flashing cursor after post on a dell gx260 computer

Discussion in 'General Computer Support' started by ksfloyd123, May 26, 2007.

  1. ksfloyd123


    May 26, 2007
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    system specs

    dell gx260
    cpu 2.26 ghz
    512 ddr1 ram
    dell m board intel integrated graphics and sound
    160 g hard drive ide Seagate (brand new)
    lg dvd burner


    After post and mem check
    I receive a flashing cursor in top left hand side of screen.
    Read alot about this on net and have tryed the following (no help yet)

    Mem test is ok at post
    (keyboard lights up)
    changed boot process to boot hdd first
    removed and re placed in the cmos battery (did nothing)
    re installed win xp pro ser pack 2
    run msconfig removed unwanted system start up apps/.
    Installed a new hdd
    everything inside is firmly connected

    Guys I would really like some help on this matter Im an it student so this is great training for me to fix this problem

    BEST REGARDS ksfloyd
    ksfloyd123, May 26, 2007
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