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Inspiron 6000 admin password

Q: Inspiron 6000 admin password

I bought dell inspiron 6000 2 years ago, and I'm setup the admin bios password. Now i'm forgot the password is. Please show me how to reset the admin bios password.

Thanks all

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A: Inspiron 6000 admin password

Take a look at this thread HERE.

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Hello there, I need help unlocking my laptop
Is there anyone that could help me?

I get the gray screen asking for administrator password.

Please help''

My service tag number is H7J3M71
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A:Dell inspiron 6000 bios password removal

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I'm assuming this is a windows password we're talking about here, and that you're running XP. If it is asking you for a BIOS password (black screen, white text), then you're probably screwed, unless there is a BIOS reset jumper within easy reach. If not, have fun opening the entire laptop to find it.

If it gets to windows and wants a password, try this:

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<dell> all lowercase and minus the brackets works for a few of the newer Dell Laptops

Good Luck,


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That makes no sense at all. If it were true then Dell would have to provide the password as part of the information it provides to customers when they buy the laptop. Anything else would subject them to being sued.
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That really doenst give us much to go on. It will more that likely run - but to be safe, can you tell us what spec your computer is?

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tphan80 said:

one night i accidently took the ram out while it shutting down..Click to expand...

Hi Tphan and welcome to the TS Forum :wave:

So you took the memory chip out whilst the board was live ? Oh dear , i'm really sorry to say this and its not what you want to hear but chances are that you have damaged the motherboard.:dead:.

Your going to have to replace the motherboard to get it back and running again.

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Welcome to TSF.
First go here and input your service tag #:
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A:inspiron 6000 win 7 no wifi

You must download the drivers from the computer manufacturer, Dell. This computer shipped with Windows XP and Dell does not have drivers for Windows 7 for this computer model. I suggest you reload XP and download drivers from the Dell Site, Or you can try to find drivers that might work, but I doubt it.
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A:Dell Inspiron 6000 Need Help Bad!!

Since it works in safe mode, let's do a clean boot and see what happens.

Open msconfig and on the General tab choose "selective startup" (uncheck all three items) and reboot. Does the problem still occur? If not, start adding items back to msconfig one or two at a time, rebooting after each change, until the problem reappears and you'll have identified the offending process. This is clearly a time consuming procedure, but it is the best way to determine if some process loading with the system is the cause of your problem.
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A:Help! Dell Inspiron 6000 won't power up

Have a look here: Tutorial: No POST (Power On Self Test)
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A:Dell Inspiron 6000 won't boot up

Try removing the hard drive and put it back in. Turn on your laptop and see what happens.
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control panel> sounds and audio devices>

Everything ok there?

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Everything ok there?

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Quote: Originally Posted by writingnerdgirl

Good morning, SevenForum friends,

I have installed Windows 7 on my Inspiron 6000 and all I need are drivers that will work.

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A:Dell Inspiron 6000 won't boot

This is a software issue, with the potential of being a virus issue. There is another forum here suited this question as at the moment it isn't a hardware issue.
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A:Win 7 on Dell Inspiron 6000 problems

When the Dell website says your model is not win7 compatible, it means Windows 7 won't run properly on it (which is true, as you've discovered) because Dell has not commissioned any Win7 drivers for it. Therefore, Dell's statement about it being incompatible is quite correct.

As for the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor on Microsoft's website, you are supposed to run that before upgrading so that you can make an informed decision as to whether or not to upgrade the OS or buy a new PC with Win7 pre-installed instead.

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The problem you have is that Dell hardware is custom-made so custom-made drivers are required. Only Dell has these custom-made drivers because they were specially written for that company. That's why you should have checked the driver situation on the Dell website before going ahead with the upgrade.

If the only problem you have is the lack of a proper video driver, you've been lucky.
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A:Does anyone here have an Inspiron 6000 with a working CD drive?

