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Latitude E6400: screen goes black after not using and won't turn back on

Q: Latitude E6400: screen goes black after not using and won't turn back on

Hi, I'm having a problem with my Dell Latitude E6400. When I'm not using it for a while the screen goes black (like into a sleeping mode) like all computers and laptops do. But if it stays black for a little while, and when I go to get back on it and move the mouse around or press the keys the screen won't turn back on but the computer is running because the light on the keyboard are lit up and I can hear the fan running. The only way I can get the screen back on is if I shut it down by pressing the power button on my keyboard and turning it back on.

Can anyone please tell me what to do or what is wrong with it. That would be much appreciated. Thank you

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A:Please help latitude e5430 won't turn on and black screen

Hi Maffemzellienbump,
I’d suggest that you follow the steps mentioned below and check for issue resolution.

Switch off the computer.
Disconnect the AC adapter from the system.
Remove the battery from the computer.
Press and hold down the power button for 15 seconds.
Then connect back all the peripherals and check for issue resolution.

Also, I would suggest you reseat a few components, like memory, hard drive and optical drive and see if that makes a difference. In the link below punch in the system service tag or express service code and you can access the user manual for removing and reseating components. http://dell.to/18r60nI Please let me know if this helps.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19614692
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P. S. Please note that the golden glow on the top left side of the screen is just a reflection of an ambient light.

A:Dell Latitude E6400 LCD / LED Video Screen Has Partial Display Vertical Lines

It's not the inverter (assuming the display has one);  that simply controls the backlight.  It may or may not be the cable - likely it is not.  It looks like a damaged display panel.

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A:latitude e6400

Based on what little information you've provided my only suggestion is to check for a stuck key on you keyboard.

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A:DELL Latitude E6400

DANIELCUBAN,
This is a nice reliable computer. Unfortunately, there are no Windows 10 drivers available for download. That does not mean it may not run it. It is that Dell did not verify this computer to run Windows 10 and did not create any drivers. 
Looking at the system requirements to run Photoshop Cloud software; the computer meets the requirements.  
As far as shipping notebooks overseas it should be fine as long as it is packaged well toh avoid being damaged. 
Dell has some reasonable priced laptops that may meet your budget located on our Dell Outlet website below., Even with Windows 10. 
Dell Ooutlet
Also, check our sales site in the section labeled "Deals" at the link below. Plus, they come with warranties.,  **Do an internet search for discount coupons on Dell Computers** 
Dell Deals

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Hello. The first step is usually to install a fresh copy of the IDT audio driver. If you need help finding it please reply back and indicate which operating system is on the laptop. The operating systems that Dell supports on the E6400 are Windows XP, Vista, and 7.

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A:Second RAM slot not working (Latitude E6400)

If neither module works in that slot, it's a bad memory socket - the mainboard may be repairable but the soldering required will put the price near or over what a replacement board will cost.

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A:RAM dilemma with Dell Latitude E6400

Without know the CPU, best guess is it doesn't matter.

Looking here: http://reviews.cnet.com/laptops/dell-latitude-e6400-laptop/4505-3121_7-33200149.html
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A:Latitude E6400 Audio problem

If you have the IDT audio driver installed for your model, you can test by switching between it and the Windows native audio driver.
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If the speakers do not work with either driver then it is not a driver issue but could be failed hardware.
If the speakers work with only one of the drivers, then the other driver is at fault.
If you need more help please say which operating system is on the laptop.

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The odds of two modules being bad are very low - it's much more likely the mainboard that's faulty.

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A:Win 7 64 bit BSOD - nwifi.sys - Dell Latitude E6400

Disregard my post. I have resolved the issue.

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A:Help with drivers for Dell Latitude E6400 with Windows XP Pro

I've renamed your thread to help those viewing the forum to provide better feedback.

Head to dell.com or dell.co.uk (depending on your region) and go to support, then enter your service tag, then select the drivers required listed for Windows XP.

Generally speaking you will want chipset, Wireless, LAN, sound, and video, as well as additional drivers for Dell keyboard shortcuts and such.
 

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A:Dell Latitude E6400 graphic problem

Hi SaAni Awan,

Please click on the link below to troubleshoot the issue you are facing with your Dell Latitude E6400. You may have to update the BIOS on your computer in order to resolve the issue.

Latitude E6400 Intermittent Slow Performance, Lock Ups, and Overheating: http://dell.to/1bwcBQB

Click on this Youtube link for a video on how to update your Dell PC's BIOS in 99 Seconds: http://dell.to/1fGmlNu

Follow instructions mentioned below prior to the BIOS update.

