The only way to start the machine is to via F12 and select HDD to boot. I have removed Cmos battery main battery and all leads. Booted up nothing had changed F2 setup put clock & callender right and rebooted selected normal and got PSA. Now no warning of battery probs, unless select F2 or F12 it goes straight into PSA, even when I remove HDD so its in cmos.After a 1 hr gap put everything back with new Cmos battery corrected the time & date and it still stays the same Well I'm afraid my Dell Inspiron 1501 is still doing the imposible, before I updated the bios it started with an option with a message to say battery not recognised & won't be able to charge. The other thing is Caps Lock, Number Lock and other lights are all flashing and buttons don't work except wifi will switch off.That's the name I was looking for "Wireless N Card" Like with RAM you go to crucial, find the type and speed and then order new RAM matching them specs.Can anyone help me to find exactly what I need to do, like what Wireless N Card do I need? Can't find page number on Chrome : S System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom Built OS Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit & Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit CPU Intel Core i7 CPU 950 @ 3.07GHz Motherboard ASUS P6T DELUXE V2 Memory OCZ 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 OCZ3X1600R2 Graphics Card ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series Sound Card On Board You may be able to do it but as already been said this is going to be a pain.PLEASE HELP Subject of help needed: Dell Inspiron 1501 onboard wifi card not working with Windows 7 Ultimate and NEED help getting a working driver.Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft [email protected] Mangoh : If you purchase a USB Wireless N card which is what I recommend you do .You could go inside your router configuration page ( via the IP address and turn on the 5GHZ speed ) the wireless card will pick that up a well due to the fact that its a wireless N USB adapter card.
i just formatted and clean installed Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit and everything runs just fine, did all updates and the computer runs... The driver for the card often comes up as not being able to start I often get Dell Wireless 1390...
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My Dell inspiron 1501 PSA starts automatically every time I boot. I have let it run to find there are no problems except for Num/Lock Caps/Lock & an Other Lights are flashing and Buttons don't work. I chose normal and got PSA, so let it run it's full cycle appox 60 mins with no probs found. Tried that & left it out over night & replaced it with new one.
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