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I have a windows xp computer and it will not connect to a monitor

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Your video card is damaged or the monitor is damaged.The next to and last thing is that the monitor is no compatible with windows. Even though Windows_xp can and will install a universal driver when it can't find an original driver for a special hardware.
Are you connecting the VGA monitor (assume) to the 9 pin or the 12 pin D male plug

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    This issue can be caused by any of the below possibilities.

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    2. Computer is asleep
    3. Connections not connected properly.
    4. Monitor settings are not correct.
    5. No Post.
    6. Hardware issue.
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    If you are not receiving power from a known working wall outlet and if the power cord is removable, replace it with the one connected to the computer and attempt to power on the monitor again. If the monitor still does not get power or it is not removable, it is recommended that the monitor be replaced or serviced at a local TV / Computer repair shop.

    If the monitor is receiving power, check the status light.

    If the light is orange or flashing ensure that the monitor is not in a suspend mode by moving the mouse or pressing a key on the keyboard. If the computer does not get a display by moving the mouse or touching the keyboard, turn off the computer and monitor and reconnect the data cable from the back of the computer, and if removable, the back of the monitor. Turn the computer back on; if you still encounter the same issue, continue reading through the other possibilities.

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    Plug in the power cord.
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    Press the power button on the monitor to turn on the monitor.
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    6.
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    Check for nVidia video driver updates at nVidia Home Page (in English).
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    Check for ATI video driver updates at ATI Home Page (in English).
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    Check for S3 video driver updates at S3 Graphics Home Page (in English).
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