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So I did an overhaul on my WC system this week. Added a new pump, better tubing, another rad, etc. So I go to turn my computer on again today, and I just get a black screen. So I go and put a PCI card in my computer, and it starts right up. Funny thing is, I can see the 8800 in the device manger, I just cant get any video out of it. Is my card dead, or is there something I can do to fix it?

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Unplug everything for 24 hours, reset CMOS, check cable connections...

I had a problem with this as well, the 24 hour thing did it for me though.
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Unplug everything for 24 hours, reset CMOS, check cable connections...

I had a problem with this as well, the 24 hour thing did it for me though.
Yea, I have been checking cable connections all morning, and the CMOS has been reset. I just find it odd that it is showing up in device manager.
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That is wierd, but try leaving your computer unplugged for 24 hours.

I've heard of several people have this happen to, including myslef.

Hope it works out
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I AM A MORON.


The DVI cable was not plugged into the back of the monitor.
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post #6 of 9
LOLO... That is SOOO something I would do. Glad it was a cheap fix.
post #7 of 9
LOL! Good thing the card is still good and it's only a failure of hardware in your brain.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by bdattilo View Post
I AM A MORON.


The DVI cable was not plugged into the back of the monitor.
LOL!

Well, at lest it wasn't dead
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Haha....thanks for the comments guys. Definitely has made my day a bit better!
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