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We have 4 new Dell G7 15 7588 laptops that were upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Pro that are connected to the companies domain and connected to the wlan. The users are experiencing issues logging into the domain, where approximately 9 out of 10 times state that the password is incorrect. We have verified that the password is correct when being entered and have removed the laptops from the domain and rejoined them but the issue persists.

The laptops do not have issues logging in when hard wired into the network and other laptops connected to the wireless network are not experiencing issues. Also, Active Directory is not referencing any failed login attempts for the users trying to login to the laptops on the wireless network.

Any help would be greatly appreciated
Powerful Yet Easy-to-Use Network Monitoring
Powerful Yet Easy-to-Use Network Monitoring

Identify excessive bandwidth utilization or unexpected application traffic with SolarWinds Bandwidth Analyzer Pack.

I have one user with a laptop and a dell dock with dual monitors.  sometimes in the browser IE and Google, a White strip will appear across the top and the window becomes locked.  I have replaced monitor, cable and updated display link drivers and windows.  I'm at a lose as to what could be causing this.
Hardware: Dell Latitude 7490
OS: Windows 10
Office: 365 Pro Plus
Issue: The Outlook application sometimes goes white.
Setup: two external LCDs in addition to the laptop's LCD.
 Troubleshooting steps: Ran Windows Update and Office is updated.
2. Hardware acceleration is already disabled in Outlook
3. All the  device drivers are already updated, via Dell Command Update

Additional hardware; Dell WD15 docking station with the latest firmware.
2. One LCD is a 22 inch and other I believe is about 17 inch.
3. A HDMI to DVI adapter is used to connect to the 22 inch LCD and a VGA adapter is used to connect to the 17 inch LCD.

Observation: Since the problem only affects the Outlook application, it is related to video memory.

Any suggestions?
This is my first time using Dell Digital Delivery.

We just purchased and received 28 OptiPlex 7060 workstations with Windows 10 and Office 2019 OEM. Apparently Office is downloaded and installed via Dell Digital Delivery.

Once I have the first workstation fully configured, I then run Windows SYSPREP to create an image which I then apply to the other 27 workstations.

My question is how will this affect the Office 2019 install and configuration?
I have a Dell T7500 workstation I use as spare. The only thing wrong with it is that the largest of the two front facing fans will after powering up slowly go to full speed and remain there. I had an exact factory spare fan and installed it, but got the same behavior. The environment is 67 degrees and the unit is spotless inside. Is it fair to assume that my motherboard is toast?T7500 large fan
Can an x86 appliance running ESXi from dell work on Cisco Viptela or Nuage SDWAN plaform? Aaron Tomosky is most qualified to answer and he is my local EE Guru.

EMC Unity550F, Is it safe to perform a conversion of a LUN from Thin to Thick using the Move request in the EMC Unity550F?  These are VMware VMFS Luns that have VM's on them.  

I was thinking I should first Storage Vmotion them off this lun before I do the conversion.  But I wanted to check here if someone can confirm it is safe to do the conversion while there are VM's on the LUN.

Please can anyone confirm?

EMC Unity 550F
VMware Vcenter 6.5
We have a problem with remoteFX usb redirection to a new windows 2016 server from a dell wyse unit.
Everything is setup correctly on the network and the thin client.
We have windows 2012r2 server and the usb shows up as a mapped drive every time.
If we RDS into the 2016 server from the same client using the same user the usb shows up and you can access it for around 10 seconds at first login.
It then errors out with the warning \\tsclient\U is not accessible etc

Any ideas ? on why 2012R2 is fine but not 2016
Same user, same domain, same wyse unit.

