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Dell dimension E310 wont boot

Hi my Dell dimension got infected by ms anti spyware2009, it won't let me do anything. so i restore it to Manufacture setting by doing ctrl_F11.
the process complete, but it won't boot, it show dell logo then window Xp logo then the screen goes blank then then (monitor light goes orange) means no connection.
I put this HD to my second HP desktop it boot all the way.
I try to boot several times the same situation.

so I unplug the HD, then put my old HD with window 98, it boot all the way to desktop with out the proper driver.
any advice will be advice appreciated, thanks

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  • newtoytown Feb 17, 2009

    my bios don't have sata to IDE option

  • newtoytown Feb 17, 2009

    I just try to boot and press F8 to safe mode it work, boot all the way to desktop, when I restart. it when back to the same problem.

    Question: on safe mode I have all this option:

    1 safe mode

    2 safe mode w/ networking

    3 safemode w/ command prompt

    4 Enable boot logging

    5 Enable VGA mode

    6 Last known good config(your most recent setting that worked)

    7 DIRECTORY SERVICES RESTORE MODE (WINDOW DOMAIN CONTROLLERS ONLY)

    8 DISABLE AUTOMATIC RESTART ON SYSTEM FAILURE

    9 START WINDOW NORMALLY

    10 REBOOT

    11 return to OS choices menu

  • newtoytown Feb 17, 2009

    thank you removing the video card solve the problem, it boot all the way to desktop thanks

  • newtoytown Feb 18, 2009

    Thanks for your help, my computer is up and running good as new

    thanks again

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Hi,
Go in bios and change the SATA mode to IDE or compaitibilty then check whether it is working or not

Posted on Feb 17, 2009

  • Gyanendra Kumar Feb 17, 2009

    Hi,
    First of all u please run the full recovery means by a cd and breaking the partitions.
    If then also the issue is same check the machine with minimal boot and then add the devices one by one.
    U will be able to diagnose the root cause as the machine is going off on xp logo so does not seem the mainboard or HDD issue.


  • Gyanendra Kumar Feb 18, 2009

    Hi,

    Thanks for the rating.

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