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PC won't go all the way on.

When I press the button to start up, the light goes on in the button, and the hard drive light is on steady, but the monitor stays black.

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Make sure the monitor is properly plugged in. Make sure that if you have more than one video signal on your computer, that you have it plugged in to the right one. (A video card overrides normally an on-board video connector). Make sure your monitor has power and has a power light on. Does your PC beep as it comes on? If so, it is indicating a very basic problem with the machine.

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