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this PC came with w7 or w10 , how did yours get w10 on board.?
if the drive is still good.
it shows up in windows explorer.
now called."THIS PC" in the start menu's

and if you right click the Drive, (say D:) it has a eject option
we click that if that fails
the driver is bad for the Dvd drive, (check it in device manager)
or the drive is bad.

here is the logical list, (1st things first)
1: hole missing, rare, forced eject.
2: is the PC internet connected now, make it so now so PnP can work.
3: next device manager is the DVD ok for its driver, even right click there that driver and click update. so #2 above can do its job.
do you now see SATA chip port drivers bad?

4: then at , see if there are newer drivers of DVD
ok I looked for you, and ... load intel drivers, now. by hand.
5: then at THIS PC, explore and do the eject now.
not fixed now may be a bad DVD drive.
remove it and tell what the label states, name of drive and model full. and answers can get better with facts, like that.

Dell Computers &... | Answered 3 days ago

you lost what PW
NO PC stated, just DELL and endless latitude models.
back to 1994 !
see here?

we can not guess, which of 7 layers of PW your PC fails it.
(layer 1 to 3 sure)a but what?
HDD PW , or TPM blocked or more.

windows was it? but is moot, Ubuntu is next.

what is idm

did you contact first as them , they made the PC.
and support it.
but will ask you to prove you own it first.
of you google all day long using correct model (unstated)
you will see lots of hacking sites that can hack this PC.
dell will never tell you how to illegally hack any PC ever.
so my guess is that is why you are here? to hack?
say the word HACK, "more clear"
here are the 7 levels and rules.
my guess stuck in layer 1 to 3. am I right?
but what exactly who knows ,unstated nor any photos posted of locked up screens. by you.

Dell Computers &... | Answered 3 days ago

My service tag:H8W55L1.
Pls email me at :

Dell Latitude... | Answered on Mar 21, 2019

Most dell machines do no come with dvd rewriting as standard. They only come with cd rewriting capability. Unless you specifically requested it as an add on to the spec it probably just has the ability to pay dvd's.

Most internet cafe's will have a machine with a dvd rewriter if you really need to copy a dvd


Dell Inspiron... | Answered on Mar 20, 2019

lost the manual?
that it?
1st hit dell support

see that? this is your official support page. at dell.
page 37 it tells you how to unlock the menu,. in that book.
users guide. (today Im teaching how to fish)

Dell Computers &... | Answered on Mar 20, 2019

that is too hot at 80 to 90C it self shuts down.
are you running the poor thing on a blank or the like blocking vents?
the vents need cleaning or all PCs over heat, a service to do every year for most folks, for sure with pets and lint max.
use only Shin Etsu grease 99% of other brands, all clones of clones are junk for sure magic silver bs names and such.
is the fan running fast , it must at that temp, is it.
does the PC slow down that to must happen.
where to you get the temp from some program that does not work with this PC? easy to do that, wrong.

intel arc says its a 2010 processor and many that old run hot
and if 83C that is too hot, if true. for sure.
page 60 in the intel data sheet shows,
max watts is 35watts,
the Core max is 90C
the gpu on die is, 85c max.
turboboost allows power rise to 35watts and if heat is too high
it slows down clocking and the chip cools .

does the fan blow hard and fast.
does the radiator next to fan , looks like tiny car engine radiator
does have all lint hidden on the inboard RAD side, clean?
most folks never think to look here.
ever see this the copper colored core here, RAD

when the core rad works it dumps lots of heat from the output of the core rad, that you hand will feel, if no heat felt there and the CPU is hot, you have bad cooling FOR SURE.

Dell Computers &... | Answered on Mar 19, 2019

ok this is simple, out of the box vista only plays a small number of formatted sounds and videos.
what you do is simple install VLC.
end story. the French solved this problem long long ago.

Dell Computers &... | Answered on Mar 18, 2019

Did you install a new hard drive, CD drive or DVD drive?
When a new drive is installed it needs to be configured in the BIOS. If so you need to go into the setup (BIOS) menu and then hold down the and keys and the press the and key to re detect newly installed IDE drives.
IDE (Integrated Drive Electronics) refers to the interface circuit that the motherbrd uses to communicate with your hard drive, CD drive or DVD drive.

