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XPS 13 9350 can I open sealed battery unit under warranty???

Q: XPS 13 9350 can I open sealed battery unit under warranty???

I have a faulty 5 month old XPS 13 9350, the laptop is 5 months into a 2 year warranty, the first year is with Dell, the second year is with John Lewis, who we bought it through - we think either the battery has failed, or the motherboard. The laptop is obviously still under warranty, If I open the sealed unit to test the battery, and to backup my hard drive will my warranty be voided if I then take it to John Lewis for repair?
I have spoken to John Lewis and they say that if we take it into them, they will send off to Dell for repair and that, due to the Data Protection Act, whatever the problem is with the laptop they will wipe my hard drive??????

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A: XPS 13 9350 can I open sealed battery unit under warranty???

Hello! On most models of computers that Dell sells, they allow you to add or remove parts to suit your needs as long as you do not damage them. You can find the service manual for your laptop here. As for what John Lewis' policies are I'm not sure as I've never heard of them. Dell will do testing on the battery and motherboard as well as other components based on your issues when they receive the laptop.
As for data, its always a good idea to back up your hard drive. There are generic steps that companies take when diagnosing computers and other devices and sometimes that requires reloading the OS and other software components to have a 'clean slate', as such they would wipe your hard drive.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19988301
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Does anyone know if 9350 has the same battery as the 9343 or is it different?
When it comes to the 9350, what are the exact specs of its battery?
Li-Po or Li-ion?
56W?
cell count 4 or 6?
Voltage?
mA?
Thanks.

I just received my new laptop.
Battery is dead.
Warranty is waaay too complicated.

A:xps 13 9350 battery issue

The batteries don't interchange between the two models.  There are 4- and 6-cell options (the 6 cell comes ONLY with systems that have only an M.2 SSD - not a 2.5" drive (the battery consumes the space that holds the 2.5" drive).
The battery is proprietary and the system new enough that Dell is likely the only source.

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Hello,
After a lackluster week with TB15, I have a problem with my Dell 9350 (early 2016).
I noticed that the battery drained faster than it's supposed to be.
Generated battery report

DESIGN CAPACITY
55,997 mWh

FULL CHARGE CAPACITY
53,291 mWh

I saw on some posts that the design capacity was around 57mWh with 55mWh of full chage capacity.
Battery life estimates
Battery life estimates based on observed drains


AT FULL CHARGE

AT DESIGN CAPACITY
PERIOD
ACTIVE
CONNECTED STANDBY

ACTIVE
CONNECTED STANDBY


2016-06-24
-
-

-
-
2016-06-25
6:57:48
-

7:19:00
-

Above is the estimated battery life, but I have never got up until 7 hours.
Latest BIOS is installed:

BIOS
1.3.3 03/01/2016

Current setting is Power Saver with 0% brightness.
Any other settings that can be recommended are welcome.
Otherwise I might need to ring DELL again.
Thank you

A:Dell 9350 Battery Performance

I forgot to mention that the battery drained by 10% even on shut down mode (I have never put the laptop on sleep).

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Hey :). I'm coming from a Lenovo machine (which I returned due to build defects). They had a software which prevented the battery from charging until it dropped under 50%. This is very useful for maintaining battery life. I saw that Dell has something similar in BIOS but unfortunately it doesn't seem to have any effect. The setting I'm using is under "power management" -> "primary battery charge configuration". I set "custom charge start" at 50% and "custom charge stop" at 95%. The stop works, but not the start. It always charges.
I kind of remember there used to be a tool to control this as well. Any ideas?

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What is wrong with it ?

A:XPS13 9350 Battery dead?

It's most likely a bad battery - call Dell for warranty service.

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A:XPS 13 9350 - Battery lasts 4 hours

What screen do you have?  You'll never see anywhere near 11 hours (or even 8-9) with a 4K resolution screen.
With an FHD screen and solid power management settings, 8-9 should be possible -- and if you have the 4K screen, cut those numbers in half, so if that's what you've got, 4.5-5 hours is pretty good and you likely will not see more runtime out of the battery.

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A:XPS 13 (9350): Custom Charge Start of Battery

I have exactly the same issue. Someone please help.

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someone suggested it may be the charging unit, is this the part right where the power cable is plugged in because this part was getting very hot.

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A:New XPS13 (9350) Battery Indicator Flashing Amber/White

Hi,
Based on the given information, kindly try these steps and advise the result.
*Have any recent changes(software/hardware) done to the system?
*Is the same issue seen with charger & battery ?or have you tried to power on the system with charger only?
*Have you tried to release static charge from the system by removing the charger & battery then just keep the power button pressed for about 15- 20 seconds. Then try to power on the system with charger or battery.
*When the charger is connected to the system does the light on the charger continue to stay on ?
Do reply to this post with the system tag  and the result of these troubleshooting steps performed via private message.

