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    Video Signal Problem

    I built a PC for my friend, and he took it home with him about an hour ago. I just got a phonecall saying he isnt getting any signal from the graphics card. It was working fine here though.

    He has tried two monitors but doesnt get a signal from either. He did say he got a signal for a few seconds before getting a boot error though.

    Any ideas?

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    nip over and check everything is still seated on the motherboard.

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    I reseated everything and it's fine now. Scare over

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    nice one

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    I hope you charged him a £25 call out charge

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    at night, £50

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    Just got a phone call. It's happened again. Any ideas? I'm gonna go round tomorrow with a DVI->VGA adapter to see if that helps.

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    I'm here now and the board isnt even posting. It's an Asrock DualSata. I've tried clearing the CMOS.

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    No POST? Not good. try removing all RAM and using one module only, trying each slot.

    Did he put toast in the DVDROM at all?

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    I've tried reseating everything again, and using 1 stick of ram in each slot.

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    take everything out of the motherboard bar the power and the CPU - you get anything at all?

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    If I leave the CMOS battery out for a while, I get a continous beeping. I think it's the POST code for no RAM. Clearing the CMOS via jumper doesnt work though.

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