Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 9400 Notebook ?

Windows XP Home Video Doesn't Display

\015 I am re-posting this issue with a more complete description as follows:\015\012\015\012Hardware:\015\012Chassis: Inspiron 9400/1705e\015\012Video Card: Radeon 256mb Video (No TV Out, but DVI video out port - I think it's the Nvidia GeForce Go 7900 GS)\015\012RAM: 2 Gigabytes pc 5400\015\012OS: Windows XP Home\015\012Original System Issue Date: 2003\015\012\015\012I am having trouble with Windows XP Home video. My system does have the Radeon 256mb video card. The video screen goes blank just after the Windows flash screen displays. I do not have a floppy drive available, but may possibly need to flash the bios. I can boot to DOS mode with video (VGA mode I believ) and there is no problem for as long as I leave it running, but Windows video doesn't display. I would like to tinker with the Windows configuration file (that sets the video mode) to re-set the OS video support back to VGA mode (through DOS edit)? And no, I will absolutely not consider re-installing the OS - until I can completely backup hard drive.\015\012\015\012Thanks\015

Answers :

Well ; if you have a secondary partition " D: " say
\015\012by pushing F8 , you can choose operate windows in safe mode , then try to see if there is a vendor soft ware that comes with your Radeon. you might find it at the lower right corner of you screen, it will be good idea if you reset the screen settings to VGA.
\015\012close windows , and restart , then back up your C: drive
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