XP Problem with Windows XP Starting

Started by tbeigle, January 26, 2014, 04:54:51 PM

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tbeigle

Hi...

My problem is....when I turn my computer on.....I

1. See the Manufacturer's Screen
2. The screen goes Blank.

Note: I can NOT reach the System Recovery, because the screen goes blank.

I have spent a lot of time going through the settings,so I'm not sure if I really messed anything up. I just hate giving up on this machine.It's 13 years old.
Compaq Presario S3000NX...If anyone can help me at all,be happy to hear from you. Thanks. Carl

Geek-9pm

A small thing to check is the CMOS battery. Just replace it.
Please dread this:
http://www.computerhope.com/jargon/c/cmos.htm

Also, can you get into the BIOS?