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  • Forum Reply: Re: dell inspiron 1545 reset help

    im having the same issue. locked out of 1545, laptop ignores reinstallation disk, ignores f2 and f12 prompts. i have no idea ho this happened. please help! thanks annie
  • Forum Thread: Dell Webcam Central

    Okay, so I got a message on my computer about installing the new version of my dell webcam central, so I installed it, but then afterwards the application stopped working, so I restarted my computer, and then it wouldn't even open at all. I then get a message saying that it probably installed wrong...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Vista 64-bit and iTunes Not Responding

    Apple has finally given up on the microsoft installer and built their own. Go to http://support.apple.com/downloads/iTunes_8_0_2_for_Windows_64_bit to download the latest version 8.02 for Vista 64 bit systems. Good for them! I cannot launch the 64 bit installer at all - don't know why and have...
  • Forum Thread: Help! Cannot get access to the My Dell Downloads website to reinstall Dell Stage

    Hello, I only got this laptop a few weeks ago and I've already sent two emails to Dell today to try and fix this problem but no response at all. Basically it started behaving a bit strangely where it stopped running the Dell programs properly i.e. it didn't recognise the Dell battery as...
  • Forum Thread: Getting Internet Exxplorer icon on desktop start screen.

    Just purchased a new 660s Inspiron desktop computer from Dell via the Internet.. I've been strugling for 2 days trying to get it set up. I think I'm about there but have been unable to get the "Internet Explorer" icon on my desktop so I can access its content. I tried the "pin...
  • Forum Thread: MS Office H & S 2007 Locked, Can't Uninstall, Can't enter product key... Need ideas to fix

    I have a Dell Studio 1535 purchased 8/2008. I ordered the MS OFFICE Home & Student 2007 with the computer. I received an OEM disk with the computer. Now, after 6 months, the program is locked and I can only view documents. I enter the product key, it goes to "install", then says "installation...
  • Forum Thread: System Mechanic Activation Key Code

    How can I find the activation key code for System Mechanic, I bought it through Dell originally it was Dell PCTUNEOP. I have it on my Dell laptop but want to put it on my other one, is there a place to locate it ?
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 15r (3rd gen) not booting Windows

    Hello, First of all I am admitting that it is totally my mistake that windows7 is not booting from my laptop! A few days ago i did the mistake of going into disk management & making the C: drive(windows is installed in it!) marked as "Set as Active". This option is available when...
  • Forum Thread: Control Panel. HELP! :)

    I rebooted my computer and my control panels gone. The one thats there at startup with the picture booth and ect apps. How do I reinstall it and where?
  • Forum Thread: Windiws Installer

    I have been trying to install a piece of software called EQ7 Update onto my Dell Studio 1555 with Vista Home Premium. Unfortunately after the software installs the Windows Installer keeps saying ' Gathering required information. Please wait while Windows configures EQ7' This dialogue box runs...
  • Forum Thread: update problems

    im having problems updating kb2656370 and kb2656353 both 2008 framework sp1 im using sp3 on my xp are the missing ones going to heart me (ive tried off line alts. but no help) also i dont realy want to update internet explorer 8 seeing i don't use it not a difference right
  • Forum Thread: locked out, cannot reinstall-1545 PLS HELP

    i'm locked out of a 1545, laptop ignores reinstallation disk, ignores f2 and f12 prompts. i have no idea how this happened. please help! thanks annie
  • Forum Thread: Vostro 3750 Cannot complete install for validity sensor fingerprint reader

    I had to complete a clean install of windows 7 today on a brand new vostro 3750. Most of the drivers updated fine when I downloaded them from dell. However, the driver and software for the fingerprint reader quits before completing. I get no error it simply just disappears when it says it is configuring...
  • Forum Thread: Why Won't it load? "Spore has Stopped Working"

    Hi i was tring to load my game called "Spore" were you can create you own games. When i click it this pops up- This Application has failed to start because d3dx9_27.dll was not found. Re-Installing the applization may fix this problem. Then shorty after it says- Spore has stopped working. I've...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Where can I download Dell Datasafe Local Backup setup file?

    i also completely formate & loss local back up??????????/ where i found it help me email on <ADMIN NOTE:email address removed per privacy policy~RK>
  • Forum Thread: Playing DVDs on INSPIRON 1420

    I need some assistance but am not sure if I am on the right thread. I have loaded Roxio Creator and My DVD 9.0 DE several times over the last couple of years. I have NEVER been able to get it to function to watch a DVD( movie or other program) First I was told that it was a compatibiilty problem with...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Webcam Central

    It hasn't worked. I successfully uninstalled dell webcam central and I reinstalled it and dell webcam software but dell webcam central is not on my computer. I looked for it on my control panel and programs and features but it's not there. All I have is this file And in setup is where dell...
  • Forum Thread: Dell PC TuneUp Renewal and Upgrade Failed

    I renewed my Dell PC Tune Up subscription yesterday (have used it for 3 years), and the new Dell PC TuneUp upgrade installation froze and failed to install properly. I was required to uninstall System Mechanic to re-install PC Tune Up. Now, whe I download and try to re-install, the installer does not...
  • Forum Thread: The Tragedy of Sound Software

    My computer, a Vostro 200 Dell, has recently picked up a harmful rootkit while a family member was internet browsing on it. I've completed many drastic measures to remove/locate this virus, but none has worked so far. I may have to risk whiping out the hard drive and starting new. Sadly, I don't...
  • Forum Thread: Program Process Starts but no window opens

    I recently installed the Gamefly client so I could get more out of my gamefly membership however the client will not launch on my computer. I've tried uninstalling it and reinstalling it. I've turned off the windows firewall, I don't have an anti virus program, I've updated Adobe AIR...
  • Forum Thread: Not able to see thumnailsfor video files

    Hello I am not able to see the thumbnails for the video files suddenly after uninstaling real player software. I have searched on net and checked that options like "Always show Icon never thumbnail" is unchecked and "Show thumbnails instead of Icons" checked. I think i have lost...
  • Forum Thread: how to I upgrade my dell dimension e510 cpu from Intel Pentium D to Intel core 2 v.pro

    I need help on changing my cpu on my dell dimension e510 from intel Pentium D to intel core 2 v.pro. but every time I put the intel core 2 v.pro in the screen is pure black what should I do?
  • Forum Thread: DELL PC FAX NEEDS TO BE RE-INSTALLED

    HI. I HAD SOME TROUBLE SENDING A FAX AND THE MESSAGE GAVE INSTRUCTIONS AS TO WHAT TO DO. FIRST, I HAD TO UNINSTALL PC FAX, WHICH I DID. THEN I HAD TO RE-INSTALL. THE PROBLEM IS, I DON'T KNOW HOW TO DO THAT. I'VE SEARCHED ALL AVENUES. SOMEWHERE ALONG THE LINE I FOUND FAXCTR.EXE BUT WHEN TRYING...
  • Forum Reply: Re: can't install datasafe's new version

    I was attempting to install DellDataSafeOnline.exe -- for uploading material. Windows Installer gave me the following error: "Error applying transforms. Verify that the specified transform paths are valid." A google search lead me to windows to download the Windows Installer CleanUp tool...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Dell Webcam Central

    I tried to uninstall the dell webcam central but then I got a message