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Computer boots but my monitor doesn't respond

Q: Computer boots but my monitor doesn't respond

Ive spent a good while searching for anyone having the same problem, while some are similar mine is different in that, when I get up in the morning and boot up my computer my monitor acts like my computer is off as it does when I shut down the computer but leave the monitor on, the power light flashes and thats it. I know my computer is booting because I hear the windows song and one of the pop up things I have once I am to my desktop. I have no choice but to hard shut down my computer but when I boot it the 2nd time the monitor works just fine, its been doing this for the past 3 days, anyone know whats going on here?

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A: Computer boots but my monitor doesn't respond

What is this computer? Make and model?

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I'm building myself a custom computer, everything is put together, but now it seems something is wrong with the video. The monitor works, it just doesn't respond to the computer. It's an LCD monitor and I'm using a Radeon Sapphire X800 256mb (AGP). Not sure what to do, everything is BRAND new
 

A:Monitor doesn't respond to computer?

Put a CRT monitor on it and check the Display/Resolution. LCD monitors only work on certain resolutions, so you'll need to find out what your works on and set your card to that.
 

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Randomly, the monitor will suddenly go blank, and possibly say "adjusting" on it. Most of the time, a long ring will accompany it through the speakers (which are not part of the monitor), though occasionally it will just be silent instead. The on-off light will turn yellow.

The monitor is somewhat new, by Hannspree (HF207). I've had it only for a couple of months. It works just fine usually, but I never got the drivers installed to make it go widescreen (the drivers only work for win7 and vista, but I'm using XP Pro).

My speakers aren't new, but they work just fine except when this problem occurs.

The computer itself stops reacting (I only know this because it will not go on standby mode when I press the power button, which it usually does), and I'm not sure if the hard drive is going, but the fans continue, and everything remains lit up. I can manually reset and then everything will be back to normal.

The hard drive is maybe about 2 years old, or a little less. I have been hearing a couple clicks from my computer occassionally, but I'm not sure if that's a problem. Also, the computer has been freezing sometimes lately, which it never used to do.

My last problem is unrelated to the above, for the most part. explorer.exe will sometimes randomly dissapear, so my desktop, icons, and taskbar of course dissapear. It will not come back. I can access anything from the task manager, but explorer.exe will not open from there. It tells me so... Read more

A:Monitor randomly goes black, speakers ring, and computer doesn't respond, and more?

Someone please help..? I posted this almost two days ago now..
 

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I'm kind of stuck here...

First what happened: last night my computer froze so I turned it off and then back on. However, when I did, the monitor just remained in standby as if the computer was not on. Everything on the computer seems to be working ok (fans going, lights on, etc). I also don't hear any beeps during the startup.

I've been browsing a lot of forums trying to figure out what is wrong, but I'm somewhat lost. I don't know that much about computers...
It seems some of these forums say the main culprits for a problem like this are the graphics card or the motherboard? Is this true?

Since every thread always has someone asking for specs - here they are:
Intel i7 940
Asus p6t intel x58 chipset sle/crossfirex mainboard triple-channel x
800w power supply
1 TB SATA II 3.0 gb 7200rpm HD
3 x 2GB DDR3 PC3 PC1333
1 x EVGA nvdia gtx 260 896mb pci-e
windows vista home premium

What I've done so far:
I have tried unplugging it and holding down the power button in the front for about 1 minute. 90% of the time this did nothing. One time it started to boot correctly with the monitor only to freeze during the windows load up bar and 1 other time it didn't even make it that far...
I have tried using another monitor on the computer. Same problem. I have also tried using my main monitor on another computer and it works fine.

I have been running this setup for almost 2 years, and nothing has been changed recently...

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A:Monitor doesn't start when computer boots

hm ... you might try resetting the CMOS battery.
 

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I've been fighting this problem for months and haven't found an answer anywhere but maybe you guys can help. My computer seems to boot fine, but nothing is displayed on the monitor. The power light on the monitor ON button just blinks amber. If I wait a minute or so and then hit the reset button the computer reboots and the monitor comes on. The computer started doing this about 6 months after I built it. Once in a great while it will boot up on the first try, but it's very rare. I was thinking video card, but have unseated and reseated it a couple of times to no avail. I also got a new battery on the motherboard thinking it was having a problem. Now I'm thinking power supply or BIOS - any ideas?

