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Stopped working When computer is turned on the only thing it shows is the red,blue & green square : check pc and signal cable-monitor working.

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  • saige119 Aug 25, 2008

    The computer belongs to my daughter.She turned it on and the self check box with the message Check PC & Signal Cable-Monitor working.She checked the cables but still gets the same message

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Hi saige119,

Make certain that you plugged into the right port. And check the other end of video cable.

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So you're saying that there's a display when you reboot your computer it just wont start to your deskptop?? IF there's a display the problem here can be your hard drive ..Please explain the problem further so we can give you the proper solution..

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    Mark Gil Aug 25, 2008

    If that's the case this can be a problem with the video card, that might not working fine.. If you can connect another monitor just to check if it work , because if another monitor didn't work the video card is really the problem........

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The cables are not connected properly.100%.just connect it.it will work like no problem before.

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