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

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

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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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Would a Seagate STBD1000100 2.5 Internal Drive be compatible with my Inspiring 1545?

A:New Hard Disk Drive for Dell Inspiring 1545

Wee Yin,The hard drive should work in the Inspiron 1545.The Inspiron™ 1545 system uses Serial-ATA (SATA) hard drives. Data transfer rates of 150 MB per second offer a substantial speed increase over older PATA drives.The Inspiron™ 1545 is offered with a configuration of 5400 rpm drives. The hard drive capacities are as follows:80 GB 5400 RPM 160 GB 5400 RPM 250 GB 5400 rpm 320GB 5400 rpm 500GB 5400 rpm 

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laptop has win 7 home premium and was given to a relative. its useless at this time. i need some help. without password i am locked out. boot order and system password are locked along with recovery options. i did try a win 7 install disk and a bootable usb with no avail. im running out of options.
help appreciated.

aharq

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Hi there as I stated I cannot get past the unlock ur computer page or past the f12 system bios info page! please help me! i need to use my computer! thanks! melissa
 

A:Cannot remember my dell 610 laptop administrative password to unlock it at al

Next time write down your passwords and put them in a safe place that you will not forget. Call dell support and let them help with this
 

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It was fine until today and now what is happening is whenever I press the power button it doesn't start ,I have to remove the battery n plug it in a coup of times then it starts to function properly ,the battery is probably functioning properly because I shows the same charged percent as it was before shutting down ,what might be the problemand pls suggest solutions , thanks

A:My Dell laptop Inspiring 15 3000 series is not functioning properly

Hi JAYESH10,
What is the exact system model?
Is there any damage / liquid spillage on the system? Does the system overheat?
Update the BIOS - enter the service tag and download the BIOS, update and restart the machine and check.
Also, kindly review this article, it might help resolve the issue.
Also, please click my DELL-username and write me a private message with the service tag and your Name for case records.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

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Over the last 2 days I have been having a problem as indicated in the title of this post. The fault has rectified itself 3 times, but again today, it is back to "battery plugged in, not charging." As I am running the laptop (Windows Vista Home Premium; 32 bit) on the adapter without problems, I assume that the adapter itself may not be faulty.
I also have a Dell Inspiron 630M laptop running Windows 7.  Can I safely use that adapter with the Vista laptop, without causing damage to the Vista ?  If it is safe to do so, and the battery on the Vista starts charging, then it would indicate that the Vista adapter/charger has some kind of fault.
Hoping someone can give me some guidance. Thanks.

A:Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop. Battery plugged in not charging. Can I use adapter from a Dell Inspiron 630M laptop ?

If the adapter has the same plug and the same or higher power rating, you can swap them.
Check to see whether the 1545 recognizes the AC adapter or whether it shows unknown (F2 at powerup).  If it shows unknown with two different adapters, you have a bad power jack or a bad mainboard.

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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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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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My labtop is locked and stuck right when i turn it on it says enter administrative or system password
 

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Any advise
 

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i have a dell 1545 dell laptop windows vista but change it over 2 windows 7 i use play need for speed most wanted on it wen it was vista and windows 7 but after changing it 2 windows 7 i reinstall the game and it end up stick cuz some graphics properties wasn't enable in windows 7 wen i change over 2 7 den i had the dreamscense background images das wen i start see a line appear at DE rite hand side of the monitor sometimes it blinks and go away cud anyone tell Wat is the problem and Wat 2 do?

A:dell laptop 1545

Hi and welcome to TSF please try updating the video driver from here http://support.dell.com/support/down...nConsent=False

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i have a dell 1545 dell laptop windows vista but change it over 2 windows 7 i use play need for speed most wanted on it wen it was vista and windows 7 but after changing it 2 windows 7 i reinstall the game and it end up stick cuz some graphics properties wasn't enable in windows 7 wen i change over 2 7 den i had the dreamscense background images das wen i start see a line appear at DE rite hand side of the monitor sometimes it blinks and go away cud anyone tell Wat is the problem and Wat 2 do?