Specs:
2.8Ghz Intel p4
Radeon 9600 pro
ASUS p4p800 MB
1 GB of Micron ram
QMAX 350W power supply

Thanks in advance for any help.
biacookies2002
 

A:Computer boots, but monitor doesn't display anything

Im having the exact same problem with my computer but it doesnt happen as often as with you. Im guessing its some fault with the card or with Windows.
 

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Hi Tech Support Guys and Gals,
I was using my Hp laptop and the screen randomly froze. I manually powered off the computer and now when I turn it on, I hear one longer beep followed by two short ones. In addition, the screen doesn't work. If I let the computer keep working and boot up, I eventually hear the welcome screen theme play so it seems like the computer keeps functioning, but the monitor won't work. Any ideas? Thanks in advance
 

A:Computer froze, now when computer boots up monitor doesn't work

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Hi there. I have a problem that when I turn on my computer the monitor doesn't come on. I thought it might be the monitor so I connected another and the same problem occurs. Could it be something with my computer that it isn't communicating with the monitor. Any help would be appreciated.
 

A:Monitor doesn't respond

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Hi,
I've had Windows 7 for a while (6-7 months), and before this I had windows XP. Recently, in the last week, the tow monitors I have connected go blank, display the message that no signal is being sent to them. The PC is still running, but the HDD activity LED is off.
I thought it might be the CPU, Graphics card or HDD. So I checked those in another machine, which was running linux for 96 hours straight. This problem didn't occur.
This leads me into thinking that the problem is with Windows 7 itself.
Is anyone else having this? Did you sort it? How?

Thanks in advance, Daniel.

A:No monitor signal, doesn't respond

If there's no hard drive activity, then the hard drive is either dead or unplugged. Windows wouldn't be running. Do you get signal when you go through the POST messages and Bios screens?

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Hey everyone, I'm in dire need of some help with my PC. The computer turns on fine, and boots up (can hear the windows start up tune) but I can't see anything on the monitor. Here's the details:

I was playing a computer game on friday, and during that it crashed. I have no idea if this is when things started or not, but I restarted and it was fine.

On sunday I had another crash, only the screen flickered once or twice and there were green pixel lines going from top to bottom of the monitor , about 2 inches apart in a perfect pattern. When I restarted, there were no graphics on the monitor. The light was flashing indicating it was on power saving mode.

I took the computer apart, unplugged everything, and put it all back together, and for whatever reason it worked fine for about 6 hours.

The next day I turned the computer on, and it loaded fine, but shortly after there was the return of the green pixel lines, with the added addition of the top left corner of the screen being filled with green pixelated triangles in a perfect pattern. These were flickering furiosly.

I tried restarting my computer, and again I got no graphics posted to the monitor. However the computer booted up fine, and I heard the start up tune, and 5 minutes later I shut it down by pressing the "Power Off" button on my keyboard.

I tried another monitor and again, got nothing. I then tried taking the computer apart and putting it back together again, only this time it didn'... Read more

A:Graphics card doesn't post any graphics to my monitor, computer boots up fine

Its usually just the graphics cards, they do fail especially if they overheat - then video card fan not speeding up might have been the problem - most are dynamic and should actually speed up under load. Depending on the manufacturer of your 8800GTX you might be able to get it replaced under warranty if they have a 3 year or greater warranty.
 

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I purchased a new HP Envy with windows 8.1.64 and a Pavilion 23tm monitor.  I have installed the drivers for the monitor but the monitor still will not respond to touch.  I went online and downloaded the drivers off the HP website just in case they were more up to date than what came with the monitor.  But it still is not working as a touchscreen like it's supposed to.  Any ideas?











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A:Pavilion 23tm monitor doesn't respond to touch

I just went through two rounds of technicians updating drivers.  Enabling and disabling devices.  Nothing seemed to help.  I notified the techicians I was connected via a HDMI cable.  Windows reported no touch input available on this computer.  In the System Information screen. I suddenly realized, hey, didn't this monitor come with a USB cable?  Plugged it in, and it started working after a re-boot.  Duh.  None of the technicians asked about the usb cable.  They concluded it was a bad monitor.

