We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Contact Forum Editor

Send an email to our Forum Editor:


PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the Forum Editor know who sent the message. Both your name and email address will not be used for any other purpose.

Tech Helproom


It's free to register, to post a question or to start / join a discussion


 

desktop PC starts but monitor says "no signal"


terio

Likes # 0

When I turn on Packard bell imedia PC it seems to start. Windows logo comes on and it looks as if it is going to start screen, then it goes off and monitor says "no signal". Could the fact that power was switched off at socket by mistake have any bearing on this problem? Could this have damaged something? Monitor and cable work perfectly on other computer. Thanks.

Like this post
Fruit Bat /\0/\

Likes # 0

download and make the six floppy disks from here

Boot using the floppies to recovery console

at the c:\windows prompt

type c:\i386 (if that does not get you to c:\i386 type c:\windows\i386)

then type winnt32.exe (this is the XP install file on your harddrive)

press enter

then proceed with the repair install as describe above

Like this post

Reply to this topic

This thread has been locked.



IDG UK Sites

45 Best Android games: top Android games for your smartphone or tablet in 2014 (24 are free!)

IDG UK Sites

How Apple, Adobe, Microsoft and others have let us down over UltraHD and hiDPI screens

IDG UK Sites

Do you have the X-Factor too? Mix Off app puts fans in the frame

IDG UK Sites

iPad Pro release date, rumours and leaked images - 12.9 screen 'coming in 2015'