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Forum: BSOD Help and Support 10 Dec 2011
Replies: 67
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Posted By silvergreen
Update: after resetting the BIOS again with no...

Update: after resetting the BIOS again with no changes and giving my computer up for dead, I popped in the Dell Windows Vista reinstallation DVD that came with my computer and....it worked. Granted,...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 Dec 2011
Replies: 67
Views: 35,023
Posted By silvergreen
What happens when I reset the BIOS back to the...

What happens when I reset the BIOS back to the default settings? Will I notice any changes to my computer, and are there any important settings I should take note of (if by some miracle my computer...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 05 Dec 2011
Replies: 67
Views: 35,023
Posted By silvergreen
Tried resetting the BIOS...thanks for the...

Tried resetting the BIOS...thanks for the suggestion, but nothing changed. :(

Now I'm back with another problem: finally received my Windows 7 reinstallation DVD from Microsoft. I put the DVD in,...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 30 Nov 2011
Replies: 67
Views: 35,023
Posted By silvergreen
Nope, still won't boot. I haven't touched my...

Nope, still won't boot. I haven't touched my computer since last week and have been waiting for my Windows 7 reinstallation disc to arrive.

On Thanksgiving I tried running my recovery disc again....
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Nov 2011
Replies: 67
Views: 35,023
Posted By silvergreen
I'm at work and don't have access to my laptop...

I'm at work and don't have access to my laptop right now, but to answer the questions:

- Thanks for clearing up that the disc wasn't corrupted. I'll try cleaning it when I get home and test it in...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Nov 2011
Replies: 67
Views: 35,023
Posted By silvergreen
OK, given that my recovery disc has consistently...

OK, given that my recovery disc has consistently spun up/spun down and stalled at the beginning the past three times I've tried it, and pressing F8 repeatedly at boot to try to access Recovery...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Nov 2011
Replies: 67
Views: 35,023
Posted By silvergreen
I ran one round of Startup Repair, rebooted, and...

I ran one round of Startup Repair, rebooted, and got the same error, so I loaded the recovery disc intending to run Startup Repair for a second time. Only now, after two tries, the disc hasn't been...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 23 Nov 2011
Replies: 67
Views: 35,023
Posted By silvergreen
Well, the message in the Startup Repair window...

Well, the message in the Startup Repair window has now changed to "Repairing disk errors. This may take over an hour to complete," so at least it's doing something. I don't remember seeing that...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 22 Nov 2011
Replies: 67
Views: 35,023
Posted By silvergreen
Yes, it's still going.

Yes, it's still going.
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 22 Nov 2011
Replies: 67
Views: 35,023
Posted By silvergreen
Thank you for the link, but I'm confused -...

Thank you for the link, but I'm confused - doesn't that repair install tutorial begin with logging in as an administrator and states that a repair install can only be run from within Windows 7? I'm...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 22 Nov 2011
Replies: 67
Views: 35,023
Posted By silvergreen
Well, it took me a while to run TestDisk (I had...

Well, it took me a while to run TestDisk (I had to ask for help from a friend) and just rebooted....only to get a new error message:

Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 22 Nov 2011
Replies: 67
Views: 35,023
Posted By silvergreen
I'm planning to try TestDisk, but before I do...

I'm planning to try TestDisk, but before I do that: can anyone please explain in simple terms what happened after I ran those commands in Diskpart? Before I had a rough understanding of what the...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 22 Nov 2011
Replies: 67
Views: 35,023
Posted By silvergreen
Right now I pretty much have no idea what's going...

Right now I pretty much have no idea what's going on, but guessing from what Diskpart says about Disk 0 I'm thinking what I did made my problem worse (no partitions?! where did C go?):

LIST DISK
...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 22 Nov 2011
Replies: 67
Views: 35,023
Posted By silvergreen
Um....I only did LIST VOL, but I'm pretty sure...

Um....I only did LIST VOL, but I'm pretty sure this says all you need to know.

Volume # / Ltr / Label / FS / Type / Size / Status / Info
Volume 0 / D / Repair disc / UDF / DVD-ROM / 143 MB /...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 22 Nov 2011
Replies: 67
Views: 35,023
Posted By silvergreen
Oh, man....I mistyped the first two lines...

Oh, man....I mistyped the first two lines (accidentally wrote "nbr" instead of "mbr") and didn't realize the commands didn't go through. The third, however (bootrec/fixboot) did.

Then I realized...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 22 Nov 2011
Replies: 67
Views: 35,023
Posted By silvergreen
To be more specific about my System Restore...

To be more specific about my System Restore problem, this is the error message I get when I click that option in the Recovery Menu:

"To use System Restore, you must be specific about which Windows...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 22 Nov 2011
Replies: 67
Views: 35,023
Posted By silvergreen
SEL DISK 0 -> DETAIL DISK: Disk ID: 2BFC2BFB...

SEL DISK 0 -> DETAIL DISK:

Disk ID: 2BFC2BFB
Type: SATA
Status: Online
Path: 0
Target: 0
LUN ID: 0
Location Path: PCIROOT<0>#PCI<1F02>#ATA<C00T00L00>
Current Read-only State: No
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 21 Nov 2011
Replies: 67
Views: 35,023
Posted By silvergreen
theog, I did have a DVD I created from that...

theog, I did have a DVD I created from that download and inserted that to try running it, but nothing happened after I selected Run DVD/CD from the BIOS options. Mine was a Windows 7 Home Premium...
Forum: BSOD Help and Support 21 Nov 2011
Replies: 67
Views: 35,023
Posted By silvergreen
Windows failed to start and can't find operating system

I have a two-year-old Dell Inspiron 1545 that originally came with Vista, but was upgraded to Windows 7. I got a new hard drive for the computer several months ago. After installing a Windows Update...
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