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Dell inspiron 1150 power shut down?

Whilst updating Windows XP & Norton Anti-virus a week ago,& not restarting the computer when directed, as a consequence the computer now keeps shutting down & now won't restart at all?
Is the soution to remove internal battery inside the mother board? If yes, where is this battery located?

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Welcome to FIXYA

this problems sounds more to me like eaither a power management problem or hard drive

did you try to reboot the computer with the reboot disk?

i would try this first before pulling out the internal battery


hope this helps you out have a good day:)

Posted on Jul 15, 2008

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Got Dell Inspiron 2650 2002 from a friend, free. Want to restore to factory settings. How? Installed Windows XP and Norton Anti Virus


Hi and welcome to fixya!

There are two ways to restore this machine to factory settings;

First is thru the Recovdery partition in the hard disk itself:

  • 1 Close any windows currently open and click the Inspiron's "Start" button. Select "Shut Down" and choose the "Restart" option.
  • 2 Tap "F8" when the Dell image appears on the screen. Continue tapping the key until the advanced boot menu loads.
  • 3 Scroll down to "Repair Your Computer" and press "Enter" to access the DataSafe local backup screen. Click "Next." Select "Dell Factory Image Recovery and DataSafe options."
  • 4 Click the "Restore without preserving new or changed files" radio button and click "Next." Click "Next" three more times and click "Restart" to restore the disk drive to its original condition. Follow the on-screen prompts to set your operating system settings.

If the hdd was already repartitioned or corrupted, the second option should work:

  • 1 Insert the Dell recovery disk in your Inspiron's optical drive and close the "AutoPlay" window when it appears. Shut down any other open programs. Click "Start" and select "Restart."
  • 2 Tap "F2" as soon as the Dell image appears on the laptop's screen. Scroll to the "CD-ROM" option and press "Enter." Tap any key when you see the "Press any key to boot" option.
  • 3 Press "Enter" when the setup screen appears. Press "F8" and highlight the Dell's hard drive partition. Press "Enter."
  • 4 Follow the instructions on the screen to choose the Inspiron's operating system options. Click "Finish" and remove the recovery disk from the optical drive. Click "Start" and select "Restart."
Hope this helps!

Takasashi

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How do I uninstall Norton Anti virus from my computer?


If you cannot remove it via Windows Add and Remove Programs tool, Norton provides a free removal tool at their website:
http://us.norton.com/support/kb/web_view.jsp?wv_type=public_web&docurl=20071130124653EN&ln=en_US

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The screen on my dell inspiron nootbook started flickering last month, two weeks ago it started to turn completely dark at times and today 3 min after i turned it on a blue screen popped up and it told me...


windows dose not control any flickering unless the driver is being updated if thats not the case your flourecent bulb might be getting old inside the lcd!

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I have media direct on laptop inspirion 1505...it was not being used and now it comes on automatically and i can not get to opening page for password to internet. when I exit media direct express, the...


First hit ctrl-alt-del at the same task manager will open and you can shut it down there then go to control panel and click on add/remove programs, select media direct and click uninstall

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Connexant Modem, Sigmatel Sound and USB fail to work or install


I had the same problem with a dell m1330. Dell did not provide the xp drivers. I used various programs to identify hardware and then try to hunt them down on the internet. I finally gave up and bought driver scanner from uniblue for $30. Solved all my problems. It also sounds like your chipset driver maybe the wrong one. Also you can download "PCWizard" it will tell you the details you need to know to find the correct drivers.

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Dell Inspiron 1150 won't boot up. Makes a


it may come from viruses that attacked your comptr..in start up, pressing F8 to run safe mode n try to scan your compter using good anti virus software

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How will i remove the virus manually?


i hope you got norton off your system before putting AVG free on. Virus programs try to fight off other virus programs by postiong false virus claims to erase the other program. eventually they will kill your hard drive. You need a product key for a good virus protectant. Norton or CA offer good, reliable protection for your dollar. What i would do, is back up any really important stuff you have there, format your hard drive and install Vista again if you have the disc and then re-install it to permanetly delete viruses. Also your system maybe slow because VIsta needs at least a dual core processor and 2 GB RAM to work like a XP machine

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Monitor Suddenly Shuts Down


you should download and install the software for your computer model that controls the functions like increasing & decreasing screen brightness, switch between screens etc. Try reinstallimg the OS using the recovery CD ROM that came with your computer

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Computer Issues


Sounds like sass virus. try using Avast Free
download run and schedule boot time scan.
the registration is free and they will e-mail you a reg. code.

Apr 14, 2008 | Dell Inspiron 1150 Notebook

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HELP!!! Computer stopped working when anit-virus was installed?????


Assuming you are using windows xp. 1. Boot up into windows safe mode by pressing the "F8" key during boot process. 2. Choose "Safe Mode without networking" on the menu and after entering your desktop a pop-up will appear telling you that you are using windows safe mode, just press "OK" then uninstall Norton Anti-Virus. 3. Shut-down and/or reboot computer. Another alternative would be to boot into safe mode and perform a system restore. If you choose to do this, you still need to uninstall Norton Anti-Virus because a system restore will only fix just system files not programs that were installed. In other words, you will have a partial installation of Norton Anti-Virus in your computer. As to why this happened, could be a compatability issue with the use of Norton and some other program. Good luck.

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