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CES 2018: Dell announces XPS 15 2-in-1, Inspiron gaming desktop, monitors and more

Question: CES 2018: Dell announces XPS 15 2-in-1, Inspiron gaming desktop, monitors and more

These new devices light up some of the best of Windows 10 ? including the Paint 3D app and Remix3D.com community, your digital personal assistant Cortana*, Windows Hello for fast and secure login, Windows Ink for drawing on photos or marking up webpages in Microsoft Edge, comprehensive protection with Windows Defender and more. Let?s take a closer look:

XPS 15 2-in-1


Balancing high performance with a sleek design, the first XPS 15 2-in-1 delivers the CPU and graphics horsepower to run content creation apps, process huge files and play AAA games while featuring touch, pen, an innovative maglev keyboard and the screen real estate that creators crave. Expert craftsmanship, premium materials and finishes including machined aluminum, carbon fiber and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 make this a functional, futuristic design.

Features of the XPS 15 2-in-1 include:
Built with Windows 10, it arrives equipped with the Xbox app, support for DirectX12, and enables gamers to easily and quickly stream their gameplay using Mixer, without any added hardware or software
New 8th Gen Intel Core processor combines a high-performance Intel CPU and discrete Radeon RX Vega M graphics in a single package
Eye-catching next-generation InfinityEdge 4K Ultra HD display

Pricing and availability: Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 will be available in the U.S. on Dell.com in April starting at $1,299.99.

XPS 13


In case you missed it, Dell also announced the XPS 13 earlier this week at CES ? a device powered by Windows 10, featuring a Rose Gold exterior and Alpine White woven glass fiber interior as an option to traditional silver and black, with narrower borders, higher 4K Ultra HD resolution and GORE Thermal Insulation to keep the system cool while it works hard. Read more in our blog post:
Pricing and availability: Dell XPS 13 is available on Dell.com, Microsoft.com and your local Microsoft Store starting at $999 with an 8th Gen Intel Core i5 processor.

VR-ready Dell Inspiron Gaming Desktop


Dell also unveiled today new VR-ready Dell Inspiron Gaming Desktop starting at just $799. Engineered for PC gamers, the new Inspiron Gaming Desktop features 8th Gen Intel quad- and hex-core processors and graphics; Windows 10 so you can stay connected with friends on Xbox Live with the Xbox app, support for Direct X12, and enables quick and easy game streaming through Mixer, without the need for extra hardware or software; solid-state drive options offer faster boot-up times and intelligent thermal design provide longer gaming sessions.

New monitors and a performance uplift for Dell?s Latitude portfolio


Designed for the mobile workforce, Dell?s Latitude portfolio of secure and manageable commercial notebooks and 2-in-1s has been fully refreshed with the latest 15W dual-core and quad-core 8th Gen Intel Core vPro processors, delivering significant performance improvement.

The Latitude product line also has been updated with several exciting new hidden innovations. For example, the Latitude 7490 notebook features an exclusive active steering antenna that delivers better WiFi range, and a new Full HD super low power display that reduces power consumption by up to 50 percent, resulting in several hours of additional battery life.

Pricing and availability:
Dell Latitude 7490 Notebook is available on Dell.com starting at $1,049
Dell Latitude 5490 Notebook is available on Dell.com starting at $779
Dell Latitude 7390 2-in-1 is available on Dell.com starting at $1,149
Dell Latitude 5290 2-in-1 is available on Dell.com starting at $899

With the new Dell 27 Ultrathin Monitor (S2719DM) and Dell 24 Ultrathin Monitor (S2419HM), pictures come to life in luminous, vivid color and both monitors support HDR-content playback for a CinemaColor experience, producing beautiful color depth, clarity and contrast in a virtually borderless InfinityEdge display for strikingly realistic images. With a sleek profile at only 5.5mm at its thinnest, both monitors deliver peak brightness of 600 nits.

Pricing and availability:
Dell 27 Ultrathin Monitor (S2719DM) will be available globally Jan. 30 on Dell.com starting at $499.99.
Dell 24 Ultrathin Monitor (S2419HM) will be available globally Jan. 30 on Dell.com starting at $299.99.
Dell Portable Thunderbolt 3 SSD in 500GB ($439) and 1TB ($799) will be available globally Feb. 28 on Dell.com.
Immersive experiences with Dell Cinema
Now more than ever, people watch movies and TV shows on their PCs with the expectation of a full cinematic experience, including studio sound and visual quality, as creators intend. That experience is now available on XPS and select Inspiron PCs through Dell Cinema, an immersive audio and visual experience.
CinemaColor: Powered by Windows HD Color, decodes and displays high dynamic range (HDR) streamed content with enhanced detail, more vivid hues, sharper brightness and a wider color gamut
CinemaSound: A Dell exclusive audio innovation powered by Waves MaxxAudio Pro that delivers clearer highs, enhanced bass and higher volume for a true cinematic audio experience
CinemaStream: powered by Killer and SmartByte, a software-based that optimizes online streaming and interactive video resulting in less buffering, more bandwidth and better resolution

Visit the Dell CES 2018 press site for in-depth product info, images, releases and more; watch Dell?s CES 2018 news conference live or replay visit; and head over here for more of our news out of CES!

*Cortana available in select markets.

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Preferred Solution: CES 2018: Dell announces XPS 15 2-in-1, Inspiron gaming desktop, monitors and more

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Today at CES, ASUS announced exciting new laptops and all-in-one PCs powered by Windows 10, and showed their Always Connected PC announced last month: the ASUS NovaGo, designed to deliver impeccable connectivity to keep you in touch around the home, at the office and on-the-go. Let?s take a look at these devices:

ZenBook 13


The revolutionary ZenBook 13 is a laptop that?s ultralight, ultrathin and ultrapowerful. It?s the first-ever ZenBook to be constructed from magnesium-aluminum alloy, a super-strong and super-light material that?s 33% lighter than the standard alloy used in laptops. It?s built to give you the ultimate mobility, featuring a feather-light 985g all-metal chassis and all-day 15-hour battery life. Powered by Windows 10, it arrives with features built-in such as Windows Hello and your digital personal assistant Cortana** for more efficient and productive computing.

ASUS X507


ASUS X507 is a 15.6-inch laptop with backpack-friendly dimensions and an overall weight of just 1.68kg. It?s powered by up to an Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce MX110 graphics for smooth visuals. Its NanoEdge bezel design and Full HD display with wide 178° viewing angles ensure you get the very best visual experience.

X507 has a dual-storage design that offers a choice of flexible and convenient storage options, combining a blazing-fast 256GB SSD with a large 1TB HDD. Ultrafast dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi provides speeds of up to 867Mbps ? that?s up to 6X ... Read more

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I just received my desktop Inspiron 3268 today. I have two monitors both  dell p2017h. 
I am unable to set up dual screen with these monitors. 
I have tried to connect a vga cable from the desktop to monitor 1, then use a dp cable to connect both monitors. 
Monitor 1 works fine, monitor 2 states : NO DP PORT CABLE, THIS DISPLAY WILL GO INTO POWER SAVE MODE IN 4 MINUTES. 
THE ONLY SOLUTION THAT WORKED FOR ME WAS CONNECT VGA FROM DESKTOP TO MONITOR 1 AND CONNECT HDMI CABLE FROM DESKTOP TO MONITOR 2.
please help 
fyi i have also tried multiple cable swaps, restarting pc.

Answer:DELL INSPIRON 3268 DESKTOP NOT CONNECTING DUAL MONITORS P2017H

That is the only way to have dual monitors using the onboard video. As you know VGA is less than ideal. You can try to find a mid range low profile discrete video card with dual monitor support. It will be hard to find video cards for your small model desktop. You cannot fit or run big high powered cards in your model. You have a limited psu and very limited space in the tower. Make sure to measure and check power requirements.

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HP ENVY x2


The new HP ENVY x2 is a premium detachable powered by Intel and Windows 10 that gives you versatility, performance, and long battery in a thin, light, and durable design. It offers mobile flexibility to stay connected with an instant-on experience with optional 4G LTE, so you can enjoy entertainment on the go and stay connected in and out of the home or office without having to find a Wi-Fi hotspot.

Other features include:
The fanless CNC Machined Aluminum tablet is 7.9 mm and 1.69 lbs.
Features a brilliant 12.3-inch diagonal touch WUXGA+ display8 with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 for increased durability and scratch resistance when on the go.
The leather-like textured case in Oxford Blue integrates an adjustable stand to transform the device into laptop, reading and tablet modes.
The backlit keyboard has a 1.3 mm key travel for a smooth typing experience in any lighting condition.
The pen offers a natural drawing and writing experience with simultaneous pen and touch with Windows Ink.
Up to 17 hours of battery life and Windows 10, stay productive on Wi-Fi, in sync with Connected Modern Standby, and connect with an LTE-Advanced support option.
7th generation Intel Core Y-Series processors and optimized thermal design boosts performance and is equipped with up to 256 GB PCIe SSD Storage to store presentations and multi-task with up to 8GB LPDDR3 memory.

