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Report for Win 7 Pro x86 on Dell XPS M1210 Laptop

Q: Report for Win 7 Pro x86 on Dell XPS M1210 Laptop

I just remembered to update my system specs for the extra info about my laptop, and I figured I might as well announce the good news for any poor wanderer searching for such info. A few months ago, I installed Win 7 32-bit on my Dell XPS M1210 ultra-portable laptop, and everything has been wonderful!

The laptop itself is from 2006, but at the time I maxed out the specs, and have since taken the best care of it, so it's running perfectly. I'm pretty sure 7 is even faster on it than XP ever was. All of the drivers automatically installed immediately while the OS was installing itself. The only thing I had to install myself was my Synaptics touchpad, so I could turn off tap-to-click, which otherwise was working as a normal default touchpad should. The system also bugged me about installing a driver for my SD memory card reader, but it actually worked even without it. What really surprised me is that my nVidia GeForce Go 7400 was able to do dual-screen without any further configuration! I still haven't installed the extra tools for it, but as I have a behemoth desktop with 2 screens, I do that work here, and the dual screen on the laptop is only used anymore for watching movies on the TV. Since I've figured out HomeGroup, I usually stream movies from my desktop in the bedroom to the laptop plugged into the TV in the living room. Not a single issue. All in all, 7 on this laptop is awesome!

Full System Specs:
(& changes over the years from the original stock)Dell XPS M1210
Windows 7 Professional 32-bit (NEW!)
Intel Core 2 Duo T7200 2.0GHz (original)
3.25 (4) GB of RAM (replaced original to upgrade)
NVidia GeForce Go 7400 (new card via class-action suit, same model as original)
500GB Seagate Momentus 7200RPM HDD (replaced original to upgrade)
Intel Pro/Wireless 3945 WiFi 802.11 a/b/g (original)
12.1" Widescreen LCD, no camera (original)
9cell Lithium battery (replaced original to upgrade)
DVD+/-RW (original died, swapped with identical drive, dif brand, from Inspiron 1500)
Bluetooth (added card internally; originally opted out)
SYBA USB 3.0 Express Card (added)

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Preferred Solution: Report for Win 7 Pro x86 on Dell XPS M1210 Laptop

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Report for Win 7 Pro x86 on Dell XPS M1210 Laptop

Thanks for the success story!

Your story is especially heartening since it's still not fully sunk in that Win7 is driver-complete in the installer and via optional Updates with few exceptions. Many still following XPired methods think they have to change out all their drivers like chipset and run into problems. Win7 is the authority on its own drivers.

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hello
My Dell laptop is locked I need a master password. XPS M1210 My system # 7X5GHB1-595B . Could anyone help me to bypass the Bios password. I'm only getting a grey screen that said that I need a admin password. thank you.
 

A:Dell Laptop XPS M1210

This belongs in the "Mobile Computing" forum
 

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I have a Dell xps M1210. I know little to nothing about computer hardware. My laptop crashed sometime ago. It was reformatted and everything to the best of my knowledge was re-installed. I am running Windows XP Pro.
My laptop appears to get on the wireles network at my office. I sent my laptop home with one of my guys... and after some tinkiering he says he could get on at his place. I bring my laptop home and the same thing occurs, my laptop sees our network here at home, tries to connect but is "unable to connect". The wireless is intel(R)Proset...? Generally when somebody tries to access my home network I get an intruder alert. My network has shown no warnings about my laptop trying to connect to it. We've used Home Network Magic previously ( came as a free trial on my XPS when I purchased it). My wireless router is a d-link extreme.
My home network is accessed by my wife's Mac.
I hope there is something really elementary as far as a solution for my situation. When it comes to computer I am a total caveman.
Thanks... If I'm in the wrong area for this kind of question, apologies, hopefully I can get pointes in the right direction.
 

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I have a problem I need to bypass the Dell BIOS Admin Password. My Service Tag # is BCVWQB1 or is there a master password for it ? any help please thanks.
 

A:Dell XPS M1210

What is the service code? Does the asset tag have an extension (BCVWB1-xxxx)?
 

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Vista, Intel Centino duo

I press the power button and it does nothing except turn the blue power button and green lights on. It does not start up at all. Its the same with the Media Direct button.

First, it had blue lines down the screen a couple weeks ago. That seemed to be solved by the F12 hardware assessment. When we got it to boot up again, we ran a full virus scan and found nothing. We did a really in-depth hardware scan and found no problems. Later it would freeze and then go to Blue then red then green then white screens at start up. Today it kept freezing on the welcome screen and once on a white screen. It started once in safe mode but that's all. Now it won't do anything.

I'd greatly appreciate any help/advice. Thank you! Sorry if this is the wrong forum to post to.
 

A:Dell XPS M1210

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When i start the computer it powers up for about 5 seconds. There is no screen activity at all. Or any noise.

The only LED which lights up is the green power light at the top right of the laptop.

When i do the error function test. It gives me 3 solid green indicators LED lights. Which i cannot decipher. 3 blinking lights mean a new mobo, but it has just been replaced.

Any insight into my plight would be greatly appreciated.

Josh
 

A:Dell XPS M1210 Won't Power Up

Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo Processor T7600 (2.33GHz 4MB Cache)
Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945 Dual Band 802.11a/g 54Mbps Wireless Mini Card
4096MB (2 X 2048MB) 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM Lenovo
120GB SATA Hard Drive
Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945 Dual Band 802.11a/g 54Mbps Wireless Mini Card
Dell(TM) Wireless 355 Bluetooth Module

Do you need any other information?
 