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mines not responding to touch either the moniter has a hdmi port but the pc doesnt.  as i just read about someone plugging the hdmi in and it worked ? how do i get it to work as touch? ive already had to go get a dvi-d cable 

A:Re: Pavilion 23tm monitor doesn't respond to touch

Hi there @jwpeart, May the Forums be with you!  It is a great place to find the help you need, from other users, HP experts, and other support personnel.  I understand that you are trying to get your touch screen to work with your desktop system.  I am happy to help with this. Please post the full product number and operating system in use on your computer. See the following, if you need help with that information. HP Desktop PCs - How Do I Find My Model Number, Serial Number or Product Number?  HP PCs - How to Find the Windows Edition and Version on Your Computer Looking at the HP Pavilion 23tm Touch Monitor - Product Specifications,  you have DVI-D and HDMI inputs available. You would want to be sure that the computer has one of those types available to transmit the required digital information from a screen touch action. A VGA connection is an analog connection and so is not going to work excepting for display purposes. It would not work with the touch screen functions. Please let me know when you can, the model information for the computer and the type of display connections available. If you only have a VGA connection on the computer then you would need to look at possibly installing a different but compatible graphics adapter, that provides a DVI-D or HDMI connection. I hope this helps, and if this does resolve your issue, please mark this post as a solution. Kudos would also be ap... Read more

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hi guy's !

my intel845 chipset board with p4 processor dosen't boot up it just go's processor fan running when i plug in the power supply and does'nt even wait for switching on the cpu cabinet button and i've tried cleaning ram changed the ram changed the cmos battery replaed the jumpers dosen't solved my problem!!

i need urgent help..........????????
 

A:Processor fan is running but monitor doesn't boots up

It's most likely a defective motherboard. I've seen this happen before.
 

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Hi there,

After I logged in to Window XP page, the computer works fine for the first minute, but it freezes after one minute, the mouse and the keyboard are working fine. But the computer would just freeze and doesn't react and doesn't do anything, it doesn't even turn off when I press the turn off, I have to manually unplug the power.

Does anybody know why and help me to fix this?? One minute working time doesn't give me enough time to do anything.

Thanks a lot,
Mini
 

A:My computer doesn't respond!

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The mousepad on my computer doesn't work. I have tried many things, but it never seems to work. When I pres CTRL to find the pointer, it says it is in the middle of the screen, but the pointer itself is not there. It also does not move. The pointer works with an external mouse plugged in with a USB.

Spec:
System Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
System Model HP ENVY Notebook
System Type x64-based PC
System SKU L6D38AV
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4722HQ CPU @ 2.40GHz, 2401 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 8 Logical Processor(s)
 

A:Mousepad on computer doesn't respond.

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I leave my Desktop PC on all the time. I have the monitor set to go off after 20 minutes. In the morning I sit down at it and move my mouse and the monitor turns on. The last two mornings when I have moved my mouse, nothing happens. I have to turn it off and reboot again to get the monitor to work. It sounded like to me that Sleep was on, but I checked in Power Options and it is still set to Never. Any ideas on what might be causing this?

== I decided to do a System Restore to before I had the problem. I will see how things turn out in the morning.

A:Computer Doesn't Respond in Mornings

"Computer Doesn't Respond in Mornings"

Do you?

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I have a gigabyte computer with E8400 processor,4gb ram and Win 7 ultimate. Lately if I leave it on overnight and click on a browser the next morning nothing happens. Tried Firefox and chrome , explorer 11.
Thought it was just Firefox at first. Tried to open a movie file same thing. Memory only showing 45%.
I can reboot and every thing is back to normal again! Tried checkdsk, ok, SFC, said files were OK, temperatures normal.
Malware bytes just some PUP's, have AVAST free, zone alarm firewall. Mouse works, I can open a folder to a movie file but then click on the movie and nothing happens.
 

A:Computer doesn't respond after being on all night

Do the following in that computer.

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Download and save the TSG System Information Utility (SysInfo.exe) to the desktop.

After it's been downloaded and saved, double-click it to run it.

Information about your computer will appear.

Return here to your thread, then copy-and-paste the ENTIRE text here.

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Go here, then click the large blue "Download Now @ Bleeping Computer" button to download and save AdwCleaner.exe to your desktop.

Close all open windows first, then double-click AdwCleaner.exe to load its main window.

Click the "Scan" button, then allow the scanning process to finish.
(Note: Several seconds may pass before the scanning process starts, so be patient.)

