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Backup Server by No Name
My HP MediaSmart server seems to be dead. Nobody seems to make a Windows Home Server box anymore. Would the PowerEdge T20 be a good box to put Windows Home...
December 29th 13 08:16 PM
by No Name Go to last post
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BSOD by Ron Hardin
The blue screen of death would be a lot more useful if it turned on the display, in cases where the display is off when the bsod is encountered. Otherwise...
December 29th 13 06:20 PM
by Ghostrider Go to last post
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Resizing RAD1 partition by No Name
I have a poweredge T320 coming today. It is coming with a 500gb RAID 1 configuration, with, I believe, an 80gb OS partition and 420 for data. I would like...
December 17th 13 02:47 PM
by No Name Go to last post
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Vostro 1520 s wireless crapout? by Ron Hardin
Two of our Vostro 1520s taken from 6 months of mothballing have the same failure, apparently that the 1394 access to wirelss hangs the system pretty...
December 11th 13 06:13 PM
by Ron Hardin Go to last post
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Backup pgm to clone disk by ps56k[_3_]
I have used Acronis on my XP machines for years to clone disks - to migrate to larger disks. I'm lucky to have Dell laptops with modular bays that can handle a...
December 6th 13 06:30 PM
by Bob_Villa Go to last post
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copper shim vs. thermal pad by [email protected]
I recently repasted the heatsink on my XPS M1210 and the gpu portion utilized a rubber pad to fill the gap between the gpu and heatsink. Unsatisfied with the...
December 3rd 13 12:35 AM
by Ben Myers[_4_] Go to last post
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Hey RnR! by Notan
How 'bout following Tom, and stop responding to the Mac folks. Their crossposts are a getting a bit tiresome. Thanks! Notan
(Multi-page thread 1 2 3)
November 18th 13 02:28 PM
by Bob_Villa Go to last post
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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
by Bob_Villa Go to last post
1 367
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
by GTS-NJ Go to last post
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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
3 541
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
by Timothy Daniels[_4_] Go to last post
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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...
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August 23rd 13 02:04 PM
by Steve Go to last post
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