windows 2000 pc not booting up

  icanneebearsed 21:53 22 Jul 2004
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The PC gets through the initial boot up phase and windows looks to have loaded up (excuse me if I am not using the correct terminology). However after this the monitor goes blank. The PC remains on but unfunctional. I entered the Bios and changed the boot criteria to read from the Windows CD but to no avail. Any suggestions will be much appreciated.

  Diodorus Siculus 21:57 22 Jul 2004

Press F8 at startup and try in safe-mode or in vga mode; sounds as if there are corrupted graphics drivers or too high a refresh rate set on the monitor.

  johnsims 21:59 22 Jul 2004

What, if any beeps do you get during the boot process? If there is anything other than a single beep at the start of the POST process, this would signify a fault and you will need to interpret them from your motherboard beep codes listing - either in the manual or on the bios manufacturer's website.

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