Click the "Logfile" button.

When the log appears, save it.

Return here to your thread, then copy-and-paste the ENTIRE log here.

Note: After you submit the log, close AdwCleaner. If a warning appears, click "Yes".

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Good Morning,
I have a Compaq EVO 2.4 Ghz w/512 mb Ram running XP SP3. I use IE7 for internet and MS Office for routine tasks. I have Avira antivirus running. I tried IE8 last night and everthing just about stopped. I uninstalled IE8 but computer is still very slow compared to last week. When going to Task Manager, I find the following processes running: these are not the full names, rather just enough to distinquish them:

HLRID
Winupdate
Winup32
Reader
Elkcontrol
AVGNT
BJMYPR
IQFXTRAY
Juschea
Playlist
LVCOMSX

After I stopped all of the above, the computer is back to normal speed. It may be that only one of them is causing my problem. Can someone tell me what each of these do and whether or not they look like problems? If it was your computer, what action would you take?

Thanks,

Bill

A:Computer slow or doesn't respond

this link might help.

It'll tell you what each process is, so then you can decide if you need it.

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Hello

I'm having a problem while trying to play Final Fantasy XII; although I don't think my problem is related to the game itself. For the past couple of months, my computer stops responding at various points (sometimes while the game isn't even running). For the most part, my computer complete freezes while Playonline viewer is running, but occasionally it freezes while FFXI is running. It doesn't happen all the time, and usually after several attempts the game completely starts with no problem. I have no idea what is causing this, or really what to try. I took a suggestion from a friend and installed a new driver for my video card (NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP8X) but that didn't seem to help. Also, sometimes while the game is running, the sound is completely gone. It also occurs while playing certain MPEG video files, the sound stopped.
System Info:
BIOS: Version 3.21
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.50GHz
Memory: 246MB RAM
Page File: 280MB used, 325MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0b (4.09.0000.0902)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.0001.0902 32bit Unicode

Thank you for any help and suggestions, Please let me know if I can provide any more information that might help.

Rob
 

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Posting this on behalf of a friend, his computer seems to be just locking up, nothing happens and he has to restart by the button on the case.

"Basically got back to my computer to find that it had crashed (screen just frooze), and looked and problem reports and found this


Code:
Problem signature
Problem Event Name: BEX
Application Name: svchost.exe
Application Version: 6.0.6001.18000
Application Timestamp: 47918b89
Fault Module Name: StackHash_40d4
Fault Module Version: 0.0.0.0
Fault Module Timestamp: 00000000
Exception Offset: 7449a954
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Data: 00000008
OS Version: 6.0.6002.2.2.0.768.3
Locale ID: 2057
Additional Information 1: 40d4
Additional Information 2: 4062ad41ec8067256aa4c5e2b56d3c79
Additional Information 3: 40d4
Additional Information 4: 4062ad41ec8067256aa4c5e2b56d3c79

Files that help describe the problem
Version.txt
AppCompat.txt
memory.hdmp
minidump.mdmp

Should I get him to do the normal BSOD posting instructions or?

Thanks

Vista 32bit
AMD Athlon *2 255
NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT
4GB RAM
GA-MA770-UD3

A:Computer crashes, doesn't respond

? OS - Vista/ Windows 7 ? Vista
? x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? 32bit
? What was original installed OS on system? Vista
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? OEM
? Age of system (hardware) 1.5years
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS?
? CPU: AMD X2 255
? Video Card Nvidia 9600Gt OCX
? MotherBoard Gigabyte Ga-Ma700-Ud3
? Power Supply - X-Power 700w

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I'm not sure where this is supposed to be, but its the only thing I can think of for the sudden decrease in speed. I know that this Computer hasn't been real speedy up until now, but this is getting ridiculous. I can't even get outlook to open. System Idle is 98% most of the time, Outlook is taking about 2% when it tries to do anything. Someone Please Help.
 

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When the Windows XP Pro shutdown options dialog box appears and i choose "Turn Off" my computer does nothing. litterally nothing, i came back 2 hrs. later and my computer still hadn't turned off. What's wrong?

-Gabe V.

