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I just got a new monitor with DVI (Previous only had VGA) and I plug it in. Nothing. I plug a VGA cable in and it works splendidly. I go into set up and change input type from "Analog" to "Digital". The monitor turns off and on, but it's still on analog. I have no other video card to test. Is it safe to assume that the DVI on my 6600gt is dead?
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do you have a dvi-vga adaptor you can try?
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do you have a dvi-vga adaptor you can try?
I was just trying that as you spoke. I do indeed have a DVI to VGA adapter. Plugged the DVI side into the card, then plugged the VGA cable into the adapter. Nothing. I guess my DVI port is dead, huh?
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its possible, going by your standing, im assuming your smart enough to be doing all this from cold boot? lol

it is possible the port is bad
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its possible, going by your standing, im assuming your smart enough to be doing all this from cold boot? lol

it is possible the port is bad
Yeah I did do 2 cold boots before I posted the thread. I did 2 more after you posted it and it started working on number 4. I don't notice any difference between DVI and VGA...
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