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Old 01-13-2008, 08:22 AM   #1
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i got home from work this morning and my daughter had left a note saying the monitor went black and she could not get it to come back up so she turned it off. i fooled with it for a while and took my laptop and hooked it up to the monitor and got signal and picture. so i am guessing my video card is out on the desktop, i am by no means computer literate, so is this a reasonable guess?
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Old 01-13-2008, 11:50 AM   #2
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everything else sounds normal on the computer? all lights come on cd-rom will open if you press the button, you can here it beep when you turn it on and here the hard drive as if it was booting up? if so could be the video card. is it onboard or a expansion card? if none of the above happens, it could be the power supply.
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Old 01-13-2008, 01:03 PM   #3
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put another card in it and works again
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I would say it's the video card.
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Sounds like it ran low on pixel fluid.
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I bet he never even checked that. He's just another parts changer..lol

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I bet he never even checked that. He's just another parts changer..lol

why bother adding fluid when it is just as easy to put another in, i just had one laying around
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