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Dell Precision 3630 desktop [closed]

I have Dell Precision 3630 desktop that had an M.2 disk in it. Now i removed it and want to have an SSD and HDD. On that SSD are already installed Windows 10 because it is from another PC that i used. ...
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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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NVidia K2000 prevents booting up machine when connected to Display Port

I have Dell Precision T1700 machine with onboard Intel 4600 graphic card and NVidia K2000 graphic card. Here is the hardware I am using Onboard Intel graphic has two DP port NVidia K2000 has one DVI ...
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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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Can I use 2Rx8 and 1Rx8 on Precision t5500

I am trying to use on my Precision T5500 3gb of x3 Hynix 1Rx8 PC3-8500E and 1x Samsung 4gb 2Rx8-12800R. Is it possible and do i need to arrange them in a special way because when i place them i just ...
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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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Upgrade from TPM 1.2 to 2.0 on a Dell Precision T7610

I need to upgrade the TPM firmware on my Dell Precision T7610 from v1.2 to v2.0, however there is no TPM upgrade available on the Dell support website. They have an upgrade utility that covers a wide ...
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how to set DELL Precision 5530 running Windows 10 to run I7 processor at max speed (4.3GHZ) continually?

Need to run our Intel I7 6core processor at max speed of 4.3GHZ on our Dell Prec 5530 laptop, so that our computation app (compiled by Julia lang) runs continually at max speed 4.3GHZ. I tried going ...
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M.2 Drives not appearing after reset of Windows 10 machine

I recently, mistakenly uninstalled a driver which forced me to completely reset my machine. I have a Dell Precision Tower 5810 running Windows 10. I have a standard internal hard drive as the C: drive....
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Any way to remap the touchpad's center-click button? [duplicate]

I'm running Windows 10 Professional on the Dell Precision 7530 laptop, and I'm looking for some sort of registry-hack or similar to allow me to remap the mouse buttons on the built-in touchpad. This ...
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Windows 10 keyboard sometimes repeats keys and sometimes ignores keys

Sometimes, as I'm typing, suddenly [A] it ignores keys (it just did it now!) and I have to type them again, then it works, and [B] it sometimes repeats latest keystroke about 20 times. Problem began ...
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TB18DC connectivity problems

I have a DELL TB18DC docking station connected to my DELL laptop and everything seems to be working fine except for my USB connected mouse which is currently failing to work as it should. Problem is ...
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How to stop USB devices from disconnecting on sleep?

I have a Dell Precision 5520 (laptop) and as it's my only Windows PC I'm unable to see if it's a Dell or Windows problem. I use various types of hardware such as CAN bus analyzers, MCU programmers ...
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Bad motherboard or something else? [closed]

Not sure if this is a good question to ask... Background: I acquired a Dell M6800 laptop that was considered bad or dead. Little troubleshooting was done at the time it was sent to the waste pile. I ...
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Dell T3600 won't start showing amber 3 & 4 with a white power button

My workstation is a Dell T3600. The 3 & 4 are amber and the power button is white. Dell's web-site says this is ACPI S3 mode (power saving). But it won't wake up for anything. Everything was fine ...
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Dell T3600 only boots after entering and exiting the BIOS

I got an old Dell T3400 from an closing office a few days ago without a HDD. So I grabbed a 160GB hard disk from my old Laptop and installed Windows 10 on it. It works very well without any issues. ...
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Windows 10: Enable system-wide smooth scrolling

This question is a bit different from others that I have found, because the solutions to them have always been "change the scroll setting to 1 line at a time". I won't be satisfied by that. I don't ...
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# of DIMMs per channel vs. channel memory mode

I have purchased a Dell Precision 5520 laptop with two identical 16 GB DDR4 memory cards installed. The information section in BIOS states that single channel memory mode is being used. There is no ...
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Dell Precision T1600 Workstation memory configurations

I have a salvage T1600 workstation that I'd like to build up and populate with at least 16 GB of memory (it takes DDR3 1333). I have 2x2GB unbuffered cards already. Can I add 2x8 cards for a total of ...
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