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  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron E1505 Drivers missing! Base System Device two are missing

    My Dell Inspiron E1505 laptop is missing two driver Base System Device is what they are called. I have downloaded every driver on the site for this laptop yet I still am missing these two. I re-installed Windows Vista Home Premium and now I'm missing drivers that I can't find. Any help would...
  • Forum Thread: Operating System won't boot - Dell Studio XPS 1340

    Running vista 64bit. Installed software update. Now my laptop won't boot up. I tried safe mode, start up repair tool, and ran diagnostics. It says hard ware is fine. Seems to have to do with that update. I don't have windows os disc. Out of warranty. Any ssuggestions? Please help
  • Forum Thread: UPGRADE POSSIBLE?

    I have an Inspiron 1525 Vista computer. Can this be upgraded? I don't like the limited capabilities Vista has. Please advise.
  • Forum Thread: dell laptop restarts after shutdown with blue screen flash - Vista OS 32 bit

    My Vostro 1520 boots up right after it shuts down, but right before it boots up a blue screen flashes for a quick second. I tried following: System Restore - did not help; Ran PC Checkup and do not see any troubles Please help to solve the issue. Thanks
  • Forum Thread: Help! Dell inspiron 1545 corrupted volume disk + trojan????

    Hey, I would really appreciate any help here. A few weeks ago my laptop started crashing and rebooting regularly. Windows start up repair attempted to fix and said I had a volume disk corruption. For a while I was able to continue to use my laptop but now it will not go past the dell start up...
  • Forum Thread: PCRestore Problem

    Hi, I hope someone can help with this. I have an Inspiron 6400 with Vista installed. Earlier today I installed Windows 7, but mistakenly chose the D drive (default Recovery drive) instead of C. In doing so each time I boot up I have to select either W7 or Vista on the BIOS screen. I then took the...
  • 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: Inspiron 1525 TouchPad

    I'm frustrated beyond belief! About 6 weeks ago, my hard drive decided to just stop working. I've had someone working on trying to get the data off, but that's an entirely different problem. My problem for today...I bought a new hard drive and have installed the OS (Vista), drivers, etc....
  • Forum Thread: DVD/CD RW drive not working properly.

    Hello. Im not very experienced with computers so when it comes to this please be a little patient. I do sort of know what I am doing though. So my current problem is that my DVD/CD-RW Drive(E:) will read Cd's or DVD's, it will also rip the Cd or DVD with out a problem. When i put in a blank disc...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Restore factory graphics/display settings?

    Desculpe nao falo seu idioma. Necessito atualizar minha placa Grafica para um softwer compativel e que suporte Windows Aero. Meu sistema e o windows vista home premian 32 bits Pack 2 . Apos esta atualizaçao fazer upgrade for windows 7.
  • Forum Thread: File Recovery

    My Inspiron 1525 recently got the blue screen virus which then turned to black screen after the system failed to restore from a previous point.. After trying to get around this by doing everything possible without the Vista Disc I had to restore to factory settings.. Is there any way that I can...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 1721

    I have a Dell Inspiron 1721 I was having problems with the OS so I removed and formatted both hard drives. I reinstalled both hard drives and turned on the laptop with the vista installation cd in the drive. IT booted to the installation cd fine when it comes to the point of selecting the installation...
  • Forum Thread: keyboard not working

    i've tried the battery take out thing and my keyboard is still not working. any ideas?
  • Forum Thread: error code on my dell xps

    i have a error code 0x8007000d how do i fix it, windows start and it stop before it finish windows error recovery come up
  • Forum Thread: Unmountable_Boot_Volume on Dell Studio 1737

    Hey guys, I've searched around and haven't found an answer to a BSoD I've been running into. The important bits of the screen are: UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME *** STOP: 0x000000ED (0xFFFFFA80051FC060, 0xFFFFFFFFC0000185, 0x0... , 0x0...) I've gone to the BIOS and found...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Touch Pad For Vista (following reinstalling of operating system)

    I recently had to reinstall my operating system. Upon returning home I attempted to down the Touch Pad.exe and the message I get is this download from Dell can't be downloaded to my Inspiron 1721 operating system. Anyone have a suggestion as to why or better said how I can fix it??
  • Forum Thread: Hard Drive Funnel Seek Test and Hard Drive Random Seek Test

    Laptop Inspiron 1545 Ran the Dell PC Checkup and these two test failed everything else passed.
  • Forum Thread: windows vista ultimate messed up everything

    ok, i just bought a new dell 1545 inspiron and it already had vista business and everything worked great, i loaded ultimate and when i did, it seems like everythings been going downhill from then. my touchpad scroll bar dousnt work anymore, its like the computer dousnt even recognize i have one. also...
  • Forum Thread: VERY FRUSTRATED WITH MY NEW INSPIRON 13Z. DELL STAFF PLEASE HELP

    I have a Dell Inspiron 13z computer, which is about 6 months old. I have been pleased with it generally. However, I am very frustrated today. I have an important work related document (in Word) which I am trying to edit with "track changes." The track change edit function is not working --...
  • Forum Thread: Blackscreen in Vostro 1400

    hello I had purchased dell's vostro1400 in 2007.Now warranty period is over. i am getting black screen when i turn on my laptop... The screen is complete black.. i am able to increase and decrease the brightness.. plus i am able to hear the login sound after some time... i don't know...
  • Forum Thread: Recovery Partition on Inspiron 1721 Hidin or Not?

    I've got most likely a FOOLISH question, but am VERY Curious about something. I know there is a hidin Diganostic partition on the drive. But I've got a Drive C:/ which is my OS Drive, and a Drive D:/ which is marked Recivery. My question is this is Drive D:/ the partition that is used...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude D410 touchpad program/driver for Vista

    Hello, I have a Dell Latitude D410 that used to run Linux (and apparently it was factory installed with Windows XP). I installed Vista on it a while back, since I got the disk with the computer from a friend, but I've been trying to find a Dell Touchpad driver/program for it, since right now it...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1537- Driver Repair?!?

    hey all i have a dell 1537 studio laptop - Mcafee expired so i renewed it now i cant logon it keeps going to launch start up repair or start windows normally. everytime i select either it just goes back to that. i hold F8 and get a 'System Recovery option' and then a "Add Drivers"...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 1545 Not Shutting Down properly

    Hi, I am having Dell Inspiron 1545, running on Windows Vista Home Basic, SP2. When I shut down the computer from Start Menu (or any other way possible), it logs off, shows the message "Shutting down" and actually windows gets shut down. But, at the end, black screen with slight back light...
  • Forum Thread: Reformat Help?

    My 1501 Dell Inspiron Windows Vista laptop has caught a virus, keeping me from Internet access, and general computer function, and I have lost the disc during one of our many moves. I've heard there was a way to reformat with the F8 key, however that is missing as well. Awesome, right? ...