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Old 08-09-2007, 01:30 PM   #11 (permalink)
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so i tired a video card that isnt onboard (not sure if its a working video card though for sure) and it did the same exact thing, did somethin new tho the oen time, a long beep, like an error code beep...maybe somethin wasnt pushed in all the way idk. anymore suggestions guys? trhanks alot
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Is your monitor working on another computer?
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Old 08-09-2007, 01:36 PM   #13 (permalink)
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300w max power supply i believe. i can check brand if its important, any other questions?
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Old 08-11-2007, 05:22 PM   #14 (permalink)
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seems i can get the pc to work for 2 seconds erverytime, i jut pull off any jumper, start the comp, turn it off....put the jumper back on and start it, it starts for 4 seconds and then goes off and the pc wont turn on after that until...i dont know. hah it just ends up goin on again
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any suggestions guys?
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I'm guessing not enough power is getting to your VGA.
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Old 08-11-2007, 06:44 PM   #17 (permalink)
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The 'u' stands for Unit. PSU = Power Supply Unit.
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so what would i do for soemthing like that???

onboard video card i think. :\

gotta buy one and put it in pci slot? anyway to rule out that its the video card b4 i buy one?
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