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Keyboard backlight on DELL-INSPIRON (n5010)

Q: Keyboard backlight on DELL-INSPIRON (n5010)

Hello community members,
I have a doubt that is there any option to turn on backlight on my dell n5010?
please anwer my question.....
please help me out...

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A: Keyboard backlight on DELL-INSPIRON (n5010)

If the keyboard illumination icon is not present on the keyboard, the system does not have a backlit keyboard.

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Hi,
My computer works fine until I change keyboard because i was too old and letters almost invisible.
Now I have new keyboard but I have problem with "G" letter. It's stuck and it's like somebody press G all tve time.
When I plug external USB keyboard it works fine.
I have try to flash BIOS. And it was successful. But after couple of minutes it's started again.
Please help

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Hello Everyone,
I'm not sure if this is where i need to open a topic, if not PLEASE let me Know.
Sometimes on my Dell Inspiron N5010 i3 LAPTOP when i'm typing other letters than the ones i typed are displayed, it's very hard to get any of the Browsers to open to get on the web.  Different people have had different oppions as to what to do with these problems. I HAVE different scans that i can paste online for whomever decides to try & help me solve the mysteries of my laptops.  Just tell what you want first etc.
 
I will do as instructed & get back to you asap, but i have bad case Tendonitis in my right arm/hand so be patient with me.  I look forward to meeting/working with whomever wants to tackle the problems.  And THANKS to those who did take a look.  I Appreciate any & ALL Help!!!!  Looking forward to hearing from you!!!!
 
CandyGirl1959

A:Dell Inspiron N5010 I3 very slow opening Browsers, occasionally keyboard errors

"...when i'm typing other letters than the ones i typed are displayed..."
Have you already tried a usb keyboard -- to rule in or rule out the motherboard's keyboard/mouse circuitry being the problem?

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Hello Everyone,
I'm not sure if this is where i need to open a topic, if not PLEASE let me Know.
Sometimes on my Dell Inspiron N5010 i3 LAPTOP when i'm typing other letters than the ones i typed are displayed, it's very hard to get any of the Browsers to open to get on the web.  Different people have had different oppions as to what to do with these problems. I HAVE different scans that i can paste online for whomever decides to try & help me solve the mysteries of my laptops.  Just tell what you want first etc.
 
I will do as instructed & get back to you asap, but i have bad case Tendonitis in my right arm/hand so be patient with me.  I look forward to meeting/working with whomever wants to tackle the problems.  And THANKS to those who did take a look.  I Appreciate any & ALL Help!!!!  Looking forward to hearing from you!!!!
 
CandyGirl1959

A:Dell Inspiron N5010 I3 very slow opening Browsers, occasionally keyboard errors

"...when i'm typing other letters than the ones i typed are displayed..."
Have you already tried a usb keyboard -- to rule in or rule out the motherboard's keyboard/mouse circuitry being the problem?

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I bought a dell inspiron 15 5567 and it comes with non backlight keyboard. How much it cost me to replace my non backlight keyboard to with backlight keyboard? any idea
Philippines btw. Thankyou for your reponds :)

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I've noticed that the backlight of the keyboard remains always on. There is no timeout anymore, the light is always on, no matter, I don't type nor touch the mouse pad. The F10 key function correctly.
The system software is fully updated.
Any advice will be much appreciated!

A:Dell inspiron 7437 Keyboard backlight

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
We would suggest you to update the BIOS and the also follow the steps:
1-Launch Mobility Center
2-Clicking on Keyboard Backlighting to open the setting Window.
3-Change the setting from ?Settings for keyboard lightin
Kindly private message the service tag and email address.
Thanks
Robin

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Hi,
The keyboard backlight of my new Laptop Inspiron 15 5558 (bought August 2015) is constantly shutting off.  Keyboard backlight is up only 10 seconds and then shut down.  This is obviously too short and I'm searching how to set the keyboard backlight to a longer time (let say 60 secondes at least). 
My laptop is running W10 Home Edition.  I looked in Config Panel / Windows Mobility Center and there is no settings for the keyboard backlight.
I suppose a Dell system application should be able to set this on my laptop.  Please provide instruction how to proceed.
Thanks

A:Dell Inspiron 15 5558 / How to set keyboard backlight

Hi aptiva01,
Please check this - http://bit.ly/1YqhLGV - and let us know if it works for you.
Keep us updated.

