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    Thread: Dell Alien - Black screen
Post: RE: Dell Alien - Black screen

Ran the scan off a Windows 7 disk and it couldn't complete due to hard drive issues.... Recommendations for a new hard drive? I know computers advance so quickly it's almost impossible to keep up.....
rdx4me Dell 3 8,104 06-11-2017, 02:15 PM
    Thread: Dell Alien - Black screen
Post: Dell Alien - Black screen

Okay... Updated my Dell Alien to Windows 10 a while back. Was working fine and about 6 months ago I went to boot it up and get a black screen stating " A disk read error occurred. Press Ctrl + Alt + ...
rdx4me Dell 3 8,104 06-03-2017, 04:23 PM
    Thread: Windows 10 & The Edge
Post: Windows 10 & The Edge

Anyone updated to Microsofts latest venture? Yesterday I downloaded and installed the free version on my Dell Alien. Haven't noticed any abnormalities as of yet but I do have to search around a bit...
rdx4me Windows 7 1 6,549 08-28-2015, 03:11 PM
    Thread: Dell Desktop
Post: RE: Dell Desktop

davey6 Wrote: (08-27-2015, 08:45 PM) -- can you remember what desktop number that dell is ? the reason I ask is simple dells have a diagnostic lights system on the back but sometime front of a pc ...
rdx4me Other 3 7,185 08-28-2015, 03:01 PM
    Thread: Dell Desktop
Post: Dell Desktop

About 5-6 years ago I bought my In-laws a new Dell Desktop. Over that time I've had to update the video card (got father in law hooked on gaming...) but no issues until now. He's telling me that fr...
rdx4me Other 3 7,185 08-27-2015, 05:23 PM
    Thread: Dell Alienware USB port
Post: Dell Alienware USB port

Bought this Alienware laptop in November of last year before heading over here to the sandbox. Love the computer but about 2 months ago 1 of the 4 USB ports stopped recognizing anything that's plug...
rdx4me Dell 1 4,742 05-03-2014, 05:37 PM
    Thread: My Passport 740
Post: RE: My Passport 740

Thank you for your assistance and advice! I'll look around for better prices on the 1TB SSD. But from what I saw on eBay, they were slightly higher than what Samsung was listing on their site. I'll...
rdx4me CD / DVD ROM / Hard drives 12 22,663 05-03-2014, 05:32 PM
    Thread: My Passport 740
Post: RE: My Passport 740

If that's the case I need I'll buy it right now and then find the drive on eBay to order too. Did a search on Google and found a Data Recovery place in my hometown with a 3-5 day turn around. Just ...
rdx4me CD / DVD ROM / Hard drives 12 22,663 04-27-2014, 05:30 AM
    Thread: My Passport 740
Post: RE: My Passport 740

I'm currently in Afghanistan but live in the US. [hr] But following up on your earlier recommendation I was wondering if this would work as an external. No idea what else is needed to make it USB PnP....
rdx4me CD / DVD ROM / Hard drives 12 22,663 04-26-2014, 04:11 PM
    Thread: My Passport 740
Post: RE: My Passport 740

The light flashes as usual and its making a buzz then beep sound over & over... It shows up in Device Manager but not any where else... I have tons of irreplaceable documents, pics & video from my wo...
rdx4me CD / DVD ROM / Hard drives 12 22,663 04-25-2014, 02:37 PM
    Thread: My Passport 740
Post: My Passport 740

Rushing to pack for a flight this morning and dropped my external HD. Arrived at my destination, plugged the HD into my laptop and it's not showing up in my computer and neither is the WD Unlock So...
rdx4me CD / DVD ROM / Hard drives 12 22,663 04-24-2014, 05:37 PM
    Thread: windows 8
Post: RE: windows 8

I made the mistake of upgrading from 7 to 8 Pro... Along with having to learn a new system all over again, I've also had issues installing or updating programs. My laptop crashes every time I tr...
rdx4me Software 22 31,438 02-25-2013, 09:53 PM
    Thread: Windows 8
Post: RE: Windows 8

I'm at the point where I will gladly re-do my laptop to install Windows 7 again! I absolutely HATE Windows 8!!!!!
rdx4me Windows 7 5 8,316 02-02-2013, 04:44 AM
    Thread: Windows 8
Post: Windows 8

I'm really regretting installing Windows 8 on my Dell. Yes, I know everything new takes a bit of learning but now I can't even Scan or Print off my HP Photosmart Plus because I can't find the App t...
rdx4me Windows 7 5 8,316 02-01-2013, 12:22 AM
    Thread: Playing AVI files using Windows Media Player?
Post: RE: Playing AVI files using Windows Media Player?

Thank you Davey6! You really never cease to amaze me...
rdx4me Software 3 7,673 08-24-2011, 02:13 AM
    Thread: Playing AVI files using Windows Media Player?
Post: Playing AVI files using Windows Media Player?

Tried watching an AVI movie and Media Player keeps shutting down saying there is a problem?
rdx4me Software 3 7,673 08-16-2011, 01:18 AM
    Thread: Connecting laptop to TV???
Post: RE: Connecting laptop to TV???

It's a Studio 17/1747 Service Tag: 6BR53L1
rdx4me Dell 3 7,701 04-27-2011, 11:55 PM
    Thread: Connecting laptop to TV???
Post: Connecting laptop to TV???

Finally bought an HDMI cable to connect my Dell Studio laptop to my TV. Most video's play but a few give an error for Windows Media player but only when they are connected. But there is no sound wit...
rdx4me Dell 3 7,701 04-27-2011, 08:44 PM
    Thread: Dell Studio
Post: RE: Dell Studio

Wow! Dell had someone at my house within 2 days of my initial contact. Updating the BIOS didn't solve the heating issue so they replaced the entire motherboard and cleaned it all out. The technician ...
rdx4me Dell 7 12,042 11-19-2010, 12:29 AM
    Thread: Dell Studio
Post: RE: Dell Studio

Afghanistan was dusty but my laptop was kept in a pretty good environment. Contacted Dell today via chat and they took control of my laptop and updated the BIOS. They are going to monitor it for 24 h...
rdx4me Dell 7 12,042 11-14-2010, 01:46 AM