I've had to reinstall everything on my Dell Studio laptop. Yeah, I wasn't very clear, I was referring to the network connection. This method should work for the vast majority of other software as well. Now where can I buy the disk drive now? Anthony384 wrote: Zwickasaurus wrote: It's a trend for laptops in general. Just don't let its metallic finish fool you, that's a plastic chassis.
I doubt the workstation class ones like the Precision would do that anytime soon, but the more mainstream ones may as well. Note: I recommend you to contact Dell support forums for further help. The keyboard of this laptop is specially designed for easy and comfortable typing. The disc drive is making all the right noises, just I can't access anything on screen. Zwickasaurus wrote: It's a trend for laptops in general. I doubt the workstation class ones like the Precision would do that anytime soon, but the more mainstream ones may as well. Hi rgd1101, Thanks for you helpful answer Hard to choose best answer! The problem is, I can't locate the disc drive to insert it so I can download the programs.
Hi, If the drive is viable : Check with Dell Support, their on-line documentation and drivers, diagnostics, and ask in their forums about any known issues. The laptop weighs about 4. Bryan Doe wrote: The Precisions I've been ordering don't have them either. Right from the price tag to the features provided in it, the laptop is definitely a class apart from budget models. Errros message back from reinstallation is Widows cannot start this hardware device because its configurtion information in the registry is incomplete of damaged code 9. The laptop has a 15. The laptop has a decent 15.
As in Anthony's case a lot of these users travel and getting portable optical drives wasn't very convenient, so rather then juggling getting some machines with the drives and some without we've continued getting all laptops with internal ones. You can use this link to create back up media Please private message your service tag we can look into it. Check with your System Maker and Device maker for both possible firmware updates and the correct Registry entries for your drive. Starting to look like MacBooks. This gets a little trickier with older versions of Office, as Microsoft currently offers only the 2010 edition for download. They can be realigned however it is usually more economical to replace the drive. Usually you can download a trial or demo version and then unlock it with your license key.
Installing a ssd will bring it's performance past some newer units with only a hard drive. Dell announced in 2013 that optical drives would no longer be part of the build. It runs on Windows 10 operating system thus lets you enjoy all the latest features. How do I restore the machine? The keyboard has a full-sized numeric pad, making it easy to work on excel sheets on the go. With all these, the longer battery life ensures your laptop can be alive for 12 hours due to the high capacity 6-cell Li-Ion.
You can do likewise with Microsoft Office: just download the trial version that matches the version you already own, then activate it using your product key. Sign up to have the e-mailed to you each week. Dell is cheap on paper, but not in the long run. A laptop with an optical drive option is not as popular as it was, but still, there are plenty of models that come in various price ranges to ensure all can afford one. Everything starting with watching movies, playing games etc.
Price increase was due to exchange rate. Remove and replace, do not just snug. So it is not unusual for 1 or 2 parts to not function while the others do so properly. Some older games may require a cd but there are usually some options to get around that. In order to attain the attractive and slim look of the device, most of the manufacturers are evading this part. Second, try downloading your software instead.
If I insert a disc into to, it doesn't even prompt to open up what's on the disc etc. I have not used optical media in years so I no longer miss it. Hi Chilly333, You can use Flash drive to create back up. Another feature which makes it so great is the addition of Dolby speaker that is able to provide greater, louder and of course, better sound. .