No monitor will work on my computer

By ballinshortymc
Dec 9, 2008
  1. ive tried 2 different monitors and nothing works.. it turns on and then after the computer boots up all the monitor says is "no signal" any one know how to fix the problem????
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Start your computer in Safe Mode (by pressing F8 at system startup)
    Un-install any graphics drivers from Add\remove programs, and from Device Manager (Start->Run-> Devmgmt.msc), and remove it from there too

    Then restart you computer back to Normal Mode
    Then download and install the newest graphics drivers from your manufacturer's support page
  3. ballinshortymc

    ballinshortymc TS Rookie Topic Starter

    no... i cant see anything on my monior except for "no signal"
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

  5. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,219   +157

    after you follow Kims advice, and if it still doesnt work, try examining your VgA and or DVI connectors. they can tend to get banged up when moving the computer around and have alot of leverage put on them (particularly if you are using a DVI to VGA adapter) and can break a connection from the graphic card board, had it happen before, and that would give you the floating 'no signal' message
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