Dell :: Xps 1330- How Do I Get A DVD Out Of A Dead Laptop?

Apr 21, 2009

HAve a 1330 with a slot loading DVD. The mobo is completly dead, the laptop won't even turn on (dell is allegedly sending me a replacement -- second on in two years).

Since the laptop won't even turn on, how on earth do I get a DVD out of the drive, WITHOUT taking the laptop apart? I know I can take the laptop apart and trip the mechanisim, but I just don't feel like taking the @#$@'n think apart.

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Dell :: XPS 1330 Backlight Dead

Sep 9, 2009

My mom's XPS 1330 just had its backlight give up the ghost and it's of course post warranty, so I'm wondering a couple of things:

1. How much that repair is going to cost and
2. Is there a place that is great for this?

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Dell :: 9300 Laptop Dead

May 25, 2009

When I power on the green light flickers and it's dead.

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Dell :: Is Replacing My Dead E1705 Laptop

Feb 20, 2009

My Inspiron e1705 laptop would not boot. Turns out it is a bad graphics card. Dell no longer has the graphics card in stock to ship a new one to me, so they are sending me a whole new laptop. The support guy said all of the components will be the same or better.

Anyone have any idea what I should expect to get? Will it be a new laptop or refurbished? I really liked the laptop I have now, and wish I did not have to replace it, but if I truly get something better, then I guess it is ok.

I guess I should have asked Dell this, but does anyone also know if my warranty (which has 1.5 years out of 4 left) will still be good on the new laptop?

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Dell Latitude E6420 :: Laptop May Appear To Be Dead

Dec 10, 2014

I have a Latitude E6420, and i can't for the life of me get it to work. There is absolutely no life, and the battery and power lights don't light up with the ac adapter connected. I've tried taking out the battery and connecting the ac, no change. Won't work.

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Dell Inspiron N4050 :: Laptop Got Dead

Mar 10, 2013

My N4050 laptop got dead and  I called the customer care they said that the  Hard disk, BIOS chip, Fan were the problem. My laptop is under warranty now. I bought this laptop thru ebay and I have the invoice copy from the seller. How can I proceed for the warranty service. I dont have the paisa pay id details of ebay.

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Dell :: Do Laptop Batteries Have A Memory- Should I Run It Dead Before Charing

Oct 6, 2009

do laptop batteries get ruined if you don't run them almost dead? or does it not matter if i plug it in whenever i want?

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Dell Vostro 1014 :: Dead Laptop - Refuses To Start

Apr 12, 2013

I have a Dell Vostro 1014 (or whatever it is).. And it refuses to start. I can charge it, but as soon as i press the start button, it stops charging. I don't hear any sounds from the pc as it would start either.

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Dell :: XPS 1710 Laptop, Dead GeForce Go 7900 GTX Video Card

Sep 13, 2008

I bought my XPS 1710 dell laptop about 2 yrs and some months ago at about ~$4, 150. About 3 weeks ago my GeForce go 7900 GTX died... I've never OC'd any device on my laptop and its been used in normal conditions..

Has anyone else had any problems with their GeForce go 7 series video cards?

did a clean install of Windows XP and this is what I get...

1. when my laptop boots up the bios screen comes up with a bunch of vertical lines...
2. when windows boots up there is a bunch of vertical lines...
3. simple vga mode works... no vertical lines...
4. when I try to install the drivers for the 7900 GTX I get a BSOD...

So far the video card has been backordered twice... when I get called again
and if its for the same reason I'm going to ask what the next course of action will be...

I doubt there are any remaing Geforce Go 7 series video cards...

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Dell Inspiron N5110 :: BIOS Update Failure And Laptop Is Dead?

Mar 7, 2013

My dell ispirion n5110 doesn't restart after bios update while updating bios my laptop freeze and show nothing only power lamp is on 

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Acer :: 5520 Laptop Monitor Went Dead

May 11, 2009

I have an Acer laptop, 2 ys old or less, and the monitor went dead. The computer runs, but the monitor does not work. It has a nvidia card, and I have heard it might be the issue. Motherboard?

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HP/Compaq :: Broken/dead Backlight On C714NR Laptop

Jun 19, 2009

I recently took my Compaq Presario C714NR laptop on a road trip, and one day some water spilled on the case without me realizing it, so that the case and laptop were wet when I got to my hotel room. The screen no longer illuminates - I can just barely see the proper windows and images on the screen if there is bright light in the room, but it's nearly invisible. I assume that either the backlight is dead or that a wire/connection to the backlight is loose or shorted.

Several months ago I had to replace the screen when the laptop was dropped and the screen broken (bought a new replace ment screen through eBay, replaced it myself), so the screen has had a bit of a hard life.

