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Computer not starting up properly. Strange startup screen.


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#1 olivegirlac

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Posted 19 March 2011 - 07:45 PM

I turned my computer on today and it will not run. It does not even start windows (xp). The screen just goes through a series of lines. Here are two pictures of what my screen looks like:
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Any ideas as to what has caused this?

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#2 cryptodan

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Posted 19 March 2011 - 08:14 PM

Your video card is in the process of dying, overheating, or there is a loose connection to the motherboard.

Edited by cryptodan, 19 March 2011 - 08:15 PM.


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Posted 19 March 2011 - 08:28 PM

Thank you

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Posted 19 March 2011 - 08:29 PM

When was the last time you cleaned it?




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