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  • Forum Thread: Why two graphics options on the XPS 15

    My question is about graphics options on Dell XPS 15. This computer is equipped with a Sandy Bridge processor, which has Intel HD Graphics 3000. On the other hand the laptop has a dedicated graphics card. Why is it necessary to have both of them. When can I use the processor's graphics and when the...
  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS M1330 - Best way to connect external Display?

    Thanks a lot KirkD! I learned, that the the graphic-card included in the notebook is a NVIDIA 128 MB GeForce 8400M GS. It could handle a maximum resolution/scale of up to 1920 x 1200. So I guess, an external 24"-display that fits this resolution could be connected with good result, couldn't...
  • Forum Thread: ATI Catalyst Suite Dell Studio XPS 1645: Any conflicts?

    I just installed on my Dell Studio XPS 1645 with Radeon 5730 he current ATI Mobility Radeon version of the Catalyst Suite v10.8, the only error I got was "Please install ATI Video Card Driver" or something along those lines, and a change in resolution. But I restarted the machine, opened up...
  • Forum Thread: looking for installer for powerdvd for my dell xps

    hi, please guide me how to reinstall powerdvd for my xps (win7 64bit). I recently formatted it. thanks
  • Forum Reply: Re: Getting the XPS L501X to work with the AverMedia H339 Hybrid Analog/ATSC TV tuner

    I have the same problem. sort of. the set does ok, I get reception, on channel 4. then i get the error "IR hardware not detected".. and no way around that. i have a xps L702x, I7, 8GB ram, Nvidia 3GB, with Tuner, (avermedia h339). Tried the "antena" set up, no go, all i get is...
  • Forum Thread: How to use Dual External Monitors on XPS L702X

    Hello, I have the Dell XPS L702X laptop and would like to hook up two external monitors to it when I'm at my desk. The laptop has one HDMI and one Display Port. Could someone tell me 1) if it is possible to connect two external monitors to my laptop. I'm not even sure if this is supported...
  • Forum Thread: Studio XPS 1645 covered by "Premium Panel Guarantee"?

    I own a Studio XPS 1645 laptop with the 1080p RGB LED display. A bright red pixel appeared yesterday and I was wondering if it was covered under the "premium panel guarantee" since the pp-guarantee document stated that all XPS laptop and Studio laptops (with pp-guarantee) were eligible for...
  • Forum Thread: XPS 15z freezes shortly after disconnecting HDMI

    When I plug in an HDMI cable to my XPS 15z , it works fine but when I disconnect it the computer instantly freezes up and I have to force it to shut off. I have installed all of the updated drivers from Dell for the 15z and all of the windows updates. I am using Win7 64-bit. This unit has 8GB RAM, a...
  • Forum Thread: XPS M1330 - screen flickering when unplugged

    This laptop has had a long history of problems , i first ordered it with the Nvidia Graphic card which crashed and had to be replaced 4 times until I decided to replace the entire mainboard for one with Integrated Intel Graphics to avoid the problems. Therefore I have no graphic card anymore...
  • Forum Thread: XPS M1530 with Nvidia 8600 gpu.

    My graphics card has completely gone out on my 1530. This is apparently a known issue with this graphics card. Dell refuses to fix it because it is two months outside of their coverage on this issue. Dell never bothered to inform me about this potential problem. For the past year or so I have been...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS L502x Nvidia Geforce GT 525M

    I have a Dell XPS L502x with the Nvidia Geforce GT 525M. I first noticed an issue when I was not able to output through HDMI. Then I have noticed that the Device Manager shows the yellow triangle for my Nvidia Geforce GT 525M. It shows Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Studio 1555 / ATI 4570 512M Connecting to Dell U2711

    Hello there, I'm using XPS M1530 and U2711 and I had the same problem. I wanted my 2560x1440 throught HDMI. After hours of testing and thinking I figured it out! current resolution is higher than a maximum resolution... funny HOW TO: (I'm sorry for czech windows :D I hope...
  • Forum Thread: Desesperated owner of a Dell Studio XPS 1640 (1st Gen) seeking help! (game freezing issue)

