I moved my working PC into a new case,no hardware or software changed. Something got screwed up in the move process. My MSI Nvidia NX6800 card appears to power up with fan moving & wakes up the VGA monitor, but shows nothing on screen & no beeps from mobo & harddrive is quiet. I swapped out to an older VGA card & everything appears fine. I tried re-seating the card several times & reset the bios with no luck. I verified that this version of the card has no power connector. Is my card fried or can it be a problem on the mobo? It's PCIe/SLI(single), so I can't try it in my other boards.
I myself had a motherboard like this, it's a great worker! I also service and repair these boards and one of the most problem is when using single RAM, put it's into the correct slot! please check the manual for this one, when moving these boards you need to take out the processor heat sink, some time if you may leave it, the board may get a hair-line crack due to heat sink leverage on the board
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Does the HP logo show before going blank? If this is the case it is a software problem. Try booting OS from a OS CD or USB key (must be formatted as bootable with OS on it). If you don't see the HP logo whe you start the PC, then it must be a hardware issue. In this second case, if the screen has some kind of retro illunination, you may have a problem with mother board or primary HDD/partition. If the screen has no illumination and looks like pc is shut down, the problem is with the Video hardware, such as loose contact of cable going to the video.
When you press the Power button to start the boot process, the LED lights glow while the computer verifies that there is sufficient electrical power to activate the hardware.
& Solution: When you press the power button, the LED lights on the
computer do not glow or the LEDs blink briefly and then stop. There is
no sound of the fan or hard drive spinning, and the screen remains
blank. The computer will not start if there is insufficient battery or AC adapter power.
The BIOS queries various hardware components used for the startup boot process.
& Solution: When you press the power button, the LEDs glow but
there is no fan or hard drive sound. The LEDs may glow briefly and then
The LED lights blink, stop, and then blink a
second or third time, but there is no sound from the computer and the
screen remains blank. The sequence of the blinking lights indicates a
specific error code.
A series of beeping tones is heard. The sequence of beeping tones indicate a specific error code.
a hardware component has recently been replaced, or if the PC has been
jarred or shaken, there may be a loose connection to the memory chips
or hard drive which prevents the computer from starting.
The BIOS loads the basic input (keyboard) and output (advanced LEDs / display screen / boot drives) devices into memory.
& Solution: When you press the power button, the LEDs glow, the fan
or hard drive sounds, are heard, but then the boot process stops and a
black screen - with an error message - displays.
The boot check has detected a communication error or conflict with a hardware component that must be corrected.
The BIOS loads the Windows operating system and starts the services
that allow low-level control of all of the background operations.
& Solution: When you press the power button, the LEDs glow, the fan
or hard drive sounds, are heard, the HP or Compaq Logo displays on a
black screen, but then the boot process stops and a blue screen - with
an error message - displays.
The boot check has detected a hardware driver error or a software conflict that must be corrected.
Control is transferred to the Windows loader to initiate the display of the advanced settings in the Windows environment.
The Windows logo displays during this step.
& Solution: When you press the power button, the computer performs
all the steps in the boot process, but after the Windows Logo displays,
the moving Windows progress bar or the rotating cursor stops moving and
the boot process stops.
An error message may display on a screen with the Windows logo. In some instances, there is no specific error message.
A black screen appears and the computer attempts to restart.
The Windows self-check has detected a software conflict that must be corrected.
Sometimes you can configure the sensitivity of the Mouse pad from Control Panel, Go there and look for applet MOUSE, if it is hardware issue, you can visit the website of the maker of your Laptop, and go for Support Page with Drivers, specifically issued for Mouse or Touch pad or In put. Most new Computer Systems now have Online Support which can detect the Problem of your Computer. Download the Detect Software...
Once you upgraded the Drivers for the Board. let us say ASUS, the Bios will fix and update your Hardware. Just be careful sometimes, this is irreversible, meaning cannot uninstall the Drivers for BIOS, or on Board Software.
OK I know how to change the logon screen saver. I have a small batch file to do it as part of our install process and it works. What I would like to do is use our university logo and have it move around the screen.
How do I have my scr file move around the screen like logon.scr ?
---blank-scr.bat--- :: Install a blank screen saver
@echo off copy /y %Z%\packages\blank.scr %WinDir%\system32
:: Change logo screenscaver from logon.scr to blank.scr reg add "HKU\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Desktop" /v SCRNSAVE.EXE /t REG_SZ /d blank.scr /f > nul
:: Change blanking time to 60 seconds reg add "HKU\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Desktop" /v ScreenSaveTimeOut /t REG_SZ /d 60 /f > nul ------- Thanks please keep updated.please do rate the solution positively .thank you for using fixya.
Please shut down you're PC. Unplug the power cord from the PC. Remove the video card you have installed.
Once removed plug the power cord back in & start the PC. Press the delete key on the keyboard every 2 seconds untill the bios main menu loads. How to move around in the bios is shown at the bottom of each menu screen.
The Asus P4S800-MX motherboard has an onboard video card built into the motherboard. Before you can add a video card you must make a change in the bios. Go to Advanced menu.
Page 2-21 in you're manual. Change primary VGA bios to [AGP VGA Card]. Save & exit the bios. The PC will begin to restart. Press & hold the power button on you're PC until the PC shuts off. Unplug the power cord again, open the case & firmly & evenly insert you're AGP graphics card. Connect any extra power to the graphics card if required. Re-check all connections & cables before closing the case. Turn on the PC. Wait for windows to finish loading before installing you're video card software. That's it. You're card should now function. Good idea to update windows!
Turn your PC's power to off and disconnect its power cable.
Open the PC and move the graphic card to a new PCI slot connector.
Connect the power cable and turn your PC to on. Reinstall card's drivers (from the CD you get with the card).
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