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  • Forum Reply: Re: N5110 wifi stops working

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  • Forum Thread: Precision M4300 Bios problems with last two BIOS revisions A12 and A13

    If you use the D/Dock with the Precision M4300 (and probably the M2300 and M6300 as well), quad monitor support is lost. No matter what I do, I cannot restore quad monitor displays using two vidoe cards (one PCI card in the D/Dock). The system will only detect one card. My guess is that the new BIOSes...
  • Forum Thread: "Limited Access" on broadband connection.

    DELL STUDIO (pp31l) I have two operating systems Vista and Windows 7. On Vista the broadband connection works fine but on Windows 7 it shows "Limited Access" and that's the one I want to use. I stumped. Any ideas please? Chris.
  • Forum Thread: Upgrade From Vista

    I find Vista to be really slow and I'm thinking I should upgrade. I have a Inspiron 1720, I believe it has Windows Home Premium. Just would like to know if their is going to be an upgrade fron Vista to Windows 8? or should I go with Windows 7?
  • Forum Thread: Vostro 1500 GMA965 memory corruption info & workarounds (third party bios fix)

    Update : tqhoang at MyDigitalLife kindly took the task to MOD the BIOS and update VBIOS to V1588, solving this issue for Windows 7 32 bits and 64 bits. Big thanks to him and the rest of the community. After flashign this BIOS you can update the drivers to the latests for Win7 32 & 64 bits, without...
  • Forum Thread: How does a windows laptop choose which internet connection to use?

    When you have both wired gigabit ethernet and a wireless network connection active is there anyway to tell which NIC your laptop is using to access the network, or can you prioritize the connections? I'm currently using a Latitude E6410 with Windows 7 installed, but this is something I've...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Problems with nvidia Geforce GT 525M on Dell Inspiron N5110

    open device manager then scan for hardware form Action menu> check installed and not installed device drivers >if not installed nvidia GeForce GT 525M under display adapters go the following link download and install
  • Forum Reply: Re: Delay issue on windows performance and bios performance

    anybody's there that answer my question..!!???
  • Forum Thread: HELP MY Dell inspiron 1545 hard drive failed and crashed!

    help please the hard drive crashed the hard drive has replaced once but now it crashed please please help
  • Forum Thread: Integrated Mic Array Problem

    Saw the problem here while looking for something else. Worked @ Dell for 10 years. Simple answer to this that I did not see posted: Start Control Panel Sound "Recording" tab Right click on any recording device displayed Click "Show Disabled Devices" "Microphone...
  • Forum Thread: NEW HARD DISK

  • Forum Thread: Gaming on Inspiron Duo

    Does Anyone know if the Inspiron Duo can support the Sims 3 base game without taking an hour to load and exit? I want to buy this computer but I don't want to sacrifice my game.
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Vostra 3550 Recovery Partition

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  • Forum Thread: Memory Integrity Test Failed [2000-0123]

    I have a Inspiron 1525 which fails the memory integrity test. i have 4gb ram. I formatted my hard drive and now i cant install any OS. I dont have any backups. What should i do? I tried reinstalling the OS many many times and i also reinstalled the ram but not luck. Do i need new ram? what might it be...
  • Forum Thread: HELP!?,Laptops dying! f8 Key and other user issue!

    Hi Guys, not very technical with laptops but hoping some of you guys are. My sisters dell Inspiron 1545 has died practically. Im guessing has been hacked by some sort of malware. When the laptop laggingly loas theres nothing on the desktop and when i press the windows button nothing appears but all programs...
  • Forum Thread: Windows 7 64-bit Bootmgr missing no suggestions have worked

    I have a Dell N7070 laptop and I've been looking for the answer to this problem for a long time to no avail. Here is what most suggest: Insert your Windows 7 DVD into your optical drive(DVD drive) and restart the system. Boot using this DVD by pressing any key when windows asks "Press...
  • Forum Thread: AMD Radeon 7700M Series not Found for Gaming

    To whoever it may concern, I'm having an issue where the integrated graphics does not kick in the more powerful AMD graphics card when running certain video games. Currently, I'm having an issue with Deus Ex: Human Revolution but I've run into problems with Metro 2033 and Darksiders running...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 1545, black screen with flashing cursor

    Hi, I have the dreaded black screen with flashing cursor on my Inspiron 1545 (from 2009). Here is the order of events as to how this happened: The machine was acting funny, so I erased everything and reinstalled Windows, no luck, machine was still behaving oddly (slow, and crashing a lot). I booted...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron Slow/glitchy on start up. Must restart every time to run smooth

    Hello, I have a Dell Inspiron 1721. I was running Vista and recently upgraded to Windows 7. With both operating systems I have the same problem. When the computer starts it is very slow and very glitchy to the point where it is unfunctional. However as soon as i am able to restart it (which often times...
  • Forum Thread: lost password

    problem with my laptop ( dell inspiron 1525 ) about forgetting bios password service tag : < ADMIN NOTE: Service tag removed per privacy policy> please help me my e_mail : < ADMIN NOTE : Email id removed per privacy policy>
  • Forum Thread: Dell inspiron n5110, i have fix the black screen with windows 8, i have installed bios 'a11' but now when i'm on windows 8, my dell stop running it , i cant move the mouse cant have access at taskmanager

    Dell inspiron n5110, i have fix the black screen with windows 8, i have installed bios 'a11' but now when i'm on windows 8, my dell stop running it , i cant move the mouse cant have access at taskmanager
  • 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...
  • 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: 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 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...