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will windows 10 work on my dell laptop?

Q: will windows 10 work on my dell laptop?

i bought recently a new dell laptop model 3558 inspiron with procesor intel core i5 ...it has a linux preinstalled on it ,but it does not help me very much ...i want to buy a windows 10 license but to avoid surprises and wasted money ,i would like to know if this laptop is compatible and tested with windows 10

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A: will windows 10 work on my dell laptop?

natalie 77,
Your computer does support Windows 10. You can click the links below for information installing Windows 10 as well as a drivers link.
Windows 10 Support
Inspiron 3558 Drivers, Downloads and Manuals
Drivers Help, Tutorials and Install Order

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/4997/t/19992021
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Hello,
I have a Dell XPS M1530 laptop with 4gigs of Ram running Windows 7 Professional. I have a 465GB HD with 356 GB free. Will windows 10 pro work?

thanks in advance.

A:Will Windows work on a Dell XPS M1530 laptop with 4GIGs of Ram

Originally Posted by tippy


Hello,
I have a Dell XPS M1530 laptop with 4gigs of Ram running Windows 7 Professional. I have a 465GB HD with 356 GB free. Will windows 10 pro work?

thanks in advance.



Most likely possible. I installed Win10 on a Dell Studio 17/1747 a couple of days ago that had Win7. Have also installed it on 2 Dell Inspiron 15 Notebooks, just finished one. One thing to watch for is perhaps the need for updated/Win10 compatible drivers for Wireless Network and, if you have it, Bluetooth Wireless [both of my 15s needed it] but check support.dell.com with your Service Tag to be sure.

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A:My Dell Laptop won't work

Welcome to TSG.

Run a full and uninterrupted scan using your installed antivirus and see what comes up.

Jenny
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/my-dell-laptop-wont-work.1072592/
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If the Dell is new and has an AMD processor? Beats me.

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A:modem won't work on dell laptop

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Hope this helps.
 

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A:LAN doesn't work on my Dell laptop

In your BIOS screens, look for 'On-board devices'. Click it open to expand the options, look for 'Integrated NIC', select that. Select the option 'enable'.
Press F11 (save and exit). That should make the LAN icon appear in your taskbar, and let you connect your pc to the router via a CAT5E cable, and the 'net.
 

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A:Dell laptop on buton won't work

Your friend may be right, but it depends on what is causing the button issue. What's the make and model# of your laptop?

On some models you can take off a few screws, pull off a panel and switch out the button. At the same time, that's the best case scenario; most laptops are pretty tough nuts to crack and many switches are built into the motherboard or daughter board (therefore creating the need to replace the whole part).
 

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A:Dell laptop with keys that don't work

hi,
i think its just problem in function[Fn] keys.
are you check it using press Fn+num lock key.?
try it
 

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I have the same problem after upgrading to Windows 10. Don't say it's the battery because I have replaced with a new battery and still won't work.
Dell, please provide solution.

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A:Sims 3 wont work on new Dell laptop

What happens when you double-click on the DVD drive letter in Computer?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sims-3-wont-work-on-new-dell-laptop.896845/
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A:Sims 3 wont work on Dell Laptop

Can you access the disc through manually through My Computer? If not, then I would try the disc on another computer. If it doesn't work there, it's possibly a bad disc.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sims-3-wont-work-on-dell-laptop.995930/
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A:Will HP docking station work with Dell laptop?

Unless for some amazing coincidence the connections on the back of the two computers are identical, a docking station for one manufacturer's computer won't work on another.
 

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A:Internet Doesn't work in new DELL Inspiron laptop

nevernine,
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From your post, I'm confused.

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WIN + X keycombo | in the Wireless Network section, if you see Turn wireless on, then click on Turn Wireless on. | ALT + F4 to close the window

WIN=key with microsoft logo on top.

