This week we had a Dell Latitude 14 6430u come in. The laptop would not power on. When power cords were plugged in to the machine, the laptop would short out the power cord and the light on the AC adapter would shut off. The user was hoping that the laptop needed a power jack […]
This is one of the easier DC Jack Repairs that we do as the jack is on a cable, aka a “dc jack harness”. This laptop’s DC jack was cracked and unusable. The owner had been moving their cord around into just the right position to keep the unit going until it finally quit all […]
Today we had a Dell Precision M3800 come in with cracked glass on the LCD. Looking straight at the machine, the cracks were unnoticeable. The panel itself was ok but the front glass is glued to the LCD in a way that makes taking them apart impossible (more on this soon). Released in 2015, the […]
Today we had a Dell Inspiron 5521 laptop come in for repair. This particular unit belongs to one of our local clients right here in Cary, North Carolina. The laptop would not turn on. Our free diagnostics revealed that the unit needed a laptop motherboard replacement. Any time a laptop needs a motherboard replaced we […]
The Dell Latitude E series laptops end up in here for repair often. We have been pleasantly surprised to see that the E series is fairly well constructed. There are a lot of them out there and inevitably, they break. The E series comes in several flavors, the most notable being the essential and standard […]
We get Dell laptops and computers in for repair on a daily basis here at Absolute Computers. Dell computer repairs: Dell computers come in with a variety of issues. Some of these issues include: Boot up problems. Sometimes they will not boot up correctly. This can be due to a damaged hard drive or simply […]
We get Dell laptops and computers in for repair on a daily basis here at Absolute Computers. Dell Laptop repairs: Dell Laptops come in with a variety of issues. Every time we get a Dell laptop in for repair we perform a completely free diagnostic and provide a completely free quote. Some of these issues […]
We have seen multiple Dell N5010 and Dell N5040 laptops recently that will not power up. This can happen with any kind of laptop. The first thing we check is the AC adapter. If it is providing the correct voltage and current, then we go on to the rest of our checklist. One common problem […]
This is a picture of a Dell 1545’s lid and what goes wrong with them…..
This is what to do if your Dell Inspiron 1525 stops recognizing AC adapters…..
The left touchpad mouse button stays depressed while not in use…..
…Many of the Dell, HP & Apple laptops we repaired for video issues in the past will be eligible for a partial or full reimbursement from Nvidia via the class action settlement… (Read more)
The Dell Inspiron 9300, 9400 and E1705 models keep us very busy. The 17” Widescreens seem to go out on this model a lot due to failures with the electronics.
Some PowerEdge R310, R410, R510, T410 motherboards recently replaced have W32.Spybot worm in the motherboard’s flash storage. The full story is on Dell’s forums here: http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/servers/f/956/t/19339458.aspx
The Dell cover up has been exposed, and most of the companies sold defective computers in 2003-2006 are still waiting for compensation.