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Creating Recovery Drives by Boris[_7_]
I have an Inspiron 5559 laptop, that I got in June 2017, shipped with Windows 10 Home Premium (1709 at the time?). I used the on board "Create a recovery drive" program then to make a USB recovery drive. All went fine. About a year and a half later, as I'm organizing all my USB drives, I...
April 23rd 20 06:27 PM
by MissRiaElaine Go to last post
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Upgrade by Ron Hardin
The minimal HD memory Latitude 3180 at the outlet store is pretty cheap ($250, less on coupon days) and offers win10 pro. I got one to be able to play modern youtube videos, which XP can't deal with. Use Edge to download Firefox and you're good to go. Turn off all the awful win10 malware...
March 31st 20 05:34 AM
by MummyChunk Go to last post
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Insprion 5755 Bricked BIOS by GTS-NJ
An Inspiron 5755 crashed while running a BIOS udpate (from A08 to A12). None of the solutions that work for some Dells work with this one. I called Dell but they won't tell me the price to reflash the BIOS. There's a base $39.99 to arrange shipping for them to then look at it and provide a...
March 24th 20 12:38 AM
by MummyChunk Go to last post
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GREAT NEWS! by Jennifer
Hi, Since the day I started my online business, I always being told that the money is on the list. However, sometimes it wasn’t easy to capture even a single lead into your list, right? That’s why I always dreamed of a tool that could help me generate leads faster and easier -- with less...
February 10th 20 06:59 AM
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DVD Player Region Rules? by Ben Myers[_4_]
On Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 5:49:30 AM UTC-5, Ron Hardin wrote: I want to check how the 5 changes to region work. Is the only place this is stored in the DVD drive? In particular not in computer anywhere. So I could use an external USB DVD drive and set it to region 2 and my...
February 5th 20 08:08 PM
by MissRiaElaine Go to last post
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Problem saving screen profile file. by Eric Stevens
I have a Dell XPS 8300 fitted with an i7. I am running Windows 7/64 bit which as far as I know is fully updated. Certainly it is service pack 1. My major use of the machine is processing photographic images. For may years I have been keeping my screen profiles calibrated using the DataColor...
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August 11th 19 05:55 AM
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Do not install A17 BIOS on Dell Latitude E6510 - it bricks your laptop by Nomen Nescio
Do not install A17 BIOS on Dell Latitude E6510 - it bricks your laptop Do not install A17 BIOS on Dell Latitude E6510 - it bricks your laptop Do not install A17 BIOS on Dell Latitude E6510 - it bricks your laptop Do not install A17 BIOS on Dell Latitude E6510 - it bricks your laptop Do not install...
August 2nd 19 09:00 PM
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Intel Management Engine Updates by Boris[_7_]
Machine is a Dell Inspiron 3668 desktop running Windows 10 Home Premium, 1803 build 17134.765. Looks like this machine is two builds behind (.766 and .799) before even getting to 1809. I'm set to get updates automatically, and I keep hitting Check for Updates, but that's for another...
June 12th 19 08:39 PM
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Scratch'n'dent by Ron Hardin
I've been buying Factory Outlet Dells for a while. I notice I have much better luck with scratch'n'dent laptops than refurbished ones (though they eventually get fixed owing to keeping sending them back until it happens, but it's a hassle.). Refurbished ones tend to have the original problem,...
February 18th 19 11:01 PM
by Ron Hardin Go to last post
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Accuweather Gadget That Shipped w/ XPS 8300 by Monica
I love the clean look of this weather widget that shipped with my XPS 8300. Would like to use it on my Inspiron i5 5010 but I can't find it on line (and no, it's not on Accuweather.com or Dell.com) Does anyone know how I can get it on the...
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January 19th 19 08:38 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Bios settings / adding 2nd HD to a T3500 by Bill[_15_]
I want to add a 2nd sata hard drive to my precision T3500 running Win 7 64-bit - in a non raid configuration. It currently has 1 hard drive (sata 0) and dvd (sata 2), but I've hit a bump. Even though I ordered the "non-raid" configuration from Dell, the "sata operation" section of the system...
June 21st 18 11:05 PM
by Ben Myers[_4_] Go to last post
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Dell Registration by Boris[_7_]
I registered my Dell desktop when I first set it up. It came with the Dell Help & Support, and Support Assist programs. Both programs seem a little buggy. While in Dell Help & Support, if I click on the link that is supposed to take me to the Dell Community, I end up at...
June 12th 18 08:57 PM
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Dell Complete Your Software Installation by Boris[_7_]
I've always ignored this notice from Dell that pops up on a couple of my machines, usually when I reboot: https://postimg.cc/image/9purjioaj/ I just click Remind Me Later. I've never ordered any software from Dell, but I guess this is just in case I have, or do, and this notice is installed on...
June 12th 18 08:12 PM
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Intel HD 620 Graphics driver by Boris[_7_]
My Dell Inspiron 15 has an Intel HD Graphics 520 driver, per Device Manager, that was installed at the factory. It's running Windows 10, version 1803. I keep getting a Microsoft Update notification that it wants to install "Intel Corporation - Display - 2/28/2018 12:00:00 AM - 23.20.16.4973"....
May 28th 18 10:47 PM
by Ben Myers[_4_] Go to last post
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Windows 10 setting keep getting reset by [email protected]
I have a Dell Precision M6800 laptop that I disable the touchpad and touchscreen on. Every so often they get turned back on! The touchpad is disabled in the UI for the device but will show up as enabled. There is a control for that. Oddly the first time I used it the buttons were turned off as...
May 11th 18 06:54 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Why Two Recovery Partitions on This Dell? by Boris[_7_]
This is an Inspiron 15.6" Series 5000, 5559 Laptop. I purchased it new around July of 2016. It came with Windows 10 Home, probably Version 1511 or 1607 back then. It's currently fully updated, running Version 1709, build 16299.309. My question has to do with the number of Recovery Partitions...
March 18th 18 11:08 PM
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Dell PA-10 ac adapter center pin by [email protected]
I've been looking around a lot to see if anyone had any information about this but came up with nill...So I investigated it myself for anyone out there that may be interested in what that center pin really does. For those of you that think I don't know my butt from a hole in the ground and feel...
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March 17th 18 05:12 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Precision M6500 - screen shut off by Justin[_14_]
I'm wondering if it overheated. I have an i7 version of the M6500 running Windows 7 64 bit. I came back from lunch and the machine was asleep. I hit the power button (it was flashing slowly) and the screen came on and I got back to work. After about a minute the screen went completely...
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January 30th 18 10:28 PM
by Ben Myers[_4_] Go to last post
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Latitude RAM? by Ron Hardin
I suspect occasional RAM errors on my Latitude E5400. (one bash shell coredump, one BSOD on insterting a DVD) What's the best replacement? 2x2GB The order form read (scratch 'n' dent Dell outlet store) K174C Module,Dual In-line Memory Module,4GB,800MHZ,DDR2,2X2G $0.01
January 12th 18 01:43 AM
by Ben Myers[_4_] Go to last post
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Virtual memory explosion by Ron Hardin
process igfxsrvc.exe seems to own about 2gb of virtual memory, according to process explorer. Memory leak? It's an intel graphics driver I think. Machine is latitude e5400 from 2011. Fix? --
January 11th 18 05:02 PM
by Ron Hardin Go to last post
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