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  • Forum Thread: Dimension 4500 questions.

    Okay so, I've been lurking a bit and found that the 3.06ghz 512 533 Northwood will indeed work with my 4500 stock mobo. Pending some details. However, I only have BIOS A03, I also am running Windows 7 with no other OS's installed. Can I flash my BIOS with windows 7 using the diskette install...
  • Forum Thread: Bios Update on GX 620

    Hi, I am trying to update the bios from version A03 to A11, but when I try to run the bios update utility, it says "Windows Configuration Error". The first time I run it, it says the driver "Dell Bios Update" needs to be digitally signed. I want to replace the P4 3.4 ghz with...
  • Forum Thread: DELL XPS 8300 - Lost Optical Drives after Bios A06

    I cannot be certain about timing because I do not use optical drive that often - but it it seems to be the problem. After upgrading bios from A05 to a06 - nothing shows in my optical drive area - with or without media in drive. I have purchased a replacement blu-ray drive - still not seen - (drive...
  • Forum Thread: BIOS update "no support this board!"

    Im trying to update my bios because my system keep restarting and this chat agent said he have to charge me a one time fee. Anyone know the solution for this? i have a studio XPS 435MT . Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit.
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 580 - Seagate 3TB hard drive issue

    I have an Dell Inspiron 580 Desktop running Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit OS. I received a Seagate 3TB SATA internal drive as a gift and tried to install it in the 2nd HDD slot of the computer as a data drive. It doesn't show up when I open up "My Computer". I ran the Seagate disk wizard...
  • Forum Thread: Optiplex 755 A19 & A20 BIOS upgrades

    I have a OP755 with A16 bios running Win 7 (x64). I wanted to upgrade to A19 and/or A20. What's the best way to do this? My system keep blocking my progress by stating "no flash bios is allowed". How do I work around this... I've checked online for a few answers, but wanted to...
  • Forum Reply: Re: BIOS download from DELL not the correct one? DELL VOSTRO 220s

    SOLVED! So today I took out another hard drive and tried to load Win XP 32bit; but kept getting the blue screen error message. Finally I solved this by looking in the BIOS and setting HDD to: ATA instead of AHCI which took all of 2hours to figure out ... O_O Then the XP insallation disk would load...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Asking for all i570 owners- upgrade to Athlon II X4 645 or Phenom II 965 Black at same cost?

    hey i put a phenom ii x4 965 be in my dell inspiron 570 but it is only running at 800mhz anyone know how to fix this issue please reply asap ?
  • Forum Thread: DELL PRECISION T7400 - 16.0 GB (12.0 GB Usable - BIOS total is short)

    Hello everyone, I have come across an interesting conundrum with a Precision T7400. We diagnosed some bad memory, and RMA'd replacement DIMMs. However, once replaced, the BIOS only shows 12.0 GB of available memory. We have ensured the RAM is seated correctly, removed and replaced them. We...
  • Forum Thread: [Need fast answers] Need System Restore to factory settings disc (Make/Create) windows 7

    My inspiron 570 needs a system restore. Two problems with that are that I don't have a disc (Can't find it) and the Dell Datasafe restore and emergency back up did not work. I restored it with Dell Datasafe and it seemed like it worked but when i got into the profile and pressed computer. it...
  • Forum Thread: Dual Monitors on Optiplex 990, VGA and DVI.

