Having problems with your Dell Dimension 3100 PC Desktop ?

The system appears to powerup properly but the screen only displays the windows pointer. The rest of the screen is black


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Hello !

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\015\012First, try reseating (removing and reinserting) your memory (try one module at\015\012a time to test).
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\015\012If still a problem, boot your system to Safe Mode (press F8 repeatedly). \015\012Go to System Restore and choose a date when your system worked OK. Note:\015\012with System Restore, everything, including your documents and other files you\015\012saved on the hard drive, will roll back to that date.
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\015\012If still not resolved, you'll probably need to reinstall your operating system.
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\015\012Hope this helps.
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Does it boot with a CD or with a floppy?
\015\012If so, it's time to redo the boot sector on your HDD
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\015\012JOAT
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