Are there any MB without the Nvidia video card? So I have to shipback the item to the seller. I took me over an hour to disassemble the laptop, but it was worth it, lets see if it lasts. I was watching a hulu video the other night, and as soon as I clicked full screen, the LCD went out. The current verion as of today is A April 8, at 3: I agree that Dell should have publicly recalled all of these machines regardless of ownership, location or warranty status because it is likely all units will fail in time costing owners lots of money.
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I found this thread and since I had nothing to lose baked my motherboard.
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I just baked mine. August 14, at 4: Another troubling issue is the inconsistency of Dell training standards for field technicians. You could run Linux on it and grow a beard.
After the third time they shipped a whole new laptop. These sell seem to shrink a bit overtime, bad contact and the ICs start overheating. Hi, I have the same problem — with a split screen.
I have no rigged up portable fans next to them when they are docked to help control the temp. I also downloaded and installed BIOS A16 which seems is supposed to help with the d30 problem.
Had the typical NVidia equipped D, and sure enough it failed out of warranty. They are sending a tech out to replace the motherboard. The return codes are different, and you get a version 1. The Dell Latitude D f630 a portable midrange business laptop with an appealing design that will land you some performance benefits.
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July 12, at 6: Was your screen grey, then fade to black as windows booted? Everytime the card fails when I touch teh bottom of the laptop it is too hot to touch.
Strong performance; long-lived nine-cell battery; sturdy construction; bright display; comfortable grphics corporate-level security, including smart card reader; WWAN available as an option; lengthy three-year warranty.
Somewhat heavy for a thin-and-light notebook; native screen resolution makes icons and text look small; fingerprint reader decreases mouse button size.
I believe this is a common flaw being observed with allot of the technology today, but few of us do preventative maintenance for instance when I took mine apart there was a mat of dust blocking the fan…. So, now I’m just waiting on the SSD, the wifi card, annnnnnnd Laptop Mag Packing mobile broadband, a host of security options, and a sturdy design, the Dell Inspiron D is a top-notch business notebook.
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It had everything I wanted. IT Reviews Dell’s popular Latitude D deservedly won many plaudits and awards with its excellent blend of features, price and performance. When I was dealing with Dell support they were very quick to delll but they kept telling me we were the only ones with this problem.
I had changed my mind… something about it. I will do more testing and respond with more detail on this thread later. I though the sucker was toast… no video… monitor came on.
There are 3D settings. If I hold the screen at an angle, I can see odd smudge marks in the LCD, and a rectangular halo in the middle of the screen.
This lightweight business laptop competes with the Lenovo ThinkPad T61 Widescreen and the HP Compaq p; all three share similarities like a inch widescreen, highly configurable Intel parts, and terrific battery life. But other than that, yours looks pretty good too. This is a great unit!!! I tried two methods, but now im even more confused as to whats going on. The unit was under a 3 year warrantly and Dell replaced the mother laitude — twice. I will look at the Device Manager again to make sure.