Yesterday I updated the BIOs on my Intel DX58SO motherboard and the computer was running fine for about 10 min. Now when I turn the computer on, it looks like it is skipping the BIOs screen and logging into windows. However, the screen goes black after about 2 seconds of the windows login screen being on.

When I remove and replace the VGA adapter from my Video card (Radeon HD 6870) the screen flashes on briefly (for about 2 seconds) and then goes black once again.

I am trying to roll back my BIOs update with a USB flash drive but I cannot find a proper ISO file that will write to a USB stick. I have done nothing to the computer except update the BIOs, so I think that may be the problem.

Also I have tried moving the jumper and the battery. They do not seem to work.

Input would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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    OK, just to try, please take out the battery on your motherboard for 2 minutes, replace it and try again and let me know what happens – Dave Oct 30 '12 at 15:43
  • I've had CMOS batteries out for longer than 15 minutes by necessity. – user3463 Oct 30 '12 at 15:46
  • Hey guys, thank you for all your help. It actually turned out to be my Vizio 26" monitor. Would anyone know how to troubleshoot this or is my monitor shot? – Trent Franks Nov 1 '12 at 15:17

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