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dnize

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I need help. I am running Windows XP. Everything seems to be working fine except for random Black Screen then message "no signal"....I wiggle the mouse.....after a few seconds comes back up and works fine for a while but just keeps returning. I restored my sysem back to all original settings, I have updated my video card drivers thinking it had something to do with the video card but I am now lost. Please help!
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Hello dnize,

Check that your video card is properly seated.

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When you say properly seated do you think it may have worked loose from where it is plugged in?
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Yes, maybe your card is loosing concact. If you know, try to clean the bottom of the card with regular rubber.

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Thanks mirjel,

So I've done what you sugested and all seems well. I've been tricked before with other things I've tried...time will tell. I thank you for the advise if any problems I'll repost.
Thanks again for your help.

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You're welcome dnize. If something goes wrong I'm always here.

Regards,

Edited by mirjel, 04 July 2008 - 03:48 PM.

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Well I new it was too good to be true...my issue is back. I had Windows Media Player open in the process of burning a CD. I also had my music file open and dragging in music files when the old black sreen/no signal was back. Any sugestions? I believe I have on board video, can I just use it? Any suggestions would be greatly apreciated.

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try the onboard video...remove the AGP/PCI video card first...no more blackscreen...its the video card or the driver causing the problem...replace the card
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So I've shut down my computer, removed the video card, plugged the monitor into the main board. When I turn on the computer the monitor will not come on. Is it still looking for the video card. Should I do something?
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replace the card..boot into the bios and see if there is a setting to use the onboard video...enable it and then remove the video card and try rebooting
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I have reinstalled the video card. restarted in bios but I'm not sure how I enable the on board video...can someone help.
Thanks in advance.
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Well I've done it now .....I enabled on board vga (or something like that) restated the PC and now nothing I can't even get back to bios utility..I feel soo stupid for just not waiting for someone who knows something.
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