A:My computer doesn't respond to Windows Shutdown

http://www.aumha.org/win5/a/shtdwnxp.htm

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ok so my computer's screen stays black, but the on button lights up and i can hear the windows welcome noise, so i know its on. i think i know why this is happening, because i recently messed with the power settings and changed the option to go to standby when the laptop is not running on outlet power. so i realized that i need to just plug it in, but now it doesn't respond to the outlet power. usually a little lightning bolt lights up on the comp when it's plugged in, but not anymore. can someone please help on why this is?

A:Computer doesn't respond to outlet power

help!

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Everything turns on, fans and everything. It's a completely new build. No input detected from a Samsung monitor.

I've swapped ram sticks to see if one of them is dead
I've reseated the video card

Don't know what to do.

Gonna pop my 4870 X2 into the computer to see if the video card is DOA. If not, the motherboard?
 

A:New Computer Build: Monitor doesn't turn on / Monitor doesn't initalize

your vga could be causing the issue, but that's only if you dont have onboard video as well.

Next time you post with a problem, make sure you give us detailed specs of your rig, when you dont its like saying "Hey, I have a red car, and it wont start."
 

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my pc started acting up pretty bad with frequent spells of not responding and 2 crash dumps. unfortunately I did not get the error codes. I became so frustrated that I said screw it and completely reinstalled windows 7 pro 64 bit on my computer with the reinstallation disc included with my hp 6005 pro refurb. To my amazement I still have the same exact problems of programs not responding and it also crash dumped again. I am stumped lol! Any kind of suggestion on what I might do to regain control over my rebellious machine would be very appreciated.

A:computer frequently doesn't respond and crash dumped

Are you saving the crash dumps? This page explains how to set up your system to save minidumps, then download and run the BlueScreenView app from the link on the same page.

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Alright, well I just got a brand new motherboard today, put it in the case, added all the necessities in, powered it up, and it works. However, When I connected things to the I/O panel in the back, like the monitor, it won't respond to the computer. The keyboard doesn't work, the LED mouse doesn't turn on, and the monitor doesn't display anything.

My video card works as well since just yesterday I tried it out on my cousin's computer and it worked. The motherboard even has integrated video, but even that doesn't work. RAM sticks are in place well (it clicked in), CPU is running, as well as all the LED's and fans. I changed between two different PSU's, but both came up with the same results.

What could be the problem, and how do I fix it?
 

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Hello,
I would greatly appreciate help with my problem. My PC, an Acer Aspire AM5641-U5630A with Windows Vista, only starts up sometimes. When I press the power button, the blue power light comes on and the fans start sounding. However, after it quiets down there is no beeping noises and a display does not come on. On times in which the computer does turn on, a beeping noise is heard and an Acer logo display comes on before it proceeds to start up like normal. Once I'm past the Acer logo the computer works fine. It seems to be random as to when it powers up but I have tried an upwards of 20 restarts before.

Thanks,
overview5
 

A:Computer only boots up sometimes, power light on if it doesn't

This is most likely caused by a weak or failing power supply. Open up the case and make sure that the fans are running and everything is free of heavy dust and other debris...
 

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I have a problem like this also. kind of.
My kids PC wouldn't boot. i replaced the HD with an old 1 i had. It booted fine, right to windows that was on the HD already. After i restarted it wouldn't boot anymore. VIRUS. ok fine. Problem now is that during to boot process it wont see the HD. If i go into the bios and leave it on Auto select for where the HD is it'll show, but it takes about 30seconds to do so. I cant boot with a start-up disk either, for some reason it wont. i changed boot sequences unpluged things nothing will work. I cant flash the bios becuase it wont read for the A drive. I cant get a A: or a C: prompt. the only thing i can get is a BOOT FAILURE ERROR.
the system is a PII 400, 13gig western digital HD, 128mb ram, Asus p3v133 motherboard. win98

I have everything set to the correct master/slave settings ( i tried a bunch of different combs of them. ) i'm lost. i've done all i can. now i need help. thx
 

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Hi I have a pentium 4, 2year old computer. A few days ago, I was playing games and my computer blacked out. I thought my monitor went dead, switch to a new monitor still no picture. I thought its my video card, installed a new video card still no picture. Now I'm getting frustrated, someone told me power supply but my fans on my mobo works also my 2 extra fans work also. Also you can hear the computer booting up. I have a orange light on the power switch on the monitor, also a orange light by the reset button on the case. If anyone can help me with some ideas I'm in total gratitude.

