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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said on 2012-08-15: #26 now you have connected to the web, run: sudo apt-get --reinstall install network-manager network-manager-gnome network-manager-pptp network-manager-pptp-gnome Inviting complete strangers onto your PC is not smart However, the laptop almost always takes two attempts before it will boot up. Good luck. As a last and final step and before RMAing that motherboard try testing your system with another PSU, if you can borrow one from a friend. weblink

i tried plugging lan cable , usb modem .. You may try to set it, or alternatively you may try to issue 'powercfg -h off' in the command prompt with elevated privileges in Windows. Safe mode boot stops with "Loaded: \Windows\system32\drivers\CLASSPNP.SYS" No hardware changes made. If it doesn't fix the issue try the other RAM stick. https://www.vistax64.com/general-discussion/304194-dell-inspiron-nearlyalways-takes-two-attempts-start.html

Generated Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:58:51 GMT by s_hp109 (squid/3.5.23) If that doesn't help, check the BIOS to make sure it's all detected and running at the right speed, voltage etc.If it's not that, and you don't think it's the PSU the lan connection i tols is not a broadband, its from my desktop via internet sharing. Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware

When I push the power, the PC will begin to power on, display the splash screen and the loading circle, and when the splash screen fades, I hear a click in Thank you. Its shows starting window when I select repair mode. Log in then open a terminal and run: gksudo gedit /etc/resolv.conf delete all text and add: nameserver 8.8.8.8 Save the new file and try the web.

Perform SFC Scan. Other Windows was selected instead of Windows 10. I've pinpointed the click noise to be the hard drive, for sure, but I haven't made any changes to the PC that would cause this to happen. Robert Swanson, Aug 18, 2015 #6 Robert Swanson Bit Poster Messages: 22 Maria - I checked your troubleshooting steps listed above.

Try unplugging the hard drive, SSD, GPU, USB devices and everything else from your motherboard, leaving only one stick of RAM and internal Intel CPU. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use.  Apple Support Communities More ways to shop: Visit an Apple During the process, none of the other components in the PC turn off or restart besides the HDD. Since I "restored" my ipod and removed all of its songs, I have been trying to fill it up again.

to make matters worst the asus does not have any restore points on it . http://newwikipost.org/topic/9OEIjtAFfz2xeO39HwQ3XflnECLXXtjT/i-put-7-on-my-dell-5010-and-it-takes-7-to-10-min-to-Start.html Good luck. actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said on 2012-08-13: #13 Why did you reboot after editting the file. Last edited: Aug 19, 2015 Arno1, Aug 19, 2015 #11 LindsayC Bit Poster Messages: 2 Hi Arno1, Problem fixed.

Comments will be moderated / approved to preserve the signal-to-noise ratio.Name Comment Similar ArticlesSOLVED - 3TB hard drive only shows 746.52GB in Windows 7[SOLVED] Windows Update on Windows 8 shows 0% http://fixmyacer.com/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-n4050-windows-failed-to-start.html I believe the problem is solved! Very occasionally it is caused by a loose hard drive cable.At 2012-06-19 09:12:00, Humphrey left the following comment ...Hi, your solution fixed the problem on my Lenovo G550. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution).

Thank you very much for your advice.At 2012-06-20 21:28:00, LC left the following comment ...I have a Sony Vaio and it's bios doesn't have the option sata controller on system config. I strongly advise you not to do this in future. Thanks You. check over here I never said to do that....?

Does anyone have a... Try updating to its latest version and after that do a BIOS/CMOS reset. To my surprise, the PC booted successfully on the first attempt, which means that one of my USB peripherals may have been causing the issue.

Arno1, Aug 18, 2015 #9 Lindsay Bit Poster Messages: 41 Arno1, I've got absolutely no idea what your talking about.

I'm worried that either of these processes might permenantely cause problems with my ipod, particularly becuase they are not recommended by Apple. I'm not a whiz so I don't understand what I did or what went wrong, since the BIOS has been set to AHCI for over a year with no errors before.At First try to update the BIOS to its latest version. Then the boot process will take longer to complete because it will make more tests to all your devices.

a desktop running windows which connects to internet via a usb modem. Just check your motherboard's manual for the process.Finally it may have been an isolated incident and something in your BIOS may have stuck and the simple thing of plugging or unplugging Upon rebooting a few times, every single boot was perfectly normal, and super speedy. http://fixmyacer.com/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-15-3000-sometimes-won-t-start-up-properly.html The time now is 04:00. .

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If all pass this little test, then it's time to check your USB ports one by one. Latest Parallels 10 all updates installed. Takes 3 attempts.Neil nailed the solution in this post: ... Dell Inspiron 1300, Windows XP Posted on Sep 25, 2010 6:42 AM Reply I have this question too Q: Problems Syncing - Delay Write Failed Error Message Hide Question All replies

The only solutions I have read about but not tried are formatting: either normal windows formatting or "low level formatting" using HDDGuru or a similar program. Try updating to its latest version and after that do a BIOS/CMOS reset. I do not believe it is PSU related.