These tests are called POST or Power On Self Test. Else, the motherboard might have to be replaced. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail. Its worth giving a shot. this content
Replace the motherboard / system board. Aniket My dell Inspiron 15 3521 is making continuous repeating beeps on start up. Modem Fault Reseat the modem. Stephen_Ohio My Inspiron 1525 is black screen at startup and is not reporting to an external monitor. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19501368
I came across this guy who seemed to have the same symptoms and fixed it with a battery change. Will report back. Any tips here or is the motherboard shot?
If you need continued support, please write back. Virus/Malware Help 09-22-2009, 03:17 PM #5 alison_duryea Registered Member Join Date: Sep 2009 Posts: 4 OS: vista 32 bit ok...here is what I tried: 1. If you can start it up and get video, download and run memtest86+ on it and let it do about 10 passes on your RAM. Dell Inspiron 1521 Memory Reseat the memory sticks.
Overclocking? Dell Inspiron 1521 Drivers Virus/Malware Help 04-12-2010, 07:53 AM #12 kodred Registered Member Join Date: Apr 2010 Posts: 2 OS: Vista SP2, XP SP3 well the RAM`s are tested on other laptop, Hello....I have a Dell Inspiron 1521 (2 years old). http://blog.parts-people.com/2014/06/25/dell-inspiron-15-3521-beep-codes-diagnostic-indicators/ Other community members who need assistance please start your own topic in a new thread.
If it is a system board I think all three would blink like this: #2 B Trevathan, Oct 31, 2010 fixitdaz Expand Collapse Member Likes Received: 1 Location: Pershore UK Dell Inspiron 1521 Price Battery IN/ac adapter IN battery status light lit (blue) everyhing else as above 3. I would think if the battery was dead you would still be able to POST but all the CMOS data would be lost. It's the motherboard, found a burnt diode/circuit on the circuit board.
Two possibilities here, alot of laptops use RAM as video memory. recommended you read I bought new ram and it didn't work, took it apart and found the burnt diode/circuit. Dell Inspiron 1521 Battery June 25, 2014 10:46 am Dell Inspiron 15-3521/5521 (P28F-001) Bottom Base Removal and Installation... Dell Inspiron 1521 Hard Drive DELL.COM > Community > Support Forums > Laptop > General Hardware > 2-1 Beep code Dell Inspiron 1521 Shop > Home & Home Office > Small & Medium Business > Large
added new hardware? news Thanks again for your help, Philip. Here's more than 30 tools to help remove ransomware. When a test fails, the user is notified via POST codes, Light codes, or Beep codes. Dell Inspiron 1521 Specs
I suppose I could part it out, but that is another reason I want to be sure I know what the issue is bc I dont want to shaft someone with Parts-People.com, INC Privacy | Policies © Copyright 2002-2015 Parts-People.com, Inc. http://www.parts-people.com Roscoe Dyer Try shining a flash light on to the screen. have a peek at these guys Feedback Friday on Saturday: Is it October already?!
and have tried removing the battery but still getting the same result. Dell Inspiron 1521 Reviews But if you have trouble finding it, you can PM me the service tag number and I'll be able to figure out the part number from our Dell Rep through my Replace the motherboard / system board.
ON - FLASHING - ON = memory error code. I will test the screen and if all is good, I will part it all out on eBay (except MOBO obviously). Mike 2 Jalapeno OP pig missile Jul All rights reserved.Unauthorized reproduction or linking forbidden without expressed written permission. Dell Inspiron 1521 Screen Size The second post has the light patterns for that model.
The voltages are fine (power plug, battery ...etc.) Please help, if you can give me any tips, or what the blinking means. 04-12-2010, 05:45 AM #11 Madcatz TSF Enthusiast However, I have gotten past the whole flashing caps lock with only having one memory card installed. In Stock $14.95 Dell Inspiron 15R (5521) / 15 (3521) / 17R (5721) ... $14.95 Dell Inspiron 15R (5521) / 15 (3521) / 17R (5721) / 17 (3721) CPU Heatsink for http://completeprogrammer.net/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-1521-disk-read-error.html I'm going out on a limb here, but could it be the LCD?
March 7, 2011 5:31 pm Dell Inspiron 1525/1526 (PP29L) Wi-Fi Catcher Switch Circuit Board Removal and Installatio... This helped me a bunch! take out the hard drive, dvd drive, wireless card, modem card, unhook the touchpad cable and any hotkey button cables, remove the memory, unhook lcd cable. Like 0 Reply You have posted to a forum that requires a moderator to approve posts before they are publicly available.
I found a site with a bunch of dell error codes, but none of them relate to the CAPS flashing 45 times.Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.Thanks RE: Dell Inspiron 1521 Replace the motherboard / system board. When you re-install the RAM and turn it on, what light pattern do you get then (if any)? Power light, black screen, HD powers up, fan powers up, etc.
The idea of changing the battery came to me from The Google as I was trying to find an explanation for the blink codes. Dell Laptop Replacement Parts Needed $269.95 Dell Inspiron 15 (3521 / 5521) Motherboard System ... $269.95 Dell Inspiron 15 (3521 / 5521) Motherboard System Board 1.8GHz Intel Core-i5 CPU with Intel September 9, 2013 10:55 am Dell Inspiron 1525/1526 (PP29L) LCD Web Camera & Camera Cable Removal and Installatio... Join Us! *Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail.
If not, what is going on? Posted by Phil_in trou on 28 Sep 2013 14:53 Hi, Firstly i just wanted to say thank you for all your help. This should help you hone in on the issue. 0 Chipotle OP shelzmike Jul 25, 2013 at 6:11 UTC Alright., so I reset the BIOS (by pulling CMOS Thanks & Regards, Appu S #iworkfordellTo know more about Dell’s Product Support, Drivers & Downloads, Orders & Dispatch status -> choose your region USA, India.For Dell Support Videos, clickHere.
CPU Processor Fault Reseat the CPU. I'm wondering if the CMOS data got corrupt and changing the battery reset the CMOS data. February 24, 2011 12:38 pm Dell Inspiron 1525/1526 (PP29L) LCD Screen Mounting Rail Bracket Removal and Installation... Leave it unplugged for 5 or 10 minutes.