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Hello, I'm having a small problem with my new Dell laptop.
I can't find the option where I could set my keyboard backlight to stay on constantly. It keeps falling asleep (turning off) after a short period of time. It is really annoying late in the evening as I always have to wake it up. Is there any way I could turn off the automatic sleep mode or atleast prolong it?
Thanks in advance :)

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Hi Team,

I bought a new Dell Inspiron 5558 laptop. From the initial stage itself keyboard backlight is not working. I cant find any symbol for backlight in Fn keys. Below option have tried,
BIOS - Turned on the backlight
Mobility center - No keyboard backlight option
Control panel - In keyboard properties no backlight tab o modify.
I am feeling very difficulty in working in dark places. Please anyone help me to fix this issue in my laptop.
My laptop model is
<ADMIN NOTE: Service tag removed per privacy policy>
Let me know incase of any further details required.
Thanks in Advance
 
 

A:Dell Inspiron 5558 - Keyboard Backlight Issue

Dell 5558 comes with an optional keyboard. Apparently, the bios is tweaked for machines that come with a backlit keyboard while your machine doesn't. The only option is to purchase and replace a new backlit keyboard from EBAY or AmaZon and install it. That will work, do check out instructions before replacing keyboards.

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Hello everyone ! 
My keyboard backlight was working fine since I bought the laptop , but then one day it just stopped working.
I've pushing F10 as always to turn on the light , but nothing happensI've gone to windows mobility to see if there is something to do , but the keyboard back light options are not there, and the CAPS LOCK light is always working , I don't understand ? 
Please if you can help me out with this , because I need this feature considering that I'll my work is at night.

Thanks

A:KeyBoard Backlight stopped working - DELL INSPIRON 15 3542

Check your BIOS settings to see if you can configure backlight illumination there.  And if you haven't already, try Fn+F10 rather than just F10 in case you changed your Function lock so that the F keys act as F keys by default rather than performing the function shown on their icons.

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Hey all!
 
My keyboard backlight was working fine but then one day it just stopped.
I've pushed f10 and fn + f10 doesn't give any feedback
 
I've gone to the Windows mobility center and made sure things are fine there but still no feedback.
When i push the f10 key the setting in windows mobility center changes but it shows no light on the keyboard

But the CAPS LOCK Light and back light works  
Apart from that nothing else
 
Tried restarting also no feedback from the lights
Also could it have been a recent update that might've caused this?
Is there a driver for this?
 
Please Help

A:Keyboard Backlight Stopped working Dell Inspiron 7000 13

Does the keyboard backlight come on when the system is powered up?  If it does, you may have a software issue.
If it does not, you have a hardware problem.  
First thing to check is that the backlight cable is firmly connected to the system board (this will require removing the keyboard to check).

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My Dell Inspiron 15 i5548-1670SLV Signature Edition has Keyboard Backlight issue. Backlight is not glowing now. Keyboard is working as expected.
BTW, recently there was a power issue in my laptop and my battery is dead. Laptop is working only on AC power now. Checked the keyboard and both the wires from the keyboard are intact and does not have any problem.
All keys are working, and Caps Lock light is glowing when it is on. Just that the backlight is not glowing. Any suggestions on why its not working ?

