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Inspirion 3847, stuck at Dell logo

Q: Inspirion 3847, stuck at Dell logo

My dell PC is stuck at the dell logo, I've tried resetting bios and removing the battery from the motherboard and nothing, pls help

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This has been happening for awhile, this happened right after I factory reset it. I took out the battery to the motherboard like someone said and that did not work. Any help?

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My 3847 is only good 2 years old and the power supply is defective.I have already read here in the forum, which should work a standard power supply.
Before I get a new one:
The 4pin Atx connector from the Dell power supply has 2 brown and 2 black cablesand not as usual 2 yellow and 2 black cables.I'm not sure about the compatibility standards.Is it safe to use a standard power supply?

A:Inspirion 3847 Power supply defective

EVGA Super Nova B1 works fine B2 BQ does not.
Antec EA650 also works for specific versions that have 160W on the 3.3v 5v rails.

 
EVGA Super nova 700B1 or 750B1 works fine.
B2 and G2 series do not.
The issue with working or not has to do with the 3.3v power supply on the X16 slots and 150W max combined power on the 3.3v and 5v rails.
https://www.amazon.com/EVGA-SuperNOVA-Modular-Warranty-110-B1-0750-VR/dp/B00K85X23O
 
https://www.amazon.com/EVGA-BRONZE-Warranty-Tester-100-B1-0700-K1/dp/B018JYHBE6/
 
 


 THE EA-650 has versions that work and versions that do not
Again the issue is the 3.3v/5v  max power.
On this model the max is 160W
 

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Hi
my Dell Inspiron 14z is stuck on the Dell Logo at boot up.
it was working well yesterday, but just become freeze at boot up
I can't press F2 F8 or F12 because it freezes at this point.
Releasing the residual charge did nothing (I drained the battery, have no courage to remove battery as the procedure is kind of complicated) - same problem
Restarting and tapping F12 highlights 'Boot options' but at this point it freezes.
Restarting with Fn pressed had no effect - same problem.

Any advice greatly appreciated!
Cheers,
Eric

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Hi,
I had to reset my laptop but there was some error message during the reset and since then my laptop just stuck in the Dell logo screen, reboot and Dell logo again. 
Does anyone has any idea about it?
Thank you,

A:Dell Inspiron 11 3000 stuck in Dell logo loop after system reset failed

I'm assuming the system is on windows 10....
I'd suggest you try to get system to boot into the Recovery Repairs screen. At the Dell logo screen, turn off your computer using the hard reset /power button. Keep turning the computer on and off until you see your PC booting into the Recovery Repairs Option screen, see image below. It should only take a few reboots.

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Hello ! I need help for my Dell Laptop.
When I want to use the laptop the laptop doesn't boot and stuck at the DELL LOGO. I have done several attempt to fix this
1.Enter BIOS by pressing F2. But the screen only showed me "Preparing to Enter Setup"
2.Enter Boot Menu to run Dell Diagnostics by pressing F12. But the screen onlu showed me "Preparing for one time boot menu"
3.Press FN key to enter Dell ePSA, but the screen obly showed me "Diagnostic boot selected"
Please someone help me, because I need this laptop for my work.
Thanks

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Hi all,
I have just acquired a dell Inspiron 5547 laptop. I believe it originally shipped with Windows 8 but the previous owner has upgraded it to Windows 10. I went into the control panel of Windows 10 and chose the option to remove the previous users data and reset the pc. However mid-way into the reset I received an error saying "there was a problem while resetting your pc" and then gave me a few options I selected "continue, exit and continue to Windows 10" however after this the laptop will not boot. It sits on the dell logo and then goes black then returns to the dell logo. I am unsure of what to do, and when I press F8 I cannot access recovery. Do I need to reinstall Windows 10 from a USB? If I do so how will I activate it as the original Windows 8 product key is not on the back. Thanks

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Hello ! I need help for my Dell Laptop. When I want to use the laptop the laptop doesn't boot and stuck at the DELL LOGO. I have done several attempt to fix this 1.Enter BIOS by pressing F2. But the screen only showed me "Preparing to Enter Setup" 2.Enter Boot Menu to run Dell Diagnostics by pressing F12. But the screen onlu showed me "Preparing for one time boot menu" 3.Press FN key to enter Dell ePSA, but the screen obly showed me "Diagnostic boot selected" Please someone help me, because I need this laptop for my work. Thanks