    Hi there, I bought the 1st generation of the Dell Studio XPS, model 1640. Long story short, never had much problems until now. It seems, from what I found over Internet that the problem is well known but I can't get any clear answer on how to solve it. Anyway, here's what going on: I...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS 15 Laptop problems

    1. Freezing Problem : Whenever electricity gone and come, the system freezed and not responding. Only solution is hold the power button to switch off the system manually. 2. Application Crash : This is more hurting when i m in middle of any project, game. System couldnt run ahead from that point....
  • Forum Thread: XPS 17 (L702X) Playing 3D Blu-Ray Stutters with PowerDVD

    Hi, I'm having a problem with a laptop that I have only just purchased and would like to see if anybody else has experienced the same problem. I've spent a few hours searching the web for answers and have found examples of other users having the same problem, but so far no answers! The...
  • Forum Thread: my xps 17 doesn't detect that my westinghouse 40'' is connected via hdmi

    my xps 17 doesn't detect that my westinghouse 40'' is connected via hdmi. the cables are near brand new, the hdmi ports are working, the Tv works just fine, but my computer doesn't detect that there is an output device (TV) connected
  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS 15 VGA port

    I can confirm that using the Apple "Mini Displayport to VGA adapter" like this one works for my wife's Dell XPS 15 (bought Dec 2010). I only tried on an acer projector. The Dell adapter was not available for me on the Australian store but I tried the Apple one that I had at work and I was...
  • Forum Thread: Matshita Blu-Ray

    I have a Dell XPS M1530, running Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit). I have an NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT video card and a Matshita BD-RE UJ-225S DVD CD player. I recently formated my hard drive and reloaded all the original software and drivers, then did all the updates (drivers were loaded in the...
  • Forum Thread: M2010 Video Card

    I've had my Dell XPS M2010 for over 2 years now. I love it, Not many problems that I haven't been able to fix on my own. But I can't seem to figure out a way to get around the dell updates protector for the video card. Dell hasn't updated the video card since late 2006 for the ATI Radeon...
  • Forum Thread: TV by hdmi problem /XPS L702x

    Welcome I have problem with image on my TV when i plug it in by hdmi. I have Sony Bravia kdl40EX725, and the image just blink... Don't know what to do. Bouth are new. My Xbox work well on TV(so its not bad TV) and XPS work good with my LD monitor(so laptop should be good too). Problem is only...
  • Forum Thread: XPS L521X Dual Monitor duplicate

    I have several xps l521x laptops. Some running windows 8, but most running windows 7. I can't seem to get the onboard video adapters (intel and Nvidia) to allow duplicate screens. I use the Nvidia to connect to a projector and I want to be able to see both screens showing the same info. When I...
  • Forum Thread: STRANGE PROBLEM WITH DELL XPS L501X

    I HAVE A DELL XPS 15 JUST ABOUT A YEAR OLD. SYSTEM WAS FINE UNTIL LAST MONTH BEFORE THE FIRST MOTHERBOARD REPLACEMENT. AFTER THAT 5-6 TIMES DELL CHANGED THE MOTHERBOARD AS THE TECH SUPPORT GUYS JUST DON'T UNDERSTAND ANYTHING.. MY PROBLEM IS WHENEVER I PLAY ANY GAME IF I CHANGE THE AUDIO SETTINGS...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Web Cam Central doesn't work!!

    Hi everybody, I hope you can help me with this. My Webcam stopped working, so I uninstalled the DellCam Program, and then I tried to download the driver from the Dell webpage, I did it, and I downloaded a version that is compatible eith my Windos system, everything was right, but, now, when I try...
  • Forum Thread: Nvidia 555m gt , GPU not working

    Recently my gt 555m is not working at all anymore . Missing in device manager . re-installed windows drivers . Now all that is found is onboard intel graphics . tested with folding at home client , it tries but fails attempts . It has disappeared completly . XPS L702X . What's going on..??
  • Forum Reply: Re: Issue with VGA output via MDP on XPS 12

    On Windows 7 or 8, I would recommend trying the following: - Hold down the Windows key and then press the P key to cycle through the external display choices - Try the Projector Only choice first and then test with Extend and/or Duplicate If that does not fix the issue, I would proceed with...