Posted 27 October 2005 - 07:28 PM
If nothing appears on the screen when you power on you can forget drivers since Windows is not even loaded at that time. If that is the only display adaptor the BIOS should be sending boot messages to it during the POST testing.
Does the PC appear to boot? - power led on, disk activity, keyboard leds blink? If so your onboard display may have died. Buy a plug in video card/AGP to replace it and carry on. If the PC does not do much other than spin the fans then you may have other problems. (e.g check your RAM has not come loose)
Try a BIOS reset - check your motherboard manual (or close inspection of the mobo near the CMOS battery) should (but not always) reveal a jumper which will clear the BIOS settings back to factory defaults. Exact method depends on the motherboard but usually you just have to move the jumper for about 30 seconds.
Edited by Rimmer, 27 October 2005 - 07:30 PM.
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