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How to unbrick BIOS on Dell Precision M4500

I looked at the other similar questions. They were either about a different brand, outdated, or spam. Do not worry, I haven't bricked my BIOS yet. I was planning to flash my BIOS to a later version ...
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How to adjust dell trackpad sensitivity without touchguard

I have a dell M6800 with a alps touchpad. I was wondering if there was anyway to adjust it's tap to click sensitivity. Touch guard is not an option because it turns the touchpad off when you type and ...
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Replacing H310 PERC controller with H710 on Dell T7600 Workstation

I have a Dell T7600 workstation running RAID 5 and the H310 PERC controller is throwing some errors. If I replace it, I'd like to upgrade it. If I replace it with the H710 (this is the only other ...
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G-Skill F4-2133C15D-32GRS - Is it true DDR4?

I bought the following memory kit on newegg for my Dell Precision 5510 with Xeon. 1 x G.SKILL Ripjaws Series 32GB (2 x 16G) 260-Pin DDR4 SO-DIMM DDR4 2133 (PC4 17000) Laptop Memory Model ...
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M.2 Samsung SM951 NVME SSD Not Recognized On Linux

As stated, my M.2 Samsung SM951 NVMe drive refuses to be seen in 3 Ubuntu installations I've tried (14.04, 15.04, 15.10). Apparently this might be a problem with the SSD as no one online has gotten ...
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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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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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Bad blocks in hard disk - S.M.A.R.T - report

I have a DELL PRECISION M4400 running Windows 7 Professional. Recently, the laptop started freezing and would go to sleep and would not be able to wake up unless a hard reset was given. I downloaded ...
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Dell laptops - Disabeling Dell Intelligent Display (auto screen dimming) [duplicate]

I have a Dell Precision M2800, which comes with the usual Intel 4600 as well as an AMD FirePro W4170M GPUs. The OS is Win 8.1 with the latest drivers for everything. Bios is fully updated (A06). Dell ...
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Workstation shutdowns automatically and shows no bootable device

I have Dell Precision T1700 workstation, a new machine, with 512 Hybrid disk. Recently I added an old 1TB HDD to it. After adding HDD am facing following problems. If I work on Workstation for hour ...
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Can I put two GTX Titan X GPUs in a Dell T7400

I have a Dell T7400, I can take out the Quadro that is in it if necessary, can I put two Titan Xs into it? Will the motherboard support it? And the power supply?
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Dell 490 BIOS / Win 7 Pro x64 will not recognize second matching Xeon 5160 CPU

Upgraded to Win7 Pro x64 from Home Premium x64 (Anytime Upgrade online), specifically to add second identical physical dual-core Xeon processor. BIOS only shows one CPU in socket 0. Win 7 Pro only ...
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Installing bluetooth module on Dell Precision M4600

I have a Dell Precision M4600 without a Bluetooth module (Bios says unavailable). I'm thinking about buying and installing this I have two questions Does this work on Dell M4600? How can I install ...
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can't plug in IDE drive to Dell Precision 380

I have Dell Precision 380 and want to add an IDE Hard drive to it. The IDE drive is Seagate and Jumper settings are I unplugged the IDE cable from the CD drive and tried that way but it won't ...
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Is this graphic card compatible with a Dell Precision T3400

I'd like to know if an ASUSGTX760 2GD5 DC20C is compatible with a Dell Precison T3400. Thank you.
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Dell docking station only works when power supply unplugged

I recently was forced to get a new Dell M6500 chassis and hard-drive for work to replace my old identical model laptop. I have a Dell docking station connected to some peripherals and a second ...
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Troubleshooting processor upgrade, Paxville on Dell Precision 670

I've got a Dell Precision 670 with an XC837 motherboard and BIOS at version A07. I'm trying to upgrade this from using a single-core Celeron to a dual-core Paxville processor. When I install a single ...
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Dell Precision 380 does not accept RAM

I have Dell Precision 380. It has 512 MB RAM. Now I want to add a NANYA 0639 1 GB RAM but it does not accept that by showing diagnosing CODE 3,4 and beeps. Please anyone suggest me some solution ...
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Dell Precision M4300 Lock 9 Character

What does it mean when character that looks like a Lock with a 9 in it on the upper part of the Dell Precision M4300 keyboard lights up?
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How to flash Dell Precision 390 from linux (debian)

I am trying to update my BIOS: $ sudo dmidecode -s bios-version 2.1.2 With a newer one: 2.6.0. I went to this page Dell Precision System BIOS, 2.6.0 After downloading the file WS390-020600.BIN, ...
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Memory speed discrepancy between spec, BIOS and diagnostics

I have a new Dell Precision M4800 computer - the memory for it was spec'd at 1866MHz. When I ran the Dell built-in (to the BIOS) diagnostics, though, it reported the memory speed is 1600MHz. This ...
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restore dell T1500 software to factory settings

after upgrading the windows 7 of my dell precision T1500 to windows 8 (made this a long time ago without problems), i can't manage to restore the system default : Every advice i read about system ...
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Dell Precision T3500 - single SATA disk as RAID

Hopefully a quick question - my workstation has been configured with a single SATA hard disk, but the BIOS has the SATA controller configured as RAID, so essentially the disk is being exposed to ...
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How can I determine if my Dell M4600 built-in SD card reader can support SDHC cards?

I'm running x64 Windows 8, and the SD card reader in my Dell M4600 is unable to read my SDHC memory card. The reader is listed as "SDA Standard Compliant SD Host Controller" in device manager. I'm ...
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Nvidia quadro 2000M and Intel HD graphics - How many monitors can I use while laptop is open?

