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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

Dell laptop brightness adjustment stuck [SOLVED]

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Q. My Dell Inspiron 1520 screen brightness adjustment sometimes get stuck after I suspend/resume a few times. When I try to adjust the screen brightness by holding the Fn key and then press the up/down arrows nothing happens at all and it is really annoying as I have to reboot to get it to work again. Can you suggest a way that I can fix it without having to reboot? -Hank Chambers A. Yes, I have had a similar issue with my

What is O2Micro OZ776 SCR Driver? [answered]

Q. On my laptop I have a program listed in my add/remove programs page as O2Micro OZ776 SCR Driver, do you know what this is? Is it a virus? Should I uninstall it? A. That is the driver for an O2Micro Memory Card Reader and you should have corresponding hardware listed in the device manager ‘Disk drives’ section as O2Micro SD SCSI Disk Drive. I would not recommend uninstalling it, since that would effectively disabled you SD card reader. Also, if

Work laptops for 2013

I recently dropped my Dell Latitude E6430. This was a pretty serious drop onto some pavement and while the laptop still works, it has a rather large dent in it. I have had a few previous issues with the laptop, mainly software related (Intel wifi driver issues, occasional lockups) so with the new dent being the final straw, it is now time for a new laptop Here are a few I considered: (dimensions/weight courtesy of notebookcheck.net) E6530 35 x 384

Dell Inspiron 14z (N411z) ACPISMO8800 Windows 7 driver [SOLVED!]

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Question: Hello Sir/s, I have faced the same problem after formating the orginal windows 7 64bit operating system in my dell inspiron N 411z model no it ask every time to install SMO8800 driver for your unknown device in device manager please send me this driver to my e mail adddress,thanks from your kind help -M M K Answer: That unknown device is a ST Microelectronics DE351DL Motion Sensor. You can get the driver here: (Dell download link)   Installation Instructions

Display dimming problem Dell notebooks

I am doing some research on a display dimming problem on my Dell Latitude E6430. Specifically, when using the laptop in a dim/dark environment, the display brightness sometimes varies with a sort of brightness-fluctuation. It can be quite annoying as it is almost like flickering. Perhaps the most frustrating aspect is that it is hard to replicate so troubleshooting can be difficult!  :-( Other people have similar issues: XPS 15 screen auto brightness – Laptop General Hardware Forum – Laptop – Dell Communityhttp://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/p/19452913/20123083.aspxHi.

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