What to do when I have nothing but a blue screen?
I turn my computer on, the dell logo comes on but when the operating system loads I get nothing but a blue screen and can not do anything.
The Dell Inspiron 530 was a desktop computer made in mid 2007. It had great processing power and graphics at the time, and it still a useful machine today.
Hi Drew, I noticed your other posts as well and what you're describing sounds like you are having issues with the ram installed in your PC. If you have not upgraded the RAM you may consider doing so. I had an issue just like this on a PC many years ago. The computer running slow and freezing could indicate the computer does not have enough memory to access. Especially if its running programs that require a lot of RAM. If the RAM has been upgraded it may be incompatible with the motherboard or faulty. You may want to try running memory tests to check for errors. Another possible cause can possibly be a virus on the PC. I know when I had the issue with my PC it was caused from me installing an antivirus program that requires too much RAM to run. Even after I uninstalled the antivirus program the PC would never speed backup. I then decided to try replacing or upgrading the RAM and that fixed the problem. The anti-virus program and all other programs ran great after that. Best of luck and let us know if you get it figured out or need more help.
The blue screen is nicknamed “The Blue Screen of Death.” However, it does not mean it is the end for your computer. There are many things that could be the problem, corrupted drives, burnt out chips, or operating problems. I would suggest to try to re-install the operating system, which can be done by booting your computer in safe mood. You will likely have to look up how to do this.