...enough to read), Thanks for that info. So I know now that I have to do a clean reinstall of Windows XP Home for my Dell Dimension 4550 (vs. using Dell Restore). I do have all the original CD-ROM’s that came with my system, but it sounds as if that...
System: Dell Dimension 4550 (oldie but goody) running Windows XP and protected by McAfee (current subscription); The above system was handed over to...10/22/2011 | (Forums)
I need to dump the OS on the Dell Dimension 4550, how do I do that? I noticed when I reboot the Dell the F2 and F12 keys takes me to the same screen.... is it suppose...11/17/2009 | (Forums)
I just formatted a new partitition and reinstalled windows XP on my Dell Dimension 4550. So my computer is almost like when I received it, the only problem is that internet explorer is not working. It seems that...3/10/2009 | (Forums)
Hello, I am having some problems with my computer. I have a Dell Dimension 4550. These are the error messages I am getting when I start my computer up. I don't know what these both mean? Can you help...1/9/2009 | (Forums)
Kindly contact me if you can recommend a USB wireless router for my Dell Dimension 4550 on Windows XP - it's very old, and we're giving it to my daughter for her computer. Currently it's hard-wired to our Lincsys router, and I need to make it wireless. Thanks!12/20/2009 | (Forums)
If you have had to press F1 to co continue to your Operating System, or F2 to Settings, and cannot find where to Reset your BIOS/CMOS to Default, the instructions above, In Red, is the Solution To Your Problem.
Wow... Interesting. I do have the Dell XP CD that came with the 4550, so I guess I will need to attempt that path. Then re-apply all of the SP info to get to the more current state. Not looking...
Rick, Re- The re-install of XP Home on my 4550 --- As best I can tell / attempt - the XP CD with SP1 that came with the PC when I purchased - Does NOT have the ability to BOOT...
I want to upgrade the video card in my Dimension to a Nvidia 6800GS AGP. The power requirements for this card are said to be 300/350w and my Dell 4550 PSU supply is rated at 250w. So, I have seen this PSU and want to know whether it will fit in my machine OK. Dell Dimension 8100 330W PSU NPS-330CB / 024RGY 24RGY Thanks Shaun10/25/2010 | (Forums)
I have an issue where explorer will open the search window instead of explorer. I am new to this community so my apologies up front if I'm doing this wrong. Either email me or post suggestion on here, where ever that may be. Thank you in advance.(Forums)
Hey I have a Dell Dimension 4600 with the 3.06 Ghz processor and 3 gbs of memory. I just added a 1Tb hard drive (Seagate Barracuda). I wanna update my...2/8/2010 | (Forums)
I have an old Dell desktop computer that got a virus today. Tried to open a program to cleanse it and the computer locked up. Restarted it (from the tower) and it started fine but it will not let me in to any programs or the internet. HELP!!2/23/2011 | (Forums)
I'm not sure a reboot will help. I stupidly deleted some adware, even though the computer told me it was not a virus. I don't have a back-up or restore point to go back to , as I did not even know what they were at the time.11/22/2008 | (Forums)
My Dimension 8400 is on the fritz. Dell support advised me that only the hard drive can cause the problem I'm having but after replacing...issue. What I would like to do is purchase a full system and test different components. I found a cheap used Diemension 4550 but I want to make sure it's possible to do what I'm talking about before I go ahead with it. Thanks for your help...1/8/2009 | (Forums)
... A very good friend of mine had bought a new comp from Dell a few months back and was nice enough to give me his old Dimension C521. He also gave me the reinstalation disks. Problem is.....THE DVD-ROM DRIVER IS NOT WORKING!!! I phoned up...12/22/2008 | (Forums)
Recently my trustworthy 4550 has developed an erratic power on problem from a cold start. Frequently, the start button LED does not illuminate green when...(Forums)
I have a 4550 with a problem that I don't understand. It will power up, and while trying to load a new XP OS it starts up and runs for a...
I have a major major problem. I have an ol' Deminsion 4550 Desktop that I decided to upgrade to be used as a major office...spevifically for Dell computers. well the HD is an SATA and the 4550 uses PATA, so I added a PATA to SATA converter for the Hard...1/22/2011 | (Forums)
Now close up the case, do a double check as to your inlets and outlets, plug it in, turn it on. cancel the quick boot by hitting F2 as soon as your bios spash screen appears. you should see your memory recognized on the first, but sometimes second resrt.