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Windows 8 Issue: Error 0xc000021a: Dell Inspirion N4111

Question: Windows 8 Issue: Error 0xc000021a: Dell Inspirion N4111

Not really tech savy so any help is appreciated...
Receiving the error code upon start up and unable to access normal functions.

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Preferred Solution: Windows 8 Issue: Error 0xc000021a: Dell Inspirion N4111

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Answer: Windows 8 Issue: Error 0xc000021a: Dell Inspirion N4111

By "unable to access normal functions" do you mean you can't boot into Windows?

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Hi,
I'm getting 'an unexpected i/o error has occurred 0xc00000e9' in  my new dell windows 7 laptop. Pls help me to fix this asap. I don't have a Win7 CD.
Thanks 

Answer:Dell Inspirion - an unexpected i/o error has occurred 0xc00000e9 windows 7

Hi,
Welcome to the Community. Start by running a diagnostics on your computer. Press the F12 key at the Dell Logo on startup, select Diagnostics, and run an extended diagnostics on your computer. Post back with any error codes.
If diagnostics pass, and if you have backed up all your data, try a PC restore.
support.dell.com/.../document
Thank you
Royan

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My computer gets to the dell screen and acts like it wants to load, but then goes black and just blinks. Ive tried repairing and restoring, and it acts like it is going to load, and then nothing. Im not not able to get into safe mode nor do i have any other boot options in the bios to boot the computer differently. What can I do?

Answer:Dell Inspirion 20 3043 Issue

Hi Mjones1082
Thanks for writing to us.
When did the issue start? Was there any hardware or software change recently?
Please run diagnostics from f12 menu (tap on f12 during boot up and select diagnostics). Let us know how the test goes.
Also please go to BIOS by tapping on f2 during startup and check if the HD is detected.
Do provide us the system tag# and also confirm the name the system is registered under. Let us
know the contact number and email address.
Regards

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Hi,
Was wondering if anyone could help me, laptop started going down hill with numerous problems so i thought i shall try factory restore it in a final attempt to salvage my laptop. 
I have a Dell Inspirion 1545, i opened up Dell dataSafe and burnt the factory restore image onto my memory stick as advised, i then booted up the laptop from the memory stick and followed the instructions, an error keeps appearing saying " your hard drive is not supported for this process, please use a hard drive at least 4563519489 GB in size" 
Can anyone assist me here please!!

Thanks
Tyler

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I can`t disable touchpad on my inspirion 7559. There is no hotkey like Fn+F() on keyboard, and i can`t do it in BIOS or Device Manager. OS - Windows 7 x64 Professional. How i can do this?

Answer:Dell inspirion 15 7559 touchpad issue

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
To enabled and disable the touchpad on Dell Inspiron 3451, press <Fn> + <F5> simultaneously.
Hope this helps.
Thanks
Robin

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Sorry if this is in the wrong place, I wasn't sure where I should go..

I have a Dell Inspirion 1545. There were multiple problems with it. It all started with the battery going out. It was telling me that I needed to replace it. Shortly after that it started freezing a lot. I'd have to hold the power button down just to get it to shut down. I'd also occasionally come across a blue screen when this happen, but that was only once or twice. Next thing I did was check it for viruses. I tried multiple different Anti-virus programs and it found nothing. At this point I had finally got my replacement batter in. I had been hoping the bad battery was why it was freezing and such, but even with the replacement battery, it was still doing it. So next I opened up the laptop and cleaned out the area near the fan where the heat link is (I believe that is what it's called). I got that out and there was quite a bit of fuzz/dust in there, but not surprising considering the laptop had never been opened up and cleaned in four years, or so I was told. After this.. and this is where the MAIN issue is. After I put it all back together, I turned it on and it told me that it needed to do a startup repair. I hit enter.. a few seconds later, it shut down. I tried again, and same thing happened. So I figured maybe I hadn't put everything back in right. So I took the back off, checked everything, made sure everything was in place and without screwing the back on, I turned it on. It ... Read more

Answer:Dell Inspirion 1545 MAJOR issue, please help

The HDD may have failed. Boot the computer and press F12 and do the Dell Diagnostics.
On another computer, you can also download the ISO image for Seatools in my signature, burn the image to CD using IMGburn also in my signature, boot off of the newly created CD and run the short and long tests on the drive. If either fails, the HDD needs to be replaced.

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Need some help here, if someone could assist. SUPER FRUSTRATED.Scenario: Open Firefox, google, and search for something. Browser pulls up related content. When clicking on something, I am redirected to another website/adsite/something. Have updated and ran McAfee, Malewarebytes, Windows Defender, and most recently Spy Bot (all run either while full system running or in safe mode without networking). Just ran HJT. Info is below. This level is beyond me, but I am open to learning.Thoughts? suggestions?THANK YOU IN ADVANCE !!!Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 3:38:47 PM, on 08/21/10Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\LogiShrd\LVMVFM\LVPrcSrv.exeC:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\PROGRA~1\Iomega\System32\AppServices.exeC:\Program Files&#... Read more

Answer:Help with Dell Inspirion 1150 XP Prof REDIRECT issue

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Hi we have a Dell Inspirion about 1.5 years old. Here is the Sysinfo.
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU N3050 @ 1.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 76 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4007 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 452 GB (405 GB Free);
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0787MR
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

Periodically, usually overnight the screen will go black. I have it hooked up to another monitor so i use 2 screens. When this happens I cannot wake it up, the only solution is to reboot it. I checked Control panel and it appears sleep mode is turned off. I have attached a screen shot of my settings.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
 

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Hi,
Does anyone know whether a Dell Inspirion 8600 keyboard would fit into an Inspirion 2650?
Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Solved: Dell Inspirion 8600 keyboard fit a Inspirion 2650?

Might do. Why dont you try it. Not like anything bad can happen can it? Or could it?
 

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when i boot computer i get an error that reads:
- A disk error occured, press cntrl+alt+dlt to restart

I do not have a windows xp disk.

Can someone please HELP ME???
 

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If anyone could help me, I am about to pull my hair out  . My dell laptop will load the dell screen but then go black. It had windows 7 on it. So I went under  and selected diagnostic test under adipto? In which I am use to seeing a Bios screen labled Bios. The diagnostic ran but and passed everything except my hard drive. It recognizes and list on the Blue screen HDD Fixed and list a number. BUT under my diagnostic ut list the following code. 2000-0151  Vadlidation 62721    Msg : Hard Drive 0- #########, incorrect status =3E. 

PLEASE PLEASE someone help me. Do I need a new hard drive or does this mean I have bad sectors? 

Thank you in advance :(

Answer:Dell Inspirion N5050 Error Code

Hi,
Error Code 2000-0151 indicates issue with the hard drive or the system board.
Hard drive replacement is the first step to isolate the issue.
Please refer to the link mentioned below for information on error codes:
http://dell.to/12IFoz8
Thanks & RegardsManshu S#iworkfordell

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I bought a dell inspiron mini with Win 7 Starter for my younger brother but managed to destroy it in just a couple of weeks and now, i cannot recover it to the factory default. He reformmated the hard drive entirely and lost everything on it but I had created a set of recovery disks(2 DVD) from it. So i tried re-installing via the DVD's but i get the error message. A recent hardware or Software change might have installed a file that is incorrectly signed etc. File: \windows\system32\winload.exe. Status: 0Xc0000428 But the win7 he installs boot up normally. The error message only shows if I try booting from the set of recovery disk I created. Really need ur help on this bcos I want the system back in its original factory state.. Will be waiting for your replies.
 

