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Inspiron 3537 gives continuous short beep and looping restart

Q: Inspiron 3537 gives continuous short beep and looping restart

Few months back my dell inspiron 3537 64-bit 6GB ram with i5 processor has fell down from table. It worked well even though there was a crack on the backside of the screen near right hinge. But now from past one week it giving trouble in many ways ! Whenever I try to start it it either starts to give continuous short beeps or goes into looping restart. I can hear the drive sound and see power led glowing but the screen doesnt display anything except for changing from dark black to light black. Hdd led also doesnt blink. Please help me configure the issue and solve it.

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A: Inspiron 3537 gives continuous short beep and looping restart

How many beeps between pauses?
Can you get to the Dell diagnostics (F12 at powerup) -- press immediately after starting the system?

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Hi,
I've got problematic Dell Inspiron 1564. Suspected bad video.
When turned on, screen is blank and beep codes are "long-short-short-pause-short-short".
I can't find info about this beep code. I've found that long-short-short is bad video but what about next two short beeps?
Hard drive activity looks normal after that and I guess system works fine except graphics.External video output doesn't work.

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-AMD Duron, 1.35 GHz. Put the thing together myself. Its got a
PCchips K7 Motherboard (model M863AG/G), 256 MB RAM, 15 GB Hard Drive, and CD/DVD Player.

Today my second major crash has occured. The PC had been on and working for several hours, until it was in midsong on Media Player. No response from any input, frozen screen, and constant hard disk activity. I restarted the PC, but it locked up again as soon as login screen appeared. Now, I cant even get that far. The PC will get up to the Windows loading screen, and will automatically restart, no matter what i do. I've tried Safe Mode, Last Known Configuration, unplugging my guitar stuff from the PC, etc. etc.

Notworthy previous problems

A similar problem occured when i had my 40 GB and 15 GB hard disk working together. There was a loud annoying clicking noise coming from the hard disk. Constant hard disk activity (even tho no apps were running) and then crashing. Blue screens saying it was physically dumping my memory due to problems. fortunately i was able to transfer the files i needed from the 40 GB storage drive to the 15GB (where windows runs off of). Immediately afterwards, the 40GB became nonexistent. I scanned the 15GB afterwards and found no viruses. Thing were working well...

For about a week ive heard a fast repetive quiet clicking within my computer, and I just assumed it was my case rattling since i didnt have it screwed on fully. But even if its taken off, i still hear it. I have not been ... Read more

A:Continuous Restart Looping

Does your pc freeze or does it restart?

If it restarts can you hear a clicking sound from you Power Supply?

I had a faulty Power Supply a while ago and it sometimes but not always would do multiple restarts whilst Windows was still loading. Ususally I could hear a click just before the restart. If you can he a click to then try using a friend's power supply, preferably a friend who know knows more about pc's than you so that he can help you with installation. If the issues are gone then you obviously have a dying power supply on you hands, if not then I can't offer any more help.

Or maybe just take the pc to a pc fix-up place and allow them to determine if it is the power supply or not.
 

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HI
Long time no see, friends.
My beloved I570 is acting up, probably some sort of Alzheimer or similar.
Here is what happened, will try to be short.
Initially I was using PCIE SATA card to attach 4 more HDDs to the system, then SATA card died (already second in this PC), so I decided to remove all extra HDDs sitting in the case.
Did all standard precautions, including grounding etc. In order to remove HDDs I had to clear MOBO of a lot of cables and remove GPU. Long story short, after I put everything back together and attempted to boot up, I got long continuous beep and WIN7 sliding bar freezes almost at the end, no further activity, just a long beep. BIOS was not accessible as well.
So, I removed GPU, pull out MOBO 24 pin PSU cable, removed CMOS battery, did multiple 30 sec press and hold power button thing, left everything dead completely for about 30 minutes - completely reset system clock and all BIOS settings to default. Also, swap RAM (I have 2 sticks in slots 3 and 4) places. Put everything back, fired up, went to BIOS and fixed everything, DONE, rebooted and everything went back to normal.
Multiple restarts were OK, did also a few cold reboots with some minutes apart - all seems to be normal. Turn it off for a day or so.
Now problem is back again, like nothing happened.
Please, help if someone actually can. I checked multiple thread here and all over the WEB. My keyboard is clean, RAM was resettled, all connectors are firmly attached. This doesn't make any sense.
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Hi, I own a Dell Inspiron N5110 i5 processor laptop with 4 GB RAM and 500 GB hard disk. Its getting 14 months since I bought it.From the last few days, I could see that the machine makes beep sound on start up till the windows starts. The sound gets disappeared after OS starts. Especially if I turn on the lap from hibernation mode, some time rebooting also make the beep sound. However, I observed a similar low tone inside the system even when the machine is running. I have been using a cooler also to reduce the heat, all keys are working fine no thing is jammed, I have performed the dell H/W diagnostics test all the results were passed. Drivers are all updated, the processor fan i also running correctly. I am wondering what can be the reason.
Please do share your thoughts and suggestions about this issue.