No users can use the USB redirection on the 2016 server.
is my Dell 660 (2012) probably done for its work life?
hi.  i'm just looking for any possible quick fix to my current desktop pc situation.

setup: 2012 Dell Inspiron 660
Core i-53330 CPU @ 3.00 GHz
running Windows 10 Home edition with auto updates..
Ram: 8G
two 1TB hard disks

the set up has been faithful for the last 7 years or so..

as of two days ago upon book up, the DELL logo popped as usual,
then .. screen goes black.. with a small text blinker on the upper left hand corner..

it's hung there several times for over several hours.  i've hard shut down with the power button and same result.

any quick fix suggestions?  i have a win 10 recovery disk that i'm going to attempt to boot through ..

i'm of the opinion that it may be near its useful shelf life.. this is my home office desktop setup and i rely on it heavily when i work from home.. need dependability and this concerns me for the future..


p.s. i booted from Win10 USB boot drive.  ran REPAIR.. and got the "Startup Repair couldn't repair your PC" message.

i store EVERY data in the cloud so i'm more concerned with whether my motherboard has issues.  i suppose i could just reinstall win10 and see if that solves the issue, but if there is a quick way to see if there is any death issue, it would save me time to do a reset of my pc one time..

i've already installed a clean Win10 baseline just under 6 months ago.
Getting ready to migrate a dozen old Dell systems with Win 7 to new Dell systems with Win 10. I've seen a few third party programs that claim to transfer everything including key-coded programs like Microsoft Office. Anyone try some of these and which are the best? Thanks
Cyber security certifications or degree?
Cyber security certifications or degree?

Cyber security is in demand—big-time. So what do you need to build a career in this lucrative field? Is a degree a must-have, or are industry-leading certifications more sought-after? Is it possible to break into cybersecurity without a bachelor’s or master’s degree in the field?

After uninstalling some drivers and doing a hard shut down the machine is not fully booting. I believe it has Windows 8.1 on it. I can hear it running, it boots to a Dell circling screen, but after that, it goes black with an occasional network connection icon in the lower left portion of the screen. Moving the mouse produces a pointer with a blue circle sometimes, but just a pointer the rest of the time. This screen has been black for probably six hours now, so I don't think it is just a matter of a slow boot.
Hai Guys

We have one Dell switch S4148T and its have four 100GBE and two  40 GBe  SFP+ port.  Same like we have one dell chassis M100E.  It have two dell force10 MXL 10/40 GBE balde switch. we connect the cable from S4148T to force10 MXL blade switch and do the initial configuration. But still swicth ports are down ( both 100GBe and 40 GBe) . Any one can help me to resolve this issue. Can you share the configuration with me
Dear Sir,

I have a PC using two monitors.

Originally it was just a Philips Brilliance 220CW

Then I added a Dell S2240Lc monitor, but i when I try to use the second monitor, the dell monitor seems to be very "slow and not acting right".

Is there anything I can do about it?
I have a Dell DMPU2016 KVM and I'm not able to find what dongles I would use to connect to the servers. Just need the RJ45 to USB/VGA dongle part #.

I was told this is just a rebranded Avocent KVM but I don't know which one. But are these dongles product specific or can I use 3rd party?

Thanks in advance.
In a Dell T430, we are going to replace the existing PERC H330 RAID controller with a PERC H730 RAID controller.   We have been advised that "all we need to do" is remove the existing controller, install the new one, and "import the configuration."

Can we use Dell's OpenManage softwaere to export the configuration (i.e. to a flash drive), then after installing the new controller, import the configuration?

Suggestions on how to proceed?

Thank you...
I have a dell PowerEdge R610 physical server (W/Perc H700 Raid Controller) that is setup as an esxi 6.0 host. The 3 internal disks are setup in raid 0 for some reason and i want to know if i could swap the prefailed drive with a new one (which i already know will kill the raid 0 array configuration) will i be able to rebuild the raid array to be raid 1 with Dell EMC OpenManage Server Administrator (OMSA) without shutting down server? The hard drives are not dell certified disks.
Hi I get this error:

Bios update error - phoenix technologies SCT flash ERROR 216 status = 1501

Can’t find what is the Status description

i have a VCenter 6.7U1 with a cluster. The attached storage is Freenas ZFS volume. I also have another attached storage Dell Equalogic. I attempted to use the migrate function VMotion to move only the storage from a VM from Freenas to the Dell Equalogic. It performed successfully but when i went back to the Freenas, the VM was still sitting there.