Answer:DELL INSPIRION MINI RECOVERY HELP ERROR MESSAGE 0Xc0000428

some on it here

http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/...rify-the/61e0a86d-b444-4d79-a027-46edb6a62aed

http://blog.cheesesoft.com/error-0xc0000428-at-startup-steps-to-fix-error-0xc0000428-effectively/

tap F8 when you boot and choose disable force driver signing
 

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I bought a dell inspiron mini with Win 7 Starter for my younger brother but managed to destroy it in just a couple of weeks and now, i cannot recover it to the factory default. He reformmated the hard drive entirely and lost everything on it but I had created a set of recovery disks(2 DVD) from it. So i tried re-installing via the DVD's but i get the error message.

A recent hardware or Software change might have installed a file that is incorrectly signed etc. File: \windows\system32\winload.exe.
Status: 0Xc0000428”

But the win7 he installs boot up. The error message only shows if I try booting from the set of recovery disk I created. Really need ur help on this. Will be waiting for your reply.

Answer:DELL INSPIRION MINI RECOVERY HELP ERROR MESSAGE 0Xc0000428

Running Dell Windows 7 PC Restore from its partition or disks you made is an inferior install, which is why Dell normally also provides the Win7 Reinstallation DVD to get the vastly superior Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 - if not it is provided in Step 1.

If you're set on running Recovery and it won't run from partition when attempted several times, then make sure you are booting the disks using the Dell F12 key to trigger DVD drive. It sounds like your booting the HD instead.

If you decide to do the Clean Reinstall use the same F12 key to trigger that DVD, delete all partitiions except the small Dell OEM diagnostics partition if Dell Diagnostics will still run from F12 menu. Try it now to see: Dell Diagnostics Utility - How to Run the

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I have a Dell Inspirion using Windows Vista operating system. I have a visible cursor, but a black screen upon startup. Mouse arrow is active but nothing on the monitor, only a black screen. Ran diagnostics and it gave me this error code:

Error code# 0f00:137b
Blank media or no media is present in optical drive.
IDE SATA CDRW DVD TS H0493A

Help.

Frieda
 

Answer:Dell Inspirion error code 0f00:137b black screen

After doing a hardware Diagnostices test and Pre-Boot System Assessment, I determined the computer passed all tests. So, I went into System Restore and did a 'Factory Restore Only"; this solved my problem. Thankfully, the hard drive was still okay.
 

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Hi All,

I have a Dell Inspirion using Windows Vista operating system. I went to activate the computer by moving the mouse and I had a black screen. Mouse arrow is active but nothing on the monitor, only a black screen. Went to diagnose the problem and it gave me this error code:
Error code# 0f00:137b
Blank media or no media is present in optical drive.
IDE SATA CDRW DVD TS H0493A

It asks me to insert recovery disc. Unfortunately, I do not have the recovery disc. I purchased the computer used. Can I fix this problem with out the recovery disc? And how would I do it? Thanks for your help in advance.
Mike
 

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Hello i am having an issue with a dell laptop an inspirion n4030 i wont boot up windows it keeps coming up to run windows normally or repair i hit repair it comes up with cant help tried to restore back to factory image it seems to go through all the steps it reboots hits the windows screen a blue screen pops on/off quickly and back to square one with try to repair or run windows normally .. i have tried to run in safe mode but no luck .. do not have backup disks or such or a windows 7 disk .. anyway i can fix this issue ? any help would be greatly appreciated

Answer:Dell Inspirion w Windows 7 problem

Hi and welcome to TSF a recovery or install disc could be a big part of what we need to help repair this can you borrow one from a friend the same as is installed,in the mean time do you have any data needing saved,and have you tired testing the ram with memtest 86 + and the hard drive with seatools for dos.
the other thing you could do is order the disc from dell it would be useful for the future link in here Tech Support Forum - Announcements in Forum : Microsoft Support

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my sister did force shut down to my PC while he was updating and now I have that error 0xc000021a I have tried safe mode ,autoreprair someone know how to solve it

Answer:Windows 8.1 0xc000021a error

What is the exact error message?
 
Can you boot into Windows at all?

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So it all started last night when i accidentally tripped on my power cord, unplugging it from tthe tower during the login screen. At first, I thought nothing of it, and I just restarted the computer. But unfortunately I was met with the BSOD with that error code. All of the online solutions I have encountered that don't involve removing all my files or using a windows 8 installation disk I have tried.
So then after the BSOD I restart and get to a screen saying automatic repair failed. I try to refresh the PC- no luck. I'm definitely not resetting my PC and losing all my files so I go into advanced options. Foolishly I have no backup USB or anything so I try a system restore. Nothing happens, same old BSOD. Then I try the various command console solutions i found in the advanced settings command prompt.All of them don't work and give me a reply saying that the image was not found or "drwtsn32.exe" was not found in the image specified or whatever. It is always prefaced with "x:\windows\system32", not C:\. I cannot start in safe mode and disabling driver signature enforcement also didn't work. Any help before i just buy a windows 8 installation disk would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Windows 8 0xc000021a Error

I have an asus btw, so the uefi/bios is kind of weird.

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My desktop was updating the went to restart on the restart it thru a code (0x8000ffff). I tried to restore to an eariler dat but it doesnt work, I tried safe mode with the red disk it still doesnt work can anyone help
 

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Its like my computer is possessed! The keyboard won't do a space/delete/backspace etc...also in the webbrowser, it continously lists, deletes, browses fast fast fast, like I am holding down buttons or typing? But Im not?

Answer:Windows Vista Dell Inspirion 1525

I have the same model of laptop as you, and have never experienced any of these problems before...When did this start happening? Did you install/un-install or change anything beforehand?This sounds either like a virus has infected the computer or the keyboard is malfunctioning - both of which are somewhat easy to repair

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Looks like I'm in the correct spot My computer is only a couple months old and I noticed problems about 1 month into it,It was really slow (I thought it was the cable co. but they said it wasn't them!) and I was timeing out all the time, I disconnected the router (D-Link) because I thought it was the problem, but problems got worse! If I shut the computer off, I couldn't get it to boot up, I had power to it, but no windows or key board.. It would take 5 -10 tries/on and off, before Windows would come on, and just before Windows would come on, a error message would run across the bottom of the screen so fast I couldn't read it. I'd put the computer on sleep for the night, but it would shut off / no Windows, so I'd do the on/off,on/off,on and a screen came up with a message on how to turn windows on manually,so I followed the directions and it came back on..minus my screen saver!
I then started to do all the "troubleshooting" and all tests came back OK. all lights work perfectly and I have no bugs ( thank soap!). A friend suggested I go into the Device Manager and check the connectivity, here's what I found...
Connection: The adapter did obtain an IP address from a DHCP Server
Ping Gateway 70.67.73.1 Failed
Ping DNS 64.59.160.13 Failed
Ping DNS 64.59.160.15 Failed
NO WINS Server is Availbale for this connection.
Ping Network 70.67.73.255 Failed

LINKS:
Could not reliably detect speed and duplex settings. Possible Speed/Duplex Setting are 10 MBps... Read more

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Yesterday I successfully installed Windows 10 as per Microsoft instructions only to find today an error message stating “Error 0xc000021a Terminate yes or no”. I clicked yes thinking this was the correct course of action, but unfortunately, I have not been able to connect to Windows since.
When starting my PC a message appears stating there has been a problem and will restart in a few moments. An automatic repair screen appears followed by a screen asking “Choose your keyboard layout”. This screen is frozen and I’m unable to use the mouse or touchscreen. I can proceed no further.
My PC affected is an HP Touch smart 310
Regards
George Briggs

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Help!
 
