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  • Forum Thread: Replacing HDD & need Dell Dimension XP Disc

    Hi - I'm a new forum poster, but have been using this forum for years and never needed to post as I usually find what I'm after. Not today though... I have an older Dell Dimension XP bought May 2005 in Canada. I want to wipe the system clean as it's painfully slow, with driver conflicts...
  • Forum Thread: Demensions E310 not Passing POST.

    Hello; For the past month i have been trying to fix a Demension E310. In a nut, shell I acquired the system in an ALERT CheckPoint WAKE! State. I thought all i needed were the original DVD's from Dell. No luck with the DVD's(DVDROM dose not read the DVD'S). I have swapped out the DVDROM...
  • Forum Thread: google plus

    I heard that dell was thinking about using Google plus for support i think this is a great idea. The video chat feature would be like text support on steroids, making it a lot faster and easier to find a solution to your problem copy and paste this in a new forum if you think dell should use Google plus...
  • Forum Thread: erase HD then reinstall windows

    Hello: OS= dimension 3000, win xp, sp 3, home ed. I am interested in saving as much of my settings, docs, programs, drivers, etc. as I can, wipe the HD clean, reinstall windows, reinstall as many programs and apps as I can from saved location and get back to a new and cleaned OS. I am writing...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Dimension 3000 Drivers

    Hello. I have been searching for ways to fix my kids booboo. I believe this may kind of go with this answer but Im not sure. I dont know computers in depth so I hope I can get som help here. My 14 yr olds dell dimension 3000 had Linuxmint installed onto it. She didn't like it so she used the...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 3000 no longer boots Windows XP

    Here’s what I did: 1) Installed new video card to support new widescreen monitor 2) Set display to appropriate 1920x1080 and 60hz, but image did not adjust 3) Installed Win XP driver for new video card from its installation CD 4) Rebooted, but OS hangs after initial screen (Stops booting at two...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 3000 Won't Boot Up Past Dell Screen

    Blue screen error code 0x0000007E (0XC0000005,0x82F1BBCB,0xF8B2369C,0xF8B23398) comes up everytime before windows boots. Tried in safe mode and same thing thing happens. Searched the archives for this specific error sequence but no luck. Do not want to lose data on the HD. Any help/suggestions would...
  • Forum Reply: Re: A05 BIOS HELP

    THIS IS THE ANSWER!!! If you have had to press F1 to co continue to your Operating System, or F2 to Settings, and cannot find where to Reset your BIOS/CMOS to Default, the instructions above, In Red, is the Solution To Your Problem. It seems ridiculous and looks as if someone is pulling your leg,...
  • Forum Thread: New Hard drive is E not C! Pls Help!!

    Hi Helpers! (gosh, I hope so), I had a new hard drive installed on my dimension 3000 computer. I installed windows xp software. Only problem is, the install thinks my hard drive is E and my dvd player is the C. As you can imagine, this has caused many problems. I am a layman when it comes to computers...
  • Forum Thread: How to use factory restore, recovery partition without Ctrl + f11 or restore disks for desktop Dimension 3000

    How to use factory restore partition without Ctrl + f11 or restore disks, because when using Ctrl + f11 the message says" "cannot restore"":. I do not have any recovery disks & do not want to buy them. The D: drive which is the factory restore, recovery partition, and all of...
  • Forum Thread: How to use factory restore, recovery partition without Ctrl + f11 or restore disks

    How to use factory restore partition without Ctrl + f11 or restore disks, because when using Ctrl + f11 the message says" "cannot restore"":. I do not have any recovery disks & do not want to buy them. The D: drive which is the factory restore, recovery partition, and all of...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Diskette drive 0 seek failure is going on ...

    This is normal, your computer asking to connect floppy drive because it is set in bios, now all you need to do is------- Go in your BIOS set up and disable floppy thing, you are good to go without this error any more, you won’t see any messege bellow that says strike F2 to rety reboot. It will...
  • Forum Thread: system32 failure

    I recently updated my spybot antivirus. I must have answered all the questions wrong, because now I get a /system32/config/system error, and cannot boot up windows. I cannot find my original disk (misplaced due to moving). Is there any way to get my windows back? It is Windows XP, a Dell 3000. I have...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Dimension E520 Major Problem with beeping and unable to install windows

    Hi, I am in need of advice as my Dell Dimension E520 has given up on me. I have explained as much as possible below and hope that someone can help. I was helping a friend with their laptop as it wasn't booting up and therefore downloaded files to assist with this. Now I dont know if the problem...
  • Forum Thread: FIX FOR DELL DIMENSION3100 BLINKING AMBER POWER LIGHT

    Enhance mosfet field effect transistor two installed near processor part number 6n03la0 one or two of them shoted siple replacement problem solved had the same blinking light tried everything nothing worked then remved the four pin 12 volt connector from psu to motherboard blinking light stop on power...
  • Forum Thread: This is a Dimension 3000 running Windows XP that wont start

    When i press the power button on the front face of my computer, the screen on my monitor is blank, all i get is an amber light to the left of the power button lit, on this Dell Dimension 3000 with Windows XP, i hear nothing running, the fan motor in the back of the computer is not spinning anymore either...
  • Forum Thread: External Hard Drive Stops DIMENSION 3100C From Booting Past BIOS Screen

    I have a DIMENSION 3100C, running Windows XP. I connected an IOMEGA External Hard Drive to it through a USB port. When I start the computer, it reaches the BIOS screen. Then I get a message "NTLDR is missing. Hit Control, Alt, Delete." I hit CONTROL, ALT, DELETE. The computer reboots, gets...
  • Forum Thread: Dimenson 3000 low RAM

    Hi all .I have a Dell Dimension 3000, 248MB RAM with a Celeron (R) CPU 2.66 GHz an have Windows XP SP3. My computer is running very slowly (often crashing) and I was wondering, if I want to upgrade the RAM how high can I go with this and how do I install it please? I'm a total novice with technical...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Dimension 3000

    I have a Dell Dimension 3000 and I was wondering if the usb ports on it are usb 2.0? And if only certain ones are usb 2.0, Which ones are they?