A:Continuous beep sound from my Dell inspiron n 5110 laptop on start up ??

I have tried something from another forum that I found, but do not have the link so I cannot copy and paste or give credit to the poster.  This is what I did:
1) Unplug all power from the laptop
2) Remove the battery
3) Hold down the power button for approximately 15 seconds.
4) Reattach the battery and/or plug in the power supply.
5) Power on the laptop.
This solved my problem.

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Hi,
My laptop here is a Dell Inspiron 15, 3000 series. 
The laptop itself works perfectly fine, I am able to get into windows (which I installed myself, it originally came with Ubuntu). 
Occasionally though, it will do a BEEP BEEP BEEP PAUSE BEEP BEEP BEEP PAUSE (repeats).
This happens on boot and sometimes when I am using it. Sometimes it turns off suddenly when I am shifting the computer around. It's extremely loud.

What is causing this? The sound seems to be coming from around the area the Memory banks are under the laptop, but nothing seems to suggest that anything is wrong.
I took a suggestion and used FN+Power to do Hardware Diagnostics which said nothing is wrong.

What else can I try?

Thanks!

A:Dell Inspiron 15 - 3000 series - Beep Beep Beep Pause Beep Beep Beep

Hi,
I’d suggest that you follow the steps mentioned below and check if the beep pattern repeats.

Switch off the computer.
Disconnect the AC adapter from the system.
Remove the battery from the computer.
Press and hold down the power button for 15 seconds.
Then connect back all the peripherals and check if the beep pattern repeats and reply us with the beep count.

If you still receive 3 Beeps on the system then it indicates System board failure.. You will have to replace it on the laptop.
Please let me know the findings.

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Hi
I am getting beep sounds when i turn on my dell inspiron n5010.
Nothing is showing up other than beep sounds.
Please help me out
Regards
Ganny

A:RE: Dell Inspiron 15 - 3000 series - Beep Beep Beep Pause Beep Beep Beep

Hi Ganny,
What are the exact # of beeps in a cycle? 
Kindly review this chart and see page# 47 - it will help isolate the source of the issue. 
Based on the exact # of beeps, that part would need to be replaced.
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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Hi,  I recently updated my BIOS to the latest version using the System Update tool from Lenovo. For a while everything seemed to be working alright, as the BIOS was dowloaded and the computer rebooted. After rebooting the first time i was presented with the BIOS utility, and noticed that the update was progressing.  After 20 or so seconds the computer rebooted again. This is where my problems began. The computer immediately started beeping this short-short-short-long melody from the speakers. I thought this was normal, so I left the computer on for quite a while.  However, the beeping never stopped. Now the beeping resumed the instant i plug the power back in. I have yet been able to actually getting any sort of information on-screen telling me what's wrong.  I've tried following the "Recovering from a POST/BIOS update failure" on page 267 of the Hardware Maintenance Manual, but no luck with that so far. No matter where I place the jumper, the beeping code is the same short-short-short-long melody (yeah, it sounds like a disney tune or something). Any bright ideas? The machine type is a M92p 2992-B3G I'd hate to have to send it in for repairs, and Lenovo's Norwegian support line doesn't open until Monday, and there seems to be no way to call their 800-number in the states from here  Oh, and would this be covered by my warranty if repairs / motherboard replacement is the only way out? UPDATE #1: I found... Read more

A:Fail to boot (short-short-short-long beep code) after M92p BIOS Update

I just had the same issue after a bios update on an M91p I unplugged the power and sata connections to the CD/HDD and powered up the PC. After receiving the No OS found screen, I powered off the PC, reconnected everything and it powered up just fine afterward. hope this helps!  

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Hi,
My Dell Inspiron N4050 laptop (4 yrs old)  continuously beeps on startup and it goes when I press any key. But it is getting hang as soon as the windows is open and getting an error message like windows performance is low. Please let me know the reason for this issue and how it can be fixed.
Thanks 
Nidheesh

A:Dell Inspiron N4050 continuous beep sound during start up and getting hang once the windows is open

Beep codes and their meanings:
www.parts-people.com/.../

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I have Inspiron N5010 suddenly makes continuous Beep sound when press power on with black screen and not Start

A:My inspiron 5010 makes continuous beep sound when I press power button and it wont Start

If it's a continuous single beep, it means the mainboard is bad.  If it's some other pattern such as four beeps - pause - four, etc., post the sequence and someone can help you interpret the error.

