My uncle's HP Pavilion S3123w Slimline PC is not receiving any video signal from the onboard graphics VGA port. I have tried it on 3 different monitors and all 3 get no signal.
I bought him a video card to put in his open PCI-E port but when I tried turning the PC with the new card installed the 2 monitors I tried did not get a signal either.
When you push the power button the computer sounds like it is going through the POST and that Windows is waiting for me to login. The hard drive isn't making any weird noises. The cooling fans all are working.
I am stumped for a solution. Any help would be appreciated.
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Try a different connector.
I have a DVI connection on my monitor and that did not work either on the new card. Forgot to mention that in my post.
If you're just using onboard video, and it's still not POSTing, the PSU is likely toast.
I don't want to order a PSU from an online only retailer because I want to be able to return it and get a refund ASAP if that does not work. I am going to try Frys or Best Buy this weekend and hopefully that is all his computer needs.
Thanks to everyone.
Keep in mind that newegg has very quick shipping, and have great customer service. They basically have a no questions asked RMA policy.