apps: IE, Edge, Outlook/Word/PowerPoint/Excel/OneNote 2016, Sonos, Pandora, Amazon Music, Weather, Weather Channel, iTunes, Dropbox. I was connected to an external monitor via HDMI and had the laptop lid open so the built-in screen was also on.
The 90-watt adapter was more than enough, although the charge took a long time to get to 100%.
I'm posting this in case anyone else is wanting a slim power adapter instead of the large one that comes with the laptop. Google searches didn't find anything productive, so hopefully this will show up for anyone interested and that Googles it.

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Hi there,

We've got 3 Dell precision towers 5810 that work great, except for a possible bios bug, which I can reproduce on all machines:

I'm using the installed NIC: Intel ethernet server adapter i210-t1.
Our computers go powerless every night (mains power) after a normal pc shutdown. Every morning, when the power is back on, I want to wake up all computers in our building with Wake On Lan (WOL) by sending a 'magic packet' over the network.
This normally works well if the machine has been switched on and off with the power button / windows shutdown. But when I unplug the machine (mains power), wait and plug in the mains power again, the computer does not respond to the WOL packet. (Maybe the PCI-E NIC does not get power on plugging in the mains of machine for the first time).
It works well on the integrated (motherboard) NIC. BIOS / power / sleep state settings seem to be ok.

A:Wake On Lan (WOL) not working on Dell precision tower 5810 with Intel ethernet server adapter i210-t1 at first power up / after no power

Hi paulnotebaart,Thanks for posting.Here is some information you may find helpful:http://dell.to/2gh5oM6

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Hello all, is it possible to use Dell Precision M6600 (i5-2540M) with Power Adapter PA-4E

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I have several slim-tip power adapters for my 1st gen x1 yoga, please tell me there's a converter to the USB-C out there... Do I have to replace all my adapters?  Already looking at having to replace the dock.  I miss the dock on my x200t...  I know, I'm old.  Punch card old to be specific    I'll have you know they just shut down the punch card classes at my high school when I got there, so I took electronics instead.  So I'm a little newer than punch cards...

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hi guys,

i have a dell 3520 that powers up always...(the light on the power button is lit)
but doesnt always display on the screen. (standby light on the monitor)

it powers up correctly 1 out of about 4 times

i dont think its the switch,as if it was wouldnt it just be dead all the time.

could it be a bios setting?
could it be a dodgy video card or memory?
power supply?

just trying to see what direction you guys would look in...

any ideas please...
 

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Hi, I have a yoga 260 with the slim tip power adapter. I also have a zerolemon usbc power bank. Is the any way to use the power bank with the Yoga 260? What i need is a usbc to slim tip adapter. Thanks Paul













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A:Yoga 260 slim tip power to usbc adapter

There isn't and there won't be an adapter.  The USB-C power delivery process involves a negotiation between the computer (or other device) and the adapter. The same adapter can charge a 5V phone or a 20V laptop. (also 9V or 15V) If the adapter and computer cannot negotiate correctly, no charging will occur. My USB-C charger will charge my thinkpad or my cell phone, but not my other laptops.

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Any suggestions from the Acer Community for a lightweight/slim AC adapter power supply to use with a Aspire V Nitro VN7-792G-75RU notebook? The VN7-792G-75RU comes with a 135W Adapter kit with Power Cord (Purple Connector) (https://us-store.acer.com/135w-adapter-kit-with-power-cord-purple-connector?___store=usa_en) Thank you in advance. Cheers,CJ

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I have a new Dell Latitude E7470 laptop with the Pro3x Dock setup for dual monitors for  a user. The setup has been working great for several weeks. Starting last week the laptop began shutting down while docked, and after examining it, I discovered that the dock power supply is turning off? When plugged into the directly into a laptop however it works fine. Not sure if it is the dock or the power supply. I'm new to supporting Dell's, and was wondering if this is a common problem. By the way it is the big 130 watt power supply and not the smaller one that the goes with the laptop.

