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  • Forum Thread: Video Graphics card compatibility with Dell Inspiron 530

    Would a Nvidia Geforce 6200 512MB AGP card be compatible with a Dell Inspiron 530?
  • Forum Thread: 2.0 pcie video card with 1.0a slot ???

    My old XP box died and I needed something quick ( and cheap ) to get me up and running. I am in the middle of moving and don't want to spend money on a system right now. This box is on the job site, using it to do house design ( and some videos at night). I bought a used Inspiron 530. Dual...
  • Forum Thread: knowledge needed...on fitting a vid card

    Hi guys, I have a dell/inspiron 530 and need to know if these video cards can fit into my computer... "9800 GT 512MB" and just in case the "9800 GTX 512MB". *But please note that this will be my first time upgrading my dell(or any pc hardware). So I dont think I'll be able to...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 530s PSU and Graphivs Card Upgrades

    I have an Inspiron 530s with a Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5200 @ 2.50GHz processor, Intel(R) G33/G31 express chipset family, and I think a 250 watt PSU. I'm looking to upgrade my graphics card, and therefore and PSU as well, to where I can run games such as Fallout 3 on medium settings and get a decent...
  • Forum Thread: need help fixing/upgrading a dell inspiron 530

    Hello Everyone M y father is giving me a broken Dell Inspiron 530 and has instructed me to fix it and use it as my college computer. I know i need to replace the motherboard, Ram Chips, Graphics Card, Video Card, and maybe the sound card ( its known for losing sound and having to restart...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 530 will not turn on

    So I have had issues with my computer turning on and I would have to press the power button numerous times to get it to power up, one day i go to turn it in and it doesn't even boot u at all any more. I noticed the light on the back of the tower is still solid green by the power cord and the light...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 530 stuck at dell screen

    Hello fellow dell users, I sorely need help with my Inspiron 530. After powering up, it won't go past the dell screen. The F2 and F12 buttons don't work(I have tested the usb keyboard on another computer -works fine), i hear a short beep and normal fan noises. Also the blue light that used...
  • Forum Thread: Orange/ Amber led light on INSPIRON 503S

    I tried to turn my inspiron 530s on and a solid Amber light come on. I tried to search for an answers but i havent found it. I opened the pc side cover to see if evething is connected and all of the wires are in place. however i removed the 2xBrown and 2x Black wires that connect to the power for cpu...
  • Forum Thread: power supply and graphics cards

    Hi i have a fairly old computer. the dell inspiron 530 and i am looking to upgrade the graphics card on it. but i have heard that if i upgrade the graphics card i would have to get a better power supply. which is a 350 watt. im not sure if that would be good enough for me to be able to upgrade the graphics...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Upgrade Optiplex 745 with Quad Core

    I want to upgrade my Dell Optiplex 745 to duad core plz suggest me is it possible and how?
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Inspiron 530 starts up 3 times

    Hi osprey4 - Thank you for responding to my post and for your suggestion. I appreciate the time you put into helping to diagnose the startup issue with my computer. I followed the instructions that you gave me for resetting the CMOS and, unfortunately, this did not solve the issue with the multiple...
  • Forum Thread: INSPIRON 530S - USB PORT COULD NOT DETECT PERIPHERALS LIKE KEYBOARD AND MOUSE

    What do I do? How do I change the USB port???
  • 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: How do I reinitialize BIOS to fix CMOS checksum error with an unresponsive keyboard?

    After getting a nasty virus on my Dell 530s Inspiron, I completely wiped the memory after all failed attempts at removal. Upon startup to reformat the system, I received a keyboard error message and the keyboard was completely unresponsive. I then changed the CMOS battery, cleared CMOS and cannot reinitialize...
  • Forum Thread: if i do a custom install of windows 7 over vista then what will happen to the recovery partition?

    hey all, Before i dive into my actual problem a little short background that I hope will make it easy for you to help me. I bought a dell inspiron 530 running Core 2 Duo E6550 in Dec' 07. It came with 3 partitions (250 GB HDD partitioned into 3). C:\ on which windows vista was installed, D...
  • Forum Thread: Adding PCI Parallel Port Card to Inspiron 531

    I have older accounting software which does not support printing to USB devices for certain functions like checks. Since this is the only issue I have with this software, I don't want to go through the hassle and expense of upgrading, not the least of my reasons being that my archived data would...
  • Forum Thread: Need Help with Upgrade Inspiron 530 Desktop

    Hi I am palnning on upgrading my stock inspiron 530 desktop. I am looking for the best Graphics Card that goes well with an Intel Core 2 Duo E8500 3.16GHz CPU. My mother board is a 0RY007. Also i dont want to upgrade my stock PSU(300w)w. I have heard that the ATI Radeon 5670 cards are good...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 530 starts up 3 times

    For the past several months, my 5 year old Inspiron 530 has had the following issue: From a cold start, it will power up for a few seconds (loud fan noise), then power off, then power on for a few seconds, then power off, then power on and proceed as normal. So from a cold start it will start up a...
  • Forum Thread: damaged windows disc for inspiron 530

    hi, i have had this computer a while now (its out of warranty now) and my daughter had damaged both of my dell windows vista home premium sp1 disc's and was wondering how do i get another copy from dell, i have looked at the request cd from dell but its for usa only, i know i might have to pay but...
  • Forum Thread: Can my Inspiron 530 run 64-bit Windows 7?

    Hello, I was wondering if my Inspiron 530 could run on a 64-bit Windows 7. My cpu & ram specs are: Core 2 Duo E4400 2.00GHz, 4GB ddr2 RAM. Please tell me if i can, i'd like to be able to use my full 4gb of ram, not 2.75gb of it.
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 530 Won't Boot Up

    My Inspiron 530 has been a very good computer to me so far. However, in the past whenever it has been lightly bumped it shuts off, the power cord couldn't ever be even lightly jiggled. I've had it since 2008 though, and I managed to keep it in a safe place where this rarely happened. However...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 2305 goes dead

    I was surfing the net when all the sudden the PC shuts off and will not turn back on any more, I tried a new power supply and that wasn't it! What could it be? i'ts not that old, 1-1/2 years old. then I plug in my son's laptop, also a Inspiron 530, and it does the same thing a day later...
  • Forum Thread: Upgrade Desktop Inspiron 530 CPU

    My question Is it worth going from a Intel Pentium Dual-Core E5300 to an Intel Core 2 Duo E8300 for $100? My 12 year old son at his Mom's house has a Dell Inspiron 530 built in February 2009 (system below). The processor is a Wolfdale E5300, 2.6, 2MB, 65W, R0 (800 MHz FSB). The desktop has the...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Inspiron 530 won't Turn On!

    I checked the PSU and it turned on when I jumped it. So I disconected the RAM, PCI card, and other drives power and data cables... Still nothing. How do I know that its not a bad power button? I don't want to go buy a motherboard/ processor if I don't have to.
  • Forum Thread: Quick question about upgrading PSU and GPU in Inspiron 530 (not s)

    Hi, I've been researching all night about which PSU and GPU is the perfect upgrade for me. Before I click the buy button, I would just like to double check and make absolutely sure that they are compatible with my system. PSU: So far, I've found an Antec NEO ECO 520C that seems to be...