A:DELL Latitude 3340 Stuck at DELL LOGO

Hi james.hilham, 

I would like to look into this further, can you Private Message me your Service Tag on the system? Also, it sounds like you might have seen the Diagnostic Boot Screen, but can you try these steps below to see if it gets any further:

1. Disconnect the AC adapter from the system and remove the system battery.2. Hold down the Power button for approximately 10 seconds to drain any residual power and then release the power button3. Hold the power button down once more while inserting the AC adapter into the system. This will initiate the Forced ePSA which may clear the state causing the system to remain at the Dell splash screen.4. Release the power button once you see any text on the display or the Dell splash screen\5. The Dell ePSA (Pre-boot System Assessment) diagnostic page will next appear6. If the ePSA page does not appear then the recovery method was not effective.7. Should ePSA initiate allow it to complete the quick test to determine if any component failures exist.8. Should the system recover from the condition and boot into the operating system, it is very important to update the system BIOS immediately after the system has recovered to prevent a reoccurrence.

You also view a video on the steps here: 
Lastly, when the system freezes at the Dell startup screen, can you let me know if there are any diagnostic LEDs, such as a certain blinking light pattern (there might even be solid lights) for the HDD LED, Power LED, and/or the Wireless L... Read more

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My  friend got a  Dell inspiron 15 3000 series with windows 8.1  .It ran fine for 2 years. But  now  its not working.
The system show dell logo on starting and does not got past it  . its just stuck.
BIOS setting( UEFI) can be accessed using F2,   boot priority  setting key F12 do not work.
Even DELL dell epsa pre-boot system assessment test  works fine.  
In some cases the problems disappears and the system works . But after restarting , it will get stuck with dell logo.

A:DELL logo stuck

General troubleshooting:
Unplug the system and remove or disconnect the battery.  Hold the power button for 30 sec.  Remove and reinstall both memory modules.
Try powering on with AC only - if it will, but won't if the battery is connected, the battery needs to be replaced.
If it still won't power up successfully after resetting the system as above, remove the hard drive. If you can then get into setup (F2 at powerup) successfully, replace the drive.
If you still can't get into the system after doing the above, try one memory module at a time until you find the bad module (replace it) or bad socket (see below).
If one of the memory sockets turns out to be the problem -- or the above yields no results, replace the mainboard.

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Hi,
I just got my Dell XPS 13 back from factory repair/service with all functions tested. I was running Windows 10 before, but the Dell repair service re-installed Windows 8.1 during the repair. So I installed Windows 10 (the free version from Microsoft for users of assistive technology) and everything went smoothly. But once I rebooted, the computer is stuck on the Dell logo and will not load the OS. I pressed F12 and ran the Diagnostics, and no error was found. 
What can I do now ?
Thanks !!

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Hi,
Does anyone know whether a Dell Inspirion 8600 keyboard would fit into an Inspirion 2650?
Thanks in advance.
 

A:Solved: Dell Inspirion 8600 keyboard fit a Inspirion 2650?

Might do. Why dont you try it. Not like anything bad can happen can it? Or could it?
 

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Hi all,
A pretty nasty situation, given that this is supposedly a "premium" laptop.
I have here a one day old XPS 13 (9350) MS signature edition from Amazon, bought new. Core i5, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB storage, current BIOS (1.4.4) and drivers (updated right away), windows 10. Everything looked fine until I disabled power-saving features of the graphics (panel self-refresh and power saving mode for games) and then tried to reboot while on battery: it gets stuck right on the Dell logo. Sometimes the rotating Windows thingy appears, but then freezes immediately.
Holding the power button and then cold-starting works. Rebooting does not. Loading BIOS defaults helped reboot once, after which I decided to re-enable the power-saving stuff (thinking that it is what caused it). The reboot after that did not take place either --  got stuck again. I don't know if there's any relationship between these power saving features and what's happening (could be a coincidence).
The problem does not seem to occur while on AC power. 
Any thoughts? As I said before, this is an Amazon purchase, so I can return/exchange it within 30 days. Thanks.