Pricing and availability: HP ENVY x2 will be available Spring 2018. Pricing and mobile carriers will be disclos... Read more

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Available starting today on Dell.com and at retailers in China including JD.com, and worldwide in the coming weeks, Dell?s new lineup includes the Inspiron 27 7000 AIO, the Inspiron 24 5000 AIO and the new Inspiron Gaming Desktop ? the first gaming desktop to join Dell?s expanding Inspiron Gaming line-up.

Built with Windows 10, these devices arrive equipped with the Xbox app and Direct X12, and can take advantage of Xbox Play Anywhere and have your personal digital assistant Cortana* and comprehensive security with Windows Defender built-in. Let?s take a closer look at these devices:

Inspiron Gaming doubles down with first-ever gaming desktop
Dell announced today its first-ever Inspiron Gaming desktop with Windows 10, built for gamers seeking a competitive advantage at an affordable price. The new Inspiron Gaming desktop sports the latest AMD multicore Ryzen processors featuring SenseMI, which optimizes power consumption, task routing and clock speeds to deliver exceptional responsiveness and performance whether it?s gaming, Virtual Reality or streaming.

Features of the Inspiron Gaming Desktop include:
Gaming-focused design touches with functional venting, thermally-optimized airflow routing, available Polar Blue LED Illumination, and easy component access
Power supply options up to 850 watts for supporting dual discrete graphics
Ready for VR configurations that support HTC and Oculus
High-performance discrete graphics card options including NVIDIA® GeForc... Read more

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Is there anyway i could upgrade Dell Inspiron 15 7000  to Dell Inspiron 15 7567 Gaming for extra bit of money?? i am looking to get better performance on gaming?
bought from: BEST BUY.
Has a warranty for hardware damage for:2 years 

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My dell inspiron 660s turns on completely, but it won't connect to any of the three monitors I've tried, and they all work with my other computers. I've tried 2 different vga cables. Please help

Answer:Dell Inspiron 660s won't show on monitors

Hi willthachill,
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
Was the system connecting to these monitors before?
Has there been any recent software or hardware changes?
Please private message us the service tag of the system along with your email id.

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I just bought a Dell Inspiron 3656 with an AMD Radeon HD R9 video card.  I set it up, I've hooked up both monitors, but it doesn't see that there is a second (VGA) monitor hooked up (Windows 10).  I also do not see an option for dual monitors in the BIOS... help?  Advise, suggestions, instructions?  
I need dual monitors for contract work I do at home. :(

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Hello, 
I have been looking for verification that if I buy the Dell 24 Gaming Monitor – S2417DG and attach it to my Inspiron 15 Gaming 7567 HDMI that I will get full 2560x1440 resolution refresh rate 165 Hz with 1ms response as the Monitor specs are listed.
I can find no information that the HDMI will pass this level of output.
I have talked to Dell tech support and they do say that the HDMI port is connected directly to the  NVIDIA  GeForce GTX 1050T i with 4GB GDDR5 but I also have seen information that HDMI will not support this.
So I am looking for verification on this configuration being compatible/able to output the full capabilities of the video card to the monitor via the on board HDMI output?

Answer:Inspiron 15 Gaming 7567 HDMI Specs/Does HDMI out support full bandwidth for G-SYNC Dell Gaming Monitor – S2417DG

First of all, G-Sync as far as I know requires DisplayPort and will not run on HDMI.  Even if it does, I don't think even HDMI 2.0 has enough bandwidth for 1440p @ 165 Hz.  And even if it does though, all of the Dell systems I've seen have only had HDMI 1.4, which is only enough for 1440p @ 60 Hz.  But even if all of that isn't a problem, does the Inspiron 7567 have ONLY a GeForce GPU, or does it have an Intel GPU plus a GeForce GPU?  If it's the latter, G-Sync will definitely not work because in almost all systems that have both GPUs, only the Intel GPU is directly wired to the display outputs.  If your system has ONLY the GeForce GPU, then G-Sync should work in theory, but again you may have the bandwidth problems I mentioned above.

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I'm trying to decide between purchasing the 2001 or the 2005 for gaming. Has anyone tried either?
 

Answer:Has anyone used Dell 2001 or 2005 20inch monitors for gaming?

Are those TFTs ? The larger TFTs are still not as fast as smaller ones such as 17" TFTs. 19 TFTs are borderline for gaming if you don't intend to spend more then $400 for a low response time TFT, but 20" & above are still way to slow to play FPS games for example.

If you play RTS games or games such as WoW, it won't be as evident, you might actualy not notice a thing but for fast paced games, it won't be acceptable (especialy considering the price these go for).
 

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How do I enable my Dell System Model Inspiron 13-5378 to extend to 3 monitors (2 external monitors and the laptop screen)?
One external monitor is connect via HDMI port. The second external monitor is connected via HDMI cable converter to USB port.
Blessings,
Bonnie

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Hi All,
Can the Dell Inspiron All in One 2330 have two addition monitors hooked up to it (3 in total)?
I had no  problem hooking up a second monitor via VGA out. But can I hook a third. Is there any way?
Thanks,
Adam

Answer:Can the Dell Inspiron All in One 2330 have two addition monitors hooked up to it (3 in total)

Hi Adam,
That VGA port is the only video-out option, so I see no way to run three monitors.

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Hi all,
What's the best solution to get a decent dual monitor setup for our new Dell desktop?
We currently have two AOC monitors connected one via HDMI, one via VGA but the user is complaining that the VGA one is a bit blurry.
Do we just have to *** it up or would using a VGA->HDMI converter improve things?
How about adding a cheap video card with a Displayport port?
Or should i just be able to set the monitor up manually to best cope with the VGA input.
All thoughts welcome :)
TVM, Dan

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Hello everyone,

Ok, so today I purchased a 22" external monitor for my laptop. I loved it SO much, that I decided that I would like to upgrade to two external monitors of the same size. However, this is problematic with only one DVI port.

I did a bit of research and found the following:
- A DVI splitter won't work (it will just replicate the signal on both pictures)
- There is an option to do so with a USB to DVI (approximately $30)

I was going to purchase a USB to DVI switch, then I had a thought:
-What if I purchased a USB to HDMI then converted the HDMI signal to DVI?

This would do two things: allow me to connect to my HDTV via HDMI and save me money (a USB to HDMI converter is only $10 on ebay: []DisplayPort to HDMI M/F Adapter with Audio (Non-USB) | eBay).

One of my biggest concerns is that I only have graphic card support for two monitors (somehow the USB to DVI can override this, but I'm not sure how the USB to HDMI works).

I would appreciate any and all input regarding this decision.

Will this system work or will it not work entirely?

Thanks in advance!

Answer:Connecting Dual External Monitors via Dell Inspiron 1420

Going through 2 connectors is never a good idea. It may work, but sometimes your GFX gets confused.

I've seen the USB to DVI converter before. It's really nice. I'm not sure how it works, though.

Does your TV not have a DVI port?

The best idea is to get the USB to DVI and USB to DVI.

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Hi All,I have an Inspiron 15 7000 series (7559) to be exact.Core i7 processor,4 GB RAM,GTX 960M and 1 TB HDD.I have been trying to play GTA V,The Witcher 3 and a few other games but none of them work properly there is so much lag.I have reinstalled windows all NVIDIA drivers and everything is up to date.While playing the game GTA V in this case when it lags my DISK is at 100% in the task manager could that be the issue.I have been so disappointed with this laptop till now.Can anyone please help me with this issue.
Thank you.
( I have contacted dell they have replaced my motherboard which includes the Cpu and Gpu twice but still nothing)

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Hi,
I have a Dell Inspiron 15 laptop that is connected to 2 Dell monitors via a Targus docking station and VGA cables. However, when I close my laptop to sit under the monitors, it shuts down the computer and the screens go blank. Is there a setting that allows me to close the laptop while still working off the two monitors?
Thanks,
Heather

Answer:Closing Dell Inspiron 15 laptop when connected to monitors shuts down computer

Check your Power Settings for what happens when you close the lid. Usually the laptop sleeps, hibernates or shuts down when the lid is closed. No signal is sent to monitors when that happens.

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I want a gaming pc but found I can upgrade my pc for 200 for all the parts needed. I would like to play total war and the sims at med to high. And to play civ at medium. The graphics card is only 1gb. And the cpu is 3.4 ghz and quad core that can overclock. 

