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Pc connention the cord that goes from the monitor into the pc and has the two screws on each side (mines is blue) well i went to pull it out and one of the screws i had not unscrewed all the way and i PULLED and the connection will no longer connection a little blue message pops up on the monitor that says PLEASE CHECK CONNECTIONS. and i tried to manuever it back in place but, the whole little metal frame in the back i think has to be removed. CAN IT BE FIXED????

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Definitely it can be fixed.....in order to remove that blue plug.....first you have to unscrew the two screws in that blue plug....then it can be taken out....that message is coming on monitor because that plug it not properly connected to pc.....to solve this....you have to take that plug out first....that i told you above how to take that.....then you just put the plug back into the slot....then tighten the two screws in that plug.....thats it....your problem will be solved... i am a software engineer and i have experience in these areas......try this....it will work 100%......

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Sometimes graphics cards are only "clipped" in place internally, it sounds like the card is now not seated fully down in it's slot, probbably all that needs to be done is the card just needs reseating into it's slot, this can be done easily, however opening your computer can invalidate your warranty

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