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I was getting the blue screen for a few months, and now when I power my Gateway GM5084 the lights come on and I hear it running but nothing comes up on the monitor. It's like it's not connecting to the monitor, mouse or keyboard, or like it's just running in place. A technicial took the HDD out of the computer and put the file on a new computer. He advised that the HDD was fine and so was my Gateway GM5084, I just needed a system restore. I am trying to do it myself and I can't get anything to come up on the screen. Please help!!

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First I would try a different video card to see if your video card is faulty or not. If you still can't seem to get any picture it could be that the power supply on your computer is starting to fail and not providing enough power to the video card.

Usually your PC will beep if it is a video card issue so if you don't hear beeps I would guess the power supply is the culprit. A replacement power supply is not that expensive and is quite easy to install as well.

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