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Tried to install windows on my computer and now the computer willnot reconize my monitor ??

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  • crip_resist Sep 19, 2009

    i can't push the f8 key when the computer doesnt reconize the monitor, so there is no picture to be able to see anything. it just does not reconize the monitor. i think there is something more wrong with it then that,im thinking the mother board mabee gone.
    the computer boots up but nothing else happens after i turn it on.i just remembered that my step father had the same problem once and it was the motherboard.
    thanks guys....(if you think it might be something else please pm me thanks again...

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Whenever you see your motherboard screen, start pressing F8 key.

Advance mode menu will appear->choose Enable VGA mode->Boot to the desktop>

Go to device manager->uninstall and reinstall driver for display adapter.

Reboot the machine and your issue would be fixed

Posted on Sep 12, 2009

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Try and use the CD the follow the system come........i mean the window cd and instsll the recovery cd also

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