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Hi everyone, I have been having problems with my Dell Inspiron N5010 since yesterday. I was playing for an hour with my laptop cooler on but when I quit the game the temps were still high. My CPU stays at 65C-70C so does the PCH 70C-75C when doing nothing.The fan runs at full speed but it seems that it can't cool down. When I shut down the computer for 15 minutes it gets normal but after running for 2 or 3 hours it gets hot again . I cleaned the fan 3 weeks ago and it's been only 2 months since I bought the laptop. Here are my specs:
CPU - Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz
RAM - 2x2GB DDR III
Video Card - ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 1GB
Chipset - Intel Ironlake- M-IMC

All help would be appreciated
 

A:Dell Inspiron N5010 fan always on

Since it is only 2 months old, I would open a Chat with Dell Support.
It could be something defective, could be bad processor contact with the CPU cooler. We had one the sealant was crystalized it had gotten so hot.
 

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I have a Dell Inspiron N5010. I usually use my hmdi port to connect to my tv but it isn't working. Since I haven't taken the time to fix the port, I want to use the vga port. Which vga cable is used to connect from tv (pc input) to the Dell Inspiron N5010?

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Hi,
My N5010 would not start when booted and just displays the windows repair screen for hours. When I tried to run a BIOS test the hard drive gave me a 4000-0146 error, any help with this?

A:Dell Inspiron N5010

You'll need a new, 2.5" 9.5 or 7 mm hard drive -- your hard drive has failed.

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Hi, I have Dell N 5010 laptop, and I was using my laptop without any problem till last night. I turned off my laptop with proper shut-down. But when I tried to turn on my laptop today, it didn't get on. Then I removed the battery and pressed the power button for 1 min and inserted the battery, tried again to turn it on, but it didn't get on.
Later on I plugged it with the charger, adapter was on as green light was on in the adapter, but laptop was not indicating that it was plugged in as battery charging indication light was not on nor blinking. So kindly suggest me what I should do for this? What could be the problem.
Thanks and Regards,
Gur Swaroop.

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My dell Inspiron n5010 keeps on going in startup repair loop. Upon running dell diagnostic found
Hard drive error code 0142 , status 70..
Please note I can still see files in my hard drive using command prompt.

I do understand though the error code means hdd is faulty but Is THERE ANY way I can copy all that data in DVD or any other way around this issue..
Any help appreciated, as I have so many important files and photos which I don't want to lose .
 

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hey i have a dell inspiron N5010 with intel core i3 cpu and 6 GB RAM and 3GB HDD i  want to upgrade my CPU to i5 or i7 what one can i use ?? 

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Hello,
Does anyone know if I can obtain a new original case for the Dell Inspiron N5010 without purchasing from China?
I tried to directly mail Dell but I found the support pages way too confusing
Kind regards,
Kevin

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i have a Dell inspiron N5010 and i want to upgrade the CPU to i5 or i7 what are the best ones to use? 
the spec is intel core i3 CPU  6 GB 3 GB HDD

A:Dell Inspiron N5010

Needs a first-generation Core CPU -- only these will work.  If the system has integrated video, you CANNOT use an i7 quad core (these have no GPU aboard).
The i5-480M CPU was shipped in this model and will work.  So was the i7-640M CPU.

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Earlier today the laptop was overheating and i blew into the fan, then it stopped spinning. Now i can't access the computer because it shuts down when i turn it on. What do i do?

A:Dell inspiron 15R (N5010) fan problems

Hi Anzel,

How long does the laptop take before it shuts itself down?

If it takes a while, you may follow the steps listed below:
1. Please ensure that the vents of the system are clean and allow free circulation of air inside the system. You may use a can of compressed air to clean the vents. Before you clean the air vents of system:

- Turn off the System
- Unplug the AC Adapter
- Unplug all external peripherals
- Remove the Battery
- Check the vents on the computer to see if they are covered with dust and not allowing heat and air to pass through. See example in the image below:




-Use Compressed Air to blow the dust out of the vents
Note: Do not use your mouth to blow the Dust out of a Laptop. If using a can of compressed air use the can according to the directions on the side of the can as you can cause damage to the computer if used incorrectly

