20 Most Recent Dell Inspiron 1200 14.1 XGA LCD Display-320-4222 (3204222) CD-ROM Drive Questions & Answers

it sounds like you may have an updated driver that doesn't work with your machine. boot into SAFE mode. on a dell it is hitting the Del button for most of them as it is booting up. then choose safe mode. For other dells it is F1 or F2 you just keep hitting the button while its booting up until you hear it start to beep at you. then look for safe mode. while in safe mode you can then change the driver, but for those specifics you have to go to dells web site. http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/quicktest?c=us&l=en&~ck=mn

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

There are two memory slots on this model, but there is no "Onboard" memory. Without the memory that you removed, your laptop will not post. It sounds like a dead motherboard issue to me, especially since you have pretty much torn it down to barebones. Rarely, this can also be caused by the processor but it is less likely. Unfortunately, since you cannot keep it running, there isn't much chance of diagnostics. I hope this helped.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on May 26, 2012

For that you need to check bios settings.
when you power up the computer press F1 or F2 or del ALt+F2 key to enter in bios.
then in advanced menu disable memory shadow then save settings and check.
If still same then may be your memory is not compatible with other memory check with only 1 RAM.
Also make sure RAM frequency compatible with your motherboard of computer.
Let me know if you need further assistance.
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Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Aug 09, 2011

Yes, from what you describe, the screen is bad.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Feb 10, 2011

  • Hi, you can go into the "Control Panel" and make changes to the Power Saving Options, or Energy Saving. First from the "Start Menu" in the [Start Search] window, type: power, next scroll to find the "Short-cut' listing for {Power Options}, click on it to go to the next window. You'll be able to adjust the "Power Options," (Sleep, "Awake," or Hiberate, if available). "Let me know how things worked out for you by giving a "helpful rating"

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Jul 07, 2010


Go to Start Menu>Settings>Control Panel> PowerOptions

Then go to the Advanced tab, Under Power Buttons, make sure "When I press the Power Button" and "When I press the sleep Button" are set to "Do Nothing"

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Jan 28, 2010

Yes there is a battery that looks much like a watch battery on the motherboard.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Dec 10, 2009

Here is CMOS battery and how to locate.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Aug 23, 2009

Press "F8" while booting up. It should give you an option to go to safe mode.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Jun 29, 2009

I think you have CD RAM and DVD ROM i had also the problem of read dvd but i buy CD/DVD RAM Now my drive is working properly and successfully
if you have CD RAM and DVD ROM then change it to CD/DVD ram because in case of CD RAM and
DVD ROM it may read CD but not DVD but sometimes it can read DVD also but when we copy data
to computer it may freeze or give us error so i give you one suggest to buy a new CD/DVD RAM

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Jun 29, 2009

If your battery LED flashes or is solid Yellow or Amber color, this usually indicates battery is beginning to go bad. Eventually it will not hold a charge and will need to be replaced.

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Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Mar 31, 2009

Try starting your Laptop in safe mode,,,then do a system restore

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Jan 16, 2009

Was the battery a Dell replacement? or was it a Chinese replacement battery?
Your charging circuit may have been damaged.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Jan 16, 2009

Windows has probably become corrupted,,,try using you restore cd,,,or starting in safe mode.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Jan 16, 2009

Windows has loaded improper video adapter drivers,,you need to install correct ones

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Jan 16, 2009

Re-Install the wi-fi adapter drivers.

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Dec 31, 2008

Sounds like you have a bad Stick of ram.If you have 2 sticks remove one then try to load the operating system.If that doesnt work replace it with the other one and try to boot.If you are not sure what ram is leave a comment and I will explain.If neither work buy a new stick of ram and that should take care of your problem.Rate me if this works!GOOD LUCK!

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Aug 29, 2008

no.. its the backlight or the inverter.. both located at bottom edge of lcd under plastics.. the backlight is a mini fluorecent light tube in the lcd dotn try to fix it its hard. the inverter u can fix . inverter is easier and its 25$ in ebay

Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Jun 01, 2008

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