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Dell dimension 5150 boot up difficulties - just goes to the Dell screen and then nothing - a little blinking white dash in the upper left corner. I usually hit f12 to boot from there, but it seems that this issue which used to happen very infrequently is now happening nearly every time I boot up. What gives?/

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  • tmccratic May 11, 2010

    Does your pc boot up after hitting F12 and selecting the mode you want to boot?

  • Fred May 11, 2010

    IS YOUR HARD DRIVE FRIED OR DO YOU NEED A NEW CABLE FROM THE MOTHERBOARD TO THE HARD DRIVE? AND HAVE YOU TRIED RESETTING THE BIOS?

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Try to run diags, press f12 when booting the choose utility partiton. check for any error on your HDD but it seems like its an OS issue so all you need to do is to uninstall and reinstall your OS

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