Computer won't boot if HDMI cable connected Tags: Chipsets Computer Boot HDMI Cable Motherboards Last response: June 20, 2012 8:49 PM in Motherboards Share ratsa June 19, 2012 2:43:39 PM This computer is being used as HTPC o HDMI is important. If the HDMI cable is connected at boot time, the BIOS won't boot. However, if I boot into Windows with VGA cable connected, I can then connect the HDMI cable and it will work. The graphics are Intel onboard graphics. I can't remember the exact chipset, but it's an old one from 2008. More about : computer boot hdmi cable connected ratsa June 19, 2012 2:57:06 PM Apparently this is a widespread issue. I have a Dell Studio, and the advice seems to fall into two categories: either (1) upgrade the BIOS or (2) downgrade the BIOS. Almost funny! ratsa June 20, 2012 8:49:21 PM Updating the BIOS fixed the problem. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumComputer won't boot if connected with hdmi cable ForumComputer won't boot if connected with hdmi cable ForumMy Tv won't recognize my computer when connected via HDMI ForumMy PC won't boot while the PCI-E cable is plugged in ForumJus finished my 1st build, I have it connected thru hdmi but.... ForumCannot connect PC to HDTV with 8800GTX DVI to HDMI cable ForumWhy wont dvi to hdmi cable work on my pc to tv ForumComputer booted when GPU was not connected but won't show anything on screen whe ForumBlack screen flicker when pc is connected to lcd with hdmi cable ForumPC won't boot with two pci-e cables connected but does otherwise ForumProblem displaying computer on tv with hdmi cable ForumComputer won\'t boot when printer connected ForumNo post while hdmi connected to my video card ForumComputer won't boot ! First build, please help! Forum1080 p TV HDMI to HDMI connected to pc = bad quality ForumWon't boot with CPU connected ? ForumIntel i5 3550p & AS Rock Z77 PRO 3 ForumComputer not waking up properly from sleep mode? ForumDVI/VGA/HDMI Port but no video? ForumWhich is the biggest Computer Hardware Market in India? More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !