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Dell Latitude E6410 Troubleshooting

This troubleshooting page will help you diagnose problems with the Dell Latitude E6410.

Computer Will Not Power On ¶ 

The laptop shows no signs of attempting to power up.

Faulty Battery ¶ 

Plug in the power adapter to your laptop. If the computer powers up when connected to the power adapter, but will not after removing the power adapter, regardless of the charging time, the battery is faulty. Replace the battery using this guide.

Computer Randomly Restarts ¶ 

Your computer gradually slows down and then restarts.

Faulty RAM ¶ 

If your computer starts up fine, but gradually slows down and then restarts at seemingly random times, your RAM is likely faulty. Your RAM can fail due to overheating, after power surges, or if you have overclocked you computer. Replace your RAM using this link.

Failure To Connect Or Stay Connected To The Internet ¶ 

Your computer either refuses to connect to the internet, or disconnects from the internet randomly.

Network Card is Dead ¶ 

If your computer won't connect to a known network or randomly disconnects from a network then your network card is faulty. Network cards fail due to overheating, power surges, or continued use. Replace your network card using this link.

Computer Gets Extremely Hot And Randomly Shuts Down ¶ 

Your computer becomes very hot and randomly shuts down.

Cooling Fan is No Longer Functioning ¶ 

After extended use computers can become very hot. When a computer becomes hot enough, it will shut itself down to protect its hardware. Computers depend on cooling mechanisms such as cooling fans to prevent overheating. If your computer is getting very hot, to the point that it is uncomfortable to touch, and is consistently shutting down, it is likely your cooling fan is faulty. System fan motors wear down over time and are prone to malfunctioning or dying completely. Replace your cooling fan using this link.


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