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HP 625 OS/Software :: Laptop Won't Charge Anymore - Battery Almost Dead?

Jul 21, 2014

Is there any way to charge my battery now? I think my battery is completely dead now. Over the past few months, it's been staying turned on for less and less time without it's chord. Today, it said "battery 100%" "6 min". Usually, I have it charging just by turning the charger chord in some weird positions. I'm not sure if it's faulty wiring or not. I would much rather just buy a new battery than deal with faulty wiring.
Yes, I have been getting the change your battery thing in the start up menu. I have an HP 625, and have had it for over 3 years now. In the past year, I've been having to adjust my wire just so it can charge. It jiggles around a little bit when inside, but the chord/plug itself doesn't seem loose or anything... Today, that didn't work at all. I've been trying for the past several hours to move my chord to the right position just so my laptop can turn on. I usually get it charging in no more than 1 minute, but today was different. Last year, I replaced my charging and it seemed to of made it much easier to charge. However, this is a fairly newish charger and it's my battery at fault this time. 
Will my issue be resolved just by getting a new battery? I can probably head over to Best Buy or something. Or maybe buy one online. 
If you think I may also have a problem with faulty wiring, what can I do to get it fixed? I feel like it would cost me a lot. Or, do you think will getting a new battery resolve my charging issue?

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Dell :: Dead Screen Or Dead Video Card

Mar 29, 2008

I am at my wits end with my e1705. I had a sudden meltdown about 2 weeks ago... screen went scrambled, BSOD,etc...

Performed diagnostic, memory on video card came back as bad. Replaced with new card (from Dell), reinstalled OS, completely reinstalled nVidea drivers from Dell (Used driver cleaner too)...

Everything went smooth for a couple hours after this was completed yesterday (full diagnostic showed no errors), but after booting up today, after about 5 or 10 minutes of use screen freezes and turns either solid cyan or black... a small pattern of thin lines appears also.

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Dell :: So I Think My Vostro GPU Is Either Dead Or The Fan Is Dead

May 22, 2009

I was playing stalker a few days ago getting 50-70 FPS and now come today its so much lower at 20-30(not playable) and I tried CS:S, and COD4, and they all seen dramatic fall in FPS. I don't notice any artifacts but I just notice huge FPS hits. I also think my fan isn't running anymore but I am not sure. Does anyone one know what I should do now? Its out of warranty already.

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Dell :: 1330 LCD

Mar 18, 2010

LCD display shut down but the computer still is on. In the first was rare but sometimes it get annoying.

Is like 1 day it happend 3-4 times and the other day only happend 1 time. I use a lot the PC so it is on more than 8 hours a day.

I think that is overheated GPU but happend in normal temp also not vertical lines, etc ....

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Dell :: Xp On Xps 1330

Jan 6, 2009

I want to downgrade to xp .

I want to know if XPS 1330 is compatible with XP??

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Dell :: Should I Buy XPS 1330?

Apr 2, 2009

I'm having for 2 years already a Dell Latitude D630. It works great
Now my sister want also a Dell laptop, and she wants XPS 1330.

I'm sure about reliability of Latitude series, since D600 and D630.
XPS 1330 has very cool design, price is OK too, but I'm very concern about GPU issue. After reading a lot of topic about replacing mainboard and especially heating problems with NVIDIA GPU GS?8400 should I still consider buying now XPS 1330?

I'm not going to buy with NVIDIA video card but Intel Integrated X3100 because sister doesn't play any game

Is there any serious issue with XPS 1330 and Intel X3100 on board?, heating, crashing etc..? I want to buy her a stable laptop like mine - D630.

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Dell :: XPS 1330---overall

Sep 19, 2008

after excessively researching every possible laptop that could fit into my budget and for my needs I finally went with the Dell XPS 1330. Upon receiving my order (after patiently waiting for weeks it seemed)-- I opened the box and realized there was no case or complimentary headphones. Only after researching a bit on the forums did I realize they were no longer included. After setting up the laptop and running some games--- and after almost 2 weeks of ownership I must say I am impressed.

-Laptop has a beautiful bright display
-can play most games i throw at it (for some strange reason Company of Heroes slows down considerably)
-slot loading drive
-relatively quiet (more on this on the cons)
-touch screen controls
-pretty quick start up
-extremely light weight---and aesthetically pleasing---looks like a beauty
-surprising decent battery life---get over 3 hrs with each charge--and can be configured for more with dimmer screen.

-makes some strange noises when just doing ordinary tasks---it almost sounds like a ticking clock.
-keyboard is also loose and makes some bad noises when clicking on certain keys. Overall the keyboard is simply sufficient---but doesnt really meet up with the price paid.