I reboot my PC last week as the computer seemed not responding and I ended up like this:
 
First, it was a black screen with 'autochk program not found - skipping AUTOCHECK
 
Then, the blue screen appeared, revealing the error code 0xc000021a
 
The computer automatically restarted and directed me to the automatic repair screen. Choosing restart will cause the PC to repeat the error again.
 
I tried the method stated in http://appuals.com/best-fix-steps-fix-error-0xc000021a/ but it does not work.
 
I downloaded GTA V from steam on the day before the PC crashed and I ran it. This was the only program I download recently before the PC crash
 
Please Help.
 
James

Answer:Help! Windows 10 won't start. Error: 0xC000021A

Start with these free, bootable hardware diagnostics:  http://www.carrona.org/initdiag.html

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I tried different methods in this error like, refresh pc(can't refresh),system restore (can't restore), CMD - bootrec/fixboot, bootrec/scanos.....etc. and SFC/scannow(didn't work) , I tried the startup settings where you can see F1-F9, tried safe mode to disable driver signature options but it won't work, same error pops up in the startup (0xc000021a). I tried using the windows 8 installer- repair my computer option- but startup settings is not there. i can't go to safe mode. please help how to fix this error without losing my files. THANK YOU

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Hello all, Im trying to factory reset my Dell Inspirion N7110 because a full HD, and random software and years of use. My current OS is Windows 7 and my drivers and utilities disc isnt helping. When I run the disc and try to download the Dell System Software, I get the following error message:

Error 1305. Error reading from file c:\dell\drivers\R282538\systemsftware.msi.
Verify that this file exists and that you can access it

When I press f8 at boot menu, and follow the system recovery prompts, it says that I don't have a factory system image to recover. So my question, Is there anyway to do a factory reset? I have a disc with windows 7 recovery on it, but would this get my laptop back to factory reset? How can I get the system image that I apparently need?

Much appreciation in advance for any useful advice. Thank you.
 

Answer:Factory Reset - Dell Inspirion N7110 / Windows 7

I have a disc with windows 7 recovery on itClick to expand...

yes,

dell if they provide disks , usually provide a recovery /system disk(s) and another disk with the drivers on

it says that I don't have a factory system image to recoverClick to expand...

thats unusual on dells
http://www.dell.com/support/trouble.../ArticleView?c=us&l=en&s=dhs&docid=DSN_362066

first i would run
www.belarc.com
and save (off the pc) the configuration or print it out
so you know all the hardware on the pc

also use the service tag number - on a label on the pc and goto the dell site and download all the latest drivers for the machine including chipset

make sure you have all your data backed up

you will also need the installation kits and password/keys for any software you have installed on the machine since purchase

the Key for windows should be on a label on the PC called a CoA label
http://www.microsoft.com/oem/en-gb/licensing/antipiracy/pages/COA_hologram.aspx#fbid=kqpoIQDyEfU

I would also delete all the partitions and reformat , so all bad blocks on the drive are marked
also give the cd a clean before using - just a simple wipe
Always wipe the disc surface in a back and forth (non-radial) motion from the center hole to the outer edge
 

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At first I attempted to perform a clean boot to fix the sudden blue screen error which would reboot after count up to 100%. Apparently I have screwed something up because after that
I could not sign in so I decided to recover to factory state. Now when I reboot I first get Dell SupportAssist Alert AC power adapter watt and type cannot be determined, which is fine because I took my battery out because I can't charge it for some reason (I will get to that problem another time).
So, when I click continue to boot after recovery I get the Dell logo and streaming, then a window pops up that says, Windows cannot complete installation in safe mode . To continue installing Windows, restart the computer. When I do this it loops back to same screen.
I have tried shift f10 no command prompt. I have tried booting three times nothing happens as well. I am at a lost.
Oh, I forgot to say while troubleshooting I set up a password for Security Manager that I must use to access boot. Any suggestions YouTube has nothing for me it seems. Please Help!
 

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Asus S200E notebook, Win 8 Pro

I recently took in this laptop for my neighbor. The original idea was to scan and clean up the system. I set the laptop up in my office, ran an MSE full scan with no issues. Then ran a full Malwarebytes scan, which returned a few pups, which were removed.

After tending to other matters, I turned back to the laptop to find notification that there was a problem and windows had to restart. I ran another MWB scan only to have the system restart again. This time, the system tried to repair itself with automatic repair. No go. All reboots ended up back at the advanced startup options screen. No ability to restore the system image, no system restore. All I could get to was the cmd prompt.

Googling turned up all sorts of people with this issue (mostly older posts), but very few solutions.

This fix got my system booted again by removing pending update operations.

Apparently, an MS update is the source of the problem. To further reinforce this, until I turned off automatic updating, it would happen again. I also disconnected the machine from my network to revoke its internet access.

So the machine is no longer having start issues, but I'm not sure which update it is. I have 17 pending optional updates, but those haven't installed, so I doubt they're an issue.

I checked update history and there are 29 failed updates. All are dated within the period that the laptop has been in my possession.

I think it would be quit tedious to hide each one individ... Read more

Answer:Stop Error 0xc000021a after windows updates

Just in case it helps, here's a list of the failed updates. Again, using DISM to remove pending updates got me back into windows. Turning off Auto Update prevented reoccurrences:

Failed updates part 1:

Failed updates part 2:

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I need help with this error code every time I run my laptop i get this blue screen and I don't know what to do. I researched online and some said something about a DVD which I don't have so can anyone help please!?

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As this is my first post, I did look for similar issues, but didn't find one.


I am by no means a computer expert, but have grown up around them, and have used them actively for the majority of my life, so I have a fair familiarity with them.

I recently completed my first PC build, and everything worked flawlessly. Windows 10 installed and ran fine, all my hardware was recognized without issue, and everything updated automatically upon startup. My goal was a strictly game-centric build, no overclocking or anything.

I come home today, and realize that my PC goes into the windows auto repair immediately, prompting me with an 0xc000021a error. My motherboard debug LCD was prompting me with b2 (short) 99 (short) a2 (long) my manual is very vague about it, but from what I have gleaned, it has to do with my peripherals, so I unplugged mouse and keyboard (supposedly 99 represents one or the other), no luck.

