Display goes blank after Windows welcome screen in XP

By geno368
Mar 25, 2010
  1. I have a system which I had to reload my XP Prof. and when I boot up the system, everything looks normal on boot except after the welcome screen, the display goes blank. The power light on the monitor starts blinking and the indicator light on the tower is still running. I can boot in safe mode and it seems to work fine, so I eliminated bad monitor or driver. Any help would be appreciated...
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    Reboot, and instead of choosing Safe Mode, choose VGA Mode. Once you get to the desktop, change the resolution to whatever you need it to be.
  3. geno368

    geno368 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks for the reply...I ended up having to update the driver...please mark this as solved or tell me how to do it
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