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How do I install Win 7 OS through bootable device?

I Cannot install Win 7 OS in another PC which is Dell Vostro-1014 through USB bootable device. The windows installation shows a complete cent-per-cent, but then when it restarts I had to reinstall it ...
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Google Chrome “Unable to connect to the internet” [duplicate]

Similar to this question - Internet Explorer connects to the Internet but Chrome does not - Google Chrome "unable to connect to the internet" the day after Win 7 security update. I rolled back the ...
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Dell Vostro 1000 does not start up

I am facing a seemingly serious problem with my Dell Vostro 1000 laptop, which I bought in 2007. The computer seems (almost) dead. This is what happens when pressing the power button: the LED with ...
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Dell Vostro 3550 have a PCIE or MPCIE or MXM slot?

So I was wondering if the Dell Vostro 3550 has a PCIE or MPCIE or MXM slot that I could swap out the current component using it and replace it with a gpu? I've tried looking at service manual's and ...
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Intel Virtualization Technology not showing up on apparently supported chip

I have a laptop with an Intel i3-3217U CPU which according to the Intel's website supports Vtx, however when I run the Intel Processor Id Utility or Securable it reports that Virtualization Technology ...
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will buying a new dell vostro 3500 keyboard work on all dell vostor 3500 devices

I have dell vostro 3500 black color, and many keys are not wroking after i drop a cup of cofee on it.so i check online web sites and i found many keyboards for dell vostro 3500. and i check one ...
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Install more memory to my PC

I have Dell Vostro 3750 laptop with 8 GB RAM (2x4GB). Does anyone know if it's possible to install more 8 GB (2x8GB) to have 16 GB on that laptop? Or where I can see whether it supports 16 GB RAM?
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From where i can download a driver for my sound device (Dell Vostro 3500 + windows 7 )

Currency my sound always show a mute , and it will display the following tool top “No Audio Output Device is Installed”. My laptop is Dell vostro 3500 + Intel core i3 + windows7 32x. I got confused on ...
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Dell keyboard and sound did not work after a coffee was dropped on my laptop

I have dell Vostro 3500 laptop and windows 7 32x. Last week i drop a coffee over my keyboard, so i turned off the laptop and i clean the key board, but the keyboard did not work well. I have attached ...
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Slow internet, but not ISP, not router, not ethernet card, would like to troubleshoot

Here is what I have: Dell Vostro 1500 laptop, Vista, Broadcom 440x 10/100 Toshiba Laptop, Vista Just bought a gigabit expresscard ethernet laptop adapter D-link DSL-6740U v.H1 ADSL modem/router 3 ft. ...
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Desktop not recognizing second monitor plugged into VGA port

I've got a Dell Vostro 470 with an AMD Radion HD 7570 graphics card. On the back of my computer, I see a VDI port (looks like it is added as extra) and a VGA port. The primary monitor that I bought ...
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Wireless slows/disconnects ever since unplugging cable to external hard drive [closed]

Recently I bought a Transcend StoreJet 1TB external hard drive which I plug into a USB 3.0 port in my Dell Vostro 3550 laptop. This port is located near the wireless card. After the first time I ...
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Dell Laptop Battery Not Charging?

I have a Dell Vostro 3555 and recently I noticed that my battery is not charging at all. I see this message when I boot up the computer: The AC power adapter type cannot be determined. You system ...
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Localhost pinging when there is no network card

How it is possible to ping localhost when there is no network card.
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Dell Vostro 3550 special keys do not repeat when held down

With some amount of fiddling, including the use of all three of SharpKeys, nircmd, and a bat-to-exe converter, I have convinced two of the three special keys up and to the right of the main keyboard ...
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Vostro 3700 and Geforce 330M drivers (post-300 version)

Edit: After trying again with the latest drivers and starting from scratch I've managed to get the installer to detect the card correctly, but after the install both my Intel and nvidia cards are ...
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Why does BIOS runs really slow sometimes?

Sometimes, the BIOS runs really slow on my Dell Vostro 1550 computer (10 seconds). When I go to the BIOS setup and switch to a different tab, the new tab shows up slowly. My OS (Kubuntu) runs normally ...
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Need to check whether my invercard or my graphics card is bad

I have a Dell vostro 1500 laptop and my display is not working. I mean by not working is it is not showing anything on the screen except some vertical lines..when i connected the external monitor it ...
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No sound in my Dell laptop

I upgraded the operating system in my Dell Vostro 1400 laptop a day ago from Windows XP to Windows 7. Since then I have had no sound in my laptop. I have tried to troubleshoot and no problem has been ...
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Dell Vostro 230 (mini)- changing hard drives

I have a Dell Vostro 230 mini that has a Seagate 320 GB hard drive that is close to failing (I know this because its S.M.A.R.T. status reports a rapidly increasing Reallocated Sector Count). Because ...
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Vostro 220 can't get CPU off motherboard

I can't seem to get the CPU off the motherboard to replace the motherboard. I've unscrewed the 4 screws on the outside but it just is stuck there. I've pulled and pulled but still nothing. I don't ...
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Dell Vostro 1510 slow boot

I have an old Dell Vostro 1510 with Ubuntu and Windows 7 on it. When it is switched on, it shows the following message: NO TPM OR TPM HAS ERROR SYSTEM BIOS SHADOWED VIDEO BIOS SHADOWED Then it ...
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Unplugged wire in Dell Vostro 1510 laptop?

