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  1. #1


    Australia, NSW
    Posts : 22
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64

    Could someone remove this post please? :)


    Hello friends,

    Lately my computer has been acting weird, for example when I restart my computer lately it restarts normally but there is no display being output onto my monitors and I think my computer gets pass BIOS but it does not show anything on my display.

    Basically what I am trying to say is that when I restart my computer my monitors do not turn on, even if i manually turn them off and back on they still will not display anything. (I re-installed Windows 7, then ran an iso off my computer and had to turn my computer off quickly before it passed BIOS or I would have to start the installation again as I figured out the 3rd time installing Windows 7 and then running the iso for Windows 8)

    So today, I try to install Windows 8.1 after updating my computer to the latest version, and it says a restart is required to finish the installation of Windows 8.1. So I turn my computer off (no restart) and turn it back on, but why would that work right? and nothing happens and I need to run the Windows 8.1 install inside the store again.

    I restart my computer and of course my computer does not display anything on the monitors, so I hold down the power button so my computer turns off and then turn on my computer again, then I get an error code since Windows 8.1 was not installed.

    Is there a way I can fix this really weird 'function' that my computer?

    I would appreciate any help


    EDIT: I have decided to remake this thread in the General Support since it is a weird request (Could someone please remove this post please?)
    Last edited by Versal T; 05 Dec 2013 at 05:34.

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  2. #2


    Ireland
    Posts : 16
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Just one question, you mentioned "So I turn my computer off (no restart)" why did you not restart the PC when asked to do so?
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  3. #3


    Australia, NSW
    Posts : 22
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64


    Quote Originally Posted by gedstar View Post
    Just one question, you mentioned "So I turn my computer off (no restart)" why did you not restart the PC when asked to do so?
    Since my computer does not restart properly as I mentioned.
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  4. #4


    I had the same problem and reseating my video card fixed it.
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