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Dell Vostro 1400 Bluetooth Problem

Q: Dell Vostro 1400 Bluetooth Problem

Hello guys & girls,

I'm unable to get the in-built bluetooth function working on Dell Vostro 1400 laptop. I have perused Dell forums to no avail. I have downloaded the machines bluetooth driver & have located a couple of patches via said forum but all to no avail.

I've uninstalled & re-installed the Widdcomm software too even via a direct route by drilling down to the folders in the OS in my case it's C:\dell\drivers\R140135\3100_216\Win32 & have even tried utulising the laptop's drivers cd to load bluetooth from that. Again no luck.

Anyway thanks for looking in & if there are some Dell engineers taking a look here then I appreciate any help you may have also.

Thanks in advance

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Preferred Solution: Dell Vostro 1400 Bluetooth Problem

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)


Hi All,
I am brand new at your forum, and I would lie to share with you with my poor experience. Now I am having 2 Dell notebook, having the same problem, I took to all technician around and no luck to solve the issue.
The problem is when you switch on the power it does`t work, it just give red flash and then dead.
The model as stated on the topic above is Dell Latitude D610 and Dell Vostro 1400. Any one can help me out to solve the issue.

Pls Help to solve it!!!

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Hi i chose following customizable settings - Can u Comment and suggest !

It will be so nice off u if u contrast Specially on following things

-- Processor cache, RAM Size, maximum HDD Size, battery, wireless adapter type.


Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo Processor T5870
2.0GHz, 2MB Cache, 800 MHZ FSB

DOS Operating system ( NO CHOICE )

2GB (2 X 1024MB ) 667 MHZ Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM

160 GB SATA Hard Drive

Internal 8x DVD+-/RW Combination with dual layerwrite capabilites

Intel(R) Integrated Graphics Media Accelerator X3100

Black LCD Cover with Camera

Dell(TM) Wireless 1395 802.11g 54Mbps Wireless Mini Card

Floppy Drive - NONE

1year next business day onsite service

1year complete cover

9-cell 85whr lithium Ion Primary Battery

No case

90W AC Adapter

Dell(TM) Premium Optical Mouse

A:DELL Vostro 1400 - Best BUY ?

All the above is meaningless until we know how you intend to use it.
Are you buying this from Best Buy?
What OS do you intend to install?
Why not buy direct from Dell?
What's the price?

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Can you tell me that which Os is more stable on Vostro 1400 notebook.

A:Which one is best OS for Dell vostro 1400 ???

This usually ships with Vista basic - which is as much use as a chocolate teapot. You can upgrade to vista premium or bite the downgrade bullet and take it to an OS XP Home or PRo that is established with at least 3 service packs. You don't include any specs - so answers may be vague as a result. Give us PC info. and we may be ale to help.

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A:help dell vostro 1400

read the FAQs please: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic90285.html

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I have a Vostro 1400 which runs with Vista Business.

It has stopped working properly all of a sudden. It starts up ok, I enter my password ok and it goes onto my desktop ok. But when I click on anything, whether it be an icon or the Start menu, it just freezes.

It's working fine in Safe mode. I've tried System Restore and CCleaner.

I have a feeling it might be when I tried to plug in a camera into the USB when it was shutting down (I didn't know it was shutting down). It might not be that, but that's when it started.

Help anyone???


A:Help with freezes on Dell Vostro 1400

The hard drive may have bad sectors. It is going to be hard to check it using Checkdisk, because you can't get to where the check is. Are there any drive utilities available in the bios or right before boot up?

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I'm in the process of replacing the screen on my old Dell Vostro 1400. However, as I would like to buy it used (for obvious reasons) it's hard to find the exact part number I want at the right price so I was wondering which part numbers would be a good replacement the part number on my current screen is LTN141W1-L09 (Dell Part Number: 0DM110). Firstly, I was wondering what the part after the hyphen meant in the model Number. Also, can I replace this screen with one with a lower resolution or different aspect ratio?

I've also noticed that latitude D600 series shares a lot of hardware with the Vostro 1400 would any screen from there be compatible?

