Question about Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook
Aftr powering up windowsXP flag flashes as it normally would, but after all I get is a black screen with the cursor in the center of the screen. The Caps and Num locks are fine ...so keyboard etc... are initializing and cursor moves with mouse pad. any ideas would be gratly appreciated.
Have you tried going to safe mode? or safe mode with networking? you can also try to run chkdsk /r on the recovery console,to do this,insert your xp cd,restart,press f12 to go to the boot menu,choose cd/dvd rom,press any key to boot to cd,after loading,press R for repair to go to recovery console,choose number 1 for the windows installation folder,leave password blank, type chkdsk /r press enter, this will take a while,after that type fixboot,press enter,continue, press Y,you might also try to run diagnostics first by pressing FN and Power button at the same time while its off,if it cant find the diagnostic partitition,you can boot to your resource cd or drivers and utilities cd
Posted on Dec 14, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Oct 19, 2014 | Dell XPS Computers & Internet
Jul 21, 2011 | Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook
Nov 15, 2010 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop
Nov 10, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook
Aug 18, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook
Jul 16, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook
Jan 27, 2009 | Acer Aspire 4720 Notebook
Jan 01, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook
May 10, 2008 | Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook
229 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: