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Booting error. Sytem refuses to boot on start up.Say that a diskette is mailing and booting failure.

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    just1breath Feb 06, 2008

    Where can I find this program at .I would like to try this out and hopefully it works thanks.

  • jdr729 Mar 11, 2008

    updated bios then restarted Dell computer, it powers up but no display and the computer has no beeps.

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I think it means that either the hard drive has failed, or that it has encountered an error. try downloading a program called Bart PE Run this disk in the CD Drive on startup. then find the option called command prompt. then type in the following as follows:

chkdsk C:/r

after this finishes, shutdown, remove the disc, and see if the computer will boot now.

Posted on Feb 05, 2008

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