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I have a hp pavilion a710n with a blank monitor when i turn it on.I replaced the monitor an (3) videocards later i still dont have anything coming thru the monitor.(everything else turns on fans harddrive -cd player and lites).could it be bad memory and/or a fried cpu ? An how can ya tell if the cpu is freid? Thank you kindly

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  • rebelspirit6 Jul 01, 2009

    Thank you for your help...I have tryed 2 monitors 1 was a compag an the other a dell on this hp..when i turn on the puter there is no noise at all coming from the puter-like bells whistles an beeps!I see the fans are on-an i hear the harddrive working an the cd-rom is working too (open-shut)..i figured the compaq died on me cause there was a black screen on it an it acted like there was no power from the i connected up the dell (the monitor)said that it was working but ther was no power to it an activate it from the i tryed 3 other video cards besides the one that is on the mobo an still nothin--The mobo is a a7vbx-la with a AMD Athlon xp 3100+ 2.2g cpu-an 512 memory

  • Robert Nyilas
    Robert Nyilas May 11, 2010

    any sounds at startup?


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Try running a penny across the monitor's cable pins while powered on. If you contact a certain pin with the penny and the monitor exits sleep mode, your monitor is fine. If not, buy another one.

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