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Need help to connect my 4-year-old Dell laptop to my (older) Dell monitor

Q: Need help to connect my 4-year-old Dell laptop to my (older) Dell monitor

Forgive me - I know nothing about computers, so am probably going about this completely wrong, but I'm hoping you can guide me to a successful outcome.
I have a Dell Inspiron N411z laptop (with HDMI and usb ports) and a Dell 1703PF monitor (with DVI and vga ports).
I've tried an HDMI to vga converter, with a vga to vga cable into the monitor - didn't work.
am new to the here, I have worked with multiple firms. you can check mobile App launch video one of my work.Thank You !

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I have a Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop.  Recently, I bought a Dell Ultrasharp monitor U2412M to attach to my laptop to have an ergonomic home office.   My knowledge of computers/hardware is pretty... rudimentary.  
24"1920 x 1200Nice adjustable stand1x DVI-D port, 1x display port, 1x VGA port, 1x USB 2.0 upstream port, 4x USB downstream ports
I use my computer for writing documents, internet surfing, and rarely for watching tv.  Eventually, I will buy a lighter and newer laptop, but probably not for a year or two.
I think I bought the wrong monitor....  I was hoping to buy something to use now, that will last, and that will work with any future laptop I buy.
My monitor just arrived.  I connected it to my laptop with the VGA cable (my laptop doesn't have DPI or HDMI input).  It worked, but the picture didn't look.... very good.  
It is my understanding that VGA connections are the worst quality.  Can I use an ?adapter to connect to the VGA cable to access the DVI-D port on the monitor?  Or is this the best I can get?  I'm not even sure what ?video cards are, or whether I need one of these.  
I also looked up the specs on my old laptop and it says the specs of my laptop screen are 
1366 x 768 pixel
So is this the limit of what an attached monitor can be?  

Any input appreciated.  Thanks.

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Not sure if this is in the right category or not but here goes. The computer has been working fine until about 1/2 hour ago. The monitor goes VERY dim like in hibernation but will not 'relight'. If you reboot it comes on and works properly for about 5 minutes then goes dim again. The only way to get it back is to reboot. needless to say, this is a pretty useless way to have a computer. I appreciate your help.

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A:Older Dell laptop, have lost my administrative password for a Dell inspiring 1545, can anyone help me??

If it's the powerup password, you'll need to place a voice phone call to Dell -- be prepared to verify your ownership details and with a credit card (the call post-warranty as a system this old must be, is not free of charge).

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Can I install WinXP Pro from older Dell laptop on to new Dell laptop?

I am using a Dell Inspiron 8200 right now and in order to save some money on my new Dell laptop, I'd like to order Home or MediaCenter with the new computer and then install WinXP Pro myself instead of paying the extra $119 to have them do it. I have a Reinstallation CD of WinXP Pro that came with the old Dell laptop; will I be able to use it to install WinXP Pro on my new one?

Thanks.
 

A:Can I install WinXP from older Dell laptop on to new Dell laptop?

probably not no. they are usually pretty good at stopping people install their restore discs onto different systems.
 

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Hi everyone,
I have a new hardware:

Dell XPS13 (9360) with Thunderbolt 3
Dell U3417W 34" monitor  (3440x1440 px)

I have prepared everything on my table because I had no idea that new Dell only has Thunderbolt 3 and no mini display port. I was kind of surprised (in a bad way) that I will need another reduction.
The problem is that I can only input display port, mini display port and HDMI into the new Dell U3417W monitor. I am not sure how much resolution I can squeeze from HDMI, so what is left are those display ports. 
Should I buy USB-C -> Display port cable like for e.g. Startech USB Type-C to Displayport cable, 1m (CDP2DPMM1MB) which could possibly do the job? Or perhaps even some Thunderbolt 3 cable?
I need to have 3440x1440 px @ 60 Hz where some of those cables support only @30 Hz and they do not explicitly state that 3440x1440px resolution is supported.
I would rather avoid those bugged Dell docking stations where the whole internet (e.g. Amazon) is snowed by users complaints.
Thanks in advance for any help!

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I have a dell laptop that is connect to a samsung monitor. the dell laptop is like 14 15 inch and the samsung monitor is like 25 26 inch. I wanted to use extend display on the laptop. the laptop is set as primary and the monitor is secondary. I am able to drag stuff to the monitor however when i enlarge some boxes like IE explorer, it does not fit to the screen and is like over the edge abit. How do i make it so that it can fit to screen.

