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  • Forum Thread: System restore media download for XPS L421X

    Hello, Tried to shrink my system partition into two partitions, on my XPS L421X (OS: windows 8) it ended up with the "blue screen" and after restart following error appears: A required device isn't connected or cant be accessed Error code: 0xc0000225 After pressing "Enter"...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 15 L502x BSOD by nvlddmkm.sys

    I have had this BSOD crash three times in 2 days. Two out of three times when computer wakes up from sleep. I ran a program called "WhoCrashed" which gives the following information: On Sun 7/3/2011 10:16:15 PM GMT your computer crashed crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\070311-18127...
  • Forum Thread: Vostro 1500 blue-screened, then died

    My Vostro 1500 has worked great for about two years, now suddenly it started blue-screening with a "driver_irql_not_less_or_equal" error. I installed the latest updates from Dell's support site (they had updated ones for video and WiFi). Then I scanned for viruses and malware. Next I moved...
  • Forum Thread: "We couldn't create a new partition or locate an existing one" alert appears during Microsoft Windows 8 & 7 installations on my dell insp 4010

    "We couldn't create a new partition or locate an existing one. For more information, see the Setup log files." Getting this error while installing windows 7 & 8 on my dell insp4010 laptop.. what i do ...? I changed SATA modes (AHCI & ATA) in bios , removed external drives SD...
  • Forum Thread: XPS L501X Blue Screen Error "NETw5s64.sys"

    I've recently had my laptop shut down for no reason and was hoping I could find an answer here. My brother bought this laptop for me about 2 years ago and it has worked great. About a week ago for really no apparent reason a blue screen would appear and the error message would be "IRQL not less...
  • Forum Thread: BSODs and spontaneous restarts on Studio XPS 1645 with Windows 7 Ultimate

    I have a Studio XPS 1645 with which I am generally well pleased. However, it does have an annoying problem: 1. From time to time I get a BSOD. Most of these (8 out of 11) have been stop code FE, first parameter 5, description WIN7_DRIVER_FAULT, in module USBEHCI.SYS. These incidents result in crash...
  • Forum Thread: DELL XPS 14: Hard drive problem.

    Hi there, I am using a DELL XPS 14 laptop. Recently, the hard drive (Samsung HM640JJ) has been giving me a lot of headaches. I get blue screen of death occasionally because of that. Things are getting slower too. After a thorough check on the system using DELL diagnosis software, it has been indicated...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 17 Problems! Please help.

    I updated my graphic and sound drivers yesterday on my Dell Studio 17. I restarted the system like I would do after any installation or update only to find that my laptop wouldnt boot up, instead it redirected me to system repair. I thought there must be something wrong with what i updated... So I...
  • Forum Thread: Alienware M17x R2 Problems

    Seems like everyone is having trouble with these Alienware machines. Even after updating to A09 my machine is still quirky. Here is the list Poor Frame rates in WoW (about 30 fps) Does not fully shut down (the OS shuts down but the machine does not) Does not start on battery power (BSOD when...
  • Forum Thread: Brand New LX701X - Blue/Black Screen

    I waited 3 weeks for my LX701X which I wasn't happy with in the first place. Now when I'm doing work or browsing the web I get random BSOD or just a black screen and an automatic restart (not a windows restart) just a 1 second flash. I've tried using a backup Hard drive, I've tried...
  • Forum Thread: Problem Updating to Latest Drivers.

    I noticed that my Drivers were Outdated, so i went on Dell Downloads to find the Latest Driver, But the latest Driver was over a year Old! So i tried Dowloading the Latest AMD driver from their own website and i did and it worked, But then when i booted up the next time i kept getting a BSOD. So i had...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Can't see my hard drives

    I installed w7 on my second hard drive and set the bios to ahci but I get bsod when I start my computer and it continually reboots. When I set my bios to raid I am able to see this drive. I noticed in deivce manager that I am missing a mass storage driver which I cannot find. I have the Intel RST driver...
  • Forum Thread: driver_irql_not_less_or_equal (netio.sys) BSOD

