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Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Apr 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By ggeoff
Thanks whs. Just clarify. I copy all the...

Thanks whs.

Just clarify. I copy all the User folders, which I presume will contain all the documents, pictures, music, video and favourits and the Appdata folders, but not mine [as that will...
Forum: Installation & Setup 25 Apr 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By ggeoff
Thanks AssRAM and whs, There is nothing...

Thanks AssRAM and whs,

There is nothing wrong with the Windows 7 installation the issue is hardware related. If I install the old hard disk on the new computer do I simply, just need to copy the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By ggeoff
Thanks theog. But all I need is user settings...

Thanks theog. But all I need is user settings and their data tranferred. The new Dell 690 already has MS Office on it and some other programs, wouldn't they be overwritten?
Forum: Installation & Setup 24 Apr 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By ggeoff
Can Windows Easy Transfer be used if source is removed hard disk

Hi

I have a Dell 690 and there is a hardware issue that is preventing it starting, not all the time, but too frequently to allow me to use WET to transfer the users data to anothe computer. I...
Forum: Backup and Restore 07 Apr 2013
Replies: 0
Views: 934
Posted By ggeoff
Move Windows 7 to another installed hard drive

Hi

I have used Transfer to replace an XP Pro PC to a Windows 7 PC. I now want to install another much larger hard drive to the existing system. I have two hard drives setup in a RAID 0. And a hot...
Forum: General Discussion 25 Sep 2012
Replies: 4
Views: 6,307
Posted By ggeoff
Thanks for your post. I had a similar problem and...

Thanks for your post. I had a similar problem and on following your advice I found I had Num Lock on :D

Geoff
Forum: General Discussion 02 Nov 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,822
Posted By ggeoff
Thanks Keiichi25 I have returned the memory...

Thanks Keiichi25

I have returned the memory after contacting the seller. He found that one of the sticks was defective and he has sent me replacements. The 490 now shows all installed memory.
...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Oct 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,822
Posted By ggeoff
Hi since Dell have not responded via their forum...

Hi since Dell have not responded via their forum so far who knows. I still have not got back to my supplier, but does anyone really think he is wrong? Perhaps what I was supplied is incorrect, now...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Oct 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,822
Posted By ggeoff
Remember that when dell wrote the specs for this...

Remember that when dell wrote the specs for this computer that DDR-3 memory was not available and DDR-2 was state of the art. Dell expected Memory manufacturers to produce desktop memory in 4gb...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Oct 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,822
Posted By ggeoff
Remember that when dell wrote the specs for this...

Remember that when dell wrote the specs for this computer that DDR-3 memory was not available and DDR-2 was state of the art. Dell expected Memory manufacturers to produce desktop memory in 4gb...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Oct 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,822
Posted By ggeoff
Thanks Mike I am using a 128 bit operating...

Thanks Mike I am using a 128 bit operating system.[/QUOTE]

No, I don't think so. Currently your only choices are x86(32-bit) or x64(64-bit).[/QUOTE]

Sorry Bobtran but the questionioner has...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Oct 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,822
Posted By ggeoff
Thanks Mike I am using a 128 bit operating system.

Thanks Mike I am using a 128 bit operating system.
Forum: General Discussion 19 Oct 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,822
Posted By ggeoff
Well you are certainly missing out. I bought the...

Well you are certainly missing out. I bought the memory from a dealer and there will be no problem returning it. I have bought computers before on eBay and they all contained memory. No problems so...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Oct 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,822
Posted By ggeoff
Yes of course that is what a Dell precision...

Yes of course that is what a Dell precision workststation 490 requires.
Forum: General Discussion 19 Oct 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,822
Posted By ggeoff
Thanks Keiichi25 Yes, I can see why people...

Thanks Keiichi25

Yes, I can see why people might jump to those conclusions. In this case, the seller is a specialist dealer with a feedback rating of 3,768 and remarkably, a Feedback score of 100...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Oct 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,822
Posted By ggeoff
I would never buy memory on Ebay. Buying anything...

I would never buy memory on Ebay. Buying anything on there is a chance. Memory is something best left to a reliable local store.[/QUOTE]

Well you are certainly missing out. I bought the memory...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Oct 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,822
Posted By ggeoff
Hi bobtran I bought it on eBay item number:...

Hi bobtran

I bought it on eBay item number: 380268024376 the Dell 490 Workstation specification says the system will take 32 GB - eight sticks of 4 GB
Forum: General Discussion 19 Oct 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,822
Posted By ggeoff
Thanks Keiichi Well if I put the 512MB...

Thanks Keiichi

Well if I put the 512MB stick and the 4GB stick I get a message: Operating in single channel mode please populate memory in matched sets for normal operation. Setop reports:...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Oct 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,822
Posted By ggeoff
Hi I bought it on ebay from a dealer and aasked...

Hi
I bought it on ebay from a dealer and aasked whether it will work on the Dell 490 and was told it will.
Forum: General Discussion 18 Oct 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,822
Posted By ggeoff
If you did not do a clean install, I am not sure...

If you did not do a clean install, I am not sure what you did. There is no upgrade from XP to Win 7 and there is no upgrade from 32 bit to 64 bit. You must have done a clean install.
Are you sure...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Oct 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,822
Posted By ggeoff
@bigmck Off topic but for what it's worth I...

@bigmck

Off topic but for what it's worth I have upgraded from XP Pro 32 bit to windows 7 Pro 64 bit. I bought a windows 7 pro Upgrade.
Forum: General Discussion 18 Oct 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,822
Posted By ggeoff
yes thanks have read and read that. According to...

yes thanks have read and read that. According to Dell it makes no difference, they suggest using sets of four sticks but also suggest sets of two sticks. BIOS detects 9 Gb as what is in the DIMMs but...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Oct 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,822
Posted By ggeoff
Yes seems to have worked. The supplier has...

Yes seems to have worked. The supplier has reassured me that the memory supplied is correct.
Forum: General Discussion 18 Oct 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,822
Posted By ggeoff
Hi I have twice tried to reply to posts and...

Hi

I have twice tried to reply to posts and have been told that I am not logged on. so maybe third time lucky

Geoff
Forum: General Discussion 16 Oct 2010
Replies: 39
Views: 7,822
Posted By ggeoff
@unifex Thanks, I do not know whether the 4...

@unifex

Thanks, I do not know whether the 4 GB memory is defective. It is is not recognized when inserted on its own. Whether that means it is defective is awaiting someone on this forum who has...
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