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! m 0 l ratsa June 20, 2012 8:49:21 PM Updating the BIOS fixed the problem. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Computer won't boot if connected with hdmi cable Forum Computer Won't boot when connected via HDMI Forum SolvedDoes your desktop computer need to be HDMI to be connected to the HDMI on tv. I went to local store for an HDMI cable but the Forum SolvedFirst time booting computer up but it won't connect via HDMI Forum SolvedBuilding computer connecting via HDMI cable to tv for inital setup? Forum SolvedHi I have this big problem, I connected my computer to my TV with hdmi cables to watch videos on computer, on the tv I switch Forum Games wont start after connecting pc to tv using hdmi cable Forum My computer won't play sound at all it asks for a hdmi cable but there is no port any help ? Forum SolvedComputer Won't Restart--PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable // PXE-M0F: Exiting Intel Boot Agent. Forum Solvedmy computer wont boot up if my graphics card is connected. Forum HDMI cable wont connect my PC to the Vizio 26' TV Forum My Tv won't recognize my computer when connected via HDMI Forum Solvedone hdmi port . I purchased a vga to hdmi cable . when i connect the cpu to the tv the tv detects the hdmi cable i connected b Forum my samsung rv520 computer screen broke i think its in safe mode i brought a hdmi cable to connect to my aoc L19w861 tv ad i ca Forum my samsung rv520 computer screen broke i think its in safe mode i brought a hdmi cable to connect to my aoc L19w861 tv ad i ca Forum Solvedwhy wont my "ONN" hml to hdmi adapter connect my nexus 7 tablet to tv.it connected my samsung galaxy s2 just fine Forum Having trouble getting audio when I connect my HDMI mini cable from my computer to TV Forum Solvedcan't get sound on my TV when connected to my laptop with HDMI cable Forum Why don't I have sound when i connect my computer to my tv with my HDMI cable. Forum Computer won\'t boot when printer connected Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !