PC hardware--CPU & Motherboard & RAM/REBOOTING DELL PER YOUR DIRECTION

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Keith Hi,  per your direction I inserted the operating system disk and was told inorder to install Windows put in the Key number. Im confused,  nothing comes up per your original instructions. Where do I go from here,  I dont want to loose  any information.  Thank you, Ken

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I can't remember what os you have but you have to follow the prompts to repair instead of install the os. The terms may be different according to the os but you are wanting to boot to the disk to use the tools on it to check the hard drive. Some of the later OS starting around vista have many repair tools.
Also use the command prompt to use chkdsk.

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Keith

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Experienced in complete system builds where knowledge of kinds and types of motherboards, processors, and RAM have to be compatible. This includes intermediate knowledge of video card technologies and the troubleshooting and repair of problems associated with said hardware.

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11 years experience as a self-employed PC technician with 100% customer satisfaction.

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4 classes from a Networking degree. Mostly self-taught.

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