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Dell inspiron 6400 lap top

When I turn on computer it can't locate the hard drive; what do I do next?

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Ohh..not too good...can you reboot it to F8(when it's first at the logo, and before windows would load. That's SAFE MODE>.maybe that will help

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I would like to get a password to have access at a BIOS Dell Inspiron 6400.


Dell Laptop with bios or hard drive password set ? Unlock your dell laptop using the link below if it display a message that says "this computer system is protected by a password authentication system, you cannot access the data on this computer without the primary or administrator password, when you turn on the computer. This message is what you get if the BIOS is protected by a password. or you get system disabled

Go to: http://dell-inspiron-6400-bios-password.biospwd.com to get your dell bios password authentication and get full access to your dell computer, they can unlock almost all dell laptop such as dell inspiron, xps, latitude, precision, studio, vostro

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My dell inspiron 6400 lap top will not do anything when i swich it on only show up the dell screensaver can u help iv tryed swoping the hard drive and it dosent help


I had a similar problem. I fitted a new hard drive loaded windows and on the first re boot i had no OS again.
I went into the bios checked the boot order and also the hard drive booting options. My settings had unticked the hard drive as a bootable drive. When i ticked it and installed the original HD it worked again.
At least i have a spare Hard drive in the draw :)

Jul 10, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook

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Dell inspiron 6400 errors 0244 and 1A44


Sounds like a bad drive but it may still have the data on it (hand it over to a professional).
Next time, don't forget to do your backups so you don't have to worry.

JOAT

Nov 10, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook

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How do I wipe clean, or re-format a DVD-RW in my Dell Inspiron 6400 lap top


If it's Vista, right click on the drive and choose format. Select rewritable file system and format the disc

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Lap top dell inspiron 6400, cant get into windows,


Have you tried doing a winXP repair:

XP repair
When you boot with the Dell Win XP install CD-ROM, it loads a minimal operating system, similar to DOS, but compatible with Win XP. At the first screen you select install Win XP (not Recovery Console) and at the next screen it will find that you already have Win XP and offer to attempt a repair. This repair should not touch your Applications or data; it just reinstalls the Windows files. This is great because when it works you don't need to reinstall all your software.

If the repair does not fix it :

If you have documents you need,you would have to set the hard drive in an enclosure and copy the files over. Then you can run the Dell recovery disk . This will set it up as when it came from Dell.

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

Feb 22, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook

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Drive does not open


its kind of hard to say exat answer of you question because seems many posibilities so if you are not computer tech just take it to repair shop because its hardware related so bet is not mess up with it.

usually it happens because of many reasons
such as being driver corrupted, not being supplied power properly to tray etc.
good luck

Feb 08, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook

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Dell Inspiron 6400 charger not always working


u r very correect its the time for new 1 to be bought. u can get the new 1 from radio shack websites. and also dont try to use that faulty charger again as it can possibly blow the laptop electrical parts internally due to any over power short circuit.

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