Thanks for reading

A:Replacing Screen On Dell Vostro 1400

I would think that when you replace a screen it should be the exact same one as the original. you might find what you need on ebay as im sure someone might be selling one for parts or repair only.ive never replaced screens yet in my laptops because by the time they have gone bad it was more to fix it than the computer was worth.you might also check with a computer repair place they might have what you are looking for or tell you where to find the correct screen for that model.

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I have a Dell vostro 1400 laptop. I am running Windows Vista.

When I plug my power adapter into my computer, I get the error message:

The AC power adapter type cannot be determined. Your system will operate slower and the battery will not charge. Please connect a Dell 65W AC adapter or higher for best system operation.

I am using the adapter that came with the laptop when I purchased it about 15 months ago. The laptop still runs off of the charger and so it functions when it is plugged in, but the battery itself is dead. My battery health is good and nothing is broken off of my charger. Please help me!

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I just installed a fresh copy of Windows 10 Pro on my Dell Vostro 1400 laptop. Everything works fine except I can't hear any audio from my speakers. When I plug in the earphones then audio works fine. 
I previously had Windows 8.1 and the speakers worked flawlessly there. Now when I tried to install the http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/Drivers/DriversDetails?driverId=NN9X1&fileId=3327213123&osCode=WW1&productCode=vostro-1400&languageCode=EN&categoryId=AU it threw an " Error: ExitError:Error=Device Object not present ". I tried uninstalling the current drivers, then reinstalling them but that didnt work. I think if I could get the Sigmatel audio drivers installed then my audio would be back but I wasn't able to fix this error.
If anyone has any ideas how to fix this I would really appreciate it!

A:No Audio Dell Vostro 1400 - Windows 10.

Sorry for late reply -- must have overlooked your post.
MrAudioProblemtried to install the http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/Drivers/DriversDetails?driverId=NN9X1&fileId=3327213123&osCode=WW1&productCode=vostro-1400&languageCode=EN&categoryId=AU 
That's an XP driver. Win10 is supposed to work with Win7 and 8.1 drivers, so Win10 might not be a good fit with the Vostro 1400. Try the Vista version, Sigmatel R171786. Download the driver package and extract the files (unzip or unpack and make a note of the name of the folder that is created) but cancel the installation process. Go to the folder on the hard drive to which you unpacked the driver files which should bec:\Dell\Drivers\R171786
Find the setup.exe file and right click on it. Select the Properties. Find the compatibility tab and select Vista.
If still no luck then I would advise you to revert to Win8.1.

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I have had a Vostro 1400 with a C2D cpu for about 1.75 years now and just today I started to get a high pitched whine from the back left (right where the fan is).

I've tried using compressed air to clear out the fan, no luck. The Whine is from the back left right at the air vent. (Vostro 1400)

I disabled popup and popdown, disabled c4, tried HLT.. no luck anywhere. Whine is not just in Windows, as soon as cpu starts the Whine starts. Thoughts?

Vistra froze thanks to RMclock, but when I restarted I noticed the Whine did not begin until I chose Boot Windows Normally, b4 that nothing.. Whine was almost immediate after

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I am trying to restore the laptop to factory settings....
I tried Ctrl + F11 with no results.
I tried F8 and DID NOT see "repair my computer" option ?
Thanks for your time

A:Restore dell vostro 1400 to factory settings

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How do you start up a recovery partition on a dell vostro
i tried:

alt + f4 , f4 , ctrl + f4 , f10...i cant find any info...

i saw repair my installation in a menu...when i didnt need to do this...now i do...
i had the same problem with a newer dell earlier today...

is the partition having a problem that it cant start..and no option is available

any help please

A:dell vostro 1400 recovery partition...actually all new dells

On my dell a little over a year old is as follows
hit power start tapping the f8 key light and fast
A menu will appear
select repair my computer
select dell factory image

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I've been working on attempting to fix my girlfriends Dell Vostro 1400 notebook and I've been running into too many brick walls.

