Having problems with your Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop ?

My Monitor said Check Video Cable. wich I did with another cable also but it still says Check Video Cable


Answers :

Hook up another known working monitor to the computer to make sure you have video.

If you don't have video even with the 2nd monitor then that means that its and issue with the computer.

If thats the case then go ahead and with the computer off, unseat and reseat the memory. If you don't get video after that then go ahead and make sure that the only power connectors that are connected are the ones to the motherboard. Also make sure the power supply switch is set to 115v.

If you still don't get video then try another know good memory stick in the computer to make sure its not a memory problem. If you still don't get video then unseat and reaset the cpu.

At this point if you can't get video then the motherboard is bad and would need to be replaced.

Change your VGA card.
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