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  • Forum Thread: bad bios update

    just abt two days earlier i recieved my brand new dell inspiron n511 with ubuntu , i installed windows and upgraded bios and it was bad really bad to date am trying hard to recover it but of no avail i wd do any thing other then replacing mother board please hellllppp.... and yes i just cant claim warranty...
  • Forum Thread: HELP!!! New to the Community

    I am new to the community. I am technologically challenged, so I appreciate your patience with me. This is the information I can recall about the details about the laptop I am borrowing from my daughter. Unfortunately, the problem I am having will not allow me to access my computer information...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron won't boot up

    I have a Dell Inspiron 6000, running Windows XP, and woke up this morning unable to boot it up. It errs saying: "No boot sector on internal hard drive." When I try to run the Recovery Console from a Windows CD, it errs saying: "Drive or path specified is not valid." My DOS prompt...
  • Forum Thread: Restoring the lost Factory Restore Button After formatting/shrinking the Disc volume

    Hi, Recently I have found a nice way to restoring my Dell Laptop to Factory condition which was missing from my Bios after shrinking the hard disc.The procedure are very simple and any one can do it with out any errors.I have shared it here with pictures for each step http://fermisys.blogspot.in...
  • Forum Thread: Trouble Replacing pATA Hard drive in Dell Inspiron 6000

    I recently ordered a hard drive through Dell a160gb(western digital Scorpio Blue) replacement hard drive for my dell inspiron 6000(probably purchased in 2006). The previous one was a 60gb and failed. When I boot the computer it says on a black screen "Internal HDD HARD error!" "F1...
  • 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: Need Help with Windows XP reinstall

    I have a 6 year old Inspiron 6000. I just replaced it with a new Dell laptop. I'm donating this one to a school. So I just ran DBAN to wipe the hard drive and this went find; but now I have a boot problem. A black screen comes up with this message..."no boot sector on internal hard drive; no...
  • Forum Thread: Unmountable boot volume on inspiron 6000 laptop

    My system crashed with the blue screen stating Unmountable boot volume once before but after a few reboots I was able to logon. As of Sunday it crash again and now I can’t logon. I have tried safe mode, last know logon and start normal. Still Unmountable boot volume. Then I research and learn to...
  • Forum Thread: Need help on the annoying pop-up for "Dell DataSafe Local Backup"!!

    The DELL Downloads pop up for "Dell DataSafe Local Backup" will not stop popping up. About every twenty(20) seconds, the same pop up will keep coming up and i click the "Do Not Remind Me" button and it still comes back. It really is annoying. please help!
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 6000 not booting, no post

    Was playing a game on laptop and the screen suddenly froze. Had to do a hard reset as laptop was not responding. Restarted and laptop freezes on the dell splash screen with the white progress bar at 10%. Have restarted many times attempting to access F2, F12, Delete but laptop will not respond and can...
  • Forum Thread: You May Be A Victim Of Software Counterfeiting

    I have an Inspiron 6400 laptop that I purchased about 3 to 4 years ago and left it in my holiday appartment in Morocco. Everytime I visited Morocco I used to use it with no problem. This time I went to Morocco after about one and a half year. Now as soon as I start the laptop I get a Pop up...
  • 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: RE Terry's Article 'Issues with charging notebooks. Is it the AC adapter, the battery or the system itself?'

    As a computer programmer I have thrashed a lot of laptops in my time. My first, aToshiba was so ugly but still works today - my Compact -- thrashed that 3 hard drives later it still goes. Then in 1998 got my HP Desktop that I thrash and a Dell Volvo 1510 for when I provide training and demo's - but...
  • Forum Thread: OS reinstall problem

    Hi I am installing a Windows XP OS on a Dell Inspiron 6000 laptop (on a brand new HDD) and apparently the disk size might be causing problems. The original internal Seagate hard disk of my laptop was a 100GB disk, the one from WD I just bought and tried to instal is a 320Gb disk. When being asked...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 6000 only boots to flashing cuursor

    Over the past 12 months I have replaced the hard drive in my Inspiron 6000 four times. No added software, no driver updates, no changes to the system. I use Ghost 12 as a backup system. When the problem occurs the machine will start the Dell bios screen and then go to a black screen with a flashing cursor...
  • Forum Thread: lost password

    problem with my laptop ( dell inspiron 1525 ) about forgetting bios password service tag : < ADMIN NOTE: Service tag removed per privacy policy> please help me my e_mail : < ADMIN NOTE : Email id removed per privacy policy>
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 6000 / Bad PRB

    Hi I have a problem with a Dell Inspiron 6000 that I bought a few years ago. When I try to boot up the laptop I get the error message, which I understand relates to the hard drive: Loading PBR 1...done Bad PRB I have pushed F12 and tried running the Dell diagnostics. All tests seem...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 6000 post code?

    I have a 6000D that crashed - maybe heat related. When pressing the poweron or the combination fn/poweron, shows an LED post code: OFF / ON / ON (num - caps - scroll) - none flashing. I could not find any info on this code. The fan does not come on. Does anybody know what this code is? If I have to...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Inspiron 6000 Laptop in Boot Loop

    Hi. I am trying to fix a Dell Inspiron 6000 Laptop, running Windows XP for a friend. She just recently got it from her sister, and says it seemed to be running fine, aside from the CD/DVD Drive not reading disks, but then a few days ago, it started lagging REALLY bad, so finally, she tried to restart...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Delay issue on windows performance and bios performance

    anybody's there that answer my question..!!???
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 6000 No Post - Can't find code meaning

    Hey, I have a Dell Inspiron 6000, when i try to turn it on sometimes it works, but most often it will try for 9 seconds witht he lock led code off-flash-off . I can't find post lock led codes for my comp. I found one for Dell portable computers built after 2006. Mine is 2005 and doesn't have...