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XPS 13 9343 - Fails to install latest Chipset [Chipset_Driver_KFR45_WN32_11.0.0.1153_A00.EXE]

Q: XPS 13 9343 - Fails to install latest Chipset [Chipset_Driver_KFR45_WN32_11.0.0.1153_A00.EXE]

Hi i tried to install the latest Chipset Chipset Driver KFR WN A EXE nbsp for my XPS and it fails Other updates fail as well The install log is below Does somebody has a hint for me Thanks Windows x - to latest [Chipset_Driver_KFR45_WN32_11.0.0.1153_A00.EXE] Chipset install XPS 13 Fails 9343 nbsp Update Package Execution Started nbsp Original command line quot C Users Brian Downloads Chipset Driver KFR WN A XPS 13 9343 - Fails to install latest Chipset [Chipset_Driver_KFR45_WN32_11.0.0.1153_A00.EXE] EXE quot nbsp DUP Framework EXE Version nbsp DUP Release KFR A nbsp Intializing framework nbsp logo png nbsp User Command attended nbsp DUP Capabilities Value x FFFFFF nbsp DUP Vendor Software Version nbsp Local System Model Compatible with this Package Yes nbsp Local System OS Version nbsp OS Compatible with this XPS 13 9343 - Fails to install latest Chipset [Chipset_Driver_KFR45_WN32_11.0.0.1153_A00.EXE] Package Yes nbsp Local System OS Language FR nbsp Language Compatible with this Package Yes nbsp Extraction-miniunz path C PROGRA dell drivers CHIPSE miniunz exe nbsp Extraction-arguments nbsp -x C Users Brian DOWNLO CHIPSE EXE -o -d C PROGRA dell drivers CHIPSE nbsp Extraction-GetExitCode nbsp Identified Behavior attended nbsp Temporary payload log file name C ProgramData dell drivers Chipset Driver KFR WN A DUPE F tmp nbsp Translated Command Line SetupME exe report quot C ProgramData dell drivers Chipset Driver KFR WN A DUPE F tmp quot nbsp Path C ProgramData dell drivers Chipset Driver KFR WN A nbsp Identified Behavior attended nbsp Append Vendor Software Log C ProgramData dell drivers Chipset Driver KFR WN A DUPE F tmp nbsp --- Start of Vendor Software Log --- nbsp Unicode payload log file detected nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp nbsp gt gt gt Log start nbsp nbsp Mutex with given name doesn t exist Creating new one nbsp nbsp Obtained mutex succesfully nbsp nbsp Single-instance mutex has been obtained nbsp nbsp Core version nbsp nbsp Setup version nbsp nbsp Command line 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A: XPS 13 9343 - Fails to install latest Chipset [Chipset_Driver_KFR45_WN32_11.0.0.1153_A00.EXE]

Hello,
Are you trying to install a chipset driver from a 3rd party site?
I'm looking at the support pages for the XPS 13 9343 and the current chipset driver we have up is Version 10.1.1.7, A00. That is the latest version for Windows 10 that we have available. I don't know that any other versions are compatible with the XPS 13 9343 as they haven't been tested by our product group.
More details: 9343_Chipset_Driver_88RDD_WN32_10.1.1.7_A00.EXE
Supported Operating SystemsWindows 10, 64-bit
Let me know where you are trying to download that file from, but I would recommend sticking to the ones we have available on our support site as they have been tested and confirmed to work.
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Regards,
Adrian
 

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Ratchetz said:





Hey how's it going. Any help would be great.
Had an older system so got a new motherboard and CPU. Installed it all and then no power when I try to switch it on. The orange modem light comes on but nothing else turns on.

New system-
Motherboard- z87-d3hp
CPU- i7-4770
Gpu- GeForce GTX 460
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Psu- Shaw p4s6 860w.

Thank you

I also tried putting in one ram card at a time. Taking the graphic card out and using on board. Taking the motherboard out of the case to see if it was shorting out.Click to expand...

By any chance could you post a picture of your computer as it is hooked up right now so we can see if your missing anything. Try to check if the 4pin/8pin connector on the motherboard is hooked up and check for tightness of all the Motherboard connectors to start with.
 

