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Have to update BIOS to make keyboard work Dell Inspiron 13 7000 series

Q: Have to update BIOS to make keyboard work Dell Inspiron 13 7000 series

I have Dell Inspiron 13 7000 series laptop, recently I came up with having trouble with the keyboard, it behaves oddly. The "tab" key acts as windows key, "windows key" acts as "letter v" key..some keys are not working at all.. The behavior that I found is , every time I update BIOS with the update from Dell Site, the keyboard starts working..but the next day (shutting down and accessing the system the other day), the same thing happens. I have to re-update the BIOS to make the keyboard work

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I just purchased a Dell Inspiron 7579.This is with the 15" screen and the hinges that let the system be used as a laptop, a tablet, or in "tent" or "stand" mode.When using it as a tablet, the keyboard is down, resting on the table or my lap or whatever.I'd like a cover that goes over that entire side of the computer.I *don't* want a "keyboard cover" that just covers the keys. But when I search, that's all I find.Anyone know of such a product?
Thamks.

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I was playing a video game on my laptop around 4:30, when the keyboard suddenly stopped working. The mouse still functioned, so I tried clicking around to see if it was just a problem with the game. Then at 4:32, the mouse stopped working, too. I decided to try turning it off, but neither holding nor pressing the power button worked, so I unplugged the laptop from the charger and left it to run out of power on it's own. At 4:35, the display froze. I know this, because up until then the clock was still working. Currently, the vent fan is still running, and the screen is frozen. No keyboard buttons work, and neither the built-in trackpad nor an HDMI mouse is working.  Is there anything I can do to fix this, or do I need to send it in?The laptop was a brand new Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Series, with Nvidia GeForce GTX and an Intel Core i7.

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I just a bought a new laptop yesterday, DELL Inspiron 15 7000 Series Model 7537, with windows 8 installed, I checked the laptop and surfed the internet a bit, I checked the windows 8.1 in store and it showed me that I have to update my windows first in order to download this 8.1 update, i decided to update the windows.
When i started the windows update, it showed me there were 112 updates there, i clicked on download the updates, but none of them seemed to work, however I searched around and found that I must turn off the metered connections limit download. However, the updates seemed to download and after downloading around 70 updates i decided to restart my laptop.
My laptop restarted with a dell logo, and right after that a blank screen, and after a while a cursor.
I have been restarting my laptop since yesterday and to no aid, a blank screen is showed and nothing else happens. I tried to enter BIOS setup to boot from the other D drive recovery, but I am unable to enter the BIOS setup.
I try to press F8, F12, F2, F10, to enter BIOS or atleast start the automatic windows recovery, but nothing seems to be working.
I spent a lot of my hard earned money to buy a new laptop with a new windows, and this is really frustrating, any help would be highly appreciated.

Regards.

A:Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Series (7537) Blank screen, windows 8 not booting, no BIOS?

I am having the same problem and bought the computer in Feb 14.  Got the "you can purchase a software support since your warranty is up after 90 days" from tech support, that is not right.  Would be interested if you get a solution.
Thanks

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I was playing a game and the keyboard stopped working I thought it froze but the screen still worked and so did the mouse but the keyboard wouldn't work. I managed to exit the game and click sleep by mistake (wanted to click shut down) and all I have is a black screen with h keyboard lit up. Holding the power button does nothing. Pls help

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Good afternoon,
I recently (3 months ago) bought a Dell Inspiron 15 7567 Gaming Laptop, since I got it I have had a couple of issues that were corrected after I updated my BIOS 3 days ago. But a new problem has started, a worse problem than the ones I had previously. 
I decided to update my BIOS because I was having what I thought was a Video card issue. When ever I started watching a video on Youtube the laptop would freeze for about 2 seconds (just once per start, if I restarted the PC it would freeze again) and also when I turned on the computer before the DELL logo the PC would blink for a couple of seconds. 
After I updated the BIOS 3 days ago, it was fixed but now my PC turns off and restarts at random times. I already ran the  and everything was fine according to it.
My guess is that it obviously has something to do with the new BIOS which is the 1.2.0.

Could you please help me, I'm worry that if I keep using the PC and it keeps shutting down I'm going to damage the computer. As every time it restarts I get a blue screen, which says I could try and Fix it (Go back to a previous version) or restart.

