Started by Cyber-Angel, March 03, 2008, 06:23:01 pm
Quote from: Will on March 03, 2008, 07:30:13 pmMaybe, I've never had a similar thing happen to me but that would make sense. Have you tried replacing it?
Quote from: Oshyan on March 03, 2008, 09:09:23 pmCMOS battery shouldn't affect that sort of thing. Most multi-boot systems are invoked *after* the BIOS, so it should have no effect there. Have you made *any* recent software or hardware changes, including installing any programs, etc?- Oshyan
Quote from: calico on March 04, 2008, 10:15:14 amSounds like the OS needs to be installed again and I'd do it from scratch by formatting the hard-drive. Of course, this advice would include the need to back everything up you hold dear beforehand.
Quote from: Cyber-Angel on March 04, 2008, 06:56:53 pm I will put the whole thing down to one of the vagaries of owning a Windows Operating System.
Quote from: Will on March 05, 2008, 08:16:53 pmQuote from: Cyber-Angel on March 04, 2008, 06:56:53 pm I will put the whole thing down to one of the vagaries of owning a Windows Operating System. vagary #5842 I believe
Quote from: Will on March 06, 2008, 06:10:41 amjust a little joke on how many things can go wrong in windows.
Quote from: Cyber-Angel on March 04, 2008, 06:56:53 pmalso if I reformatted my hard drive that would take the drivers for my monitor and graphics card along with it, I have the drivers for the monitor but not the graphics card as the computer did not (for the same reason outlined above) come with the graphics card drivers so without these your not going to see any thing except a black screen.