Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 518 Desktop Computer ?

My husband accidentally turned off the power plug while computer was on. The computer turns on, but keyboard and mouse wont work and when it turns on wont go pass the dell logo page. What to do??

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Try to hit F8 when your computer starts up and select the option to start in the last known good configuation.Hope this helps.
\015\012 Ken
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