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I did some research and I found this
[
Expansion Slots:
1 PCI Express x16 module socket for MXM graphics card
2 PCI Express x1 mini card sockets
and
One PCI Express x16 Module (MXM) socket
MXM version: Type B
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]
[
Yes, the MOTHERBOARD has those slots, no it is not upgradable after purchase, but good luck with that ]

apperantly the hp touchsmart 520 was never meant for gaming of high caliber and it cannot be upgraded :S


http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/TouchS...s-card-in-hp-touchsmart-520-1010/td-p/1128935

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Just a bit more info...

Just posting things while I remember them...

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hiyall

do i physicaly instal front panel card reader and a usb 2 x4 pci card before 1st boot of bios and before new install of win 7 64 , or after ?
please and thanks
 

A:Install front panel card reader and a USB 2x4 PCI card before first boot?

Before. Did you get a driver(s) CD with the card reader?
 

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A:Best way to install four 60GB OCZ Agility 3 on W7 desktop with RAID enclosure?

Also I could do two ssd's in one 3.5 enclosure with hdd

I forgot to mension If easier I can also go with only two 60GB SSD's and mirror them in Raid 0 and install one 2TB HDD as my storage drive.
I just need to know the most simple and efficient way to go with all these drives and which Raid to use with each.
Obviously, this is my first build wanting to try SSD's and also my first encounter using Raid! I'm freaking lost and need some experience to guide me through this delima.
The balance of my system is a nine hundred Antec case, Sabertooth 990fx mobo, w1090T AMD processor and I'm also still looking for a aftermarket good cpu cooler for the AMD Black processor.

Thanks
George
 

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A:Install more RAM?

mm yes you can install more ram, its pretty easy, takes a screw driver and taking out two screws

looks like it can handle up to 8 gigs of ram, ddr2 800 sdram.

Make sure you have a 64 bit os to utilize more than 3gigs of ram.
 

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Yes. You'll need to remove the motherboard in order to install the hardware on the backside of it. I have an Antec 300 case and when I installed a CM Hyper 212+, I removed the the board from the case.

More work, but doable.
 

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Thnks
 

A:Dell Optiplex 755 -- can I install a GTX 460?

Hello maaz, I do believe a GTX 460 would fit inside of the case, but it would be a tight fit, also, you'd need to upgrade your PSU to handle the new GPU.
How much are you looking to spend?
 

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Did you re-install XP fresh after the upgrades?
 

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A:Install two cores into Precison 470

It all depends on the BIOS firmware, and the motherboard. IF the boards are identical, and have the same BIOS release (or a newer one than the original) then you should be fine.

Doesn't take much to find out though if you have both computers in front of you.
 

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Slate
 

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Unless your box and motherboard are marked as "Rev B3" then the chipset is defective.
The initial P67 intel chipsets had a flaw in the sata 3(6g) controller. With continued use of the controller a transistor suffered degradation which resulted in diminished performance from sata devices connected to it.

I contacted Asus directly regarding this issue and sent my motherboard back to them and they sent me a replacement out within a week. I'm not sure if their replacement scheme has ended now. If it has you might only be able to return the motherboard to the retailer for replacement. On the other hand, unless you have any Sata 3(6G) devices and are using the intel controller (there is also a marvell controller on the motherboard which can handle Sata 3(6G) devices) you won't notice any issue with it.

- My experience with dealing with Asus
- Techspot news details regarding the chipset flaw
 

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Is that all I need? I already have hinges but this comes with them.

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A:Need a guide on how to install a LCD screen on dv9000

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A:Video chatting fails and disconnects Internet connection

Remove Norton entirely and go for a free antivirus program like Microsoft Security Essentials. Google for it, or it is available using Windows Update
 

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A:DxDiag display and blank screen after video card driver install

I solved both issues. They had to do with use of dual monitors, so it was making my television the primary monitor and not my comp's monitor. Unplugged the television and reinstalled the driver, works perfectly now.
 

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A:No audio device on Win7, drivers from Asus won't install

sound

which speakers are you using and which driver?
because most of the speakers are plug n play...
 

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A:Product key for XP Install

This is the best, "the dog ate my COA sticker story ever"! Somebody died and didn't will you the recovery discs! ROFLMAO

And where I prithee tell me is this all capital letters thread, "FILE RECOVERY"? You need to link something like that, to save having to search the site for it.

From this page; http://www.gtopala.com/siw-download.html download this version of "SIW" :



SIW Without Installer (English-Only)Click to expand...

This will give you the Windows license key. At least if you click on "Software" > "licenses", it will. The trouble is, I don't know if it will tell you the key that's supposed to be there, or the key that actually is. The expected product key is written to "C:/", so you might luck out. Anyway, it's worth a shot. That's all I know.
 

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Could the fact that it isn't recognized by my PC be do to a lack of power from my psu? I have a raidmax 530w psu and min for the card is 400 so I figured I was okay... There is no place on the card to hook a cable from the psu to. It gets all its power straight from the MB... I dunno if that info will help any
 

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Dear Valued Customer,

Thank you for contacting ASUS Customer Service.

My name is <random westernized name> and it's my pleasure to help you with your problem.
Hello,

I?m sorry for your inconvenience caused.

For this case is happened by Intel chipset design problem, and ASUS will take responsibility to help you solve your problem, please don?t worry.

We suggest you could use the 0/1 port of SATA3 at first and we?ll swap the latest design unit for you on April, the warranty also will re-calculate when you receive it!
But if you have some difficulties for this option, you could contact the store where you purchased, and they will also help you for this problem.Click to expand...

Sounds like I'll just wait until April and get a replacement then.
 

A:Asus reply regarding Sandy Bridge chipset defect

Sounds pretty good, especially the reset on the warranty.
 

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And recently bought a 2GB stick:
DIMM1: Samsung M3 78T5663QZ3-CF7 2 GB DDR2-800 DDR2 SDRAM (6-6-6-18 @ 400 MHz) (5-5-5-15 @ 333 MHz) (4-4-4-12 @ 266 MHz)

Tried to connect all 3 together in any possible way but my PC wouldn't start or
reboot before windows gets to load.
I tried to pull out the old 2x1GB sticks and just put the new 2GB one and it
worked perfectly.
Now i installed 1GB+2GB and it works great but
i bought the new stick in order to have 4GB total, not 3.

Any way i can fix this? maybe i'm doing something wrong?
or could it be a bios problem? my bios version is F8 (2 updates behind the latest version)
 

A:PC fails to load with three memory sticks

All the memory sticks should be the same type and speed modules. Your speeds and manufacturers are different. Some motherboards are more sensitive to this than others
 

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Ubuntu 9.10 (x86 and 64 bit)
Windows 7 (64 bit)

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my parts are as follows:
MSI 890GXM-G65 AM3
AMD Phenom II X4 955 BE
Mushkin Enhanced Silverline 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3
CORSAIR HX Series CMPSU-650HX
ASUS GeForce GTX 460


The memory passes memtest86+ after 4 hours

I cant seem to isolate the problem down to one part
any help or suggestions are greatly appreciated
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A:Stuck at black screen during install

I would try removing as many non-essential things from the machine to start with (sound cards, maybe half your RAM, USB devices other than kb+mouse, firewire devices, etc.) Also, you might want to check your bios to see if there's a special setting for memory while installing an OS. I doubt your problem is your powersupply if you can run for 4 hours on a memtest and I doubt it's really the mem if you're not getting any failures. Last thing I'd try is swapping out a video card - I did have an issue once where I'd freeze and couldn't believe it was the video card causing it till I popped that card into another machine and the same thing happened.
 

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A:New video card install.. black screen?

I would first go into your motherboards BIOS and check and see if any video options are selected. Like, use only (onboard video), or use a (video card) only, or see if things are set to just (automatic detect). I'm having a funny little feeling that somewhere during this process, your systems BIOS has got haywire. If things are set in your BIOS as they should be I would recommend re-setting the BIOS, mainly done by a special CMOS jumper located on the motherboard. If you not know what I am talking about, please supply your motherboards make & model and we will see if we can guide you through the process.
 

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This is my next rig...
Corsair TX 750w v2
Core i5 2500k
RipJaws F3-12800CL7D-4GBRM
Samsung Spinpoint 1tb

Mobo
Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 or ASUS P8Z68-V

Graphics: Stock intel for now(yeah, already broke).......hoping to crossfire 6870s soon though!

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A:Intel Z68 chipset + 2500k -- best mobo?

Probably not a lot of difference between the two boards. It comes doen to what your priorities are. I would base the choice on what is likely important to you:

The Asus board has the better GbLAN (Intel) and the UEFI interface (BIOS)
The Gigabyte board has some better connectivity (the full four SATA 6Gb ports) and a slightly better audio codec (889).

