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"No signal" error message, then monitor turns off, then on again

Every time I am on the computer (and I only use it for internet at the moment) my monitor comes up with a little error message: "no signal"-it stays there for around 60 seconds before switching the monitor off. The monitor stays off for about 5 seconds and then comes back on. After about 30 seconds the "no signal" error comes back on, and the cycle continues. The computer keeps running (i.e. you can still type and hear sounds) and I've checked all the cords and connections. Also haven't installed any new software recently, but I pretty well use it just for internet. It's not my normal computer so I don't really know much about the system itself, but it seems like a simple enough problem to fix...if only I knew how! Any help would be much appreciated.

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Replace your graphics card (VGA CARD)..

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