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Dell Vostro 1510, does not boot??

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#1 timesking


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Posted 18 October 2009 - 02:56 AM

Dell Vostro 1510, does not boot??

hey folks.. my vostro 1510 is not booting .. i can see my windows XP boot screen, rite then a blue screen shows up, n system restarts.. i tried to log in through safe mode, pressing f8, tried all options in that, none worked.. i tried to repair through a XP SP2 boot CD, but after it asks "press any key to boot thro CD.." i press "enter" then it shows hardware configuration n all.. then thats it.. the screen is blank n shows nothing.. pls can ANYONE TELL ME WHATS THE PROBLEM?? i have mandriva as another boot .. i can boot in to that, but not into XP..

i even tried to boot through different boot CDs.. none worked.. just shows blank screen after i press key any to boot from CD.. any other option..?

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Posted 18 October 2009 - 08:29 AM

What's the error message on the blue screen?

Do you have restore/recovery CD?

You have a Microsoft XP SP2 CD? Or do you have a disk provided by Dell for installing XP SP2?

Attempting to use CDs which were made for other systems...will usually prove unsatisfactory.


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