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A:Help please my Dell laptop(internal speakers) dont work all the time only sometimes

The jack where you plug in your headphones probably turns the speakers
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/help-please-my-dell-laptop-internal-speakers-dont-work-all-the-time-only-sometimes.649129/
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A:Solved: USB Port on Brand New Dell Laptop Doesn't Work

nope pretty much call dell and let them deal with it
 

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One last thing you can try is to press F8 while booting and on the next menu, select the 'Last Known Good' option
 

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A:Dell Laptop w/ Windows 8 won't boot past dell logo screen

Hello Univers789,
Re-installing windows is the last resort. So before doing that, you can try the steps mentioned below which might fix the issue. 1. Restart the laptop and start tapping the F2 key at the Dell logo for enter the BIOS. 2. Navigate to the “Advanced” menu. 3. Change the SATA operation/selection in BIOS from Intel Smart Response to AHCI. 4. Press F10 to save changes and exit. 5. Reboot the system. 6. Go back into the BIOS by tapping the F2 key and change the SATA operation/selection in BIOS from AHCI to Intel Smart Response. 7. Save changes and exit by pressing the F10 key. 8. Reboot the system and it should boot normally into Windows. In case the above steps don’t fix the issue, run the Pre-Boot System Assessment (PSA / ePSA) Diagnostics. Run the test and check if gives any error code. Note down the error code and update me with the same, would let you know the next course of action. Please write back with results. 

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Greatings!

The small buissness I work at has had a computer donated to us with Windows ME. The three users would prefer Windows XP, yet, as I understand it XP may not run on some systems based on hardware such as motherboard, etc.

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Please help-- Thank you,

"Latte"
 

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Latte,

You might be able to run it but, it would probably be slow on a 350mhz machine. It also needs 128mb of ram, supports as low as 64mb but, once again, would be slow. Here are the system requirements. Please note, a system meeting system requirements usually runs like a turtle.

Here's What You Need to Use Windows XP Home Edition
PC with 300 megahertz (MHz) or higher processor clock speed recommended; 233-MHz minimum required;* Intel Pentium/Celeron family, AMD K6/Athlon/Duron family, or compatible processor recommended
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CD-ROM or DVD drive
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SeeYa
 

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A:Can't get Windows 10 to work on Dell E6400

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A:LG TV & Dell Windows 7 64 bit - Sound won't work via HDMI

What Model Dell do you have? It helps.

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A:[Dell] Realtek HD Audio won't work with Windows 7 x64 Pro

Hollywood, how did you resolve this? Did the new system work? I'm seeing the exact same issues with my refurb (wonder if I got your old box, sigh).

Thanks,
Adam

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A:Will Windows 7 work on dell dimension 3000?

What about other specs???
Just in case...

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A:Dell System Detect will not work on windows 10

Hi, am having same problem. Seem to be getting no help from Dell. Please let me know how you make out.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/4997/t/19650793
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A:Will Windows 8 work on a Dell Inspiron 1721?

Worth a look, IMO:  .
 
Topic moved to Win 8 forum.
 
Louis

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Welcome to EightForums rick4371

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Let us know once you have done the issue or not.

I hope this may help.

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A:Windows 8 re-activation does not work after running Dell Backup and Recovery

Hi GeorgiosM,
This error can happen if the computer is not connected to the Internet.
If the computer is not connected to a wirless/wired Internet then connect the computer to the wired/wireless internet and try to activate Windows 8.
Refer the following link for more information:
http://bit.ly/10ho0wA
http://dell.to/12lt6dD
Awaiting your response!

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A:Windows 8 Dell Backup and Recovery Manager doesn't work

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Thanks.
 

A:Can I install WinXP from older Dell laptop on to new Dell laptop?

probably not no. they are usually pretty good at stopping people install their restore discs onto different systems.
 

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A:Would Dell Factory restore work after Dell replaced the motherboard?

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A:Laptop 1545 won't start up past the Dell welcome page- Black screen with "_" blinking in top Left corner F8 won't work at all to restore or safe mode.

Hi Emilie2011,
Welcome to the Community, it could be an issue with the harddrive. I suggest you can start by running the Hardware diagnostics.
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Another way to run the diagnostics go to F12 screen,scroll down using the "up" and "down" arrow key,choose diagnostics  and press Enter.
If the diagnostics shows any error code/message please post it back.
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To release flea power disconnect the charger and remove the battery,press and hold down the power button for 30 seconds,reconnect the battery and charger.Turn on the system and see if it boots to Windows.
Hope this helps,
Thank You
Roshan.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19441817
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A:[Dell touchpad] one finger scrolling feature missing on Windows 8 doesn't work

Try this:
1) Go into c:\program files\DellTPad\
2) In this dir I have
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A:Dell XPS15 9530 - Reinstall Windows 10, Now Integrated Webcam Doesn't Work

Hi,
We're listening. We'll surely try and assist you. I would suggest you to update the BIOS on the computer. Please enter your service tag # on the link below, then download the BIOS required onto the system and install it.
http://dell.to/1n3X2po
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2.       Select ?choose a diagnostics test? under ?Diagnostics? tab.
3.       Select ?Camera?.
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5.       Let me know if the results.

