Monitor will not display anything

eduwin99 7 Posts Tuesday April 10, 2018Registration date April 24, 2018 Last seen - Apr 10, 2018 at 07:20 PM - Latest reply: ac3mark 10668 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus October 17, 2018 Last seen
- Apr 24, 2018 at 04:45 PM
If I install an update that has to restart the computer I usually don't install it, but when I do it will turn on and the display says checking signal for a few seconds, flashes black then displays no d-sub something and says entering power saving mode. I fixed temporarily by
1. powering down the pc and monitor
2. disconnecting the pc and hold the power button for roughly 25+ seconds
3. removing GPU, and powering back up (once its on it still displays the stuff mentioned above and will go black and then it starts to show the windows logo and after a few seconds it shows the welcome page and I can login.)
4. turn off everything again and disconnecting the pc
5. place the GPU and align it as perfect as possible
6. power back and its the same thing as 3 I login and try to keep it on
I have to do this whenever it turns off so I try to keep it on as long as possible. How can I fix this permanently?
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ac3mark 10668 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus October 17, 2018 Last seen - Apr 12, 2018 at 05:25 PM
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Thank you
YOU have a flaky motherboard. There is no perm fix for interactions like this.
eduwin99 7 Posts Tuesday April 10, 2018Registration date April 24, 2018 Last seen - Apr 18, 2018 at 04:31 PM
its the Graphics card that I have to reseat, would doing that help with the graphics card or is it just for the cpu
ac3mark 10668 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus October 17, 2018 Last seen - Apr 18, 2018 at 06:31 PM
Do you have onboard Graphics? If so, take the other card out. Play with the onboard for a while. If you cannot play the games you normally would, then yes it is the graphics card, as it was allowing the other games to run, but was failing.
eduwin99 7 Posts Tuesday April 10, 2018Registration date April 24, 2018 Last seen - Apr 19, 2018 at 04:56 AM
If the computer turns off, I have to remove the graphics card in order for it to turn and then turn off the computer and put the GPU back in and it will turn on. All this has to be done, if not the computer will not display anything on the monitor, the computer works. I had a youtube video play but I could not see it. Could it be that I have to connect the monitor to the GPU?
ac3mark 10668 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus October 17, 2018 Last seen - Apr 19, 2018 at 04:40 PM
SO, you have a GPU card, and your not connecting the monitor to it? I am really confused.
eduwin99 7 Posts Tuesday April 10, 2018Registration date April 24, 2018 Last seen - Apr 24, 2018 at 02:35 PM
I don't have the cable for the monitor right now but I will and I thought it was supposed to be connected to the GPU as well.
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ac3mark 10668 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus October 17, 2018 Last seen - Apr 24, 2018 at 04:34 PM
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Thank you
Ok?
eduwin99 7 Posts Tuesday April 10, 2018Registration date April 24, 2018 Last seen - Apr 24, 2018 at 04:44 PM
Should I connect the monitor to the GPU?
ac3mark 10668 Posts Monday June 3, 2013Registration dateModeratorStatus October 17, 2018 Last seen - Apr 24, 2018 at 04:45 PM
uh, sure.
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