First off, the computers specs:
Core 2 Duo T5470 (1.6Ghz, 2MB L2 Cache, 800MHz FSB)
1GB DDR2 667Mhz
128MB Nvidia Geforce 8400GS
120GB 5400RPM SATA
Genuine Windows Vista Home Basic
8x CD/DVD Burner w/ double layer DVD+ write capability
85 WHr 9-cell Lithium Ion Primary Battery

When I got the laptop from her I booted it up and there was no video, just a blank screen. It indicates HDD activity but nothing displayed. I then tested out the PSA boot method through the beep sequences. It came up with an optical drive error, which I can really doubt. I've unmounted the optical drive and thoroughly inspected it, but I couldn't imagine it being the problem here.

I then hooked it up through my PC external monitor, and got some video out of it. It goes through the boot start up and then hangs for a good 3-5 minutes before displaying an error message that reads:

***Hardware Malfunction
Call Your Hardware Vendor For Support
NMI: Parity Check / Memory Parity Error
***The System Has Halted***

I reboot and attempt to enter any of the start up options but none seem to be operational. It takes about 5 minutes to enter BIOS setup and as soon as it loads it just display nonsensical coding. The same goes for the other boot options, though some are slightly different in appearances. I've attempted a full power drain on the laptop which didn&#... Read more

A:Solved: No display on bootup (Dell Vostro 1400 notebook)

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Small annoyance -

As the title says, I have Dell Vostro 1400 w/Vista Business. Using just the laptop monitor. I set the video resolution (as it was when it arrived) at 1200 x 800. Now, it changes to 1024 x 800 when the computer is put to sleep and the awakes. I can set it back to 1200 x 800 and it works fine. Anyone have any ideas? It is small so it drives me a little nuts.

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Dear Tech Guys,

I'm admittedly not great with computers but I'm trying to learn, so here we go:

I'm having trouble connecting to the wireless network in my new home using Windows Vista on a Dell Vostro 1400. Confounding factors:

1) My roommates are connecting without any problems
2) The computer will connect occasionally, but just as frequently disconnects so I'm using internet through the wireless in frustrating 5 minute intervals and I never know when it will decide to shut off or on again. It is incredibly spotty.

My boyfriend tried to fix it a few days ago and I'm not sure what he did or if it affected anything, but for the past few days the wireless hasn't connected at all, even for a few minutes like it was before.

3) The network sharing center shows me as being connected and getting great signal but it's clearly not. I tried all of the options it has given me---resetting network adapters, restarting the computer on multiple occasions, but it still gives the same feedback that "there is still a problem" basically.

I tried walking through some of this:
and from what I can tell, everything LOOKS fine. In the past I have connected to other wireless networks without issue, though things on my computer may have changed since then...but I doubt it.
I'm not sure what to do, I have scoured the internet but to no avail. Can anyone h... Read more

A:Wireless connectivity problems: Windows Vista on a Dell vostro 1400

We need to have information please.

- Make and Exact model of Router, Modem or router/modem combination
- can you connect using a cable rather than wireless to the router - just to see if that works OK
- The other machines working without any issues - correct
- Do you have a Firewall - if so it may be blocking access - what firewall / security program do you have ?
- If using wireless, do you have Encryption - if so, Remove any wireless encryption from the router, and try to connect - post back results
- Most laptops have a wireless switch - some a physical switch other use a combination of the FN key + one of the F key to toggle on/off - make sure this is on

Please post back the results from below - you may need to copy into notepad and save on your PC and then copy to a working PC to post here

{Device Manager}
Post back the results in device manager
Start > control Panel {Vista set to classic view}> system > {Vista, device manager on left hand side} {XP hardware Tab, device manager button} >
windows 7
start > control panel> System and Security> Device Manager

network adaptors, click on the + > post back the devices listed there
are there any ! ? or X
{ipconfig /all}
We would like to see the results from ipconfig /all post back the results here
-> Start
-> (XP - enter the following in the RUN box)
cmd /k ipconfig /all
-> (Vista or Windows 7 - enter the following i... Read more

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My 4 year old Dell vostro 1400, a carryover from my son's college days, has stopped reading and writing DVDs, though it reads and writes the CDs perfectly.

