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Made a thread about this a few days ago but it's just really started to annoy me. As the only way I can get into my BIOS is by shutting down the PC and turning it back on.

When I restart my computer my monitor displays nothing until Windows 7 has loaded. It loads up pretty fast and with nothing unusual apart from the restart.

Troubleshooting/Things I've tried:

- Restored GPU to factory settings
- Reinstalled GPU drivers; 11.2/11.3/11.4
- Reinstalled Windows 7


Still getting this restart issue. The thing is my computer has no other issues AFAIK. I know if nothing else is wrong I could probably just leave it be and just use the shut down option but it worked fine about a week ago - I don't understand what has changed.

Can anyone help me?
    
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It's not a driver or a windows related issue as these do not come into play until the OS loads. What it sounds like is that your comp boots quicker than the time it takes for your monitor to realize it has a signal and wake up. One option would be to change the option for quick boot in the bios. This will give the monitor a bit more time to wake up and you time to hit the key to enter the bios.
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It's not a driver or a windows related issue as these do not come into play until the OS loads. What it sounds like is that your comp boots quicker than the time it takes for your monitor to realize it has a signal and wake up. One option would be to change the option for quick boot in the bios. This will give the monitor a bit more time to wake up and you time to hit the key to enter the bios.
thanks for response.

I have looked everywhere in BIOS for Quick Boot option but it's nowhere to be found. Did a google search and it seems this seems to be an option available for just Intel mobos.

So I quickly turned the monitor off and on when I clicked restart - the screens are displayed like normal!!

So this is definitely something to do with my monitor - not my pc hardware. I wonder what has happened to make it change?

Tried installing the drivers that came with the monitor - no change either. Weird one.
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