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  • Forum Thread: Just installed Windows XP on my Inspiron 600m. Need help with drivers installation

    Hi, My hard drive crashed so I installed XP from the CD that Dell sent. Then when Windows started I inserted the Dell Resource CD, but couldn't find my system model. I think it only had Desktop system Models. Now i'm guessing I should just install them from the Dell website. My questions...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 1564 Need Help !

    Can we install win Xp for Dell Inspiron 1564 ? I tried but i couldn't find the suitable drivers for it. If you can please help.
  • Forum Thread: E6410 looses ip address when undocking\docking

    Hi When undocking and then redocking my Dell E610 laptop it looses its ip address & I cannot access the network or internet!? I have tried a ipconfig /renew but get an error saying unable to renew ip address. ip comes up as 0.0.0.0 I have tried changing the docking station. Running...
  • Forum Thread: BLUE SCREEN WITH IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL STOP:0x0000000A and other 0x values

    I can use F12 to get into BIOS but then I don't know what to do. I think the main thing is very low memory so I need to get in to take files off - however it so far has always reverted to the blue screen again - wundows stopped to save computer from damage - it is WIndows XP on Dell laptop ...
  • Forum Thread: Trouble downloading drivers.

    All day today I've been trying to download drivers for a Dell Latitude d600 of my daughters after a fresh install fo WinXP Pro. Is anyone else having this issue? I've tried everything like disabling all addons, disabling virus protection, etc. It just keeps saying that the server isn't responding...
  • Forum Thread: Vostro 1500 has gone back to original setup. Unable to restore to a prior restore point

    I was working on my laptop on Monday, 6/6/11 with no apparent problems. My desktop was my usual customized laptop, my files were all there, my Outlook 2007 emails were in place and I was receiving emails with no problem. I'm running Norton 360 and it is up-to-date. I also back up to Carbonite and...
  • Forum Reply: Re: No bootable devices--strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility

    No bootable devices--strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility and then it say No boot device available - boot failed I have a Dell Latitude D600 with A16 Bios and had the same problem due to a power failure, and fixed it myself. 1.) I was able to boot from the F12 boot menu to access Windows...
  • Forum Thread: F6 method for installing Windows XP on a XPS laptop with SATA AHCI controller?

    Hi, a have this problem... Recently I've purchased a XPS M1530 laptop with Vista 64-bit. I've needed the 64-bit version to support 8GB of RAM memory. But unfortunately there are no 64-bit drivers for my Alesis MultiMix8 FireWire audio mixer (I've allready contact the technical suppory...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Vostro 1400 Sigmatel drivers broken

    A month ago, after a reset of the laptop to factory default settings, the ability to hear audio from utube videos was lost along with beeps or startup music (system sound) . Persons skyping with this pc cannot hear the voice of the user but their voice is audible. The system sounds button in devices...
  • Forum Thread: bsod

    Hi, i have a dell inspiron 6400 running Windows Vista . My problem is my screen goes black after windows load. the power button and other system lights shows on but nothing seems to work. I noticed that it was from my display drivers (ATI radeon X1300) so i chose the standard VGA display. With this...
  • Forum Thread: Restored OS, now need password to Log on?

    Hi, my first post here, so please bear with me if I screw things up. I have a Dell Inspiron 9300 w/service tag #< ADMIN NOTE : Service tag removed per privacy policy > running SP Pro Sp2 OS. A virus took the system down so I have used my factory (Dell) restore disk set (3) of CD's to supposedly...
  • Forum Thread: Bad Chipset Driver or just me?