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I have a Dell XPS M1210 running Win 7 Professional. Did a clean install on a brand new hard disk from a self-burned DVD (from the MS Student Discount program).

Some specs: C2D T7200 2.0G, 4GB DDR2, NVIDIA 7400, WD3200BEKT, A08 BIOS

Ever since the install (back in January), the laptop can only sleep/wake once. The laptop experienced no issues when running XP/Vista.

Boot -> Login -> Sleep -> Wake -> Sleep -> Hang -> BSOD (sometimes)

This problem is reproducible 100% of the time. I checked the system log between sleep attempts. Windows always logs the same error that reads:

"The platform firmware has corrupted memory across the previous system power transition. Please check for updated firmware for your system." The error cites the HAL as its source. The first and last corrupted page is always 63. Subsequent attempts to put the laptop to sleep cause the system to hang. Only the screen/wifi turn off - the rest of the computer is powered. The only way out is to press and hold the power button.

Microsoft does have a paper detailing the issue, and suggests updating the BIOS. However, the most recent version of the firmware for my system is already installed. I have tried updating stock Windows drivers with those from the manufacturer (ie Dell, Intel Chipset), but that did not help. Device manager shows no hardware conflicts/problems.

Are there any other XPS M1210 owners experiencing the same problem, or is this an isolated incident?

A:Dell XPS M1210 can't sleep more than once

Personally I don't recommend using sleep functions in Windows. While it may work wonders in Unix based systems, it's not quite as refined in DOS based systems. It frequently hangs, disrupts processes and causes BSODs. Just shut down your computer when not in use, if you have a decent system it should take no more than ~60 seconds to boot.

Some feedback from XPS users:
http://forum.notebookreview.com/showthread.php?t=133613
http://forum.notebookreview.com/showthread.php?t=79219

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I re-installed Windows on my Dell xps m1210. I used the provided drivers and utilities CD to install the drivers and applications. However, the in-built webcam doesn't work.

It doesn't show up in the device manager as an installed working device or an unidentified hardware that drivers need to be installed for. It doesn't show up in the control panel or anything.

I tried to launch a video call using skype but it said, no webcam detected. The webcam was working fine until I did the re-install. Also, I've used the OEM windows cd that came with the laptop.

Can anyone please help.

A:Dell xps m1210 and webcam

Try installing this driver for the camera

Then install this driver for the camera software

You'll click the download button on each page, then choose Download through your Browser.

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I couln,t find the 24C chip on the Dell XPS M1210 can someone help me so I can use the shorting Method. Help to locate the chip please or anybody knows the password for this laptop XPS M1210
Tag# 7X5GH1-595B
 

A:ADMIN PASSWORD on Dell XPS M1210

read: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic86309.html
 

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My daughter has a Dell XPS M1210 laptop running Windows XP Media Center Edition. She got fooled by PSGuard and thought she was downloading antispyware software after a warning came on her screen. She ended up with the TrojanDownloder.xs and the SmitFraud problem. With a lot of assistance from techs on this site (thank you, thank you....). I was able to fix all the problems. At least that is what I thought.

Recently she tried to burn a audio CD. The CD drive reads CD's and DVD's but won't allow her to record. The drive had worked in the past. Is there a chance there is still a registry problem here that is preventing the drive from recording? She has reloaded the software from Dell. She uses Itunes, Windows Media Center, Nero, which in the past has allowed her to record. All worked in the past.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Solved: Can't record CD's on a Dell XPS M1210

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Hi all!

I have a Dell XPS M1210. It was running Windows XP Professional. It was running quite slowly, so I reformatted and installed Windows XP Media Center Edition. Even when I was just first installing drivers (that I loaded onto my flash drive from a safe, virus-free, and malware-free desktop with internet access) onto this M1210, it was taking 10-11 minutes to just log off.

I have the "welcome screen" turned off, so it says "Logging off..." for about 10-11 minutes (when I didn't have the "welcome screen" turned off, it was just a blank screen [my wallpaper, but no taskbar or icons]). Then, as soon as that's finished, it takes ~10 seconds to actually shut down.

It's not hanging during that ten or so minutes, as when I press the caps lock button, the light turns on.

When I run it in Selective Startup Mode, even with all of the start up options checked off, it logs off quickly and shuts down quickly. When put back into Normal Startup Mode, it goes right back to taking forever to just log off.

Something curious - in my System Information, the OS is listed as Windows XP Professional. However, the log off window says it's Windows XP Media Center Edition. When I was using the Windows XP Media Center Edition CD from Dell to install it onto the M1210, it said it was installing Windows XP Professional, but I thought nothing of it. Is this a mere coincidence?

I installed the drivers that I got directly from Dell's site. Th... Read more

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Hi,

My built-in camera as well as the mic doesnt work in my Dell XPS M1210. I tried to find information elsewhere on the net but was unable to fix the problem.

The camera used to work when I had bought but now vista doesnt seems to recognize it. And I never tested the internal microphone.

Do anyone know the solution for the problems?

>> manjunath
 

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So. The primary power button is non-responsive.

The media direct button works after you hold it for a few seconds.

It also loads into media direct if you put the battery back into the laptop automatically without touching any buttons.

It sometime spontaneously starts into media direct when the screen in closed and turned off.

I cannot gain access to the windows environment or bios, or access the boot Cd's because it won't turn on via the main power button.
 

A:Dell XPS M1210 - Only boots into media direct

Also the first few restarts after the re-install were flawless.

