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Q: No signal to monitor

I have a pc build and have been using it for a few months now and for some reason signal is not found on my monitor. I have tried different cables and even taking out the graphics card. I?m not hearing any beeping and everything seems to be connected correctly. I have a gigabyte graphics card but can?t remember the name of it. I also have a MSI b350m gaming pro mother board.

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A: No signal to monitor

Without a detailed description of the hardware(processor, graphic card, power supply, etc.) in your PC and a description of the monitor connected to it and what Windows version is running in your PC, you make it difficult or impossible to help you.

MSI B350M Gaming Pro motherboard


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Sorry for the long text, I'm trying to send as much information i have.

Hello forums!
A few years ago i built a new gaming pc because i wanted to be able to play high quality games. But since day 1 i've had nothing but problems. Whenever i play one of my high quality games such as "Assassins Creed, Tomb Raider, Battlefield 3 or Primal Carnage" the monitor goes completely blank showing a "no signal to monitor" sign after gaming for between 5 minutes to up to 2-3 hours. The monitor sometimes also shows different color stripes either for examples: orange, pink or grey. The sound of my friends on skype usually keeps going for about 20 seconds before going silent, the sound of the game shuts off instantly or goes in a loop or starts with a loud buzzing sound. The fans and the LED's on my pc are still going but i can't control anything on the pc making me have to force restart my pc on the power button.
I've been on this forum before talking to this guy who is helping me but he's been quite busy lately so i need some extra help.
I've updated all drivers to latest, i never overheat, the GPU does not go over 51C when gaming and CPU never goes over 51C either.
I've upgraded my 650W powersupply to a 850W power supply and is one of the highest rated best performance power supplies you can find.
I tried to RMA my graphics card but they found nothing wrong with it and sent it back.
I bought two new sticks of RAM 4GB each, still... Read more

A:Solved: No signal to monitor/colorful monitor crash when gaming

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My monitor (ViewSonic VA720) is set to turn off after 20 min in the WinXP Power Options Properties. The monitor goes into standby correctly, but will will oftentime not come back on after resuming. It will just show a black screen and the lights on the monitor indicate it's in standby. Pressing the power button on the monitor seems to have to effect. When turning it back on it will say signal out of range, and then go back into standby. My system is:

AthlonXP 2200+
MSI 6600GT 128MB AGP (Driver 163.75)
Windows XP SP2

The only way to fix this is to reboot the machine, which is not always convenient. Any suggestions? Thanks.

A:monitor says signal out of range when monitor comes out of standby

Refresh rate in display settings set to max
You may need to check any settings on the display itself too

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So, I came in this morning and twice while playing some games my monitor just decided to not get signal and go idle. I then replaced my 8800gt with my brothers 8800gt to see if that was the problem and right on startup, no signal right off the bat. I then plugged my old one back in thinking I'd try to see if it was a driver issue, but same thing with no signal right on startup. I've tried removing and reseating ram one at a time for faulty sticks. I've tried an old PCI video card thinking my PCIE slot might have shot, but still no luck. I've reset the CMOS, and checked every other possibility I've come across. I've tried just about every single solve I've come across through my google searches and nothing seems to work. Any help on this matter is appreciated. My monitor is a 22" acer, PC is a dell XPS 400.

EDIT: I've also tried another monitor and still nothing happened, so that rules out a faulty monitor.

A:Monitor Not Getting Signal

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I just built a Pent4 1.6 mhz
Asus P4S333 board, Kingston PC2700 Value Ram 512 meg and a Geforce 4 ti4600. The case is an Antec 400w P/S
I booted it for the first time and it seemed everything in the tower ran. The fans (including the one one the Vid card) and the light is on on the mobo. I am unable to get a signal to the monitor.

