Dell Inspiron 6000 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Laptops and Notebooks
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-19-2010, 12:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 6
Default Dell Inspiron 6000

Hey guys, one last question before I purchase a new hard drive for this laptop (Dell Inspiron 6000).

Ok, I've picked out a compatible (I hope) IDE drive. The drive that's getting replaced is toast, so I can't even load up an operating system. I can get into BIOS. My goal is to put Ubuntu on the new drive.

My question is, when I screw in the new drive and push the power button, what steps do I need to follow to load my Operating system?? Is it as simple as putting the cd with the Ubuntu image on it in the CD tray? The drive is bare, unformatted, etc.


modestmouse is offline  
Old 03-19-2010, 12:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
Techie Beyond Description
MindoverMaster's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: /home
Posts: 12,212
Send a message via MSN to MindoverMaster
Default Re: Dell Inspiron 6000

I never knew a modest mouse

Just make sure the cd/dvd drive is first in boot order. then you're fine. Just pop the disk in and enjoy the ride.
__________________ Steam Account
MindoverMaster is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Dell Inspiron 6000 HDD Error modestmouse Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 4 03-15-2010 10:02 AM
Dell Inspiron 6000 windows 7 drivers? mikesx4911 Microsoft Windows and Software 6 03-12-2010 09:52 PM
Can't get Dell Inspiron 1525 WIFI to work after Operating System reinstall sflink Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 1 01-24-2010 11:10 AM
Dell Launches Inspiron Zino HD SFF PC Osiris New Technology and Products 0 11-14-2009 11:43 AM
Loud Hard Drive on Inspiron 6000 getmoreatp Laptops and Notebooks 2 01-28-2008 03:43 PM

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:58 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.