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Inspiron 660s Memory SLOT Failure?

Q: Inspiron 660s Memory SLOT Failure?

Here s a VERY strange problem Inspiron s w two G DDR DIMMs installed nbsp was up and running when it suddenly turned off with flashing amber SLOT Inspiron Failure? 660s Memory power light and two-beep code indicating memory problem Inspiron 660s Memory SLOT Failure? When power cycled the same symptom occurred flashing amber amp two-beeps Troubleshooting showed DIMM slot was bad Item on p Inspiron 660s Memory SLOT Failure? of User s Manual If either G DIMM card was installed in the DIMM slot Item on p the system would boot OK Both slots populated Flash beep DIMM slot populated with either G DIMM Flash beep DIMM slot populated with either G DIMM Boots OK After quot fixing quot the system by de-populating the DIMM slot full Dell Diagnostics online version were run with all PASS results Memtest passed as well QUESTIONS How could a memory SLOT not memory card suddenly fail in the middle of operation The system was up amp running but nothing was being done on it at the time of failure Did a part of the chipset fail Is there any way to fix this problem short of replacing the MoBo Thanks
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re: 4. I was thinking of wiping one of my hard drives and doing a clean install of Windows 10.
Yes, this should work, but for this you will need to buy either a OEM copy of W-10, that has it's own product key.
The free upgrade version of W-10, from either Windows 8, 8.1, 7 ended on July 26.   
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Greetings from the Great Country of TEXAS,
My system is under warranty yet cannot find anyone that knows about the BIOS or UEFI on my system.  Keep getting referred to Premium Support and they do not know if I can use the UEFI BIOS setup for my desktop with Win7 SP1 x64 Home Premium.  Even attempted a chat session and NO HELP.!
Anyone know the answer?

Excuse me as I forgot to mention, on the Desktop Forum there is not a selection for "New Post" and could not post there .

A:Inspiron 660s any one know anything?

Hello!  I took a quick look at the manual for your Inspiron 660s and according to it, you do not have UEFI but just a regular BIOS. That being the case you can't use UEFI.  Was there a reason you wanted to use UEFI?  Not that I'm an expert but from what little i've read, UEFI doesn't do much with Windows 7.  You may even have to have PRO to get any benefits but I could be wrong.  I think all you would get is GPT hard drive file thingy (my brain just shut down sorry) instead of MBR.  The file system remains the same at NTFS.  You can't use SecureBoot or anything else that I know of.
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A:Help with my Dell Inspiron 660s

Windows 8.1 installation media blocked Windows 8 product keys. This was amended in Windows 8.1 with Update 1 Installation media. See here for more details:
Also you have a free upgrade to Windows 10 TH2.  You can directly clean install with Windows 10 TH2 installation media see here:
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A:Inspiron 660s failed to turn on

The PSU (power supply unit) is fine. Disconnect the power cable from the rear of the Inspiron 660s. Press and hold in the Inspiron 660s power button for 30 seconds. Reconnect the power cable to the Inspiron 660s. Try to power it on. Are there any beeps?
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Any suggestions except motherboard replacement?

Thank you in advance.

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A:Inspiron 660s Desktop Graphics Upgrade

The GTX 750 will not work.  Only low profile cards will fit in the 660s.  You also only have a 220 watt power supply.  I run the HD 6570 HERE in the 660s which does pretty well with gaming.  Even though you can still find them (overpriced) because they have been discontinued, the HD 7750 HERE has worked in the 660s and was the best card you could get.  The Sapphire is only available used on ebay, but other brands are still around.  The HD 6570 would be superior to your Intel HD graphics and for the price may be your best buy.  You cannot run the cards outside your tower.
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Hi willthachill,
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
Was the system connecting to these monitors before?
Has there been any recent software or hardware changes?
Please private message us the service tag of the system along with your email id.
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A:Solved: Is my Dell Inspiron 660s Bluetooth enabled?

It looks like the Dell Inspiron 660s can come with built in bluetooth.

Some come with a Intel Centrino® Wireless-N 2230. This will give your computer both a wireless internet connection and Bluetooth.

You will need to check your device manger to see if you have this in your computer.

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A:Inspiron 660s tower crashes and then 2 beeps repeating

Any signs of overheating? Are all fans working?
Have you tried reseating the RAM modules in their slots and using canned air to blow out the dust?
Any error messages logged in Windows Event Viewer around the time of a crash?
You can try this:

Reboot and press F2 to open BIOS setup
Copy down all current BIOS settings
Power off, unplug
Press/hold power button for ~15 sec
Open case and remove motherboard battery
Press/hold power button for ~30 sec
Remove all RAM modules and reseat the one in slot 1
Reinstall the battery* and close case
Run the system for a while to see if it crashes again
Then swap all RAM modules into slot 1 (steps 3-6, and swap modules at #7)
Repeat until all modules tested are in slot 1 and you ID a bum module
If they all work in slot 1, add RAM back to the other slots, one at a time, until you ID a bum slot or all modules are reinstalled and no further crashes

*If battery is more than ~2-3 years old, this might be the time to replace it. CR2032, 3-volt lithium ion battery, ~$2 at discount stores. If nothing else, you'll rule the battery out as part of this problem.
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is it possible?  Has anyone else done this?

A:Upgrading the dell Inspiron 660s slim desktop

Hi jlerng,
According to this Intel page, the i7-2600k is compatible with the B75 Express chipset. However, your system specs say only up to an i5 for the 660s. This is probably due to a power limitation. This is one of the many reasons we do not recommend the slim desktop systems for those who are thinking about later upgrades.
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A:HELP-Reseting Factory Settings DELL Inspiron 660s-Windows

Have you made the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Disks?