Ensure that the AC Adapter is connected to the computer prior to the BIOS update.
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Remove any cd/dvd from the optical drive prior to the BIOS update.
Do not turn off the computer during the BIOS update.
Do not restart the computer during the BIOS update.
Ensure battery charge is more than 10% during BIOS update.

Note: Plug your computer to a good, working wall jack before you update the BIOS. If you experience a loss of AC power or a significant voltage sag/spike during the BIOS flash, you may have to replace the BIOS chip or motherboard.

Additionally, you can also check the link below to troubleshoot system performance issues.

Troubleshooting System Performance Issues on my Dell Laptop: http://dell.to/16hW6qA

Please let us know if you have further queries.

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Please Refer to the page!
 

Can someone please help me ?
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A:windows 7 dell latitude e6400 running slow

What speeds are you paying for from your internet provider?
 

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No you cannot. If you need more memory on a video card, the only way to achieve that is to buy a card with more on it.

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Since you are looking for a hardware driver for a Dell laptop, the most logical place to go is to the Dell website and download the drivers:

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parrotrpg1
Here is a good article on reimaging the Latitude E6400
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Welcome,
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A:Solved: Screen is black after system restore and update. Set back one day, screen is

Usually, system restore is used to resolve problems like this. You might want to consider doing a clean install and see if that has any affect. Hopefully your data is saved on an external or flash drive. There's also additional options that you can find here: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Resolving-stop-blue-screen-errors-in-Windows-7

-- Ryan
Windows Outreach Team
 

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Only when connected to the internet?

Right click empty desktop.
Properties>Screensaver - Check what you have it set to.

Monitor Power.
Power schemes>always on.
Turn off monitor>never.
System standby>never.
Turn off hard disks>never.
 

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? x64
? What was original installed OS on system? Windows 8
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? Retail Version
? Age of system (hardware) 4 months
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? 1 week

? CPU Core i5-3330
? Video Card Nvidia GT 620
? MotherBoard
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? System Manufacturer Dell
? Exact model number: Inspiron 660
Added Samsung 830 128gb SSD + 3TG Seagate in replaced of the original 2TB Seagate HDD.


I have tried reinstalling Nvidia drivers, currently use the older version 310.90
Previously used 314.22.

A:[SOLVED] I get black screen after coming back from screen saver/idle

The following may be helpful when reading the remainder of this post:Beta and Legacy Drivers | GeForce
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NVIDIA Driver Downloads

Advanced Driver Search

Product Type: GeForce
Operating System: Windows 7 64-bit
Product Series: GeForce 600 Series
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Product: GeForce GT 620
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Name Version Release Date
GeForce 314.22 Driver WHQL 314.22 March 25, 2013
GeForce 314.07 Driver WHQL 314.07 February 18, 2013
GeForce 310.90 Driver WHQL 310.90 January 5, 2013
GeForce 310.70 Driver WHQL 310.70 December 17, 2012
GeForce 306.97 Driver WHQL 306.97 October 10, 2012
GeForce 306.23 Driver WHQL 306.23 September 13, 2012
GeForce 301.42 Driver WHQL 301.42 May 22, 2012





BugCheck 0x117
These crashes are DirectX/graphics card related. DirectX comes installed with Windows, so this may indicate Windows corruption. It may also be that you have corrupted drivers or a graphics card hardware problem.
If you are overclocking any hardware, please stop.

Run a system file check to check Windows for corruption: Click Start Menu
Click All Programs
Click Accessories
Right click Command Prompt
Click Run as administrator
Type
Code:
sfc /scannow
and press Enter
Once it is complete, make note of the message. If it says Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations., restart your computer and post back
If the message does not say Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations., restart your computer and do steps 1-6 again.
You may need to do steps 1-6 up to three times with a restart in between each run to resolve all corrupted files.
If you still have corrupted files after a fourth run, post back here with the following:Click Start Menu
Click Computer
Open your C: drive
Open Windows
Open Logs
Open CBS
Copy and paste CBS.log or CBS (it may not have the log extension) to a location you will remember.
Compress (zip) the CBS file and attach the .zip file to your next post.