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Hi, 
I purchase this Dell Inspiron 15 5000 Series 15.6 Inch Laptop last December and it was great to allow me to interchange the use of touch screen and keyboard with mouse. Suddenly a couple weeks ago, the keyboard and mouse were not recognized by the system when I turned on the laptop. I got the touch screen working but I need to use keyboard and mouse most. Any advice on how to fix it?
Many thanks! Jade.

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So I recently bought this new laptop(windows 10) and I discovered something wrong.
It's a qwerty keyboard, and the letters work fine.However, the buttons in the top row are reversed; meaning that when both shift and caps lock are OFF, these buttons show numbers, not symbols.
When I enable caps lock, I get capitalised letters and the numbers stay the same.
And when I press shift, I get capitalised letters and the symbols instead of the numbers.
So essentially, if I want it to be normal(lowercase letters + the top row giving symbols) I need to enable both caps lock and shift.I tried it using the touch keyboard.
I tried every language I can find that has QWERTY and although some of the symbols change, I always get numbers when shift and caps lock are off.However, any AZERTY keyboard works fine..
I have been googling for days and looking at dozens of forum threads but NONE of them matched what I was looking for...
I don't know if this is supposed to happen, nor do I care about it.
I just need help in making it stop.
Thanks !

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So I recently bought this new laptop(windows 10) and I discovered something wrong.
It's a qwerty keyboard, and the letters work fine.However, the buttons in the top row are reversed; meaning that when both shift and caps lock are OFF, these buttons show numbers, not symbols.
When I enable caps lock, I get capitalised letters and the numbers stay the same.
And when I press shift, I get capitalised letters and the symbols instead of the numbers.
So essentially, if I want it to be normal(lowercase letters + the top row giving symbols) I need to enable both caps lock and shift.I tried it using the touch keyboard.
I tried every language I can find that has QWERTY and although some of the symbols change, I always get numbers when shift and caps lock are off.However, any azerty keyboard works fine..
I have been googling for days and looking at dozens of forum threads but NONE of them matched what I was looking for...
I don't know if this is supposed to happen, nor do I care about it.
I just need help in making it stop.
Thanks !

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My computer is exactly one month old.  I have move it to tablet mode 5 times.  The sixth time the left hinge literally snapped and disconnected from the computer.
I have always been a Dell customer, but I will not purchase from them again.  I see many people have had this issue.
It is not because of wear and tear. It is because this model has a defective hinge and dell should honor replacements.  I am so disappointed in the craftsmanship of this computer.  Dell used to be number 1... not any more in my book.
Now I have to deal with sending it somewhere to get the hinge repaired and be without a computer for 2 weeks.  Thanks Dell for standing by your products.  NOT
I will never recommend a Dell purchase to any person I know.

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Hi there everyone,
Can anybody please help me,I set my keyboard backlight to dim but everytime I turn on my laptop again after shutting it down the backlight is at full brightness.I know this doesnt sound like that big of an issue but its bothering me alot.I have windows 10 and updated Dell  software that comes with the computer.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Thankyou.
Regards,
Khizer.

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I have done config:
msconfig -> boot -> advanced options -> (unchecked) maximum memory
But when i restart my computer than it not work.
Please help me fix it.

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So, this happened a long  time ago but when ever I try to turn my computer on it wont start up, but when I plug it in there's a weird buzzing noise you can hear it if you put your head near the laptops keyboard and also if you put your head near the bottom of the laptop and there is also no display when plugged in. I really need a solution without buying a new laptop. 
Please help 

A:Dell Inspiron 14 7000 series - 7437

Hi Charlierca
Thanks for writing to us. 
When did the issue start? Have you made any hardware or software changes? 
Please try an external monitor if available. 
Almost all the parts in this model are quite complicated to remove including the battery. 
The noise can be from fan or the hard drive. 
Is it possible to record the buzzing noise and send to us. ? /
Should your system be under warranty we can get it repaired. 
Await your response.
Regards

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My charger is good. The light indicator on the lap top is working so it's taking the charge. When I press the power button the keyboard will light up but never turns on. It's has an internal battery so I cannot perform a reset as so many post and videos suggest. Please help.

