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Dell Latitude C640

Q: Dell Latitude C640

A friend of mine gave me a Dell Latitude C640 to check out. It looks like a decent clean laptop and it sounds that it's going to boot up but after it gets to the Dell and Windows XP screens, it immediately goes to the "Windows did not start successfully" screen and gives me the option of starting windows normally, going to safe mode, safe mode with networking, safe mode with command prompt, or last known good configuration.

Unfortunately, no matter what I choose, it always comes back to that "Windows did not start successfully" screen. I thought maybe the OS was corrupted, so I tried repairing it or even just reinstalling the OS from CD but nothing works. I'm not sure if it's a hardware problem or an OS problem.

Any one have any idea on what the problem is?

Thanks,
Rich S.
Gettysburg, PA

A: Dell Latitude C640

I would download and make a ubcd and start by running a memory test on the machine then check some of the other systems you should find the problem download at http://ubcd.sourceforge.net/

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my computer says:

"This computer system, #BYZBWOJ-595B, is protected by a password authentication system. You cannot access the data on this computer without the correct password.

Please type in the primary or administrator password and press <Enter> "

someone who can help me,or can give a master password or link to site?

I have tried much, backdoor passwords memory-sure, Latitude_MasterPW.exe, looked at on this forum,tried, but nothing has helped me. Are able me perhaps with something help you something that works.


ps: Dell c640 Latitude
 

A:Dell C640 Latitude

same problem is there any solutions
 

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I recently bought a used dell c640. It worked fine but there was no charger with it so of course it sat dead for days. Until I bought a brand new adapter/charger. I've had it plugged in for about an hour. The battery light is on but sometime it will go off. If I push the battery in a lil it turns back on. I tried turning power on without battery installed and the on light and little lights by the power button come on for a few seconds then go off. Any idea what's wrong? I don't think it's the cord like I said new and the lights wouldn't come on until I plugged it in. Please HELP!
 

A:Dell latitude c640 won't turn on

This has worked for me. Remove the battery and power cord then hold down the power button for about 20 secs. Replace the battery, plug in the power brick and see if the laptop will boot up.
 

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So, I've been trying to fix my brother's Dell laptop that had been infected with a virus that disabled any programs to run. Without any luck of fixing it, I decided to format the harddrive and install Linux. I got a new copy of Ubuntu and booted from CD (after many many tries...it kept hanging while booting the CD, but after lots of tries, it finally booted from the CD). Followed the pages and chose "install to entire disk" and it formatted the hd. By the way, through out this entire time, the CD would run INSANELY slow.
(It would take nearly an hour to get through a single page of instructions)

Nevertheless, after the format, the CD just hung there for over 2 hours, thus I shut down the computer, assuming that I could try again. As expected, the HDD is completely formatted, thus nonbootable. But as of right now, for some weird reason, I am no longer able to boot from the CD drive. I have done everything, even disabled the HDD from the boot priority, but whatever I do, the CD will not boot. (No CD will).

It will try booting for several seconds, the CD Drive will function, spin, make noises...but thats it. Then the computer will say "no bootable drive, press f1 to try again, or f2 for setup".

I also haven't seen any options of legacy support on the bios so I do not think I can boot from a USB drive either.
Any ideas of why this might be happening, or what I could do to resolve this issue?

Thank you for your time!
 

A:Dell Latitude C640 will not boot from CD...

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I just got a full version of windows 8.1 in the mail and it wouldnt install. They said at microsoft it would instal and my computer was compatiable. Right now I have problems with the time changing on the computer, it may be a batery on the mother board. And when I start the computer I have to push the f1 to get it started. I am running windows xp and microsoft has outlawed because I brought it from a computer repair company and duplicate. And I have the microsoft security tags with the star show up all the time. I want to delete all of windows xp and put windows 8.1 on. They gave me a phone number to call for windows xp at microsoft. what should I do? I dont have a windows xp boot disk.
 

A:dell latitude c640 and windows 8.1

If this is your system I do not believe it will run Windows 8.1 .
http://www.dell.com/downloads/us/products/latit/c640_spec.pdf
 

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I have a Dell Latitude c640. I recently installed Quickbooks with a installation cd. Now when I place a cd or dvd in my cd-rom module it comes up "please insert a disk into drive d." I have -2- modules and this comes up on both. What is going on and can it be fixed?
 

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How do i fix or enable my system board Dell Latitude C640 on my laptop ?? Question US Marine in Iraq needs help azap!!!!!!!Sempre Fi USMC
 

A:How do I fix or enable my system board on my Dell Latitude C640?

You'll have to explain what is "system board" and what exact problems you're having.
 

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Yesterday the laptop wouldn't start. Starts to power on, caps lock LED blinks repeatedly, then shuts off. I have no doubt this is a POST code, but I can't find any info from dell to determine it's meaning.

After pulling power, battery, etc. and waiting a while, we got it to boot to windows, then got a BSOD with an error message and had to turn it off. Back to the post code.

I connected the drive to my desktop and backed up all the data. Then I stripped the laptop down the system board (no obvious hardware problems detected), then tried to power up with memory and CPU only. Seems to work, tells me no HD found (as expected). I added the HD, and made it to windows startup screen, saw the desktop, then it hit a BSOD.

I tried another reboot, and went into the bios, turned on "thorough POST". On the next power cycle, no POST errors, but I hit F12 to go to Diagnostics. First time through, it hung in a memory test. Not sure that's the culprit, I rebooted and did it again. Made it through the memory test no problem, next step it loads a diagnostics GUI. Started running system board tests through the GUI, and it locked up again.

Next reboot and I'm staring at the blinking caps lock LED again, and can't get it to boot. This is with AC power, and only the keybaord, CPU, HD, and memory installed. Since then, I haven't been able to get it to boot successfully.

I am completely comfortable taking this thing apart and replacing things, but unt... Read more

A:Dell Latitude C640 won't boot - blinking caps lock LED

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I have a latitude C640 that will not boot. Worked fine until this, don't know of any damage that occurred. The first symptom was that the time and date weren't set, guessing bad onboard battery. But I don't see that causing the other symptoms. When I try to boot, the PC will start normally and run for maybe 3 minutes then it turns off, no notice, justs turns off. If I try to reboot right away it will get about halfway through the boot and shut down. It runs for a shorter and shorter time until it won't start. It sounds like a heat issue to me but the fan runs, I have reapplied heat sink compound to the CPU and the CPU heat sink is clean. Any ideas out there?
 

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i have problem with my dell latitude c640, lock with primary password. anyone can help me with my prablem...
 

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I have a c640 which needs a primary bios password, and it appears to me that with a properly designed jumper wire assembly terminals 3 and 6 of the 24c04 chip can be accessed from the ram cover opening without further disassembly. They appear to be the third pair in. the picture I have from the "dellpass manual" is confusing, as the orientation of the enlarged view of the chip appears to be upside down as compared to the view which locates it. Can anyone who has done it confirm this?
Thanks for any input...
 

A:Latitude c640 Bios password reset, chip jumper

This is not rocket science. If it looks upside down treat it as such
 

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Hoping for some insight into my speaker issue.

My right laptop speaker stopped playing sound and started to crackle sporadically. When it does crackle its quite loud - I plug in headphones and the crackle continues through the right earpiece. Left speaker works fine (headphone as well.)

wondering if this software or hardware failure? The headphone matching the crackling makes me wonder.

My boyfriend formatted my computer and then put all the drivers back - but the sound driver didnt look right to me (was unfamiliar) even though Dell's website said it was correct. Crystal WDM Audio. I can't remember what it said before - but crystal doesn't seem familiar as i mentionned.
The following appears under device manager for Sound, video and game controllers:
audio codec
crystal WDM audio Codec
legacy Audio drivers
legacy video Capture devices
Medial control devices
Video codecs

(pentium 4 1.8ghz 512 MB of ram - windows XP professional 2002 service pack 3 )

Any thoughts on where to start (other than use the whole laptop as a 'noisy' paperweight) would be most helpful.