2. If the previous step does not resolve the issue, update the BIOS to latest version.
Note: Before flashing the BIOS please check the following: Battery should have 10% or greater charge; Adapter should be connected; No external devices should be connected; All other programs should be closed and documents saved

Link to download the latest BIOS for Inspiron N5010: Driver Details | Dell United States

3. If the issue still persists, check the CPU usage of your computer (please ensure you check it when system fan is making noise); check this 'web article' if needed: How to use and troubleshoot issues w... Read more

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I have a Dell Inspiron N5010 that is only at medium health (according to Norton Utilities). I would like to clean it some more. I don't know how to do this. I am using windows 7. Thank you.

A:Dell Inspiron n5010 needs cleaned up

Hello Listermint I would like to welcome you to the Malware Removal section of the forum.Around here they call me Gringo and I will be glad to help you with your malware problems.Very Important --> Please read this post completely, I have spent my time to put together somethings for you to keep in mind while I am helping you to make things go easier, faster and smoother for both of us!Please do not run any tools unless instructed to do so.We ask you to run different tools in a specific order to ensure the malware is completely removed from your machine, and running any additional tools may detect false positives, interfere with our tools, or cause unforeseen damage or system instability.Please do not attach logs or use code boxes, just copy and paste the text.Due to the high volume of logs we receive it helps to receive everything in the same format, and code boxes make the logs very difficult to read. Also, attachments require us to download and open the reports when it is easier to just read the reports in your post.Please read every post completely before doing anything.Pay special attention to the NOTE: lines, these entries identify an individual issue or important step in the cleanup process.Please provide feedback about your experience as we go.A short statement describing how the computer is working helps us understand where to go next, for example: I am still getting redirected, the computer is running normally, etc. Please do not describe the computer as "the sam... Read more

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I have been searching, bought some bad ones for ram upgrade for my pc.

Where can you buy them and what kind of rams would fit for sure ???

I would like to have 2x4GB (which is the maximum)
Tried corsair, kingston, crucial at tech shops.
The vendors chose accordingly to my specs.
My current configuration :
cpu-z :

 

A:Compatible ram for Dell inspiron n5010

check out crucial.com. They are usually the best.
 

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HI,

I'm planning to upgrade my Dell Inspiron N5010 RAM from current 3GB(2+1) to 6 GB(2+4).
I heard that some Dell Inspiron Laptops require same RAM to be present in both slots so that the O.S can detect the installed RAM, else only one slot will be detected( ex: 4GB RAM (Usable 3GB)).
So, can I go ahead with having a 2GB RAM in one slot and 4GB RAM in another?
So, can you suggest me any best brand(verified by Dell) to purchase the RAM and also the recommended frequency it should be supporting?

Many thanks in advance!!!

A:RAM upgrade on Dell Inspiron N5010

Hi venkat_bollineni,
This system model supports a maximum of 8GB memory. Memory modules must be installed as a perfectly matched pair to take advantage of the dual-channel memory bus. If not a matched pair, the system's memory bus operates in a single-channel configuration. Basically, when both DIMM connectors are populated, the system has optimum dual-channel performance unless channels A and B have different amounts of memory.

Revert for further queries.

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Hey guys,

Attached you will find BSOD Dump & System File Collection files along with System Health Report.

I get BSOD a few times a day, mostly when playing video games.

I updated the BIOS and all the drivers. Please advice, thank you in advance

Is Windows 7 . . .
- x86 (32-bit) or x64 - x64
- the original installed OS on the system? OpenDos
- an OEM or full retail version? Full retail
- What is the age of system (hardware)? brand new computer, bought a week ago
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) Did a fresh install right after I bought it.

A:Dell Inspiron N5010 BSOD

  
Quote: Originally Posted by killerch0


Hey guys,

Attached you will find BSOD Dump & System File Collection files along with System Health Report.

I get BSOD a few times a day, mostly when playing video games.

