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T3092 MONITOR SAYS SIGNAL LOST - REPLACED HARD DRIVE - THOUGHT I HAD A VIRUS. EVERY ONCE IN AWHILE SYSTEM WILL RUN IN EITHER SAFE MODE OR REGULAS WINDOWS. THEN SIGNAL LOST APPEARS. WONDERING IF POWER TO HARD DRIVE IS A PROBLEM MY INDICATOR LIGHT STOPS FLICKERING AND STAYS SOLID. ANY IDEAS. MOTHERBOARD, POWER SUPPLY, ETC?

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  • jaedenanthon Nov 07, 2008

    I replaced the video card and no such luck. Sounds like we have the same problem, did you find a solution?



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That problem would either be with your video driver or your video card or both.
I suggest looking up your audio device whether it be a card or onboard.
If its onboard, the manual for your motherboard will have it.
Update the drivers.
If its the video card faultering, i suggest buying a new one that fits your motherboard.
The socket size for your video card will also be found in your motherboard manual.

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