Dell Dimension 9100 user manual download

For Devices:Dell Dimension 9100
Languages:English
Pages:140
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Page 35 of 140
Solving Problems
35
Lockups and Software Problems
CAUTION:
Before you begin any of the procedures in this section, follow the safety instructions in the
Product Information Guide
.
The computer does not start up
The computer stops responding
NOTICE:
You might lose data if you are unable to perform an operating system shutdown.
A program stops responding
A program crashes repeatedly
NOTE:
Software usually includes installation instructions in its documentation or on a floppy or CD.
C
HECK
THE
D
IAGNOSTIC
L
IGHTS
See page 45.
E
NSURE
THAT
THE
P
OWER
C
ABLE
IS
F
IRMLY
C
ONNECTED
TO
T
HE
C
OMPUTER
AND
TO
T
HE
E
LECTRICAL
O
UTLET
T
URN
THE
COMPUTER
OFF
If you are unable to get a response by pressing a key on your keyboard or
moving your mouse, press and hold the power button for at least 8 to 10 seconds until the computer
turns off. Then restart your computer.
E
ND
THE
PROGRAM
1
Press <Ctrl><Shift><Esc> simultaneously.
2
Click
Applications
.
3
Click the program that is no longer responding.
4
Click
End Task
.
C
HECK
THE
SOFTWARE
DOCUMENTATION
If necessary, uninstall and then reinstall the program.
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