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A:Dell site won't help me. How do you get XP Pro (64bit) to work on Dell 531S?

Hi there

The very best database for drivers is DriverGuide.com . You need to create a free account to gain access.

What the tech suggested was installing enough drivers to get your networking to work and then letting Windows find all the missing drivers automatically using the now working internet by selecting the option "search for drivers automatically" when installing the devices through the add/remove hardware applet in the Control Panel.
 

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A:Dell Speakers won't work on Dell Dimension B110

Check your connections again. We've all plugged in the PC connection to the wrong port from time to time.
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dell-speakers-wont-work-on-dell-dimension-b110.734538/
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Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
Kindly click on the following link:
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A:Dell Studio 1558 Has SERIOUS Problems. Windows Repair Doesn't Work. IE Plays Invisibly

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Did you check the bios and check that the CD/DVD Rom is enabled as a boot device and is searched before the HDD?
 

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A:Dell Laptop with WIndows 8

I am using MS Office 2010 Pro, works perfect on Win8.1 You could use Mozilla Thunderbird https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/ With Open Office https://www.openoffice.org/product/index.html
 

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Hi,
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have a read here
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A:Boot Windows 10 on Dell Laptop from USB

Hello and welcome!

Look at the following tutorials for guidance:

This one will show you how to create a USB drive that can be used for installation and repair:
USB Flash Drive - Create to Install Windows 10

This one shows you how to boot from the USB drive:
USB Drive - Boot from in Windows 10

http://www.tenforums.com/general-discussion/41642-boot-windows-10-dell-laptop-usb.html
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Hi Experts,

Today I purchased a new DELL Inspiron 15R laptop..It came with Ubuntu installed on it.I want to install windows 7 32 bit Ultimate on it but its not working.I set the boot priority by using the F2 and F12 option but no luck.

Could you please tell me how to install windows 7 ?

A:need to install windows 7 on DELL laptop

  
Quote: Originally Posted by daku


Hi Experts,

Today I purchased a new DELL Inspiron 15R laptop..It came with Ubuntu installed on it.I want to install windows 7 32 bit Ultimate on it but its not working.I set the boot priority by using the F2 and F12 option but no luck.

Could you please tell me how to install windows 7 ?


New Dell with ubuntu, hum.what version win 7 do you have (oem, retail, etc)?

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/194277-need-install-windows-7-dell-laptop.html
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A:Cannot Boot Windows On Dell Laptop

The old black screen with blinking cursor...that's an easy one .Black Screen (fixmbr) - http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=kb;en-us;314503 You need to get to the Recovery Console and run the fixmbr command.Type in the number (1) on the line where it asks which install you want to access.At the password prompt in the Recovery Console, just hit the Enter key. When the prompt reflects "C:\Windows, etc.", just type fixmbr and hit Enter/OK (whichever).Warning comes up, reply affirmatively ("yes").Exit (after command is done), reboot.Louis

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/129939/cannot-boot-windows-on-dell-laptop/
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A:Windows XP for Dell used on Compaq laptop

i have that same laptop, dowload the drivers and then transfer them to either a cd or a thumb drive, then put the cd / thumb drive into the computer, and then install the drivers.
Driver page found here, i would only download the video, sound, chipset, intel/pro wireless driver, and the Synaptics Touchpad Driver, after that use windows update located under start<windows update, and then update your computer. Windows may ask you to activate it, the product key is located under the laptop
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-xp-for-dell-used-on-compaq-laptop.882626/
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A:Windows 10 Problem on my dell laptop

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
We would suggest that you restart the system in normal mode .
1- Check and run all the updates that are pending
2- Ensure all the Drivers are installed
3- Check the task manager and disable programs from startup.
4- scan for adware and malware
5- un-install unwanted programs
6- Factory reset ( restore to factory defaults)
Kindly lets us know if this help.
Thanks
Robin

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/4997/t/19680117
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I tried to download the Win 7 iso to help do this, but when I tried from the Windows iso site (at Windows 7) I got the error message "The product key you've entered appears to be for software which was pre-installed by the device manufacturer. Please contact the device manufacturer for software recovery options."

