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Video reader knocked loose, moniter won't work.

Brought computer to store to see what I needed for more memory. Hard to get cover off, very hard. After memory was added and computer put back together, the monitor wouldn't work. Neighbor said since monitor worked before memory was added, must have loosened the video card reader? If so, where do I look for this and get the connection back?

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  • nancyrog Dec 13, 2008

    Computer beeps. Don't know how to fix loose Video Card.

  • nancyrog Dec 13, 2008

    Old memory still in place, just added more memory to open slot.


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You are referring to the Video Card - it is the card that the monitor connects to which could also be integrated depending on model. There should be beeps indicating if the card is actually loose. There is also a possibility that there is an issue with the new memory. Was the system not tested before you received it back? Have you tried it with the old memory? Service manuals are available on DELL's website.

Posted on Dec 13, 2008

  • Curtis Richner Dec 13, 2008

    Beeps can be either video card or memory. Have you tried inserting old memory? The new memory may not be compatible.

  • Curtis Richner Dec 13, 2008

    Remove the new memory and try it.


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