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aidope

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hi. this is my first post ever. as you have probably guessed i really need help. here's the thing. When i power up my pc the monitor will not come on! it isn't the graphics card because its brand new. Sometimes if i leave the monitor and pc unplugged for long enough (2-3 Days) it might boot, but now it wont even do that for me. i have my suspiscions that it could be the motherboard or the power supply but i'm open to suggestions. All help is more than welcome, thank you in advance for your time and effort.

Aidan

P.S. Please bear in mind that i cannot boot at all so i cant access the boot menu, the bios settings or anything because the screen will not come on at all. thanx
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Neil Jones

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Because the card's brand new doesn't mean it isn't faulty. Could also be the monitor itself.
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Hello – Welcome to G2G –

here's the thing. When i power up my pc the monitor will not come on! it isn't the graphics card because its brand new.


Need more info on PC –
1- Type – [Desktop] – [Laptop] – [Tower]
2- [Manufacturer/Brand] – [Model Number]
3- [Operating System] – [Service Pack]
4- [How old] is the PC – Is this an upgrade from WIN 9X
5- [Motherboard Data] – [Manufacturer/Brand] – [Model Number] – [CPU] – [RAM]
6- Why did you install new [Graphics Card] –
7- [Old Graphics Card Data] – [Manufacturer/Brand] – [Model Number]
8- [New Graphics Card Data] – [Manufacturer/Brand] – [Model Number]
9- [Power Supply Data] – [Manufacturer/Brand] – [Model Number] – [Wattage] This info should be visible on the – [Power Supply] – Nameplate or possibly in your – [PC Documentation]

Now give a brief description of problem – with following – [Guideline]
1- Date of Installation – Did you incur problem immediately after installation – Did it function for awhile – How long – Does Fan Rotate -
2- Have you tried – Uninstall & Reinstalled Old Card –
3- Does PC function with – [Old Card] – Again – [Reason for Upgrade] -
4- Describe Boot up process – how far – etc

Sometimes if i leave the monitor and pc unplugged for long enough (2-3 Days) it might boot,


Here are 2 things to try –
1- Remove – [Graphics Card] – and Reseat carefully - & - Properly – Maybe it was not seated properly - I cannot tell from your – [Post] – What corrective Steps you have taken –
2- When it Powers Off – after Booting Attempt – Let set a minute – then remove [Power Plug] from PC for 5 minutes – then – Reconnect Power & try to reboot –

i have my suspiscions that it could be the motherboard or the power supply


Possible reasons – Especially if you had problems immediately -
1- New Graphics Card not – [Compatible/Supported to/by Motherboard
2- Power Supply cannot support new Graphics Card –[Note] – New Video Cards today – Demand more Power -

That is all – I can suggest – until I obtain more info –
Jack123
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