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DELL Laptop Inspiron i5748-5000sLV
Pushed the power button and the round Dell logo comes on but the status bar at the bottom does not fill up !
Pressed every F key but stays the same, although the 2 options (F2.F12) that they do give you on the bottom right, If I press F2 setup it lights up but nothing happens same thing with F12 Boot Options.
Done the take battery out hold power button still does nothing. 

A:Dell Laptop stuck on LOGO

Please run diagnostic tool to check the hard drive on the system by following steps below:
1. Power off system
2. Power on system, quickly tap the F12 key continuously until you see Preparing one time boot menu in the top right corner of the screen. In the boot menu, stroll down to Diagnostic and then click it. After quick tests, click on hard drive and then Thorough Test Mode. Report back any error code.
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Hey my PC dell inspiron 11 3148 is frozen at logo screen.
I tried restarting it
It restarts when I long press power button for 10 sec. But again stuck at dell logo.
It was working till last nyt very without any problem.
But today this happened
But nothing worked for me
Also f2 & f12 keys are not working here.
Thanks in advance

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This afternoon I turned on my PC, I suddenly saw that the BIOS boot progression bar was starting at half way, it moved less than a cm it gets stuck there. I have tried turning off and spamming F12, F2, F5 etc, I can't get in to the options to boot from an Ubuntu disc I have so at least I can get data off the HDD. I am worried its my mobo or something thats gone. Any ideas would be much appreciated!
Thanks in advanced

A:Stuck on Dell Boot logo

Welcome
If you cannot load ubuntu, it is a hardware problem. It can be anything, but the first suspect would be the hard drive.
Use Ubuntu Live CD to Backup Files from Your Dead Windows Computer

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Hello I have Dell Inspiron N4050, and recently I have a problem about booting.
Just two days ago, my laptop stucked at Dell's logo. I dont know why. I can't do anything including go to BIOS, or else, just stucked there.
Please advice.

A:Stuck at logo. Need help with Dell N4050

Unplug the system, remove the battery and hold the power button for 30 sec.  Remove and reinstall both memory modules and try again.  If the system will then POST, you're set.   If not:
Remove the hard drive.  Will the system then POST?   If yes, the drive is bad;  replace it with a new one.
If not, remove the battery and try again.  If the system will POST without but not with the battery, the battery is bad -- replace it.
If none of the foregoing actions produces results, the mainboard is bad.

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My laptop has been stuck on the dell logo screen for months now. I have drained the battery to completely dead, wont work. I tried f2 and f12 but no reaction, doesn't take me to the boot menu or setup menu. How can i fix this. I need this computer for school 

A:XPS 12 stuck on dell logo screen, help please!!!!

Hi GAVIN814,
Kindly try to toggle the caps lock key and let me know if it gets toggled?
Perform a hard reset on the laptop and use a known good outlet to do that remove all the external peripherals and press down the power button for 15 seconds and start the system.
Let me know if you get to hear any beep code when you start the system?
Also, please click my DELL-username and write me a private message with the service tag and your Name for case records.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

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Hi!, So i recently bought a Dell XPS 15, 2 days ago, and that day it turned on fine, but the next day it is stuck on the Dell logo screen, I have tried pressing the F2,F12 and it doesnt work, I cant get the BIOS to show up.

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Hi there,
after a complete clean reinstall of Windows 8.1 on my XPS 12 (boot from USB, delete all partitions, do a clean install of Windows 8.1) the laptop won´t boot.
The Dell logo appears and it freezes. I can´t get into bios with F2 nor change the boot options with F12.
There is a blue bar on the screen and either F2 or F12 is highlighted.
No change to boot Windows or to boot from USB.
Any hints?

