Question about Dell Inspiron 1100 Notebook
Ok, so I wanted to wipe out my hard drive but didnt have a Windows XP installation disk, so I used killdisk. After I burned killdisk onto a cd I stuck it into my computer and restarted like it told me, and it went through the wipe out process and after it was done it said restart. So, I restarted my computer and it shows the blue Dell at first then it turns to a black screen and says Error loading Operating system. I have tried getting into setup, Bios and everything but its not letting me, it keeps going back to the same screen with the error. BTW, after I wiped out my system with killdisk, my brother finally broght over the installation disk, but, even after putting it into the dvdrom, it still doesnt do anything. Please help me!
1. The reason it says "error loading operating system" is because kill disk wiped the operating system from off your computer.
2. Now that you have the installation disk, you need to tell the computer to boot from it. For Dells, usually press F12 when the Dell logo appears, and it should bring up a boot menu. Select the optical drive and it should boot. If you do not see a boot menu, go into your computer's BIOS and tell it to look at the optical drive first when booting, then it will boot from the disk.
Posted on Jun 28, 2009
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