I updated the BIOS and all the drivers. Please advice, thank you in advance

Is Windows 7 . . .
- x86 (32-bit) or x64 - x64
- the original installed OS on the system? OpenDos
- an OEM or full retail version? Full retail
- What is the age of system (hardware)? brand new computer, bought a week ago
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?) Did a fresh install right after I bought it.


These were all caused by your video subsystem. Probably the driver, perhaps heat, or the card itself.

I would start with the driver since it is the most frequent thing to fail

When upgrading your graphic driver you MUST remove all traces of the current driver. In order to do that we recommend using Guru3D - Driver Sweeper

When it is removed then download and install the fresh copy.

Code:

Microsoft (R) Windows Debugger Version 6.11.0001.404 X86
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Loading Dump File [C:\Users\K\Desktop\Windows_NT6_BSOD_jcgriff2\021511-13806-01.dmp]
Mini Kernel Dump File: Only registers and stack trace are available

Symbol search path is: SRV*C:\Symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols;srv*e:\symbols
*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols
Executabl... Read more

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Hi everyone,
My PCH stays hot most of the time. For example when I play GRID for 30 minutes the temperature of the PCH gets up to 75C and when I quit the game it cools down hardly even when my laptop cooler is on.It blows cold air but stays hot. I had the same problem with the CPU two weeks ago but somehow it works normally now. Here are my specs:
CPU - Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz
RAM - 2x2GB DDR III
Video Card - ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 1GB
The laptop has no warranty since I opened it to check if the vent was clean.
All help would be appreciated
 

A:Dell Inspiron N5010 PCH overheating

You probably have to put on some new thermal paste between the CPU and its cooler
 

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I am wondering how many slots there are for RAM in this laptop.
Where are they, and how many gigabytes of ram can each slot handle?  Thanks.

A:Upgrading RAM in Dell Inspiron 15R (N5010)

Here is a link to show how to change the memory outsupport.dell.com/.../memory.htm
Memory Type: DDR3 PC3-10600, DDR3 PC3-12800, DDR3 (non-ECC)Maximum Memory: 8GBSlots: 2Each memory slot can hold DDR3 PC3-10600, DDR3 PC3-12800 with a maximum of 4GB per slot.

 

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hi all,
I have laptop dell inspiron n5010 and I am using windows 7
ultimate on it and my problem is that I get blue screen of death. it occurs when
the laptop is about to complete boot, i.e. when desktop icons appear, I suspect
that its related to the wireless lan I am uisng which is alfa wireless lan model AWUS036H , I suspect it because the blue screen occurs
when the wirelsss lan utility starts to laod, i.e. it starts opening its interface
and showing signal strength of connection to my internet provider.
I updated the driver for this lan from company site and even installed updates of windows 7 but the problem still occur. it doesnt occur at fixed frequency,
sometimes it doesnt occur for many days, sometimes it occur 2 or 3 times daily.
I am confused , help me about it please.
necessary error reports are attached with this message

A:BSOD with dell inspiron n5010

I think U should follow this instruction and attach the dump files here
http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-debugging/96879-blue-screen-death-bsod-posting-instructions.html

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Can anyone suggest a compatible RAM for my Dell Inspiron 15 N5010
The system specification is as below:
www.dell.com/.../configuration

A:Dell Inspiron 15 N5010 RAM upgrade

www.crucial.com/.../inspiron-n5010

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Has anybody upgraded from WIN 7 to 10 on that machine? Any problems occur? Everythig works fine? Stay with WIN 7 or go with WIN 10?

A:Windows 10 on Dell Inspiron 15R N5010

Hi ksproboszcz,
Currently there are NO compatible Windows 10 drivers available for this particular model however you will need to check if you can install the Windows 7 drivers in compatibility mode in Windows 10.
Also, there will be no Windows 10 drivers as these model did not come with Windows 8 or 8.1 driver. Please check for the Windows 10 driver availability after the Windows 10 release. 

