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Old 12-18-2009, 03:52 PM   #1
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Having a problem we my computer. It starts running, but no picture comes online. I think something may have been spilled on it. We tried a different graphics card, but still no screen, and tried each individual stick of ram.

No Bios or anything, think it may be the processor?
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Old 12-18-2009, 05:40 PM   #2
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What about a different monitor cable (or monitor for that matter)?
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Tried both of those...
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Probably won't work but worth a shot....have you tried clearing the BIOS/CMOS?
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Old 12-19-2009, 03:50 AM   #5
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have an unstable OC running ?

a cmos clear would fix that. like dude said.

make sure that your PCI E cables are applying power to the GPU
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have an unstable OC running ?

a cmos clear would fix that. like dude said.

make sure that your PCI E cables are applying power to the GPU
Good catch. I didn't even think of asking that.
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GPU's will run off of the PCI-E slot without external power. But it won't boot games and the Nvidia Manager will warn you to plug it in.

Turn on your sound and see if you hear normal windows login sounds. This will let you know where the problem resides. No picture with actual booting or no boot at all.
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Old 12-20-2009, 03:09 PM   #8
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Cleared CMOS, I'll try the sound thing though, good idea.
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