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  • 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...
  • Forum Thread: Demensions E310 not Passing POST.

    Hello; For the past month i have been trying to fix a Demension E310. In a nut, shell I acquired the system in an ALERT CheckPoint WAKE! State. I thought all i needed were the original DVD's from Dell. No luck with the DVD's(DVDROM dose not read the DVD'S). I have swapped out the DVDROM...
  • Forum Thread: New Hard drive is E not C! Pls Help!!

    Hi Helpers! (gosh, I hope so), I had a new hard drive installed on my dimension 3000 computer. I installed windows xp software. Only problem is, the install thinks my hard drive is E and my dvd player is the C. As you can imagine, this has caused many problems. I am a layman when it comes to computers...
  • Forum Thread: Replacing HDD & need Dell Dimension XP Disc

    Hi - I'm a new forum poster, but have been using this forum for years and never needed to post as I usually find what I'm after. Not today though... I have an older Dell Dimension XP bought May 2005 in Canada. I want to wipe the system clean as it's painfully slow, with driver conflicts...
  • Forum Reply: Re: adding a slave drive to a Dimension 3000

    Thanks for you response....I tried it all....but it would ont read the new 160G slave drive. So I downloaded an Ao3 upgrade to the BIOS..but now it does not seem to recognize even the old drive....it goes to setup...and I have to press F1 for it to boot up!!!! When I do attach the new drive it goes through...
  • Forum Thread: Dimension 3000 Won't Boot Up Past Dell Screen

    Blue screen error code 0x0000007E (0XC0000005,0x82F1BBCB,0xF8B2369C,0xF8B23398) comes up everytime before windows boots. Tried in safe mode and same thing thing happens. Searched the archives for this specific error sequence but no luck. Do not want to lose data on the HD. Any help/suggestions would...
  • Forum Thread: New hard drive into a Dim3000, size recognized as 6000mb instead of 160gb

    WinXp home Western Digital HD (recognized properly on a seperate CPU) Old hard drive was only 40g, needed an upgrade Went to install WinXp (with a WinXpHome CD, want to keep my old data on old HD as a second source), and it brought me to the partitioning section, and showed my new HD as 6000mb...
  • 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 Reply: Re: Diskette drive 0 seek failure is going on ...

    This is normal, your computer asking to connect floppy drive because it is set in bios, now all you need to do is------- Go in your BIOS set up and disable floppy thing, you are good to go without this error any more, you won’t see any messege bellow that says strike F2 to rety reboot. It will...
  • Forum Thread: How to use factory restore, recovery partition without Ctrl + f11 or restore disks for desktop Dimension 3000

    How to use factory restore partition without Ctrl + f11 or restore disks, because when using Ctrl + f11 the message says" "cannot restore"":. I do not have any recovery disks & do not want to buy them. The D: drive which is the factory restore, recovery partition, and all of...
  • Forum Thread: Disk read error on new 500gb HD

    Attempted to replace original 40gb boot drive in my Dimension 3000 with a new WD5000AAKB 500gb HD with 16mb cache imaged with Acronis as the new boot drive. Worked fine for a while, then the computer totally froze required a cold reboot. I also started getting blue screens about disk read errors, chkdsk...
  • Forum Thread: DELL DIMESION E520 HDD UPGRADE

    Hi I am currently in the process of buying a new pc but my current pc( DELL DIMENSION E520) needs a new HDD does anyone know whether the HDD I am purchasing would work in this PC while I save up to buy all the components for my new one? The HDD in question is: http://www.samsung.com/global/business/hdd...
  • Forum Thread: FIX FOR DELL DIMENSION3100 BLINKING AMBER POWER LIGHT

    Enhance mosfet field effect transistor two installed near processor part number 6n03la0 one or two of them shoted siple replacement problem solved had the same blinking light tried everything nothing worked then remved the four pin 12 volt connector from psu to motherboard blinking light stop on power...
  • Forum Thread: adding a slave drive to a Dimension 3000

    I have searched manuals etc. and cannot find anything on adding a hard drive for extra storage. Can one add a SATA hard drive 360 G to this computer without a problem?? and how do you do it...does anyone have any ideas??