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Hello everyone
i bought a new laptop two days ago, a Dell Inspiron 15R
and i'm happy with its performance

main specs:
CPU Core i7 Q740 1.73GHz
Ram 4GB DDR3
GPU ATI HD Radeon Mobility 5470 1GB (Up to 2737)

but i'm worried coz i noticed that it warms once i start it up
then heats so much when running a game (Homefront)
here's the temps (by SpeedFan):

At normal situation
(when i don't open or use anything! just the firefox and SpeedFan):-

And these temps when i only run homefront game on the main menu!!!
before i even play it.
- Are these even normal??
- Does this affected something in my laptop? because if so, i'll return it and take a new one xD
- What do u suggest?

what the hell's wrong with dell!? everyone advised me to buy a dell laptop, and unfortunately i faced a problem in the second day! i hope everything's normal, i really need ur help and info, i don't care about games i just wanted to test its ability on games that's all, but i'm thinking about heat when working with other things like editing hd videos, graphic designs etc..

thanks,.

A:Dell Inspiron 15R (N5010) Heat Problem..Help Please!

My desktop is around 40 degrees when stressed, so I was shocked originally by those temperatures. I did some digging, and laptop temperatures are typically a lot higher, around 70 degrees when stressed
Considering that this is an i7 as well, I would consider this a fairly normal temperature, just make sure you aren't obstructing any ventilation grills.

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Hi there,
My Dell Inspiron laptop had an issues the other day which might to get a blue screen of death and then crash. I since tried to turn the laptop back on however, it was getting 8 beeps and staying on a black screen. Sometime it would boot and login before the black screen would appear. Usually, 8 beeps would mean the display has gone however, after further testing and research i feel that the motherboard needs replacing. I am therefore looking to replace the motherboard however, I'm not sure which one to get. The part number for the one I have now is: 0VX53T but I am unable to find this anywhere. I've seen one on eBay (part number: Y6Y56) - would this be compatible? Here is the link to the one I've seen:

Thanks,
Priy

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I have a Dell Inspiron N5010 with an AMD Graphics card and it has the common problem of a broken DC jack. Works sometimes and sometimes it doesnt. Where can I find out the part number for the power board without having to open up the laptop as I dont have to hand? I have checked on ebay for replacements and there seems to be more than one option with part numbers. Also do Dell still sell these spare parts? The other option would be to desolder and solder on a new power port to the board Thanks in advanced
 

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i have a dell inspiron n5010 with win10 pro. and the wifi is turning off in every 15-20min.
So i need to restart the laptop and that is every time.
Sometimes wants to disconnect and connect again to fix the problem.
But in most cases i have to restart the machine.
What can i do for this?

inspiron n5010
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A:Dell inspiron N5010 wifi problems

Hi edwmike,
Thanks for posting.
Apologies that your system is not working as you expected, but the n5010 is not supported by Dell running Windows 10.  The drivers will not be available, however you can try the Windows 7 or Windows Vista drivers may work, or you can see if the wifi card manufacturer may have released a driver for Windows 10.

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hi,
I have Dell inspiron N5010 laptop, two days back screen is suddenly gone blank. when I power on the laptop the power button and notification lights are glowing, fan is also working but nothing come on the screen. I tried to go to BIOS but BIOS is not opening also not even Dell logo is coming on startup. what is the problem with my laptop. can anyone help me with this issue
Thanks,
Manjeet Singh

A:Dell Inspiron N5010 screen gone blank

Hi manjeetsingh13,
Thank you for reaching to Dell Community Forum.
Please connect an external monitor and check if you get any display.
Do you hear any beeps from the system?
Please private message us the service tag of the system along with your email.
(Note: please don't mention the service tag or email id on the public forum as it contains your personal information).

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Hi,
I have a Dell Inspiron N5010 and it was fallen down from my bed, since then it stopped working. Whenever I try to power it up it beeps 8 times in series.

I have gone through various discussions in dell community regarding this and have done the following tests.

