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98 machine not showing anything on the screen

By mmatswiri ·
my win 98 machine is powering up ok but nothing is showing in the screen, not sure if its not booting or problem is with video card for display at the monitor

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Possible solution

by seanc In reply to 98 machine not showing an ...

This looks like a resolution problem. I.e the PC Display resolution is higher than what the monitor can manage. Reboot the PC and press F8 when prompted. Select "Safe mode with VGA". This will put the display at minimum resolution. You then have to go into Display settings and increase the resolution gradually. If this does not work, check all the cables and check the video card.

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A potential cause

by devilbox In reply to 98 machine not showing an ...

The screen refresh rate may be set too high in the monitor settings. Try starting in safe mode, F8, and lower the setting and click on "Hide modes this monitor can't support". Hope this helps.

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Your a bit late !!!!

by seanc In reply to A potential cause

I guess you did not read the first reply ?

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