I have try figuring and adjusting the resolution but still it does not fix to the screen exactly.

Beforehand the user has a hp laptop and larger in screen like 21 22inch and connected to the samsung monitor. Someone help to adjust it to fit it to the samsung screen. so it mean the samsung monitor does not have problem. I do not know how he manage to fix it. Anyone experience this issue before?
 

A:dell laptop connect to monitor extended issue

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My home desktop is connected to a wireless router through AT&T U-verse and it's broadcasting just fine. I can see the name and everything when I try and connect on my laptop but there is always an error that brings me to a troubleshooting screen. I've made sure the password is correct by going to Start-Run, IPCONFIG and then typing my IP address into the address bar in my browser. I dont know what else I can do, I feel like I've tried everything! Help please.
 

A:Laptop (Win7 Dell Inspiron 1525) won't connect to desktop (XP Dell) wireless router

Sometimes, you need to replace the router.
Sometimes, you can call your service provider and ask them to take a look on line to see if the subscription needs to be refreshed.
But often, all that is needed (despite the fact that it is a lot of work) is to uninstall your existing system, then reboot, and reinstall everything.
You might also find success by looking at your device manager in Windows to see if you have any grey, red, or yellow flags by any related device. That may show you have a permanent hardware failure if you cannot restore it, then you are off to the store or your provider for a new cable modem or router.
 

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After connected my dell XPS 13 with Dell 34" ultra monitor via Kensington SD4000 universal docking station. Have video but no sound coming out from my ultra wide monitor. The only sound that I heard was from the XPS laptop. My Laptop's OS is window 10 and I tried to use Chrome and explorer Edge, none of the search engine is able to solve the problem. Moreover, I checked my all connective cables to/from the docking station and it seems fine to me. Please help!!!!!!!!!!!!

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I want to switch between 2 laptops onto a DELL E178FPc Monitor (which is VGA input only).  The Laptops are a DELL E6410 -VGA out only, running Win7    and  a DELL Inspiron 5000 series machine -HDMI output, running Win10.
I have tried to achieve this using a KVM switch (the ATEN CS22U, non-powered). It claims to be Win7 compliant.
When I connect it to the E6410's VGA port and then in to the Monitor it says 'no signal detected'. Subsequent research would suggest that even if I were to somehow get a display through the KVM switch it will be lost as soon as you switch to the other laptop (!). 
I have come to believe through research on the web that the E6410 Laptop will only work with a VGA monitor being directly connected to its port, or an alternative (powered) KVM Switch with so called Active-DDC (whatever that is!) may also work. 
Needless to say I have exhausted my tech knowledge on this one.
Can anyone offer further advice or recommend a solution?
Ed.

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hi Guys
I am trying to connect my DELL LATITUDE 3540 laptop to the DELL U2413 monitor, with a USB connection from the laptop to the monitor. It does not work. 
I am not an expert and kindly seeking your advise how-to. ?

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Hi Guys
How can I connect DELL LATITUDE 3540 laptop to the DELL U2413 monitor ?
Somehow , it does not work.

thanks for your kind advise.

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I am plugging a HDMI cable into the HDMI port on a Dell E5440 laptop and the other end of the cable, which is Display Port, into a Dell P1914S monitor.
Nothing shows on the external monitor no matter what I do or try on either the laptop or monitor?  I have tried this on a Dell E7000 series laptop also with no result on that one either?
Does the HDMI port on Dell laptops support video or do I need to utilise some other means of connecting a second monitor.  Bear in mind there is no VGA output on these laptops.
Thanks in advance
Wayne

A:Dell Laptop HDMI to Dell Monitor DisplayPort?

Display port is NOT bidirectional. You can go from DISPLAY PORT OUT to HDMI IN but you CANNOT GO HDMI OUT to DIsplay port in.
I would suggest an HDMI to VGA adapter.
https://www.amazon.com/View-Hdmi-Converter-Raspberry-Board/dp/B00F04N28I
 

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I like to use two monitors which seems to be causing an issue with my new Dell XPS 8900. I got the new computer and monitor three days ago and came with a Nvidia gtx 745 video card. I hooked up the new 2316H monitor via hdmi and the older 2001fp via DVI-D. The older 2001fp seems to have lost the brightness and contrast selection from its menu. Since win 10 only sees it as a PnP monitor I assumed I needed to install the driver to gain access to a full menu.

