Lost CD/DVD in BIOS drive / Dell Inspiron 3847
I lost my driver CD/DVD entry in the boot BIOS section while trying to change the order of boot autour. I tried to use a boot disk that did not work properly and didn't know and thought that I had to change the boot order to see the boot-able DVD. DOH! ;-)
One of the 5 start past choices [HL - DT - ST DVD +/-RW GHBON] [internal STRANGE machines] in all cases.
Here are the 5 choices HHD entry and below which was the entry DVD of "HL - DT - ST DVD +/-RW GHBON. Now, there are only the HHD entry and no DVD entry.
DVD is OK in the "Device Manager" and start from the disc to start the good DVD OK. I tried updating BIOS to A04 A05 without change. I ran each tool/test Dell I can find without success in the restoration/correction of writing DVD in BIOS.
I spent the better part of a week to implement this backup compy with all programs/files wife and I use to work/play. I wanted to make an ISO image for a total restoration at a glance. I don't want to re - build from scratch once again unless I have no choice. I did all the disks in the factory restore but it will restore the BIOS DVD boot entry correctly? If it's the only choice I do but we need to correct the BIOS entries.
I really don't think that there is a problem.
Tags: Dell Drives
My Dell Inspiron 3847 responded lately more slowly to insert a CD into the optical drive. ("Reader DVD RW (E :) ("displays more slowly in the file Explorer after inserting a CD in the optical drive, and for CD splash screens are not displayed for several minutes.)
Can someone tell what is normally the time interval after inserting a CD in the optical drive?
It takes only a few seconds of when the drawer closes until the operating system recognizes and you can access the Conference on disarmament. Did you run all the programs antivirus or antimalware software to check these things? Missing updates from Windows Update?
Can someone direct me for information on the installation of a second hard drive for Inspiron 3847 computer for the purpose of the image upwards using the Acronis True Image Home software upward? There is room for an optical drive, which is totally alien to me, but nothing is said nowhere in the hardware in the user manual on the addition of second hard drive that seems to be a pretty normal material adding. No sense in this matter. First time forum thank you poster
Dell has not released the procedures to install an additional SATA hard drive, the Inspiron 3847 has a 3.5 Bay ", one for the second hard drive next to the main hard drive, there should be a set of rails located in the Bay, two 6-32 X 1/4, Phillips head screws are required to secure the Rails.
Procedures on pages 26 to 28 of the owners manual should give you an idea of what is required for installation.
You will need a SATA data cable, there should be a spare connector to SATA power inside the housing.
After you have installed the drive, enter the system setup and make sure the hard drive is "on" [We] 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 on the new drive, select format, then you can assign a drive letter.
I have a Dell Inspiron 3847
Updated 650 W power supply
8 GB ram
Intel i3 processor
I would like to know some of the GPU, I could use for the games on my rig?
Unfortunately, the video slot machine is short.12 inches long cards do not physically go in nor be 10 inches long cards.
I use a Radeon 250th R7.
With the upgrade PSU and R7 260 X should be fine, as long as it's a short card.
Power to the comes of power connections PCI-E on the upgraded 650W power supply. A sovereign plastic will tell you what does or does not fit. More than 8.5 inches is probably 10 to 12 inches does not work is not physically in. You can use a plastic rule to see this for yourself. 8.5 inch seems to be Max.
Is it possible that I can change a Dell Inspiron 3847 processor?enderbornrage
Is it possible that I can change a Dell Inspiron 3847 processor?enderbornrageYes, the Inspiron 3847 processor can be replaced, refer to pages 45/46/47 here:http://FTP.Dell.com/manuals/all-products/esuprt_desktop/esuprt_inspiron_desktop/Inspiron-3847-desktop_Reference%20Guide_en-us.PDFBev.
Yesterday, I bought a Dell Inspiron 3847 desk top. After that I turned on the computer received a message for location of audit United States of setting up normal, English and I choose Pacific Time and next pressed. I received the message on blue screen "we set up your computer, this may take some time." Then after a few minutes, the computer screen went blue screen to flicker multi colors. I had no choice but to turn the computer off, wait and when I turned the computer back on, I got the message - your account has been disabled and then message defaultuser 0, with message insert key disk to reset. Which of course I did not.
I got to Best Buy and they do not know the problem. Also better to buy La Quinta CA gave me a very hard time and accused me of put a virus on the computer. Really, I said I just plug it in and turned on the computer.
Please notify. I have nothing else, and no information has been placed on the computer.
I would be recognizing a relay.
You will need to go back to Best buy and talk to a Manager. Your office had a hardware failure or operating system.
My hard drive died and I bought one on ebay. I have insalled it and inserted the disc of exploitation for windows vista. The error message that came was, "this disk is not bootable" or something like that...
Does anyone know how to get the new hard drive to work? I am novice of the WADA. My computer is a Dell inspiron 1426.
Maybe the person that I bought to take everything on it?
To install Vista on the new disk, you must set the CD/DVD to start everything first and have the Vista Installation
Parameters/settings (BIOS/CMOS) often F2 as you start then look at the screen - CD/DVD to start everything first - don't forget
to replace hard drive later.
Put in the DVD and boot on it and install Windows. If it boots that disc and then either the CD/DVD drive
has a problem or the disc you are using is not the good Vista installation media.
Check with Dell Support, their drivers and documentation online and ask in the Dell forums. Dell will reference
installation instructions complete on their Web site.
Dell support drivers - product manual & warranty Info (left side) - and much more
I hope this helps and happy holidays!
