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SYSTEM DISKETTE for Dell Dimension 8400?


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#1 nwsparky09

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Posted 25 September 2010 - 07:04 PM

Ok does anyone know if any any DELL :flowers: system diskette for the Dimension 8400 will work in another Dell :trumpet: Dimension 8400?
As many of you are probably aware Devious Dell :inlove: have been selling computers which where bought by customers who did not want a pc with a floppy drive in, only to find that as soon as they try installing a new HDD it asks them to insert a system Diskette! If they are lucky the pc does have a "hidden" floppy disc drive. OK..so does anyone habve one of these diskette that you could make available because I would love to see if it would work on the DELL :cool: Dimension I have infront of me.
If so please let me know and I will be in touch andt hen I can let others know what the result ..fingers crossed hey! :thumbsup:

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Posted 25 September 2010 - 09:52 PM

Are you trying to re-install windows? Does the computer have a SATA hard drive?

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Posted 25 September 2010 - 10:32 PM

If you are going to be installing a Windows operating system from a CD, try changing the boot order in the BIOS to that the CD-ROM is the first device in the boot order.

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