Dell Inspiron PP1150 Troubleshooting
The Dell Inspiron is a laptop that was first made in April of 2004. It includes speakers, a CD/DVD drive, wireless, and an LCD screen.
Note: This troubleshooting page covers this model of a Dell Inspiron.
Laptop will not turn on ¶
Your computer will not boot.
The battery might need to be replaced.
And/Or you're hard drive is broken.
RAM issues ¶
An overheated motherboard.
Motherboards are very sensitive to heat, and if it is damaged, your laptop is useless. Therefore it will probably need to be replaced.
Bad Sound ¶
If the sound coming out of your speakers is faint or not working, the speakers might need to be replaced.
Black Screen ¶
Might NOT mean your laptop is broken
The screen might need replacing if it is cracked or blank.
Broken Optical Drive ¶
A disfunctional CD/DVD drive is easy to take out and fix and/or replace.
Slow or No Wireless Internet ¶
If you have this, you can easily buy and replace a wireless card.
BLUE SCREEN OF DEATH ¶
BSOD is the most severe error your laptop will encounter and as such, there are several problems associated with it. Here are a few:
1. A problem with the device driver: outdated or corrupt drivers will stall or stop the system and need to be replaced.
2. A temperature problem, perhaps with a faulty fan.
3. Hardware failure
4. A faulty or corrupt spyware, in which case you would havae to install new spyware.
5. Or a timing error.