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1answer
66 views

Brightness slider not working

I have installed Windows 8.1. I am unable to change brightness, I found the brightness slider in Windows mobility center but this simply does not work. I move the slider but brightness does not ...
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2answers
61 views

Disk usage goes to 100% [closed]

The Disk usage in my Dell Inspiron 15R 3537 with 8GB ram, 1 TB HDD, i7 4th gen, is showing 100% after the initial boot up. What should I do to rectify this problem !!
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2answers
123 views

Install windows back on laptop

No this is not a question on instructions as to how to install windows. My laptop came with genuine Windows 8 installed, but I didn't get a CD. After a few months I installed Ubuntu on it for trial ...
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1answer
369 views

Cannot extend desktop onto second monitor all of the sudden

I have a Dell XPS 8300 on Windows 7 with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 545 graphic card. I also have two Dell St2420L monitors. This computer is almost always on and of course when not in use an screen saver ...
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1answer
101 views

Windows8 x64 usb can't be recognized issue

I am having problem with my usb port. I am basically trying to attach my mobile via USB cable but it always says device not recognized as in below image: Universal Serial Bus controllers: The ...
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0answers
60 views

my sigmatel audio driver does not allow me to see the microphone or line in playback levels

Using windows Vista with (Dell dimension 520) SigmaTel HD Audio driver installed. I want to reduce the latency of the microphone and have it play back as it is recording (pass-through). I saw a load ...
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0answers
2k views

Dell Windows 8 Reinstall with bios based product key

I recently purchased a Dell Inspiron running pre-installed windows 8(oem) and unfortunately i've been a victim of a virus attack and now i cant even boot windows(cannot proceed to login screen). ...
0
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1answer
68 views

Unable to extract .zip file of Win8 theme

I downloaded some themes for Windows 8. But when I try to open it, I failed to open the .zip file. Even I was unable to extract the contents. While tried to extract, it was showing error like : The ...
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1answer
18 views

how to compare installed programms on one pc with other performance issues

I have 2 laptops, both run Windows 7,identical configuration. One of them how ever is running extremely slow it takes a very long time to start up and shutdown and also if I need to run a programm it ...
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0answers
25 views

Dell Data Safe cause windows to crash, lose all personal data? [duplicate]

First, Windows would only start in Safe Mode. I could not get it to start in normal mode no matter what I did. So, I decided to return my Dell Inspiron N7110 computer to factory state using "Dell Data ...
0
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1answer
53 views

Word files have been converted to Microsoft Office 2010

All of a sudden my word files became Microsoft office 2010 files and since I do not own that subscription, I cannot open them anymore. Not sure when or HOW this happened.
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1answer
112 views

What is this Windows 8 icon for as rectangle icon in the title bar?

Every Window in Windows 8 got this icon if it gots the focus. When clicking on it, nothing seems to happen. How does this icon work?
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1answer
112 views

Computer not starting, diagnostic stuck on HDD

Please excuse my typing; because my computer is not working, I am on an iPod touch. I tried to boot up my Dell Inspiron laptop, but it freezes and shows a blank screen after the Dell load screen ...
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1answer
412 views

Wifi network showing but not connecting

Background: I am using Dell Studio 1555 for connecting to internet, everything was fine till yesterday I found that I am no longer being able to connect to any network. Even if by chance it gets ...
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0answers
50 views

Delete operating systems and start from scratch [closed]

I am on a Dell XPS 200 desktop computer. The computer originally came with Windows XP, but I upgraded it to Windows 7. I also installed Ubuntu 12.10 on here so whenever the computer starts up, you can ...
1
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2answers
332 views

laptop make sparking or ticking kind of sound in photohsop

I have DELL N-Series core i7 laptop & when I am working in photoshop, specifically in large PSD Files, when I use arrow keys to move the object around, or even click sometime on objects, I hear a ...
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1answer
2k views

Hibernate not an option on my Windows 7 laptop. Dell Latitude E6420

There is no hibernate option when I click the expand arrow next to the Shut Down button. I am running Windows 7 on a Dell Latitude E6420. I am thinking it's just a Windows 7 issue. Or maybe a specific ...
0
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1answer
563 views

crackling/beeping/distorted audio on my Dell Inspiron after one day running

I have a Dell Inspiron laptop with Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. I got it a little less than 2 years ago. For the last year or so I've noticed that when it's on for a little while (a day or two, ...
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1answer
569 views