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Can someone help me please.... I got a newly bought dell inspiron 13....it wont boot to windows now...it just stucks with the dell logo and after a few minutes a blue on screen will appear and turn off.   I notice also that it heats up...the back side of the laptop is getting hot

A:brand new dell inspiron 13 7000 series

Hi FOXNIGHT,
Rather unfortunate you had to face issues on a new machine. 
What is the exact blue screen error message / code? Does the system restart after the bluescreen crash or does it power off? Are you able to boot to f2 or f12 on startup?
Press and hold the fn key + power button to turn on the system and it should initiate the diagnostics - check for any possible beep codes.
Also, please click my DELL-username and write me a private conversation with the service tag and your contact details(Name and Email) for case records.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

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Hi 
Recently my dell inspiron 7537 is having problems opening properly. I am not sure if it is the way I carry it in my back back (college student) but I always use a case with it and make sure to be gentle setting my backpack down, etc. I have had this computer since 2014 and never had any problems, I love it!. But recently when I try to open the laptop for use the right side makes a popping noise at the crease and the bottom right of the screen (not the touch screen portion but where it is black at the corner) is popping off. I can see the lights behind it. I am able to press on the screen to get it to pop back in place but even when it is in place and I test it by opening and closing it the same popping noise happens and the portion of the screen is raised again. 
Is this a problem I live with now? Any solutions? I bought my computer at costco but I can't remember if I had a warranty or if it even lasted this long. Any suggestions?
Also the actual computer functions just fine, no problems booting up or anything.

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I am not happy with this product. I have submitted a second trouble ticket today. The first was for a hard drive issue and the second is probably a motherboard as the customer support alluded to. Less than 6 months and now twice I am going to be without my laptop for an extended period of time. The first time was a for a week. For the second issue, I will have to send my laptop into the service center and even though they said they would expedite it, it will probably take at least two weeks for just shipping back and forth. 
I was thinking of getting something similar for my daughter, but after my experience with how inconsistent the laptop has been and how fixing the current laptop I have will take awhile, I can't see buying another Dell laptop. I was thinking of starting on my Master's next year, but obviously I may have to think about purchasing a second laptop to ensure that I have a trustworthy device to use for my school work. 
Honestly, right now, I feel that with every new Facebook post that Dell has about new products, I would like to tell my story on each and every post to ensure everyone thinks twice about buying a Dell computer. Just looking through the posts in the forums, it doesn't seem like many people are getting the support that they should be getting for spending a good chunk of money on these computers. The last time I had this much trouble with a computer was with E-Machine and their service was terrible. Is Dell going the way of E-M... Read more

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Hi, I have Inspiron laptop 15 7000 series (7537) laptop and some of the keys are not working. When I press them to type..the letters are not typing . Not sure the exact reason. Can you please help in fixing it

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So Dell made a really terrible decision.  They have a transparent strip in the power button for an LED light to indicate if the power is on.  A power indicator is a given in any laptop, no matter how cheap it is.  However, Dell in all of it's genius decided to not include an LED bulb on laptops up to the Inspiron 7000 Series, despite leaving a transparent slot for it.  Seriously, what happened to this brand?!?  Do children make these laptops now?
I want to fix this, as my laptop is no longer returnable and a power indicator is absolutely necessary.  So the only thing I can think of is replacing it with one from the 7000 Series somehow (with some help probably).
This is a Dell Inspiron 5559.  I also have an Inspiron 5547.  Not sure which exact 7000 model I should get the part for...
Are they compatible?
Is there an easier way? Like how Fn+H turns on the hard drive indicator?
Thanks.

A:Can I replace a Dell Inspiron 15 5000 Series power board with a Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Series power board?

The systems use different case and mainboard designs -- and may even be made by different companies.  The answer in all likelihood is no.
I don't think Apple has produced a Macbook with a power indicator -- the PC vendors are playing follow Apple.

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Hi,
I am planning to buy New Dell Inspiron 15 series 7000. I would want to replace the harddisk with SSD by next year or so. But i wanted to know if i can have SSD along with hard disk in this laptop.
I wanted both good performance along with large storage. So i was wondering if i can have two disks at once.
Thanks in advance

A:Can i have SSD along with hard disk in New Dell Inspiron 15 series 7000

mSATA and mini-PCI express have the same form factor but are electrically different.   It doesn't look like any of the newer Inspiron 7000 series models have mSATA connectors -- the older 3rd generation ones did, though.
If you want an SSD along with a hard drive, you'll need to consider  an XPS system - not an Inspiron.