So I was opening my laptop to replace the hard drive and I noticed something very strange. There was a loose wire. Do I need to be worried about this? I posted earlier on Stackexchance electronics, ...
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Slow Boot loading drivers (pre Windows Logo Screen)

I have a Vostro 1000 laptop XP SP3 1.5 GB Ram Athlon 64 processor I just reinstalled Windows on the disk, finished adding all the drivers and the critical updates, and now it has a load time over ...
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Dell Bluetooth driver - Invalid DFU file format

My client is trying to install a Dell Vostro 1510 Bluetooth driver but receives the following error: Invalid DFU file format (Not compatible with device or loader) Can someone please help?
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Installed PCIe network card - computer won't boot

I have a new Dell Vostro 460, that has onboard video, and an Dell-added a PCIe video card. It has 1 16x PCIe slot and 4 1x PCIe slots. When I plug in a PCIe gigabit network card (link. lspci: ...
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Dell Vostro 1720 - Screen won't display when started, but will display after being tapped a few times

A friend of mine has a Dell Vostro 1720, and he says that when he switches it on the screen will be blank. It remains blank until he taps the back of the screen on both sides a few times. After this, ...
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Updating Dell Vostro 3700 (Nvidia GeForce GT330M) display driver? [closed]

I've bought this laptop "Dell Vostro 3700", having inside an Intel integrated graphic card and an Nvidia GeForce GT330M. Depending on energy saving mode it switches between the two video cards. When ...
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Ideas for troubleshooting “audio not working” on dell vostro 1710 laptop

Since the last days (I guess but not sure the problem started on the same day Windows 7 SP1 was installed) on my Vostro 1710 laptop the audio doesn't work anymore. If I try to do a Skype call it ...
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Wireless drivers for Dell Vostro 3500

I've just installed Windows 7 32bit on my Dell Vostro 3500 (Intel). For some reason wireless is not working so I'm assuming I am missing the correct drivers. I went (among other places) here and ...
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Optiplex 980 vs. Vostro 460? [closed]

I'm buying new PC's for a bunch of programmers; speed is important. I'm trying to decide between Optiplex 980 (core i5 650) and Vostro (some Sandy Bridge i3 or i5). The prices are similar, but the ...
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Dell Vostro Desktop error

Faced a strange situation at work today. We have people sitting at a table on opposite sides, with power cables underneath the table. This morning when the person sitting opposite to me banged his ...
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Dell Vostro 1520 BIOS update failed - machine is out of warranty and Dell will not assist

During BIOS upgrade of my Vostro 1520 laptop (Windows 7 Ultimate, 64bit) their update software failed to complete. In fact the software hung. Now the computer will not turn on, the BIOS does not come ...
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dell vostro 1310 with nVidia 8400M display problem

i hope someone can help me with this problem. I have a Dell vostro 1310 Laptop with 32 bit vista and a 8400M nVidia chip. Recently i have noticed performance issues when my girlfriend was playing ...
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will a vostro 1000 vista startup disk work on a vostro 1000 with xp?

I was given a dell vostro 1000 with xp but the os installation was faulty so i got a new hard drive. A relative has the same computer but hers runs vista. Will her recovery disks work on my computer.
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Replaced laptop screen, now the displayed resolution is wrong but should not be

I replaced a laptop screen in a Dell Vostro 1520. Both the old and new screens are 1440x900 resolution as confirmed by part numbers but new screen is glossy the old one is matt - with slightly ...
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Dell Vostro blank screen when booting

When I try to start up my Dell Vostro 1088 it just shows a blank screen. The hard drive and the CD drive works. I can hear some sound. But I cannot even see the Dell startup splash screen. How can I ...
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Keyboard not responding on startup

I’m having a weird problem with one of the laptops at my work. Every now and then (not a systematic repeating pattern, but kind of random) the keyboard will not function on start up. The computer ...
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No Bluetooth on Dell Vostro 3500

I recently purchased a Dell Vostro 3500. I could not find any way of activating the bluetooth device. I looked at the BIOS and tried installing the bluetooth drivers which said that no bluetooth ...
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DELL Vostro 1520 bios crashed during update. now not giving even startup display

my dell vostro 1520 crashed while i was installing drivers of windows 7 64bit. when i tried to update the bios it suddenly hanged. it remained in that state for a long time and was not getting off ...
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Recommended CPU upgrade for Dell Vostro 220 with Intel E7300 processor?

I've got a Dell Vostro 220 with an E7300 processor (Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.66Mhz, LGA775 socket) and I'm thinking about upgrading my processor so I can run Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V, which ...
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Dell Vostro 1000 audio and wireless NIC drivers

I have a Dell Vostro 1000 laptop with a fresh XP Pro install. I'm trying to track down the correct audio and wireless NIC drivers. I've used this Dell support driver page, but the drivers it gives for ...
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Dell Vostro 1000 w/fresh XP Pro installation running very slow

I'm working on a Dell Vostro 1000 laptop. It was running slowly and hanging, antivirus scans turned up nothing and the same with the Dell diagnostics (DFT hung - but Dell's diagnostics gave the HD a ...
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2x ATI FireMV 2250 not working

I've just bought 2x ATI FireMV 2250 cards from a reputable seller on ebay... one is a PCI-E x1 and the other is a PCI-E x16. Problem is, neither works in my Dell Vostro 220 PC... Both cards appear ...
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Does the Dell Vostro 1720 support enabling Intel VT in the BIOS?

After all the problems that Sony VAIO owners encountered with not being able to enable Intel's VT support in the BIOS, does anyone know if Dell allow you to enable of VT mode in their Vostro 1720 ...