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Anonymous
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September 4, 2005 10:07:01 AM

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Does W95 recognize and install a new monitor or do I need to manually set it
up via DOS? Getting "no signal" message.

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Anonymous
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September 4, 2005 11:08:09 AM

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That message typically appear when turning the monitor on long time before
windows even start. It tends to signify that there is no video signal from
the video card.

Is all the cables connected properly
Does the computer appear to start up ??
Does the fans start when turning the computer on ??



--
Jon Hildrum
DTS MVP
Jon_Hildrum@msn.com
www.hildrum.com
"donnah222" <donnah222@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> Does W95 recognize and install a new monitor or do I need to manually set
> it
> up via DOS? Getting "no signal" message.
Anonymous
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September 4, 2005 11:16:02 AM

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Thanks for response.
Fan starts, hard drive clicks and sounds like it's spinning, cables appear
ok. Would W95 recognize a new monitor-or do I have to manually install
drivers, I guess is my question before I open the box up and check cards?
"Jon_Hildrum" wrote:

> That message typically appear when turning the monitor on long time before
> windows even start. It tends to signify that there is no video signal from
> the video card.
>
> Is all the cables connected properly
> Does the computer appear to start up ??
> Does the fans start when turning the computer on ??
>
>
>
> --
> Jon Hildrum
> DTS MVP
> Jon_Hildrum@msn.com
> www.hildrum.com
> "donnah222" <donnah222@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:7A6E34B3-E6C6-4764-A424-DF4F7A994652@microsoft.com...
> > Does W95 recognize and install a new monitor or do I need to manually set
> > it
> > up via DOS? Getting "no signal" message.
>
>
>
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Anonymous
a b C Monitor
September 4, 2005 4:17:39 PM

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donnah222 wrote:
> Thanks for response.
> Fan starts, hard drive clicks and sounds like it's spinning, cables appear
> ok. Would W95 recognize a new monitor-or do I have to manually install
> drivers, I guess is my question before I open the box up and check cards?
> "Jon_Hildrum" wrote:
>
>
>>That message typically appear when turning the monitor on long time before
>>windows even start. It tends to signify that there is no video signal from
>>the video card.
>>
>>Is all the cables connected properly
>>Does the computer appear to start up ??
>>Does the fans start when turning the computer on ??
>>
>>
>>
>>--
>>Jon Hildrum
>>DTS MVP
>>Jon_Hildrum@msn.com
>>www.hildrum.com
>>"donnah222" <donnah222@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>news:7A6E34B3-E6C6-4764-A424-DF4F7A994652@microsoft.com...
>>
>>>Does W95 recognize and install a new monitor or do I need to manually set
>>>it
>>>up via DOS? Getting "no signal" message.

Just to make it clear, are we discussing a standard CRT monitor with a
VGA cable (three rows of pins in a trapazoidal connector)?

If the monitor, cable AND the video card (or integrated video on your
motherboard) are working properly you should at least get the Power On
Self Test (POST) displays and the Windows 95 startup logo with the
animated section at the bottom.

Most motherboards generate a single short beep on the little speaker
inside the tower when the computer is first turned on. A malfunction on
the digital portion of the card may be detected by the POST which will
signal that result with a different pattern of beeps. The failed video
card pattern of beeps varies with different BIOS and motherboard
manufacurers. Some manufacturers provide lists of POST beep codes on
their web site. POST occurs before ANY of the Windows hardware settings
are loaded. Theoreticaly a failure in the analog portion of the card
wouldn't be detected by the POST.

If you get the the normal single startup beep and NO display at any
point of startup your pretty much down to testing the monitor on another
computer OR another monitor on your computer. The failure will follow
the malfunctioning piece of equipment around.
Anonymous
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September 4, 2005 6:59:15 PM

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Yes, standard crt monitor with 15 pin plug-works fine on another
computer-video card appears securely connected, cable is fine.
NO beep at start up-several fast clicks from hd. Only get "no signal"
message on monitor. No other vid card available to test that.