We always assume you have made your Recovery Disks using the OEM manufacturer's Recovery Media Creator app the first day you had your new PC.
& made the Startup Repair CD. (Windows 8 only)
Recovery Drive - Create with USB Flash Drive in Windows 8
System Repair Disc - Create in Windows 8 (Windows 8 only)

I would recommend you making the OEM manufacturer's Recovery DVD's or USB drive.
Dell Windows 8 Recovery.
Windows 8 - Recovery Media in 99 Seconds - YouTube
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A:Window 7, Dell Inspiron 660s. Internet drops at least expected times.

Quote: Originally Posted by EpicLuigi1134

Hi, I have a dell Inspirion 660s series, the adapter OR the computer randomy disconnects from the internet. I tried everything, litarlly. Update driver card. netsh winsock clearing and the other stuff. Dns Flush.

HOWEVER System Restore fixed it TEMPORARLY. Between those times, i only installed ZoneAlarm but uninstalled it. Then I went to play Team Fortress 2.


Hi EpicLuigi1134,

Please let us know if this is an issue you are facing with the Ethernet card or the wireless card. Let us know the model number of the card.

Kindly update your system specifications completely by following this.

Do you have other systems on the same network and let us know how is the performance on them.

Please check the system on safe mode with networking and let us know the results:

Safe Mode

Keep us posted with the results so we can advise you further.
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Test the memory modules one at a time. If one fails, move it to the other socket.  If one module fails in both sockets, replace that module with a  new one.  If both modules fail in a single socket, it's the socket that's bad - replace the mainboard.
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A:Dell inspiron 660S to dell Vostro 200 case

Hi zixzen,
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
You can access the manual of both the system on our Dell Support site, which will give you the dimensions for the case.
If you have any other query, please private message us the service tag of the system along with your email id.
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Two 8 G DDR3L soDIMMs, 16 total.  Yes, the modules should be matched.
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Put a card in it and:

Look in Control Panel - System - Hardware - Device manager

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You not only fried the memory slot, you have damaged the motherboard
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A:Memory slot placement

'If you look at a board that uses an AMD CPU however, the slots used are 1-2 and/or 3-4.'

refer to the MSI K9N - which see;

Dual channel with slots 1/3 or 2/4.

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A:Memory slot smoking

Please place your system specs, that way we could help you easier.:
System Info - See Your System Specs

The beeping noise, is it a one long beep? Or is it accompanied by another long or short beep?
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How long can he go without a laptop?
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Your colleague really couldn't afford to mess his RAM Socket up. Now his best bet is to buy a new laptop.
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look at the manual or call the manufacturer.
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A:Maximum memory per slot?

RAM Memory Upgrade: Dell, Mac, Apple, HP, Compaq. USB drives, flash cards, SSD at will provide that answer for you.

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my question are:
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A:Burned memory slot on Asus P7H55-M

7ryota said:

1) could i replace my motherboard if it is still under warrentyClick to expand...

I guess so, have you ever tried to establish the communication with the motherboard maker yet? Many of them has it own support lines that can provides the RMA informations.

7ryota said:

2) could the burnt mark cause by the mismatching of the ram..Click to expand...

How? Did you actually force it to be seated in backward position? Look closely at the notch of RAM, they can only go one way, and you can feel the pressure of installing the ram if it goes in wrong way.
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Hi Anandani,
Dell Studio 1558 has not been tested by Dell for Windows 10 operating system you will not find drivers for it. However, please use the card reader Windows 7 driver and install it in compatibility mode.
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Sounds like a tech support answer. What is the Brand and Model of the printer?
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A:Vaio locks up unless Memory Stick is in slot

Hello SunBoss

I am happy to report that I have solved the identical problem you describe involving system hang on the Windows XP splash screen and the yellow memory stick light turning on at that point. Similar to your experience I could boot in safe mode but no way to get into a normal boot. As this was a client machine on a limited budget I could not waste a lot of time and contacted the client and got authorization to do a full system restore figuring it would eliminate any software issues (conclusion based on ability to boot in safe mode it seemed reasonable?). Much to my surprise after a full factory restore from the OEM restore DVD the symptom was still there, in fact the restore could not complete because it required a full normal boot to finish the restore. So now I was really perplexed, no way it was software (given that the drive had been fully erased and reformatted), so that only leaves hardware and the memory stick module seemed the likely culprit and on a hunch I tore the bloody thing apart (keyboard, rear hinge cover, and all screws from bottom of the case) which allowed be just enough clearance to get inside and remove the ribbon cable from the memory stick module and presto the problem is resolved and unit now boots normally and I am in the process of bringing the system back up to current standards with all the updates, etc, and have already done multiple reboots with no problems. So I suspect you will find similar results once you go through the difficult task of tearing it apart as our symptoms were identical.

Trust me it has nothing to do with virus or malware activity, it is an actual hardware failure!!

Good Luck
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A:Toshiba A135 2nd card slot, no memory recongnition

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A:is the system memory slot basically provided for au003tx is ...

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A:Intel® Turbo Memory Card on Mini PCI-Express slot

Quote: Originally Posted by NoN

I was wondering as I've got 2 spare slot Mini PCI-Express free on my laptop, if such Intel Card (ITM) could fit inside...This technology is quite not expensive actually.

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