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I have no monitor what so ever...i hear the fan running on my tower and i have the power light...i bought a new video card and cords but i cant see to install the video card what do i do or what did i do wrong...it ran a virus scan the night before and defragged that night woke up to a black screen

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    Techno City May 28, 2010

    have you tried it with any other monitors ! also you can remove the new card you bought try it on basic avilable card swith will be attached to motherboard

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Clean the connectors of the monitor cable. Clean your RAM and check the disk. Most probably a cable fault. If you see the Hard Disc indicator while booting then no problem with the disk (since you get no error messages).
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if the monitor light is blinking this suggests that, there is no display signal coming from the tower. This could be because of the following .

1. Bad video card 2. Bad video software

To check,where the problem is , power of the system tower and remove the power cord from the back of the tower. Press and hold the power buttoon for 10 seconds and the reconnect the power cord and turn the tower on. Check if there is any display or the status of the light changes from amber to green for even a small instance.

If the light changes to green and back to amber the video port on the tower is bad

Alternatively you can connect the monitor to another desktop or laptop to check if the same is working correctly.

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