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My computer died but monitor still worked. Friend gave me a processor that worked but when I hooked up my monitor to it, it says no signal imput. Monitor and processor both worked independently a minute ago. Any ideas?
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Tech Support Specialist: Randy Computer Tech, Computer Support Specialist replied 2 years ago
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My name is ***** ***** certified computer professional with over 10 years experience. I will be glad to assist you with this. .
I am sorry to hear that you are heaving this issue.Make sure the connections are good on the monitor cable and then reboot your computer and check. The xp should recognize the monitor after you reboot the compter.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Trying that now
Tech Support Specialist: Randy Computer Tech, Computer Support Specialist replied 2 years ago

Okay, let know what happens please.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Nope still no signal
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Any more ideas
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Are you there randy?
Tech Support Specialist: Randy Computer Tech, Computer Support Specialist replied 2 years ago

Yes, check both ends of your cable make sure the pins are straight and tight.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
they are
Tech Support Specialist: Randy Computer Tech, Computer Support Specialist replied 2 years ago

Okay, when connecting a monitor to a system running Windows XP, it will be automatically recognised and installed.There must be a setting on the xp that was used by the other persons monitor.

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Tech Support Specialist: Randy Computer Tech, Computer Support Specialist replied 2 years ago

try pressing the Windows key and P at the same time.

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