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My hp M8330F shut off at the screen. The computer was still running; however, nothing on the screen. I unplugged the power source from the cpu and the outlet waited for 10 minutes. As I plugged the power cord into the computer it automaticly turned on; however, I had a blank screen. I was not able to press any of the"F" keys. I unplugged the power source a few more times and every time the computer would turn on by its self. I am able to power down by pressing the power switch. I can also turn on the computer with the power switch but still have a blank screen. I have a HP M8330F.

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  • mica_labiche Dec 01, 2008

    I use my LCD TV as my monitor and to watch DVD'S on it and my TV seems to be working fine.

  • Jason Edinger May 11, 2010

    Is the video adapter you're using onboard (part of the motherboard) or is it an add-on card, like agp or pci/pcie?


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I agree, try another monitor to see if you still have issues. Also, Have you tried pressing and holding the shift key while it starts to power up? This will make it load very few drivers. Also, does the monitor do anything. You can almost rule out the computer hardware if you get the BIOS screen. This means that the connection to your computers motherboard is good and it's not the cables or connections or even setting on the TV/monitor.

Oh, You should also make sure that there is not a second graphic card such as an onboard card. If you can get to your BIOS setup screen and you are not using the onboard card then be sure and disable it. Could have conflics that could cause screen to go blank.

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Please do not play with power cord. You can damage the power supply or the motherboard.
Try another monitor.

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