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Hi,my old BIOS IVKT06AUS I flash to new BIOS IVKT07A If i connect power adapter my computer automaticaly start without push the power button but start OK to Win.If i go to sleep mode and wake up with keyboard computer start to black screen and speaker starts beep 3x short beep 1x long beep :-(If i long push power button computer is off and i again short push power button computer start correctly (i see all running aplication as i wake up from sleep).From windows i switch off computer. Now if i disconnect power adapter and connect again i hear only beep and black screen (black screen and speaker starts beep 3x short beep 1x long beep)Again i must long press power and short press power and computer again working.I try change memory but same problem :-( Previous BIOS is OK withou this symptoms. I think is problem in new BIOS :-( Sorry for my English :-)Please help me.Thank You.   

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Hello

Here is my problem I have a Compaq presario with a frozen bios screen but cpu ok, mem ok, video ok, nothing is conected and power supply ok.
any ideas?

A:Compaq bios freeze short beep long beep

Is the beep pattern just one short one long? Check your manual for the POST beep codes to determine what it is telling you. All POST beep codes are different so there's no way to tell unless we know exact model of your PC. The manual usually has the beep code in it, though.

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My tower is not booting up when I turn it on.  My son took the side off and was going to put more memory in it for me, but in the end he didn't.  He put the old memory back in and put the side casing back on.  Today, when I turn it on, it has 1 short beep and 1 long beep.  It just won't boot up.  Can anyone tell me what I need to do to get it back up and running?











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A:one short beep and one 1 beep on hp pavilion media center 81...

RBurke, welcome to the forum. The BIOS Beep Code that you are hearing is caused by a memory problem.  Here is a guide that will help solve the problem: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/bph07107 You should read the entire page.  The beep codes common to HP computers are toward the bottom of the page. Please click "Accept as Solution" if your problem is solved.

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Hi,
I have Inspirion 3537 laptop currently. And it has got rt3290 wireless card which has got very bad reputation. The card does not work on Ubuntu based OS even if the laptop was ubuntu approved. I also have another laptop Inspirion N5010 which has damaged motherboard, but its wifi was working pefectly when last time I used it on both windows and Ubuntu OS. So here is my question, Can I swap internal wifi card from above two laptops to make wifi working again in Inspirion 3537 laptop. 

Current laptop is use Inspirion 3537
Old laptop with damaged motherboard Inspirion N5010
N5010 was damaged 3 years ago
My current laptop is not under warrenty

Will the Wifi card of old laptop fit into new one and will it work on new laptop? 
Here is system information of new laptop if needed.
OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 ProVersion 10.0.10586 Build 10586Other OS Description Not AvailableOS Manufacturer Microsoft CorporationSystem Name xxxxxxSystem Manufacturer Dell Inc.System Model Inspiron 3537System Type x64-based PCSystem SKU Inspiron 3537Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4200U CPU @ 1.60GHz, 2301 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)BIOS Version/Date Dell Inc. A08, 4/30/2014SMBIOS Version 2.7Embedded Controller Version 1.01BIOS Mode LegacyBaseBoard Manufacturer Dell Inc.BaseBoard Model Not AvailableBaseBoard Name Base BoardPlatform Role MobileSecure Boot State UnsupportedPCR7 Configuration Binding Not PossibleWindows Directory C:\WindowsSystem Directory C:\Windows\system32Boot De... Read more

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hello, i have a hp a335w i just installed a new power box 2 days ago pc was working fine ,but today when i turned pc on i got one short beep then one long continues beep i disconnected the memory , harddrive, cd, one at a time to check for problem but still have the same problem pc will not boot up
 

A:one short beep one long beep

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Hi, Today I replaced my old graphics card with a new GeForce 9500GT and also added a new Kingston 2GB Ram Card. I installed both of them then restarted the computer, since then it has only powered on and playing 1 short beep then 1 long beep. I've tryed everything I can think of ranging from taking out everything new and putting it back to before I added the new items to completely taking out all 3 RAM sticks and reseating them. I'm not sure how a brand new unopened 2GB ram stick that fit perfectly and a brand new right out of the box graphics card can cause a problem like this. I've been through the ins and outs of the internet trying to find a solution but nothing has worked. Hoping someone can think of a unique way to fix this or how it could have possibly happened in the first place. I dont buy anything used everything placed inside my computer was/is brand new when it was purchased. Any help/comments on solutions would be greatly appreciated thanks.
 