A:130 Watt Power Supply Dims then goes off when plugged into Dell Pro3x docking station

eagee,If the power supply is working on the laptop then, the problem is with the docking station. Contact Dell at 1-800-624-9896 and have it replaced if it is still under warranty,

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Hey folks,
Anyone know a good replacement power supply for the Dell Inspiron 546 mini tower (not slim tower)?  It says it is a 300W but from a lot of forum posts/reviews a lot of the replacements don't have long enough cables.  Anyone got any suggestions?
This Inspiron is from 2009 and the PSU has a green light on the power supply and an amber light on the motherboard but no power despite extensive troubleshooting (pulling out RAM, listening for beeps, testing PSU, etc).

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I recently got a new Precision 7510.  I want to get some extra AC power adapters.  It came with a 180 watt adapter.
I did a search on the Dell website for power adapters for the 7510 and it lists a 180 watt model and a 240 watt model.  The 180watt is Dell part #450-ABJU.  The 240watt is Dell part #469-4547. 
Is there any advantage to getting a 240 watt adapter?  Will the laptop charge faster?
Thanks,
Peter

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My current M4700 has been my gp development machine, and other than the sporadic Radeon induced laptop hang, it has served me well. I run it with two solid state drives, and although performance is more than sufficient its getting creaky. Its coming up on 5 years, so I'm shopping for a solid portable workstation.
in looking at the 3510, its widely reported that it was a Windows 10 disaster; I think they've finally worked out all the bugs, but I sure don't want to deal with these issues.
if you have a 3520, and I know they're pretty new, i’d love to hear your initial thoughts.
Thanks 

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I have a Precision 7710 that the adapter does not power up on the newer Boeing 777's.  I've been told that the 240w adapter is the issue.  The plane power limit is apparently 95w?  Anyone know if a lesser wattage adapter would work with the Precision 7710?  Doesn't need to charge the battery, only needs to power the laptop so I can work longer than 2-3 hours on my long 13 hour flights.

A:Precision 7710 no adapter power on Boeing 777

You need a more portable system than this one if you plan to use it on long flights - there's no way 95W will power a Precision 7710.
Consider  buying a lightweight tablet-2 in one or a 14" or smaller travel notebook (or extra batteries, assuming they permit those on the plane).

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I have a Precision 3520 and a TB16.

I am trying to connect 2 external monitors (2560x1440 each) to the laptop through the dock, but the laptop doesn't recognize any external monitor. The dock is connected via USB-C. The docking cable has a thunderbolt logo and the laptop usb-c port has a displayport logo

Should this setup work? Or do I have the wrong dock? Because when I connect the dock I get a popup saying "The docking station you have connected cannot provide full functionality while connected to the current port. If you have a Thunderbolt port, attach the docking station to that port for full functionality"

How can I get the external monitors to work? Also, the ethernet port on the dock is not working. I tested the monitor on the laptop and that did work. The ethernet also does work when plugged into the laptop.

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Hi, i've problem with this nvidia-intel optimus system. After windows reinstalation, i cant go over 1366x768 (it's intel max resolution). But it should go up to 1920x1080 (like in other laptop where windows wasn't reinstaled). As a programmer i checked: Uninstalling drivers, installing new ones from intel,nvidia site, using drivers from dell site, using dell command update, using dell precision optimizer. And still it looks like optimus isn't communicating and i'm stuck with this resolution. HDMI is working correctly with 1920x1080. But laptop screen should have same resolution -_-. I'm using Windows 10 64b Pro

A:Precision 3520 - Invalid resolution in windows

All of the base models have a 1366X768 screen -- did you purchase an upgrade with the system?  If not, that's the maximum resolution for your system.  To check the screen capabilities, go into system setup (F2 at powerup) -- it'll tell you what screeen you have.

