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Start up problems

At start up, the screen doesn't load windows. It gives two options. Before timing out. The first option 1 Will load windows, until next start up, then same prob when re-starting windows.
The 2nd says;
2nd. Microsoft XP Proffesional-windows could not start because of a computer disc hardware configuration problem
could not read from selected boot disc.
This D600 was refurbished! How can I fix so theese options don't come up & I can start windows the correct way.

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It was a count down setting, r-click
on "my computer" set to 1sec.

Posted on Feb 19, 2008

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Looks like you need to reinstall windows. get a windos setup disk and reinstall it. If it does not install cause windows setup cannot detect your c drive, then you may need to change the hd as well

first try reinstalling windows

Posted on Feb 17, 2008

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My dell inspiron 1454 keeps looping on the boot up screen, then just goes back to the windows has filed to start screen..


Hi Charlotte,

The video doesn't show what you describe. The video shows that Windows is loading. Try booting in safe mode. Here's how:

Power up the machine. When the Dell logo appears, start tapping the F8 key until the Advanced Boot Options menu appears amd choose "Windows Safe Mode." Once windows starts, backup your data just in case. Then try to determine what it was you did last that may have caused the problem. Then try to start normally.

Hope this helps
Randy

Nov 02, 2012 | PC Laptops

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Hi I turn on my laptop and it brings me to a black screen that gives me the options to either run windows repair (recommended) or start windows normally. If I run the repair it instantly brings me to that...


Hello!!

1. If you have the windows vista/7 dvd then put it in, boot from it but when it comes to install step , check for the REPAIR SYSTEM option at the bottom,
2. select that option and choose -> startup repair.
3. follow onscreen steps and wait for system reboot.

If everything goes fine it will start but if this doesn't work then you'll be needed to reinstall the whole OS..

P.S. any OEM/Retail Disk will work fine.

Hope it Helps..!!

Jul 13, 2011 | PC Laptops

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INSPIRON 640M WILL NOT GO INTO SAFE MODE , IT GIVES OPTIONS BUT NONE OF THEM WORK , THEN IT GOES TO THE BLANK SCREEN.


Try going to safe mode manually. The steps mentioned below will help you accessing the safe mode

Step 1: Shut down your PC completely.
Step 2: Turn on the Power button.
Step 3: As soon as you turn it on start hitting the F8 key on your keyboard until you get to a black screen called "Windows Advanced option". (If you don't get to that that screen but you end up reaching the blue screen than that means you have delayed in hitting the F8 key. start again from step 1.)
Step 4: As soon as you reach "Windows Advanced option" use your down arrow keys to choose an option called "Safe Mode/Safe mode with networking".
Step 5: Select that and HIT ENTER.

Jan 20, 2011 | Dell Inspiron 640m Notebook

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Hi...i'm trying to boot my comp however it doesnt seem to want to get past the microsoft corporation loading screen....d2d doesnt seem to work either


Follow the steps below,

Step 1: Shut down your PC completely.
Step 2: Turn on the Power button.
Step 3: As soon as you turn it on start hitting the F8 key on your keyboard until you get to a black screen called "Windows Advanced option". (If you don't get to that that screen but you end up reaching the blue screen than that means you have delayed in hitting the F8 key. start again from step 1.)
Step 4: As soon as you reach "Windows Advanced option" use your down arrow keys to choose an option called "Last know good configuration".
Step 5: Select that and HIT ENTER.
Step 6: your PC will boot to the windows.

Dec 20, 2010 | Acer Aspire 6920 Notebook PC

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Starting problem


Immediately after seeing the Dell logo, keep tapping the 'F8' key,
until you see a "menu" (white text over a black background)
giving "startup" options for Windows XP.

Select "Safe Mode" and see if you can start in that mode.
Then, use "System Restore" to go "back" in time, to the most-recent checkpoint (date/time) where your computer _DID_ work.

Restore to that point, and restart.

Jul 17, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook

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I get a black screen saying windows cannot load


Are you able to boot in safe mode?
Are you able to boot from cd?

you may have to reinstall windows.

May 10, 2009 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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Start up problem!!


When you boot up start pressing F8 and you should get a Windows startup page with more options. If you do select Safe Mode
When windows has loaded, goto MSConfig and select Diagnostic Startup. Ok and reboot
See if windows boots normally.

Apr 26, 2009 | Acer Aspire 6920 Notebook PC

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WINSOWS CRASHING


Ok, lets try something different,
Do you have the cds that came with your Dell. If not call up tech support on 1-800-624-9896 and request for them

Otherwise do the following steps
1. Power on the system
2.Tap on the F12 key slowly five times on the Dell logo screen
3. Select diagnostics
4.If everything passes then its good news , otherwise the faulty component is causing the crash

Part 2
1. Restart the system and again Tap on F12
2.Insert the windows xp cd
3. Select the option boot from cdrom and hit enter
4. Hit enter again when you see the message,"Press any key to boot from cd"
5.Windows starts to load
6.It will come to screen that would give you three options
a. to setup windows hit enter
b. to repair press R
c to exit exc.
7. Hit enter
8. Hit F8 on the next screen
9 On this screen it would again give you an option of repairing windows press R
10. Follow the wizard and the windows shoul start

Part 3.

If the above step fails to then the only option left is to backup your information on the system and wipe it clean .Thats a complete reset

Part 4
Restart the systen
On the Dell logo screen , hold down the CTRL key and tap on the F11 key 7 times slowly
You would see a Restore button.
Click restore and Confirm
FOllow the wizard
Caution all your information would be lost in this procedure


Thanks
Proton

Jul 17, 2008 | Dell Inspiron 8600 Notebook

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Start up problem


option1:- choose the option called safe mode. the first option. just log in and stay for a while in there and restart your computer.
option2:- choose the option start up windows normally.

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