Answer:Would upgrading my cpu and gpu in my Dell inspiron 570 be good for gaming?

LucasM101
I want a gaming pc but found I can upgrade my pc for 200 for all the parts needed. I would like to play total war and the sims at med to high. And to play civ at medium. The graphics card is only 1gb. And the cpu is 3.4 ghz and quad core that can overclock. 
LucasM101
 The Inspiron 570 Ultimate Upgrade, that includes overclocking can be found Here:
http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/p/19490818/20298141.aspx#20298141
Bev.

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Got This Problem when my battery not working properly. When I'm playing with games with adaptor only(Charger) gots very slow and laggy 

Dell Inspiron 15 5558
RAM: 6GB 
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-5500u CPU @ 2.40Ghz 2.40 GHz
Windows 10 Home 
64BIt

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Good day,
So i have a Dell inspiron 15 7000 gaming laptop. It won't start up at all. (yes the battery has charge in it) When i click my power button the white led on the button lights up for like 0.5-1sec then closes after.
it won't startup on battery and won't starup while it is connected to the cord. i also tried disconnecting the cord and battery and hold the power button for like a minute then tried starting the laptop up on cord only and battery and after both.
still the same problem happens led on power button lights up for like 0.5-1 sec then closes after and nothing happens.
extra info
-i don't think the problem is my charger when i connect it to the power output the charger lights up and when i connect it to my laptop the charger stays lit up also then a light starts to light up infront of my laptop.

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Dear all,
Yesterday I received the new Inspirion 7000 gaming (7567). As it only has 256gb in the m.2 ssd slot I wanted to add an extra SSD in the HDD area. I tried to add a Crucial MX100 which I had in an old computer but it won't find it. (Both in BIOS as in Windows System storage). I already tried changing configuring the disks from RAID to AHCI but this doesn't work.
Are there any known compatibility issues between Dell and some SSD's manufacturers or are there any other solutions?
Thank you in advance!
Alex

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Hi, I recently just purchased a Dell Inspiron 15 i5559-4682SLV Signature Edition Laptop and would like to connect my two external monitors to it (with having the laptop itself closed). Both monitors I have contain a DVI to DVI or VGA to VGA ports/cables. Since I don't have a DVI or VGA port on the laptop, is it still possible to use my two external screens? If so, what device would you recommend? I've done research into this but I'm getting confused on what I need if this laptop has the capability to do this.
Thanks

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My home desktop is connected to a wireless router through AT&T U-verse and it's broadcasting just fine. I can see the name and everything when I try and connect on my laptop but there is always an error that brings me to a troubleshooting screen. I've made sure the password is correct by going to Start-Run, IPCONFIG and then typing my IP address into the address bar in my browser. I dont know what else I can do, I feel like I've tried everything! Help please.
 

Answer:Laptop (Win7 Dell Inspiron 1525) won't connect to desktop (XP Dell) wireless router

Sometimes, you need to replace the router.
Sometimes, you can call your service provider and ask them to take a look on line to see if the subscription needs to be refreshed.
But often, all that is needed (despite the fact that it is a lot of work) is to uninstall your existing system, then reboot, and reinstall everything.
You might also find success by looking at your device manager in Windows to see if you have any grey, red, or yellow flags by any related device. That may show you have a permanent hardware failure if you cannot restore it, then you are off to the store or your provider for a new cable modem or router.
 

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WHY WAS THE ORIGINAL THREAD DELETED???????
Hi,
So I just got this laptop few days ago.

The basic specs:
7th Generation Intel Core i5-7300HQ Quad Core (6MB Cache, up to 3.5 GHz)
GeForce GTX 1050 4GB GDDR5
8GB 2400MHz DDR4
Windows 10 Home 64-bit English

The problem: It restarts randomly, no blue screen, no error messages. It just goes into the Restarting process, including the screen where it says "Restarting". Basically kicking me out while I was writing documents, editing images, nothing system intensive.

This is very troublesome since it's very unreliable.
It is not Windows Update because WU asks you beforehand and tells you after reboot that the system has been restarted,
I do not think it's the temperature because I have a monitoring software that says it's cool and a cooling pad as well. 

What I did (Note: I already turned off Automatic restart in System before those restarts happened) : 
Checked Event Viewer nothing special, checked Reliability History, nothing special. 
Did Dell BIOS(F12) comprehensive tests(3+ hours), Dell Assistant tests, memtest86, Prime95, Unengine Benchmark.Can't seem to replicate it.
Ran File System Checker, HDD bad sector scan, etc.
Finally Re-Imaged the PC using the provided Dell Tool and Image for this laptop. And still it's doing it...randomly.
Is there a program that closely monitors Windows 10 and actually tells you what's causing the restart? It seems... Read more

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Hi,
my specs are:
fx-9830p
238GB TOSHIBA THNSNK256GVN8 M.2 2280 256GB (SSD)   931GB Western Digital WDC WD10JPVX-75JC3T0 (SATA)
dual-channel (only 1 stick of 8 gb RAM
integrated R7....
Rx560 discrete...
4Gb of GDDR5 memory
windows 10.
 
I have looked into the switchable graphics option and see that with AMD system monitor will show my RX560 being used while..the R7 is off.....playing starcraft II...
 
now,I also downloaded speccy software and found this on the listing...
Generic PnP Monitor ([email protected])512MB ATI AMD Radeon R7 Graphics (Dell)    4096MB ATI Radeon RX 560 Graphics (Dell)   CrossFire Disabled
 
now,I would like to know if the option is in bios somewhere..how exactly can I access it and enable it?
 
I am thinking if it is listed as disabled..then the option to turn it on should be there.....
help please?
with 1-10 steps if you know what I am talking about..thank you in advance.
Thank you.
 
Also,if my motherboard is AM4 then it should have that support.
Dell Inc. 0JW8XC (P0)  - motherboard
 
 
 

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Hello,
I have a new dell inspiron 5559 which I bought two weeks ago I had a problem with the fan that was really loud for no reason and after doing that for a few days the laptop started to shut down when gaming due to overheating.
I sent it to the lab due to it being on warranty and they replaced the fan and the heatsink.
After I recived it I wanted to play the game I was playing last mounth - Foootball Manger 17 and it shut down again.
I ran a few tests and discovered that when the AMD GPU is on it's stating temp goes immediately with a straight line from 0C to 50C which is not normal I believe. It also shuts down while I performed A GPU stress test.
All my drivers are the latest so I figure the problem could be with the thermo detector or the thermal paste they applied in the lab.

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25W PCIE SLOT? 180W PSU?? VERY SMALL CASE??? ONE SLOT CARD?EVERYONE SAY ITS IMPOSSIBLE TO PUT A HIGH END GPU IN THIS CASE?? NEVERMIND. THIS IS THE RESULT AFTER ALL OF MY EFFORD (ZOTAC GTX 950 OC DUAL FAN DUAL SLOT AND NOT A LOW PROFILE CARD)
http://i.imgur.com/LoJamP4.jpg
AND NOW I CAN PLAY THE WITCHER 3

MY PROBLEM NOW IS JUST MAKE MY CASE CLEAN AND NOT LET TOO MUCH DUST TO GO IN

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Hi everyone!
I have a Dell Inspiron 15 7567 gaming laptop, and today I noticed, that my laptop makes very quiet ticking sound when it is plugged in. This is strange, because the sound very similar to a HDD's head movement ticking. The only problem that there's no winchester in this laptop, only SSD-s (1 X M.2 NVMe PCI-E x4, and 1 X SATA3 2,5") working in my laptop. In this series there's no optical drive, so the only mechanical units in this laptop the 2 cooling fans. But strangely the ticking is exactly can be heard, when the fans stop. So when the fans don't spin (0 rpm) the quiet ticking sound can be heard.
The second strange thing, if I unplug the laptop from AC, the ticking slows down. After i plug in it again, the ticking continues faster...
Do somebody sensed the same? The ticking comes from under the keyboard, if I lean forward, I can hear it well. I think, that this ticking might caused by one electical unit, and I worry that my laptop will go wrong, although now there's no other problem, just the sound...

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Hi
I need to replace the OS on this laptop from Windows 10 to Windows 8.1.
I can't find Compatible drivers for  Intel HD Graphics 630 and for nVIDIA Geforce GTX 1050 TI.
Yaron

Intel HD Graphics 630 Driver

This package provides Intel HD Graphics 630 Driver and is supported on Inspiron 14/15 7000 Gaming running the following Operating Systems: W...
 

