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Vostro 1520 sudden shutdown (=cpu fan) by Ron Hardin
One of our Vostro 1520s shuts down suddenly and completely. It fails in the memory test; when it comes up it warns of approaching HD failure. Something...
February 27th 16 03:04 AM
by Ben Myers[_4_] Go to last post
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dell xps 420 by pacca[_5_]
I would like to sell my dell xps 420,which is pristine condition ,but would like to get the hard drive back to when it was new ,is that possible?Do you think...
February 11th 16 09:55 PM
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New build from old parts...COA question by Bob_Villa
I assembled some parts I had lying around from salvage: an old Asus/AMD M/B and a used laptop drive I had from a portable USB. When I loaded Windows 7 from an...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
February 8th 16 06:08 AM
by pedro[_3_] Go to last post
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Inspiron 1520 by Bolooser55
Good evening (here) I gave years ago my Inspiron 1520 to a friend and she called me yesterday saying it made a clicking sound and it will not boot anymore....
January 30th 16 03:23 PM
by Ron Hardin Go to last post
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Dead Inspiron 1420 ? by Boris[_5_]
Patient is an Inspiron 1420, circa 2007, occasional use. Last used a week or so ago, did a lot of updates, some other housekeeping. Left AC adapter plugged...
January 20th 16 01:50 PM
by Ron Hardin Go to last post
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askpcexperts??? Who are they? by Ben Myers[_4_]
I got a call today from a person (India or Pakistan probably) in a 3rd world country claiming to be Microsoft Certified, and that my computer had forwarded...
(Multi-page thread 1 2 3)
January 19th 16 07:16 PM
by Ron Hardin Go to last post
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Dim 9550 aka XPS? No boot, no CMOS by Patrick Conover, MAI
Hi all, I have a Dell Dim 9550, which I think is also know as an XPS back when it was new. I loaded this up with 8Gb RAM, and four SATA drives with over a TB...
January 19th 16 07:50 AM
by Patrick Conover, MAI Go to last post
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Dead Vostro 1520? by Ron Hardin
A Vostro 1520 that has been off since spring doesn't do anything if you hit the power button. No lights, no noise, no nothing. AC power good. Same with or...
December 2nd 15 07:10 PM
by Ron Hardin Go to last post
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Wifi Hang trick by Ron Hardin
Occasionally wifi with a 1397 card will hang the laptop, the symptom being that the power is on but nothing is happening and the screen is immobile, on...
October 20th 15 12:04 PM
by Ron Hardin Go to last post
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Latitude E6400 Cable - RTC Battery was not detected by Ron Hardin
Windows XP won't boot successfully (BSOD) on the old Latitude E6400 Both onboard and DVD diagnostics find Error Code 0600-5127 CABLE - RTC battery was not...
October 20th 15 03:10 AM
by Ron Hardin Go to last post
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XPS Studio 9000/435T motherboard by Thomas Lake
I'm getting three beeps from my 9000. It looks like the motherboard is dead. Dell doesn't have a replacement for that any more. Will a standard motherboard fit...
September 9th 15 11:21 PM
by Ben Myers[_4_] Go to last post
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Media Direct Autoboot (Vostro 1500) by Ron Hardin
An old Vostro 1500 boots up Media Direct whenever power is applied, after being off for a few months. It can't be persuaded to boot XP with any combination...
September 8th 15 11:06 PM
by dg1261 Go to last post
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Upgrade Dell XPS Laptop Motherboard? by Dan Schumacher[_2_]
I have a 6 year old Dell XPS 17" laptop with a fantastic 1920 x 1280 display. Because it doesn't support newer standards (SATA, USB 3.0 or 3.1, 802.11 AC,...
August 28th 15 11:08 PM
by Ben Myers[_4_] Go to last post
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Replacement hard drive for Dell Inspiron 1420? by Alan[_3_]
I have a 2007 Dell Inspiron laptop 1420 which still has its uses. I have been looking for a new HD, but it has an odd connector. Rather than the usual flat...
August 11th 15 07:38 PM
by Alan[_3_] Go to last post
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Dell laptops - memory in pairs ? by ps56k[_3_]
Have a couple of older Dell laptops - - Dell E6400 - Dell M1210 I've usually added memory to both slots, with the same amount... do I have to ? Does the Dual...
August 10th 15 05:21 PM
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Dell Inspiron and dual booting with linux and Windows 7 pro by Larry[_12_]
A question about dual booting on a Dell inspiron. I am looking at this system: New Inspiron 15 5000 Series $399.00 installed with Windows 7 pro I want to...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
July 28th 15 02:18 AM
by Larry[_12_] Go to last post
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SSD mounting question by Dean-MN
Hi, all: I want to upgrade the drive on a Dell Optiplex 980 Mini Tower Intel® CoreT i7 Quad Core Processor 870 with VT (2.93GHz, 8M) running Windows 7...
July 20th 15 06:35 AM
by Dean-MN Go to last post
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copper shim vs. thermal pad by [email protected]
On Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 8:21:45 AM UTC+2, Timothy Daniels wrote: I'm putting a different motherboard in my XPS M1330 - the motherboard without the...
July 7th 15 09:41 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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KBD, Mouse won't work by Boris[_5_]
I've got a Dell Precision 390 running WinXP, with a wired Dell keyboard, an ethernet connection, and a wireless nano MSFT mouse. I use it in my garage, and...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
June 25th 15 05:48 PM
by Boris[_5_] Go to last post
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XPS-18-i7: Windows 8.1 breaks bluetooth by David Arnstein[_2_]
I have a shiny new XPS-18, the one with the Intel i7 processor in it. As delivered, it worked great. Then I did the free Windows 8 - Windows 8.1 upgrade....
April 26th 15 04:10 PM
by Ron Hardin Go to last post
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