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jp123
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Dell E520 Boot problems

Ok, when I type F12 , I get Boot Device Menu.*it says: WD WD3200AAKS-00SBA...* Onboard or USB CD-ROM Drive...* system setup..*hard drive diagnostics..Boot to Utility Partition........I hit F12 and got Dell System DM061 Blue Screen....it has : system , system info, processor info, memory info, pci info, date/time, boot sequence.......+drives..+onboard devices..+ video...+ performance..+ security..+ power management..+ maintenance..+Post behavior......I had to take 1 of memory cards out to get it to boot to the screens that I'm on...Also, on the front panel, the 1, 2 and 3 lights are solid green. Thanks for any help!
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jp123
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RE: Dell E520 Boot problems

I'm running XP on the dell E520...
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jp123
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RE: Dell E520 Boot problems

I'm using windows vista on the E520
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RE: Dell E520 Boot problems

Your hard drive is bad and must be replaced.


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jp123
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RE: Dell E520 Boot problems

would there be any way I could get the files off from the hard drive?
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RE: Dell E520 Boot problems

would there be any way I could get the files off from the hard drive?

 
jp123
 
 One of the easiest procedures for transferring the files and folders, is to remove the hard drive from the 'old' computer and using an USB adaptor similar to THIS then attach the hard drive to an USB port on a working computer, then try transfering the files and folders to it.
 
Note: Only data files and folders can be transfered, any applications, utlities and programs, need to be reinstalled from their CD's, or downloaded from the publisher's website.
       
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