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Dell inspiron 7537 'shift and windows key' not working

Q: Dell inspiron 7537 'shift and windows key' not working

hi guys wish you all a great new year.

im facing a very annoying issue with my laptop, some keys are not working, the left **** and the windows key I just don't know whats happening.

can someone please help mw with that.

thanks in advance.
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A:Windows 8.1 freeze on startup - Dell Inspiron 15 (7537)

Do you recall what the Dell Update was?
Have you changed settings in the BIOS previously.
Some systems will refuse to boot if Secure Boot is changed from on to off or from off to on.  This may happen if you updated the UEFI and reset the Secure Boot to default.
This doesn't sound like the problem that I described (the boot stops earlier), but I bring it up in hope that it might cause you to remember something.
If you can't run Automatic Repair and can't boot into Windows, your options are limited.
Are you able to access the menu to do a Refresh of the system?
Are you able to see the files in the partition that Windows is installed on?
If so, it's advisable to back these up immediately (at least the Users folder) in order to save your data.
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Suggestions please ?

A:Inspiron 7537 touch screen not working with windows 10

You can click the link below to download the touchpad driver for this system. The drivers shows it is for 32 bit but will work with Windows 10 64 bit.
Dell TouchPad Driver
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Were there any bluescreens / system crashes? Was the system overheating? Do you see the power led come on for a second or two when you press the power button? Do you have another power adapter that you could test with? Does the light on the power adapter stay on and stable when connected to the system? Do you see any other leds come on?
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A:Dell Inspiron 7537 - Hinge issue

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Hi, I am having the exact same issue as this, only since updating to Windows 10.
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Hi Rafiquesaad
Thanks for writing to us. 
When did the issue start? Please try an external keyboard and check if the shift keys works, if they work on external , then consider replacing the keyboard, If they don't work, then reinstall the windows. 
Also please Do provide us your system tag#, email address and name via private message,by clicking on my name in blue and then select send a private message.

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Hi Cerrigno
Thanks for writing to us.
When did the issue start? Could you please provide us the error message which you got during diagnostics.
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has anyone ever come across anything similar?
it's pretty weird

A:inspiron 15-7537 (2014) Lan keeps disconnecting

Hi EpiphanyDan,
I would suggest you to uninstall and reinstall the Ethernet card on the system. Please enter your service tag # on the link below, select the OS and then download the Ethernet card driver from Network section onto the Desktop screen.
Please follow the steps mentioned below to uninstall the video card.

Click on Start button.
In the search box type, devmgmt.msc and then press enter.
Select the Ethernet card device under Network Adapter and right click on it
Now select properties.
In the properties window, under Driver tab, click on Uninstall button.
Check “Delete the driver software for this device.”
You want to delete the driver click OK.

After the uninstall finishes restart the system. Then reinstall the Ethernet card driver on the system using the file downloaded on the desktop.
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A:Dell Touchpad gestures not working on Dell Inspiron 5558

I found the fix here. Install Synaptics 19.15.2 Windows 10 64 Bit  even tough you have Windows 8.1.
Install like this:
1) Extract the files to another folder
2) Open the folder with extracted files copy the path of the x64 drivers
3) Go to Control Panel>Device Manager>Mice and other pointing devices
4) Right click mice and other pointing devices, select Update Driver>From Hard-Disk
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8) Restart

Video can be found here:
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For check a driver issue, give this a try...
If you still have problems after getting a clean bill from SlimDrivers, we can look into your issue a little deeper.
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Hi Rocksaurous
Thanks for writing to us. 
Please try the following steps. 

go to control panel and open "clock,language and region"
there'll be a pop-up then choose "keyboard ad languages" tab
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Hello.The problem could be either in the hardware or the software, so you need to test each. Perform the tests below -- it doesn't matter which one you do first.

To test the speakers, perform the Quick Audio Check in the ePSA test. If the speakers fail the test then they have failed or become disconnected. (Click the link for instructions on how to run the test.)

To test the software, switch between the Realtek audio driver and the Windows native driver. [This test assumes that your laptop has the Realtek audio driver. If you get to step 2 and do not see "Realtek High Definition Audio" then go to the Dell support page for your model and download the Realtek driver that Dell provides for the version of Windows that the laptop is running.]
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Device version 0.0.0
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A:Dell Inspiron USB ports (not all) not working

If you unplug all USB devices then plug in a single flash drive to each of the USB ports do 2 of the ports still not work?
Does the laptop manual state that each USB port will deliver the full 500mA. If not then you may need a powered external hub. I find the Logitech a good one.
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However whenever I hibernate, sleep, or shutdown my PC, the lights switch off on the Network Card so it is no longer receiving a connection.

Running Win8.1 - have also disabled Fast Startup

Any help would be appreciated!


