Question about Dell Computers & Internet
It seems the some error has ocurred to the BIOS set up of your laptop. After switching on when the POST process completes and BIOS programme hands over the process to the OS or in your case Windows XP watch the screen for displayed messages. See which button to be pressed instantly as the message prompts for accessing the BIOS set up window or dialog box. Once in the BIOS set up window go to set the BIOS appropriately by navibating to the different set up pages as promted by on screen display. BIOS set up is very critical wrong set up can land you in further touble from where it may be difficult to return. Before doing anything by yourself get yourself well informed regarding the BIOS set up.If some part of the BIOS programme has become corrupt. you need to flash the BIOS set programme for your specific model. From the website of DELL company these soft wares can be dwnloaded using internet and another computer.For windows related problems the system can be booted using bootable media then necessary changes to the OS can be carried out step by step. If the laptop is new one it may be better to take it to the dealer for solving the problem, in case any unauthorised person tries to open the cabinet for hardware repairs. If the gurantee period is over, one thing can attemped. Some times many such problems occur due to contamination of the contacts through which connection between different parts of computers are established, If you have used the laptop outdoors for fairly long time now this could have happened. In this case the case may be carefully opened and cleaned with soft brush and voccume cleaner. The RAM card may be detached from the socket and carefuly reinserted after properly cleaning the surface and pins.
Let's hope your computer becomes alright. Or else you may visit Dell website for expert guidence.
Posted on Feb 20, 2012
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