That looks like a bad video card to me as from previous experience of my
I volunteered to try to resuscitate the computer of an impecunious
The computer is a Packard Bell (ugh) V134, with not bad specs--166 Intel
chip, win 95, etc.
I hooked it up to good CRT, KB, and mouse.
Upon power-on, I got three beeps, illumination of the power indicator,
and the fan working.
However, the monitor stayed absolutely blank, and the numlock and
capslock keys on the KB did not, when pressed produce any change in
The unit came without a manual (but with a startup CD). I was unable to
find any useful info on the web about this model.
Do we have a bad video card here? Does the video card control the KB
indicators and other KB functions? Or does this sound like a bad
Any ideas (other than boat anchor)?
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