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Inspiron 1200 My laptop (Inspiron 1200) will turn on and show the bios screen and then right before the XP should show up, it goes blank. I have tried to reinstall the OS but right after it says "Press any key to boot from cd" it goes blank again. I have tried erd manager also and it will not work. I can run the Dell Diagnostics and everything shows up OK, any suggestions???

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Sounds Like a Bad Harddrive. First try to Format it out or even Better, Delete the Partition if you can. Then Go With the Fresh Install. Hope This Helps!...

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