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I'm not sure if this is in the right section, but I need some help either way.

Last night, my girlfriend's computer locked up, and after I hard-reset it, it started up with no video.

I tried switching out the monitor cable and pulling the video card to use the onboard. All of the fans are spinning, and I can hear the hard drive working. I'm just not getting any video.

Specs are:

Mobo - Biostar TA780G M2+
CPU - AMD Phenom 9650
Video - Galaxy GTS450
PSU - Antec Basiq Power 500W
HDD - Hitachi 1TB
RAM - 6GB Corsair XMS2 PC6400

I could really use some help with this, guys!
    
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post #2 of 6
Try doing a cmos reset
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Cmos reset should get it working. Some times you have to fiddle with it for a while. Dont worry you probably did not brake it. I have had this happen several times on my machine. Take the graphics cards out to clean them and the I get this problem. I fix it by clearing Cmos (every motherboard is different look up how to do it.) turn off the computer, then I take the battery out hold the power button for 5 sec to drain all the energy out of the computer. Let it sit for 10 min to make sure their is no more power in the motherboard. Keep in mind that this will reset your cmos settings. You will have to overclock it again. If that does not work then call the GPU company tech support its free.
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Are the fans running at 100%? If so the card might be dead, but I doubt it because the computer only locked up, like they both said, just reset cmos and see what happens.
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post #5 of 6
Thread Starter 
I tried a reset a couple times to no avail. And the video card fan seems to be operating at a normal startup speed. Nothing weird is happening that I can see. Any other suggestions?

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post #6 of 6
Do you have a speaker installed/enabled on the mobo or an LED error display? Without those you're debugging blind... with them it would be pretty quick. If not, just get one of the mobo speakers for a few cents and stick it on the pins...
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