Having problems with your Dell PC Desktops ?

C0000218 error code.cannot boot dell 8400 to troubleshoot problem

\015 Dell 8400 will not boot. tried hard drive diagnostic on boot device menu and get drive 0; maxtor 6y160m0-fail return code -7. what does this mean and why wont unit boot?\015

Answers :

It sounds like you've had a fatal error - you can reboot the PC back to factory setting - this is called a hard reset - but before you do that - unplug you tower and clean it out (dust & dirt) - once you're done with that - restart you computer and press &hold down the "Ctrl" and "F11" button at the same time - this will let you reset the PC to the original factory configuration.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Dell PC Desktops

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

C0000218 error code.cannot boot dell 8400 to troubleshoot problem


It sounds like you've had a fatal error - you can reboot the PC back to factory setting - this is called a hard reset - but before you do that - unplug you tower and clean it out (dust & dirt) - once you're done with that - restart you computer a ... Dell PC Desktops

New HDD Install Prob


Basic Troubleshooting Tips after Installing a New Hard DriveBased on Seagate IDE hard drives.If you have installed your drive and it does not function properly, perform the following basic checks:Additional Troubleshooting Tip ... PC Desktops

Re: your suggestion for my Dell Lattitude D600 Hard Drive Problem


Ok, now we have some good discourse! While I'd always prefer to use a friend's laptop to test my fringe hypotheses, having your own is a fine option too. And it sounds like you have an enclosure too, so you are pretty much all set. It's r ... PC Laptops

Blue screen when I close the top of my laptop or shut it off


This error relates to video drivers. to fix this. restart your computer and as soon as you see dell keep tapping the F8 key in the top row to get advanced boot options. and then select "Enable VGA Mode" and press enter 2 times. then the computer shou ... Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook

Blank screen after boot up


This issue may occur if one of the following conditions is true: \015\012Cause 1\015\012\015\012 loadTOCNode(3, 'cause');\015\012 \015\012This issue may occur if you have a CD, a DVD or a floppy disk in your CD, DVD, or floppy drive ... Dell Dimension 3000 PC Desktop

Dell Poweredge 4300 Bootup problem after cmos battery replacement


Check the version for the Raid Controller. This may need to have the firmware to be upgraded. If the controller is removable, take the controller out and then see if the computer will continue past the bios. If the controller is built-in, then disabl ... PC Desktops

I have the same problem D830


Seems to me if it ran normally until powered down that the motherboard would have to be functioning, no? It's a boot or startup problem, but there are all kinds of hardware and software issues that could cause that. Have you tried booting into safe ... Dell Latitude D830 Notebook

Rebooting on Dell D600 Latitude


This issue could be caused by any of the below possibilities.\015\012Software issue or error. Hardware issue or error. Heat related issue. Computer virus. Issue with operating system. Software issue or error ... Dell Dimension 9200 PC Desktop

Programs Freeze UP


The best way to solve most of the problems If you are getting them constantly, would be to use the recovery disc or windows setup cd to perform a fresh installation of windows into your computer.before doing it though, would be a good ide ... Dell Dimension 3100 PC Desktop

I have a dell computer, black screen with dot


You are having a boot problem. Sometimes there are beep codes or error lights that can help you to diagnose the cause. Go to support.dell.com and enter your system service tag #, then search troubleshooting for boot problem or startup problem or no ... PC Desktops

Dell GX270 Maxtor 7Y250M0


If you are getting bad block reports on your hard drive, it means that your hard drive media has suffered some degradation. It could very well be that some system files are being affected by this, thus continually triggering the problem. You may no ... Dell OptiPlex GX270 Small Mini-Tower Desktop (162823025)

Dell XPS M1330 Laptop can't boot to windows, when running express test, got error code 0F00:137B when re-install the vista, it stop at "Expanding files (0%)" long time ...


