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03 Jun 2013   #61
linnemeyerhere

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On the back of the computer where the power cord plugs in, you'll find a toggle switch with a 0 and - symbol that's a additional power switch just like your power strip has. Switch it and see!


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03 Jun 2013   #62
Rawad

Windows 8.1 64 bit
 
 

Can you provide an image or something lol, I got a new monitor and this time it says no signal. However then I plug the vga cable into the laptop the monitor screen works flawlessly.
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03 Jun 2013   #63
linnemeyerhere

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03 Jun 2013   #64
linnemeyerhere

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plug your CRT monitor into the laptop and see if it works, if so then the issue is with the computer and not the monitor.
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03 Jun 2013   #65
Rawad

Windows 8.1 64 bit
 
 

Take a look at these screen shots... When you see a display from the monitor , that's actually the laptop. There is no display when the vga is plugged in the tower.


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03 Jun 2013   #66
gregrocker

 

Did you reinstall the video card yet, blowing out the slot and dust off the card, check any cables and connections.

As a side note, nothing will fry a laptop faster that blocking its air vent on a bed.
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03 Jun 2013   #67
Rawad

Windows 8.1 64 bit
 
 

The Laptop is fine, begging to think this is more of a tower issue linnemeyerhere. Maybe one more clean up will help.
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03 Jun 2013   #68
gregrocker

 

I wouldn't have mentioned that you cannot place a laptop on a bed if I thought it was OK. We offer Best and not Worst practices here, and BTW a hairdryer is not one of them.

I asked you if you reinstalled the video card yet? If you don't want my help just say so.
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03 Jun 2013   #69
Rawad

Windows 8.1 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
I wouldn't have mentioned that you cannot place a laptop on a bed without assuring its vent is not blocked if I thought it was OK. We offer Best and not Worst practices here, and BTW a hairdryer is not one of them.

I asked you if you reinstalled the video card yet? If you don't want my help just say so.
I didn't use a hair dryer , I used compressed gas, and how would I install a video card when my tower won't run. With all due respect , linnemeyerhere is helping me, one helper is good enough. Thanks though!

I have researched and it could be a ram issue because the same exact thing is happening to meas this person

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfC1oojkirI
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03 Jun 2013   #70
linnemeyerhere

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That screw that came out can be re-threaded back into it's location and you can use light snugging with a small adjustable wrench.
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