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Recovery disk can i get a copy of your recovery disk for the dell 8200?

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You can get one from Dell for like $5 or $10.

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Dell 8200, xp. plug & play config error. can not bring up ms xp. disconnected everything except keyboard, mouse & monitor.


Plug and Play Error? Check and see what CD/DVD Device you have connected. An 8200 uses Either SATA Connectors or IDE (WIDE GRAY CABLE) to connect to the hard disk and the Optical Drives. You may also want to check the jumper settings on the CD/DVD Drives. You will see if it's been set to "Cable Select," which is AUTO for most Dell computers. Dell OptiPlex and Dimension computers can be tricky so try "Cable Select" first. If you have TWO cd/dvd Drives in the PC, you have to have one SET for "master," and the other one to NOT HAVE A JUMPER AT ALL. Dell computers just work weird that way.

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How do I format the Dell 8200? Do not have any disk to restore the hard-drive...


Either you order a recovery disk from Dell or you use a Windows install disk that you can borrow from a friend and your personal key. Later you wil gonna have to install all the drivers.

Sep 09, 2010 | Dell Dimension 8200 PC Desktop

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ERROR 1002


This error can occur during a system recovery, and choosing the backup option to an external hard drive. The recovery might stop responding, and an Error 1002 message displays.To resolve the error, follow these steps:
  1. After the error message displays, turn off the computer.
  2. Disconnect the external hard disk drive.The backup is still useable.
  3. To continue the system recovery, restart the computer.
  4. Press F11 repeatedly at startup.
  5. Select Advanced Options , and then select System Recovery .
  6. When given the choice, choose to continue without a backup.
  7. After system recovery is complete, restore files from the external hard disk drive.

Jul 04, 2010 | Dell Dimension 8200 PC Desktop

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When i turn my dimension 8200 on it will not boot i keep getting the black screen with the safe mode option but no matter option i choose it aslways comes back to the black screen


if you have the windows xp disk, boot from it by pressing F12 upon turning on your computer. press 'R' to choose recovery console. you might be asked which windows installation you want to start, just press 1. when you see the console, enter the command 'fixboot' without the quotes. then type exit to restart your computer. hope it helps.

Mar 14, 2010 | Dell Dimension 8200 PC Desktop

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My Dell Dimension 8200 will get to the screen where you select a user, after you select a user it will go to a blue screen & get stuck. What can I do? I have lost my reinstall disk & boot disk.


Try slecting the F7, F8 OR F9 key when it is booting up, if you can get to this screen choose, boot with last known good configuration. Let me know how you do.

Nov 11, 2008 | Dell Dimension 8200 PC Desktop

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Dell Dimension Desktop 8200


Dear Sir:
This could be due to bad hard drive or file system damage if the below steps doesn't work please contact the dell support for hard drive replacement if you computer is in warranty.

If this is the case, restart the computer to the Recovery Console, and then use the chkdsk /r command to repair the volume. After you repair the volume, check your hardware to isolate the cause of the file system damage.

To do this, follow these steps:
1. Start your computer by using the Windows startup disks, or with the Windows installation disk if your computer can start from the CD drive. 2. When the Welcome to Setup screen appears, press R to select the repair option. 3. If you have a dual-boot or multiple-boot computer, select the Windows installation that you want to access from the Recovery Console. 4. Type the administrator password when you are prompted to do this.

Note If no administrator password exists, press ENTER. 5. At the command prompt, on the drive where Windows is installed, type chkdsk /r, and then press ENTER. 6. At the command prompt, type exit, and then press ENTER to restart your computer. If this procedure does not work, repeat it and use the fixboot command in step 5 instead of the chkdsk /r command.


Let me know if you need any further assistance and if you have a moment to accept and rate the solution I would greatly appreciate it.
Thanks,

Mohammed.

Aug 22, 2008 | Dell Dimension 8200 PC Desktop

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Hard drive replacement w/system restore disc


After installing the new hard drive, you'll need to boot the computer from the recovery disk and follow the instructions to format the drive and install windows. You'll also need to install drivers from the driver disk after Windows is up and running. If the computer won't boot from the recovery disk, you'll need to access the "setup" utility and set the CDROM drive as the first boot device. To access the setup utility, press the Delete key after turning on the power. I hope this helps!

Mar 11, 2008 | Dell Dimension 8200 PC Desktop

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Computer Keeps restarting


start in safe mode, and uninstall

Jan 06, 2008 | Dell Dimension 8200 PC Desktop

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