Thread: Dell laptop error
August 19th, 2009, 07:05 AM #1
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Dell laptop error
what does this error code mean 0F00:065D
IDE device failed - no media in opional drive
Needs recovery CD1
MSG IDE error code: 0F00:065D
August 19th, 2009, 07:16 AM #2
Sounds like maybe you have a cd in your cd drive that needs to come out so your pc will bootup.The propeller is just a big fan in front of the plane used to keep the pilot cool. When it stops, you can actually watch the pilot start sweating.
August 19th, 2009, 07:39 AM #3
Welcome to TechIMO.
There are three possibilities, but you haven't provided enough information to know:
1. Your hard drive has failed and the system is trying to boot from the only other device available, your CD drive.
2. You have the BIOS set to boot only from the CD drive and there is no media in the drive.
3. You are trying to run PC Restore, the restore partition is missing from your hard drive, and the utility is trying to access the restore partition on the CD.
August 19th, 2009, 08:52 AM #4
August 19th, 2009, 09:17 AM #5
xfxmonkey - that was uncalled for.
Helen Rae - It may have been a bad Windows update. Try a system recovery.The Beatings Will Stop When Morale Improves
August 19th, 2009, 08:21 PM #6
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