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Posted on 1997-12-21
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after installing windows 95 on a new system, every thing was running great and then I was had to reboot after loading a device driver, which isn't part of the problem, I was prompted that win.95 has detected new hardware, which was my monitorit then said that it was loading the software to handle the monitor then the system rebooted , no problem there, then on the dos screen it said starting win.95,
and then the screen flickered like the desktop was trying to load this is where the problem is the sceen goes blank..
is this because maybe the monitor isn't compatiable with my video card ??? please help
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coda..

Please do the following:

1) Restart your system
2) When the message "Starting windows 95..." hit F8
3) Select Start in Safe mode
4) Once in windows, right click any where on your desktop
5) Select properties
6) Click on the setting tab
7) Click on Advanced properties (on the right bottom)
8) Click on Monitor Tab
9) Uncheck the Automaticly detect Plug&Play monitors
10) Click on Apply
11) Now you're back one level
12) Set the color palette to 256
13) Set the Desktop area to 640 X 480
14) rRestart your system
15) Hopefully you'll be in windows now
16) Repeat step 4 to 6
17) Adjust your color palette to High color 16 bit
18) Adjust desktop area to 800 X 600

Restart your system.
You're done

Hope this helped
Regards
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