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Monitor won't come on

Monitor would come on for a second, then go off. I hooked up a different monitor and it won't even come on. The computer does come on. Ideas???

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Right this problem could be the result of a couple of possible faults, the first thing to do is rule out the cables. Try connecting your PC to a monitor using a different cable... check all the connections. Try connecting you PC to another monitor again... If you are still not getting a picture It sounds like you have a problem with your computer's graphics card - new graphics cards are fairly cheap and quite simple to install.
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