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I bought an used E4620, was told that it only needed an administrative password. I then took it to a local repair shop which HA it for three weeks.
They could NOT gain access, I now have it back and still need an administrative password.
There is also the additional problem, that I have attempted multiple times to move ownership to myself but each time I am told that the process has been initiated, when I check back it's not done.

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My laptop screen has gone completely black. I opened my laptop to sign on and nothing. I can hear the computer starting up, but nothing ever comes up on the screen. What can I do to fix this? thanks!

A:Dell Laptop Inspiron 1545

I'm guessing what actually happened is the backlight in the display went out. So take a flashlight and kind of point it at the display, then look very closely at it to see if you can see the Windows screen there. It will be very faint, so take a few minutes.

If you that is the case, there's a chance that you can get away with just a new inverter board for the display, which would be great because it's cheap. Otherwise, you're looking at a new display panel.

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i bought a used laptop and might have inherited a problem.
The only way i can describe it is by posting a pic of it
When this happens the laptop freezes cant do anything but shut it down and restart, nothing seems to be causing it directly not that i can figure out anyway, just does it at random times maybe once a day .
system info below.
I think the laptop was dropped at one time it has a little crack in the corner and the plastic where the crack is is scratched.

Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, 32 bit
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4500 @ 2.30GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3544 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family, 1548 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 95293 MB, Free - 70592 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0G848F
Antivirus: AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2012, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Problem with Dell 1545 laptop

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My hard drive crashed it seems like. It made random sounds like you're at a Carnival and something in blue came up for tests. I have the CD"s that came with the computer. I put the CD in for the Drivers and Utilities and I get this:What do I do?

A:Dell Laptop Inspiron 1545

Hello Sefket,My hard drive crashed it seems like. It made random sounds like you're at a Carnival and something in blue came up for tests.That doesn't sound good. It would make sense to first run the built in Dell Diagnostics. Restart the computer.When the DELL? logo appears, press <F12> immediately.Select Diagnostics from the boot menu and press <Enter>.I don't know what the menu looks like as I don't own a Dell, but run all hardware diagnostics, especially hard drive and report any errors.Here is your Dell Manual for reference: http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/ins1545/en/SG/F123HA01MR.pdf. (PDF)Dell Diagnostics Page 39.

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How can I find out if my Dell Inspiron 1545 has Bluetooth or not?
When I go to Device Manager in Control Panel, I don't see a Bluetooth device listed anywhere.
I've searched online, from what I've read some models of this laptop have Bluetooth and some don't. When I go to the BIOS screen, it mentions Bluetooth somewhere. Does this mean the laptop has Bluetooth?

A:Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop Bluetooth?

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
The system supports Bluetooth. The Wifi switch also works as the bluetooth switch.This is the version of  bluetooth on the system Dell 365 Bluetooth v2.0 + Enhanced Data Rate (EDR).
Kindly click on the link which is the user manual :www.dell.com/.../manuals
Kindly private message the service tag and email address.
Thanks
Robin

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Operating system is Windows 7 which came with the labtop.
Over halfway and then reboots and starts over again ,I go into F12 and run diagnosis and error code comes up 2000-0146.Self test log contains errors.Can you help me with this question and what I need to do next to fix this problem? This laptop is laptop than a year and a half old. Thank you for your help Jim and Brenda
Email address is (edited out) or answer in the forum.
 

A:Solved: Dell Inspirion 1545 Laptop

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have run all kind of diagnostics in safe mode ...
runs like a champ in safe mode, even when choosing with communications ...

but during confidence test rcvd err cde: 0f00:1332 dsk blk 106,896,776 IRQ did not set ... on two different occassions ...

A:BSOD DELL Inspiron 1545 laptop

I suspect your hard drive, but first:

If you still need assistance with these issues, please provide this information (even though you haven't related that you're having BSOD issues): Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions - Windows 7 & Vista
While waiting for a reply, please run these free diagnostics:

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I suggest starting all troubleshooting with the following diagnostic tests. They'll save you a lot of time and heartache if there is a hardware failure, and you'll have the disks on hand in case you need them in the future:

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H/W Diagnostics:
Please start by running these bootable hardware diagnostics:
Memory Diagnostics (read the details at the link)
HD Diagnostic (read the details at the link) - Test ALL of the hard drives.

