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Black screen dell inspiron

When i turn on the laptop the windows xp startup flashes but soon after a dialog box shows up and gives the option to cancel or click ok and i tried both, then the screen just goes black but the cursor still works

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Simple, insert the CD XP boot it on using it, then repair wait for a moment, then it give you options which is either to repair your OS or install it again. thats it

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Mi inspiron 6000 went into hybernation by itself.. now when i turn it on i got a black screen and only the mouse move what can i do?


Hi there,

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Its a Black screen error.

Which is the operating system?
When does this happen,as soon as you start the computer or after the windows logo?

Access the link below and try to perform a starup repair, as it might help us to fix the issue.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/925810

If the issue persists after performing the startup repair, try to perform a system restore.
1. Insert the installation disc.
Note The computer must be configured to start from a CD or from a DVD. For information about how to configure the computer to start from a CD or from a DVD, see the information that came with the computer.
2. Restart the computer. To do this, click Start , click the arrow next to the Lock button, and then click Restart .
Note If you cannot restart the computer by using this method, use the power button to turn off the computer. Then, turn the computer back on.
3. Set your language preference, and then click Next .
Note In most cases, the startup repair process starts automatically, and you do not have the option to select it in the System Recovery Options menu.
4. Click Repair your computer.
5. In the System Recovery Options dialog box, click the operating system that you want to repair, and then click Next.
6. In the System Recovery Options menu, click System Restore.
7. In the System Restore dialog box, click Choose a different restore point, and then click Next.
8. In the list of restore points, click a restore point that was created before you began to experience the issue, and then click Next.
Click Finish.

The computer restarts, and the system files and settings are returned to the state that they were in at the time that the restore point was created.

Post back if non of the above works.

Hope this helps.
Cheers!!

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Starting problem


Immediately after seeing the Dell logo, keep tapping the 'F8' key,
until you see a "menu" (white text over a black background)
giving "startup" options for Windows XP.

Select "Safe Mode" and see if you can start in that mode.
Then, use "System Restore" to go "back" in time, to the most-recent checkpoint (date/time) where your computer _DID_ work.

Restore to that point, and restart.

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Sounds like you have a corrupt ntldr.dll file. You will need to insert you windows disk and repair the dll file, here are links with detailed instructions,

This is for windows xp
http://pcsupport.about.com/od/operatingsystems/ss/instxprepair1.htm

This is for windows vista
http://pcsupport.about.com/od/toolsofthetrade/ss/windows-vista-startup-repair.htm

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Startup screen on my laptop is too small!


Hello,

You may need to lower the resolution to play those old games.

1.Right-click an empty area of the desktop, and then click Properties.
2. In the Display Properties dialog box, click the Settings tab.
3.Drag the Screen resolution slider to the left to decrease the resolution of your monitor
4.Click Apply to have the new resolution take effect.
5.Click OK.

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My dell inspiron 1525 webcam wont work with yahoo messenger


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This is hopefully a possible fix. I have encountered a similar problem with windows xp and vista. the fix I found that will eliviate this problem and a startup-reboot-startup-reboot... If you have your original windows (xp or vista) CD lounch it like you would do to do a system install. As the installation starts it will show ask you if you would like to do a recovery using the recovery console, just press ESC and go on. Press the F8 to accept the license. If Windows is not completly broke, it will find the original installation on your hard drie. It will ask if you want to repair. Press the R key and windows will reinstall your operating system, without destroying your software or data. After it is done the system will go to the windows startup screen. You will need your windows product key located on your machine or on the original software packaging.
I hope this will fix your problem.

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Black screen after WinXP boot, same in Safe Mode


Hi,
Pressing F8 during startup, just after the BIOS screen, will give you the
safe mode menu, including the option to create a '%windir%/ntbtlog.txt'
bootlog file
or you can try to restore xp:
Description of the Windows XP Recovery Console:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;314058

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