So, the VM was in two storage containers, Freenas and Dell Equalogic. Its almost as if VMotion did a copy instead of a move. The VM did not have any snapshots either.

Anyone can help with this?
Cannot connect to ipmi on a dell poweredge t620.
IPMI over LAN is enabled.
I can nmap the port and it's listening.

when I try to run a command against it I get the following:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell\SysMgt\bmc>ipmitool.exe -I lanplus -H -U root -P password sdr elist all
Error: Unable to establish IPMI v2 / RMCP+ session
Get Device ID command failed
Unable to open SDR for reading

Funny thing is, I can get this to work:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell\SysMgt\bmc>ipmish -ip -u root -p password -k 1234512345 sysinfo
DeviceID        : 32
DeviceRevision  : 1
FirmwareVersion : 2.61
IpmiVersion     : 2.0
ManufacturerID  : 674
ProductID       : 256
Status          : No error
SDRVersion      : 1.5
Guid            : 315xxxx-C0C4-xxx-4C10-00544C4C45xx
Active Protection takes the fight to cryptojacking
Active Protection takes the fight to cryptojacking

While there were several headline-grabbing ransomware attacks during in 2017, another big threat started appearing at the same time that didn’t get the same coverage – illicit cryptomining.


I have a Dell U2717D monitor running at 2560x1440p and recently bought another one, so that makes 2 U2717D. I have at home a Dell Optiplex 7050M ( i5-6100T 3.20 GHz + 8 GB RAM + SSD 256 + Intel® HD Graphics 530) it has the folowing ports  1 Display Port and 1 HDMI. I also have a third 23 inch Dell monitor. So my question is...

Is it possible to daisy chain the two U2717D and connect them to the optiplex using the Displayport and also connect this 3rd 23inch monitor usind HDMI making a total of 3 monitors setup? Will this system be able to handle those screens?

I would like two monitors running at 1440p and the smaller just at 1080p for report writing.

thank you for the support

I have a client who encountered a completely frozen Windows Server 2008 R2 this past weekend.

Server was unresponsive via RDP or direct console. No user interaction could be performed. System was non reponsive
to any attempt to open task manager and terminate processes.

A forced shutdown was required to regain control.

No network intrusion, AV or other issues were found.

The unit is a PowerEdge T420 with iDrac.

I have looked at every log in the event viewer and can find nothing regarding this issue. I've filtered the event logs to 24 hours on either side, no listing of anything.

Is it possible the iDrac could manifest such an issue?

I come from more of a log file and Unix background and wanted to know if there is a way to dig deeper into the OS, similar to /var/log/messages, kernel panics, etc.

Any assistance is welcome.
how to view whether my dell r750 server is running raid0 or raid1?

I am replacing an existing server in 5 user network (very light traffic - word/excel, no exchange) and I like to get your take on the following two severs that I am considering:
(1) Dell PowerEdge T30 Mini-Tower Server
(2) HPE ProLiant MicroServer Gen10

* I like to add  two of WD Blue 3D NAND 1TB PC SSD - SATA III 6 Gb/s, M.2 2280 - WDS100T2B0B ($134.99 at AMAZON) on RAID 1 with a hot spare.
* I like to install Windows Server 2019 Essentials, add Hyper-v role to it and create a virtual machine running Windows Server 2019 Essentials as DC.

Is there anyone who is experienced in setting up these servers as virtual servers with non-HP or non-DELL brand SSDs?
Dell lap to 5510 do not work keys "G and H" those bettween the mouse thing

Is any idea what happend, the keys seems well without no damage, I thik is software problem.

Please Help!!
Recently dell r720 has been power off, when I boot the server, the server hang at scanning for device dell message. the is in the server is windows server 2008r2







Since 1984, Dell has been delivering technology to fit your life.
Dell is in Enterprise, Home Office and Consumer sectors of the market, supplying a broad range of customizable desktops, laptops, notebooks, servers, storage, and network devices.