    I had to flatten my inspiron 8600 to eliminate a bad windows 7 experience! no valid Nvidia driver, anyways i put win xp on again and immediatly ran R58370 from the dell download. the Intel 82801 DBM and other system devices report the driver as 4.1.1001.0 (dated 7/2/2001) in lieu of 5.00.1012. since...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop windows 8 always crashing after restart

    I just bought a Dell Laptop Vostro , unfortunately after each restart or shut down it keeps crashing and I end up losing my installed softwares and documents I 'm thinking of returning it but the warranty does not cover software. Please any assistance will be really appreciated ...
  • Forum Reply: Re: DELL Support Center Hardware Scan runs daily on my XPS L701X since a few days

    Please help me out. I am a disabiled person and my lap top is running slower than it did before. Please Help' Michael K. Morris
  • Forum Thread: Old Inspiron 8200 will not boot up Windows XP

    Hi - I have a 6 year old 8200 with an almost full 30GB hard drive (I know, I know) and I can not start it up. I try the safe mode, with prompt, last known, basically every option in the F8 section to no avail. All it gets is a blue screen (not THE blue screen) and after about 2 minutes it beeps and shuts...
  • Forum Thread: cd reader on older dell laptop

    dont know if anyone can help me with this but its worth a try. I have an older Dell Inspiron B130 laptop that has a SonyCDRW/DVD CRX 835E on it. I cannot get it to read my cds at all. Whenever I try to open a data cd a window pops up that says D:/ is not accessible Incorrect Function. Anyone have any...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Vostro 1500 laptop Drivers will not load.

    Hello I have a Dell Vostro 1500 laptop. I reformated it and wiped it clean. I reinstalled windows XP Home and was able to get my wifi working and I was able to update Windows XP SP3. But I can not get my ethernet to work I tried to use my original driver cd and use dell.com driver downloads but nothing...
  • Forum Thread: Screen won't return when laptop is opened.

    I have a Dell Latitude D610 (with Windows XP). When I shut it and reopen it, it doesn't seem to matter what key I press (even the power button), the screen won't come back on. The computer is still on, and I still have audio (ie. error noise from pushing the wrong key, or shutting down), but...
  • Forum Thread: Dell M4300 and Win7 x64 Pro?

    I have a Dell M4300 that came with XP (Refurb), and I have Win7 x64 pro in my wife's laptop because her HD died and I lost the recovery partition, so I wasn't able to reinstall the Win7 HP back to what Toshiba shipped it like. I bought the Win7 Pro for my Dell, but had to use it in the Toshiba...
  • Forum Thread: ¿Problema con una mini marca dell emite sonido al iniciar?

    Una amistad tiene una marca Dell que cuando la enciende esta emite un sonido beep repetitivo, para que me entiendan mejor lo ven aquí en un vídeo. http://youtu.be/BkRVoh1F5dk En esta ocasión no arranco el sistema, pero siempre suena y después de un rato entra y carga el Windows...
  • Forum Thread: Wireless Card Problem

    Hello, I'm working on B120 Inspiron laptop, but ran into a problem with inability to locate a driver for the wireless card. I went to the downloads, there I found a chipset driver which should, in theory, should of had a driver for the card too. It wasn't the case. I went to Intel and updated...
  • Forum Thread: Windows XP on Dell Inspiron N4050 laptop

    I have installed windows XP SP2 on my Dell Inspiron N4050 laptop. But I dont have system drivers. Can somebody please help me resolving this issue? Dell website has drivers for Windows 7 but not windows xp. Thanks, JeeDee
  • Forum Thread: Help needed with Inspiron 5100. XP will not re-install without stopping.

    Greetings folks. I'd like to ask your help. I've searched through the Dell forum, Microsoft's web site, and the WWW and cannot resolve my problem. I've probably spent 25 hours on it so far researching to no avail. My wife asked me to clean up her 5100 by putting the Ghost image...
  • Forum Thread: My Inspiron 9400 takes too long to turn off

    Hi, I reinstalled the operating system from a CD ( Windows XP Media Center), installed Dell drivers and utilities, then installed recommended updates from Windows Update. The Computer works fine except when I want to restart or turn it of, it takes about 15 minutes to turn off. Could someone...
  • Forum Thread: DELL mini problem

    This might be an issue with the hard drive of the system or the operating system might be corrupt due to some conflicting file. We have to run diagnostics to isolate the issue. Please shutdown the system and while starting it keep tapping the F12 key on the keyboard. You would get a black and white screen...