Blank Screen

  daveyshitz 14:40 21 Nov 06
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Hi all,

I am really useless at anything to do with computers but I desperately need some help! I was on my computer when the power went off in my house and now when I go to try and turn my comuter back on it just beeps once then the screen is just completely blank...please help and bear in mind I am a beginner!!!

Is something wrong with the power supply or is it the actual harware that is *!@:ed?

Thanks!

  ritz_9 15:48 21 Nov 06

1) check with another socket
2) check with another monitor (depends how long you have had it)
3) is it a desktop or laptop
4) mite be a graphic card.,....but dont be alrmed yet....as you have to do primary checks first

  Technotiger 15:56 21 Nov 06

Hi, also check the fuse if the monitor has its own mains connection.

  Technotiger 15:59 21 Nov 06

Another question, is the monitor TFT or CRT? If TFT it's power supply might be at fault, I had
a TFT power supply 'go' on my own - and it was quite new, got a free replacement.

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