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Dell xps m1530 formatted hdd now it wont boot
You might find part of this general trouble shooting process might help? Especially the part of changing you Primary Boot drive so you can load Windows.\012\012Assuming you are Windows based and not knowing your specific OS? \012 Your p ... Dell XPS M1530 Laptop
Dell Latitude D800- Keyboard and mouse stop working when undocked.
First update any drivers for your dell.\015\012\015\012www.support.dell.com \015\012\015\012Is the dock a dell dock, or a universal Dock?\015\012 ... Dell Latitude D800 Notebook
Dell l400 problem
1.If you purchase an external USB CD drive you will not need to use your floppy discs for booting. 2. You can connect a USB CD drive to your system. 3. Your system will recognize any device plugged into your USB drive. 4. There is no CD drive availab ... Dell Latitude L400 (220-3575) PC Notebook
Dell latitude d600 series setup
I can help, Leave everything to me!!!!\015\012\015\012\015\012Im asuming its doing what is called, " The windows boot loop" or as we call it at work anyways.\015\012\015\012Dels are known for this.\015\012\01 ... Dell Latitude D600 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
My dell inspiron 1525 has a black screen with a white cursor showing
First, I want to know if you sees the Dell logo after turning on the laptop? If yes then this is no boot issue. \015\012\015\0121. Immediately run the PSA. Make sure laptop is off. Press and hold down the Fn key, while holding down Fn key press ... Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook
Dell Inspiron 1000 Unmountable Boot Volume. CD drive faulty.
First of all, have you tried booting in SAFE MODE? You can access this feature by pressing the F8 button a few times when the DELL logo appears after powering it on. After pressing F8, a screen should come up giving you several options to choose fr ... Dell Latitude D600 Notebook
Laptop wont boot on, it starts but turns off again
I'm guessing ou have windows XP?if so you hae a corrupted regisry and need to boot from your Windows CD and at he first et of questions choose Eneter to intall windows, then F8 to continue and then it should tell yo another Windows insatallatio ... HP Compaq Presario CQ50-210US Notebook
My Toshiba satellite A25-s207 laptop will not boot up
Does it restart and then ask to go into windows safe mode, things like that. If so here something to try.\015\012\015\012I can help, Leave everything to me!!!!\015\012\015\012\015\012Im asuming its doing what is called, ... Toshiba Satellite A25-S207 Notebook
Starts round and round in circles
I have the solution for you, try this and let me know.\015\012\015\012Im asuming its doing what is called, " The windows boot loop" or as we call it at work anyways.\015\012\015\012Dells are known for this.\015\012 ... Lenovo 3000 V100 Notebook
Will not log on,,wont even show windows start
Windows Start-up Errors\015\012Step one, you need a Windows Installation CD. If you only have a recovery disk set like the ones from HP or Compaq they will not do what you need done. Under normal circumstances however, you ca ... Toshiba Satellite M45-S355 Notebook
I have a Dell Inspiron 1501 and its a little over a year old. It started acting funny about a month ago. It will work fine for about 5 minutes then it goes to a screen with different colored bars and i have to restart it again. I bought a new battery thinking that was the problem but that hasnt solved anything. HELP
Hey there,Colored bars make me think of hardware failure of the 1)screen or the 2)graphics card. Both of these, on a laptop, are going to mean sending it in for repair, out of warranty, and paying their rate, which maybe 150 bucks or more. Now ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook
Dell latitude d510 laptop
My guess is that when you are booting, the system tries and fails to communicate with a critical device, or some settings in the system BIOS are incorrect. First, make sure you have removed anything extra that is not part of the laptop; slide-in car ... Dell Latitude D600 Notebook
Why wont my system restore, restore my laptop ... when i got to system restore menu it would start restoring then stop at 17% and sit there then it would say that restore failed, is there anyway that i can fix that from cmd or anyway i can get cmd to start at boot ... or even maybe install sumthing on my flash drive and use my flash drive as a boot kept getting the Restore Failed -Reasons 0xd000000d and 0xa000000a...
Try this for now, to try and get windows back up and running...\015\012Windows Start-up Errors\015\012Step one, you need a Windows XP CD. If you only have a recovery disk set like the ones from HP or Compaq they will no ... Acer Aspire 5315 Notebook
Toshiba laptop A215 wont boot up. I removed the battery, unplugged the adapter and tried again.
This fix is for XP......\015\012\015\012Windows Start-up Errors\015\012Step one, you need a Windows XP CD. If you only have a recovery disk set like the ones from HP or Compaq they will not do what you need done. ... Toshiba Satellite A215-S5822 Laptop
MY DELL LATITUDE D600 WONT LOAD WINDOWS AT ALL :( HELP
The computer is telling you is that the hard drive isn't being detected. This\015\012could be due to a poor connection from the drive to the motherboard,\015\012hard drive failure, or even something that's gone wrong on the\015\012motherboard.\ ... Dell Latitude D600 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
Computer turns on, wont load windows, then goes to a blank screen
When a PC boots first it checks all of the hardware to ensure all is working properly. The stage two of that is turning it over to the operating system. When it is turned over to the operating system the first thing it looks for is the Master Boot Re ... Acer Aspire 5315 Notebook
Laptop will not start
You should be able to run the Hard Drive Diagnostics, (CNTL+ALT+D at Dell Screen) ee if you get a failure code\015\012\015\012You may be able to boot to the safe mode by booting to F8 menu\015\012\015\012Replace the HDD is lik ... Relisys RLT1720 17" LCD Monitor
Dell 1501 Inspiron w/Vista won't boot up -- virus?
Hi Erika, have you tried pressing F8 when it starts booting (keep pressing it before dell bios screen fully loads)you should get a black screen with options, scroll up to with arrow keys>> "last known good co ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook
Dell vostro 1400 laptop won't start b/c BOOTMGR is compressed....
Okok, bootmgr is what, as you may be able to guess controls the booting of your computer. the solution is simple. Get out the vista installation cd that came from dell (It DOES come with your computer) and put it in. Next, boot your computer nd you s ... Dell Vostro 1710 Laptop
The computer won't load any programs. For instance, I click on task manager and the icon appears in the tray but the task manager doesn't launch. And if the program will launch it wont respond.
If you can't do anything in windows and since you can't do anything in safe mode either, I would suggest restoring your computer back to factory defaults. The programs not loading tells me that there is alot of corrupt system files on the hard drive ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook
Dell latitude d620 wont turn on
Did you upgrade the RAM when you upgraded to Vista. The D620 does not have the resources to run vista as pre-configured and requires, at the least, a memory upgrade. 1gb or greater is recommended.Please upgrade the ram, or try F8 during ... Dell Latitude D620 Notebook
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 Laptop Screen
The same thing began to occur on my (old as the hills) Dell Inspiron 2650 about 2 months ago. I have tried updating the BIOS to the newest Dell has for this laptop but it didn't help. I also tried to update the video drivers (no help), regressing t ... Toshiba Satellite 1410-S173 Notebook