Regards
Andy

A:XPS 12 stuck on Dell logo after clean install

Hi,
Same problem here.. i did a reset pc and it was back to win 8. So i tried to upgrade to win10 again via  win10 media creation tool. And my xps 12 stuck on dell logo at the first reboot of the upgrade process..
Any help?
Thks

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Hi everyone, I took delivery of a 9550 (32Gb, 4k) 2 weeks ago. Did all the usual updates - only problem was the flickering screen, which I see is due to be fixed in a later BIOS update.Then 2 days ago, I got the win10 anniversary update. Since then, the 2 times I've turned it on from cold, it's sat at the dell logo & never booted windows. Both times I've been able to fix it by going into the BIOS, not changing anything, but saving & restarting. Then it boots fine. I found some older posts from people with these kinds of problems, but I wasn't sure whether those issues were still present in the latest BIOS (1.2.10), which I've got, or if I had some other issue. It seems odd that it only happened after the anniversary update, but it would be equally strange for the anniversary update to affect a cold boot but not a reboot.Any ideas?

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My Dell Inspiron 3537, running windows 10 uefi in wd ssd is stuck on the dell logo while booting. The circle of dots doesn't appear under the dell logo and windows doesn't boot.
But when I press any button on the keyboard, the circle appears and windows loads instantaneously.
Somebody please tell me what's going on with it.
So peculiar and infuriatingly frustrating.
PLEASE HELP ME WITH THIS. THANKS IN ADVANCE

A:Inspiron 3537 stuck on DELL logo! PLEASE HELP!

I am not sure exactly where the boot in hanging in regard to Windows or just Bios boot.  You could turn on the boot log option is msconfig.exe and then, after having a boot which exhibited the condition, check the log to see if it shows some device not installing.
Others may recommend you run the diagnostics to see if they show anything.  I believe the F12 key during boot allows access.

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Inspiron  15 3000 Series  Stuck at Dell logoOnce either F2 or F12 works just key Works but noting happesn No boot menu or setup comes.
Removed Battery and Held power buttong for 15 seconds. Then installed battery againProblem is not resolved ?How to fix

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My laptop cant boot at the following:
Windows 10
SupportAssist Os Recovery
Boot Manager
Automatic Repair
And also stuck at the dell log
Does anyone know how to solve this issue? :/ thanks in advance

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Opened my Inspiron ultrabook today and as it booted up it has been stuck on the black screen with a dell logo. Worked fine the other day and I'm not sure what the problem is. Any help please?

A:Inspiron ultrabook stuck at dell logo screen

Hi Minelson,
To assist you further with this issue, I would request you to help me with the system model and the Operating system installed on the computer. In case you have windows 8 installed, you can try the following steps. 1. Restart the laptop and start tapping the F2 key at the Dell logo for enter the BIOS. 2. Navigate to the “Advanced” menu. 3. Change the SATA operation/selection in BIOS from Intel Smart Response to AHCI. 4. Press F10 to save changes and exit. 5. Reboot the system. 6. Go back into the BIOS by tapping the F2 key and change the SATA operation/selection in BIOS from AHCI to Intel Smart Response. 7. Save changes and exit by pressing the F10 key. 8. Reboot the system and it should boot normally into Windows. In case the above steps don’t fix the issue, run the Pre-Boot System Assessment (PSA / ePSA) Diagnostics. Run the test and check if gives any error code. Note down the error code and update me with the same, would let you know the next course of action. Please write back, would be glad to assist you further.  

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I have a Dell Inspiron 5558. Yesterday, after trying to start after sleep mode, laptop stuck at Dell Logo. Not completing POST properly. 
As per references found here, I tried to Hard Restart laptop by removing AC plug, battery and pushing start button for 20-30 second. That didn't work.
Laptop showing BIOS properly with hardware OK, especially HDD as I got references that the HDD may create this problem. Pressing F12 on startup taking me to another option from which I tried to Diagnose the situation but after clicking on diagnosing, the screen goes blank and shows nothing.
There are no recent hardware changes. Can anyone tell me how to resolve this issue? 

A:Laptop Stuck at Dell Logo Inspiron 5558

Hi,
As we understand the system doesnt not post and when you try to run the diagnostics on the system it goes to a blank screen.
Kindly private message the service tag and email address.
Thanks
Robin

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Hi there, Im pretty desperate right now. I was having problems booting from and USB drive on my Vostro 5470 and I tried to disable "secureboot" and enabled "Legacy" on the BIOS setup screen. Right now the notebook wont boot and wont open the BIOS setup either (Preparing to enter setup).