Apart from that, overall performance should be very similar since most of the features are reliant upon the CPU. Layout on both boards is pretty good, and expansion slot availability once you get your CFX graphics up and running would be identical (all P67/Z68 boards that feature a PCIe x4 or x16 @ 4 lanes will default automatically to x1 operation once you plug anything into a USB3.0 port or plug in a PCIe x1 card (i.e. sound card, tuner card etc.)
 

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Layout and colour scheme is in keeping with Gigabyte's recently released P67A/Z68 boards, and seems to offer a very comprehensive feature set including quad SLI, as well as the more usual quad CrossfireX, which would indicate that two NF200 chips reside under the heatsink between the MOSFET cooler and the first of seven PCIe x16 slots, or under the huge SB chipset cooler- since Nvidia don't as a rule offer quad card SLI unless all GPU's are afforded the bandwidth that a full 16 lanes provide.

Review is in Japanese so use your favourite translator

 

A:Gigabyte 990FXA-UD7 review (990FX chipset for Bulldozer)

Nice find Chef,
Even though the extra bandwidth afforded by triple channel only shows up in the memory bandwidth synth, I am surprised AMD did not adopt triple channel controller for the BD.
I am also surprised by only 2 x USB 3.0 on the back I/O...again just for appearance sake ( you know how that works).
 

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A:Logical disk manager fails (among other things)

You need to specify your OS and SP level. I am suggesting you could try system repair. Here is the Vista method. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936212 XP is similar. I am not familiar with the Win7 version.

In the case of XP this wont be very effective unless you actually have the install CD with slipstream SP level as well.

Other possibilities are system restore to before the original error; and/or a deep scan for malware.

Failing all that, a complete system reinstall might be advisable, which is a pain in fundamental anatomical areas.
 

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A:All devices in USB ports install as Unknown

It's another long shot but again, is easy to do, so give it a try. You have the same symptoms so try the same trick as in this thread Driver failure, unknown devices in USB controller. It worked there. Maybe for you too> <fingers crossed>





LookinAround said:





I've seen this trick work on only just a couple occasions but is easy so is also worth a try for your symptoms

Shut down computer. Unplug from the wall. Remove battery if its a laptop. Let it sit for an hour or two to discharge power. Then plug back in and try again.

Hope it may help <fingers crossed>Click to expand...


 

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A:New PC install problem

yes u have a pci-e 2.0 slot on that board, the card is a pce-e 2.1 but they are backwards compatible, bad card or bios mught need a update
 

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I take it you mean a Sandy Bridge compatible MoBo?

There's been a massive recall on them.
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See here: http://www.techspot.com/news/42402-asus-and-gigabyte-to-get-fixed-intel-chipsets-next-week.html
 

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For example for my motherboard :




Intel® P67 Express Chipset
2 xSATA 6.0 Gb/s ports (gray)
4 xSATA 3.0 Gb/s ports (blue)
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology Support RAID 0,1,5,10
Marvell® 9120 controller
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JMicron® JMB362 SATA controller
2 xExternal SATA 3.0 Gb/s ports*Click to expand...

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A:How to install Win 7 on second HDD

You need to convert the disc from Dynamic to Basic.





How to Convert a Dynamic Disk to a Basic Disk
To change a dynamic disk back to a basic disk:
Back up all the data on all the volumes on the disk you want to convert to a basic disk.
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A:Latest build already failing

Hey EX
The 800Mhz reading is correct, but the 75c exceeds the thermal limit by a bit (67.9c) . Is there a chance that your bios setting is shutting things down because of the CPU temps?
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update:

I installed new drivers and it seems my computer recognizes it. I plugged in an ipod through the firewire 400 port and it did charge the ipod.

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A:Nvidia 260.99 graphics driver install failed

Hi Nohone welcome to Techspot,

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A link for the latest driver for your graphics card can be found here:
http://www.nvidia.com/object/win7-winvista-32bit-260.99-whql-driver.html


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A:Upgrading PC, chipset/CPU conflicting issue

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A:Need to install Directx 10 or 11?

Actually, I'd go about installing DirectX 9 first. Vista actually doesn't come with a full version of DX9, and runs better with it. Weird, I know, but I've tested this to be true.

Go here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...38-db71-4c1b-bc6a-9b6652cd92a3&displaylang=en

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Then get back to us.
 

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