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Monitor no signal

Not the monitor, must be internal.

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  • joecoolvette
    joecoolvette Nov 03, 2012

    Not the Monitor, NOT the monitor cable; must be internal. What is the model number, and is it a Packard (Shudder) Bell? Model number should be located on the back of the computer, next to the Windows product key. (No. I do not care for Peckerd Bell. I see very LITTLE support offered, and what I do see is they want to charge Big $$$$ for any support) Post back in a Comment.

  • Les Reid Nov 03, 2012

    Hi joecoolvette

  • joecoolvette
    joecoolvette Nov 03, 2012

    Hi Les Reid. So what is the model number?

  • Les Reid Nov 03, 2012

    Hi Joecoolvette

  • Les Reid Nov 03, 2012

    Hi joecoolvette Packard Bell 2770 Graphics ATI Radeon X1600SE/Intel Core 2 duo/MS Model CUB IDOOA7, The monitor works quite well with my other Computer and the cable is fine, but over this past Month or so I was getting multi coloured lines on the screen and the Computer closing down, this got steadily worse and now I have a black screen. The computer itself is rumbling on and seems to be working, but just not communicating wit the screen or any other? I've ordered an ATI Graphics Card from EBay as a last resort, and should arrive by Wednesday , so hopefully it does help?

  • joecoolvette
    joecoolvette Nov 03, 2012

    I would say sir that is the exact thing to do. I commend you on your computer hardware prowess! (Don't 'e-slap me', lol! Power unplugged from computer, FOLLOW Anti-Static Precautions) When graphics card is installed, (With monitor cable to it now), you will have a crude display on your monitor. Once drivers, and user interface software is installed, it will be OK. (User Interface; ATI Radeon graphics card? ATI Catalyst Control. Nvidia? Nvidia Control Center )

  • joecoolvette
    joecoolvette Nov 03, 2012

    And wow that was a quick reply! You must be online now. If I may ask what graphics card are you going to install, and what is the Power Supply maximum rated Wattage?

  • Les Reid Nov 03, 2012

    Hi Joecoolvette. The only information I have so far that I have ordered (ATI Radeon HD5450 512MB PCLE VGA/DVI/HDMI-P/N KP8GM. I am no expert in this field, so as regards the power supply maximum rated wattage, I am unsure at this point in time. I will not be back on my desk till 16.30 Sunday UK time but many thanks in the meantime.

  • joecoolvette
    joecoolvette Nov 04, 2012

    Suggest find out the system requirements for the graphics card. Specifically the Power Supply Wattage requirements. Probably will state 300 Watts or greater. I don't suppose Packard states what Wattage of power supply comes with your computer. This means looking at the label on the Power Supply. Sometimes on the side, sometimes on top. You'll probably be alright with the stock power supply. If you start having problems you may want to look into the wattage of your power supply.

  • Les Reid Nov 04, 2012

    Hi Joecoolvette. AC Input 220-240V 2A 50HZ. fixYa has Emailed me to say they will close my promlem because it has run i'ts course unless I give more information, so I have said you are on the case ? But as I have said,The graphics card will not arrive until Wed/Thur so I would like to stay in touch !

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