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Dell Inspiron 1501 will not boot

Recently, while using my dell laptop, my laptop would update itself. The screen would read configuring updates stage 1 of 1,and so on until it reached stage 3 of 3. Then one day a screen that read configuring updates stage 3 of 3 0%, continued to appear. I took the battery out of my laptop then battery back in . The screen did not appear again;however, a black screen with different codes continues to come up. Everytime I attempt to boot up my labtop, this screen appears.I have no idea whats wrong? I'm thinking it has something to do with a new battery.....could someone plaes help???....

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  • print-or-die May 11, 2010

    EXACTLY what does the screen say? A battery will not break your PC. Maybe when you had the update going, and you turned it off; it may have corrupted your Windows Files that it was trying to update....

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No. the battery is fine. if it can show you the numbers that means that the battery is doing OK. These updates are a necessary evil. Not all are meant for you. Probably you have installed a wrong one which is causing the problems. Reboot the laptop in Safe Mode by pressing F8 at boot time. after boot up, Control Panel->Add remove progs. On top you will find a box saying "Show Updates". Select it. When the window is populated, it will show you all the updates as well that it downloaded while you were on the inetrnet. these update will also show you the dates they were installed on. Just delete the recent ones. and your laptop should boot fine when these are removed. If still there is prooblem, then you will have to reinstall Windows. I hope not.

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I also recommended yout to scan your PC with anti-virus

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