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i have been a member on the forum for a number of yrs, and you have helped me in the past. See more Diskette drive 0 seek failure Diskette drive a error Diskett drive 0 c failure Diskette drive 0 seek failure (error message) Diskette Drive 0 Seek Failure Error Message (Solved) Windows is so funny.Install the Dina font, my favorite font for programming editors. I increased the RAM from 256 MB to 1024 MB, vacuumed all the cat hair and dust out, greased the noisy fan, and updated some of the software. have a peek here

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Funny thing while vacuuming the dust from the inside of the PC it sucked up a small plastic piece and was wondering what it was. Report shazam- Nov 20, 2008 at 12:08 AM Thanks to Bigane my problem was solved. Is this likely a power supply problem?

TerryNet, Jul 14, 2014 #8 Mr Davo Thread Starter Joined: Mar 15, 2009 Messages: 349 I am pleased to hear it, so it isn't just me that finds this strange. Regards, Davo No related Questions. Sorry for broken ENGLISH. 1 2 Next Ask a question Member requests are more likely to be responded to. I was told by a computer shop that my hard drive needs to be replaced.

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I do have the "Diskette Drive 0 Seek Failure" message come up and it has also told me that the "Diskette Drive (B)" is corrupt. Edit, Properties, Advanced, General, disable "Look for remote speakers connected with AirTunes". Install for all users, using Unix /binary as the default text mode. Join over 733,556 other people just like you!

Originally the BIOS installed was version 1.1.8, and now I have 1.1.10 installed. This Site Find The PC Guide helpful? Thanks a ton man. I don't want AOL, Earthlink, McAfee, Dell Jukebox, and countless other icons on my desktop.

Even though I have set the boot order correctly the computer will not load Windows. navigate here I was finally so exasperated I called DELL in spite of the fact my PC was out of warranty. It only had USB 1.0, and the only working ports were on the back of the machine, which was becoming increasingly annoying. Can't find your answer ?

See here for more. Use C:\Documents and Settings\\Local Settings\Temp for temporary files. Thanks. http://xmailing.net/dell-dimension/dell-dimension-c521-breaks-on-load-up.php I followed your steps and it worked accuratedly.

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I am hoping the grease will work itself in and it will be silent after a few days.

Also tried swapping the two DIMMs around and also tried just using each of the two 1-GB DIMMs by itself. --Tried reseating the cables to the two internal disks --At the Only goes so far then quits. It is as though the computer does not recognize to boot Windows unless manually told to do so. Helpful +9 Report Bigane Aug 26, 2008 at 07:23 AM I had the same bother and it was enabling floppy disc drive which I dont have.go to bios f2 and click

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