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HELP! My display is now PINK!

post #1 of 23
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I have no idea what happened. I have had Velocitor off for a few days and I just now changed out a fan inside the case. I did not take anything apart except the top mounted Radiator. I drained the system. I am using non conductive Primochill--and not a drop got on anything.

What can I do?

I already tried reinstalling the drivers..The POST screen is pink.

It is not the monitor--I checked it on another PC,

Please HELP!
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post #2 of 23
Have you OC'd the cpu? My boot screen gets all jacked up when Im running at 2.9Ghz If I dont bump the volts way up(1.6vcore)


Edit: I had to reset the cmos to fix it

jacked up= corrupt, as if it has artifact all over it, then the system locks up :
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post #3 of 23
CD..just try and make sure cards are seated fully again and dvi/vga is connected fully


I had this happen one time and when I screwed in the vid card, it slightly pulled the the back end out, causing a distorted boot screen..weird eh?
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post #4 of 23
Lol. You make sure its plugged in right? mine did that on friday when I did a CPU swap but it ended up being the plug not being plugged in fully.
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post #5 of 23
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I just carefully reseated the cards and cables and nada...still magenta as can be does not seem to effect performance a bit.

I will try clearing CMOS next. Already resinstalled Display Driver. THis is relly wierd and I have had so many things go wrong lately with the rigs I am about to have a nervous breakdown...
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post #6 of 23
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WHAT THE HELL

One of the ports on the top card is FUBAR--makes the display pink--the other one is fine...How could that happen?

Thanks everyonb for helping me out. I think I need a Xanax.
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post #7 of 23
Have you tried cleaning out cleaning out the pci slots with air? I got some copper dust in my pci express slot and my screen turned all green and wavy!
    
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post #8 of 23
if one of the ports is fubar, try cleaning the little cables that bend down into the cards behind the port. I'm not sure if that is clear enough, tell me if its not.
    
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post #9 of 23
the connecting pins on the port that makes the display pink must not make full contact with your DVI cable
    
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post #10 of 23
yea check if you bent them or something, that could cause a lack of connection!
    
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