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Old 05-10-2010, 02:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Well I'm working on a computer at the moment and I suspect the hard drive's MBR was corrupted but just to check I tried the hard drive on another computer. I remove the SATA hard drive in the test computer and use the IDE for the hard drive I'm checking. It works fine then I plug them both in so I can disk check the corrupted hard drive and such and it works fine but, the hard drive is still corrupted. So I take it out and plug the original SATA hard drive in the test computer and now it only displays a green screen. No BIOS screen or anything just green.
Do you have any idea what's wrong? I unplugged everything and plugged it back in. I tried a new power supply but it only displays this screen:
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Default Re: Computer only boots to a green screen?

That seems to be a motherboard problem..
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Have you tried a different monitor?

not sure from your description of things.
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Nice beer rug, I would agree that it seems to be motherboard, or the monitors cable, i would try the monitor on another computer.
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