Also, please run one of these free, independent online malware scans to ensure that your current protection hasn't been compromised: Free Online AntiMalware Resources (read the details at the link)
There are also free, bootable antivirus disks at this link: Free Online AntiMalware Resources

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i have all the XP drivers for a dell inspiron 1545 installed except the audio...the audio driver downloaded from dell is the wrong one...i remember having this issue with another dell...and you actually had to install a lattitude driver...anybody have an idea?

Thanks
 

A:Solved: Dell Inspiron 1545 wrong dell drivers

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I have a Dell Inspiron 1545 Laptop with Windows XP. When I try to start it, it goes to the Dell screen then straight to a Black screen with a flashing dash in the top left. I do not have the CD for my Windows XP. Please help. Thank you
 

A:Black screen on Dell Inspiron 1545 Laptop

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Hi i have dell Inspiron 1545 series laptop. I am facing blue screen error problem in time interval. 
 
 
Please suggest the possible solution.
 
==================================================
Dump File         : 090116-23368-01.dmp
Crash Time        : 01-09-2016 10:36:23
Bug Check String  : 
Bug Check Code    : 0x00000124
Parameter 1       : 0x00000000
Parameter 2       : 0x8530e8fc
Parameter 3       : 0x00000000
Parameter 4       : 0x00000000
Caused By Driver  : ntoskrnl.exe
Caused By Address : ntoskrnl.exe+3234b3
File Description  : NT Kernel & System
Product Name      : Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company           : Microsoft Corporation
File Version      : 6.1.7600.17795 (win7_gdr.150318-1623)
Processor         : 32-bit
Crash Address     : ntoskrnl.exe+3234b3
Stack Address 1   : ntoskrnl.exe+cf2c5
Stack Address 2   : ntoskrnl.exe+d00ef
Stack Address 3   : ntoskrnl.exe+6d877
Computer Name     : 
Full Path         : C:\Windows\Minidump\090116-23368-01.dmp
Processors Count  : 2
Major Version     : 15
Minor Version     : 7600
Dump File Size    : 131,072
Dump File Time    : 01-09-2016 10:36:25
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I tried everything I could to turn the WIFI back on my Dell Inspiron LAPTOP 1545 after I recently did modification on my symantec antivirus, but failed. So far, these are the steps I performed in trying to turn on the WIFI. 
1. There's no "ON and Off "switch.
2. Pressed "FN" and F2.
3. Start>Control Panel>Network Connections>find the WIFI Adapter>Right Click>Enable.
Any help is greatly appreciated.
Thanks,
Art 

A:How to turn on WIFI on Dell Laptop Inspriron 1545?

Hi Art,
Try pressing only F2 key which enables/disables the wireless on the computer.
As you've mentioned that you did some modification on the Antivirus. You may try to perform System Restore and see if it works. Press and hold the Windows key and press 'R' key. This will open the run window -> Type 'rstrui' without the parenthesis, click on 'Ok' -> This will open the System Restore window. Follow the on-screen instructions to restore your computer to an earlier date. Please refer Here for more information.
Hope this helps.

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I recently came into possession of a Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop which refuses to boot the installed operating system, Windows Vista. When the laptop is powered up, it displays the Dell logo as well as a loading bar and options to open the BIOS settings and the boot options. After a few moments, it changes to a black screen with a single flashing underscore in the top corner. This then disappears and is replaced with a screen that states 'Windows Error Recovery'.

"Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. If Windows files have been damaged or configured incorrectly, Startup Repair can help diagnose and fix the problem. If power was interrupted during startup, Choose Start Windows Normally."

