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Monitor displays zeroes etc

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Dano2, Feb 4, 2005.

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  1. Dano2

    Dano2 Thread Starter

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    A friend of mine says his computer when it boots up displays zeroes, squares, slashes etc...what could this be? thanks
     
  2. telios

    telios

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    Hi.
    Does this stuff show up as Windows starts loading or right after you
    turn on the system power? Do you get any of the DOS stuff: Memory
    test, HD detect, etc.?
    If not...
    That's BAD news. It sounds like the Graphics card is Toast.
    Start looking for a new card.

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