A:Wake on Lan not working - Dell Inspiron 530

The Windows 8 drivers from tp-link may help, I can't seem to find any Windows 8.1 specific drivers from tp-link.

TG-3468 - Welcome to TP-LINK

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A:Audio not working on Dell Inspiron 660

Download/install the Windows 10 Chipset drivers. Do them one at a time restarting the PC after each one.
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A:Dell Inspiron Webcam Not Working

Try re-installing it's driver from Dell's support website, they may even have a newer driver for it:
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A:BIOS not working in DELL INSPIRON.

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A:Dell Inspiron 14R N4010 not booting up F12 and F8 not working

Hi Bala,
Do you get any error message on screen?
Could you please let me know the series of beep code that you hear when you power on the computer.
You can drain out the residual power of computer and then try using the computer:

Power off your computer. 
Remove all the external peripherals connected to your computer.
Please remove the AC adaptor and battery of your computer. 
Press and hold the power button of your computer for 10-15 seconds to drain out the residual power.
Release the power button. 
Insert the battery in and connect the AC adaptor.
Then try powering on the computer.   

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I suggest that you replace the defective keyboard which is easy to do and costs about $15.  Procedure is available on youtube.
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Hi Berenieraffe
Thanks for writing to us.
When did the issue start?
Even though while updating the video drivers it says the drivers are up to date, but would request you to over write the driver and observe for any changes.
Also do update the BIOS just in case.
Do provide us your system tag#, email address and name via private message,by clicking on my name in blue and then select send a private message
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A:Dell inspiron 1525 screen not working HELP!!

Tony, so the problem is your laptop is turned on, but the laptop screen isn't displaying an image?

Disconnect the HDMI cable, first. Look across your top row of keys on the keyboard. Tap the key with an icon on it that looks like a computer screen, then wait a second and see if your screen lights up It may be the F8 key, not sure. On some models you have to hold down the Fn key while you tap the F8 key. That toggles your LCD screen on and off.
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Earlier it was working but now while installing the bluetooth+Wi-fi driver,errors are displayed and I am unable to complete the installation.

the stock bluetooth also doesnot work,the system shows as bluetooth on but unable to find any device,please help..

A:Bluetooth Not working in Dell inspiron N3542

Try system restore to a point when it was working.
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I have not Dell Keyboard working 1525 Inspiron a Dell Inspiron Yes I know it is a very old model but it has served me just fine over the last few years until very recently when some of the keys are failing There was a loud almost constant buzzing sound in my laptop every time I worked on it so I took it to the repair shop where the engineer told me it is a problem with the fan So he removed the keyboard to open and check the make of Dell Inspiron 1525 Keyboard not working the fan and said a replacement fan will need to be ordered While I am waiting for that to be done he put the keyboard back in its place but some keys on it are not working I came across the following posted here more than years ago by Dell Inspiron 1525 Keyboard not working the user HYLBJTO I am reproducing it below because the problem I am facing with the keyboard is exactly the same as described by this user and the suggestion given to him by someone to fix the problem did not work from what I understand quot I was reading an expired thread about issues with certain keys not working on a Dell Inspiron I have experienced what seems like the same problem Certain keys do not work - but not the same ones as those in the older thread w d etc for me here s the strange part If I do not screw down the keyboard and hold it up slightly the problem disappears I thought it might have something to do with pressure on the keyboard but I could not duplicate the problem by applying pressure to the back of the keyboard However if it is screwed down tight to the plate it sits on those same keys do not work I tried putting pieces of paper between the keyboard and the plate it sits on and got mixed results SO I m thinking this could be some kind of electromagnetic interference Anyone have any thoughts here The problem absolutely goes away if I hold the keyboard even th of an inch above the plate it sits on quot -- HYLBJTO May Can anyone help me understand what could be the possible issue with the keyboard keys I read on this expired link https forums techguy org threads dell-inspiron- -keyboard-not-working page- where a user mentioned having problems with their inspiron keyboard only to be told at a much later stage by their technician i guess that the problem was not with the keyboard but motherboard Do you think this could be the case with my laptop also Does that also explain the buzzing sound which acc to what I read on several online posts is one of the indications of the hard drive failing Needless to say I am seeking answers here because the repair shop guy has so far been more destructive than constructive in fixing my laptop Can anyone please help share some insights on the above issues It will be a GREAT help thank you nbsp
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OK so I have tried deleting the touchpad in device manager and removing the driver Dell Touchpad Inspiron 1545 working not and reinstalling the device from scratch When this didn't work I thought there must be a problem with the touchpad itself and so bought a new one and installed it Problem is it still doesn't work If I go into device manager and look for it I have to Dell Inspiron 1545 Touchpad not working show hidden devices and then it comes up with the yellow triangle next to it I show properties on it and Dell Inspiron 1545 Touchpad not working it says its the Dell Touchpad Manufacturer is Alps Electronics and its plugged into the PS mouse port In the Device Status box it says This device is not present is not working properly or does not have all its drivers installed Code The Driver date is and the version is I have also noticed that on the details tab under power data the current power state is D which I believe is off Something else I have noticed which may or may not be related is that the laptop doesn't enter sleep mode when the lid is closed altho it is set to and will enter sleep if I select it in the shutdown options I am at a complete loss as to why the touchpad isn't working so any help would be appreciated If you need any more info please let me know

