latop wont boot up

  wildatheart 17:19 15 Jan 12
Locked

my dell inspirion 1525 will not boot up. it starts fine then screen stays black with curser flashing in top left hand corner, when i press keys they do nothing except make a beep noise. can any one help me

  robin_x 17:33 15 Jan 12

Check no CD/DVD in drives or Flash sticks/cards plugged in.

Reboot tapping F8 on startup. See if you can get to Repair options, first, or Safe mode.

  robin_x 17:34 15 Jan 12

Presume you are Vista?

  wildatheart 17:38 15 Jan 12

cheers robin will try that and yes vista

  robin_x 17:40 15 Jan 12

Or Last known Good Configuration, from F8 boot

  wildatheart 17:57 15 Jan 12

cant seem to get to repair options but is doing a pre boot assessmemt on itself

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

What is Google Allo? What is Google Duo? Google Allo UK release date and features: Google Allo is…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

iOS 10 troubleshooting tips: Simple fixes for the most common iOS 10 problems, from network…