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AMD 7850 2GB - Have to turn monitor on and off to see desktop

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I'm having a funky issue with my XFX 7850 2GB. When I boot, I see my bios, but then when Windows begins to load the monitor hibernates so I have to turn it back on to get the signal once again.
This never happened to me with my NVidia 580. Any ideas?
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Do you have to turn it off and on? Or could you just like move the mouse? Something like this happened to my first build, didn't really bother me though.
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Do the integrated graphics work ?? You might wanna try them and then un-install and re-install the drivers to see if it is a setting that might have changes.
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I have to turn the monitor off and then back on again to get to my desktop.
It's really damn strange, although if I reboot instead of shutdown it usually doesn't do this.
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do you have a second monitor ? if so, try using a different monitor.
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