I've been having problems with my Dell Inspiron 6000 for a while now. It's a great computer when it works- which it rarely does.
I'm going to explain my problem:
--Basically when I start the computer it goes straight to black screen. Windows does not start-up.
--I've called the Dell people at least 6 times over the last few years, and they've talked me through reinstalling the operating system, which I do. After the operating system is reinstalled the computer usually works for a few weeks, then goes back to the black screen.
--I have a virus protector on the computer, so I don't think i'm just catching new virus' with every reinstallation.
--I'm really not sure what to do. Do I need a new motherboard, harddrive? I don't know, but it's odd because after I reinstall the operating system I do get a few weeks where it works properly... then it breaks down again.
Any advice would be great!