I tried a different monitor and it still didn't work so that was out. I put the video card in another computer and that worked fine. I moved the ram around and removed and reinserted the chip. Still no signal to the monitor. Any Ideas? Thanks, Rob

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last night the computer was working fine but today when i just added another 128 mb ram it wont send a signal to the monitor for some reason so i took the ram that i just put in back out and tried to boot then but still i get no signal to the monitor and im getting really frustrated to the point that im gonna throw the computer and the monitor in the middle of the road. i had this problem before and the guy in the store told me it was just the way the wireing was set up or something like that but the only thing i did was take the hard drive out to transfer some files to another computer but then i put it back the same way and then i tried the ram thing but still no signal

please help

A:no signal to monitor

Go through all the basics: check that the memory is seated, check the video card as well, they can sometimes pop out of the slot. Do you get a single beep from the system when you boot up? That indicates that the system has checked hardware and all is ok. Since you messed with the hard drive, check all the connections there, and that you didnt pull something else loose when you worked in the machine

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I have a weird problem. When I turn on my computer the monitor has no picture and says "power saving mode" which it usually says when the computer is turned off. If I take the plug out the monitor says "No signal, check cable" - so there is a connection? When I plug the monitor on the integrated videocard I see picture just fine, also tried plugging the monitor on another computer and it works there too. So I took the computer to the shop to have it looked and when I got it back they said they didn't find anything wrong with it - the videocard and everything was working just fine. So I got home tried again and it worked, I saw picture through that videocard again. Now the next day it stopped working again. As much as I've checked over the past couple of weeks the temperature levels on the video card are withing normal range and I have never clocked the card or cpu either.

Any ideas what I should do and if it really is the video card problem or could it be something else?


A:No signal on monitor

have u disabled the onboard video card in the BIOS, and do u have the onboard drivers uninstalled?

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My spec is

6 gig Dual Core processor
Abit Nforce4 Mboard
2gig OCZ ddr 2-800
8800GTS 320MB
SATA 2 250gig HD
Running Vista 32

Here is my problem,

Up until 3 days ago my computer was running fine however thats now all changed. My problem is I did the usual weekly update of windows (Im not saying that my problem is because of this it could be coincidence) which I then rebooted my PC, unfortuanetly there was no signal from my monitor. The weird thing is I can here my PC still Boot up and the windows sounds come on so I know it is working.

I cannot even see the bios as there is no signal on the monitor. I have plugged my PC into a different monitor which still shows no signal. I have also changed graphics cards but still no Signal (all after the windows update). I am wondering whether it is the PSU as previously when I switched the PC off and on the motherboard just ticks and flashes. If I then turn the PC off for 10 mins it is fine.
I have also made sure that the 8800 GTS is seated correctly in the PCI-e slot.

Any help would be appreciated


A:No Signal on monitor

yer beings you cant do anything driver related

try cleaning dust out with compressed air etc...
and try changing your PSU

Good Luck

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hello everyone! i have a problem with my pc and any help would be welcome. first of all i have the asus a8n-sli deluxe mobo. over the last months, when computer was starting up, most times used to freeze in the asus logo screen before start loading windows xp and in most cases many resets were required in order to load windows. once windows were loaded system ran perfectly without any problems, until the next restart... yesterday, since i restarted windows computer doesn't give signal to the monitor and screen remains black. i think however that computer stills works and manages to load windows since the optical mouse is working. if windows wouldn't be loaded my intellimouse wouldn't work. i have suspicions that problem has to do with motherboard but i don't want to spend any money before i'm sure. what do you suggest? thanx for any help in advance!

p.s: the small nForce 4 chipset fan isn't working for more than a year

A:No monitor signal

Try resetting the motherboards CMOS (bios)... If this doesn't help, the motherboard may indeed be suspect

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my computer was working fine but the next day I boot up and no sgnal to monitor. tried changing everything but memory and cpu. I have a p4t533-c asus motherboard. any suggestions

A:no signal to monitor

the last time you used it did windows shut down properlY?
you might have had the power supply gone bad..not the whole power supply just the cable connected to video card

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Im having a slight problem with my computer, heres the run down:

i turn on the computer as one would normally do, i then turn on the monitor (green light on), i get "no signal" shown on the monitor before it goes blank (light changes to orange). The computer continues to go as though it was going normally (all the same sounds, keyboard lights show up at the usual time) but nothing shows on screen. i then turn it off.

i repeat the process of turning it on and off when nothing is happening, until after several repeats it starts perfectly, with no errors.

once its on, and the screen working, there are no problems at all, it continues to run as normal (i'm using the same computer to write this post now after repeating the initial process many times)

I have tried the monitor, cable and power cord for monitor all on a different computer and they work fine. ive also tried plugging the monitor into the motherboard slot (rather than the graphics card slot) and it still doesnt work.

the computer had been working fine before this started. Also the problem only seems to happen when i cold boot. Also i dont have to repeat the top process as many times if i have only just turned it off when trying to turn it back on (maybe something to do with the temperature with it being on for a while before hand).

