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Tag: XPS 700

Swapped out the system board

Earlier this week I received the replacement system board from Dell for my XPS 700.
The old system board was not always starting up. Sometimes it would take 4 false starts to get it to boot up; it…

Dell XPS-700 arrived

The PC I ordered from Dell June 18th arrived today. No complaints about the time it took, I knew that was going to be the case for a long time now. And the projected arrival was October 17th, so Augus…

Dell took care of my order

Good things do happen sometimes. Dell really did the right thing.
Last night at 7 pm the Dell rep left a voice mail on my work number. I called back this morning, some phone tag and spoke with the…

Dell XPS 700 still no useful ETA

This morning checked my Dell XPS 700 status page. Originally it was supposed to ship last Tuesday July 25th but on that day it got bumped to today August 1st.
This morning I checked and the status…