|If your hard drive is still good, probably the quickest way out of |
your problem is to do a Repair or System Recovery. Either way
you will have to reinstall your windows updates. Do you still
have the CD's that came with your computer?
The Resource CD I think has your Sound and Graphic driver.
Windows XP Repair
For System Recovery try tapping the F11 key when you turn
your computer on. I don't know for your Dell.
You can try Error Checking
This can be run by command prompt.
Command Prompt by Tapping F8 key.
Type = chkdsk /f ---- space between k and /
Type = y to run on Restart.
To get out type = Exit
Black Screen with Safe Mode in 4 corners.
Press CTRL - ALT - DELETE
Press New Task - Type = msconfig
X screen out that overlaps System Configuration Utility
Normal Start up = OK
Yes to Restart