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Hopefully this is the right forum for this.  I got an HP Pavilion Elite HPE-180t CTO Desktop PC.  I know it is an old machine but it has been working okay up till the other day.  I was having some memory issues so I reseated all my ram.  Now it will not start but does one short beep then one long beep.  I figured it was a ram issue but I do not know how to solve the issue.

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I tried to start the computer but I am just getting one short beep followed by a long beep.  I think it has to do with the ram.  I tried reseating the ram in different combintations but none of them seem to improve the computer.  edit: oops I put this in the wrong section.  I have a desktop not a notebook   sorry for the confusion

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I tried to start the computer but I am just getting one short beep followed by a long beep.  I think it has to do with the ram.  I tried reseating the ram in different combintations but none of them seem to improve the computer.  edit: oops I put this in the wrong section.  I have a desktop not a notebook   sorry for the confusion

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Is my video card has this code?

A while ago it takes time i open my notebook i'm worried this is second time it happened.

A:one beep long followed two beep short

What model Samsung? Have you checked the Samsung site for your specific model to see if there is listing of the beep codes?

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Hi there i seriously need you guy's help with my model # P6310Y.I continually hear 1 short beep and 1 long beep when i try to boot up my pc.According to hp it's a memory issue but i proved that wrong.I have gone thru removing the RAM checking if one of the modules are bad.they are all good 2gb x 3.I also removed the windows 7 harddrive and i still get the beeps i described above.I made sure all cables are seated properly and i cleaned the entire MOBO for dust including the CPU.I get a blank on my monitor nothing shown.When i plug in the keyboard i don't get any power, lights etc(num lock,caps lock)The mouse is getting power.I replaced the power supply still getting the beeps and i can remove all cables,hd,mouse,KB and the beeps continue.Please help me guys as i have hit a dead end and i appreciate your time,Sincerely, tech1126

A:I need help my pc has 1 short beep,1 long beep

This will help:http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01732674also refer:http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02222922

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I was just using my PC yesterday, everything is normal, It was hot around 32 ?C I think. Around 3:00 P.M. my PC suffered 2 BSODS, I can't upload the .dmp files because I can't open it. I thought its just overheating so I turned it off and after a few minutes the second BSOD appeared, I restarted my PC and the one short beep and one long beep is sounding. I checked my RAM and tried to switch it to another bank but the beeping is still there. My video card temp was 50-52 ?C before the first BSOD happened. What can I do to fix this?
Specs:
HP Pavilion P6640D (1 year, 9 months)
Pentium? Dual Core CPU E6700 @ 3.20 GHz (1 year, 9 months)
Foxconn 2A8C (1 year, 9 months)
2048 MB RAM Samsung 2rx8 PC3 10600u (1 year, 9 months)
Palit NVIDIA GeForce GT 610 2048 MB (1 month, 2 weeks)
Seagate Barracuda ST3320418AS 320 GB @ 7200 RPM (1 year, 9 months)
Western Digital 32000BEV External HDD 298.09 GB (1 year, 9 months)
Bestec ATX-250-12Z 250 Watts (1 year, 9 months)

A:One short beep, one long beep

Is it possible you are hearing 1 long - one short?
That might indicate a BIOS CHECKSUM error, depending on the brand of BIOS.

You can try a ClearCMOS procedure (CLRTC is the same thing):
Note all your current BIOS settings
Shut down the computer > remove the power cord.
Remove the 3v motherboard battery.
Move the CLRTC jumper from pins 1-2 to 2-3.
Touch a metal part of the case and Press and Hold the reset button for approx. 30 seconds to discharge all power from the board.
Put the CLRTC jumper back on pins 1-2.
Replace the 3v battery > replace the power cord > boot.
Immediately go back into BIOS and reset all your preferred settings. If the CLRTC worked you will need to reset the date and time.

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My computer crashed got a blue screen told me to uninstall all newly software so I did and was on Google chrome and crashed again think I have all new windows updates was suggested to to burn a Linux is jujutsu on disk to see if this would fix problem didn't. Can hit F-8 and go though all the options starts to run the files stops at a certain one and goes to start up window show Microsoft then goes to blue screen and then goes to Dell window information. Keeps doing that I have attached what one of the blue screens say when I select F-8. I am not sure if this is what the one say when I try to boot if you could help greatly appreciated. No recovery or reboot disc available. Trying to get them but if there is another way great. Do have an external hard drive available but not sure how much that will help. Using Dell Inspiron 1526 Windows Vista Home premium.
 

