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Fix the brightness adjustment buttons on a Dell M6700 [SOLVED]

Right click on the display adapter and select 'Disable'

Occasionally after a few hibernate/resume cycles, my Dell Precision M6700 laptop’s brightness UP/DOWN buttons become unresponsive (specifically, the Fn+Up Arrow and Fn+Down Arrow key combination). Rebooting will fix the issue but sometimes if you are in the middle of something that can be a major inconvenience. Thankfully the same solution I posted for other Dell models also works on the M6700 Instructions for re-enabling brightness adjustment (without rebooting) #1 Go into device manager and locate your display adapter (in my case, an

Dell M4400 BSOD with NVIDIA drivers [powermizer switch solved]

If you are trying to use Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 on a Dell M4400 you can encounter some major BSOD issues and display corruption issues when using a NVIDIA driver that enables PowerMizer Here are some resources on the topic: Disable PowerMizer **Tested**http://forum.notebookreview.com/gaming-software-graphics-cards/261929-disable-powermizer-tested.htmlDisable PowerMizer **Tested** Ok guys. New to the forum 1st real contribution. Ive been reading alot about this issue as i was dealing with it as well. Please try at your own risk because what

Using Parrot Zik headphones with Windows 7 / Win8 [solved]

Parrot Zik Bluetooth Headset Properties Windows 7

Recently I tried pairing some Parrot Zik headphones with my Dell E6430 laptop. The pairing was quite easy but there was no sound when playing media files etc. The solution for me was to: Disable the Parrot RFcomm service Specify that my ‘headset does not have an LCD’ After doing that, the headphones worked quite well with Windows! It would have been nice if everything would have just worked right out of the box but overall I still rate the Zik/Windows compatibility as

CMOS battery dead, lost settings, Windows won’t boot!

Q. Yo J.D……so my hoss of a Dell laptop (the one with a 20″ screen) seems to have bit it again…It was left unplugged for a couple of days and I think that internal battery was drained. So it will try and start windows, but then it crashes and starts the reboot process over…I can get into set up…do you know how I can fix that boot problem? -John A. Howdy John. Yes, it sounds like your CMOS battery is

Dell 660s Mini-Desktop PC

Here are the technical specs / order details for a Dell 660s SFF desktop PC ordered earlier this year: Quantity Item Number Description 1 225-2907 INSPIRON 660s 1 319-0168 3rd gen Intel Core i5-3330s processor 2.70 GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 up to 3.20 GHz 1 317-9672 8GB SDRAM at 1600MHz -2X4G 1 331-9333 Dell KB113 USB Wired Entry Keyboard, US-English 1 320-7810 If accessories are purchased, they may ship separately 1 320-3255 Integrated Intel HD Graphics 1 421-8486 DW1506

Dell PowerEdge 1950 & 2950 CMOS/RAID battery

Panasonic CR2032 CMOS/BIOS battery in Dell PowerEdge

The Dell PowerEdge 1950 3rd generation server uses a standard CR2032 battery for CMOS/BIOS purposes. If your server is showing an orange warning on the front panel about low battery, you can buy a replacement battery here for less than $5 USD: 3 Volts, 2032, 2 batteries (Lithium Button Cell) CR2032http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0002DSVS8/This pair of three-volt lithium coin batteries is perfect for servers. 20mm diameter and 3.2mm height. Likewise, if the RAID controller’s battery is low you can find replacements starting at

Dell PowerEdge 1950 III Drivers and Firmware Updates (2013)

I recently set up two new Dell PowerEdge 1950 III servers. One for Weblogs.us (free blog hosting) and one for Branson’s Nantucket (a lakefront resort in Branson). Dell makes very nice servers but their support pages can be a bit confusing. Therefore, here are the latest updates/drivers for the PowerEdge 1950 III, as of July 2013: Latest Dell PERC 6/i Integrated Update, v.6.3.1-0003, A14http://www.dell.com/support/drivers/us/en/04/driverdetails?driverid=W83M2Fixes: 1. Fixes an issue where the Perc battery does not always charge up properly, causing Virtual Disks

Download the latest version of ESXi for Dell

Today I needed to download the latest Dell customized ISO of VMWare ESXi. It took me a moment to find the latest version, so here is a link to help you find it faster: http://www.dell.com/support/drivers/us/en/19/driverdetails?driverid=RD5JN This is VMware ESXi 5.1 Update 1 and it was released on April 29th 2013. You can burn it to a CD or mount it via an IPMI/DRAC interface if you so desire. Also, you will need a USB thumbdrive to install ESXi to as you

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