I've got a NVIDIA QUADRO 2000M and an INTEL HD GRAPHICS 3000 card on my Dell Precision laptop. I'd like to, hopefully, be able to plug in 2 monitors and have my laptop open (so 3 screens total) - is ...
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How to connect a PCoIP Hostcard to a DELL T3500 to enable remote power up?

I want to integrate a EVGA HD02 PCoIP Hostcard into a DELL T3500. The card itself and remote acces to the card works fine in the system, but now i would like to be able to remotley power on the ...
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What does the “rectangle with waves” logo to the right of the trackpad mean on my Dell Precision M4700?

I have a Dell Precision M4700 laptop. But I can't figure out what this thing in the picture is. Can somebody help?
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Compatible Graphics Cards for Dell Precision T5400

I just acquired a Dell T5400 workstation for use as a virtualization platform and general purpose workstation, and I am stuck on a few things. For one, the documentation I find on it is maddeningly ...
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How to activate the inactive RAM in a server?

In a Dell Precision server, there are 8GB RAM. The OS is Windows XP 64-bit. Originally, everything is working fine. Both BIOS and Windows are able to detect 8GB RAM. One day when I power up the ...
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Dell M6700 much slower when connected to external battery pack (Energizer XP18000)

A while back, I bought some external battery packs to extend the battery life of my laptop. They're Energizer XP18000s. But I got the feeling that my laptop was going much slower with the battery ...
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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 ...
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My Windows 7 64-bit is reluctant to use all 8GB. Why?

The computer recognizes all 8GBs of RAM. When using some memory hogging applications, the computer would barely pass 4GBs of usage. Things I've tried: I reseated the sticks with not much luck. ...
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Using HDMI output from Dell M1530 with a dead screen

I've got a now fairly old Dell M1530 laptop (that has had various problems due to the well documented overheating issues) that has in the last week had its LCD panel die on me. It's not the inverter ...
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Worth upgrading a Dell Precision 380? [closed]

I have a Dell Precision 380 that is a couple of years old, but works fine. I have installed Windows 7 on it and it runs fairly well. My question is whether I should spend money on upgrading the ...
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What happens if no ram is in a dual CPU riser?

I have a Dell precision T5500 with a dual CPU riser. There are 6 slots on the system board and 3 on the second CPU riser. The Dell recommended configuration is to divide between the system board and ...
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Dell M4500 does not connect to internet

I have a Dell M4500 that does not connect to the internet. I have called Dell and they have replaced the motherboard but it does not work. They told me that it is a software problem. It suddenly ...
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Error, Screen messes up on boot but works in safe mode, Win XP

I've recently crashed and re-installed Windows XP on my Dell M4300. Completely removing all old data. After installing windows, I updated everything via Windows Update so that everything is good to ...
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Dell Precision 670 not booting

Our Dell running XP did not boot one day and was making a beep code that I had a hard time finding on the Internet. It was one of the RAM sticks so I replaced it. Before that I removed the ...
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Dell FX100 KVM Host card clobbers onboard audio

I have a Dell Precision server with a PCIe FX100 KVM Host card installed (manufacturer is Teradici but it's rebranded as a Dell solution.) I am not using this card (it's installed in the machine but ...
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Disabling NVidia Optimus

I have disabled NVidia Optimus on my Dell Precision M4600 since I cant dim my screen if it is enabled for some strange reason. So, what does that actually do? Does it use the nvidia card all the time ...
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Connecting several screens to Dell laptop

Is it possible to connect several screens to my Dell Precision laptop M4600? It only has one VGA and HDMI outlet?
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Which driver do I need to install in order to dim screen on Dell

I have reinstalled Windows 7 on my Dell Precision M4600. I installed the chipset (restarted), then video and network driver (in that order). However I am not able to dim the light using fn-up/down. ...
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Can one add a Nvidia GPU to a Dell Precision T3500 to use?

Can one install a Nvidia GPU such as Tesla™ C2075 to a Dell Precision T3500 to use? Thanks for any helpful answers!
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My New Dell Workstation T-7500 gives electric shock

Just bought Dell T-7500 Workstation. When installation technician came to Install the workstation, he got an electric shock when he touched the Start Button. He also got shock when he touched Front ...
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Dell precision m6500 + docking station + 3 displays + ATI FirePro 7820

I have the following configuration: Dell Precision m6500 Video card: Ati FirePro 7820 Dell E-Port Plus port replicator 3 x Dell P2411H ( DVI or VGA) Dell says: Supports a maximum of three ...
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How to reinstall the Intel Matrix Storage Manager option ROM

I have a Dell Precision R5400 rack mount computer. It originally came with a the Intel Matrix Storage Manager option ROM installed. But then we decided to remove the RAID drives and replace them with ...
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What are the advantages to install Windows 7 with UEFI?

I just received a Dell Precision M4600 and looking at firmware it seems it has UEFI support but it is disabled. So due to the fact that I need to reinstall Windows 7 from scratch, do you suggest to ...
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Activate Bluetooth on a Dell Precision M4600, how to do that?

I already checked inside the BIOS. There you can control, whether Bluetooth and WLAN belong together when using the hardware switch on the right side of the device. This is the case in my situation. ...
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Scroll Wheel Button Action appearing on its own, Dell Laptops

I have about 5 Dell Precision Laptops that are all experiencing the same problem. The action that occurs when you press in the mouse wheel, the two arrows that allow you to use the movement of the ...