A:blue screen continuous looping

When you tap F8 - does it reach the Advanced Boot Options screen?
http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/88009-advanced-boot-options.html

There may be a recovery partition - but all your data and files will be lost, overwritten.
Tap Ctrl + F11 at start up.
http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19245630

How to use Linux live Cd to backup files from a dead Pc
 

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Running XP pro Sp2, IE 7 & Mozilla 3.6 8 . Using Mozilla, facebook, farmvile game. Mozilla has the file plugin-container.exe, which taskman shows hogging resources. Out of the blue my pc started the beeping randomly while using mozilla. When I close, no beep since. All other apps are standard, usual and up to date. No new hardware or software. Recent past & some random scroll bar moving by it's self, have not found a fix. That happens on both browsers. Should I remove or disable the plugin-container.exe, & would it affect mozilla & farmville? I read where it suppose to stop the browser from crashing, but it doesn't. Also have virtually the same setup up on another pc routed with this one. Please give me some insight!
If this is the wrong forum, please direct me. Thank You, bikinibeegee

A:2 short beeps, one short beep, & a rare long series of beeps

Mozilla Forum Discussion, Container.exeLouis

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Hi,
I have a dell Inspiron 3537 laptop, I need replace the battery.
The battery type I have is xcmrd and all stores are saying that they have only battery mr90y,
They claim that this is comptiable with my laptop.
Can you please confirm that this is correct and I can use the mr90y?
Thanks a lot,
Yossi.

A:Battery for Inspiron 3537

Hi YOSSI.HOME,
The battery part# is dependent on the region the system was purchased.
Kindly private message me the service tag of the system and your name, so I could review the details and provide you with the required info.
You could also contact our team to get a quote for the battery - http://dell.to/1vnT6CQ
Let us know if you have any other queries.

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My laptop has vertical and horizontal colored lines, some black space and some white space so I cannot see the Desktop.  I hooked a monitor via HDMI and can work.  What are my options for getting the laptop's monitor back working and mobile?  Unit is only 2 years old and has been taken good care of.
Thanks in advance

A:Dell Inspiron 3537

First thing to check is the condition of the display cable - runs between the mainboard and back of the screen.  If it shows broken pins at either end or damaged conductors anywhere along its length, replace the cable.  If the cable checks out OK, replace the display panel with a new one.

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Can you help me finding the the HW spec of the Inspiron 3537 and supported memory modules in particular? It seems that there is Lo-voltage module (this one) is installed by default and notebook refuses to work with 1.5v DDR3. I want the HW spec to tell me if it is ever possible or not.

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Dell Inspiron 3537 laptopWindows 7Three USB ports are not detecting any device.Ran Dell checkup. USB ports test failed.What may be wrong?

A:Inspiron 3537 three ports not working

Try them is safe mode (how you get there depends on the OS that's installed). If they don't work at all in Safe Mode, it's a hardware failure and the mainboard will need to be replaced.
If they DO work in safe mode, have you reloaded the operating system?  If so, what OS?  And did you install the chipset driver and USB 3.0 drivers afterward?

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Hi to all,
I have a strange problem with my Dell Inspiron 3537.
One day I shut it down via start>shut down,and after a few minutes I needed to turn it on again and when I pressed the power button it turned on,showed a black screen and shut it down on its own.I pressed the power button again,this time it showed black screen again but didn't turn off,I could hear the fans working and only the power light on(the hdd light was off).
I turned it off,and pressed the power button for 10-15 times,the problem repeated but one time it somehow managed to show the Dell splash screen and booted normally.I firstly thought that the problem is caused by a virus,so I formatted the hdd and reinstalled the win7 ultimate 64 bit.The laptop worked for a few hours without any problem,so I decided to shut it down again via start>shut down,and when I wanted to check if it will work without problem,and when I pressed the power button the same problem again!!
After a 10-15 tries I somehow managed to boot it again and this time it showed a BSOD:error stop 0x0000001E
After this Finally I did a startup repair with the Win 7 installation dvd and the repair showed me this : The following startup option will be repaired name: Windows boot manager and etc. and :The following startup options will be added:Windows recovery enviroment etc. After that repair I decided to shut down the laptop via the same way:start>shut down, and when I tried to start it the same problem!Black screen with only power ... Read more

A:Dell Inspiron 3537 won't boot normally

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About two days ago, I purchased a new laptop (a Dell Inspiron 3537), I love it so far except there is one major problem, there is only one headphone jack? How am I suppose to insert my microphone plug?
- Anyways that isn't even the major problem, that's just a side problem, here's the big problem; When I insert my headphone plug into the jack I receive no sound what so ever through the headphones and the sound continues to play through the speakers. I've tried four working pairs of headphones all receive the same problem.
Please help, I want to be able to use my headset for gaming/talking/videos/movies ect.

