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Mine similar except the blue light stays on ,monitor goes black

I left my computer on ,when I come back it has gone to sleep mode usually when I press any key on the keyboard my desktop appears but this time nothing happened. My keyboard is not working and the monitor just turns on enough to show the title acer and then says no signal and goes black. The blue light for the power is still on and the other blue light to say the internet is connected stays on. But I can't even get into anything no desktop no nothing just black screen. I've tried turning it off and reconnecting wires and usb cables but to no avail!!

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  • DACOP Sep 10, 2009

    Thanks heaps for the advice I will try it, my Keyboard has also decided not to work,no light comes on the mouse and the red light for the Num lock doesn't turn on,this all happened same time.
    Will I Lose all my photos and data because the computer didn't shutdown properly it just seems like it went to sleep and now won't wake up!!

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Have you tested the monitor? The monitor could be faulty. Try hooking up the computer to another monitor or another computer up to that monitor if possible. If the monitor is testing good then make sure all USB devices are disconnected and try to boot again. Then open the case and blow out any dust. Check the motherboard screws are tight. If the screws holding the motherboard to the case are loose it can cause a grounding issue. Then swap out the power supply with a working one and see if that fixes it. Disconnect hardware one at a time and re-boot. One of the devices...cd-rom,harddrive,ect could be faulty. Make sure the video card is fully seated and test the card in another working computer or test a working card in that computer. If it has on-board video then install a video card if available and see if it works. If none of these things work then the board is bad and needs replacement.

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