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monitor wont turn on

By booboo7
Dec 3, 2006
  1. hi.

    not sure if this is the right section or not but i thought this would be the best bet .

    My dad had a pc at work which is alot better than the one i have now.

    yesterday he bought it home as he no longer uses it there. I set it all up but the monitor doesnt seem to be recieving and signal so it doesnt turn on.

    iv tried both my current monitor and the one he bought home that was origonally used with the pc.

    any suggestions?

    Pc

    Hewlard packard

    dual core 3.0

    nvidia 7300 512mb g card.

    2 gig ram
     
  2. booboo7

    booboo7 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 20

    ok fixd that problem

    but now when i turn on it gets to the start up black screen and i get and error

    sayin soemthing about OC and to ender CD to fix OC
     
  3. booboo7

    booboo7 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 20

    here is the actuall error

    "OC fail, please enter setup to change OC fail settings"
     
  4. iss

    iss TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,994

    On startup press delete or whatever keyboard key is required to enter your bios. and set the bios to fail safe default. if your dads computer is a few years old the cmos battery is probably dead.
     
  5. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,393   +107

    Don't use older monitors with newer PCs. Best bet is to go out and buy a new Monitor that will work and support your Video Card.
     
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