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No signal sign on booting

When I start the computer it shows'no signal' on the monitor &then goes off.what is the reason for this? How can I remedy this?

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It must be a problem of comp not booting up so make sure you system is setup to boot from cd first, have you got any version of vista anywhere? if not a version of xp? Let me know as this is repairble but you need to be able to access the recovery console

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