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Wont load windows got a black screen with a flashing under score in the top left hand corner f2 and f12 beep when I push, then

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Most likely a hard drive issue. Might have a corrupt boot sector, might be a failing hard drive. Remove HDD and see if you can boot to a windows CD, if you can then the issue is with the drive.

Posted on Oct 09, 2010

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  • lukewohlleb2 Oct 09, 2010

    Took the hdd off saying no bootable devices strike f1 to retry boot f2 for setup utility press f5 to run onboard diagnostics ran a diagnostic test everything passed what to do?

  • IQUIT Oct 09, 2010

    When booting try pressing F12 to access the 1 time boot menu

    Then see if you can boot to the Windows CD

    From indications so far, bad HDD

  • lukewohlleb2 Oct 09, 2010

    Hit f12 these are the boot devices internal hdd cd/dvd/cd rw drive onboard nic bios setup diagnostics no boot to windows cd?

  • IQUIT Oct 10, 2010

    CD/DVD/CD RW drive is the boot option you use to boot to a CD, have the WINDOWS CD in the drive before you try.

  • lukewohlleb2 Oct 10, 2010

    I don't have a windows cd to put in can you tell me exactly what to do thanx by the way

  • lukewohlleb2 Oct 10, 2010

    Iput in the dell drivers and utilities disk I pressed cd/dvdncdw and pressed enter then selected boot from cd rom then selected run 32 bit dell diagnostics then has all kinds of test to run

  • lukewohlleb2 Oct 10, 2010

    Everthing passed so far running the hard drive sata disk s/n =k92t9b26pl9 confidence test takes 65 min now?

  • lukewohlleb2 Oct 10, 2010

    Can someone help me this is driving me bananas

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