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XPS 8900 Dell Digital Delivery is not working.

Q: XPS 8900 Dell Digital Delivery is not working.

I have this new computer and I am trying to download the Cyberlink essencial software, but I can´t get the Digital Delivery to work. After a while of seen the tool logo, I got the message that it couldn´t connect to the Internet and tool shuts down.
I have tried with this suggestions but it did not work:
https://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/04/SLN85610/es
https://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/04/SLN130099/en

A: XPS 8900 Dell Digital Delivery is not working.

FRPORRAS
Click the link below to register and download software for your computer. The site only works with Internet Explorer.
My Dell Downloads

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I have been a Dell customer for many, many years and have never had a problem with order deliveries until now.  I ordered a Dell XPS 8900 special edition on 7/16 and have had three different estimated delivery dates posted on the websites (all wrong), the latest of which was today.  I have been in contact with customer service and told of a parts shortage (after placing the order of course).  This is highly unlike any experience I have ever had with Dell.  Is anyone else experiencing delivery delays and inaccurate delivery estimates, or am I just "lucky"?

A:Dell XPS 8900 - Delivery Date Changed Twice (and still not here)

This is a fairly new model and delays do happen -- and systems are not built by Dell, but by contractors outside the US -- the supply chain is long and yes -- delays are almost inevitable.

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So I just rebooted my hard drive, operating systems and everything else.  I am trying to download the software that came with computer, mainly photoshop elements. Dell Digital delivery is not showing any software when I start that program, and I cannot get past the my downloads registration page either. How do I access the software and complete the download. I have the latest version of IE and nothing will work. Can I get the original product gen key from dell and just download the software from adobe?  Please help as I see some similar threads and folks are having issues.  Thanks   

A:Dell digital Delivery

Hi,
I would suggest you to consider reinstalling the Dell Digital Delivery application using the link below.
http://dell.to/1pryWKz
Please let me know if this helps.

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How to manage my laptop from ah dell crash?i mean when i on my dell laptop and it appeared like this " an unhandled exception occured in dell.all browser is close now.what to do?thnx
 

A:dell digital delivery occured unhandled,what to do?

Hello findingsolution,

Welcome to TSG!

You haven't given us very much information, but it sounds like you had an application unexpectedly close?

That does happen from time to time. Have you experienced any other issues?

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Also, let's see the following.

TSG Information Utility

Download and save the TSG System Information Utility (SysInfo.exe).
After it's been downloaded and saved, double-click it to run it.
Information about your computer will appear.
Return here to your thread, then copy-and-paste the entire text here.
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Lastly, what is the make and model of the problem computer?

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What I'd like to see in your next post:

Current problems.
TSG System Information log.
Make and model of your computer.

 

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Hi,

On my Optiplex 7040, I am having issues running Dell Digital Delivery.
When i try to start the program, I get the error "Dell Digital Delivery is currently upgrading itself. Please wait a minute and try again.
I have waited for 2 hours and I still get the same error. I do have an internet connection. I let the computer sit overnight and same error. I tried restarting the computer and same error.
I tried reinstalling the program, as well as installing older versions and I still get the same error.
Has anyone else had this issue before?

Thank You

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Hello and thank you very much --
Yesterday the cursor disappeared so I turned the pc off manually.  When I turned it back on after a few seconds all was OK.  Cursor disappeared again, so I tried the same thing, but the computer now won't turn back on at all.
The start button lights up amber then immediately goes out.  No sounds.  I have unplugged and plugged back in all the cords from wall, router, modem.  The lights on modem and router are all normal,  The laptop I am using as I type right now is hooked up to the exact same system, I'm not using the laptop wirelessly.  I have also unplugged the power and held down the start button for 10 seconds as was suggested on Dell's website.  But pc still won't respond.  If I unplug and replug  the whole thing from the wall or plug and replug the AC adapter, I see the Dell logo for a moment on the screen and then the message it is going to power saving mode, then black.
The pc that won't turn on is a Dell 8900 which I bought 6 months ago and has worked perfectly up to now.  I use Windows10. 
What should I do next?    

A:Dell 8900 stopped working

Contact Dell Tech Support for warranty support.
Might be power supply or video card.  If you use a surge protector or power strip, remove those and try connecting PC directly to the wall outlet.
And always mention version of Windows in your posts

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I have a new Dell XPS 8900 connected to a Dell U2413 monitor using the HDMI to mini-HDMI cable.  When I switch off the monitor (to save the screen and energy), the PC jumps into an unrecoverable power saving mode, shutting down all open applications in doing so.  The mouse and keyboard lock up.  The only way to restart the PC is to press the power button for several seconds (hard reboot).   This began happening recently.  What can be done to fix?

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Two months ago bought a Dell 8900 from Best Buy. After 20 days, it would not start, same with the next 8900 replacement... only fewer days. The first gameware as a replacement did not start at all. The Alienware Aurora worked beautifully for 3 days and then would not start. In the 8900's,,, got the blinking amber lights on the start button. Tech is coming to replace motherboard. What the heck is happening? Could it be the monitor... or the external hard drive or what? Come on Dell,,, what's up? I have a Dell XP Laptop as a back up using the same external hard ddrive.

A:Dell 8900, Gaming Computer, Dell Alienware Aurora

There is a power issue with the external hard drive.

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I was using my computer normally, not even listening to music or had any sound on, and suddenly heard some crackling noises and since then the sound has not worked. Was just browsing the internet, nothing hard on the computer at the time.

have looked at many other threads for solution, but couldn't find one that worked for me unfortunately.
(speakers are plugged in, work fine with other audio devices, and are on)

running win7 x64 on a dell xps8300
driver version: 6.0.1.6141
directx 11.0

I believe there is a problem with the internal sound processor on the motherboard since I am able to hear sound with headphones via the front headphone jack. I have re-installed drivers for it/rebooted, with no luck.
Not sure why, but on the sound options (attached pic) it set my realtek digital output as my default communications device, and when i set it to the default device, I couldn't hear sound from the front headphone jack.
In the realtek hd audio manager, it shows that something is plugged into the back panel, but like I said, no sound will play.
Tried disabling front jack detection, but nothing changed

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

A:dell xps8300 realtek digital output suddenly stopped working

Another one for the "duh" category. Speakers were on, but was running through the sub which was turned off. Stupid women touching a man's computer.

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Hi, this should be a relatively easy question to answer for those in the know.  If I order up a new 8900 desktop with the GTX 970 card, will it have a DVI port on that card?  I have a monitor I am fond of and want to continue to use, but it only has DVI.

A:Dell XPS 8900 DVI

Typical GTX 960/970/980 has 1 DVI  , 3 Display Port and , 1 HDMI.
Cant imagine ANY card of this series with NO DVI.