I replaced the DVD drive with a new Optiarc internal DVD writer. This new Optiarc has worked for about six months and then again same problem not reading and writing DVDs only.

Is the problem with the DVD writer or with the laptop? I am apprehensive to replace the DVD writer again.

By the way the OS is Windows XP professional.

A:Dell Vostro 1400 laptop internal DVD writer not reading/writing DVDs..

Normally it can be attributed to the laser burning out. The drive uses a different wavelength to do CDs than DVDs. They often don't burn out like a light bulb but just can't do the higher wavelengths.

Optical drives are notorious for sudden failure. On a desktop it's no big deal - a $20 repair. But a laptop is expensive to do replacements on. I'd be bumming too.

Curious (dealing with a similar issue with a laptop here):
When you go into Device Manager and check the properties of that Optiarc drive, is the name 'garbled'?

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I want to put Windows 10 on my Vostro 1400, after I replace the hard drive I see Windows 10 disc on Amazon for $around $60. Is that a good idea? I also see XP Pro (Is that obsolete) for around $10. Everything I need seems to work with my current Vista OS, but the hardrive is bad so I wouldn’t mind a little upgrade, without spending much. It’s an old computer.

A:New OS for old Vostro 1400

Thank you for writing to us!
Firstly this system is no tested with windows 10, we would not suggest you to force upgrade the system as you will not have the appropriate drivers for the same which will give you more issues.
We would suggest you to the install the same Operating system as it has been working fine with the system configuration.
Kindly Private message the service tag and email address.

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My old Vostro 1400 display goes black shortly after startup.  External monitor works fine, and the image is visible on the screen if I shine a bright light on it.  So, I conclude that either the lamp driver or the bulb is bad, am going to try repairing but don't know where to get these parts.  Options for my computers tag don't show these parts.

A:Vostro 1400 Display Failure

You'd have to try EBay - - or replace both the screen and the inverter together, which is likely the best option.
There was once a time when replacing the bulb or inverter made economic sense because of the cost of LCD panels -- it no longer does.  You can easily replace the screen and inverter for well under $100.

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Hello all, it is with great sadness that I compose this post from my mother's computer. My beloved Dell Vostro 1400 is maybe dying on me. Even after i shut it off and turn it back on I just get these lines. I've attached pictures below. The computer is about two and a half years old. I'm afraid that it's overheated and maybe something got fried.

Any help will be greatly appreciated! Thanks, David.

Vostro 1400 --
-- Intel? Core蒂 2 Duo T8100 (2.1GHz/800Mhz FSB/3MB cache)
-- [223-5514]
-- LCD Panel --
-- 14.1 inch Wide Screen XGA LCD Anti-Glare Display
-- [320-5564]
-- Memory --
-- 4GB
-- [311-7285]
-- Video Cards --
-- 128MB NVIDIA? GeForce蒂 8400M GS
-- [320-5563]
-- Hard Drive --
-- 250GB 5400RPM Hard Drive
-- [341-5536]

WELL...I CAN'T UPLOAD Here is the link...
Picasa Web Albums - David - junk

A:Vostro 1400 showing only lines

Most likely it's a video card problem, although it could be the cable to your monitor or the monitor itself.
Check to be sure that the fans are working and that there's not dirt/dust stuck inside (use canned air to blow it out - DO NOT use a vacuum or an air compressor, it'll cause damage)

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i upgraded my vostro 1400 and now the video driver cant be found

A:Vostro 1400 with Win 7 64 bit video driver needed

When you say you "upgraded" your Vostro 1400, what upgrade did you perform?  If you replaced the GPU (assuming it's removable in that system) or replaced the motherboard with a version that has a different GPU built in (assuming that system was available with more than one GPU configuration), you'd need to download and install the correct drivers for your new hardware. You can find them at support.dell.com, although I would manually select your system model rather than entering your Service Tag.

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Where can I get Vostro 1400 Audio Driver for Windows 7 32 bit.

