|You continously TAP F8 at start up to boot into Windows Safe Mode. Do NOT hold down the key. |
Laptops are not do it yourself projects.
The WinXP disk should be a CD, not a DVD.
Click on the link below to learn how to perform a factory restore.
If you don't get video when you first start the laptop then you have a HARDWARE problem. Re-installing Windows is going to help.
If an external monitor doesn't show video then you have a graphics chip/ motherboard issue. This is not serviceable by you.