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Win 7 blinking cursor no boot screen

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October 19, 2010 2:34:23 PM

Hello,

Running win7 64bit and have blinking cursor on black screen. When I boot up it immediately goes to the blinking cursor. No boot screen,logo, f2 or f12 options. nada zip
Will not read any discs in dics drive. Removed hard drive and put in another computer and it works fine. Removed video card.
It is a dell e520
I have no idea what to try next.
Any ideas?

a b $ Windows 7
October 19, 2010 4:01:15 PM

Hi r2rickster and welcome to Tom's forum.

Try changing the RAM.
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a b $ Windows 7
October 19, 2010 8:34:56 PM

Make sure the hard drive is connected securely. If that's not the issue, try changing the cable.
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