Any help would be appreciated. Not an urgent problem as it gets working eventually, just annoying, especially if im in a hurry to do something.

A:No signal sent to monitor sometimes

try takeing your video card out and putting it back in, it has helped me in the past, hope it helps.

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A few weeks ago there was a power surge that killed my old PSU. I just got a new one today, I put it in, and now my monitor isn't recieving a signal. It's not the monitor because the monitor works fine with another computer. When I turn the computer on, everything else seems to be turning on right, it makes the beep noise that it's supposed to when it starts, and the video card is running as well. The new PSU is 500w, same as my old one. I even tried unplugging and starting again, or turning off and on the PSU switch, but that didn't do anything either. Anyone have any idea what the problem could be?

A:Monitor has no signal with new PSU

maybe the surge did something to your graphics card too? It's not likely, since there would usually be some sort of beep code at POST. However, i stress the word "usually" because it's still possible. Try changing the graphics card, or if the card is integrated into the board, get a PCI card.

If you currently have an AGP card in it, test it with another AGP card.

If you currently have a PCI card, or integrated graphics, then test it with a PCI card. With many computers, if a computer is set to start on the integrated controller, it will ignore the AGP card until you change the settings in the BIOS. It will, however, see the PCI card and use it instead of the integrated controller. (I'm almost certain about this, but almost isn't completely)

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I have a LG Monitor (19M37A). When I start the computer, the signal goes off after some time. However the monitor power indicator remains on and the CPU also works fine. The signal comes automatically after some time, and then goes off again. I have replugged the cable which connects the monitor and the CPU, and also cleaned the RAM. I got the monitor in exchange of my under-warranty LCD monitor (its parts were no longer manufactured so I got a new monitor) and it seems that the company has given me a defective product. What could be the cause for this problem?

A:Monitor signal getting on and off

This may not be a monitor issue at all. It may be a power supply or a video card problem...

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Hey all,

video card: Geforce FX

I have serious problem, my monitor receives no signal anymore and therefore I can't acces my computer.
The Video cable from pc to monitor is OK
the monitor receives electricity.

First action, tried another monitor (other video cable and other screen) => still no signal

second action: tried an other video card. (this was a really old one => unplugged my geforce FX and plugged the other card into the PCI slot =>stil no signal!

Does this mean that the problem will be made by the motherboard? :-(
what can I do? to check what is really the problem? What if my motherboard is the cause? Will I still be able to acces all my ancient files and outlook mails?

please help me out!

A:No signal to monitor!!! :-(

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I have widows xp and when my son turned on his pc today it said no signal going to sleep. I put the monitor on another pc and it works fine. So I then took out the video card that I put in a year ago (it has an intergrated one in the mother board also) and the monitor does the the same thing I don't know what to check next if it's not the monitor or the video card. Any suggestions? I am a single mother of 3 with a limited income so I would like to figure it out myself with help here rather. Thanks all....

A:No signal....Monitor

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My computer dose not send a signal to my monitor, the power supply isnt the problem cause the fans are working and the keyboard/mouse light up...I have no clue what to do I really need some help, much appreciated!

A:no monitor signal?

Just because the fans run and the lights are on does not mean the computer has booted.

Unless the computer boots, there can be no video display.

Does the computer give the normal single "beep" and play the startup music, or is all silent?

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Hello I have just recently went over to a friends house and I brought my cpu along. Well we were trying to fix his and were using mine as a model to see what goes where. I opened it up and tilted it to get a good view. Then I closed it back and turned it on but the monitor said no signal. I had my cpu on earlier and it was workimg fine until now. Everything else is on just the signal thing. Could anyone help me please? It would be appreciated.

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CPU ?? I think you mean your PC, the CPU is the widget inside that does the clever stuff.

Chances are whilst transporting and fiddling in something you clearly have no understanding off you have either dislodged something or you have zapped it with static.

However dont give up hope, it may be something simple, such as a bent pin on the monitor lead or your memory chip has come loose, you need to get a good light inside and check that all the components are seated correctly.

Also check the add on cards havent worked loose, expecially the one for the monitor.


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My pc was working fine and suddenly I am getting a no signal message on monitor. I replaced the battery in the pc but still having same issues. Not a pc guy so kind of at a loss on what I can check next. It's an alien ware build with dual GEFORCE 450 cards. About 4 years old.

