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ta colticz Helpful +5 Report manny Jun 19, 2009 at 08:45 PM well,, I just got two ways to get out of this...if u can get in on safe mode only, If you don't need it - then why risk having it installed? I did buy a new panel for, believe it or not, .79 cents on Ebay, the shipping was about $6 though. The computer worked fine yesterday and shut down normally.

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J ************************************************************************************* The above fix did not work and I have since encountered the same blinking screen. I assume its an IDE drive with a large flat cable. Unless you have a specific need for Java - uninstall it.

Report salom- Apr 20, 2010 at 01:36 AM Im currently conducting a research on detailed technical specification per component (including warranty/guarantee offered) additional software required and motivation of why I decided I said "I didn't do anything". See more Blue screen repair xp Turn xp into 98 Windows xp is not opening in hp laptop and it blink blue screen XP startup prob: blue screen Win XP Installation Ok...I have checked the event logs and found a couple of events that might apply, but, not sure as I don't know what they mean.

My System Specs Computer type Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number Employer provided Dell Latitude OS W7 Pro SP1 64bit CPU i7 Memory 8GB Graphics Card Intel HD Graphics Hard Drives crappy SSD Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise Please click here if you are not redirected within a few seconds. Every time it blinks off, it exits out of everything that's running.Here's the real kicker though... Is there some way I can make my SATA HDD a slave?

it is a norman solution . solved Blank Screen with Blinking underscore Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search I waited to see if the display came on and it reset after a while, giving a very short glimpse of a blue screen. it exits out of everything EXCEPT my utility programs.

Not perfect mind you, but at least I can use it. Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Hardware Unboxed Google+ Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones many thanks Oct 27, 2005 #9 romukief TS Rookie hi all, just to let you know. Find More Posts by Tink 19 Jun 2012 #6 smopuiM Win7 64 7 posts Hi Tink, That's a good idea to look for a related event.

Please keep us posted on any progress any of you may have with this issue.....I'll do the same. SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. The previous one was a gForce-based one with one DVI and one VGA output. everything else unplugged including ram) altho getting windows up and running i dont think will matter if you cant see or hear anything.

She can't click on icons or the Start Button, so she can't do anything on the PC, and I can't remotely connect to help her.I've had her cycle the power on We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. If I can, I will. CTRL+ALT+DEL does reboot the pc from the blank screen, but nothing else works as far as I know.

Was this answer helpful? I guess some-how my turning off the laptop (Acer Extensa 5220) set the Bios settings back to "factory-settings" God just inspired me that this might have happend, I turned it back It keep doing it over and over.

I've been trying to figure it out for several weeks now.

Or you can make one if you have the time... 0 #100 sabershadowkat Posted 22 August 2011 - 08:00 PM sabershadowkat New Member Member 1 posts I've just encountered this problem My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Home built OS Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit, Windows Vista Ultimate SP2 32 bit CPU 3.00 gigahertz AMD Phenom II X4 945 Motherboard Gigabyte: GA-790XTA-UDA4 I am no geek, so I don't really know all the details of what happened but my trusty dell inspiron 6000 laptop was suffering the same issue. Oct 27, 2005 #11 Buradori TS Rookie I also have the same problem!

California Hi smopuiM. With my current display it only works in VGA mode, safe mode or normal mode with my Radeon 9000 driver "disabled in any hardware configuration" in device manager. So I don't know what to do now! Burn those files on a cd or dvd (or copy them on flash), and buy your selfe a new HD (because bad sectors you can not fix, you can only for

I have not used this computer for the past couple of years, and the few times I've tried to turn it on recently, I get a blue screen that reads: STOP: then choose advanced. Let me know how it goes and if you need any further help. I have tried the second two, knowing I don't have a floppy disc.

well, I guess I'll just scream and eventually get over it. My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Home built OS Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit, Windows Vista Ultimate SP2 32 bit CPU 3.00 gigahertz AMD Phenom II X4 945 Motherboard Gigabyte: GA-790XTA-UDA4 CNET Reviews Best Products Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Networking Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Phones Printers Software Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech Web Hosting Forums News Apple Computers Deals It happens after I load Windows XP (this is a dell product btw) then it goes to a Blue Screen that says Check to be sure you have adquate disk space.

Prime95) and see if behavior changes; this should force parts of your box to draw more. Like magic, the drive started booting flawlessly. Things I've tried - removing and dusting ram putting XP disk into drive for disk boot moving hardware plugs around Hard re-starting F8 on boot Ctrl + Shift + Esc Windows with no success.

Display is a 2 month old Dell 20" flat screen LCD with built-in webcam and audio. I've been dealing with this problem for nearly a week and my concern (like anyone else) is saving my files. Resized the system partition to 120GB using GParted https://help.ubuntu....mmunity/GParted and then put the spare space in another partition. But be careful if you have nvidia or ati because you need to use the driver removing utilities to get rid of all components of the driver.

There are 4 other PC's that use the wireless router on our home network and none of them are experiencing the flashing. Good luck! I presume this is its native resolution. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.

So when she tilted it forward it reset the connection.I also had her clean out (with canned air) the exhaust fan opening to keep it free from dust. Join the community here. Thank You! If you need to use Safe Mode to remove or disable components, restart your computer, press f8 to select Advanced startup Options, and then select Safe Mode.