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by rillawalters / November 15, 2005 11:43 PM PST

i get a message when i turn on my computer no signal please check video cable even though the cable is plug in properly. what is the problem

my computer is a soniview
128 memore
pentium 4 processor

thats all i know

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Rilla, Please Try....
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 16, 2005 7:31 AM PST
In reply to: hardware

...swapping in a known "good" monitor from a friend or family member..It might be just the cable or the monitor itself. On the other hand, if it's related to your other post HERE, then we need to know a lot more information about the computer...The operatings system, age of the computer, whether you've scanned it for spyware and viruses, etc. The more information you give us, then better informed our answer will be.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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Hardware
by rillawalters / November 16, 2005 10:15 PM PST
In reply to: Rilla, Please Try....

Thanks for ur respond, my computer is running XP Professional, 128 Memory, Petium 4 Processor, the motherboard U8668, the BIOS is a Pheonix. I tried swapping the monitor and the same thing happen. When i tried another mother board it works except that one of the capacitor on that motherboard is leaking and cause it to power down. What i am thinking mabe the onboard video card is bad. i hope i give enough info.

ps. the other post was not related, thats for another computer.
rilla

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At the office 4 dead u8668s.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 16, 2005 10:19 PM PST
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The bad motherboard capacitor issue strikes again. It's the mainboard.

Beware that you can lose the power supply too since it stressed the power supply.

Bob

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dead u8668
by rillawalters / November 16, 2005 10:24 PM PST

what is a spyware, and how can it affect the computer.

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Just sharing.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 16, 2005 10:30 PM PST
In reply to: dead u8668

Spyware can't cause bad motherboard capacitors so this is not the issue or cause.

Type BAD MOTHERBOARD CAPACITORS into google.com to read why this issue happened. Corporate espionage gone wrong.

Bob

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Rilla, If The Current Motherboard Isn't Bad...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 17, 2005 12:36 AM PST
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...although it probably is, then 128 MB of RAM just won't do it...A Pentium 4 with XP will barely function with only 128 MB of RAM especially if it's got an integrated video card..If it's available, throw in another 256-512 MB or so and see how it works then. If the motherboard is bad, the problem will still be there..If it's a lack of RAM issue, then you'll see that as well.

As Bob state, spyware can cause slow downs of operations and other operational issues but won't cause the "No signal" problem.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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hardware
by rillawalters / November 17, 2005 2:38 AM PST

its is a 256 memory my mistake. i take another lokk and saw a bulg in 2 of my capasitors. i don know if this could be the problem.

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Let me be perfectly clear. The motherboard is bad.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 17, 2005 5:09 AM PST
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No ifs, ands or buts. Please don't waste your time on this board.

Bob

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(NT) (NT) Yep, Bad Mobo
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / November 17, 2005 6:24 AM PST
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