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  • Forum Thread: (redirected) Dell computer won't print to HP printer sometimes

    Dell Inspiron 530 won't print to HP Officejet 2620 under certain conditions: A 13 Mb MS Word document with attached graphic. Ideas? /Karl
  • Forum Thread: Reinstalling my Dell Vostro 220 tower... help welcome

    hi everyone. I am leaving the country and going travelling. I want to donate my Vostro 220 tower to the social enterprise I have set-up, but before I do I want to do a complete re-install. However I never received installation disc(s) for Win7. Can anyone advice how to make sure how I get...
  • Forum Thread: Problems with my Dell Inspiron 580 tower

    I have had some computer problem ever since I had a power failure when i was in the middle of shutting down. I have made it start but i am having issues with the sound its making. I think it could be the fan hitting something or its lose but im not entirely sure. It is also blue screening alot and having...
  • Forum Thread: Updating cpu, gpu, ram and power supply on a Dell Inspiron 570

    Ok I have a Dell Inspiron 570 which I would like to upgrade the power supply, gpu and cpu for a game I'm interested in that uses alot of resourses, but having issues finding out what this mobo can carry. If it helps , the game is ARMA 3 System profile is Dell Inc. Inspiron 570 00 2.90 gigahertz AMD...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 3847 Desktop Details

    I was just wondering some specific details about this dell in specific this one: so this are my questions: 1. How much power supply does it have? 300w? 220w? 500w? 2. Does it have Pci Express 2.0 or 3.0?
  • Forum Thread: Intel Core 2 Quad-Core Q8300 2.5 GHz Processor SLB5W and Dell Inspiron 530 Desktop?

    I recently found an Intel Core 2 Quad-Core Q8300 2.5 GHz Processor on eBay, and I am wondering If I will be able to install this into my Dell Inspiron 530 desktop, before buying it. None of the specifications of the PC have been changed since purchase, and it is still in good nick Thank you in advance...
  • Forum Thread: Switching HDD from RAID to NON RAID

    Okay so I have a Dell XPS 8300. I have an SSD with windows on it and then 1 TB of Seagate HDDs as "slaves". The slave is (was) a RAID 0 setup. One of the HDDs was making a high pitch sound so I disable RAID using ctrl i and figured out which one. So, the problem is, now that I know which HDD...
  • Forum Thread: dell Inspiron 660 beeps repeatedly on boot

    Hi, having a horrible problem with my Inspiron 660 which I've had since June 2012 shut down normally last time used, booted this time, screen showed dell then a black screen and desktop repeatedly beeped (didn't stop) very concerned what is the problem?
  • Forum Reply: RE: km 632 keyboard+mouse media keys not working.

    Thanks a lot! Solved my problem that were driving me CRAZY!!!
  • Forum Thread: Dell DM061

    Hi, I'm a new user here at Dell but I have an extremely old PC and I want to ask something... Can anyone tell me if my desktop can accept any Intel Pentium G20XX processor? Or if cannot what is the most powerful cpu my pc can accept? TQ I want to upgrade my PC
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 546 Random Shutdowns

    I've had this computer for a few years but a problem has come up in the last year or so that I'm unsure how to fix. So far it's only happened when I play certain games. I load the game and can play for say 5-10 minutes, when suddenly the monitor goes black and the computer just stops responding...
  • Forum Thread: Support Knowledge Newsletter - Issue 4

    Issue 4 – Welcome to the Dell Community Knowledge Article Newsletter. With these publications you can stay informed with some of the latest troubleshooting guides and resolutions across various client system lines. For more updates don’t forget to follow us on Twitter. @DellCaresPro ...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Dimension XPS M200 Manual?

    I'm trying to take apart the M200 desktop computer that I've had since 1998ish. Only desktop that I can't figure out how to open. Has no latches, only one screw which I took out. Tried pulling, pushing and lifting the side casing and nothing. A manual with pictures or video would be preferred...
  • Forum Thread: Power Supply Gone Wild?

    We have a great Dell refurb that has taken to insanity... At some point the machine was unplugged and when it was plugged back in the power light turned amber (without being pressed on) and after a few seconds a fan started racing at frantic speed. I unplugged it again, but since then it has turned...
  • Forum Thread: inspiron 660 wont turn on!

    I came back to my dell desktop only to see it powered off. I tried to turn it on using the power button but nothing happens, no sound. The back off the computer, there's no green light! It's probably the PSU but, i don't know what to do. P.S.~ the computer was on sleep mode before it couldn't...
  • Forum Thread: Support Knowledge Newsletter - Issue 2

    Issue 2 –Welcome to the Dell Community Knowledge Article Newsletter. With these publications you can stay informed with some of the latest troubleshooting guides and resolutions across various client system lines. For more updates don’t forget to follow us on Twitter. @DellCaresPro ...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 8700: USB Power while PC is off???

    I'm having a huge issue here. I'm currently using a Razer Naga Epic (wireless mouse) with my Dell XPS 8700. The mouse has a dedicated docking station for charging. The problem is when I'm turning the PC off. When the PC is off, the USB won't provide power How can I fix this? Thanks...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 8700 PSU

    Well, I recently bought a Dell XPS 8700 special edition , it came with a GT 635 GPU, 24GB of ram, and an Intel Core i7 @ 3.4. I really want to upgrade my GPU, but I can't see what the stock PSU wattage is. I read in many other post that it was 460w, but I'm not sure if it's the same on mine...
  • Forum Thread: xps400 i want to upgrade compatible power supply

    ive had this machine since day one 10 years ago. i dont have the money to buy what i want just yet. i really want to find a power supply that will fit in my case but is an upgrade to what i have. i believe mine is out. the power button blinks an amber color. a few years ago i added a 500g harddrive plus...
  • Forum Thread: dell dimension 4300s won't boot. please help!!

    I have a dell dimension 4300s that's about 12 years old. I've only replaced the Ethernet card and added a new fan to it, since the old one died. I've recently moved and when i went to boot the computer nothing happened. I don't hear the fan or any beeping. I opened the tower and all i...
  • Forum Thread: Alert from DELL precision T3500

    i get this alerts when i start my pc, can someone help me to solve this problem ! Thann you !
  • Forum Thread: Stolen OPtiplex 7010 core i3

    Hullo All, i lost my OPtiplex 7010 core i3 in just 1 day after buying it, The only thing that i had noted down was the serial number. Now i am faced with a big mystery of how i can trace it in order to recover it. i had not installed any tracking software yet. Only Ms os installed and basic utility...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Vostro 470: Reinstall Windows 7

    I need to reinstall windows 7, Looked on the various guide on Dell Support but none of the methods seem to apply for me. I don't have Dell Backup and Recovery and after installing it I get the error: "The system does not have the Windows Recovery Environment Installed...". I've also...
  • Forum Thread: Can a Dell Inspiron 531 use an AMD Athlon X2 6400+ with the factory motherboard?

    Can a Dell Inspiron 531 use an AMD Athlon X2 6400+ with the factory motherboard and power supply? Currently running the PC on Windows 7, and the whole thing is factory original, other than another 1GB of RAM I added.
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 600 (Need the best for my XPS)*

    Hey, I'm new to this forum and new to building/upgrading computers. I have a Dell XPS 600 as is with no upgrades as of now and I want to modernize this computer to become a gaming center especially. I've been doing a lot of research and I'm nearly ready to begin working. My last step is...