I did contact Dell support but they say I would have to buy a Win7 CD from them at some cost.

Is this really necessary? I just want to revert to Win 7.
Regards
Dev

A:Reverting to Windows 7 for Dell Laptop

Hello Dev and welcome to Ten Forums!

The response you got from Dell is disappointing. A factory installed OS usually has a special partition reserved for reinstallation of the OS. If this is still present ( and there is no reason why it should not be) you ought be able to get back to where you were using a recovery disk or some other procedure that Dell should be able to provide.

Disk Management (right click on your start button) should show what partitions you have on the hard disk.

http://www.tenforums.com/general-discussion/38652-reverting-windows-7-dell-laptop.html
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A:Dell Laptop Won't Boot Windows 7

What happens when you do try and enter Safe mode? Does the computer lock up?

What happens when you run Windows Repair via the CD?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/dell-laptop-wont-boot-windows-7-a-658152.html
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A:Dell laptop upgrade to Windows 7

Dell normally provides for a step where it removes old application versions, drivers etc before it upgrades.

If you tried to do a clean install you would still be faced with researching what applications, drivers etc. may cause you a problem.

Why not follow the Dell instructions and see how it goes?

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/dell-laptop-upgrade-to-windows-7-a-430166.html
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A:Dell Laptop Windows XP problems

Might be a rootkit or a virus.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dell-laptop-windows-xp-problems.130156/
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A:Dell Laptop: Not loading Windows.

what type of internet connection - dial up, dsl, cable, other? are you behind a router? firewall? network?

try going into your event viewer and check the system or application logs for errors.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/dell-laptop-not-loading-windows-200915.html
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A:I cannot restore Windows XP on Dell Laptop

Dell has been very good at furnishing the installation discs . . did yu try here:

here:

A borrowed Dell disc should work fine . . Dell discs are not specific to the pc . the key problem is likely because it is for OEM installation versus Retail.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/i-cannot-restore-windows-xp-on-dell-laptop-613590.html
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A:Dell Windows 8 preinstalled laptop downgraded to windows 7

Will Dell not accept a change of address?

http://www.eightforums.com/installation-setup/54269-dell-windows-8-preinstalled-laptop-downgraded-windows-7-a.html
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Graphic Card NVIDIA? GeForce? 7150M
WiFi Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Mod Lan Integrated 10/100 Ethernet LAN
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ieee IEEE 1394a
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Battery 65 W AC Power Adapter
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Plz help me know it ....

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A:Will Windows 8 work on my laptop?

Hi,

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http://www.eightforums.com/drivers-hardware/6385-will-windows-8-work-my-laptop.html
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Hello there



I bought a dell laptop with pre-installed genuine windows 8.1 from singapore on 22 June 2015.



now it is giving me a message saying that i have to activate windows otherwise it will expire on 4th november 2015.



however when I do so....there is no activation



i contacted singapore and they gave to scan using command prompt using sfc/scannow



it says there is no violation.



and then they directed me to Bangladesh dealer as am using the laptop in dhaka.



could u please help me......it says my windows will expire on 4th november



regards

A:New dell laptop asking windows keys activation

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
We would need the service tag to the system.
You could also complete the activation over the phone by calling Microsoft.
Kindly Private message the same .
Thanks
Robin

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/4677/t/19658447
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Originally Posted by Windows Central Question I've ried using the Microsoft Media tool, but it won't recognize any of the flash drives I've tried using my work laptop. I created an ISO flash drive, but I got a black screen message that BOOTMGR (???) was missing. When I turn on the power it opens to a blue RECOVERY screen.
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Media Creation tool works inside Windows and it doesn't need any usb key too, it can upggrade directly as is Window Update choosing update now
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http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/441377-my-dell-laptop-wont-reboot-after-windows-10-update.html
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A:Dell Laptop--Windows XP SP2-turns on but won't run nothing on screen

Do you see a post (BIOS) screen on intial boot up? If not then you could try opening it up to see if the video cable is not connected correctly. It could also be the bulb behind the screen that has gone.

What happens if you plug a monitor into the laptop (if you are able)?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dell-laptop-windows-xp-sp2-turns-on-but-wont-run-nothing-on-screen.719097/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/intermittent-wifi-windows-7-dell-laptop.1036519/