A:No signal from PC to monitor

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I've read a few of these threads I've seen but none of the solutions suggested haven't helped.

Midway through playing a game, both monitors flash black and display a "no signal" message. I've tried using another monitor with my computer with the same problem. I left the screens black for about five minutes before I decided to reset, and now I simply can't get anything on my monitors (both of which work on another system in the house).

Is there anything anyone can suggest that may help?
I've tried:

Cleaning my base unit.
Testing monitors with another system.
Testing another system with monitors.
Despite seeing no image, I tried to boot into safe mode.

Unfortunately, the only system specs I can remember are that I'm on Windows XP 64-bit and the graphics card (which I think may be the issue) is an Asus GTS250 DK/HTDI/1GD3 (Details from it's box).

A:No signal to monitor

Video input problems can be caused by many things, but to me it just sounds like your graphics card died.

To identify the problem (I assume the computer still 'starts'), please tell me:

Do the monitors work on another computer?

Do you have a computer in which you can try the graphics card? If so, please do and share the results.

Have you had any heat related problems before?

Does your motherboard produce any beeps on startup?

Heat crashes mostly happen during long gaming-sessions, or when the computer is on for a long time.

If the motherboard produces (a) beep(s) on startup, see this for info on the problem.
If the monitor(s) work on another pc, they obviously aren't the problem.
If the graphics card works on another pc, there's probably something else that has died, like the cpu.

I hopes this helps you along (if still necessary ofcourse)


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Hi I have a computer which i built it has worked fine for months, I had an lg monitor and then it kept going in and out of standby every 2 seconds, i saw the windows screen then the lg screensaver over and over. So I googled possible problems, it said there is a common fault in lg screens that causes this, so I took it back to the shop and got another acer one, I plug this in the pc boots up but the screen does nothing, just says no signal, i checked/replaced the cables, it's not those. but I know it's booting into windows enter password screen, because when i click on where the turn off icon is and hit enter it turns off, I wouldn't know if it booted into desktop because I turned the windows booting sound (da da da da) off ages ago. btw it's vga.

ps keyboard light comes on and all sounds are as normal, but can't see anything on the screen.

A:No signal to monitor (VGA)

You got another monitor to try to see if you got a defective monitor? If by chance you are using a PCI-E or AGP card go into the BIOS and make sure you have the onboard video turned off or try pulling the card and using the onboard video.

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Dear All,

I got an Desktop PC from a customer he is saying me when he turn on the PC he is not able to see nothing in monitor. I also checked that monitor when i power on that machine the monitor is staying black with "No Signal" message but the case is working normally. Please could you provide me with solutions. Thank you in advance.
Best regards,

A:No Signal in Monitor

Can you try a different monitor?

Is the graphics card working properly?

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When ever i click on maple story to play i get a No signal error on my screen just goes black what could be the problem ive tried restarting and all but no and i never get that error any ware else

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I'm new to this board so please bear w/me. My main problem is once my computer boots up it may run for 2 min. or 4 hrs. depending on the application I am running at the time. I'm running windows 98 first edition

I have a GeForce 4mx4000 128mb ddr 8x AGP video card w/tv out
a Shuttle av49pn socket478 atx mb. w/ via pt800 + vt8237 chipset
1024 mb ddr ram pc7200 184 pin dimm mem.
intel p4 2.53ghz cpu
hitachi 82.3 gbudma/100 7200rpm 2m ide hdd
philips psc705 seismic edge 5.1ch pci sound card
17in lcd monitor

also some problems I am having is now the computer wont recognize the mouse, also even in the bios the computer says that my cpu is a 1.9ghz, also since my last start up now windows wond recognize my A: drive.
many problems I have run out of things to try someone please help!!!

A:monitor says no signal

one thing u could try is updating ur hardware. Go to ur hardware's company site and try updating.

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when I switch on the computer, on the monitor, I just see the start window and green dots running, then the monitor screen went black and say 'no signal', I can't even switch off the computer unless holding the switch button for a while. How to fix this problem?

A:no signal on monitor

Is the problem with the computer it's self? Or with the monitor... a few things that you could try is putting in a new VGA, or rebooting in safe-mode. Let me know if this helps.