LCD test (D + power-on)  : This test runs fine, able to see solid colors and on restart it again gives 8 beeps
Fn + Power-on : This doesn't work. As I could see in the discussions, this should run a diagnosis test. But in my case nothing happens, 8 beeps continues.
Few posts suggested to remove the CMOS battery for a while and place it again. That too didn't work.
Reconnected the LCD cable and tries, problem still exists.

Can anyone suggest me what might have went wrong?

Thanks in Advance.

A:Dell Inspiron N5010 8 beeps on start up

Next to do is replace the video cable -- if that doesn't solve the problem, it's likely the mainboard was damaged in the fall.

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Whether I am playing a game or just browsing the internet my laptop will randomly lock for 1-2 min and I can't do anything until it un-locks. Try to get into task manager or do anything else and they will pop up only after the computer un-locks. I have run spyware and other programs to see what might be causing it to no avail. Hope there is someone who can help me with my issues.

Dell Inspiron N5010
Windows 7 Home 64 bit
Intel Duo i5 M450 2.4Ghz
4GB Ram
ATI Radeon HD 5470

Thanks for any future help with my issues. Hope I posted in the right forum
 

A:Dell Inspiron N5010 Random Locks

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My  Dell Inspiron N5010 has Processor Speed  2.50Ghz but these days working on only 0.78 Ghz speed, No more than this. Why ? its too slow? How to speed it up? because it was not as slow as working these days. 

A:Dell Inspiron N5010 has Processor Speed

Does the system recognize the AC adapter, or does it show "unknown" in Setup (F2 at powerup to check)?

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I have read somewhere in the forums that my dell inspiron n5010 can support ddr3 12800 1600mh so I went ahead and purchased some ADATA ddr3 1600(11) agx8 so-dimm AD3S 1600W4G11-S

You can see the link I bought it from here:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/151237358173?ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649

I bought 2 of these 4gb ram modules and installed them in my laptop. When I turn my laptop on it trys to start but shows some lines on the screen and sometime like an old tv running analogue signal and showing snow. It then turns off on its own after about half to one minute.

When I go to the bios I can see that the system has recognized 8gb of ram but it says speed 1066mh.
I don't know what the issue is so if anybody knows or has a suggestion to fix this please reply to this post.

A:Dell Inspiron N5010 Ram compatibility issue

RAM speed is CPU-dependent - if you have an i5 or lower CPU, 1066 MHz is the fastest you'll get even with faster memory installed.
Try the modules one at a time in each socket - you may have a bad module or a bad memory socket.

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ido have windows 7and i just formatted it so i lost the installed drivers
so plz i need the installation of the f4 and f5 driver because i can't adjust the brightness of the screen

A:dell inspiron n5010 driver???for f4 f5driver?

http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs&ServiceTag=&SystemID=INSPIRON_N5010&os=W764&osl=EN

Has the drivers for your system if you lost the install disk. These are the Windows 7 64 bit drivers.

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Hey guys, person just brought this laptop to me running win7, claiming his wife says it freezes when online and a popup appears, I am waiting for his wife to call me to explain further as I am not seeing any of those issues, the net is working fine and no popup appears anytime, I can navigate around his system fine, laptop works fast and normal. What I am noticing is that it will not shut down using the start tab, also won't restart, it will only hibernate so only a hard shutdown is working. Also pressing ctrl+alt+delete is not bringing up the task manager, any ideas please?

A:Dell Inspiron N5010 shutdown issue

Sometimes malware will keep Task Manager from opening using Ctrl+Alt+Del. Go to c:\windows\system32 and copy taskmgr.exe to the desktop. Rename taskmgr.exe to something else like fix.exe and double click it. If Task Manager opens then the computer may be infected.
 
Are you talking about Hibernate or Sleep. Personally I would disable Hibernate.
 
