Question about XFX GeForce FX 6800 (256 MB) Graphic Card
How is it going? I really do hope you can provide me with some insight :) I used to have a ati 9200se card and my computer worked perfectly for 2 years. 2 weeks ago, I bought a Geforce 6800 xfx (agp) 256mb card. I installed it; drivers as well. Then connected to my mointor using the dvi to vga adapter. And wow........it worked fine. And it did work fine for 3 days. Then I had to open up my cpu case; remove heatsink; check processor etc. And now whenever I boot up the computer........its shows the first boot up screen as normal (screen which says 3.00ghz, 1.5gb ram etc etc........select xp or recovery console etc). Then it show the next normal screen........the black screen with XP logo. AND THEN........... THE monitor goes dead. Says "monitor working fine; check your connection cable or computer". This keeps on happening every single time. Could you please help me. My email id is: firstname.lastname@example.org (if you need) THANKS BOSS.
There are different reasons why this might happen. Let's try some. 1.) Does your board have an onboard video card, cause if it does, then XP might be using that as the primary monitor. TRy plugging into the onboard video when you start up! If that works then you need to disable the onboard video.(try disabling it in bios!) if not then 2.)When booting at the select xp or recovery console, press F8. You'll get the menu with safe mode and what not. Go down to Enable VGA Mode then press enter. If that works, go to display settings and lower your resolution then restart. But usually when this happens your monitor says "Out of Range" but u can still try Well if that doesn't work, tell me more! Regards, Armando
Posted on Apr 28, 2007
Been following this for a while. seems that this problem stretches across many types of display. I have onchip vid display. have DVI and VGA. VGA (2nd) boots up first then i usually have to hit properties and enable "digital display" instead of "monitor". lately (today) it was just the 2nd monitor. My VGA. I tried disconnecting so that the DVI would boot up, nope. switched my VGA cord to my primary (larger) monitor and DVI to the smaller secondary. works like a charm. I think that if you are trying to run DVI for a higher res monitor the system looks to the VGA? seems to be a common thread since alot of people will want the larger higher res monitor to be the Primary, but probably most drivers will look to VGA on startup.
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