PC boots from F: (system drive) and Windows Explorer still lists this system drive as F:. Well the thing booted up fine. until it stopped.Hung again as soon as the repair install wrote to some part of the disk above the 137gb limit.So. No way to know now.Test hypothesis: Since everything worked ok until something (windows update) wrote data above the 137gb limit, the only ways to test this would be either to change http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-8200-specs.html
So I enabled only cd rom boot in bios setup and moved jumpers to cable select. Run it again. I would Love to confirm that. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19465594
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If not try a different floppy drive and see if you can get it going. Dell Dimension 8200 Ram Ray. Make and model is in the OP -- Dell Dimension 4100. and start the self test....
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It is not showing up in any AV, nor anti Spyware. his comment is here I got it to work, after doing the above.Ray.Say that again?Since when were dvd and cd drives integrated? Fixes issues with an intermittent failure after returning from hibernation, yellow bang on some systems that have multiple multi-bus pci cards, install failures on certain factory downloads of XP. Usually it causes one or more devices on the chain to become undetectable in the bios or detectable with odd looking asci characters in the id string. Dell Dimension 8200 Motherboard
Register now! Should she set every drive (except the CD drive) to 'none'? All rights reserved. this contact form Solved: Dell Dimension 8200 > unable to boot from CD-ROM or floppy diskette Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Rollin' Rog, Sep 22, 2004.
He was the first executive editor of PC Magazine and the founding editor of Digital News. Load Ubuntu cd. I don't need help with this system but felt I should post it here since there are still hundreds of older p4 systems out there with this problem and IDE drives
Make and model of your computer would be handy. Boot Up Problem Dell Dimension 8200 Windows Xp Started by charlesh , Jul 25 2008 07:28 PM Please log in to reply 5 replies to this topic #1 charlesh charlesh TEG Lucia St. Reply Reply With Quote January 19th, 2009,05:41 PM #7 sajohnson View Profile View Forum Posts View Blog Entries Junior Member Join Date Jan 2009 Posts 4 Originally Posted by osprey4
Dell Dimension 8200 blinking cursor problem. when u turn the computer on... Try blowing the dust out of the drives. "Common Sense is a flower that doesn't grow in everyone's garden." Reply Reply With Quote January 19th, 2009,08:46 AM #3 navigate here Many Dell cd's will only work if it detects a Dell BIOS....ANY standard XP cd will work on a Dell. "Common Sense is a flower that doesn't grow in everyone's garden."