I have one dell xps m1330 laptop. These are few days my laptop has getting some problems. When I on my laptop it will appear blue screen. I can’t see anything. I had change hard disk and Ram. Some times I have switched on my laptop that time as ... Dell XPS M1330 Laptop

Dell Latitude D610 -- Windows XP Professional


The freeze up problem is due to the limited HHD space or memories. please check your HHD and see how much free sapce you have, and check your memories. the base system came with 256MB, which is too little for anything to work porperly. for you to con ... Dell Latitude D610 Notebook

My Dell optiplex 170L keeps turining off and then


Possible that it's caused by a faulty hardware or a computer virus on your computer. For us to isolate the issue we must start troubleshooting with the hardware1. Remove all the connection at the back of your computer2. Power cycle ... Dell OptiPlex 170L PC Desktop

Hello there, when I turn on my laptop ( toshiba satellite P305D), it shows "configuring stage 3 of 3 - 0% complete do not turn off your computer". then it shuting down itself, and went back on showing the configuring page. it happen on and on non stop. any idea why and how to fix it? thank you.


The computer has gotten hung up on the latest Windows update. There may be a recovery here, but the problem with these updates especially if your have the computer to update automatically is that some of these are service pack updates, and a service ... Toshiba Satellite P305D-S8834 Notebook

Errorcode 2000:0221 / 4C00:041C


Have you tried rebooting and pressing f11 several times immediately up on reboot. This will give you the option to restore to Dell's System restore. If this does not work for you let me know. I have it had work for previous client's. ... PC Desktops

Dell inspiron 1525 will not charge the battery


Hello,This problem has arised because your motherboard hasn't identified your battery. So, this is motherboard problem. next time when you chat with the dell representatives, tell them that your motherboard is not recognizing your battery ... Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook

UNMOUNTABLE______BOOT_____VOLUME ***Stop: 0 X


It could be a problem with the harddrive and memories ,if you enter the DELL bios setup page when the computer starts up does it have an option to test the hard drive if so test it.Also if you have two memory sticks then try with only one and v ... Compaq Presario 2195US Notebook

How would I fix a Blue screen of death, stop code C0000218 (registry file failure) for a Dell Inspirion E1505?


Windows Start-up Errors \015\012 \015\012Note: This troubleshooting step is usually used for the specific issue indicated above but it may also work for BSOD issues w ... Dell Inspiron E1505 Notebook

Dell inspiron 1420 startup error


You need to cheat a little. First try to boot into safe mode by pressing the f8 key as soon as you hit the power (and keeping your fingers crossed on the other hand that it notices your doing this). Before you get too depressed just try booting into ... Dell Inspiron 1420 Laptop

Blue screen of death. unable to download drivers. can not get to safe mode. cannot reload orperating system disks.


First off, note down all relevant information when you see a BSOD flash across the screen. This includes the error number and friendly name fr ... Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

Not enough resources to to use AIRCARD 881


Hi there.Code 12\015\012\015\012\015\012This device cannot find enough free resources that it can use. If you\015\012want to use this device, you will need to disable one of the other\015\012devices on this system. (Code 12)Cause ... Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

I have a dell inspiron 1520, today when I was trying to play a video song it couldn't play in a flow there was some obstruction then I tried audio song and the same problem was happening with that also. After some time I run the internal diagnostics and found an error error code 0123 msg-error code- 2000-0123 msg-memory integrity test failed. address 0_6998A72CH, ACTUAL-FDFDFCFDH, EXPECTED-FDFDFDFDH LOCATION-DIMM_A could anyone please assist me how to resolve this problem. Thanks


The problem is with your memory card as one memory module is not functioning which is in DIMM 1. you need to replace it.because which playing music file as due to damage memory it takes time for buffering. and that is why you hear choppy sound. ... Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook

Not able to install windows xp


Check the power supply. The voltages should be +12 V yellow, -12 V blue, +3.3 orange, -5 V White, + 5 V red. If the numbers are extremely low or high, you have a problem.\015\012\015\012If on the 12 V wire, you have a voltage difference ... PC Desktops

My hp2133 laptop wont login it keeps saying linux-2ch1 login i dont no this eversince it was brought we havent been able to log in. i have sent it to hp twice and twicw its come back with same problem still any help would be great


Try this fix.....\015\012\015\012Windows Start-up Errors \015\012 \015\012Note: This troubleshooting step is usually used for the specific issue indicated ... HP 2133-1 Mini-Note PC
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 1.2260 seconds