gkal

Lives in Canada Montreal, Canada
Joined on Jul 18, 2005

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  • The latest Bios on Dell site is as you mentioned Vs. 1.0.13. and that's what I had on my pc before updating system firmware. this 1.0.13 is for legacy Bios right?. The version that I have now is ...
  • Here is a link of somebody else in the same situation as me updating system firmware through device manager. https://www.dell.com/community/XPS-Desktops/XPS-8930-System-Firmware-update-1-1-2/td-p/6 ...
  • I don't doubt that you are convinced by what you are saying. But let me assure you that the computer I purchased 10 months ago came with legacy bios installed. Since then I updated the Bios couple ...
  • Thank you all for your input and the provided links that's supposed to make me understand better the situation I am in. Some of you are  wondering how I got here. Very simple I was updating some ...
  • Really. The reason I'm on this forum is to understand from knowledgeable forum members if my system has been compromised by simply updating a driver in device manager and not be able to roll back. ...
  • This is where I'm confused; The Bios version on my computer before updating  the System firmware in device manager was 1.0.13. When updating the system firmware it switched  from legacy Bios to ...
  • Created question thread UEFI or legacy Bios
    Hi all board members, Couple of days ago while I was updating a USB drive in device manager I noticed a driver named System Firmware and out of curiosity I choose to update it.  It was too late to ...
  • You are absolutely right and I apologise for not having read the given answers in the forum. I responded instinctively based only on the original poster problem.
  • Since both drives are made by the same manufacturer they both might have the same drive letter assigned to them. So by plugging two drive (G) for example  will cause a conflict. You just need to ...
  • Most probably because the drive letters of both drives are the same. All you have to do is replace the drive letter of one of the drive.
  • I did extensive traveling in europe with my spouse. I do mention my spouse because my shooting behaviour would have probably  be different if I was alone ( definitely not very interesting way to ...
  • For now, I have the free Google version installed on my computer. If for some reason, in a few years  I decide to reinstall it again, do you think it will work again? I am not so sure. Don't forget ...
  • I suspected something of this sort. Considering that Google had a while back announced that they had no plans to update the Nik Collection or add new features,  the version 1.2.15 would suggest  ...
  • The version installed on my computer is 1.2.11. I thank you for the link I just downloaded the latest version 1.2.15.  How is the newer version different from what I have  and would I be better ...
  • Created discussion thread Reinstalling Nik Collection
    Last time I dowloaded the Nik Collection (free Google edition) , I kept the exe installer file as a backup. Would I have problems reinstalling it again using that same installer,  or I will be ...
  • 400% is nothing. I believe that their profit margin is in excess of 1000%. Some UV filters are more expensive than some good lenses you might possibly own.
  • A while back I bought the Huion 1060 Plus Graphic tablet that came with 5 replaceable tips. After 2 years I'm still on the first one. Anyhow, I read somewhere that you can easily replace them with ...
  • Few months ago when I purchased a 4TB external hard drive , formatted exfat and backed up everything on it. Recently, I learned the hard way that you could not back up a system image on exfat,  so ...
  • I also have the the Dell 8930, I purchased it 4 months ago and like you mentioned the fan is constantly on.  It did not seem normal in the beginning as I was comparing it to my older XPS where the ...
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