Answer:Dell Inspiron 15 Gaming 7567, drivers for windows 8.1

These are Kaby Lake systems (seventh generation CPUs) -- no support for anything earlier than Windows 10.
www.dell.com/.../microsoft-windows-operating-system-support-for-intel-kaby-lake-processors
support.microsoft.com/.../the-processor-is-not-supported-together-with-the-windows-version-that-

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When i start playing games , theres a loud fan noise which is bothering me so much. Anyone help me with this. I just bought this laptop a day ago.

Answer:Dell Inspiron 7000 Gaming Loud Fan Noise

Hi jmrocksmen1,
Please update BIOS to the latest version. You visit support.dell.com and enter the service tag. Click drivers and download on the left hand-side. Then click find it myself and install the latest BIOS.
Let us know if this helps.

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I have purchased a dell Inspiron gaming 15 7566 recently. The advertise showing the memory is supplied running at 2400 mhz. However, my machine can only run at 2133 MHz, even though the factory supplied a genuine 2400mhz memory. How can I make the memory run at the speed as advertised? 

Answer:Dell Inspiron Gaming 15 7566 memory frequency

I mean RAM frequency.

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Recently bought a model 7567 and paired it with an external monitor via HDMI. All my drivers are up to date. Ever since pairing the both, every few minutes, the laptop and external monitor both freeze for about a minute, then both screens flicker and return to normal operation. 
This only happens when I use HDMI output. If I'm using the laptop alone, it works perfectly. I should note that this only happens when browsing webpages or small tasks, and not when gaming. I have ran full system hardware diagnostics and found no problems.
Any help would be nice, as it is becoming a pain to use. Thanks! 

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I recently purchased the 3656 desktop with the AMD A10 8700P, Radeon R9 360, 8GB (Single channel?) RAM.  Tried loading GTA V on it. Even at lowest graphics settings this game has major problems keeping up with the game.  Is there anything I can do to this PC to get the game playable? I understand this is most likely a processor issue from what I have read...
Obviously, I am very new to this, sorry if these are very bad questions. 
If I upgrade the RAM to 16GB with 2 separate 8GB cards will that 1) help and 2) be dual channel?
The RAM is DDR3L, which I guess runs at lower voltage.  
The processor says it is 1.8GZH but maxes out at 3.3 in turbo boost.  I set my PC to high performance and still had same issues on GTA V.  FPS were between 20-40. 
Am I SOL with this box? CPU cannot be replaced from what I read too. 
I am thinking I got what I paid for, but any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.  
Kinda got suckered into the "Gaming Computer" advertisement of this machine and the video card was better than the one in the pc at Best Buy for $200 more. 
Thanks.

Answer:Dell Inspiron 3656 Gaming performance issue

Hi bigmowillie,Thanks for posting.Here are the specs for the game: Grand Theft Auto V Minimum RequirementsCPU: Intel Core 2 Quad CPU Q6600 @ 2.40GHz (4 CPUs) / AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core Processor (4 CPUs) @ 2.5GHzCPU Speed: InfoRAM: 4 GBOS: Windows 8.1 64 Bit, Windows 8 64 Bit, Windows 7 64 Bit Service Pack 1, Windows Vista 64 Bit Service Pack 2* (*NVIDIA video card recommended if running Vista OS)Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT 1GB / AMD Radeon HD 4870 1GB (DX 10, 10.1, 11)Click here for the latest video card driversSound Card: YesFree Disk Space: 65 GBAn Intel Core i5/AMD X8 FX-8350 and a GeForce GTX 660/Radeon HD 7870 would work fine.

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Hi,
So I just got this laptop few days ago.
The problem: It restarts randomly, no blue screen, no error messages. It just goes into the Restarting process, including the screen where it says "Restarting". Basically kicking me out while I was writing documents, editing images, nothing system intensive. I have played the Witcher 3 for hours and it was fine.  
This is very troublesome since it's very unreliable.

It is not Windows Update because WU asks you beforehand.and tells you after reboot that the system has been restarted,
I do not think it's the temperature because I have a monitoring software that says it's cool and a cooling pad as well. 

What I did: (Note: I already turned off Automatic restart in System before those restarts happened).: 

Checked Event Viewer nothing special, checked Reliability History, nothing special. 
Did stress test using Dell F12 comprehensive tests, Dell Assistant tests, memtest86, Prime95, Unengine Benchmark. Can't seem to replicate it.
Ran File System Checker, HDD bad sector scan, etc.
Finally Re-Imaged the PC using the provided Dell Tool and Image for this laptop. And still it's doing it...randomly.

Is there a program that closely monitors Windows 10 and actually tells you what's causing the reboot? It seems Windows 10 in consciously doing this since it's actually Restarting the Laptop normally so it should have appended the reason why it's Restarting, somewhere, it's ... Read more

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My Delll Inspiron 7000 gaming laptop with GPU Nvidia 1050TI get heats up very fast when gaming.
Is it normal for the laptop to heat up that fast and until what temperature can this laptop operate without damaging its component?
Im connecting this laptop to a TV with 28 inch screen and set it to 1080p resolution with HDMI cable playing Dota 2. (Best looking resolution set on dota with 120 maximum FPS) (Size : 1920x1080 60Hz)
Im wondering will my laptop be ok if I continue to operate with such condition or should I reduce the resolution and FPS because the laptop is very hot and the fan is spinning fast and loud.
Any suggestion can my laptop support such game play and what temperature can this laptop operate without damaging it?

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Hello, I noticed recently that when my fan is at its fastest rpm and the laptop keys are pressed lightly there is a buzzing noise that can be heard. this noise goes away if the fan slows down or I press harder on the keys. Recently I also discovered that adjusting the screen physically as in moving back or forth seems to take it away as well. Any thoughts?

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Hi,
So I just got this laptop few days ago.
The problem: It restarts randomly, no blue screen, no error messages. It just go to the Restarting process, including the screen where it says "Restarting". Basically kicking me out while I was writing documents, edit an image, nothing system intensive. I have played the Witcher3 for hours and it was fine.  
This is very troublesome since it's very unreliable.
Three times now, once a day it seems but it is not some scheduled task I checked, it is not Windows Update because WU asks you beforehand.and tells you after reboot that the system has been restarted, I do not think it's the temperature because I have a monitoring software that says it's cool and a cooling pad as well. 
What I did: (Note: I already turned off Automatic restart in System before those restarts happened).: 
Checked Event Viewer nothing special, checked Reliability History, nothing special. 
Did stress test using Dell Assistant tools, memtest86, Prime95, Unengine Benchmark.I can't replicate it. 
Restored the PC, Re-Imaged the PC using the provided Dell Tool and Image for this laptop. 
Any help?
Is there a program that closely monitors Windows 10 and actually tells you what's causing the reboot? It seems Windows 10 in consciously doing this since it's actually Restarting the Laptop normally so it should have appended the reason why it's Restarting, it's not a power failure where it just shuts d... Read more

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hello guys im new to pc gaming and i need some help
i was offered a dell inspiron 531 as a prebuilt it comes with everything
what do i need to do to upgrade it so it can play games like tf2 or csgo or minecraft at decent settings?
thanks for helping- jalen

Answer:new to desktops making a budget gaming pc with a dell inspiron 531

Depends on 531 MT or 531s.
Low profile fan less cards work with low settings.
https://www.asus.com/Graphics-Cards/EAH5450DI1GD3LP/
 
 

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So a few days ago, I turn my less than 3 week old Dell Inspiron 15 7567 Gaming on, and notice that there is now what appears to be fan noise coming from just the right side of the laptop. Prior to this, the fan would only kick on when the laptop hit a certain temperature, but now there is fan noise constantly. I'm worried this is the sign of worse to come. Uninstalling Windows updates, updating the BIOS, and reinstalling windows have done nothing to help. The only other piece of hardware on that side of the laptop is the hard drive. 

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Does anyone know what the symbol means on the S key, it looks like a FAN or propeller?
And how does it function, does it need to be combined with FN key or other key combination?

Answer:Dell Inspiron 15 7000 gaming (Intel) - 7567

RePaRaQu,Some keys on your keyboard have two symbols on them. These keys can be used to type alternate characters or to perform secondary functions. To type the alternate character, press Shift and the desired key. To perform secondary functions, press Fn and the desired NOTE: You can define the primary behavior of the function keys (F1-F12) by changing Function Key Behavior in BIOS setup program.