While it was a cinch to find the driver online and download it win 10 refuses to install it. I tried the usual suspects i.e. device manager and the old control panel hardware settings, but neither succeeded. Window assures me they have the right driver installed (which absolutely cracks me up). I'm certain I am missing the obvious fix here, but it has been quite awhile since I played around installing drivers (remember 95B, I do) much less with a brand new OS.

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Hello experts,
I have connected 3 external monitors to my 9560 laptop via TB16 dock. 2 Dell 24" 4K monitors: 1) DP to DP and 2) miniDP to DP & 1 Dell 24" 1920-1080 via VGA-VGA connection. The 4K monitor with miniDP to DP constantly disconnects. What am i doing wrong here?
Thanks in advance,
Dilip

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slow laptop and computer
internet speed
The laptop and computer restarting continuously
Automatic Pop'ups generate while your surfing on internet.
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Attached Email would not open normally
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Bought a X-rite i1 display calibrator to be able to hardware calibrate my Dell u2413 Monitor but there seems to be a communication problem with win 10 even though there is a win 10 driver installed for the monitor. Is there a solution to this for win 10? Otherwise I don't have much us of the x-rite since im not interested in software calibration...
Plz help?

A:Dell u2413 Monitor not recognized by Dell Display Manager or Dell Ultrasharp Calibration Solution

You might get a better response if you re-post this in the Monitors forum.
Be sure to mention the PC model and the video port being used when you post over there.

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Hi guys,

Dell Laptop
Windows 7 64bit
4Gb Ram
Intel Core 2 Duo

Personal computer this time - an irregular BSOD, about once a month, always caused by ntoskrnl.exe - often when hibernating, but sometimes in the middle of something.

DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE
or
MEMORY_MANAGEMENT

Kept windows up-to-date as far as I know!

Any suggestions much appreciated!

Thanks,

Tim

A:irregular BSOD on older Dell Laptop.

Since this is a problem with a Windows 7 system, not a Windows 8 either repost on the Windows 7 forum or better yet post on the Dell community users forum, Laptop section, for help.
Windows 7 Forums
Laptop - Dell Community

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Was given a Dell Optiplex 360 that I found out after getting a nasty virus had a bootleg XP OS
I also did not have any disks with it. I had older disks for a Dell 4600 that I used to wipeout the hard drive and install the new OS. Everything works fine except that I can not load any of the drivers from the second disk, (it was a 3 disk series)
thus at least at this point not able to connect with my cable internet. Cable people told me I needed the drivers.Any suggestions or can it just not be done.
Thanks, Al
 

A:Loading Older Dell OS To Newer Dell Computer

You will have to go to the dell website look under support and then drivers and downloads for your model of computer.If you use the service tag number on the computer it will make sure you get the correct ones you need. For future reference so you wont have this hassle again burn all of the drivers to a cd so you will be all set the next time.
 

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Hi guys,

Dell Studio Laptop
Windows 7 64bit
4Gb Ram
Intel Core 2 Duo

An irregular BSOD, about once a month, always caused by ntoskrnl.exe - often when hibernating, but sometimes in the middle of something.

DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE
or
MEMORY_MANAGEMENT

Kept windows up-to-date as far as I know!

Attached is the SF report.

Any suggestions on how to fix much appreciated!

Thanks,

Tim

A:irregular BSOD on older Dell Laptop. error 0x0000009f and 0x0000001a

Hello timsparks, Welcome to SF

First off if your OCing in anyway stop, return everything to stock settings for the purposes of testing

If you havent already, fill in your system specs so we know what we are dealing with
System Info - See Your System Specs


Make sure you have read the guide on asking for help with BSOD so you know what we need
http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html
And if necessary set your machine to create minidumps (Method 2 Step 2 is easiest IMO)
Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD


Run some scans to check against virus or infection
Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller
Windows Defender Offline

Run some basic hardware tests
RAM - Test with Memtest86+
Disk Check (windows based check)
Hard Drive Diagnostic Procedure (bootable disk check)

Nothing conclusive in the dump files i would start with the virus checks and some hardware tests see how you get on
What is the keytweak program you have installed ?

