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By l_shangali ·
Hi, I have this laptop Dell Inspiron 3500 with the following error msg during startup "the amount of memory has changed or suspend to disk.................." .It also bring some beeps but the good thing is that the pc still works. Could you please tell me where can i get some kind of software to remove this error msg. Or can anyone tell me where can I get phdisk.exe which can run in windows.cause the laptop does't have floppy drive.
Ma email adress is lshangali@yahoo.com.\

With lots of thanks LUI.

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by sgt_shultz In reply to Suspend to disk

sounds like your suspend partition has been removed or damaged. Dell should have a utility for fixing this. i would try searching using the service tag number on the laptop or the model number at support.dell.com
i am unfamiliar with phdisk.exe, sorry

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by dmiles In reply to Suspend to disk

For suspend to disk download s2d utils from dell site. Here are the shortcuts:

http://ftp1.us.dell.com/utility/S2D-A05.EXE - diskette image
http://ftp1.us.dell.com/utility/S2D-HA05.EXE - just utils

Or go to http://support.dell.com/ enter service tag of your machine, select "Downloads for your Dell" and look for "Utilities: Dell Suspend Utilities, BIOS, English, Multi System" 1999-07-28 (version A05).

Run mks2d from a dos diskette or dos/windows partition to create suspend-to-disk partition. You'd better arrange for the disk space in advance when you plan your install.

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by willcomp In reply to Suspend to disk

My experience with suspend to disk utilities involved installation from a DOS boot disk prior to installing OS.

Unless things have changed, you won't be able to repair S2D partition under Windows.

Dalton

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