Question about Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop
Check your RAM try changing them
Posted on Nov 26, 2007
Depending on the Monitor, Brand, conector, Power at home, etc, we have to determin what kind of problem you had, it is no display image? colors? if you change your monitor on your PC and work, then is your actual monitor is bad, or cable, or one of the little pins, (male) is broke or curved. You have to see this basic things first.
then fix, according.
Posted on Nov 15, 2007
The term Video Graphics Array (VGA) refers either to an analog computer display standard, the 15-pin D-subminiature VGA connector, first marketed in 1987 by IBM, or the 640×480 resolution itself. While this resolution has been superseded in the computer market, it is becoming a popular resolution on mobile devices.
VGA was the first graphical standard that the majority of manufacturers conformed to, making it the lowest common denominator that all PC graphics hardware supports before a device-specific driver is loaded into the computer. For example, the Microsoft Windows splash screen appears while the machine is still operating in VGA mode, which is the reason that this screen always appears in reduced resolution and color depth.
VGA was officially superseded by IBM's XGA standard, but in reality it was superseded by numerous extensions to VGA made by clone manufacturers that came to be known as "Super VGA".
Your monitor will not work if:
1.Not plugged in or bad cable ( VGA cable or power)
2.Not turned on
5.Video card not correctly selected in bios
6.Bad video card.
7.Bad,corrupted or incorrect drivers.
8.Bad CRT, LCD or internal parts
Posted on Nov 15, 2007
Not to sound like a complete smarty pants or anything but I am going on the assumption that you have plugged it in and plugged the VGA connector to the computer correct?
Bottom line is if you have done that and it's not working best you could do is return it to where you got it from. maybe it's still under warranty.
Posted on Nov 15, 2007
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1. Check to make sure your monitor is on! Some monitors have more than one power button or switch - check to make sure they're all switched on.Check for disconnected monitor power cable connections. Your monitor might be working fine and your only problem may be a loose or unplugged monitor power cable.Note: A disconnected monitor power cable could be the cause of your problem if your monitor's power light is completely off.Check for disconnected monitor data cable connections. Again, your monitor might be turning on without a problem but no information can get to it because the cable that connects your monitor to your computer is disconnected or loose.Note: A disconnected monitor data cable could be the cause of your problem if your monitor's power light is on but is amber or yellow instead of green.Turn the monitor's brightness and contrast settings completely up. Your monitor might be showing information but you just can't see it because these display settings are too dark.Note: Most monitors today have a single onscreen interface for all settings, including brightness and contrast. If it turns out that your monitor isn't working at all then you'll likely not have access to this interface. An older monitor might have manual knobs for adjusting these settings.Test that your computer is working correctly by connecting a different monitor that you are certain is working properly to your PC. Your monitor may be working fine but your computer might not be sending information to it.If the new monitor you connected does not show anything either, proceed to Step 6.If the new monitor you connected does show information from your computer, proceed to Step 7.Important: When testing with the new monitor, make sure you use the data cable that came with it and not the one from your original monitor.Determine why your computer isn't sending information to your monitor. Since neither monitor works, you now know that the computer is not sending information to the monitor. In other words, you've proven that your computer is the reason that nothing shows up on your monitor.Chances are your original monitor is working fine.Test your original monitor with a monitor data cable that you know is working. It's possible that the monitor itself is working properly but it can't receive information from the computer because the cable that connects the monitor to the PC is no longer working.Note: If possible, test using the data cable from the monitor that you successfully tested with in Step 5. If not, purchase a replacement monitor data cable to test with.Note: The data cable on some older monitors are permanently connected to the monitor and are not replaceable. In these cases, you'll have to skip this step and proceed to Step 8 Replace the monitor.
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