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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

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  • 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

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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

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  • 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

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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

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    Hollyecho Montgomery Mar 29, 2008

    I would try a different video card.

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