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I have an old Dell laptop with Windows 98. A friend's son needs something to practice keyboarding on so I thought I would let them have this old laptop if the word processing software was loaded. I have MS Works Suite 2006 which came with Word 2002. It loaded fine but says it has to be registered or will only work 40 more times. The laptop has never been connected to the internet and I don't want to figure that out now (this boy will NOT be connecting to the net at their home so no point). Unless there's no other way to get this to work. Any suggestions? Thanks - Lynn
 

A:Registering older Works Suite 2006 on Win98 Dell laptop

If he just needs to practice typing, he doesn't need a full Works suite. Abiword version 2.4.6 works on Windows 98 and is free.

http://www.abisource.com/downloads/abiword/2.4.6/Windows/
 

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I want to view Netflix "view now" videos online with an external monitor. What's the easiest way to accomplish this?

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Adding a 22" Dell External Monitor to 15" Dell M70 Laptop

Get a 22" Dell monitor and connect it to the vga port on your laptop. There is an Fn + (some other key) that will enable the external monitor. You can press the Fn+(some other key) combination so that either the laptop display is used, the external display is used or have it set so both are used for the display. Typically the combination is the Fn key plus one of the F keys at the top of you keyboard.
 

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To get instant help for dell support call @ 877-773-3202 toll free, we provide the best hp laptop customer support and dell customer service in over the world. our official number is available 24*7 hours and give best dell laptop help and dell laptop services to our highly qualified and certified technicians. To get instant help for your laptops and computers please contact us immediately without spending precious time.We give all service and support absolutely free of cost.
Top Best way to Secure your laptops and computers platform like Window's 7,8,8.1,and window's 10 operating system, Mac operating system, Vista, Linux, Ubuntu and any other operating system which you used and have number of problems related to your gadget. some major problems are faced more user's like
slow laptop and computer
internet speed
The laptop and computer restarting continuously
Automatic Pop'ups generate while your surfing on internet.
The printer would not properly work and not connected to your mobile, laptop, computer WiFi or LAN.
Attached Email would not open normally
Not open or run any program into your laptop and computer.If you can't understood these above and any other problems then instant call our laptop and computer customer toll free number +1 877-773-3202 at anytime and anywhere. We have good certified technicians team which always ready to solve their customer problems.

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Hi - I currently have a Dell OptiPlex GX270 to which I would like to connect an HP monitor. The monitor has a VGA cable, a DVI cable and an audio cable (and obviously a power cable). The Dell has VGA input, and, as far as I can tell not DVI. Do I need to be able to connect DVI in order to use this monitor? Also, monitor has built-in speakers. I am assuming the audio cable for that would go into the same input that I currently use for my free standing speakers. The monitor has that Bright View Technology which looks quite nice. My system has 512 ram, Intel Pentium 2.4 GHz processor and plenty of hard disk space. Bottom line - is this pc up to the task of this monitor connection? Even though this Dell is sort of old, it still runs fine and I see no need to dump it at this juncture - especially since any new pc's only come with Win7. I like xp. Anyway, any help would be most appreciated. Thanks in advance.
 

A:Solved: Connect HP monitor to Dell PC

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I bought a Dell P2014H monitor, which came with display port, VGA and DVI-D slots and cables? My HP Envy only appears to have a HDMI and USB slots. Is there an adapter to hook these 2 together?
 

A:Dell Monitor connect to HP Envy

My HP Envy only appears to have a HDMI and USB slotsClick to expand...

What's the complete model number of that HP Envy desktop?
What's the exact part/product number(P/N) on it?
I bought a Dell P2014H monitor, which came with display port, VGA and DVI-D slotsClick to expand...

This is what the bottom of that monitor and its ports look like.

 

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We got two new Dell XPS 13 for users and there does not seem to be any video out ports like on previous models.  This runs Windows 10 Professional and has an internal screen resolution of 1920x1080.  Looks like there is 2 USB 3.0 super speed ports and possibly a (thunderbolt)??? port?
I've heard of USB-C so I'm not sure if this one port on the left side is that, or if its thunderbolt.  I googled thunderbolt to hdmi adapter and in all the images I find it always shows a mini display port on one end despite the descriptions saying thunderbolt.

