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Monitor stays black

When i turn my computer on my monitor stays black. the light is green but nothing on screen. could it be my graphics card? if so, which one is compatible?

eMachine T5010
Intel Pentium 4 516
64 bit processor
chipset - Intel 915 GV Express
Integrated Intel GMA 900

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Try to clean your memory using pen or pencil eraser..
and if the problem stay the same, try to use another monitor.

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First: Make sure the monitor is plugged in and turned on.

Second. Unplug it from the video card, it should say "No Signal" or something to that effect.

Third: Try pressing the menu key on the monitor, to see if you can get anything from that.

Fourth: Try a different monitor.

If the different monitor works, then the original monitor is probably bad. replace it.

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Best guess is the monitor is bad. Try replacing the monitor first.

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