Question about Gateway Computers & Internet
Simple stuff first - power and connections to monitor good?
Anything at all displayed as the machine is switched on?
Yes: can you access safe mode (F8 when windows starts), if so enter windows and right click on desktop and choose properties, change display resolution to 1024x768 for example.
Any work inside the machine you should disconnect power first and preferable earth yourself when you are touching the boards.
Video card (where the monitor is connected) is seated correctly. Take out and put back in.
Try another monitor and cable to ensure these are working.
Check you have the 12v cable connected to the motherboard from the PSU. It is an additional cable that is required on some motherboards and can prevent display.
Does the motherboard make any beeps? Just one is good, more is not.
If you only get one beep and you have checked all above, then maybe a problem with video card - is it a separate card - see inside in slots where your monitor cables are plugged in. Could be loose, need reseating.
Best of luck
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