I have a computer Dell Optiplex 260 ATX profile which was working that was donated so booted UBD to wipe x3 the hard drive. No instructions of how to exit the program so I hit esc and then had to do a hard powerdown. On startup, the screen remained blank with no options to go into setup or boot order. The hard drive light does on and then off. Boot order is diskette, hard drive, cd drive. There is no way to get to setup or boot order, even though I have repeatedly pressed F12 or F2. The monitor worked fine before the wipe.
On restart, I inserted a bootable CD to install XP to create partitions and then XP. There were no beeps. Screen stays blank. No Dell splash screen with options to setup or boot order. The computer stays on but just sits there.
What can I try next?
Edited by CaroleAnne, 25 September 2008 - 10:24 PM.