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Optiplex 380 - Memory module 1Rx16 not compatible with 1Rx8 type?

Tried to do memory upgrade a Dell Optiplex 380 which had a single 2 GB memory module (1Rx8 PC3-10600U-9-11-A1 from hynix). 1Rx8 should mean it's single rank with 8-bit wide data bus for each DRAM ...
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how to install Windows 8.1 on UEFI boot mode

I have a dell 5559 lap top. It has Ubuntu but I want to install Windows 8.1 on it. UEFI mode does not recognize bootable pen drive. I disable that secure boot mode but same error occurred. How can ...
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Dell 2335dn printer extremely slow on Windows 10

I recently updated my PC from XP to Windows 10. Everything is okay, but the Dell 2335dn printer is very slow. I press the print button in e.g. MS Word and wait about 5 minutes to start printing, ...
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Dell Mobile Broadband Manager SMS Client: BEX error

I have a Dell Inspiron 1121 with a Dell Mobile Broadband Card. The "Dell Mobile Broadband Manager" that came packaged with my laptop also has an SMS client built in for the GSM SIM card. I've never ...
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I upgraded to Windows 10, screen resolution not proper

I have monitor Dell IN2030M. After upgrading to Windows 10, from the available screen resolutions, I am not getting proper one. Few are too small, few too big, all the text looks either stretched or ...
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Can't find a familiar boot menu

I have a Dell PowerEdge 800 that got reworked as a normal desktop, running Windows 7. I am trying to re-set it as a home server running NAS4Free, but I can't make it boot up from CD or USB. The only ...
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Laptop freezing no matter OS but hardware seems OK

I'd really appreciate any help anyone can give me. My situation is the following: I got a new Dell XPS 15 9550 two weeks ago. It was running fine until last night when the screen suddenly went black. ...
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Is Dell Vostro 3560 compatible with Full HD LCD?

Recently I had a problem with Inspiron 5520 laptop, and I bought a new motherboard. By mistake, I bought mother board of Vostro 3560 which is almost identical. I saw that there are websites that ...
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Fresh install of Windows 10 on a former Dell Machine

Long time StackOverflow user, first time SuperUser. :-) I have a Dell Inspiron and the motherboard just died. It came with Windows 7 but I upgraded to 10 a few months back. Since I have to replace ...
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My laptop's screen dims when there's dark content. Dell, Intel, Windows 10

You are going to think this is a duplicate. You are going to think this question has already been answered. I have seen those questions, I have tried the answers. I still have this problem. I don't ...
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Compatibility of wireless cards with the Dell inspiron 15 3542

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 3542 and would like to use the new wireless ac technology. I was wondering if the Intel ac 7260 would be compatible. Because I know some laptops have WIFI cards tightly bound ...
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“The current input timing is not supported..”

I recently had the PSU changed on my dell inspiron 545, and now whenever I boot up I get the following message: "The current input timing is not supported by the monitor display. Please change your ...
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blurry/bad quality external screen (samsung) launched to dell n5110 q15r

Hi guys, I have a problem. I bought an external screen (samsung mw2030) and I pluged it to my dell n5110 q15r. The main problem is blurry quality and white persistence around the font, moreover ...
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Is it safe to use AC power adapter of 6.7A or 4.62A instead of 3.34A

I have Dell Inspiron 5520. I have a problem with the power adapter and I want to buy new one. I saw that my charger amperage is 3.34A (65W) but there are also adapters with 4.62A (90W) and 6.7A ...
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How to fix Dell Latitude E6410 Windows 10 new install boots to blank screen with mouse cursor

Problem: New install of Windows 10 on Dell Latitude E6410 boots to a blank screen with only a mouse cursor. Pressing key combo's like fn-f8 will revel a side panel saying that you cannot switch to ...
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How to simultaneously use 2 external monitors and the laptop screen with Dell Latitude E5430

I am using a Dell Latitude E5430 running Windows 7 Enterprise, with a dell advanced docking station. I have connected 2 monitors to my docking station. I am not able to use all three screens (2 ...
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Dell Latitude 620 Blank screen after booting up, running with win 7 ultimate