Ray
 

A:No picture on monitor when computer boots up

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Well I am frustrated and I really don't understand what is going on.
I bought this computer about 1 month ago, and have had problems with this computer ever since. So the problem that I have had the whole time, is that the monitor will either lose its signal. At first, it was about 30 minutes to an hour before it just lost the signal. Then, I got some new RAM. Nothing changed, in fact it got a little worse. Next, I bought a new power supply. Nothing changed. Then, I bought a new hard drive. Nothing changed. This whole time, I would try consistently every day to get my computer to work. During that whole time, the computer would lose the signal faster and faster. Then, about a week ago, it wouldn't get past the bios screen. Then today, I received a brand new motherboard. Now there is no display, no matter what. Also, I have tried using my computer without my dedicated graphics card, using the onboard graphics. Same result. Also, before you tell me to get a refund, its too late. I bought this off of eBay, so there was only a 7 day return policy. I am absolutely stumped, I really don't know what is wrong with it. The new motherboard doesn't boot at all, the fans just turn on at full power, and there is no display. I also don't believe that the dvd drive can mess up anything.
I really appreciate your help,
Alec
 

A:No display on monitor when computer boots

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I'm not the most knowledgable person when it comes to computers so please answer as if Explaining to a 10 year old. My computer just completely powered down while I was surfing the web, upon rebooting The screen on my monitor (currently using my tv and connected by HDMI cable) was blank despite the PC appearing to boot up normally. I.E. All fans were running lights displayed on the outside of the machine and even internal fans and systems began to run but there is just no display on my tv. I tried unplugging the system with the power switch set to off and waiting for 10 minutes and rebooting but to no avail. All the websites I check are so unhelpful, I'm a really smart guy with an engineering degree so I'm sure with jus a little bit of guidance and some help from someone who knows what they are doing I can sort this out on my own w/o having to send it back to the company.
 

A:Computer boots up, but no display on monitor.

Please post your system specs, To include Make and model System if Big Box, or same info for the following if custom or home built, Mother Board (including Revision number), Processor (Exact Model Number), Ram, Video Card, Hdd(s), Optical Drive(s), Power Supply Manufacturer Model, Wattage and Amperage on the +12V Rails, OS, and any other peripherals installed on the motherboard.
 

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Hey, this is my first post here. I've had this computer for about 6 months now and i have had an ocational problem, but nothing major. Now my computer was working fine last night, but now whenever i boot the computer it goes through all the loading screens at the beginning, then when it gets to the login screen, the monitor says that there is no signal and shuts off. Can someone please help me I have no idea what is wrong.
 

A:My computer boots up then the monitor shuts off

Boot into th SAFE MODE and select VGA and reboot your system
 

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I hope someone knows the answer.
I have a Dell Inspiron 3847 running Windows 10. Several times over the past 6 months I have noticed my computer still on and the Screen has turned off. Neither the Keyboard or the Mouse responds either.
The only way I can switch off is to hold the power button for a few seconds.
I have prevoiusly made sure the Sleep options, if ever i use them, is only for the computer and never the screen.
Thanks

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All of a sudden my monitor started going into sleep mode once the computer booted up. I went into safe mode (boots fine that way) and uninstalled the video driver. After that the computer would boot normal, but when I try to reinstall the new driver the monitor will do it again part way through the install. In a nutshell, I can only boot the computer into safe mode or with the driver uninstalled. Any ideas what it could be?
 

A:After computer boots monitor goes into sleep mode

Try and get an updated driver for the video card from the manufacturer website
 

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The title captures it all.

I like my comp to run at 1024x768. That's the default setting. But if I boot the computer up without the monitor on, the dexktop will default to 800x600. My
Here are the video adapter and monitor properties, courtesy of Everest:
Video Adapter Properties
Device Description Intel(R) 82915G/GV/910GL Express Chipset Family
Adapter String Intel(R) 82915G/GV/910GL Express Chipset
BIOS String Intel Video BIOS
Chip Type Intel(R) 82915G/GV/910GL Express Chipset
DAC Type Internal
Installed Drivers ialmrnt5 (6.14.10.4410)
Memory Size 128 MB

