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Disable touch buttons on Dell XPS 14?

I have one of the new Dell XPS 14 laptops running Windows 7 64-bit. The laptop has three touch buttons above the keyboard (Windows Mobility Center, customizable button, and audio settings). Here's a ...
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Dell XPS M1330 does not want to restore to factory settings

I have tried restarting and then pressing F8 - there are no options for restore - there is just reboot in safe mode, reboot with debugging etc. I have also tried restarting and then pressing CTRL F11 ...
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Can you add a second hard drive to a Dell XPS M1530?

I'm looking to add more storage after getting an SSD in my Dell XPS M1530, and I was wondering if there was some way to add a second hard drive, maybe in place of the CD drive as I've heard is ...
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How can I write Spanish accents on my Dell XPS Studio 16 keyboard?

I state the model number because generally you would type ALT + to type a letter from another language. But you would have to use the numerical pad with NumLock on. Most laptops usually have the ...
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XPS M1730 Freezing & Crashing unexpectedly

I have a Dell XPS M1730, freshly installed with Windows 7 Professional 32-bit that every so often crashes completely unexpectedly. It need not be running any applications at all for this to happen, ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 on Dell XPS 1330 and many problems

I have recently installed Ubuntu 10.04 beside my Windows XP on my laptop: Dell XPS 1330 I`m now facing some problems with my new OS : The driver for my wireless network card isn't recognized ...
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Problem with Dell XPS with Nvidia 8800GT SLI cards - only one installed

First off, I'm a sysadmin, but I'm pretty removed from home computers and gaming machines. A friend of mine asked me to look at an issue on his machine where it was hard locking sometimes, or there ...
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Dell is nowhere mentioning DVB-T for Dell Studio XPS 16

The web is full of reviews mentioning that the Dell Studio XPS 16 can be bought with an integrated DBV-T receiver. But I can not find a single place across the whole Dell website stating just that, ...
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Dell XPS 1530 DVD-RW firmware problem

I have this XPS laptop since a year and a half ago. About 2 months ago, with the waranty expired, i tried to run the optiarc slot load DVD-RW firmware update, and said everything was okay. Then I ...
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Windows Vista x64 freezes randomly

my computer (a Dell XPS M1330 - Vista x64) hangs randomly. When it happens I can't run the task manager (or another app), nor the Start menu, and when i try to close an application the title bar shows ...
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Dell XPS M1530 overheating

My Dell XPS M1530 gets insanely hot. What can I do? -- edit I just confirmed that the cooling fan is not moving. Is there any way of replacing a laptop fan?
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What is causing my wireless problems?

I have a Dell XPS M1330, since I moved to my new house, the wireless barely works on it, my housemates report no problems, so I guess it's something to do with my laptop. It's eratic in normal mode, ...
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Where can I get Windows 7 drivers for a Dell XPS 1730?

I can only find Vista drivers on the official Dell site. I have managed to download the video driver directly from the manufacturer but I still need: Base System Driver: Intel Core Duo T9300 (This ...
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BSOD During Windows 7 Install

I current have a working XP partition a Dell XPS m1330 laptop along with a working Ubuntu partition. After launching the Windows 7 install DVD from within XP I run through the options for a custom ...
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No Mouse During Windows 7 Install

I'm having a problem installing Windows 7 on my Dell XPS m1330 notebook. When booting from DVD I get to the screen where you select the language; time and currency; and keyboard input or method only ...
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Having audio issue on Dell XPS

My os is vista and my audio was going in and out, I would have to enable it for it to come back on, so I set it to enable automatic whenever the audio does crash, it still gave me problems because ...
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Internet connection issue

For some reason this laptop doesn't want to stay connected to the Internet. I have to restart the DHCP client service every time to fix the connection problem. I didn't have to usually do this. I'm ...
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Upgrading CPU for Dell XPS 410

Is it OK to install an Intel® - Core™2 Duo E7500 Processor E7500 into a Dell XPS 410? It has a socket LGA 775 and 1066 MHz bus. Edit (from comment): I currently have an Intel Core 2 4300 installed in ...
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Core 2 Duo Processor E8400 with LGA 755 socket?

The motherboard on my PC (Dell XPS 410) has socket LGA 755 and according to the box on this processor I have, says it requires a motherboard with socket LGA 775. Will this processor work on the 755 ...
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How to find out if the screen is WLED or RGBLED on Dell Studio XPS 16?

I just ordered the Dell Studio XPS 16 with i7 and 16" RGBLED screen. This upgrade from WLED LCD to RGBLED LCD charged me more $$. But now when I view the order online, it lists this part as "320-8335 ...
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What is the max video resolution of DELL Studio XPS 16 Webcam

What is the max video (not photo) resolution I can record videos in using the builtin Webcam of the DELL Studio XPS 16? The Dell page for the XPS 16 states "2.0MP Integrated Webcam", Is that the ...
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White lines appear right in the middle of my Dell XPS M1210 screen

My Dell XPSM1210 has developed these weird lines right in the middle of the screen. When I connect an external monitor the lines disappear and the display is fine. Is this a problem with the screen ...
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My laptop crashes when I play a resource hungry game like Crysis,Half Life 2 etc. Found this warning in my event logs

My laptop ( Dell XPS M1530 ) with WIndows Vista SP2 shuts down when I play a resource hungry game like crysis,Half Life 2 etc.Found this warning in my event logs The speed of processor 1 is being ...
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keyboard Leds of XPS not working

One of the features of the Dell XPS m1730 is the keyboard lighting. It often turn dark when working late again, which is fine. This laptop should have leds in the keyboard. But they're not working. By ...