Thank you.
 

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While on a trip this weekend, the sole USB port on our Dell laptop would no longer recognize some of the USB devises, like a Memorex flash drive and a Panasonic mp3 player, yet the Sd card reader worked normally. I am thinking about adding a high speed USB card (Belkin) to one of the two slots on the side of the notebook, but I am wondering if this would fit along with a Linksys wireless adaptor plugged in at the same time. I thought it would be less expensive than taking the laptop to a shop. I suspect something is loose as I can wiggle the Panasonic mp3 player in the port and it will sometimes load, sometimes not.
Thanks, John
 

A:Erratic USB port on Dell C640 Notebook

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Hi all I got a Latitude c640, when I plug in the power supply into the wall without it hooked up to dell the green light is on, after i plug it into the laptop it goes off. I am guessing this means the power supply is good, and I have some issue with the laptop? Thanks for any input

GB3
 

A:Dell Laptop C640 power prob

I think you will find your laptop power supply is not functioning correctly. The light should stay on when plugged into laptop - My dell latitude is next to me and the green light is on when plugged in.!!
 

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WHEN I TRY TO TURN IT ON IT POWERS ON FOR A FEW SECONDS BUT WONT BOOT UP WAS USING IT AND IT WAS FINE I MOVED IT ON MY LAP AND IT SHUT DOWN.AND WONT RESTART NOW. ANY IDEAS?
 

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I have a Dell C640 laptop, running WinXP, and an Acer X223W LCD monitor.
In a new installation of WinXP, the auto config correctly adjusts the display for 800x600,
1024x768, and 1600-1200. 1280x 1024, and 1400x1050 are not supported.
no video drivers are available, and in XP, there is no option to install other than default monitor.
When WinXP searches for and finds the display adaptor ?Mobility Radeon 7500? and installs it, none of the resolutions display correctly, the display being larger than the monitor boundaries.
The extreme top of task bar is visable, the ?clock? on the task bar is off screen to the right. Any program window when maximized, the blue bar on top is off screen at the top, and the minimize, maximize and exit buttons off screen to the right. The display is too large for the LCD screen.
I can find no help on the Dell support site, nor the Acer site.
The strange thing is, in a previous installation, all resolutions were correctly displayed.
Any help would be appreciated
Thanks,
John

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I have a Dell Latitude C640 with Win XP Pro SP3 that's been working just fine. Tried to help out a fellow web designer yesterday in debugging a layout issue and went to change the resolution in Display Settings to see if I could replicate her problem.

It blew up with a BSOD and spent a long time creating a dump.

When I went to reboot, it gave me the normal Dell Bios screen and then went to a black screen with the error message:

Error loading operating system

My cd-rom drive in that laptop is dead which hasn't been a problem as it's not my main development computer. I keep it around to do cross browser checks on WIN XP in older browser versions. I do have a functional floppy drive for it.

I re-powered on and hit F12 and ran the diagnostics there and they completed successfully. I also ran windiag diagnostics from the floppy and it went through 2 passes successfully there.

So I'm guessing that the BSOD blowup corrupted the OS and that I need to boot from an alternate source.

When I use F2 to look at the BIOS setup (it's on version A10), my choices for boot source are:

Diskette Drive
Internal HDD
CD/DVD/CD-RW Drive
Modular Bay HDD
Cardbus NIC
C/Port II or C/Dock II NIC
C/Dock or C/Dock II top PCI slot NIC
C/Dock II Bottom PCI slot NIC
Onboard NIC

I have the Dell Win XP Reinstallation CD but it does me no good since the CD-Rom drive isn't working.

There's no option for a USB flash drive as a boot source.

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A:Need alternate boot source on Dell C640 when CD-Rom not working

External USB DVD burner? I always have one on hand in case a burner decides to play up, or just fail to work at all.
 

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Hello,

My laptop has a monitor problem. So I have now Dell c640 but would like to change some stuff like memory and processor from that other computer. I would like to know if it will be compatible with the dell device.

The processor from the other computer that I have is a Intel Core Duo (2M Cache, 2.00A GHz, 533 MHz FSB)

And the memory is SAMSUNG 1GB 2RX8 PC2-5300S-555-12-E3 DDR 2

can i use it in the dell computer?

the motherboard of the dell computer is:
Model: Dell Latitude C640
Chipset: Intel845D/MP (Brookdale) + ICH3-M
The Central Processor right now on the dell computer is: Intel Pentium 4-M-1800 (1800.0 MHz)
 

A:Add new Processor and memory to Dell c640 form another laptop

No.
 

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hello i have both these laptops well i have bought a e6420 for my girlfriend as the other one she has is crap.well i have read that these e6420 get warm and well i found out they come with one pipe heatsink well i heard u can upgrade the heatsink to a 2 pipe one.(DUAL HEATPIPE heatsink DELL P/N - TYP01) i was wondering what else do i need to do this as when i get this laptop its second hand i7 pro in it 2.8ghz im going to clean it out and put new paste on it put i hear people are on about this copper shim to put on it.can this be done and well can i upgrade my dell latitude e6430 i5 pro 2.6ghz heatsink with the double heatsink as i know that one only comes with one pipe.love you guys info if you guys can help me would be class thanks

i got this info here GPU Temperature 103C on Latitude E6420 - General Hardware - Laptop - Dell Community

A:Dell latitude e6430 and dell latitude e6420

Joseph mate best leave as is after all it was made to function as it came. Now for the compound and copper shim personally I would not bother with the copper shim I can see no good reason for it the dual pipe again if it was made to work with one pipe then leave alone.

It is better if you renew the compound using a decent cleaner and compound and I can recommend these for that job

Arctic Silver Incorporated - ArctiClean for thorough cleaning and preparation and Arctic Silver Incorporated - Arctic Silver 5 for the compound.

Now it depends on who you listen to but I always use these products and after the old compound is thoroughly cleaned off and the surfaces prepped I spread the compound very thinly and across the both entire surface of the CPU and the heatsink with my finger inside a vinyl or latex glove and then place a rice grain sized piece of compound on the CPU and replace the heatsink. If you touch the surfaces after clean and prep then redo it.

While you are in there do make sure the fan and the radiator are really spotless and I sometimes relube the fan bearings to make sure the fan is running at full tilt when needed.

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Hi,
Greetings!
I would like to ask for your assistance because I'm already out of ideas how to resolve this issue. Right after I powered up the laptop, it will get past the DELL logo screen, then it will be completely just black screen. I wouldn't even hear any activity from the CPU fan, HDD and pressing the Caps Lock doesn't lit up the LED. The LED indicators on the side are only displaying the power indicator, but none for HDD, Battery and Wireless.
Here are the steps that I have done so far:
1) Removed the HDD and Battery, then press & hold the power button for at least 45-60 seconds to disperse the internal voltage. Then attach the Battery, but not the HDD.
2) Press and hold Fn and then the Power button, hoping to boot me up to the ePSA Diagnostic Utility
3) Press F2 or F12 while booting up
4) Re-seat the memory and also clean with a dry tissue
These are the procedures that I have done but nothing has changed. It still displays blank screen right after the DELL logo.
I do hope that you could assist me on this. Thank you so much!

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Hey guys.
Pretty much what the title says - Dell's new, recently-released ControlVault driver (version A19) does not successfully install on a Dell Latitude E6330.  I followed the driver installation order from the "Dell Business Client Re-Image 'How-To' Guide" and installed the Dell ControlVault driver last.  It did not work.
Attached is a screenshot of what I got, and the Windows Installer log.