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Hello
I just swapped out a e5-2603 CPU and installed a e5-1620 CPU in a Precision T5600.  The PC will not boot, and prior to a forced entering to bios setup, it gives a warning/error
"Your dell current power supply does not support the recent configuration changes made .."
My PSU is a 635W - this should be sufficient, yes??
So is the 1620 not compatible with this model?
thanks for any help, david

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I recently received a Precision 3520. About a quarter of the time, if I press a multi-key shortcut (e.g. Ctrl+Win+Left/Right to switch virtual desktops or Alt+Shift+',' in emacs) the computer drops one or both of the modifier keys and doesn't recognize the shortcut (e.g., in emacs, it will recognize just Alt+',' or even just ','). It happens when I press the control keys simultaneously but not if I press one then the other.
Can anyone else with a Precision 3520 tell me if this happens to them? I am going to return this unit but I am unsure if buying a different one will fix the problem.
Reading, e.g. this thread, (and also given some other smaller problems I have with the unit), I am wondering if the 3520 line is just poorly constructed, or if I got unlucky.
Thanks!Jonathan

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Hi DELL-Justin C,
I need to know after viewing your Dell M.2 / NVME guide, we are going to buy a game of Precision 3520 or Latitude 5580 laptops both with M.2 NVME disks, my question is if it is possible to extend to a second SATA3 drive SSD, using the M.2 as Sis. Op. And the second for Storage of Virtual Machines. In both cases it indicates this configuration: Drive configurations supported: (1x M2) (1x 2.5inch SATA) (1x M.2 cache drive and 1x 2.5 inch drive). This configuration is exclusive, 1xM.2 or 1x2.5 SATA or is (1x M.2) + (1x 2.5inch SATA)
Thanks in advance

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Is the power supply in the Dell Precision 490 a Power Factor Correction power supply? I'm asking because I'm going to use a UPS on it for a backup and I need to know if the Precision 490 requires a Pure Sine Wave UPS.

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Hi guys, I've got a T1650 for which I would like to put a bigger power supply into. Is it possible for me to use one of the standard power supplies such as ones sold by Corsair. Also another question, this of computer has a Xeon E3 1270 v2. Is it possible for me to use the v3 versions of these processors? Thanks.

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I am unable to find how many Amphere is the current rating for Dell T5810.?

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So I'm in the market for a new pc and a used dell precision with a graphics card added in seems like a pretty good value. I realize that at least some power supplies on these will be proprietary, but my question is, if for the most part, they are replaceable, and if there's an easy resource to find out if they are when looking at a specific model. Thanks for any help.

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Hi
I need a confirmation .
The new Dell precision 3620 V2 comme with a 6pin video adapter ?

I need to install a PNY GTX 1060

Just need to know if i still need a 8pin to 6pin adapter.

Thanks

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I just picked up a used T3600 and upgraded to 64GB of ECC RAM (4X 16GB ECC DIMMs). Now I get a message at POST saying recent hardware changes require an upgrade to the power supply.
Will an 825 watt or 1300 watt supply from a T5600 work in the T3600?  Can anyone confirm compatibility in a T3600?
It looks like the T3600 originally shipped with a 425W or a 635W supply.
Thanks in advance!

_erin

A:Dell Precision T3600 Power Supply Options?

Hi _erin,
The T3600 originally shipped with a 425W or 635W PSU, whilst the T5600 shipped with a 635W or 825W. The 635W model is cross-compatible (Dell part numbers: 1K45H, NVC7F) so the 825W (Dell part numbers: DR5JD, CVMY8 ) shouldn't present any issues (however, it isn't a supported configuration)

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Hello,
I tried to install the newly released Dell Precision Optimizer v3.5.5 (A00) August 18, 2016 on my Precision 5510, running Windows 7 64bit.
During the installation, an error panel pops up with this text:

> SetupNew\setup.cpp (140)PAPP:PVENDOR:PGUID:[email protected] Vista Service Pack 1 (7601)IE Version: 9.11.9600.18426
The installation then fails and the installer log shows the following:
[08/25/16 13:16:06]    Open file: C:\ProgramData\Dell\UpdatePackage\Log\Application_KKJH9_WN32_3.5.5_A00_2016-08-25.txt[08/25/16 13:19:12]    User Command: attended[08/25/16 13:19:12]    DUP Capabilities Value: 2097151 (0x1FFFFF)[08/25/16 13:19:12]    DUP Vendor Software Version: 3.5.5[08/25/16 13:19:12]    Local System/Model Compatible with this Package? Yes[08/25/16 13:19:12]    Local System OS Version: 6.1.1.0[08/25/16 13:19:12]    OS Compatible with this Package? Yes[08/25/16 13:19:12]    Local System OS Language: DE[08/25/16 13:19:12]    Language Compatible with this Package? Unknown[08/25/16 13:19:12]    User Parameter: logfile[08/25/16 13:19:12]    User Parameter: logfile changed to: C:\ProgramData\Dell\UpdatePackage\Log\Application_KKJH9_WN32_3.5.5_A00_2016-08-25.txt[08/25/16 13:19:12]    Extraction-miniunz path: C:\PROGRA~3\dell\drivers\APPLIC~1.5_A\miniunz.exe[08/25/16 13:19:12]    Extra... Read more

