Having problems with your E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC ?

My tower comes on but i cant see anything on the screen. sometimes it works but most of the time i see nothing except a box that says monitor is working, check pc.


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Your power supply may be able to support the computer only marginally, especially if you've added drives to it. The computer will usually reboot or die altogether if the supply is bad. Replace.

OR - If the comuter starts and stays running you may need to replace the video adapter (graphics card). Your current adapter may be:

1) Built into the motherboard or

2) Attached to a slot on the board.

Before spending money on the card, see if you can borrow one that fits the video slot on the motherboard. The usual types of card/slot interface are AGP (older) or PCIe (newer).

Your manual should tell you what kind of video adapter you need. If not, and you have a removable adapter, remove it and compare its connection pin layout to one you want to install.

If your adapter is built-in, compare a picture of your motherboard video slot to shots of AGP or PCIe on the Internet or at a computer store. A built-in adapter should be disabled in the BIOs after it's been replaced by the plug-in type of card.
The graphics card in your pc maybe loose. the grapics card is located where you plug your vga/dvi connection in to the back of the tower. If you slide open the town you will see the graphics card in a brown slot beside the white PCI slots. check if it is secure.
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\015\012Also the vga/dvi cable maybe faulty try a different cable.
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