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So I recently build my first gaming pc and everything seems to be running fine except my monitor won't get signal

A:monitor has no signal

Should be under the hardware section.

Check the monitor has power.
Check the monitor is set to the correct 'source'
Check the GPU has power and is seated correctly
Check you are using the GPU's port and not the MOBO.
If its still dead, try using the port on the MOBO instead.

If that all fails, test the monitor on a difference machine to make sure it works.

Let us know how you get on with that.

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I turn on my computer but monitor says no signal
All the lights are on but it looks like the cp it is not booting.
I tested the monitor in other Cp and it works
How can fix it?

A:no signal monitor

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Why doesn't my monitor always turn on when I turn on my computer?  There is no signal sent from the hard drive to the monitor and it will go into stand by mode.

A:No signal sent to my monitor

Hello MrsVilla77
Thanks for writing to us. When did the issue start? Were there any changes done recently? Please update the video drivers on the system and also try another monitor .
Do provide us your system tag#, email address and name via private message
Await your response

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I have a problem with my desktop monitor, while playing Neverwinter Nights 2 on a previously stable computer, the screen went black followed by the No Signal message on the monitor. Subsequent reboots dont even bring the monitor out of standby.

The monitor is fine, I hooked it up to the laptop and used it as a second display and no problems.

My desktop posts fine, one beep as usual, keyboard light blinks once, optical drives check for inserted media, and the hard drive chitters away for the usual peiod of time until it gets to the log on waiting for my input which obviously I cant see at the moment. I normally have the monitor connected to the grafics card using the digital connector, but have tried the DSUB connector too (monitor supports both - ViewSonic VX24 (I think that model number is correct but not sure) LCD) with no joy on the desktop.

I have reset the bios, reseated graphics card and memory sticks, re-plugged in all cables on the motherboard.

Mobo = ASUS K8V-F, with AMD Athlon 64 3400. 1gb memory (2 x 512 PC3200)
Grafics = Winfast A400 (NVidia Geforce 6800 GT, 256m)

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:No Signal On Monitor

Forgot to mention also checked system with panel off, all fans working, the graphics card fan is spinning so believe its not a power problem just to be sure I switched molex connectors between hard drive and graphics card and everything seems to boot as normal.

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Hey there I'm sure you have dealt with plenty of this but I've tried everything I can think of to get my new build to at least show video. This is my new rig:

Video Card: GIGABYTE GV-R465OC-1GI Radeon HD 4650
Ram: OCZ Gold 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar Green WD10EARS 1TB 5400 RPM
Mother Board: ASRock M3A770DE AM3 AMD 770 ATX
CPU: AMD Athlon II X4 630 Propus 2.8GHz

Now the problem is that I had plugged an old monitor into the vga slot on the video card but I don't get a signal to the monitor although everything else including the graphic cards fan is running fine. Please if anyone can help I would be greatful. Also let me know what you think of the rig. Thanks.

A:Need help, No signal to monitor

Can you test your graphics card in another PC?

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Alright so it worked when I left to go pay a bill. Come back and it has no signal. I tried the PC on my TV to see if it worked and it does no problem, so I know the PC is not at fault. Tried a DVI cable and a VGA. Tried restarting and powering off everything.

A:Monitor not getting signal.

Ok I fixed it. When I plugged it in to the TV there was something with the current session and I deleted it and all is good.

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I'm trying to use my secondary monitor as primary but it says no signal. I don't have the primary monitor anymore. The monitor only says no signal. When I turn on the tower it turns green then goes right to red. What do I need to do? Thanks so much for any input.

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Ok. So all of a sudden my monitor stopped receiving a signal from my integrated vga. I tried 3 different adapters with 3 different monitors and still nothing. I decided to ask my computer sci/repair teacher what might be the problem. He told me it might be something with the video card. I decided now would be a good a time as any to keep upgrading my pc. So I went out of my way to get a new video card. I finally received it today. I opened up my pc put it in the pci slot etc. So when I turned my pc on it still said no signal. I tried all the different monitors but they all said no signal. What's up with my computer and what can I do to fix it?

I'm running (or was running) Windows XP 1 gh P3 processor, and 640 RAM.

