Video card problems

  TamB 16:13 02 Sep 09
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Just wondering if a faulty video card can affect PC from booting up?

All was well with PC a few days ago and then a message popped up along the lines of a "motherboard video card free fix". Unfortunately I wasn't on the PC at the time so I don't know what exactly the message said. The PC crashed shortly after this message and now PC won't boot up i.e just a blank screen, no bios screen, no sound from hard disk. Monitor and power supply seems ok though.

Any suggestions?

Thanks

  wee eddie 21:44 02 Sep 09

Continuously Tap F8, or F5, from the moment you Switch on.

  TamB 10:36 03 Sep 09

Yes - but no success. It's like the PC is switched on but nothing happens

  TamB 12:47 03 Sep 09

Seems to be a motherboard problem as per HP website. Link below:

click here

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