No video

  NJ 18:41 17 Jul 2011
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On boot up I am getting no video from my HP S5128 pc, in fact my HP monitor just flashes up that its going to sleep. I have tried the monitor with another computer and it works fine, I also tried another monitor with this pc and it just stated no video. It had a Nvidia geforce G210 graphic card, I have put a brand new Radeon Saphire HD 4350 and Iam still getting the same, Please anyone got any ideas.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:41 17 Jul 2011

Keep tapping F8 as it boots and see if it loads to an error message or menu

  NJ 22:53 17 Jul 2011

Hi Fruit Bat thanks for the advice I tried it but its a no go the pc just puts the monitor to sleep.

  c4rm0 10:04 18 Jul 2011

Any Beeps when turning it on ? Have you tried resetting the CMOS ? Have you attached the 6 pin PCI-E to the GFX card ?

Sounds like a faulty PCI-E slot on Motherboard or potentially a PSU issue

  NJ 10:58 18 Jul 2011

c4rmo thanks for the reply, but no theres no beeps,and the card has no 6 pin pci-e connection apparantly this type of cards i.e. radeon hd 4350 and the g force g210 do not need them. The pc was working fine then when i switched it back on all this started. How do you reset the cmos. thanks for the help.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:17 18 Jul 2011

Reset CMOS by either Using clear CMOS jumper pins on motherboard or by removing CMOS battery for 10 minutes.

  PcTestCard.co.uk 07:48 19 Jul 2011

Try reseat CPU and VGA card. Using 1 working RAM. Or should be the mobo/CPU problem.

Hope this helps! Bill Tech Manager

  NJ 23:23 27 Jul 2011

Thanks for the advice I have tried reseting the cmos, installed a new power unit nothing is working so i think it must be the mobo.

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