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  • Forum Reply: Re: Hard Drive Funnel Seek Test and Hard Drive Random Seek Test

    Holding the FN and Power button simultaneously did not work. So I went to my Hard Drive site and downloaded a Diagnostic test on my HD WD2500BEVT-75ZCT2 it passed everything but SCSI_0_000_Disk-Generic-Multi Card Target not ready. Test Results Failed Error Code 4400:011A also ran another Diagnostic test...
  • Forum Thread: Beeps when trying to start my Studio 1555

    Hey everyone, first time posting here so apologize if there's a certain format to follow when posting that i haven't. My Studio 1555 is approximately 4 years old (and going strong) until two days ago. Tried starting it up and I got a cycle of 25 "beeps" each one consisting of...
  • Forum Thread: Studio 1737 crashed; cannot restore; cannot clean install W7; says HD - 0 MB

    My 1737 shut off suddenly. After a few triesat rebooting I got the error message "operating system not found" (Vista Ultimate). Tried to restore, but could not; tried to install W7 Prem, but could not. Message said the install program could not access the HD; that drivers needed to be installed...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron mini 10 (1010) netbook wireless card questions

    I don't understand, why does my bios have a "Bluetooth" enable or disable function yet I don't seem to have Bluetooth? How does one add Bluetooth? When I went to upgrade things on the Dell page for my netbook it showed under Bluetooth the 1520 Wireless card or at least made it appear...
  • Forum Thread: NEW HARD DISK

    HELLO FRNS I HAVE CHANGED MY HARD DISK IN STUDIO 15 FROM 320 GB TO 500 GB AND I WANT TO INSTALL OPERATING SYSTEM ON IT .I HAVE GOT A CD WITH MY LAPTOP OF W7 BUT WHEN I TRIED TO INSTALL USING IT IT SHOWED SOME ERROR OF INSTALLING DRIVERS .PLEASE SUGGEST ME HOW TO INSTALL........ THNX IN ADVANCE
  • Forum Thread: Fan Control?

    Hello, I have a Dell Studio XPS 1640. I would like to know if Dell has a program that could allow me to control the speed of the system's fan. I have been given pre-canned, fabricated answers like, "The fan adjusts itself automatically to control heat." and "You will only damage...
  • Forum Thread: i have windows error recovery

    i have windows error recovery i cant re boot
  • Forum Thread: help my dell xps m1530

    i have a dell laptop xps m 1530 i have it set up so that you have to log on before the bios setup then again to log in to windows my question is i recieved a messge that my display driver stopped working so as i downloaded it and it was installing the [power went out now when i push the button to start...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop suddenly very slow

    Dear Dell, Dell Precision M4300 (Intel(R) Core (TM) 2 Duo CPU T7500 @2.20 GHz 4 GB Ram memory SigmaTel High Definition Audio CODEC Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium Edition Service Pack 2 (build 6002), 32-bit Manufactured by Toshiba.) I have a Dell Precision M4300 and was happily...
  • 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: 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: 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 Reply: Re: N5110 wifi stops working

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  • Forum Thread: HDD Issue 2000-0146 help

    Hello everyone! So this morning I noticed my mouse was hacking forward when I moved it, was like it froze up every second when i moved it and that made me raise an eyebrow so I started to investigate. Few hours later I tried to play some music but ended up hearing the song with like glitching...
  • Forum Thread: upgrades

    Hello Group, I am the proud owner of a Dell Inspiron 1545; I want to up grade. I want to investigate purchasing separate parts and installing them versus buying a new laptop (trying to save money Do aany of you know how to begin with an upgrade? I've run a hardware anylisis and diagnostic to...
  • Forum Thread: SD and USB Flash Drive not reading Inspiron 1525

    I have an Inspiron 1525. The SD card reader will only detect and access an SD card if it is in the slot at boot up. Same with a flashdrive in the USB slot. I have gone to Dell and updated drivers. If I place the card in the slot while the computer is on, it tries to find a driver, but always fails to...
  • 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 Reply: Re: Delay issue on windows performance and bios performance

    anybody's there that answer my question..!!???
  • Forum Thread: questions on reinstalling os

    i want to restore my pc back to factory settings and reinstall my os. before i do this i have some questions. i recently upgraded my bios from A06 to A09 and ran into many problems while doing so. i had a successful flash, but will reinstalling my os set my bios back A06? i really don't want to...
  • 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: 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: Not sure what laptop I have and what Adapter I need?

    Ok so I have an Dell XPS i know we got it in 06 its huge. sides glow red, it needs a PA-13 adapter(atleast the back says that) can anyone help me to adentify which Model XPS i have? Is it the XPS M1710 or M1730? how do i tell? (btw i dont have an adapter, well not one strong enough so...