Dell Optiplex... | Answered on Mar 16, 2019

10 is 1 years old today.
so BIOS prompts at all, that is not a good sign.
Take out the huge battery first, does not run on on AC only power pack, this is step1 of 12 on any dead Laptop.
step2 : is this:
the RTC coin cell battery is not good this old. (now or soon)
it's a $1 part.

do the long hard power reset test yet?

Dell Computers &... | Answered on Mar 16, 2019


Dell Computers &... | Answered on Mar 16, 2019

try to change the Display settings with a higher resolution, example 1024 x 768. It's under control panel - Display and Settings Tab.

Dell... | Answered on Mar 13, 2019

sometimes dell has a program that can check your hardware for errors. check all the disks they sent you. It won't be on the name of the disk but it should be on one of them. good luck.

Dell Dimension... | Answered on Mar 11, 2019

there is some problem with ACER laptops. i want to ask you something. did you go to service before for anyproblem ?

Dell InspironTM... | Answered on Mar 11, 2019

have you tried booting in safe mode?if not try it first.
if you have successfully loged in safe mode. Try using the system restore to restore the system.
if you still have blue screens. do the following.

first try removing the video card and the memory card.
Clean the gold bars using a white eraser.
after cleaning put them back and make sure they are properly inserted in their slots.
Turn on the computer, if the problem still occurs try removing your cd rom drive.
Turn on the computer if the problem still occurs that means your operating system is corrupted or you have a broken harddisk.
Try reinstalling a new operating system. If you have so many important datas in your hard drive I suggest you use Windows 7 cause you can install without reformatting your hard drive.

Here is a video tutorial on how to install windows 7 without restarting.

If a problem occurs during installation it means you have a broken hard drive you have to replace it.

Goodluck, please give me updates if you have any success. THANKS.

Dell Dimension... | Answered on Mar 10, 2019

Start your computer in safe mode (press F8 before you get the Windows splash screen). I usually suggest pressing F8 continuously as soon as you see anything on the screen.
Once you get the white menu up that allows you to enter safe mode, let the computer boot into safe mode and do a system restore back to when you know the system worked.
That should solve the problem.

Dell Computers &... | Answered on Mar 10, 2019

How to Defrag a Dell Computer
1. Open the My Computer window. To do this on a Dell computer, click on the "Start" button at the bottom of the screen. Then, click "My Computer".
2. Choose the hard disk drive that you want to defrag. Locate the section entitled "Hard Disk Drives." In this section is a list of hard drives on the computer. For most Dell computers, the hard disk drive you will want to defrag is Local Disk (C:).
3. Right-click on the hard disk drive you want to defrag on the Dell computer. If you want to defrag your C: drive, then right-click on "Local Disk (C:)". A menu bar will appear.
4. Click on "Properties." "Properties" is the last option on the menu bar. This opens the Local Disk (C:) Properties window.
5. Click the "Tools" tab. The Tools tab is the second tab in the Local Disk (C:) Properties window. The tabs are located on the top of the window.
6. Click the "Defragment Now" button. The "Defragment Now" button is in the Defragmentation section of the window. This opens the Disk Defragmenter window.
7. Click to select the disk drive you want to defrag on a Dell computer and then click "Defragment." For most Dell computers, this will be (C:). After you click "Defragment," the Dell computer will first analyze the disk drive you selected and then beginning defragging the Dell computer.
8. Wait for the "Defragmentation is Complete" message. If you have not defragged a Dell computer in a long time, then the defragging process might take a while, even as long as an hour for very fragmented Dell computers. Allow the Dell computer to run the defrag until the process is completed. You will know that the Dell computer has completed the defrag process when the "Defragmentation is Complete" message appears.
9. View the defrag report and then close the window. If you want to view the defrag report, click "View Report." Otherwise, click "Close" to close the window.

Dell OptiPlex... | Answered on Mar 10, 2019

Question posted in 2014, almost 5 years back, laptop by this time seems to be abandoned or scrapped? and if still searching only solution is to change the Hard Disk Drive

Dell OptiPlex... | Answered on Mar 10, 2019

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