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Dell integrated webcam does not work

I tried everything, googling dell integrated webcam... looked to answers. I deleted the driver, reinstalled it. Nothing seems to work. Usually I find answers from google in forums , but this time ...
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Data Integrity with Desktop External HDD connected to daisy chained Dell Monitor USB hub

I have two Dell U2412M monitors, both of which have USB hubs built into them. I have one of those hubs connected to my MacBook Pro directly, and that hub has a webcam plugged into it. I want to ...
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Why doesn't Windows 7 allow me to format?

Dell support can be fun to deal with right? Ultimately, I have been going back and forth with Dell on an issue and came to reinstalling Windows 7 32-Bit Pro. The problem is that Windows Setup will ...
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Dell U2312HM (DP) + Intel HD 3000 = Flicker

I'm using a Dell U2312HM monitor with my Lenovo X220 (Intel HD 3000 graphics card) via DisplayPort at work. Sadly, there is an issue with this combination: The Dell flickers once in a while. It's only ...
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I cant install OS on new DELL laptop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to setup Windows XP on Dell Latitude E6400? I have a brand new DELL lap top and it says that there is not OS installed on it, so I though I am going to try to ...
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Adjustment For A Dell M992 Monitor

I don't know if this is the right forum to be asking this - I just got a monitor that a friend gave me. It is a Dell M992. The problem is, The screen doesn't fit the screen (does that make sense? ...
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Tools to modify UEFI Variables in Windows/Linux?

I have a DELL machine that use Phoenix SecureCore Tiano as its UEFI/BIOS However, it is totally not configurable as its UEFI shell & menus are hidden in BIOS Setup. I'm wondering if there were ...
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Alternative power source for graphics card

I recently purchased an XFX Radeon HD 6870 graphics card for my Dell Server Workstation, but when I brought it home and unpackaged it to put it into my computer, I noticed it required 2 6-pin ...
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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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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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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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Bluetooth Software for Dell Inspiron One 2320

Where to download the bluetooth software for DELL Inspiron One 2320, as I accidentally deleted it and now the bluetooth is not working?
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Will adding extra RAM in my computer speed it up?

I have a 5 year old Dell Inspiron 530 desktop computer which is slowly grinding to a halt. Someone told me if I put extra RAM in it will speed it up. On the motherboard, there are four slots but only ...
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Battery won't charge and BSOD: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE

I have a Dell Vostro 1510 running Windows 7. Today when I pulled my machine out of it's bag and plugged it in, the little battery light on the side blinked constantly instead of staying solid, and ...
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Will a 90 watt (instead of 60 watt) power adapter harm my Inspiron B120?

Will a 90 watt power adapter (instead of the 60 watt adapter it came with) harm my Inspiron B120? It's made by Dell, and it fits…
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Cannot turn wireless on my Dell Studio XPS 1647 - touch lights broken

The touch lights on my Dell Studio XPS 1647 (running Windows 7) are broken. For most features: volume, playing and pausing media, this isn't an issue, I can do it another way. But for the wireless ...
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Diagnose failure in Dell d630

A Dell d630 is showing signs of failure: On startup, often nothing is seen on screen. it's about 50:50 if it starts up fine or does nothing Plugging in an external monitor when nothing appeared, we ...
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Swap drives between Dell D630 and D820

I've a Dell Latitude D630 running WinXP with the Intel integrated graphics. I believe the display is failing on this - or something certainly is. I also have a D820 with the nVidia graphics, currently ...
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windows misconfigured keyboard after installing usb keyboard

have a dell vostro 1520, installed an external usb keyboard which works fine but the laptop's keyboard does not work properly. in the log in screen everything works as it should, once logged in the ...
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Dell p4 system not showing any display [closed]

My Dell P4 Desktop system is not showing display and it smells like some things is burning. It has some small lights at right side of system that shows 1 2 3 4 and an oval shaped drum icon. They on ...
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Change Virtualbox disk type from AHCI to RAID

I made have an image that was made on a Dell computer. This Dell had "RAID mode" set in the bios. If I load and then boot the image on any other computer set to AHCI or AHCI/RAID, I get BSOD. Same ...
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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 eSATAp not working with some SATA disks

I have a Dell Inspiron XPS 15 (L502X) laptop, with an eSATAp port. I also have a Western Digital 1TB 3"5 SATA drive, that I'd like to use with the laptop. I bought a eSATAp <-> SATA 22-pin cable ...
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MacBook Pro 15" not picking up external monitor

I have a MacBook Pro 15" laptop running Windows 7 Professional and for the life of me I just can't get it to connect to my 27" Dell U2711 monitor, using a Mini-DisplayPort to DVI adapter. I am ...
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Dell C840 hangs on resume from standby

I have an older laptop - Dell Latitude C840 - with Windows XP Pro SP3. Everything works fine except for standby. It will go into standby but has great difficulty getting back out. On resume, sometimes ...
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Error 0xc0000260 when installing Windows 8 Consumer Preview on an old laptop

I'm attempting to install Windows 8 Consumer Preview on a Dell Inspiron 8600, and I am getting a 0xc0000260 error. Googling around, I found that others get this error when installing on a Virtual ...
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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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Laptop does not boot?

