Having problems with your Dell Dimension 4700 PC Desktop ?

Dell Dimension 4700 can not boot, can not enter setup mode When I try to restart my Dimension 4700, it can not boot, can not enter setup mode. It goes through the initial Dell screen with the prompt for F2 being setup mode, but when that screen finishes, the next screen is blank with a blinking cursor in the upper left corner. It goes no further. When I try to select F2, or F12 as it says, these keys are ignored and the same thing happens. Anyone have suggestions on what I can do to diagnose thi


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Try a different keyboard. Maybe the one you're using isn't working and doesn't allow you to get into the setup. One way or another it sounds as if it's not seeing the hard drive. Hard drive may be bad or it's not connected properly
U may need a new hd try other hd see what hapen good luck
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