20160315_Security_Driver_WDRHG_WN64_3.3.14.68_A19.txt

A:Dell ControlVault A19 installation fails on Dell Latitude E6330 with a fresh install of Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Nothing?

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I installed Windows 7 64-bit on my Latitude E6400. I cannot seem to find any way to install Dell Control Point. I got the Driver Pack to install. I found one download of Security Manager that worked, but I would like the Power Manager one.

I've looked on this forum a few times and any links I click on just redirect me to the Drivers and Downloads page. I get errors saying that my service pack is not supported.....I'm on Windows 7 Service Pack 1. I also got some 32-bit errors, but that's my fault for downloading the 32-bit version.

Does anybody have a link to the full Dell Control Point package (Power Manager, Connection Manager, Security Manager) that will work on 64-bit Windows 7?

Thanks
-Ryan

A:(Dell Latitude E6400) Dell Control Point on Windows 7 64-bit

parrotrpg1
Here is a good article on reimaging the Latitude E6400
downloads.dell.com/.../Latitude%20E-Family%20%20Mobile%20Precision%20Re-Image%20How-To%20Guide%20-%20A03%20Rev%203%200.pdf
The Win 7  Control Point System Manager files are a bit tricky to find, but they can be downloaded from the following link.
www.dell.com/.../DriverFileFormats
This should help if you have installed the correct drivers in the correct order.
TB

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Hey all. 
I've got a Dell Latitude E6320 where the driver installer for the Dell Wireless 1530 wireless card fails.  I'm running Windows 7 64-bit, the computer boots in UEFI mode, and I've installed all of the drivers according to the Latitude E-Family Re-Image Guide.
I've got a log, as well, it says this:
[09/13/16 16:24:47]    Dell Update Package Execution Start[09/13/16 16:24:47]    Original command line: E6320-NIC_DRVR_WIN_A01_R294111.EXE  /s[09/13/16 16:24:47]    DUPFramework version: 3.0.80.1[09/13/16 16:24:47]    User Command: unattended[09/13/16 16:24:47]    DUP Capabilities Value: 6291455 (0x5FFFFF)[09/13/16 16:24:47]    DUP Vendor Software Version: A01[09/13/16 16:24:47]    Local System/Model Compatible with this Package? Yes[09/13/16 16:24:47]    Local System OS Version: 6.1.1.0[09/13/16 16:24:47]    OS Compatible with this Package? Yes[09/13/16 16:24:47]    Local System OS Language: EN[09/13/16 16:24:47]    Language Compatible with this Package? Yes[09/13/16 16:24:48]    Identified Behavior : unattended[09/13/16 16:24:48]    Temporary payload log file name: C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\dell\drivers\E6320-NIC_DRVR_WIN_A01_R294111\DUP9B64.tmp[09/13/16 16:24:48]    Translated Command Line : setup.exe /s /v" LOGFILE=&q... Read more

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for the basics and schoolwork
and which is newer 

A:which is better dell latitude e5440 or dell latiude e6430

The E6430 has a metal case and is more robust, but uses an older CPU and chipset.
The E5440 is a plainer chassis with a newer generation CPU and chipset.
The E6440 is the concurrent update to the E5440.
There are too many possible configurations to definitively say which is better -- it depends on the CPU, GPU, etc. in the specific model (or that you choose when you order one, but since the E6430 isn't a current model,  you may be looking at used systems).

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I own a Dell Latitude E6430.   I am looking for a Dell Companion 12000mAh or 18000mAh type of device to power and charge my Dell Lattitude E6430 when I am traveling (no outlet available).   When I view the compatibility list for both the Dell Companion 12000mAh and the 18000mAh I don't see the Dell Latitude E6430 in either list.  I went and purchased the 12000mAh and I am attempting to use this to charge and power my Dell Latitude E6430.  It powers my Dell Laptop for about a minute and then quits.   Is there a solution for this problem?   And/or is there another Dell Companion type device that I can purchase that is listed as 100% compatible with the Dell Latitude E6430?   I would like to either get this solution working or purchase the product that is listed as 100% compatible.  

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I stumbled across your site and noticed a thread where you helped out a non-techie like me and I thought I would register and give it a shot. My daughter asked me to fix her Dell Latitude cpi which she uses for her college work. That was the easy bit it was a dodgy on/off button. Then she asked me to get it connected to the internet through her cable modem. I thought that would be easy too but I have spent hours on the internet trying to find what sort of adapter is needed because there is no direct socket connection to fit the modem. I would be eternally grateful for any help you can offer and it would make me look good in my daughter's eyes.
 

A:dell latitude cpi

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Ok, so here's the problem.

I have a Dell Latitude CPx J65OGT BIOS Revision A08.
I also have the Windows XP Pro Reinstallation CD with Service Pack 2.

The original problem was upon bootup the computer gave a STOP error:
***STOP:0x000000A5 (0x00000002, 0x81BD9810, 0xE104B780, 0x81BB0AD8)

I tried booting from the Reinstallation CD and this is what happens:

At Windows Setup it gives me -artition [Unknown] 9856MB(9585MB Free)

It gives me the following options, and I have provided the information on what happens when I try each of them:

Create Partition, C - Nothing Happens

Enter, Run Setup - An error has occured while Setup was updating partition information on: 9586 MB Disk 0 at Id 0 on bus 0 on atapi [MBR] Setup cannot continue. (Then the computer restarts)

Delete Partition, D - The BIOS in this system is not fully ACPI compliant. Please contact your system vendor or visit http://www.hardware-update.com for an updated BIOS. If you are unable to obtain an updated BIOS of the latest BIOS supplied by your vendor is not ACPI compliant, you can turn off ACPI mode during text mode setup. To do this, simply press the F7 key when you are prompted to install storage drivers. The system will not notify you that the F7 key was pressed - it will silently disable ACPI and allow you to continue your installation.

Recovery Console does not work either.

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A:I really need help with my Dell Latitude...

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Hey there ive got a friends latitude XT here just put 7 on it and its working perfect apart from the tablet buttons.(the ones that rotate the screen and things) they dont seem to be working and im not sure what drivers to get for it or what, its fully up to date now and still nothing.
please help me xD

A:Dell Latitude XT

HERE is the Dell Lattitude XT drivers. They have Win 7 64 bit and 32 bit drivers. Select the OS bit you have.

Keep in mind the correct and required install sequence for a Dell (and many others) is (1) Install Windows (2) Install Dell Laptop System Software (3) Install motherboard chipset drivers (4) Install device drivers including video, sound, ethernet, etc.

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every time it trys to run windows xp a fatal systems error c000021a

screen say the windows logon process system process terminated unexpectedly
with a status of 0xc0000006 (0x00000000 0x00000000).
the system has ben shut down

i tied safe mode and tried to reinstall but driver wont pull up system repair disk

A:dell latitude help

post the mini dumps

C:\Windows\Minidump\Minidump.dmp

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Hey whats up
I have a dell latitude cpx laptop, and I broke the two keys letter "Y" and "6" also the metal bracket that connects the key plate to the actual laptop. Anyone know where I can get this. the problem started by the keys not working when pushed down. Any ideas on why that happened as well.
 

A:Dell latitude cpx

sc-strapped said:

Hey whats up
I have a dell latitude cpx laptop, and I broke the two keys letter "Y" and "6" also the metal bracket that connects the key plate to the actual laptop. Anyone know where I can get this. the problem started by the keys not working when pushed down. Any ideas on why that happened as well.Click to expand...

Thats a normal problem for those keyboards. You could probably have gotten those keys working again by reseating the cable from the motherboard to the keyboard. Now it sounds like you need a new keyboard. You can probably get one from Dell or possibly find a used one from ebay. Replacements can also be found online like this.

http://www.laptopsforless.com/dellkeyboards.htm
 

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Hi, I have just brought a Dell Latitude CPx back from the dead and it is working wonderfully apart from the fact that the Function (FN) keys don't 'function'.
Any ideas please?
 