I initially tried to do a system reset, and it got to about 20% (both with and without saving personal files) and said that the process could not be completed, so I resorted to safe mode.I tried booting the computer in safe mode just to try to make some progress, and then upon rebooting to enter safe mode, it froze. I let it sit for several minutes before I manually reset the computer. Now it cycles between black screen, and MSI logo back and forth. I can enter BIOS, if I time it right. I can't get it to bring up the windows advanced options screen (to do system... Read more

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I own Dell laptop (windows 8 pro with media centre -- GENUNE , NO PIRATING,nothing cracked) which is hardly 3 years old.. it juat worked fine till yesterday evening.. i was playing saints row 4 and after closing that game noticed that the battery is about to get low to 10 %.. i just kept it in sleep mode to charge it later as the current was not there in home.. when i juat make it resume u juat got a blue screen saying "Your PC ran into a problem and needs to restart.We're collecting some info,and then we'll restart for u(100 % complete)" and iam stuck here with no change in screen in the meantime the area of the processor fan gets heated to such an extenct that we cant even able to touch it...

Answer:Windows 8 wont start with error : 0xc000021a

Try this:---http://www.regmender.com/how-to-fix-windows-8-error-0xc000021a.html

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Asus S200E notebook, Win 8 Pro, UEFI.
I recently took in this laptop for my neighbor. The original idea was to scan and clean up the system. I set the laptop up in my office, ran an MSE full scan with no issues. Then ran a full Malwarebytes scan, which returned a few pups, which were removed.
After tending to other matters, I turned back to the laptop to find notification that there was a problem and windows had to restart. I ran another MWB scan only to have the system restart again. This time, the system tried to repair itself with automatic repair. No go. All reboots ended up back at the advanced startup options screen. No ability to restore the system image, no system restore. All I could get to was the cmd prompt.
Googling turned up all sorts of people with this issue (mostly older posts), but very few solutions.This fix got my system booted again by removing pending update operations.
Apparently, an MS update is the source of the problem. To further reinforce this, until I turned off automatic updating, it would happen again. I also disconnected the machine from my network to revoke its internet access.
So the machine is no longer having start issues, but I'm not sure which update it is. I have 17 pending optional updates, but those haven't installed, so I doubt they're an issue.
I checked update history and there are 29 failed updates. All are dated within the period that the laptop has been in my possession.
I think it would be quit tedious to hide each one individual... Read more

Answer:Stop Error 0xc000021a after windows updates

Microsoft pulled some botched updates after people got BSOD's. Specifically

KB 2982791, KB 2970228, KB 2975719, and KB 2975331

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I have a g75vw Asus laptop which for the most part has worked fine. Late June the computer simply wouldn't boot into windows giving the error 0xc000021a next to the " " icon. This computer was originally using windows 7 but I upgraded soon after windows 8 was released in October. For about a week before the crashing, I had been using a ubuntu 12.04 live boot jump drive for learning python. It was after a linux boot that the computer crashed but I do not think the events are related. I had also installed connectify.me, a program that turns a laptops wi-fi adapter into a router which worked well for about a week before the crash. I have gone through all of the generic hoops including safe mode(s) system recovery using a usb flash drive, refresh, and the existent yet worthless self diagnosing tool. Microsoft was unable to help without a 100 dollar fee. 

Answer:Windows 8 doesn't boot. Error 0xc000021a

0xc000021a error usually means some issue with crucial system files, which could be actually caused by some bad hardware as well. I'd start with checking hard drive... Run hard drive diagnostics: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic28744.html/page__view__findpost__p__160520Make sure, you select tool, which is appropriate for the brand of your hard drive.Depending on the program, it'll create bootable floppy, or bootable CD.If downloaded file is of .iso type, use ImgBurn: http://www.imgburn.com/ to burn .iso file to a CD (select "Write image file to disc" option), and make the CD bootable.For Toshiba hard drives, see here: http://storage.toshiba.com/storage-services-support/warranty-support/software-utilities#diagnosticNote : If you do not know how to set your computer to boot from CD follow the steps here

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Hi All..

I was reviewing my windows updates and saw two optional updates that were pending. First one was for MS office and it went through fine. Second one was some update to AMD vision control center. During that update screen flashed couple of times and went for re-start. After that I am unable to get into the system. I tried safe mode/debugging/low resolution mode etc.. But all resulted in the same blue screen with the 0xc000021a error message.

I am able to go only to command prompt. Nothing else (fortunately I am able to backup my photos by connecting external hard drive and using command prompt). I checked the SRT log file but it doesn't say any issue. All passed.

I tried refresh PC but it came back and said "There was a problem refreshing your PC. No changes made".

I tried using win ISO image bootable flash drive. It couldn't get through me in (I just tried with PC repair option when I booted with ISO image).

Is there a way I can get over it without re-installing?

Thanks in advance...

Krishnan V

Answer:Windows 8.1 - Error 0XC000021A after optional updates

try.....
STEP 1: Enter cmd
STEP 2: Now in the Command prompt just type System Root\System32\Drwtsn32.exe -I?. This process will register the Dr.Watson as the default system debugger which has to be -> Press Enter.
STEP 3: Again type System Root\System32\Drwtsn32.exe and then in the window choose the option which are Append to existing log file, Create crash dump and Visual Notification.
STEP 4: After setting it up restart the computer by pressing F8 in the startup and select Last known good configuration.
STEP 5: Once it got booted up, again restart the system in the normal and now try to look at your optional updates to make sure not to install whatever may have broken it before.

If this does not work then you may have to reinstall.

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Inspirion 15 Dell Labtop crashed - Download windows 8.1 to reinstall
Dear Support Helpdesk,
My labtop has crashed and  I recently upgraded to windows 10. Now my computer will not boot up and let me provide my password to get into the system. 
A blue screen comes on and indicates:

"RECOVERY"
Your PC/Device needs to be repaired
The boot configuration Data file is missing some required information
File:\BCD
Error Code: 0xc0000034
You'll need to use recovery tools. If you don't have any installation media (like a disc or USB device), contact your PC Administrator or PC/Device manufacturer.
Please tell me you can help and the "FIX IT" is simple? I'm the PC Administrator and am at an end of the rope and have no idea what to do next, but download windows upgrade 8.1 on a DVD-R and put it on my laptop? Can you walk me thru this if infact
I can do this and this is the only solution. In-addition, I'm currently on a budget and on Disability and obviously can't afford to by anything to fix the laptop and looking for a free at hand solution. Which I should mention have no product key code in case
I might need one. If I do need one "QUESTION: Can I get one somewhere for free?"
HELP, LAPTOP in distress...Kathleen Langley

