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Error code c0000218 for a dell inspiron..

I tryed installing another xp disc since this didnt come with spare.even set bios to read disc 1st.i did manage to get into and area of old xp thats on or the xp disc i put it but what file am i looking for to fix this.PS I READ AND TRYED ALL YOU HAVE UP......Thank you

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  • jerzeydolphi Feb 14, 2009

    well u didnt help i see why they arent paying u..

  • jerzeydolphi Feb 17, 2009

    Thanx andy cant do that i gave my son my desktop for school .However i did get to install win95 from there i was gonna install xp upgrade but .I used the built in DELL DIA TOOL which found lots and lotes of error on blocks that is irreversible.I am now thinking its harddrive also during dia test it said Process fan was over heating and/or broke.i spent 2 full days on this and i think hd is beat.any respnse would be great..Thanks

  • Lee Hodgson
    Lee Hodgson May 11, 2010

    Hi there
    Can you explain what you need help with in more detail please.


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Your best bet is to get a convertor connector for the laptop drive to full size IDE drive and put it in a desktop as a 2nd drive to format the laptop drive using the desktop, put it back in the laptop and do a clean install/restore.

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