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  1. C

    Question External monitor stuck on Dell logo... but not laptop ?

    I am totally baffled. If the client restarts his computer and the lid of the laptop (connected via HDMI) is closed, the Dell monitor that the laptop is connected to just hangs at the Dell logo. If we restart with the lid open, and the screen does not display on the monitor, it boots up fine...
  2. K

    Question Cannot boot to BIOS in very old Dell PC

    I have an old Dell Studio 540 that I purchased in 2009 (Intel Core 2 Quad CPU Q9400). Originally came with Vista but I upgraded to Windows 7 shortly thereafter. I also added an SSD drive years ago. I know I've booted into the BIOS in the past but now I can't get to it. On a cold boot I see the...
  3. Simp444simp

    Question Dell Vostro 3000 series laptop not showing display

    I have recently changed thermal paste of my laptop, after reassembling the laptop It is not showing display . *Keyboard light is turning on *Fan is spinning both CPU and GPU are getting heated up * USB ports have power *Ram is working *Even laptop lcd screen self test is good But the laptop...
  4. itsparsic

    Question DELL - PC wont boot unless CMOS is reset, HELP!

    I am currently fixing up my old DELL XPS 8700 computer after a few years without using it. Long story short, pressing the power button doesn't do anything to the pc, nothing happens...sometimes. Occasionally the pc will start with a delay after hitting the power but not frequently enough not to...
  5. zEddie27

    Question Non-stop BSODs --- stop code: 0x00000116 ?

    So I recently got a Dell OptiPlex 9020 MT and a MSI GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Gaming X 4G. and I have been getting non stop bsods, the "nvlddmkm.sys" indicates it's an nvidia issue. the stop code is 0x00000116 I've tried many methods but none of them worked, I've tried *Uninstalling the driver using...
  6. Egg Waffle

    Question Dell optiplex 380 Mobo Upgrade

    Is it possible to upgrade the motherboard of this thing? It's the desktop model and I don't wanna fry components because the PSU wasn't standard. Thanks Details: Upgrading from LGA 775 to a 2nd gen intel motherboard that seems like a micro ATX one I'm not sure if this psu uses standard ATX...
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    Question Dell Precision T3500 + Asus GTX 660 Ti - flickering

    I have a Dell Precision T3500 with a Asus GTX 660 Ti 2GB that keeps flickering when the drivers are installed. The setup: Windows 10 Professional, Nvidia drivers 472 (2022) Asus GTX 660 Ti 2GB - has 2x PCIe 6-pin connection inputs Dell standard PSU 525W (1x PCIe 6-pin + [2x SATA-to-molex ->>...
  8. K

    Question Getting random black screen on external monitor connected to Dell G3 3590 ?

    I have owned my Dell G3 3590 (Core i5, 16GB RAM, 1TB HDD, 1TB SSD) laptop for over two years and I have been using it connected to an external monitor, a BenQ EW3270U, using an HDMI cable without issues. I recently performed a fresh re-install of Windows 10-64bit using the Dell OS Recovery due...
  9. M

    Question What are the key commands to enable/disable wifi on Dell Inspiron 5391 laptop

    My son has this for school. The wifi card is no longer seen in Windows, or even the BIOS. I know there's keys on the keyboard (usually 2 at the same time, etc) that disables and enables the wifi, and I think he accidentally hit them. I did the same thing to my Alienware laptop a couple of years...
  10. MasterKitty

    Question Laptop black screens and then boots back in to Windows ?

    My Dell G15 5515 is having this issue. At first I just thought it was a thermal issue so I checked all cooling solutions in the laptop- CPU, GPU, SSD and they seemed fine, along with setting a stronger fan profile. When that didn't work I reset the CMOS. Then, I reinstalled my chipset drivers...
  11. Burke_a_lot

    Question Intel USB driver version 5.0.4.43v2 no working

    Hey all, Got a bit of a problem with my Precision Rack 7910. About 12 months ago the USB ports would not work after rebooting. Restarting a few times seemed to have fixed that and as long as the system was running it was fine. Now they won't work at all. No keyboard, mouse, flash drives...
  12. buster108

    Question Ryzen 5 5625U vs Ryzen 7 5825U ?

    Hi Looking to buy a Dell Inspiron laptop. Mostly just for uni work and maybe some light gaming. More than anything want a quick experience but also a laptop that will last for many years. With that said, is the extra ££ for the ryzen 7 here worth it? Weirdly you can only choose 16gb of ram...
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    Question Dell Latitude 5450 not charging despite being plugged into the charger, and I've already replaced the battery ?

