20 Most Recent Dell Inspiron 530 Desktop Computer Questions & Answers

please contact dell customer support, they will help you out in this.
Go on dell.com.
They ask you for service code which is alphanumeric tag written on sticket of your computer.

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Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Mar 31, 2019

might have to reset it un plug it and then pull the battery out and press the power button to clean it. then plug it back in with out the battery in and if it did not start sometimes you have ot have the battery in for some laptops to start. see if that fixes it.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Jan 07, 2019

Go to Trend Micro House Call Online Scanner and click get started.Use if possible IE 7.follow the prompts.

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Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Dec 18, 2017

If it doesn't have a Bluetooth card, then no. It won't be able to send/receive Bluetooth.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Jan 09, 2017

please be specific on the issue what are you trying to activate and what are you trying to do exactly

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Dec 27, 2016

get the code from the person that sold you the pc
normally there is a small sticker attached to the pc with the details and code of the os installed
you should also have been given the cd with the os product key and all the details with the pc

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on May 14, 2016

Download and install the Windows7 Upgrade Advisor software using the following link. It will tell you what upgrades you may need.

NOTE: [These are my recommendations only] You should have a Video Card with at least 256 MB Ram to take advantage of AeroDesktop. You should have a minimum of 2 GB of System Memory.
I have a laptop with 1 GB System Ram and only 128 MB Video and Win7 works well.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Dec 03, 2015

press the reset button on the router and unplug it,now search for wireless with your comp,click on your router and enter admin password

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Jun 28, 2015

Maybe you access your acc on another machine, that why is ask for.
So try this:
You may not want to sign out each time when using your own PC, but it is particularly important to sign out if you are accessing your account on a shared computer or public network. However, if you forget to log out, you can log out of all previous sessions the next time you are at a computer.
To do this, open your Gmail or Google Apps account and click on the Details link in the bottom right of your screen. This will open up a pop up window where you can see recent activity, whether your Gmail or Google Apps account is open in any other location, and choose to Sign out of all other sessions. Clicking that button will ensure all your previous Gmail and Google Apps sessions are logged out, leaving you logged in to the current computer only.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on May 06, 2015

Hard to tell without actually testing the circuitry, I would place my bets on the button switch being intermittent. See if pressing it harder makes it work the first time.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on May 05, 2015

No, it's a sealed part that cannot be opened. But you can replace it with another one that you can get from another pc - just takeout the front cover of the case and the button will be there. Pop it out, disconnect it from the motherboard (make a drawing to where it was plugged) and get a new one, it will cost you $10 at a repair shop.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Apr 23, 2015

First sounds like a bad video card. Could be bad screen or connection. Hard drive sounds like it is dead.

Check you screens connection if the cord is replaceable then replace it. Pins may be bent or broken if it is the d-sub hook up if usb hdmi then may need to replace the full monitor.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Apr 16, 2015

try going into your control panel and look for your display icon,see if you can do it from there.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Apr 05, 2015

change marked jumper to 2-3 as shown in pic

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Apr 05, 2015

Take your friend/family monitor and plug it in your machine. If the problem still the you graphic card is bad. If not then check monitor cable or update your graphic card driver.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Apr 02, 2015

Reset Your Windows Password Using the Command Prompt

1. Boot your computer using your Windows installation disc.
2. Wait for the setup files to load, and select your language. Click Next.
3. Click the Repair your computer link on the Install Windows screen.
4. Select the operating system to repair, and note the drive letter on which the OS is installed (it is probably C: or D:). Click Next.
5. Click Command Prompt at the bottom of the list of recovery tools.
Now you need to overwrite the Sticky Keys executable with the Command Prompt executable. Sticky Keys is an accessibility feature that allows a user to tap the Shift, Ctrl, Alt, or Windows key once to achieve the same effect as holding the key down. Ordinarily, tapping Shift five times activates Sticky Keys--but with this trick, you are going to make tapping Shift five times activate the Windows Command Prompt instead.
The instructions below use drive letter C: as an example. If your operating system is installed on another drive, replace C: with the appropriate drive letter.
1. In the Command Prompt window, type copy c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe c:\ and press Enter.
2. Type copy /y c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe and press Enter.
3. Exit the Command Prompt and reboot the computer. At the login screen, tap Shift five times. The Command Prompt will pop up.
4. Type net user username password, replacing username with your username and password with a new password.
5. Exit the Command Prompt, and log in using your new password.
To prevent another user from exploiting the same trick to reset your password, you can restore Sticky Keys as follows:
1. Step through the instructions above to boot the PC using your Windows installation disc, open the recovery tools, and launch the Command Prompt.
2. Type copy /y c:\sethc.exe c:\windows\system32\sethc.exe and press Enter.
3. Exit the Command Prompt and reboot the computer. Pressing Shift five times will now activate Sticky Keys instead of the Command Prompt. Store your Windows installation disc in a secure location.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Apr 02, 2015

If you receive errors on boot up where the time or cmos shecksum is incorrect. The battery is cheap enough to just replace. If your error includes other issues like usb overcurrent errors then there is an issue with a broken usb port or a usb cable to the front panel to the mobo is connected incorrectly (+5v shorted to ground). fix the short or replace the mobo and the error will go away.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Apr 02, 2015

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