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Dell Precision 690 - NIC lights do not light up

I am baffled...NIC on Precision 690 not working. Just bought so do not know history. Installed Windows 7. I have: tried different cables and confirmed that cables are not the problem. Tried removing ...
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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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Windows 10 on Dell precision m65

I have a Dell Drecision M65 with Windows XP. Its specs are: Processor: Intel Yonah Core Duo T2400 (1.83GHz/2MB L2 Cache) OS: Microsoft Windows XP Professional Hard Drive: 80 GB SATA @ 5400RPM Screen:...
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Error 0xA005004B when trying to convert to RAID 1 with Intel Rapid Storage Technology

I have a laptop with two 500GB hard drives that I want to convert to RAID 1. Currently Windows is installed to one of the drives (port 0), and the other drive (port 5) is unused. I'm trying to convert ...
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Using HDMI output from Dell M1530 with a dead screen

I've got a now fairly old Dell M1530 laptop (that has had various problems due to the well documented overheating issues) that has in the last week had its LCD panel die on me. It's not the inverter ...
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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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Windows 10 TPM failing to boot

I have a TPM Module on an old Dell Precision T5400 which I am trying to enable under Windows 10. Unfortunately, windows is hanging on boot at the splash screen after I enable TPM in the BIOS. Does ...
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Need Help Finding Power Supply Information

My apologies in advance if this is not the correct community for this type of question. Situation: I am using a Dell Precision Tower Workstation 5810 and would like to install an Nvidia Quadro P5000....
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Disable ALL Dell boot Alert messages

I have built a "custom" dell t5400 pc. With this comes a new case and new fans, I am not using any of the original fans or even the original front panel, or the intrusion button being detected, or the ...
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Dell T5400 AMD RX460 GPU needs old Nvidia GPU

I am not one to ever post anything so I apologize if this is the wrong place! My Google skills have failed to find an answer for something very strange that I've encountered. After days of looking ...
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Dell docking station and Precision m6700 — VGA port not responding

I have a Dell Precision m6700, and prior to that I had a Dell Latitude e6520 -- the following configuration worked for both of them. Here's a pic of my docking station: I use my laptop's screen (...
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How to connect a PCoIP Hostcard to a DELL T3500 to enable remote power up?

I want to integrate a EVGA HD02 PCoIP Hostcard into a DELL T3500. The card itself and remote acces to the card works fine in the system, but now i would like to be able to remotley power on the ...
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Dell M4500 does not connect to internet

I have a Dell M4500 that does not connect to the internet. I have called Dell and they have replaced the motherboard but it does not work. They told me that it is a software problem. It suddenly ...
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Can one add a Nvidia GPU to a Dell Precision T3500 to use?

Can one install a Nvidia GPU such as Tesla™ C2075 to a Dell Precision T3500 to use? Thanks for any helpful answers!
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No audio device, no errors

I've got a Dell Precision Workstation T3500 which for some reason is not showing any audio devices. Looking in device manager there are no errors or missing devices, and in the system section there ...
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Ram compatibility for ecc and precision

I have a Dell Precision 3610, 1 processor - 6 cores. I have 16GB 2Rx4 PC4 - 2133P - RA0 - 10 Hynix RAM Its my understanding that precisions accept ECC Ram, will this ram work? If you need me to ...
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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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Troubleshooting processor upgrade, Paxville on Dell Precision 670

I've got a Dell Precision 670 with an XC837 motherboard and BIOS at version A07. I'm trying to upgrade this from using a single-core Celeron to a dual-core Paxville processor. When I install a single ...
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Has my laptop battery lost 40% of its capacity?

The past few (work) days, I have noticed that at the end of the day, Windows was reporting that my laptop was plugged in, my battery was not fully charged, and that the system was not charging the ...
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If I use a CPU with more cores than the specs of the motherboard allow, what will happpen?

I have a Dell Precision T3600 with a Xeon E5-1607 (quad core) and want to upgrade the CPU for a E5-2658v3 (12 cores). The motherboard of the T3600 seem to only support up to 6 cores according to the ...
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HDD password on Dell Precision

Does anyone know exactly how Dell Precision handles HDD passwords? The BIOS allows to set a password for any internal drive, plus an eSata drive. However, during boot, it asks for password for HDD-0 ...
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Dell Precision M4400 Overheating and FPS drops

The dell laptop that I have keeps overheating during games and the fps drops about 20 minutes after the game starts. I have disabled Speed Step, lowered the processing power in Windows Power Options ...
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Installation of windows 8.1 in Dell Precision T3400

I got myself a T3400 PC. I installed windows 8.1 in it. Everything seems to work fine except for my internal speakers. After I installed windows 8.1 the audio symbol showed that it was muted at the ...
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Dell Precision T3500 - single SATA disk as RAID

Hopefully a quick question - my workstation has been configured with a single SATA hard disk, but the BIOS has the SATA controller configured as RAID, so essentially the disk is being exposed to ...
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My Windows 7 64-bit is reluctant to use all 8GB. Why?

The computer recognizes all 8GBs of RAM. When using some memory hogging applications, the computer would barely pass 4GBs of usage. Things I've tried: I reseated the sticks with not much luck. ...
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What happens if no ram is in a dual CPU riser?

I have a Dell precision T5500 with a dual CPU riser. There are 6 slots on the system board and 3 on the second CPU riser. The Dell recommended configuration is to divide between the system board and ...
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Dell Precision 670 not booting

Our Dell running XP did not boot one day and was making a beep code that I had a hard time finding on the Internet. It was one of the RAM sticks so I replaced it. Before that I removed the ...
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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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Old Dell Precision M4600 Won't wakeup from Sleep

I have an old Dell Precision M4600 Laptop that I'm trying to troubleshoot, as it has issues waking up from sleep mode. I got it used so I have no previous history for it's behavior. Below are the ...
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Dell Presicion M6800 forgot admin password

Hello I need help access my Dell Presicion M6800 I forgot My admin password can’t access bios with F2 please help
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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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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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Workstation shutdowns automatically and shows no bootable device

I have Dell Precision T1700 workstation, a new machine, with 512 Hybrid disk. Recently I added an old 1TB HDD to it. After adding HDD am facing following problems. If I work on Workstation for hour ...
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Installing bluetooth module on Dell Precision M4600

I have a Dell Precision M4600 without a Bluetooth module (Bios says unavailable). I'm thinking about buying and installing this I have two questions Does this work on Dell M4600? How can I install ...
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Dell docking station only works when power supply unplugged

I recently was forced to get a new Dell M6500 chassis and hard-drive for work to replace my old identical model laptop. I have a Dell docking station connected to some peripherals and a second monitor,...
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Dell Precision 380 does not accept RAM

I have Dell Precision 380. It has 512 MB RAM. Now I want to add a NANYA 0639 1 GB RAM but it does not accept that by showing diagnosing CODE 3,4 and beeps. Please anyone suggest me some solution ...
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restore dell T1500 software to factory settings

after upgrading the windows 7 of my dell precision T1500 to windows 8 (made this a long time ago without problems), i can't manage to restore the system default : Every advice i read about system ...
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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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Getting Dell M6500 to work with Apple 30 inch display

I have a Dell M6500 laptop and I can't get it to work with my 30" Apple Cinema display. I have tried every combination imaginable but it just doesn't work. I have the ATI Firepro 7820 with 1GB memory ...
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Dell Precision 5530 laptop doesn't recognize analog headset

What could cause this laptop to not recognize an analog headset? Screenshot: Device Manager Screenshot: RealTek Driver