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  • Forum Reply: RE: SSD for a Latitude D830

    Despite this being a 2 year old thread I thought I'd chime in,since after all it's first google search result for "latitude D830 ssd upgrade". Hopefully, my experience will be worthwhile for anyone pondering the merits of this in the future. The HDD hard drive in my old (circa 2007...
  • 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: 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: 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 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 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: FAQ Notebook General Hardware

    Frequently Asked Questions and Topics Window 8 Support Notebook Drivers and Downloads Why was no Back up Media shipped with my notebook? How to restore or reimage my notebook? What to do if my notebook locks up? How to run diagnostics on my notebook? What to do if there is no display on...
  • Forum Reply: Re: PROBLEM WITH INSTALLING WINDOWS 7 IN MY DELL VOSTRO 1550

    plese send me windows 7
  • 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: 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: Inspiron N-4010 WIFI and inter Audio Speakers not working

    Hello, I have the same system and I had the same issues. The issue is not software nor driver related. The issue is a daughter-board failure. Both the Wireless and the audio card, as well as the USB ports that are on the right side of the computer are all on the daughterboard. Your daughterboard could...
  • Forum Thread: Odd issue with Latitdue D820 & BitLocker

    We have a few D820's in our company, and 2 running Vista Enterprise. These 2 D820's have BitLocker enabled, but what it has caused is locking these users account in AD 2-4 times per week. We have engaged MS and they are not sure what the cause is, they are pointing back to hardware. We have BitLocker...
  • Forum Thread: Hard disk malfunctioning

    I m using DELL N5010 . My hard disk started malfunctioning and i can not boot my windows 7 OS. but at the same time i can boot my LINUX and access all the drives.. i got the error code 2000-0142 while running diagnostic .. is this hard disk failed ? if yes thn how can i boot linux and access...
  • Forum Thread: "The AC adapter and battery must be plugged in before the system bios can be flashed"

    After ran Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor (result was perfect), I tried to install WIN 7 PRO on my DELL INSPIRON 1720 (4Gb RAM, Win Vista with SP2.) a legend come out saying something like: Update BIOS!!! I download the newest executable BIOS file from DELL ( 1720_A09.exe ). But when I tried to install...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Random clicks on XPS 15 touchpad

    Looks like hardware malfunction or you set a combination of touchpad options that are not compatible each other. Before returning you hardware, try to setup Touchpad Blocker software, maybe it resolves your problem with taping/clicking, not sure about scrolling. http://touchpad-blocker.com/download...
  • Forum Reply: Re: need to format/reinstall system on Dell Inspiron 1521

    thanks, i just submitted my request... i did notice that the website mentions Windows7 customers, but there's no mention of older XP/Vista customers getting free recovery disc replacements. It specifically says that Windows7 customers will get a replacement disc to help restore all the program...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Studio 1557 Black Screen

    Hi. I have a dell studio 1557 laptop model number PP39L. I bought it on February 2010. It was working fine until yesterday. I was watching a video on Netflix inside Windows 7, suddenly white and black stripes appeared on the screen and my computer froze. I turned off the computer by holding down the...
  • Forum Thread: M17x No LED's anywhere after vista to 7 upgrade

    Okay so I got this laptop of my uncle a few days ago it was running Windows Vista so I decided to upgrade to 7 and that's what I did I now have everything running, I have all the drivers installed. Everything. I searched allover the net found tones of stuff, didn't work. If anyone has any...
  • 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: Problème avec le Bluetooth intégré à l'ordinateur studio 1749

    Bonjour, J'ai récemment aperçu d'un problème avec le bluetooth intégré à l'ordinateur : Lorsque je veux me connecter à un autre appareil utilisant le bluetooth, l'ordinateur ne trouve pas les autres appareils alors que (là...
  • Forum Thread: inspiron 3521 color and brightness problem

    hi to all i have dell inspiron 3521 corei3 with win7 the color and brightness is very dim as compared to hp probook4530s,hp pavlion g6 and a samsung model. i just want to know that the graphic quality of dell is really low or my machine having any problem please help me to figure it out.
  • Forum Reply: Re: Unable to change Inspiron 1545 touchpad settings

    I had a similar problem after a recent update from Vista to Windows 7. I wanted to change the settings, and although my touchpad functioned properly, it was not showing up in MOUSE SETTINGS. My internet searching for answers came up fruitful! Sometimes you need to redownload the specific driver and install...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron N5110 Restore Windows 7 failure

    Hello, I am working on a Dell Inspiron N5110 manufactured in 2012, originally had Win 7. The laptop was taken to Staples to fix performance/virus issues. In the process Staples re-installed Windows Vista from a Dell OEM CD. The computer is now not working and I have it to fix for the customer. When I...
  • Forum Thread: XPS M1710 - Does anyone have Dell Quickset for Vista 32-bit?

    Hi! Does anyone have Dell Quickset Version 8.0.13, A04 (9/18/2007) for an XPS M1710 and Windows Vista 32-bit ( R156212.exe )? I've been trying to download it from Dell's "Drivers and Downloads" section for my system but the file just isn't online. Either I get a "page not...
  • Forum Thread: Hardware drivers for Windows 7 home premium 64bit?

    I have a Inspiron 1420 that I recently aquired. It has a OPR853 motherboard with a Pentium T2390 dual core cpu and it was running an older version of Vista 32bit. I picked it up free because it wasn't working correctly so the original owner bought a new laptop. It is in excellent condition...