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Please help it worked fine for a while  after my daughter knocked it of the side but now it won't power on
I've tried different power adapters and still does the same thing
No power makes it to the computer at all, the yellow/ green light on the power transformer just goes out when it touches the computer  is there a safety switch on the mother board ?? I've tried it with everything disconnected
Ram
Harddrive
Processor
The battery
And still nothing
Does anyone have any suggestions ???

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I have to 2 Dell Precision T3600 computers that only power on after the second try.
If you press the power button first time: the power button get's a amber light & 1 3 4 diagnostic get a flickering amber light. 
If you turn the computer off and press the power button again it will turn on and work as normal.
I have been able to diagnose that the PSU is the problem.
I would like to know if I can continue to use these desktops in their current state? Are there any potential consequences / risks involved?
Also can the PSU can be repaired? If so how?

Thank you in advance.

A:Dell Precision T3600 Power Supply (PSU) amber light issue

Manual indicates it may be PSU cable related:


1- Blink 2- Off 3- Blink 4- Blink

PSU Cable Failure
All PSU cables may not be properly connected to system board. (PS_ON asserted, missing a main power rail)


Did you try to reseat the motherboard's PSU cable(s)?

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XPS 15 No Power to Unit. Tried Pulling Battery, CMBOS, Power Back,

CMBOS Voltage was 3.2V

Steps Taken
Tested Original Supply coming out at 19.7V ( rated 19.5)
Battery Voltage 11.1V to Logic Board
Power Button Tested fine for continuity when pressed
DC Jack Cable puts out the same power as what the power adapter supplies ( Was this supposed to step down the voltage?) I do know the E65XX series had less pins but put out 19v on some wires and 12v on the others) So I was thinking maybe the DC Adapter wasnt putting out the correct power?)
Ram was seated properly and tested for function.
It does not show any signs of power in terms of lights on the board and will not turn on.
Take tried to run it without battery. without battery and ram for lights, without one ram in each slot, with and without cmbos. have already tried taking out all electricity to board and taking out the remaining electricity in hopes to boot. Still no sign of life.

I need to get more info about the board to test the rest of the board.

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Howdy,
I have a DELL Precision T7500 with an eSata connector on back of the  machine - All my existing SAS and SATA ports on the Motherboard are taken and I want to connect an external SATA drive.  How to I get power for the drive?
Is there  a card that I can purchase.  I have PCI, PCI-X, 2 PCI Express slots available on the motherboard.
Should I consider snaking out a 4 wire power cable from inside the machine?
Thanks in advance.  :)

A:DELL Precision T7500 eSata connector on back of machine - how to I get power for the drive?

Greetings MakesOwnWeather,
Thank you for your question.
You'd use what we call a 'hard drive enclosure'. What's the physical size of the external hard drive that you want to use? 2.5 inch? 3.5 inch?
The below device draws power from the eSATA or USB ports so no need for an extra power cable. It accommodates 2.5 inch drives only.

<ADMIN NOTE: Broken link has been removed from this post by Dell>
 

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I'm wondering if there are any recommended external extended runtime battery options for the 7710 series laptop.
I see dell now has some external add-on battery options for longer runtime for the 5510 -- the Dell Power Companion 1800 mAh
accessories.us.dell.com/.../ProductDetail.aspx
but I assume it must not have sufficient output for the 17" 7700 series.
Is there an equivalent product for the 7700 series? I'd like to add 12 hours of runtime for a location that may have a few power outages a year and wouldn't mind buying a couple or few of these devices if there were one which was compatible.