Boot Windows from mSATA Dell Inspiron 7720

I have a Dell Inspiron 7720, and it has a mSATA slot under a bottom cover. I installed a Crucial 32 GB mSATA in it, and it shows up in BIOS and Windows 8 as another drive (the "D" drive). However, in ...
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1answer
461 views

Dell Precision M4600 won't display 1920x1080@60hz

I recently upgraded from a Dell Latitude E6510 laptop to a Dell Precision M4600 laptop. I have two monitors connected to it through a port replicator, one through DVI and one through VGA. I'm having ...
4
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1answer
2k views

pcdrsysinfosoftware.p5x - Entry Point Not Found

I'm getting this pop sometimes on my Dell Windows 8(upgraded from Windows 7) Laptop. Want to know why i get this and how to not to get it
0
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0answers
1k views

Windows 8 Fails to install with corrupted graphics

I am trying to install Windows 8 Pro Upgrade via the download method on an older PC (07-08). It is a Dell Dimension E521 but it has been upgraded with a 3.0 Ghz Dual Core AMD Processor, 120 GB SSD, ...
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2answers
572 views

Does the Dell XPS One 27 Touch Support SLAT for Windows 8 64-bit Hyper-V?

64-bit Windows 8 has Hyper-V (virtualization) built-in. Hyper-V only works if the host machine is equipped with a 64-bit processor that supports a feature called Second Level Address Translation ...
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2answers
334 views

Cannot log into windows - have been locked out

I have a Dell desktop that I changed from the domain (at my workplace) to a random workgroup. At the login screen it doesn't give me the option to choose my domain and entering [domain]/[username] ...
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1answer
249 views

Printing more than one page per sheet

I have a printer (Dell v305), and it can't print more than one page per sheet. How can I print to this printer so that it will print, say, 60 pages with 15 sheets of paper? (double sided is 30, and ...
1
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0answers
430 views

Dell Inspiron has become unresponsive

My Dell Inspiron laptop was slow from the beginning but I was able to do all my work comfortably. The last few days, though, it has become too slow to do any work. It is unresponsive for any type of ...
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0answers
30 views

Can't adjust screen brightness on Dell [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which driver do I need to install in order to dim screen on Dell I am not able to adjust the screen brightness after re install of Windows 7. Not with hotkeys nor in the ...
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2answers
584 views

Just installed Windows 7, some things not working out-of-the-box

My Dell Inspiron N5010 laptop is a little under a year old now. It came with Windows 7 x64. When I first bought it Windows Aero was working fine. Anyway, it got infected with trillions of viruses ...
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0answers
31 views

Dimming screen on Dell Precision M4600 breaks after Windows Update [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which driver do I need to install in order to dim screen on Dell I have reinstalled Windows 7 and I have trouble dimming the screen. I installed the drivers first ...
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1answer
740 views

64bit Dell stuck at login/splash screen

System: Dell Inspiron 1110 64bit, Windows 7. Problem: When booting it'll reach the login/splash screen. Well almost, it shows the blue windows 7 splash screen image, the mouse (with loading symbol ...
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2answers
16k views

How to turn on the Bluetooth of my laptop?

This is my first question to the site. I have a problem where I can't turn on the bluetooth on my laptop. If anybody could give help me solve this I'd be very grateful! Laptop Details - Dell Latitude ...
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1answer
4k views

Dell Inspiron 1720 Caps Lock light flashes while booting

When trying to bootup my inspiron 1720, the blue light with a padlock and a 'A' inside of it is flashing, it then just shuts off after some time. If I take out the battery with it plugged in, the ...
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2answers
16k views

Accessing the recovery partition on a Vista machine that won't boot?

I've got a Dell Vista machine - Inspiron 1720 laptop specifically - which I'm 99% certain came with no media, just the recovery partition. It's now refusing to boot, saying the system registry is ...
1
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1answer
1k views

How to use the inbuilt 3G modem of my laptop?

