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Is anyone aware of a way to get power to internal accessories in a Dell Precision 5860 Tower?

I suspect I know the answer, but figure it is worth a shot anyways... Is anyone aware of a way to get power to internal accessories in a Dell Precision 5860 Tower? It's a very nice setup if all you ...
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Windows Dell: Monitor Display Resolution Changes When Closing Lid

I have a Dell Precision 5480 (2024 model). Everytime I close the laptop lid, the Display Resolution gets smaller. When I open the lid, it gets bigger. I'm trying to find a solution to keep same ...
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Selenium tests on Dell precision 5550: Certain thermal settings trigger "chrome not reachable" error

For our web based applications, we have created automated end to end tests. Those run in parallel, so we have a usage of nearly constantly 100 % on all CPU cores over more than 14 minutes. On complete ...
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Thunderbolt Host Controller missing in Ubuntu... is that normal?

Is it OK to have Thunderbolt bridges, NHI, and PCI Express Root Ports but no "Thunderbolt Host Controller" using lspci on a TB3 capable system? My Dell Precision 5510 (TB3 capable) laptop ...
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Ctrl key inverts the pressed letter instead of invoking the shortcut command

I have a Dell Precision 3581 and an external keyboard Logitech K850. The problem is that, on both the keyboard of the laptop and on the external one, when I click Ctrl + a..z I just get the secondary ...
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Dell precision T3600 & T3630 series hate YAHOO

I own many Dell desktops and laptops. The Precision T3600 and T3630 are very good. But for some reason, they all hate Yahoo. yahoo.com is always slow to display and the page layout is so cluttered ...
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Is that possible to upgrade Nvidia Quadro k1000m with gpu upgrade? (Replacement of N14P-Q1-A2 with N17P-Q1-A2)

I have Nvidia k1000m on my Dell precision m4700, but it's some kind of weak gpu. After i didn't find Nvidia m2200, m1200 & m1000m graphic cards on the market which all are mxm 3.0 type A just like ...
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Laptop Broken black screen

After booting, my laptop is stuck on a black screen with a flickering circle and cursor. I have tried everything, including reinstalling Windows using a USB, but I cannot use a single key. Can anyone ...
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Dell Precision Tower 5810 usb to VGA headless driver setup

I have a Dell Precision Tower 5810 and want to connect it to a monitor which has a VGA port. Here: are the ports available on dell precision pc. As far as I can tell, my only options for a monitor ...
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How to boot from CD drive on Dell Precision 3630

My Dell Precision 3630 Tower cannot boot from CD/DVD. The drive works under Windows 11, and I tested with several disks that boot on other machines. These are some things I tried: A bootable FreeDos ...
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How can I access the .efi directory of the bios and replace the .efi (specifically BOOTX64.EFI) files?

I believe the .efi files are screwed up, some way, some how. When I first got this machine, not long ago, I had no problem booting into a Windows 11 install disk, installing the OS, and had successful ...
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PC running debian overheating

I installed Debian 9.13 (stretch) amd64 to a (pretty old) PC tower, and it randomly powers off a few minutes after boot, every time I boot, since the first ever boot into the new system. I booted into ...
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Is my RAM 2667Mhz or 3200Mhz?

Is my RAM speed 2666 or 3200 MHz? From my research 3200MHz runs at 1.2V, as per my voltage below, and 2667Mhz runs at a higher voltage of about 1.35V. I looked up the datasheet of the mikron ...
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Keys F2, F3, 2, 3, W, E, S, D, X, C not working on an old laptop keyboard

The laptop is a Dell Precision M90. Tried cleaning the connector with alcohol. Doesn't seem to be any dust there either.
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Keyboard plugged in display cannot be used until monitor wake-up message disappears

I have a Dell UltraSharp 49" (U4919DW) display and I use it as an input to connect all my devices (keyboard, mouse, headphones, etc.) and connect to my laptop (Dell Precision 5560) through USB-C. ...
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What MSR to read to understand why my laptop CPU is sometimes stuck at 800Mhz?

I have a Dell Precision 7550 with an Intel Xeon W-10885M (Comet Lake), and sometimes, on Ubuntu only (not on Windows), my CPU get stuck at 800Mhz when plugged in (no problem on battery). I'm trying to ...
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How many monitors can Intel® Pro Graphics 630 support?