    I am trying to connect to monitors to my optiplex 990. It has a AMD RADEON HD 6350 dedicated card. It wont detect the monitor connected to my VGA port. I disabled Crossfire, and I tried to enable multi displays in the BIOS, but my BIOS doesn't have a video option in the settings. I tried updating...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Computer not powering down after shutdown Window 7

    Hi, I have the same issue with my DELL Inspiron n311z which I bought last june 9. This issue just started last week. I did the bios update and even restoring my Windows 7 Premium 64bit to factory settings. But problem still persist. How can I send you a private message? So that I could send...
  • Forum Thread: 435mt Sleep Mode problem under Windows 7

    I am having three problems: (1) I upgraded to Win 7 Pro (clean install on new hard drive) and sleep mode no longer works properly. It either hangs going into sleep mode or will not wake from sleep mode. Using “balanced power settings”. I can force the system into sleep mode; however, the...
  • Forum Thread: CCTK & MDT 2010 less SCCM

    Hi, I would like add a task sequence for change the boot order in my dell client with cctk. CCTK work fine on local system, cctk -i file.cctk but crash when is in a tasksequence. I looking for add hapi drivers on litetouch images but the result is crash and reboot. My questions, cctk work...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Wake on LAN workaround for Optiplex 390

    Registry changes did not solved the problem. Only upgading to bios version A05 solved the problem.
  • Forum Thread: OptiPlex 980 - NIC Failure after BIOS update from A01 to A13

    OK. My boss decided that he needed to do some updates on his system. He said after he ran a BIOS update to version A13 the system says NIC Failure and he cannot connect to our network. He said the version he had on there was A01. Here is what I have tried so far. 1. Removed the power and the battery...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron One 2305 BIOS Update: 'Non-System Disk' error

    After recenty installing the recommended BIOS update for my Inspiron One 2305 Touch-screen desktop computer, I keep getting the same black screen with the following message: "Non-system disk. Press any key to continue." After I do, my Windows 7 system boots up just fine. The BIOS update download...
  • Forum Thread: Changing Desktops to removable drives

    Hi, I have several Dell desktops (745, 755, GX260, T5500, Etc) all Win7 and Server 2008, that have factory hard drives; I want to make them removable drives. In the past I have special ordered desktops with T-7 units from Dell. Now, I need to make about 20 desktops removable drive desktops, any ideas...
  • Forum Reply: Re: BIOS download from DELL not the correct one? DELL VOSTRO 220s

    Could there be an installed Driver that is causing the EXE file to be blocked from running? I tried running it from the command line and also from an external USB and it didn't solve the problem. Here are my specs: OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Version 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Date Change to Year 7509 (now 7510)

    Additional info: The problem resurfaced 3 days after I applied the A07 BIOS update. Surely us few aren't the only ones that have had this problem with the Studio One 19 model. DELL, DO YOU HAVE ANYTHING TO ADD? IT'S *YOUR* DESIGN!!!! (They probably don't even read these threads!)
  • Forum Thread: Precision T3600 USB - kb and mouse both stick - intermittent

    Precision T3600 running 64-bit win7. Several times a day for a couple months (!), the user reports the USB keyboard sticks when a key is pressed. Also, the USB optical mouse left-click button sticks (not at the same time). Both kb and mouse are standard Dell issue, they came with the system. The five...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 2400 Freeze Up @ Boot

    I upgraded this Dimension to Windows 7 and all went well in fact I received a message that Windows had finished copying all files to the computer. Then the screen went black (I know that this happens several times when upgrading to Win 7). I waited & waited & waited (like 45 minutes) and nothing...
  • Forum Reply: Re: A05 BIOS HELP

    THIS IS THE ANSWER!!! If you have had to press F1 to co continue to your Operating System, or F2 to Settings, and cannot find where to Reset your BIOS/CMOS to Default, the instructions above, In Red, is the Solution To Your Problem. It seems ridiculous and looks as if someone is pulling your leg,...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrading memory on XPS 430 problem

    My XPS 430 had 4GB ram (4x1) running Win 7 32bit. The usable RAM was 2.7. I decided to increase the RAM to 8GB (4X2) which is the max for the unit. I understaood that I would not get much more available than about 3.7 because thats the way Windows 32bit works. But I was dismayed to find that after installing...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Optiplex GX520 Memory Upgrade

    hi Can i Use 2 gb DDR2 667 PC2 ram for Optiplex gx520.