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My pc boots, the the screen is completely black.

My pc boots, but the the screen is completely black. What's the issue? Is the video card shot or is there some other reason for the problem?

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    Mohammed Ebrahim M May 31, 2010

    How do u know that the PC boots?

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    andy buck Jul 04, 2014

    the first time I started (from Hibernate) my background screen came up but then went black. Since then straight to black screen Running XP

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If you can see the bios screen at the boot . After that your screen is black.
The OS might be corrupted I suggest you to reinstall the OS by using the re-installation Disc.

If you are getting any beep sound then the error codes of one long beep & 2 short beep Indicates a video error has occurred and the BIOS cannot initialize the video screen to display any additional information.


If you don't see the bios screen & beeps, there might be problem with the screen or the VGA chip in the motherboard.

If so I suggest you to contact the service center near by.


I am sure this will be helpful for you.

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Posted on May 31, 2010

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