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Old 04-12-2005, 09:54 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I leave my computer on all the time and just shut the monitor off. When I turned on my monitor yesterday, there was just a blank screen full of colorful vertical lines. I rebooted. Nothing. The fan comes on but the light just turns yellow, then off. The machine will not boot up. Any suggestions as to what could be wrong?

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reseat the video card and the memory. Blow out all dust in the machine.

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Its not a problem with the entire computer. I would first off check the video card. Take it out, clean out any dust, then reseat it. If you still have the problem, try a different video card. You could also test your video card in a different pc, to see if its the video card or the motherboard. If the problem still persists, run memtest86.
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