February 12, at Let it cool naturally and put the whole lot back together. Just make sure you are baking the mother board only. April 22, at 5: I have the same problem fifth time now…. I have a D where the screen appears grey, then goes completely to black after it boots. The other company I work for has already stopped buying anything Dell.
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To support the running costs of this site, as well as the costs of test hardware needed to keep the guides up to date. With the pc open make sure to remove all collected dust from the fan and anywhere else.
I agree that Dell should have publicly recalled all of these machines regardless of ownership, location or warranty status because it is likely all units will fail in time costing owners lots of money.
January 1, at 8: The current verion as of today is A December 6, at 9: I have no way to contact the previous owner even if I knew who they were. So I have to shipback the item to the seller. I took apart my whole laptop, baked in the oven as described above and it actually worked!!!!!!! I found this thread and since I had nothing to lose baked my motherboard.
Its a shame that a company like dell would make such unreliable machines. Let it cool naturally controkler put the whole lot back together.
The casing did get very hot and after a some time the pc stopped completely. April 22, at 5: I did notice that after the screen went out the first time, the driver for the video card was gone, so I reinstalled it before trying the external LCD. March 2, at Now this is my second laptop with the same issue. eell
Used to a lot of research on top of it. August 22, at I called Dell my warranty expired but nvidia has an extended llatitude with Dell because this is a known issue it the quadro m chipset. Judging from the other posts this seems to be a known problem. March 28, at The issue is poor cooling design as well as a flaw with the soldiering joints on the Nvidia cpu.
However, I can see my desktop just fine when I hook it up to an external monitor. Never buy a dell ever. December 23, at 8: It controler quickly and there are drivers available through Dell or Windows downloads.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. It had everything I wanted. My wife cried when I pulled her laptop apart, and thought I was insane when I baked the mobo in the oven. viseo
September 4, at 8: If the system goes to sleep you will be unable to reconnect to the network unless controllet restart your computer. I am glad I saw this post. I would recommend putting the money towards a new system.
I am now wondering whether to replace the battery hoping the new one will not fail as reapidly due to excessive heat or to dump the maching alltogether? I have the same problem fifth time now…. I have no rigged up latigude fans next to them when they are docked to help control the temp.