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I have a dell dimension 8400 desktop computer and when i turn it on i can not even get it to load windows. what can i do. my windows is seems to be lost

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You can do recovery or else you can reformat your windows

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Reinstalled Windows XP on a Dell Dimension 8400 and The local area connection is not detected. Cannot seem to find drivers through Dell support


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My dimension 8400 freezes. It won't load windows. It freezes at the windows logo.


Welcome to Fixya!

What you need to do and I am sure you have done so already is leave it to load. Give it time as it may be having difficulty processing the operating system.

It is possible that the Microsoft Widows Installation has become currupted, it will therefore need to be repaired with the aid of the Microsoft Windows installation CD.

Contact a computer technician to repair the installation if need be, a repair would simply correct any errors detected by the application therefore keeping your data safe. Run an anto-virus scan to be sure that there are no viruses running.

Take care!
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Dell 8400 No Boot, not even POST


It sounds like your bios were improperly flashed or went bad. The X300 SE message is your video card. So your video card works, the system mostly works, but the BIOS isn't starting up. You should contact Dell and tell them the situation.

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Dell Dimension 8400 won't turn-on/respond after having problems


i recommend u to install windows7 ultimate
it will automatically install drivers and solve driver related issues.

Mar 29, 2010 | Dell Dimension 8400 PC Desktop

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Where should I look in the computer (Dell dimension 8400) for the problem windows shuts down and a blue screen error message saying page fault in a non page area.


Hi friend,

You need to check your ram in your computer.. i think your RAM is not good running...so try to change then ram ...then it will work..

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Dell dimension 8400 beeps 6 times monitor dosen't turn on


Below is a link to the beep and light codes for a Dimension 8400. Check your codes and reply back if you need further assistance.

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim8400/SM/adtshoot.htm

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Dell 8400 Refurbished by with WinXP Pro preinstalled will not boot up. Gets past Dell XP Logo, then goes to blank screen with curser...however, keyboard locks up and can not get any further? What's th


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if you're not worried about anything on the computer:
insert the recovery CD, boot the system to the CD, and reinsatll windows.

May 19, 2009 | Dell Dimension 8400 PC Desktop

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My dell dimension 8400 bios a03 fails to bootup and displays this alert on the screen: Many attempts to boot the system have failed at checkpoint [Ithr]. how can i recover from this?


You need to reset your bios settings. Open your case and remove the cmos battery for 10 minutes. Caution: unplug all ac plugs before you open your case. put the battery back in and turn it on you should see an error message saying: you need to set system time and date. If you see this then you have successfully reset your bios settings and the defaults should load up. follow the instructions to change your time and date settings and save. reboot and hopefully you can boot up. I hope this works.

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