Having problems with your PC Laptops ?
S-video out isn't working
\015 When plugged into monitor doesn't show.\015\012\015\012My S-video out on my Toshiba laptop worked fine for months. Then occasionally, the image would flicker. Now the image and display do not show up at all unless I'm holding the s-video cord in the computer the right way. This leads me to believe the pins are loose on my actual graphics card. Is it possible to fix just the s-video output, or do I need to replace the entire graphics card?\015
Scan for virus and reinstall xp
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for PC Laptops
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 :
My on button just blinks on and off but when I push it to turn it on..nothing happens..its like it isnt getting any connection
Laptop is dead. How to troubleshoot the problem.\015\012In this post I’ll explain h ... Acer Aspire 5520-5908 Notebook
Counter Strike Graphics 'Set Pixal Format Failed'
Hi :)When you updated your graphics card and ran CSCZ it tried to run the game from its previous setting and found they had changed. upon realizing this CSCZ may have changed its graphisc setup to your new graphics card which as you said ... Sierra Online, Inc. Half-Life: Counter-Strike for Windows
Sound my sound isnt working!!!! i went on youtube to watch my favorite music video and i couldnt hear a thing. i troubleshooted, i restarted my computer, i checked to make sure everything was plugged in correctly and it was. i even installed the recommended driver for my computer and that didnt work either. my cousin passed away not so long ago and i want to see (and hear) a video of him THIS IS SO FRUSTRATING!!!!! WHAT DO I DO?
Did you have sound before?\015\012If yes then follow this for xp:\015\012Start/control panel/Sounds, Speech, & Audio Devices/Sound & Audio Devices. Is page greyed out? If yes then most likely its your sound card or on board sound, ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC
Laptop/tv hookup sometimes tv goes black watching videos
It could be not enough video memory and it take a second to process data. with streaming video it uses UDP protocol. UDP uses a simple transmission model without implicit hand-shaking dialogues for guaranteeing reliability, ordering, or data integrit ... Toshiba Satellite L305-S5894 Notebook
My webcam works fine but my youcam program isnt opening up..
Restart your computer first if that dont work reinstall the software for it or go into your settings and check to see what all it says ... HP G60-230US Notebook
Trying to hook up a TV to my Dell inspiron 1420 PC using s-video to composite and there is no output on the TV. I borrowed an expensive converter which works perfectly so the computer IS set up properly and the s-video port does work. When I change display settings with the function F8 button the screen flickers and I can see my desktop for a second and then its gone. I believe the display options also reset. Anybody have any ideas for TV or laptop settings I may have missed??
That actually isnt a true svideo port. it does output video, but it needs a converter that dell sells for about 30 bucks (ebay is cheaper). it plugs directly into the "s-video" port on the computer and splits it off into both an svideo connection and ... Dell PC Laptops
DVI cable not working
If you still have your old monitor plug it back in for a bit and load the drivers for the new monitor (from the disk which came with the new monitor). Right click on your desktop and choose properties and set your display resolution to something lik ... PC Desktops
Mother Board upgrades
Well hello there i have read your problem and i really think you shouldn't have to waste time and money all you have to do is enter your motherboards model into a search engine on the net and to that add drivers update. e.g. "HP Pavilion a1720n driv ... HP Pavilion a1720n PC Desktop
Playing DVD's I am having a problem playing DVD's on my laptop. This problem just started. They play choppy and do not read correctly. My videos that are on my computer play fine, its the DVD's that don't work. What is my problem?
Have you checked to see if your drive isnt too full. This can be the problem why it has only just started. I bet if you got rid of some of your films in that machine watching a DVD from the ROM would be a pleasure. I know my sister has that problem ... HP Compaq Presario R4000 Notebook
I have a Dell GX620 with a Geforce 9500GT video card. It works great on XP. I just (today) uprgaded to Vista and it won't work (won't display anything) unless I use the ''standard VGA adapter''. I have tried several driver vesions and the system boots but no display. Help!
Make sure your resolution isnt too high on the computer, some graphics cards dont support larger resolutions...this prolly isnt the answer but im just trying to give you ideas ... Dell PC Desktops
HDTV on Mag LT776s
That monitor wont produce the 1280x720 resolution. It isnt hdtv ready ... Mag Innovision LT776s 17" LCD Monitor
Cannot see the bios screen
I would try removing, the cd drive,hardrives out so all you have connected is the processor, and ram. If two sticks dont work try one. Try this as a starting point too see if you get a display signal from the monitor, and the bios. Also try putting i ... Gateway MT3705 Notebook
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
My inbuilt webcam isnt working
Hi,\015\012\015\012Installing XP on this C785tu is not recommended by HP as these notebooks are designed for Vista.\015\012\015\012HP don't have the Xp drivers for this notebook. Anyhow, I will provide some work around XP driv ... Compaq Presario 700 470024-192 Notebook
My microphone on my acer aspire one isnt working
This solution works for the Windows XP version. Go to msconfig.exe, then the Startup tab. UNCHECK rthdcpl and restart. Realtek driver doesn't load, but who cares...the microphone works now. ... PC Laptops
While Playing the DVD
You probably need to clean out the pc. Get rid of programs that are not needed or used. Do a "Disk Cleanup", Defrag until it takes only about 1-2 min to complete. Get an Anti-spyware/malware as well as an Anti-spyware program and run it once a wee ... Dell Latitude C640 Notebook
Front usbs not working(suddenly)
Possibilities:\015\0121) One of your USB devices have faulted, or is causing a resource conflict (or similar)-- Remove all USB devices, and reboot.\015\0122) Your USB chip/ports have been damaged.-- Find a spare HardDisk or ba ... PC Desktops
Samsung syncmaster 953bw
Oct 23, 2009- This is how it went for me..I have a Samsung SYNCMASTER ... PC Desktops
Screen doesn't work
If the lid switch isnt stuck I'd look to the Inverter to be bad. Check on external monitor to verify Video there however. ... HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook
My monitor is hooked up to my laptop and there is no red color on the monitor, the other colors work fine but the red isnt showing up.
HI. Usually this will be the result of a failed AVI cable. The standard AVI cable carries RGB streams to and from the monitor, via video card or integrated solution. If the transfer cable becomes unstable, The RGB stream may become disto ... Samsung T220HD LCD Monitor
My monitor isnt working
Motherboard Setup Defult monitor setting.Or set the defalt for eveithing. ... Insignia D300a PC Desktop
Web cam wont turn on for video chat on AOL IM or skype
Look at the task tray where the clock is. Look for a icon that looks like a webcam. Is there one?If there isnt one you will need to install the Drivers and software that came with your webcam.If you cant find it, reply with the brand and ... HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook
No start up , button lites up - cd-rom wont open , noticed no fans on for 3d card or big one on mother board
If the cpu/heatsink fan isn't turning then most pc's will shut down to avoid further damage to cpu & board. I would first replace the fan if it's the one over your cpu. Try replacing power supply. If your board has the 4 ... E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC
Worried about cconnection not working
... PC Desktops
I have a RCA entertainment series PIP. The problem is that suddenly the sound isnt working properly. The picture is perfectly fine, but the sound is just like loud static. However when I hook up my sons video game, the sound works fine. What is the problem? Thanx - Kellie
Just unplug the unit from mains, take the back off, use compressed air to clean the dust and dirt out of it. Then check the soldiering joints and give it a quick look. then plug it back in and the sound will work. but if the solderin ... PC Laptops