building a computer?

i need help, i have all the parts to build a computer and i even put it all together and im pretty sure its all right. but one problem when i turn on the newly built computer nothing appears on the monitor?!?!?! HELP!!!

and i'm pretty sure nothings is broken

6 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    make sure power is plugged in everywhere its supposed to be ... videocard? .. tap the DEL key or wichever one is default for entering bios settup ..

  • 1 decade ago


    1. Is the monitor ON ?(power cord correclty conected?)

    2. Is the monitor connected to the Video Card ?

    3. Is the Video card correctly inserted?

    4. Does any sound beep from the internal speaker when you turn the PC on ?

  • 1 decade ago

    yeah cuz u need to set it up. THe first person to respond is right. Its the bios and or the video card unless ur using an intergrated one thats on ur motherboard.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    1) make sure monitor power cable is in

    2)power on monitor

    3)check signal cable

    4)make sure Video card in all the way in

    5)Make sure the board can Handel the video card

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  • 1 decade ago

    Read the paper work that came w/your might need to set up the bios.......

  • 1 decade ago

    listen to snaker DLK on this one he knows what hes doing here and he couldnt have said it better

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