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The following boot-start or system-start driver failed to load: DellBIOS

By giorgio777 ·
The Service Control Manager in the Event Viewer notifies that 'The following boot-start or system-start driver failed to load: DellBIOS'

I have a Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop with Windows XP Professional (version 2002) , Service Pack 3; IE 8 (final version).

Among other, from the System Information I have the following data:

- System model MM061;

- BIOS Version/Date Dell Inc. A12, 12/18/2006;

- SMBIOS Version 2.4

On August 03, 2009 I posted the same question on the Dell Community forum ( http://en.community.dell.com/forums/t/19287652.aspx ) but got no answer so far .

I would really appreciate a solution to this problem. Why is this notification appear in the event viewer ? What does it mean? How it can be solved?

Thank you very much for your support.

UPDATE
I am adding the following additional information as it is displayed by the 'Event Viewer' and 'Help Support Center' :


Details
Product:Windows Operating System
ID:7026
Source: Service Control Manager
Version:5.2
Symbolic Name:EVENT_BOOT_SYSTEM_DRIVERS_FAILED
Message:The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: DellBIOS, TfFsMon, TfSysMon

Explanation
The specified drivers did not load correctly. The driver might not be in the expected location.

User Action
Do all of the following:
1.Verify that the drivers are configured correctly.
2.Verify that the computer is running the most current version of the drivers.


Version:5.0
Component:System Event Log
Symbolic Name:EVENT_BOOT_SYSTEM_DRIVERS_FAILED
Message:The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load: %1

Explanation
The specified drivers did not load correctly. The driver might not be in the expected location.

User Action
Do all of the following:
1. Verify that the drivers are configured correctly.
2. Verify that the computer is running the most current version of the drivers.


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Is your computer booting into Windows?

by Peconet Tietokoneet In reply to The following boot-start ...

Is the computer in question, booting up correctly other than the issue you are having?
Have a look at the time in you system tray (if it is booting up correctly), is the time correct? if not then it would be either your CMOS battery that is going (if you have one that is) or your battery needs replacing IE: a new battery.
How old is your computer?

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Answers to your questions..

by giorgio777 In reply to Is your computer booting ...

1. Is the computer in question, booting up correctly other than the issue you are having? YES
2.Have a look at the time in you system tray (if it is booting up correctly), is the time correct? YES

3. How old is your computer? I HAVE PURCHASED IT IN THE SUMMER OF 2006

I have also provided additional information regarding the respective error (see the original post)

Thanks in advance for your kind support and ...A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2010 !!

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Driver startup Error

by 1RealTruth In reply to The following boot-start ...

Unfortunately you are not getting your response because you are leaving information out. There should be an error code that goes along with it. Plus the exact error message you are getting.

Chances are there is a string in a registry key that needs to be deleted. I have seen similar problems with CD drivers.

You can either do a google search on the error or let us know the exact message and any other codes and one of us will look it up for you.

Good Luck.

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updated information about my problem

by giorgio777 In reply to Driver startup Error

Dear 1RealTruth ,
I have updated my problem with additional information withe the exact message regardin the respective error.
Thanks in advance for your kind support.

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