So whats the cheapest way to get HDMI out on this laptop?

A:How do I connect an external monitor to a new Dell XPS 13?

Hi,
The Thunderbolt( USB Type C port) on the Left Hand side deals with the video output on the system. You will need to purchase a USB Type C to HDMI adapter to display video.
The cable is available on the Dell website here

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I turn my OptiPlex on and I have the vga connected to the monitor and everything but it wont display on the monitor, its not the monitor because I tried to use it on my dell OptiPlex 745 but I have that blue screen thing and I cant use it. Can anyone help me please? (

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I recently purchased a Dell UltraSharp U2415 monitor to use with my HP Pavilion dv7. None of the cables that came with the monitor work with my dv7. The cable that came with the monitor is called a DP v1.2 Cable (DP = Display Port). Is there a way to connect this monitor to my laptop?Can an HDMI cable be used?Is there anything like a DP to VGA conversion cable? Thanks.

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I connected external monitor via VGA, but it shows 'no signal' sign. Where could be a problem?!
External monitor is AOC I2275PWQU.

Thank you in advance.

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My old dell laptop L502x is a bit quirky and caused me to buy a desktop, however, i think it is still saveable. when i have it display to an external monitor via hdmi, it works 100% with no problems. however, when i use the monitor that is physically attached to the laptop, i will get a " A clock interrupt was not received on a secondary processor" BSOD. from what i've gathered over numerous crashes, i believe its a problem with the integrated graphics in the processor, since they are not used when outputting via hdmi. i could be wrong tho, any help is greatly appreciated.

A:Dell Laptop external monitor = OK, attached monitor = BSOD

Before posting a BSOD thread, please read the instructions here: Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions

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Hi,
Im having problem to connect Dell UltraSharp U2412M 24” to Dell Precision m4700 with Intell HG graphics 4000 via Display port. Only works with VGA cable but does not offer resolution 1920 x 1200. Had this troubles with win7 and now tried on win10 and same resilt. I have tried several different cables but no result. Thanks for any suggestion.

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I have a Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop that won't connect to my network all of a sudden. When I click on my wireless network, the messge shows that it is connected and the signal strength is excellent.

When I look in the Wireless Connection Status, the General tab shows I am connected at 54.0 Mbps and the signal strength is excellent (all 5 bars are green).

The Support tab gives the address type as "Assigned by DHCP" whatever that means. I have an IP address, subnet mask and Default gateway that all look fine.

When I open the Wireless Connection properties it tells me I connect using the DELL wireless 1394LAN MiniCard, and that the connection uses the following items: Client for Microsoft networks, File and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks, QoS Packet Scheduler, Network Monitor Driver,Internet Protocol (TCP/IP). When I click "configure" I get a message that says" This device is working properly. If you are having problems with this device click Troubleshoot to start the troubleshooter."

DUH--I cannot connect to the network so the troubleshooter doesn't work. When I try the other paths, nothing else works either.

I tried to reinstall from the disc and got a message saying I have the latest driver.

I have clicked and tracked everything and cannot get the computer to pick up the connection.

Can anyone help???

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I have a new Dell XPS 8900 connected to a Dell U2413 monitor using the HDMI to mini-HDMI cable.  When I switch off the monitor (to save the screen and energy), the PC jumps into an unrecoverable power saving mode, shutting down all open applications in doing so.  The mouse and keyboard lock up.  The only way to restart the PC is to press the power button for several seconds (hard reboot).   This began happening recently.  What can be done to fix?

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Hi

I've got DELL Vostro 3750, and I bought Dell U2515H monitor for second display.
I can set only maximum 1920×1050 resolution, instead of the optimal 2560×1600 of the monitor. 
I'am connected them with hdmi cable.
Please help me solve the problem!

Peter

A:Dell Vostro 3750 with Dell U2515H monitor resolution problem

The U2515H HDMI in port can do up to 2560x1440 60Hz. But the U2515H does not dictate the resolution. That is done by the capabilities of the laptop GPU video card. The 2011 Vostro 3750 HDMI out must be limited to 1920.

