I left my computer runing on all day long and when I returned it was shut off. I turned it back on and the screen said detecting floppy drive A. Drive A error and system halt. I have no Drive A in the first place. Can please tell me where to look to fix this problem.
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Take it to a computer shop. There is software available, but it is best to only use it when you have a high level of computer literacy. If this is you let me know and I will give you the software title.
Some Dell Computers, mainly laptop, support the rotation of the image on your screen Try using the following keys to return to the normal position CTRL + ALT + Up Arrow or CTRL + ALT + Left Arrow. Hope this Helped
Do a virus scan, I 've never seen a computer countdown after shutting it off. You may have a virus that once it gets to a point it may disable your computer . You might even just go ahead and reinstall your OS before you can't do anything.
Right click on My Computer icon on your desktop or under Start. Choose properties On the left side of this window, choose Device Manager (left click once) On the right of this window, all your hardware will appear Right click on the top of this list (your computer name) choose "Scan for hardware changes"
take out the chip and see if it works better, if it does, you have to put the same kind of chip in it as the one that is in it. make sure they bouth are the same. they have numbers on the get the same name, most poeople put in differant brands and they dont work well together.
is your jumper setting in your cd drive correct? during boot up, does your computer detects your cd rom drives? cd rom drives must be in slave. Check also your ide cable, be sure its not connected reverse.