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WarpGenesis

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Sooo I was messing with my computer earlier, (That is already foreboding but oh well) and saw a button and switch on the side of my motherboard. I was curious as to what they did and hadn't taken the time to read what they did. Soo I pressed the button and flipped the switch. (I was troubleshooting a problem with a sound card so everything was still plugged in.) And now the screen won't show anything. I will list my specs below if that helps at all. :X

Specs:
Motherboard: Asus P8 Z77-V LK
Processor: I7-3770K
RAM: Corsair Vengeance 16gb
GPU: MSI 660 Ti
PSU: Antec 850w

Please help :X
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It's Warp again, going to attempt to do a System Restore and see if that undoes what I messed up. It's Initializing now, will continue updating as I try new things. I believe I have a method to fix it, but no means to that end. I believe I need to use the Device Manager to update the hardware in my computer so it will recognize the Graphics Card again, but the problem is whenever I have the card in whatsoever it just black screens. Time to see if the Recovery did anything. Be back soon~
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I found a fix, (Hopefully) I believe that resetting the BIOS will fix it. To do this, at least for Asus motherboards, pull the big coin-like battery out for a bit (Around a minute or two) let the motherboard discharge, then put it back in. And it should be reset. Testing now and I will tell if it works in a bit.
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That didn't work, still looking for help :X Hope somebody can help~
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Did you look in your manual as to what that switch and the button do? You moved the switch back?
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Please excuse the interjection Brazened ;)

WarpGenesis

First thing I suggest that you do is remove the add on video card and connect your screen to the MBs onboard video port and see if the computer attempts to boot up, if it does - keep tapping the Esc/Del key to access the BIOS and once there restore the MBs default factory settings, press F10 to save the changes, Y to confirm the changes and then allow the computer to complete the POST.

Ensure that you disconnect all power from the computer before opening the case and ground yourself before reaching inside and touching any hardware, you can do this by touching a bare metal part of the case.

Let us know how the above goes before you do anything else please.

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WarpGenesis

Do you still require assistance with this or is all now well with the computer ?
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