Does the computer shut down if you use the following command in Run?

shutdown /s /t 0

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Hi All,
A friend I work with asked me to check out this laptop that belongs to her daughter. She said the touchpad wasn't functioning properly, previously her older daughter had been using this laptop. This laptop is currently running windows 7 home premium 64-bit, w/service pack 1 edition. The older daughter has one user account setup on this machine..she is listed as the administrator. The second daughter has her own account and is listed as a standard account. The first thing I did upon checking out the the issue with this machine is update the Synaptics Touchpad software to the latest version available for this machine (V7.2). What is really strange to me is the fact that the touchpad seems to function correctly on the administrator account, but when I switch to the other user account (standard user) it doesn't function correctly like it does on the administrator account. To be honest..I changed the standard user account to a administrator account temporarily so I could at least have access to run some test on the system..( namely, sfc /scannow ). After doing so I was informed no problems were found, I can plug in a usb mouse to a usb port on the machine and it seems to function correctly. I'm at the point now I don't know what to do as I've never ran into this issue before. That's why I thought I'd see if anyone else has had this issue before.
Thanks,
David

A:Dell Inspiron N5010 Touchpad Issue

Hi Davy,
sounds like the user profile is corrupt delete, the second daughters profile, reboot and set up a new one.

Roy

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Hi,

My Dell Inspiron N5010, bought 2 years back, keeps switching off for no reason at all. I then get a blue screen error, with the following details:


Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: c000021a
BCP1: FFFFF8A0002DF2D0
BCP2: 0000000000000000
BCP3: FFFFFFFFC0000001
BCP4: 0000000000100608
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Windows\Minidump\043012-21122-01.dmp
C:\Users\Sriram\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-49701-0.sysdata.xml

Read our privacy statement online:
Windows 7 Privacy Statement - Microsoft Windows

If the online privacy statement is not available, please read our privacy statement offline:
C:\Windows\system32\en-US\erofflps.txt

I have attached the XML file. Please help!!!

A:My Dell Inspiron N5010 running Win 7 keeps switching off

Do you do something specific before this happens, or does it switch off in different situations? (Does it turn off when using a specific application for example)

Do you get the blue error after it turns off?

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Hi all
I need to change my OS from 64bit to 32bit, but all my drivers are for 64bit OS (win 7) so where can i find 32-bit drivers for my n5010 (15R) online and on Dell official website?

p.s : i searched dell.com website and seems they only support 64 bit OS (vista/7) so how on earth should i find 32 bit drivers compatible with my laptop hardware?

Thanks for Your time

A:Where can i download 32-bit drivers for my Dell Inspiron n5010?

First of all, you will have to perform a clean install of the OS if you want go to a 32bit version of Windows 7.. That being said, Windows should install the necessary drivers.

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Hi,
I have 2.5 years old Dell Inspiron 15r n5010 with Intel Core i3 processor (M370 @2.4 GHz) and 3gb RAM. Right now I have Windows 7 (64 bit) installed on my machine.
I have two questions:
1. Can I install Windows 8.1 (64bit) on my machine?
2. There is no driver available for Windows 8 for this series of laptop on Dell's site. In that case, can I use Video, Wireless LAN, Bluetooth drivers of Windows 7 (64 bit) for Windows 8.1 (64 bit)?

P.S.: Dell provide drivers for Windows 8 for Inspiron 15r n5110 series of laptop. Can I use n5110 series of drivers on my n5010 series of laptop?

Thanks

A:Can I install Windows 8.1 on Dell Inspiron 15r n5010

Try you running the
How to use Standlone Windows 8 Upgrade Adviser
first.

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A client brought me his laptop (dell Inspiron N5010) and said it wouldn't connect to the internet, i tried wireless (Broadcom DW1501) and ethernet (Realtek PCIe FE) and niether work, i then booted Linux Ubuntu 11.04 and the broadcom adapter connects fine, no problems, so i think it might be a driver problem, but i can't connect the computer to the internet so i can't update the driver, my client also said that he had a virus but fixed that, should i try a system restore?
 

A:Dell Inspiron N5010 won't connect to the internet

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