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Dell 5150 fails to boot

On turning on the desktop, the first screen shows up as if it is trying to boot, but then the screen goes blank with cursor blinking on the top left corner. Pressing F2 or F12 isn't helping either. What could have gone wrong? What should I do?

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Re: Dell 5150 fails to boot

You might have deleted/corrupted some of your boot files so you might want to restore your default to be able to retrieve your old booth. then try fixing it from there.

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Re: Dell 5150 fails to boot

The Dells can also be booted from the resource cd you got with it.
Press F12 from the post screen when starting and select cd/dvd drive to boot from and then use some of the many tools Dell have provided on the disc.
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Posted on Jan 14, 2008

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