unable to load windows vista on my dell inspiron 1720

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unable to load windows vista on my dell inspiron 1720

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   I AM HAVING PROBLEMS WITH THE LOADING OF WINDOWS VISTA, I GET THE DELL START UP AT THE BEGINNING AND THE BAR BELOW COMPLETES ITS CYCLE. THEN THE WINDOWS VISTA START UP COMES BUT DOES NOT LOAD. I HAVE TRIED EVERYTHING THAT THE DELL TECH SUPPORT INFO GIVES ME F2 / F8 / AND F12 ALL TO NO AVAIL I HAVE TRIED SAFE MODE ETC AND RESTORE AT ANOTHER POINT, REBOOTED FROM CD-DVD DRIVE WITH THE WINDOWS VISTA OS DISC IN THAT DOES ITS JOB I FOLLOWED EVERY PROMPT BUT IN THE END IT DOES NOT WORK. I HAVE ALSO DONE A DIAGNOSTIC ON EVERYTHING AS WITH THE ADVICE FROM THE DELL WEB SITE SOLUTIONS CENTRE AND WHEN I HAVE THE CHOICE TO PRESS WHEN SHOWN ON THE F2 / F8 AND F12 i DON'T HAVE THE CHOICE OF SYSTEM RESTORE OR REPAIR MY COMPUTER ETC I HAVE TRIED EVERYTHING I CAN NOT ACCESS WINDOWS VISTA SO UNABLE TO CONTACT SERVICE TECH WITH MY LAPTOP

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  • Are you doing a fresh install of the OS ??

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