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  • Forum Thread: Inspiron N4110, OS help

    How can I find a download for windows 7 home premium? I have no disk (it came on my dell inspiron N4110 preinstalled. I upgraded to windows 7 professional and expired. I have my original preinstalled product key.
  • Forum Thread: how to enable NX support so to upgrade to windows 8

    so to upgrade to windows 8 from windows 7 ultimate I have a dell studio 1555 laptop but don't have NX supported
  • Forum Thread: OptiPlex 9010 with Win 7 Pro 64-bit wouldn't access web now says their is no boot program.

    I previously posted a message about it not accessing the internet & 80 people looked at it added nothing, so it looks like I have to reinstall Windows. This machine has I5 Pentium 8gb ram, 1TB HD Sata 3 partitioned to 500gb & 500gb partitions. I was trying to do some stuff on it, and all...
  • Forum Thread: Bought Alienware X51 from Dell Outlet UK store, require Windows 7 reinstallation DVD

    Hi, I need to do a fresh/clean installation of Windows 7 on my Alienware X51 system which I bought less than one year ago from the Dell Outlet online store in the United Kingdom. No discs were shipped with my computer, and it is still within the warranty period. I would like reinstallation discs for...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Latitude E5520 - Upgrade Seven 32 bits SP1 to Seven 64 bits SP1

    Hi everybody, I bought a Dell Latitude E5520 in 2011 with a french windows seven 32 bits operating systems. I have 8 Go RAM so I would like to upgrade my OS version from a 32 bits to a seven 64 bits SP1. My laptop (processor, ram) is full compatible with the 64 bits version. I have the original 32...
  • Forum Thread: Windows 7 Extremely Unstable - Repair Disc

    Hi all, Over the past few weeks, my computer has become increasing unstable prone to freezing the entire system with no warning. I just get left with my original screen, no blue screens, no error messages, but nothing moves or works, the whole system just seizes up, videos, music and everything else...
  • Forum Thread: windows 8.1 pro install- lost drivers/programs

    just installed windows 8.1 pro on my alienware 14. previously running windows 7 home premium. After install, which seemed to go smoothly, lost all drivers and programs after being assured by windows that wouldn't happen. However it did transfer most personal files, and there is a file labeled windows...
  • Forum Thread: Can not use fingerprint reader on Dell Vostro 3350 windows 7 64bit

    I can not use the fingerprint. I found Biometric Devices in Device Manager (Synaptics FP Sensors (WBF) (PID=0011)) but when I click to Manaage your fingerprint data on User Account, it said "The selected fingerprint reader has no management applicantion installed". Please send to me the link...
  • Forum Thread: how to backup windows by DELL BACKUP?

    I have a Dell 0ptiplex 3010 with windows 7 pro 32 bit 10 units . how to backup windows by DELL BACKUP ? please help , I am still confused with DELL BACKUP .
  • Forum Thread: Windows Update Disabled

    I had bought a Dell Laptop with Windows 7 OS pre-installed. I do not know how but then, since a month ago, when Microsoft stopped the support for Win XP, I think there was some problem (some Adobe download problem) & suddenly the Windows Update of my Windows 7 OS was permanently disables. During...
  • Forum Thread: Can't re-install Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (as single SATA drive) to Dell Precision T3400 with a Raid 5 Windows & Ultimate Install.

    created clone on sata drive, didn't find drive on boot (with raid drives removed), error drives not found. created windows 7 iso dvd, disconnect raid drives, error drives not found. regular windows install dvd, disconnected raid drives, error drives not found. bios set to search for "raid...
  • Forum Thread: Driver installation for Windows 7 USB units at Dell Laptop Latitude 6430

    Since a short time I cannot install any new USB unit. My older USB sticks are accepted without problems and I can read and write to them without any problem. But when I use an so far unused USB stick or any other new USB equipment I cannot install the required driver software. The unit is recognised...
  • Forum Thread: Network Controller: QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter not working on Win 8 or Win 7

    I got sick of the sad face error message that I got at least once or twice a month on Windows 8 and 8.1 so I downgraded to 7. Downloaded all the drivers from the dell website specific to my Dell Inspiron 3521 laptop (non-touch), everything worked fine except the Network Controller and the Usb2.0 drivers...
  • Forum Thread: Service tag not supported - optiplex-9020-desktop Ultra small form

