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Rapscallion

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I was in the middle of playing WoW when my computer screen went into this wierd pattern of tie-dye pixelation that covered the whole screen and froze it. When I restarted my computer, it wnet straight into a black screen, and in the middle it said:

2 : Digital Output
Cannot Dispaly This Video Mode
Optimal Resolution 1280x1024 60Hz

It goes directly to this screen, so I am not sure if I will be able to get into safe mode; but, if I can, which F-key do I press after I restart?

If anyone has any other ideas on how to fix this problem, please let me know !
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I was in the middle of playing WoW when my computer screen went into this wierd pattern of tie-dye pixelation that covered the whole screen and froze it. When I restarted my computer, it wnet straight into a black screen, and in the middle it said:

2 : Digital Output
Cannot Dispaly This Video Mode
Optimal Resolution 1280x1024 60Hz

It goes directly to this screen, so I am not sure if I will be able to get into safe mode; but, if I can, which F-key do I press after I restart?

If anyone has any other ideas on how to fix this problem, please let me know !


Try booting into safe mode.

To boot into safe mode:
  • Turn on the computer.
  • When you hear the beep (or see the BIOS screen) repeatedly Press the F8 key.
  • A list of options should appear. Select Safe mode (not the one with networking).

This should maybe help you. Unfortunately though, it sounds to me like a graphics card going bad.
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I've tried all the F keys and ESC and DELETE; none of them work, just the black screen of death.
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