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Ubuntu stuck on splash screen

So my laptop has been running fine for months under Ubuntu Gnome. It's been mostly smooth sailing for me. But suddenly my laptop is just deciding to not boot. I'm stuck on the logo screen for Ubuntu ...
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HDMI and a cracked screen

So recently my laptop screen was broken pretty badly, and the entire screen is covered in white and black spots and lines, so it's impossible for me to see anything. So for the past few days, I've ...
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Laptop black display on boot. Works on rare occasion. No Fan. No cursor. Not booting to windows

I've got an ASUS K70AB Windows 7 laptop. It was in storage for over a year because a couple keys broke off and the power charger was lost. I installed a new keyboard (very simple to pop out the old ...
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302 views

Kali Linux boots to command prompt (gdm3 produces error)

I just got Kali Linux working on my Macbook Pro (after much laboring). I reinstalled Kali after I wanted to repartition my HD to make it larger. I boot into rEFInd first, and load the bootloader ...
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66 views

Can a faulty CPU fan affect the screen

I have a Toshiba Satellite L650D laptop, which for some reason doesn't really want to work any more. Basically, if I start it up, the screen doesn't show squat. As far as I can tell it doesn't even ...
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60 views

Monitor intermittently not displaying any output when the computer starts

I have a problem with my PC that I bought two weeks ago. I formatted and installed Windows 8.1 64-bit. After some days my monitor stopped displaying anything whenever the computer starts, but the CPU ...
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42 views

sid bootuping to vt1 terminal - Cannot open display “default display”

Ones I wanted to make my computer boot to vt1 terminal, but I don't really record of doing so myself. And so it happens than during boot it loads with tricks (I have log but haven't checked it). It ...
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369 views

Black Screen + white cursor: How to boot into recovery on Windows 8.1

every article I have read gives advice ASSUMING that you have successfully managed to get into safe mode by mashing F8 or shift F8 -- BUT this does not work on Windows 8.1. Even MS says it does not ...
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144 views

black screen when starting my laptop but then appears when it logs to windows

when i turn on my laptop, the screen is black. However it turns back on when it logs to windows and works fine (win7 64 bits). Unfortunately I cannot format my laptop since the screen is black in the ...
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678 views

“Signal out of range” when booting the PC from the CDROM

I changed the configuration on my Windows 8 PC so it boot from de CDROM. Then I insert the DVD with the Ubuntu ISO and reboot. I saw something like "Booting from CD/DVD..." on the screen but it's very ...
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Status display after boot on Debian

I run some VM's and some of them are dedicated to several jobs. For example lets say that one machine is running samba and ftp services and another is running Apache and some database. Now what I ...
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90 views

Computer always has black screen

Today my computer is always showing a black screen on booting and no signal on monitor, but the monitor is working. The BIOS message on boot isn't showing up. I thought the problem was my graphics ...
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257 views

Graphics Card Issue - No Display

I found out recently that the Accelero Twin Turbo vga cooler I used on my Gigabyte HD4850 1GB (one of these) stopped working, so i decided to remove it and buy a new one. However I haven't had the ...
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558 views

Unable to boot, motherboard beeps every 5 seconds or so

A couple of weeks ago, my computer suddently crashed (the screen blinked twice, and then the computer shut down). Upon restarting it, I got no picture and my motherboard made one long and three short ...
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501 views

How to change resolution of first screen on startup?

When I start my pc, the first screen I see, has a small resolution, but by the time I get to the login screen, the resolution is good. My video card is a GTX 680. It worked perfectly before, but not ...
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3k views

Use external display from boot on Samsung laptop

I have a Samsung RV511 laptop, and recently my screen broke. I connected an external screen and it works fine, but only after Windows starts. I want to be able to use the external screen right from ...
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101 views

Sometimes when I boot up my computer, my monitors, keyboard and mouse are not detected

Sometimes when I boot up my computer, my monitors, keyboard and mouse are not detected. Is this a motherboard issue? What can I do about it?
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when trying to install windows 7 on my computer it inly gets to 30 % then gets the blue screen

I have tried both vista and windows 7. I have gotten a new hard drive and it does the same thing. Not sure where to go from here to get windows loaded.
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Acer Aspire 5520G wont boot/show post.

I have Acer Aspire 5520G laptop. I turned it down yesterday and today when I wanted to turn it on it wont boot up. When I press power button it lights up ( green) there is some blinking of HDD led ...
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332 views

What should I do if my system boots up,runs normally after then but nothing is displayed on screen?

Well there has been a problem with my PC since few days. My system with a flat screen,2 RAMS,Intel Motherboard,No Video or Graphics Card,2 Hard disk- One of 80 GB and another of 500 GB,Windows 7 ...
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909 views

no DVI signal during bootup 'till OS loaded

I connected a new display (ASUS VS229-H) to my computer using the DVI-cable which came with the display. I only see "no signal" on screen until the OS log-in screen is loaded. The previous display ...
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387 views

Screen goes off for ~20 Seconds after Windows 7 splash screen

A strange thing I have noticed is the following. When booting Windows 7 x64 on my Thinkpad e520, right after the "Starting Windows" screen (glowing windows flag) my screen goes blank for 10-20 seconds ...
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219 views

Boot Problems in Ubuntu 11.04

I am having some trouble booting my Ubuntu on VirtualBox. When I first started the system, I got the black screen that gives you the boot options : Ubuntu, with Linux 3.0.12-generic Ubuntu, with ...
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980 views

How to make laptop without an OS boot directly to an external monitor?

My laptop screen broke so I've been looking up methods to boot a laptop directly to an external monitor and many people say to use the FN+F4, which I have tried and it has failed to produce any ...
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624 views

No POST, No Display, Fans Spin, LEDs On

I have an Acer Aspire M5641 that won't boot. First, the onboard video stopped working; I bought a new compatible video card and connected it but it made no difference. I started some deeper analysis - ...
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414 views

How to solve my black screen at boot?

I've got a friend with a weird problem. When he starts his computer the screen is completely black until the computer is completely started. So the screen is black until it suddenly shows the Windows ...
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2answers
773 views

When computer turns on: keyboard/mouse/monitor don't work?

the computer is barely good,at least i think..features Intel core 2 4 GB ram Nvidia Radeon 9600 512 mb Gigabite motherboad (the others i can't remember).. Used this computer for 3 years with ...
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566 views

Dell Inspiron 1545 boots to black before bios. Sometimes

Every once in a while, I boot the computer and the video output refuses to work, before the Dell logo in the bios shows up. The back light works, and the computer is booting up behind the scenes (I ...
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471 views

Boot problem with hp probook 4310 laptop

I have windows 7 and each time I reboot I can see only a black screen with a mouse. I thought maybe the laptop was in projector mode but even when I switch it back I still see the same thing. I tried ...