I have a laptop - Dell Adamo Onyx. It's with Win7 (64bit). Yesterday I bought a Huawei E173 HSPA usb stick with a plan. All works fine, but how can I use the sim card directly from my laptop, without ...
1
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2answers
375 views

Vista laptop doesn't boot after Windows Update

I've been having trouble with my Dell Inspiron 1420. I've just reinstalled Vista and have been going through all of the updates. There is one point however where my laptop has 90 something updates ...
0
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1answer
826 views

Can not install Windows XP, Vista or 7 on laptop with new hard drive

I have a Dell Inspiron 1720 laptop. It would not start Windows XP or Vista. I did a diagnostic and it indicated that the hard drive had a problem. I replaced the hard drive with a Hitachi SATA 320 ...
2
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1answer
158 views

How can I fix a computer that blue screens before Windows starts?

I have a Dell Inspiron running Windows 7 that keeps getting blue screens of death. At first, the computer slowed down so much it was unusable. After some time, it wouldn't even load Windows anymore; ...
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1answer
126 views

Can't Remote into Windows Server

I have a Dell server wired into the router. I was able to connect to it with my laptop (laptop is wireless) before my router died. My verizon router went kaput, and I got everything else back up and ...
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3answers
714 views

Swap Hard disks without reinstalling windows

I have two identical machines (Dell Vostro 200). Machine A has a dead hard disk, Machine B has a dead motherboard. Can i swap the hard disk from machine B to A ? It has Windows Vista Business ...
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2answers
5k views

Disable trackpad when mouse is connected (Dell laptop)

When typing on the keyboard of my Dell laptop, my palm occasionally slips over the trackpad, moving the cursor to another position in the text or putting focus on another window. I'd like to find a ...
1
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1answer
109 views

Troubleshooting Windows Vista booting problem

I have a Dell Inspiron laptop which is loaded with Windows Vista Home. I had previously reported a problem with the laptop not switching on, which got fixed. Link: Dell inspiron laptop not switching ...
0
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3answers
636 views

Error Trying To Use Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000

I bought a Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000 web camera for may parent's Dell Dimension 3000 computer running XP SP 3, and I cannot get it to run. THe installation ran successfully, but when I try to run it, ...
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1answer
237 views

Are these three brand new sticks of RAM really dead?

I'm working on a Dell Dimension 4700 desktop for a friend. It came with 512MB of DDR2 RAM (two sticks of 256MB). One morning, it started blue screening on startup with no helpful error messages. It ...
1
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4answers
119 views

Windows XP corrupts registry every several hours

There is a Dell XPS 400 with Windows Media Center installer. It is installed on RAID (Intel Matrix Storage) which is built-in chipset south bridge. Raid has two 150 Gb WDC drivers connected as ...
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2answers
275 views

Windows Vista not booting up

at my work computer, a Dell package computer with Vista Business, I turn it on, it shows the Dell boot screen then just hangs forever. Can get into the Bios and boot settings, but other than that, ...
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1answer
1k views

Dell Inspiron/Windows Vista sleep/hibernate issue

When I hit the sleep button in Windows the computer looks like it's going into Sleep mode but a few seconds later it's restarted, and stops with this error message: internal hard disk drive not ...
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6answers
21k views

Can I install 64-bit OS on my Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop?

My Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop features the Intel Pentium Dual Core T4200 processor. When I bought it, it came preinstalled with Windows Vista Home Basic, 32-bit. I'm considering upgrading it to Windows ...
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1answer
914 views

Dell 4600 Driver for Audio Card Windows 7

I just installed windows 7 on dell 4600 desktop. the Audio card is a Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy 2. I've look all over, and I can't find a driver for windows 7. I've also looked at Vista ...
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3answers
18k views

Get two-finger scroll on Windows laptop touchpad (like on macbook)?

I have a Dell Latitude laptop. Scrolling using the touchpad is possible by sliding along the right (or bottom) side of the touchpad. This doesn't work too well for me. Is it possible to configure the ...
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1answer
3k views

Dell laptop freezes about 90 seconds after startup, after Windows XP restore

I'm trying to fix my brother's Dell laptop for him. He originally was unable to get into Windows (the screen would display "NTLDR not found" after boot), so I was able to repair the Windows XP ...