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Moniter problems I purchased a used power mac silver tower 933 megaherts . A few days later my moniter is reading no signal so i try a new moniter the same problem i bought a new vidoe card and its still not working . this has also happened with another g4 tower. I purchased i was wondering if this happens alot and is there something i have over looked

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Hi, have you used the same motherboard in the two towers? sounds to me like you may have a couple of faulty capacitors on the board. Open the case and study the capacitors closely [with a magnifying glass if need be] capacitors fail very often when heated. they are the round components that sit in sets of 5, 6, or more in a row on the board. if any are bulging from the top or bottom, then its time for a new board. Regards mistyman

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