I've just put in another hdd from a m1210 and the main power button won't work either, but it loads into windows, perhaps media direct was't installed on this hdd.
 

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I'm trying to pair my computer's bluetooth with my phone. Is there a way to find out what is the passkey code for the Dell XPS M1210? Or does anyone have it?
 

A:Bluetooth passkey code for Dell XPS M1210

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Of the 5 antenna wires for the WWAN and WLAN, what is the gray antenna wire for?

The white & black wires are for the WLAN.

The white/gray & black/gray are for the wwan.

What is the solid gray antenna wire for?
 

A:Solved: DELL XPS M1210 Gray Antenna wire

A third WLAN antenna?

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/xpsM1210/en/SM/cards.htm#wp1018337

NOTE: Your WLAN card may have two or three antenna connectors, depending on the type of card you ordered. If your computer has a gray antenna cable, attach it to the connector with the gray triangle, if one is available on your card.Click to expand...
 

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Hi the screen was working fine last night when battery ran out plugged in charger then switched back on and the screen didn't come on properly just goes grey with a grid of black spots showing on it... help please have only had this screen in for 2 months. Any suggestions? I have opened it and checked evrything is still connected properly. I am running windows 7
 

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Hi,

I've had a Dell XPS M1210 for about 15 months. I am running Vista Ultimate on it, now with SP1, before the RC1. Several times, I've had problems with files getting corrupt (about every month), which have made program being non-working. I also have problems with the wireless networking, but that's another problem...

I fixed the files with chkdsk and that sometimes solved it. I can't remember all files, but it has been the login, photoshop, office, logitech cam e.g. I couldn't even start up the computer without getting the message - file corrupt, run chkdsk several times. Luckily, the RC1 solved everything. Unfortunately, I had to uninstall it to install SP1 and that time everything crashed.

Now I have used the Dell restore to get the computer running (in April). Everything worked fine, but now I have gotten the files corrupt messages twice. Chkdsk has fixed it, everything seems to work ok. But I think it is only a matter of time before there will be more problems. Running the sfc/scannow shows there are some corrupt windows files...

Anyway, I called Dell about this and they recommend me doing a clean install from CDs instead of their image on my computer. I doubt that this will work. The only thing is that this will take an enormous amount of time (since I have to install Adobe CS3, Office, etc), even though they claim it is quick. Their support is pure BS, IMO.

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A:Multiple corrupt files occuring on Dell XPS M1210

hi lofling, and welcome!

have these errors always happened or did it work ok for a while?

sometimes mail order computers get shaken up in transit - I would open the case and make sure all the connections are tight, especially around hard drive.

But hard-drives do fail, and Dell use cheap ones. You may have had a head crash, in which case particles are floating around and the problems will get worse. Does the bad block count increase each time you run check disk?

I would not waste any more time reinstalling on this hard drive.

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I have two pci-e cards for my wwan, neither are recognised or detected. It says they there isn't a cellular device installed when going through the bios.

I have the A08 version bios.

Any other information that may help?

I have the antennas for the device.

UPDATE: It was recognized after a few restarts.
 

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Video Controller (VGA Compatible) [UNKNOWN DEVICE]
Chip: Intel 945GM/GU Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller 1
Detail
PnpID
VEN_8086&DEV_27A2&SUBSYS_01D71028&REV_03
Vendor

Device
Video Controller (VGA Compatible)
Chip Vendor
Intel
Chip
945GM/GU Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller 1
Video Controller [UNKNOWN DEVICE]
Chip: Intel 945GM/GU Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller 2
Detail
PnpID
VEN_8086&DEV_27A6&SUBSYS_01D71028&REV_03
Vendor

Device
Video Controller
Chip Vendor
Intel
Chip
945GM/GU Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller
 

A:Please Help! I can not find my video controller(VGA compatible) for my Dell XPS m1210

I reinstalled my windows xp and my drivers are gone i need video controller(VGA compatible) and Video controller. Any link would be appreciated except the dell website it didnt seem to help : (
 

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I have this dell xps m1210 tha i been working on for the last 13hrs
This is what is doing when i start her up it works fined for the first 2 to 5 minutes and sometimes maybe even 10 minutes but then the screen goes black but i can still see the desktop but then it gets real black to the point were i cant see it anymore and when i plugged her up to my external monitor it works fined no problems at all . And when i unplugged her from the external monitor and press the fn key and the other button to switch the screen back to the dell the screen comes back to life it works again but only for about 2 to 5 minutes and then it gets real dimm again but i can still see the desktop.
I took her apart and everything looks good the cables tha go from the monitor to the motherboard look fined no damaged there the motherboard looks fined too and everything else is connected were it should be.

I think its the the backlight are the inverter but i dont no for sure so i rather just replaced the whole screen plus it looks alot easier to do?

Thanks for your help in advance
 

A:dell xps m1210 the screen gets real dimm after 2/5 minutes after starup.

Ok so after running a diagnostics test i got this back
Error code 5300:0d25
msg unable to detect inverter lamp status

So my question is how hard is it to replaced a inverter i can take a latop apart and put her back togeather with no problem. But i had never taking a part a lcd screen

Thanks for any recomendations in advance
 

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Hi all. A friend of mine dropped a small dell XPS 1210 into my lap. The laptop is really nice in that it is very tiny, but it seems to have a wierd display problem. I originally attributed it to a worn inverter card, but I am not sure. Anyway, the laptop will boot and before Windows XP can finish starting, the display will go dark. YOu can still see the icons and the system will function normally, but the backlighting is dead.

However, when you hook the unit up to S-Video output, the screen's backlighting will work normally, and it will also output a display onto the TV. When you plug the laptop into the charging receptical, the screen will go dim, but once again, hooking it to a television will revive the display.

Anyone ever heard of this? This is really wierd.
 

A:Dell XPS M1210 display problems (i think inverter card related)

You are correct - the backlight power supply has failed.
 

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My ISP (Qwest) has repeatedly blocked my internet access due to malware/bot detection over the past 3 months.I have 5 computers on my network, but Qwest is not able to tell me which one it is coming from. I will submit a separate topic for each computer. This one is for a Gateway laptop running windows Vista Home SP1 wireless to the router.When this started happening, I was using ZoneAlarm Extreme Security only for my computer security.My ISP (Qwest) has suggested many different software solutions, which I have implemented and scanned with. They include Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool, TrendMicro RUBotted, BotHunter, Microsoft Security Essentials. I have also received information from several local computer techs to use MalwareBytes, SuperAntiSpyware, AVG free and Avast Anti-virus. The last one I spoke with said everything Qwest has suggested is useless as is AVG free and ZoneAlarm (except maybe the firewall). He recommends MalwareBytes, SuperAntiSpyware and Avast. Quick scans by any of these programs find nothing. Full scans produce adware cookies, but nothing else for the past month+. I pretty much run a full scan by one of them each day and remove anything that they find.Here is the most recent log Qwest sent me of the detected Bot activity. This is the first time I have heard that it is Torpig, which I guess is an infection of the master boot record, which can cause all the other programs to not be able to detect it.Date & Time (GMT) Source Port MW TypeDate/... Read more

A:Torpig report from ISP (computer 5-Dell Laptop windows 7)

ReopenedSomethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Do not Attach logs unless I ask you to.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Options. If you click on this in the drop-down menu you can choose Track this topic. By doing this and then choosing Immediate E-Mail notification and then clicking on Proceed you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.Note** If you are having problems posting the complete log into this thread upload them here http://www.rapidshare.com/ and post the links in this thread Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.I would like to get a better look at your system, please do the following so I can get some more detailed logs.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.Double click DeFogger to run the tool. The application window will appear Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers Click Yes to continue A 'Finished!' message will appear Click OKDeFogger may ask you to reboot the machine, if it does - click OKDo not re-enable these drivers un... Read more

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To get instant help for dell support call @ 877-773-3202 toll free, we provide the best hp laptop customer support and dell customer service in over the world. our official number is available 24*7 hours and give best dell laptop help and dell laptop services to our highly qualified and certified technicians. To get instant help for your laptops and computers please contact us immediately without spending precious time.We give all service and support absolutely free of cost.
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To get instant help for dell support call @ 877-773-3202 toll free, we provide the best hp laptop customer support and dell customer service in over the world. our official number is available 24*7 hours and give best dell laptop help and dell laptop services to our highly qualified and certified technicians. To get instant help for your laptops and computers please contact us immediately without spending precious time.We give all service and support absolutely free of cost.
Top Best way to Secure your laptops and computers platform like Window's 7,8,8.1,and window's 10 operating system, Mac operating system, Vista, Linux, Ubuntu and any other operating system which you used and have number of problems related to your gadget. some major problems are faced more user's like
slow laptop and computer
internet speed
The laptop and computer restarting continuously
Automatic Pop'ups generate while your surfing on internet.
The printer would not properly work and not connected to your mobile, laptop, computer WiFi or LAN.
Attached Email would not open normally
Not open or run any program into your laptop and computer.If you can't understood these above and any other problems then instant call our laptop and computer customer toll free number +1 877-773-3202 at anytime and anywhere. We have good certified technicians team which always ready to solve their customer problems.

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Just a minor bug report about Dell Update Software. ;)
On mouse over tray icon a message show the last update date. On PT-BR there is an "\ n" lost in the middle of the string.

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I am trying to figure out if the results I'm seeing for my M1210 in CrystalDiskMark are normal for this computer or not. Please see the attachment. I know ATA is limited to like 150MB/s but the results I'm seeing for some of the write speeds are sooo low. Is it because I put an SSD in this old computer? I think this is a great computer and it runs Windows 10 surprisingly well considering it's 10 years old so I would like to get it running full speed, any help is appreciated.
BTW I found a driver online that gets the Nvidia graphics working on Windows 10, it's so smooth opening and closing basic apps like Edge.

A:M1210 CrystalDiskMark results seem very low?

You're likely not going to get more than that -- this system is old enough it likely has a SATA to IDE bridge -- and no native support for AHCI.  Even if it's in AHCI mode, SATA 150 is the limit -- and you're at 126, so you're not likely to do better.

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Hi guys, I pulled out my old m1210 from years ago and forgot my sys admin pass. I tried pulling the cmos and replacing the HDD. No luck. Called Dell and they said sry about your luck. Can anyone help me?? Thank you!
 

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I have a concern / problem  with Dell RACK workstation R7610 and R7910. 
I am using the Windows 7 32bit OS on these system which are installed with 8GB physical memory.
Even if the system has 8GB system memory the Win 7 32bit OS will reports lesser than the 3GB (i.e.) 1.91Gb only.
I understand that 32bit OS can’t go beyond 4GB and at the max it may report 3.6GB but in these systems it is not even reporting 3GB which is really concerning a lot for them.
 
It looks Dell has published some sort of on these for T7610 notification  http://www.dell.com/support/article/us/en/19/SLN293968/en  but I couldn’t find any such stuff for R7610 & R7910.
 
Is there anyway can we get these system reports 3GB memory on Win 7 32bit OS?
 



1.91GB


R7910 RAID
Extio2
BIOS 1.4.3
Advanced ECC
Win 7 x86
1.91GB




R7910 Non RAID
NVS310 (1GB)
BIOS 1.4.3
Advanced ECC
Win 7 x86
1.91GB




R7610 RAID
NVS310 (512MB)
A06
NA
Win 7 x86
2.20GB


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Computer maker Dell is asking for help in an ongoing probe into the source of customer information that appears to have somehow landed in the laps of fraudsters posing as Dell computer support technicians. KrebsOnSecurity readers continue to report being called by scammers posing as Dell support personnel who offer “proof” that they’re with Dell by rattling off the unique Dell “service tag” code printed on each Dell customer’s PC or laptop, as well as information from any previous (legitimate) service issues the customer may have had with Dell.
Article continues:   http://krebsonsecurity.com/2016/02/dell-to-customers-report-service-tag-scams/

A:Dell to Customers: Report ‘Service Tag’ Scams

That happened to me last year right after I purchased an extended warranty...The next day I started receiving phone calls with my name, cell phone number, home number and service tag.  What do you need from me.

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I am unable to use the NetFlix Watch Instantly Application on my XPS m1210 because my current Nvidia Geforce Go 7400 Driver is not compatible and needs to be updated. I updated to the latest Geforce Go 7400 driver available on the Dell Support site and I am still getting the same message. Has anyone else had this problem and were they able to find the correct driver update?

A:XPS m1210 video card: Nvidia Geforce Go 7400

Try this driver, http://www.laptopvideo2go.com/forum/lofiversion/index.php?t17737.html.I am using this driver and it's been stable and better than the performance driver from dell.You can also download this driver from the dell download driver page,it is listed under the XPS M1710,that is where i downloaded it from.Forgot to add,this driver is for the geforce 7,8,9 series cards.Message Edited by dgkpcon on 10-10-2008 04:33 PM

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Can I install WinXP Pro from older Dell laptop on to new Dell laptop?

I am using a Dell Inspiron 8200 right now and in order to save some money on my new Dell laptop, I'd like to order Home or MediaCenter with the new computer and then install WinXP Pro myself instead of paying the extra $119 to have them do it. I have a Reinstallation CD of WinXP Pro that came with the old Dell laptop; will I be able to use it to install WinXP Pro on my new one?

Thanks.
 

A:Can I install WinXP from older Dell laptop on to new Dell laptop?

probably not no. they are usually pretty good at stopping people install their restore discs onto different systems.
 

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This is an odd issue, which I thought I should bring to the attention of the Dell team somehow.
I installed the A03 bios for my XPS 13 a few days ago, when it was pushed out to my laptop. Immediately, I started to get the 'repeating keypresses' issue that a few people have reported. Button presses, especially to the spacebar, started to appear twice when the button was only pressed once. This was an intermittent issue - I'd roughly estimate it was one keypress in ten, if not less.
Surprised, I rolled back the bios to A02, then to A01, then to A00. Only on rolling back to A00 did the problem resolve itself. I'm currently running the A00 bios and the problem is gone. Which is fine, as I didn't have any complaints to begin with, but it's rather odd that a bios update breaks things rather than fixing them.
I'm aware this is probably not a widespread issue (otherwise I would have read more complaints about it) but I thought the team should be aware.
Many thanks. 

A:Bug Report: A03 bios for Dell XPS 13 (2015) causing keyboard repeating keypresses

Can confirm.
Installed A03 today and now I get duplicate keypresses every now and then, it's mildly annoying. I haven't tried rolling back to a previous BIOS.
Dell XPS 13 (9343) running Windows 8.1

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Over the last 2 days I have been having a problem as indicated in the title of this post. The fault has rectified itself 3 times, but again today, it is back to "battery plugged in, not charging." As I am running the laptop (Windows Vista Home Premium; 32 bit) on the adapter without problems, I assume that the adapter itself may not be faulty.
I also have a Dell Inspiron 630M laptop running Windows 7.  Can I safely use that adapter with the Vista laptop, without causing damage to the Vista ?  If it is safe to do so, and the battery on the Vista starts charging, then it would indicate that the Vista adapter/charger has some kind of fault.
Hoping someone can give me some guidance. Thanks.

A:Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop. Battery plugged in not charging. Can I use adapter from a Dell Inspiron 630M laptop ?

If the adapter has the same plug and the same or higher power rating, you can swap them.
Check to see whether the 1545 recognizes the AC adapter or whether it shows unknown (F2 at powerup).  If it shows unknown with two different adapters, you have a bad power jack or a bad mainboard.

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Bug Description

Symptoms appeared after upgrading to BIOS ver: 4.0.11, A13 from previous ver:  4.0.9, A12 and clean-installing Ubuntu 16.10 or 16.04.1.
DELL Inspiron 14-3452 (3000 series) laptop
Upon tapping, once and releasing, either the XF86monBrightnessUp or XF86monBrightnessDown keys in a Unity-7 session, the OSD appears, sometimes delayed, and begins to lower or raise the backlight level, repeatedly, to the maximum or minimum level. The system comes under load and is less responsive to any input or attempts to cancel / counteract the action.
Manual adjustments via the echoing of numbers-in-range to the /sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight/brightness work normally and as expected.

*** SOLUTION ***
Revert to previous BIOS version: 4.0.9, A12
Brightness keys return to normal operation in all desktop/windowing environments.

cross-posted to:  Laptop >> General Hardware / Video + OS and Applications - Forum

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New MSI Wind U100 No problems that I noticed, but when researching some of my running processes, I ended up here...You guys did a good job of helping me last time...This'll be the last time, i SWEAR!