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I put Windows 7 on my dell inspirion 15 N5030 laptop. It say there is no network driver installed. How do I determine what device driver I need to install & do I need to install just it or do i need to install all the dell drivers for that laptop. I did not buy it new -i bought it used & do not know what devices it has in it. I can follow directions if given them step by step. I had a dell before this that I had to install all the drivers for using xp and it was a nightmare getting the right driver & installing them properly but I did get it done finally lol. In fact im on a dell laditude right now but it has windows 10 and 10 had all the drivers  needed for this one. i also tried to install 10 on the inspiron but it would not install at all so I put in windows 7 instead. Any help is very much appreciated as the dell i'm using now is old and worn out lol. It was my brothers then my moms & who knows where my brother got it from and i need to get the other one working before this one quits altogether

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I booted my backup PC with Windows 10 Preview on it after seeing the availability of build 10041 announced. The update was there along with a lot of other invalid updates. I boot up WIN10 at at least every other day to see what's new. So I was surprised see so many of these other updates. Many of them were for Intel HD 4600 graphics and ASUS Bluetooth hardware that would be imbedded on the MB. But my Win10 PC is AMD based and has AMD Radeon 3300 on-board graphics and no on-board Bluetooth. The strange thing is that those updates that cause the error are appropriate for my other main PC which is ASUS Z97-PRO and Intel i-469K based with Intel on-board HD4600 graphics... and ASUS on-board Bluetooth. It's spooky but it is as if windows update is confusing its search with my other Windows 7 PC. In WIN10 9926 Windows Update you can't decline an update that the system finds for you.

The system suddenly does a restart and then it can't find the C: drive. I have to power off the power supply for 10 sec and restart to get back to being able to see the SATA1 drive. I had to work through three cycles of those invalid updates and on the last I got the final 21a error code... after that on the next Win10 boot the build 10041 started to install normally.

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Today, I've been racking my brain trying to figure out how to recover from a problem with winlogon.exe which caused a "Windows logon process terminated" error with codes 0xc00021a and 0xc000034.

I found this article and it helped but didn't solve the problem. I thought I was faced with having to run a repair of the Windows installation, if not re-install.

That is until I decided to scan winlogon.exe using one of the online scanning services, like Jotti or Virus Total, to see if winlogon.exe had been infected. That's when I discovered the file was MISSING from \windows\system32. A Google search on a missing winlogon.exe file turned up this thread which provided the solution I needed!!!!

Many thanks to "coderitr" for your post! Copying winlogon.exe from \windows\servicepackfiles to \windows\system32 solved the problem beautifully!

Thanks!!!!!

Peace...
 

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So I acquired this Inspirion mini from my sister a couple of days ago (she had it sitting in storage for a few months) and originally planned to have it factory reset so I could use it mainly for a trip I have coming up and for a good note taking laptop that's small and convenient. She bought it (I believe) about 2-3 years ago from a T-Mobile store locally. However, I went to do a standard factory reset on the model ran into an issue. She "claims" nothing was wrong with it but there are numerous randomly installed programs and I am assuming maleware of all kinds so I really just wanted to wipe the whole thing and start a new. When I went into the F8 recovery menu on start up, I select the "Repair My Computer" option and it goes into the load windows file screen, loads all the way across the screen and then goes blank and starts into windows normally. Somehow there is a problem with either accessing the system recovery program (or maybe a partition problem?) I have no idea. I don't much experience with Dell Computers and their recovery process but I am pretty knowledgeable about computers and windows OS. 
 
The computer is a Dell Insprion mini 10 (I think its a 1010, unsure) and its running the Windows 7 Starter. The computer is the mini so it contains no optical drive just an FYI.
 
WHAT I HAVE TRIED.
I attempted to obviously get into the repair my computer screen from boot menu to no avail. I did a system restore to the furtherst point saved on her computer an... Read more

Answer:Dell Inspirion mini 10 (T-Mobile) can not factory reset in Windows 7 Starter

Is there a Recovery Partition shown in Disk Management? F8 on a Dell with Windows 7 is the correct key to start a reset. On XP it was down by holding the Ctrl key while tapping F11.
 
If there is no recovery partition, call Dell support with the service tag, they should provide you with a disk minimal cost. If a disk you will have to transfer it to a USB key.
 
https://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/media
 
http://www.dell.com/support/contents/us/en/19/article/Contact-Information/Customer-Support/customer-support-phone-numbers
 
Windows 7 Starter is actually a pretty bad OS compared to the full version. If Dell does not give you the disk take a look at Linux Mint Xfce. Depending on what software you use and how you plan on using the netbook, i.e. check email and browse the internet, you should do fine with Mint.
 
Review of Mint
 
 

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Hi,  i was having trouble with vista on my computer so i uninstalled vista and reinstalled windows XP. I can not get any sound now. Device manager says i need drivers for:  PCI Device, SM Bus Controller and Video Controller  VGA Compatible. I have tried endlessly  on the dell website but no luck. Does anyone have any advice, it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

Answer:uninstalled vista ,reinstalled windows xp oon a dell inspirion 530 lost audio dr

Welcome to Computer Hope.Did the  Dell not have  a recovery partition built-in?Before doing a full install of Vista or XP, you should have a copy of all the drivers that were on your system.Your Dell has a service Tag number on the bottom or back. Using the tag and the serial number you can get exact locational of  the drivers. But in some cases there are a large set of drivers for that model and it may take several treys to get the right ones.You need the completed set of drives for your machine. The audio may not come up until all over drivers are in placer. Actuality, that makes sense. It would not do to  have audio and not video,For addition help, you need to give the model number of your Dell. Just the model number, not the tag and serial. That you need on the Dell site.If you received the machine with Vista, you should keep Vista on it. Some users prefer to go back to XP, but that is seldom necessary.

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had one last week that was a little different and it just magically disappeared (I'm building a new computer as soon as this semester ends if this computer will last that long).

I have MOST everything backed up on an external hard drive, but when i had tried to copy the my documents folder, it kept giving me an error, and I don't remember if I copied any of it over or not. The programs are all backed up, but AFAIK any documents I had are still on there, and I'd REALLY REALLY like to make a clean sweep through the computer and get as much copied over as possible.

It's windows xp home with SP3. It started after running an AVG scan overnight and the computer went on standby during the scan. My mom tried to wake the computer up and it froze and when i rebooted it (hit the power button once and it gave me the option to shut down, restart or go to standby like it would if i had gone to the start menu and done it) it gave me a BSOD (process1_initialization_failed), and i tried again and it gave me a different BSOD (the one im posting about).

I have a recovery console.ISO on a CD that I found off of these forums and it works, but I DO NOT have the windows XP CD. It's a Dell dimension 4600 (from late 2003 hehe).

I'd rather not have to wipe the HD or buy a new one because I don't want to spend money on this computer...If I can fix it with recovery console or by getting a windows cd from someone (if i can find one) that would be ideal.

please tell... Read more

Answer:Solved: BSOD 0xc000021a {fatal system error} windows xp home

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I have a dell laptop Inspiron 15 with Windows 8 that no matter what I do will not go past the Dell circle logo to the start up screen. I did manage to use the f12 and the f2 buttons. Ran the diagnostics which everything came out ok. With the f2 I went to the advance set up screen and tried to follow instructions I had found on the forum from a prevous date but that didn't work. Please daughter am at a loss and my daughter needs this laptop foe school.

