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\015 Inspiron 5150 all of the sudden doesn't recognize the processor which is 3.06ghz-i go into bios and it says 1.85ghz?? is there a way I can manually change this-the curser will not highlite this to change it-so I get an error message at boot up that says something like microcode revision not recognized-must press f1 to start up.\015\012ALSO the screen randomly goes black-maybe after 3hrs maybe after 5min- system doesnt shut down screen just goes black and I have to maually restart. Tried flashing bios and even an older bios but still the same. any ideas?\015

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Try a new start up disk or try pushing the F8 turning com. on keep pushin till sceen comes up with some solutions,
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