Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook ?

Was asked to install explorer 8. after completion asked to restart, never came back up. now screen is black and i have no response

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Try pressing F8 while you boot it up, then choose Last known good configuration to start windows. Take a look at the event viewer (see here) and see if there are error messages reported there that indicate a problem, and possibly work through the solutions offered by MS for IE8 installation issues here.
\015\012But I'm guessing you have experienced a malware issue with your system, and will need to scan for and remove that before you can carry on. I recommend following these protocols.
\015\012If that comes up clean, then try running chkdsk to scan your hard drive for file corruption, according to the instructions here and here. (This can be done from the recovery cds (see here) or recovery console, if you don't get windows to reboot from the hard drive.)
\015\012Just in case, here's a general startup troubleshooter and here's an xp startup troubleshooter that may help you get it up and running again...This site also has many useful resources for sorting out this sort of problem, like this page.
I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread.
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