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I am picking up the XPS 15 this week and currently have two P2815Q monitors I am using with the Microsoft Surface Book.  Currently these are connected to the Surface Book via a single mini-display port cable with the 2rd 4K connected to the first via mini-display port.
So my question is how do I connect these monitors to the XPS 15.  I understand the XPS has Thunderbolt and a single HDMI 1.4 port.  While HDMI 1.4 is not capable of driving 4K at 60hz, I'm also wondering what the new Dell Dock is going to bring to the game here.
Would love some help, so thanks in advance.

A:Dell XPS 15 9550 and Dual Dell 4K P2815Q Monitor Hookup Question

Did you find out the answer to this? I'm killing myself trying to find a solution.

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We're encountering scrolling issues with Excel 2013 (and 2016).
What we mean by that is graphic distortions (blocks of black) appearing on the worksheet during the scroll action.
It happens almost exclusively on the externally attached monitor.
Even after the scrolling action is finished the blocks of blacks will persist and will obscure the data in the cells. Generally only opening the worksheet anew will correct the issue (until scrolling is once again initiated)
This is on a new Dell XPS 15 (9550) running Windows 10.The monitor is a Dell U2717D connected via the HDMI.
We've done quite a bit of troubleshooting but before describing in detail we wanted to know if anybody had seen something similar?

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ok so i have a dell inspiron e1505 laptop. It has been working fairly well since i got it, but now when i try and start it it just shows a blank screen. The num lock light always comes on when i start it though, dont know if that helps. windows starts and beep noise.any help someone could give me would be awesome. thanks.
 

A:Dell Laptop Monitor Help!

It is time to retire this Dell or take it to a laptop repair shop for evaluation and repair...
 

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Hi, I can't seem to get anything higher than 1920x1080 in the list of available resolution options when I connect my Dell U2713HM monitor to my Dell Inspiron 15 laptop. I've run this monitor at 2560x1440 on another laptop over HDMI in the past but that was with Windows 8. The Intel HD Graphics 530 Control Panel doesn't offer any resolutions above 1920x1080 for the external monitor and adding custom resolutions results in the error "the custom resolution exceeds the maximum bandwidth capacity". I'm using the same high speed HDMI cable that worked at 2560x1440 with this monitor on my previous laptop. I'm fully up to date on all of the drivers for the laptop.
Does anyone have any suggestions? I'm not sure what else to try. Could this be a Windows 10 issue? Should I try the standard Intel HD Graphics 530 drivers from the Intel website?

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Hi,
I'm struggling to attach the soundbar to the computer. There are two cables in the box. On the picture it shows the short cable attached to the soundbar that slots into the monitor. Is the extension cable supposed to attach to the short extension cable attached to the soundbar or is that supposed to go in a separate slot. On the diagram in the instructions it looks like both cables need to be plugged in.
This might seem like a stupid question but it isn't clear in the instructions.
Thanks,

A:Attaching Dell USB Soundbar (AC511) to a Dell U2515H monitor

Hi totleygirl,
Thank you for writing to the Dell Community Forum.
You will have to connect the USB Extension Cable to the computer USB port and the other end to the soundbar cable.

Please reply if you have any further questions.

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So I connected my Dell laptop to my LG LCD TV for the first time via an HDMI to HDMI cable, and it worked great. The next time I attempted to do this, my TV displayed "no signal" on every hdmi input. I've tried updating drivers and using the tool that is partnered with my graphics card to appoint the TV as the primary monitor, but I've gotten nothing.

Both the laptop and TV recognize that the HDMI cable has been inserted, but it won't show me a picture or give off any sound. Help!

Craig
Dell Inspiron 1525
OS Version: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic , 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5550 @ 1.83GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2037 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family, 448 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 238433 MB, Free - 64013 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0U990C, , .GZLYNF1.CN7016685K00L8.
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
 

A:Need to connect Dell Laptop to LG TV via HDMI

Have you tried Pressing Fn+F8? It may take more than one Press of the Key Combo to get the external Display the way you want it.
 

