It says that I need to check with my installation diskette, only I don't have one. My computer is not even a year old and it's already freezing up and not working right...........Please Help My model # is w3622....my serial is xgm78 300 23941
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Ok first contact the manufacturer and ask them to send you an installation CD (OS CD).
then run those two commands:
click start click run type cmd and hit ok type chkdsk and reboot (no need for OS CD but it will take time until the computer boot up) do the same steps and type this time sfc /scannow (that needs the OS CD).
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You will need to start the computer and tap the F2 key to enter the bios. Tab to where it reads the diskette drive and choose to disable the diskette drive. If you have a diskette drive you will need to replace it. Not many uses for diskette drives these days.
For the password, you will need to try and remember the password or use a password recovery disk. This disk would have been created by you. If you did not create a password recovery disk you are going to either format and reinstall Windows or search the internet for programs that will recover your password.
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Your computer is looking for a Floppy diskette drive. If you entered the BIOS ( setup menu ) and selected default settings to be applied it selects the first boot-table drive as the floppy diskette drive. You have to disable the floppy drive if you don't have one.
To remove the message just go to bios, press f2 when you turn on your computer, press enter in boot menu, set first boot in hdd and second boot in cdroom (using + - key)and disable boot from floppy by pressing the space bar Go to advance and if there is any setting about swap or seek from floppy make it disable
Sounds like a hard drive failure. It is fairly easy to purchase a new hard drive and put it in, but then you must have the software to re-install everything. If you are a bit concerned about doing these things, take your PC to a PC Repair shop and they will install a new hard drive and put a new operating system on it. Depending on how old the Desktop is, you may want to buy a new PC as the old motherboard may fail on you in the next 6-months to a year. Check your gut on this.
You shouldn't have to do anything - if the diskettes and the disk unit are in working order they should appear in My Computer the moment you put the diskette in. If they don't (or, worse, the A unit isn't even present there all the time then the disk unit is dead, find another one.
Or find another pc with a functioning unit and copy all the files from all of them to an USB memory stick and open them in whatever pc and with whatever program you want.
well my dear what you need to do is to create a new id because your old id is already cancelled as you didnt use it for a long time...instead of tyring to remember your old id just create a new thus you will not waste time
1024 X 768 is the ideal setting for a 17" Monitor. Are you still getting sound output despite the error message? If no sound then your integrated sound card has failed, you will have to install anew one in the PCI Slot, otherwise forget about the warning & keep listening. You could try visiting the Official website to see if any driver updates have been released till date and refresh the drivers(sound) installation...............sodeep PS: Check your Floppy drive? If not working simply disconnect and likewise in the BIOS if REQUIRED.
First put the hdd installation cd into the cd drive and try to boot. This should install the hdd driver as well as start formatting the new hdd. After the drive is formatted take out the hdd cd & insert the Windows installation cd into the drive. Boot. Windows should start installing on your new drive. After Windows is installed check the Dell support site for updated drivers for your system. Install drivers as needed. Any other software you had on your old drive will need to be reinstalled to the new drive. Hope this helps & please rate my answer. Thanks.