Computer refusing to boot, monitor does not display.

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Somedudeontheinternet - Aug 13, 2017 at 04:01 PM
Ambucias Posts 47357 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 - Aug 13, 2017 at 06:50 PM
Heyo, appears ive run into an issue regarding my monitor, my computer says its "booting" (the power button is orange) but the monitor refuses to display. The HDD light is off, though I hear it turn on, all ram chips are infact plugged in, its pretty impossible to get work done, please help.
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Ambucias Posts 47357 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 11,234
Aug 13, 2017 at 05:18 PM
Is this a laptop?
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Somedudeontheinternet
Aug 13, 2017 at 05:28 PM
Its a desktop pc.
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Ambucias Posts 47357 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 11,234
Aug 13, 2017 at 05:31 PM
Could you please try another monitor to see if you get a signal ?
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Somedudeontheinternet
Aug 13, 2017 at 05:33 PM
as I said, the pc will not bootup. The monitor does not recieve data.
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Ambucias Posts 47357 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 11,234 > Somedudeontheinternet
Aug 13, 2017 at 05:40 PM
No, you wrote: "my computer says its "booting" "

Can you please clear explanations on the issue ?

Can you hear the fan run?
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Somedudeontheinternet > Ambucias Posts 47357 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021
Updated on Aug 13, 2017 at 05:45 PM
I said it was booting in quotation marks, as it had completed starting all components and hardware, but wouldn't output anything to the monitor, and the light remained orange, the color that it shows when it is booting.
Yes I can hear the fan running.
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Ambucias Posts 47357 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021 11,234 > Somedudeontheinternet
Aug 13, 2017 at 05:54 PM
From your description your computer is booting and your operating system seems to be okay. To troubleshoot the situation, check your monitor cables, if they are okay you should first try another monitor to see if you get a signal.

You wrote : "completed starting all components and hardware" without a signal to the monitor, how can you tell ?
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Somedudeontheinternet > Ambucias Posts 47357 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen September 1, 2021
Aug 13, 2017 at 05:56 PM
I can tell because each component and hardware is warm, I can hear each at startup aswell.
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