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Ask a question Harry Cooper - Last answered on Apr 24, 2017 at 03:40 PM by BrianGreen
hello, I have recently moved my computer in to a different building along with my router and have contacted BT, the Wi-Fi has been set up in the building and is working, because my laptop is working, but my computer is not working. It displays no signal when the fans are working and the monitor seems to work and turn on. I have tried the trick where you unplug the power cord and press down on the on switch for 1/2 min-a min, and have unplugged all the parts of the computers and plugged them in again. I have been trying to solve the issue for the past couple of hours and it would be nice if one of you kind people could help me fix the issue. Is the information not been sent to the computer or what?
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Hi Harry,

Occationally there are 2 or more graphics card sockets on a machine. If this is the case with your machine try using another graphics output socket (the one that goes from your monitor to your PC.

It might be worth checking if the cable is both plugged in at both ends, and not damaged.

Good luck.

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Harry Cooper- Apr 24, 2017 at 03:33 PM
hello Brian, I have seen that there are two sockets connecting, my monitor to the CPU, and I have already tried putting the cable in both of them, still it does not seem to turn on but I will look in to your solution, thank you for responding :) much appreciated
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Harry Cooper- Apr 24, 2017 at 03:36 PM
actually yeah it worked, tried in the other socket again and it turned on thx sooo much brian
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Harry Cooper- Apr 24, 2017 at 03:39 PM
+1 for helpfullness
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BrianGreen 924Posts Saturday January 17, 2015Registration date ModeratorStatus August 12, 2017 Last seen - Apr 24, 2017 at 03:40 PM
Glad it worked. Thanks for the feedback.
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