A:monitor gets no signal

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Hi there,
My computer has been working fine until this morning when it froze shortly after logging into Windows (mouse/keyboard unresponsive and frozen display etc). I switched the computer off and on again, and from this point my monitor has been displaying a 'no signal' message when the machine is powered on. I've tried running it without external/usb devices and the same thing happens. All lights inside and outside the machine are behaving normally as are fans. All cables are in properly (cable into back of monitor was loose but the problem persisted after tightening it). The computer doesnt beep when turned on, but as far as I recall it never did anyway. My graphics card (gts250) is only a year old and never overheats, and has plenty of power. Unfortunately I have no spare components to swap in to test.
Any suggestions? I've just started a new uni course so this couldn't have come at a worse time. Any advice extremely gratefully received!

A:No signal on monitor

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I originally thought this problem was with my Monitor so I switched out my monitor that I was using with a TV and it did the same thing. Basically what happens is my monitor will go to black and then show no signal. The PC stays on and I can still hear sounds from the PC. A few weeks back my power supply went out and we got a new one. It was working fine and then this started happening. Please help,any support is welcome.Specs Radeon R9 290X I5 4690k 8gbs of ram Mobo Z97-P Power Supply EVGA NEX750B

A:No Signal for Monitor

When you turn on the system does anything appear on the screen before No Signal?


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Just so you know I am not very computer savvy. I had my Radeon 9600 XT 128m graphics card for a while now, and everything was working perfectly until my friend wanted to see my card for a bit so he took it out and had it for a few days. So, I was stuck with my old crappy Unichrome driver. I got my card back, but now every time I put it in and start up my computer, the monitor gives off a no signal message. The tower is still on and working fine. So, now the only way I can use my computer is by removing it. >_< How do I get my monitor to work with the graphics card? Do I need to do some reinstalling?

A:No signal on monitor

what's an unichrome driver? an antique monochrome video card? lol...

or you mean the on-board video card?

if so, what if you still leave your monitor connected to the on-board video when you plug the 9600 back in?

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When I turned the computer off in May of 2011, everything worked fine. Today when I moved back to school, I hooked my monitor up and I was getting a 'no signal' message on the monitor. Thinking it was just a loose cable or connection, I wiggled things around and nothing was working. I even went out and purchased a new DVI to VGA converter thinking (and hoping) that was the only problem. Turns out that was not the solution. I am kind of at a stand still, considering school starts on Monday and I really don't know what to do. I am assuming it is video card related- which happens to be the '512MB nVidia GeForce 8800GTS G92 GDDR3 PCI Express DVI/TV out' video card. My MOBO is a eVGA nForce 780 SLI. Another symptom that caught my ear, was the startup sound. Normally when I would startup the computer, the fans would kick on real fast at first, and then drop down to a lower RPM for running speed. However When I start the computer up now, the fans just turn at that higher RPM nonstop. Also, I always remembered hearing a little 'beep' when things were starting up. I don't hear that anymore- maybe because the video card isn't working/sending a signal out, or maybe the motherboard is kaput. Ideas, please! and thank you.

Thanks, Joe

A:Monitor not getting signal...what gives?

The PC stayed at school or your moved it from/to school?

If the PC was moved, open it up and ensure ALL of the cards and cables are still properly inserted/attached. it's easy for parts to bounce loose while being moved around.

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I just upgraded to Windows 10. I'm not sure 32-bit or 64-bit. Using HP p2-1343w Desktop PC. Monitoar says "no signal." I have checked all connections. I have switched cord from PC to monitor and tried a different monitor. I read on internet that it could be the video card. Is the video card for this model built into the motherboard or not? Either way, would it be worth taking to Staples or elsewhere to have fixed? Any other suggestions of what could be the problem? My internet provider is Comcast. I think it would  be LAN. I'm sorry, I'm not computer literate.

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I've had my computer for about 4 years now, and it's been working without fault untill recently.
A few days ago i turned it on only to get a "No signal to monitor" message on the screen before the monitor went into power-saving mode. I read various articles and tried reshuffling my RAM and reconnecting my moba vires, nothing worked, untill u tried resetting the CMOS battery. This made the comuter work fine again, untill i restarted it, then i got the same problem again. Then i tried starting it without the CMOS battery in it at all, something that worked just fine a couple of boots, then the same issue occured.
Now it boots fine occasionally, but most of the time i get the no signal message. Resetting the CMOS battery no longer works, apparently. I know it boots fine, as my speakers play the startup sound, skypes innitial sound and i can find it in my network using my laptop. When it boots it works peferctly, untill i turn it off, then i get the no signal again, if it's in a foul mood.

