What is 'garbled' ? Please describe a bit more--unclear images, discolored, with vertical/horizontal lines, etc. ? Also - what do you mean by boot from CD ? Boot to where ? Happened suddenly ? Anything unusual before it happened ?
I have a compaq presario 1200us running on windows xp. i have a problem with my display on my laptop. it is garbled when it runs on windows xp. tried to boot on cd display is ok. tried with an external monitor display is also ok. installed and uninstalled video adapter didnt fix anything. and there is no update on the driver. tried help and support still didnt fix anything