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Hi, 
I just bought this touchscreen 2-in-one laptop with Dell Active Stylus for Dell Tablets (750-AAGN) .
my question here is :
1: Do Photoshop , Zbrush  support this laptop / stylus pressure sensitivity ? 
2: how good is the pressure sensitivity on this device ?
3: how durable is the screen ? if i draw on it for 4-5 hours per day it wont get damaged in short time ?
Thanks .

A:dell inspiron 13 7000 series 2-in-1 (7347) for drawing.

I have a Dell Inspiron 7000 series 2-in-1 and the newest version of the stylus (half silver half black). It worked amazingly well with all the software I tried including PhotoShop. Didn't try it with ZBrush. Pressure is pretty good. My kid is an artist and she said it compares favorably with her tablet for responsiveness. 

No idea about the screen, but since it is glass, I wouldn't think it would be a problem.

HOWEVER - the stylus completely stopped working with the upgrade to Windows 10 and so far there has been nothing from Dell about it. If you are using Windows 10 and the stylus is working, cool - you shoudl be in great shape. 

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Hey guys,
Ive recently purchased a Dell Inspiron 15 7559 laptop and installed windows 7 x64.I've installed all the drivers from the Dell website that matched my model, however i still have issues with the touchpad. I'm able to right/left click but not scroll. I tried downloading the alps and synaptics drivers for touchpad and restarted the pc without any help.
Anyone experienced issues like this and found a solution?

Cheers

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Hello, I purchased this touch laptop months ago and it has barely been used or even mobile. I have had an issue with the screen flickering for quite some time, it came out of nowhere prompting me to use the laptop less. 
The screen does NOT have an issue with flickering and brightness. The screen flickers EVERY time I move/touch the monitor at all. Sometimes when I move the entire laptop. Please give advice on what I should do as I don't have a ton of $$ to go anywhere to get it fixed and I bought the laptop in brand new condition from Craigslist so there is not a warranty.
Thank you for the help and please do not respond if you have the same problem, but you do not have a viable solution, that helps no one. 

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An FPS I play utilizes some of the function keys. They are not working in-game (namely F5 and F7). In case it helps, the game is Combat Arms. The laptop is brand new.

Any help is appreciated

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What pens are compatible with dell inspiron 13 7000 series???????????????

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Hi I need some help. this morning, I was going to play a DVD on my DVD player for my morning workout but there was no sound. I have no idea what to do and it's bugging me. Sound on my computer is really important to me.

A:Sound not working on Dell Inspiron 15 7000 series

Did you right click the speaker icon on the taskbar and make sure it was not in mute mode? Right click that icon, click Playback devices. Speakers should have a green check. Does anything else play audio (music CD, youtube, etc.) ?

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So, I've had my Inspiron 13 for about a year or so. I've had no real major issues or complaints, including upgrading to Windows 10 and those that I did have were solved with a simple search. After having my laptop for a year, its storage eventually filled up. I used a program called CCleaner to delete any junk files on my system, doing my best to make sure the program didn't delete any files that I needed, or that were necessary to the system. However, my best wasn't good enough as my system lost its functionality to automatically rotate depending on what orientation the system is in (Auto-Rotate). I went to the support page for my model, ran the system diagnostic more times than I can remember, as well as doing a full system scan twice, but all the tests showed that my system had no errors and was up to date. I reinstalled all the drivers on the support page, and uninstalled and reinstalled QuickSet64 and the ST Microelectronics 3-Axis Digital Accelerometer Driver, as this thread had suggested the problem may lie there. I also downloaded the Dell "Intel Chipset Driver" as this thread had suggested, verified that QuickSet64 was starting up with my system as this thread had recommended, and disabled the sensor in Device Manager and re-enabled as this thread writer had done, along with updating as many items in Device Manager as I could. I did however notice that I only had one sensor whereas others have seen two, and the numerous t... Read more

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Hi All,
I just bought my Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2 in 1 for 2 weeks, I found out that my casing color from
silver grey color became dull color. Anyone facing this kind of issue before?
For the images below, you can see what happen to my casing just in two weeks after I purchased.

A:Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2 in 1 Casing Issue.

Any Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series users face the same issue?
Hope you can share with me if you purchased this laptop.