A:Dell Latitude CPx

Humm... old.

When you say you brought it back from the dead, how so? Did you have a Dell recovery disk, or did you install an OS from a box into it? Was the keyboard okay before hand, or was it part of the reason for it being DOA originally?

The CPx series were one of those 'semi'-Dell machines, since the same notebook could be purchased in a number of liveries, including HP and Gateway (your machine looks exactly like my Solo 1400). If you loaded an operating system into it that wasn't from a recovery disk, then you probably need to download the drivers from the Dell website into it. Otherwise, the keyboad may be out of sorts, and may need replacing.

If you can find the service tag number (on Dell laptops, they tend to be on a thin white label and are only 6 to 8 digits long), you can punch it in here (http://support.dell.com/support/top...y_systems_info/details?c=us&l=en&s=gen&~tab=2) to find out what was on this beastie originally, and what can be downloaded to it.

A-N
 

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Dear Sir,
i've dell latitude X1 laptop. Its become unfortunately BIOS protected.
Tag # DSPHH28X-595B

Plz help me in this issue, how i can break this password.

I tried my best to break this but could not.

can any expert help me regarding this matter.

Thanx1
 

A:Dell Latitude X1

Any Latitude ending in 595B has been handled by Dell. Contact them for a solution.
Also, search the files on this forum for Dell Password, and Password commentary. There is a lot of useful information.
I have not seen any X1 password fixed... except by Dell.
 

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Hi everyone,

This is a long shot ... I've got a machine from about 1998 here and am hoping someone might be able to remember something about them. It's small, black and very chunky - the Dell Latitude XPi CD ( 166mhz! ). I needed something with windows 98 so I 'upgraded' the drive from 2 gb. to a Samsung HM100JC ( 100 gb. ) Basically I've got some games that don't work with compatibility in XP at all ...

All fine and dandy with swapping the hard drive, but the underneath of the machine gets universally hot as hell! I don't seem to be able to detect a fan, much less any cooling vents. Would I be right in thinking that it was fine with the 2 gb, and it needed neither a fan or cooling vents, but that my latter day 100 gb. drive runs that much hotter? I actually love this laptop, but want to 'waste' neither it or the drive, so any suggestions much welcome!

I've tried the Dell site but the documentation I found wasn't hugely informative about the specific problems I'm having ( though to their credit, all of the setup files were there for download ).

Many thanks,

Tony
 

A:Old Dell Latitude XPi - very hot

If your new hard drive is higher RPM than the old drive, then that would explain the heat. Your old drive was probably 4500 RPM, and the new one 5400 or 7200. If that is true, there's not much you can do about it short of buying a new drive.
 

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Hi,I am new here and need help.
I have a laptop(dell latitude cpi) my kid entered a password and now I can't access windows.
Every time I turn it on a message comes on saying:This computer system#xxxxx is protected by a password authentication system you can not access the data without the correct password Please type in the primary or administrator password.
My problem is that my kid does not remember what password he used.
Does any body Knows how to remove the password since I can not access the bios either?
thanks.
 

A:dell latitude cpi

sorry we cant help u with passwords as we dont know the intent involved.i hope u understand.
 

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hi there, thanks alot for reading this, this is my problem,

the pc = Dell latitude D610
Windows XP home
intel centrino

the problem =
when i boot it takes me to the page i have an uption to either enter in a safe mode or just the last pace windows wokred properly...this started as a result of when i was syhuting down the system and i had to remove the battery since the system hang after which i used the spare battery i had but still no start up when it start the windows logo it then goes back again to start up of notification that seems the system was shut down or windows encountered an error or the reset button was pressed etc...i then enter F12 to diagonise the system and the followoing information was passed

i run the dell diagnostics from the system setup and get this.

error detected on "start DST short test"
error code: 1000-0146
Msg: 0: IDE status failed, stats byte: 64 control code = 1 Msg: No additional Sense Infoormation.

also, at the end of the diagnostic it says
Test result = fail
error code = 1000-0141
Msg: No drive detected.

it further request i run dell drivers and utilities CD which i misplaced a long time...now getting such a Cd is now a problem...i need any assistance i can get as my office job for over a year is all in the system and i dont know how to go about it

ok, thanks for any help/addvice you can give me.

jimmyosas
 

A:Dell 610 latitude

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about an hour ago my computer screen just froze and these vertical dotted lines appeared all over the screen. Now I can only start the computer in safe mode and i need an easy fix. ive already tried a system restore but the blue lines appears on my desktop again.
 

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hi

im a new member so im a little lost at the moment. i have a dell latitude 510 that wont start up. it has started once for me but then shut down again The lights come on 3 near the screen 2 down the side on the top and the network plug flashes i have replaced the memory,removed the battery and removed the dvd still no good any ideas

borg
 

A:Solved: dell latitude

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I have a Dell Latitude D520 Laptop and am having problems with the display... I am running Windows XP SP3. When I switch the Laptop on all starts fine and all the Icons appear as they should. However, after approx 5 mins the Display goes off and no matter what I do I can't get it to come back on. After Restart the same thing happens. I don't think this is a Software Issue as it all starts as it should and the problem persists after I've tried re installing Windows onto it. When the screen Dims it is still possible to see everything very dimly in the background.

Any help would be greatly appreciated????

A:Dell Latitude D520 HELP!!!!

Is the power adapter attached when this happens? Laptops by default dim after 5 minutes of inactivity when the power adapter is not attached to save power but it should come back on by either pressing the power button once, or tapping the Enter key. Is the battery being recharged when the power adapter is attached? You can try this without the battery in, and just using the Power Adapter to test if the battery is the problem.
You can adjust the power settings by right clicking a blank space on the desktop/Properties/Screen Save/Power. You can change the time and what the power button does. (ex) pressing power button once to wake from sleep etc.

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Hello I am currently trying to hook up my dell latitude cpx to my tv to use it as my monitor. It has an S-Video out port, and my tv has RCA ports only, so i purchased a cable which is s-video to an rca connector for my video in. Well when I boot up my laptop, when i get to the welcome screen in xp, it starts to display on my tv, but then about 5 to 10 seconds after that it flickers and the picture goes away.Ive tried everything in the display settings and also enabled everything in my BOIS, with no luck, could anyone help me??

Thanks in advance!
 

A:Dell Latitude cpx, to tv problems

Same. I have a DELL Latitude CPxH running Windows XP and I wanted to use composite video via the S-Video port. It would display on the TV for about 20 seconds at the Welcome screen then go blank.

My solution was to switch off hardware acceleration in the Display Properties / Advanced Settings button / Troubleshooting tab. Move the slider all the way to the left. Reboot as instructed.

PS. The F8 key has no effect. Only one monitor appears in the display properties.
 

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I'm looking into buying an affordable small travel notebook/laptop. My budget is fairly low, only consisting of a few hundred Dollars.
I have found this specification list from a local used store:
www.secondhand.nz/.../
I haven't found any new condition sellers so far. Also, a few questions I had were:
- Is this notebook capable of running Windows 10?
- As I'm a designer, can this notebook run Photoshop cloud edition?
- Is shipping notebooks overseas possible and safe?
it is really hard for me to determine what's wise or not. Because I'm inexperienced in the hardware field.

A:DELL Latitude E6400

DANIELCUBAN,
This is a nice reliable computer. Unfortunately, there are no Windows 10 drivers available for download. That does not mean it may not run it. It is that Dell did not verify this computer to run Windows 10 and did not create any drivers. 
Looking at the system requirements to run Photoshop Cloud software; the computer meets the requirements.  
As far as shipping notebooks overseas it should be fine as long as it is packaged well toh avoid being damaged. 
Dell has some reasonable priced laptops that may meet your budget located on our Dell Outlet website below., Even with Windows 10. 
Dell Ooutlet
Also, check our sales site in the section labeled "Deals" at the link below. Plus, they come with warranties.,  **Do an internet search for discount coupons on Dell Computers** 
Dell Deals

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Ive got one of the above, but its Vid card is substandard*. Its an ATI rage mobility 4 (count 'em)mb jobbie.