It then goes on to list Launch Startup Repair (recommended) and Start Windows Normally. However, when the Startup Repair option is chosen the screen goes dark for a short moment and occasionally a loading bar appears across the bottom. Quickly this vanishes and the Windows Error Recovery screen turns up again. No matter how many times this is selected, the same thing happens. When Start Windows Normally is chosen, on the other hand, the entire boot process is restarted from the beginning, as though nothing had happened, and the laptop once again sticks on the Windows Error Recovery screen.

As of writing this post, I am unaware what the actual problem is. I have run a series of diagnostic tests on the system through the boot optio... Read more

A:Dell Inspiron 1545 Laptop - Factory Restore Help

Select "REPAIR MY COMPUTER" t will then give you the option to restore your computer using the built in recovery partition, IF it hasn't been damaged. There should be a option after "repair my pc" that says something about system image restore or something similiar
 

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The technician I asked to remove Vista from the Inspiron 1545 and install Windows 10 in its place informs me that this is not possible because some item is missing from the hard disk. Is this correct?

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Hello,
I am a property manager who manages some self-storage facilities. We recently had a few spaces go to auction and as a result the auction winners threw stuff they didn't want into the dumpster. I was emptying the trash from the office and noticed that someone had thrown a few laptops into the dumpster. As a tech nerd, I climbed into the dumpster and pulled the laptops from the garbage.
One of the laptops was a Dell laptop. I cleaned it up a bit and used one of my Dell laptop chargers to try and charge the battery overnight. Then, I hit the power button and hoped..... nada. Opened the back panel and immediately saw that it had no hard drive.... but the memory was still installed as well as the WIFI adapter. The screen was cracked but I had hope that it might still be usable once I could actually get the laptop to boot.
So, I pulled out one of my old SATA laptop hard drives, re-formatted it and installed it in the laptop.
Hit the power button and saw that I could not install Win10 from the USB port since the laptop had an admin password installed and of course, I had no idea what it was. So, I called Dell and gave them all the laptop info and my personal info and they gave me a code to enter which was supposed to disable or erase the unknown admin password and allow me to change the boot options to include the usb port.
The code does not work. The dell rep mentioned something about hitting the Shift and Control keys while I hit the enter key but that still doesn't... Read more

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My company corporate office sent me a used Dell D600 this week. I love the centrino techonlogy and it's much lighter and faster than my own personal HP Pavilion workhorse. My problem is that the laptop is set up with user and administrator rights. This stinks. I can't download any applications, update software, even change the clock on the thing.

I wont have to return the laptop until I leave the job anyway, so I want to be able to load Firefox, Java, GTA, etc, for when I travel with it. Is there a way to crack the password and log on as an Administrator so I have permissions to change things and load programs, or alternately, can I dump the whole thing, reload XP and start over? I have the XP disk from my old HP....

I am not so good with computers, but it would be a shame to travel for work as much as I do and be stuck in a hotel in Billings playing minesweeper.....
 

A:Administrative Rights on Dell Laptop---help!

Hello! Welcome to TechSpot

Well
this can be tricky but do-able.
Check This Link
or This Link

G'Luck & safe travel
 

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when i switch on the laptop after a couple of days then it works fine for about 15-20 minutes, after that it shutdowns. when i again switch on the laptop it again shutdowns during booting within 15-20 seconds, and continues to shut down again and again.. It only works fine for 15-20 minutes, when it switch it on after quite a time. anyone, please help, as my that laptop has became completely useless.

A:dell inspiron 1545, my laptop repeatedly shuts down within 15-20 seconds.

There are a couple of possibilities:
It's overheating (meaning a thorough cleanout of the internals plus a replacement of the thermal pads is in order, OR
..it's NOT overheating, in which case it's almost certainly a dying system board.