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this 3 mo. old xps 8900 --I 6700 -16gb of ram is slower then my 8 yr. old xps 420- q6600 -6gb ram ,what a disappointment !!!

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I bought a lightly used Dell XPS 8900 computer. The original owner did not reset the computer. It is erratic. I tried to create a system disk but got an error message. Apparently that's not an option.  I don't know if this system is encrypted or what the problem is. I''ve tried to remove the games the previous owner installed but get an error message with that and cannot uninstall them. Even though I've spent 2 days installing the software I use, I want to reinstall Windows 7 Pro & start over. Can I download the OS from Dell?

A:Where can I download the OS for Dell XPS 8900?

Since it is a new model try here:
http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/Drivers/OSISO/W764 

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Hi I was wondering if I can purchase and use a MSI R9 380 GAMING 4G for my new Dell XpS 8900 computer? I am concerned about the stock psu not being enough power for this card. I belive the stock psu is 460w but this card has a System Requirements Power Consumption of 150W.
And this is the card I would like to use:

A:R9 380 GAMING 4G in a Dell XPS 8900 HELP!

The stock 460w is designed for 150w of video power. That card uses 225w or more.  8 Pin = 150w  + 75w from the X16 slot = 225w if it uses a 6 pin and An 8 pin this is 300w
http://support.amd.com/en-us/recommended/power-supplies/detail?item=AX650M
 
AMD says that  6950 cards can be used with an AX650M
I have used the Corsair CS750M in several Dell models without issue.

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I am in search of figuring out what to do.  I have had this XPS 8900 for about 2 years.  1st year ran fine. 2nd year I was doing a recovery and our power flickered and nothing is on this desktop.  will power on but nothing.  How do I get recovery disks to put back in what it came with?    Thank you  Chris

A:Dell 8900 Desk Top XPS

Recovery disks will not do any good if the computer won't boot. You need to find and replace the damaged hardware if any. Try turning it on and immediately keep tapping F12 without waiting for any screen to see if you can get into the boot menu to run hardware diagnostics and include a custom test of the hard drive. Try booting to your repair disk. 
Report the status of all the lights and explain what you mean by power on but nothing-- nothing on the screen or nothing on the drive or no sounds or fans, etc.

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Worked fine until today, 1/1/2016 -- Happy New Year, NOT!
Changed power cable, use a different outlet (other items like LAN router and network printer power just fine). Computer will still not start.
When I plug power into computer power light comes on bright then goes out (this seemed normal before). Then if I push the power button computer does not start.
I do appear to get a orange light sequence of 2-1 after trying to turn it on -- and that continues. May be some sort of POST signal?
I can return the computer (not my first choice) after our upcoming trip. But I'd prefer to get it up and running today. Have some work to do.
Phil

A:Dell XPS-8900 Will Not Start

More info. I had four external USB3 drives attached, two powered and two are Seagate Wireless drives -- one of which is recharged via its USB port.
Unplugging only that second Seagate drive lets the machine start up. So the issue may be too much of a current drain on the USB board.
Once booted, the system seems to run fine with that Seagate Wireless drive attached, and it will Restart with it attached -- just not boot from a Shut Down condition.
Not sure I really understand this, but I can live with it.
If someone seems something more insidious in this behavior, please advise; purchased the XPS-8900 at COSTCO and still have about 55 days to return it if it is defective!
Phil

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called dell support today to ask about a knocking noise when i start computer ,so he ran some hardware tests and every thing seems OK,so then he checked the registry and there was whole bunch errors ,he said that the warranty does not cover software issues ,this computer is a refurbished unit about 4 mo. old,he proceeded to tell me it would cost $150 to fix this ,The computer seems to run good,so i refused to accept this,running win 10 latest edition ,he was kind of pushing me to spend the money to fix this"problem".I always thought that the warranty covered everything,computer is running great ,why fix something thats not-broke.i have been buying dell for the last 20 yrs. this will be my last dell!!!!!!

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I purchased a new Dell XPS 8900 desktop, 64-bit operating system with Windows 10 Home about a month ago. The computer has never made a sound, whether it's Windows system sounds or sounds associated with programs. No sounds come from either the third-party speakers or the headphones, which work with other computers. So far I've tried the following:
Installed the newest version of the RealTek High Definition Audio driver from Dell website (it's green-checked on Control Panel)
Did speaker setup with Dell Audio Manager
Performed speaker setup and testing through Control Panel > Sound (testing produced no sound)
Inspected cable connections multiple times
Performed audio diagnostics through Dell Support website (the computer failed the first test, the second wouldn't continue because of a specious time zone issue, which didn't exist)
The speakers are plugged into the green jack on the back panel, and the headphones are plugged into front headphone jack. One thing I did do was to edit the registry to install the Windows sound mixer, which was not present in Windows 10. I did add a video card and another internal 3TB WD hard drive to the computer, but none of those actions has affected my old computer. 
I've tried about everything I know so far. I believe this is likely some kind of software glitch or conflict, but I can't get the computer to make a sound. Control panel tells me that everything is working normally. Does any... Read more

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I recently purchased the following Dell 8900
Dell XPS x8900-3756BLK Desktop (6th Generation Intel Core i7, 16 GB RAM, 2 TB HDD + 32 GB SSD) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 745 with 4GB DDR3

I would like to replace the graphics card (I flight sim a lot) with a GTX 960 4GB DDR5 card, either myself or have a computer repair place do it.
Which specific cards would be easiest to install in my machine - if I search for GTX 960, I see all kinds of different length cards, 1 and 2 fans, etc.
I'd like to purchase the following card, if it will be easily installed...
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 960 4GB GDDR5 PCiE Graphics Cards GV-N960OC-4GD
Would a new graphics card be difficult to install myself?   What is involved?
Thank you,
Steve

A:Which GTX 960 Can I use to upgrade my Dell XPS 8900

The XPS 8900 and 8700 share the same case so if you look in this thread you'll see the cards that fit and the cards that needed some case cutting.
en.community.dell.com/.../19611037
I can personally vouch for the the MSI GTX 970 gaming 4GB fits so check the size (length and height) and if less it should fit without issue.
If you can wait a few weeks or maybe a month, the GTX 1080 looks to be an amazing card for the price and power draw. It is going to be slightly more expensive, however much more capable.
The install is easy. search for youtube videos and you should find one.
edit: and you can sell your GTX 745 on ebay and recoup some of the cost.

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Apologies if my questions are redundant to other posts in the forum, BUT, I couldn't find ones that covered my questions specifically.
I'm hoping to add a OCZ Trion 150 960GB 2.5" 7mm SATA III Internal Solid State Drive TRN150-25SA3-960G to the Dell XPS 8900 I just purchased. Currently it has a 1TB HDD but no second drive. 
My questions:

Is the SSD I intend to purchase compatible with this desktop? 
If not, why (ie, what should I look for in an alternate)? And what is a good alternative to the SSD I'm proposing. 
Does the XPS 8900 come with spare power and SATA for a second drive?
Do I  need a 3.5" mounting adapter?

Thanks in advance. Again, apologies for the simplistic questions, but I'd appreciate a response. 

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Hey guys,
My Dell xps 8900 have 8Gb ram (4Gb x2) DDR4 2133 UDIMM. Currently it has 2 empty slots. I just bought an 8Gb (8Gb x1) ram DDR4 -2133 UDIMM Crucial stick. I make sure it has the same CL, voltage, etc. I run Crucial scan and it says this stick is compatible with the Dell 8900. My question is can I just add this single stick to the system to make it a total 16Gb, if so which slot do I put it in? so it will end up with 4x2 sticks and 8x1 stick.  I've read somewhere saying the Dell xps 8700 wouldn't boot if the dual slots are not filled up. Mine is a Dell xps 8900, however.

A:Dell xps 8900 adding more ram

Ummm....you have a problem...
The XPS 8900 has 4 RAM slots. So in order to install one new 8GB module, you'd have to uninstall one of the existing 2GB modules.
Even if you do that, the XPS 8900 doesn't support 14 GB of RAM (3x2GB + 1x8GB =14GB). The supported configs are:  8 GB, 16 GB, 24 GB, 32 GB, and 64 GB.
And it's always best to install RAM in matched pairs. So you probably need to remove all four 2GB modules and install 2x8 GB to get 16GB. Or, if crucial will take the 8 GB back, you may be able to exchange it for 4x4GB to get 16 GB, assuming that works out cheaper.
EDIT: If you might ever want to go above 16 GB, it might be prudent to use 2x8 GB now which will leave you with 2 empty slots in which you could install 2x4GB (for total of 24 GB), or 2x8GB (for total of 32 GB).

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Can anyone tell me about how Dell provides software in its computers, such as the OS (Windows), MS Office, etc.? I'm assuming that it's something like I've read about Compaq, where the "Recovery Disc" is actually a utility for recovering the real operating system, which is located in an image file on a hidden partition on the hard drive. If so, is MS Office (purchased from them as an add-on, or included in one of their "deals") handled in the same way? That is, is it included in that image file, and no actual software installation disk for MS Office is then included with the computer? I'm on a committee purchasing computers for our church staff, and need to hear from someone who's been there, so that I have something to report back. It seems to me that if the apps are just in that image file, not actually accessible on a disk, that a lot of the functionality (Recovery console in WinXP, or the ability to add or remove parts of Office) would be missing. It would sure help to know what to expect. Personally I'm a little leery about this. I tend to favor purchasing locally, where these things can be ascertained a little more definitely. Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:Dell software delivery?

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Does anyone know if the new GTX 1080 card will have any issues with a Dell XPS 8900 Desktop?  Since the power requirements are lower the PSU should support it but I would like to verify before making an additional purchase.
--Rocco--

A:Dell XPS 8900 Desktop and GTX 1080

Nvidia is recommending a 500w power supply. The GTX 1070/1080 will not be validated by Dell on any systems shipping with the 460w power supply. I am scanning the Desktop Video board waiting for users to buy and test the video cards on our 460w systems.

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Hello everybody,
When we turn this machine on, 
The error is always bring with "Preparing Automatic repair" and "Diagnosing your PC"

When i restart machine "it said, your pc ran into a problem and needs to restart"etc...
These error are same thing!
What should i do? 
Best regards, 

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Hi,
   Just purchased a Dell XPS 8900 windows 10 64 bit with 802.11ac + bluetooth 4.0. Every time I run bittorrent I am getting the bcmwl63a.sys and BSOD. I have read to uninstall drivers and install older version. I am not very technical. If someone could please let me know where to find the drivers and how to uninstall current drivers? Or if you can point me in the direction with additional info that would be most appreciated.
 
Thanks
Mky

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I recently purchased an XPS 8900 with Win 10 Home installed. I want to run the OS & apps off an SSD, but the methods to get that to happen have not worked so far, namely cloning the HD to the SSD. Pretty much everything I've seen on the forums here and on the internet don't seem to take into consideration UEFI, which has proven be an enormous PITA in this process, as i have to keep switching between UEFI and Legacy modes to get the system to (try to) boot off the SSD.
The install is fresh - i.e. no user data yet, so I'm not worried about losing that data. The recovery partitions are intact. I created a recovery USB drive from within Windows 10. Any guidance on this would be welcome. Thanks!

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Recently I moved my XPS 8900's internals to a bigger case. When powering on, it appears to all work but when it gets to the dell screen, it goes black. I can press f2 or f12 for the setup menus but it never gets there. It appears to be a POST problem, with blinking power button and keyboard capslock and scroll lock LEDs. It blinks in a pattern of 3-7-1-6. I cannot seem to get it to boot. Anyone have a clue what the problem might be?
Thanks,
Colin

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Good Morning,
I have been reading about installing a 1tb SSD drive in my unit and keeping the 2tb as drive D/E. I would clone my existing drive to the SSD using EaseUS, remove all the data which would remain on the original drive. Has anyone been through this scenario and could you send me the correct procedure.
Thanks,
Bob
I do not want to re-invent the wheel. 

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Hi Everyone, I bought a new computer the Dell xps 8900 and I received it and set it up March 3. I had some issues with it and had a tech come over and work on it. I started having problems with the mouse not waking up. I would have to un plug it from the back of the tower. Dell replaced that computer and I just got another one lase Wednesday and set it up on Friday. I did add a printer and Acrobat Reader and I noticed that the computer came not to go in to sleep mode. I changed the settings and it seemed to be working and now is doing the same thing. It went to sleep and I tried restarting it. That did not work and I used the arrow keys to shut it down and then restarted it and the mouse worked. Is this a windows problem or a computer problem? does any one know or have this problem it's windows 10.

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Will it run?
I know someone on here managed to get the 1070 to run perfectly on their stock XPS 8900 with 460W PSU

Has anyone tried it? Let me know, thanks!

