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  • Forum Reply: Re: No bootable devices--strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility

    No bootable devices--strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility and then it say No boot device available - boot failed I have a Dell Latitude D600 with A16 Bios and had the same problem due to a power failure, and fixed it myself. 1.) I was able to boot from the F12 boot menu to access Windows...
  • Forum Thread: F6 method for installing Windows XP on a XPS laptop with SATA AHCI controller?

    Hi, a have this problem... Recently I've purchased a XPS M1530 laptop with Vista 64-bit. I've needed the 64-bit version to support 8GB of RAM memory. But unfortunately there are no 64-bit drivers for my Alesis MultiMix8 FireWire audio mixer (I've allready contact the technical suppory...
  • Forum Thread: Swap Hard Drive Between Different D620s?

    Is it possible to swap the hard drive from one D620 to another with a different GPU/CPU without reformatting the drive and reinstalling everything from scratch? I have a D620 with a dead GPU (Nvidia Quadro NVS 110M, Intel T7400 processor). I have been given a working D620 with an Intel 945GM GPU and...
  • 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: Blue Screen on Inspiron

    Got blue screen error 0x00000024 Can't start in Safe Mode. Ran diagnostics and got the following errors: Error Code 0F00:1344 Msg: DISK – Block 6502898: Can’t read, replace disk Error Code 0F00:075D Msg: DISK – DST Self-test Read error Error Code 0F00:0244 ...
  • Forum Thread: Problem Installing New OS ,Help in Formatting Harddrive completely,dell inspiron 1420

    Dear Friends Facing Problem in installing OS ,Now in total mess,Tried installing with several bootable dvd/cds to install OS ..but some time problems comes has isufficient memory quit one or more memory residents programs or remove unnecessary utilities from your config.sis and autoexex.bat files...
  • Forum Reply: Re: MY DELL INSPIRON 1545 HAS BLACK SCREEN WITH WHITE CURSOR-WON'T BOOT UP

    I'm having the same issue. I have a dell Inspiron 1300, I'm able to click F2, and it says it's going to Boot options, but goes to a black screen with a white cursor. I took the hard drive out, and tried to do that again, and the same thing happened.. I can't load the window's xp disk...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron e1405 red screen

    hey all, new to the forums here. i have a inspirion e1405 with 110 gig hd, 3 gigs ram. and every now and again the screen turns light pink and blocks out everything, just started doing this today. any ideas?
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron B130 has no drivers for internet...how to get drivers?

    Ive got a DEll Inspiron B-130 laptop. It had so many viruses that I wiped the harddrive. It origionally had XP OS home edition on it so I order a reinstalled disc (as I can't find ANY of the disc for it...purchased back in 2005) Before, a friend put a windows 7 on it and it had internet just fine...
  • 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: Dell Latitude D610 won't start in any mode (safe, networking, command) ...

    My mom has a Dell Latitude D610 and I had to restore it because I was getting the blue screen, and it was working fine for 2 wks, now it'll act like its loading go thru all the screens then once windows xp is about to start I'll hear a clicking sound then it'll pull up the sorry for the inconvience...
  • Forum Thread: Not sure what laptop I have and what Adapter I need?

    Ok so I have an Dell XPS i know we got it in 06 its huge. sides glow red, it needs a PA-13 adapter(atleast the back says that) can anyone help me to adentify which Model XPS i have? Is it the XPS M1710 or M1730? how do i tell? (btw i dont have an adapter, well not one strong enough so...
  • Forum Thread: E1505 Doesn't "see" brand new SATA HD

    I am working on a Inspiron E1505 Laptop and it doesn't "see" the SATA Hard Drive. I have tried to load Windows XP onto it using a disk that supposedly has SATA drivers on it, but when it comes to finding the partition or drive to install it on, it doesn't find one. The drive is a brand...
  • Forum Thread: ERROR CODE :2000-0142

