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  • Forum Thread: Staying on "Starting Windows" Screen too long.

    I have a Dell Inspiron 17 N7010 and about a week and a half ago, I noticed it would basically freeze when it was starting up. Basically each time I want to use it, I have to shut it down by holding the power and then going to that menu where it would try and find what's wrong. At first, the...
  • Forum Thread: HD test returns a status of 7. What does this mean ?

    Hi, My Inspiron crashes continually. I have run various diagnostics. When I view the event log it has dozens of the dreaded "windows has shut down unexpectedly" Critical - Kernel Power (41) error. When the system runs it's own test via F12 boot diagnostics, the hard drive fails and...
  • Forum Thread: windows installing problem

    hi have a note book dell inspiron 910 i m trying to install the windows but when it comes to select a partition then there is two options :- partition 1 [fat] 39 mb < 30 mb free.. c: partition2 7286 [unknown] 7286 mb < 7286 mb free> when i select the partition C and then press...
  • Forum Thread: Laptop N7010 wont boot up past the Dell screen, the bars never fill up &amp; I've tried EVERYTHING, please help if you can..

    Well, the 1st bad message I got when trying to log into my Inspiron Windows 7 (32 & 64) was: PXE-E53 "no boot file received". I spoke with someone who told me to insert the drivers disc & keep hitting F12, which at 1st wouldn't work (but I CAN access the BIOS screen from F2 &...
  • Forum Thread: Dell inspirion Duo (inspirion 1090)

    i had problem to start this computer upp hard drive just starting up then everything turn off nothing on screen or biip came no bios only it shuted down now problem disepaird after i follow this steps i found for another brands computer who had kinda same problem 1. Disconnect everything 2. unplug...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 14z (N411z) cannot boot into windows with locked BIOS (after accidental water spillage on laptop keyboard)

    5/21 (afternoon) spilled water on laptop, after 30 seconds, screen blacked out, unplugged power source (battery was not attached at that time). dried water using cloth first, and then alternating with hairdryer and electric fan. tried to open the laptop twice during the drying process to check if laptop...
  • Forum Thread: Boot up problems

    Hi, I have a problem with my Dell Inspiron 1440 laptop. I'm running Windows 7 on it (it is a 2010 laptop). For maybe a month now I've been getting an error everytime I come out of hibernation that says "your computer can't come out of hibernation. Status: 0xc0000242 File: \hiberfil...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron n5010 Fault? Wont Boot Or Install Win 7? HELP!

    Hi I've got an Inspiron n5010 which developed a fault recently. It appeared to suffer a small drop inside my van whilst being transported. Immediately after this the laptop would not POST and was giving off 3 bleeps repeatedly. I left it a while and tried turning it on - this time the laptop did...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron N5010 Continuous beep, No Fixed HDD on Setup

    Got this Inspiron N5010 from a friend. Try to boot up and there is a continuous beep right after hitting power button. When going into setup through F2, it shows there is no "Fixed HDD." I have tried resetting the memory, removing/reinstalling physical hard drive, neither worked. Is this a...
  • Forum Thread: inspiron 17rse no boot win7

    no os found sometimes no hd found sometimes corrupted boot config data or corrupted mbr. depends on what i am trying at the time. looking at the system with Puppy linux everything apears to be on the hd in various partitions. I wont use win startup repair from recovery disk anymore since it re wrote...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 3520 Internal Disk not Found

    In the morning the pc was working just fine, i turned it off and then back on to change to a another operating system. Instead of taking me to the boot options it took me to a black screen saying; intenal hard disk drive not found to resolve this issue, try to reseat the drive. No bootable devices...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Delay issue on windows performance and bios performance

    anybody's there that answer my question..!!???
  • Forum Thread: hard drive upgrade

    hi first time trying this i have a dell inspiron 6000 upgraded hard drive to a 250 g i think that my memory has a limit of 137g and it has worked good for about a month then i get a black screen with flashing curser in top left of screen this has happened 3 times the only way to get it working that i...
  • Forum Thread: HELP MY Dell inspiron 1545 hard drive failed and crashed!

    help please the hard drive crashed the hard drive has replaced once but now it crashed please please help
  • Forum Thread: Replaced Hard Drive

    Hi, i just replaced my the hard drive for my dell Inspiron duo and ordered the recovery CD from dell , how do i know if this hard drive will work ? what do i need to do to set it up? whats the difference between SATA operations AHCI and ATA?
  • Forum Thread: Problems With My Dell Inspiron 1464

    I have a Dell inspiron 1464 laptop with Preloaded Windows 7 Home Premium. Here is the tech specs of my device for your Kind information. Bios Version: A04 Reg Model: P09G Reg Type: P09G001 Current OS: Windows 7 Home Premium Monitor: 14-inch LED Webcam: 1.3 MP Processor: Intel Core...
  • Forum Thread: inspiron n5110 problem...please help

    my inspiron n5110 is making a continuous beeping sound when starting and it stops at dell logo and the bar is filled to its half then a written msg appears (reboot and select proper boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key ).. i run the diagnostics an error appears (no...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Inspiron 1000 lost BIOS password

    I was given dell inspiron 530 but theres bios/cmos password that i dont know. The person that gave me the pc desktop said she forgot the password.How can i bypass or clear the password so i can use pc? Is there a master password for the pc that i can use to reset settings?
  • Forum Thread: Need Help: Dell Factory image restore

    Hi, Few days back i've purchased Inspiron 5110 with WIN 7 HOME 64-BIt. I've taken backup with Dell Data Local safe in 2 DVDs. After that i've reinstalled WIN7 Ultimate.I've faced so many issues in drivers compatibility. I want to go back to Dell Factory image restore and i...
  • Forum Thread: INSPIRON 1545 Time-of-day clock has stopped

    Hi My 2 year old Grandson decided to play with my INSPIRON 1545 which I had left switched on whilst I was getting dinner ready.He was tapping and banging all of the keys at once for a good 3-4 minutes or so before I could leave what I was doing to stop him as I stupidly thought that no harm could...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron M5030 system failed to boot after replace HD and factory restore

    I consider myself fairly Tech savvy person and have worked on many computers. This one has me stumped though. My friend has a Dell Inspiron M5030 that had a hard drive fail one month after the year of warranty was up (go figure). I agreed to help her install a new hard drive and reinstall the system...
  • Forum Thread: XPS L502x hangs during game play

    I have been having problems with my XPS L502x I use to play Saint Rows the Third on my laptop it use to play perfectly but now after a year I restored my factory setting now when ever i install any of my old games they start off perfectly but during the game it hangs a lot kindly help me out.
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron M5030 startup error

    I have a Dell Inspiron M5030 laptop and I've have it for a little over a year now and I feel like a total moron. Yesterday, I was playing a game and I got ticked off and slammed my fist on the lower right hand area of the laptop (the area on the right side of the mousepad). Then my computer turned...
  • Forum Thread: my Dell Inspiron N5050 laptop won't start up

    Last night, my laptop got switched off on its own due to low battery but after that when i started it by pressing power button, it shows the dell logo, goes to a black screen with a white cursor then comes back to the dell logo again and it is repeating itself. I went to the boot option(F12)>Diagnostics...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron N7010 start-up problem

    Hi, I have an almost 2-year-old laptop with which I've been having problems for the last week or so. It all started when after hibernating the computer had a blank black screen not responding so I shut it off. After that it seems to boot up only once every 20 or so times. What happens after I press...