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I have transferred my PC from a slimline case to a standard one. The only other thing I have changed is the CPU fan and power supply.

I have had some problems getting the system to stay powered up, but have resolved that (didnt have power button connectedto mobo). The problem now is that the monitor is not picking up a video signal (message on screen "no video input"). I'm using the same graphics card:

GeForce 7100 GS (PCI-express)

Can anyone help?

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  • charlie1000 Jan 10, 2008

    Ok, ive tried cleaning the RAM and video card. Still the same

    Thing is ive tried three different cards, and all provide the same result. Also, there is a 6-pin connector from the power supply with PCI-E label on
    it, but nowehere for me to connect it on the motherbaord or card.

    Also, the CD drive seems to be switching itself on and off, it makes a clicking noise every 4 seconds over and over, whethere that is significant.

    Any ideas?

  • indhiyan Jan 23, 2009

    I got a replacement power supply for my etower 500 ix that is rated to 400 W (original is 120 W). Connectors fit perfectly. When I turn on the power supply, CPU fan just spins one turn and stops. Neither power supply nor CPU fan comes on after that.

    Thank you very much for giving some insight into this problem.



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Try to change your pwer supply, try to check the watts of your supply if it fits to your motherboard...there must be something wrong when you change your casing. try to check your motherboard pins and setting. and kindly reset the bios.

Posted on Jan 17, 2008


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Maybe the issue is your video card, try to clean your graphic card with an earaser.. rub the edge, an try to check your memory, clean it also..

Posted on Jan 10, 2008


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