pyves.alloix
1 Copper

Big problem with XPS M1530

Hi There,

 

I have a serious problem with my laptop. Since few days, when I leave my computer with no action during few minutes; I heard 2 "bips" and the screen become all black. An erro message apears :

Internal

No bootable devices--strike F1 to retry boot, f2 for setup utility

Press f5 to run onboard dignostics.

Do someone know if it's solvable or if it's a component problem ? I removed Vista from my M1530 and I have XP pro SP2 right now.

Any idea ?

 

Cheers,

 

Pyves

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7- Thorium

Re: Big problem with XPS M1530

Hi, Pyves:

Sorry if these seems incredibly obvious, but what you should do is "press F5 to run the on-board diagnostics".

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pyves.alloix
1 Copper

Re: Big problem with XPS M1530

Hi Osprey,

 

I already tried ! The diagnostic started and then failed (my screen stop moving).

Any other idea will be greatly apreciate !

 

Cheers,

 

PY

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7- Thorium

Re: Big problem with XPS M1530

Ok, this could be an issue with your hard drive. What you'll need to do is follow the instructions in your manual to run the Dell diagnostics from your Dell Resource CD.

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TheRealFireblad
5 Rhenium

Re: Big problem with XPS M1530

A belated "welcome" to the forums emoticon.Yes.title

 

 

It might sound like 'passing the buck', but if the diagnostics tests don't complete, I'd suggest you need to contact Dell tech support, because there's nothing else forum members can advise you to try, which will help.

From experience, I've found that:   “Beauty is in the eye of the beer-holder”!!

 

XPS M1730:

Smoke Grey Magnesium Alloy Chassis - with White LED Backlights
17" UltraSharp WUXGA Widescreen TFT (1920 x 1200) with TrueLife
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T9300 @ 2.50GHz (800 MHz FSB, 4MB L2 cache)
4GB (2x 2GB) Patriot Signature PC2-5400 @ 667MHz
DUAL 512MB Nvidia 8800M GTX cards in SLi + 128MB Ageia PhysX
640GB SATA II (2x 320GB WD Scorpio Black 7200rpm)
8x Super-Multi DVD±RW
Creative X-Fi Notebook (ExpressCard) + Creative GigaWorks T40 Series II
Integrated 2MP Webcam
Dell Wireless 355 Bluetooth 2.0 Module
Intel Next-Gen Wireless-N Mini-Card
TV Tuner and Dell Travel Remote Control
4-in-1 Flash Card Reader (SSD/MMC/MS Pro/xD)

230W AC Adapter / 9-cell Lithium-Ion Battery

Windows 7 Home Premium (64bit)

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