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While I am using my laptop my keyboard will suddenly stop working, my mousepad will still work but I can't type on anything. Whenever I try to restart or shut down my computer to try and fix this it doesn't shut down properly and the power light is still on but the screen is black. I can't turn the laptop on or off there is just a black screen but the power light is on.

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Hey everyone. Recently, my computer's screen has been on the fritz, and I'm wondering if this might be something I can replace by myself with a part or if it's something that requires sending it back to Dell.The screen can still look normal, but will sometimes freeze completely if the computer lid is moved from a certain angle. When this happens there's also visual artifacts and a change of colour - sometimes the screen goes completely black. The problems are mostly gone whenever I'm moving the lid, but come back when I stop. Can I replace the screen my myself do you guys think? Or is it a cable that needs replacing/ a more solid connection

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About once every month, my laptop keyboard will freeze up out of nowhere. It doesn't matter what I'm doing at the moment. However, at the same time, the power button also stops responding. In order to turn off my computer, I have to unscrew the panel under my laptop and unplug the battery cable. After re-plugging the cable in and rebooting, my laptop works fine... until the next time the keyboard fails and I have to do everything described above again.
I have attempted factory resets and system restores but nothing I have done seems to resolve the issue. I suspect that the issue may be related to the actual keyboard's hardware but I am hesitant about opening up my laptop unless it's actually necessary.
Anyone who has experienced this problem or has any insight would be greatly appreciated.
I can post specific specs if needed but here is a screenshot of some of my general specifications: i.gyazo.com/da92a4946a6acafa272ec0811f14c5e3.png

A:Inspiron 7000 Series 7559 Keyboard and Power Button Failure

I am having the same issue. Updating the bios hasn't solved anything. Calling support now to have the system replaced

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About once every month, my laptop keyboard will freeze up out of nowhere. It doesn't matter what I'm doing at the moment. However, at the same time, the power button also stops responding. In order to turn off my computer, I have to unscrew the panel under my laptop and unplug the battery cable. After re-plugging the cable in and rebooting, my laptop works fine... until the next time the keyboard fails and I have to do everything described above again.
I have attempted factory resets and system restores but nothing I have done seems to resolve the issue. I suspect that the issue may be related to the actual keyboard's hardware but I am hesitant about opening up my laptop unless it's actually necessary.
Anyone who has experienced this problem or has any insight would be greatly appreciated.
I can post specific specs if needed but here is a screenshot of some of my general specifications: i.gyazo.com/da92a4946a6acafa272ec0811f14c5e3.png

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I purchased the Inspiron 15 7000 series laptop 1-1/2 weeks ago at Best Buy. The salesperson had me buy a VGA to USB adapter and suggested I plug it directly into the USB port and not through the USB hub I also bought. However, I cannot get the monitor to work. The computer is running Windows 10. The display shows 3 monitors (I also have a monitor on the HDMI port) but the settings for the Dell are greyed out. On other computers, shutting the laptop cover allowed the use of two external monitors, but I haven't been able to get this to work. Even unplugging the HDMI monitor doesn't allow the Dell monitor to display. Does this monitor work on the newer laptops? If so, what else can I try? And am I limited to two monitors on Win10 with this computer?

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I recently purchased a Wacom Bamboo Ink Stylus from Best Buy when purchasing my new Dell Inspiron 17 7000 Series laptop based on their claim that it was compatible with this laptop.  However, I can get it to connect and open the windows ink workspace apps but I can't seem to get it to actually work as a pen on the touchscreen.  Is there something that I'm doing wrong or is it not actually compatible?  Any help/tips would be greatly appreciated.

A:Wacom Bamboo Ink Stylus and Dell Inspiron 17 7000 Series

This is a touchscreen notebook - not a true digitizing tablet.  You can use a capacitive stylus (these generally have a broad, soft rubber tip), but not a true active stylus - the ink features/pressure sensitivity that come with a true digitizing screen are not present on your system.
Very few 17" systems are going to have a true wacom (or equivalent) digitizer -- not many 15" ones do, either.  You will find much more choice in the 12-13" market - if you're looking for it from Dell, the only model you'll currently find is the XPS 13 9365.

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I have a Dell Inspiron 13 7000 series laptop.  It is 11 months old.  It has worked fine since day one until today.  Today the touchscreen quite working.  All the helpful hints from the internet do not work.  Some ask me to click on the TABLET PC icon in the Control Panel, but there isn't one.  Some tell me to turn off and back on the HID compliant Touchscreen control in the device manager, but there isn't one.  I am running Windows 10 which came installed from the Dell factory.  What else can I try (that I really can try)?

