hi there, thanks alot for reading this, this is my problem,
the pc = Dell latitude D610 Windows XP home
the problem =
when i boot it takes me to the page i have an uption to either enter in a safe mode or just the last pace windows wokred properly...this started as a result of when i was syhuting down the system and i had to remove the battery since the system hang after which i used the spare battery i had but still no start up when it start the windows logo it then goes back again to start up of notification that seems the system was shut down or windows encountered an error or the reset button was pressed etc...i then enter F12 to diagonise the system and the followoing information was passed
i run the dell diagnostics from the system setup and get this.
error detected on "start DST short test"
error code: 1000-0146
Msg: 0: IDE status failed, stats byte: 64 control code = 1 Msg: No additional Sense Infoormation.
also, at the end of the diagnostic it says
Test result = fail
error code = 1000-0141
Msg: No drive detected.
it further request i run dell drivers and utilities CD which i misplaced a long time...now getting such a Cd is now a problem...i need any assistance i can get as my office job for over a year is all in the system and i dont know how to go about it
Thanks for your swift response but i dont have any of the relevant disk due to office movement here and therand that resulted in misplacing all my disc for the system and i can't seem to get any from any retail market here due to the type as what is very common now is an hp system.
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