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Windows 7: Dell PC Support

05 Jan 2014   #1

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 
Dell PC Support

I think Dell removed my pc from support this week because now when i try to access my service tag, it will show a OptiFlex instead of my Vostro 400. When I try to access a older version of the website, it won't even show the specs. I guess it is finally complete end of life for my pc. Good thing I am going to get a new pc this year though.
I guess this means that support for Dell pcs last about 5-6 years. At least they still provide the manuals.
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07 Jan 2014   #2

Winndows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Computer0304 View Post
I think Dell removed my pc from support this week because now when i try to access my service tag, it will show a OptiFlex instead of my Vostro 400. When I try to access a older version of the website, it won't even show the specs. I guess it is finally complete end of life for my pc. Good thing I am going to get a new pc this year though.
I guess this means that support for Dell pcs last about 5-6 years. At least they still provide the manuals.
Hi Computer0304,

You can still download the drivers and manuals for the older or newer systems. Check this link for accessing information about your system:

Support | Dell US

Check this link for drivers and manual for Vostro 400:

Drivers

Manual

Keep us posted with the results so we can advise you further.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Jan 2014   #3

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SandeepP View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Computer0304 View Post
I think Dell removed my pc from support this week because now when i try to access my service tag, it will show a OptiFlex instead of my Vostro 400. When I try to access a older version of the website, it won't even show the specs. I guess it is finally complete end of life for my pc. Good thing I am going to get a new pc this year though.
I guess this means that support for Dell pcs last about 5-6 years. At least they still provide the manuals.
Hi Computer0304,

You can still download the drivers and manuals for the older or newer systems. Check this link for accessing information about your system:

Support | Dell US

Check this link for drivers and manual for Vostro 400:

Drivers

Manual

Keep us posted with the results so we can advise you further.
Will you guys ever remove those?
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07 Jan 2014   #4

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 8 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

so far they have not, I have gotten manuals and specs from computers that were 7 years old
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07 Jan 2014   #5

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

Does anyone know how to download the manuel on a Kindle Fire because if i try to download on mine, it loads infinity.
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07 Jan 2014   #6

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 8 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

I think you need to download it on a pc or if on the kindle you can pick it up if the kindle can open a pdf file because that is what the manual is on. I am on my ipad typing this and i can pull it thru my browser.
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08 Jan 2014   #7

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit/Windows 8 64-bit/Win7 Pro64-bit
 
 

Other pdfs work though
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08 Jan 2014   #8

Winndows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Computer0304 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SandeepP View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Computer0304 View Post
I think Dell removed my pc from support this week because now when i try to access my service tag, it will show a OptiFlex instead of my Vostro 400. When I try to access a older version of the website, it won't even show the specs. I guess it is finally complete end of life for my pc. Good thing I am going to get a new pc this year though.
I guess this means that support for Dell pcs last about 5-6 years. At least they still provide the manuals.
Hi Computer0304,

You can still download the drivers and manuals for the older or newer systems. Check this link for accessing information about your system:

Support | Dell US

Check this link for drivers and manual for Vostro 400:

Drivers

Manual

Keep us posted with the results so we can advise you further.
Will you guys ever remove those?
Hi Computer0304,

I believe they won't be removed and would be available to download for you. As I have seen manuals for drivers available for systems more than 15 years old as well.

So I believe you should not be worried about the drivers manual link for your system to be removed from our site.

Hope it answers your query. If you have any further queries, please feel free to contact us.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Jan 2014   #9

Winndows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Computer0304 View Post
Does anyone know how to download the manuel on a Kindle Fire because if i try to download on mine, it loads infinity.
Hi Computer0304,

Sorry checked this post now. Not sure about the kindle fire but if it doesn't load in the browser then best would be to download it on a system and then mail the pdf file to your account.

You can access mail through the Kindle and open the user manual. Hope it works. If you have any further queries, please feel free to contact us.
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08 Jan 2014   #10

Windows 7, 64 bit Home SP1, Win 8.1.1 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Usually, Service Tag ID's are not reused and are still available. My old Dimension E510's service tag is still in the system. The Dimension E510 was purchased in the Windows XP days. Over the last 10 years I've only seen one other post on the Dell forums about a duplicate or reused service tag ID.
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