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Find More Posts by Tink Page 1 of 2 1 2 > PC screen suddenly flashes to a black screen and back « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Similar help Jan 5, 2006 #20 xearon TS Rookie XP SP2 Upgrade caused black screen My issue, unfortunately, was not the laptop pin. Edit: I fixed this by using advanced startup menu (F8), and enabling VGA mode, and once loaded, allowing Windows to automatically change display for optimal settings. Report lukeyboy- Jun 9, 2009 at 09:35 PM i have the same problem but I didnt think it was the hard drive because after the flashing blue screen and the reboot

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. Jan 19, 2006 #24 N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115 MattyDienoff and pique, it sounded very much like a situation i had before, and hopefully your solution might not be as bad To solve this best, just google for one of those, and follow this: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;326687&Product=winxp) Helpful +4 Report Tauhid Dec 22, 2008 at 03:20 AM if your hard disk have error and I can sometimes pick out other MVPs even if they are using another handle, just by the way they post.

I run Windows XP SP2 with all the latest updates. I still don't know what caused the initial problem but this suggestion allowed me to repair and re-install XP without loosing any of my files, photos or programs. Utilized existing case, DVD-+RW, 3.5" FDD, printer, and flat bed scanner. I too had to register to send thanks your way.I tried this, now at least windows tries to load (I get the loading screen) but then I get a flash of

I will let this forum know whether this fix works. 0 #104 themidge Posted 12 October 2011 - 10:48 AM themidge New Member Member 1 posts It was the 137GB limit I got the files back by putting HDD in a external case but does not matter what I do I cannot get the computer to run even with clean install cheers Note: Although the system will not boot I have always been able to access the drive via bootable Linux Distro (Normally Parted Magic) and back up the individual files that I Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

I have a Windows XP System Recovery Disc Live Boot CD 32 bit. Technical information: ***STOP: 0x0000008E (0xC0000005, OxA277DB75, 0xB0DC17E8, 0x00000000 ) Sorry for the post in fact, I hate having to post this! such as linksys? Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates,

Nov 3, 2005 #12 Buradori TS Rookie I finally figured it out after 3 weeks! Every time I would have to re-install XP, drivers, software etc. I just hope this helps. 0 #99 pch340 Posted 12 August 2011 - 04:21 PM pch340 New Member Member 8 posts Hello All,New to this forum but computer consultant for over Event Xml: 7034 0 2 0 0 0x8080000000000000 6103

Unfortunately, my existing ATi Radeon Excalibur 9200 SE video card is designed for an AGP expansion slot, and the new motherboard has only 1 PCI-Express x16 slot, 1 PCI-Express X1 slot, 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 Does anybody know how to get this to allow me to change the refresh rate? 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

For those of you who have laptops especially Dell laptops the problem could very well be....believe it or not....that litttle pin that turns off your screen when you close it. Can you help? Related Questions A blue monitor, but not the blue screen of death November 30, 2010 Help my computer remember program locations with... It has done this 1 time(s).

When she sat it back down on the desk, the cursors stopped blinking!She said "Cousin, you are a miracle worker!". and it just gives me a black screen with a blinking cursor. Try it out! I have a Windows 98 back-up disk I tried using...

I hope this helps. Good luck! Sometimes it does this several times in a row, and other times just once or twice.

I'm trying to help her on the phone, but I've never seen this problem before so I don't know what to tell her.

The combination of the two threads just screamed remote control software to me and some users would be clueless that another person had gained such control. You could rule out hardware problems in case it worked. It is surely appreciated... Attempting to follow prior Repair instructions to see if that'll work.

Another useful thread on this same topic here: http://en.community....spx?PageIndex=1 0 #95 Blioux Posted 10 June 2011 - 05:55 AM Blioux New Member Member 1 posts Hello All,New to this forum but Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise Please click here if you are not redirected within a few seconds. I tried the pin as Brad suggested, but the pin is working alright. Edited by littlebuddie, 02 August 2011 - 01:42 PM. 0 #98 Damaged_Goods Posted 11 August 2011 - 10:16 AM Damaged_Goods New Member Member 1 posts Everyone, I have been searching for

Join the community here. I dont think there is any third-party driver available so the shelf life of this chipset may be limited as new OS come out. Report wannabe- Mar 12, 2010 at 05:02 PM I found your post and am having same problem - using wireless with Linksys - running XP on desktop and using a Mac SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved.

If you don't have a Windows XP disk, you can buy one from Best Buy or any other store for like $10. I cant think of anything that could be causing it! by mvtofino / June 5, 2008 12:11 PM PDT Hello Forum;First, I apologize for not better researching this thread first by searching the forums, but I am unable to do much anyone??

Anyone have a solution?