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  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 8500 case change

    I was wondering if it is possible to change the case of the dell xps 8500 to a different computer case. I would like to know what kind of case and also any examples for cases i could possibly use.
  • Forum Thread: DESKTOP XPS8500 Monitor conked out plus

    i recently bought a DELL XPS8500 unit last November 14. i had to spend a considerable amount to air freight it to where i lived... after not more than 5 days of usage, the DELL ST2320L monitor conked out. i tried my old samsung CRT monitor on the CPU, it functioned for around 5 minutes before conking...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 531 Bios Flash

    Heya, I'd like to start off by saying that I've already voided my warranty (not that it matters since it already ended anyway, haha) and so I would like to find a solution to this. I'm aware that the motherboard in my Inspiron 531 is an ASUS M2N61-AX, which is a modified board made specifically...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Dimension E520 replaced hard drive now only have blinking cursor no Bios

    Hi, My friend wanted to get rid of his dell E520, and removed then destroyed the hard drives. He gave it to me to do as I please, so I installed a replacement hard drive, but all that happens now is a black screen with blinking cursor at the top left, no dell splash screen, though it did...
  • Forum Thread: Desktop Not Receiving Power, I Think

    I have a Dell Optiplex SX280 i bought on Ebay. Worked fine, no problem or trouble. Last night (4 days after receiving it) I shut it down normally and went to sleep. This morning it didn't turn on. I switched the power cable with another that was plugged directly into the wall (instead of my surge...
  • Forum Thread: Monitor won't wake up

    When my computer is starting the monitor goes into sleep mode and will not wake up when I move the mouse of tap a key on the key board. I know that the keyboard and mouse work. Any ideas?
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 8300

    Anyone having clock issues with a DELL XPS 8300? Seems like everyday my clock is off by hours. Just now it was an hour ahead, and the other day it was several hours ahead. This computer isn't hardly a month old. Already got network issues and clock issues.
  • Forum Thread: Need Help to remove my Front USB port

    I have a Dell Dimension 5100, since about a day ago my computer won't turn on and the power button light blinks amber. After looking at my computer a little bit I noticed my front USB port all jumbled up and broken. Looking around some forums I noticed that, the USB being jumbled was the problem...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron D620 BIOS update problem

    Hey, I have a problem to update my dell BIOS to version A08, the updater says "Error 8193: Intel (R) ME Interface : Cannot locate ME device driver" Anyone recieved this problem, anyone knows how to fix it?
  • Forum Reply: Re: Parts source? (Small Business Optiplex & Precision)

    I am always used Ambry for as my parts vendor. The usually have everything in stock and they are very friendly. Their website is http://www.ambry.com
  • Forum Thread: XPS 420 Desktop PC won't boot with Diagnostic Lights 1, 2, 3

    I am currently unable to boot-up my Dell XPS 420 Desktop PC from a cold start. I have shut-down Windows and powered-off the Desktop PC completely and it will not boot-up again. All it does is get to a point, quite quickly, where it displays Diagnostic Lights 1, 2, and 3 , and a blinking, white cursor...
  • Forum Reply: Re: DELL Dimension 8300

    Outside of the warranty end date, Dell replaced the following That was for making up for the L A S T GoToAssist DellConnect agent who did the same thing to the computer L A S T time. So, another GTA or DC agent destroys the system again two years later, we're going to need some more compensation...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 570 won't power up

    Please help. My 570 won't start. It will start to power up, the button is white and it looks normal but after about three seconds it shuts down. I thought it was the power supply so I ordered one and installed it but still have the problem. I reseated the memory chips, reconnected all the interior...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 400/ Inspiron 9150 does not boot with an blinking amber power light

    Few weeks ago, after a power outage I found my desktop off. Powering up the desktop, I get blinking amber power light and only diagnostic light #2 stays on. The green light on MOBO is on and when the system is powered on the Ethernet lights blink and go off. The wattage on the PSU seem to be correct...
  • Forum Thread: PC powers on, blank monitor, several beeps

    Hi, I have a Dell Dimension 5150/E510 desktop that has worked faithfully for many years. It's running Windows XP Home Edition. It is an all Dell system with Dell monitor, keyboard and mouse. It recently failed to start. It turns on, I hear fans start, I then hear a succession of low pitched...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 530 Solid Amber Light/No Beep Code

    I have a Dell Inspiron 530 Desktop that has a hardware problem. Upon starting the PC there are NO BEEPS and the light on both the motherboard and ON/OFF switch are SOLID AMBER. The display is not recognized either. I have removed power and data from all drives, removed all expansion cards, disconnected...
  • Forum Thread: Graphics Card and Psu Upgrade

    Hi Everyone, I have a Dell Dimension 5150 and i am looking to upgrade my computer with a new graphics card and psu. I have found a graphics card you can see it here: http://www.amd.com/us/products/desktop/graphics/ati-radeon-hd-4000/hd-4850/Pages/ati-radeon-hd-4850-overview.aspx it requires 450w ...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Dimension 8300 w Windows7- painfully slow @-connection

    Hi, I'm new here so please excuse my lack of knowledge. Until now I've been running Win XP on my Dimension 8300. All fine, back then I went through all the steps of loading drivers and chipset in the right order and got the computer running nice and all. I'm on a 100 Mbit/s Internet...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Upgrading Case on Inspiron 560 Slim-Tower

    I'm having the same issue. i just have the old power switch connected and sticking out the back of the case where I can reach it. I posted this question on yahoo and Tom's hardware and havent gotten any straight forward answers. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/317731-30-connecting-stock...
  • Forum Reply: Re: BIOS download from DELL not the correct one? DELL VOSTRO 220s

    Could there be an installed Driver that is causing the EXE file to be blocked from running? I tried running it from the command line and also from an external USB and it didn't solve the problem. Here are my specs: OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build...
  • Forum Thread: computer shuts down, orangey light - 2 beeps-pause-2beeps again

    For the past couple days, my computer has been shutting down. I see the orangey light flashes then the computer beeps 2 times, pauses, beeps 2 times and it continues. I shut it down and i leave it for a while then i restart it again and the screen come up saying it didn't shut down the proper way...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Dimension E520 System idle process hogs 90%+ cpu every day

    Edit: I had already posted this somewhere else but I think it was in the wrong section. I'm worried my newbiness in this forum will have my question go ignored and I would very much rather that not happen. So I deleted the first post I made and reposted here hoping this is the right section. If not...
  • Forum Thread: Dell 660 mini tower

    Hi, I recently purchased a Dell 660 mini tower with Windows 7. My computer reverts to screen saver in about 5 minutes if I am not physically not working or holding the mouse or hands on the keyboard. I could be reading something and the computer acts as though I have walked away. How do I stop...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Foxconn LS-36 motherboard for Dell XPS 600 needed

    Hey I have your Dell Video Foxconn LS-36 thing. See EBAY AUCTION. Item number: 260529503434 Thanks and let me know if it is what your looking for.....
  • Forum Thread: XPS 600 will not accept two identical Kingston 2GB 667 sticks at the same time!

    I recently bought another exactly the same stick of memory to complement the one I already had with dual channel. When I installed it in the other white memory slot, the computer would get to Win 7 x64 or Ubuntu Linux x64 (11.10) and reboot. With 32bit Ubuntu it did start all the way up, but shows 2GB...