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Fix bootloader?

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    Fix bootloader?


    I've noticed sometimes when I first powerup my windows 8 machine, it turns on, but I get no display on my monitor (has happened with 2 monitors). I am using the latest beta ATI drivers for my card. The weird thing is, pressing delete i dont even get the bios to appear, just a black/dark monitor screen. I am wondering if repairing the bootloader could fix this? Anyone know how to repair the bootloader? I won't loose any of my data, will I?

    After turning off, turning on the computer a few times, I finally get display and can get into windows 8, but it's annoying.

    MB is an ASUS P8z68V/gen3

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    Do you have all the latest drivers for you mobo installed? I see there is a BIOS update as well as a chipset.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gizbug View Post
    I've noticed sometimes when I first powerup my windows 8 machine, it turns on, but I get no display on my monitor (has happened with 2 monitors). I am using the latest beta ATI drivers for my card. The weird thing is, pressing delete i dont even get the bios to appear, just a black/dark monitor screen. I am wondering if repairing the bootloader could fix this? Anyone know how to repair the bootloader? I won't loose any of my data, will I?

    After turning off, turning on the computer a few times, I finally get display and can get into windows 8, but it's annoying.

    MB is an ASUS P8z68V/gen3
    Sounds like to me you will be in the market for a new mother board or PS.

    Re seat your power cables on the motherboard.
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    That motherboard from what I just saw has imbedded intel graphics too. Update that driver also maybe, but sounds like bad capacitor or loose wire or card to me.
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