I'm using Asus laptop and one day it started freezing a lot. (complete freeze where alt+ctrl+del doesn't work)
So when I tried using recovery disk, the laptop completely stopped working after it tried to configure windows for the first time. I tried booting it using usb linux (damn small linux) and found out that i couldn't access any of the hard drive.
So i ran to the store and bought brand new internal hard-driver, same SATA model with slightly higher capacity. (I also added 2G RAM. I checked the compatibility so i doubt this was the problem.) Now I can run vista but the screen is all messed up. (it has purple virtical bars everywhere!)
I tried to install Windows XP instead after this half-successful recovery, it again gave me a "cannot find hard disk" error.
One after another, it failed to detect video card after the reboot.
It doesn't seem like a hard disk failure(since it's brand new) nor the graphic card problem to me. is there anything more I can try?
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Re: display driver problem
Hi there ;
hey can u boot into the safe mode and go to the system restore from there and restore it just before the time that it messed up if not please let me know there is still things that we can do
best regards mike
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Restart your computer During the boot process you will see on the screen to press a certain key to enter setup usually the Delete or F2 key this will vary depending on your computer and operating system Press and hold that key during the boot up process to enter BIOS using the arrow keys load failsafe defaultsor load optimized defaults press escape then press f10 to save to cmos to restart this will set the boot order hope this helps if this fails you might try some of these
This kind of screen lock is usually caused by heat. Some component is heating up past it's tolerance. The problem is which one? Are all your fans working? There should be 1 or 2 fans in the power supply, 1 or 2 fans in the case, 1 fan directly mounted on the CPU and 1 or 2 fans for the Video chip. If all these are working then I would do one of the following: if you have the capability, put a scope on one of the cpu data lines. You should see a constant flow of data - even after another chip freezes the system. If you can't do this then just sub out the CPU. Don't forget the heat grease on the replacement CPU. If this doesn't help then you'll need a reputable repair person or check out my website: www.micromendllc.com
Many reasons for game to stutter.
1. Virus can slow down your pc performance - run virus scan
2. Overheating issue with processor fan - blow out the fan with compressed air
3. Overheating video card - blow out video card
4. Lots of programs running in the background - ctrl+alt+del then check how much RAM is being used and how many processors
If these above problem solutions to much i would just reinstall OS and blow out the fans.
1. Make sure you have all the discs included in your package.
2. After you power-up, strike del key to go to bios/system.
3. In boot selection, select DVD/CD ROM to boot first, HDD second and other if you wish..
4. Press ctrl+alt+delete to restart.
5. After pressing the tree (3), insert your CD/DVD installer to the drive..
6. Follow the instruction...
well under windows 2000/xp ctrl+alt+del is not the key to restart ur pc it was in windows 98 n windows me but now they'ave removed this option from it so u cant restart it by keys just go to start select shutdown n den select restart!