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I am planning on adding an SSD and doing a clean install of Win 10 on my new XPS 8900. I've spent a lot of time researching this and have notes and tutorials to follow that I feel comfortable with. The one area that I have not found good answers and only general advice is on reinstalling the drivers. The advice has been to go to the Dell download center and get them there.
To make sure I end up with the correct drivers on the SSD, I first took a look at what I currently have in the Device Manager and compared them to the list of drivers on the Dell driver page specific to my computer tag #. That has been an exercise in frustration. I have lots of questions. Please be patient. Hopefully this will help others also.
Let's start with the video drivers. Device Manager vs Dell list:

I have the GTX 745 and the Dell config on the Dell site lists it correctly. So why doesn't it show up on the list specific to my computer? Instead it lists an AMD. So, now I select to show all drivers for all XPS 8900s and it adds the following driver:

Even here, the GTX 745 isn't listed. Why? Can anyone from Dell explain why they don't have the driver listed for the most common graphics card installed on current XPS 8900s?
When I do a site search for a GTX 745, I find:

So, is this a newer driver compared to my installed?:
Version 10.18.13.5382   7 Aug 15  (the date is later but the number is lower)
Also, is the Intel HD Graphic Driver listed above on... Read more

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I just got a notificaiton on my Dell XPS 8900 that there is a new BIOS update.

I am currently on 2.1.0 dated 2015 12 11.  The new one is 2.1.3 dated 2016 02 05.
Fixes & Enhancements
Enhancements- Improved system stability for virtual machine environment - Improved system stability for long Media playback.- Updated Dell Diagnostic to 4302.15 
.

http://www.dell.com/support/home/US/en/04/Drivers/DriversDetails?driverId=Y9V39
.

Everything is working fine right now.  I was wondering if you recommend upgrading.  Also you can use this thread to discuss your experiences in upgrading to this new BIOS.

Thanks

A:Dell XPS 8900 BIOS Update 2.1.3 discussion

I went ahead and installed this update because this is such a new model I figured it is worth upgrading the BIOS the first few revisions they release. The upgrade went smooth and it is working fine for me now.

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I own an xps 8900 and a upgraded psu Corsair 650 W and I want to update to a gtx 1060 , I should be ok with my psu but what length or dimensions of the 1060 is the max ? I was thinking about getting the EVGA 1060 FTW which is 10.5" long, or do I need to get a shorter version of the 1060 ?

A:Dell XPS 8900 and video card update

MSI GTX 970 4G Gaming is 10.91" x 5.51" and it fits fine in an 8700.
8700s and 8900s have the same case.
This thread has a bunch of different cards and some with pics in the 8700s
en.community.dell.com/.../19611037
checkout page 26 for one of ours with the 970.

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I am planning on adding an SSD and doing a clean install of Win 10 on my new XPS 8900. I've spent a lot of time researching this and have notes and tutorials to follow that I feel comfortable with. The one area that I have not found good answers and only general advice is on reinstalling the drivers. The advice has been to go to the Dell download center and get them there.
To make sure I end up with the correct drivers on the SSD, I first took a look at what I currently have in the Device Manager and compared them to the list of drivers on the Dell driver page specific to my computer tag #. That has been an exercise in frustration. I have lots of questions. Please be patient. Hopefully this will help others also.
Let's start with the video drivers. Device Manager vs Dell list:

I have the GTX 745 and the Dell config on the Dell site lists it correctly. So why doesn't it show up on the list specific to my computer? Instead it lists an AMD. So, now I select to show all drivers for all XPS 8900s and it adds the following driver:

Even here, the GTX 745 isn't listed. Why? Can anyone from Dell explain why they don't have the driver listed for the most common graphics card installed on current XPS 8900s?
When I do a site search for a GTX 745, I find:

So, is this a newer driver compared to my installed?:
Version 10.18.13.5382   7 Aug 15  (the date is later but the number is lower)
Also, is the Intel HD Graphic Driver listed above on... Read more

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Does the XPS 8900 and this particular video card work together ? The physical size and PSU ? I know it needs a 500 W and the XPS 8900 has a 460 W but without ather hardware can the PSU handle it without crashing ? I am not tech savvy enough so can anyone help with infos, please.

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My XPS 8900 with the Dell Wireless-N 1801 adapter can't see my 5GHz network.  It only sees my 2.4GHz. The 8900 sits right next to my HP Pavilion (5+ years old) which always runs on my 5GHz. Does the Dell Wireless-N 1801 not support 5GHz (scary thought) ? Any ideas ?

A:XPS 8900, Dell Wireless-N 1801, 5GHz ?

I think you mean 5GHz network.  
5G = 5th generation mobile technology

different card, same concept http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/network-internet-wireless/f/3324/t/19340207

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I have an XPS8900 with a Dell supplied 750 TI card fitted.  I would like to replace this with an Asus Strix 960 GTX board.  It is longer than existing board and I am not sure if it will fit due to ram slots and some power plugs for HD etc.
Has anyone fitted the type of card to an 8900 and does it physically fit on mboard.
Thanks

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I just took the 8900 out of the box.  I get the Screen with the Dell Label in the middle of the screen and nothing else happens.  I have tried to un plug, and plug in other sources, nothing happens. I had a Seagate back up drive attached to usb port, I unplugged it, still Nothing.  Ant help would be Great.  Thanks ...

A:Dell XPS 8900 32GB R will not start Brand New

Contact dell support directly. This is primarily a user to user forum. Support will help you troubleshoot.

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I just bought this card and its huge. I took the side panel off the computer and fit it up it looks like it might fit.  I dont want to install it now cause I want to upgrade my PSU to a 600 watt. Has anyone had any issues with fitting this card ??? thanks for your time, jeff.

EVGA SSC geforce gtx 960 4 gb gddr5 and a dell xps 8900.....

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Hi Guys,
I myself and a friend manage to change the factory XPS 8900 CPU fan cooler to Corsair Hydro H100i GTX liquid cooler but there is one thing which is bothering us. My system will test the corsair liquid cooling fan in very high speed every time I boot up the system. We manage to get rid the fan not detected screen but we don't know why system is still test the fan without showing us error. Is there any way to bypass or disable it? I need help for this.
Much appreciated.

A:XPS 8900, Issue with non-Dell CPU liquid cooler.

There is no bypass for fan error to use non dell fan.

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So I just bought a Dell XPS 8900 i7 6700 from the outlet.  I intend to upgrade to a a newer z170m mobo that will support non-k oc, memory upgrade to faster memory that will oc, bigger psu, and gtx 980ti, and clone old drive to ssd drive.   What issues will I have with drivers, licensing of windows 10, etc..  I'm going to use a water cooler for the cpu.

