When my computer boots up I sometimes get just a cursor but the main problem upon starting is when the computer gets to the theme and stays that way for a few minutes till the icons appears and finally starts the internet session.
This happens with older machines you are experiencing 2 problems.
Problem one you need more ram. the reason you need more ram is that you have too many programs and services starting at once. I assume you are running windows xp. These dells shipped whith just enough memory to run the os and a few select programs. We are end users installing our own stuff like itunes, games, new printers, IM and others.
Restart the computer.
let it boot up.
click start>mycomputer>right click on my computer
Click on the properties menu
now click the advanced tab
Click >Performance settings
Now click best performance.
click apply ok
restart your computer
is it faster? even marginally.. if so it is a ram issue.
How many icons load up to the left of the clock more than 5 is an issue. that cna be addressed with msconfig..
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Start the computer up and repeadetly keep pressing DELETE to access BIOS menu, Once BIOS menu is aquired make sure that BIOS can see your main harddrive, If that checks out then you may need to set your booting device order to boot the harddrive that contains your Operating System. If that still does not work then you may have a bad motherboard.
Nokia cellphones come with a number of default cellphone themes. Theme is basically your cellphone's graphical interface, consisting of wallpapers, icons, background images and more. In addition to the default themes, you can also download personalized ones from the internet, or buy from your carrier. Once they are on your phone, they are transferable to other devices, including your computer.
Connect your Nokia phone to your PC using its USB data cable
Go to "Menu" > "Settings and Connectivity" > "Mass Storage" on the phone.
Go to "Start" > "My Computer"/"Computer" on your PC.
Navigate to your cellphone's folder under "Devices with Removable Storage."
Open the "Themes" sub folder. Inside the folder, you will find all the themes on the phone's memory.
Select the themes you want to copy on the computer. For multiple selections, click each theme's icon while holding the control key (Ctrl).
Press "Ctrl" + "C" to copy the selected items.
Open any other folder of your computer where you want to paste the copied themes. Upon opening the folder, press "Ctrl" + "V." All the selected items will then be copied to the respective folder.
7 offers a good assortment of themes to
customize the feel as well as the look of your
Windows 7 features particular themes which are
the location and the language you select while
install the Windows 7. You can look for the
location-specific theme in the
Personalize menu. You just have
right-click at any place upon your computer
will be able to get the couple of themes
Other than the location
specific themes which you get by
default, you can access hidden themes in Windows
are offered to other regions. So the default
which you get according to your region are not
themes you can use. It is possible to access
themes in Windows 7 very easily in your system.
what you have to do:
the search box of the Start menu, type C:\Windows\Globalization\MCT.
Windows Explorer will show you a window with
themes. These will be from Great Britain, South
Australia and Canada.
have the option to select the wallpaper only or
install the whole theme if you want.
You will be able to install the entire brand-new
by double clicking on the required file.
new theme you add will show under “My
Themes” within the “Personalization”
can also download many themes for Windows 7 from
different website including the Microsoft
website. But you should first try to customize
access hidden themes in Windows 7 as you might
the need to download additional themes from
Shut down the computer and restart after 5 minutes. If same problem happens again you may have a corrupted hard drive. Before Windows boot, try to enter the BIOS or setup. Check the BIOS to see if it recognizes the hard drive - it should be listed, if not then the harddrive is bad or not connected. Also, see if it can boot a bootable CD (like the Windows setup disk) - set this up it in the BIOS to boot a CD.
You don't say what Windows are you using.
Anyways, it seems like you have a corrupted BOOT problem.
On Windows Vista and Windows 7, you can insert your Windows installation CD, and choose the "Repair my pc" option.
Windows will do it automatically fro you, and you'll be up and running in a couple of minutes.
this cud be many causes, a corrupt driver or overheating try booting into safe mode to find out if it is a driver or software issue, if it does not then i wud suggest checking your cpu fan is working as you say it shuts itself off.....as new cpu's have a thermal protection built into them to stop the from cooking.....
my advice is to uninstal Go back as sometimes it stops the boot process, but you may have a faulty drive, so first try starting in safe mode (Pressing F8 on boot up), select safe mode and if it boots into windows you know it's not a hardware problem, but a software one.