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When you probably paid 1500-2000 for it 4 years ago. And how do I do that if i cannot boot up the computer>I can get to advanced screen and do a "restore to factory settings" BTW it is a dell insperon I would never have bothered posting yet another bug report, but I saw another Lenove W530 in this thread, and I figured maybe somebody will be able to at get this We had to do all this in Safe Mode since thats the only way operating system works. http://xmailing.net/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-531-locks-up-with-no-video.php

Thanks so much for sharing! I have all powersaving options turned off. The only action I left with is to restart my laptop. Doesn't matter if I have it set to sleep/suspend, blank screen, or just no event. a fantastic read

Sometimes, I guess around 10% of the time one closes the lid, the lockup will occur. evolipel (mlepilov) wrote on 2008-12-25: #22 This seems to be an issue affecting many Dell laptops. Please help Laptop Freak June 3, 2008 | Harold Makundi, My dell does not start up even in safe mode. I also tried to add 'Option "ForceEnablePipeA" "true"' to xorg.conf, but it did not help.

Christopher M. I had the keyboard > replaced. Changing the Power Management setting for 'When laptop is closed' to 'do nothing' does not work. Advertisement Recent Posts Opera stable WhoseLineFan replied Feb 7, 2017 at 3:05 PM Windows on NVMe managed replied Feb 7, 2017 at 3:04 PM Sign of the times poochee replied Feb

Kill Xserver (Ctrl+Alt+Backspace) or use the Switch screen key (Fn+F4 on HP DV 6000) Changed in acpi: status: Invalid → Confirmed Shawn vega (svega85-gmail) wrote on 2008-04-05: #8 I have this When I closed the lid the screen turned off and would not turn back on when it was opened. Everyone else - if this fixes it for you, please file a new bug as described in the above page. http://roosterteeth.com/forum/technical/topic/2197373 I had a problem with my keyboard, there was a stuck key and it was screwing up my system.

If I disable the sound (while in safe mode) and reboot, everything is fine. In the attached archive dell_lattitude_D505_Lucid.tar.gz I have added : $ lspci -vvnn | grep -A1 "VGA compat" > vga_compat.txt $ sudo dmidecode > dmi.txt As well as the not working xorg.conf nothing. Thought oh sh$t I've stuffed it and found this little gem.

I'm on the login screen from when I first open Forum SolvedI'm locked out of facebook. useful source It may solve your boot problem if for some odd reason your BIOS got fooked. Bryce Harrington (bryce) wrote on 2008-09-17: #20 If you have intel graphics hardware which locks up or corrupts the screen when closing the lid, it's possible you may need the PipeA Remove the hard dive from the laptop. 2.

Dell, HP, Gateway (mostly Dell Though) might not have the best performance or even the highest quality components in their systems. his comment is here Skip to Main Content Search for: Home Menu Home 28 Jun 2006 Dell will start up just fine and freezes by Laptop Freak | posted in: Boot Problems, Laptop Freezes Up, Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Thanks blackhawk September 2, 2010 | "Hey I was just wondering if you might know anything about what problem I’m having, my Dell Latitude D505 series will start up just fine

Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum. I have not tried any of the suggested solutions, but just wanted to add that when this does happen to me, I've found that opening and shutting the lid... Sokraates (sokraates) wrote on 2008-05-29: #15 Same or similar problem on my HP nx6110. this contact form No mods Kay0s24 #5281506 - 10 years ago I can't even get TO the BIOS at the moment, however it has been updated before, and is current revision.

I don't know what could have caused that to change... Worked like a charm! Dave Bekker (phyrexicaid-gmail) wrote on 2008-04-05: #9 That work around doesn't seem to work in Kubuntu.

fINTiP (lacking-latin) wrote on 2008-09-11: #19 I also have this problem.

This is not a minor issue, since I can potentially lose documents, mail and evolution configurations (happened only once thankfully)! Anyone figure this one out? > > wonderfullyrich (rjeong) wrote on 2007-05-24: #5 Amazing, one little thing. It seems when it "locks up", the CPU ramps up really high and the fan starts pumping out heat. Report Wldhair 2Posts Saturday January 11, 2014Registration date January 11, 2014 Last seen - Jan 11, 2014 at 11:25 AM I also have a Dell that's like 7 years old and

After that it turned right back on like normal. The only workaround that fixes it for me is the switch screen key combination. Oddly though - function key + spacebar will still cycle through the backlight on the keyboard. navigate here The whole system freezes...

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. I can also sometimes see a very black impression of windows onscreen, so I know that the LCD is displaying stuff but the backlight isn't on. View all 34 comments Report Ambucias 37521Posts mardi 2 février 2010Registration date ModeratorStatus February 3, 2017 Last seen - Dec 15, 2010 at 04:11 PM Hello Michelle Thank you for your My first guess would be that you have corrupted software.

Changed in acpi: importance: Untriaged → Medium status: Unconfirmed → Needs Info wonderfullyrich (rjeong) wrote on 2007-05-23: #3 I've got a Dell Laitude D420 Running Feisty and exhibits the same problem. I should note that I have another local user defined which has default gconf values for gnome-power-manager (and others), and it did not appear to exhibit the problem with the screen Trimmed the xorg.conf somewhat excessively, but guess none of that old crap was needed anymore. Hibernate is glitchy, and when it does work, takes forever to come out of.

Report sam norman- Oct 20, 2013 at 03:52 AM Work for me nice one man Report T woks- Oct 22, 2013 at 03:31 PM Michael thank you I don't know who My only solution is to kill the power. If I use nv then I don't get the black screen, and I can switch (and view) the terminals via ctrl+alt+F1 etc. No change?

The F1 F7 workaround worked for me, but I had to login again or I lost the wifi connection. See if it makes any difference.