A:Inspiron 15 - 3537 there is only one headphone jack

Hello Michel, 
Problem is not either of hardware and software, this is only of settings, with all single jack laptop this persist. Please Open Sound in Control Panel and Change Setting in Playback Tab, Try Disabling and enabling headphone and Speakers. 
This must be work. 
Enjoy sound. :) 

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My inspiron 3537 laptop's screen is flickering when i touches the screen or moves it. plzz tell me the solution

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Can I replace the ordinary LCD screen of my Inspiron 3537 with a touch screen?
Thanks.

A:Touch screen on Inspiron 3537

It can be done, but you'll need everything above the chassis replaced.
www.parts-people.com/index.php

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Few days back, I have lost my dell charger for my Inspiron 3537. I want to know my charger specifications so that I can buy a new one. Could you please help me in this case?
Thank you.

A:Inspiron 3537, lost my AC adapter?

www.parts-people.com/index.php
Note:  third party adapters (non-Dell) will power the system if you choose one but WILL NOT charge the battery.
You need an OEM adapter.

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I have an Inspiron 3537 (4th gen i5, 4GB RAM, Radeon HD 8670M), which was still working fine last night. Since this morning, however, it does not turn on.
When I press the power button, the power led lights up (normal, white color) for 10 seconds, then turns off, and turns on again. This sequence repeats three times. After the third light-up, the led stays on.
There are no beeps. There is no fan activity, and the screen doesn't turn on either.
I've tried the recommended steps I've found on the product page's troubleshooting section: I've checked with and without the batteries, I've checked the power adapter (it works fine), and I've tried holding the power button for 10/20/60 sec without the battery and removing everything connected. None of them helped.

A:Inspiron 3537 fails to turn on

Hi MMATYASHU,
Is there any physical damage / liquid spillage on the machine? Check if any USB ports are loose or misaligned. Sometimes if the pins in the USB port are touching each other, they are known to short circuit and hence the system would not turn on.
Download the service manual - http://dell.to/1OTjkGy - and remove and reseat the memory modules and test the system. Try each memory module at a time. Disconnect the HDD and see if the system turns on.
If the system is under warranty, write me a private conversation with the service tag, your name and email address. If there is no warranty, then we can help with a paid service call if required.

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Hi to all!
I need some help!
My Dell Inspiron 3537,which is almost 3 years old is overheating!
I am facing the overheating problems for a long time!The laptop's fans were cleaned,and the thermal paste for the CPU and GPU was also repasted,Yesterday by the technicians from the autorized service for my laptop.
But the laptop is overheating again,the region of the keyboard is very hot,the fans are working with 3900 RPM's!
I have tried SpeedFan,HW Monitor,HW Info,OpenHardware Monitor,RealTemp,CoreTemp and all of them show me temps about 57-63 degrees Celsius,and please mention that these temps are shown while the system is idle,and I am using a coolingpad;if I turn off the coolingpad the laptop gets hotter and hotter!And the ambient temperature is approximately of 27-28 degrees Celsius!
I am very scared that something bad could happen to the mainboard and the CPU too!
The technicians say that they had done everything they could,because the laptop's hardware passes all of the diagnostics tests!
It passes all of the onboard diagnostic tests,and all of the diagnostics tests from the Dell support page!
I am really afraid of playing some "heavy" game like GTA V,because I think that it would warm the hardware parts!
So please tell me,how can I test the hardware personally if everything is all right with it and are the temps of the CPU of 58-63 degrees ,while the system is idle normal(plus I am using a cooling pad!)
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A:My Dell Inspiron 3537 is overheating!Please help me!

Those temperatures are well within safety margins -- that said, if you try to tow a trailer with an economy car, it'll overheat - this isn't a system designed for heavy gaming.  It's an economy model - not a hauler or high performance model.

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Hi I have been at this problem for a day and have no idea what to do.

I boot my system and I just get an alarm sound beep. No pauses no pattern just a beep which doesn't stop. I am still able to use the PC (on it now) as for the beep I just removed the motherboard speaker lol.

I have checked loads of Forums but can no find anything helpful. Looking at My Computer temperature they all seem average for my system plus the beep happens straight away during the system post.

I have taken my Ram and Graphics card out and both are fine. I have also taken my CPU out where I had a little problem. When taking the Heat sync off it pulled the CPU with it stuck to the heat sync like concrete. This in turn bent about 5 of the pins VERY VERY slightly like 0.01 degree angle. How ever the beep happened long before that. I have re-pasted the heat sync and the pins are back in place and be evidnce type right here right now all seems fine apart from the beeping.

