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  • Forum Thread: XPS 600, WOL Problem

    Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Hi, I'm trying to set up wake on lan from the internet. I don't have any issues with how to set up wol, or port forwarding, because that stuff is pretty self explanatory. My question is about how to enable wol on my...
  • Forum Thread: Memory not recognized.

    Let me start by saying I know that 32-bit systems can only see 4 gbs of RAM. I have an XPS 600 (yes, i'll be upgrading with a new rig soon hopefully), XP Pro -32-bit., Pent. D 840. I only had 2 gigs of RAM, So decided to max it out, and upgraded to 4 gigs (2x2gb). Before I upgraded, my bios...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 600 Startup Problem

    Hi, Ok for about a year now, after I've put on my PC, I would always have to restart it straight away. If not it would hard restart after about 10 minutes (I was told the pc power supply was the cause). But now when I put the pc on. This happens: The fan goes into overdrive mode...
  • Forum Thread: Video Card Quit - trying to find system specs w/ Service Tag

    Greetings All, It appears as though my video card has quit... computer is on and running, but just a black monitor screen w/ the amber light on. It's been crashing the last couple of months and has done this 'black screen' before and has always come back, but it's been 3 days now and...
  • Forum Thread: need help

    hard drive crash, need help putting in new hard drive can a 320 hard drive be placed with a 160?
  • Forum Thread: XPS600 fried

    Was playing games last night on my XPS 600 and it turned off by itself, and something smelled very burned. Try to turn back on and the power button stay solid amber. What burned, and why?
  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS 600 HELP SLI????

    I am having the same problem on my xps 600. I installed two 9800 gt's of 1gb each and am getting an error code 12 on the second card (slot 3). Switched the cards and whatever card is in slot 1 works fine. I can't disable slot 1 and enable slot 3. I think something is wrong with that pcie slot...
  • Forum Thread: RAM capabilities for upgrading XPS/Dimension 600 from XP to Windows 7

    Hello. I've got a XPS 600 system that I purchased late 2005. It's currently running Windows XP and I'd like to upgrade the OS to Win 7. In addition, I'd like to upgrade the memory. I think, if I run Windows 7, I can install up to 8GB of RAM. Is there anyone here who might be able...
  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS 600 Random system shut down issue

    same problem yesterday - a sudden complete shutdown with a light smell of burned cable. it's possible that the power-supply is down? or - it's easy to remove the heatpaste and make it new? (would be cheaper^^) thx
  • Forum Thread: Dell Dimension XPS T600R reformat HD

    I recently pulled this desktop out of the closet and need to reformat the HD. The OS is W98SE and I have 2 HD's the master is C and the slave is D. I'm only looking to reformat C. Can someone give me the step by step run down on doing this.Since the OS is no longerb supported it is very hard...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 600 > Error Code- 3700:011B CPU FAN FAIL...but wait, there's MORE!

    Hello, On behalf of my friend, I find myself here @ DELL trying help someone who really does not understand the inner workings of his DELL system. Last week, for instance, he had a few drinks and then proceeded to delete processes in the task manger, thinking that will speed up his computer. WHAT...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 600 Overheating & can't fit new fan

    Hi, I wonder if anyone can help me (and apologies in advance if I'm being a bit dumb). I've got a Dell XPS 600 PC and it's recently been overheating. I initially attempted to deal with this by giving the insides of the case a through clean, but it made little difference. I've...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 600 BIOS Question

    I have several XPS 600 computers, I'm moving them to Windows 7 and have a question for the XPS experts. Is there a Intel CPU and BIOS combination that will allow a Dell XPS 600 system to be configureted for Microsofts Virtuilization? The Pentium 4 920, 930, 940, 950 and 960 support Virtuilization...
  • Forum Thread: Low Battery Message on Boot Up

    Hello Recently I began receiving a low battery message on boot up of my XPS 600. Yesterday I replaced the battery and am still receiving the message and now the system needs to be reset with almost every boot. I installed the battery as directed in the manual with the positive side towards the little...
  • Forum Thread: Maxtor External Hard Drive

    Maxtor External Hard Drive is not showing up in the My Computer.Drivers are getting loaded in device manager.Device is detected in the system tray but without the drive letter.I Dont mind formatting the External HDD but unable to do so. Step Tried : Uninstalled and reinstalled driver,Checked the device...
  • Forum Reply: Re: System Battery Voltage is Low---on an XPS

    Here's an update on my battery problem: the picture in the hardware documentation is wrong. If you put the battery in the opposite way, it works. I would not have thought to try this except that I read this somewhere else on the internet. Also, I did finally get a voltmeter and tested the battery...
  • Forum Thread: Can i upgrade the processor in my Dell xps 600

    Dear All I am attempting to play a new online game and I am always experiencing lag. I suspect this is due to my intel pentium 4 processor. Can i upgrade it to a intel core 2 quad processor 2.4ghz or better? If so how?
  • Forum Thread: Compatable motherboard

    I have an XPS 600 desktop that I purchased in June of 2006. The motherboard recently gave out and Im looking to find out what motherboards I can get to replace it. Any data you need to figure it out let me know and I will post it.
  • Forum Thread: THROWBACK! i have an XPS 600

    /bought it few years ago from a friend who was upgrading. diagnostic lights 1,2,3 are on. tried many things from old posts on here (keep phones away and reseat just about everything. i had to buy a new MB maybe a year ago. going to upgrade for christmas but id like to have this working to atleast get...
  • Forum Thread: Foxconn LS-36 motherboard for Dell XPS 600 needed

    I dropped off my 4-year old Dell XPS 600 with a fried mobo at a repair shop but they are unable to find a replacement mobo through their vendors (or none they are willing to back with warranty when they'd install it). They say is has to be the exact same so it does not mess with my RAID 0 hard...
  • 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...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 600 Random shutdown

    Hi All, Wonder if you could help. I have a Dell XPS 600, and recently its been shutting itself down.I have checked the front diag panel and nothing. Press the power button and we're in business again. This can happen at anytime, in the bios, with the HDD unplugged and in windows. Normally...
  • Forum Reply: Re: unidentified burning smell, XPS 600

    had another good look at it today, couldn't see anything inside the main case that was of concern ... however, when i turned it on, burning smell re-appeared in ~60 seconds, followed by a light mist of smoke from the PSU outlet fans at the bottom ... so have ordered a Dell surplus (ebay) PD144...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 600 - no power on - no POST

    I replaced the motherboard approximately one year ago. This morning, I find my normally green power light shining amber, and unable to boot up. The fan is running, but there is no POST. Any idea what the possible cause(s) could be? thanks for your feedback!
  • Forum Thread: Upgrade questions for my XPS 600

    Hello. I'd like to upgrade my XPS 600 to Windows 7 and add larger hard drives and a new graphics card. I'm trying to figure out if there's a max hard drive size that I can get and if my system will support the Nvidia GeForce 8800 GTX card or the XFX GeForce GT. Any thoughts on where...