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down loaded patch for video and now can not view anything screen blank what have i do what can i do to restore can not see anything
 

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i can not see any think on my screen how do i boot to safe mode if i dont see anything can some one help please
 
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At the beginning of the power up sequence start tapping F8 you will then get a balck and white menu - select safe mode
 

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MFDnSC said:
At the beginning of the power up sequence start tapping F8 you will then get a balck and white menu - select safe mode
did the f8 thing and sceen is black now but no writing so still cant find safe mode do i keep powering up and down until i get there.sorry to bother you with this
 
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Are you tapping F8 every second or less - do you see anything on the screen as it boots - what patch was it
 

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tapping every time i can very fast is that right the patch was to permit more dvd disc format to play i think the last number where 1801 from dell
 
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You did not answer the other q - at the beginning of the boot can you see anything on the display

Yes tap it quickly

How old is this PC
 

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MFDnSC said:
You did not answer the other q - at the beginning of the boot can you see anything on the display

Yes tap it quickly

How old is this PC
2004 the computer lights say it working i will try and get the patch name again all lights come up but screen is black then goes to flicker but no writing come up
 
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dbold said:
2004 the computer lights say it working i will try and get the patch name again all lights come up but screen is black then goes to flicker but no writing come up
I suggest you mark this solved for this forum and post the problem in the hardware forum
 
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