Vertical lines on boot!

By jammy_gee
Oct 18, 2006
  1. hi girls and boys

    we have vertical lines appearing on our monitor during bootup blue vertical line on windows logo and windows will not boot up but it will in safe mode!

    any ideas? spec below.....

    gforcefx 6800 pci-e

    pentium d 2.3ghz dual core 800

    1gb ram

  2. riekmaharg2

    riekmaharg2 TS Rookie Posts: 137

    Do the lines still appear in safe mode? It could be a monitor or graphics card problem.
  3. jammy_gee

    jammy_gee TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks for getting back to me
    in safe mode the lines do not appear at all :)
    it seems strange that it will do it during boot up and not in safe mode :(

    itreminds me of my oldspectrum and amiga when they used to crash!!!
  4. riekmaharg2

    riekmaharg2 TS Rookie Posts: 137

    It may be a driver error try uninstalling the graphics card drivers in safe mode, then try booting into xp normaly. If that dosen't work i would suggest try another graphics card.
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