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Problem/ issue Windows 19 Error in dell n7573
Step 1. Download and install windows 8
https://letsdownloads.com/windows-10-one-rs3-v1709-x64-16299-19-download%e2%80%8b/
Step 2. Check Update Windows 10Setting > Change PC Setting > Windows Update > Checks for Updates Now > Restart.
Step 3. Download and install driver for dell (except driver wifi)http://www.dell.com/support/home/us/en/19/product-support/product/inspiron-15-7537/drivers
This is my way to resolve and I hope you also can do it.
Good luck.

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Nothing fancy usage;

Internet browsing/Youtube, basic cd/dvd burning, Skype chat, Utorrent downloading.
Thanks in advance for any helpful comments
 

Answer:Which one is better, Dell Inspirion 570 or 620?

Need specs, no point asking us to go look everything up. Basic math says the 620 is newer and hence better. Get us more info and we can tell you.
 

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Question: Dell 530 inspirion

Help!! Desktop won't boot ,get a two beep code ,both fans turn/Stay on, got steady amber light on motherboard and steady blue power button, no pic, installed new ram , installed new CMOS battery rest/cleared CMOS, had to move over little red breaker like thing that is located in back next to plugin cause it wouldn't power up,have disconnected everything wire from power source and then moved the little breaker back ,started to put one by one of wires back to power source and it holder power until I connected to motherboard. Also did the jumper pin test to see if motherboard would turn on but all u hear something power up but no light on motherboard.

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Can anyone here help me? I have a dell inspirion 530 (the slender model) it won't start up . It beeps continuously when i turn it on and doesnt produce an image on the monitor at all. I have opened it up and checked the wires. I found one (an p4 wire) that wasnt connected at all and i cannot find where it goes. But that may not even be the problem. any ideas?

Answer:Help dell inspirion 530

Quote(the slender model) Mine went fat. I didn't make it watch enough MTV to become obsessed about its weight. Are there two pairs of P4 wires? In that case your system only needs one. Modern boards might require two. First try resetting the CMOS by removing the BIOS battery.If that doesn't work, remove all the hardware not required to turn the computer on and see if it'll boot. (Only thing that should remain: CPU/heatsink, Motherboard, RAM, PSU)

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Question: Dell Inspirion

I have a dell laptop and sometimes the screen just goes totally black. I need to power off by pressing the power button several time sbefore it will work again. Once the windows screen comes up it does work. soemtimes uit takes several tries to get it to work
 

Answer:Dell Inspirion

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i just got a dell inspirion used but it seems when its unplugged from the hardwire to the router, im unsure what to do i have the disk for the drivers but i ran that it said something else like it needed some other system configuration file i'm unsure what that was,i' think i'm missing something simple any help i really appreciate it, thanks joe

Answer:help.dell inspirion

Joe
Every member here would like to help, if they can, but we need more information. What is the precise request that you receive from the computer regarding configuration?

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Hi i read a few issues on the dell e1505 laptop . My screen is black . I tried connecting another monitor no image .Computer boots fine and my front control buttons are blue and working. Somtimes i see the screen and somtimes there is no image . I tried changing the memory . Sometimes boots and then no image again ....
 

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Hello, I have a Dell Inspirion 660 and I have been looking around as I don't have that much money for a custom PC build, but I do have enough to upgrade. I have seen the Youtuber Austin Evans do a video where he upgraded a Dell Inspiron 650 and was wondering if I could do the same, would it have the same effect or would it just be a waste of time and money. 
Thank you for all future replies! 

Answer:Is a RX 460 compatible with a Dell Inspirion 660

We do not have an Inspiron Desktop 650? So not sure what system he may have upgraded. The Inspirion Desktop 660 only ships with a 300w power supply. The AMD RX 460 needs at a minimum a 380w power supply. The Corsair CS Series Modular power supplies will fit in the Inspirion Desktop 660.

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Hi there, every time I go to start my computer, a screen pops up, asking for my country and then my language, then it will ask me to do a start up repair, once the repair finishes, its says it was successful and will ask me to restart my computer, once it starts up again, it does the same thing over and over again.. How do I fix this probablem, someone please help me.
 

Answer:Dell Inspirion 1525 help?

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Hello,After changing the hard drive of the computer and doing a factory reinstall the computer starts and I have the following message:The AC power adapter can not be determined.The battery may not charge.The system will adjust the perfomance to match the power available.
Please connect to Dell 130 w AC adapter or greater for the best system performance.Strike the F3 key (before F1 or F2 key).Strike F1 key to continue, F2 to run the setup utility.
The computer starts by giving me a PXE-E53 error according to the forum you must deactivated integrated NIC what I did, then I have this message:
Reboot and select proper Boot device or insert boot media in selected boot device and press a key.
I put the hard drive first boot but I still have the message telling me restart and select the appropriate Boot Device.
For 3 days I have been looking for a solution without finding a satisfying answer.
My client has to find the long time because no way to run this computer with a new drive and a factory operating system.

Answer:Dell Inspirion N5110

The two issues are separate.  The failure to recognize the adapter is due to a faulty adapter, power jack or mainboard (probability in descending order).
What operating system did you install (and was it installed after the drive was mounted in the system)?

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My Dell Inspirion XPS Gen 2 will not start up. The "A" lock light blinks for about 5 seconds and then the laptop shuts down. Any ideas?
 

Answer:Dell Inspirion XPS Gen 2 will not startup

Read the troubleshooting part of the manual?
 

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Hi all, My girl frnd laptop dell inspirion 1501 just funny,when on,it will just shut off,no video and no booting.I have reomed ram and tested with another system working perfectly.hdd also working,fan is spinning but for few sec.What could be the problem?

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When I power on computer 1st message reads: Page Fault IN Nonpaged Area.

I then rebooted system and received a new message:
R423SE P/N 113-A32102-103-8P A12 BR# 7891 Rel 9.3.17

Any ideas?

Thanks
Gale
 

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i purchased a dell inspirion around a year ago. recently whenever i push the power button to turn the pc on, it would continuously restart 3 times in successions before finally booting up bios and windows as normal.

so i turn on pc, it stays on for 2 secs, then suddenly turns off for precisely 5 seconds, then goes back on again for 2 seconds, then turns off again for another 5 sec....etc until it finall boots windows at it's third restart.

my pc is very new.

those who own a recent dell desktop system; i'd like to ask if any of you have ever tried turning on the pc without plugging a monitor to it? the reason whay i'm asking is that i think dell pcs are made in such a way that it would restart itself several times when it doesn't detect a monitor, which was what happened in my case, it happened for first time after i had unplugged the included dell monitor in my desktop package, since then the pc's never stop restarting itself whenever i turn it on, and it's always 3 times to be exact, and doesn't boot anything until this 3 times cycle is completed, tried pushing the power button as it's restarting, no effect, so i'm sure the pc must be stuck in some kinda cycle, my pc would turn on fine until that day when i unplugged a monitor after i had turn it off. then all o fthis happened.

interestingly, after i had plugged the power cable back in the pc after i had previously unpluged it to stop the pc from restarting like that, it woul... Read more

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I recently acquired this notebook and know nothing about its previous life. It allegedly has windows xp on it. When I turn it on the screen is black, led's come on and the fan. I cannot hear the hard drive come on and the cd drive does not have power either. There is no display on an external monitor either. The same happens whether it is using power cable or battery. I would greatly appreciate any suggestions.
 

