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Screen goes black screen when boot or Why do I get a black screen on my computer after a while?

You could also try taking some RAM that you know to be good, and put it in your system and see if you get similiar results. It could be a combination problems, such as a drive with faulty sectors and a graphics card problem.I'd be looking at possible overheating, or perhaps a power supply that's going out. One simple way to determine if it's just the monitor going out or the computer crashing is to play some audio on your computer. Perhaps load up a longish mp3 play list, for example. If the monitor goes black, but the music continues to play, you know that the computer is running, and that the problem is either the video card, video drivers, the monitor or the cables in between. Or could be a virus, or your computer's other software or drivers. Unfortunately bad drivers for any hardware on your system can cause the machine to crash or go to a black screen without warning. I've also heard of this as a symptom of a virus (though typically a poorly written one). It's more common that you'll actually get a message, or the dreaded "blue screen of death", but nonetheless, it's still possible that bad software, particularly hardware drivers, could cause it. As always, make sure your computer is up to date on Windows, and of course anti-spyware and anti-virus software as well.ControL panel>System>Advanced>Startup & recovery>Settings> untick. Then see if there's an error shown, and check the Windows. OrRight click on the desktop>click Properties>Settings>and then on the tab.
Now click and drag the Screen Resolution slider to the far left that you want the smallest settings that your screen will support. Typically that'll be 640x480, or 800x600.
Also change the Color Quality dropdown to 256 colors, or whatever is lowest. (You probably don't need to go as low as 16 colors, if that's presented as an option.)
Now, click on the Advanced button, and then the Monitor tab of the resulting dialog box. Change the Screen refresh rate to 60 Hz.
OK your way back out, and reboot your machine. If these setting were the source of the problem, it should now be able to boot normally. You may not like the screen settings, but at least you now have a place to start.
All the Best!

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Sounds to me Like that Ram Slot is bad

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I forgot the combo for my Kryptonite bike lock US PAT 593412/6422051, can you please help? Thank you

Another way is to pull apart the ends till you have tension on the tumblers. As you place tension try to turn the tumblers. As you feel each loose or tight tumbler is how you can find your combination. I open this type of combination lock like this all the time. First look for the tightest tumbler, turn it until it feels looser and next look or feel for the next tight tumbler. All the tumblers do not block the release at once. You are looking for the first tumbler to adjust, the tightest one, then the next, continuing until you find you have released all the tumblers. This has worked for me with any brand of inline tumbler release system out there. Good luck, usually takes me about 10-15 minutes to find the code. This method can be used on regular locks with a changeable combination as well. It will just take a little time to get to know how much tension to use as you go through each tumbler. Similar as to how you pick a regular lock system. Good luck, definitely doable.

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Fails to start and gives odd beep code.

Hi there.
For some strange reason the beep code you describe is not listed anywhere.
But, you can try this >>>>>
Get a can of compressed air and give short blasts through the air vents and the CPU fan (located under the laptop).
If you cannot get a can of air blow through the vents as hard as you can to get the dust out.
Take the battery out of the laptop, open the ram cover and take out the system memory, clean the contacts and slots with a soft, clean, dry paintbrush, put just one memory module back in the slot and plug the AC jack in (not the battery) and try to power up.
Please post back with the results.

Good luck and thanks for choosing FixYa!!

May 27, 2009 | Fujitsu Siemens Computers & Internet

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Dear Customer,

if you had same proble before with this same system & you had solved that time than its not a major problem ,your need to scan your system with good antivirus having regular updation,

than check your SMPS connection,

check your RAM ,you ahve to rremove 1st than clean that RAM ports & ram aslo than installed,

than try your best willl result you,


May 18, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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