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No Video Signal

The monitor for my Gateway GT5228 suddenly has "no signal" and then goes into standby. This occured after one year of the computer and monitor working perfectly. I tried hooking up a different monitor and video cable to the computer with the same results. I assumed the onboard video card had gone bad so I purchased a Radeon HD 3650 (PCI express) and put it in the PCI slot and connected the monitor to the new video card...same results. How can I get a video signal from my computer? When I start my computer I do not get a signal to my monitor. Just get a blank screen. I put on a new cable but get the same result. I hooked my monitor up to a different computer and it worked on the other computer. What should I try next?

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  • Anonymous Oct 25, 2008

    Same thing here. This morning my PC just started doing the same thing, I got a new graphics card and did pretty much all you did, still nothing.

  • debster45166 Oct 31, 2008

    No it does not beep! All I here is the fan running!

  • debster45166 Nov 03, 2008

    Thanks for trying but resetting the bios did not work!

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    Debs May 11, 2010

    It doesn't sound like the monitor. It could be bad bios. When you turn on the computer does it beep to let you know that it has booted okay?

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Try resetting the bios. On the motherboard there is a battery that looks like a watch battery. Remove the battery, then replace it again. (make sure the computer is unplugged from the wall socket when you do this)

Does this work?

Posted on Oct 31, 2008

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    Debs Nov 03, 2008

    Have you tried starting your computer in safe mode, incase it is a driver conflict. When you turn the computer on continuosly press F8 and if the screen does display click on start in safe mode. This will by pass any drivers that you have for your graphics card and use the generic one. Try this and get back to me

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    Debs Nov 04, 2008

    if you have onboard graphics you can also take out any graphics card that you have inserted i.e. pci or agp and the boot to determine if you have a faulty graphics card. If you have onboard graphics it will boot to the monitor have you tried this?

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