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A:Replacement of battery under warranty

It depends on the system you have.  If the battery isn't user-removeable (i.e., it's inside the system rather than easily removed by sliding a latch externally),it's not a user repair and you will need to return the system to the depot for service.

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hchentanshankar,
Welcome to the community.
I am sorry to read that you are having this trouble.  The battery failing is the most likely culprit but you should check to see if there are any problems with either the notebook or Ac adapter before rushing out and replacing the battery.
I would start by checking the bios, start the system tapping F2 to enter the bios, you can also tap F12 and choose bios from the menu.  Once in the bios look for the option for AC adapter warnings, if they are disabled enable them and save changes. If there is a problem with the adapter you should start getting errors about the adapter.
If the Adapter seems alright, disconnect the battery from the system and power down the notebook.  Wait an hour or so and then replace the battery and restart the system and see if you continue to get the message.   If you can run the notebook on battery only allow the battery to fully discharge and then charge it again and see if the problem returns.
I know that this may not be possible short of buying a new battery but if possible try a power adapter and battery and see if the problem continues.  This way you can find out if the problem follows the battery the ac adapter or the notebook.
Please let me know what you find out.
TB

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A:Warranty void if i open the laptop? How does Dell know if i opened it?

No, but I can only speak for the models I am familiar with (see signature). After reading tons of posts on this forum I never recall this being a problem on any model.
 

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Dear Customer,  HP laptop 15-ay084ur has 2 memory module slots and supports upto 16GB. Please go through the below guide for complete information:http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c05087748  Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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Hi guys.
 
I had to print some photos at a CVS the other day and used a 15g thumbdrive to transfer the files. Felt trapped as I needed them printed right away and had to use the thumbdrive. Now when plugged into the laptop it shows 14g are sealed off with just 1 gig remaining. Avast scans of both are showing nothing, but I know something's up and I want to make sure the whole system is clean. Could I have already infected my laptop too?
 
I'll be standing by. Thanks in advance.
 
 
 

A:Virus sealed off in thumbdrive, but unsure if laptop infected too

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A:Can I extend the warranty after its manufacture warranty has...

Hello, If unit doesn't have any issues right now, yes you can extend the warranty. if there is any issue with the laptop then after repair you can extend the warranty  #hpexpertday




Regards;SmileyI am an HP employeePlease click the White Kudos star to say thanks for helping.Please mark Accept As Solution if my help has solved your problem.

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Hello and welcome to Techspot.

click on the link it may just help you.

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Hi askfault,
Do you have any information on how this fixes the battery problem? would be interested to know.
 
Xen

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A:XPS 13 (9350)

"The BIOS wouldn't update automaticly and now the audio is not working"

You have to manually update the system setup( BIOS). Please click on link below to safely update BIOS:
https://youtu.be/mWn9YfxtYBo

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19988781
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A:BIOS 1.1.7 bug on XPS 13 (9350)

more info about 1.1.7 buggy bios bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19664663
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A:Can't PXE Boot with XPS 13 9350

Hi Rick,
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A:XPS 13 9350 (2016)

I'd suggest you update system setup( BIOS) on your computer. Please click on link below:
https://youtu.be/mWn9YfxtYBo

Dell XPS 13 9350 fan noise even at light tasks:
en.community.dell.com/.../19982877

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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19982499
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A:Dell XPS 13 9350

Hi MOONJONAH,
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
Please try the steps mentioned in the below link:
http://dell.to/1WGg0qk
Please private message us the service tag of the system along with your email id with the results from the above steps.
(Note: please don't mention the service tag or email id on the public forum as it contains your personal information).

 

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3519/t/19984270
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A:My XPS-13 9350 Cannot Sleep

That will be great "if" it gets fixed. For now turning off hibernation seems to have gotten rid of the problem. I still the error codes in the windows event log but it doesn't prevent the laptop from sleeping or shutting down.

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rfsantiago,
Thanks for posting, you might try this:
Go into device manager -> system devices -> intel management engine interface, right click, search for new driver, and it found a new one and installed it.
Let's see if that fixes it. The one from dell is .1162, the one that device manager found is now .1166.
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bonbi.
Correct, there are no quickset application downloads for the XPS 9350. What issues are you having with the computer?