"RobertVA" wrote:

> donnah222 wrote:
> > Thanks for response.
> > Fan starts, hard drive clicks and sounds like it's spinning, cables appear
> > ok. Would W95 recognize a new monitor-or do I have to manually install
> > drivers, I guess is my question before I open the box up and check cards?
> > "Jon_Hildrum" wrote:
> >
> >
> >>That message typically appear when turning the monitor on long time before
> >>windows even start. It tends to signify that there is no video signal from
> >>the video card.
> >>
> >>Is all the cables connected properly
> >>Does the computer appear to start up ??
> >>Does the fans start when turning the computer on ??
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>--
> >>Jon Hildrum
> >>DTS MVP
> >>Jon_Hildrum@msn.com
> >>www.hildrum.com
> >>"donnah222" <donnah222@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >>news:7A6E34B3-E6C6-4764-A424-DF4F7A994652@microsoft.com...
> >>
> >>>Does W95 recognize and install a new monitor or do I need to manually set
> >>>it
> >>>up via DOS? Getting "no signal" message.
>
> Just to make it clear, are we discussing a standard CRT monitor with a
> VGA cable (three rows of pins in a trapazoidal connector)?
>
> If the monitor, cable AND the video card (or integrated video on your
> motherboard) are working properly you should at least get the Power On
> Self Test (POST) displays and the Windows 95 startup logo with the
> animated section at the bottom.
>
> Most motherboards generate a single short beep on the little speaker
> inside the tower when the computer is first turned on. A malfunction on
> the digital portion of the card may be detected by the POST which will
> signal that result with a different pattern of beeps. The failed video
> card pattern of beeps varies with different BIOS and motherboard
> manufacurers. Some manufacturers provide lists of POST beep codes on
> their web site. POST occurs before ANY of the Windows hardware settings
> are loaded. Theoreticaly a failure in the analog portion of the card
> wouldn't be detected by the POST.
>
> If you get the the normal single startup beep and NO display at any
> point of startup your pretty much down to testing the monitor on another
> computer OR another monitor on your computer. The failure will follow
> the malfunctioning piece of equipment around.
>
Anonymous
a b C Monitor
September 4, 2005 8:51:56 PM

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Make sure your video card is properly seated. Typically if not you should
have gotten beeps but I would check.

Maybe if you have a spare cable from the video card to the monitor you may
try it


As it is, win95 has northing to do with getting that message. When you boot,
you should still get a screen display until win95 is loaded if you had
problems with windows drivers.

--
Jon Hildrum
DTS MVP
Jon_Hildrum@msn.com
www.hildrum.com
"donnah222" <donnah222@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:701ABD12-D46F-43C2-AAB8-16C4060D26D0@microsoft.com...
> Yes, standard crt monitor with 15 pin plug-works fine on another
> computer-video card appears securely connected, cable is fine.
> NO beep at start up-several fast clicks from hd. Only get "no signal"
> message on monitor. No other vid card available to test that.
>
> "RobertVA" wrote:
>
>> donnah222 wrote:
>> > Thanks for response.
>> > Fan starts, hard drive clicks and sounds like it's spinning, cables
>> > appear
>> > ok. Would W95 recognize a new monitor-or do I have to manually install
>> > drivers, I guess is my question before I open the box up and check
>> > cards?
>> > "Jon_Hildrum" wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> >>That message typically appear when turning the monitor on long time
>> >>before
>> >>windows even start. It tends to signify that there is no video signal
>> >>from
>> >>the video card.
>> >>
>> >>Is all the cables connected properly
>> >>Does the computer appear to start up ??
>> >>Does the fans start when turning the computer on ??
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>--
>> >>Jon Hildrum
>> >>DTS MVP
>> >>Jon_Hildrum@msn.com
>> >>www.hildrum.com
>> >>"donnah222" <donnah222@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> >>news:7A6E34B3-E6C6-4764-A424-DF4F7A994652@microsoft.com...
>> >>
>> >>>Does W95 recognize and install a new monitor or do I need to manually
>> >>>set
>> >>>it
>> >>>up via DOS? Getting "no signal" message.
>>
>> Just to make it clear, are we discussing a standard CRT monitor with a
>> VGA cable (three rows of pins in a trapazoidal connector)?
>>
>> If the monitor, cable AND the video card (or integrated video on your
>> motherboard) are working properly you should at least get the Power On
>> Self Test (POST) displays and the Windows 95 startup logo with the
>> animated section at the bottom.
>>
>> Most motherboards generate a single short beep on the little speaker
>> inside the tower when the computer is first turned on. A malfunction on
>> the digital portion of the card may be detected by the POST which will
>> signal that result with a different pattern of beeps. The failed video
>> card pattern of beeps varies with different BIOS and motherboard
>> manufacurers. Some manufacturers provide lists of POST beep codes on
>> their web site. POST occurs before ANY of the Windows hardware settings
>> are loaded. Theoreticaly a failure in the analog portion of the card
>> wouldn't be detected by the POST.
>>
>> If you get the the normal single startup beep and NO display at any
>> point of startup your pretty much down to testing the monitor on another
>> computer OR another monitor on your computer. The failure will follow
>> the malfunctioning piece of equipment around.
>>
Anonymous
a b C Monitor
September 4, 2005 10:39:01 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.win95.general.discussion (More info?)