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2) downloaded chipset driver from dell site an installed
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A:Dell Inspiron 6000 wireless

you need to go onto the dell website and download all the drivers for the laptop

on the laptop will be a tag number
use this in the dell website and it will take you to all the drivers for that machine

in device manager I suspect you have a lot of yellow ? - these are the items with missing drivers
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a short may have fried the mobo. replace it and the PSU.
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Have you tried to do a Repair Install?
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If anybody can help me how to turn my laptop into use?
please, i will appriciate that

A:dell inspiron 6000 problem

You need to take the laptop to someone who's familiar with clearing the CMOS memory on a laptop. Another option is to find someone that can wipe the hard drive clean and reinstall an operating system.

Am I detecting that English is not your primary language?
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If dell does not have drivers, then I would strongly urge you not to try to upgrade. You will have problems.

check the following tests.

Windows 7 Readiness Test
Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor - Download - Microsoft Windows
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Well, if you don't get it fixed, it's likely to short and ruin the MB, so I suggest you get it fixed.

FWIW, the reason this happens is people carry the laptops around with the power plug hanging out, or are careless and trip over the power cord and put a lateral load on the connector. Here's what happens if you keep wiggling the cord with power on and the jack loose.
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A:Inspiron 6000 device manager problems

Do this at your own risk, but it has worked for me. Go to Device Manager, delete everything with a yellow sign. Do not restart. Then go to control panel, add hardeware, and follow the instructions. If you are using XP it will restore them.

Hope this helps? If they do not work know, nothing lost.
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usually the vista drivers will work in compatibility mode. if this isn't the case let us know.
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I'm trying to find SRS drivers for HP. But no, I don't know about Dell drivers.
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Start > run > devmgmt.msc

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A:Dell Inspiron 6000 won't boot up completely

Never mind - I got it figured out.  Don't waste any time on this!
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STOP 24 error...could be bad NTFS file system, bad hard drive, or bad ntfs.sys file.Preliminary step, I would try to run chkdsk /r on the partition (from the XP Recovery Console).
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Where would I go to buy a network card?

What should I look for when purchasing a network card

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A:Solved: Dell Inspiron 6000 no internet

What is the version and patch level of Windows on the machine? What are the symptoms of not being able to connect?

If both wired and wireless connections don't work, it's unlikely to be a hardware issue, since they use different hardware.

With a wired connection to the router, please post the following.
Try these simple tests.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD (COMMAND for W98/WME) to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following commands one at a time, followed by the Enter key:

NOTE: For the items below in red surrounded with < >, see comments below for the actual information content, they are value substitutions from the previous IPCONFIG command output! Do NOT type <computer_IP_address> into the command, that won't work. Also, the < and > in the text is to identify the parameters, they are also NOT used in the actual commands.

Do NOT include the <> either, they're just to identify the values for substitution.


PING <computer_IP_address>

PING <default_gateway_address>

PING <dns_servers>



Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter to copy the contents to the clipboard.
Paste the results in a message here.

<computer_IP_address> - The IP Address of your computer, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above. (For Vista/Win7, the IPv4 Address)

<default_gateway_address> - The IP address of the Default Gateway, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

<dns_servers> - The IP address of the first (or only) address for DNS Servers, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

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None of the Sigmatel drivers I found would install, even setting compatibility and running as administrator.

Driver Detective returns a driver which does not install.
And, of course, their tech support is not helpful.


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Go to Start and type in "devmgmt.msc" (without the quotes) and press Enter
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Then select the Details tab
Select "Hardware ID" in the dropdown box.
Then copy down the 4 characters immediately after VEN_ and the 4 characters immediately after DEV_ We'll visit to figure out exactly which sound device you have.

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Here's instructions on how to install drivers in compatibility mode (if you find some earlier drivers). It's not guaranteed to work - but it will increase the chances of it working for you:


Compatibilty Mode Driver Installation:
1 - Download the latest driver from the manufacturer's website.
2 - Uninstall the current drivers using the Control Panel...Programs and features...Uninstall a program applet. Then verify that the driver/device has been removed in Device Manager
3 - Right click on freshly downloaded driver installation file and select "Properties"
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- Click on the box to select "Run this program in compatibility mode for" and then select Windows Vista Service Pack 1
- Click on the box to select "Run as administrator"
- Click on OK to exit all the dialogs
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6 - Let it install and see if that stops the BSOD's.
Also, here's an article on adding legacy devices to Win7:
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you probably have a lot of startup programs running. there are 2 areas to look at.

