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  • Forum Thread: Mouse and Keyboard lock in Safe Mode

    Whenever I boot my Dell Dimension 3000 in Safe Mode, my mouse works fine until a press a key in my keyboard. When I press a key in my keyboard, the mouse and keyboard stop working. I'm sure that the operating system works fine because when I press the power button to turn off my computer, I receive...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Dimension 3000

    Would the Dell Dimension 3000 case support any Micro-ATX motherboard that I install (Obviously with a cpu like the i5 3rd gen Ivy-Bridge)? If so, I am planning to also install a graphics card like the Asus GTX 760, would that fit into the case too?
  • Forum Thread: Dell Dimension 3000 Keyboard Failure

    My Dell Dimension 3000's keyboard will not respond at all. No keyboards that I plug in will work. Can someone please help? Thanks
  • Forum Thread: Install Windows 7 on Dell Dimension 3000 with replacement hard drive

    I need to install Windows 7 using a 320 GB hard drive as opposed to the original 40 GB hard drive. However, the drive is not detected and the OS DVD goes around in circles - cannot find the larger drive or any needed drivers (formatted in NTFS and otherwise empty). Any suggestions and process to fix...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Swapping HD into Dimension 3000

    First you need to Partition and logically format your drives before you proceed to OS installation You can use Disk Management in MS Windows OS on another computer if needed: Click on Start and then Control Panel . Click on the Performance and Maintenance link. Note: If you're viewing...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Dimension C521 SigmaTel audio device won't install

    I recently reinstalled windows xp, service pack 3, on my dell dimension c521 pc, and I've noticed that the sound doesn't work. When I check the sounds and audio devices menu, in the control panel, it says there is no audio device installed. I have read many posts on this website about installing...
  • Forum Thread: Incorrect Audio Driver on Dell website for Dimension 3000?!

    I've just had to reformat and reinstall Windows XP Professional SP2 on my Dimension for the first time since purchasing it in summer 2005; I've downloaded all the necessary drivers from the Dell website and on installation of the Audio Driver (R94481) I receive the following message: Installation...
  • Forum Thread: Multimedia Audio Controller Dimension 3000

    I reinstalled Windows XP on my home computer and when I tried installing the driver for the Multimedia Audio Controller (ADI 198x Integrated Audio) that was recommended on this Dell site it comes up with this message: The audio driver files do not support your computer hardware. Does anyone know why...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Optiplex GX280 sound problems

    There are no Windows 7 drivers. However the Vista Driver works fine. Use the windows vista driver. Windows Vista Analog Devices ADI 198x Integrated Audio Release Date: 1/24/2007 Version: A255.12.01.7010 Importance: Recommended Download Type: Driver File Format: Hard-Drive File Size: 3MB R145551...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 3000 Multimedia Audio Controller

    This has been a nightmare! I have reinstalled a clean copy of XP using the disk provided. I have also read related posts and made sure to download the chipset first and then video, sound, etc. I have also checked to make sure that the integrated sound is not disabled in the BIOS all with no luck on getting...
  • Forum Thread: Reformatted Dimension 3000 with XP but have no sound

    I originally downloaded the drivers in the incorrect order so I went back and reformatted again. The first time I had sound but my monitor was a disaster. I followed the directions from this site and everything is up and working except for my sound. I attempted to redownload the audio driver after the...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dimension3000 STILL NO SOUND COMING FROM MY SPEAKERS

    fireberd, From the Discs I mentioned that I got from Dell how do I know which is the chipset driver disc and device driver disc?
  • Forum Reply: Re: mutimedia audio controller

    when i click download, dell download manager aplication pops up, i save, it verifys, then sys in a dell driver download manager box, there are no files to download, please go to drivers and downloads to select files.............. what am i doing wrong why wont it just install it??? im so sorry, im not...
  • Forum Thread: No sound on Dimension 3000

    I had a bad virus on 2 Dimension 3000 desktops, so I requested new Windows XP disks (operating system and dirvers) from Dell. I formatted both hard disks and re-installed all of my software. The computers are faster than I ever remember and everything works extremely well except the sound. In both cases...
  • Forum Reply: Re: where can i find dell dimension 3000 drivers that have passed windows logo testing ?

    hello there thanks for helping . i install the new windows and then follow the order installing first desktop system software driver then the chipset driver then video , lan , audio the first two drivers installed properly but when i installed the video driver the dialog box again came saying "this...
  • Forum Thread: Download Manager and Audio Driver download

    Recently had to reformat my system (Dimension 3000). System disk did not restore audio driver. Attempted several downloads of this driver and don't know what I am doing wrong. Don't know if I am using download manager correctly, if download manager is set up properly, where do locate audio download...
  • Forum Thread: Incorrect Audio Driver on Dell website for Dimension 3000?!

    I've just had to reformat and reinstall Windows XP Professional on my computer; I've downloaded all the necessary drives from the Dell website and on installation of the Audio driver I receive the following message: Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4...
  • Forum Thread: Bad audio in head phones

    I am getting some pretty bad (warbaling, breaking up, distorted) sounds from my Dell Dimension 3000 desk top. The bad sounds occur in all my head phones so I know it's not a speaker problem. This is not the original Dell sound card but it has been fine for a long time now. Lately, along with some...
  • Forum Thread: audio problem ?

    hi, well its a long story but heres what happened. a friend of mines computer needed a reformat and he wanted me to reinstall xp on it. iafter the reinstall i went on dells website and downloaded all the drivers using his service tag. all the drivers installed EXCEPT the audio driver. kept getting error...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Dimension 3000 No Video

    I am trying to figure out what is wrong with my father inlaw's Dell. The A light is flashing between amber and green, the B light is amber and the C and D lights are green. There is no video. I bought a new video card hoping that it would fix the problem to no avail. I also thought that in may be...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 3000 (old, I know... :) ) - New Video Card

    Hey all. I've been searching all over for a new video card for my now 4 year old Dell Dimension 3000. I was wondering if anyone had suggestions for video cards for this machine. Other than that, I do have a card in mind. But, I'm not sure if my PC would support it. It's a PCI card ...
  • Forum Thread: How to disable the onboard video on Dimension 3000?

    I'm going to be installing a ATI Radeon HD 2400 PCI video card in my sons' Dimension 3000. I will also be upgrading the system ram with 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR 400 (PC 3200). How do I disable the onboard video on this system? Also, any "lessons learned" about doing any upgrades on this...
  • Forum Thread: Adjusting the resolution on a Dell Dimension 3000

    My computer had a virus, and to get rid of it, I had to re-instal the whole Windows XP Operating System. Now, I can't adjust the resolution. It is stuck at 640x480 pixels, and it won't let me switch from the Medium color quality. I've tried to go into the Advanced options, and nothing is...
  • Forum Thread: S2309W resolution problem

    Hi, I've recently bought a dell S2309W monitor, my computer is a dimension 3000. I'm having trouble getting the resolution to be the optimum (1920x1080), the max it goes to is 1280x1024, making the display extremely stretched horizontally. I've spent a fair while trying to find an updated...
  • Forum Thread: vista driver for E153fpf

    I had to reformat my HD and I upgraded to Vista Home Basic while I was at it. ( my original installation disk is 600 miles away)The driver that installed only gives 2 options for resolution. Is there a Vista driver that would increase the resolution choices? jim