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Dell Insprion blue screen with stop error

by athenah / January 28, 2010 8:40 AM PST

I cannot do anything. It won't boot in to safe mode or the OS. I do not have a restore disk and my warranty is expired. How can I wipe the laptop clean and try to start over?

The error is: STOP: 0x0000007E

I read a few other places to download Cleaners, but I am not sure how to do that when I can't access any part of my laptop.

OS: Windows 7
Product: Dell / INSPIRON 6000


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That's odd.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 28, 2010 9:43 AM PST

How could you have a Windows 7 machine out of warranty?

Something's odd here.

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by athenah / January 28, 2010 9:49 AM PST
In reply to: That's odd.

Ugg. Sorry, the Dell has Win XP. (My Toshiba has Win 7).


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Without restore CDs.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 28, 2010 9:58 AM PST
In reply to: ooops

Which I found with all our Dell XP machines in the box so I can only guess these are lost, misplaced, not given to you etc.

Maybe this one can run UBUNTU if there is no budget to buy an OS?

Wink, nod. Get another 7.

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