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Try Windows Update?

Also maybe these vista drivers will do the trick?
Download the Sigmatel STAC 9200 series audio driver 6.1 for Windows Vista

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A:Dell Inspiron 6000 won't stay on more than 5 seconds

type fast.

five seconds: type fast.
listen to very short songs.
play video games you know you will lose really quickly.

--but seriously: the mb sounds like toast. that may be why no one is posting any notes.

i cannot remember having te 5-second problem before. it could mean that some spot on the mb got broken or shorted out - not enuff to kill everything, but to keep it from decently being able to get BIOS rolling. Or, the BIOS is messed up.

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From what I see, Dell doesn't "protect" anything...see the reference below for running the DST.
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Even though the battery is new you might have a bad battery. not charging fully or at least showing there is charge left but in reality isnt might be a sign for you to go and get a replacement. also make sure you are using name brands and not a knock off ...ex. Dell needs an actual certified Dell battery ...not a dell compatible...although these compatibles are cheaper they cause the problems such as you are describing.
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Here are all the drivers you will need: Drivers & Downloads
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Go here
Drivers & Downloads
Download audio driver and do right click/properties/compatibility tab,select XP SP3 click apply and run it!

Hope it helps!
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Here are the DELL drivers. I just want to know which driver will give me back the on screen display. THANK YOU!

A:Dell Inspiron 6000 volume, which driver?

Control Panel, Sounds and Audio, Volume, click the little box.
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Windows XP Professional
Version 2002
Service Pack 2

Intel Notbook I6000
1.50 GHz
239 Mhz, 256MB of RAM

How would i go about making this faster?

Please help, it is urgent.


A:Slow Dell Inspiron 6000 Laptop

This could be a servics problem in windows.

Running a "SFC /scannow" should do the trick

click Start, click Run, type SFC/scannow , let it run, reboot when finished

NOTE: This will requite either an I386 folder (located at %systemroom%/I386) or the windows XP cd

a quick note, XP seems to tack an average of 2-3 minutes to boot.
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A:Dell Inspiron 6000 keyboard problems

You may have something underneath them. With the laptop off, turn it upside down and use a new soft paintbrush carefully between the keys to shift anything that might be there.
Golden rule - no food or drink near keyboards!
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A:Dell Inspiron 6000 doesn't boot up!!

I would think that this is a problem with the operating system. I'm not 100% sure, but however, if you want to check, get an hard drive enclosure for $10 - $15 on newegg. Then unplug your hard drive and plug it into the enclosure and plug the enclosure into another computer and see if the OS files are intact. You could also plug your hd into another laptop and see what happens, if it boots, then the problem is not your hardrive.
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A:Inspiron 6000, blue screen, can't read hd

Do you get a bright, clear view when you boot to SAFE MODE (cold boot then press the <F8> key repeatedly once per second after you press the on button), as that bypasses a lot of potential video graphics problems.
Reporting what you get in SAFE MODE helps us get a bit closer to a fix.
It can be a hard drive, video graphics driver, LCD screen inverter burned out (a likely cause), and some other issues.
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A:Dell Inspiron 6000 A/C Power Issue

It's worth testing the batttery, but in all likelihood it's the mainboard that is faulty.
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A:Blue Screen Crashes, Dell Inspiron 6000

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A:Internet connection problem with Dell Inspiron 6000

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A:Dell Inspiron 6000 battery light is flashing

The battery status light means the battery is too Hot to charge, let it cool overnight, then try charging, if it does it again, then the battery needs replaced.

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A:dell inspiron 6000 seagate hd interface problem

The adapter that is on the drive from the laptop is removable to expose the standard 2.5" IDE connector. That connector you're looking at is a caddy that is used to secure the drive into the laptop.