    My preowned Dell Latitude 5450 does not charge the battery at all even if plugged in over days at a time without use. I have to use the charger when I use it, and it keeps the computer alive, but it does not charge it at all. I have already replaced the battery with a brand new one. I have also...
  14. SenatorPC1989

    Question monitor operating time ?

    hi How can I know how long the monitor is work? i wanna buy a stock monitor but i dont know how long working how to check time on ? for hp , dell , benq , viewsonic , lg monitors
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    Question Dell 5590 NDXNV has erratic touchpad, often tracks to lower left corner ?

    I have a Dell Latitude 5590 NDXNV which has a touchpad problem. Any time that the notebook is moved or pressure is exerted on it by moving the screen angle, and sometimes when typing, the touchpad cursor goes nuts, always tracking to the lower left hand corner of the screen. It will keep this up...
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    Question Help! Bought wrong PSU and Can’t figure out which psu’s are compatible!

    Intel i5- 3330 Optiplex 7010 DT What I just got in the mail- gtx 1650 4gb low profile 300watt psu (I got trx instead of atx due to lack of guidance) I only see ports for the 24 pin and a 4 pin (not including the ones for the dvd drive and hdd and ssd) I can’t for the life of me figure out...
  17. AE123

    Question Dual monitor max resolution issue with daisy chain - Help Please

    I just purchased two U3223QE 32" 4K monitors. Dell advertised these as USB-C Hub monitors that can daisy chain using the DPI port and cables provided. I have an LG Gram 17" computer plugged into monitor #1 with the provided double-sided USB-C cable, the two monitors are linked using the DPI 1.2...
  18. JayTee3

    [SOLVED] Best CPU a Optiplex 990 SFF can have?

    That the motherboard supports? Here is a CPU-Z validation showing the motherboard and etc https://valid.x86.fr/8k0rr3 from googling it seems a 1155 socket (tho googling it also shows a 1156 socket weirdly?) but pretty sure its 1155, so curious to what this board supports, I'm on the latest...
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    [SOLVED] Problems cloning System drive.

    I have a DELL Inspiron 5477 AIO which was set up by DELL with a 128GB SSD for the operating system and 1TB drive for the DATA drive. I would like to upgrade the 128GB SSD to 256GB SSD. I am able to clone the drive successfully but when I replace the 128GB SSD with the 256CG SSD and boot up the...
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    [SOLVED] Dell latitude e5450 turning off after some time

    Hi i am having a Dell latitude E5450 laptop and it was purchased on 2015. Its battery was charging only sometimes and sometimes not charging while plugging. So initially thought it is problem with charger or battery. But after taking battery out and tested the laptop , it is turning off after...
  21. Kagami1004

    [SOLVED] CPU temp is 80-90 on Dell Optiplex 3070

    Hello, what is the best or budget CPU cooler for a Dell Optiplex 3070 ? The stock cooler is making so much noise like airplane. Can I also add one more 80/92mm, or can I mod the case ?
  22. overclockedhuman

    [SOLVED] Switching To AMD, Will Windows Still Boot From The SSD I Use For Boot Right Now?

    I have an ancient Dell T3500 Desktop (Xeon based from like 2010) that I am currently using to game on, I have all the components to build a new system based on the Ryzen 3 3300x, but I'm unsure about the windows boot process. Ive heard that windows doesn't like having hardware switches. Will it...
  23. DrBoo1Ghost

    Question Dell Inspiron 15 3000 for Light Use?

    Hello, I'm looking to purchase two new laptops for a business front desk. My answers are as follows: 1. What is your budget? - $450 USD, but cheaper is better :) 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? - Doesn't matter 3. What screen resolution do you want? - Doesn't...
  24. zGyVi

    [SOLVED] Please help!! i7 2600 on an optiplex 390

    Hello good Morning. I want someone to clear my doubts, I have an Optiplex 390 with socket 1155, my question is if I can put an intel core i7 2600, I currently have an i5 2400, I want to update this component, but I saw people say that it could not be done, other people say yes It is possible...
  25. SP6666

    Question Heat and stuttering Issue on Dell Inspiron 5502 ?

    Hey there! Im using a Dell Inspiron 15 5502 Intel Core i5 1135G7 CPU Nvidia Mx330 dGPU, 8GB ram, 512 GB SSD, It's CPU temps go really high during video conferencing (75c-85c) Which is really annoying as it starts to throttle and the laptop starts freezing and stuttering. And also the GPU...
  26. JayTee3

    [SOLVED] Optiplex 980 Won’t turn on anymore

    I wrote out a whole post just for it to be removed by my phone :( so I’m gonna do a TL:DR this time Computer was working beautifully fine only thing I can think of that changed from yesterday (when it was working) is that heavy rain hit, tho we didn’t see any lightning, but it was connected to...
  27. T

    [SOLVED] X17R1, X17 R1.. Win11 freezes then cannot find boot media

    Environment: Dell X17R1 / 1.5.0 Bios / i9 / 3080 RTX 16GB / 64GB @ 3467 Mhz RAM / 4Tb 2x NVMe m.2 drives / Win11 Ent. Symptoms: Once or twice a day I might be on the system working OR having locked the screen when the machine will completely freeze then crash to that Dell White screen trying to...
  28. C

    [SOLVED] Old 4k gaming gpu?