    On the page for Register & Download Pre-Installed Software for Your New Dell Computer Hello, I bought a New OptiPlex 9020 lest than a month ago with windows 7 on it. I've been infect big time with viruses by hackers that I've been trying to get away from. I need to reinstall the windows...
  • Forum Thread: can I use the same product key for a downgraded win 7 that I am ready to move from xp to win 7

    I purchased a precision 7500 workstation in 2010 that came with win 7 but I asked it to be downgraded to xp. I am ready to install the win 7 OS from cd that came with my original system but am unsure if I need a new product key or can I use the same product key that was activated as an xp OS for the...
  • Forum Thread: No Dell Factory Image on my Inspiron 14Z 5423

    Okay, for various reasons I need to restore Windows 7 to its factory settings. Obviously, I have no instillation discs since no one does any more. I found this article and tried to follow the directions: http://www.dell.com/support/troubleshooting/us/en/19/KCS/KcsArticles/ArticleView?docid=DSN_362066...
  • Forum Thread: Can't create Windows 7 System Repair Disc on New Dell 8700

    Just took delivery of a XPS8700 with Windows 7 installed. There is no restore partition on the hard drive. I created a Backup and System Image using the W7 Backup and Restore program. When I attempted to "create a system repair disc," I got the following pop-up. "Microsoft Windows Repair...
  • Forum Thread: E510 options regarding Windows XP: Should I upgrade to Vista or 7, or replace the computer?

    My E510 already runs slow with original Windows XP home media edition, mainly due to limited hard drive space. With the looming April 8 date for ending XP service/updates, what are my best options for going forward? Is it upgrading to Vista or 7, assuming compatibility and that I can find the right download...
  • Forum Reply: RE: HERO NEEDED: Lost my display DURING final installation stages of Windows 7

    Mary, Powering up/down and resetting connections did not work. My monitor did display error messages ("cable not connected" etc) so the monitor appears to be functioning. F8 and Fn-F8 do not work, even when pressed down for long periods of time. Now and then after long periods of...
  • Forum Thread: Renew Windows 7 Home Premium Key?

    I had an issue with my admin account and needed to re-install windows 7 home premium. Once i had re-installed windows i tried using the same key again for the same PC and it doesn't work. Is there anyway i can renew my Key. I bought the PC from dell its an alienware aurora r4 and it had all the...
  • Forum Thread: XP Procrastinator: Will my wireless still work with Windows 8?

    Boy, do I feel silly waiting for the 11th hour to ask this question. But maybe there's some kind guru out there who could lend me a hand. Bought my Inspiron E1705 in '06 .. runs 1.6 GHz, original 2G RAM, Windows XP SP3, love it to death. FINALLY need to upgrade ... but which one? Ran Upgrade...
  • Forum Thread: "downgrade" to windows 7

    I purchased a dell xps 8700 with windows 8.1. I am trying to figure out how to get windows 7 on my system. It is my understanding that I cannot "downgrade" because I do not have windows 8.1 PRO. What are my options? Can I just purchase a windows 7 home premium disk on amazon and install?...
  • Forum Thread: QuickSet Driver for a Latitude 13 with Windows 7 32 bit

    I have loaded Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit on a Dell Latitude 13. Is there a Dell QuickSet driver compatible with the Latitude 13 and Windows 7 32 bit? The Dell site also does not list QuickSet for Windows 7 in the pull down menu. R180762 not working. Any suggestions? Thanks.
  • Forum Thread: Windows 7 Drivers for Inspiron 3135

    My friend gave me her Inspiron 3135 because it needed a new hard drive she also asked me to put Windows 7 on it because she doens't like 8. I did all that and once I got windows 7 working, it was time to get the drivers working because almost nothing worked. I loaded all the necessary drivers onto...
  • Forum Thread: how to restore windows 7 on dell inspiron n5010

    hi, my system had crashed and when i took it to the service center where they recovered it but were unable to install win7. instead i have win vista and lot of options like adjusting screen brightness have disappeared. is there a way to revert to win7?