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  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 420 not starting, blinking amber light, orange light on motherboard, blinking green light behind USB on motherboard

    I am running Windows 7 on my XPS 420, I had upgraded the PSU two years back and installed extra ram and a SSD a few months ago. I shut down the PC last night normally This morning, it is not starting up, the power light was blinking orange, notably the plugged in mouse was also blinking. I decided...
  • 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: Dell Integrated Webcam Error 43

    I have a Dell Integrated Webcam for my Studio 1558, and recently it has been disconnecting for no apparent reason. A message will pop up at random stating that a USB has disconnected. Also when the webcam does work, the quality is low and in black and white. I go into USB devices and it gives an Error...
  • 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?
  • Forum Thread: Failed USB 2.0 PCI installation!

    Per the recommendation from my previous thread “D8200 and USB 2.0?”, I installed a IOGEAR USB 2.0 5-port PCI card (CIG251U) in my Dimension D8200 running XP SP2 (via an install-in-place from W2k). After many trials and tribulations, the PCI seemed to be installed OK: Device Manager...
  • Forum Reply: Re: USB Ports not working on XPS 410

    I would also like to thanks you keithg2. It fixed my USB port failure on my XPS410 in about 1 minute. The time was a few seconds to power down and unplug, 30 seconds to hold power button in and the time it took to power back up. I had the same problem as eberger except my monitor does not have USB ports...
  • Forum Thread: Install PCI USB 2 card to solve dead USBs?

    Hi there Dell community. I have 7 USBs on my Dimension 5000 that now don't recognise any devices. They supply power to charge MP3s etc but devices are not showing in My Computer so I can't transfer or backup any data. I've tried all the usual stuff. Check disk, update, enable disable drivers...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading Dimension 4300 to USB 2.0

    Hi. I know I can do this by adding a card to an open PCI slot. Most available cards show both external and internal port options. The existing 1.0 USB slots appear to be on the motherboard. There are four ports; two rear and two that are accessed through the front panel. Is it possible to connect...
  • Forum Thread: USB not communicating through COM1 port

    I have a Dell Studio Desktop 540 running Vista 64x. I recently had hard drive issues and added another hard drive and re-installed Vista on it. I did not see the documentation regarding the installation sequence for the drivers from Dell, and might have installed them in an incorrect order. So the...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron ZinoHD USB port power

    Front USB ports on the ZinoHD 410, and presumably earlier 400 -- supply less power for devices than the rear ports. Some devices need to be plugged only into the rear ports in order to work. A feature reported on various machines, sort of laptop grade power on the front and full desktop power in the...
  • Forum Thread: XP, XPS 400 USB driver issues, iPod and other devices

    I have an XPS 400, circa late 2005, XP sp3 with all latest updates. I have always had an issue with getting my USB ports to operate properly and recognize devices, load the proper drivers. Even when new, I could never get my old ZIP drives and external HDD from my old Dim T500 with WIN 98. I can get...
  • Forum Thread: XPS400 will not boot XP usb installer

    I have an XPS400 that I currently have ubuntu installed on. After Ubuntu has become corrupted more than once I thought it might be a good idea to install windows XP on it instead. I had an original XP Professional install disk laying around as well as a license for XP Media Center edition '05 (original...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 720 USB Failure

    Hey everyone, I have a Dell XPS 720 Non-H2C model with 32bit Vista. I purchased my rig back in 07 and have had a multitude of problems throughout the years. I am somewhat tech savvy so I was able to solve most of my problems post warranty. Currently I am having a problem with my rig booting past the...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Optiplex 760 - Occasional Crash when USB is inserted to Front USB

    When plugging in a USB drive to my front USB port on the Dell Optiplex 760 occasionally the machine will crash and restart. I'm running Windows 7 Enterprise, all drivers are up to date. This is a really weird issue that I have been coming into contact with lately more then ever. Before we do a...
  • Forum Thread: Studio 1909 USB Port not running at high speed

    I am having a problem with my Studio 1909 running Windows 7. I am running an external hard drive and I get the dialog box "This device can run faster on a high speed port, click here to find one". But when I click the dialog box all the ports are running as standard, I've checked the...
  • Forum Thread: controlling PC using external USB device at the BIOS level

    We are R&D house by the name of Comspots. We have a requirement of controlling PC using external USB device at the BIOS level. If the USB device is connected then the PC go beyond BIOS otherwise it should stop there. Is there any feature provided at BIOS level to control this? I want something...
  • Forum Thread: USB ports not working ?????

    I have a 690 Dell work ststion that I just got up and running but now I jave no use of the USB ports.I have hooked up a plug and play portabel Hard Drive it lights up but the system is not seeing it. I tried both front and read ports and get nothing. I know the Portabel Drive is good as it works fine...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Optilex GX270 series USB ports and sound not working

    My dell Optiplex GX270 series usb ports are receiving current but is not detecting any kind of usb flash and the usb device of any kind. Also my sound is not working. i have uninstalled the drivers of usb ports from control panel and it automatically installed when i restrat the computer. what is the...
  • Forum Thread: XPS freezes on BIOS POST

    I have a Dell XPS710 (see system specs at the bottom) 1. When I booted Monday the system froze one third through the BIOS POST screen 2. I unplugged every cable including USB mouse and USB keyboard (but left the monitors) and the system booted (albeit with keyboard missing error). I was able to...
  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS 8500 Recognition Problems with USB 3.0

    I just got a new XPS 8500. I also have had problems with USB 3.0 drives. If I used 3.5 inch drives in a NexStar drive dock, it works in both front and back ports. The drive dock has a power supply of course. If I use an SSD drive in a 2.5 inch enclosure, it only works on the front USB 3.0 ports, and...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 3000 - Can't turn it on!

    Went to the computer after a week of not using and couldn't turn it on! The power button does not light and there is no display on the monitor - although this is switched on and shows a light. Usual checks done: power supply fine, motherboard has a light Only other diagnostic might be that...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Please Help Me.....New Studio XPS 9100 Power Button Blinking Amber.

    After many, many hours spent with Dell technical support, I did the troubleshooting on my own and came up with the following: I unplugged every cable from my box and only had my wired keyboard and mouse plugged into a Dell monitor built in USB hub, which I pluged into a single USB port (any of them...
  • Forum Thread: Webcam

    I recently got my laptop fixed because the hard drive stopped working and now that I've got it back, it's without Dell Central Webcam. I think that while looking for a suitable download offline, some sort of virus has taken over the integrated webcam. I tried using a plug in webcam which worked...
  • Forum Thread: How to reflash the firmware that controls Dell T7500 USB ports?

    Hi, I worked at a computer store when I was a teenager in the 90's, and I've seen some pretty crazy problems, but this one tops the lot. I recently ran a utility to upgrade the firmware on a 3rd party PCI-E card that I had plugged into my Dell T7500. I needed this card becuase I wanted...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell 540 Studio bios beeps

    I pulled the video card from the system, and just used the unboard video. It still beeps. I elminated everything by removing the memory stick by stick etc. and nothing alters the beeping except the number of USB devices connected at boot up. Let me say this to put those of us with these systems at ease...