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  • Forum Thread: XPS Window 8 getting driver power state failure

    Hello all. I would like to get help on a XPS with Window 8 getting driver power state failure. I have updated all my drivers and checked the "turn on fast startup under "change what the power buttons do". Both of these did nothing. If anyone has any ideas please let me know.
  • Forum Thread: XPS 8500 HDD Upgrade to SSD

    Hello, I have a XPS 8500 desktop computer that came with a Msata 32 GB and 2 TB harddrive. The 2TB drive recently failed and I need to replace it. Is it possible to upgrade the HDD to a SSD for the operating system and then add an additional HDD for storage? I figure since I need to replace it I...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 730x AlienFX and TactX Keyboard Command Center conflict

    Hello everyone! I've had my XPS 730x for a long time now, I still like it and use it. My girlfriend recently gave me a AW TactX keyboard, and while I have managed to configure it, everytime my computer starts the "AlienFX for XPS" application conflicts with Command Center for the keyboard...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 8700 with Hidden Partitions that are empty...

    I recently purchased my first Dell XPS 8700, which has the following drives that are empty, hidden, and have no letter drive: 1. EFI System Partition - 500 MB 2. OEM Partition - 40 MB 3. Recovery Partition - 490 MB 4. Recovery Partition - 7.90 GB Should they be full or at least a little used? I use...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 18 All-in-one Desktop Touchscreen Not Working

    Hello. My Dell XPS 18 All-in-one desktop touchscreen recently stopped working. This occurred shortly after installing the most recent Windows Update. Under my PC Info, the following is displayed, "No pen or touch input is available for this display." Additionally, when I run a Touchscreen...
  • Forum Thread: Studio XPS 8100 BIOS Problem - No Display

    Hi, I tried to run a BIOS update which failed and now when pc starts there is no display. I have removed the nvidia graphics card and plugged into dvi output but still no display. Is there any way i can prompt the bios to reset to factory without a screen?? Regards Chris
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 410 Hard Drive question

    I'm replacing my internal drive in my XPS 410. It's about 8 yrs old but still works. I'm looking for a 500gb drive and wanted to know what compatable drives I can use. I hear Seagate is one of the best. \http://www.cnet.com/products/dell-xps-410-desktop-computer-core-2-duo-e6600-2-40ghz...
  • Forum Thread: Xps 8300 motherboard...

    XPS 8300 wouldn't boot up. Replaced the power supply and still nothing. Now I'm wondering what are my motherboard replacement options. I think this has the P67 chip in it. It's a quad core i7-2600 all the motherboards I see now are for H77 chipsets. This wouldn't work right? Any...
  • Forum Thread: Broke Water block on xps 710 lga775 socket board looking for fix recommendations

    During an attempt to replace the hoses and liquid in my XPS 710 H2C I broke off one of the plastic barbs. Ebay has non of these on the site and all alternative water blocks I feel will interfere witht eh XPS H2C block. So I'm looking for recommendations for alternatives. maybe someone else has adapted...
  • 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: Fuzzy Text on my XPS 8700 using a GE Force GTX 750

    Hi Please help I have a XOS 8700 on the above video card and the text in all applications is virtually unreadable.
  • Forum Thread: XPS 420 (2008) Should I upgrade it?

    Hello, I am hoping to upgrade my XPS 420 but I have run into a few problems. I want to upgrade to a 64-bit processor but I'm not sure if there are any that are compatible with my computer. It uses a BTX motherboard rather than ATX and I'm not quite sure how to do the conversion. I also need a...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading Dell XPS 8700 desktop to SSD

    Hello, I'm planning to upgrade my Dell XPS 8700 desktop's Primary drive to SSD.. Wondering if I should get Samsung 840 EVO or Samsung 840 Pro: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00E3W1726 http://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Electronics-2-5-Inch-Solid-MZ-7PD256BW/dp/B009NB8WRU Will I need something like...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 8700 - Third hard disk problem

    I've had this XPS 8700 for about 12 months. A couple months after I bought it I added an SSD drive to install the OS on. It already had a 2TB SATA drive and a BD-ROM drive. No problems there. A couple months ago I installed a second SATA drive - a 3TG SATA3 6Gbs drive and I've had nothing...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 8500 - Will Not Boot At All - Motherboard Problems?

    I have a Dell XPS 8500 that I purchased in January of 2013 and of course is now out of warranty. I haven't had too many issues with the pc but last week I was in the process of copying some video files from the SD card that was in the card reader onto the hard drive. My wife told me that supper was...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS ONE 27 - HDMI IN

    I have recently purchased a 'used' Dell XPS one 27 (non touch), and the sensor buttons in the bottom right of the screen don't work. I'm currently running windows 8 and and led to believe that this is a problem associated with W8 upgrade? However, is there a way to switch to HDMI IN...
  • Forum Thread: 0GC375 Motherboard - Latest supported CPU? (XPS 600)

    Hi all, I have a rather-aged-but-still-very-functional XPS 600 with a 0GC375 motherboard. I was intending to upgrade the installed CPU, an Intel Pentium 4 640 (Prescott) with a later replacement. The socket is LGA 775, which seems to have been used as late as 2008 (Yorkfield). This could be a Core2Quad;...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 8300 & Raid 1 Setup - Step by Step

    I have a three year old XPS 8300. Great computer so far but the Seagate Barracuda 1.5 finally died. I have two Hitachi 3 TB NAS drives on the way, and would like to set up for Raid-1. (Hate that I lost the emails that I did, most other files backed up.) Is there a step by step, from out of the new...
  • Forum Thread: Xps 8300 upgrading gpu with gtx750 it

    my gt530 is dead so I need to upgrade it, Does any know if this is compatible with the xps 8300 http://www.geforce.co.uk/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gtx-750-ti/buy-online im not very good with computer so any info would be great i7 3.4 (2600) 8gb ram 460w psu thanks for any help
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio XPS 9100 turns on but with flashing amber light

    Hi everyone - my Dell Studio XPS 9100 tower computer turns on and works fine except there's a flashing amber light. Today I moved it from one part of my office to another and now there's a flashing light on the power button. I've read it might've been a power supply or motherboard failure...
  • Forum Thread: The problem with Dell xps all in one a2420

    Not loading computer. Bios beep (audio file). What is the reason? Click here to play this audio clip
  • Forum Thread: XPS 8700 Special Edition with Dual Monitors (Dell U2414H)

    I would like to know how to effectively connect my XPS 8700 Special Edition computer with two Dell U2414H monitors. My system has the Nvidiia GeForce gtx 750 TI installed and it has a DVI-I, DVI-D, and mini-HDMI slots located on it. From these slots, I thought it would be best to use a mini-HDMI to...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 8300 Beep Code: 3 Beeps = Chipset error

    Hello My PC is giving me 3 beeps when I try to boot it. According to the manual, this means "Possible system board failure - Chipset error". I don't know what this means or what to do about it. At the end of an automated Dell support centre scan (I think it was a scan and not an update...
  • Forum Thread: Studio XPS 9100 BIOS update of 7/3/2014

    I've been having ongoing stability problems with my Studio XPS 9100 Windows 764. Based on information for my system (Service Tag < ADMIN NOTE : Service tag removed as per privacy policy> ) found on the following page, http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/Drivers/DriversDetails?driverId...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 2710 Touch screen not working and new motherboard

    My 2710 all in one had difficulty restarting last week so I held in the power button to shut it down. Upon restart it failed to boot and the screen was blank so I spend time on the phone with customer service and determined that the motherboard needed to be replaced. I replaced the motherboard (refurbished...