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So I was hoping to be able to add a second monitor with my Dell Inspiron, but I didn't have an extra monitor just lying around, so I was hoping to be able to use my old laptop for the same purpose. I tried hooking up the two computers with an HDMI cable, but there was no response. I'm fairly certain that the issue lies in the Inspiron's Display Adapter, which uses the Intel graphics card instead of the Nvidia one that is also installed. Is there some way to change the display adapter that the computer uses?
Or, if I'm just completely wrong about what's causing my problem, is there something else that could be making it so that my two laptops won't connect via HDMI?

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On the second day of usage, my laptop does not turn on the LCD. Its a Inspiron 15 7579 2-in-1
The keyboard lights up. I see a red led blinking permanently on top of screen, but , the screen keeps black, no image at all
The frontal led on base of keyboard blinks 7 times white plus 2 times amber
I read it means LCD failure.... Is there anything i can do to try solve it ?
Very frustrating for a second day of a new and expensive computer
Help me, Dell

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Hello: 
I have a Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Series 7559 laptop that came pre-loaded with Windows 10.  The Anniversary update  for WIn 10 refuses to install with error code 0x80070003 and I have tried multiple things from online research all to no avail.  Tired of the thing constantly downloading the update for it to fail... Sick of Win 10 frankly as well as it truly is horrid.  My question:  is there anything preventing me from reformatting my C Drive and installing Win 7 Ultimate x64 on this laptop model?  I assume I could pick up the needed Win 7 drivers from the Dell site.  Please advise.

A:Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Series 7559 - Install Windows 7

It can be done, but because Microsoft removed the ability to boot Windows 7 USB media on Skylake platform system (which your system is), it is going to require the preparation of a new set of boot media -- you cannot simply make a Windows 7 or 7-SP1 boot medium and do the install.  It isn't a trivial exercise.  And because Windows 7 lacks support for the advanced power management of the Skylake platform, the system will run hotter and with reduced battery runtimes.
You might be better off doing a clean install of Windows 10 including the anniversary update (the ISOs are available from Microsoft) than in downgrading to Windows 7.  Also, unless you have 10 Pro, you don't have downgrade rights so you'll need to have an unused license key for Windows 7 (they're no longer legally available for sale).
For the process, see
www.dell.com/.../SLN300564

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Just got my new laptop today, and of course first thing I do is open it up and put in an SSD. Well it looks like the "holder" that you put the drive in before screwing it into the actual laptop is warped... Photo attached. If you look, towards the left of the pic is where the screw is, then the caddy slowly protrudes out, then goes back in closer to the second screw. Do you guys think this is cause for concern (ie will it randomly one day destroy my entire laptop due to the pressure)? Or if I leave it alone should it be fine.

Thanks

A:Warped HDD caddy Dell Inspiron 15 7548 (7000 series)

You could take it out, take the drive out, then use light finger pressure to straighten it out. From what I can see, it wouldn't cause me any undo concern. If the retaining screw isn't binding I wouldn't worry about it.

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So I recently bought a Dell Inspiron 17 7000 series laptop and was super stoked.
Then I got home and noticed it has a lot of audio problems.  
When I plug in my external speakers I get a sharp, loud, startling crackling noise when I sometimes change windows.
More importantly, my external speakers are not working with this Dell.   The subwoofer has NO SOUND coming out at all.  The non-subwoofer speakers seem to work fine.

I tried downloading both audio drivers that were mentioned by the verifed answer in the thread here  but I get this error message each time:
Some one please help!  I spent too much on this Dell to get this problem.  Every laptop I've boughten has worked perfectly out of the box except this Dell.   

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Guys,could you help me to decide?!?!
I m going to buy a Dell Inspiron 7570, i would like to have your opinion about it as i couldnt find any review on the on line.
Here there are the information..
8th Generation Intel(R)Core(TM) i7-8550U Processor (8MB Cache, up to 4.0 GHz)
15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS Truelife LED-Backlit Narrow Border Display
NV GeForce 940MX 4GB GDDR5
512GB PCIe NVMe M.2 Solid State Drive
8GB, DDR4, 2400MHz
42WHr, 3-Cell Battery (Integrated)
What do you think about the battery? For a normal browsing and Office programm use how much could it last?
Thank you in advance!

