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If i understood you right you need a DVD player program. If so i would recommend you to try VLC Media Player.. VLC is a portable multimedia player, encoder, and streamer supporting many audio and video codecs and file formats as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols..

Download link: http://www.videolan.org/mirror-geo.php?file=vlc/0.9.8a/win32/vlc-0.9.8a-win32.exe

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Apr 17, 2019


First go to bios by press f10 (or kay for your model of laptop )and
select main menu and check display cd dvd drive and hard drive in information.
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select cd dvd or hard drive to first boot .set network as lower than hard drive.dell-bios-uefi.jpg

in this pic netework is high piority for boot up. but there are no network server to boot up. there was showed as no network device, pls select hard drive and select key for change setting.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Nov 03, 2017


GAMALIET FIGUEROA
For Windows xp:
To do this, press F8 while your computer is booting. Once in safe mode, you can try going into the control panel and reset your password. If you can't, you can try and open up a Command Prompt by opening Run and typing cmd. Enter net user [username] [enternewpassword].
You can click the link below to watch the youtube video of resetting passwords.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ktk9cQuIqBc
Thank You,
Dell-Jesse L

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on May 09, 2016


Well, you can enter to the computer in "safe mode" by using(inserting) a cd with the Knoppix operative system, to recover your important files, when finished, extract the cd, and then, you must give format (reinstall operative system) to your computer. Any doubts feel free to give details or ask. Regards!

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on May 09, 2016


windows or bios password?
if windows the download a windows password changer bootable cd, if bios then remove bios battery for 10 minutes and replace it.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Oct 10, 2015


It sounds like either the bulb has gone bad or the high voltage igniter has gone bad, they take around 5kv to start the bulb then run at around 60v continuous, look into the projector lense in the dark if you see the bulb flash but not catch chances are your bulb is at the end of life

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Apr 22, 2015


Hello,

If you are just wanting to restore the machine to a factory state you can follow these instructions according to the manual which can be found at http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/ins2200/en/om/D88330a.pdf


To use PC Restore:

1 Turn on the computer.
During the boot process, a blue bar with www.dell.com appears at the top of the screen.

2 Immediately upon seeing the blue bar, press <Ctrl><F11>.
If you do not press <Ctrl><F11> in time, let the computer finish restarting, and then
restart the computer again.

NOTICE: If you do not want to proceed with PC Restore, click Reboot in the following step.

3 On the next screen that appears, click Restore.

4 On the next screen, click Confirm.
The restore process takes approximately 6–10 minutes to complete.

5 When prompted, click Finish to reboot the computer.
NOTE: Do not manually shut down the computer. Click Finish and let the computer completely reboot.

6 When prompted, click Yes.
The computer restarts. Because the computer is restored to its original operating state, the
screens that appear, such as the End User License Agreement, are the same ones that
appeared the first time the computer was turned on.

7 Click Next.
The System Restore screen appears and the computer restarts.

8 After the computer restarts, click OK.

If you need the actual disk, you can check your warranty here http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/my_systems_info/details?c=us&l=en&s=gen by entering your service tag from the side of the machine. If its in warranty you should be able to get a new set shipped to you.

If not, you can contact Dell here http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/dellcare/contact_technical_support?c=us&l=en&s=gen and asking for information on replacement disc for your model.

I hope this helps. Please remember to rate this information.

Thanks

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Apr 15, 2015


The battery is located on the mother board. It is about the size of a nickle. Some batteries are located in odd places and you may not see it right away, but it will be there. Most likely it will be a 2032 battery available in most drugstores or computer shops.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Mar 04, 2015


connect it through VGA CABLE

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


try hard coding the IP address given by the Hotel people for the while you are in here !

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Feb 25, 2015


try to remove one memory stick and see what happens

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Sep 29, 2014


Try this;
Flashing the BIOS From the Hard Drive
1. Ensure that the AC adapter is plugged in, the main battery is properly installed, and a network cable is attached.
2. Boot up the computer.
3. Locate the latest BIOS update file for your computer at support.dell.com.
4. Click Download Now to download the file.
5. If the Export Compliance Disclaimer window appears, click Yes, I Accept this Agreement.

The File Download window appears.
6. Click Save this program to disk and then click OK.

The Save In window appears.
7. Click the down arrow to view the Save In menu, select Desktop, and then click Save.

The file downloads to your desktop.
8. Click Close if the Download Complete window appears.

The file icon appears on your desktop and is titled the same as the downloaded BIOS update file.
9. Double-click the file icon on the desktop and follow the instructions on the screen.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Mar 17, 2014


What operating system is installed?

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Mar 01, 2014


Flashing the BIOS From the Hard Drive
1. Ensure that the AC adapter is plugged in, the main battery is properly installed, and a network cable is attached.
2. Boot up the computer.
3. Locate the latest BIOS update file for your computer at support.dell.com.
4. Click Download Nowto download the file.
5. If the Export Compliance Disclaimerwindow appears, click Yes, I Accept this Agreement.

The File Downloadwindow appears.
6. Click Save this program to diskand then click OK.

The Save Inwindow appears.
7. Click the down arrow to view the Save Inmenu, select Desktop, and then click Save.

The file downloads to your desktop.
8. Click Closeif the Download Completewindow appears.

The file icon appears on your desktop and is titled the same as the downloaded BIOS update file.
9. Double-click the file icon on the desktop and follow the instructions on the screen.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Feb 13, 2014


Hi bekky,

I will be glad to help you. Request you to hold the shift key and press number 3 on the set of numbers on top of the keyboard (For US keyboard only). If you have any other keyboard do let me know.

Thanks and Regards.
Kiran Kumar.
#iworkfordell.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Nov 01, 2013


If you want to keep your OS and data safe then they best way to fix this issue by taking the motherboard backup battery out and put it back using following steps:
You need to open the lower black panel apart for this you can follow the online YouTube tutorials. Once panel is taken apart then you will see a small battery cell connected with 2 red and black wires via jack. Take this jack off to disconnect the battery for about 10 mins then put it back and try turning on your pc. This shall reset your BIOS passwords etc and then you would be able to login in to your PC.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Oct 25, 2013


It might be one of your Function (F) keys. mine is F12, it should have an image of an antenna or something of that sort.
You may have a slide switch on one of the sides.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Sep 23, 2013

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