I tried disconnecting the Hard Drive, tried disconnecting the RAM, I tried disconnecting the BIOS battery and pressing the power button for a while...

Nothing will get me past the Dell logo screen.
What can I do to solve this? Please, help!

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As the title says - the Latitude 7350 I have will not upgrade to Windows 10. After downloading and installing the Windows 10 upgrade, it boots to the Dell Logo and stays stuck there.
I have tried to disable secure boot and enable legacy ROMs, but this has not solved the problem.

Any help would be appreciated.

A:Latitude 7350 will not upgrade to Windows 10 - stuck on Dell Logo after reboot

Addendum - the only way I have been able to get out of the situation has been by doing a factory refresh. Windows 8 successfully rolled back only once out of my 5 attempts to install Win10.

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I am running Windows 8.1 - the same o/s that came with my Inspiron 15-5547.
I move the computer between work and home. When I put  to sleep, and unplug it from power, then next time I turn on the computer, about 50% of the time it resumes correctly.
However, the other 50% of the time, I turn on the computer and it is displaying the round Dell logo on a black screen (like BIOS startup).  But the computer remains frozen on the screen and Windows does not load.
I need to hold down the power button to shut down, and then I wait a few seconds, and turn the computer back on.
At this point, the computer will usually load Windows correctly.  A few times I still get the frozen Dell screen and then just power off/on again.
Does anyone have any tips to fix this?  I am afraid that one day, Windows just won't load at all and then I'll be stuck.
Thanks,
Mike

A:Inspiron 15-5547 sometimes does not restart from sleep and gets stuck on Dell Logo screen

Always turn the computer completely off (shutdown) before moving. Leaving a computer Sleeping and then transporting it can damage the computer. Laptops use battery power when sleeping. They can overheat or worse when transported while in Sleep mode.  
Make sure you sometimes use the laptop on battery power alone--without the adapter. Batteries last longer when they are regularly used on battery and recharged regularly.

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i went from windows 8 to 10 about a year ago ans now i got this problem... https://youtu.be/-P4mBrUUhto and also sometimes it loads up pc detected a problem restarting for u.. and it just keeps doing that... and then gets stuck tp another black screen...i have this pc for more than 2 years.

A:Pc stuck in hp logo then stuck in black screen and startup r...

Hi, Shutdown the notebook.  Tap away at the esc key as you start the notebook to enter the Start-up Menu.  Select the Diagnostic Menu option ( f2 ) and run the tests on the Hard Drive and Memory. Post back with the results, including any error codes that may be generated. Can you also post back with the full Model No. and Product No. of your hp 2000 series notebook - see Here for a guide on locating this information. Regards, DP-K

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I have a Dell Inspiron 3847. I want to upgrade the graphic to a gtx 1050.
The specs are: i3 4130
300w power supply
window 8.1
This is the graphic card i want to get:
www.amazon.ca/.../ref=sr_1_1

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So I own a Dell Inspiron 3847 with the i7-4790 cpu, 8 gb of ram and if there's any other info you want, ill post it for you. So basically I want to install aMSI Radeon RX 480 4gb into the system. Now i recently learned that the computer uses some sort of Dell motherboard or something (not really sure)? I just wanted confirmation on whether or not I could install the RX 480 into my system. Thank you!

A:RX 480 in Dell Inspiron 3847

What size PSU does the 3847 have? MSI indicates a 500W PSU with 8-pin power connector for their Radeon RX 480 4GB GAMING X Video Card.
The card is ~10.9" x 5.5" x 1.7".  So is there's enough space for it, especially the length?
Heat..?

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Can i upgrade my dell inspiron 3847's ram to a 16gb ddr3 kit? 

This one in particular: www.amazon.co.uk/.../ref=sr_1_1

A:Dell inspiron 3847

The system will take up to 16 G of RAM -- that said, see Kingston's website for compatibility.  That's not what they recommend for your model.  This is:
www.kingston.com/.../search

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I bought two 8gb Corsair Vengeance strips of ram for my pc. Installed and got the no signal error message. Did some research and read if I take out the battery to reset BIOS that that might help. I only put one new strip in at this point. I got a message on screen saying bios reset etc,then my pc booted up. I ran Speccy,and it recognized the new 8gb of ram. Turned pc off,threw other strip in......No signal. Tried one 8gb with my old 4gb strip. No signal. Tried that one 8gb strip that had worked before.....Now,no signal. Any ideas?

