Question about Dell Dimension E520 PC Desktop
I have a Desktop comp. DELL_Dimension E520. I want to format the hardrive , but I have my Windows XP old version, it won' t let me format HD. Is anyone know how to do it and how can I download all drivers after formatted. Thank you for your time and your help will be very appreciated
You should download the drivers BEFORE you change the OS and maybe put them on a flash drive or burn them to a CD.
You can get them direct from the DELL site.
It maybe that your XP disc does not recognise a SATA drive and for that reason you should use the F6 option whilst booting from the XP setup disk and point it to the CD or flash drive.
From then on you should be able to format the disck.
Some of the dells are a little tricky that way.
You may also have to change the bios option as for sata type
I have had to do this on a few dell laptops.to down grade from vista to XP
Posted on May 28, 2010
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Oct 19, 2012 | Dell Dimension E520 PC Desktop
Mar 26, 2012 | Dell Dimension E520 PC Desktop
May 02, 2011 | Dell Dimension E520 PC Desktop
Jun 28, 2010 | Dell Dimension E520 PC Desktop
Mar 25, 2009 | Dell OptiPlex GX260 PC Desktop
Mar 16, 2009 | Dell (E210882) Motherboard
Jan 31, 2009 | Dell Dimension E520 PC Desktop
Jan 26, 2009 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop
Jan 30, 2008 | Dell Dimension E520 PC Desktop
Aug 01, 2017 | Dell Dimension E520 PC Desktop
134 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: