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No Video Signal

The monitor for my Gateway GT5228 suddenly has "no signal" and then goes into standby. This occured after one year of the computer and monitor working perfectly. I tried hooking up a different monitor and video cable to the computer with the same results. I assumed the onboard video card had gone bad so I purchased a Radeon HD 3650 (PCI express) and put it in the PCI slot and connected the monitor to the new video card...same results. How can I get a video signal from my computer?

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  • Anonymous Jul 12, 2008

    After I down load new program suddenly any thing goes black and I hook up to different monitor but still same problem change video card but still not run yet so can you tell me what went wrong thank you

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    The mouse was repeatly freezing up, now the video screen has gone blank, I get nothing, I tried another monitor hence I think it is the video card

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If you can't use the onboard video and it does POST or the PCI-E video card does show anything, most likely the motherboard is toasted. Apparenty gateway uses real poor quality power supplie and motherboards.

I have the same system, it powers on, but nothing. All I can assume is that the motherboard is bad.

Posted on Jul 11, 2008

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Reboot in safe mode, safe mode will put the pc in vga mode and use whatever video it can find.

If no good U may have a problem with the MB.

Posted on May 23, 2008

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