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Hi,i found this new laptop amazing and i wanted to buy it on the dell italy ecommerce.
This laptop has a double hard disk system, hdd 1tb 5400 rpm and ssd 128 gb. I just wanted to replace the hdd 1tb because it's old and get a 512 gb ssd.I couldn't find some specs so i asked twice to che assistance chat,but they seems a bit counfused about my request.
The first one told me that the hdd and ssd are welded to the motherboard and not replaceable.
The second one told me that the 128 ssd can be upgraded to 256 but the hdd 5400 is the only compatible.
Can you please help me? i like this laptop and i want to buy it but i don't want an hard disk whith a 10 years old technology.
Thank you

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Hi i have this laptop with base specs of
256GB SSD Drive
GTX1050ti 4GB
8GB RAM
i5 7th Gen 7300

i wanted to know is there room for a HDD since the 256GB SSD isnt enough for me because i see one screw at the back of the laptop and am tempted to open it but i want to know if there is room for a HDD before thanks
The HDD i had in mind was either a 1TB 5400 RPM HDD or 1TB 7200 RPM HDD if there is room for a HDD will it support 1TB 7200 RPM ?
What about 500GB 5400 RPM HDD and 500GB 7200 RPM HDD
Please help me answer these 3 questions

Answer:Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming Laptop IS THERE ROOM FOR HDD ?

Open the base cover to see what's installed - it could be an M.2 SSD (card drive) in which case the system will take a 2.5" hard drive.
It could equally well be a 2.5" SSD - in which case the additional drive would need to be an M.2 SSD (the system has space for just one 2.5" drive).

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Hi,
So I just got this laptop few days ago.
The problem: It restarts randomly, no blue screen, no error messages. It just goes into the Restarting process, including the screen where it says "Restarting". Basically kicking me out while I was writing documents, editing images, nothing system intensive. I have played the Witcher 3 for hours and it was fine.  
This is very troublesome since it's very unreliable.

It is not Windows Update because WU asks you beforehand.and tells you after reboot that the system has been restarted,
I do not think it's the temperature because I have a monitoring software that says it's cool and a cooling pad as well. 

What I did: (Note: I already turned off Automatic restart in System before those restarts happened).: 

Checked Event Viewer nothing special, checked Reliability History, nothing special. 
Did stress test using Dell F12 comprehensive tests, Dell Assistant tests, memtest86, Prime95, Unengine Benchmark. Can't seem to replicate it.
Ran File System Checker, HDD bad sector scan, etc.
Finally Re-Imaged the PC using the provided Dell Tool and Image for this laptop. And still it's doing it...randomly.

Is there a program that closely monitors Windows 10 and actually tells you what's causing the reboot? It seems Windows 10 in consciously doing this since it's actually Restarting the Laptop normally so it should have appended the reason why it's Restarting, somewhere,... Read more

Answer:Dell Inspiron Gaming i5577 Restarts Randomly

It is strange a system would restart like that.  Have you tried booting to something like an Ubuntu install and running it as a Live version.  If it were some component on the system it might happen there also.  If the problem originates in the original configuration, reimaging may put you in the exact same place.
Does the system require you to sign in after these restarts?
Does it happen on battery power as well as plugged in?
It should be leaving some type of footprint in the logs.  Keep track of the exact time it happens along with uptime of the system to see if you can find any standards.  In a situation like this, even the info entries of event viewer may hold some repeating entry or even entries at the time it happens.
You might try running the system in Safe Mode for a while to see if it happens there also.

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The description for this computer states that the USB-C thunderbolt port is a ?on cord solution? for data transfer, video transfer, and power. Imagine my surprise when I docked it and got an error message that the port doesn?t accept power and to plug in my power adapter. I am hoping this is a temporary issue that will be fixed with a bios update and not an issue of false advertising and poor utilization of a fantastic technology. Can someone from Dell advise if this will be fixed in a future bios update or if it?s infact a hardware design flaw?

Answer:Power through USB-c on Dell Inspiron 15 7577 gaming laptop

Hopefully a Dell rep can confirm, but sadly, I think this is going to turn out to be incorrect marketing material and not a hardware bug that will be correctable with a BIOS update. There's no way something like that would still exist as a bug, but if the port isn't wired to allow charging the system, no BIOS update will fix that.Looking at the product page for this system (screenshot immediately below), the text block above the system images mentions "Power Delivery", which typically does mean the ability to charge the system over USB-C (since systems typically don't provide large amounts of power to attached devices via USB Power Delivery), but the description of the USB-C port below the system image doesn't mention accepting power.  Compare that to the image of the XPS 15 (farther below), where Power In is explicitly stated.  This is also found on other systems that can charge over USB-C.

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Help needed!!!
I need to connect 3 additional monitors to my All in one desktop in order to get an extended Desktop on my PC. I need to use different windows on each monitor. Can you advise me how to connect them. Should I use hdmi splitter or usb to hdmi adapters etc.?

Another issue is LCD on my All in one desktop going black once every 3 days and the power button turning orange, Only way to bring it back is to completely plug it out and plug it in again. What could it be and how to fix it? 
Any help and advice is appreciated 

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After reinstalling windows True color app is missing.  Can anyone please give me link of true color app Please . 

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Greetings! I just got my laptop recently and when I installed some games(Overwatch specifically), I would stutter like *** even if I installed the latest nvidia driver and lowering the graphics settings aswell. I did the same thing with the other games like CS:GO and Bioshock Infinite, I would still stutter even if lowered the settings down. I just feel like the laptop should be performing much better. 
Any way I could boost things up and/or utilize the laptop itself? 
Specs: 
Intel Core I5 - 7300 HQ
Nvdia GTX 1050 4gb
4gb Ram
1000 tb Hard drive

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Recently whenever i attempt to play a game on my laptop (Inspiron 15-7000 7559) it powers off, just like that, instantly (not rebooting). It depends on the game/settings how long it takes but usually around a few minutes and it powers off to black, without a blue screen or whatever notification.
First thing i did was testing different drivers for the gpu, with no result. 

So i started searching the internet ofcourse and i found everyone saying it's due to overheating. I have cleaned the laptop of dust, but there really wasn't that much. Then i reapplied thermal paste (arctic silver 5), it lowered temperatures a bit but not drastically (I have no warranty left so it's no problem opening it).
Temperatures of my cpu never go above 89 degrees C. gpu around 65 while gaming. Seems pretty normal to me.  
i also reinstalled the bios with the original dell driver, same with the gpu driver. still no result.
The event log wasn't really that helpfull because it never gave any reasons, only that the shutdown was unexpected.
I also used MiniToolBox and that gave me a few errors with more info, if necessary i can post those here as well. 
i also tried a full reinstallation of windows with no result.
so yeah i'm desperate by now.

p.s. Minecraft seems to run fine, even on all settings maxxed through the roof.

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Hey,
I have bought a dell inspiron 7567 gaming laptop about 2 months ago.. I facing few problems.. 
1. first month the laptop used to run on batter for about 5-6 hrs browsing internet and watching movies as well.. but now I hardly get 2 hours only browsing without any other tasks running in parallel..
2. The laptop heats a lot at the bottom even when I do browsing only
3. Right hinge make a kind of 'tick' sound while opening and closing.. and after I close completely, I have to press a bit at the right hinge to close completely.. (When I press it makes a small tick sound and is closed completely)
I'm worried to see so many issues within a year and that too for just 2 months.. The main problem is this laptop my aunt bought in United States but I live in India. So it is not easy to send the laptop to US for  such issues.. I hope I will get some support through this post..

Answer:Dell inspiron 7567 Gaming - Battery and Hinge problem.

You'll need to start by transferring the warranty to India -- however, this requires:
1.  Upgrading the warranty from depot repair to onsite service -- this will cost a couple of hundred dollars.
2.  That the model is sold in India -- if it's not, the warranty cannot transfer.
To transfer:
www.dell.com/.../4
Then contact Dell India or US for repair.

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While playing CS:GO, my laptop froze and won't shutdown with holding down the power button, had to open up the back panel and pull the battery connector to shut it down. This is the first time it happened, had the laptop since Feb.
Is it related to cpu temperature management? Ambient temperature in my room is kinda high lately would peak to 87 degrees C using HWMonitor from 80 normally.
Any feedback/replies to this post is pretty much appreciated! Just want to know what to avoid to keep it from happening again.

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I recently purchased a new Dell Inspiron 15 Gaming 7567 computer with Windows 10 installed.

I'm facing a low-brightness problem. Very low

And the laptop brightness dims when charger is unplugged

The computer has two video boards one integrated and one dedicated.

I have made the brightness full through the function keys, but still the screen is opaque and the brightness is very low.

15.6 "Full HD display The 1920 x 1080 resolution delivers stunning color and clarity.

Please help me to change this problem.

Thanks in advance.