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hi everyone
dell 1545 inspiron, 3-4yrs old, sata 250gb hd, windows 7 home premium, 64 bit

i've been reading all the hdd helps you all posted re the above error code and tried most things suggested but still not up and running.

first error code 2000-0142 self test unsuccessful status 71, then 200-0146 which i presume is saying it still has previous errors.

originally only got the screen with start windows normally and repair fix (recommended) - both options just flip back to this screen.
inserted original cd, changed load up to cd/dvd, cd opened install windows or repair/fix, chose repair/fix, over 24hrs later it came up with restart your computer, i did but forgot it was still set to load up from cd first, let it start up again, changed the bios to load from internal hdd, it is still reverting to the black screen again with start windows normally or repair/fix again. so obviously not fixed the errors.

i have tried f8 but computer still wont load up properly in any form of safe modes or any other option it gave.

i read about the chkdsk and chkdsk/r etc but not sure where this is to be entered, guess at c:/ but cant get the prompt to type that in.
Ive ordered a sata usb docking station just in case as im using my little girls laptop and hoping if i cant fix my laptop then i might be able to get the info off old hdd - especially all my accounts on sage plus photos. I do have an external storage device which i've put on my daughters laptop but is saying th... Read more

A:dell 1545 laptop hdd error code 2000-0142

According to the Dell error code list, the 0142 is "Drive Self Test Failed" and the 0146 is just the log has previous errors. In most cases (all that I've seen) the 0142 says the drive is defective and must be replaced.

If you backed up to a partition on that drive, the backup may be gone too. NEVER backup to a partition on the same drive. If the drive fails usually the backup is gone too.

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I have an Inspiron 1545 laptop that boots up part-way, then dies before the User screen fully comes into view. It dies to black before I can choose which User to login.

Should I try reseating my CPU? Clean the heatsink?

Could someone point me to a how-to or wiki for doing either of the above?

Thanks!
 

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I have a problem with my Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop.
When I put a CD in the drive, it makes a loud noise and the laptop vibrates. However, this only happens when I put a CD-RW disc in the drive. When I put another CD in, such as an audio CD, it doesn't make this noise.
Does this suggest the CD/DVD drive needs replacing?

A:Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop - CD/DVD Drive loud noise

Steveu9,
You can try other types of media in the drive to see if the noise remains. At the link below is an option to run the diagnostics on the drive to see if it is faulty. You must have a disk in the drive to perform the diagnostics.  Also, at the the link below under the drivers section are  cd/dvd firmware downloads. To determine which drive you have in the computer you can click on the configuration tab on the site or input your system service tag. This will show you the hardware information for your computer. You can then choose to download and install the firmware. I cannot verify that updating the firmware will resolve the noise issue.  If you determine that the drive is faulty and you want to replace it. You can call the the dell spare parts dept. The number to call is 1-877-717-3355 
Inspiron 1545 Drivers, Downloads and Manuals

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I have a dell inspiron 1545 lap top and I forgot my administrator password so this white and grey screen comes up asking for my system password or my admin password i have all the cds for my computer and also have the receipt if that information helps how can i fix this with no tech experience?

A:inspiron 1545 dell laptop white and grey screen

Hi and welcome to TSF unfortunately we cannot help with password issues as it is against forum rules http://www.techsupportforum.com/misc.php?do=showrules contact the computer maker they may be able to assist you

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On starting my laptop I am getting Dell battery not Identified message.  What could be the probable cause for this?  I have just changed the battery few months back.  Don't know why this problem is happening.  Also battery is not charging.  What should I do?

A:Dell inspiring battery not identified

System model?  Is the battery OEM Dell or third party?  Is the AC adapter recognized, or showing unknown (F2 at powerup to check)?

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My son was given an older laptop, a Dell Inspirion 6000 with Windows xp. I'm having problems getting started, specifically after turning it on it will launch with "ubuntu" and then open up with "GNOME Desktop Manager". It's asking for the Username and Password which we don't know and we don't have any type of CD or installation disc. I searched online and read that it needed a clean install but that required the disc. How can I get past this obstacle?
 

A:Can't log on to Dell Inspiring 6000 (windows xp)

Check under your computer and see if there is a sticker with the activation keys for Windows XP.
If there is one, you need to buy the Windows XP installation disc and reprogram your computer.
As for help with the password, that is off limits to us.
 

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I have an older Dell desk top unit that requires a password to enter system, We do not know a password or forgotten.... Any suggestions? Thanks, Michael.