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I have a problem with my internal sound card on a Dell 3847. I have no sound. It says the nothing there. I tried to install a new Creative sound blaster internal card. Loaded all the drivers still nothing shows up in the sound folder. I also tried loading the Dell drivers for the Dell's sound card still nothing. I have speakers that work tried and tested. Any ideas how to get either sound card to work?

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I purchased the above computer a year and a half ago.  It cost $500.00 but I don't get a little window in the lower right corner of my desktop.  It is a windows 8.1 and seems to be running fine but when I try to install KB2919355 I get an error.  Obviously all I am doing is trying to qualify for windows 10.  Does anyone have any idea what the error is all about and why I can't qualify for a upgrade to win10.Thanks in advance.   - Missouri Tiger

A:Dell Inspiron 3847 DESKTOP

Be careful going to Windows 10, I got the upgrade downloaded and let it install and now it doesn't recognize my ethernet adapter so I have no internet connection at all and the computer is useless.  I have been searching for people with same issue and came across your thread and haven't seen anyone with my same issues yet.  I downloaded some updated drivers and hope they will work...

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Hey guys, so I have what is probably an unorthodox situation going on. I had a Dell 3847 originally, but in order to install my new GPU (GTX 950), I had to buy a bigger case and PSU to put it all into. I have that system up and running, but for more expansions, I would like to upgrade my motherboard. How would I go about doing this. I'm sure it's possible somehow, but before I completed what I have now, I was told that the OS wouldn't be compatible in some way. I was also wondering how Chipset came into play with this. Thanks.
I am looking at getting something like this. http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4955#ov
Apologies if I'm not posting in the correct section. 

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Hi,I'm aware that case swapping is really uneconomical for a dell, but i want to do it. I have a dell inspiron 3847, and i want to move all the components to a cooler master Storm Stryker. Is this possible? (The motherboard is my priority)

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hello i am currently using a dell inspiron 3847 which ive gotten a couple years back. Now that i plan to upgrade the gpu from a gt705 to a gtx1050ti,  i think i may need to upgrade the PSU as well.  Now i know that  there are other posts about this but i would like to ask if i could buy a corsair VS450W instead of the CORSAIR CS750M (which everyone is recommending) since its a little pricey for me. My current PSU(Dell PSU that came with it) is only 300W. My cpu is a core i5-4460. Thanks :)

A:PSU Upgrade for Dell inspiron 3847

There are specific models that I have tried and they work fine.
CORSAIR CS750M works   CORSAIR CX750 DOES NOT
lower power versions like the CS550M and CS650M do not have enough 3.3v/5v combined power.


EVGA NEX 750B works fine.
Power supplies that do not have 150W combined on the 3.3V/5V rails may not EVER work or may fail. Note the power ratings on each railThis label is from the NEX 750B1  
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817438025
 

This is a label from a Dell 525w unit.  Note the ratings on EACH rail not just the total watts.

On many other vendors as the power goes up the 3.3V/5V rails max power GOES DOWN to 100W max.  However in the case of dell 875w unit the power goes UP to 225w on the 3.3V/5V rails.

 
This is what the NEX 750B1 looks like installed in an XPS 8500

 

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So, i just bought this great machine, and everything is working just fine, but i was wondering,
Which Intel cpus does my dell computer supports?
I was specially thinking of upgrading to an Intel Core i5 4590 (right now i have an intel core i3 4150)
can i upgrade without problems?
i am still using the original PSU from dell 

A:Dell inspiron 3847 cpu upgrade?

believe it or not, my dell came with the i3-4150
I have checked since last year, and just recently they started using the new released processors. My local store ordered this dell in october-november 2014

But returnig to my question, those processors that you have listed, do they work with my dell desktop computer?

