Having problems with your PC Desktops ?

Old monitor or sound card ?

\015 I have a compaq desktop d51s evo pent 4 but the res on my monitor will only delect 4 bit and i need 16 bit res so what do i change one or both o monitor is a old reusys\015

Answers :

You have to install latest display driver available in the motherboard's website...
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for PC Desktops

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Clicking noise when i start my PC


If you you do not have your computer connected to a 750 jewel power strip you may have damaged the power supply if you are not electricly inclined you can buy a power supply checker at radio shack about $12 power supplys run about $39 on up to $100 d ... HP GX612AA Pavilion Media Center M8330F Desktop PC

Error message on Syncmaster- check signal cable


Sounds like it might be a graphics card. if u have an old graphics or vidio card, open the case and remove your card then install the old one. if it works now youll know your card is bad. If u have an old video card and an open pci slot install i ... Samsung SyncMaster 940B Monitor

Volume Control stopped working


CLICK ON START BUTTON AND GOW TO YOUR CONTROLL PANEL WHEN U THERE OPEN SYSTEM FILE AND CLICK ON DEVICE MANAGER WHEN YOUR DEVICE MANAGER HAS OPENED CLICK ON THE DROP DOWN THAT SAYS SOUND GAME AND VIDEO CONTROLLER AND ONTOP AT YOUR MENU ICONS YOU WILL ... HP Media Center PC 873n (P9875A#ABA) PC Desktop

Balance monitor all color flushes and flashes with pic host link


Sounds like the lcd on your monitor is bad. This link shows how to replace one:\015\012\015\012http://www.fonerbooks.com/laptop_4.htm\015\012\015\012The link shows a laptop, but it's pretty much the same as with your monitor. The hard part is findi ... Balance CM2017 17" Monitor

Monitor reads: PC entering power saving mode then shuts off;PC on


First do not take the hard drive out and put it in another computer. It is configured to run in the computer it's in.\015\012\015\012Next, you probably did have a power surge either from your power supply or the power in your home. It s ... HP Pavilion a810n (PP164AA) PC Desktop

Downgrading from VISTA to XP and the plug and play feature of xp is busted. it cant install sound, video, monitor drivers


You have to download the drives from acer.com for your acer aspire l310 there are only 4, one is for internet conneccion,audio i don't remember the other two but you will find them there, download those files save them to a cd or flash card anything ... Acer Aspire L310 (ASL310UD631A) PC Desktop

Dell P780 17" CRT Monitor(3 yrs old) issue


That sounds like a monitor issue, not a video card. Gradual fading means components within the monitor are wearing out. However, I strongly advice against attempting repairs.\015\012\015\012CRT monitors hold a strong electrical charge. People have ... Dell P780 17" CRT Monitor

Do I need a driver for my speakers?


Ok " if your sound card is built in to the board and you put in a \015\012PCI sound card in , you have to go into Bios and reset it for pci.\015\012\015\012When you start your computer up look on the monitor , it will tell you to ... AOpen F55JS (Black, Silver) 15" LCD Monitor

I have a viewsonic monitor with no sound


YOUR MONITOR IS FINE, YOU WILL NEED TO INSTALL THE DRIVERS THAT GOES TO YOUR AUDIO CARD, OR THE PC GUY REMOVE YOUR AUDIO CARD... GO THE THE MANUFACTURER'S WEBSITE OF YOUR PC AND DOWNLOAD THE DRIVER ... ViewSonic VA721 17" LCD Monitor

Monitor not responding to computer


As you are hearing three beep sounds i guess this is a problem with the memory i suggest you blow out any dust on the ram slot and fix the ram,i also suggest that you must try out with the old ram.if this doesn't solve the problem take out the VGA ca ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

My 14" Likom monitor goes blank after installing WIndows XP


I assume your Samsung Magic CGB5607L is CRT monitor (Not LCD). It could be the problem with "Refresh Rate" the monitor can't handle. Set the lowest resolution with lowest refresh rate. (800x600 @ 60 Hertz). in Display Properties ... Fuji FP-988D 19" Flat Panel LCD Monitor

No sound coming out of the speakers


This sounds like a driver or settings issue. Go into control panel and open up the sound and audio devices control. Go to audio and make sure that the proper sound card is selected for playback and recording. If you don't see your card listed in the ... TDV Vison vi06fv19x Monitor

