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Check Signal Cable

I just purchased a Dell Precision 390 -- the video card is 128MC PClex16 Nvidia, Quadro NVS 285, dual DVI or VGA. In order to get a crisper image I purchased an adapter/cable to hook up DVI, the monitor keeps stating "Check Signal Cable, Analog." Is there something that I need to do to switch to digital? I have check all my connections and everything seems to be connected.

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Re: Check Signal Cable

There maybe something called source on th screen somewere push that button

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