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Video I have this motherboard, and everytime I have had to move the computer, or disconnect the power, the video stops working for several hours to weeks on end. What is the problem? I've tested the monitor, and it works on every other computer I have tested. What could be the problem?

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  • ashkorewd Jan 04, 2008

    I checked all that. The onboard video is firmly connected, the monitor cables are good (the monitor works every time with my other systems) and there hasn't been much of an explaination for the issues i'm running into. I have taken out the processor and replaced it again, checking all the pins there, and then the system started running. But I have to do that every time I unplug it (i'm moving it out of my testing area and to my desk) and it's rather difficult that way. I'm worried that it'll happen in a power outage as well.

  • gpageorge Jun 15, 2008

    Tried onboard video and ati card; still no video with k8m8ms.



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If you feel comfortable inside of a computer, open the case, take out and put back in the video card, making sure that it's seated firmly in the AGP or PCI slot. If there's no video card (onboard video), check to see if the connection on the motherboard is getting loose.

Other than that, check the cable at the back of the monitor, and the pins at the end of the cable. It's possible that a pin is bent/damaged in the connector, and the monitor only works when the cable is in the right position and you hold your breath and there's no wind....

Let us know what you find, and please leave a rating if you find this helpful.

Posted on Jan 03, 2008


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