My specs:
XFX Geforce 8600GT
Intel Core™ 2 Duo E6550
Epsilon 600 Powersupply
2x Crucial DDR2 PC6400 2GB
MSI P965 NEO-F Motherboard

I'd love to exchange whatever part that causes this issue, it's just that i'm clueless as to which one, since it works perfectly now and then.
Regards - Tord

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I am having trouble with my pc starting up, yesterday i went to turn it on and got no signal to the monitor although i can hear it boot up and makes sound from windows start up but no signal was detected on both my monitors, the graphics card fan is running extremely loud so i thought it might be that,
so i switched to an older card and that seemed to boot up fine but was told it was running lower since not enough power was getting to the card,
my current card is a 9800gtx+ and it requires 2 separate power connections my older card doesn't so it's less power hungry by a long shot.

so where is the problem lying would you suspect my mobo is toast or the psu?
it's not a new pc btw has been running fine for 2 years and psu is more than capable of running it.

A:No signal to monitor

Hi kitaz.

If your system works fine with your older card, then your motherboard is not "toast". What are the specs of your older card? Also, what PSU are you presently using? Also ensure that both power connectors are plugged into the GPU.

Before putting in the 9800GTX did you uninstall all previous graphics drivers?

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I'm getting no signal when I connect my monitor. The port is connected to a ribbon and then connected to motherboard. I have tired disconnecting the ribbon on reconnecting. I was not having any issues with the monitor before I disconnected it and reconnected it.

Could it be the ribbon that is bad or am I looking a bigger problems?

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My monitor gets no signal sometimes. for example I will leave the pc off for like 5hrs, then turns on the monitor says no signal. but each time I reseat the gpu it goes back to normal and does not experience lost signal not unless if turning it off for like 5hrs. this is a new pc build came from dubai and shipped to philippines for like 2months and this problem was like 3weeks already.

pc specs
mobo: asus p8b75-v
gpu: xfx r7850 double dissipation
ram: patriot 2x 4gb
psu: delco 650w (not known)

ps tried 2 monitor and other cables but none work, and 1 thing I noticed is that when I set the bios primary video to pcie then if it will not turn on then reseated gpu, bios goes back to auto. also note that I have post beeps and I can hear windows tune.

hope you guys can help me. been searching for the solution but none seem to work

A:No monitor signal

Make sure the cables are securely fastened and pushed in. What CPU do you have? Because the CPU may not have integrated graphics, so only the GPU can transfer a signal. Just keep the GPU in all the time, it allows for better performance even when surfing the web (hardware acceleration.)

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i brought a computer from Time a few months ago and everything was working ok. since then ive brought a better computer. i decided to put a new harddrive in the Time computer as i needed more room for storing files so i brought a SATA one off the internet (as a friend recommended it. the original one was IDE). i managed to get it all installed (took a while) and everything was ok. but 2 days later i updated the graphics drivers for the radeon 9200 inside it (from ati.com) and since then my computer all loads up normal but when i click on my name to login at the windows login screen my monitor says 'no signal'. so i have to restart my computer about 4 times and it will be ok. ive reinstalled windows and put no drivers on and it still does it. do i need different drivers or is there something i should be doing?

any ideas?

*edit* since i posted this i switched the Time computer on and at the login screen the blue screen appeared!! i looked what it said but it dissapeared in about 3 seconds and the computer restarted. it said something to do with ATI. so im presuming the graphics card.

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Jammy - pull the new graphics card and put the old graphics card back in. If the problem goes away it's 99% sure you got a bad card (or drivers). I had the same problem (video freeze, signal "disappeared", etc.) with a GeForce.

Let us know the result.

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Hello all, new to the forum so please forgive me if this isn't the right place to post this.

The problem I am having is with my son and daughters computers (they have one each). Both of their monitors are reading no signal. I have read through threads etc and will go down the road of checking the motherboard, RAM graphics card etc later.

What has happened is we are getting a lot of work done to the house and my kids had to take their computers out of their rooms and move them for storage. They have been sitting on our dining room floor for a month and to be honest there has been a lot of dust about (in particular plaster as somebody put their foot through the roof just above where the computers had been stored!).

