Welcome, Guest

Author Topic: Blank Monitor  (Read 1350 times)

Offline sean

  • Field Bee
  • ***
  • Posts: 508
Blank Monitor
« on: March 22, 2009, 05:10:34 PM »
Hi, my monitor is giving me this message "No signal recieved" any tips on what the problem might be. I know the monitor is ok so the problem might lie with the cpu

Offline vermmy35

  • Field Bee
  • ***
  • Posts: 507
  • Gender: Male
Re: Blank Monitor
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2009, 06:31:57 PM »
did you put in a new video card if so make sure you have the extra power cable plugged into the card
next I would see if the hard drive is working to try and rule that out
Semper Fi to all my brothers out there
http://gettingbacktocountryliving.blogspot.com/

Offline buzzbee

  • Ken
  • Administrator
  • Galactic Bee
  • *******
  • Posts: 5634
  • Gender: Male
    • N Central Pa Beekeepers Facebook Page
Re: Blank Monitor
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2009, 06:33:12 PM »
Could be a bad monitor cable or a video card problem.Make sure the cable is screwed tightto the back of the computer. If it is just plugged in you could have a bad connection.

Offline sean

  • Field Bee
  • ***
  • Posts: 508
Re: Blank Monitor
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2009, 10:22:24 PM »
no new video card and i've tried it with 2 diferent monitors with their own cables. Guess it's to the shop i go

Offline eri

  • House Bee
  • **
  • Posts: 309
  • Gender: Female
Re: Blank Monitor
« Reply #4 on: March 23, 2009, 07:34:33 AM »
Unplug the computer, open the cover, and reseat the video card (pull it out a bit, then make sure it fits snugly in its slot). If dusty, blow it out with compressed air. Someone brought me a computer just last week with the exact same symptom description (they had tried 2 monitors) and it turned out to be a loose video card. If that doesn't work and you can hear the hard drive whirring, I'd suspect the video card has gone bad, which can happen without warning.

Good luck.
On Pleasure
Kahlil Gibran
....
And to both, bee and flower, the giving and the receiving of pleasure is a need and an ecstasy.
People of Orphalese, be in your pleasures like the flowers and the bees.

Offline sean

  • Field Bee
  • ***
  • Posts: 508
Re: Blank Monitor
« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2009, 11:30:26 AM »
ok thanks will try that

 

anything