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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: Inspiron One 19 video won't stay on.

    I have a Inspiron one 19 all in one that when you turn it on the dell logo screen comes up and the starts the boot up, then screens goes black same thing if I try to boot the bios stays on for about 2 sec then black the machine is still run the system, any suggestion on where to start the trouble shooting...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 530 - double beep on startup

    After checking the forum I learned that the double beep on startup is a memory issue. I have checked all RAM cards and they are all working. Is there anything else I could try? Thanks Josh
  • Forum Thread: Dell Dimension 8300 additional internal HD

    Hi I have a Dell Dimension 8300 desktop pc with a rather full hard drive. The current drive is a Seagate ST3120026A (111GB). I would like to add a secondary drive, also made by Seagate. An online store has a good offer on the following model: ST3160215A (160 Gb - 7200 trs/min - Buffer 2 Mo - Format 3...
  • Forum Thread: New Video/Graphics Card for Dell Inspiron 620

    Hi so i use this computer to play decent games and well i have been lagging in games and well its starting to get slow and yes i clean my computer. So i thought i should get a new video card well first i believe i have a psu of 300 w and i do not have slim. Well i wanna run the XFX Radeon HD 6670. It...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Insprion 620 Mini Tower, Motherboard (Help Replacing)

    I am looking for a motherboard that would replace the one inside the Dell Insprion 620 Mini Tower. If any one have an suggestion on a motherboard that can fit an Intel Processor I-7 and also have also have at least can fit one graphic card and 2 RAM Slots. I also need to know what type of motherboard...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron 2320 Windows 8 PROBLEM

    **** This is actually only a temporary fix.. I have found a permanant fix for this issue problem, it is in my next post under this one.*** Hello, I have finally found a fix for this issue after spending a day trying to resolve it. This issue can be resolved by following these steps: ...
  • Forum Thread: Need MagJack Ethernet Controller for Vista.

    Hey everyone, I just bought a used computer from newegg.com and I had to install Windows Vista on to my computer & when I did that it wiped my drivers and everything and since then my ethernet jack won't work at all, the cords are good because I checked them with xbox & moms lap top.....
  • Forum Thread: Dell Data Safe Emergency Folder

    I got the blue screen of death on my Windows 7 which kept restarting the computer over and over again. I could only work in safe mode and was unable to burn any music or pictures to a disc, so i used the Dell Data Safe and restored the computer back to factory settings. It had created the emergency file...
  • Forum Thread: Desktop will not Boot

    So I've had this computer for two years with no problems, but now it just plain will not boot. I performed a system restore to a previous date, then when I restarted I got the loading screen, and the Windows 7 graphic. About halfway through the graphic, it returns to the Dell loading screen, then...
  • Forum Thread: BIOS password bypass

    On one of our school computers, someone set up a BIOS password. No one knows who set it or what it is. The computer is a Dell, Optiplex 780. The service tag is[Amin Note: Service Tag Edited per TOU policy] the product key is [Admin Note: TOU Violation Removed]. I don't know much else about it. Due...
  • Forum Thread: Dell 1901 FP USB Hub Cable Replacement?

    I understand how it works, but is there any place that will sell me a replacement upstream USB cable to link up with my computer? It was lost in a recent move. Currently typing this on my lap and it is getting really annoying. I can't find any information on ordering a new cable, so if someone has...
  • Forum Thread: Graphics card question: Dell Studio 540

    I would love to upgrade the video card in my computer. But i'm worried that i will buy a car that is compatible with my PC. I will attach a photo of the available slots in my computer. I believe there is one pci express x16, two pci x1, and one pci. Will someone please clarify what i should do and...