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Montier is blank when i stat up

I have a hp pavilion a705w desktop about 2y old it all went wrong when i connected my external hard drive and the desktop froze so i tried to reboot it and the keyboard and mouse dosent seem to work the screen just stays blank and nothing happen the desktop starts up and makes noise but nothing happens i tried the mouse on a different desktop and it works fine i really don't know what the problem is and i really don't want to spend $259 to fix it so if eny one has eny ideas plz help me

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  • charlie2711 Sep 16, 2007

    the light is just orange and dose not turn green i have unplugged the vga an it looks ok



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The monitor is problem

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Your monitor should have a light on it that indicates if it has signal, if the light stays yellow(or blinks) as the computer boots it is not getting the signal from the pc. Check the VGA cable on the back of your computer, it a big blue connecter, it has to be unscrewed and and disconnect it to verify that none of the pins are bent, plug it back in snugly and see what happens.

Posted on Sep 16, 2007

  • Patrick McGee
    Patrick McGee Sep 16, 2007

    Try disconnecting the power cord for the moniter, let it sit unplugged for a few minutes and plug it back in, and see what happens. If this still doesn't work it's probably the video card inside the computer.

    Let me know what happens

    Good Luck



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