A:Dell XPS 8900 i7 6700 upgrade questions

Huh?Sorry, what you're suggesting makes no sense.
The Windows license is LOCKED to the Dell motherboard.  You can NOT use a Dell OEM license on a non Dell motherboard.The XPS 8900 case does not support a water cooler.  Your only option would be to put the radiator through the front, and then you'd really need an air barrier to separate the exhaust from the air intake area above.You should also upgrade the power supply.   You'll also want to change the DRAM. So, you're taking about another motherboard, another case, water cooling, and another Windows License.  You can get a Windows 10 license for under $100.
So, by buying the XPS 8900, you got a CPU.  Imho, buying an i7-6700K is better.  They are specially screen to support higher clock rates.  In fact, you'll be lucky if a non-K can clock as high as the base clock of the 6700K.  Intel has been trying to support the K demand.  So, people can forget about "being lucky" and getting a non-K that can clock as high a a K-version.  The 6700K cpus are coming down in price.
Fwiw, I strongly suggest getting an ASUS motherboard.Good Luck.

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Just bought a Dell XPS 8900. I cannot get any jack to pick a microphone. I have tried several different microphones that do work on other computers. 

A:Dell XPS 8900 Front Jacks will not pick up Microphone

Do you mean the top right microphone jack? Did you test the microphones on the rear red microphone jack?

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Bought an XPS 8900 from Best Buy May 2016. Used as stock config since then as a home CAD machine.
I think it came stock with a GeoForce 730, maybe ?
Had it hooked up to a single Dell monitor via the DVI cable.
I took an NVidia Quadro 2000 2GB video card from an older XPS 8700 that I had installed it in and had been running fine, plug and play, and removed the GeoForce 730 from my new XPS 8900 and installed the Quadro 2000 in the new 8900, expecting no problems.
The Quadro has DVI out and two (2) Displayport out. I tried the DVI, no luck. The tried the Displayport, still no luck. Monitor is asleep, does not respond.
I know this card is a little older, but I am not sure why it would not be supported on the 8900, when I just plug and played it on the 8700, no problem?????
is the NVidia Quadro 2000 not supported for some reason? why?
Is there any way I can make this work ont he XPS 8900?

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Just received a Dell XPS8900 i7 with the 27" 4k monitor. As soon as I plugged it in it started running. It immediately went to an amber flashing On/Off button. Tech support says it is probably a bad mobo. I also couldn't get the monitor to work. From what I can gather the DirectPort cable is DP on one end and mini-DP on the other. Is that correct? Can I use a full DP cable (not mini on the one end)? 

A:Dell XPS 8900 dead on arrival. Question about DP cable.

Below is the back of an XPS 8900. Near the bottom is the discrete added video card 10/11/12. If your XPS 8900 came with a discrete added video card, you should connect the monitor to it, not the middle 6/7 onboard video ports. We can assist more if you can provide the specific discrete added video card model.

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I realize that this is not a "Flight Simulator X" forum, but I have a hardware issue somewhere with my Dell 8900 and am trying to figure it out.
Flight Sim is an intense game resources wise, but mainly on the CPU, which in my case is 4.0 Ghz i7-6700 so no issue there, Ram is 16 GB and I just installed (thanks to help from this forum!) a new GTX 960 - all specs are more than enough for Flightsim.
So I am puzzled that in the simulation I am having problems where the "textures" that cover the simulated ground, aircraft, lights, etc. take forever to load - I'll be flying along and suddenly the game will start struggling to load textures in areas of add on scenery (Orbx Pacific Northwest etc.) - everything looks great but then things gradually get blurry, I lose the textures off parts of the plane etc.
I should have a GREAT PC for running FSX, but there is a bottleneck to texture loading somewhere.
I suspect maybe the hard drive - while flying that little blue light on the top of the PC (which I believe indicates the hard drive is working) is blinking almost non-stop - it may be that the hard drive isn't feeding the game it's textures quickly enough?
Also - in case it is a hard drive speed issue - what would be the easiest way to install a new, fast hard drive just for FSX?   Would the open PCI-E slot I spotted next to where I mounted my graphics card take a SSD drive?   If so, which ones would be of the "plug and play" variety?
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A:Dell 8900 - Graphics Issues in Flight Simulator

Flight simulator X is a Vaccuum tube game from over 12 years ago.
You have to RE install DOTNET and Directx June 2010 as well as have a Better GPU.  OR you are using a GPU that is now Legacy Status as far as the drivers.
This game was optimized for windows XP and Directx 9.
You have to install Legacy Direct play and DX9 and DX10 drivers from the Directx June 2010 patch.
You download the file and extract to a folder then run DXSETUP.EXE as administrator.
Before previous drivers will work in windows7 or 8 or 10 you have to enable legacy features like DOTNET 2.0 3.5  and Directshow.  You must then install DIRECTX JUNE 2010 DRIVERS by downloading the file and extracting into a folder and running DXSETUP.exe.
Directx June 2010 which you download and extract to a FOLDER then run DXsetup.exe as administrator.
http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=8109
 
in control panel, all control panel items,  programs and features, Turn windows features on and off.  You have to be ONLINE when you do this because it will insist on downloading from the internet.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh506443%28v=vs.110%29.aspx
Enable dotnet 2.0 3.5
enable legacy direct play
Install Directx June 2010 Patch.
Legacy audio APIs such as DirectSound, DirectShow, and the waveOutXxx functions enable applications to get and set the volume levels of audio streams.
Windows Media Source Filter. This behavior was maintained to ensure backward compatibility wit... Read more

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Hello,

Getting pretty close to deciding on a new Dell XPS 8900 desktop.

Seems like all the major brands have the same horror stories re service, returns, etc., and have more or less come to the conclusion it is pretty much the "luck of the draw" irrespective of which brand you get.
Agree ?

The Dell XPS 8900 seems to come in a few different flavors.

As I've mentioned, my family does no gaming.
Do a lot of photo and video work and viewing, YouTube viewing, internet surfing, etc.
Pretty much the Sr. Citizen kinda home stuff.

a. Would appreciate your opinion if it is worth an additional $ 100 to go from a:

6 th Gen Intel Core i5 - 6400 with 6M Cache

to a:
6 th Gen Intel Core i7 - 6700 with 8 M Cache

b. And, for the video Card: another $ 100 to go from a:

GT730 NVidia GeForce 2 GB DDR3

to a
GTX 745 NVidia GeForce 4 GB DDR3

Would I likely notice any differences for either upgrade ? If so, how ?

Thanks for opinions,
Bob

A:Dell XPS 8900 Desktop: Worth The Extra $ For Upgrades ?

My suggestion to my clients is "buy as much as you can afford" and "buy overkill".

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Hi,
What cable do I need to connect my old E228WFP Dell 22" monitor to my new XPS 8900 PC?  The monitor has 15 & 24 pin female connections and the PC has HDMI and DisplayPort connections connection.  And one 24 pin female connection for which I'm not sure the purpose.  Excuse my ignorance...
Thanks...

A:Connecting old E228WFP Dell 22" monitor to new XPS 8900

An HDMI-to-DVI cable?

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Dear sirs
i AM READY “now” TO BUY A windows 7 Pro XPS on sale?  The last one I bought was ABOUT 16 month ago and it as an XPS 8700.  IT HAS BEEN FIELD TESTED BY MY 13/14 YEAR gRANDSON AND HAS PERFORMED FLAWLESSLY.
IF YOU HAVE ANY OF THE OF THESE UNITS ON CLEARANCE, PLEASE LET ME KNOW.  You originally quoted me one of these units at $814 on the 11th of July. You also said that you had some leeway in being able to lower that price.. I'm ready to buy one today if you could lower the quote to $775 inclusive of Tax.
VERY SINCERELY
MICHAEL C, Gordon
Post edited by Philip Yip to remove personal information.

A:Purchase of a new Dell XSP 8900 with Windows 7 Pro operating system

This is a user-to-user forum and isn't the way to contact Dell. And, NEVER post personal info such as your account or phone numbers here. Edit your post to remove them right away.
If you want to purchase a PC, go to Dell's Shop page where you can pick the system you want or click the popup to chat with a Dell sales representative.

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I have a Dell XPS 8900 Special Edition that I purchased a couple months ago. I would like to upgrade the OEM GeForce GTX 745 that it came with to a EVGA GTX 960.I have the Dell XPS 8900 (i7-6700k processor), 32gb memory, 2tb HDD + 32gb m.2 SSD cache, Dell UP2516D monitor, and Windows 10 Pro. I will be adding a second Dell UP2516D monitor soon and later will add an SSD and move the OS and applications to that.
My needs aren't gaming. Primarily I do business applications (MS-Office, including Access and Project), finance and investing, and a lot of photo and video editing.  The photo editing software will use the GPU if I upgrade.
EVGA suggested either of the following, based on what would fit:
http://www.evga.com/Products/Product.aspx?pn=04G-P4-1961-KR
http://www.evga.com/Products/Product.aspx?pn=04G-P4-3963-KR
These cards are almost identical except;
#1 is 10.1" long, has 2 BIOS, 2 fans, and uses 160 watts for $170
#2 is 6.8" long, has 1 BIOS, 1 fan, and uses 128 watts for $160
I thought I would replace the graphics card myself, but once I opened the case, I wondered if either card will even fit.  I've seen that other people have swapped out their graphics card, so it must be possible.
When I look in my case, the existing graphics card is a single slot.  Both of these cards are dual slot.  Also, it looks like there are some transistors right next to the existing card.  When you install a dual slot card, ... Read more

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Hello,

Really totally confused about this, and would be most appreciative for some help and suggestions on.

Have a new Dell XPS 8900 desktop PC.
Has Realtek integrated audio, apparently. (ALC3861 7.1)
I imagine it?s pretty much the same setup for all of their PC?s with Realtek integrated audio.

Presently use the Green output jack in the rear to feed a pair of Logitech Desktop Z-200 desktop speakers. Works just fine.

I would like to now add the following:

Have an output from a radio (Home Patrol scanner) that has a Line-Out
Jack. Would like to feed this into pc, and be able to select either the normal
pc audio (which now is outputted on the green jack) OR this new input.

a. What input jack on the pc should I use for the radio?s output (Line Out) ?
I?m thinking the BLUE one. Is this correct ?

I would want it to also, of course, be outputted on the green jack to the desktop speakers.

b. I looked all over of every pc screen I could think of, but could find no option
for selecting (switching) between the pc normal output, and this new extra
audio input.

Where and how do I do this selectio/switching, please ? Caveats in doing ?


Much thanks,
Bob

A:Dell XPS 8900 Desktop: Audio Jacks Hookup Question ?

Just a suggestion :
Wouldn't it be best for you if you ask the folks who actually use the same model ?
http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/

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I have a 1 month old Dell XPS 8900 and my Avira virus scan flagged Dell Foundation Services as a virus.  It came pre-installed with Windows 10 and Dell Foundation Services.
Specifically:
C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Foundation Services\DCF.Branding.dll
[DETECTION] Contains suspicious code HEUR/APC (Cloud) [WARNING] The file could not be copied to quarantine! [WARNING] Error in ARK library [NOTE] The file is scheduled for deleting after reboot. [NOTE] It is recommended to restart your computer in order to finish the repair.
Has anyone else experienced this?  Shall I just let Avira delete this dll?  Will that break the application?  Should I uninstall Dell Foundation Services?  What does Dell Foundation Services do?  Is it needed?  Thanks

A:DCF.Branding.dll flagged as a virus (Dell Foundation Services) on new XPS 8900

It is probably safe. The HEUR/APC code you see is telling you that it found a process that triggered their heuristics engine. The heuristics engine scans running processes, and flags things that attempt to modify files on your computer.
See: http://www.shouldiremoveit.com/Dell-Foundation-Services-141858-program.aspx
You may want to also discuss this on Avira's forum:. https://answers.avira.com/en/

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Hello and thank you very much --
Yesterday the cursor disappeared so I turned the pc off manually.  When I turned it back on after a few seconds all was OK.  Cursor disappeared again, so I tried the same thing, but the computer now won't turn back on at all.
The start button lights up amber then immediately goes out.  No sounds.  I have unplugged and plugged back in all the cords from wall, router, modem.  The lights on modem and router are all normal,  The laptop I am using as I type right now is hooked up to the same system, I'm not using the laptop wirelessly.  I have also unplugged the power and held down the start button for 10 seconds as was suggested on Dell's website.  But pc still won't respond.
The pc that won't turn on is a Dell 8900 which I bought 6 months ago and has worked perfectly up to now.  I use Windows10. 
What should I do next?    

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Hello,

Really totally confused about this, and would be most appreciative for some help and suggestions on.

Have a new Dell XPS 8900 desktop PC.
Has Realtek integrated audio, apparently. (ALC3861 7.1)
I imagine it?s pretty much the same setup for all of their PC?s with Realtek integrated audio.

Presently use the Green output jack in the rear to feed a pair of Logitech Desktop Z-200 desktop speakers. Works just fine.

I would like to now add the following:

Have an output from a radio (Home Patrol scanner) that has a Line-Out
Jack. Would like to feed this into pc, and be able to select either the normal
pc audio (which now is outputted on the green jack) OR this new input.

a. What input jack on the pc should I use for the radio?s output (Line Out) ?
I?m thinking the BLUE one. Is this correct ?

I would want it to also, of course, be outputted on the green jack to the desktop speakers.

b. I looked all over of every pc screen I could think of, but could find no option
for selecting (switching) between the pc normal output, and this new extra
audio input.

Where and how do I do this selectio/switching, please ? Caveats in doing ?


Much thanks,
Bob

A:Dell XPS 8900 Desktop: Audio Jacks Hookup Question ?

