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dell dimension xps t450

My computer crashed when I was installing latest version of Norton utilities. When I used restore the passwords would no longer be recognized. I was running xp professional. I tried using a password cracker, but it didn't help. At this point the bios is very slow at loading, really slow. The machine reports that there is no operating system.

an aside on another computer using xp professional the computer crashed when I installed service pack 2. I had to reinstall windows xp using a clean install. It now works fine but I'm afraid to attempt to install service pack 2.


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