I did check the card and reseat it. Monitor cable is built in so difficult
to connect with a different cable. I've a feeling W is not loading because of
a hd failure or the vid card is bad.

"Jon_Hildrum" wrote:

> Make sure your video card is properly seated. Typically if not you should
> have gotten beeps but I would check.
>
> Maybe if you have a spare cable from the video card to the monitor you may
> try it
>
>
> As it is, win95 has northing to do with getting that message. When you boot,
> you should still get a screen display until win95 is loaded if you had
> problems with windows drivers.
>
> --
> Jon Hildrum
> DTS MVP
> Jon_Hildrum@msn.com
> www.hildrum.com
> "donnah222" <donnah222@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:701ABD12-D46F-43C2-AAB8-16C4060D26D0@microsoft.com...
> > Yes, standard crt monitor with 15 pin plug-works fine on another
> > computer-video card appears securely connected, cable is fine.
> > NO beep at start up-several fast clicks from hd. Only get "no signal"
> > message on monitor. No other vid card available to test that.
> >
> > "RobertVA" wrote:
> >
> >> donnah222 wrote:
> >> > Thanks for response.
> >> > Fan starts, hard drive clicks and sounds like it's spinning, cables
> >> > appear
> >> > ok. Would W95 recognize a new monitor-or do I have to manually install
> >> > drivers, I guess is my question before I open the box up and check
> >> > cards?
> >> > "Jon_Hildrum" wrote:
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >>That message typically appear when turning the monitor on long time
> >> >>before
> >> >>windows even start. It tends to signify that there is no video signal
> >> >>from
> >> >>the video card.
> >> >>
> >> >>Is all the cables connected properly
> >> >>Does the computer appear to start up ??
> >> >>Does the fans start when turning the computer on ??
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>--
> >> >>Jon Hildrum
> >> >>DTS MVP
> >> >>Jon_Hildrum@msn.com
> >> >>www.hildrum.com
> >> >>"donnah222" <donnah222@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> >> >>news:7A6E34B3-E6C6-4764-A424-DF4F7A994652@microsoft.com...
> >> >>
> >> >>>Does W95 recognize and install a new monitor or do I need to manually
> >> >>>set
> >> >>>it
> >> >>>up via DOS? Getting "no signal" message.
> >>
> >> Just to make it clear, are we discussing a standard CRT monitor with a
> >> VGA cable (three rows of pins in a trapazoidal connector)?
> >>
> >> If the monitor, cable AND the video card (or integrated video on your
> >> motherboard) are working properly you should at least get the Power On
> >> Self Test (POST) displays and the Windows 95 startup logo with the
> >> animated section at the bottom.
> >>
> >> Most motherboards generate a single short beep on the little speaker
> >> inside the tower when the computer is first turned on. A malfunction on
> >> the digital portion of the card may be detected by the POST which will
> >> signal that result with a different pattern of beeps. The failed video
> >> card pattern of beeps varies with different BIOS and motherboard
> >> manufacurers. Some manufacturers provide lists of POST beep codes on
> >> their web site. POST occurs before ANY of the Windows hardware settings
> >> are loaded. Theoreticaly a failure in the analog portion of the card
> >> wouldn't be detected by the POST.
> >>
> >> If you get the the normal single startup beep and NO display at any
> >> point of startup your pretty much down to testing the monitor on another
> >> computer OR another monitor on your computer. The failure will follow
> >> the malfunctioning piece of equipment around.
> >>
>
>
>
Anonymous
a b C Monitor
September 5, 2005 10:51:42 AM

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If you have a harddrive failure then you would still get video.
You should still see the bootscreen and the initial boot process should
complete (with a video display ). It would then stop with an error message.

