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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
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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
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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
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
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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
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...
(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,...
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August 4th 13 12:29 AM
by Larry[_12_] Go to last post
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