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My hard drive went out and I had to reinstall windows 2000 and im missing drivers...where do I find the correct ones?

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If you know what driver you need you go type in googles drivers download..and enter then type in the driver you need and download it. then follow instructions to install

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You can go to control panel, performance & maintnance, system, hardware, and then finally device manager. From device manager, you can find all your devices and update the drivers from here. Or you can go to microsoft.com and download them form there.

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Remove and reinstall the Hard Drive for the error codes:
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  • 1000-0145
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Please see the Service manual for instructions on how to remove and replace the Hard Drive. Be sure to remove and reinstall the cables for the hard drive if you are on a Desktop Computer.
After reinstalling the hard drive re-run the diagnostics if you receive the same error code Contact Us.
Run the Drive Self Test (DST) from the Utility Partition also known as the 32 bit diagnostics to determine if the previous error has been corrected. If the DST from the Utility Partition does not indicate a failure of the drive, we consider the error to have been corrected and the drive does not need to be replaced.
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For instructions on how to run the Dell 32 bit diagnostics click here.


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