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Old 09-01-2010, 07:22 PM
 
Location: Wichita,Kansas
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Recently bought another PC,i put some of the memory and the vidcard..
From my old pc into the new one(money is tight).
The old Pc has been sitting there about a week.
I hook everything up to the old pc so i can get some stuff off the..
Hard-drive and the monitor reads NO INPUT?
I put in my old working Vidcard back into it and nothing.
The computer is running,the mouse is lit up,no beeps.
If the motherboard was dead i assume it would do nothing.
???
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Old 09-01-2010, 09:24 PM
 
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Originally Posted by averagejoe76 View Post
Recently bought another PC,i put some of the memory and the vidcard..
From my old pc into the new one(money is tight).
The old Pc has been sitting there about a week.
I hook everything up to the old pc so i can get some stuff off the..
Hard-drive and the monitor reads NO INPUT?
I put in my old working Vidcard back into it and nothing.
The computer is running,the mouse is lit up,no beeps.
If the motherboard was dead i assume it would do nothing.
???
Reseat the video card and see what happens.

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Old 09-02-2010, 07:59 PM
 
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Put the memory back in, too.
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Old 09-02-2010, 08:54 PM
 
Location: 10110001010110100
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....and return the new PC you bought back to the seller!


OK, that was a joke!



One a more serious note, if none of the above/below helped, try resetting the BIOS settings to 'Fail safe/minimal' configuration as a last resort.
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Old 09-02-2010, 09:30 PM
 
Location: Wichita,Kansas
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I put one stick of the memory back in.
Maybe part of the motherboard fried,i dont have any other ideas.
Its booting up,i can hear the fans,keyboard responds and mouse lights up,fans etc.
Im thinking of just pulling the hard drive out and getting my music (50GIGs worth)off of it.
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Old 09-02-2010, 09:47 PM
 
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I put one stick of the memory back in.
Maybe part of the motherboard fried,i dont have any other ideas.
Its booting up,i can hear the fans,keyboard responds and mouse lights up,fans etc.
Im thinking of just pulling the hard drive out and getting my music (50GIGs worth)off of it.
DID YOU do what I suggested?

If not I suggest you try it, what have you have to lose at this point?
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Old 09-02-2010, 09:49 PM
 
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....and return the new PC you bought back to the seller!


OK, that was a joke!



One a more serious note, if none of the above/below helped, try resetting the BIOS settings to 'Fail safe/minimal' configuration as a last resort.
Send the computer to one of us - lol!
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Old 09-03-2010, 03:12 AM
 
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DID YOU do what I suggested?

If not I suggest you try it, what have you have to lose at this point?
Reseating the video might help but I am thinking either:
- He had an onboard video which he disabled after putting in the add-in type Video card and forgot to re-enable the onboard video after removing the add-in one. Resetting BIOS by removing the CMOS battery for 10 seconds and then putting it back in would worth the try (if anyone is interested?).

-or-

He is not connecting the monitor cable to the correct video output (vga) connector?

-or-

The monitor was not on.

-or-

CPU or Mobo is fried.

I hope I am wrong about the last one.

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Send the computer to one of us - lol!
I got more than enough, don't need any more PCs so you can have it!
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Old 09-03-2010, 05:53 AM
 
Location: God's Gift to Mankind for flying anything
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Im thinking of just pulling the hard drive out and getting my music (50GIGs worth)off of it.
If you know how to do this, *best solution* !!

Better yet, hook the old drive up as a second drive !?!

But, Does the new computer function properly ?
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Old 09-03-2010, 06:42 AM
 
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Reseating the video might help but I am thinking either:
- He had an onboard video which he disabled after putting in the add-in type Video card and forgot to re-enable the onboard video after removing the add-in one. Resetting BIOS by removing the CMOS battery for 10 seconds and then putting it back in would worth the try (if anyone is interested?).

-or-

He is not connecting the monitor cable to the correct video output (vga) connector?

-or-

The monitor was not on.

-or-

CPU or Mobo is fried.

I hope I am wrong about the last one.



I got more than enough, don't need any more PCs so you can have it!
Being that we don't know what the heck is going on with his computer being he went ghost on us , all of the suggestions and possibilities that you and others mentioned are "on the menu".

Also, what's another PC addition to your collection?
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