Bootup Screen

  craig42 13:36 15 Aug 2008
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On startup bootup screen starts in black and then half screen goes to maroon.Anyone any idea as to what could be the problem,must admit I fear the worst (A new monitor) me thinks.

  alan2273 15:39 15 Aug 2008

If it loads into your operating system and then shows no problems, your monitor is OK.
Have you had a look in the BIOS to see what type of bootup screen is loaded?.

  woodchip 15:47 15 Aug 2008

As above it may be just how the BIOS loads it. if its ok after forget it

  craig42 17:31 15 Aug 2008

alan2273 and woodchip
Once into the system all wording has got a maroonish colour to it instaed of black.

  woodchip 18:55 15 Aug 2008

Then it sounds like you have either a Graphics card or Monitor Problem. Easy way to find the one is try the monitor on another computer

  craig42 19:26 15 Aug 2008

woodchip

Thanks for the info will close this now and try the monitor on another computer

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