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  • Forum Thread: Dell PC on start up problem.

    When I start my computer it shows a black screen for the background and grey lines that run threw it. On the grey lines there's flashing DEL characters (alt code 127 DEL) some are different colors and some are letters or numbers. some of the words are on the black background are there hard to make...
  • Forum Thread: Computer enters Power Saver mode ONLY when I play video games.

    My computer is a Dell Inspiron 546 with an AMD Phenom 9750 Quad-Core Processor, 6GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce GT 220 graphics card, and I'm using Windows Vista. ALL my drivers are updated. It has no viruses and I perform routine maintenance on it. It runs fine whenever I use it for internet, Microsoft...
  • Forum Reply: Re: I keep getting a blue screen that says Hardware Error / Memory Parity Error - how do I fix this??!!

    dellboy Hi, thanks for your help, but when I click on the Drivers and Downloads (in How to run the Dell Diagnostics) - this message appears: Sorry, an error occurred while processing your request. Anyway, my computer keeps freezing and I have to turn it off and on all the time, and a few times...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Vostro 220 - Power save mode on monitor

    Hi, this is my first post on this forum. I run a Dell Vostro 220 with windows Xp 32-bit. I have a nvidia GeForce GT 430. Recently when using my dell desktop, i have been playing games. After either a period of minutes or hours my desktop will spontaneously go into power saving mode. I cannot exit...
  • 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: Adding 2nd video card to Vostro 200 mini tower for 2nd monitor

    Hello, I am trying to add a second monitor to my Vostro 200 mini tower. I know the built in graphics adapter does not support dual-monitor output so I purchased a cheap VGA PCI card (ATI Rage XL) since the setup is just for work-related use. After installing the video card, the whole boot process...
  • Forum Thread: GX270 boots and loads OS but screen is black

    Hi, I Recently installed a DVI graphics card in order to be able to use 2 monitors at the same time with my Dell GX270. After changing the setting of windows so that the DVI will be the primary monitor, i tried to reboot but both screens are black. The computer boots, loads windows XP and works (I...
  • Forum Thread: Monitor enters Power Save mode when playing games

    Hi I have just bought a new Dell u2312hm monitor for my Studio XPS 8100 (with standard GTX240 graphics card and spec). However, if i try and play a game after 10 minutes or so the monitor enters power save mode and i cannot wake it up without switching off the computer and rebooting. This...
  • Forum Thread: Video shuts off, keyboard lights go off, fan speeds up to very high

    This is about a Dell� OptiPlex� GX280 A variable time after Windows XP-32 pro boot, generally when going to more graphic intense display, the screen goes blank and then the monitor displays its message that there is no video and it will go into power save mode. Meanwhile, the keyboard num-lock...
  • Forum Reply: Re: dx4870 i5 Trouble installing new graphics card

    Zexaku I recently purchased a PNY NVIDIA GeForce GT 630 Graphics card, but whenever I load the computer with it in the slot, the monitor cuts black. There doesn't seem to be any otion in the Dx4870's bios in regard to switching graphics to PCI. Built in is Intel HD graphics. The Card I got...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 8300 Black screen at start up with 1 GB ATI Radeon HD 5870 Graphics Card

    Hi there, In 2011 I bought a XPS 8300 desktop manufacturing date 031911. As of recently the machine starts up with a black screen, also the fan starts blowing at high power. The machine does start up though, I can even type my username and start up Windows 7 but I am unable to see anything. I am...