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If the video you made was a little less bouncy and up on end I could actually read the words on the screen to help you better! It appears (as best I can tell from almost no information) that the drives or drive was mistakenly formatted. You may have to reload the computer with the complete operating system and anything else Dell gave you.

Posted on Jan 10, 2013

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If you mean you need to install windows, you need to set your cdrom drive as first boot device in advanced bios settings or it will try to boot into a non-existent windows. Make sure your hdd is showing as the master drive, save settings and exit bios. Re-boot pc with windows disc in cd drive and hit enter when prompted to boot from cd.

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please re partition the hard disk and install the operating system. if the same error continues then change the ram and try

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It sounds like the hard drive went bad. Can you see the hard drive in the bios at all? When you try and boot the computer does it say drive not found? Try booting from the vista cd and see if you can start a new installation. If you can do the intallation the drive is ok. If not the hard drive is bad.

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this is not your system problem. it is your wire problem. You need to change your hard drive cable then try.

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SOURCE: Enquiries on maximum supported hard disk capacity and memory

Dell Optiplex 760 Vista
Max CPU Intel Q9550
Max RAM 8GB RAM
Largest HDD Shipped 1TB (Will likely Support 2TB)

Optiplex GX260
Max Intel Northwood 2.53 GHz - 533
Max RAM 2GB
Largest HDD Shipped was 200GB (Will likely support 500GB)

Dell Dimension XPS D300
Max CPU 333 Pentium II
Max RAM 384MB
Largest HDD Shipped 16GB (Will likely Support up to 80GB)

Dell Dimension XPS M
Max CPU 166S
Max RAM 64 MB
Largest HDD Shipped 4.3 GB (Max HDD likely 20GB)

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