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Add USB 3.0 to an Optiplex 980 by Dean-MN
The subject computer is an Optiplex 980MT Core i7 860 @2.80 GHz (Lynnfield, Quad Core, Hyperthread), Intel Q57 Express Chipset, 4GB RAM and Windows 7...
November 15th 13 04:20 PM
by Nick[_8_] Go to last post
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Dell E6400 laptop Bluetooth by ps56k[_3_]
I have a Dell E6400 Latitude running Win7. I can see the keyboard LED "blue" icons are lit up for WiFi and Bluetooth. Where or how is Bluetooth...
November 7th 13 04:41 AM
by ps56k[_3_] Go to last post
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Display Stays On by Ron Hardin
Some of our laptops turn the display on when there's a background job running but no activity -- where the display normally goes dark and stays dark. XP,...
October 29th 13 02:55 AM
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E5400 fan+heatsink by Ron Hardin
I replaced the fan+heatsink K436N in my E5400 owing to squealing and rough running fan. Very easy, 5 screws and a fan power plug, but the instructions I...
October 26th 13 04:40 PM
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Maybe Dell is starting to figure it all out? by Ben Myers[_4_]
Today, a Dell flyer arrived in the mail. Lots of decent Optiplex, Latitude and Precision systems at reasonable prices. EVERY one of them has Windows 7...
October 5th 13 01:14 AM
by Happy Oyster[_2_] Go to last post
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Installing a new update over and over by Larry[_12_]
Wondering if anyone else has run into this problem and maybe has a solution. Windows Vista Ultimate wants to install: Security Update for Microsoft Office...
September 17th 13 09:03 PM
by Ben Myers[_4_] Go to last post
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Precision 390 How to Shut Off Windows with Power Button? by W[_3_]
What driver(s) do you need to install under Windows XP to have the power button on the Dell Precision 390 Workstation shut down Windows? I have one computer...
September 16th 13 02:25 PM
by Steve Urbach Go to last post
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After Changing Cmos Battery... by Bob_Villa
....the DOS screen still comes up "Press F2 to continue". It still says low battery although it is a fresh one. This is on a Dell 8400 booting to an SATA. Is...
September 9th 13 12:16 AM
by Ben Myers[_4_] Go to last post
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cabled CMOS battery by Timothy Daniels[_4_]
My XPS M1330 has a CMOS battery consisting of a "coin" battery gripped by a vinyl sleeve and connected to 3 wires which terminate in a small plug. Dell no...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
September 6th 13 12:44 PM
by Steve Urbach Go to last post
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copper shim vs. thermal pad by Timothy Daniels[_4_]
"Timothy Daniels" asked: I'm putting a different motherboard in my XPS M1330 - the motherboard without the discrete nVidia graphics chip. I find that...
September 6th 13 09:39 AM
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Useful info about recovery partitions, Dell and other by Ben Myers[_4_]
Whether Dell or another brand, most all computers today come with recovery partitions to save the manufacturers from including another 10 cent item in the...
September 4th 13 06:54 PM
by Ben Myers[_4_] Go to last post
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Lost Ability to Create User Accounts in Windows 7 by Unquestionably Confused
As this is occurring on Dell equipment I figure it's fair game for this group. Set up a Workgroup network consisting of four Dell Optiplex computers (one...
August 23rd 13 03:01 PM
by Unquestionably Confused Go to last post
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Warranty on Dell SPS 8500? by [email protected]
I brought a new Dell XPS 8500 last year and purchased a year's warranty. The warranty is expiring and Dell is contacting me about purchasing an extension? I...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
August 23rd 13 02:04 PM
by Steve Go to last post
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Win 8 MAJOR annoyance by Steve W.[_4_]
Win 8 has a few minor items that need some tweaking and it settles down OK. BUT.. There is one item that HAS GOT TO BE CHANGED... The damn automatic file...
August 15th 13 04:21 AM
by Ben Myers[_4_] Go to last post
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You're lucky you don't have an HPee by Ben Myers[_4_]
Got a whiz-bang HP multimedia tower to work on the other day. Motherboard had blown caps, so I ordered another one, same HP/Asus model number: MN268-LA. So...
August 15th 13 04:20 AM
by Ben Myers[_4_] Go to last post
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Restore by species8350
I have Dell Recovery drive (used 5 of 10 GB) and was wondering if I should image this partition in case I can't get access to the backup drive. Is this a...
August 15th 13 04:11 AM
by Ben Myers[_4_] Go to last post
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Inspiron N4010 is a horror show by Ben Myers[_4_]
I have a client with a couple of Insprion N4010s he bought independently of me a couple of years ago. And I acquired a used one myself yesterday, not to use,...
(Multi-page thread 1 2 3)
August 4th 13 12:29 AM
by Larry[_12_] Go to last post
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Aaargh! by Unquestionably Confused
Help! Dimension 8400 with 500GB SATA drive takes a dump after acting flakey for awhile. Pull the drive and go to install Win XP Pro on a brand new 500GB...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
August 3rd 13 07:04 PM
by Ben Myers[_4_] Go to last post
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Studio 1555 - What were they thinking? by Ben Myers[_4_]
Got a Dell Studio 1555 to do a bit of preventive work. This was a Best Buy special from about 4 years ago, with Vista Ugh. The on-off switch is on the right...
July 30th 13 04:13 PM
by Ron Hardin Go to last post
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Displayport vs VGA connector by ps56k[_3_]
Wonder if any of the latest Dell laptops have the new Displayport connector vs the old VGA connector. Was wondering this as all our A/V equip like projectors,...
July 24th 13 12:21 AM
by Steve Urbach Go to last post
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