Acer H213H No sound


1. What adaptor are you using?\015\0122. hdmi carries both audio and video signal\015\012\015\0123. If your using an old dvi to hdmi cable the old dvi cables do not have the 4 extra pins for sound. \015\012\015\012SO..... best ... PC Desktops

PC Monitor goes black


... Computer Monitors

Clicking noises coming from monitor with hdmi cable attached to computer have no problems with other connections that came with monitor


Try getting a video card, if not look for a new monitor.Reason i say get a video card your motherboard is probably working to hard depending on how old your pc is. When getting the video card it takes stress off the board when monitor is ... PC Desktops

Monitor is vertical display instead of horizontal display


The keys ctrl+alt+right arrow should do the trick for you. if not then right click on the keyboard and select properties for options and you will find your graphics software has its own rotational software. good luck with two year old, sounds like yo ... Dell Computer Monitors

Computer "turns on" i hear four to five beeps, but the monitor gets no signal. a friend gave me the computer, only once did i see it boot up fully but it froze up so i had to restart it and it wont work. everytime i try i get the same thing four or five beeps and monitor says no signal. so i dont know whats happening. its a gateway computer runing windows xp. thats all i know. i know the monitor is good cause i tested it on another computer.


Without knowing the exact frequency/length of the beeps my first guess would be a bad stick of ram or a bad video card. If there is more than one stick of ram in the computer try it with one of the sticks pulled, pulling each stick until it does boo ... Gateway GT5028 PC Desktop

Pc does not display after changin Ram


Hi,Sorry to say. But you need to understand the various reasons for 'No Display'I will give a few suggestions for you try for solving the problem.1. Is PC working with some other monitor? (Monitor problems and char ... Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop

Dimension 4700 wont light up the monitor.


Hi Cactus,My name is ArmyMason, let me get this straight. You have a Dell Dimension 4700 and the Monitor isnt working with the PC? This could be one of two things. Either the monitor is bad, to test this I would connect it to some other c ... Dell Dimension 4700 PC Desktop

No display ok my pc stop working all together it wouldnt even come on so i got a new power supply now it on but i got no display nothing on siganl what do i do


So turning on the computer doesn't bring the monitor out of standby? Just to be sure, try turning the monitor off, then on again and the Pc on at the same time. If you see any writing on the screen, that will be good news.\015\012\015\012Make sure ... E-Machines C1641 PC Desktop

I have a Philips Brilliance 200W Monitor now about 2 years old. I have been away for a week and the screen had been left switched off on the monitor switch but still connected to the mains and computer. I have now come back to find a black screen, not a glimmer of anything although the the power light is illuminated. Is there something obvious that I am missing that stope me getting a visual display ? I hope that some one can assist me as I am loathe to lose my Philips monitor. John


Did you check the sleep mode or power off mode? What\015\012do you do to make it come back on? Sounds like it might be getting too\015\012hot and/or going bad. Not sure how to diagnose this without seeing it\015\012myself. That is the best that I ... PC Desktops

HDTV as a monitor -- is audio possible?


I also have a PG connected to my LCD TV. The problem is that you only can send the video signal to the TV if you are using a VGA or DVI cable. Unless your computer has a dedicated HDMI port, you will have to send your audio in a different way. ... IBM ThinkCentre S50 PC Desktop

Monitor Turns Black


This is nothing to do with CPU but maybe your GPU (Video card) It sounds like you built the machine your self & from what you've said it could be an earthing issue if your screen turns off when you tighten the screws or it might mean that your vi ... PC Desktops

Need specs: CMOS battery for Toshiba Satellite M60 notebook, Euro


Sounds like you have several problems to solve.\015\012The LCD screen might only need the the video ribbon cable connector reseating otherwise it could be a video card problem. Connect an external monitor to the laptop, power up the monitor the ... Toshiba Satellite M60 Notebook

No video signal


That does not sound likely. how old is your computer? if it is more than about 5-6 years, it may have a blown power supply(basically your computer is dead) this happened to my friend's computer while i was there and he blamed it on me, if you think y ... PC Desktops
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.electronic-servicing.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.9530 seconds