Why does my computer boot, but not display anything?

Onuche Abraham November 1, 2011
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My system keeps booting hard (fan runs very fast with great noise) and nothing appears on my monitor. What’s the most likely cause, and how do I fix it?

  1. Anonymous
    November 2, 2011 at 10:29 am

    if you have windows cd boot on it and choose repair or reinstal

  2. FIDELIS
    November 2, 2011 at 2:47 am

    Hello, that is the classic symptom of having dust bunnies living in your fans....Follow the guide provided above and you should be ok.  Is it a desktop or a laptop?  Is it an HP laptop?  There were some HP laptop models where there were problems with the soldering in the video card coming loose and you would get no video as a result.  

  3. Jeff Fabish
    November 1, 2011 at 10:57 pm

    Hi Onuche,

    Does using another monitor help resolve the display issue? To troubleshoot the loud fans, I suggest you read How To Troubleshoot a Noisy Computer Fan