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Bios screen freezes at startup

I have a dell dimension 5100 and it freezes 3/4 of the way through its bios screen. It works somethime by rebooting but sommetimes it takes days. plzz help.

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  • gadgetcrazyf May 23, 2009

    thx ill try that and post back whats going on!

  • gadgetcrazyf May 23, 2009

    its fine when i shut it down but the problem only when i hibernate it.
    any ideas?


    thx

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Go to bios/set up and check in advanced set up and select the first boot device as HDD 0 or HDD 1 (hard disk 0 or 1) and also you need to see that the hard disk is seen in the bios, save and qite. if it is the same reinstall the operating system

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