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Monitor doesnt detect computer on
« on: August 28, 2011, 10:54:37 AM »
I dont know if this happened when i upgraded my graphics card drives about a week ago or it was just a coincidence. I now have to wait until my computer is starting up to turn off my monitor then turn it back on before i get anything on the screen. If i dont cycle it the monitor will stay black in somewhat of a sleep mode (power on but display off). Any advice? I wasnt too worried about it because i was getting a new computer in a few weeks but if i am buying a TBSS that money is going towards a down payment.

Monitor: Viewsonic Optiquest Q20wb
G Card: Galaxy 9500gt 512mb
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Re: Monitor doesnt detect computer on
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2011, 12:35:31 PM »
OK this is just fucked up. I sat down to start typing and my monitor cord came out the back of my laptop, and the screen went blank. :lol:

Did you make sure to remove the old drivers fully, first?

Use Driver Sweeper from safe mode to completely remove your older drivers.