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My computer is getting boot up

I couldnt even see the BIOS screen.... kindly do tell me waht could be the reason behind it.......and how to fix the problem.....

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  • Prem  Kumar
    Prem Kumar May 11, 2010

    What model of DELL Computer is it? for eg..Dimension or XPS

  • Blokely
    Blokely May 11, 2010

    Do you hear any beep sound? Do you use an add-on graphics card?

    Check if any of the following components are seated properly:
    - RAM cards
    - graphics cards

  • Kathleen Bota
    Kathleen Bota May 11, 2010

    hi suseeboon...

    what operating system are you running?

    also... do you hear the usual booting noises or not? if you do it may be the screen... so if your computer sounds like it's booting normally, you should probably check the screen cables... check the connection going out of the sceen, as well as into the computer and into the power source.

    let me know how that goes....
    bru*


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Sometimes there are settings in the CMOS setup that tell it not to show that screen. So you need to force it to go into setup to change that by pressing either F1,F2,F10, Del or escape key before you see the O/S logo come on the screen and get into setup and make the changes.

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AMI BIOS: (Del), (F1) or (F2)
AST, Advantage, Award, Tandon: - Ctrl+Alt+Esc
Award BIOS: (Del) or Ctrl+Alt+Esc
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Dell: - F1 or Del.
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DTK BIOS: (Esc)
Gateway 2000: - F1
Hewlett Packard: - F1
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IBM PS/2: Ctrl+Alt+Ins after Ctrl+Alt+Del
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Packard Bell: - F1 or F2
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Phoenix BIOS: - Ctrl+S
Phoenix BIOS: - Ctrl+Alt+Ins
Sharp Laptop 9020: - F2
Sony: (F3) while you are starting the PC, then (F2) or (F1)
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Toshiba Laptops: - Toshiba Utility
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Toshiba, Phoenix, late model PS/1 Value Point and 330s: - Press F1 during boot
Olivetti PC Pro: - Shift+Ctrl+Alt + Num Pad Del
Miscellaneous PC’s: - Ctrl + Esc or Ctrl and Alt and +
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