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  • Forum Thread: Not recognizing OS?

    My friend has a inspiron 300m and the registry got messed up and there is no way to do anything because it wont recognize the OS now. The other problem is there is no cd rom on it or I could solve it quick. It gives the system32 error and just says (default )windows doesnt even know its xp? Any answers...
  • Forum Thread: installing xp from factory partition

    On my mothers inspiron b130 I ran Autoruns and found that dozens of ms programs could not be (signature)verified and rthe machine is running very slow, so I backed-up files. And got ready to restore to factory. After a while I found the ctrl+f11 hot key, but the recovery console(?) said something...
  • Forum Reply: Re: how to reinstall an OS on a Dell Mini without CD/DVD drives

    DELL-Larry R I'm not sure what exactly is needed to do this, but I have heard of numerous people that have done OS installs via USB key in the past. Most recently I have heard of it done specifically with the Mini 9, so you should be able to.