Video Adapter Manufacturer
Company Name Intel Corporation
Product Information http://www.intel.com/products/browse/chipsets.htm
Driver Download http://support.intel.com/support/graphics
Monitor Properties
Monitor Name Hansol 710A(+)/710E
Monitor ID HSL06AA
Monitor Type 17" CRT
Manufacture Date Week 50 / 1999
Serial Number None
Max. Visible Display Size 32 cm x 24 cm (15.7")
Picture Aspect Ratio 4:3
Horizontal Frequency 30 - 72 kHz
Vertical Frequency 47 - 160 Hz
Maximum Resolution 1280 x 1024
Gamma 2.25
DPMS Mode Support Standby, Suspend, Active-Off

Supported Video Modes
640 x 480 140 Hz
800 x 600 110 Hz
1024 x 768 85 Hz
1152 x 864 75 Hz
1280 x 1024 65 Hz

Monitor Manufacturer
Company Name Hansol Electronics
Product Information http://www.hansol-uk.com
Driver Download http://www.hansol-uk.com/support/drivers.html

A little side info: there's an intel graphics program on my computer too. I don&... Read more

A:Dexktop comes in 800x600 if monitor isn't on when the computer boots up.

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My computer seems to be on, but the monitor doesn't come on, nor does any of my devices that are connected to the USB ports. I have to switch the power supply rocker switch off and on and then turn the computer from the front power button to finally get the monitor to turn on. Sometimes this works and sometimes it doesn't and I have to do it a few times before it works. Is this a power supply issue, motherboard issue, or driver issue? I don't mind it that much because the computer still works, but it is getting annoying. Your advice or info is much appreciated.

P.S.---This all happened after I tried to over clock the CPU and the frequency was too much that I had to reset the mother board.
 

A:Solved: Monitor won't turn on when computer boots up.

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Occasionally I have this problem occur once in a while but I usually fix this problem by unplugging
the power cord to and replugging it back in. I think the problem lies in the graphics slot or the graphics card itself. I have disabled my on board graphics card and added a PCI graphics card for 6-7 months now. Like I said it happens once in a while but now this solution isn't working for me. Any ideas?
 

A:Computer boots, but monitor is stuck on amber light

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I've read many forums on people that are having issues with RDP on XP that often fall under the following categories:
1) Firewall issues
2) AntiVirus issues
3) Not checked the ALLOW RDP box in REMOTE preferences
4) User error

I can't find my issue however: when trying to RDP into my desktop machine, the client will find the RDP server, give the now typcial warning message about RDP not running on Vista, but then... nothing. It thinks for a second or two, then returns back to the "Connect" screen without doing anything.

Has anyone else run into this?

This is a new install of XP w/SP3. RDP worked wonderfully before I reinstalled. I can RDP OUT from the desktop just fine. I have disabled all firewalls and antivirus, re-verified the Remote settings, even tried to Telnet into the desktop (returns a blank screen with a blinking prompt). I just can't get any real response - and it's driving me mad.

Any help would be appreciated.
 

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I just formated my pc, when its start up after a few seconds, i can't move my cursor and my screen is frozen for about 5 seconds, and then i hear a "boop" sound, and sometimes randomly, for example when im in google chrome i cant search for anything, i cant close google chrome and i cant open any programs.

Also ctrl + alt + del doesn't work, i have no idea whats going on...

PC SPECS

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
Intel Core i5-3340 CPU @ 3.10GHz
8 GB RAM
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750

A:my pc doesn't respond to anything i do

Nevermind i think i found the issue, i think it was because i was using utorrent version 2.2.1, i updated it to 3.4.3 and now everything is fine... wierd

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Hi,

My computer doesn't respond after a few minutes of logged on.
I can't find a fix for it and don't know what's causing it.
i don't have much startup programs and whenever it freezes, the cpu useage is low so there isn't a program that's using all of my cpu.
Please help me with this, it freezes all the time when i turn on my pc. after a while, around 10-15 minutes later, it's fine and responds well.

by the way, this is my first post.

A:Pc doesn't respond

Download AutorunsExtract and launch autoruns.exeAllow the scan to get finishedNow click on FILE-SAVEFilename:Autoruns.txtSave as :TextPaste the text contents here

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First of, my monitor exhibited signs of flickering during start-up, but only minor ones and would just stop at the 'Welcome' screen of windows so I didn't give it much thought. Iv'e been using it with the cpu the same time I bought the monitor.

But after some time, the flickering got worse. It went from 1-2 second interval flickers to a whole 10 seconds of blackness before it showed anything.