I would say for the money 1215$ with 2 yr warranty is fairly unbeatable. An apple macbook was a consideration for a while---but Dells cant be beaten for the price-

overall I would say as a 1st time dell xps laptop buyer I am fairly happy. Only reason that i would consider returning it is for the crappy keyboard--and clicking noises. But i also feel lucky that my xps didnt ship with any worse problems.

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Dell :: XPS 1330 Fan

Apr 28, 2009

can i control my fan on my xps 1330?

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Dell :: Xps 1330 Remote

Jul 19, 2007

i saw some pictures that suggest that this unit comes with a remote something like the bluetooth remote offered by dell... but im wondering 3 things... first off does it use bluetooth to work? and secondly does it stick out from the laptop like that other one that dell offers? and lastly can i get it without purchasing a 1330?

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Dell :: 6 Gigs- On The 1330

Dec 6, 2008

I don't know if you guys have seen this, but Dell is now offering up to 6 gigs of 800 Mhz RAM vs. the prior max of 4 gigs of 677 Mhz RAM.

Does that mean that the older 1330s are capable of six gigs or have they made some kind of update?

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Dell :: XPS 1330 AC Adapter

Mar 5, 2009

exact models of the AC adapters that will work with DELL XPS M1330.

Originaly I got 90W PA-10 , PA-1900-02D3 adapter,DP/N DF315 and I would like to buy spare one.

I have bought 90W , PA-10 family, PA-1900-02D, DP/N 9T215, but it is not working . I'm getting error in Vista that it is not wright model and battery is not charged.
What models are offical for this XPS ?

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Dell :: XPS 1330, TV-OUT Function Key

Feb 1, 2009

i want to leave my xps laptop connected to my tv (through the hdmi connection) for long periods of time, and i want to be able to leave the laptop screen off and closed while i do this.. also just for extra information the laptop came with vista installed however i installed XP pro instead.

anyway, when i initially got my laptop i could press the function key and tv-out key and it would output to the tv with the laptop screen still on, pressing it again would still output to the tv and turn the laptop screen off, and a third time would turn off tv-output and have just the laptop screen. i.e. pressing fn and F8

1 time - tv output with laptop screen on
2 times - tv output with laptop screen off
3 times - bring it back to normal with laptop screen on and tv out off.

my problem is that when i press it two times my laptop screen goes off, however no tv signal is sent to the tv anymore..
i tried updating my geforce 8400GS drivers and installing and re-installing the video device but it didnt change anything.

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Dell :: XPS 1330 Wireles?

Feb 1, 2009

I ordered a new XPS13 a few weeks ago and it arrived this Friday. The thing is that although I specified that I wanted Intel Wireless, it came with the Dell 1505 Wireless instead.

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Dell :: Samsung LED 1330

Nov 6, 2008

i currently have two 1330s... one with LED and one with CCFL

The LED is a toshiba LCD2306, the CCFL an AUO Optronics, the CCFL looks MUCH better which seems to me total nonsense since the LED is supposed to be better in all aspects.

I will be contacting customer service. Should i be asking specifically for the samsung LED?

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Dell :: XPS 1330 Fan Won't Turn Off

Dec 5, 2008

As the subject states, my fan will not turn off. Everything was running great, then about a week ago, after installing MS updates, my fan will not turn off no matter what I'm doing.

I'm sure it was an update but am not sure how to go about fixing. I know I can just start uninstalling updates till the fan turns off but if there is a better way that would be great.

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Dell :: Xps 1330 Battery

Jun 10, 2009

My xps 1330's battery just went completely dead (past the one year warranty period obviously) and considering how stupidly expensive the dell replacements are,

I was wondering if anyone had any experience with non-official replacements. Some places seem to sell a generic version of that battery for about half the price.

So the question I'm asking myself now is: 'what's the catch?'

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Dell :: Reformatting 1330

May 11, 2009

I've owned the XPS 1330 for a little more than a year, and because of a drop recently I have had to change the hard drive and reinstall vista. I believe I didn't properly install vista on to the computer and now it doesn't restart normally as it should, sometimes it will show a blue screen or it will restart continuously.

I called tech and because I didn't purchase extended warranty I'm restricted to certain telephone lines, and they would require that I pay up a sum to have them go through and check the problem.

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Dell :: Xps 1330 Or Studio Xps 13

Mar 9, 2009

Anyone know which one is a better buy? Build quality is a big selling point for me, and ive read that the older xps 1330 has great build quality, not so sure bout the new studio xps 13, which has a glossy lid, which i hate...i can customize both on dells site for a good price..but just dont know which one has better build quality,?

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