Cannot open XP

  Bowsprit 17:47 14 May 04
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When i start my computer it posts ok and the windows logo appears then the screen goes blank and srtays that way.I can hear the sound of the windows opening music but can see nothing.

I did a repair with the windows cd and windows came on ok but the next time i booted it was back to a blank screen.I have also put new ribbon cables on and changed the monitor lead.Anyone any ideas about this as i'm stuck.Thanks.

  johnnyrocker 17:55 14 May 04

system restore in safe mode? loose graphics card?

johnny.

  Bowsprit 18:11 14 May 04

Took it out and reseated it.

  Bowsprit 18:13 14 May 04

Should have said i did a system restore but monitor was still blank./

  Fruit Bat 20:21 14 May 04

Have you tried safe mode and reinstalled graphics drivers?

  VoG II 20:27 14 May 04

How did you do a system restore with a blank monitor?

You could restart and keep tapping the F8 key just before the Windows screen loads. Then select Last Known Good Configuration from the menu that should appear.

  Bowsprit 20:56 14 May 04

I managed to get into system restore in safe mode once and went back to the only restore point i had as windows xp was only installed 2 days ago.I'll try last known good configuration.

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