Computer wont boot

By trekntrails ยท 4 replies
Aug 20, 2008
  1. I recently purchased a 19 inch dell monitor. I have an older generic computer. When I booted the computer nothing comes on the computer goes thru bios and then I just get a cursor. I have connected the old monitor same problem. I just dont understand. I can't even get it to boot into safe-mode. What can I do to solve this issue?
  2. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    Perhaps providing a bit more detail on what you did would be a help.
  3. trekntrails

    trekntrails TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I connected the monitor the computer turned on the pc havent been able to get the hard drive to boot since,
  4. tuant

    tuant TS Booster Posts: 202

    Did the computer work prior to the purchase of the new monitor?
  5. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    Try a reset of the ESCD in Bios .
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