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Windows 7: Monitor PC problem


16 Jan 2014   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 
Monitor PC problem

I always use my laptop so I don't need my PC,last use of it was about 6 months ago and it worked fine.So today I turned it on but the monitor was not working,monitor works perfect because I use it on my lap top (dual monitor,my laptop backlight inverter is broken).I can hear the pc noise but the monitor does not show any image or anything.Please Help

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16 Jan 2014   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2
 
 

Firstly check the cable is fine, no bent pins ect, and change it for the same one as your laptop one if its a different one you use.

Next off open up your case and check everything is secured in place, especially the graphics card if you have one, simply push it down and check the power connectors are seated correctly.
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16 Jan 2014   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Did them all except i did not understand the graphic cards
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16 Jan 2014   #4

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

If you use two different cables then check that the input on the monitor is set to the correct PC.
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16 Jan 2014   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

no,all of cables are in the right place but i dont know what happned help please
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16 Jan 2014   #6

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Do you use the same cable for both pc's?
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16 Jan 2014   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

yes idk if u understood
I have one monitor and its plugged on the laptop
I have a computer that I do not use for 6 months and it was working perfect
Today I took it from the place that PC was staying and I mounted (or whatever googletranslate) ,turned it on pc was working (noise) but no display.
It is the same monitor that I use with my laptop and it works perfect.
Hope u will understand

It is not black screen but the monitor does not show any image it is like its not plugged in but in fact it is.
The message is No Signal Input
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16 Jan 2014   #8

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Well noise doesn't translate to working. Just because the PC is making noise still could mean you have a video output problem. Can you tell us the specifications of this PC even open and take a picture for us to understand better. Do you have another monitor you can try or borrow a friends? Have you tried booting into bios and does the monitor work then? Have you tried to switch the inputs and what happens or what is displayed.
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17 Jan 2014   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Monitor is OK ! IT IS THE SAME MONITOR THAT I USED 6 MONTHS AGO WITH THE SAME PC AND IT WORKED PERFECT
How to boot into BIOS when I cant see anything just No Signal O.o ? I tried to change places with cables but nothing
PC is HP Compaq Pentium 4 3.00 GHz 1gb Ram Windows 7
First photo is when laptop is connected to the monitor because my laptop inverter is broken but this is not the problem


Second is my PC from inside
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17 Jan 2014   #10

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Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

Is that card plugged into the pci slot a graphics card?, looks like it could be. If so are you plugging into this connector or maybe another straight off the mobo? The PC looks dusty and could use a blast of compressed air and it's always a good idea after sitting for a long period to carefully un-seat and re-seat all power and data connections and any cards as corrosion can build up and prevent proper electrical contact.

Are you trying to get data off this old PC or just get it working again?
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