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Connecting to my Monitor

I am having trouble connecting my 4600 Dimension to my monitor.... I seem to remember something about how to connect....something  to do with the video card.... some thing I need to do... but I cannot remember

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You need to screw in the monitor plug, to the socket on the back of the computer. Very simple, push onto the same sized plug and screw. Then do the same on the monitor :D Good luck

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