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Can i upgrade my Dell inspiron 3847's ram to this 16gb kit from kingston.

www.amazon.co.uk/.../ref=sr_1_4

A:Dell inspiron 3847 ram upgrade

No -- you need DDR3L (low voltage) for this system.
This is the correct memory if you want Kingston.
www.kingstonmemoryshop.co.uk/kingston-16gb-8gb-x2-ddr3l-ram-memory-dimm

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Hello!
I have recently been looking for a new GPU so that I can play more high-end games. As intel integrated graphics just will not do. With Integrated Graphics, the frame rate is very low and often not suitable for player more high-end games such as GTA V, Overwatch, And Rocket League. I have been looking at this card in particular.
www.newegg.com/.../Product.aspx
The card dimensions are (by L x H). 6.97" x 4.65"  I know height wise, the card should fit. But I'm not so sure that it will fit length wise as I do not have exact measurements for the card.
Listed below are also my PC's specs.

MODEL: Dell Inspiron 3847
CPU: Intel i3-4170 Dual Core ( 3.7 GHz )
MOTHERBOARD: Dell Inc. 088DT1
GRAPHICS: Intel Integrated 4400
RAM: 8GB DDR3 ( 2x4GB )
STORAGE: 1TB
POWER: I'm not sure what the wattage of my PSU is. I assume 300W?
DISPLAY: Dual Monitor ( Monitor one is a 720p TV. Monitor 2 is a 1080p Acer Gaming Monitor)

I am really hoping that this card is compatible with my PC and I hope you guys can help me out. Also, please let me know if I have to upgrade any parts of my PC or purchase any addons for the card to work.
Thank you,Vincent

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I just picked-up a Inspiron 3847 and I'm looking to upgrade to a solid state drive.
I think I'll need:
2.5" mounting bracket
SATA cable
Will I need a SATA III card or will the existing interface work (I couldn't find clear specs on what the existing interface actually was)?
Anything else I'm missing?
Thanks!

A:Dell Inspiron 3847 - What to buy for SSD upgrade?

You cannot install an SSD as the boot Drive while the original drive is hooked up.
There will be issues.
You can install an ssd after upgrading DBAR to 1.7.5.64 and then making a 16 gig or larger usb flash recovery.
Then install the SSD
and then optimize it.
Then put the old drive back as a secondary.
I Usually recommend INTEL Retail drives for this so that you get Tools for optimization.

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My computer automatically updated when I turned it on. It's on the HP logo screen. The update stops at 9% and won't budge for the past 2 days.

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Can anyone direct me to info on installing a second hard drive to Inspiron 3847 computer for purposes of image back up using Acronis True Image Home software back up? There is space for an optical drive which is totally foreign to me, but nothing is said anywhere in the material in users manual about adding second hard drive which seems to be a pretty normal hardware addition. Not savvy in these matters.

First time forum poster

Thanks

A:Second Hard Drive Dell Inspiron 3847

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Dell has not published the procedures for installing an additional SATA hard drive, the Inspiron 3847 has a second 3.5" bay, for the second hard drive next to the primary hard drive, there should be a set of rails located in the bay, two 6-32X1/4, phillips head screws are needed, to attach the rails.
 The procedures on pages 26 to 28 of the owners manual should give you an idea of what is required for the installation.
http://ftp.dell.com/Manuals/all-products/esuprt_desktop/esuprt_inspiron_desktop/inspiron-3847-desktop_Owner%27s%20Manual_en-us.pdf
You will need a SATA data cable there should be a spare SATA power connector inside the case.After installing the drive enter the system setup and check that the hard drive is 'enabled' [on] and recognized.
For Windows to recognize the second hard drive, it must be partitioned and formatted.Go to Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Computer Management, Storage, Disk Management, right click new drive, select format, then you can assign a drive letter.Bev.

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Just got the computer, works fine, really happy with it. What noises should I hear from the tower/drive? I don't really hear a fan, but sometimes a faint...I don't know.....whirring? Not really that noticeable, but this computer is new to me....any ideas appreciated. I KNOW all computers make SOME sounds.....just paranoid I guess! Thanks so much!
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A:Dell Inspiron 3847 Noise Question!

Intermittent, not constant. Is this just the drive working while I'm running webpages and downloading files, using application, etc?

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