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I adjusted screen resolution on my HP mini notebook now when I turn on I get to Window XP then screen goes blank after that.

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You selected a device-resolution that your LCD screen does not support.
Restart your computer, and immediately press the 'F8' key until you see the Windows "start-up" menu (white text over a black background). Select "Start in VGA mode" or "Start in Safe Mode".
Reset the device-resolution to a "low" value, e.g. 800-by-600, that is supported. Later, you can "tune" the resolution to the "best" value.

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Boot the computer in SAFE MODE by Restarting the computer, and the moment its on keep tapping the F8 key untill you see a screen saying "Windows Advanced option...".

1. Select Safe Mode using the keyboard arrow key and hit enter.
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