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My Dell Inspiron 1525 will not start up all the way. It was fine last night but all I get now is a black screen the the mouse showing. I can't turn it off unless I hold down the power button. I don't know what to do, and I would like some help.

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  • arielchaney9 Nov 16, 2009

    Thank you. I'll try that and let you know what happens from there.

    Appreciate it.

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Boot computer when it first starts up push F8 for advance menu. in advance menu select last known good configuration. hit enter . if the computer ges to desk top do a system restore . to before the issue started. if this fails you will need the windows disk to do a system repair. your configuration may be corrupted.

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Try starting in safe mode. Possible problem may be graphics card. Your screen seems to still be connected because you can see the mouse. When you power up keep pressing F8 until a list comes up. Then select Safe Mode and see what happens....If that works use the restore function to restore back to the night it was working...

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My inspiron laptop keeps saysing " updates not configurated correctly.. reverting changes" and it never actually starts up.. and i have tried safe mode and any changes i make it will lead to the same thing.. " changing configurations do not turn of computer"...anyone know what i could do?

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    i restored it to the last configuration and it still didnt go through.. how do you install the operating system again?

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First try to start your system in safe mode. if it done then okay. otherwise if you have made back up of your window then go to the boot menu and restore your pc to the last configuration. otherwise you have to install operating system again. okay.

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