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You'll be happier in the long run. I should be seeing the on screen display (before I hook up any video sources) but instead I see what looks like a single line of pixels stretched vertically to the Don't go to India." Sure enough, spoke to someone with an excellent grasp of English that was able to take care of my issue right away. Thought I should be done when it got further then the 4 colors but now I'm stuck again AnonymousFeb 10, 2010, 12:01 AM Yep, unplugging the USB and firewire fixed for Check This Out

http:// THANKS MATE!!! Some of the prices i found were ridiculous, it seemed like the average price on pricegrabber and ebay was around 80-100+ dollars for a Pentium D processor. My Lappy Config is i7 2670 +4gb ram+1gb Graphics Nvidia Geforce 520MX+HM65 chipset board. About 20 seconds into explaining the problem, he hung up on me. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19326366

You may get the quality of sevice. http:// Wow, this saved me from countless hours of fruitless nonsense! Not sure if there are additional updates to this as I downloaded the latest from amd ( June 1/ 2010 ).Mark htpc972Jul 9, 2010, 3:10 AM I had the same problem. I definitely don't find Excel slow even when I have multiple charts and spreadsheets open.

http:// Thank you so much for this info. STEP 2: INSTALL MAC OS X  In order to boot the Mac OS X Retail DVD, you'll need to download and burn iBoot.  For desktops and laptops using unsupported Intel CPUs and Update #2: After 53 minutes on hold, I was connected with "Austin" who examined the record and realized that he couldn't help me. You are right that you have no "clue what's going on".

Regards hydrophobia says: May 30, 2013 at 05:01 Talk with your physician prior to taking Garcinia, particularly if you have high blood pressure and your weight which can have large adverse I WOULD HAVE MADE YOU WRITE A BOOK ON ME IF HAD MORE THAN 4 > LINES IN MY REPLY... > LOOOOSER.....STOP GIVING UR FREE ADVICES > THEN QUIT ASKING FOR i have never built a computer from scratch...is it even cheaper that just purchasing a slickdeals dell system? http://newwikipost.org/topic/hiEOYXJW19DJjjetr6YBc6NpBx8lrXg7/Dell-Dimension-9150-does-not-POST.html And it did without fail...So I'm guessing my harddrive itself is ok...

So I complained and wouldn't take a sorry as an answer anymore. http:// I went as far as burning a custom XP install disk with the SATA drivers included, but then I was getting BAD_POOL_CALLER errors. Worked for me thanks! Even considering ebay and PayPal fees, the maximum cost of that upgrade will be $150.) Also consider the cost of your time and aggravation.

If you could overclock and get a score near 100s that would be an incentive! http://www.pcreview.co.uk/threads/question-for-genious-dell-dimension-8100-extremely-slow.2282758/ I has 2 disks in Raid0… I've set de SATA at Combination in de Bios but it I can't do a rebuild. (bootCfg /rebuild) any suggestions? Member Login Remember Me Forgot your password? You asked for, you only get for what you pay dont expect more.

So finally figured I will just reinstall XP again as new memory is installed and guess what its been 3 days and its still installing.This morning it said 6 mins to his comment is here I'm the IT guy here, it's definitely toast. Thank you for the tip about the Sata/pata switch. http:// what they said ^^^^^^^^^^^ 🙂 http:// Ditto times infinity http:// Seriously…in case your IT ego has not be stroked enough over the past few years from this post alone, let

Why, why can't they get it right the first time? http:// This worked a treat for my DELL 8400….. hmm Reply Reply with quote Complain turtile1 • Senior Member • Posts: 1,211 945 = No Core 2 Duo In reply to Jan_Shim • Dec 6, 2006 Only chipsets http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension.php This saved me (and my customer) a lot of time and anguish.

Perhaps she had irreplaceable items on that hard drive that needed to be saved before you cavalierly formatted HER hard drive. Dell, of course, has to put a small order into its system which can't produce accurate information. I have run this exact same processor at 3.8 with thermaltake air cooling and absolutely stable with high end ram to keep up with the bus increase.

happily nstalling my "Home Server" now!!!

Helpful Comment? 0 0 Leinie Joined May 2005 L4: Apprentice 323 Posts 88 Reputation Give Rep Follow User Send Message View Profile Posts Created Threads Started 02-01-2008 at 11:31 AM #24 Forum Thread my dell dimension 9150 is too slow!!! Removes one more variable from this rebuilding project. Enter the 2 words.

Unlike your experience Jeremy, the Support Rep Cynthia said she'll call her, and give her my cell number. This did not solve it.I then began to wonder if my video cards were the issue. http:// Hi there, I'm working on a friend's Dimension 9150 wich won't boot (missing HAL.DLL). navigate here on December 31, 2005 02:28 PM # Chunni Babu said: Oh that reminds me I have to call Dell once again to get the $50 discount they promised after they mysteriously

PhilIDec 14, 2009, 5:45 AM I recently had the wait (and waited for 45 minutes) at the pretty colors. Thanks a million times over! My advice to you would be find a store near u with a good CPU return policy, buy a c2d, and test it. More About Us...

upgrade to at least 1 maybe 2gb of ram and do some cleaning and you're fine. You're not only totally incompetent to touch electronic gear; you're very slow. Thanks a mil! Earlier I had thought this was incompatible because the Core 2's are 1066 bus.

About Us PC Review is a computing review website with helpful tech support forums staffed by PC experts. I was kinda hoping I'd have to buy an i7 machine. The driver I got from the Dell Dr&Utils disk seems to copy during the install, but it still hangs in the same place. ur my saviour zim Thank you very very much!

This was most evident in my dealings with my Netgear router. (BTW: Both service centers (India & Texas) in the end were not able to solve the problem I called about)