DDS (Ver_09-09-29.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Chad at 23:36:15.70 on Tue 10/06/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18702 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_16
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1013.499 [GMT -5:00]

AV: Norton Internet Security *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {E10A9785-9598-4754-B552-92431C1C35F8}
FW: Norton Internet Security *enabled* {7C21A4C9-F61F-4AC4-B722-A6E19C16F220}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
svchost.exe
svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\AluSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxsrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\System Control Manager\MGSysCtrl.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
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A:MSI Laptop Report...Am I infected?

Hello,We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up.My name is Syler and I will be helping you to solve your Malware issues. If you have since resolved your issues I would appreciate if youwould let me no so I can close this topic, if you still need help please let me no what issues you are still having, in your next reply.Download random's system information tool (RSIT) by random/random from here and save it to your desktop.Double click on RSIT.exe to run RSIT.Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.Once it has finished, two logs will open. Please post the contents of both log.txt (<<will be maximized) and info.txt (<<will be minimized)Then please post back here with the following: log.txt info.txtThanks

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RELEVANCY SCORE 40.8

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:53:40 PM, on 9/16/2006
Platform: Windows ME (Win9x 4.90.3000)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSTASK.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SSDPSRV.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\DANTZ\RETROSPECT\RETRORUN.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KB891711\KB891711.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\DANTZ\RETROSPECT\WDSVC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KB918547\KB918547.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RESTORE\STMGR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\APOINT\APOINT.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SPOOL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WMIEXE.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\POWERPANEL\PROGRAM\PCFMGR.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\INTERNET EXPLORER\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\DDHELP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\DESKTOP\HIJACKTHIS\HIJACKTHIS.EXE

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.gmail.com/
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.sony.com/vaiopeople
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.store.yahoo.com/madeindetroit-store
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,AutoConfigURL = http://proxy:8080
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyOverride = 127.0.0.1
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\PROGRAM FILES\ADO... Read more

A:Hijackthis report for problems with laptop

Hi, helpsommer

Welcome to the forum.

Download and install CleanUp!

Open Cleanup! by double-clicking the icon on your desktop (or from the Start > All Programs menu).
Set the program up as follows:
Click "Options..."
Move the arrow down to "Custom CleanUp!"
Put a check next to the following (Make sure nothing else is checked!):
Empty Recycle Bins
Delete Cookies
Delete Prefetch files (if present)
Cleanup! All Users
Click OK
Press the CleanUp! button to start the program.

It may ask you to log-off/reboot at the end, if it does please do so.

Go to the Internet Options in the Control Panel. Select the Privacy Tab. Click on Advanced. Check the box labeled "Override Automatic Cookie Handling". Allow First Party Cookies and block Third Party Cookies. Check the box "Always allow Cookie Handling". Click Ok until you leave the Internet Options. Close the browser, then re-launch it.
 

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My hp notebook 15, was stolen yes I made a police report along with HP security.Hp security did give me a case #? Was told to send in my police report. Trying to track it along with HP security replacement.

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My X1 Yoga 1st Gen was recently stolen at the Bogota airport.  How can I report it as stolen with Lenovo?  Many police authorities will attempt to contact the manufacturer if stolen items are recovered and I would like this information to be associated with the serial number for my laptop. Also, if the thieves sold my laptop to a new buyer, I want to ensure they are not using the extended warranty I paid for.

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Hello. My sons laptop was stolen and I understand that H has a procedure for registering it as stollen. I cannot find any way to do this. Could someone pint me in the ight directin please. Thanks. 

A:Can I trach or report a stolen laptop

Hello  TheGhoul, Sorry to know , but this is only a community forum staffed by volunteers and we can do nothing to track or recover missing property. What I recommend is the following: 1) Contact HP Customer Support, tell them about the stolen laptop, and get a case number If you live in the US or Canada, contact information is on this page: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/phone-assist.html#section1If you live elsewhere, contact information is on this page: http://www8.hp.com/us/en/contact-hp/ww-contact-us.html NOTE: After you get through, stay on the line until you are finally able to talk to someone -- it can take a while! 2) Contact the local law enforcement authorities about the theft -- provide them all the information they need and show them proof of ownership.  You will most likely need to this to have then return the laptop to you if they find it 3) When the laptop is returned, contact Absolute Software to see about getting Lojack for Laptops for it.  That enables you to report a stolen laptop and then locate it, once it is then connected to the Internet. All the best !! Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again !!  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee 

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My ISP (Qwest) has repeatedly blocked my internet access due to malware/bot detection over the past 3 months.I have 5 computers on my network, but Qwest is not able to tell me which one it is coming from. I will submit a separate topic for each computer. This one is for a Gateway laptop running windows XP Media Center SP3 wireless to the router.When this started happening, I was using ZoneAlarm Extreme Security only for my computer security.My ISP (Qwest) has suggested many different software solutions, which I have implemented and scanned with. They include Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool, TrendMicro RUBotted, BotHunter, Microsoft Security Essentials. I have also received information from several local computer techs to use MalwareBytes, SuperAntiSpyware, AVG free and Avast Anti-virus. The last one I spoke with said everything Qwest has suggested is useless as is AVG free and ZoneAlarm (except maybe the firewall). He recommends MalwareBytes, SuperAntiSpyware and Avast. I have been unable to install and run Avast on this computer, as the computer will not run, but freezes when I install it. As soon as I uninstall it again, the computer runs.Quick scans by any of these programs find nothing. Full scans produce adware cookies, but nothing else for the past month+. I pretty much run a full scan by one of them each day and remove anything that they find.This computer also has the following error upon startup:RUNDLL(X) EHere is the most recent log Qwest sent me of the de... Read more

