Originally Posted by fantastic88
Sounds like typical Dell. Mines been f'd for almost a year now. Can't even wipe the HD. POS.
I wipe the hard drive on my Dell about every 6 months, no problem. Just boot using something like The Ultimate Boot CD
, run FDisk or something similar, install your new OS, and you're off and running.
Hopefully that ain't necessary in this case. Safe mode, or running it as a slave on an updated machine should