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I own a sony vaio pcv-rs310 with windows xp home edition. everything is factory except new 1gb kingston technology ddr ram, evga nvidia geforce 9400gt 1gb ddr2. Everything worked out fine until I unplugged vga cable and plugged it back in with a dvi to vga adapter while the computer was still on. Now when I turn my computer on it just has the windows xp startup screen but nothing after that (sign in screen). I have checked the new video card (mentioned above) nothing is wrong with it. I have also restored the factory settings in BIOS and that did not work. Also, I had to disable the intel extreme graphics card that came with the computer so that the new one would work properly, so I can't use that. I was just wondering if there is some kind of command in the advanced settings menu (F8) that I could enter to either reset the graphics output or to re-enable the original graphics card, or anything else possibly. Thanks to whoever can figure this out!

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  • skulls138 Sep 09, 2009

    Hello Niveous, well I tried to reboot in safe mode but that did not work either, I also went ahead and tried the "last known good settings" option. That didnt work either. Do you know of anything else that might work? I was thinking there is some kind of command prompt I could type in the "reboot with command prompt" option. Thanks for the help so far.

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You can hit F8 and select boot in safe mode. One in you can try and reistall driver or set video back old way

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