We have reinstated the computers but both of them are showing "No Signal" on the monitors. We have tried swapping the monitors with each other and they both show "No Signal". It is a bit of a coincidence that both PC's would breakdown together and don't know if it is something simple that I am missing. Both computers turn on and beep but that's as far as we get as the monitor switches off. All cables correctly connected, could it be something as simple as the dust in them both?

Sorry to sound such a fool but totally stumped as to why both of the computers would show the same fault at the same time. They are both Zoostorm but bought a couple of years apart.

Many thanks in advance.


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same prob; a couple ideas.

Hi, Lisa- I have the same prob right now. I tried a couple easy things, but they have not worked, so I am going to have to dig in and try more serious ideas.

But here is an easy one for you that might work.

(before you goof around inside the comp, you need to be certain you know how to do it safely - there are components in there that, even when unplugged, can shock and possibly electrocute you; plus, goofing around in there can shock the comp, damaging it from your static electricity.)

The beep heard when you start the computer actually is a code for something. You can google "POST beep codes," or similar, and figure out what, of five or six messages, the pattern of beeps mean. ("POST" means 'power-on self-test.')

The usual, brief but cheerful POST one-beep means everything is OK, as far as the hardware of the computer goes: RAM is working, motherboard is working, video is working, and keyboard is detected and working - off the top of my head, I don't know what else.

If that is the beep you hear, then the motherboard is OK, and the RAM is likely OK. It is also likely that the video processor is OK - the video processor might either be built into the motherboard, or may be a card that is plugged in to the motherboard.

Either way, it doesn't usually have an effect on the beeps: if you hear the one beep, then the video part of the computer is OK, and the problem is some other mystery - I could... Read more

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Recently i've attempted for the first time to build a computer, but i've had several problems and am afraid that I will never get it to work.
My problem is after I install the parts to the motherboard and power up the motherboard and CPU I get "No Signal" on the monitor.
I have litterally tried every solution to fix this problem the the problem still exists.

These are some of the solutions I have tried so far
. Build outside of the case
. Keep the essential parts on to test ( CPU + Fan, 1 Stick of Ram, Graphic Card )
. Tried to use the onboard graphics ( Taken the graphic card out for meantime )
. Tested the ram in different ram slots
. Clearing CMOS

Just to add that I have had 2 motherboards, 2 CPU's and 2 kinds of 4GB ram, since I was convinced they were the ones faulty but obviously they weren't ( Replacement for the 1st CPU and a refund for the the 1st motherboard then got a different motherboard, DDR2 ram for first motherboard then I got DDR3 for the next motherboard )

Here are the specs:
( Original Motherboard ) Sapphire PC-AM2RS790GX Socket AM2+
( Orginal RAM ) Corsair DDR2 4GB RAM
( Current Motherboard ) Asus M4A79T-E Socket AM3
( Current RAM ) Corsair DDR3 4GB RAM
AMD Phenom II x3 720 ( Socket AM3 )
Corsair 750W PSU
Asus HD 4870

So far I have tested 2 motherboards and 2 of the Phenom 720's but still the fault exists.

I have asked around on some other forums but I have had useless answers which did not fix the problem, I saw th... Read more

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I built a PC for my mom and to test it out I unplugged the monitor from my PC to use for hers. Computer booted up fine but the monitor was getting no signal. I reseated the RAM and such but still no signal. Decided to give up on it for the night and plugged the monitor back into my PC but now the monitor isn't getting a signal there either. I'm typing this from my laptop, which I tried plugging into the monitor and... it worked. My laptop displayed to the monitor just fine.

What does this mean!?

How is my monitor not getting a signal from both of my desktops yet my laptop is able to give the monitor a signal?

Any ideas on how to fix this or should I just pull my hair out and start bashing things with a hammer?

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I have had an issue like that before, tho my issue was kinda stupid, but I share it anyways,

I have a game card installed in my computer, and found out that your monitor "HAS" to be plugged in to the game card and not the motherboard itself, otherwise it wont turn on, or you get a message sayin, please reattach to game card on screen, also check to make sure that your monitor cable lines arn't kinked in anyway and check the heads for any bent wires that dont like they are suppose to be. that would be my guess, common error for me lol hope this helps

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Have you experienced that the monitor of your computer doesn't have signal from cpu?
*Monitor is OK-i tried already hooking up to other cpu and its working.
*Video Card is OK
*Power Supply is OK
any help would be much appreciated...



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Is it showing any display on the startup.

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