A:Dell Inspiron 1545 Touchpad not working

Hi Dre9872, Try the vista driver for it ,there is a possibility that the mobo may be failing
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hi there ,
my laptop is dell inspiron 3452 and its service tag is :<ADMIN NOTE: Service tag removed per privacy policy> the problem is that wifi is not working and when i try to install '' Dell Wireless 1704 WiFi + Bluetooth Driver '' it says activate bluetooth using wireless switch what should i do ?

A:dell inspiron 3452 wifi is not working

I'm assuming windows 10 is on the system....
I'd suggest you check WIFI switch is turn on in Settings. If switch is turn on then I suggest you turn off for a few seconds and then turn switch back on. At left bottom of taskbar, please click windows icon, click Settings, Network & Internet, and then WIFI.
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I have a Dell Inspiron E1505 laptop with the screen remaining black when I turn it on.
It works fine with an extrenal monitor. How do I trouble shoot it to figure what is acturally
wrong with the screen?
I would like to know if it has bad inverter or it is a bad screen or what?
Thank you,

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Hi there, I can't find the bluetooth icon, I had done a clean reinstall a few months ago, so I may not have the driver. I tried to download it from Dell site, won't allow me, as I am not under warranty now.

Please help, thnks

A:Bluetooth not working on Dell Inspiron N5110

Hi there ... The Driver you need is in the Link below .. But it may not resolve your issue ...
Drivers for Inspiron 15R N5110
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My husband's CD/DVD rom stopped working. How can I check to see if it is a hardware issue on the Dell Inspiron 6000? If it needs to be replaced, what am I looking for--do I have to order fromk Dell? and is it something we might try to replace ourselves? Thanks!

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Hiya Ladies and Gents, 

I got to hand a Dell Inspirion One 19T that has been upgraded from Win 8 to win 10.  The speakers have a nice big red cross through them and keep saying that there's no issue and to plug in speakers or headphones.
What I have done so far...
Updated Audio device drivers
Updated Reltek HD codec and general drivers
Checked in BIOS to make sure the on board audio device is enabled
Windows updates
Uninstalled the driver and restarted
Uninstalled the driver and installed from fresh download
Sacrificed a top end calculator to the God of electronics

The last two things I can think of being the issue are...
a) Audio card knackered
b) Restore to win 8 and then NOT doing the update

Any suggestions other than those????
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When I turn on my computer, all my executables will stop working after like 5 minutes, even if i don't do anything on the computer. However music still runs and the mouse cursor still moves. 
Sometimes it says pme that microsoft windows stopped working

I didn't notice any weird noises from my hard drive, but when I run diagnostic, i get the famous Error Code 2000-0142

Windows 10
dell inspiron 17r 7720
intel 7
geforce 650M
What can I do ? 

A:Dell Inspiron 17R 7720 : All my exe stops working

You need to replace the hard drive, which has failed.  Then reload the operating system from the Dell recovery media you hopefully made (or download a copy of Windows 10 TH2 from Microsoft and reload the OS manually).
Once that's done, the issue will be taken care of - the errors you see are all from the faulty hard drive in the system.
You need a new, 2.5" 9.5 or 7 mm hard drive, hybrid drive or solid state drive.
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I have a Dell inspiron 5521 and it's 8 months old. Today when I opened it this message appeared : "Your battery has experienced permanent failure and needs to be replaced. I can open the notebook when ac is on but the red led of battery is blinking and the battery can not be charged. Also in bios i get the same message about battery. Is this really a permanent failure ? It's just 8 monts old. What can I do ? 
I burrow with my friend to check the battery when i replace the battery it works is that battery suddenly death ?
I have updated the Bios also
Also I diagnostics

A:Dell Inspiron 5521 Battery not Working

Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
Please boot into BIOS <F2> and check on the status of the battery listed.
Please private message us the service tag of the system along with your email id.
(Note: please don't mention the service tag or email id on the public forum as it contains your personal information).
Regards,DELL-Akshatha MSocial Media and Community Professional#IWork4Dell
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Error Code: 2000-0511
Validation: 38408

A:DELL INSPIRON 14 N4050 Fan Stopped working.

