Have replaced HD with Western Digital P-ATA 320 giga .
Have all install discs for Win 98 / original software Restoration CD .
Following web instructions to turn on PC , then get into BIOS and tell PC to boot via CD-ROM install disc .
Can not do the above because I can not see display monitor , only dark blank screen.
Red continuous dot tells me power on at display. I can cycle through ON/Off of monitor and it briefly displays message ; " No signal ".
Also have a floppy : " UNIVERSAL BOOT DISC " WINNT 4.0 and 95 and 98 .
How to proceed ? .
This mid-tower PC did have a different LCD monitor showing correctly 3 weeks ago .
All (printer, monitor , keyboard, mouse) was disconnected and just the mid-tower was transported for replacement of the old HD.
The system had been running WinXP through an upgrade WinXP disc fromWin 98--> WinXP.
I have been on tech phone lines and one guy said suspect Video Card . Yet , all was fine 3 weeks ago.
Goal was to replace HD and then reinstall Win 98 , then Win XP upgrade .
Can not accomplish w/o access to visible monitor display to get into BIOS , boot from CD-ROM , instruct install , etc.
Edited by stilllearning6, 17 January 2011 - 10:16 PM.