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The plug that the monitor connects to has two prongs that you screw into one prong has broken off

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    Also the bios has locked up



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The "prong" is actually a screw. you can remove it with a good needle nosed pliers. If you have an old computer you can take one off and screw it in your vga port where the old one was.

The problem with the bios, Please give me more info. Were you trying to update it when it happened?

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