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No Video! I have just recently bought the same motherboard (915PL-A2). There is NO onboard graphics. I was using and older PCIe card and also a new 8800. The computer boots fine, but it produces no picture. I have tried the RAM in each slot and still no picture. I have also tried both VGA and DVI on two different monitors. This motherboard has been nothing but a pain...please help!

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  • bthecarebear Jan 07, 2008

    haha ya, its ok. Did try CMOS reset and got nothing.

  • bthecarebear Jan 07, 2008

    No there is absolutely no beep code. System boot is healthy, just produces no picture.

  • Justin95623 Jan 09, 2008

    I have this same problem my configuration is same motherboard 1 gb ddr 400 pc 3200 ram intel celron D 360 3.46 processor....I am using a GeForce 7300 gs...HELP no its not the cmos as far as i can think unless there was an update for it because of bugs..btw 500 watt power supply

  • edjube Feb 20, 2008

    Have you gotten any help?

    I have the same issue, no video.

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I have this exact same problem can some one help me!!!!!!

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1st try to load the default values of motherboard using CMOS jumper as in the manual.

then 1st thing as the PC boots Go To setup uttility and select the VGA type i.e PCI Vga Card, ON Board Bulit in VGA or AGP card Select The Appropriate type and save & exit. your PC will Be Fixed.

FIXED YA.

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    Waqar Khurshid Jan 07, 2008

    does the system speaker make any beep or sound?



    it you can tell that then it will be helpfull to understand.

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Have you tried a CMOS reset (sorry if this seems obvious, but I'm just making sure)?

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