How many times has this happened? Can you run the Dell diagnostic CD -- it should boot from it and check to make sure your hardware is okay. Try replacing the ram. Using one mouse and keyboard for all of my computers makes life easier. this contact form
Apr 1, 2008 #7 chowdah TS Rookie I am having the same problem. I have not heard of a solution to this in all the websites and forums I have been on. Is this a new issue? While I just typed that, the pc blue screened saying: "Hardware malfunction.
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Problems With Dell XPS 400 by DELL-ChrisM Dell staff / February 12, 2009 6:21 AM PST In reply to: Problems With Dell XPS Posting your PC specs will help us to assist you quicker and effectively. « phone problmes | TV doesn't output sound » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - press F2 by chickenorfish / February 17, 2009 4:25 AM PST In reply to: Problems With Dell XPS 400 press F2 at the
There's not much more to be tested short of the GPU and MOBO. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Apr 3, 2008 #10 mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,006 +375 Actually, I was referring to the original poster, dgarcia_8. Download the bootable .ISO from here: http://www.memtest.org/ Memtest86+ Guide/How To's (use the .ISO to create a bootable CD): http://www.overclockers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=409152 __________________ Check out these links: TSF Build Guide | TSF Bench Test
Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 04-29-2013, 09:05 PM #2 Masterchiefxx17 Microsoft MVPMicrosoft Team ModeratorArticles Team ManagerHardware Team Moderator Join Date: Feb 2010 Location: Wisconsin, USA Posts: Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Memory by DELL-ChrisM Dell staff / February 12, 2009 7:43 AM PST In reply to: Problems With Dell XPS 400 If your under A bad/gone wrong Bios update can brick the Mobo. __________________ All PC's are not the same. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f25/solved-dell-xps-400-problems-694114.html Anyhow I saw that for some reason, I had two explorer.exe's running at the same time.
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Thanks for your help, I really appreciate it.One more question - if I figure out what memory cards are faulty - what's the best place to get them replaced? http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-xps/dell-xps-430-specs.html WhoseLineFan replied Feb 7, 2017 at 2:55 PM Loading... Personally, I'm DONE with Dell... The "progress" bar stops just short of 100% complete.
NMI: Parity Check/Memory Parity error" This is all sounding like a bad motherboard to me. I tried pressing F2 and F12 as BIOS begins to boot, but no results. I think the pressure was bending the board in the computer. http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-xps/dell-xps-420-no-mic-win-7.html The following video show how to bind OSX Mavericks to … Mac OS X Active Directory Windows OS Windows Server 2008 Apple Software Advertise Here 814 members asked questions and received
Is all your hardware accounted for in the device manager?Does the freezing happen in safe mode?It sounds like you've done some good testing. Mine died the last time I used it. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.
jdcountryboy91Aug 4, 2010, 6:50 AM edit: when I unplug the mouse and keyboard, the unknown device remains in the device manager. Which do you... When it happens, will it boot correctly right away? aford10Aug 4, 2010, 10:34 PM None that I'm aware of.
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