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Dell Inspiron 7568 Troubleshooting
Computer will not power on ¶
The laptop will not respond or show any sign of powering up
Faulty Power Adapter ¶
Ensure the power adapter is plugged in and the charge light is on. If the light is not on, and the adapter is plugged in, the adapter is faulty. Consider purchasing a replacement adapter.
Faulty Battery ¶
If the power adapter is plugged in, and the light on the adapter is on, make sure the adapter is connect to the laptop. If the laptop only powers up when the adapter is plugged in, regardless of charging time, then the battery is faulty. Replace the battery using [invalid guide link].
Motherboard is Faulty ¶
The Kindle is a relatively simple device in that it does not contain many components. Through process of elimination, faulty parts can be narrowed down easily. If the Kindle does not turn on after the previous steps, it is likely that the motherboard needs to be [invalid guide link].
Keyboard not Responding ¶
The keys on your keyboard won't respond or appear to be broken
Faulty Keyboard ¶
If the entire keyboard fails to respond, try replacing it with [invalid guide link].
Unresponsive Touchscreen ¶
The monitor on your Inspiron 7568 does not respond to touch and display remains the same.
Disabled Display ¶
Make sure that the display is not accidentally disabled. To do this, move the mouse pointer to the top right corner and click on search. Type device in the search box, select settings and hit enter. On the left side the device manager page will appear, click and open it. In the device manager screen, double click human interface device and select "touchscreen drivers". Right click on it and select "uninstall". Restart the computer and check if the touchscreen works.
Defective Display ¶
The "touch screen" sensation is created by a grid of infrared LED lights and receptors above the display screen. When your finger breaks the grid at a certain point, a "touch" is registered in the device. It is possible that the circuit board in charge of this function is faulty, and needs to be [invalid guide link].
Device is Overheating ¶
While you are working, your computer randomly shuts off without notification.
Dust in Vents or Fans ¶
Computers can overheat due to excessive dust and other materials stuck in the vents or fan. To fix this, use a compressed air duster to carefully blow the dust off the vents and fan.
Faulty Fan ¶
If the fan shows no sign of turning on when the computer is powered on, you may need [invalid guide link].