Question about Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook
I have had a few problems with my Insprion since I got it a few years ago, but they've all been managable. This time, I am not sure what is going on. I had my computer on, it was working fine, and then I decided to put it on hibernate and leave it for a few minutes. When I tried to start it up, it froze on the Dell startup screen - the very first screen you see when it turns on; where it tells you to press F2 to enter setup and F12 to enter the Bootup menu. The red status bar gets about halfway and then stops. I left it like that for about an hour and still no change. I let it sit for a few more hours, but got the same thing when I tried it again. I've tried to press F2 and F12 but all it does is says "Entering Setup..." and then stays frozen.
I'd really REALLY like to see what I can do without wiping my hard drive or doing something that would wipe all my data on my laptop...any suggestions??
Thanks for your help!
Hey, this is not a problem of "windows" or something. it is a hardware failure most probably. Sorry to say that you can do nothing but tuurn it off (hold the power button till it turns off) and let it cool down for a few minutes then restart it. if it still doesn't work, contact DELL support...
Posted on Jan 10, 2009
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 26, 2012 | Dell Inspiron 1501 Laptop
Oct 18, 2012 | Dell Inspiron 530 Desktop Computer
Feb 13, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook
Dec 30, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook
Jun 16, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook
May 11, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook
Jan 22, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 600M Notebook
Nov 28, 2008 | Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook
Oct 29, 2008 | Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook
699 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!