Probably the video resolution or the monitor Refresh Rate (eg: 50/60/75 Hertz) is set too high in the operating system, which over-drives the monitor electronics and it is unable to display anything.
If you restart the computer manually (hold in the power button for 5 seconds, the computer will shut off, turn it back on again) you will see the normal BIOS and Windows startup display on the monitor, but then as Windows completes it's startup it returns to the error message you see.
To fix this, restart the computer manually and start the computer in Safe Mode. To do this press F8 just before the computer starts to load Windows, and choose Safe Mode. Once in Safe Mode, you should see the monitor working correctly.
Now restart the computer in Normal Mode and everything should be fine.
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Hello white tiger, hi, the out of range error is usually caused by a very high resolution setup on your computer display card that windows installed (generic driver), the monitor simply cannot produce the resolution, set your resolution to a safe level like 1024 by 768, most monitors can display this resolution. The root of this error message is incorrect display driver, you need CD to install the display driver. Once installed your resolution will now be controlled to a safe settings were the monitor can display properly.
get the monitor that you used previously, and on the Windows desktop, go to display properties, in settings> advanced, under the monitor tab, change the refresh rate to 60, which is common on these flat panels.
I would say that the computer is trying to use a display resolution that the monitor is incapable of displaying. You may have to lower the resolution from the PC before you get a picture. Make sure you install the correct drivers for the monitor onto the new computer and use a different monitor to adjust the display resolution to a level that the monitor is capable of displaying.
the "Out of Range" message usually appears when the video card is putting out a video resolution or frequency that the monitor isn't able to handle. You should reboot your computer and BEFORE the Windows screen shows up, press the F8 button once every half-second. THis will bring up the boot menu for Windows. Select "Enable VGA Mode" and press enter. THis will load Windows in VGA mode where the screen resolution will be 800x600 @ 60Hz. Any modern monitor is able to use this. Once you log into Windows with the basic video settings, you can go into the Display properties within Windows and bump up your resolution and frequency as needed.
Mine displayed out of range when i tried to go too high with the screen resolution. Totally flipping out like an untuned tv. Display properties of 1280x800 work best for me... though i wish i could go bigger without weird stretching of the view
I have never tried that but I would say it won't work that way. I have 2 display cards (3 outputs each, VGA, DVI, TVout) and 3 monitors. When I check the driver software and multiple screen function, it shows only 2 output (VGA and DVI) each. I cannot set TV output as a second screen. Even display properties on windows, it shows only available monitor output. I don't think you can do that. Thank you, Tan
You can see your monitor ranges ;
right click desktop -> properties -> settings -> monitor
You'll see Screen refresh rate here
under the that there is a box "Hide modes that this monitor cannot display" click that.
Now computer shows your monitor range in list. When you select bigger value different than list , gives error " OUT OF RANGE "