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Monitor screen froze & displayed jumbled colours. PC won't boot up now - screen disolayed is distored & then goes blank. PC won't then power down using on/off button on base unit.

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Your video cards is the issue. To be sure, if you have another video with the same connector (PCI, AGP, or PCI-E Slot) try a different card. If they are ok, then you know. If not, then I'll would look for a port tester for that graphics slot. I've seen Port tester for PCI. I'm not sure about the others. Can't hurt to look.

Let me know

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