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Does it do that with each of them in on their own
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tried all 4 sticks individually, no change
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any way this could be a bios problem? and if it is, how can I find out what bios I have so I can download an update?
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It should be on the first screen
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only says bios version A03
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went to dells site in safe mode, the most current bios version is A06 but when I try to run it, it encounters an error, mebbe cause I am in safe mode?
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Use another PC to download and save the BIOS update to floppy / CDR then use it to boot this PC
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Dont mean to sound dumb here. I just copied it onto a floppy using the affected computer in safe mode. This comp has no floppy dd. Don't I need a special bootable floppy?
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It should have the instructions where you downloaded it from, some are pre-compiled

Boot the PC with it, you may need to set the floppy as the first boot device in BIOS set up, press F10 to save, type Y to confirm
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The Bios upgrade instructions require me to provide a DOS bootable diskette, OR to run it from windows. I am trying to make a DOS bootable diskette now.
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The floppy disk drive on the affected system seems to be bad. Won't write new disks , or even recognize previously written ones . :whistling:
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Do you have access to any PC (friend) with a working floppy

Do the instructions include a CDR option
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only choices I saw were from windows or bootable DOS floppy
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Do you know anyone with a PC which has a floppy drive you can make it on?
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Finally found an acceptable floppy for the drive. am DLing and making a bootable DOS dis especially for bios upgrading from botdisk.com
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