Computer fails to turn on

By TheReason
Jan 18, 2006
  1. I turn on my computer and my monitor, and my monitor LED turned green, like usual, but then it turns amber/ orange, and the screen is black. My computer is still on and everything, but I just don't see anything on my screen.
    I've unplugged and replugged all the cables to check for any faulty pins and w/e, and found no problem. Also, I tried using my computer on another monitor, and there was no display there either, so I'm guessing there might be something wrong with my computer or somethin.
    Anyone know what the problem is + how to solve it?

    Thanks in Advance
  2. A_DOG73

    A_DOG73 TS Rookie Posts: 170


    Did this just happen all of a sudden? Did you install any hardware or software right before this happened or you just turned on the pc one day and it happened? Maybe your video card is the culprit. How old is your pc? Also some specs too!
  3. TheReason

    TheReason TS Rookie Topic Starter

    This just happened all of a sudden, didn't recall installing anything in the past week.
    The computer is about 2 yrs old now

    Processor: P4 3.0Ghz
    Vid. Card: ATI Radeon x300 128MB
    1GB RAM
    Windows XP Home SP2

    All I could think of now...would tell you all the specs but nothing shows on my screen so I've no clue.
  4. A_DOG73

    A_DOG73 TS Rookie Posts: 170

    Could you try a differnt video card that you know is working?
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