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Optiplex wont boot

Hi; I have a dell optiplex GX 150 when you power it up the dell screen comes up it tries to boot the progress bar goes about 9/10ths the way across, then the screens say's missing NTLDR press ctrl+alt+del and nothing happens the curser just blinks, I also have a small light that comes on at the 2 o'clock position from the power button, and then slowly goes off, I also have 4 lihgt's on on the back,there are no beep's or anything else I can goto Bios from F@ at start up, F12 at start up say's attempting network boot . I would appreaciate any and all help thank you!

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  • efs_perpends
    efs_perpends May 11, 2010

    Have you tried to see what Dell support has to offer?
    Go to product support, enter your model, and search startup problem or no boot and see what applies to your system...click here, for example
    Otherwise, what OS?

  • Akshay Cm Jun 25, 2013

    If it was win 7 I have the same problem

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These file help to boot the system but good news is that you can fix it.through two methods.
1 fix the new boot record using Recovery Console.
2. repair the OS (recommended)
how to accomplish them.
method 1:

  1. Boot the computer using the XP CD. You may need to change the boot order in the system BIOS so the CD boots before the hard drive. Check your system documentation for steps to access the BIOS and change the boot order.
  2. When you see the "Welcome To Setup" screen, you will see the options below This portion of the Setup program prepares Microsoft

    To repair a Windows XP installation using Recovery Console, press R.
  3. When you are prompted, type the Administrator password. If the administrator password is blank, just press ENTER.
  4. At the command prompt, type the appropriate commands to diagnose and repair your Windows XP installation.
    • on this stage we shall make use of two commands, use one command at ago.restart the computer at every command.
    1. Fixboot writes a new startup sector on the system partition.
    2. Bootcfg modifies the Boot.ini file for boot configuration and recovery.
    Method 2:
  5. assuming method one failed, repent steps 1-4 and -->>press enter to install xp -->>press R to repair. this will repair the entire OS files and you will take the normal installation procedure. incase your stack don't hesitant to email me at arindabosco@yahoo.com

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