Is there anyway on this earth that I can improve the graphics capabilities of this machine???

CS in software mode sucks.

* Edited by moderator
 

A:Dell latitude L400

Originally posted by Wilier
ATI rage mobility 4 mb
Is there anyway I can improve the graphics capabilities
Click to expand...

Nope! Besides, ATI RAGE Mobility?, is not a true 4Mb. The video memory is not on the die itself, but it is part of the packaging. The way these integrated units are set up, your using ram resources.
http://www.ati.com/na/pages/showcase/mobility/#1

Similar Topic Here --> http://www.3dspotlight.com/vb/showthread.php?s=&threadid=242
 

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hi everybody,

i need help please, i have a dell latitude d530 it was running windows vista
but i im not sure if my son deleted it, anyways i dont have a recovery disc from dell and a friend of mine let me borrow his windows xp home edition sp1 cd from hp, i created an iso cd from nlite, with the dell drivers but when i was doing the setup the system setup log screen pops up saying this:

error.

the signature for windows xp home edition setup is invalid. the error code is c0000006.

the system cannot find message text for message number 0xc0000006 in the message file for syssetup.dll.


i dont know what else i can do please help. thanks

A:help with my dell latitude d530

Did you try a system restore? If not go to this link http://support.dell.com/support/edoc.../JU373ENMR.pdf
and go to page 135 and try it. You can also call Dell and get the 2 CD's for your system for a small fee. Have your service code ready when you talk to Dell.

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My laptop connected perfectly months ago to my home wireless network. Then my son borrowed it to game on and changed settings to connect to his pc as a monitor or something. When he gave it back, i can click and see my home wireless listed, however, when I click connect it will not connect. The only way I can connect is by connecting an ethernet. I am disabled so sitting on the floor is getting hard. Can anyone help me get back to wireless again?
Yes, the wireless switch is slid on, on the side.
Yes, i have rebooted.
I have tried to restore to a previous point, however it only shows 2 recent dates....
Thanks for your help in advance.
 

A:Dell Latitude D630

First you need to contact that son of yours and give him a bit of your mind after he tells you what he changed.
He should come back and undo those changes.

Can you see the network name being listed in the wireless drop down?
Or any network in the drop down listing?
 

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hi i have a dell latitude D620 and it has a novell client password and wont let me log in it asks for a username and password how can i fix this problem i need help please
 

A:dell latitude D620

read the FAQs please: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic86309.html
 

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Hello my friends need help I have a dell latitude d520 blocks could help me find a clue I'm in this for months and find nothing I would appreciate your help

excuse my English
 

A:Dell Latitude d520

What is wrong with your Dell D520??? Does it lock up?
 

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I had to reinstall windows xp professional home edition on a Dell Latitude D800. It works perfectly for the moment. The instant I try to install netzero dial up internet it starts freezing and I can't even get it to connect to the internet. When I cancel out of the netzero install/setup, it will still freeze just by clicking on something as simple as the start menu. I have reinstalled windows a few times, and every time I get the same result. Does anyone know what could be causing it to do that? Is it possible that the xp professional home edition is too much for the laptop to handle? Or is it that I might not have all the drivers installed that I need? Any help is greatly appreciated.

A:Dell Latitude D800

Hi Cappi106, you said you reinstalled XP but did you formatt it first? You also say as soon as you try to install.............the software, have you first installed all of your drivers? e.g. audio, video and network drivers? Here is the link to Dell, you will have to go through and find what you need.http://searchapj.dell.com/results.aspx?spf...h=False&p=1

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i ha ve an dell latitude d620 but i can recover the bios password
the service tag is GLFYQ2J
any one help me plz
 

A:dell latitude d620

take a look at this thread and see if it helps
 

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Hi all, I was thinking about purchasing a Dell Latitude d420 for $170 is this a good laptop for its price, It has 1GB RAM and comes with charge and all . It looks fresh I didn't see any scratches or anything tomorrow before I buy it I am going to take a look at it again and turn it on. The local pawn shop by my school is selling it.

I need a laptop that is good on the go and just like this witch is lightweight and small to carry. How is it? What are your reviews about it are the latitude series good for a high school student? I might play some games on it like WoW. If I do purchase it I am going to install Windows XP Crystal and optimize it the best I could..

I would of had my HP Pavillion dv9000 but turns out I bought a new LCD and whole screen for it and got it installed now the Graphics card web on it , If I wanted to replace it I would need to change the whole mother board HP said sucks for me...
 

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I have a dell latitude d400 with an Intel Pentium M Processor 1.40 GHz. Im wondering if i could upgrade that to an Intel Core Duo, please help. Thanks. I have xp running on this.

A:Dell Latitude d400

Hi jkswimmer and welcome to Vista Forums

Sorry, but I don't recommend this. With a desktop system, then possibly. However, with laptops things are much more complicated. Power consumption and heat dissipation are the greatest concern and they are optimised for the current processor in the system. A replacement processor, if it is not identical, might have different power and thermal characteristics, in which case the system would fail to keep it within its normal working range. In addition to that, simply accessing the processor on a laptop is much more complicated than simply removing the side panel as you would on a desktop. You literally have to strip the laptop right down, being carefull not to lose the various small screws or damage the wiring and its connectors. And then, of course, you will need to repeat the procedure in reverse to reassemble it.
Personally, I would leave your laptop as it is, with one exception. To improve its performance, make sure that you have installed the maximum amount of memory that it supports (see manual for details).

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I have a Dell Latitude 620 laptop, running XP pro. A few months back it would not boot nor charge the battery. I assumed the problem was the battery so I bought a new battery from Dell, it installed nicely and I let it charge for about a day. Now either on battery power or with the AC connected the laptop will not boot. Upon pressing the start button, the green 'power' light comes on and the 'disk' light, (this is what I call it, it looks like a stack of platters, and is located right beside the power light) comes on very briefly, maybe 1.5 secs and then goes off. No beep, no whirr of any drive, no noise and nothing on the screen. Any suggestions? How do I troubleshoot this? Any advice at all would be most appreciated! Thanks in advance guys!
 

A:Dell Latitude will not boot, help??

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my laptop turns on,but then a black screen,after a while it says windows could not start successfully,please start in safe mode etc.,but no keys will do anything.also it will say file missing or corrupt,please reinstate,but when no keys will work how can i do anything what it tells me to.i was using laptop and it just suddenly went off,and then the above messages come on.i can also hear a clicking sound.is it time for the scrap yard or will it be worth having it fixed. thanks any help will be appreciated.

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Hi, just wondering if anyone knew whether or not the Dell Active Stylus can be used with the Dell Latitude XT3.
Cheers!