Follow the steps for Diagnosing basic problems with DirectX. To re-install your display card drivers as outlined in the DirectX link, use the following steps.
Download the drivers you want for your display card(s)
Click Start Menu
Click Control Panel
Click Uninstall a program
For NVIDIA:Uninstall the NVIDIA Graphics Driver (this should uninstall all NVIDIA software and drivers)
Restart your computer
Make sure NVIDIA 3D Vision Driver, NVIDIA 3D Vision Video Player, NVIDIA HD Audio Driver, and NVIDIA PhysX System Software are not still listed under Uninstall a program through Control Panel
If any remain of the above, uninstall one at a time
If asked to restart after uninstalling any of the above, do so, and continue uninstalling any remaining NVIDIA items until all are removed

For AMD:Uninstall AMD Catalyst Install Manager if it is listed (this should remove all AMD graphics software and drivers)
If AMD Catalyst Install Manager is not listed, use the following method to uninstall the graphics drivers (this applies to onboard graphics, as well):Click Start Menu
Right Click My Computer/Computer
Click Manage
Click Device Manager from the list on the left
Expand Display adapters
Do the following for each adapter (in case you have multiple display cards)Right click the adapter
Click Uninstall (do not click OK in the dialog box that pops up after hitting Uninstall)
Put a tick in Delete driver software for this device (if this option is available, otherwise just hit OK) and hit OK

Alternatively:Login as an adminstrative user
Click Start Menu
Click Control Panel
Click Hardware and Sound
Click Device Manager (the last link under Devices and Printers)
Expand Display adapters
Do the following for each adapter (in case you have multiple display cards)Right click the adapter
Click Uninstall (do not click OK in the dialog box that pops up after hitting Uninstall)
Put a tick in ... Read more

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A:Black screen after login for some seconds, then back at logon screen!

Welcome!

Yet another case of registry defraggers causing harm. In the future, you know now to stay far away from them.

I suggest a system restore to get to a point before TuneUp utilities. If that doesn't work, it will be time for a repair install.

Good luck!

~JK

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A:my screen will turn black.

ControlPanel>Settings>PowerOptions set everything to Never. If there is a Hibernate tab, go to it and disable hibernation. Then go into ControlPanel>Settings>Display and turn off your screensaver altogether. If your problem is solved, you can put the screensaver back on, altho I would choose a diff one that what you had first. If the problem stays gone, you could go back to the orig screensaver and see if it is ok.
 

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Quote: Originally Posted by prukeyhi


hi all
i started to use InPrivate Filtering wizard and choose the 1st option "block for me"
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A:When I turn on my computer the screen is black

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A:Turn on my computer, black screen

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Could be Function and F1 key is setting your PC into security mode, but this should recover by pressing any key. Other Function keys could be setting PC into hibernation or standby mode. Are there any symbols on the function keys other than F1, F2 etc?

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A:Screen doesn't turn back on sometimes after leaving on overnight

Quote:
but in the advanced power settings I have turned off all sleep and hibernate features


I had that problem until I determined I also had to set the Hard Disk to Never shut down in the Advanced settings, apparently keeps Windows from losing track of itself.

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* Restart your computer.
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Hi,

Copy the bolded into notepad and save it to your flash drive. Name it OTLscript.

netsvcs
msconfig
safebootminimal
safebootnetwork
activex
drivers32
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\*.
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\*.exe /s
%APPDATA%\*.
%APPDATA%\*.exe /s
%SYSTEMDRIVE%\*.exe
/md5start
userinit.exe
eventlog.dll
scecli.dll
netlogon.dll
cngaudit.dll
sceclt.dll
ntelogon.dll
logevent.dll
iaStor.sys
nvstor.sys
atapi.sys
IdeChnDr.sys
viasraid.sys
AGP440.sys
vaxscsi.sys
nvatabus.sys
viamraid.sys
nvata.sys
nvgts.sys
iastorv.sys
ViPrt.sys
eNetHook.dll
ahcix86.sys
KR10N.sys
nvstor32.sys
ahcix86s.sys
/md5stop
%systemroot%\system32\drivers\*.sys /lockedfiles
%systemroot%\System32\config\*.sav
%systemroot%\*. /mp /s
%systemroot%\system32\*.dll /lockedfiles

Next.......Download OTLPE from either location and save it to your desktop:

http://oldtimer.geekstogo.com/OTLPEStd.exe
http://ottools.noahdfear.net/OTLPEStd.exe

Double click the OTLPENet icon on your desktop
Do you want to burn the CD? choose Yes
ImgBurn will automatically extract and load the OTLPE Iso to be burned to CD
Place a blank CD in your CD-Rom
Click to start the burn process
You will see a dialog Operation successfully completed
Boot the non-working computer using the boot CD you just created
In order to do so, the computer must be set to boot from the CD first

Note : For information click here

Your system should now display a REATOGO-X-PE desktop.
Double-click on the OTLPE icon.
When asked Do you wish to load remote user profile(s) for scanning, select Yes
Ensure the box Automatically Load All Remaining Users is checked and press OK
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Plug in your flash drive
Under the Custom Scan box copy and paste the contents of the OTLscript you saved to your flash drive
Push
When finished, the file will be saved in drive C:\OTL.txt
Copy this file to your USB drive.
Please post the contents of the C:\OTL.txt file in your next reply.

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