A:Vostro 1400 audio driver for windows 7

Try installing the Sigmatel HD audio driver. There is not one for Windows 7 so you must use the Vista version and install using Vista compatibility mode.
Download the driver package using the browser, not Dell Download Manager. Extract the files (unzip or unpack) but cancel the installation process. Go to the hard drive to c:\Dell\Drivers\R171786   (This is the folder that is created when you unpack the download. It contains the driver files.)Right click on setup.exe and select Properties. Find the compatibility tab to select Vista.

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I'm running windows 10 on my vostro computer when the screen freezes. I have to (after a long time waiting) force shut it down and when I turn it back on 6 identical screens come up, even in the bios. after a few weeks of reinstalling the nvidia driver through device manager and getting it to work again, the driver fix I was doing the few weeks stopped working.HELP!
also in device manager it says windows has stopped this device, but i can't seem to fix it

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Hi, recently I just reinstalled windows 10 and I cannot turn on my wifi even if I had installed drivers for Wifi and bluetooth. Here I include a screenshot. I had turned off the airplane mode through Fn+F2 (meaning that the wifi should be on), but at the setting, the wifi was still off. Can somebody help?


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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!


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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Hi Folks,
I'm new here and this is my very first post. I'm unsure if this question has been posted already so apologies in advance if it has.
Basically, I have a DELL Vostro tower that currently has 1GB RAM. I bought a 2GB Crucial RAM DDR3L stick which i thought was compatible. However when i insert the RAM and swich on I get a double beep.
Can anyone please advise me what i'm doing wrong here as I really dont know what to do next.
I was thinking the problem may be that the RAM is DDR3L instead of DDR3, however i'm really not sure.
Any help from anyone would be very much appreciated.
Thank you.

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When tried to boot laptop for the first time after buying(I bought it today earlier) it says hard drive not found. Is there something I can do about it, shall I call the shop to solve the problem, or go to service?
I hope for a quick reply,
Thanks, Ivan

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I have a Dell Vostro running Windows Vista. I've had several issues lately. I've tried Malware Bytes but that really didn't help. Here's what's happenning:
The computer is running very slow, when I click on a link or page tab (in any browser) I have to wait several seconds for the page to change. Closing brower windows takes several minutes. I've had the blue screen of death a couple of times that last few months. When I try to open a program, the response is very slow and I have to wait several minutes for it to start and at times it stops working. I don't know if I have too many things running or not and I wouldn't know what to disable so I didn't mess around with that stuff.
I'm not sure if my best bet is to dump this laptop and get another or try to fix these problems.
Here's the files I have(as stated in the 'everyone must read section')
Hijacjk this:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 2:11:16 PM, on 1/19/2013
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16457)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files\LogMeIn\x86\LogMeInSystray.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Ask.com\Updater\Updater.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
C:\Program Files\SafeConnect\scClient.exe
C:\Users\Kevin\Ap... Read more

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I have a client that has a dell vostro laptop running win 7 pro sp1 all up to date
I maintain the computer and I am pretty sure there are no viruses or spyware
It runs MSE and Superantispyware Pro I checked the logs and it is showing nothing. I also run Malwarebytes manually once a week

The laptop started last month doing strange things
It would work. Then about an hour later (plugged in). Everything locked up. No keyboard no mouse worked. He would shut it off with the button and turn it on and the HD was reading but it dropped dead at the dell bios screen and would not move.
The only way was again to shut it down
He then gave it to me to see what could be wrong
I booted it up, it went into windows 7, so I thought it was fine. It was plugged in. Sure enough an hour later did exactly what he told me it did
Shut it off. Same thing sat at bios login.
So I rebooted it again and after 10 minutes it finally loaded windows 7 but, try to login and it had a mind of its own. I watched the screen and there were dots going across the login screen like someone was typing but it was not me. Worse I had no keyboard working to use the backspace or delete key. But I did have the mouse so I rebooted it again
Same thing. So now I tried going into safe mode which it took 10 minutes to do
In save mode. Same login problem but after fiddling with it I got to put in his password and it went in
In safe mode I clicked on the start button, to try to get to MsE and run a full scan and at least c... Read more