I'm using windows 7 ultimate in dell latitude d620 and the screen is blank after booting. Can anyone suggest me how to resolve it
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Dell vostro-3550 does not boot from ODD (second HDD)

I have a Dell Vostro 3550, with one HDD SATA on it. I used a caddy to adapt the HDD to use it the place of my CD/DVD-ROM drive. How can I boot from this new SATA port (ODD/second drive/etc)? I just ...
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Dell inspiron laptop shut off during windows updates - non stop freezing

My laptop had malware so I used windows restore to reset it to factory settings and it got rid of the malware. Upon the next time shutting it off, windows updates said it had around 200 updates to ...
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How did Symantec get a certificate on my laptop?

I just bought a Dell Inspiron 5559 and I immediately proceeded to switch the hard drive for a fast SSD and install Windows 10 Pro from an ISO downloaded from Microsoft. Since almost everything is ...
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How do I switch between graphic cards in Windows 10?

I have a Dell Inspiron 5559 that comes with two graphic cards, an onboard Intel one and a Radeon: How do I switch to using the Radeon card instead of the Intel one? I have installed a fresh ...
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Where can I find old bios install for Dell Precision T1600

I have a Dell Precision Workstation T1600. It's BIOS version is A07 and the latest available is A16 (see Dell's page). I was trying to install it, but it said I have to install A08 first (maybe I will ...
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Dell monitor stuck in power save mode

I recently bought a Dell P2414H monitor for my office work. Since I am using a MacBook Air, I also bought a Belkin docking station to connect all my peripherals. While all of them appear to work ...
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Windows 10 changes power management settings

I have a Dell Latitude E5450 running windows 10. I have some problems with my fingerprint reader. Now and then, after a reboot or suspend, the fingerprint reader is not working. Each time when that ...
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Should I install drivers on a Dell Inspiron 5559? [closed]

I just installed a fresh-from-Microsoft Windows 10 on a Dell Inspiron 5559. Dell offers around 20 files to download and install for drivers and other things. At least one of those won't run due to ...
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I can't adjust screen brightness on my dell inspiron 15 3543 3000 series

I bought my dell with linux installed, i installed windows 7 and I can't seem to find the brightness control any where not in the control panel and I can't do it with functions keys, I installes Bios ...
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Dell Inspiration 11 3000 keyboard and touchpad break down

This morning the notebook keyboard seemed to have converted to "fn" functions for no reason. For example pressing letters such as l, m, n, o etc. would open function windows on the desktop unless the ...
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How to make 2x Dell U2414H in portrait mode (Mac Mini) act as one screen

I have a Mac Mini and two Dell U2414H screens. One is connected through HDMI > HDMI, the other through HDMI > Thunderbolt. I want them both positioned in portrait mode with the narrow bazel ...
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I need to press the clickpad of my Dell XPS 13 very strongly for a click

since a few weeks, my touchpad has gotten unusable. First I thought an update messed up the Synaptics driver config. But then I realized that the config works. It's just that I have to press the ...
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I have a Dell Axim X5 version A05. What's the latest version of Windows Mobile I can update it to?

Found an old PDA I bought in my garage many years ago, and it looks to be the base model of the Dell Axim X5. I was wondering if it is possible to update the PDA to the latest version of Windows ...
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dell 1720dn responds to ping but documents sit in print queue

Windows 7. Dell 1720DN laser printer. Will print test page when configured for USB port. TCP/IP set to 192.168.1.3 / 255.255.255.0. Responds to ping. Web server working. For test purposes I have both ...
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Turn off battery life warnings from Dell Feature Enhancement Pack

How to disable this annoying message that probably appears on any Dell laptop after about one year of usage (my personal experience from 3 different laptops)? My Dell Feature Enhancement pack ...
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How do I extract my old laptops display controller board? [closed]

I salvaged an amazing display from my old laptop, but can't find a fair-priced controller board. I found a few, but I want to make sure i can extract the board before I go out and buy a board to ...
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Window 10 wifi issue media disconnected