A:Older Dell desk top forgot password to enter system

Most Dell desktop systems have a jumper on the mainboard that clears the password (power off, remove jumper, power on, power off and replace the jumper).   On just about every Dell made in the last 15+ years it's the only jumper on the mainboard -  if you need more information, we'll need to know what model system you have.

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When I try to start my laptop it beeps twice and didn't get started. What is the  Solution for it ?

A:Dell inspiring 15. 3000 series beeping

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
This could be a hardware issue most likely.
If you are able to see the Dell Logo we would suggest you to run diagnostics on the system.
Kindly private message the service tag and email address.
Thanks
Robin

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I was getting a message saying my battery wasn't charging although I had it plugged in.  I thought it might be a floor so I just ignored it.  However, it became a nuisance when turning it on after hours of charging it was giving me the same message.  I read the fix on this but mine is a 1545 model.  Furthermore, now, when I tried to turn it back on again.  It came on for a couple of minutes then went dead.

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After rebooting my laptop has major system problems after recent update

1)Error message update components must be repaired 2)potential windows update data base error detected 0x80070490 - fixed

The pc has the following problems:
Unable for logon with pin , needed pw
No update history
No network connection or network, cannot view router in browser
No printer connection or viewed in network
No event viewer
No system restore
No restore point
Volume shadow copy service error more info 0x80042302

Dism restore health will not function, image unknown
Window repair in window will not function

A:Dell inspiring 5558 system problems after boot

Are you logging in with your Microsoft ID? or a Local User profile?
Your User Profile may have become corrupted.
If you can, login with a different User Profile, Or if you can Enable the Hidden Administrator, you then can fix the corrupted profile, or create a new profile with admin rights, If everything works, then copy your personal files to the new profile and use that. This is for Windows 7 but you do the same thing for 10: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...d-user-profile

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I got 2 cables with my projector, a vga cable and a usb male a to male b cable. My old laptop died and I bought a new one which only has usb ports. I used to use the vga cable with the old laptop and the usb port on the lcd with my data stick (flash drive). For some reason the usb connection is not working when I attach the computer to the LCD using the usb a male to b male cable. Any ideas on how to fix this would be appreciated.

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How to fix Dell Inspiron 1545 Laptop so it connects to wireless internet and via cable (Virgin Media Router)?
Hi all, please help!I have not been able to connect to the internet on my home WIFI network/via cable or the WIFI at work since Monday evening I have restarted my laptop and reset the "D Link D1-524 High Speed Router" several times - separately and simultaneously according to my laptop and Virgin Media's instructions over the phone. Virgin Media said that it was a problem with my laptop as my IP address starts with "165.254"...as of last night it started "192.". I have also called Dell who have not helped at all.Are there any drivers I can download from the Dell website to fix this issue or another safe program I can download? I want to download drivers or programs to a USB and transfer the files to my laptop...as I have no internet access.My computer wireless menu states the following:Unidentified NetworkNo Internet AccessThen it shows a list of NetworksMy Network - Connected/Limited AccessPlease help I want to sort this out asap!Thanks!
 

A:How to fix Dell Inspiron 1545 Laptop so it connects to wireless internet and via cable (Virgin Media Router)?

PhotoFem,
 
The bold print makes it harder to read and sometime people do not respond to these posts.
 
Did you power off your ISP modem/router and your wireless router(if any) for 30 seconds. Power on the ISP modem router. Wait 15 seconds, then power on your wireless router(if any)
 
start, all programs, accessories, right click on cammand prompt, left click run as administrator. Type
 
ipconfig /release          (space between the g and /)
 
Restart your computer. Try to connect. What happens?
 
Does your wireless router have these Recommended Wireless Router Settings, I use channel 11?
 
What operating system are you using?
 
 
Rick 

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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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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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Dell D600 Lost HDD password, need the SN run through a password generator if anybody can help me out? I know Rustam has one but havent been able to reach him.

SN #**84A51529T-595B

Thanks Muchata
 

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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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