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Dell Latitude c640 Disable BIOS memory

Notebook won'topen Windows XP anymore.
Sometimes I get the unmountable boot error
and others start in Safe mode, disable BIOS memory
Please help?

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Re: Dell Latitude c640 Disable BIOS memory

Just use recovery console of windows xp bootable media and use the following command.

chkdsk (to check the volume).

It happens due to improper shutdown methods which has caused the system volume to corrupt the MBR.

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