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Dell Dimension e521 screen goes blank after post.

When i try to boot up this computer i get the dell screen then it goes black. I could boot to a cd rom and tried to do a repair install Xp media center but the computer needed to reboot during the repair install. Since then i cannot boot to the cd-rom even?

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Follow the steps mentioned below:

1st Step: Check that whether the HDD is been detected in the BIOS Mode. Also check whether the boot device has been selected properly in BIOS mode.

Still you are facing problem, then

2nd Step: Incert the XP CD and try to repair the same once again.

Also check for BAD sectors in the HDD. for this you need to connect the HDD to other system and run scandisk or chkdsk /f in command line.

Revert back for more assistance. Also give your valuable feedback/rating for the solution provided.

Posted on Feb 08, 2010

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