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Old 07-21-2006, 09:17 AM   #1 (permalink)
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computer shut down the other night and when restarted all i get on monitor is SIGNAL OVER RANGE . my computer does nothing now, can anyone help

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Old 07-21-2006, 09:55 AM   #2 (permalink)
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your monitor is not getting a signal from the pc

now we have to find out why

unplug the pc from the A/C
look at the capacitors on the mainboard. They are those little metal cans sticking up on end.
are they puffed out or leaking electrolyte ?
remove the ram, do not put back in right now
plug in the A/C line to the power supply
turn on the pc, you should hear beeps, this is the PC not finding ram,
if you do not hear this the mainboard / ps could be bad.
unplug the A/C
put the ram back in
plug a/c back in

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Old 07-21-2006, 02:32 PM   #3 (permalink)
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might be a port problem...faulty cable...anything..i would replace themonitor cableand see what happens...could also be a videocard related problem
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