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Dell latitude cpi/cp will not run off of good battery, service tag disapears

Q: Dell latitude cpi/cp will not run off of good battery, service tag disapears

:hotbounce Hi guys, I have a problem I've never ran into before, I have been playing around with a few of the old dell latitudes one cp and one cpi. I have a know working battery that I'm using, I start up the cp and hit f2 to go into set up, and push the battery in when I get to the setup on the battery it says it isn't installed even if i pull the cd rom and install it their. I think I have some problem in the charging system but I don't have any digrams to find the problem. So if any of you have had this or similar problem and you have any ideas of suggestions, or the digrams for the cp or cpi latitudes I would greatly appreciate the help. :hotouch: :hotouch:

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A: Dell latitude cpi/cp will not run off of good battery, service tag disapears

I have the same problem with my latitude CPi I got response on the dell forums. one guy sugested: Try another battery - if it is also not recognized, you've got a mainboard problem. let me know if you find another solution...
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Go here:

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A:Dell Latitude D600 battery

could be dead.......

The age of laptop wont affect the battery (if its a new battery). Try returning it and getting another one
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A:Dell latitude battery problems

If the laptop is causing problems to the battery I don't think it's worth it to buy any more new batteries.Did the dealer say if it's possible to fix the laptop?
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Instructions for replacing the battery are in the first two links, and a source for the battery in the third.
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A:Dell Latitude c400 not using battery power

I would suspect a harware fault in the power section in the laptop, in the interface between the battery and the converter circuitry, as the battery works in the other laptops.

I doubt it's a software issue.
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I'm new here. I'll just jump in with a vexing problem.

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A:Dell Latitude Battery?Motherboard Problems

This could be a problem with Voltage Regulator - not really a part of the motherboard but indeed in the laptop. This is not something you can generally fix yourself.
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A:Dell Latitude D600 - AC Not Charging Battery

This can happen when you run a battery right down to 0%. Once there, it may never come back. I had a C600 battery do this to me. I fully discharged it, and it never took a charge again
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A:the system cannot communicate with the battery Dell Latitude D620

You should try some steps.

1) Update the bios.

2) Do a system reset by removing the battery and AC adapter, no power to the unit, hold down the power button for 30 seconds.

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A:laptop dell latitude E6230 battery problem

Hi ,
Thank you for writing to us!
We suggest you to run power troubleshooter and check if it helps.

PressWindows + X key.
SelectControl panel.
In the search box, typeTroubleshooter and then clickTroubleshooting.
Click on Power and Click on Next button.

Also calibrate the battery ,also check in BIOS if the battery is detected .Kindly let us know if the functionality of the system is being effected .
Kindly private message the service tag and email address.
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A:Is Dell Latitude D800 CMOS battery soldered to motherboard?

the bottom of a laptop case doesn't give you access to the CMOS battery.

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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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Arctic Silver Incorporated - ArctiClean for thorough cleaning and preparation and Arctic Silver Incorporated - Arctic Silver 5 for the compound.

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A:(Dell Latitude E6400) Dell Control Point on Windows 7 64-bit

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A:Can I use a Latitude battery in my Inspiron?

Hi johnhsrennie,
Thank you for reaching out to Dell Community Forum.
You can use the battery at your discretion as we wouldn't recommend using the battery from the Latitude E6540 on an Inspiron 5720.
Please private message us the service tag of the system along with your email id, if you have any query.
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Hi TOM3636,
Restart the system and press f2 on startup to enter BIOS - Go to Power Management -> Primary battery charge configuration and change custom settings.
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Hi Utkarsh. I Actually FIXED this problem months back. and I exactly want to help you on this so that you can fix it yourself too..
the problem which is creating your battery to show an exclamatory mark is your power settings.
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Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
Please update the BIOS to the latest available version from our Dell Support Site.
Also, check in BIOS <F2> what is the status of battery / adapter listed.
Please private message us the service tag of the system along with your email id.
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i have an old pentium3 NEC notebook..
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javastring said:

I got dell latitude Cpi A seriers service tag ending with 595B. Anybody have Master/admin password exe????Click to expand...

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1. Do not post your email in a public forum unless you enjoy spam.
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Thanks for writing to us. 
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Humm... old.

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A:Dell latitude cpx

sc-strapped said:

Hey whats up
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We cannot assist without knowing  why the shop said it's not repairable.
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A:Dell Latitude LS Laptop Help

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Will Drivers for Windows 10 (HD Graphics , Audio etc) for this make of Laptop be available & how soon or not so i can go for other options that allow the full functionalities and resource for Windows 10.

A:Dell Latitude E4310

Unfortunately, I have no information if Dell will be creating Windows 10 drivers for this computer.
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A:Dell Latitude D620

Did you check Power Options in Control Panel to verify that pressing the power button actually shuts the computer off and doesn't put it in Stand By or Hibernation?
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A:Dell Latitude D800

Hi Cappi106, you said you reinstalled XP but did you formatt it first? You also say as soon as you try to install.............the software, have you first installed all of your drivers? e.g. audio, video and network drivers? Here is the link to Dell, you will have to go through and find what you need.
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A:Solved: Dell Latitude cpi

I'm pretty sure that if you don't have the original disk, you are pretty much going to have to start from scratch.
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A:dell latitude d620

No. Only a version from Dell will work with his product key. And the one found by Jelly Bean is the wrong one - it is used on all Dell machines of that model and won't reinstall from the Dell disk. You need to use the number on the sticker on the machine. If his recovery partition is still there, restore using that.
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A:An old Dell Latitude C610

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A:dell latitude c400

Give dell a call.
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A:Reformat Dell Latitude


Welcome to TSG but you need to create your own thread. to do that you should click on the red triangle in this instance and ask a moderator for help.

then before you do anything with your computer you need to get a lot more RAM

you probably need to provide a bit more info on your computer to determine if this is a good idea to upgrade if this laptop is really old.
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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 XT3 compatability

Unfortunately, the only systems that Active Stylus works with are listed below.
Compatibility This product is compatible with the following systems:

XPS 12 (Model 9250)
Inspiron 15 7000 Series (Model 7568)*
Venue 8 Pro (Model 5855) (Coming Soon)
Venue 10 Pro (Model 5056) (Coming Soon)

*Wake up feature not available
The Latitude XT3 uses and Electrostatic Pen. Information listed below.
Electrostatic Pen
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A:Dell Latitude won't start


Sorry to be so long answering, ive been a bit busy, usual cause is faulty memory chips or ones that have just worked loose, if you have 2 chips try either in DImm1 socket and see if it works, failing that the board is going bad, do an Ebay search on the board and see what it costs to replace it.

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Many (most) Dell's do not have user fan speed control. Its what it is. Laptops, in general, tend to run warm as they sacrifice extra cooling for reduction in fan noise.
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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

A:Dell C640 Latitude

same problem is there any solutions