I'm not very savvy when it comes to laptops. I have two identical laptops, old school Dell Latitude D410's. One works just fine, and the other does not boot at all. I have tried various things ...
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Dell E6420 (laptop) 14" LCD monitor Windows 7 driver

I have a Dell E6420 (laptop) in company. The Windows device manager uses "Generic PnP Monitor" for the 14" LCD monitor. It only has 1600x900, 1024x768, 800x600, while I was looking for a 1366x768. ...
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How to move an existing installation of Window 7 64bit to UEFI (from legacy)

I have a laptop that has Windows 7 64 bit Enterprise edition. It is already filled with plenty of Software and drivers. The laptop (Dell E6220) supports booting through UEFI, but the insatllition was ...
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Dell U271 monitor DisplayPort suddenly not working

My new(ish) Dell U271 took a bit of a knock and it now suddenly doesn't recognise the Macbook plugged into it via DisplayPort - this had been working great for several months up until now. When I ...
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Boot from Hard Drive via USB but not directly?

I'm having a bizarre problem, and it seems I'm not alone. On a Dell Latitude 13, I get the error message "internal hard disk drive not found" during POST. Yet, if I take the very same hard drive and ...
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Dell Vostro suddenly giving “No TPM or TPM has…” message on boot

(Original question title was Dell Vostro suddenly giving "No TPM or TPM has problem" message on boot" but I was pinged by the stack exchange style police for having the word "problem" in my title!) I ...
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Keyboard stops working when booting into Windows Vista Home

Two days ago I saw that MS Security essentials was prompting for a reboot on my wife's laptop in order to finish a clean-up. I have no idea how long MSSE had been waiting for a reboot, and like an ...
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Dell studio xps - windows vista unltimate - goes to sleep at random times?

My laptop goes to sleep randomly for no reson regardless of what I'm doing. There is no setting that put the computer to sleep, that I know of. Under the power options in the control panel I set ever ...
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Cannot connect Dell D430 to Samsung LCD TV via VGA cable

For some reason I can't get my Dell D430 to show on a Samsung LCD TV. This works fine on a newer dell laptops (E6400). I've updated bios and display drivers from dell. Yes I know this is an old ...
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Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop - screen doesn't work: no power, brightness is 0%

There is a laptop - Dell Inspiron 1545. A problem is a brightness of a screen is 0% (when BIOS starts, Windows works - all time). I can barely see a picture on a screen at a big angle (it seems like ...
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New Dell UltraSharp monitor flickering

I recently bought a new Dell U2312HM LED monitor and connected it to my laptop via the VGA cable that came with it. I’ve also installed the drivers Now it’s flickering and the flickering becomes ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 freezes from time to time, don't know why

I installed Ubuntu as a second Operating System on my (Dell) laptop 2 days ago. Since then Ubuntu has frozen 4 seperate times. I have no idea why. The applicaitons that I have used during these ...
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Dell optiplex 790, graphics not working on Win7 64-bit

I work on Dell optiplex 790 that has two graphics cards: embedded Intel (with VGA output) and 'normal' ATI Radeon (with DVI output). Unfortunately only the first one works. Although both cables (DVI ...
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How do I troubleshoot low wireless signal strength on my Dell Studio XPS?

My Dell Studio xps laptop has just started experiencing extremely low signal strength. I did set up a wireless printer the other day, so maybe I screwed something up in the process. Here's what I ...
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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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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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Inadequate Power Supply - Can I upgrade Video Card on Dell XPS 8300 to assist Video Editing? [closed]

I have a Dell XPS 8300 with i7-2600 and 16GB RAM. It has a Radeon 6450. It also has an amazing (as in, incredible) 125 Watt power supply. Somehow, it runs. Recently, I wanted to work with video from ...
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What does 4 beeps mean when you boot up your laptop? [duplicate]

My laptop is by Dell. I looked up beep error codes on their site and the page I found (it no longer exists) only mentioned 3 beep codes but my computer is making 4 beeps. So perhaps this means ...
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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 ...
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Dell laptop keyboard doesn't work

I'm trying to fix my in-laws laptop, it's a Dell Studio 1745 that's running Windows 7 64 bit. The problem is that most of the keys on the keyboard do not work. The function keys work and the caps ...
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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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Dell Driver Support for Latitude E6320 Windows 7 Enterprise

I recently did a reinstall of Windows 7 Enterprise on a Dell Latitude E6320, which is a 64 bit system. After the install process, and doing typical Windows Update stuff, I looked at my Device Manager ...