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Dell XPS 420 will not boot


Best Answer phillpower2 , 15 January 2018 - 12:41 PM

ERROR IN THE PREVIOUS POSTPhill sorry about this The Hard drives are not as described above they are in fact.Drive 1: a Seagate Barracuda 320 GB 7200rpmDrive 2: a Western Digital Caviar SE 16... Go to the full post »


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Select next to get to part that shows drive options of where to install Windows to and post pic.


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I'm going to do this screen by screen I would appreciate it if you would agree the progression,
Iv been here a number of times, do you recommend the install option or repair your computer option?

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Click install


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Done setup is starting it's asking for my activation code
Will get back when entered
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Select I dont have a key


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OK its asking me to select the OS i want to install,  i normally go for 32 bit

it has w10 pro but only shows x86


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With your older system 32 bit is probably good. How much ram do you have? What version of Windows do you have licensed? Home, Professional?


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4GB


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With 4GB you should be okay with 64 bit. 


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As far as I am aware w10 pro
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ok will select w10 pro x86 Y/N please


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Okay, then select that option.


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Okay, then select that option.


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Done,
Through license screen
Which option do you recommend

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Did your Dell come with Windows 10 pro 32 bit or 64 bit? Should be service tag on computer. If don't know please provide the Service tag # and can lookup


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