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Dell Precision M 90 won't boot up and displays blank gray screen

Last Modified: 2013-11-17
I have a Dell Precision M 90 that today failed to boot up. When I turn on the laptop a gray screen appears and there is about 5 seconds worth of disk activity. After that the only thing that happens is the gray screen begins becoming mottled and blury 2" wide empty squares  slowly appear. I tried booting from the installation CD and had about 5 seconds of activity on the CD drive and then nothing but the same gray screen.

I am running Window 2K.
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