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Monitor screen goes blank

I possess a desktop with GA-7VMM / VIA KLE133 chipset and 750MHz Duron processor; 20 GB HDD; 52X CDROM drive; 1.44MB FDD; 17" Color Monitor (SAMTEL); 128 MB RAM

Few months back I had installed WindowsXP as the OS and it was working fine though slow (understandably). Recently, I got relocated to a new place and post shifting when I attempted bringing up my desktop I landed up into the following problem -
1) At power up the monitor does show the information pertaining to POST wherein the HDD and RAM details show up (correctly)
2) On pressing the spacebar for 'Press any key to continue' prompt the monitor goes blank and it's power on LED turns amber from green
3) The BIOS does seek CDROM drive but I fail to operate the drive for placing a bootable CD into it
4) I made my first bootable drive to be IDE0 and disabled everything else but still could not go beyond the blank screen problem

Appreciate all your help.

Best regards,

Tarun

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  • gettarun Oct 21, 2008

    Hello Pankaj,



    Thanks...I tried the things suggested by you...no joy



    Regards,



    Tarun

  • gettarun Oct 21, 2008

    Hello,



    I also happen to observe a bulge on the bottom of the capacitors (in line with DIMM1 on GA-7VMM board) with some brownish solidified deposit? Could this be a reason for the stated malfunction?



    Regards,



    Tarun

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