A:Torpig report from ISP (computer 2-Gateway laptop XP)

Hello ok I have opened this one. If you have not done it it yet please remove one of the av's as it has passed some time I would like a clean set of logs to startDeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.Double click DeFogger to run the tool. The application window will appear Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers Click Yes to continue A 'Finished!' message will appear Click OKDeFogger may ask you to reboot the machine, if it does - click OKDo not re-enable these drivers until otherwise instructed.IMPORTANT! If you receive an error message while running DeFogger, please post the log defogger_disable which will appear on your desktop.Download DDS:Please download DDS by sUBs from one of the links below and save it to your desktop:Download DDS and save it to your desktopLink1Link2Link3Please disable any anti-malware program that will block scripts from running before running DDS.Double-Click on dds.scr and a command window will appear. This is normal.Shortly after two logs will appear: DDS.txt Attach.txtA window will open instructing you save & post the logsSave the logs to a convenient place such as your desktopCopy the contents of both logs & post in your next replyScan With RKUnHookerPlease Download Rootkit Unhooker Save it to your desktop.Now double-click on RKUnhookerLE.exe to run it.Click the Report tab, then click Scan.Check (Tick) Drivers, Stealth,. Uncheck the rest. then Click OK.Wait till the scanne... Read more

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· OS - Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
·  x64 
· Original OS -  Windows 8
· Full retail version
· Age of system (hardware) - 3 1/2 years
· Age of OS installation - 13 months  
  Have you re-installed the OS? No
 
· CPU - Intel® Core™ i7-3537U CPU @ 2.00 GHz 2.50GHz
· Video Card - Intel® HD Graphics 4000
· System Manufacturer -  Samsung
· Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom) - NP510R5E-A02UB
 
· Laptop or Desktop? Laptop
 
Additional Info: I have 2 accounts on this laptop, an Admin account and a standard user account. I sign in with the Standard Account via Microsoft login and use the Admin password when I need to access admin functions. I rarely sign in with Admin account except in situations like this.
 
I have recently been experiencing extreme slowness and hanging, for example:
mouse will track but neither right or left click will register or takes so long to register I receive and error message.
screen is extremely slow to change upon powerup/bootup
screen will go black with no error messages
I have recently deleted multiple applications. I have run Malwarebytes and ADWCleaner and they identified and cleaned 3 PUPs only. I'll provide report files if needed.
 
As next step, I cam to bleepingcomputer and followed BSOD reporting protocol, signed in using my Admin account. The SysnativeFileCollectionApp.zip is attached, but when I went ... Read more

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My ISP (Qwest) has repeatedly blocked my internet access due to malware/bot detection over the past 3 months.I have 5 computers on my network, but Qwest is not able to tell me which one it is coming from. I will submit a separate topic for each computer. This one is for a Gateway laptop running windows Vista Home SP1 wireless to the router.When this started happening, I was using ZoneAlarm Extreme Security only for my computer security.My ISP (Qwest) has suggested many different software solutions, which I have implemented and scanned with. They include Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool, TrendMicro RUBotted, BotHunter, Microsoft Security Essentials. I have also received information from several local computer techs to use MalwareBytes, SuperAntiSpyware, AVG free and Avast Anti-virus. The last one I spoke with said everything Qwest has suggested is useless as is AVG free and ZoneAlarm (except maybe the firewall). He recommends MalwareBytes, SuperAntiSpyware and Avast. I have been unable to install and run Avast on this computer, as the computer will not run, but freezes when I install it. As soon as I uninstall it again, the computer runs.Quick scans by any of these programs find nothing. Full scans produce adware cookies, but nothing else for the past month+. I pretty much run a full scan by one of them each day and remove anything that they find.Here is the most recent log Qwest sent me of the detected Bot activity. This is the first time I have heard that it is Torp... Read more

A:Torpig report from ISP (computer 4-Gateway laptop Vista)

GreetingsLet me think a little while about the other problem.Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Do not Attach logs unless I ask you to.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Options. If you click on this in the drop-down menu you can choose Track this topic. By doing this and then choosing Immediate E-Mail notification and then clicking on Proceed you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.Note** If you are having problems posting the complete log into this thread upload them here http://www.rapidshare.com/ and post the links in this thread Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.:run combofix:Please visit this webpage for download links, and instructions for running the tool: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofixPlease ensure you read this guide carefully and install the Recovery Console first. The Windows Recovery Console will allow you to boot up into a special recovery (repair) mode. This allows us to more easily help you should your computer have a problem after a... Read more

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I've owned my laptop for around 12 months and today I've started getting a pop up warning me about Win7 being non genuine.

Control Panel System says I'm running Windows 7 home premium and Windows is activated and shows a Product ID.

There is COA sticker on the bottom on the laptop but it is worn slightly.

I have ran legitcheck.hta and it states

Install genuine Windows.

Files that Windows needs to work properly have been modified, removed, or disabled. To resolve, you need to install genuine Windows. Not to worry, we can help you with that.


Any help on this matter would be greatly appreciated.

Philip

Here is the MGAD report.


Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 0x8004FE21
Cached Online Validation Code: 0x0
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-JKHXW-D9W83-FJQKD
Windows Product Key Hash: AYaBykmfTHUVW5whGaYMeVJn0/U=
Windows Product ID: 00359-OEM-8992687-00249
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010300.1.0.003
ID: {E4418B4D-0B30-467C-A244-0CF83480A30C}(1)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Home Premium
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.140303-2144
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
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A:Non Genuine warning MGAD report on Lenovo laptop.

I've noticed the product key in the MGAD report does not match with Product Key on sticker on the bottom of the laptop.

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Pretty much what the Tittle said. I have a Toshiba Satellite L300-16L Laptop with 3GB ram upgraded, it was originally running Win Vista then i upgraded it to Ubuntu 12.10 but my mum though that windows is more suitable for her so she asked me to replace Ubuntu with Win 7. So during the installation of win 7 i chose to "upgrade now" and i was brought to the compatibility page saying ""This computer started using the installation disc. Remove the disc and start Windows normally, then insert the disc and continue the upgrade" and could not carry on the installation. i did some research and found few forum thread such as "this". I followed some solutions that poeple posted on the thread (uninstalling drivers and 3rd party programs) but still to no avail. please help me.

I appreciate any guidance you can give me.

If you need any more information, please just ask.

Thanks so much,
-NG

A:Compatibility report when installing Win7 on Ubunto OS laptop

You are supposed to choose the 'Custom' option and NOT 'Upgrade' during installation. Upgrade option works when you need to upgrade an older version of Windows such as Vista from within Windows.

Hope this helps.

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Hi all,

We have a Lenovo Laptop and we use the recovery disk to downgrade the Windows 8 to Windows 7.

We used the Laptop for about 2 Months and suddenly today it reported that the Windows 7 is no longer genuine. We contacted Lenovo for this issue and they said it is the problem of Microsoft's Activation.

However, we contacted Microsoft Licensing Team and they said our key is not valid!

Is there anyone who can figure out what is the cause of the issue and how to fix it?

Thank you very much!


Code:
Diagnostic Report (1.9.0027.0):
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Windows Validation Data-->

Validation Code: 50
Cached Online Validation Code: N/A, hr = 0xc004f012
Windows Product Key: *****-*****-MV8MH-98QJM-24367
Windows Product Key Hash: wgci5Gdejx4esg7++zTOe3LWF+4=
Windows Product ID: 00371-OEM-8992671-00437
Windows Product ID Type: 2
Windows License Type: OEM SLP
Windows OS version: 6.1.7601.2.00010100.1.0.048
ID: {64A5E0E5-B579-460E-B774-1971B9D7EDC6}(3)
Is Admin: Yes
TestCab: 0x0
LegitcheckControl ActiveX: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Signed By: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Product Name: Windows 7 Professional
Architecture: 0x00000009
Build lab: 7601.win7sp1_gdr.130801-1533
TTS Error:
Validation Diagnostic:
Resolution Status: N/A

Vista WgaER Data-->
ThreatID(s): N/A, hr = 0x80070002
Version: N/A, hr = 0x80070002

Windows XP Notifications Data-->
Cached Result: N/A, hr = 0x80070002
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A:Lenovo Laptop report that Windows 7 is no longer genuine

The installed Key is the proper one for a Lenovo Recovery disk.
The Key is blocked at MS's activation servers, because it's designed to self-activate on every boot using the certificate in the BIOS SLIC table and licenses built into the Recovery media. MS cannot assist in these cases as it's the OEM's responsibility under the licensing terms.

In your case it seems that the licenses aren't being found for some reason.
The normal reason for this is that you've used retail media to install the OS (or do a repair install) - such media doesn't contain the licenses, and so the system goes first into grace mode, and after three days it starts giving non-genuine notifications.

The only thing that might help is to rebuild the licensing store - if this doesn't work, then a reinstall using the recovery media will be required.


Please first try recreating Licensing Store.

Recreate the Licensing Store
Go to Start > All Programs > Accessories
Right-Click on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator - accept the UAC prompt
Run the following commands in the Command Prompt window, using the Enter key at the end of each

net stop sppsvc
(wait until the service has stopped before entering the following lines)

CD %windir%\ServiceProfiles\NetworkService\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\SoftwareProtectionPlatform
REN tokens.dat tokens.bar
net start sppsvc
slui.exe

After a couple of seconds the Windows Activation dialog will appear.
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Hi, I had a GPU fail in my Dell Vostro 1500 laptop. The card that failed was an NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS. The Vostro laptop actually can accept an NVIDIA 8600 GT card too. So I ordered the replacement part from Dell for the 8600 and they shipped me a refurbished unit.
The surgery to put in the new card took all night for hack like to do. I did not look carefully at the refurbished unit they shipped me as I was nervous handling the card (that I might break it).
But when I turned on the laptop after the installation, I did not get a pause at the BIOS saying I see new hardware like I did when I upgraded the RAM.
After the computer booted up I uninstalled the 8400 driver and then installed the 8600 driver. There was a snag at its possible that Windows automatically reinstalled the 8400 driver during one the required reboots but I KNOW that I wrote the 8600 driver over top at least (I had hoped to do a clean uninstall then reinstall but Windows tried to grab a driver for me).
So now when I right click on computers, properties device manager it shows the video as still the 8400 card. The 8400 card I removed has a sticker on it that says KU907 on it. The invoice for the 8600 that Dell sent for the 8600 says KU907 on it too.
I think I was sent the wrong part from Dell (I paid a higher price for the 8600 GPU) . Is it possible that a legacy driver is making the Vostro think it has the 8400 when the part IS an 8600. Or when I go to the Device Manager, does the computer physically c... Read more

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