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Are all USB external drive compatible to Dell dimension 3000?

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Pretty much any usb drive should work

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Show me where the printer should connect to the back of dimension 3000 tower windows xp


google for dell dimension 3000 and you find the manuall see below i found it on :
http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/SYSTEMS/dim3000/en/SM/index.htm



Connectors
External connectors:
Serial
9-pin connector; 16550C-compatible
Parallel
25-hole connector (bidirectional)
Video
15-hole connector
Network adapter
RJ45 connector
PS/2 (keyboard and mouse)
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We are planning to use our Dell Dimension 3000 for security alone. A friend told us to get a terabyte hard drive to support the software and video recording. What type do we need to interface with our pc.


Any brand name external USB drive should be good. Just a suggestion...Staples has a Seagate 1TB drive for $69.99 this Friday from 6 - 10 AM. That is a good deal.

Seagate, Maxtor, or Western Digital all are reputable companies.

Hope this helps.

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How do i connect an external hard drive to my LG LCD Tv?


The LG's will support an external USB hard drive, but it seems the USB support was intended for thumb drives, so yuo need to do the following to get it working:
  1. the drive must be formatted FAT32 (like thumbdrives)
  2. keep the file names short
  3. keep the directory structure simple and as flat as possible
I have a 60GB laptop drive in a USB 2.0 enclosure drive working really nicely with good transfer rates. It takes it's power from the USB socket and is working fine.

Hope this helps.

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CD/DVD-RW Drive


Any DVD Read writer will work

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Dell dimension 3000 hard dirve what type do i need to install a sata pata or ide


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Dell Dimension 3000 accepts IDE hard drive. Any modern IDE drive should be fine

Check out Dell Dimension 3000 Service Manual for spec and how to remove and install parts.

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I want to upgrade from cd rw to dvd/cd rw


If you are looking to replace the internal drive, then as long as you purchase a drive with the same interface it will work. If you are looking for a USB external drive then any one will work.

The only thing Dell was correct with is it should have +/- signs.

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Disk space


How big is your hard drive?
Download ccleaner from:

http://www.ccleaner.com/

this will get rid of all your uneeded files.

go to start>my computer>

then right click on your c: drive and select properties.

this will tell you how much of your drive is used.
Defragging usually dosent pay any rewards when you take into account how long it takes compared to any benefits.

if space is that tight then i suggest buying an external usb hard drive. these are cheap and easy to install and you can copy all of your non system files over to it.

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