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Old 03-21-2012, 03:17 AM   #1
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My Dell Inspiron B130 hangs after startup with a black screen and blinking cursor. F8 does not lead to system restore. What can I do?

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If you've got a hard drive caddy, £20-30 for the specific drive either SCSI or the others and extract the data onto another pc or laptop?
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