monitor always on standby!

By acehigh1983
Feb 22, 2005
  1. I have a problem, i have recently put in a new 512Mb DDR333 RAM chip into my computer, originally it had 256MB so now i have 768Mb of DDR333 RAM unfortunately ever since i have put it in the monitor is constantly on standby so i cant see anything. I have tried taking out the new RAM and just leaving in the new RAM but still nothing. I know its not the graphics card as i replaced it with an older one just to check. I dont think it is power as i have a 500W PSU. I put the RAM in the right slot (as in larger one in the primary, smaller one in the secondary), i tried just using the new RAM, i have taken bits out of my computer to see if anything is conflicting, but still nothing. It worked with the new RAM for about 2 days and now the monitor is always on standby and i cant explain or fix it. Any help would be appreciated.

    Specs -

    AMD Athlon 2600+
    768Mb DDR333 RAM
    Geforce MX4000
    Sound Blaster Pro 5.1 sound card
    ASROCK K7S8X motherboard
    Windows XP Pro
    17" CRT monitor
  2. acehigh1983

    acehigh1983 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    oh also i tried another monitor and that did the same thing so it isn't the monitor.
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