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19988335
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A:XPS 13 9350 Install Windows 7 Pro

After days work i found the solution. You first need to update your BIOS to version 1.1.7 at downloads.dell.com/.../XPS_9350_1.1.7.exe. Then set Secure boot "Disabled", SATA Operation Default (RAID on), Advanced Boot Options to "Enable Legacy..." and Boot Sequence to "Legacy".  After that make a bootable W7 USB stick with USB Download Tool at www.microsoft.com/.../windows-usb-dvd-download-tool.After that you have to make your USB stick USB3.0 compatible with the Windows 7* USB 3.0 Creator Utility at downloadcenter.intel.com/.../25476.After that you download these NVME driver at 1drv.ms/1Q39G8m to your USB stick. Boot it and browse to the folder where you have put your drivers and enjoy.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3519/t/19664247
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Anybody know how to fix this?  I am getting very frustrated with what seemed to be a wonderful machine!

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Hello there nbsp nbsp I have a new XPS with current BIOS and current Intel video drivers nbsp I can go into advanced settings and disable the CABC settings but this does nothing I saw the patch fix for this released earlier this year and downloaded it nbsp However on running it nbsp it keeps saying I don t have the current video drivers so it won t execute I have gone to Dell to 9350 won't XPS 13 QHD disable CABC ensure I do have the latest Within the patch XPS 13 9350 QHD CABC won't disable fix download I did find the CABC disable file and ran it independent of the installer and it instantly brightened my screen with no CABC issues but I couldn t turn up or down the screen intensity any longer and it was actually TOO bright so I rolled back to the previous setting nbsp I don t see many people with this issue and it s annoying nbsp Any ideas as to how to disable CABC once and for all Windows Anniversary Edition QHD screen I and GB RAM Intel Iris display driver

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I purchased my XPS when in my winter home in Florida along with the DA so I could connect my external monitor It did not work via VGA DA200 and XPS 13 9350 Adapter so contacted tech support who said it must be defective so returned it Came back to Canada and XPS 13 9350 and DA200 Adapter re-ordered it and same result Contacted tech support end of April and was told nothing could be done until I transferred ownership from USA to Canada did that and waited for weeks for the confirmation email that never came Contacted tech support again today and was cut off twice Third time and did not get cut off Spent about hours on line with the result that the DA is not compatible with nbsp my laptop because my laptop is USB and DA is The DA is listed as an accessory for the XPS on dell com Now they say the DA must be returned nbsp When I was put in contact with sales they say it s over days and can t be returned Then they proceeded to put me to tech support and that is when I hung up This is very frustrating and does not speak well for the dell s customer service Thanks for letting me rant

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Hi
I recently got a new Dell XPS 13. I like it very much but I have one single issue with it.
It gets hot when plugged in. I installed latest drivers and bios firmware but it's still annoying.
The main problem is that I searched for fan problems over net, I saw people are complaining about fan being too noisy on XPS 13 but I hear absolutely nothing from laptop. and now I'm wondering if it has a fan and it's working.
How do I know that the fan is working?
Thanks in advance.

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I'm trying to install Windows 7 on Dell XPS 9350. To be able to do that, I needed to install the usb 3.0 drivers (the laptop doesn't have any usb 2.0 ports and the usb 3.0 can't be change to usb 2.0 from the bios) into the Windows 7 installation on my usb stick.

The problem is that Windows can't identify the ssd. So I figured it was the motherboard chipset drivers that I needed to install, so that it could identify the nvme controller itself. The problem is that when I extract the driver, there are no .inf or .cab drivers. There are a lot of files without any extensions and basically the driver seems to be installable only on a functional installed operating system.

Any ideas how I could get a readable driver that I could browse to during the Windows 7 installer?

Thanks!

A:Windows 7 on Dell XPS 9350

I don't see anything on the Dell downloads for this model for Win 7. They have Win 10 and Win 8.1 drivers. Even if you get Win 7 installed I doubt that all the devices on the laptop are going to work.

I've seen other try to install Win 7 on a new system that is not designed for Win 7 and of the ones I've seen none have been successful and give up and keep their original OS.

Best option, if you can return the Dell, is to buy one that has Win 7 or that you can backward install Win 7 on it (and all devices work).

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A few weeks ago I got an XPS 13 laptops. And it's a great machine.
Except for an issue.
I have a PNY 128GB SSD connected to a Startech USB 3.1 interface with a type C USB connector.
When I plug it in, the system keeps recognizing it and then unrecognized it, ad infinitude. Windows chimes each time. The drive is unusable. Note that going via USB 3, it works fine.
I have installed all of the drivers an BIOS (1.4.3) updates and the latest Windows 10 updates. Note that I installed Dell's Serial IO driver, but every time I return to see if there are more drivers to update, the Serial IO driver needs updating again. It never seems to take.
Note that before the windows 10 updates, it was more stable.
Also if I boot to safe more is seems much better.
I have very little installed on the system. Only Microsoft stuff (office 365, OneDrive). It is a fresh install.