    Hey, Sorry if this post is in the wrong part. The last few months my laptop (Dell n5040) has been going very slow, iv scanned with AVG and malware software and had no results However my laptop is now painfully slow loading up from the welcome splash screen and loading programs up. I...
  • Forum Thread: "Bad block" errors & laptop turning off abruptly

    Hi there, I hope you can help. A two part problem - 1) I have a 7 year old Dell Inspiron 6000 which was wiped clean and started again about 2 years ago. Runs Windows XP SP2. Recently it has been turning off abruptly - the screen goes black and there's a popping noise. No warnings or errors...
  • Forum Thread: Inspiron 9400 problems

    I have an Inspiron 9400 laptop. Last year I had video card problems. Now I am getting an ATA error on startup. Is this hard drive gone. Is it worth fixing this laptop or time for a new one? Thanks.
  • Forum Thread: Broken Laptop

    I have a Dell Inspiron m5030 and it is pretty much DESTROYED. So basically, I received a virus that was secret and discreet (I don't know when it was contracted). Soon, my laptop was dead. When I turned it on, the Dell icon would pop up and after that... nothing. The laptop doesn't open and i...
  • Forum Thread: Hard Disk Problem in DELL 15R

    Dear All, I purchased my DELL 15R 4 months ago. But from the last 1 month it is dead slow, hence i restored it to the factory settings, but of no use, when i ran my online diagnostic tool, i got a message saying that the HARD DISK is having some problem hence repair it or change it. But the...
  • Forum Thread: HELP PLEASE! Need to Fix Dell (Inspiron 9300) w/UNMOUNTABLE_BOOT_VOLUME Error W/NO XP CD's

    HELP PLEASE! I have an 8yo Dell Inspiron 9300 that I have been able to keep running quite well up until this past Sat. (4/27/2013). It was just "idling" w/screen saver running and I got a dreaded BSOD (I've not seen a BSOD in over 1+yr's) - see below... Then when i tried to reboot,...
  • Forum Thread: Latitude C840 rehab / upgrades

    I've got a Latitude C840 where the hard drive has completely died. It had already been upgraded to a 2.0Ghz C P U by the previous owner. I was going to upgrade it further with 2 1Gb sticks of PC2-2700. But first I need to get a new HD for it & do a clean install of an OS. So several questions...
  • Forum Thread: Trying to improve my Inspiron 5150 in a cheap way...

    SSIA Currently I have: Mobile Inter Pentium 4 CPU 3.06 GHz 512 MB Memory NVIDIA GeForce FX Go5200 FUJITSU 35 GB Harddrive I have a 80 gig external as well... I am not looking to do anything crazy, just make the old girl run better. I just bought: Seagate 160GB 5400/8MB...
  • Forum Reply: Re: New Windows install Latitude E4310 error: windows setup could not configure windows to run on this computer's hardware.

    I will try this solution in this post: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2466753 This error can occur when you try to install Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 on a system if the following situation is true on your PC: You are installing by using Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 RTM media...
  • Forum Thread: Dell Vostro A860

    Hi...my Dell Vostro A860 is constantly freezing..mouse pointer not moving..can't use keyboard either and hdd light goes off and sometimes..if i try to reboot...nothing happens...just a strange sound and a quick flash from the keyboard lights.I know it is not overheating,I reseated RAM and I ran Dell...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Setup did not find any hard disk drives installed F3 error while installing XP on D430

    Many of these drives aren't compatible with XP as they use 4k byte sectors not 512. This explains why I had no problem with an Ubuntu boot disk, but couldn't get anything to work with XP. For example a toshiba MK6036GAL is incompatible with XP but a MK6028GAL will work with XP. Hope this saves...
  • Forum Thread: inspiron 630m bios shrinks new larger hard drive

    I`m trying to resolve a problem with an inspiron 630m laptop ( also listed as XPS M140, model 0HC416 ) . The laptop has an 80GB PATA hard drive that is almost full, so i cloned it to a new 320GB hard drive, and popped it back into the laptop. Two things can happen: Since the original hard...