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  • Forum Thread: Hard Disk Partition on new PC....confused, please help!

    Hi there, I'm sure this is a very stupid question but having not owned a PC for a number of years I'm a little behind the times. I've just got an Inspiron 1564 with a 500gb HDD. I hadn't realised but its partitioned roughly C: 60gb, D: 400gb. I've put itunes, some spyware stuff...
  • Forum Thread: partioned hard drive oopps

    First of all, thank you for stopping to read my post.....thank you agian for those who respond I have an inspirion 530. The past few months I have been ignoring the aweful loud humming and whirling noises coming from the pc tower, as well as doing nothing when the "last backup failed"...
  • Forum Thread: Adding non-RAID HDD to RAID 1

    I just received my XPS 9000, with two HDD in RAID 1. I want to add a third hard drive, from my old DImension, because it contains files I want to use on the new computer. I've connected it and the computer recognizes it, but it is trying to put it into an array and this says the drive has "failed"...
  • Forum Reply: Re: How do I re-create the Dell Diagnostic/Utility Partition?

    Many years ago Dell used to supply for download the software to CREATE the Diagnostic Utility Partition along with the diagnostic software. I checked with Dell support and it appears that Dell no longer offers this software download. The diagnostic software download they offer is only for running...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 531, need instructions for spare SATA/IDE HD

    my system has AMD Athlon 64 x dual core procc., running Vista home premium. It supports 4 SATA drives. HD is installed on SATA0, CD/DVD on SATA1. So have SATA 2 & 3 avail. I have 2 drives I can install as spare (neitgher of which is SATA.) I tried to research what I needed for this & the more...