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My computer goes to websites. I go to my radio station and want to gather points from surveys and trivia questions to win prizes. I click on surveys and trivia and they do not come up. I am also not able to play blackjack on my radio station the blackjack table does not come up. I also use webstore auctions and I am unable to view any particuliar auctions after getting to the website. I talked to a friend who had me download Java, but that did not work. Thank you.
 

Answer:Dell Inspirion B130

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My Inspiron won't turn on.  I received a new Dell 9 cell battery and cable today.  I've tried the recommendations of removing battery, cable, and doing all the finger tricks but the charge light only flickers for a few seconds and nothing happens.
Any suggestions?
Thanks/Jacquie.

Answer:Dell Inspirion N7010

Certified Dell Battery directly from Dell Parts? Exactly the same battery as original? This is an old computer that might have a motherboard failure. IMO it is a waste of money replacing the battery on an old laptop. $130 goes a long way towards a new laptop. See if you can return it. To test--remove the battery and use the adapter alone.

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Yet another useless product from Dell.

My ''at' (same key as 2) on the keyboard shows up as a quote mark when I try to sign in at different sites that ask for my email address. The quote mark shows up as @.

This is ridiculous and renders the keyboard useless.

As Dell can't help me (even if I could acess them) what do you suggest I do?

Thanks.
 

Answer:Dell Inspirion 531 Keyboard

Change your keyboard settings to match; it reads like you have a US keyboard but UK settings.

It doesn't render anything useless, just makes you think a little more
 

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Hey guys..So glad to have found this site..>Have pulled my hair out today, trying to add my Dell laptop to my home network. It will NOT let me access the internet...It says I have an LAC Vs an LAN (No clue what that means)..I can't get to the internet at all..Keep getting the page that says to to tools, click internet options yadda yadda..I've tried it all..

My icon on the tool bar..when I click on it says:
Broadband
Broadband Connect
Disconnected, Firewalled
WAN Miniport (PPPOE)

LAN or High Speed Internet
LAC Local area Connection
Network Cable unplugged, Firewalled
Broadcom 440X 10/100 Integr

VPN
sshepard
Disconnected, Firewalled
WAN Miniport (PPTP)

**I have NO clue what to do next..Can y'all help?

Thanks so much in advance...
 

Answer:Dell Inspirion 1150

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Please help! I have laptop Dell Inspirion 3537. 
On the laptop stopped working Wi-Fi. It is ceased to find any network, as if turned off. I've tried everything, from fn+f2 to reinstalling drivers and Windows. 
The most amazing thing is that on Linux everything works.In what can be the case, why does not the wi-fi work on the Windows?

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Hi all.   .how you doing?

i have the dell inspirion 1525.  
recently i have changed the ram . the three blue lights by the power button give me the code for the ram problem. 
so i got a 2nd hand ram x2 & changed them, then the system came on & worked good.

before this...
every now n then the laptop would freeze or crash.
so, i got a 2nd hand hard drive (from a place i would say is a decent place, i got hard drive for my ps3 & got my sisters hp laptop ,its about 2yrs old now..)
& put this hard drive into my dell 1525, the laptop came on but nothing really would work, so i found out that it needs drivers for ..-.. wireless card.. -. sound card..-. & other thing's.

so i put the old hard drive back in & it works but every now n then it goes down. 
before it completely does..
can i copy my drivers that are ...
go into... my computer...
..then into,, OS (c)
..then into.. drivers..

then a number of folders are on the right hand side..
when i click on a folder, a number of things in this folder open. 
.. can i just copy a main folder from the laptop to a usb flash drive..?
or do i have to copy each 1 in the main folder to a usb flash drive.?
..
the put in the other hard drive & the copy the files from my usb flash drive.

will this work.?

help please...thanks all...sorry for the long message, its my best way of explaining. 

thanks all...

Answer:dell inspirion 1525. help please.

Hi PENGIUN,
Is the original HDD on the system faulty? How did you diagnose it? Were you able to run the onboard diags and did it report an error? What is the current OS being installed on the replacement HDD?
Regarding the drivers, you cannot copy the drivers folder and then move it to another volume or HDD expecting it to be installed, it does not work that way. 
If you need to install the drivers, then download and install the required drivers for the specific OS on the system here.
Also, please click my DELL-username and write me a private message with the service tag and your Name for case records.
Let us know if you have any other queries.

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Have the subject computer and need all the drivers (I guess). When I turn it on I get the following messages:
"keyboard failure"
"F1 to continue"
"F2 setup"
Obviously not able to do f1 or f2. Guess I need some motherboard drivers. Motherboard is a foxconn G33MO.
Don't have an OS either. Original OS was Vista. Don't have that disk either. Need ALL the HELP I can get.
Thanks.
 

Answer:Solved: Dell Inspirion 530

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Hello,

My cousin has this laptop the Dell inspirion N5010

Windows 7 64 bit service pack 1

Core I5 2.53 GHZ

4 GB ram

anyways for some reason the WiFi only works for like 10 to 15 minutes and then it just like stops working and the computer needs to be restarted for it to work again. The thing is though that it still shows as connected with full bars and it says internet access and everything seems normal but when browsing the web it just stops so you are browsing fine and all of a sudden it stops and won't go to a page and just says connecting and looks like it's trying to go to the page but doesn't. The thing to is that it happens and both my house and over at hers. At first I thought it was maybe there Comcast Modem/router combo but then it still did it over here at my house. SO I am wondering if anyone has any ideas as to why everything seems normal but the internet just stops.

Thanks,

Any more info needed just ask and I'll try and get it.

edit: I decided to now plug in Ethernet to the laptop after the WiFi went down and it still doesn't work. it says connected but I still get nothing. I went to the status window and it shows ipv4 connectivity Internet and ipv6 connectivity no internet access Media state enabled Duration which just shows a running time and then speed which is 100.0 Mbps
 

Answer:Dell inspirion N5010

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i got a dell inspirion mini netbook with only DOS on it and i want to install windows xp on it. I already have an original xp installation disc dut since the netbook doesnt have a disc reader im suing win to flash to transfer it to my 8gb kingston flash drive. But when i boot from USB it simply says:
"NTLDR is missing
Press any key to restart"
I dont know what to do PLS HELP!!!!!!!!!
 

Answer:dell inspirion mini xp bug?!?!?! PLS HELP

1. Are you sure there is no part of a Windows installation left on that drive.
2. I do not know that particular netbook, but I presume it is bootable from a usb flash pen and you have so configured the boot priority in BIOS

See this - a good guide.
http://www.pctipsbox.com/installing-windows-xp-using-a-usb-flash-drive/
 

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What stylus works with this laptop?

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I have a weird BSOD problem here. I installed Windows 7 64 on my daughters Dell Inspirion 1525 over the Christmas break. The machine is still running all original equipment including 4 gig of ram, intel wireless card and the integrated Intel graphics. I run AVG free and Zone Alarm, both latest versions.