A:Dell vostro laptop problem

I had a Vostro 1520 in 2009 that did pretty much the same thing. Dell eventually replaced the motherboard under warranty and it worked for a few more months. Then it started acting up again and by then it was out of warranty. I replaced it with a Sony Vaio. Since your client's machine is still under a service contract I'd let Dell have a go at it. From personal experience dealing with Dell, I'd just give them the basic info (computer stops working after an hour) and not offer any opinions as to what you think might be wrong. Let them do their own diagnostics because otherwise they may just check "a", "b", and "c" (what you or your client have told them you suspect) and not bother checking "x", "y", and "z" (the real problems.)

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Dear friends,
I am using a Dell Vostro 1000 laptop. Its about a year old. The laptop has a wireless mini card which can be turned on with the Function key (fn+f2). This was working properly until a few months back, when the computer failed to respond to the fn+f2 command. I had to open Dell's wireless card utility to turn on and off the wifi. I assumed it to be a problem with Dell Quickset as this problem cropped up after I opened dell quickset for the first time and closed it. I re-installed quickset but the same problem persists. Curiously, when I open network connections and disable the wireless connection, the wi-fi light illuminates. No idea why this happens. Can anyone shed light on this issue?

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I can not get it to recognize the connected cable. The router works with other computers, the cable works with other computers, and my computer says the adapeter is working properly. I uninstaled and reinstalled and udated driveers. Same results. The adapter is a Realtec PCIe GBE Family controller. When I go to advanced properties, I see many options of things to enable or disable. They are greek to me. I feel something is not enabled correctly. Can anyone tell the the correct setup to get this to work?

A:Dell Vostro v13 ethenet connection problem

My adapter was fried. But it didn't show anywhere in Device manager that is was. Never had this happen in all my years of computing.

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Hey all, Happy Holidays to everyone

Someone I know has got a Dell Vostro 1000 laptop and for some reason the laptop says that the battery/charger is undetected and then the charger can't charge the batter. I took out the batter and blew out the terminals that connect it to the laptop and that didn't help. I did notice that the battery said a voltage of about 14.5v on it. I have looked at batteries on the internet and they all seem to say that it should be 11.1v for that laptop. I then looked at the charger and it said 19.5v on it. Now in my mind that sounds a little odd as this laptop now has 3 different voltages all before the VRM's.
Basically I was just wondering if any one could shed some light on this problem and why the voltages are like this.

Thanks, Jack-O-Bytes

A:Dell Vostro 1000 Battery Problem

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hi,,I have experienced and I have problems with Wifi in Vostro 5470

I don't resolve the problem, but I observe something
everytime i connect my external drive to my laptop,the connection is going limited with no internet access,,when i remove the external hard drive the connection back to normal
i'm using win 7 64bit and my hard drive is wd my passport ultra 1tb
i have installed newest intel driver Wireless_17.16.0_s64 but no progress at all
please help me
and i promise i will not buy any dell brand for my next laptops


Good day !
Connecting an external hard drive to the system should not affect the WiFi speed however just to resolve the issue I would suggest you to test this external hard drive on a different system as I would like to confirm if its the external hard drive or the system's hardware .
Awaiting reply from you .
Kindest Regards,

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Just got a Dell Vostro 320. Loaded on my SpeedTouch 121g to access internet but it won't allow access. Any ideas?

A:Dell Vostro 320 Internet access problem

Hi Legspinner20, Welcome to SF,

You could try this tutorial Internet Troubleshooting Guide

Hope this helps,

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Hey guys, I installed the chipset first from here with service tag 43whln1 then the:
Broadcom 57XX Gigabit Integrated Controller, v.12.2.51, A00
but that doesn't work. Then I went to:
Driver guide won't run the machine itself without a net connection, help please?