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I am referencing a 3 yr old Dell Inspiron 3520. It's running on Windows 10.
The laptop was working fine, if not a little patchy yesterday, I closed it, then opened it up about 20 minutes later and suddenly it wouldn't connect to the internet.
On the bottom bar, the Wi-Fi connection symbol has an exclamation point in an orange triangle. When that is clicked, the window looks as though it is connected, except under the connection name it says "No Internet."
This also happens when I connect it to an Ethernet cord.
I've run all the diagnostic tests I can find within the laptop and various online forums, but to no avail. I've also disabled and then enabled the adapters for both the Ethernet and Wi-Fi. I've restarted the laptop multiple times. I've run diagnostic tests within internet connections, shared folders, home group, network adapter and incoming connections. None seem to have any errors or issues. (Any found were fixed then run again and are clear and device restarted). I can't check for updates, as I can't connect to the internet.
I've tried Google Chrome, Safari and Internet Explorer, none of which work. The Wi-Fi is working perfectly with several other devices, (PC, PS3&4, XBox, iPod, Android, etc). But just for safety sake the router has been reset several times.
Dell won't offer any free tech support because it is outside of the warrantee and I've run out of options!!
Please help!! Thanks!
 

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I'm using a Dell laptop and my friend has the exact same computer. We share the modem (MTN from SA)- he connects to the internet successfully such that i'm using his laptop to reach out to you. My laptop just won't connect to the same modem. It used to and all of a sudden stopped. It's now giving me an error message to say there's "Data interface no Driver installed." I've taken the Dell to where I bought it and they've charged me money and it was fixed for about a week and now they want to charge me again - can you please Help me?
 

A:My Dell laptop won't connect to the internet

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Hi,

I have a Dell laptop prob about 3 years old. Never had any problems connecting to any internet. Recently bought a dongle and all been fine but now the computer will not connect to any internet it has also lost all options of available connections.

I am not great at computers and would love some user friendly advice.

Thanks

Janine
 

A:Dell Laptop will not connect to any internet

it maybe a firewall blocking that can happen suddenly - if you have a time trial installed at some point in the past or even supplied with the PC
I think Dell use Mcafee - how to remove if this is the case is below

anyway

would you post the following information
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ipconfig /all
If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post results here

We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all post back the results in a reply here

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD then press Enter to open a command prompt box (A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):

In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

It will export the results to notepad and then automatically open notepad.

Now all you need to do is copy and paste those results to a reply here
to do that:
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Select all
all the text will be highlighted
Next
From the notepad menu - choose Edit - Copy
Now go back to the forum - reply and then right click in the reply box and paste
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I've been cleaning up a friends Dell Inspiron N7010 Win7 64bit laptop. The main problems were an unwanted copy of Chrome pounding the hard drive and loads of malware (not viruses). I was in the process of deleting unneeded programs (like Java) when I realized the network had quit working - via wireless or ethernet.

I get an IP address and everything else expected when I do ipconfig /all but I can't connect to anything including my router via IP address. Firefox says Server not found. It's a problem with my network - works fine from other devices. I've tried everything I can think of including a system restore to an earlier time, sfc /scannow and reset IP stack.

Just ran Hijackthis and found something interesting. There was a line that said: broken internet access because of lsp provider c:\users\caity\appdata\local\desktoptemperature\dtwxsvc.dll missing.

desktoptemperature was one of the programs that I got rid of. I tried to do it in control panel but it asked me to close about 8 programs first including Norton. This was not possible so I manually deleted the program everywhere I could find it.

Any idea how I can fix this issue?

A:Dell laptop won't connect to network

netsh winsock reset catalog (resets winsock entries)
netsh int ip reset reset.log hit (resets TCP/IP stack)

restart

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I have a Dell laptop and it will not connect to my D-Link router that I have connected to my cable modem. I have 2 other computers that will connect to the router just fine but the laptop won't. They are all using XP Pro. I have checked the drivers for the laptop's ethernet adapter and they are installed properly. I have changed cables out and have verified that all the cables work. If I connect the laptop directly to my cable modem it will work. I have been on the phone for hours with Dell support with no help.

What is going on here?
 

A:Dell laptop will not connect to router

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Hiya, I have Dell D510 laptop and would like to connect the same to my TV. I tried using its seven pin Svideo without any results. I used a SVideo to RCA cable(yellow red and white out) which fits my LG tv. I even changed my desktop setting to a lower resolution

Please help since i would want to dvds' from my laptop on tomy computer screen
 

A:connect my Dell D510 laptop to TV

Make sure you have the video set-up as extended desktop with the computer monitor as the Primary Display and the TV as the Secondary Display, then drag the media player over to the Secondary Display.
 

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