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Monitor will sometimes show graphics, other times will say no signal found or be totally black. I've tried 2 different monitors, and same problem with both.

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    Christopher Boivin May 11, 2010

    Are you using the onboard video, or an add-in video card?

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Either way, it appears as though whatever video hardware you are using is on it's way out, due to your having tried two different monitors with the same results.
If you are using the onboard video, take a jaunt to your local computer parts store and spend a few bucks on a PCI-Express video card. If you're even remotely handy with a screwdriver it's a ten minute install process, and will save you the expense of having a tech do it for you.
By the same token, if you are already using a third-party vid card, remove and replace it.

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