Monitor won't display!!!

By abc123atmyhouse
Feb 19, 2004
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  1. Hello, I have a problem with the new computer i just built. When i power it on, the monitor doesn't display the bios. It (the monitor) says that it is working fine, and to check the cables. The cables are snug, and nothing is out of place. Please help!
  2. snowman

    snowman Newcomer, in training Posts: 312

    does the motherboard make any beeps? reseat the video card and see if that helps.
  3. abc123atmyhouse

    abc123atmyhouse Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    nope, no beeping at all. I already reseated the video card, and that didnt' work. i'll try again though.
  4. ---agissi---

    ---agissi--- TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,382   +15

    Then your PC isnt working too well.. it should beep, indicating it works, or it'll also beep indicating it doesnt (different series though). Something is wrong :(
  5. Hodsocks

    Hodsocks TechSpot Guru Posts: 526

    If you have checked the graphics card try the same with the memory, if the memory is suspect it wont boot at all.
  6. abc123atmyhouse

    abc123atmyhouse Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    well some good news and some bad news. I got it boot up. YAY! but when i went to install the OS it reverted back to what it was doing. any other suggestions?
  7. MrGaribaldi

    MrGaribaldi TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,802

    :wave: Hello & Welcome to TechSpot :wave:

    You could try reseating all cables and the ram...
    It might just be a cable or something that isn't properly connected...
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