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  • 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: Bad Chipset Driver or just me?

    I had to flatten my inspiron 8600 to eliminate a bad windows 7 experience! no valid Nvidia driver, anyways i put win xp on again and immediatly ran R58370 from the dell download. the Intel 82801 DBM and other system devices report the driver as 4.1.1001.0 (dated 7/2/2001) in lieu of 5.00.1012. since...
  • 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: 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: cd reader on older dell laptop

    dont know if anyone can help me with this but its worth a try. I have an older Dell Inspiron B130 laptop that has a SonyCDRW/DVD CRX 835E on it. I cannot get it to read my cds at all. Whenever I try to open a data cd a window pops up that says D:/ is not accessible Incorrect Function. Anyone have any...
  • Forum Thread: Wireless Card Problem

    Hello, I'm working on B120 Inspiron laptop, but ran into a problem with inability to locate a driver for the wireless card. I went to the downloads, there I found a chipset driver which should, in theory, should of had a driver for the card too. It wasn't the case. I went to Intel and updated...
  • 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: reinstalling Adobe Professional

    I have the Inspiron E1705 with Windows XP that came preloaded with Adobe Professional, I accidently uninstalled it, how do I retrieve the program and re-install it?? Thanks
  • Forum Thread: Reload OEM Dell Inspiron E1505 with XP

    My computer is running extremely slow. I would like to reload the original SW to resolve the issue. I have searched for the steps and found a few answers, one on this site. I have tried a restart pressing F8 to get to the advanced options scree and ctrl F11 (suggested by this site) with no success. I...
  • Forum Thread: Blue Screen on Inspiron

    Got blue screen error 0x00000024 Can't start in Safe Mode. Ran diagnostics and got the following errors: Error Code 0F00:1344 Msg: DISK – Block 6502898: Can’t read, replace disk Error Code 0F00:075D Msg: DISK – DST Self-test Read error Error Code 0F00:0244 ...
  • Forum Thread: Problem Installing New OS ,Help in Formatting Harddrive completely,dell inspiron 1420

    Dear Friends Facing Problem in installing OS ,Now in total mess,Tried installing with several bootable dvd/cds to install OS ..but some time problems comes has isufficient memory quit one or more memory residents programs or remove unnecessary utilities from your config.sis and autoexex.bat files...
  • Forum Thread: Hard drive and OS troubles

    I have a dell Inspiron E1505. It has Windows XP media center edition for an OS. I had some major virus issues but no hard drive issues. I tried to do a clean reinstall of the OS and when I did I deleted all partitions on the hard drive,and when I did I must have cleared out something I should not have...
  • Forum Thread: Reinstall MS Small Office - product key

    attempting to reload MS Small Office on my Insprion 1150 w/XP. I have the 25 charater product key however when I enter it the message is that it is Invaild. What are the possile remedies?
  • Forum Thread: Reformatted, reinstalled all Dell sftwre: Problem: when try to upgrade to IE8 or SP@, etc. I get error msg...

    Reformatted, reinstalled all Dell sftwre: Problem: when try to access Internet I get the following msg "Dynamic Link Library cannot find.... sh...dll, or any other .dll to run the updates I have downloaded from Microsoft. I have downloaded all the network drives needed for my laptop from Dell...
  • 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: Do not understand error message when installing downloaded updates.

    Dell Inspiron B-120 Laptop; Windows XP I downloaded 5 "Urgent" updates with no problem. But, when I opened them to install, they all gave me the same error message which is copied below... ======================================================== PLATFORM VERSION INFO Windows : 5.1.2600...
  • Forum Thread: inspiron 9400 bios flash security

    I changed my password and now i can not enter what can i do or how can i reset system security?
  • 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 B130 has no drivers for internet...how to get drivers?

    Ive got a DEll Inspiron B-130 laptop. It had so many viruses that I wiped the harddrive. It origionally had XP OS home edition on it so I order a reinstalled disc (as I can't find ANY of the disc for it...purchased back in 2005) Before, a friend put a windows 7 on it and it had internet just fine...
  • 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 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: Dell Inspiron 6400 drivers wont install

    Ok , i have recently re-installed windows xp. After it has booted up i have a couple problems. One is that the audio isnt working, and the internet doesnt work. Well ive done some research and have found out that in my device manger there are ones with yellow exclamation points and each driver says its...