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Disconnect printer,/scanner, camera, USB stick connected to the computer. Try to start it in safe mode by hitting F8 key at the start-up.
Posted on Jul 09, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: ERROR MESSAGE READS...
Try starting it in safe mode. (Hold F8 after power on). If you get your icon screen go to start, run and type in msconfig. Click startup and disable all the items. Hit OK and try a normal restart. This error can be caused by a bad program starting up.
Posted on Aug 31, 2007
When you hit F12 or whatever F key to go to the boot drive menu, make sure the cd is in and that you select CD/DVD Drive and the dvd should prompt you to hit any key or will automatically start loading for the recovery. Just tell me if you need further assistance.
Posted on Feb 01, 2009
click on start windows normally and if the problem come back again. try these steps
in this case, we need to reset the computer back to factory settings.
here we go...this process will cause data loss.
1. Remove non-essential peripherals
c) Modem or Network cables
d) Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
e) USB flash drive or other external Hard Drive
f) Any other external devices (e.g., USB-attached devices)
g) Remove the computer from the docking station, if you are using one.
2. Turn on the computer.
3. When the Dell splash screen appears during the computer startup process, press and hold <Ctrl> and then press <F11>. Then, release both keys at the same time.
4. In the Dell PC Restore by Symantec window, click Restore. Alternatively, press <Tab> to highlight Restore, and then press <Enter>.
5. When a warning message appears stating that all data will be lost, click Confirm, or press <Tab> to highlight Confirm and then press <Enter>.
The Progress window will appear. Once the restore process starts, Dell PC Restore by Symantec usually takes about 8 to 10 minutes to finish.
When the restore process is complete, the following message will appear:
The system recovery process was successful.
6. Click Finish or press <Tab> to highlight Finish and then press <Enter> to restart the computer.
The software is now installed as it was when the computer was first received.
Posted on Oct 16, 2009
This can be a driver issue.
I would go to the manufacturer website and retrieve the most updated driver for your wireless card.
Then, go to device manager
Right-click on "My Computer" -> Click on Manager --> click on Device Manager
And uninstall the wireless card. For example, my wireless card name is
INTEL/Pro Wireless 3945ABG Network
After you do that, go to Control Panel and click on 'Add Hardware". Click on "Next" and it should detect your hardware.
After it detects the wireless card, point it to the most updated drivers that you downloaded.
See if that works.
Posted on Nov 30, 2009
Insert your restore CD if errors are found and not fixed by the checkdisk function listed above. Turn your computer off and then back on. You'll beasked to hit any button to boot from your CD; press any key. You will then beasked if you want to install a fresh version of your OS or "Repair" acurrent copy. Choose the "Repair" option.
Posted on Dec 24, 2009
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