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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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Now see if the if you can do the following 

 

It is under The Operations menu on left side its called "Check File System" Select Check and Fix detected errors and provide a picture of output


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Still don't have that option

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Should have sent this first, sorry

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Okay lets Format next. Select Format partition. This is probably not necessary but we are going to make sure it is formatted.


Edited by dmccoy, 25 January 2018 - 04:45 PM.

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New screen

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done,, how do i tell if its doing anything?


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Looks good select ok and let me know when it is complete.


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The format is done? Do you see this option now. If so run

 

It is under The Operations menu on left side its called "Check File System" Select Check and Fix detected errors and provide a picture of output


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clicked ok, nothing indicating that its working, still dont have  the Check file system 


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lower left side of screen  beneath show partitions 

it shows operations pending,   is it waiting for an instruction, as to me pending is the same as waiting


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Okay select apply to all operations and wait for it to finish.


Edited by dmccoy, 25 January 2018 - 05:04 PM.

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Yes?

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Select Yes. It is plugged in isnt it. This is all I can do for the day. Tom can hopefully get Windows installed or you are welcome to try on your own with the links I provided earlier.


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Ok , and thanks, its a little late for me too, want to get TOM to contact me, or let me know when hes available and ill contact him.

 

Many, many thanks for getting me this far hope we get the chance to talk tomorrow , do take care of yourself

best regards

jim

 

its just come up as all changes applied successfully

still dont have the check file system option


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Hi Jim,

I don’t have much time today to work with you. Please try following the enclosed video to install Windows 10.


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