Question about HP Pavilion Slimline S3123W Desktop PC - REFURBISHED

1 Answer

Hp w1907 monitor not detecting vgi input from original HP x3122 computer

Before this happened it would freeze every so often. even when shutting down, it would stay on the "shutting down" screen for way too long. but, now when i turn it on it says the monitor cant detect a signal from the vgi or dvi input, and this computer only came with the vgi input....?

Posted by on

  • kvilleblader May 20, 2009

    yea it might be the video card. i was told that by a couple other people. the fans don't come on and i don't believe its making the usual noises when starting up. so how would i address this hard drive problem..? i've reseated the video connection twice. what do i do?? how much are video cards?

    thanks by the way tony


  • kvilleblader May 21, 2009

    okay i will do another test by turning it on.. usually there is a green light that stays on the back. i turn it on and lights come on. i really can't say much about the fans, they wouldn't come on too often to begin with. but i will try it again and document all that happens. should i try it with another monitor?? i hope its mainly the video card.. i was actually about to sell it for really cheap since i need to money right now, but i've got files i need and wanted to clean it up before i sell it. finding that to be a PROBLEM. lol : / well thanks for all your help, really.





1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.


    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.


    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

  • Expert
  • 118 Answers

It sounds like your computer has been having some trouble for some time. My hunch is that there is nothing wrong with the monitor at all.

Usually, when you see this warning on the screen that there is no signal, the monitor is trying to tell you that it cannot talk to the computer. This means the computer either a.) will not boot or b.) your video card in the computer has stopped working.

Does your computer make all the usual noises when you start it up? Can you hear the hard drive clicking and the fans come on?

Have you reseated the video connection on the back of the tower?

My guess is that something was going out before and it is now gone. The first place I would look to diagnose this problem is the hard drive.

Hard drives fade to fail sometimes, and when they are fading, the entire computer becomes painfully slow.

Hope this helps
good luck

Posted on May 19, 2009

  • tony price
    tony price May 20, 2009

    If you are not getting any fans to come on, can you see any lights on the unit when you press the button to turn it on?

    It is possible that you have many problems that need to be addressed. If there are no lights, then we have a power issue. This can usually be repaired by replacing the power supply.

    it's only 4 screws, so it shouldn't be a big deal, however, we want to make sure of what it is we are fixing.

    If the lights come on, but nothing goes to the monitor, and no fans come on, it may be problems with the motherboard itself.

    If you can hear fans, see lights, and still nothing on the monitor, then video card is the first place to look. Even without a hard drive, (which is what I still believe was making it run painfully slow) the computer would send a signal to the monitor. There are many things you can do without a hard drive (like CMIOS settings or load DOS from a floppy, as examples).

    So, look for lights. Then, let's look to a video card.

    However, it may end up costing less and being a faster fix to purchase a new computer. It's great to learn about how these things work, and I hope I've helped with that, but with computers, it is very easy to go upside down with repairs.

    good luck




1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

a 6ya Technician can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Technician (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

How can i hard reset my hp w1907 monitor

Thurn monitor on as its powering up press Ctrl+ F11
to do a system recovery.
Also go to

That will let you download free manual.

Apr 23, 2014 | HP W1907 19 in. Flat Panel LCD Monitor

1 Answer

I found a tablet pc settings option in my control panel on windows 7 pro and it reports that my hp w1907 can be used with pen input. Is there something I need to install to allow this? It doesn't...

The pen input is not available on the HP W1907 monitor. I have three of them and Win 7 tells me the same thing but there is no firmware in this monitor that supports pen input. There are other models that HP puts out that do and the driver is the same so the option appears in Win 7 by default. Sorry to give bad news. (trust me, I was excited at first followed by the Aw ****!)

Aug 30, 2011 | HP Compaq WF1907 Monitor

1 Answer

Hp w1907 keeps auto adjusting every 5 - 20 seconds

happened once to me, (I have this exact monitor), heres what i did that fixed it:

Unplug all cables from monitor, leave it unplugged for a few mins.

Replug cables in starting with first the power then let it come up,
then plug in the VGA cables, and see if that fixes it. If not use the buttons on the front to switch input channels and maybe you can get it that way.

Feb 13, 2011 | HP w1907 LCD Monitor

1 Answer

My HP W1907 monitor needs a driver update. Told access is denied

yes the monitor bad , which means your lcd lamps gone ....

May 09, 2010 | HP w1907 LCD Monitor

1 Answer


sir u should go to control panel then change the monitor timing i think u have adjusted it 2 minutes...........expand it ....... bye bye if any problem occurs mail me at

Mar 23, 2010 | HP w1907 LCD Monitor

1 Answer

It comes up with the message no input and monitor shuts down.

please check the VGA CABLE IF ITS OK PLEASE CHECK THE MENU OF THE MONITOR WHICH HAS MORE THEN 1 input its should select the correct one or may be the graphic card is out of its slot loose or defective

Mar 03, 2010 | HP w1907 LCD Monitor

2 Answers

Hp w1907 monitor does not detect any input and goes into sleep mode. checked wiring and connections -- looks normal. No trouble until today.

try to connect the monitor to another working PC, or to a laptop monitor socket, if it works there... then there is a prblem on you PC display driver or display card inside your PC, try to connect another working monitor to you trouble PC and check if that works.

Dec 07, 2009 | HP w1907 LCD Monitor

1 Answer

Hp w1907 monitor on start up shows the wrong resolution

Have you tried adjusting the resolution to the prefered resolution, than shutting it down properly.

(Not pressing off button, or if laptop closing screen,

Contact me if this does not work,

Feb 10, 2009 | HP w1907 LCD Monitor

Not finding what you are looking for?
HP Pavilion Slimline S3123W Desktop PC - REFURBISHED Logo

551 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top HP Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18411 Answers

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers


Level 3 Expert

538 Answers

Are you a HP Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides