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Forum: Installation & Setup 07 Aug 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 66,532
Posted By Mediokrates
Hi there, Issue is solved. As I said,...

Hi there,

Issue is solved.

As I said, switching out the hard drive and performing a recovery did not work.
I took it back, and they performed a clean Windows7 install... which worked.

I...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Aug 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 66,532
Posted By Mediokrates
no they didn't show me, but I've never had...

no they didn't show me, but I've never had problems with them before, and a lot of people I know use them.

However, I told him I wanted to return the hard drive, since I bought it from their...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Aug 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 66,532
Posted By Mediokrates
I gave in and took it into a shop for diagnosis. ...

I gave in and took it into a shop for diagnosis.

They said it was the hard drive...

So I replaced it, recovered the computer, set up windows and restarted...

to the same issue.
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Aug 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 66,532
Posted By Mediokrates
I ran the full diagnostic in F12. All passed,...

I ran the full diagnostic in F12. All passed, then it did the partition utility and came up with "Pure Call!"

I also ran memtest 86 4a, for 3 hours, 4 tests... all passed no errors.

Most of...
Forum: Tutorials 01 Aug 2012
Replies: 153
Views: 2,191,674
Posted By Mediokrates
I encountered this error after doing a factory...

I encountered this error after doing a factory recovery using the discs I made when I took the computer out of the box.

The recovery seems to go well, and does initial setup... restarting a few...
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Aug 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 66,532
Posted By Mediokrates
Good call... I did have a dell driver's...

Good call...

I did have a dell driver's disc hidden away in my desk, unopened. Includes diagnostics and utilities. Should I pop it in and run it? If so, anything in particular you think I should...
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Aug 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 66,532
Posted By Mediokrates
I turned off auto update on initial configuration...

I turned off auto update on initial configuration this time.

Here's the snip:
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Aug 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 66,532
Posted By Mediokrates
OK, Last night, when this happened, I...

OK,

Last night, when this happened, I actually tried the diagnostic test in F12 Enter Setup. I didn't run the entire test, but everything was passing. Just an fyi.

So, now, I've recovered...
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Aug 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 66,532
Posted By Mediokrates
Under F2, I cannot run the memory diagnostic, the...

Under F2, I cannot run the memory diagnostic, the msg is posted above.
I'll try the Enter setup option next time.

I just ran a recovery again... this time disabling auto update. Configured...
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Aug 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 66,532
Posted By Mediokrates
When I first power the machine, I get the Dell...

When I first power the machine, I get the Dell Inspiron screen which indicates F2 Setup and F12 Boot Options.
Pressing F1, F3-F9 gives me a windows boot manager screen.

Choose an operating...
Forum: Installation & Setup 31 Jul 2012
Replies: 23
Views: 66,532
Posted By Mediokrates
Boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible

Hi all,

I'm desperately in need of help.

I just talked my gf into restoring her dell inspiron 5010n. It was getting slow and running way too many background programs (she likes to download...
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