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Windows 7: Dell XPS 8500 Won't boot into safe mode or boot at all.

28 Jun 2015   #1
spyslayer

windows 7 home 64
 
 
Dell XPS 8500 Won't boot into safe mode or boot at all.

Hi,

Dell XPS 8500 Won't boot into safe mode or boot at all. i tried to run DELL diagnostics but the whole PC just went dead halfway.


pl advise. thanks!


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28 Jun 2015   #2
MoxieMomma

OEM Windows 7 Ult (x64) SP1
 
 

Hi:

I am no geek or expert (just another home user).
But if you can't even get into the F12 Dell diagnostics, it sounds like catastrophic hardware failure.

But you might try this tutorial:
Windows 7: Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot


Is it under warranty?

Hope this helps,
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28 Jun 2015   #3
fireberd

Windows 10 64 bit
 
 

Dell PC's do a Power On Self Test (POST) when first powered on. Do you get any error (error code) there? If you get any code post it as I have a Dell error code listing.

Can you press F2 and enter the BIOS?
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