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  • Forum Thread: xps all in one 27

    i accidentally switched my bios to ATA and saved now my computer freezes in post. no F2 stows on boot and when the F12 shows and i enter it goes away and the computer freezes with dell logo. I also have a cd in the drive that i cannot eject because it wont recognize my touch so i cannot insert my windows...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 8700 CPU overclocking failure and weird restarts

    I have a six month old XPS 8700 desktop bought in Feb 2014 that came with an I7-4770 3.4ghz cpu. So I recently upgraded to the i7-4790 4.0ghz Haswell and some strange things have started happening. 1. Sometimes when I press the power button to turn on, the power light will turn white for a few seconds...
  • Forum Thread: Will my dell xps 8300 work with the IntelĀ® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260

    Hey, so I've known Dell gypped its xps 8300 customers for a while in terms of network adapter: equipping an N adapter that only works with 2.4 GHz WITHOUT any specification that this was the case. Anyway, I'm ripping out that *** 1501 card and want to replace it with Intel Network 7260.HMWG WiFi...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 8700 Mother board question Re/MSATA slot

    Do all configurations of xps 8700 systems have motherboards with a slot for a xsata card? I have an system that I purchased from Dell outlet and want to have the msata board available when the system arrives so I can install the OS on the xsata drive instead of on the Sata hard drive.I can't tell...
  • Forum Thread: Unable to Install Windows 8.1 on Dell XPS 8500 (Pictures Below)

    Hello, I've been having a lot of trouble installing Windows 8.1 onto my Windows 8 desktop. As said in the above subject, I have a Dell XPS 8500, purchased at the very end of 2012, with 1TB of Storage. I've looked at a lot of solutions but none have seriously worked, or have been a little too...
  • Forum Thread: I want to Reformat my dell xps8300

    So I've been reading through the forums and maybe I'm not as savvy as I once was with computers. I want to reformat my computer and I don't care about losing data. I believe my computer has a raid 0 running as my system properties tells me I have an array0 for my hard drive. I just wanted...
  • Forum Thread: Want to upgrade processor and ram XPS ONE 27 (2012 model)

    Hey I bought an entry level XPS ONE 27 in 2012, thinking the low end should be equivalent to my old iMac, not so much. But It hasn't bothered me too much, until now. It's too slow. How fast of a processor, and which processor can I upgrade to? And what ram should I use and what is the max...
  • Forum Thread: Replace Samsung 32 GB SSD with Samsung 840EVO 500 GB on XPS 8500

    I have a 2 year old XPS 8500 that now runs Windows 8.1 64 bit that came with a 2TB HDD (C drive) and a 32 GB SSD to speed up the C drive. I have since added a 2nd 2TB HDD. I want to replace the original 32 GB Samsung SSD that uses Intel Rapid Storage to speed up the HDD, with a new Samsung 840EVO 500GB...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 400 Stopped Working, Please Help!

    I have an ancient XPS 400 from 2006. Same computer as when purchased, except I upgraded the ram to 3.5 gigs, two years ago. Yesterday evening, my computer broke down. Couple hours before, my computer was working fine. I shut of the monitor, and did other stuff for a few hours, came back to my computer...
  • 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...