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Windows XP Issues


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margie404

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I reformatted the hard drive and reinstalled XP.After that I installed another memory stick.Now the monitor is displaying no signal cable however I triple checked and everything is connected.Then the monitor displays power saving mode and goes black.What's the deal?
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With the PC off, turn the monitor completey off at the mains, turn it back on, check the standby light is on and start the PC

Remove the new memory stick and try

Is the largest stick in slot 1

Use another PC to download and save this to run on this PC

Click this for a guide to using Memtest

Click this to download Memtest

Run it overnight if possible
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Okay I tried this yesterday and hopefully someone can help me.I reinstalled XP and then I installed some more memory.Yes the bigger memory card is in slot one after I was done,I reconnected all of the cables and then turn on the computer.The monitor says no signal cable and then it says power saving mode after a little while the screen will turn black and nothing happens.What can I do now?
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Onboard graphics card or seperate card?

You tired a different monitor to see if the problem still happens?
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