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How do i setup utility on dell laptop d610

It says internal hdd hard error! strike f1 key to continue, f2 to run setup utility

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If you have a hard drive issue, you need a new hard drive and then download the OS from windows, linux or whomsoever, then the drivers from Dell.

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SOURCE: Internal HDD hard error

By your description it is very likely your hard drive finally failed. You probably looking at total data loss unless you have made recently an backup of it. You will have to get a new HD and then you can install your OS and software.

Another more remote possibility is that when you opened some covers, you accidentally disturbed the HD connection causing this problem.

Just for clarification, was there a lot of dust inside ?

Hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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Do you know how to bring up the bios ? (try pressing del or f10, f12, f2 while the dell logo is showing at startup) usually one of these will open the bios. Now look for your "primary master" click on it and then click on populate when the option becomes available.
As long as the bios can "see" your hard drive it is still good.

from here you have 2 options.
the first is to pull out the hard drive and put it into a usb enclosure and reinstall your OS and software onto a new hard drive, while retaining access to your files and such on the external drive.
the second is to use the recovery tools on the OS install disk to try and repair the MBR (master boot record).

Posted on Oct 10, 2010

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It would appear that the hard disk has failed and because the BIOS cannot find a drive, it is getting confused and continually resetting.
Fit a new hard drive and install your OS. Don't forget you will need to install all drivers that are not included on your OS disk.
Hope that helps.

Posted on Nov 19, 2010

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Heloo sir i have a problem with my dell 170l when i start it it shows ''strike F1 to continue, F2 to run the setup utility'' when i click f1 it show ''f1 to retry boot,f2 for setup utility'' plz help me...


Hit F2,look in setup to see if the hard drive is recognized and check that the date and time are correct.
Then hit esc key. it will ask if you want to save changes, click yes. It should boot and probably ask you to hit F1 or F2 again., unless there is a problem with the CMOS battery, which may need to be replaced.
If you hit F1 to continue, it will boot, but your time and date will be off.

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I have no picture. all i see is the words internal hdd hard error! it also says strike f1 key to continue or f2 key to run the setup utility. when i press f1 it say s no bootable devices


It would appear that the hard disk has failed and because the BIOS cannot find a drive, it is getting confused and continually resetting.
Fit a new hard drive and install your OS. Don't forget you will need to install all drivers that are not included on your OS disk.
Hope that helps.

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I was working on my Dell Latitude D610 last night and this morning; I left it running while I went out for a few errands. When I came back, everything had shut down and I am now getting this error message...


Do you know how to bring up the bios ? (try pressing del or f10, f12, f2 while the dell logo is showing at startup) usually one of these will open the bios. Now look for your "primary master" click on it and then click on populate when the option becomes available.
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Strike F1 to continue, F2 to run the setup utility


Got to BIOS by pressing F2,check or any floppy setting and disable it even in boot order setup.This will solve your problem otherwise replace the lithium CMOS battery.

As you have reset the BIOS setting to it's default setting.Floppy drive is enable by default whether your system have a physical floppy drive or not.

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Strike F1 key to continue, F2 to run the setup utility


Please let me know what is the make and the model of the pc that you are using.. Also, go to the bios, under boot menu, make sure that you have hard drive as the first boot option.. For further queries please get in touch..

May 28, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Internal HDD hard error


By your description it is very likely your hard drive finally failed. You probably looking at total data loss unless you have made recently an backup of it. You will have to get a new HD and then you can install your OS and software.

Another more remote possibility is that when you opened some covers, you accidentally disturbed the HD connection causing this problem.

Just for clarification, was there a lot of dust inside ?

Hope this helps.

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"no boot sector on internal hard drive"


i think you need to re-install your Operating System again since you got a new HDD wich is tottaly empty i assume so try to install your OS on the new HDD

let me know if it helped
greetings

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