A:Dell Vostro ethernet controller problem

Try this one

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Just got a Dell Vostro 320. Loaded on my SpeedTouch 121g to access internet but it won't allow access. Any ideas?
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צימרים למשפחות
העובדה כי בישראל פולחן הילדים. הצאצאים שלך יהיו שמחים במוזיאון, וכן מסעדה! בנוסף, לילדים יש הרבה דברים מעניינים - מלבד הים, השמש פירות, אשר יחזק את הגוף של הילד. הבעיה הי... Read more

A:Dell Vostro 320 Internet access problem

Quote: Originally Posted by marsel martin

Just got a Dell Vostro 320. Loaded on my SpeedTouch 121g to access internet but it won't allow access. Any ideas?

simple go to speed touch and download its driver for the 121g. Install it.


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i'm bought a dell vostro 5460 and wifi is unstable, my wifi speed is 160 kb/s it usually down to 15kb/s and then some seconds up to 160kb/s, although my friend laptop aren't. I setup all drives for my servicetag on dell website but it isn't improve. 
how can i fix it? 
Thanks for view.

A:[dell vostro 5460] wifi problem

Hi StarREDzz, I would request you to uninstall the wireless drivers completely.1. Start Control Panel, click Hardware and Sound, and then click Device Manager.
2. Expand the node that represents the type of device that you want to uninstall, right-click the device entry, and click      Uninstall.
3. On the Confirm Device Removal dialog box, click OK to start the uninstall process4.When the uninstall process is complete, remove the device.
(Note: Deleting a Driver Package. On the Confirm Device Removal dialog box, click the Delete the driver software for this device option to delete the driver package that was used for the device)Reinstall the drivers using this linkhttp://dell.to/19zbTzI
Punch in your service tag. Select the right card and install the drivers.
1.  Double click on the Intel Centrino wireless Adapter from device manager to go to its properties2.  Click Advanced > Adapter Settings > Advanced tab.3. Windows 7 or 8*: Select Transmit Power, change Value to 5. Highest.4.  Set Roaming Aggressiveness to medium-lowRestart the system once you make the changes.
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Hi everyone,
I am having an issue with my Laptop, dell vostro 3568
I have set sleep and other function to never at all but whenever I am rendering video by appication like format factory, proshow producer, after effect, sony vegas, my laptop automatically go to sleep event it is running. i have to press the power button to open sleep mode. i have suffered this problem for a long time. Anybody know this issue, please tell me.
Thank you so much

A:[Issue] Problem with dell vostro 3568

maildangky142,Adjust your power settings. Right click on your desktop, then go to personalize. Then go to screen savers, and click on power settings. This is where you can adjust how long it takes for the computer to sleep, just change it to never and save the changes Also, right click desktop and choose Display Settings, then choose Change Advanced Power Settings.  Click on hard drive and change the sleep settings. You can also click on the sleep section and change them to never sleep as well. 

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hello I just bought a new video card for my pc AFOX gtx 750 2gb GDDR5 . before I had AMD Radeon HD6450 1 gb I changed my power supply 2 times first 400 watt then 600 watts same problem . before the upgrade I never had a problem with games or any thing now my system reboots for no raison like when i use dell supportassist to do a checkup or a diagnosticbenchmarking my video card or to play battlefield 4 for exemple .
for battlefield 4 I get these erreurs :

also I get this when I used ( Oc Guru II) keep I'm in mind I did not change anything about my video card
so I i reinstalled my OS I had windows 8.1 pro no its windows 10 pro I tried multiple solution nothing worked ...

Now to my dell problem  I run video card check up  . test begins fine but  when the videos or images series start showing up my computer freeze it's like the video card is off then on by itself then it rebootslast scan  (short vedeo test )  : A test could not be run :
when i clic on details :  

any one have an idea about how to fix this ? keep in mind before i changed my video card i had no problem at all even on windows 10 pro .
this is my GPU : and thi is my main board :


