Dell GX50

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I have a Dell gx50 computer, The hard drive died and I replaced it. When I tried to bootup I got the message"Alert checkpoint(size)" error. I've searched all accessable Dell databases but nothing thats close to this problem. If you can lead me in the right direction it would be greatly appreciated.

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It sounds to me like you have not set up your new drive correctly in the Dell BIOS. Enter the BIOS. On the first page you’ll see a listing of the devices connected to your computer. These are the devices that the BIOS recognizes. Look at the listing for the first hard drive (sometimes called HD 0). If this entry is missing, garbled, or otherwise incorrect, set the BIOS to recognize the drive automatically (AUTO). Save your changes and reboot.

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  • Baswan
    I cant access the bios I get a constant beep tone and the check point(size) screen flashes. f2 delete nothing will get me past this Alert! screen
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  • Baswan
    Excellent the memory was the problem. My son saw the case open and added a stick of 256mb ram and didn't tell me. Thanks
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