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Gateway GT5028 will start but no signal comes up on the monitor.

I don't know if it is the computer or the monitor, The fan is also running a lot lately.

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  • renton1656 Feb 23, 2009

    I tried to disconnect the monitor and reconnect it and it still says no signal on the monitor. I can't get the computer to even start up at least on screen so I don't know if it is booting up or not. The computer comes on and the yellow working light is yellow for a few seconds. The monitor turns on says no signal and then goes off and the button turns yellow.

  • pukhog13 Mar 04, 2009

    power turns on, but does not boot up.

  • punkajmodi Apr 05, 2009

    gateway monitor does not start erlier was giving message no signal

  • Richard Roth Apr 21, 2009

    I also have this problem. I have tried putting in a new video card, new power supply, new ram, reset the CMOS, but nothing seems to work. I am starting to wonder if my CPU or Mobo overheated and burnt out. Is there any way to check my CPU or Mobo without having spare parts? Or maybe someone can think of another solution. I am stuck.

  • Richard Roth Apr 21, 2009

    I have the same problem as well. I am assuming that the computer is not booting, but it is hard to tell when you cant see a boot screen or anything. I have tried installing a new video card, a new power supply, new ram, resetting the CMOS, but nothing seems to work. I am wondering if the CPU or Mobo was overheated and burnt out. Is there any way to check the CPU or Mobo without having spare parts to install? Or maybe someone can think of some other sugestions?

  • renowayne May 04, 2009

    I changed the cable still the light stays amber on the monitor,instead of turning green (like it normally does), No message of anykind, (text) eg; (no video),just a black screen,I also did not hear a beeps during the boot sequence.

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I have the same issue with gateway gt5028
after to remove everything and clean the MB, it give me video, b
ut just appear for a few a seconds and then it turn off.. in my case mem, processor and power supply it's ok the problem it's at motherboard!

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Check you VGA cable because sometime it happens due to not being properly connected between PC and monitor.

post back if anything changes and rate all anwers.

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Your hard disk/drives may not be set to shut down
in control panel display under screen saver click power
then check settings for turning off monitor and hard drive
make sure they are set
do a virus scan
then do a disk defrag
please let me know

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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    DEKR Feb 23, 2009

    maybe need a new video card

    or check the connections to make sure there not loose

    have you made any changes or added anything

    and maybe caused video card to become loose.

    if you have another monitor try it in the vga

    let me know

    SOLUTION OPEN THE CASE

    Remove the card from slot and place it in another slot

    make sure it's securely in the slot then close case and restart

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