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#1 goose138

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Posted 21 March 2013 - 11:53 PM

I have a Dell Inspron E1505, Windows XP Home Edition. It will boot up to the black screen and shows this:

 

PBR 1...done

[XLDR] ATA error

 

What is this and how can I fix this? I've taken my HD out and ran it through Anti-Virus and MS Essentials check. It had a trojan virus and got rid of it. Tried to start it again and the same thing appears. What else can I do?


Edited by hamluis, 22 March 2013 - 09:28 AM.
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Posted 22 March 2013 - 09:27 AM

From what I see...you may have a malware problem, a hard drive problem, or a borked boot files problem.

 

Since you found malware on one of your scans, let's try to eliminate/confirm malware first.  Moving topic to Am I Infected.

 

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Posted 22 March 2013 - 08:22 PM

Hello you would be better served to start a new topic here.. Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs

This infection requires stronger tools than we use in this section.


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Posted 22 March 2013 - 09:29 PM

jhayz posted this link in your original topic. . . which is pretty spot on to your issue.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/software-os/f/3524/p/19128889/19251875.aspx

I actually wouldn't check for malware first in this sort of scenario. . . follow the instructions given in the dell article to download a Hard drive diagnostic from the manufacturer of your HDD and run it against the problem drive.

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