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My sisters windows 8 dell inspiron randomly stopped working recently. Basically the computer won't boot last the dell logo scr

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Last response: in Mobile Computing
March 19, 2014 4:43:35 PM

Need Help with dell computer boot screen

More about : sisters windows dell inspiron randomly stopped working recently basically computer boot dell logo scr

a b * Windows 8
March 19, 2014 5:29:24 PM

If MEMTEST passes, it might be the Hard Drive is damaged or the data on it is corrupted.

(At this point, you should look into using the latest System Restore point. Google for how)

If MEMTEST fails, then your System RAM is defective (at least one stick).

1. Create a DVD or USB stick (need a different PC) for Memtest
2. Boot to Memtest
*If Memtest won't boot you need to either:
a) change the BIOS setting so the DVD or USB is first in the boot order, or
b) Unhook the hard drive (s) temporarily (the two connectors attached to the hard drive)