Rob Brown - MS MVP - Windows Desktop Experience: Bike - Mark Twain said it right.
A few days ago, I bought a laptop Dell Inspiron 15 3521. It came with an installed Ubuntu 12.04.
I installed a Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit.
Please I need a video graphics driver
Can someone help me?
I installed an AMD Radeon HD 8730 M Driver.
How to fix?
Yesterday, I bought a Dell Inspiron 13 7347 and I don't know what's wrong with the touch screen on my Dell Inspiron 13 7347. The screen maintains streaks of white bubbles, flashing white and the icons are all moving, contraction/expansion. and jumping from one screen to another?
I disabled the touch screen driver, and now his work very well without the touch screen; at the moment I have activate the driver, the problem returns.
I wish to inform that it is a hardware problem and can be corrected by service by Dell.
I had faced similar problem and had to endure requests for service for almost a month.
I just picked up an Inspiron 3847 and am looking to upgrade to an SSD.
I think I'm going to need:
I need a SATA III card or the existing interface works (I couldn't find clear specifications on what was actually the existing interface)?
Something else I'm missing?
You cannot install an SSD as boot disk while the original drive is hung.
There will be problems.
You can install an ssd after reclassification DBAR to 184.108.40.206 and then do a 16 GB or more usb flash recovery.
Then install the SSD drive
and then optimize it.
Then put the old drive as a secondary.
I usually recommend INTEL Retail readers for this so that you get of the optimization tools.
I was wondering just some specific details on this dell
So these are my questions:
1. how much power does? 300W? 220W? 500W?
2 has Pci Express 2.0 or 3.0?
The Inspiron 3847 MT has a 300w power supply and the PCIe 2.0.
And 2 x USB 3.0 and 4 x USB 2.0 ports.
I just bought an Inspiron 3847 Friday. What I did is to make updates, install firefox, installed a game and when I wake up today to turn it on it lights. I disconnected the electrical surge protecter, plugged in the wall and still nothing. I was looking online for 2 hours on what to do and im a loss. I have to go back to the store, or is there something else to do for this problem? Thanks for any helpsarcasticmama
I just bought an Inspiron 3847 Friday. What I did is to make updates, install firefox, installed a game and when I wake up today to turn it on it lights. I disconnected the electrical surge protecter, plugged in the wall and still nothing. I was looking online for 2 hours on what to do and im a loss. I have to go back to the store, or is there something else to do for this problem? Thanks for any help
As the 3847 bought two days earlier, better to return to the store for a refund or a replacement.
Hi everyone and thank you in advance for the help.
I explain the problem: after upgrading the BIOS to version 1.2.2 the laptop has rebooted and showed the following message appears:
Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller series v1.36 (26/11/14)
PXE - E61: Media test failure, check cable of
PXE - MOF: Exit PXE ROM.
No found boot device. Press a key to reboot the machine.
I used diagnostic ePSA and the tests were all OK, then I tried to restore the default settings in the BIOS, but nothing has changed.
Anyone has any advice to solve the problem?
Thank you once again,
Here are two threads that you may find useful:
Posted by Buckly53e - cannot boot after BIOS update:
Posted by MUSTARD647 - error update of the Dell BIOS Inspiron 5459/5559/5759 - DOES NOT RESTART
I have an inspiron 6400 and want to to back up drive c: (win)
I install norton ghost 2003. but it shows this error: unalble to find free mbr slot in the dll of the virtual partition. This is usually because there is no slot free primary partition left on the startup disk.
How can I backup my drive with norton ghost 2003 or another program win.
This restore disk from dell with 3 GB of storage is for what.
This problem occurs when the computer has exhausted all the four primary partitions in the table to partition of the boot drive. An extended partition takes a prime location, in order to have three primary partitions and an extended partition would also cause this problem.
Start the computer from a startup disk Ghost rather than a Ghost virtual Partition. You can use the Ghost boot Wizard to create a Standard Ghost Book disc for this purpose.
Repartition this disk. If you re-partition the drive, make sure that you create backups of your data before doing so.
For more information, you can also check for a link: http://bit.ly/Qvwpaw
I know if that restore drive are you referring?
Is - Dell Datasafe online? If so, Dell DataSafe Online to protect your music, photos and other important files by placing copies of backup to a secure storage site using your internet connection. For your security all data is encrypted and compressed before leaving your computer.
For more information, refer to link: http://dell.to/Txcw3F
Answer please for more details.
I DON'T KNOW WHAT I'M DOING WRONG, I TRIED SAFE MODE AND I GET THE SAME THING, I TRIED DOING DIAGNOSTICS AS WELL, ALL RIGHT. PLEASE HELP SOMEONE. NONE OF MY LIGHTS LED FOR POWER SUPPLY, BATTERY, HARD DRIVE, WIFI OR BLUETOOTH ON ALSO WHEN I TURN ON MY LAPTOP, AS THEY NORMALLY DO. I TURN IT ON, AND AFTER THE LOGO WINDOWS, BLUE LIGHTS FLASHING ON MY WEBCAM AND THE STAY OF THE WHITE SCREEN, I'M GETTING NO SOUND IF I PLUG IN A DEVICE INSIDE.
SOMEONE KNOWS HOW TO SOLVE THIS PROBLEM!
Do not safe mode with network. It will try to load too many drivers.
Try mode safe mode with command prompt since it will charge just a necessary drivers. If it does, you can try the above commands.
Only other option would be to try to start with a Linux LIVE CD/USB. (IE Ubuntu, Mint, or puppy or another other Dist you prefer).
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