Regards,Richard

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Hello Everyone,
I purchased this laptop on thanksgiving deal last month. When I play music/video/audio with more than 50% of the volume level of the speakers, the speakers/sub-woopher are  giving crackling sound. it's terrible. 
I checked the Realtek for driver updates and it's already updated. I troubleshooted the audio for issues but it doesn't display any problems with speakers/audio. 
Any ideas please. 

Answer:Dell Inspiron 15 i5577 Gaming Laptop Crackling Sound

Save yourself some time and frustration. Check and see if the speakers still crackle when not plugged in via ac power. If they sound fine when the ac adapter is not plugged  in, the problem could be the adapter. Out the box, my brand new dell sounded like garbage. I did everything, drivers, reset, etc...Finally, I just decided it wasn't a deal breaker, I would just use a bluetooth speaker. But I finally realized the only time the speaker sounded like garbage is when the ac adapter was plugged in. So I tried another one and they still sounded bad. I thought maybe I should increase the wattage so I got a 65W adapter and viola! I reset the system, plugged in the new adapter, changed the bios setting for power and it's been working like a charm. I hope that helps.

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I got my Inspiron 15 5577 Gaming yesterday. The laptop randomly freezes for 1 - 2 sec when I am browsing. 
I use Google Chrome and Opera. How can I fix it?
Also, when I check event viewer, I saw more error log from Dell softwares. Is it normal? Do you think I remove these softwares?

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I recently (June 2017) bought a Dell Inspiron 15 Gaming 7567computer with Windows 10 installed. I have created a backup image of the OS and also burned a bootable disk so that I can reinstall Windows 10 at a future date.
My old computer (which uses Windows 7) permits me to change the boot order sequence by using the F12 key during the startup process to access the BIOS and then edit the boot order sequence so that the machine boots from a DVD or USB drive. This makes it possible to restore a backup image from a previous date or even to use a different OS, e.g. Linux.
My problem is that the F12 key does not work on the new machine and I do not know how to create a boot order sequence that will permit me to boot from a DVD or USB drive instead of the hard drive. So at this point, I cannot use the bootable recovery disk that I prepared. I understand that there is now UEFI technology that controls booting.
Question: How can I make make the new computer boot from a DVD or USB drive?
Thanks in advance.
Regards,
Richard

Answer:How To Change Boot Sequence in Win 10 on Dell Inspiron 15 Gaming 7567

The new computer is faster than the old one so you have to try tapping F12 as soon as you turn the computer on to get to the boot menu. Keep tapping without waiting for any screen. You can also use the built in solution--which is useless if the computer won't boot so you need to know the tapping trick. Open Settings, Updates and Security, Recovery to see the options.

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Hi,
My laptop that was purchased within the last 2 months keeps crashing after I try to load it from sleep mode. Any way to prevent this?

Regards

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I recently re installed windows and now I cannot find "Dell power manager lite" application anywhere. It was there before but now I cannot find it anywhere.

Laptop: Dell Inspiron 15 Gaming 5577

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Hi,
I have a problem with my screen. My screen flickering only when gaming and plugged in. But when i plugged out the flickering stop. Also, when the power still plugged in but i don't play any game (just browsing, playing video, etc) there is no flickering at all. So flickering only occurs when gaming and charging.
I tried connect to other screen with hdmi, flickering only occurred at my laptop screen. The second screen is fine.
I tried update my bios, adjust power plan, update my nvidia, adjust screen frequency from 60 hz to 48 hz, but there is nothing happened. The problem is still there.
Can you help me with my problem?
Sorry for the grammar.
Regard.

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Dear Readers,
I've been having some trouble with my newly bought laptop. I have been using it for about 2 months (daily) and recently a problem has occurred. Namely, when my laptop goes in standby mode, and I turn it on, the screen shows colored/grey stripes.
I have already looked if it did the same when in the BIOS, this showed nothing strange. Also, when I attached my laptop to another screen during the occurring problem, it showed the normal screen on the external screen and I could execute everything.
I would appreciate a little help with this problem. Please let me know if you have any solution in mind.

Answer:Dell inspiron 15 7000 Gaming - problem standby mode

Roll your integrated HD graphcis driver back. Dell keeps updating my *** and breaking it. Rolling back the driver has been working.

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The Inspiron Gaming Desktop 5675 comes with a Kingston 2400Mhz 17-17-17-39 memory.
This benchmarks slower than the DDR3 I had in my 2600k system (Perforance Test V7).
I plan to replace with some G.Skill Fortis or Flare X memory, will they work on the Dell Motherboard?
Fortis and Flare X are both 15-15-15-39 at 2400MhHz
Any other tips to optimize this 5675 system?
Thank you!

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Hi all,
I recently purchased an Inspiron 15 7567 gaming laptop from Dell and have encountered a few issues.
Computer Specs:
OS: Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
CPU: Intel Core i7 7700HQ Kabylake
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB 
Memory: 8GB (1x) DDR4
Storage: 1TB Hybrid Drive
The rest can be found here
Problem:
Upon first setup there were issues installing the NVIDIA drivers where the install would fail multiple times - eventually I got the driver to install. Then I had some issues with the graphics card enabling when I would play games so I just changed the setting in the NVIDIA control panel to always use the dedicated GPU. After playing some AAA titles such as GTA V and Arma III, I am experiencing what appears to be throttling. On low or ultra settings, my FPS remains around 45-50 (sometimes a little higher before stutter) on most games which surprised me because the dedicated GPU is a 1050 Ti which has higher specs than what the games need. After playing for maybe an hour, the game starts to frequently stutter, dropping frames for a couple seconds then boosting back and so on. I have monitored the temperature of both the GPU and CPU which reach ~56 degrees Celsius and ~70 degrees Celsius respectively. I have also monitored the usage of the CPU and memory during play, the CPU not reaching full usage and the memory reaching about 90% usage. I have also monitored the GPU performance through GPU-Z and will attach the file below. I have virtually tried everything that I can thi... Read more

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Although the notebook seems to be powerful enough, I am having problems when it is connected to the external monitor (via HDMI, I have tried different monitors and cables):
1) When the notebook lid is closed (or the Windows Display settings is set to "External only"), Windows is very slow, all the animations are lagging. When both notebook screen and external monitor are on (set to "Duplicate"), everything is fine.
2) In games, I have a noticable FPS drop (up to 20 - 30 FPS in Witcher 3) when playing on external screen (even on "Duplicate" and "External Only" modes). I can have full FPS just when playing only on notebook screen.
any solution?

Answer:Dell Inspiron 15 Gaming (7567) + external monitor = (performance) problems

Hi mahdi1994,Thanks for posting.Apologies that your computer is not working the way you expected.  Other users with a similar issue as yours have reported success by updating the BIOS and/or disabling Turbo Boost.  You might try those to see if it resolves your issue.Here is some information you may find helpful: http://dell.to/2y6sGN3

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I was wondering what was the maximum upgrade that I can do on my laptop

Answer:What upgrades can i do to my Dell inspiron 15 3542 to make it a medium end gaming laptop

Essentially, nothing.  A "mid-range" gaming notebook will have a GeForce 960m GPU or equivalent Radeon -- yours has only Intel integrated graphics and that cannot be upgraded.
If you need mid-range gaming capability, you need a new notebook -- look at the models that run at $1000 give or take $100.  That's where you'll find mid-range gaming.

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ever since i downloaded the latest driver 385.25 (i think that was the number) i have been having white dots like snowflake all over the screen, but only while i am gaming, it doesnt happen if i am doing something else, i already upgraded the latest intel hd and nvidia driver and nothing works, i did tried removing them and installing them again but this time from the Dell page, but it still there i am using a Dell Inspiron 15 7559 with windows 10 Nvidia gtx 960m what can i do so that it stops? 

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Hi,
I have bought laptop just 2 days ago, And I am having an issue that whenever I connect my laptop to power adapter for charging, the speaker panel on top of keyboard gets electrified like If I touch the Speaker panel, I get Current, and also sound becomes somewhat disruptive.
Please suggest the solution.

Answer:Power adapter issue in dell inspiron 15 5577 gaming laptop.

Try a different electrical outlet - if that doesn't solve the issue, call and have the system declared defective and replaced.

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Hello,
few weeks ago, I have bought Dell 7567 in following configuration:
CPU:  Intel Core i7 7700 HQ
GPU: Intel HD Graphics 630 + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti
HDD: 1TB 5400rpm

Although the notebook seems to be powerful enough, I am having problems when it is connected to the external monitor (via HDMI, I have tried different monitors and cables):
1) When the notebook lid is closed (or the Windows Display settings is set to "External only"), Windows is very slow, all the animations are lagging. When both notebook screen and external monitor are on (set to "Duplicate"), everything is fine.
2) In games, I have a noticable FPS drop (up to 20 - 30 FPS in Witcher 3) when playing on external screen (even on "Duplicate" and "External Only" modes). I can have full FPS just when playing only on notebook screen.
I was not able to solve this problem (probably it's some bug in drivers from Intel). I have tried more different drivers (from Dell and also stock Nvidia/Intel) but without success. Currently I am using the latest ones from Dell website. 
I would be very happy if someone could help me to solve this problem as it drives me crazy to not be able to enjoy full (gaming) performance of this laptop.

