plasma monitor wont start

  nonowtatall 10:25 17 Oct 09
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this morning i switched the computor on to find the monitor has a sign saying no video what do i do i tried all the buttons turned the computor off and opn a few times but vstill the same any ideas

  BRYNIT 10:31 17 Oct 09

Check cables.

Try monitor on another computer.

  wee eddie 12:58 17 Oct 09

that the problem is with the PC.

Has the PC got a Graphics Card?

Could it, or one of the cables, have become loose?

  nonowtatall 22:58 17 Oct 09

hi wee eddie im not sure it is a dell it has a mother board and i checked the cable from thr moniter to the desk top and it is screwed in tight i am going to try it on another computer shortly

  nonowtatall 21:44 18 Oct 09

well i tested the monitor and its ok ive checked the wires and they are ok what can i dop next

  wee eddie 10:45 19 Oct 09

Have you tried opening in Safe Mode?

  nonowtatall 15:34 19 Oct 09

about 6 or 7 years old if i cant get to see what is on the screen how will safe mode help

  nonowtatall 18:56 19 Oct 09

hi wee eddie i tried the safe mode thing and found out that my keyboard is not working and my keyboard is a usb model so does that tell you anything

  onionskin 21:40 19 Oct 09

Before you do anything drastic, make sure your cooling fans are still working.

  nonowtatall 21:57 19 Oct 09

yes onionskin
i can fell them blowing at the back what now

  MAT ALAN 22:08 19 Oct 09

Keyboard issues can throw up all sorts of unexpected issues.
fair test is to try another keyboard or just disconnect it and see if PC boots to welcome screen...

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