    I have a dell optiplex 3010 I gave my parents and now I am getting a new psu so I will give them the thermaltake smart 600w. They will mostly not use the pc but my mother does like playing old cods specifically bo2 and bo1 zombies they have a 4k surround sound in the basement and I would like...
  29. A

    Dell Inspiron 16 Plus with UHD Graphics (or MSI Flip 16)

    Hello Where I live overseas, the only available option for the Dell Inspiron 16 Plus is with UHD Graphics. All the reviews I've read/seen are with the Nvidia GPU. It has the 11800 Processor and I think Gen 3 SSD. Do you think this would be ok for my needs? My general usage is web browsing...
  30. anjanesh

    Question Regular BSOD crashes in Dell Inspiron 5410

    Has anyone had problems with Dell Inspiron 14 5410 2-in-1 ? My friend bought one from a reseller (not Dell irect) one week back and he's been getting tons of BSOD errors daily - right from day #1. This is just one of the latest screenshots : View: https://imgur.com/a/MYlVr7r Can this be a...
  31. M

    Question MSI GTX1050TI Strange HD Audio Problem

    Hi chaps, Running Windows 10 64-bit here on a Dell Optiplex 790 PC. I have just installed a second-hand MSI GTX 1050TI. I use an old TV connected to the graphics card via the Display Port connector. When I am using a media player, MAME or a web site such as YouTube there is no sound coming...
  32. C

    [SOLVED] Are Dell XPS 8940 components interchangeable with Dell G5?

    Hello everyone, I currently own a Dell G5 gaming desktop, but I want to upgrade its GPU and PSU. Since the system uses propietary parts, I've decided to purchase the Dell XPS 8940 and swap out the PSU and GPU that it came with and install it into my G5 (then put my old PSU and GPU back in the...
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    [SOLVED] How to fix BTHUSB Error

    Hi I'm using a DELL Inspirion 5491 laptop with Windows 11. My Bluetooth driver disapper time to time for about 2-3 seconds. Following event is there with a warning. Hope someone could help me to resolve this issue. Log Name: System Source: BTHUSB Date: 11/18/2021 12:31:02...
  34. Eli_W

    [SOLVED] What is the best PC for gaming AND work?

    I need a new laptop for work and studying. I would also like one that can run most games well, except for the most demanding games such as Red Dead Redemption 2. Which laptops come to your mind?
  35. rakinar2

    Question My PC fails to boot for 3 times

    I have a DELL OptiPlex 7080 Tower PC and each time after finishing my work on the PC, I shut down the PC after the power button led turns off, and then I disconnect it from the main power supply. But sometimes it causes a bad impact on PC; the PC fails to boot for 3 times, (Then it works) like...
  36. Chacko586

    Question Bluetooth mouse lagging after clicking on "Show available networks" menu

    I have a Dell Vostro 3590 with a Qualcomm QCA9377 wifi/bluetooth combo chip. One of the things I have observed is the title of the thread. The bluetooth mouse is fully charged and the problem just appeared a few days ago. What I have also observed is that it functions normally when the show...
  37. TomZap35

    Question Best laptop for uni?

    Hi Everyone! I’m starting University next year and I’m looking at getting a good laptop. I currently have a 128GB surface pro 6, however I find the limited storage a bit of problem and the detachable keyboard a major hindrance, especially with how flexible and un-sturdy it feels when typing...
  38. C

    Question My optiplex 990 is not booting into a bootable USB. Whenever i try there is a black screen and nothing else. Any fix?

    My girlfriend's optiplex 990 had two OS's on it. Linux and windows 10. Her copy of windows 10 kept acting up, and it wouldnt update either. So i figured the best thing to do would be to reinstall. I tried to reinstall, and went through the windows 10 install just fine, but once i got to the...
  39. E

    Question Why i cant run 4k 60 hertz on my display through USB type c?

    Why I cant run 4k 60 hertz on my display through my USB type c port? I am limited to 4k @30hz(2k @60hz 1k @60hz) -through HDMI it works just fine though(4k @60hz)!- I have" LCD monitor with USB-C Dock 279C9/00 | Philips " including "Dell Vostro 5402 · i5-1135G7 · Xe Graphics G7 80 EU · 14.0”...
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    [SOLVED] Trying to max out my Dell Latitude E6440

    Years ago I was given this model laptop by my employer. Both I and my wife are deeply in love with its keyboard. It's a joy to type on and literally the only laptop keyboard I have ever managed to use comfortably and even type without looking at the keys. This is why I would like to know from...