Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Inspiron 1521 finally arrives after 5 weeks; 2nd reboot fails

My Inspiron 1521 finally arrived after 5 weeks of stalling by Dell last night. It booted up the first time, but then failed to boot every time after that. I had to wipe the hard drive and use the recovery disk that Dell gave me, but after I finished the recovery, 4 drivers were missing.

I'm chatting with a tech now to locate these 4 drivers.

Many people have mentioned that Dell assembles "new" laptops from refurbished parts. I hope this has not been the case with min, but with everything that has happened so far, I would not be surprised.

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