I could just ignore it but I am big time gamer and I don't feel combatable playing any game right now till the beep goes away and leaving the motherboard speck out means I lose overheat warning.

It did beep about a month ago it did it for a minute and stopped I had it last week and a reboot sorted it however this does not work no more.

I have made 6 systems and non of them have had any problem's. This system I made about 4 Months ago and is my latest all new hardware (sept for the hard drive which is a month older) My... Read more

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Hello,

I have read many other post on this subject but none fit my exact problem,

Specs:
Intel i5 2500k quad core 3.3GHz
8GB DDR3 1333mhz RAM
NVIDIDA GTX 570 Graphics card
Asus P8P67 LE Motherboard
Windows 7 64 bit
60GB SSD/1TB Data hard drive
700 W Xigmatec power supply
Zalman Z9 plus case (In case that becomes relevant)
The problem began slightly more than a month after i bought my pc,

I was playing a game (Team fortress 2) when the graphics began to act odd, for instance when something moved past me it would seam blocky and out of line for a second,

i have checked two other games since,

when i start one (Killing floor) the moment i reach the main menu my pc makes a continuous beeping noise and when i exit the game the beeping noise becomes lower pitch while exiting, then stops once the game has closed.

When i start the other game (Counter strike: source) there is no beeping noise but i get the same graphics problem as i did when playing the first game (Team fortress 2)

The temperature displayed on my case is usually between 22C and 25C and was at 24C at the time when the graphics problem began.

Thanks,
Jesse
 

A:Continuous beep from pc during use

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Hi
I have dell Inspiron 3537.
From past few days, it is auto scrolling to bottom of the page. Even if I try to scroll up its taking me down.
This problem exists even outside OS. ie while trying to install OS.I have updated the drivers including bios setting in hope of getting the problem solved.I have also reinstalled the OS many time in hope but no use.Please help  me to know whats the matter.
Please help me.

A:Dell Inspiron 3537 Auto Scrolling

Hi,
Could you confirm there are no stuck keys on the keyboard? Especially the Page down and Down arrow keys.
Try connecting an external keyboard and mouse to check if that makes any difference.
Thank you

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Hi
I have dell Inspiron 3542(service tag-97mkn52). my complain number is 937119095 and they have suggested to software support but it seems that its not an software problem.
From past few days, it is auto scrolling to bottom of the page. Even if I try to scroll up its taking me down.
This problem exists even outside OS. ie while trying to install OS.I have updated the drivers including bios setting in hope of getting the problem solved.I have also reinstalled the OS many time in hope but no use.Please help  me to know whats the matter.
In the keyboard no keys are stuck.I have also connected usb keyboard and mouse but it  make no difference.
I have done the all the test suggested by hardware support person and no error was reported.(both test was done).
Please help me.

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When I listen to my internal mic on my laptop I cannot hear anything but scratching or tapping on the laptop next to the mic. Is this a driver problem or do most of these models have this issue? Also there is no mic input on this type of Inspiron I was wondering if there is a way of using cellphone headphones as a mic and headphones at the same time? Or do I have to get a usb microphone?

A:Dell Inspiron 3537 internal mic not working

Priest96When I listen to my internal mic on my laptop I cannot hear anything
By default, you can't hear the mic. This is to prevent feedback. In order to hear the mic, open the Sound dialog, the Recording tab, select Microphone, then Properties. In the Properties box, select the Listen tab, then check the box to listen to the mic, and where you want to send the signal.

If you still cannot hear it, or if it doesn't seem to be working at all, make sure it is selected as the default device. If still no luck, it might be defective or disconnected. Sometimes functioning can be recovered by removing the bezel and reseating the camera connection, and make sure that the mic is lined up with the hole, and with no obstruction there. There is a service manual available with instructions and diagrams if you want to attempt that.
Priest96Is this a driver problem or do most of these models have this issue?
We get posts about mics not working, but I'm not aware of it being a particular problem with this model. It's probably not the driver but it is a possibility. You could download and install a fresh copy of the driver, for your operating system, from your support page. You could install a different version of the driver. Or you could test the driver by switching to the Windows native audio driver.
1. Open the Device Manager (find it in the Control Panel, or type devmgmt.msc into the search box).2. Expand the "Sound, video & game controllers" and right cli... Read more

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I have Dell Inspiron 3537-6958 with Windows 8.1 and latest drivers downloaded from Dell support website.
I don't use Skype often but today friend of mine told me that she can barely hear me from all background "noise" (static). After finishing chat I tried reinstalling drivers, trying windows ones, and so on and so forth multiple times.
To avoid calling Skype sound-test bot (or whatever name is) I downloaded sound recorder.
90% of sound is just noise, I can barely hear my voice when speaking in normal tone. I tried playing with microphone boost (0%, 10%, 20%, 30%) and I cannot tell witch one is worst, DC offset cancelation also doesn't help. In Dell Audio I tried Microphone Enhancement On/Off without any luck.
Not sure what else to try. All ideas are welcome.

