Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook ?

My Dell Inspiron 1520 will not load anything past the first Dell screen. It loads Dell then goes black with a flashing cursor in the top corner, I have tried pressing F8 to do a system restore but it never loads. I'm running Vista Home Premium. Please help me, it's driving me mad!


Answers :

Hello, Beth.

The most common reason is memory. Try reseating (remove and reinsert) the memory, first.

Power off the computer and disconnect all cables. Flip the laptop to the back. Remove the battery. The memory cover has 8 screws. Remove the memory modules at a \015\01225 degree angle and reinsert them by pushing them down firmly by the ends.

If reseating the memory doesn't solve your problem, one module may be bad. So, remove and test each module one at a time.

Hope this helps.



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