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  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 620 RAM Issues

    I replaced the factory installed (2x1GB) RAM with a set of G.Skill DDR3-1333 2x4GB RAM (P/N F3-10666CL9-4GBXL). Ever since then I have been getting random BSODs and screen freezes. My immediate reaction was I got some bad RAM; however, running Memtest shows no errors. In addition, I removed one of...
  • Forum Thread: Error: Alert! Previous attempts at booting this system have failed at checkpoint [nnnn].

    Please help this has been happening for a while now. I dont know what is causing it. It has been a month or so. Alert! Previous attempts at booting this system have failed at checkpoint [nnnn]. For help in resolving this problem, please note this checkpoint and contact Dell Technical Support —...
  • Forum Thread: Unnecessary Freezing

    Hello I installed xp sp3-final on my dell optiplex GX260 after I increased the memory to 1536MB (512+1024) with a 2.40GHz processor. The HDD is 80GB and my system freezes unnecessarily. Sometimes I have to shut it down manually. Before installing sp3 I was using sp2 which I did not format, so both...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 270 slow after vista upgrade

    After upgrading from XP Pro to Vista, my computer is incredibly slow, unresponsive and crashes constantly. Pretty much anything I do it becomes slow. It's becomes unresponsive every time I switch between tasks and tabs. I also noticed very low performance with score 1.0. The graphics score is 4.5...
  • Forum Thread: Dell inspiron 530s startup issues

    I have a Dell Inspiron 530s slim desktop, hardware specs are as follows: 160 GB Samsung SATA hard drive. Toshiba Samsung DVD writer model TS-H635. also has a MSI N210 MDIG/D3 1 GB PCIe video card, low profile. Intel Celeron 1.60 GHz Processor. 350 Watt power supply. brand new, 2 1 GB RAM sticks, DDR2...
  • Forum Reply: Re: I keep getting a blue screen that says Hardware Error / Memory Parity Error - how do I fix this??!!

    dellboy Hi, thanks for your help, but when I click on the Drivers and Downloads (in How to run the Dell Diagnostics) - this message appears: Sorry, an error occurred while processing your request. Anyway, my computer keeps freezing and I have to turn it off and on all the time, and a few times...
  • Forum Thread: 3x1GB RAM outperforms 4x1GB on Win XP 32-bit?

    We have a Dell T3500 user that must use Windows XP, 32-bit, to run a specialized, resource hungry application, E-Prime. Periodically the computer locks up. It has 3GB of RAM so we looked into adding another 1GB. I understand 4GB of RAM is the limit for a 32-bit operating system, and at least part of...
  • 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...