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Emachines w1500 video problems

I have a computer that I am trying to fix for a friend, his wife decided to clean it and well now I have it to fix, here is the problems that I am running across, it will power up just fine and it sounds like it is accessing the hard drive but I have no video output, I have replace the Ram with brand new, I have put in a new video card thinking that is what the problem still no luck, I have read a few posts on here about a reset button but never found on under the battery like it suggests, I am really new at this and dont know what a jumper is to try to do what someone mentioned on here, all I know is that it is not beeping like someone mentioned and other then that it sounds like it is running fine but can not find a reason as to why it is not displaying anything, when a monitor is connected it is stating that the monitor is going into a sleep mode, I have considered replacing the mother board but I cants say that i am a genious in that catagory either, I would not know how to make sure that it has the right bios and things of that nature, I am sure that I dont know even half enough to scratch the surface as to what you people on here know about this kind of problem so I really would appricate any help that I can get thanks for taking the time to read this post thanks again

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  • nullmedic25 Dec 29, 2007

    thank you for trying to help but I did it step by step and it didnt help thanks again for your time and effort.



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Ok, First remove the memory you install in. Then take of cmos battery for a couple of minutes. Then replace it.memory too. Make sure you do not power cable on for computer.
Listen this: turn off monitor. turn off desktop and remove all power cables from outlet. First connected monitor cable to computer then plug it to outlet. then connected desktop and turn on. when computer powers on press and hold F8 see if you can see safe mode. Then as me again.

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