I have Dell Precision 5520 that goes with NVIDIA Quadro M1200 with 4GB GDDR5 dedicated memory and Intel® Pro Graphics 630 How many displays I can use at the same time? I understand that since NVIDIA ...
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Dell Precision T3600 doesn't start BIOS when inserting a HDD WD40EZRZ (4 TB, SATA)

Intention: I want to put a 4 TB WD WD40EZRZ HDD (3,5") into my Dell Precision T3600. State before and what IS working: I've got a Dell Precision T3600 with a 256 GB SSD and a 1 TB WD HDD (2,5&...
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Dell precision 5560 can't do 3 monitors. RTX card not primary graphic controller

I have a dell precision 5560 with an i9 and a build in rtx a2000 graphics card. I want to connect 3 monitors to this laptop. I hooked up a docking station to it that supports 2 monitors and the third ...
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Dell Precision M4800 will not boot after installing Windows 10

I've recently attempted to upgrade my old Dell Precision M4800 from Windows 7 to Windows 10, but I believe I screwed something up in the process, because it doesn't seem to boot properly anymore. I ...
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Multiple 10+ Year Old Dell Desktop Computers Dying Before My Eyes - What's Going On / How to Retrieve Data?

I have more than a half dozen Dell desktops that are coming out of storage to restore the data on them. They each work just briefly (minutes), then seem to die entirely. What is causing this? Most ...
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Whatever I tried, my computer keeps waking up when I move my mouse

My computer is a Dell Precision 5550, connected to a Dell WD19TB Thunderbolt Docking Station. It runs a Windows 10 OS and my mouse is a Logitech MX Master (Mac) 3 connected through bluetooth. Whatever ...
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Extremely bad WiFi signal on one laptop - why?

I have a 2.4 GHz WT3020 router with OpenWRT supplying WiFi for all my devices at home (4 in total). All of them get great signal and low ping, except for one laptop (Dell Precision 7540, running ...
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All external disks are suddenly write-protected

I can not use my computer to modify or delete any data from any external USB disk. If I plug in the same disk into another computer, there is no problem. This started right after I did an update of ...
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How to identify my cloned C drive in Dell boot options?

I have a Dell Precision Tower 3620 running Windows 10 and I installed a new 512Gb internal SSD (size exactly matches my C-drive). The new drive mapped to H because I have some other external drives ...
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Dell T3600 Front Panel Issue

I am having the weirdest issue with a Dell T3600 I cannot figure out, and any help is appreciated. I know this is going to be long, and I appreciate the time anyone takes to read this and help me. I ...
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My screen does not match my tv size in my Linux desktop

I've got a Dell Desktop connected to a TV. Borders doesn't work well in the desktop. Check the photos: TV: LG 55UM7100PB (https://www.lg.com/sg/tvs/lg-55UH615T-uhdtv) DESKTOP: DELL Precision T7400 (...
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Can't Find Arduino Drivers Windows 10 Precision3560

I'm unable to upload anything to my Arduino Nano because it says it doesn't have the drivers for it. I've tried going to the Device Manager and going to the USB serial to "update" the ...
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Dell Precision 7520 GPU fan going ON OFF ON OFF

My dell 7520 (out of warranty), 3 months ago I started getting this weird on off pattern for my GPU fan. One dude helped me, temporarily, now it started again after 1 month! is buying a new fans gonna ...
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If i add more memory for hardware (hardware reserved) will the perfomace boost a little bit?

At the moment it is just 150 of hardware reserved, if i make it like 2gb will there be difference is the question? 32GB ram Intel HD Graphics 630 (128 vram) and Quadro M2200 (4gb vram) working at the ...
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Dell Precision 3520 keyboard backlight timeout

I have a Dell Precision 3520 laptop, which has a backlit keyboard. There's a function key to turn it off and change the brightness between 1 of 2 values. The backlight starts to fade out after 10 ...
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Why does my computer turn on when power is applied? And need to be restarted once before monitors will display?

Background: I have a tech van with a generator that outputs 120V 60Hz power into a circuit breaker panel that then leads into a 3000VA UPS. I have 3 Dell 3930 rack mounted computers with quadro ...
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Windows 10 / Fresh install / Very slow / Version 10.0.18363

I'm sure I'm not the only one that has a computer with the slows...but Did a fresh install of Windows 10 on a Dell Precision M6800 (1 TB SSD + 1 TB HD; 24 GB RAM; i7 with (x4) Cores) Used Windows ...
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Dell Precision 7530 touch screen laptop randomly fires MS-Windows events. System becomes unusable

I have a Dell Precision 7530 laptop with a touch-screen running Windows 10. I use an external Dell WD15 Docking Station with 2 external monitors, USB keyboard and mouse, so I can close the laptop lid....
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Can I put a discrete GPU in my laptop?

I have a Dell Precision 7740 which shipped with no discrete graphics. Although the motherboard supports inserting a discrete GPU, the installation guide says that it has no GPU power cable. If I want ...
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Problems installing an LSI MegaRAID 9341-8i in Dell t5810 workstation

I have been working on building a home server for learning purposes and also to keep my family media stuff. I decided to go with a Dell Precision T5810 workstation as I got it cheap, for only $200; ...
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Dell Precision Laptop Windows 10 Audio changes randomly when headset/earphone plugged in and tapped/touched by hand

I am using a Dell Precision 7530 and every time I plug in an earphone or headset via the 3.5mm jack the audio settings change randomly when the side of the laptop is tapped or touched by hand. This ...
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Unable to get CentOS v7 to boot on Dell after switching from MBR to UEFI

I had an older Dell system booting via MBR that died so I moved sda to a newer Dell system and tried to setup uefi boot. I get "No bootable devices found" by the Dell BIOS when I try to boot of the ...
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Boot from something other than original hard drive

I have a Dell Precision T7400 running Windows 7, BIOS version A02. Windows 7 is stored between 2 1TB SATA hard drives. I recently obtained some SATA drives with another OS, but I cannot boot from ...
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CPU upgrade failed on a Dell Precision Tower

Just got two new Xeon Gold 6240 CPUs for a Dell Precision 7920 Tower. Dell's website says these chips are compatible with this computer. After installing the new chips, I'm getting a pre-boot failure ...
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Dell Workstation PC won't boot after installing GeForce 1070 SC

I have a few new generic Dell 7820 Workstations that will be having GTX GeForce 1070 SC graphics cards installed. PC #1 has card #1 already installed (I should mention, I didn't do this installation ...
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Dell UltraSharp UHD SHP1430 -- Name the defect?

Purchased a new Precision 7530 from Dell.com, chose 'the' UHD UltraSharp display. There are two hardware options for the UHD -- SHP1430 and I think the other is SHP1540. I got a defective SHP1430 ...
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Faint beep similar to HDD head skip (but it's not the HDD!) on Dell 7800

I'm pretty sure everybody here is familiar with the kind of beep hard disks make when waking up from DSM/hibernate and, often followed by an ominous click, when they're on their last leg. I heard it ...
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Check battery life for Dell Wireles Keyboard KM717

I am using a Dell Wireless Keyboard KM717 The wireless mouse has a tiny red LED that will blink when the battery is running low. I cannot find an equivalent indicator on the keyboard. How can I ...
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Precision 5540 NVMe drive benchmark a lot lower than expected

hope someone can help me figure this out. Just got Precision 5540 laptop and found that drives perform slower than my older laptop. Here are the details: Comparing Precision 5540 and 5520 running ...
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Dell Precision 7x30 RAID setup

I'm in receipt of a Dell precision 7730. I've installed two Samsung 970 pro NVMe SSDs, but for the life of me, I cannot work out how to set the drives up in a RAID 1 configuration and Google is not my ...
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Windows Server 2012R2 blue screen during installation directly after Windows logo appears

Installing Server 2012R2 on a Dell Precision T7400 with 14GB of RAM, 2x Intel Xeon X5450 Processors, and an 8400GS. Using a 32GB Sandisk USB, I burned the ISO from the Microsoft website, using Rufus. ...
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Dell Precision M6400 laptop touchpad not responsive to taps after replacing keyboard

I have a Dell Precision M6400, running Windows 7. Today I replaced the keyboard with a new OEM keyboard from a top-rated eBay seller. The keyboard works fine, but now the touchpad is not responsive to ...
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How to activate Dell Windows 10 cloned from another pc?

understand that for windows 10 from oem the key is stored in the BIOS "Dell keys are stored in the BIOS, as long as you use OEM install media, it will activate" now i have 5 Dell pc of the same model ...
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High CPU usage - seems to be in the function DefPortWriteAcpiRegister in ACPI.sys

I have been struggling with high CPU usage for a pretty long time, the issue happens when I do a full reboot of my laptop (a DELL Precision M6800, Windows 7, 64bits), it happens in the ACPI.sys ...
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