I have a Dell Laptop Vostro 3555 with a Dell wireless 1701 802.11b/g/n network adapter made by Broadcom. The Device status: this device is working properly. This was a window 7 moved to a window 10. ...
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Laptop resolution cap below monitor 2560x1440

I have a few questions which Googling attempts have failed so asking here. So I have a hp-7063sa laptop, I've hooked it up to a bigger screen ( dell u2515h) to use it as a stationary machine. The ...
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Cannot Run Hyper V On Windows 10

I have an Dell Inspiron 3520 laptop with Intel i5 3210M processor which technically supports EPT and VMX. I upgraded to Windows 10. On Dell BiOS (version A10), I can see just Virtualization Option to ...
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Enable XMP on DELL XPS8700

I recently upgraded my DELL's RAM and I would like to enable XMP. Does anyone know how to do so on the Dell XPS8700? MoBo is a Dell z87 (model 0KWVT08)
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Cannot remove HDD Password

I have set a HDD Password to my Dell Inspiron 3000 Series Laptop. I can reset my password but cannot remove it. I can't find a option to remove the password in the BIOS screen. How will I be able ...
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Installation of windows 8.1 in Dell Precision T3400

I got myself a T3400 PC. I installed windows 8.1 in it. Everything seems to work fine except for my internal speakers. After I installed windows 8.1 the audio symbol showed that it was muted at the ...
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Where can I get info about the BIOS type of a certain DELL update?

I have a Dell Precision M3800 laptop, 64bit, with a single SSD. Due to a series of problems, probably caused by a corrupted partition table, I completely formatted the drive and installed Windows 10 ...
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screen resolution for extended monitor is not variable

I am using a DELL inspiron laptop and extended monitor with a 22" Samsung LED Monitor.OS- Windows 10 Pro version. I am using the same PC and Monitor for last 3 years. Yesterday morning, while I ...
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How does Dell's Pre Boot System Diagnostics “resolve” memory errors?

I ran Dells ePSA on my laptop (Inspiron 17R SE) and the result was "Memory errors detected, but successfully resolved" I believe memory errors are a hardware issue, is there any explanation on ...
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Dell E5450 - mSATA not found by BIOS but is by Linux Live CD

I have a Dell Latitude E5450 with a 128GB mSATA drive, which has been working fine for 3 months. I have the latest firmware for the BIOS (A10). I have Fedora 22 installed on this disk and have had ...
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Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition don't power up

I'm having a big trouble with my laptop. I'm from Spain and I'm currently travelling arround Thailand and I decided to carry my Laptop in this travel. The trouble is that when close the lip of my ...
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Will doing a restore with Dell Backup and Recovery re-partition my Hard Disk to Factory State?

I'm thinking of using the Dell Backup and Recovery Software to restore my Laptop to factory settings. Thing is, when I got the laptop, it had only a C and D drive. I've created 2 more drives and ...
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Ethernet port has no power when ATX12V1 power connector is plugged in

I have an old Dell Intel Connolly: E187242 motherboard that had the power supply go out. After ordering a new one and plugging everything into the correct ports, my NIC does not light up or getting ...
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Dell P2014H displaying jagged black lines. 1600x900, 60Hz. Display port

Connected to Dell U2715H 2560x1440, 60Hz via display port cable. Worked fine last night. Displaying strange black, jagged lines across display. Panel menu functions seem unaffected and display ...
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Installing Centos 7 with Dell Poweredge 1800 with PERC4/SE RAID

I have a Dell PE 1800 with Perc4/SE controller - 5 SCSI drives. I need to install Centos 7 x64. Centos 6.7 x64 installs fine, but the RAID drivers have been removed from Centos 7. I need Centos 7, ...
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Laptop wont wake up after lid closed Dell XPS L502X

Hi I have a Dell XPS L502x, I am having problems when I close the lid, it won't fire up again when I open the lid. The fan starts but nothing else happens, I have to press and hold the on/off button ...
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Cannot restore my Dell Inspiron N5110 to Factory Settings

I have a Dell Inspiron N5110 that runs Windows 7 Home Premium, that's about 3 years old. When I first got it, it had problems with the Bluetooth Driver, so Dell Tech Support made me format drive C:\ ...