Derek

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Hi,
First time poster.
I have been reading up on the razer core, and other thunderbolt 3 external gpu cases. Does the latest version of the XPS 13 with an updated bios support external graphics over thunderbolt 3?
 

A:XPS 13 9350 thunderbolt 3 support

a_stang,
Unfortunately, this will not work on the xps13.
For me to better assist in troubleshooting, please click my DELL-Jesse L and send me a Private Message with the Dell Service Tag number and your Dell Order number.

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How can I enter ALT keycodes on the XPS 13 9350? This borders on deal-breaker...

A:XPS 13 9350 How to enter ALT+xxx keycodes?

Still seeking an answer to this.
I found some relevant options in the BIOS, emphasis added:
POST Behavior | Keypad (Embedded)

This options lets you choose one of two methods to enable the keypad that is embedded in the internal keyboard. 
Fn Key Only = The keypad is only enabled when you hold down the Fn key.
By Num Lock = The keypad is only enabled when 1) the Numlock LED is on, and 2) no external keyboard is attached
POST Behavior | Keypad (Embedded)
[] Enable Numlock
This option specifies whether the NumLock function should be enable [sic] when the system boots.
I've tried all permutations of these options, and all manner of permutations of Fn, Ctrl, LeftShift combined with ALT+0133, say, and cannot get the thing to work the way PC laptops have always worked since, well, before Dell mattered.
Anybody know a way? What is it?
This is by far the biggest non-Microsoft problem I've had with this laptop. (Windows and Windows apps, like, say, Microsoft Office, still do not work terribly well with high DPI displays.)

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Does anyone know what the differences between 9350-4846 AND 9350-5132 are?
Both seem to be an entry level i5 6200U, non-touch scr laptop.
Pricing is somewhat the same, but I want to go for the better bargain out of the two.

Thanks for your help,
Cheers!

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Does anyone have this combination? Does XPS 13 9350 support DA200? I would like to have small adapter to get HDMI output from XPS but does it work? Or is there some other adapter that works?

A:XPS 13 9350 and DA200 working together?

Looking up the DA200, it doesn't list the XPS 13 9350 as a compatible device, listing only the XPS 12 9250 and the XPS 15 9550. 
Overview
The Dell Adapter - USB-C to HDMI/VGA/Ethernet/USB 3.0 connects your mobile computer to an external display with your choice of HDMI or VGA outputs. You can also connect to the internet and all your necessary external devices via Ethernet and USB 3.0 ports. This small, compact adapter will replace up to 3 dongles, leaving you more space in your bag and on your desk. Supports Win 10 32/64 bit for Home and PRO.
Manufacturer Part# : YRPDK
Dell Part# : 470-ABNL
Compatibility
This product is compatible with the following systems:
XPS 12 (9250)
XPS 15 (9550)
 
I checked and it does look like the XPS 13 is compatible with the TB15 thunderbolt dock so that may be something that you should consider. Here is a document on setting up external displays with the TB15.
 
TB
 

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Hello all I ve got massive problem to downgrade my XPS from windows to Windows Pro it s reqired by my company I ve had succesfully done downgrades before on XPS with samsung SSD drives but this one is with Toshiba SSD GB drive NVMe THNSN GPU NV and i just can t get it work I ve already successfully implemented requred hotfixes KB KB and USB drivers into windows setup files boot wim and install Installation 9350 Windows XPS 13 7 wim via DISM EXE Latpop is booting from USB propely but asks me to choose some extra drivers After i navigate to install Intel RST driver the drive toshiba is showing up when i choose browse But it still wants some extra drivers I ve trided installing almost every single driver form Dell web site availble for this PC but no luck So i can t get it to install Boot XPS 13 9350 Windows 7 Installation option set to UEFI Secure boot off Furthermore i ve copied XPS 13 9350 Windows 7 Installation the installation from USB Drive do Drive c and made it bootable so installation now boots form the hard drive XPS 13 9350 Windows 7 Installation but still it won t install and keeps askin for extra drivers

A:XPS 13 9350 Windows 7 Installation

I confirm the problem. i have the same SSD m.2on my XPS 9550 (THNSN5512GPU7) and i can't detect the ssd with the kb integrated to the installer.

