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My IBM Monitor doesnt turn on but the CPU is on.

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My IBM desktop monitor is not working.The CPU is on and all the wires are connected properly.the monitor shows a yellow light.Its a pentium 4 PC with Windows XP.Please Help Me out.

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  • Kritts Oct 30, 2008

    ummm...nothing happened after i pressed f8.Thanks anyways.But what could be the problem?



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You may have changed setting by mistake so while powering cpu first time press f8 f8 frequently and you will go to safe mode and see the picture

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