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My Dell Dimensions Desktop is only 1 year and 1 month old. I tried to turn it on and the screen comes up and says 1.analog 2. analog placing in safe mode. At first I thought someone accidently put it in sleep mode and it wouldn't wake up. But, now I am having such problems with it. At this point I am using an old computer to get on line. I am running Windows Vista in the new one and have NEVER had a virus...please help me. Some "kid" at Circuit City said it was my mother board..just looking for an easy fix

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Your video drive is not installed or is corupted. try bootimg in VGA Mode by pressing F8 When the computer boots or get an old monitor and connect it to your computer and install the Video driver. To download the drive go to dell .com and click dowload drivers and find your computer and dounload the video driver and install it then put your regular monitor back.

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