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Hello,

just bought the new Dell Inspiron 15 7577 gaming laptop on Monday. Beautiful, the gaming is more than ok (actually yesterday Rise Of The Tomb Rider crashed on Geforce Experience but uhm i Think that's GFE) but on windows animations are laggy,the scrolling is not smooth, hd youtube not responding immediately and somethimes, when the "do you want to allow this app" blablabla comes, cursor lag terribly. 16 GB Ram, 500gb ssd, 1TB hdd, i7-7700hq win10It is a 1699 laptop.Any ideas? Should I ask for a replace? Help me. 

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Simple, built-in Mixer streaming provides low-latency, interactive moments for viewers and streamers to watch or interact with other gamers?no extra hardware or software required, while Xbox Play Anywhere enables you to buy a game once and play it on both your Xbox One and Windows 10 PC. Stay connected with your gaming community through the Xbox app and the power of Xbox Live.

Let?s take a closer look at the gaming PCs announced this week:

iBUYPOWER Case Builder


Built with creativity in mind, the Case Builder project allows you to configure the look and structure of your computer case upon purchase. Paint your canvas and fuel your imagination with the Snowblind Element, featuring a transparent LCD monitor display embedded into the PC case.

Designed and engineered by iBUYPOWER, the RGB Cable Combs serves as the final piece of the RGB puzzle, illuminating your exceptional cable management.

MSI
MSI launched three brand-new gaming products at CES: the new Optix gaming monitor line-up, new gaming desktops, a motherboard, a graphics card, and the new GT75VR Titan Pro with Killer Wireless-AC 1550.

MSI introduces the new Optix MPG Series


MSI is proudly expanding its Optix gaming monitor line-up with the MPG curved gaming monitors. The new Optix MPG series will consist of two 27-inch monitors, the Optix MPG27C and Optix MPG27CQ. These mark the next level in MSI gaming monitors with a curved VA panel with an 1800R curve. Both models feature a 144Hz refresh rate and 1... Read more

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I have a new DELL Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming with a pre installed Ubuntu.
Now I like to install a Microsoft Windows 10 with DVD and USB ROM Drive.
Several tests failed, installation is not possible, update of drivers for CD-ROM (2015)
is not possible.
Error code 2000-0122
Error code 2000-0144
windows.com/stopcode 
additional Errors appear
Intro (Anleitung) German

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Hi,
Im interested in buying one of the new Dell Inspiron 7566 15" gaming laptops with Kaby Lake processors, I've heard they became available in the USA today, does anyone know when we might see these released over here in the UK?
Thanks,
James

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Hello all, I've recently purchased this laptop (Just out of best buy direct return policy) and It has remained docked at my desk since.  

I used the keyboard briefly during setup, but otherwise have been using my mechanical - well the other day I decided to use it and the backspace key popped up. Saw that the clips on the key itself were broken on one side.

I don't want to have to wait without my computer in hopes that this may be covered by warranty repair if I send it in, but I cannot find this keyboard anywhere but Ebay.

I would purchase it from ebay but the only sellers are located in hong kong and it would take quite a while and not be an assured fit.

Any ideas? Part number, etc? Basically I would just buy a new keyboard and take the backspace key off of it. 

I saw that theres a website for laptop replacement keys, but this particular model isn't listed. Is this keyboard shared with other models, just with either no backlight or with white text instead of red? I would accept a different kind of key if its the right size.

Thanks, sorry for the wall of text. Just wanting to get my keyboard back to new :-(

Answer:Dell Inspiron 15 7000 (7567, Gaming - Backlit RED Keyboard question / complaint)

ACharpentier,You can call the Dell Spare Parts Dept at 1-877-717-3355.

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I got a new dell gaming laptop less than 2 months ago. Yesterday I turned on my computer and noticed that even when the actual fans were making almost no noise, there was still a fairly loud and irritating sound coming from the right side of my computer. After listening to it to see where it was coming from, it seems like the source is the right bottom vent, but I'm not 100% sure. Also, I'm running windows 10 and just now updated the BIOS.

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Only got my new Dell Inspiron this week.

Looked forward to playing among other games Battlefield 1. Unfortunately it does a driver check and the latest drivers on the Dell website are too old to run the game. Tried updating via the Geforce experience and by downloading manual drivers, but even though it identifies the card and current version in the experience when it tries and installs it says no compatible hardware found.
I love the laptop otherwise, but when you spend that much you expect to play the latest games.
There looks to be some complex fixes but would rather hope there is a simpler solution. 

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Ahead of Computex, Acer announced new Windows 10 devices for gaming and productivity on-the-go with the new Nitro 5 notebook line for casual gamers and the lightweight Spin 1 for flexible computing and sleek design, all powered by Windows 10. Here?s a closer look at these devices:

Acer debuts all-new Nitro 5 notebook line with Windows 10 for casual gaming
First from the new Acer Nitro family, the Nitro 5 series with Windows 10 provides a balance of powerful features with a sharp and stylish design, as well as a variety of configurations that feature popular graphics and processors to provide a wide selection that meets different budgets and needs.
With Windows 10, these devices also have your personal digital assistant, Cortana*, built-in, are equipped with the Xbox app and Direct X12 and can take advantage of Xbox Play Anywhere.

You can choose from models featuring up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics with 7th Generation Intel Core processors or AMD Radeon RX550 graphics with 7th Generation AMD A-series processors. Dual fans with Acer Coolboost technology deliver heightened fan speeds and cooling ability, and allows you to manually control the cooling process when heavy use requires an added boost. Ideal for accelerating boot-up time and shortening in-game loading times, select models come equipped with super-fast PCIe SSDs (up to 512GB) paired with an optional HDD for storage (up to 2TB).

Features of the Nitro 5 series include:
Configurations featuring up t... Read more

Answer:Computex 2017: Acer announces Spin 1 notebook and Nitro 5 gaming line with Windows 10

I would like to see the specs for the Acer "Gaming" line, Maybe it's just me but
the terms "Gaming PC" & "Gaming Laptop" are thrown around loosely these days.
Great share Bot
 

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How do you install a network card for wireless in this type of computer. Right now I am using an external adapter but my computer keeps locking up. It is only a month old. It has windows 7. Help please it is 64 bit windows 7.
Thanks you
 

Answer:Dell Inspiron one desktop(all In One)

Hi

Not convinced you can as the Inspiron One Desktops, woudl need to know the exact model is it the Inspiron One 19 series? As are not like normal desktops with multiple PCI slots, they are more like a laptop, so off hand dont think you can add a PCI Network card, may get away with a PCMCIA or Wifi Half Mini card that a laptop or mini PC can take, would be likely to only support your WiFi USB dongle.



Try the Parts and Upgrades advisor at Dell HERE to see what you can add
 

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hell for some reason my dell inspiron 580 desk top with windows 7 will not giver me any other option to connect to the internet other then broadband. i would like to connect wirelessly but there are no options. please help
 

Answer:dell inspiron 580 desktop

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Was connected to internet. Left room for a while. Came back, screen was black. Tried wiggling mouse. No response. Turned off and rebooted. Black screen with "Boot from CD" message came up. Any ideas? I tried rebooting and pressing F8, but it doesn't work. Please, in the simplest of terms for me.

Answer:I have a Dell Inspiron 530 desktop.

Remove the cd from your cd/dvd drive and try again.The original poster should always write the last response !!!Let us know, if the problem is solved !!!

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i have a question about my Dell Inspiron 545 desktop. We have the 22" monitor, so naturally it is nice to use because it is so large, but now we have had to resort to using one of our old monitors because of and issue with the current 22" one. Currently when we turn on the monitor it shows what you are doing for about 2 seconds and then it goes black, the power light is still showing that the monitor is on, but it will not show anything.i have checked that the power cord and VGA cord are both in correctly and have a good connection, and they do. it does this EVERY time we turn it on. help???
Thanks!
 

Answer:Help with Dell Inspiron 545 desktop!

