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Dell B130 won't load up

I have had many problems with this laptop. I invested in another mobo. Lastnight I installed the mobo and the latop worked perfectly. I was using the HD from another laptop that I had purchased. It brought up everything that the original owner had on his HD. I deleted everything and the laptop was running fine. I did a disc cleanup and defragment. This morning when I turned it on it went into the dell screen but the white loadup line only went about an inch and stuck! Will not go any farther. Any ideas what the problem could be? Last night I run the diagnostic disc and the tests passed.

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  • sodak222 Dec 12, 2007

    Thank You for the info. After running the diagnostic disc again it came up with 2 error codes. They are in the audio. The code numbers are 6563:0268 and 6563:0667 I can't seem to find anything on the internet on how to correct these errors.


  • sodak222 Dec 12, 2007

    Kegtapper. I tried the F8 key before the meter bar apprears and it does nothing. Still brings up the meter bar. I can't believe this laptop worked perfect last night and nothing today. I have tried a different HD, memory and even switched the dvd/cdrw drive and the same thing.


  • sodak222 Dec 12, 2007

    Found the problem! The screws in the case were not tight! When I pushed down by the HD activity light it loaded up! I turned the laptop over and tightened the scres and it runs perfect. Why would the case screws not being tight cause it not to load up? New one for me.




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Finding where the problem is.
Start windows in SAFE MODE
You will see the last file that it hangs at. Usually AGP440.sys
Disabling AGP440.sys
Boot the system - Hold F8 Key
before the METER BAR on the bottom starts

Go to the Recovery Mode -
When it ask for directory <1> should be shown (unless you have multiple boot partitions.
When in the console mode enter
disable AGP440 (or AGP440.sys)
***depends on SP level***

Exit the console and attempt to reboot normally

hope that helps

Posted on Dec 11, 2007


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