dave726587 17:48 30 Oct 2009

last night i was installing SP1 on vista and after it rebooted it went like this: click here

i thought it was the graphics drivers so i updated them and nothing worked.. then i tried uninstalling sp1 and nothing..

so then i reinstalled Vista and its still like this PLEASE help

the graphics card is a Geforce 8600GT and the monitor is an ACER p193w

  Graphicool1 17:49 30 Oct 2009

Why was you installing SP1 on Vista?

  Technotiger 17:52 30 Oct 2009

Try a System Restore back to before you installed SP1.

  GaT7 17:56 30 Oct 2009

The only way to pinpoint what's wrong may be by a process of elimination:

1. Make sure the present cable is securely fitted on both ports - the PC & monitor side

2. Try another monitor cable, or another port on the graphics card

3. Do a System Restore to before you installed SP1 (not just uninstalling it)

4. Connect monitor to another working PC

5. Try another graphics card, & try the 8600GT in another working PC.


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