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Just got a 5670 to replace the 5450 in my htpc. But i am staring at a blank screen. Hooked up via hdmi.

Put the card in another rig via dvi and it worked so I know its not doa.

Put it back in the htpc still no video. Hooked up a monitor to the card via the dvi>vga adapter while it is in the htpc. Still no signal.

Whats the deal here. I took out the cmos battery hoping that will do something. I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong.

Board is Asus P5g41C-M, socket 775.
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post #2 of 7
can you see a bios splash? If yes boot into safe mode do a driver uninstall and Driver sweeper and reboot and re-install drivers.

If no bios splash i would try a different video connection if you can untill you can get the card configured to use HDMI.
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I just put the 5450 back in no signal, tried the vga on the mobo, no signal???

***!!!!! Theres no way the board is just toast all of a sudden. This sucks.

I can't see a splash screen with any connection with any card. Tried dvi on the 5450 no signal.

Please help any ideas anyone???
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post #4 of 7
no signal with 5450 and onboard as well points to probably a bad mobo or RAM
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So what it just died when I took a card out??? Man what are the odds?????
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post #6 of 7
Well static can be bad did you ground yourself? and maybe a dead monitor also, you need to try all posibilities.
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post #7 of 7
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Holy crap, so I took one dimm out and got into the bios. Was able to boot into windows fine. I then shut down and put the other dimm back in and all is well.

This happened before now I remember. This board takes ddr2 and ddr3. I tried to go from ddr2 to ddr3 one time and it wouldn't boot. When I tried to go back to the old ram I couldn't get anything to boot.

Starting off with 1 dimm got into the bios like this time and it worked from there.

Not sure what the deal is with that but thank you very much for heading me in the right direction!!

rep for you guys
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