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  • Forum Thread: Inpiron 1721 loss of screen content

    My Dell Inspiron 1721 has suddenly lost the image on the screen. If i plug in an external monitor I can see the screen content. I see the following message: File: \Boot\BCD Status 0xc000014c Any ideas of cause or better still a solution would be an excellent help.
  • Forum Thread: RESTORING PROBLEM, please help

    When I try to restore to my XPS M1530 to factory settings, and when I pres F8 when the computer is starting up ... It leads me to this page that says Repair Your Computer.. and other things, and I hit 'Repair Your Computer' and then it just loads the computer and there is no account ( And no...
  • Forum Reply: Re: XPS M1530 BIOS update to A09 causes notebook not to boot

    I have a XPS M1530 18 months old. I carried out a skandsik from which my machine did not recover. When I press the power button it lights up blue for a couple of seconds then goes out (the LED on the front edge is telling me the machine is on and the disk drive is trying to run as a the restore disc...
  • Forum Thread: Dell XPS-screen is black and blank when turned on-whats wrong..please help!

    Ok i bought this laptop about 2 years ago. It does't get used much. I just updated my spyware to webroot about 2 weeks ago. I left it on the other night to run a scan and fell asleep. I think it went into sleep mode. I couldn't get it out of sleep mode, so i just turned it off and was going to...
  • Forum Thread: XPS M1730 fails to start

    I turned my XPS M1730 off on Saturday night and it shut down as normal however when I tried to turn it on again on Sunday morning it failed to start the lights come on the dvd drive powered up but the screen remained blank. The cooling fans are not turning and a friend has told me that this may have...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 2200 Laptop Won't Boot

    I have a four year old Inspiron 2200 laptop and it is failing to boot. Windows XP shows the splash screen and the progress bar at startup but fails with the Blue Screen of Death (Fatal System Error) The session manager initialization system process terminated unexpectedly with a status of 0xc0000034...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 1525 WVHP wont boot, BS of Death

    Vista Premium suddenly will not boot, completes initial startup sequence but then gives BSOD error c000021a. Did some diagnostics and found also error code 2000-0142. Computer just keeps rebooting in a cycle but Vista will not launch at all. Have been running some more diagnostics since LAST NIGHT...
  • Forum Thread: Brand new Latitude E6410 gives BSOD after BIOS update to A05

    Hi, has anyone else had problems with BIOS update A05 for the E610 series? I received a machine two days ago and the DVD would lose contact. I updated the BIOS to version A05, but It didn't help, so I tried reinstalling Windows. That worked initially, but the DVD still kept dissappearing (it shows...
  • Forum Thread: C640 Win2K 2000 Cold Boot hang stall freeze

    My sister's C640 Latitude would loop-reboot regardless of the method chosen. Analysis showed too many bad sectors and no reasonable method would provide a satisfactory repair. She had NO Dell CDs. I installed XP PRO and no drivers allowed the audio to be enabled without causing a failure to boot...
  • Forum Thread: No bootable devices--strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility

    My Laptop is Dell Latitude D600 (A16) Everytime I tried to power up, Splash screen appears with blue bar and when going into next screen this message appears " No bootable devices--strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility " so I clicked on F1 and this " No bootable devices--strike...