Question about Computers & Internet

2 Answers

Insignia D300 I donot get

Insignia D300

I donot get eny video on my monitor. my monitor says

SELF TEST G

CHECK YOUR PC

AND SIGNAL CABLE

MONITOR IS WORKING B

My email parra31@bellsouth.net

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • parra31 Mar 29, 2008

    it bootsup ok, power lite ok, hard drive makes a single noise,

    2 fans work ok, flopy and 2 cd roms flash ok, the 3 volt battery is new. the monitor works with other computer. other monitor does not work with this computer. thanks for your help.

  • rlbambi Dec 10, 2008

    My monitor says do self test. We woke up one morning and it wasn't working. The computer won't boot up and sometimes the green light is on and sometimes it's not.

  • terry May 11, 2010



    is your pc booting up ,powerlight on, hard drive lights flashing on and off ,is it making any hard drive noises, power supply fan running, any beeps etc

    this will help me to help you.



    Terry

×

2 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

  • Expert
  • 349 Answers

If the pc graphics settings is to high for the monitor,it may not work,
what you need to do is:

  • boot-up and go into safe mode by pressing F8,and select safe-mode, once the pc has finished booting
  • right click "my computer" icon on the desktop or go to start button then right click on "my computer"
  • click on "properties" at the bottom
  • the device manager will open
  • click on display adapter plus sign and un-install it.
  • reboot pc, windows will setup a default driver for the video and your monitor should work. (if the resolution was the problem).
good luck and don't forget to rate my suggestion
Terry

Posted on Mar 29, 2008

  • terry Mar 29, 2008

    sorry that's for vista, for xp.

    between the device manager opening (system properties) and click on display adapter plus sign



    the 3rd and 4th item above ,you need to click on hardware tab, then device manager button



    terry

×

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

  • Expert
  • 313 Answers

Might want to check your VGA or Digital monitor cable also, they have been known to go bad or come loose.

Posted on Mar 28, 2008

  • Hollyecho Montgomery
    Hollyecho Montgomery Mar 29, 2008

    I would try a different video card.

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Dell gx270 not communicating with monitor. self test feature check is floating on monitor


This is a self check for the monitor. This self test means that the monitor is not getting a signal from your computer. Have you installed any video cards in this computer?

If its onboard video meaning you never installed a video card then your video card is bad. Try purchasing a video card and installing it in the computer and your problem should be fixed. I hope this helps you. Any other questions feel free to ask thanks.

Jun 23, 2010 | Dell OptiPlex™ GX270 PC Desktop

3 Answers

Monitor is on but screen is black. green light for switching it off/on does not do anything when pressed


Your monitor power supply has several capacitors going bad. You’ll need to have these replaced by a reputable repair person or check my website www.micromendllc.com. Thanks

Mar 01, 2010 | Dell E173FP 17" LCD Monitor

1 Answer

My samsung 940N acts like a florescent tube, tries to start and doesn't


Use the self test feature.. follow the steps..

1. Turn off both your computer and the monitor.
2. Unplug the video cable from the back of the computer.
3. Turn on the monitor.
If the monitor is functioning properly, you will see a box in the illustration below.
This box appears during normal operation if the video cable becomes disconnected or
damaged.
4. Turn off your monitor and reconnect the video cable; then turn on both your computer and the
monitor.
If your monitor screen remains blank after using the previous procedure, check your video
controller and computer system; your monitor is functioning properly.

Warning

The Power supply inside the monitor can be hazardous and donot open the monitor while power on.

Donot work with the monitor when it is open and the power supply is on.

If there is something wrong with the input signal, a message appears on the screen or the
screen goes blank although the power indicator LED is still on. The message may indicate
that the monitor is out of scan range or that you need to check the signal cable.

Feb 13, 2010 | Samsung SyncMaster 940N 19 inch LCD...

2 Answers

Computer powers up, but monitor shows a self test


Your video output is bad. Either the video card, or the onboard video built into the computer. You need to swap out the card or add a card to bypass the built in video port on your computer.

Thanks and please take a moment to rate as fixya.

Feb 11, 2009 | Gateway 550GR PC Desktop

1 Answer

Screen suddenly went blank except for a self test box


well in order to get rid of the self test window from your monitor... check the cable that connects your monitor to system tower & reset the connection... becase that is the only possible cause of the self test showing up on your monitor...

" as the self test option only appears when there is no video signal going from your video card to the monitor...

Jan 18, 2009 | Dell E172FP 17" LCD Flat Panel Monitor

2 Answers

Computer not booting up


Could be one of two things:

1. Signal cable from monitor isn't hooked up. (either monitor end or computer case end)

2. Video card in the computer is damaged and not putting out signal. This is unlikely though as usually this will trip the motherboard into beeping when you turn the computer is turned on.

3.

Jan 15, 2009 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

1 Answer

Dell172fpb 17" monitor


Self-Test Feature Check (STFC) Your monitor provides a self-test feature that allows you to check whether your monitor is functioning properly. If your monitor and computer are properly connected but the monitor screen remains dark, run the monitor self-test by performing the following steps:
  1. Turn off both your computer and the monitor.
  2. Unplug the video cable from the back of the computer. To ensure proper Self-Test operation, remove Analog (blue connector) cables from the back of computer.
  3. Turn on the monitor. The floating 'Dell - self-test Feature Check' dialog box should appear on-screen (against a black background) if the monitor cannot sense a video signal and is working correctly. While in self-test mode, the power LED remains green and the self-test pattern will scroll through the screen continually.
  4. Turn off your monitor and reconnect the video cable; then turn on both your computer and the monitor.
If your monitor screen remains blank after you use the previous procedure, check your video controller and computer system; your monitor is functioning properly.

Thanks
proton

Oct 26, 2008 | Dell E171FPb 17" Flat Panel LCD Monitor

1 Answer

Problem with the monitor


Hi,

The three boxes represent the built-in diagnostics of the monitor. The letters G is green, B is blue and R is for red, the 3 color guns of the picture tube of your monitor. The words "Self Test" indicates that it is in diagnostic mode since it has powered up, it is also then expecting a video signal from a source to be coming in; the display "Check Your PC And Signal Cable" indicates that it is not receiving any video signal from the source which is your PC or more specifically the PC's video card; and the display "Monitor Working" indicates that the diagnostic has determined that nothing is wrong with itself and therefore it has got to be your PC that is in question. The intermittent appearance of the boxes is when the diagnostics restarts itself and eventually finds the same problem.

To determine if it is the PC or the monitor, use another PC (even a laptop with matching VGA output) and try it with your Compaq monitor, see it it will work or alternately, try a different monitor to connect to your PC. The outcome will determine which is at fault.

If you have determined/verified that it is indeed the PC, you should focus on the video/graphics card. In some PC models/versions, the graphics/video is built-in to the motherboard and you should check the memory since this is shared. The only way is to replace either.

Hope that this be of some help/idea. Pls post back how things worked out or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Dec 07, 2007 | Compaq FS7550 17" CRT Monitor

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

233 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18386 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14161 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...