A:Laptop Dell Inspiron 15 7000 series 7570 opinion

These haven't even shipped yet (October 3 is the release date) so you likely won't see much for a while -- and note that if you're on a tight time schedule, there are often delays with new models like this one.
It looks like a solid mid-range multimedia notebook - if you're planning intensive gaming, look elsewhere.   If you're looking for XPS-level build and materials quality - look elsewhere.  If you're willing to live with the design compromises of a lower-cost system (more plastic, less metal, etc.), it may be a good system for you.
If you look at the existing Kaby Lake model, battery life seems to be rated quite good (with the FHD screen; with a 4K screen it'd be appreciably less).

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I've tried everything I can think of and have read many suggestions and watched videos (on a different pc) to sort out the problem. I can't even get the pc to go into Safe Mode, it just reboots.

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Hello.
We purchased a new Dell Inspiron 15 7000 series less than a month ago.
- Last week the screen started flickering. If flickered even at bios/before os. Laptop is dual boot and issue persists in Windows and Linux.
- All windows updates appears to be installed including driver and bios updates (now at 1.2.4) according to the Dell update utility.
- As of this morning the laptop boots to black screen and now is only usable with an external monitor. There are no beeps at boot or visual warnings in Windows. Latest Intel and Nvidia drivers have been installed. Laptop has been restarted several times to no avail. Currently running full diagnostics from F12 at boot. No error found yet and have 3hrs 22 min left.
- I've darkened the room and shone a torch on the laptop screen in case it is just a back light issue but am unable to see anything on the laptop screen, only usable with external monitor. Windows display settings gives the options to extend/duplicate displays so this makes me believe Windows is able to detect the laptop screen.

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Yesterday my dell computer would not come on. When I hit the power button the keyboard would light up but the screen would not start. The computer was completely charged and the power cord works with no problems. It does not have a battery pack so I let the battery completely drain overnight. When I tried to turn the computer on again after 3 attempts of holding down the power button it finally rebooted. While my computer is working now I am concerned that this may happen again and that next time my computer will not start at all. Any suggestions or recommendations as to what could have caused this problem and how to prevent it from happening again. I completely love my touchscreen dell and would hate for it not to work!

A:Laptop (dell inspiron 15-7000 series-7537) wont start

It could have simply been a program or utility hanging the system.  Holding down the power button for a couple minutes should have fully shut down the system allowing you to boot, but baring that, you either have to remove the battery or wait until it is fully discharged.
I do suggest running diagnostics just to make sure that this isn't and indicator of possible hardware failure.
Please check here for more information on how to run diagnostics.  Please let me know what you find out.  
 
TB 

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Has anyone used an Inspiron 13 7000 touchpad two-finger scroll gesture and also compared it to a Surface Pro 3?
I've been using the Inspiron 13 for months but just reformatted Windows on a Surface Pro 3 last night and wow - the 2-finger scroll responsiveness is virtually instant on that device.  On the Inspiron it always seems to take a bit of time to get going. 

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Hi,I bought a Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Series laptop around about November time last year, and after a BIOS update a couple months ago or so it now will randomly go to a black screen, but the backlight is still on. The BIOS update being near the time that this began to happen may be a coincidence, but it was the only real change during this period.On this black screen, I have no cursor and none of the buttons on my keyboard do anything. The only solution I've found is to hold in the power button to shut the whole system down. 
There doesn't seem to be a particular pattern as to when this problem occurs, it will just randomly go black.
This has happened around about 6/7 times in the past few months. All the events did occur late at night though (past midnight). However, this could just be because I usually sit on my laptop longer at night time, and therefore that increases the chances of it happening.
Due to many "Black Screen Crashing" problems with Windows 10 - that aren't the same as my problem - a google search did not help. 
System Specs are as follows: 
System Model Inspiron 7559
OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 Home
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz, 2601 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Mode UEFI
Ram - 8GB
Graphics Card - GeForce GTX 960m
Thanks,Steven

A:Black Screen with Backlight Still On - Dell Inspiron 15, 7000 Series Laptop

Try system diagnostics to see if it finds any problem in the components:

Press F12 after power on
Select diagnostics.

You can also check Windows Event Viewer for any error message that was logged when the black screen crash happened.

Window-X => Event Viewer

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