Now,Iv'e got a new cpu but still using the old monitor. After a day or so, the monitor exhibited the first symptoms of my first cpu, so I just dismissed it. But after a week, It got a hell worse, before I even start-up my computer, the monitor doesn't show Analog/Digital at the top-left corner of the screen. PLUS my cpu keeps restarting after I pushed the ON button after 10 seconds or so.

My question, Is the monitor responsible for the restart and what could be the reason for the flickering?

Thanks for a fast reply.

A:My Computer monitor doesn't show anything when I turn my computer on.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by pokeman5


First of, my monitor exhibited signs of flickering during start-up, but only minor ones and would just stop at the 'Welcome' screen of windows so I didn't give it much thought. Iv'e been using it with the cpu the same time I bought the monitor.

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My question, Is the monitor responsible for the restart and what could be the reason for the flickering?

Thanks for a fast reply.


Welcome Pokeman5 to the windows 7 forums.

The graphics card might be your culprit. Please update your system configuration settings under user cp so that others can maybe help you.
Usually the monitor won't stop your machine from booting. The graphic card most likely be the cause.

There is also the possibility that your power supply could be defective or going bad. Lots of possibilities.

Rich

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Hi, I've the following problem: My laptop (Acer Aspire S3, Windows 8.1) doesn't see my external screen anymore (Samsung P2370, connected with HDMI->DVI). It used to be fine, with plugging in and out when needed, copied or shared screens and all. Now, the computer doesn't see that there's an external monitor connected - when I try to switch between them (Function + F5), I only get the laptop's screen as a choice. No plug&play dingaling when I plug the cable in or out.

The external monitor does see a difference, though: when the cable's plugged in, it's black, and when it's out, I get the floating "check signal cable".

Sometimes, very rarely, it does work without any problems. Sometimes, also rather rarely, the laptop shuts down when I plug the thing in (or out? forgot).

I updated the graphics driver through the device manager and there actually was an update, no difference.

All of this might (!) have started around the time of the latest Windows update, but this could be a coincidence only.

Where could the problem be - cable/plug, socket, Windows...? (I'll see if I can try another cable and screen somewhere.)
 

A:computer doesn't see monitor

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I was just wondering if IE 11 is playing up with other people? I'm a member of a
lot of forums and IE 11 seems to play up in smf forums and Vbulletin board/forums
but when I use firefox browser everything works in the forums..

makes me think that IE 11 isn't compatible with the currant forum softwares that the
forums use now a days.. just curious is there a patch for IE-11 to solve the problem..

A:IE 11 doesn't respond properly

Just use Chrome.

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hi,

just started with firefox and its working fine, apart from when i am on a myspace profile page, it crashes and i have to close it down. i think it has something to do with the music players on the page. i have checked the add-ons and there is only DOM tool.

please can someone help.

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When I insert a cd or a dvd into the DVD rom drive, the drive doesn't recognize a disk has been inserted. When I attempt to 'open' or 'explore' the drive, I get a message that says 'Please insert a disk into drive I'. The information below is from the system Information screen and reflect the information I have available.

I have installed all Windows updates that are available for this computer. Is the drive just dead, or is there a new driver that may fix the problem?

Drive I:
Description CD-ROM Drive
Media Loaded No
Media Type CD-ROM
Name IDE DVD-ROM 16X
Manufacturer (Standard CD-ROM drives)
Status OK
Transfer Rate Not Available
SCSI Target ID 0
PNP Device ID IDE\CDROMIDE_DVD-ROM_16X_________________________3.10____\5&2DFCC752&0&0.0.0
Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\cdrom.sys (5.1.2600.5593 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.080502-1245), 61.50 KB (62,976 bytes), 8/3/2004 10:59 PM)
 

A:DVD Drive doesn't respond

Reload the driver if you can find it, but I wouldn't spend much time screwing with it, it sounds like a dead drive. You can buy a new one cheap.
 

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Hi, All of a sudden my printer (HP Photosmart C4180 All In One)
is not responding to print command. What can I check to make it work.
Thanks
Chuck-HD
 

A:Printer Doesn't Respond

i would check the USB cable is plugged in properly
check the cable on another machine
then add and remove your usb drivers in device manager
and reinstall the printer driver!
that might do it...
 

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