Steer Clear of Windows Vista Basic
Steer Clear of Windows Vista Basic ARTICLE DATE: 02.14.07 By Lance Ulanoff Windows Vista Home Basic could be the most pointless edition of Windows that Microsoft has ever released. Let me be clear: I like Windows Vista. I applaud it, in fact. It's the smartest, easiest-to-use Windows OS yet. Most of the Vi... 21 Mar 2007 01:56
Dell CD-RW Drive?
I have the 48X Max CD-RW Drive (Sony CD-RW CRX216E) from Dell in my desktop. I've run into a few problems with some CDs I'm trying to Burn (they are rejected). What are the current CDs out there that I should use with this drive. I'm mostly created backup data CDs and not doing a lot of rewriting. I have some 4... 16 Mar 2007 11:04
sdvd8820 drive burns at 4X speed on 8X setting on TDK media. any solution?
On Mar 8, 10:24 am, jamie kim <jamie...(a)hotmail.com> wrote: I'd check here on media/firmware issues http://club.cdfreaks.com/forumdisplay.php?f=61 PZ ... 10 Mar 2007 07:56
Inspiron 6400 bad thermistors?
Ok, in the slow-boot Inspiron saga, I put both of my I6400's, one a month old, one two weeks, in an unheated bedroom (48 F) for an hour and ran the diagnostic CD custom test on the thermal sensors. CPU Thermistor - Sensor range Test Test Results: Fail Error Code 3900:0626 Msg: Temperature sensor out of range te... 23 Jan 2007 05:39
Replacing a Dell case/CPU fan
After many days of serching, I found the official source for replacing the original fan on my Dell Precision 340. I think this will give you the official source for replacing all JMC/DATECH fans. My particular fan was the 9232-12HBTL-2. I got the official source by finding JMC Products on the web, which is the... 31 Jan 2007 09:06
I NEED HELP WITH ONE OF MY COMPUTERS
I have a Dell System Optiplex GX100 and what I did was that i took it apart and have been trying to put it back together i have got it to the point where it will turn on but it displays a message that says::: Alert! Previous attempts at booking this system have failed at checkpoint [EMem]. For help in ... 4 Dec 2006 23:32
For restore factory i need the original dellmbr.bin ... 1 Sep 2006 21:21
Flashing amber light - Dell Dimension E510
I'm stuck working on my boss's relatively new (Jan '06) Dimension E510. The power button flashes amber-orange which the diags say is a power supply or system board issue. They've sent up both the PS and the motherboard and I've replaced them but the flashing amber light remains. Have I misconnected a cable? ... 31 Aug 2006 06:54
Dimension 4550 Dell USB Keyboard When I restart my machine, the POST screen gives me keyboard failure, and the keyboard will not light up. It finally lights up at the Welcome screen I want to enter Safe Mode, or Set Up, but I can't due to the keyboard not being recognized early in the boot up process. ... 14 Aug 2006 13:39
Dimension 4700 Boot Failure at Checkpoint Ithr
I have a Dell Dimension 4700, running Windows XP Home Edition SP2. It has just decided not to boot, giving the " . . . previous attempts to boot have failed at checkpoint Ithr . . ." error message. It won't get to the BIOS as the POST fails resulting in the black screen with the above error message. Looking ... 6 Jun 2006 23:34