A:Dell Latitude XT3 compatability

Arooke,
Unfortunately, the only systems that Active Stylus works with are listed below.
Compatibility This product is compatible with the following systems:

XPS 12 (Model 9250)
Inspiron 15 7000 Series (Model 7568)*
Venue 8 Pro (Model 5855) (Coming Soon)
Venue 10 Pro (Model 5056) (Coming Soon)

*Wake up feature not available
The Latitude XT3 uses and Electrostatic Pen. Information listed below.
Electrostatic Pen
The Latitude™ XT3 uses a specifically designed electrostatic pen or stylus for use in tablet PC mode. Instead of relying on battery power, the energy source for the stylus is magnetic energy produced by the excitation coil built into the digitizer itself. The signal from the coil is picked up by the stylus and triggers the stylus to transmit an electric field.
The transmitted electric field is sensed by a matrix of conductive lines, accurate stylus position determined using the low amplitude signals received on the vertical and horizontal conductors, and an appropriate signal is transferred to the digitizer's onboard processor.
The pen should be designed to support multiple pen tip types to provide the user with a choice in tip/screen interaction when writing.  Two basic nibs will include a hard plastic "standard" nib and a softer "felt" nib.  The nibs should be different colors to help users distinguish the two types. The pen nib can be removed without a tool.
The stylus pen kit that come with the Latitude™ XT3 contains o... Read more

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I've just started having problems of my Dell powering off whenever I hold the bottol right hand by the battery. The sceen goes off, but the loghts remain on, but cannot get the screen to come back on, unless I switch off power on the computer switch by holding it in for a couple of seconds. Please help
 

A:Dell Latitude D620

Did you check Power Options in Control Panel to verify that pressing the power button actually shuts the computer off and doesn't put it in Stand By or Hibernation?
 

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I got a user that was working with a Dell Latitude D630 running Vista. I know dell and vista is their first problem. The user powered down the laptop and then went to turn it back on and nothing. The laptop acts like its going to power up and i get a black screen and i see the mouse pointer and i can move it but thats all. I booted to safe mode and same thing. Im new to vista so im stuck. Please help.
 

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HELP I cannot get onto my comp because it says that I need a password and I don't have one because I brought the Laptop from somebody. What can I do?
 

A:Dell Latitude C610

Do a search on this forum for Dell Password errors. There is a wealth of information already posted, and your computer is included.
 

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Hello everyone I'm new here but I have a problem and need some help. I have a Dell latitude D505 when I turn it on I get a white screen that says:

This computer system, #3DQ3051-595B is protected by a password authentication system. You cannot access the data on this computer without the correct password.


Any thought? Thanks in advance....
 

A:Need Help with Dell Latitude D505

Where did you get the laptop from?
 

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I have a Dell Latitude D620 that won't bootup. When I press the power button the keyboard status light come on but the uppercase and scrollock blink for a while then shut off. It never tries to boot. Can anyone tell me if they have seen this problem? Is my laptop fixable or worth fixing? Thanks in advance for any help.
 

A:Dell Latitude D620

This looks like power supply failure. Try it without the battery in case this has a short - it should run without it.
It is fixable but needs a skilled workshop technician.
 

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Ok I am  kind of new to all this so please have a heart and  refrain from making me look stupid cause i might make it easy  by  being a easy  target . I have a dell laptop latitude d820 and my goodness it was / is slow . I mean so  slow  mail might be more practical using lets say the pony express so i do mean slow.  Then if anyone could be kind and  can help me get it to have better performance i would really be grateful. That is not the main problem,  due to it being so slow,  i searched ,  read  and saw its a good idea to reformat the entire thing and that  i did. I followed direction per windows tutorials and made a back up disk to reboot from. I then formatted the thing clearing it back to its virginity state and proceeded to boot from back up disk. I was informed i needed to authenticate my version of windows 7 so i used the key located on the bottom of my dell. It acted like it was going through and by that i mean it was taking forever and then eventually came back saying i could not use that key for my version of windows 7 pro. I dont have the money to just go buy a new one and it wont let me authenticate this version . Please someone,  anyone help me out here . To top it all off its even slower so it seems . Any education or enlightenment will be very welcomed and well received . Thanks and hope to hear all the things i need to bring this dell back to its working state.

A:need help please dell latitude d820

The Latitude D820 would have shipped with Windows XP Professional and not Windows 7 professional. They key will be for Windows XP Professional...
It should run Windows 10 32 Bit okay, follow this guide:
http://dellwindowsreinstallationguide.com/windows-xpvista-%e2%86%92-windows-10-free-upgrade/
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1RkaknDn7v8RDvZUZBKQnuIVM_cqbgs3

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this is about a laptop, a classmate of mine, is selling, which reads "Dell Latitude 7400" and my friend is planning to buy that. but i cant find it over the net! i've tried searching with the model number but the search returns absolutely no result about it. [ finds other 7400s ] it has a little "centrino 2" sticker on it. so could it be very new or sth to be online?

A:Dell Latitude 7400

Are you sure it's not a Latitude V740 or E6400? There is no "7400" model.

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I am new to this site and joined because I have a technical problem with my 3 year old Dell Latitude 600. When I press the start button to start it, the little lights light for about 2-3 seconds and then shut off. Nothing even comes to the screen. Any ideas?
 

A:Dell Latitude won't start

Hi

Sorry to be so long answering, ive been a bit busy, usual cause is faulty memory chips or ones that have just worked loose, if you have 2 chips try either in DImm1 socket and see if it works, failing that the board is going bad, do an Ebay search on the board and see what it costs to replace it.

Regards
 

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Posting this from Panera in Ft Lauderdale where acquaintance with BSOD caught my attention. He says 10 years old Latitude 640 runs 32 bit 7 great with 1gb RAM, BSOD only just happened.

I told him the real geniuses are behind this door here.

Any help is much appreciated.

A:10 year old Dell Latitude

One and only minidump,not very helpfull.

Though this minidump points to ati2dvag.dll ati software\driver

Needs to update these,the oldest drivers ever posted here,no way to be compatible with win7.


Code:
cwawdm.sys 0x8db02000 0x8db17c00 0x00015c00 0x3d52b424 08-Aug-02 9:10:44 μμ
el90Xbc5.SYS 0x8da69000 0x8da7b200 0x00012200 0x3ede829a 05-Jun-03 2:36:58 πμ
ati2mtag.sys 0x8d977000 0x8da13000 0x0009c000 0x3f39a3b3 13-Aug-03 5:34:27 πμ
ati2dvag.dll ati2dvag.dll+40496 0x95400000 0x9545f000 0x0005f000 0x3f39a3c6 13-Aug-03 5:34:46 πμ
i2220ntx.sys 0x8da7c000 0x8daa2400 0x00026400 0x421d41ff 24-Feb-05 5:54:55 πμ
el90Xbc5.SYS 3Com 3C920 Integrated Fast Ethernet Controller
http://h17007.www1.hp.com/us/en/index.aspx

i2220ntx.sys INPROCOMM IPN2220 Wireless LAN Card
It was acquired by MediaTek Inc in early 2005

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Help.....
Got a second hand Dell 2120, been working fine but now will not open in windows7,
anyone know what's going wrong?

Rob.
 

A:Dell latitude 2120

Sorry should have said it's a latitude 2120, new to all this...
Rob
 

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Step-by-step instructions on how to re-format c drive on a Dell Latitude (old) with only 64 meg ram and clear current partitions (there are 4- two large, and two w/only 4 meg ram on them) to free-up enough space to do a clean install of XPPRO from "c prompt". Thanks in advance!
 

A:Reformat Dell Latitude

tfagund,

Welcome to TSG but you need to create your own thread. to do that you should click on the red triangle in this instance and ask a moderator for help.

then before you do anything with your computer you need to get a lot more RAM

you probably need to provide a bit more info on your computer to determine if this is a good idea to upgrade if this laptop is really old.
 

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I have no audio through the laptop but when I hook up earphones its fine. I have installed, updated, rolled back, deleted, and reinstalled drivers any idea's ?

A:Dell Latitude D520

If your headphones are working, it's more than likely the speakers and not a driver

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First I must say hello all I have had a browes around seems I might fit in here nice place folks.

Now my quest I have been given a named above Dell, It runs very very slow OS is XP Home, now it has a
system memory 128MB Internal cache 256KB video memory 2.5MB H/Drive 6495 MB

Is there away I can adjust the 300 mhz to go either 450 or 500? If so can someone guide me on how please. ?