It has been running rock solid at home on my wireless network. It runs fine at her friends house off campus. As soon as she takes it in the dorm, it BSODs upon boot up. I had it home (where it boots fine) and double checked all drivers and flashed the BIOS to the latest version from Dell. Back to college and same result. I had her disable the wireless card and it booted. Plugged it in to an Ethernet port and it runs for a while then BSOD again. We changed out AVG for Avast but it still is getting the blue screen. I have attached a picture of the BSOD screen and the only minidump file I have managed to find so far. Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance.

Answer:Dell Inspirion won't go to college

  
Quote: Originally Posted by bdtyrrell


I have a weird BSOD problem here. I installed Windows 7 64 on my daughters Dell Inspirion 1525 over the Christmas break. The machine is still running all original equipment including 4 gig of ram, intel wireless card and the integrated Intel graphics. I run AVG free and Zone Alarm, both latest versions.

It has been running rock solid at home on my wireless network. It runs fine at her friends house off campus. As soon as she takes it in the dorm, it BSODs upon boot up. I had it home (where it boots fine) and double checked all drivers and flashed the BIOS to the latest version from Dell. Back to college and same result. I had her disable the wireless card and it booted. Plugged it in to an Ethernet port and it runs for a while then BSOD again. We changed out AVG for Avast but it still is getting the blue screen. I have attached a picture of the BSOD screen and the only minidump file I have managed to find so far. Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance.


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Answer:Overclocking Dell Inspirion 531.....can I?

Dell's cannot be overclocked. Dell prohibits (eg, disables) these bios options to prevent customers from messing up their own PCs and then trying to contact Dell for warranty service and repair. In my opinion, for an average user, there is nothing to be gained by overclocking except a premature burial for your PC.
 

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could both of these issues be related? and how can i fix this?

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i've been reading on this and what's been happening to other types of systems seems something to do with flash maybe?  because this is happening for chrome, edge, facebook gameroom, netflix app,  youtube vids too... all use flash??   any suggestions?

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Answer:Hi I need help with a ram problem on my dell inspirion 660

Are you saying you only had 1 RAM module installed before you tried the Corsair?  What was your original RAM config (size of each and number of modules)?
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i recommend using malwarebytes anti-malware and superantispyware...sorry just giving some ideas

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Answer:audio dell inspirion 1545

not2night said:





no sound, go to control panel , hardware and sound, go to sound says windows audio service is not enabled. but when i click on device manager it is empty.Click to expand...

What is your laptop operating system ? Is there any yellow question mark in Device Manager ? :cool
 

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It looks like corruption is setting in. Instead suggesting to do this or do that. I would start saving my data and make preparations to reinstall Vista. I would start by collecting all the drivers from the Dell site.

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Hello, for some reason I am not able to play ut3 on my E1705.

Here are my specs:
Processor: Intel T2500 2.0GHz Core Duo
Motherboard Chipset: Intel Calistoga i945GM/PM
Hard Drive: 100GB 7200RPM SATA (Hitachi TraveStar)
Memory/RAM: 1GB (1,024MB) Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM (667MHz)
Screen: 17.0" UXGA TrueLife (1900 x 1200 pixel resolution glossy screen)
Graphics: nVidia GeForce Go 7800 256MB
Optical Drive: DVD +/-RW with DL DVD+R write capacity
Battery: 9-cell (standard size 6-cell, 9-cell extended life optional)
Wireless: Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG (802.11 a/b/g)
User Input: Touchpad
Dimensions: 15.5" x 11.3" x 1.6" (Width x Depth x Height)
TV Tuner: Optional external USB TV Tuner with remote control upgrade for $104
Weight: 8.1 lbs
Ports:
6 USB 2.0 ports
IEEE 1394 (FireWire)
Digital Video Interface (DVI-D)
VGA out (monitor out)
S-Video Out
RJ-45 (Ethernet LAN)
RJ-11 (56-Kbps Modem)
Audio line out for headphone/speakers
Microphone
Slots:
5-in-1 Multi Card Reader (MS, MS Pro, SD, MMC, xD)
1 ExpressCard 54 slot
Buttons:
Power on/off
Volume up/down/mute (3 buttons)
Media buttons (play, forward, back, stop)
Battery charge test button
Battery lock and release


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Answer:I can't play ut3 on my dell inspirion E1705

May I suggest that you only post your question once? Posting in more than one forum leads to confusion.
 

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Answer:Dell Inspirion 1100 rained on

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? x86 (32-bit) or x64 - x64
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? Age of system (hardware) - 4 months
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? - preinstaled 2 months , but i reinstaled it today

? CPU - i3 370
? Video Card - ati radeon 5450
? MotherBoard - it's a laptop , i dont know
? Power Supply - brand & wattage - idem

? System Manufacturer - Dell
? Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom) - dell inspirion n5010
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Nvidia 512 MB 8600M GS

The Dell has:

17 inch screen
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The Dell was about 300 - 400 bucks more, but I can use the $350 off Dell coupon since it's an Inspirion which brings the price down to $2100 after taxes. So, both compuers have the new Santa Rosa T7500 processors, 200+ Gb Hard Drives, but the Dell has the 8600 Gt, as opposed to the 8600 Gs in the HP. I want to get the most out of the notebook I chose, so do you guys think it'll be worth spending a little more for the 8600 GT?
 

Answer:Hp dv9500t or Dell Inspirion 1720

Bump

I'm kind of looking to order tonight because I'll be on vacation the next two weeks.

HP has 512 mb 8600 GS, Dell has the 256 mb 8600 GT
 

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Everytime I close my lid, try to hirbernate my computer or try to shut it down it doesn't respond properly. When I open the lid again my pc won't turn on, it doesn't hibernate properly or shut off. It started when I "upgraded" my verson from w8.0 to w8.1. I read that it could be my graphic video driver, I updated it using the driver autodetect from AMD but nothing changed. My computer is a Dell Inspirion 15 (3537), on Device Manager > Display Adapters it says "AMD Radeon R9 M265X", but I believe that my graphic card is an AMD Radeon HD 8850M.
Should I change the driver installed by AMD, or the problem may be something else?
 
Thank you!

Answer:Dell Inspirion 15 not shutting off properly (w8.1)

[personal experience only]
I have found that the drivers from the Dell site are more compatible with their hardware than those from some manufacturer's sites.
 
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User Input: Touchpad
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6 USB 2.0 ports
IEEE 1394 (FireWire)
Digital Video Interface (DVI-D)
VGA out (monitor out)
S-Video Out
RJ-45 (Ethernet LAN)
RJ-11 (56-Kbps Modem)
Audio line out for headphone/speakers
Microphone
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NOW I TALKED WITH DELL: They told me there is no way to update the video card in this system, But isnt there some way i can upgrade to a 9800.
 

Answer:I can't play ut3 on my dell inspirion E1705

Geforce 9800
 

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Hi INSOOCEO,
Is there any liquid spillage / physical damage on the system? Does an external keyboard work fine on the system? Are the specified keys not working at all or do they work intermittently?
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