Question about Dell Inspiron XPS M140 Notebook

1 Answer

Hi dell inspiron m140

I am trying to fix my laptop with microsoft windows xp home edition disk but it doesnt work the screen does not appear

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 2,028 Answers

What was the reason for the fix?

Have you replaced anything?

How are you trying to do the fix exactly?

What is it doinfg exactly during the operation, any noise, lights flashing, error codes, anything?

Posted on Aug 20, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

My Dell Inspiron 6400 (Windows XP Home) won't reboot. It's giving me a "Loading PBR for descriptor 1 ... done" line on a black screen. What can I do to fix it. Can I salvage my content / files


Before you use the Recovery CD you need to backup your data because to restoring your laptop will wipe your data off the hard disk.
To backup your data when you cannot boot up your laptop, remove the hard drive and connect it to an USB hard drive adapter. Connect this hard drive/USB adapter into the USB port of a working computer. The computer will see it as an external storage device, you can then open the folders and backup your data.
You can then fit the hard drive back into the Dell laptop and boot up with the Dell recovery CD to reinstall Windows etc.

Mar 04, 2013 | Dell Inspiron 6400 Laptop Computer Core 2...

1 Answer

How to install winxp to laptop dell inspiron 910. dell inspiron 910 no hdd but 8gb flash drive


Hi there,

A clean installation consists of removing all data from your hard disk by repartitioning and reformatting your hard disk and reinstalling the operating system and programs to an empty (clean) hard disk. For more information about important things to consider before you partition and format you hard disk and how to partition and format your hard disk by using the Windows XP Setup program, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
313348 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/313348/ ) How to partition and format a hard disk by using Windows XP Setup program To perform a clean installation of Windows XP, follow these steps:
  1. Back up all important information before you perform a clean installation of Windows XP. Save the backup to an external location, such as a CD or external hard disk.
  2. Start your computer from the Windows XP CD. To do this, insert the Windows XP CD into your CD drive or DVD drive, and then restart your computer.

    Note To boot from your Windows XP CD, the BIOS settings on your computer must be configured to do this.
  3. When you see the "Press any key to boot from CD" message, press any key to start the computer from the Windows XP CD.
  4. At the Welcome to Setup screen, press ENTER to start Windows XP Setup.
  5. Read the Microsoft Software License Terms, and then press F8.
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen to select and format a partition where you want to install Windows XP.
  7. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the Windows XP Setup.
Post back if it is not working we will be happy to help you.
Thank you.
Cheers!!!

Jan 09, 2011 | Dell Inspiron Mini 10 Notebook

1 Answer

Tried to start my dell inspiron 1521 laptop, and invalid partition type on a black screen came up and will not load windows. i have window xp home edition, x65 on it. this is the first time it's happened...


Is this system in dual boot mode?I guess the primery OS has failed due to which you are facing this issue.Try doing a factory image restore or try a repair installation of windows XP

Dec 26, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 1521 Laptop

1 Answer

Need drivers to run windows 98se on dell xps m140


Microsoft (and Dell) stopped supporting Windows 98 a few years ago -- it lasted for over TEN years! So, it is *NOT* likely that you will find drivers for any computer that was "designed for Windows 2000" or "designed for Windows XP" or "designed for Vista".

So, in general, it is a _bad_ idea to connect any computer running Windows 98 to the Internet -- Microsoft has issued many "security-fixes" in the 4 years after they stopped supporting Windows 98 and Windows ME.

Nov 23, 2009 | Dell Inspiron XPS M140 Notebook

1 Answer

Installed a rangeplus adapter on dell 1000 inspiron xp sp3 home


See if you can go into safe mode by hitting the F8 key right after the dell splash screen and right before the XP splash screen comes up. If you can get into safe mode try to uninstall the rangeplus adapter and try reinstalling again after rebooting the system normally.

Nov 15, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1000 Notebook

2 Answers

Hi, I have a Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook, and I'm having problems with keyboard. When I'm writing something the letters sudenly stop to aper on screen and after few seconds they all appear at once. This...


This because the system might be running mutiple processes. Remove the programs from startup. Download ccleaner. Delete temporary files using it. Check whether disk defragmantation is required

Jun 23, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook

3 Answers

Dell Inspiron 6000 PC Notebook System 32 Corrupted. It didn't come with a recovery disk so I tried to use my desk top Windows XP Home Edition to recover but it didn't work. When I start up the laptop it...


whenever i format one of my computers, when it gets to the point where you format, i format once with the normal ntfs and then right after it finishes i turn it off by holding down the power button until it shuts and then when i get back to the point where it asks about formatting again i do ntfs quick. i do all this because i had the same problem before and this is how i got past it. now the drivers. did you go to dell and download all of the drivers for your computer? whenver you format you need to get all the drivers again. i will usually use another compter to get the wireless network driver first if it has it so i can install that and then put it on a flash drive or something to get it on the other computer and install that so i can download the rest after that

May 09, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 6000 Notebook

1 Answer

Usb 8.0 gb flash drive not recognized by Dell 1521 inspiron


Hi,

You will need the HCSD driver/patch.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923293

Hope this helps

Regards
Richard.

Apr 21, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1521 Laptop

1 Answer

Dell inspiron 8500


could you possibly take a picture of the laptop screen?

Apr 03, 2008 | Dell Inspiron 8500 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dell Inspiron XPS M140 Notebook Logo

Related Topics:

86 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dell PC Laptops Experts

Coss

Level 3 Expert

1043 Answers

Donna Sander

Level 2 Expert

193 Answers

Jax Planet
Jax Planet

Level 2 Expert

921 Answers

Are you a Dell PC Laptop Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...