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Old 11-06-2004, 11:28 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 11-06-2004, 04:22 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I get a screen that says excatly the following



B Moniter is Working

thats all I get no buttons work or anything at all...

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hm... it may be something else... are all of your fans working? all the devices?
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Old 11-06-2004, 05:40 PM   #14 (permalink)
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You say that there is no picture, but there is a test? How can that be? Lol... Anyway, it sounds like your friend installed drivers, because that would run a test when windows booted for the first time with those new drivers. You should find out if he installed the newest drivers, and anything else he may have done.
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Old 11-06-2004, 05:55 PM   #15 (permalink)
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i had this problem just a few days ago with a freind make sure that your RAM is all the way in the dimm/socket
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Old 11-06-2004, 06:20 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Could it be the monitor's refresh rate, or resolution is different on the home monitor than it is on the friend's monitor? Do you get a POST screen at all?
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Old 11-06-2004, 07:27 PM   #17 (permalink)
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i believe its your power supply, same thing happened to me, your vid card aint getting the power requirements needed
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Old 11-07-2004, 12:44 AM   #18 (permalink)
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it is not some test with the drivers guys, it is what most monitors(new ones especially) do when there is no signal... it means the graphix card isnt sending a signal to the monitor at all, could be a broken graphix card, bad cable/monitor, or your mobo not sending data to your graphix card for some reason.. i ahd the same trouble but it was caused by a bad graphics card... try your old graphics card again, or call the computer guy to your house to try it.

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Old 11-07-2004, 06:10 AM   #19 (permalink)
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my friend had this exact prob. he managed to solve it by changing some monitor settings. he brought his com over to his friends house and managed to change a display setting to solve d prob. if i'm not wrong, it was a power management prob. the monitor was receiving either too much or too lil power.


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