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  • 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: 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 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: 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: Problem with Inspiron mini 1012 keyboard

    I've got an Inspiron mini with a keyboard that won't function without a remote keyboard. When pressed, most of the keys respond with ASCII gibberish. I've taken off the keyboard and cleaned it thoroughly, as well as checked that the ribbon was seated properly. I could find no problems...
  • Forum Thread: Trouble Replacing pATA Hard drive in Dell Inspiron 6000

    I recently ordered a hard drive through Dell a160gb(western digital Scorpio Blue) replacement hard drive for my dell inspiron 6000(probably purchased in 2006). The previous one was a 60gb and failed. When I boot the computer it says on a black screen "Internal HDD HARD error!" "F1...
  • Forum Thread: 2013 April - Compatible Wireless Cards for Dell Inspiron 4000 Model PP01L Dell LBL p/n 567WP A00 XP SP2

    Good morning I have an old but fully functioning Dell Inspiron 4000 (Model PP01L Dell LBL p/n 567WP A00) 512MB Win7 SP2 (up to date) I want to swap the old v90 dialup modem in the Mini-PCI slot for a wireless b/gn card and I am being greeted by a "CODE 10 this device cannot start" error...
  • Forum Thread: Preparing a laptop to give to charity

    I want to donate my XPS M140 to charity. I want to erase everything but leave an operating system for the recipient to use. I have Windows XP installed, but no disc. I also have the Reinstallation DVD for Windows 7 that came with my Dell desktop. Can I use that on my laptop after erasing the hard drive...
  • Forum Thread: error loading operating system (dell mini 10)

    I see the dell splash screen and then this error pops up
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron E1505

    Ok, I have a Dell laptop - Inspiron E1505. It is currently running XP Professional and has an intel core duo 2300. There is a wireless router in the house, but it's faulty. Even if you're two feet away, it frequently cuts out during the course of the day. Since buying a new one isn't an...
  • Forum Thread: Error Code 0313 Error Detecting Internal Touchpad or Pointing Stick

    I posted a similar topic yesterday regarding a Latitude D630 with the the touchpad not responding. I ran the diagnostics for giggles and came up with the following. Error Code 0313. Msg: Error Code 2000-0313 Msg: Error detecting internal touchpad or pointing stick. The given error code and message...
  • Forum Thread: HELP!!! New to the Community

    I am new to the community. I am technologically challenged, so I appreciate your patience with me. This is the information I can recall about the details about the laptop I am borrowing from my daughter. Unfortunately, the problem I am having will not allow me to access my computer information...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Vostra 3550 Recovery Partition

    If you used the disks, you cant just use the recovery partition. You will have to do the following process to be able to use the recovery partition. Firstly get a copy of Hiren's boot CD and write it to disk. Then boot your PC into Hiren's boot CD and load the Mini XP image. On the desktop...
  • Forum Thread: Need help with my touchpad - its playing up.

    My dell laptop has a Synaptics Touchpad V7.4 on PS/2 Port touchpad. Lately when I log on it a little box pops up and tells me that the touchpad has been disabled! So I have to plug in a mouse and enable it. But how do I stop it from disabling in the first place? HELP!
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 14Z - Cannot find touchpad settings

    Need to change the touchpad settings on my Dell XPS 14Z, running Windows Professional XP 64. Online searches to find the touchpad settings have indicated touchpad settings could be accessed in the Control Panel under Mouse options or via an icon in the taskbar. Unfortunately, none of these appear...
  • Forum Thread: Touchpad not working on Vostro1014

    hi all, need your help. I have a Vostro1014 (~2 years old) all of the sudden my touchpad stopped working. the buttons work (both left and right), but hte pad itself doesn't. when I connect a USB mouse it works perfectly. the touchpad doesn't work neither in Ubunto nor in XP (and it...
  • Forum Reply: Re: ¿Problema con una mini marca dell emite sonido al iniciar?

    <Admin Note Removed Image link with Service tag removed per privacy policy> Por lo que parece es una dell inspiron mini 10 (1011) Aquí dejo más datos para ver si me pueden ayudar. Agradezco su pronta respuesta. Bendiciones. <Admin Note Removed Image link with Service...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron Mini 10 Factory Reset

    Hello I have a inspiron mini 10v that I wish to set back to factory settings, I have searched through boot menu's and as well as tried ctrl+F11 but still have no luck resetting it. Can anyone help me with this?
  • Forum Thread: the cursor moves

    Hello I have a laptop DELL LATITUDE D610, which has j` can not work because the cursor moves draw sheet in any one direction. I do not know if it is a virus or something else. If you can me using to solve this problem. THANK YOU
  • Forum Reply: Re: My Dell laptop will not start up

    How Can I Fix My Dell Vostro 1400 Laptop ? When I Turn It On The Power And Continue But Its Stop Loading ? How Can I Fix This ? Please Help Me To Fix My Laptop ?
  • Forum Thread: McAfee not functioning properly, errors on CHKDSK

    Hello there, I have an INSPIRON E1505 with Windows XP. The McAfee protection was not working properly, so I contacted customer service. They checked my computer and said that I should contact the computer manufacturer because I have errors on CHKDSK. I've done some research on this website, but...