The message you were getting is related to one of the following:
1. Bad video card
2. Bad monitor.
3.A bad connection between monitor or video card
4.Video card not properly installed
5. Bad motherboard
6 Bad power supply or the power connector to the motherboard not properly
seated.

Above is what comes to mind




--
Jon Hildrum
DTS MVP
Jon_Hildrum@msn.com
www.hildrum.com
"donnah222" <donnah222@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:FEC615EF-2462-4EA6-AE14-5D47372FFF57@microsoft.com...
>I did check the card and reseat it. Monitor cable is built in so difficult
> to connect with a different cable. I've a feeling W is not loading because
> of
> a hd failure or the vid card is bad.
>
> "Jon_Hildrum" wrote:
>
>> Make sure your video card is properly seated. Typically if not you should
>> have gotten beeps but I would check.
>>
>> Maybe if you have a spare cable from the video card to the monitor you
>> may
>> try it
>>
>>
>> As it is, win95 has northing to do with getting that message. When you
>> boot,
>> you should still get a screen display until win95 is loaded if you had
>> problems with windows drivers.
>>
>> --
>> Jon Hildrum
>> DTS MVP
>> Jon_Hildrum@msn.com
>> www.hildrum.com
>> "donnah222" <donnah222@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:701ABD12-D46F-43C2-AAB8-16C4060D26D0@microsoft.com...
>> > Yes, standard crt monitor with 15 pin plug-works fine on another
>> > computer-video card appears securely connected, cable is fine.
>> > NO beep at start up-several fast clicks from hd. Only get "no signal"
>> > message on monitor. No other vid card available to test that.
>> >
>> > "RobertVA" wrote:
>> >
>> >> donnah222 wrote:
>> >> > Thanks for response.
>> >> > Fan starts, hard drive clicks and sounds like it's spinning, cables
>> >> > appear
>> >> > ok. Would W95 recognize a new monitor-or do I have to manually
>> >> > install
>> >> > drivers, I guess is my question before I open the box up and check
>> >> > cards?
>> >> > "Jon_Hildrum" wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >>That message typically appear when turning the monitor on long time
>> >> >>before
>> >> >>windows even start. It tends to signify that there is no video
>> >> >>signal
>> >> >>from
>> >> >>the video card.
>> >> >>
>> >> >>Is all the cables connected properly
>> >> >>Does the computer appear to start up ??
>> >> >>Does the fans start when turning the computer on ??
>> >> >>
>> >> >>
>> >> >>
>> >> >>--
>> >> >>Jon Hildrum
>> >> >>DTS MVP
>> >> >>Jon_Hildrum@msn.com
>> >> >>www.hildrum.com
>> >> >>"donnah222" <donnah222@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> >> >>news:7A6E34B3-E6C6-4764-A424-DF4F7A994652@microsoft.com...
>> >> >>
>> >> >>>Does W95 recognize and install a new monitor or do I need to
>> >> >>>manually
>> >> >>>set
>> >> >>>it
>> >> >>>up via DOS? Getting "no signal" message.
>> >>
>> >> Just to make it clear, are we discussing a standard CRT monitor with a
>> >> VGA cable (three rows of pins in a trapazoidal connector)?
>> >>
>> >> If the monitor, cable AND the video card (or integrated video on your
>> >> motherboard) are working properly you should at least get the Power On
>> >> Self Test (POST) displays and the Windows 95 startup logo with the
>> >> animated section at the bottom.
>> >>
>> >> Most motherboards generate a single short beep on the little speaker
>> >> inside the tower when the computer is first turned on. A malfunction
>> >> on
>> >> the digital portion of the card may be detected by the POST which will
>> >> signal that result with a different pattern of beeps. The failed video
>> >> card pattern of beeps varies with different BIOS and motherboard
>> >> manufacurers. Some manufacturers provide lists of POST beep codes on
>> >> their web site. POST occurs before ANY of the Windows hardware
>> >> settings
>> >> are loaded. Theoreticaly a failure in the analog portion of the card
>> >> wouldn't be detected by the POST.
>> >>
>> >> If you get the the normal single startup beep and NO display at any
>> >> point of startup your pretty much down to testing the monitor on
>> >> another
>> >> computer OR another monitor on your computer. The failure will follow
>> >> the malfunctioning piece of equipment around.
>> >>
>>
>>
>>
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