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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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Sorry I don't no why all the same posts. Yes please let me know when at command prompt screen


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How do i do this?

 

"list disk 0 (verify it is the correct disk #)"

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just type lisk disk and it will show you your available disk. I believe it will show Disk 0 to be your correct one. If don't know provide a picture. Please provide the picture so we can be sure. I also need to add a command


Edited by dmccoy, 21 January 2018 - 03:23 PM.

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Edited by Jb852, 21 January 2018 - 03:26 PM.

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Okay now type 

list disk and press enter key

 

provide a picture


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As requested,
I thought that lisk was an abbreviation

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Okay, perfect now follow the next steps

typing each command followed by enter key

 

select disk 0 (that is a zero)

clean

covert gpt

create partition primary

format quick fs=ntfs

assign

exit


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is covert gpt supposed to be convert gpt?

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Edited by Jb852, 21 January 2018 - 03:47 PM.

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should i start again or start at convert gpt?


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yes sorry, try again with that command

convert gpt


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yes sorry, try again with that command

convert gpt


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no luck 

still displaying encountered error: data error (cyclic redundancy check)

 

lets take it again from the beginning?

 

regards

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yes sorry, try again with that command

convert gpt

 

Let me know if the error continues we may have to change something


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Okay type 

convert mbr

 

and then see if the error shows again


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