Question about Dell Latitude D800 Notebook
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I'm a Dell Certified Systems Expert with Tech ID #456563. The model of the computer tells me right away the age of this computer. I can assume the computer has an expired warranty already. First, let us consider that this computer has either Windows 2000 or XP version installed on it as it was designed for. Because, if you have installed a much higher version, may it be Vista or Windows 7, chances are, you are stressing the computer's resources already. If you have upgraded the operating system to Vista or Windows 7, I strongly suggest for you to reinstall the original Windows that came with it.
What we can do is try to prolong it's life for the meantime by flashing or updating or simply refresh its BIOS (Basic Input/Output System). This may resolve the issue or worsen it. As it is, it is an indication that one or more components of your computer is dying out already. It might be the motherboard, or video adapter, or processor, or, if in luck, it's just the fan needs replacing.
You may download the BIOS firmware from this LINK. Click on download button. Choose download via your internet browser. Click the run button. Wait for the file to finish downloading. Click on run button again. Follow the instructions. The computer should restart during its process. Once you get to your wallpaper, set your timer for observation.
CAUTION: The benefit of these steps may correct the problem and prolong the life of your computer. Worst case scenario is you'll get a NO DISPLAY situation. If this occurs, your welcome to comment or reply for further assistance.
I hope this works for you. Good Luck!
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