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 Computer won't boot if connected with hdmi cable Forum Computer won't boot if connected with hdmi cable Forum My Tv won't recognize my computer when connected via HDMI Forum My PC won't boot while the PCI-E cable is plugged in Forum Jus finished my 1st build, I have it connected thru hdmi but.... Forum Cannot connect PC to HDTV with 8800GTX DVI to HDMI cable Forum Why wont dvi to hdmi cable work on my pc to tv Forum Computer booted when GPU was not connected but won't show anything on screen whe Forum Black screen flicker when pc is connected to lcd with hdmi cable Forum PC won't boot with two pci-e cables connected but does otherwise Forum Problem displaying computer on tv with hdmi cable Forum Computer won\'t boot when printer connected Forum No post while hdmi connected to my video card Forum Computer won't boot ! First build, please help! Forum 1080 p TV HDMI to HDMI connected to pc = bad quality Forum Won't boot with CPU connected ? Forum Intel i5 3550p & AS Rock Z77 PRO 3 Forum Computer not waking up properly from sleep mode? Forum DVI/VGA/HDMI Port but no video? Forum Which is the biggest Computer Hardware Market in India? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Motherboards categories BIOS Boot Chipsets ASRock Asus Chaintech DFI Elitegroup FIC Foxconn Gigabyte Intel MSI-Microstar !