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Dell 620 w/o hard drive

I have a dell latitude w/o a hard drive. would like also to have xp. What do i need to do

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  • mgodlesky Dec 19, 2008

    Bought at a garage sale. I'll buy a new hard drive and would also like to install XP. Want to get it working. i know how to install hard drive, but are there any tricks in adding XP. Do i need to buy a complete version?

  • tirewall May 11, 2010

    Want to sell your 620? My 620 monitor just kicked.



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  • Dan rogers
    Dan rogers May 11, 2010

    What is it you are trying to do?

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All you need is a Dell XP disk.
You can install xp most of the time without having to activate.

Has to be a Dell disk tho.

Posted on Dec 19, 2008

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I reinstalled xp on my lap top dell d 620 latitude, but its asking for sm bus controller, plz help me to find the solution


This is the download page for Dell latitude d620:
http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&l=en&s=gen&ServiceTag=&SystemID=LATITUDE%20D620&os=WW1&osl=en&catid=&impid=
Download and install the drivers. Success!

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Aug 06, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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My dell latitude c400 will not boot from external cd rom or the brand new hard drive i need to put windows xp on it but it will not boot from anything can you helpnow i have found i have no drivers...


try other known good windows installer. if it boot, then the problem is in xp installer, if it not. try other external cd-rom drive. also be sure the disc rom drive are dvd rom drive because a cd rom drive cannot read dvd disc but a dvd rom drive can read cd rom disc installer

Feb 15, 2011 | Dell Latitude C400 Notebook

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My dell latitude e5400 will start up but will not load windows xp. After the dell screen comes up and the bar across the bottom of the screen becomes full it goes to a blank screen and the icon for the...


Hello,
You did not post exat error ,I think Windows OS can not detect the sata hard disk.You can set up the bios for set drive sata to IDE ,or you can make the Windows cd, along with the ACHI driver for detect the sata Hard disk.

Please follow the bellow link .
http://www.raymond.cc/blog/archives/2008/01/21/install-xp-setup-did-not-find-any-hard-disk-drives-installed-in-your-computer/

OR can do another way.
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows/resolving-setup-did-not-find-any-hard-disk-drives-during-windows-xp-installation/
Hope this helps.
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Jan 17, 2011 | Dell Latitude E5400 Laptop

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I TOOK MY LAPTOP TO THE GEEK SQAUD.they said i need to order a system restore cd for a dell latitude 620.something about 5 dl that have been deleted or destroyed.can you help me


The dl's they mention are Driver files.

A Driver file is a small piece of software that allows communication between the Operating System, and a device.

Operating System:
Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 are some examples of an O/S.
Operating System

Device:
The hardware components inside the laptop, or outside, that are, or can be connected to the laptop.

Some examples of inside hardware device components;
Harddrive, (Hard Disk),
Optical drive, (CD or DVD drive),
Wireless adapter,
are just a few.

Some examples of outside hardware devices, (Peripheral's)
Printer, scanner, Fax machine, copier, (Or an All-In-One machine),
External harddrive,

The Drivers MUST match YOUR laptop.
Has to be for a Dell Latitude D620.
Also has to be for the Operating System that is installed on your Dell laptop.

You can download the drivers, and install them, IF Dell has what it is needed.
Some of the Drivers are within the Operating System itself.
They will also be matched to THAT particular Dell laptop you have.

The easiest, and best method IMHO, is for you to obtain THE System Restore disk from Dell, for YOUR laptop, and fix your laptop yourself.
(Cheaper too!)

1) Turn the laptop on
2) Insert the System Restore disk in the optical drive tray, close the tray.
3) When asked do a Repair. (Non-Destructive Installation)

After you get the System Restore disk, come back here, and someone will lead you through it, if you have problems.

{I have heard the disk/s are not cheap. Not a 'fanboy' of Geek Squad either)
{OH! Did i say that outloud? lol}

Oct 21, 2010 | Dell Latitude D620 Notebook

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Hard drive not seen in dell latitude d600 after upgrade to vista


Your hard drive may need reseating.
If it still gives error hard disk not found then you have a faulty hard drive.
You need a new hard drive and then install Windows Vista

Mar 23, 2009 | Dell Lattitude D600 Notebook

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Dell Latitude D620 Full System Recovery?


It's easy to miss the point at which you hit Ctrl + F11. You need to hit Ctrl + F11 at the point you see the blue bar across the top of the screen, it will display www.dell.com. If this is still not working you can use the XP operating system CD to reinstall XP and the Dell drivers CD to reinstall the sound, video, network and other drivers. If Dell didn't send you the operating system CD, you should contact them.

Jan 14, 2009 | Dell Latitude D620 Notebook

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Laptop not booting


Was this a reload of XP, if so what was the cause for the reload? This sounds like the hard drive may have failed. I've had them where the reload seems to take , then it either won't boot or will have issues running properly. This is caused by one or two bad sectors in the drive. The drive has many sectors, depending on the size. First try reinstalling XP, if it has any problems during or after the install, then it's the hard drive. If this wasn't a reload or it's a new hard drive let me know and we'll take a different approach.

Jun 25, 2008 | Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

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Dell Latitude will not boot


Reseat the hard drive and then get into bios and check if the hdd is detected ,if not you need to replace the hdd ,if detected reinstall the OS.

Apr 03, 2008 | Dell Latitude C600 Notebook

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Error code 1000-0146


The hard drive has failed. You need a new 2.5" IDE laptop hard drive which are only about $60-$120 depending on capacity. You will then need to reload Windows XP and all your programs. Hopefully you have the dell "resource cd" which has drivers on it as well and an XP install CD.

I would get a hard drive from www.newegg.com they have reasonable prices. Just make sure NOT to get a SATA drive.
Let us know if you need any more help.

Dec 27, 2007 | Dell Latitude D600 Notebook

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