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I have a Dell Precision M6500 Keyboard Backlight shutoff permanently by Windows after using lower power AC, can't restore it, help!  I plugged in a 130watt ac from another unit cause battery was getting low, got this message saying it was the wrong AC, would charge, but system would operate in a depreciated manner. Nothing has changed BUT my keyboard back light is disabled as if broke. I can't find any settings anywhere to re-enable it. I have tried windows power manager, dell control point utilities and of course the keyboard controls and reseting this in bios, no joy! Unit operates as always, FAST but no back light. Operating systems and bios thinks it is on but it's not. Windows 7 Pro 64bit

A:Dell Precision M6500 Keyboard Backlight shutoff permanently by Windows after using lower power AC, can't restore it, help!

still nothing on this problem, thinking about reloading again and see if reproduceable

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Hey everyone I bought a sexy *** ACER Extensa 4620-4605 laptop from eBay. $400, only no OP and no AC Adapter (Charger)

So now as usual I go to my local store...they say you can only get it from acer.

I go to acer.com, takes me to store.acer.com
I see my exact Charger for $80...Order it...2 weeks later no charger, call company, says no records because the ACER Website is operated by a third party, and get this, all they have is a email, no phone or anything, so i email them about 5 days ago, still waiting...

Regardless I check the site again and look at other adapters, to find mine is on 8 week backorder...I guess that's the reason?

Anyway, I DON'T HAVE 8 WEEKS~!

So If anyone can ***PLEASE*** find me a

Code:
ACER 65 Watt AC Adapter (3-pin, if that means anything, it says that in manual) for a ACER Extensa 4620.
I WILL FOREVER BE IN YOUR DEBT AND IF POSSIBLY I FIND A FEW DOLLARS ON MY PAYPAL I CAN SEND YOU THEM!

Please help ASAP.

Thanks a ton!
 

A:I'm DIEING HERE! - ACER 65 WATT AC ADAPTER!

Oh thanks alot, no one can help me...
 

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I have a ENVY x360 - 13t Laptop (W8Q33AV 1100937). It cam with a 45W charger. Is the HP 65W Slim AC Adapter safe to use with this laptop. Thanks! --JC

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I saw a 65w slim a.c. adapter in online hp store I would like to know if it will be compatible for part number 693715-001as I couldn't find original 693715-001 in the Indian markets

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My 3520 had a popup asking me to upgrade to Win 10. I selcted "not at this time"....my computer went to a blue screen first telling me I had lost "boot command"...it then went to a black screen telling me the Boot Configuration Data was missing.My Win8 recovery disk does nothing but finish the install and then tells me the installation can't continue and contact my net administrator or Dell Support. I have tried a fresh install of Windows but same thing...I get the following:
File: \Boot\BCD
Status: 0xc000000f
Info: The Boot Configuration Data for your PC is missing or contains errors.
Any ideas?
Thank You
Durell

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Hi,

I cannot find the model number of the screen in the laptop I have salvaged. There is no tag on the back. 
Does anyone know the model number of the LCD screen on the Inspiron 15 3520? I'd like to get an LCD controller board for it if I can.

Thank you!

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I it possible to change out the wifi card to add 5g wifi to the Dell 3520?  If so what card.

Doug

A:Dell 3520, can you add 5g wifi

Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 works and has 5G wifi. I've tried a number of wireless cards in mine and that one works great in 5G, but not quite as well on older standards.

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I've got a Dell Precision 7710 with the Dell Precision Optimizer. It works great for when I'm using AutoCAD Civil 3D in setting up the laptop for optimization by turning off 2 cores and increasing the clock speed of the processor. 
Unfortunately I also do programming with Virtual Machines. When I'm in this mode I want all 4 cores to share the load instead of 2 cores. 
Is there a workflow available to go from one profile to no profile? Do I have to do a restart to switch between profiles? So if I'm doing CAD work and then switch over to programming do I have to turn off the AutoCAD profile to no profile and the restart the computer? I tried turning off the profiles and nothing changes for the cores. 
Is there a way to create my own profile? Or should I pick one like 3ds Max that would utilize more cores?  Or should I not use it since it won't meet my needs? 
Thanks.

