No picture but noises and fans - help!

  Soapy-77 15:30 04 Sep 2006
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Help!
I have just turned on my pc from cold - instead of the usual one beep an grinding boot-up, there was one longer beep followed by three short beeps.

Then......no picture. The LED on the keyboard and the optical mouse have come on, but nothing else. I plugged the monitor into my laptop and it is working fine.

Any ideas??

  phil46 15:47 04 Sep 2006

Video adapter failure i would say.

  Rossi#1 15:50 04 Sep 2006

Id agree with phil thi it should be one long beep and two short beeps.
It happened with one of my computers though so I tried the hard drive in a working computer but it did the same.

  woofwoofbark 15:55 04 Sep 2006

checkout the thread click here

I had to takeout then replace the graphics card ... It came loose when I moved the comp/station around the room

HTH

good luck


geo

  Soapy-77 16:04 04 Sep 2006

Superstars!

I took the case off and replaced the graphics card and blew the dust out.

Now working again. What would I do without this forum??

Many thanks to all.
Cheers
S-77

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