"Intel and Samsung offer a proprietary NVMe driver for their NVMe SSDs, but Toshiba does not. The XG3 utilizes the standard Microsoft NVMe driver that comes baked into Windows 8-10. This makes sense because the XG3 is an OEM SSD, and not needing an additional driver for best performance makes setup easier for OEMs."Read more: http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/7676/toshiba-xg3-1tb-2-nvme-pcie-ssd-review/index.html
It's over or not ?

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thanks
 

A:WC3 unit sounds

Make sure you get the latest drivers for your sound card, and the latest patch for WC3. If you've installed any custom mod's or anything, then reinstall WC3. Also, close any unnecessary background applications, and do a virus check, as well as a spyware check.

Did the sound effects ever work before?
 

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A:Win 7 upgrade on another unit

As use the same disc and activation code?
If so no,you would need another activation code,but you could use the same disc.

Hope that helps
Dan

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I've had a look at the user guide for the D-Link DNS-320L, it doesn't cover how to introduce drives with existing data onto a new NAS. Should this / is this possible?

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A:CD/DVD unit not recognized

Sounds like driver issue. Suggest that you check out your dvd manufacturer's support site and see driver for windows 8.

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Hi all I am playing DXD kHz FLAC files to a USB DAC and I am getting intermittent severe distortion which to me sounds like a USB transmission issue caused by DPC latency My configuration is as follows - Win Pro- jRiver MC - Chord Mojo connected over USB using Chord ASIO driver - alternatively AudioQuest Dragonfly downsampling samplerate to kHz I am getting the distortion with both DACs which would suggest a problem with the XPS HW or SW I have disabled quot Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power quot for Intel USB eXtensible Host Controller and for the USB Root Hub xHCI but that did not solve the issue Power Plan is set to high performance Under advanced settings 13 Severely - DAC XPS Audio 9350 distorted - USB I have set USB selective suspend setting to disabled DPC latency check and Latency Mon do not show any issue and list the PC as being capable of streaming real time audio The problem goes away if I chose the direct sound driver in jRiver It occurs identically if XPS 13 9350 - USB DAC - Severely distorted Audio I chose the ASIO WASAPI and Kernel streaming drivers The problem does not occur on an HP zbook u Does anyone else have a similar problem and has anyone solved it

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I'm having this weird issue with my XPS 13 9350 screen. I just noticed it today and I've never seen anything like it. Its a little squiggly line towards the top right that looks like a mark on a dirty monitor, but that's clearly not what it is. Any ideas?
I was able to get this photo with my phone.

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Kind of an info post amp a question My new Dell XPS touchscreen started to intermittently fail amp within a day or it completely fault touchscreen 9350 XPS Dell 13 gave up I Dell XPS 13 9350 touchscreen fault also noticed that there was no touchscreen device in Device Manager under HID section nor any mystery USB devices there an Internet search Dell XPS 13 9350 touchscreen fault reckoned it could be a power problem I did notice though that under USB Devices section there was a mystery device that said quot Unknown USB Device Device Descriptor Request Failed Called Dell Support who informed me that since it was purchased from a UK retailer I wasn t eligible for Dell support So I called PC World They took me through a step which I d already tried uninstall amp reinstall mystery USB devcie but this time it worked - touchscreen appeared in HID section amp mystery USB device vanished Hung up the phone moved laptop then the touchscreen failed again This time on loading Device Manager it was unusable Device Manager kept refreshing over amp over again but I did have time to see that again touchscreen had vanished from HID amp the mystery USB with same message appeared in USB Devices This time though the USB device would vanish amp then the screen refresh nbsp A bit more Google searching revealed that a touchscreen is effectively a mini USB device amp I wondered if the issue I was having was due to an intermittent connection It would explain the constant refreshing of Device Manager since it was like something being connected amp disconnected constantly A final recovery to factory settings amp problem still persisted so I concluded it was a hardware issue As it was only weeks old I was offered a refund since no more stock amp I m now awaiting delivery of the new XPS from Dell I m a bit concerned that this happened amp curious if this is a common feature of touchscreens amp if it was to happen again to my new model is there an easy fix once out of warranty Hope the above helps somebody with a similar problem

A:Dell XPS 13 9350 touchscreen fault

Hi FLYJAT.
Rather unfortunate you had to face issues with a new system.
Even if the system was purchased from PC World, if the order was shipped with Dell warranty, then it does hold good with Dell to get a service call on the system. 
Regarding the LCD issue - I suppose it might have been a loose LCD cable issue that was causing the intermittent touchscreen functionality and even more that it would work / stop working when the LCD is moved.
Reseating / replacing the LCD cable (unless part of the assembly in certain models) should ideally resolve such issues. 
Hope the 9360 model brings you good experience.
Should you need any info / help, contact us anytime.

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