What happens is it will load to windows desktop in 90 seconds when I try to access from Start control panel it takes for ever to load or open anything come to that any help or advice welcome. Please don't say throw it away LOL
 

A:Dell Latitude CPi 300 MHz Pentium II

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Hello, A friend just gave a Dell Latitude cpi because he shut it down with the reboot to start up in dos mode. He didnt know how to change it back so he gave it to me. When its turned on, the screen says Invalid system disk replace the disk and pres sany key. I have xp to put on but no key code for this computer. It has windows 98 on it. I dont have that disk, is that the only way? I would just like to get it back to the previous setting that worked, not in set up either as far as I see, so I can use it for games or what ever.

Thanks
Chris
 

A:Solved: Dell Latitude cpi

I'm pretty sure that if you don't have the original disk, you are pretty much going to have to start from scratch.
 

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Dell Latitude CPi laptop. Worked fine earlier, knocked it off a monitor it was sitting on and now it doesn't work, go figure. It was off and closed when it fell. The biggest clue I have is this: When I hit the power button, the light comes on, screen stays black, but as soon as the battery charge light comes on (blinks periodically to let you know battery's charging) the light goes off. Nothing on the screen. When I try to turn it on without being plugged in, the power light blinks and screen still black. I've been working on this laptop for a while, and would like to get it working again. anyone have any ideas? I'd be happy to give any more information if needed.
 

A:Dell Latitude CPi Troubleshooting

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OK my brother has xp pro on his dell latitude d620 and it runs like crap I have a disc of xp pro from the store but its not the one that came with it can I just use majical jelly bean finder to get the product key and just install windows and worry about drivers after I have windows installed or do I need to put drivers on a cd now and can I use a flash drive
 

A:dell latitude d620

No. Only a version from Dell will work with his product key. And the one found by Jelly Bean is the wrong one - it is used on all Dell machines of that model and won't reinstall from the Dell disk. You need to use the number on the sticker on the machine. If his recovery partition is still there, restore using that.
 

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Can any 1 help me i want master bios password of dell latitude c400 ...service tag #BZNZM11-595B .....plzz give me master password
 

A:dell latitude c400

Give dell a call.
 

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Hi there,
I just purchased a Dell Latitude E4310 and have installed Windows 10 on it. Sadly i a just discovered that Dell doesn't support windows 10 Drivers for this Laptop. 
This is actually frustrating as i had the option of going with a HP but chose DELL for superiority.
Will Drivers for Windows 10 (HD Graphics , Audio etc) for this make of Laptop be available & how soon or not so i can go for other options that allow the full functionalities and resource for Windows 10.

A:Dell Latitude E4310

 Alexbigfox,
Unfortunately, I have no information if Dell will be creating Windows 10 drivers for this computer.

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Hola. Please need help...Ihave a Dell Latitude D505 it was working just fine, sudenly nex day I try to get into the Internet and a window open::{{ Cannot find server-Microsofth Internet Explorer}} the wireless/ Local network Connection is {{ Excellent }} but what Idont undestand is ... that said: Acquiring address,limited/ on the wirelees Nework Status shows SEND 1,474---RECEIVED 0
Please help
 

A:Dell Latitude D505

Welcome to TSG forums.
Try clicking on use the Win key + R. type in command (or cmd) then type in "ipconfig /all" without the ". also not a space between the g&/. Next type in ipconfig /flushdns. see if this helps.
You might also clean your temporary ie files:
Open IE click on tools>internet options. Under the general tab open browsing history, view files. When that open click on edtit>select all, (this highlights the list) then click on file>delete.
Let us know how it goes...
GOOD LUCK
Vicks
 

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I have a Dell D620 with a locked bios password, it wouldnt let me change the boot order or adjust any of the bios settings. So I made the DST floppy, ran via a usb floppy drive, had sucess. It erased the password and servicetag. My question is do I need to put the srevice tag and express service code back in, or should I leave it blank?
 

A:Dell Latitude D620

I would put them back in. That is in case you have service done on it.
 

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Have a Dell laptop is win XP pro 32bit. It was running fine when I went to bed but next day turned it on and it couldn't boot had a message saying " unmountable_boot_volume " . Codes behind it were 0x000000ED ( 0x82324030, 0xc0000006, 0x00000000, 0x00000000.). Failed the DST Short Status test. Had statement saying " Log contains previous errors ". I think I've tried all combos of F keys alone and with an, control, even alt try to bring up factory setting app. Help plz.

A:Dell Latitude 600 cannot boot up

" unmountable_boot_volume""Failed the DST Short Status test""Log contains previous errors"Put those 3 statements together & it's very likely your hard drive has failed. Hopefully you have backup copies of any important data because you may not be able to recover it. Try running a diagnostics test to confirm the hard drive's status.http://www.dell.com/support/Article...message edited by riider

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Hi all I have a Dell Latitude E6320 here, it has a real dim screen.

I have tried using the hot keys to increase the brightness of the screene ( even though it looks like the back light has gone, I checked anyways)

I have replaced the screen... .still the same.

I have even replaced the cable from the mobo to the screen and the results are still the same.

I have also done a diagnostic on the graphics card etc, all seems well.

I am not sure on what else to think unless the screen bought was also dodgy.
The screen was replaced due to the original being cracked.

Im not sure what else to think, does anyone have any good ideas on what could be the issue here :S

Thanx in advance.
 

A:Dell Latitude E6320

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I got a dell Latitude D400 http://computerzenabled.com/oscart/images/Delld400.jpg from a friend but the OS need to be reloaded. Also it has no Docking station nor Drives to Load OS on there. if I go all out and buy a usb cd/dvd drive do you think it will recognize it as a drive on the computer? Help PLease
 

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My laptop turns on but the screen is black. I was able to start it properly once I removed the battery and use only the AC adapter but now it doesn't even do that anymore. Please help

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HELLO , can somebody help me to have password to my laptop
DELL LATITUDE D600
Bios password , i have try many things but not succed
 

A:Dell Latitude D600

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Take a look HERE

Hope it helps.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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I have just bought a Dell Latitude LS laptop (used) and I want to upgrade the RAM. It only has 128 MB. How do I take it apart and put more RAM in and where can I get the RAM cheap? Also, would it be possible to upgrade the processor eventualy? (it has a pentiun III as of right now).

Thanks,
Jeremy
 

A:Dell Latitude LS Laptop Help

You can go to Dell support, enter your notebook model or identification code and navigate to replace hardware for a guide on replaceing the memory. If you go to system specs on the same site, it will tell you what kind of memory it uses and how much it will hold . .

You can also use the Memory Configuration at www.crucial.com to get the same info. Dell's do not handle cheap memory well so stick with Crucial . . price is competitive and they gurantee it will work in the notebook.

Unfortunately, it is almost impossible to upgrade processors on todays notebooks . . dammit! You can upgrade memory and hard drive but nothing else.

wrs
 

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Hello
I have just put a new Hard drive in my old laptop and am trying to load the Windows XP disk. The error message I receive in Dos is no valid CD ROM drivers found.
I am using a Latitude CD ROM but do not know how to get the driver on the HD. Any help?

I do have a floppy drive but no floppies for booting.

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Hi all,

I have been given one of the above notebooks, problem is, it is an old machine used by my friend in his office, it has Windows NT loaded on it, so I formatted another laptop HDD with Windows XP and change the one in there.

The problem is, on boot up it searches for Windows NT, not found and it returns to the POST state. How can I stop it searching for Windows NT and constantly rebooting?

Thanks
Geoff
 

A:Dell Latitude C600

Geoff,,

What type of system did you build the other laptop drive on. Is the processor type the same? Also have have you checked your BIOS ssettings to determine if NT is defined there as the OS to look for?

I would do this:

Boot the current hard drive from an XP CD (full install mode) and load XP from scratch on the system you have the drive in. I have found that an XP load for an AMD for example will not boot a system that has a Pentium or Celeron. Also make sure the hardware you have, has XP drivers for all the necessary pieces.