    I get the driver_irql_not_less_or_equal (netio.sys) BSOD whenever i run utorrent . Laptop details: Operating System : Windows 8 Single Language 64-bit (6.2, Build 9200) Language : English (Regional Setting: English) System Mode : Inspiron 15R SE 7520 BIOS : A09 Processor : Intel(R) Core(TM) i7...
  • Forum Thread: Lost dell operating system re-installation CD

    Hello, I have a Dell Latitude D420 notebook that runs Windows XP Professional. Yeah, I know it is an ancient machine, but still one that is quite convenient given its light weight and small size. I got a virus and in the process of trying to remove it seemed to have deleted a key file of the operating...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1569 Will not Restore

    Hi, I have a Dell Studio 1569, it recently got a virus that needed me to run TDSSkiller to remove a rootkit which ruined the windows install on it. So, I boot to Dell Datasafe Local backup, run a destructive restore to erase everything and not preserve anything. The restore says it is complete and...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 15 L502 Blue Screen Crash going into sleep, once a week or so

    Latest one: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: BlueScreen OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.768.3 Locale ID: 2057 Additional information about the problem: BCCode: 9f BCP1: 0000000000000003 BCP2: FFFFFA800463CE40 BCP3: FFFFF80004E153D8 BCP4: FFFFFA8007DB1BD0 OS Version: 6_1_7601 Service Pack: 1_0 Product...
  • Forum Thread: XPS L502x hangs during game play

    I have been having problems with my XPS L502x I use to play Saint Rows the Third on my laptop it use to play perfectly but now after a year I restored my factory setting now when ever i install any of my old games they start off perfectly but during the game it hangs a lot kindly help me out.
  • Forum Thread: Latitude E6420 - BSOD appears randomly

    Hi guys. Iľl glad if you can help me with thuis issue. After reinstallation Win 7 Pro 64 bit suddenly a few BSOD appeared. It seems like it is only SW problem - probably some driver (chipset maybe)? Drivers should be up-to-date but I am not sure. There is latest crash dump file posted...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell XPS 15 L521x and Windows 8 crashing on fresh install

    I just tried reinstalling for the fourth time. What I've tried... The BIOS is on A13 Fresh install with new media immediately after the fresh install I installed all updates from MS. What always happens... BSOD (or whatever it's called in Windows 8) I've tried...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Hardware malfunction - NMI:Parity Check/Memory Parity Error - The System has Halted.

    I have to say that this solve my NMI parity issue. I had problems with the integrated NIC. I disabled it within Windows and then the problem went away. I then installed a new PCI NIC. I was having this problem with Windows 7 32-bit on a Dell OptiPlex 360. The problem is no more.
  • Forum Reply: Re: DELL XPS L501X getting laggy and crashed

    Having the same issue. Computer starts lagging after gaming a few minutes (Starcraft 2) the computer goes black and instantly reboots. Tried all orignal drivers, reinstalled OS etc but the problem persists. The GPU temperature is around 80-99 all the time. Fans are working smoothly, I am actually...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Searching for Drivers for WinXP Pro for Studio 1537-Laptop

    SamsWare.com On SamsWare.com you will find everything you need and more: Windows XP 32 bit drivers and corresponding step-by-step instructions Windows XP 64 bit drivers and corresponding step-by-step instructions Dual boot guide for Windows 7 and driver support SamsWare.com Please...
  • Forum Reply: Re: dell inspiron 15r se 7520, BSOD, audio and video lag

    same issue.. no solution. Mine crashed with bsod when a guy from technical support was installing new drvier on machine.. Was funny and frustrating at same time. Very irritaing this bsod error.
  • Forum Thread: Dell Latitude issues

    I have acquired an old Dell Latitude 100L. It has very strange problems. the previous owner said it started to get BSOD's and let me have it. It looks as though they upgraded the RAM recently so thats my first suspect however it is also exhibiting other strange behaviour as follows: Problems...
  • Forum Thread: Vostro 3360 A08/A09 Cannot boot WinPE, bluescreen. Cannot downgrade BIOS to known working version.

    Hi Everyone, I'm having a problem with Vostro 3360, A08/09 BIOS. We have 2 3360s that arrived 6 weeks ago and they're A04 and are not subject to this error - they are working fine. The issue is with regard to booting into WinPE from A08/09, it simply bluescreens as soon as Windows...