I can boot to BIOS and (F12) Boot menu without a problem. F12 is a Dell diags suite. All tests pass. fairly comprehensive including HDD tests.
BSOD Error codes
tech info: STOP: 0x00000024 (0x00190203, 0x82F8A008, 0x00000102, 0x00000000) (normal)
tech info: STOP: xx(xx, 0x82F68420, xx,xx) (safe)
(google search didnt return any hits)
xx=same as above
Using repair (Dell OS disk supplied with system), Install windows, (F8) agree with license.
At this point I dont have a choice of OS to repair.
38147 MB Disk 0 a Id 0 on bus 0 on atapi [MBR]
-: Partition1 [FAT] 47MB (37free)
C: Partition2 [unknown] 34507 MB (34506 free)
E: Partition3 [Fat32] 3585 MB (1377 free)
I tried to delete (-: ) partition but it hung
It seems to me that everything on C: has been deleted and a format of HDD and a reinstall of all software is needed. Is that correct?
Edited by jpd9930, 30 June 2009 - 07:44 AM.