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New Computer Build: Monitor doesn't turn on / Monitor doesn't initalize

Q: New Computer Build: Monitor doesn't turn on / Monitor doesn't initalize

Everything turns on, fans and everything. It's a completely new build. No input detected from a Samsung monitor.

I've swapped ram sticks to see if one of them is dead
I've reseated the video card

Don't know what to do.

Gonna pop my 4870 X2 into the computer to see if the video card is DOA. If not, the motherboard?

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A: New Computer Build: Monitor doesn't turn on / Monitor doesn't initalize

your vga could be causing the issue, but that's only if you dont have onboard video as well.

Next time you post with a problem, make sure you give us detailed specs of your rig, when you dont its like saying "Hey, I have a red car, and it wont start."

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First of my monitor exhibited signs of turn computer anything when show My my Computer monitor I on. doesn't flickering during start-up but only minor ones and would just stop at the 'Welcome' screen of windows so I didn't give it much thought Iv'e been using it with the cpu the same time I bought the monitor But after some time the flickering got worse It went from - second My Computer monitor doesn't show anything when I turn my computer on. interval flickers to a whole seconds of blackness before it showed anything Now Iv'e got a new cpu but still using the old monitor After a day or so the monitor exhibited the first symptoms of my first cpu so I just dismissed it But after a My Computer monitor doesn't show anything when I turn my computer on. week It got a hell worse before I even start-up my computer the monitor doesn't show Analog Digital at the top-left corner of the screen PLUS my cpu keeps restarting after I pushed the ON button after seconds or so My question Is the monitor responsible for the restart and what could be the reason for the flickering Thanks for a fast reply

A:My Computer monitor doesn't show anything when I turn my computer on.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by pokeman5


First of, my monitor exhibited signs of flickering during start-up, but only minor ones and would just stop at the 'Welcome' screen of windows so I didn't give it much thought. Iv'e been using it with the cpu the same time I bought the monitor.

........
My question, Is the monitor responsible for the restart and what could be the reason for the flickering?

Thanks for a fast reply.


Welcome Pokeman5 to the windows 7 forums.

The graphics card might be your culprit. Please update your system configuration settings under user cp so that others can maybe help you.
Usually the monitor won't stop your machine from booting. The graphic card most likely be the cause.

There is also the possibility that your power supply could be defective or going bad. Lots of possibilities.

Rich

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A:My computer monitor doesn't come on when i turn my computer on

Why did you take it to a different computer to format?
Do you have the o/s cd in the drive to boot from?
 

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I've dug through every possible thing trying to fix this, even disabling the lock screen, but nothing helps. I've never been able to get the monitor to turn off for more than 1 minute.

A:Monitor doesn't turn off

You might have ticked the "Put computer to sleep after" ten minutes...

Try finding the "Choose when to turn off the Display" in search.

Put it to ten minutes (I assume you already did this, but just in case, I wrote it out)

I have a dumb bug in my desktop that causes it to come out of sleep randomly at crazy hours of the night or day.

Even if I put it back to sleep, after a minute it wakes up again.

I'm guessing it has something to do with windows update, but I'm not sure.
But This might be a different problem... If there's a running program on your pc then it might be what's causing it to wake up.

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Could the MOBO on the other computer be damaged/ready for the scrap?
 

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I have an NVIDIA GeForce 2 MX 200 video card...

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A:monitor doesn't turn on after idling

What are your power settings in XP? Ditto for the BIOS?

Have you tried a different monitor for a test period?

What is the monitor in question?

System manufacturer and model...or...motherboard manufacturer and model (if custom/self-built)?

Louis

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A:monitor screen doesn't turn on

Sounds to me like it isn't POSTing, try removing everything except one stick of RAM, CPU, floppy, video card, and keyboard, if it comes on, try adding one device back till it fails again.
 

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A:2nd monitor doesn't turn off completely

GPU drivers and Windows settings may not always agree which monitor is primary and many programs insist on opening on the primary monitor. Turning monitor off during work on windows doesn't always register so program opens in "virtual monitor" (sends picture to output port ). Happens mostly on monitors that don't send enough feedback, typically VGA connected ones.

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A:Monitor hooked up to tower, but doesn't turn on

If no standby LED on monitor, is there a separate on/off switch on the side of the monitor?
With LG there are usually manual buttons for CH+- & vol +- plus On/Off (although I have seen monitors with no on/off at all.)
Also check for 'hidden' buttons on the front lower edge of frame or under the front (right) edge.
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Even with no inputs the monitor would show a 'No Signal' sign if it was working.
If no 'standby' LED and you have a separate AC to DC adapter block then that could be the problem. All monitors I've seen have a direct AC connection though.
If it then does work, the on-screen menu will need to be selected, and 'input' changed to HDMI.
 