Thank you for writing to us!
I would suggest you to update BIOS and run the diagnostics, (tap F12 on start up, select Diagnostics), to confirm if you get the same error.
Kindly private message the service tag and the email address.
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Today the Wi Fi has stopped working on my Inspiron 3147 2-in-1.  Internet works fine right now on the desktop and laptop we have in the house so I know the wireless router works o k  but it stopped working on Inspiron 3147.  I have tried 'function and PRNT SCR keys' because there is no switch on that computer to turn wireless on or off and looks like it is set for on, I checked settings and 'Airplane mode is off' '. I have used  my other computers today looking at the on-line manuals and quick start guide info for the Inspiron 3147 but these do not help me. I use Windows 8 and did not upgrade to Windows 10 yet on the Inspiron 3147.  What do you think is wrong ?  Please help me.  It is now about 1:00 AM our time so I am falling asleep trying to fix this.
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Half life blue shift not working on windows xp

'shortofafulldeck' raised the same issue as I've got. Has anyone else seen this and found a solution? The game was working fine until I installed Kaspersky. I've fiddled about with the Kas firewall and app permissions but still no luck.

Hi guys,
I'm using windows xp and I installed half life blue shift successfully. However, when I try to play the game, my screen goes black for a few seconds before returning me to my desktop. I've tried reinstalling a few times and also changing the compatibility both of which have not worked. I have the original half life which works fine and I uninstalled it to create space for blue shift. This is also the stand alone version of blue shift. Any help you could give me would be much appreciated.
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Hi guys,
I'm using windows xp and I installed half life blue shift successfully. However, when I try to play the game, my screen goes black for a few seconds before returning me to my desktop. I've tried reinstalling a few times and also changing the compatibility both of which have not worked. I have the original half life which works fine and I uninstalled it to create space for blue shift. This is also the stand alone version of blue shift. Any help you could give me would be much appreciated.
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Problem in short nbsp My laptop display is not working however an external monitor is working via HDMI nbsp Interestingly the touch screen capabilities still work despite there display 14 Inspiron 7437 stopped working Dell being nothing displayed The touch motions register on the external monitor because i have it set to clone display Long version nbsp This past weekend after a Windows update upon the next boot my display was no longer working nbsp I get nothing no boot screen info windows login screen nothing nbsp I can use an external monitor which I am doing right now via the HDMI connection so I am certain that my video card hardware is functioning nbsp I just performed a full Dell diagnostics and everything passed nbsp I have tried the following - nbsp Update to latest BIOS A -Update to latest Intel video drivers receive error trying to install -Tried rolling back video drivers but was unsuccessful due to what I think is inability to enter Safe Mode -Perform a system restore to a save point prior to the last Windows Update unsuccessful again due to the fact that upon System Restore initiated restart I cannot select options due to having no usable display At this point I think my my Dell Inspiron 14 7437 display stopped working display might have simply gone bad and I must get a replacement nbsp I am under warranty still Dell Inspiron 14 7437 display stopped working and plan to contact Dell directly to address the issue nbsp In the mean time are there any suggestions on other potential solutions Thanks in advance for any help or comments

A:Dell Inspiron 14 7437 display stopped working

Have you had this resolved?  Interesting that no one has responded or questioned this.  I am having a similar issue with two out of three of my 14 7000's.  Both have dead video's.  
Now I find out Dell has stopped selling or even offering the 14 7000.  Here today, gone tomorrow without a peep.  Has me wondering if this is a bigger problem than I first thought.
Any help on your end would be appreciated.
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my letter keys work and the number keys that run along the top of the letter keys are working too, but the number keys to the side are not working at all, i have push the number lock on and off many times and it makes a sound but all it does when ever i try the numbers out is make the page go up or down or highlight whatever is already typed before it.

i looked to see if there was any post that has the answer to the issue and from them i have tried fn+f3 and alt+shift+numlk but it didn't work,

A:number keys not working on Dell Inspiron 3521

never mind found out what it was i had "use numeric keypad to move mouse around the screen" in the Ease of Access mouse setting on, just had to turn it off and i was good to go
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Hi, I have a DELL Inspiron 5520 with 2 Graphics Cards:

ATI Radeon 7670M & Intel HD 4000

I've installed the drivers required and unfortunately the switchable graphics section in "Catalyst Control Manager" doesn't have an option to manually change the graphics card. It has the option to choose what graphics card a program should use, but that never works. I know that if I find a modded BIOS like in this thread:

Acer Laptop: Switchable Graphics using i7 & AMD Radeon

Then it will work for me, but my problem is that I don't know if that BIOS is specifically for ACER laptops or I can use it on my DELL. If not, I'd appreciate it if someone came up with a BIOS for DELL. Also, I'd like to know what that BIOS has that the original one didn't, please explain. For example, removing whitelist, etc ...

A:Switchable Graphics in DELL Inspiron 5520 Not Working

Y u need to manually switch the graphics card when it can automatically switch according to the requirements??? If u want a program to b run with better graphics, go to switchable graphics, browse the program in it and set priority to high performance...