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No display my dell pc 4600 when booting the screen is there then when it suppose to go to window xp it goes to blank

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    Azrul Syahriman May 11, 2010

    Is the monitor in stand by mode?

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It may be a hard drive problem but it could be many other things too.

Posted on Dec 21, 2008

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