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The problem is, since I updated the bios, the above error message has gone, but the battery life has been drastically reduced. If you haven’t installed your NIC drivers, that’s is why you’re getting message. I have to agree. But i’m now getting a warning at startup from broadcom saying that a cable is not connected as well as the battery warning. You can use Win7 32bit, as the Dell Vista drivers are compatible with it.

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No [Meta] posts about jobs on tech support, only about the subreddit itself. Bios master passwords are generated by Dell Tech support there is no manual reset with a jumper like on desktop system Call Dell, validate you are an authorized user of the system, and they’ll give you the password.

SOLVED: Dell Inspiron Notebook bios password reset – Fixya

To reset your password is very simple, Follow these steps: March 9th, 9. Helpful 0 Not Helpful Flag.


Originally Posted by fred scuttle. If you are the rightful owner dell will help you reset this. I thought I already did: This means they have proven with consistent participation and solid troubleshooting their knowledge in the IT field.

On the desktop was an icon that said install Ubuntu. Home Questions Innspiron Users Unanswered. March 9th, 7.

Proffitt Forum moderator August 13, 3: Check the battery connector strips inside the laptop. Inspironbattery problem, then bios draining battery. Here’s knspiron link to this great service Good luck! This was helpful 0. Trusted Techs Proven-skills collaborators will have their usernames marked with a dark blue flair. From grub, I have to down arrow and click the recovery mode.

The time now is But i’m now getting a warning at startup from broadcom saying that a cable is not connected as well as the battery warning. Do everything you can to reduce the effort of the wonderful folks offering to help you.


And so I found this info. Also it coincided with the bios change.


Posted by Mtha Ncedani on Jun 09, Please look into below link if you need http: The first one updated the bios on vista 32bit with no issues. Please enter a valid email address.

Then it went ahead and booted to the desktop. Posted on Inzpiron 26, Did you catch that charge life span in the documentation?

windows 7 – Error updating BIOS on a Dell Inspiron – Super User

Dell Inspiron Notebook. I’ve been reading a lot of these problems with flashing the bios in normal windows environment and have come to some answers. I lnspiron a Dell Insiron E and the battery have been causing me problems after the first year of use.

Running xp 64bit on my new isn’t working.