Just a suggestion :
Wouldn't it be best for you if you ask the folks who actually use the same model ?
http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/

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I keep getting tons of email From: Mail Delivery System. Subject: Delivery Status Notification. All emails say : This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification.

Delivery to the following recipients was aborted after (different values - mins or hours). and followed by an email address that I have no idea who it belongs to. Does this mean my email has been hacked? I ran a comprehensive Norton Security Suite scan but nothing was detected. What do I do?

A:Mail Delivery System - Delivery Status Notification

by the way, my domain is @comcast.net.

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I recently bought a Dell XPS 8900 desktop and Dell U2414H monitor. After hooking the two together with a Displayport to Displayport mini, everything seemed to be fine. There was a signal and the display was on. I turned off the monitor and put the computer in sleep mode for a little while. When I returned and turned both systems on, there was no picture. Just a statement saying the monitor was going into power saving mode. I tried unplugging and replugging the monitor back in and that didn't work. I got the same problem after connecting the computer to a different monitor so I suspect it's the desktop. I also get the same problem using the HDMI port instead. The only thing that seems to fix this is by doing a cold shut down and restart of the desktop. Can anyone tell me what the problem is under these circumstances?

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I recently bought Desktop DELL  XPS 8900. Recently I have been noticing my PC going to sleep and waking up from sleep. It then goes back to sleep and then wakes up again. the cycle  continues.I ran diagnostic. It passed all tests.

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I was running the Dell Diagnostics hardware test and got this message for 2 drives
Any one knows what it actually means?

Thanks
Yannis

A:DELL XPS 8900 Win 7 Pro - RANDOM SEEK Test - Module Failed to Start

Hi Yannis,
Thanks for posting.
What the PC-Doctor team has found here is that on a system with this many drives, when the tests are trying to load at the same time that we are loading CPU and memory stress testing, the load prevents the modules from getting loaded on all drives before hitting timeouts.  
Hope this helps.
Regards,Robert

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I have a new XPS 8900 running windows 10 home, my SD card reader stopped reading SD cards after 8 months only, I tried online support they checked and reinstalled drivers with no success and they decided to replace the hardware under warranty and guess what? no success too. So I informed  Dell and they called me from hardware department and suggested to reset the whole computer to solve the issue which sounded so stupid to me as a solution so I refused as I don't want to lose all my work and definitely all drivers and windows will automatically update and then I am back to same place. I contacted Microsoft to see if it is a Windows issue, so they upgraded windows with all drivers and still no success.
any suggestions how to solve this issue? I need to use the card reader frequently

A:SD Card Reader not working XPS 8900

Did you (re)install this driver?

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Hello, I just got on my laptop like normally and randomly a window popped up saying "You may be a victim of software counterfeiting." This scared me half to death because I have no idea what to do about it. I checked other forums about it on several different sites, some saying it's a virus such as ransomware and others saying it is legit. 
Here is what the alert looks like: http://www.kodyaz.com/images/windows-7/you-may-be-a-victim-of-software-counterfeiting.PNG
I have no idea how to fix this problem; any help would be greatly appreciated, 
-Meghan
 

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Hi DJAkari- Hello and welcome to The Bleeping Computer Forums . My name is Fastwalker and I will be helping you with your computer issues today. Resolving malware issues may or may not solve other issues you have with your machine.Please take note of some guidelines for this process:- If you do not make a reply within 5 days, we will have to close your topic.- You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favorites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown here(Insert Link)- Please refrain from making any changes to your computer including installing/uninstall programs, deleting files, modifying the registry, and running scanners or tools. Doing so could cause changes to the directions I have to give you and prolong the time required. Also, please do not take any advice relating to this computer from any other source throughout the course of this fix.- If you do not understand any step(s) provided, please do not hesitate to ask before continuing. I would much rather clarify instructions or explain them differently than have something important broken.- Even if things appear to be better, it might not mean we are finished. Please continue to follow my instructions and reply back until I give you the "all clean". We do not want to clean you part-way, only to have the system re-infect itself.- Please reply using the button in the lower righ... Read more

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I wasn't doing anything but watching a video on youtube and I got this pop up

looks like something here: http://blog.unlockforus.org/2010/01/windows-7-optional-update-delivery-is.html

A:Optional update delivery is not working

Was it actually unlockforus, or just a similar pop up ?Those are very sketchy details. Was it a torrent video, a specific video, a porn video, or don't you remember what you were even watching ??If you are concerned about it being an infection, maybe you could post in the Am I Infected area of the forum.

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I purchased a Dell XPS 8900 Desktop recently with Windows 7 Professional OP System pre loaded. The first thing I did was to make a list of the list of all system components, the date and version of each. Next I went to Dell's Web Site, enter the computer tag number, and created a list of all Dell updates for this computer. Then I downloaded and installed all component updates except the BIOS update which was the same version however there was no date listed for it.
I have experienced hang ups and freezes from the beginning of using this computer and I continue to have the same freezes and hang ups. With the number of complaints of the same problem regardless of operating system you would think Dell Management and sales would recognize that there is a legitimate problem with this computer and assign their engineers to research the problem and issue either a recall or a fix to XPS 8900 users. I am a long time computer professional with over 45 years in the IT community. I have always trusted Dell and recommended their products to family and friends as well as contacts in the IT community and prospective buyers. Dell can either acknowledge the problem with this product and take appropriate corrective action or they can ignore the problem which will not go away but the buyers of Dell products will when the word gets out. I no longer feel comfortable buying or recommending Dell computers to or for anyone.

A:Dell XPS 8900 System Desktop Computer "freezes and hangups".

cessnapilot231
I'm an IT person as well.  I'm seriously thinking of shifting my loyalty to another brand like HP.  This is outrageous that they are basically ignoring the issue, ignoring my emails and basically saying 'oh well' in the phone calls. 

Go over to the HP forums if you think that it is any better over there.  Lenovo also has their forums. Then tell me it is all roses over "there".

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I've heard it is good to defragment your hard drive, especially for the flight simming that I use my machine for.
But my machine has a SSD for caching fed by a regular hard drive - and the normal defrag utility won't let you at this "hidden" traditional drive.
Is there a way to safely defrag my actual behind the scenes hard drive?
Thanks,
Steve

A:How do I "Defrag" my Hard Drive - Dell XPS 8900?

Don't worry about it. The cache SSD is small and used only to store files that Windows needs in a hurry or when memory (RAM) gets full.
Probably gets rewritten frequently, so unlikely to affect performance, even if it ever got fragmented.
If it ain't broke, don't break it!

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Hi, 
I am trying to clean install Windows 7 Ultimate on a Dell XPS 8900 that originally came with Windows 10 installed. The installation keeps going until almost to the end then gives me error message that says"Windows setup could not finish installing hardware for computer...  I have used killdisk to wipe the hard drive and still get the same error. Can anyone please help me with this issue?

