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#1 newhopeshelby

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Posted 27 January 2007 - 07:29 PM

Hi. Let's see if I can explain this problem correctly.

Yesterday I installed my wireless router so that I can use my laptop anywhere in the house. Went through the entire installation process without any problem and sure enough, the laptop is picking up a great signal.

I also have a desktop and the DSL modem that was being used with the desktop is the modem that is now working with the wireless router. Yesterday they were both working fine, no problem. Now for some reason my desktop is acting up. The monitor keeps going blank and says it's not receiving a signal from the computer even though the desktop shows as being on. If I turn off the desktop and then turn it back on, the monitor comes back on, no problem. Then it seems to blank out again after a bit.

I don't keep the laptop on constantly but the desktop does stay on. Or at least it used to. Is it possible that for whatever reason the laptop is interferring with this? I don't see how that's possible but this problem started AFTER I did the whole wireless set up.

Any thoughts or suggestion? I'd appreciate any insight you might have. Thanks.

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#2 stevealmighty

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Posted 27 January 2007 - 09:56 PM

Sounds like you might've jiggled lose a the wire for your monitor. Try checking to make sure that the monitor cable is screwed in tightly on both ends (some monitors will screw into the monitor itself and the back of the computer).

Let us know if this works or not! :thumbsup:
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Posted 28 January 2007 - 07:37 PM

Ok it wasn't the cables at all. The person who uses the desktop changed some settings and then didn't bother to mention it until last night when I was trying again. Then I get an "Oh by the way...". Problem solved now.

Thanks for the response.

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Posted 28 January 2007 - 08:18 PM

Glad to hear that it wasn't anything serious! :thumbsup:
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