A:Inspiron 3537 built-in mic has too many noise/static

locodogTo avoid calling Skype sound-test bot (or whatever name is) I downloaded sound recorder.
Is it Windows Sound Recorder? That is included in Windows and is the test I would have used also. Because it failed the Sound Recorder test there is a good chance that the mic hardware has failed. Contact tech support if you are still under warranty.
A great test of hardware is to perform a system recovery. If the mic does not work immediately after a system recovery then it has definitely failed.

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Dear Support Team,
Having a dell-inspiron 3537 recently we are facing the below mentioned issues, 
1. The system some time is powering up and some time is not powering up.
2. For powering up we need to press & hold the power button for multiple times then it will powerup.
3. If we try to restart also the same issue happening. Again and again we need to press the power button to power up.
4. At this time power indicator light is glowing, Exhaust fan working.
5. Tried dell diagnostics too no error was found.
kindly help us to resolve the same. 

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Recently I am getting problem with my laptop. I thought the problem was with Windows OS so made fresh install. The problem occurs both on windows 7 and Windows 10 OS. After few minutes of booting, laptop freezes. It runs for about 5 to 30 minutes and suddenly freezes and mouse and keyboard becomes unresponsive. I have not overclocked or made some unusual changes in hardware. I have ran chkdsk and there is no disk error. 
However the problem does not occur in Linux Mint partition. It can run perfectly all day on Linux Mint. Please help me to diagonize and solve the problem.

A:Laptop freezing Dell Inspiron 3537

So you notice the problem in Windows 7 and 10 but not in Linux, is this correct?  I take it that in Linux the notebook runs fine?  Have you always noticed the problem, and if not when did it start? Was any changes made to the system prior to when the problem started? 
What was the original operating system that the notebook shipped in? Did you notice the problem before any of the other operating systems were installed? Are you dual booting the system or have only tried one OS at a time?
Were any changes made to the BIOS while either reinstalling an OS, or in troubleshooting the hangs and if so what where they?  Have you tried updating the BIOS, the latest version A08 may be downloaded here. 
If the system is working alright in Linux it doesn't sound like a hardware problem. There are no issues that I am aware of that will cause this type of behavior  for the 3537 at least out of the ordinary. So to solve the problem it is likely going to take narrowing down when the problem started and what was changed on the system when the problem started to occur. 

TB

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I am having a *** of a time fixing this issue! I've reinstalled drivers, rebooted countless times, and search and tried many suggestions offered across the internet.
My issue is that while I can pair with my bluetooth devices (a small speaker and a sound bar), I can not CONNECT to them. The devices are correctly recognized and show up in the device manager without any exclamation point or other indication of a problem.
Connecting to these bluetooth devices from my android phone works just fine.

A:Inspiron 15 (3537) Bluetooth problem (using Windows 8.1)

What procedure do you use to connect?
Do you hold a power button and hear tones or is there some light which flashes to let you know it is powered on?  
If you check Device Manager and Properties for the device, does the Events tab give you any clue as to what is happening?  It should at least show the Device Install requested and then Device Installed.
I am in Win 10 so you may not have this tab on the properties..
Have you unpaired the device from anything else and have you tried removing the device and then repairing?

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Hi Folks
In my dell inspiron 3537 few key like  x c v b 6 5 9 are not working and even main ENTER key is not working
What can be the real solution?
Thanks in Adavance!

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My Dell Inspiron 3537, running windows 10 uefi in wd ssd is stuck on the dell logo while booting. The circle of dots doesn't appear under the dell logo and windows doesn't boot.
But when I press any button on the keyboard, the circle appears and windows loads instantaneously.
Somebody please tell me what's going on with it.
So peculiar and infuriatingly frustrating.
PLEASE HELP ME WITH THIS. THANKS IN ADVANCE

A:Inspiron 3537 stuck on DELL logo! PLEASE HELP!

I am not sure exactly where the boot in hanging in regard to Windows or just Bios boot.  You could turn on the boot log option is msconfig.exe and then, after having a boot which exhibited the condition, check the log to see if it shows some device not installing.
Others may recommend you run the diagnostics to see if they show anything.  I believe the F12 key during boot allows access.

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