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Old 12-21-2004, 03:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default computer not starting at times

Sometimes when I turn on the computer, my monitor would say please check the signal cable, and i thought at first it would be my video card, but then i noticed that my cable modem connection to the pc light is not working also, so i figured it's not the video card. i have to press reset a few times before the computer starts up and loads. it seems like there is no "boost of power" to load the pc at first? any help? thanks.

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Old 12-21-2004, 10:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Open the case and double check all of the connections, make sure none of them are loose or anything similar to that. You may also want to clean the connectors, and make sure none of the pins are bent on the monitor connection.
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