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How do I fix or enable my system board on my Dell Latitude C640?

Q: How do I fix or enable my system board on my Dell Latitude C640?

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Preferred Solution: How do I fix or enable my system board on my Dell Latitude C640?

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A: How do I fix or enable my system board on my Dell Latitude C640?

You'll have to explain what is "system board" and what exact problems you're having.
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A friend of mine gave me a Dell Latitude C640 to check out. It looks like a decent clean laptop and it sounds that it's going to boot up but after it gets to the Dell and Windows XP screens, it immediately goes to the "Windows did not start successfully" screen and gives me the option of starting windows normally, going to safe mode, safe mode with networking, safe mode with command prompt, or last known good configuration.

Unfortunately, no matter what I choose, it always comes back to that "Windows did not start successfully" screen. I thought maybe the OS was corrupted, so I tried repairing it or even just reinstalling the OS from CD but nothing works. I'm not sure if it's a hardware problem or an OS problem.

Any one have any idea on what the problem is?

Rich S.
Gettysburg, PA

A:Dell Latitude C640

I would download and make a ubcd and start by running a memory test on the machine then check some of the other systems you should find the problem download at
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my computer says:

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Please type in the primary or administrator password and press <Enter> "

someone who can help me,or can give a master password or link to site?

I have tried much, backdoor passwords memory-sure, Latitude_MasterPW.exe, looked at on this forum,tried, but nothing has helped me. Are able me perhaps with something help you something that works.

ps: Dell c640 Latitude

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If this is your system I do not believe it will run Windows 8.1 .
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Pezzabuzz said:

Hi, the space bar, forward slash, and b and n buttons have stopped working! Any ideas why and how to fix? Many thanks.Click to expand...

could try hitting shift key 5 times to bring up the message alert for sticky keys. follow the options for disabling them.

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The Dell downloads do not show a touchpad driver for Vista 64 bit. Just the one you have which is listed for Vista 32 bit only.

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A:No operating system, Dell Latitude LS

oh no cd drive or disket..only have a external driveClick to expand...

External CD Drive?

If yes, the Windows CD Full version should boot
If No, contact Dell to purchase a CD Drive (or Ebay if it's cheaper, for your model)
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I think you will find your laptop power supply is not functioning correctly. The light should stay on when plugged into laptop - My dell latitude is next to me and the green light is on when plugged in.!!
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Thank you for writing to the Dell Community Forum.
Dell Latitude 5510 has been tested and pre-installed with Windows Vista & Windows 7. May I know the method you are using to install Windows on this system? Was the system pre-installed with Windows from Dell and do you have the Dell Media Disk?
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Model: Dell Latitude C640
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A:Dell latitude e6430 and dell latitude e6420

Joseph mate best leave as is after all it was made to function as it came. Now for the compound and copper shim personally I would not bother with the copper shim I can see no good reason for it the dual pipe again if it was made to work with one pipe then leave alone.

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A:Dell Latitude X1

Any Latitude ending in 595B has been handled by Dell. Contact them for a solution.
Also, search the files on this forum for Dell Password, and Password commentary. There is a lot of useful information.
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A:Old Dell Latitude XPi - very hot

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A:Dell latitude cpx

sc-strapped said:

Hey whats up
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Thats a normal problem for those keyboards. You could probably have gotten those keys working again by reseating the cable from the motherboard to the keyboard. Now it sounds like you need a new keyboard. You can probably get one from Dell or possibly find a used one from ebay. Replacements can also be found online like this.
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sorry we cant help u with passwords as we dont know the intent involved.i hope u understand.
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A:Dell Latitude CPx

Humm... old.

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A:Dell Latitude LS Laptop Help

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A:Reformat Dell Latitude


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A:Dell Latitude D620

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If your headphones are working, it's more than likely the speakers and not a driver
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Hello my friends need help I have a dell latitude d520 blocks could help me find a clue I'm in this for months and find nothing I would appreciate your help

excuse my English

A:Dell Latitude d520

What is wrong with your Dell D520??? Does it lock up?
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A:Dell latitude D530

It is because the audio is not realtek its Sigmatal

Download the audio drivers here.
Download the the chipset drivers here and install first here
Also look for any other updated drivers here.
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If someone knows how to fix it I would be so grateful



Hi and welcome to TSF please see page 75 here and see if you can run the diagnostic.
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A:need help please dell latitude d820

The Latitude D820 would have shipped with Windows XP Professional and not Windows 7 professional. They key will be for Windows XP Professional...
It should run Windows 10 32 Bit okay, follow this guide:
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A:Dell Latitude d400

Hi jkswimmer and welcome to Vista Forums

Sorry, but I don't recommend this. With a desktop system, then possibly. However, with laptops things are much more complicated. Power consumption and heat dissipation are the greatest concern and they are optimised for the current processor in the system. A replacement processor, if it is not identical, might have different power and thermal characteristics, in which case the system would fail to keep it within its normal working range. In addition to that, simply accessing the processor on a laptop is much more complicated than simply removing the side panel as you would on a desktop. You literally have to strip the laptop right down, being carefull not to lose the various small screws or damage the wiring and its connectors. And then, of course, you will need to repeat the procedure in reverse to reassemble it.
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ALSO - where is the IHD on DELL 600.

I thought I would try to reseat it....



- abhi

A:Internal HD Dell Latitude 600

No problem, you can attach that laptop HD 2.5 IDE to your desktop HD 3.5 IDE, but you'll need to purchase or get your hands on 2.5 IDE to IDE connector. What I do is either use the Slave Secondary where the CDROM goes and connect the laptop HD 2.5 IDE there. The connector comes with a power connector to drive the HD to the desktop PC pwr. Here you can clone the HD to another 2.5 IDE HD for laptop (you'll need another 2.5 IDE to 3.5 IDE connector for that task. Backup files an etc.. with one 2.5 IDE HD.

Less than $1.00 at a computer fair more than $5 at a computer retail store or online.
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I beleive there's no Graphics card. Where/how do I download this car? And what kind of Graphics card?



A:Dell Latitude D610

MaxGlide said:


I just installed a new HD in Dell laptop and loaded it with a new Windows XP Pro and downloaded the System Pack 3 and all other XP Pro important downloads.

First the sounds didn't work, but a I downloaded a driver and I got sound. Now, the only challenge is to get the picture on the monitor when I play a DVD. I hear a sound, but there's NO PICTURE!

I beleive there's no Graphics card. Where/how do I download this car? And what kind of Graphics card?


MaxClick to expand...

You may need to download newer drivers for your graphics card that is in your laptop. It sounds like right now your computer is using the default drivers from the Windows XP Disk which may not be good enough for your video to show up from a DVD. Did you try the Dell website for the video drivers?

Or you may need to download a DVD Playback Codec. They are normally not free, but there is a player out there that they come free in which is called VLC.
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Any help would be greatly appreciated????

A:Dell Latitude D520 HELP!!!!

Is the power adapter attached when this happens? Laptops by default dim after 5 minutes of inactivity when the power adapter is not attached to save power but it should come back on by either pressing the power button once, or tapping the Enter key. Is the battery being recharged when the power adapter is attached? You can try this without the battery in, and just using the Power Adapter to test if the battery is the problem.
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A:Dell Latitude C610

Do a search on this forum for Dell Password errors. There is a wealth of information already posted, and your computer is included.
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A:Dell Latitude D620

Look for HID (Human Interface Device) And it may be listed under Synaptics Touch Pad or something like that.