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Dell inspirion 530 Black sreen at boot up with blinking cursor

\015 Cursor is blinkin gupper left. Can get into F2 & F12. Unable to boot up in safe mode.\015\012Any suggestions anyone?\015\012Thanks!\015

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Reinstall your windows if cannot repair windows. that is due to corrupted files in windows.
HI there.
Hit F12 - enter diagnostics - then run them
It should from memory run a test called 'DST' which stands for disk short test. If this passes OK your disk is 99% ok. If OK then (my guess is you have WinXP) boot the XP install disk and attemp to install Windows. If the installer detects a version of windows already on the disk it will ask you "if you wish to repair the copy already installed"
If it does hit yes - ( you wont lose your data however I hope you have backed up)
After it has finished your done.
Hope this helps you out.....Mark
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