Why doesn't my monitor work?

Question

On my son's computer, the power comes on, but nothing on the monitor-just the box that says the monitor is working and to check the cable (which are fine). Have I accidentally unplugged a cable/wire from the motherboard? I don't see anything obvious.

THanks,

Diane Antill

Answer

This question was answered on October 28, 2005. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

First check the documentation that came with the monitor Then do a Diognostic Check of the BIOS Then follow the instructions or do a reinstall to reconfigure the OS and the Monitor.

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Posted by kenward of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on October 28, 2005