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I have a Dell optiplex 960 desktop 3.0ghz and I wanted to know if I can play games like GTA 5 in this desktop with a good graphics card it is sff form it would be great if you could suggest a good graphics card for this desktop to play games like this in low settings without lag and I have 4 GB of RAM please reply soon thank you

Answer:Dell optiplex 960 desktop 3.ghz gaming

Minimum Video Card is Geforce 9800GT or Radeon 4870
You cannot use Either.
Minimum CPU is Core 2 Quad Q6600 you don't have that either.
So there is no way a Desktop meets the minimum requirements.
There are no upgrades to get you there.
Websitehttp://www.systemrequirementslab.com/...

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Logitech has unveiled a new high-end gaming keyboard equipped with the company's own Romer-G mechanical switches. Officially known as the Logitech G310 Atlas Dawn Compact Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, it appears to be a direct descendant of the G910 Orion Spark...

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Answer:Logitech G announces G310 Atlas Dawn mechanical gaming keyboard with in-house Romer-G switches

Has a great design.
 

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In the past this was a breeze as the PSU had a spare molex connector and a cheap molex to SATA cable was all that was needed to get power to a second HDD.
Now with the new smaller inspirons, it is a different PSU, no molex and they have started using a 6 pin PCIE connector to supply power from the Motherboard to the SATA HDD.
There is a spare PCIE 6 pin block,
I could use a SATA splitter, but concerned that it might be pulling too much juice running 2 HDD at once.
Any idea where I can get a 6 pin PCIE to SATA power cable ?
loads of places in the states but I need UK
Cheers

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My computer has a virus and i need to install windows back onto my computer. Now my computer came installed will windows 8 pro. I don't know were to obtain a clean version of iso. I checked on Microsoft and the don't have it. All they have is 8.1. IS there any other way I can install windows legally and be able to upgrade back to windows 10?

Answer:Dell Inspiron One 2330 AIO Desktop

If you already had windows 10 on it all you have to do is download windows 10 and make a bootable copy with there tool.  Then reinstall windows 10, they have your hardware information and that is how it will activate windows again.  There are various threads on here how to reinstall windows 10!
 
Hope this helps!
 
You can download from this link https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10

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I turn the computer on and the led flashes and turns blue and quickly turns off. I have tried other outlets around my house and as well as other houses and they all give me the same result. The PC tries to boot for about 3 seconds and then turns off right away in case if that helps specify something 

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I purchased the above computer a year and a half ago.  It cost $500.00 but I don't get a little window in the lower right corner of my desktop.  It is a windows 8.1 and seems to be running fine but when I try to install KB2919355 I get an error.  Obviously all I am doing is trying to qualify for windows 10.  Does anyone have any idea what the error is all about and why I can't qualify for a upgrade to win10.Thanks in advance.   - Missouri Tiger

Answer:Dell Inspiron 3847 DESKTOP

Be careful going to Windows 10, I got the upgrade downloaded and let it install and now it doesn't recognize my ethernet adapter so I have no internet connection at all and the computer is useless.  I have been searching for people with same issue and came across your thread and haven't seen anyone with my same issues yet.  I downloaded some updated drivers and hope they will work...

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I turn on the computer but it turns off right away. The blue light flashes but quickly goes out. I have tried different outlets as well. What parts need replacement?

Answer:Dell Inspiron 531S Desktop Help

Have you ever replaced the CMOS battery?  It's a nickel size battery (CR 2032) on the motherboard and can be purchased at any drug store or Walmart.

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Hiya all,

Before I start, I'm really not good with computers, so plllease been simple with me

Okay so in February we got brought a new computer for our birthdays, the wireless wouldn't set up and so it took us about 4 hours on to dell tech people to solve this (grr). We then went on holiday for 2 weeks, when I came back and went to use the computer this error message keeps popping up.
WZCSLDR2.exe System error - The programe can't start because ANIOApi.dll is missing from your computer. Try re-installing the program to fix this problem.
This didn't bother me as I assumed it was something to do with the wireless being set up, however every now and then the computer just shuts down, it is completly random, sometimes the computer will have been on for 2 hours and then re-start, sometimes 10mins.

If theres any other information I can give you to help you, please let me know.

Thanks in advance everyone

Han
 

Answer:My Dell Inspiron Desktop keeps re-starting

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Hey Folks, So I have this two years old Inspiron 620 and it has been working fine for the most part. Last night I accidentally unplugged its power cord while removing another cord from power outlet. And now the system wont switch on.
I am a little hardware aware so I opened it up and I can see the green light behind PSU and I can see there is a constant RED light on motherboard. If i remove the Power Cord both these lights remain on for a good 20 or so seconds and then they go off. I removed all the accessories from the mother board (Hard drive, DVD, Wireless card and stuff)  -- I then unplugged RAM and re-installed it, I also removed and plugged back the main motherboard power cable but no luck.
No matter how I try there is no activity on the PC - the CPU fan never rotates. Can someone help me identify what might be wrong with it. I will greatly appreciate it.
Thanks,

Answer:Dell Desktop Inspiron 620 won't switch on

You wrote: "disconnect the front panel USB panel's cable that is going into Mother board and yes that did the trick." It also worked for me !!
There are 3 black cables (each abt 1/4" in diameter) going from the small USB & audio front panel to the MB. Each cable was disconnected then the power was applied. The cables were reinstalled one at a time until all 3 were re-connected. Power on worked as advertised for each step. Hopefully this procedure will not have to be repeated each time it is turned on.
Since there is no logical connection between the USB and audio ports on the front panel with power on capability Dell should be ashamed that they haven't broadcast a workaround until the problem is finally fixed. Frustrated Dell customers are completely justified in refusing to buy future Dell Products. I just joined that group.
Thanx for posting the fix. If you ever discover a reason why this works plz post that too.
Still Bewildered

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I have a Dell Inspiron ? 531 desktop with the O.S. of Windows 7. I have had this computer for about 5 years now and it has worked for me, but like most of us we learn from our mistakes. I have always been into computers and I have always liked to do the work myself on them, or in other words try to fix them. Before I knew exactly what I was doing I messed around with things I shouldn't have and now I am paying the price for it. I have gained a lot more knowledge as far as computers, but I still want to make sure that I am doing the proper steps in order to fix it, the right way. When I first got the computer I used to do simple Factory Restores every once in a while, but at 1 point I made the dumbest mistake and formatted one of my hard disk drives, which deleted the Restore Partition. Then, for a while I was manually restoring my computer with a Reinstallation DVD, in which I made the 2nd dumbest mistake by deleting one of my hard disk drives. Ever since, I made these dumb mistakes, my computer has have every complaint you could think of. Recently, I heard about (DBAN/[email protected] KillDisk) and tried those, to wipe my drives and they just failed to load. I am at a total standstill, please help me...

Answer:Dell Inspiron · 531 desktop - problems.

Hi which version of kill disk did you use there are 2 the dos one usually works How to erase hard drive by [email protected] KillDisk? Low Level Format.

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Usually when power button is pressed you can clearly hear it starting (almost sounds like a small engine and then a shot bip before the motherboard screen comes up. But now the bip never comes and the engine-like sound doesn't stop, it just keeps going and the computer never starts up. After a couple of seconds (much longer than normally) two short bips come. This is repeated until power off.
WTF!?
 

Answer:Dell inspiron desktop won't start

What model? Could be RAM. Have you tried reseating it?
 

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Will the Dell Inspiron 3650 Desktop computer support a separate sound card?

Answer:Dell Inspiron 3650 Desktop

You shouldn't have any issues.  You can use a USB sound card or a PCIe x1 sound card.

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My sister-in-law has a Inspiron 570-year 1906 and she has this pop-up on it   
                            DELL UPDATE 
     1 update---Support Assist  Update

   Install now             Remind me later

Please tell me if she should install it...  thanks

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I have a Dell Inspiron 530 desktop PC that's 7.5 years old. It was working fine until today, when it wouldn't turn on at all. I kept pressing the power button and nothing happened at all - the computer just wouldn't turn on.

I tried a different power cord and that didn't work. I opened up the computer and I could see an orange light on the motherboard was lit, and a green light on the back of the power supply was lit too, so the computer is getting power.

I took off the front of the case and tried pressing on the power switch directly, and that didn't work. I tried pressing on where the power switch wire connects to the motherboard to make sure it was connected and that didn't help.

Any idea on what's wrong?
 

Answer:Dell Inspiron 530 desktop PC won't turn on at all

Most likely a failed pw supply however it can also be a failed pw switch/wiring or a failed mb. To test the pw supply, swap in a known good unit. Note known good does not mean new; it means a unit from a test system or a working system that you know works. A new pw supply can be DOA just like any other part and that will really mess up your troubleshooting.

To test the switch/wiring, pull the pw switch leads from the mb. Jump across the mb pins with a small screwdriver or other metal object. If the board starts, you know either the switch or wiring has failed.
 

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