Category: Dell

How to re-enable laptop disabled MIC Windows 8.1

I had reason to disable the built-in MIC on my Windows 8.1 Dell Latitude E5550 laptop.  I did the usual thing and went to the control panel and selected SOUND clicked the recording tab, found the MIC and chose properties and select to disable this device (Do not use). Voila the MIC disappeared. This was…

TIP: Dell Auction Site? Really it’s real!!

  Looking for a deal on a newer computer?   Want a reputable brand that can warranty equipment but don’t want the brand new full price?   Check out the Dell auction site!   Did you even know they had this? Clicky the link above to open the Dell Auction Site! Hits: 6

Installing a Dell Powervault LTO6 Tape Drive – Server 2008

I needed to configure a Dell Powervault LTO6 Tape Drive (model CSEH 001) on a server running Windows 2008 R2 x64. This seems like it should be straight forward but that is not the case. The proper SAS card is installed in the server the tape drive is plugged in. Windows device manager sees the…