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A:Monitor doesn't turn on after I put in my new graphics card

You see no video at all, even no bios screen? If this is true, the new card may be bad
 

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A:Monitor doesn't turn off, instead gonig just blank.

Hi -

Try your monitor on another PC; try another monitor on your PC.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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A:Dell Laptop Starts, but Monitor Doesn't Turn on

You'll probably get a better response if you re-post this in the Laptop forum and mention the version of Windows, too. (This is the Desktop forum.)

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A:Monitor shuts off, but computer doesn't?

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A:Monitor doesn't come on after turning computer on, sometimes.

2 Things come to mind... 1 is that you wouldnt have to quote your system specs in a post if you filled them in on your profile. AND...

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A:Monitor doesn't display when computer is on

try a diff monitor if you can, or try a diff g-card? let us know!!!
 

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A:Monitor doesn't respond to computer?

Put a CRT monitor on it and check the Display/Resolution. LCD monitors only work on certain resolutions, so you'll need to find out what your works on and set your card to that.
 

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A:My Computer Turns On But The Monitor Doesn't ?

This sounds like a computer problem and not a monitor problem. Try another monitor first, to rule that out
 

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A:"Turn monitor off" setting doesn't really turn off

Did you upgrade to XP right over the top of 98 or was it a clean install? If you did an upgrade over the top of 98 (and I know you don't want to hear this lol) then you should format and do a clean install. Upgrades rarely leave you with a stable system.

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Prime
 

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A:Computer display (monitor) doesn't show anything

Reinstall your OS.
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Image your OS when things are running good.
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A:Computer boots, but monitor doesn't display anything

Im having the exact same problem with my computer but it doesnt happen as often as with you. Im guessing its some fault with the card or with Windows.
 

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A:Computer Starts, But doesn't post on monitor.

If the board has a video chip, take the card out and try to boot using that.
 

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A:Monitor doesn't start when computer boots

hm ... you might try resetting the CMOS battery.
 

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A:Computer boots but my monitor doesn't respond

What is this computer? Make and model?
 

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A:Computer powers up, Monitor doesn't begin

I SOLVED IT!

Anyways, so I was doing some more research online and was looking through the mobo manual. Than I read its good to start with only one ram inside(since I had two in) I took one out from A2 DIMM slot and than BAM! it works.
 

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A:Computer doesn't recognise monitor, keyboard or mouse

Are you getting a constant continuous beeping sound? Are they always long or are they long and short?

If they're always long, then I suspect your RAM has come loose or failed. Try reseating the RAM.
 

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A:Computer won't start monitor doesn't receive signal

Update: I guess I should have done more research before posting question.  I found a thread that said to do a hard restart.  After performing two, the computer fired up and seems to be working properly. Any feedback?

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A:Built a new computer for first time, monitor doesn't get a signal

Power supply is connected twice to the motherboard, once to the graphics card, and once to the hard drive.Click to expand...

There are more connections than that. What about the 24 pin main motherboard power connection and the 4 pin CPU power connector?
 

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A:Computer fails to boot, Monitor doesn`t power on and constant beep follows

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Also, knowing the brand and model of the computer, or if it's a generic build, details of the motherboard, video card used, will help in diagnosis.

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A:Monitor randomly goes black, speakers ring, and computer doesn't respond, and more?

Someone please help..? I posted this almost two days ago now..
 

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A:It doesn't detect my monitor as a monitor

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A:Solved: Laptop doesn't recognise EXT HDD BSOD's - Doesn't turn on if EXT HDD is plugg

Can you try the external drive on another PC as a test
 

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A:Laptop doesn't boot, screen doesn't turn on, no error beeps or booting sounds are heard

This fixed my problem with my Lenovo. Thanks so much!

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A:Graphics card doesn't post any graphics to my monitor, computer boots up fine

Its usually just the graphics cards, they do fail especially if they overheat - then video card fan not speeding up might have been the problem - most are dynamic and should actually speed up under load. Depending on the manufacturer of your 8800GTX you might be able to get it replaced under warranty if they have a 3 year or greater warranty.
 

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A:Computer Doesn't Turn on, Fans and Some Lights Turn on Automatically

I would suspect that the Power Supply Unit (PSU) is going south. If you have a spare one laying around, install it and see if the problem goes away.
You can buy a new,better PSU from Newegg for about $40.00. I have used a Thermaltake 430 watt in one of my machines for some time now and it works well.
You will have to check the size of your PSU to be sure a new one will fit into the eMachine.
Here's the page with that PSU on it. It's the last one on the list.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&N=2010320058+50001379&name=Thermaltake
 

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A:My monitor doesn't work

Have you tried the monitor on all the machines? Have you tried the monitor on any machines other than the optiplex's? Could be the video card on the optiplex. Make sure you have a good solid connection to the video card. Make sure it's not loose. Make sure the fan is turning on the video card. If the fan is not turning it could be dead.
 

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A:Monitor doesn't work

klnaj said:

Hey, When i turn the computer on, the monitor doesn't display anything on the screen. The little display light by the monitor power button will go from green to orange then to nothing.

I know the hard drive and processor are working because there is a beep sound after the computer is on. I checked all the power cables on the monitor and the cpu and all of them are well connected. I also change another monitor but still having the same problem.

If I turn off the computer and restart the computer after 20-30 minutes, the monitor will work fine. But this doesn't work all the time because sometime even been waiting for 45 minutes and I still don't get anything from the screen.

Any suggestion or helps? ThanksClick to expand...

probably a gfx card problem, if you can try your monitor on anothe rpc or try a different monitor on your pc just to take that out of the equation
 

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A:Monitor doesn't power off

Hi Peekstra,

Welcome to Vista Forums.

Double check to make sure that the monitor is set to shutdown at least 1 minute before the computer is set to sleep in Power Options.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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A:Help: CPU turns on but monitor doesn't

doesn't have onboard VGA slot?? I'm not sure what was meant by that statement, so I'll just run throught some basic things to check and some additional info you need to provide.

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A:My Monitor doesn't work right!!

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A:monitor doesn't display anything

...you don't have anything in system specs about the computer model number or the monitor model number... so boot the computer from your install disk, remove the driver from the video card and reboot, hopefully the driver will reinstall without corruption...hopefully it is not the gpu going south...

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A:My monitor doesn't gives signal

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A:Monitor doesn't get a signal

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A:Monitor on SLI doesn't (always) work

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A:Monitor Problem Sometimes doesn't come on

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A:Monitor doesn't get signal

Hi Lebon,

If the monitor shows the no signal bit, then probably not that. Have you tried your Dad's monitor on your computer? If it works, try booting into safe mode (info here if needed: Advanced Boot Options) and reinstalling the cards driver.

Hope this helps.

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A:Monitor doesn't detect PC

i took the CPU and graphics card off to blow the dust out...Click to expand...

What do you mean you took the CPU off? Do you mean the heatsink? The heatsink fan? If you removed the heatsink from the CPU, did you clean off the old thermal compound and apply fresh compound? If not, the CPU is overheating.
 

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A:Monitor Doesn't detect PC

Try this instructions are for a laptop but will work for a Desktop too: Black Screen Issues and Troubleshooting

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/monitor-doesnt-detect-pc-687393.html
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A:I went back to my old monitor, but now it doesn't look right.

I don't know what brand of LCD monitor you bought but to compare a LCD to CRT is like 10 to 0 for color, clarity and contrast. But folks choose what they like. Did you run the Clear Type routine for LCDs? It's an option on the Display menu. This should be run to adjust how the text appears on the screen.

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and after like 2 days i left my pc on and about like half hour or more the screen was back on but on another morning i waited more then hour and nothing strange isnt it what should i do!!!!

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A:monitor doesn't display anything!!!

2 options:

1) faulty vga card
2) faulty monitor

Try the monitor on another machine, if that works, then there's something wrong with your hw.
I also assume you checked the vga cable that goes from the monitor to the pc...

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A:Old monitor doesn't work on new Dell

if you are using an older CRT type monitor with the new machine...its possible that it cant support the minimum resolution of the new PC???
 

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So, I read on the internet to change the Hz back too 60, and the resolution down on another monitor, I did, but now the monitor continues to do this!
It says Unsupported video signal.
I already reset the monitor to factory settings, and I can't seem to get it too work.
I've tried everything, even looking to make sure the settings on my PC weren't being changed (like 60 going back too 59hz)
So, Please may anyone comment how I can make it work?

I've tried many obvious things. My model is Toshiba 24L400U 24' tv,
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Please help!
!
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A:PC doesn't support new 1080p monitor?

Try installing the driver for the monitor if there is one. You may also want to verify that your video card supports that resolution.
 

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A:Monitor doesn't display BIOS

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Hi -

Have you tried connecting an external monitor when attempting to display the BIOS? If it works, this would instantly tell us your faulty hardware/issue; your monitor. If it doesn't work, then.. I'll see.
Regards,
Undocked Windy . . .

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A:Monitor doesn't display anyting

Sounds like the video card may be toast on you! The warning about the card was the hardware failure detection Dell apparently has inplace and why you were seeing that appear. On custom builds in most cases a long beep followed by two short depending on bios is what you typically hear at post time when a card fails.

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A:Monitor goes to sleep and doesn't wake up

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A:My DVI doesn't work - no display on the monitor

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A:New motherboard still doesn't post to the monitor?

I would start by checking the monitor and the cable. Switch both out with known working monitor/cable to see if you get a response.

For clarification, did you only switch out the motherboard or did you buy a monitor as well? We need to know exactly what you're trying to do to provide the best answer. I think you're saying you replaced the mother board and nothing is showing up on the monitor, correct?

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