Screen filled with dots on startup
Posted on 2008-10-17
Recently my computer has gotten this problem where when it starts up with the BIOS, the screen is filled with dots. I have a feeling it might be linked to the graphics card since this problem emerged after the computer crashed while running the GPU version of Folding@Home. I don't know if the card is actually damaged though, since the dots aren't consistent on all screens, and I'm able to startup in safe mode. I was also able to use it without any display drivers.