Question about HP Pavilion a305w (DM181AR) PC Desktop
When I boot up, monitor shows the COMPAQ logo in red and the Windows XP logo. Desktop should appear next but the monitor goes blank instead. I replaced the video card and still have the same exact problem. Monitors work fine on other computers and they worked fine on this one until I unplugged it one day to rearrange the room. Tried SAFE MODE but nothing. Computer is a COMPAQ Presario 5000 from 2000.
Did u replace the video card with the same kind of model ? i guess yes ... when system starts hit the f8 key and than go in to safe mode ... mouse wont work so use arrow on the keyboard .. and in the safe mode just log in to admin account if available or login to ur account and see if that still happens .. and if it doesnt ... remove the drivers for the graphic card from add and remove programs and restart the system and go in the normal mode and than install the drivers again ... and if the display disappears in the safe mode or u have install a different graphic card than ... reseat the memory cards and that should resolve the issue .... if that doesnt work out when the system starts hit f1 and stay on the BIOS screen for 30 mins if the system doesnt loose display than u need to reinstall OS ... that will surely work out ... the resolutions given above if u follow them correctly u will have a working system in no time
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