Happy to provide more information if you need.

Tracy
 

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does anyone know if you can put bigger than a 40 gb hdd in a dell latitude d600 laptop.
 

A:Dell Latitude D600 HDD ?

all i am asking is if i can put a 160 gb hdd in a dell latitude d600, it it compatible
 

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I want to know if I can upgrade my computer to use 8GB on may computer. I am wondering it that is possible. I am running windows 7 home preimum, 120 GB SSD with 32 bits now
 

A:can I add 8GB to my Dell Latitude D630

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On a Dell Latitude cpi r lap top, what is the function oif the jumnper labeled JB00 found underneath the key board close to the 24co2 chip? It has 5 volts on it and is connected to either the 1 or 8 pin and connects alos via a cap to the adjacent pin either 2 or 7pin,,,?? I am wonder if this is a possible reset jumper to disable the password for the chip?
 

A:Jumper on Dell latitude cpi r

No, it is not a reset jumper. There is not one on the CPI
 

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Everytime I reboot my laptop it detects the CD-ROM and then throws an error message saying -

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Cannot Install This Hardware

There was a problem installing this hardware:

TEAC CD-224E cd-rom

An Error occured during the installation of this device

Access Is Denied
*

I Have Administrator privilages... I'm using Windows XP Pro SP2...
The cd rom is properly plugged-in, I did check a few times by removing and fitting it back in....
The software and the files that the driver is supossed to install all get where they are supossed to be and everything but just not the driver... when i check in the Device Manager, It reads ''Teac CD-224E'' and there is that lil Yellow Thing with a ''!'' in it (error image)...

There is a same message for the USB ports as well. None of them are working. When I plug in a USB device it gives me a similar error as in case of CD-ROM.

I hope someone can help me solve this.
Thanx in advance!
 

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I copied this directly from my question on Yahoo Answers because I did not yet get an answer.

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We have an OLD Dell Latitude laptop that we got from someone a long time ago, and it is very slow. It has XP Pro on it, but it is way too slow for actually using. I installed Xubuntu via Wubi, and that worked great. So I decided I would try to partition the HD and put Xubuntu on permanently, and probably remove Windows. I uninstalled Xubuntu, but it still shows up on the boot menu (even though it doesn't work).

ANYWAYS, I have a few various boot CDs; including Xubuntu 9.10, UBCD 5, and the Windows disc that came with the laptop. The laptop has no CD Drive on it, so it uses an external one with some weird cable (Not USB).

The problem is that NO boot cd will boot on that laptop. They all work on any other computer, but this thing refuses to boot any cd. It sits at the Dell screen when it finds that there's a boot cd, and it sits there for 5 minutes, and does one of two things:

1. It stops trying and boots to Windows.

2. It makes a horrendously loud BEEEEEP and says something along the lines of "Boot incomplete, press F(something) to resume (in which pressing that takes you to Windows), or F(something) to go to Setup (BIOS).

Now, I HAVE configured the BIOS crap boot order. So in theory it SHOULD boot from CDs.

Instead it tries to, but then it seems like it gives up and just boots to Windows.

The specs (that I can tell) of the laptop are:

Pentium III Proces... Read more

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I'm in the process of looking at new laptops and want to see if there is a consensus on what would be a better choice.

*Latitude or Inspiron?
PIII 1.0 GHz
*Display: XGA, SVGA, or UXGA (any real difference between the 3?)
10/20 gb ultra ata hd (guess they are 5400rpm, doesn't say)
256 mb RAM
Win2000
*USB or PS2 Mouse?
Xircom Realport if possible
Doesn't a second battery take up a cd/a: slot?

Laptop will be docked while in office and is used by Legal Director who will be on the road with it during the Legislative Session. Medium use.
We've gone with Dell Desktops and have been pretty happy with them. We've also done Latitute/Inspiron laptops:
Inspiron 7000 (C366)(P366) and Celeron don't mix, the PII works fine.
2 Latitudes C600 (P850) with Win98/Win2000 are very reliable.
Latitude C800 (P1.0) with Win2000 is so-so (BUT, I didn't put it together, a non-tech person did, but it's hers, so there).

Latitudes are about $2600, whereas the Inspirons are about $2000 (also with Office XP).

Thanks for your inputs.

Randy
 

A:Dell's Inspiron vs Latitude

Inspirons are more powerful but more bulky

Latitudes are classed as ultraportable but they are not as portable. They often come with more connection possibilites
 

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Hi,
I got a dell latitude e6430 around a year ago as a present and since yesterday (7/09/14) I couldn't get on it. It starts but it keeps going on startup repair (I've done this around 5 times) and the message that comes up with...

"if you have recently attached a device to this computer, such as a camera or portable music player, remove it and restart your computer. If you continue to see this message, contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer for assistance"

I click finish and still when I turn it on again it doesn't work. I've attached my photo memory card but I done it ages ago with no problem and nothing new has been attached.

If someone knows how to fix it I would be so grateful

Thanks
-georgia350

A:DELL LATITUDE E6430

Hi and welcome to TSF please see page 75 here ftp://ftp.dell.com/Manuals/all-produ...nual_en-us.pdf and see if you can run the diagnostic.

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Well its like this, all is not good at this point !!!!!!!
1: can't boot up from disk , all I get is it asking for the location of the COMMAND.COM INTERPRETER
2: Once I do get it to boot what do I need to get dos to recognize the external CD ROM that is connect to the USB port, so that I am able to install Win XP.
3: Or is there another way to connect the external ROM to the laptop rather than using the usb port.

Your help on this matter would be greatly accepted.
cheers CODAN
 

A:Dell Latitude 610 boot up to usb cd rom

Howdy codan...

You might try here Bootdisk, download the XP boot disks, once downloaded, double click on the downloaded file to create the floppies...
 

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i just reinstalled xp on my moms laptop i dowmloaded all the drivers from dell but the network controller is still missing driver i have read a similar post on this site about a latitude c610 with same issue i hope someone can help me soon because it is not allowing me to access wifi only lan HELP PLEASE

A:dell latitude d800 Help please

try this http://support.dell.com/support/down...&fileid=175637

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Hello,

I am new here and will jump right into this. I do have this posed on the Dell Forums but theye are a little slow to suggestions. I have had a terrible time with this Laptop and am desperate for help with a solution.

I bought a Latitude Cpi from a co-worker. This Latitude worked fine for about 2 weeks and then will not work correctly. This has been a problem now for 1 and a half months.

Specs of the laptop:

Latitude Cpi D266XT

PII

64 Megs Ram

Bios A12

Intially when I got this Laptop it had Win2K. The co-woprker had this loaded for the past year and it worked fine with no problems. During the first two weeks I had this laptop I had no modem so I borrowed a Microcom 28.8 modem. Before this my co-worker never had a modem in this laptop. After he bought his new laptop he gave me the Xircom Cardbus 10/100 and 56K modem. When I installed this modem is when I started to see some problems. At this time the BIOS was at A04.

Win2k would load but would not take all the way. It would lock up about halfway through trying to load. I then would shut down hard and restart and it would not load at all. It would run through the BIOS but would not load Win2K. I decided to wipe the hardrive and did a F Disk. I reloaded Win 2K with about the same results although it did fully load one time.

I next tried Win 98. I did this after I formated the harddrive again. Win 98 loaded a couple times and then did the same thing. First it would lock but then I would just get a cursur in the u... Read more

A:Dell Latitude Cpi Won't Work

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This morning attempted to start laptop and nothing. The screen is black. The battery is warm. No beeps, nothing. The caps light does not work. Any suggestions?

A:Dell Latitude D810

Pull the battery and plug in the power adapter. See if it starts up.

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