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

28 Jun 2015   #1

Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit 15063 Multiprocessor Free
Dell XPS 8500 Won't boot into safe mode or boot at all.


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

OEM Windows 7 Ult (x64) SP1


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,
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Jun 2015   #3

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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