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Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
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Posted By fireberd
Here is the memory configuration from the...

Here is the memory configuration from the Inspiron 531 manual.
Forum: General Discussion 2 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By fireberd
I have no personal info on whether it will...

I have no personal info on whether it will accept/use more than 4GB. Just reporting the Dell published specs, what I go by.

Dell, in many cases, uses a modified motherboard chipset and the AMD...
Forum: General Discussion 3 Days Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By fireberd
According to Dell published specs (see below),...

According to Dell published specs (see below), 4GB is Maximum memory.

I'm surprised it even works with mixed memory in a Dell. Mixed memory and non-Dell branded memory both are hit or miss. I do...
Forum: Network & Sharing 5 Days Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By fireberd
I don't know if it covers the UK, but...

I don't know if it covers the UK, but http://www.speedtest.net is what most that I know of use.
However, check with your ISP and see if they have one specifically for internal of the ISP, also. ...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By fireberd
What hardware? A keyboard is a self contained...

What hardware? A keyboard is a self contained component. It connects to the laptop's motherboard which has all the other "hardware".
Forum: Graphic Cards 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By fireberd
I have a Dell "gaming" laptop. It has two...

I have a Dell "gaming" laptop. It has two video's - the Intel and an NVIDIA. The Intel is used for most all PC uses except gaming. With gaming the NVIDIA is used.
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By fireberd
Sticking, intermittent keys are in most every...

Sticking, intermittent keys are in most every case is a keyboard hardware problem. The keyboard will have to be replaced. It can be done but is not an easy task. I replaced a keyboard on an old...
Forum: General Discussion 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 2,887
Posted By fireberd
Since all mice do it, where are you plugging in...

Since all mice do it, where are you plugging in the mouse? If its always the same port, try a different one, or try a front panel USB port and see if that makes a difference.

Considering the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By fireberd
Here is a video on how to reset the BIOS. ...

Here is a video on how to reset the BIOS.
toshiba satellite c855 cmos reset - Bing video...
Forum: Installation & Setup 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By fireberd
First, the "Y" key problem is a bad key on the...

First, the "Y" key problem is a bad key on the keyboard, not a virus or your USB keyboard would do the same thing. The keyboard will have to be replaced.

You didn't list the Toshiba model number...
Forum: Sound & Audio 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By fireberd
Download and run the free Resplendence Latency...

Download and run the free Resplendence Latency Mon. Its what we use in recording studios to help track down many audio issues. Latency mon will "inundate" you with data but it most likely will help...
Forum: Sound & Audio 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 511
Posted By fireberd
Windows only allows one default audio playback...

Windows only allows one default audio playback device. e.g. HDMI OR PC audio but not both. There may be a third party program that will allows this but I'm not aware of it.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By fireberd
Uninstall Magix, reboot PC then do a new install...

Uninstall Magix, reboot PC then do a new install of Magix. See if that helps.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By fireberd
I have a recording studio with BandLab Cakewalk...

I have a recording studio with BandLab Cakewalk Sonar and Studio One 3.


Ksthunk.sys is a windows driver of some sorts. Could be software or hardware.

Same way with aeaudio.sys.


Since...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By fireberd
I guess I should have also noted that before...

I guess I should have also noted that before resetting the BIOS make a note of any customization so you can reset those after the BIOS reset. Then again, if you had never changed anything, resetting...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By fireberd
On post #4 I suggested resetting the BIOS. You...

On post #4 I suggested resetting the BIOS. You must have missed that.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By fireberd
Here is the link to the Dell laptop support...

Here is the link to the Dell laptop support forum. Maybe someone there has something to offer.
Latitude - Dell Community (https://www.dell.com/community/Latitude/bd-p/Latitude)
Forum: Hardware & Devices 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By fireberd
He's got two that were working and now two with...

He's got two that were working and now two with exactly the same problem. This is strange, or something was done prior to both not working.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By fireberd
That is strange that no beeps on power on self...

That is strange that no beeps on power on self test, since the Dell diagnostics show its not present.
Did you do anything to the PC's such as a BIOS update before this happened?

Try resetting...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By fireberd
At power on, is there any Beeps? If not that...

At power on, is there any Beeps? If not that suggests the drives are OK. F12 should allow you to access the Dell diagnostics and you can test the drives. If there are no diagnostics on the drives,...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By fireberd
May not be the battery but its my first thought,...

May not be the battery but its my first thought, and what I would do.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By fireberd
First thing I would do is replace the CR2032 coin...

First thing I would do is replace the CR2032 coin cell battery that is for the CMOS memory, located on the motherboard.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By fireberd
Check the BIOS and see what it is detecting. If...

Check the BIOS and see what it is detecting. If its only 4GB, Powered off the PC ten open the case and reseat (unplug then plug back in) the memory modules. Then power on and see what the BIOS is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 580
Posted By fireberd
The PC capabilities does not determine which...

The PC capabilities does not determine which version of Windows is installed. Sounds like you have a 32 bit Windows installed instead of 64 bit. The most logical reason.

Download and run the...
Forum: Backup and Restore 28 Jun 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 928
Posted By fireberd
The easiest thing to do is use the Free Macrium...

The easiest thing to do is use the Free Macrium Reflect and make an "image" (backup) of the entire drive to the new 2TB drive. Then you can restore the entire drive to whatever new drive you want to...
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