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I have a Dell Inspiron 9100. I have checked the adapter/charger and it is putting out he correct 19V.

However, the LED lights on the battery do not indicate anything. After charging for 10 hours, I push the power button and nothing happens....no screen activity, whirling, noise, etc.

I have tried starting with adapter connected and not connnected.

Could a battery be so dead that the computer will not turn on?

Or is it the MB or bios?

Thanks.
 

A:Dell will not start, power adapter okay

Try removing the battery and starting the laptop using only the AC adapter. If you still get nothing, the motherboard is most likely bad
 

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Greetings ,
A couple months ago I bought the Dell 2 n 1 15 7000 Start lord laptop and now I am having problems with it charging.  It shows that it is plugged in and I get the message that it doesn't recognize it and it won't charge.  I am using the cord that came with the laptop. 

A:Dell 15 7000 ac power adapter

Call Dell - they'll first replace the adapter under warranty.  If that fails to solve the problem, they'll replace the DC jack or mainboard under warranty -- one of those three parts is faulty.

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So I Noticed my laptop has stopped charging,"AC Adapter Can Not Be Recognized" I have the Dell 130w power supply plugged in and it refuses to charge I have tried the dell fix it (take the adapter apart and back in) that has not worked, so i thought hey its the "Dell Power Management" that is stopping my laptop from charging.... WHY can I not disable it?? Dell own bad software is stopping my laptop from detecting its AC cable and the same software is "protecting my laptop" by stopping it from charging.How do I get a new AC cable or how do I disable the Software? 

A:Dell 7559 Power Adapter

Oh and ALL Support is unavailable Phone, Email, Chat  

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hello, on my teacher's laptop, the OS which is Windows 8.1 won't start. It says "Please select proper boot device". But when I select "UEFI: Windows Boot Loader" on Boot menu when pressing f12 and it boots. but when I didn't select on boot menu it just shows the error. Please help.
Thanks in advanced

A:OS won't boot on Dell Inspiron 3520

Get yourself a Windows 8.1 installation disc or USB flash drive.

Boot with that, and use the recovery options to repair the ESP.
If you need help, let me know.

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I have a Dell inspiron 3520 had Windows 8 I upgraded to Windows 10, worked fine then the other day I went to use it and it showed my internet logged in but no internet, I did a restore and it was working again, windows did an update and no internet says the missing parameters, tried to do some tips on the web and no luck even tried using a newer WiFi card driver like others claimed worked nothing.     I currently have a Dell 1703 WiFi card.    Is there a fix?

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Can any one suggest me at what GB of ram I have to increase in my laptop to boast its performance..
Currently it has 2GB ram 64 bit OS installed windows 10..  
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M facing many problems to work on laptop as m running heavy  software's in it like visual basic  , android studio..

PLEASE get me out of this problem as soon as possible Thankyou

A:Upgrading ram in dell inspiron i3 3520

You can go up to 8GB. 2GB is insufficient for any development software.
http://www.crucial.com/usa/en/compatible-upgrade-for/Dell/inspiron-3520

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I currently have 2GB of RAM ,2.4 GhZ Pentium B980 processor and 500GB of hard disk memory.I want to upgrade my RAM to 4GB and my processor to Intel i3 or i5 so I wanted to know is it even possible to do???

A:Upgrading my Dell Inspiron 15 3520

Hello, and it is possible to upgrade your RAM from 2GB to 4GB. When I bought my laptop (Dell Inspiron 15 3520), it originally had 4GB of RAM, but then I had my dad buy an extra RAM stick that was an additional 4GB so I put that stick of RAM in my laptop and it bumped up from 4GB to 8GB of RAM. My plan in the future is to upgrade my laptop from 8GB to 16GB of RAM and put in a 1 or 1.5TB SATA HDD drive.

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I am reposting this due to an error . I replaced a screen in my granddaughters 3520 laptop and it has a distorted screen, an external screen looks ok, should I try replacing another screen or is their something within the laptop.

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