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Certain systems may halt at POST screen (Dell Logo) due to HDD partition problem


Due to an HDD partition issue certain systems may fail to boot up and will halt at Dell logo (POST). In testing, after removing the HDD the system can pass Dell Logo and will proceed to report no HDD detected. The HDD can be successfully detected on any other system or HDD box.




For systems listed below, Please update your system BIOS to version listed or later resolve the system halt at Dell logo issue. Update your BIOS from the Dell Drivers and Downloads site.

Inspiron 3441 - version A07 or later
Inspiron 3442 - version A09 or later
Inspiron 3541 - version A07 or later
Inspiron 3542 - version A09 or later
Inspiron 5748 - version A09 or later
Vostro 3445 - version A07 or later
Vostro 3446 - version A08 or later
Vostro 3546 - version A08 or later
Inspiron 3443 - version A07 or later
Inspiron 3543 - version A07 or later
Inspiron 5749 - version A07 or later
Inspiron 3451 - version A05 or later
Inspiron 3551 - version A05 or later
Inspiron 7447 - version A07 or later
Inspiron 7746 - version A07 or later
Inspiron 5421 - version A13 or later
Inspiron 3421 - version A13 or later
Vostro 2421 - version A13 or later
Latitude 3440 - version A12 or later

Article ID: SLN300369

Last Date Modified: 04/06/2018 06:31 AM


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