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Last night I was playing league of legends and everything seemed fine on my computer. This morning I turned my computer and my monitor was stuck in standby mode. I thought that my monitor might be broken (hp pavilion f7103) since it is quite old. I then tried hooking it up with my television after that did not work i tried another old monitor which didnt work either so I tried hooking it up with a new cable but my monitor is still stuck in standby mode. What other things can i try to troubleshoot? Do i have to replace my gpu? I am not sure what the problem is at this point.
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Since 3 different screens didn't work, I would say it's the GPU. However, your computer is able to boot up and everything just fine, just no monitor signal? I would try putting in another GPU.
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Thanks, I was afraid that I was going to have to do that. Wanted to build another pc after New Years smile.gif.
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The good news is i ordered a 650 ti Boost and it came through standard shipping from new egg the next day. Unfortunately after I installed it my monitor said that my resolution was out of range. I tried booting it into safe mode but couldn't. I then hooked my PC up to the television and it works. The problem is I cant seem to lower the resolution. Every time i try the card just resets itself to original settings. Anyone know how i can fix this?
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The good news is i ordered a 650 ti Boost and it came through standard shipping from new egg the next day. Unfortunately after I installed it my monitor said that my resolution was out of range. I tried booting it into safe mode but couldn't. I then hooked my PC up to the television and it works. The problem is I cant seem to lower the resolution. Every time i try the card just resets itself to original settings. Anyone know how i can fix this?
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Hackintosh
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Macintosh
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4930K RIVBE ASUS R9 290 16GB 
Hard DriveCoolingOSOS
2TB 7200RPM NZXT X60 OS X 10.9 WinBlows 8 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
1728x1080 144Hz Razer Black WIdow Ultimate 750W Corsair Fully Modular NZXT Phantom 820 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Razer Lachesis 5600DPI Razer Soft RIVBE Onboard Sound 
CPUCPUMotherboardGraphics
PowerPC 970MP PowerPC 970MP IBM CPC945 7800 GTX 512 
GraphicsRAMHard DriveHard Drive
7800 GTX 512 64GB DDR2 1066MHz 500GB 7200RPM HDD 120GB OCZ Agility III 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
256GB Samsung 840 Pro Blu-Ray Drive Custom Loop Mac OS X 10.5.8 
OSMonitorMonitorMonitor
Debian 7.3.0 1680x1050 Apple Cinema Display 1680x1050 Apple Cinema Display 1680x1050 Apple Cinema Display 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
GIGABYTE Force K3 1000W 80+ Platinum Apple G5 Razer Lachesis 5600DPI 
Other
2SE2-E Bootable SATA II Card 
CPUGraphicsRAMHard Drive
MPC7448 ATi Mobility 9700 2x1GB DDR2 400MHz OCZ Murcury Legacy 
Optical DriveOSMonitor
DVD Burner+Reader Mac OS X 10.5.8 1680X1050 TFT Panel 
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post #6 of 6
you can also try Enable low-resolution video (640×480) in advanced startup options of windows, that way windows will start normally but resolution is set at 640x480. You then can try change resolution of desktop or in nVidia driver. I believe this way the resolution will stick and not default to original settings after reboot.
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