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A:Dell 990 and Nikon 775 Digital

Hi georgef, welcome to TSG.

Get out your Dell cds with the video drivers and restore them from there. I believe there should be a 'setup.exe' file for it.
 

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Hi,

I have a 2 yr old Dell Digital Jukebox mp3 player (DJ15). When I try to boot it up I get a 'Rescue Mode v1.13' screen with 4 choices: 1. Clean up, 2. Format all, 3. Reload firmware and 4. Reboot. Choosing any of them does nothing. When I use #1, nothing happens. When I click on #s 2 & 3 it says 'harddisk problem'.

Any ideas of how to fix this?

Thanks.
 

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I have a Dell System Information Model: INSPIRON 530 and it didn’t come with a digital card, so the speakers are analog. I contacted Dell and they said IF I upgrade to Windows 7, which I am from Visa, there is NO digital card.
Is there a way to make my Dell PC be able to have a digital speaker system? Bypass my PC?
Let me know and thanks in advance.
 

A:Solved: Making a Dell PC have digital speaker system?

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 610e Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 5 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 3835 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 Series, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 938829 MB, Free - 847758 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0DPRF9
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

New Artograph Projector Model LED200#225-990 installation problem. New from mfg. out of box. Artograph tech support is baffled. Connection via RGB cable (included) unsuccessful; they suggested buying HDMI cable which I did, no success. Dell support wants to charge me 59.95 to take charge of installation with no guarantees. May be a keyboard command issue(??) and something needs to be unlocked.? I tried Control panel:connect to projector , that doesn't work. Projector works fine with usb drive independently but I need computer connection for most control (I am an artist). Projector gives me "no signal" message. When I bought projector I was told it was compatible with Dell, Mac, etc. Don't understand why Dell won't give me info for free. Computer purchased June 2011 and out of warranty.
 

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A:western digital hard drive dell computer

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I hae a dell m1710, installed win8 rtm on it.

In win 7 i have 2 options of digital audio out:

1. Turtle Beach Audio Advantage Micro usb with optical S/PDIF out
2. Dell composite video adapter with digital coax out. Sigmatel high definition audio codec

In win 8 i tried first the Audio Advantage Micro usb, had to install with ?Disable driver signature enforcement? then only got stereo despite the card was not recognized by the Turtle Beach software.

Then installed Sigmatel high definition audio codec

Code:
Title : Audio:SIGMATEL STAC 92XX C-Major HD Audio Driver
Version : A09
OEM Name : SIGMATEL
OEM Ver : 6.10.0.5614
Computers : 130L, MXC051, M1530; 1420, 1501, 1520, 1521, 1720, 1721, B120, B135/1400, ME051, MM061, MP061, MXC061; Latitude:120L , 131L, ATG D630, D420, D430, D520, D530, D531, D620, D630, D630c, D631, D820, D830, XT; Precision:M2300, M4300, M6300, M65, M90; Vostro Notebook:1000, 1400, 1500, 1700; XPS:M1330, M1730, MXC062, MXG061, MXP061
OS : Windows Vista 32-bit, Windows Vista 64-bit
Languages : Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese-S, Chinese-T, English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Spanish
Created : Thu Nov 29 15:43:53 CST 2007


It looks like it installed ok, the display on the receiver can detect that theres some kind of signal but i get no audio.

I have set it to standard\default, when running tests on it i can hear some low static from the speakers.

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Right where to start, i bought a 5.1 home cinema system for the pure fact i wanted to playe the audio from my Acer 8920G through it. I have been using the normal head phone jack that is playing in stereo but i want to take advantage of Dolby Digital Live and listen to my music in surround sound. So i disabled the "speakers" through control panel in sounds and made the digital output the default but now there is no sound at all although vista says there is a signal when looking at the volume.

If i have not been specific enough then please feel free to aks questions, i feel like i am going mad, i can't be unique in ths situation... can i?

Thank You!

A:Digital out not working - been trying all day!

Originally Posted by Toga


Right where to start, i bought a 5.1 home cinema system for the pure fact i wanted to playe the audio from my Acer 8920G through it. I have been using the normal head phone jack that is playing in stereo but i want to take advantage of Dolby Digital Live and listen to my music in surround sound. So i disabled the "speakers" through control panel in sounds and made the digital output the default but now there is no sound at all although vista says there is a signal when looking at the volume.

If i have not been specific enough then please feel free to aks questions, i feel like i am going mad, i can't be unique in ths situation... can i?

Thank You!



nope, this is not a unique situation, infact its a common misconception, digital out requires you to connect the surround into a digital audio output, not a jack, but a digital optical or S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interconnect Format), which roughly means that unless you have a BNC adaptor for RCA or a toslink optical connection, you are not going to recieve digital audio. (as much as i hate wiki) to explain it better > S/PDIF - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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A:dolby digital plus not working

Hello unhappy55,
 
Try reinstalling the Audio driver for your unit from the Drivers and Manuals page.




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A:Dell Touchpad gestures not working on Dell Inspiron 5558

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ok... first time post... most of my friends dont seem to know what im talking about

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missing anything?

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this is getting frustrating and i know nothing about computers =(

thanks for any help
 

A:So digital signal stopped working?

it just went to [no signal] on an analog connection as well

i had to restart the computer and it seems to be working again.

still no digital?

can analog signals send a 1680 by 1050?
 

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My Lenovo B50-30 Touch notebook came preinstalled with win 8.1 Core OS.
 
Support page for this model is here:
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Due to an irrecoverable boot failure, I was forced to reinstall the OS & drivers.
 
The Realtek Audio Driver version 6.0.1.7245 used by me for reinstallation was present in partition D at the time of purchase.
 
For some reason, the equaliser for Dolby Digital Plus Advanced Audio is not working like before (screenshot at the bottom).
 
The controls are not staying at the positions set by me & keep resetting to the minimum always.
 
I have carefully followed the instructions posted in some forum threads regarding this issue, but none of them helped me in solving this problem.
 
I bought this notebook expressly for the powerful top-firing speakers along with the Dolby Digital Plus Advanced Audio equaliser.
 
Please help me restore the functionality of the equaliser for Dolby Digital Plus Advanced Audio.
 
Any help in this regard would be greatly appreciated.
 
Thanking you in advance.
 
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Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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After upgrading to windows 10, i am not able to find Dolby digital plus anywhere. When i tried to search in windows, it's not there. Sounds are working fine but there is no DOLBY. How can i download or found dolby software in Windows 10?
 
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to Subject line to improve visibility / clarity
 
 











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Welcome to the forum,

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