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i'am an Egyptian new member here in your forums

i have a problem in resolution of games and videos and this is due to unknown error in reading vram
it is 358 and this proved by dxdiag command
but in games it was read 64 only as shown in pes 2009 settings

also all other games and videos don't fit the full screen and there is always a black areas on right and left

vista driver made this and the new intel driver for 7 rc did so (

A:resolution problem in dell vostro A860

47 view and no single comment!!!!
seems to be a big problem

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i am using Vostro 2520 laptop with windows 7 64 bit OS,
my touch pad not working properly,
its working automatic without any touch , after restart it work fine for 2-3 minute then same problem again and again
when it work automatically my USB optical mouse also cant work , it show USB device not recognized ,
but both of my usb mouse and usb port working properly with other devices ,
N.B. when touch-pad cant work properly usb mouse also cant work but modem / pen-drive etc work fine at same time, i have changed to another mouse but result same.

please give me proper solution or tell me what should i do,
thanks in advance

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Hi guys

I've a dell vostro 3300, when I plug my headphones in there's sound coming from the headphones but the sound still comes from the speakers on my laptop! Does anyone know how I could go about fixing this?

A:Dell vostro 3300 headphones problem?

First question, do you have the Dell IDT sound driver for this model installed? Or do you have the generic basic function Windows installed "HD Audio Codec"? Check the Device Manager and it will list what you have.

If you do not have the correct Dell IDT driver, that needs to be installed, and the HD Audio Codec or whatever you have now needs to be uninstalled (first).
Product Support for Vostro 3300 | Dell US

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hi, i have a problem with win 7 compatibality with the video causing slow startup/shutdown . is there some driver to solve this problem , I dont know what to do .

A:dell vostro 1015 video problem with win 7

Have updated your drivers here?

Drivers & Downloads

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Hi guys,

My niece asked me to help her with her Dell laptop...it was running very slow so i said i would install Windows 8 on it for her.

so I installed it and everything seemed to go like clockwork...

once it started again i get the dell boot screen then the Windows 8 logo comes up then disappears and then NOTHING!!

the screen is working as it lights up but nothing comes on it.

could this be a "dodgy" hard drive?

A:Dell vostro 3550 booting problem

Hi, try to boot into SafeMode and remove the Nvidia driver - leave the Microsoft Basic adapter. Then boot into Windows and install the latest drivers provided from Nvidia.

Good luck,werty

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Recently, I've tried to turn on my Vostro 1014 but it got stuck at the Window logo for so long. This happened after I finished the configuring cycles which keep on repeating for more than five times.
Kindly revert back to me with advise asap as I urgently am running for a dateline.
Thank you Dell Team. :)

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  I'm jack recently i bought a budget laptop , dell vostro 1550 with the following configuration.
Dell Vostro 1550 2nd Gen Ci3/ 2GB/ 320GB/ Linux Laptop (Slate Grey)(Dell Branded Backpack, 1 Year Complete Cover Accidental Damage Protection ) .
Since the RAM is 2GB i felt to upgrade it , So  i planned to buy  a compatible another 2GB RAM.   Before buying i just felt to check wether my dell laptop has two slots as the model suppossed to have. So i disassembled the laptop and found that,  it had 2 slots for ram(1- already occupied with 2GB RAM).
When i removed the RAM from first slot and put in second slot , my laptop doesn't turn on!!! (I'm sure i placed the RAM correctly). When i placed the RAM in old slot my laptop work fine!!!!
What would be the issue how to solve this!!!!!!!!!!  Is there any setting for the  processor to access other RAM SLOT . PLEASE HELP ME WITH THIS !!!  Thanks in Advance!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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The minimum amount of memory for this system is 2 gigs. You must have both 1 gig sodimms installed. Below are the memory specs for this system.

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.

Memory module connector
Two internally-accessible DDR3 SODIMM sockets

Memory module capacities
1GB, 2GB and 4GB capable

Memory type

Minimum memory

Maximum memory

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i got problems with my nvidia driver after i uninstall window 7 home basic to ultimate..

when i try to install the nvidia, the installer said that the driver is not compatible with the windows..

i even uninstall the ultimate to home basic back...still the driver problem occur..

update latest nvidia driver 258.96 still occur

im using nvidia graphic card GT 310M n the laptop got hybrid technology,which means it can combine with intel accelerator in save mode power..

plezz help..thx

A:Dell Vostro 3500 nvidia problem..

Did you get the driver from Dell or NVIDIA?

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