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Few problems with 6950

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October 23, 2011 1:24:49 PM

when i plug my video card into my computer, i get no display from the computer at all. i boot up the computer and it makes the sounds as if windows starts up and everything but the moniter wont show anything at all. when the card is out however, the computer boots up normal..kinda

problem number two is when the computer boots up without the card it will only display my desktop wallpaper, nothing else. i dont have a task bar, icons, or even a mouse pointer. ive tried CTL+ALT+DEL as ive read many people say work but instead i just get a black screen that reverts back to the wallpaper after a few minutes. if i hold F8 and boot up to the last known configuration it boots up normaly and lets me get on, like i am now.

if anyone has any help id appreciate it a ton! thank you!


intel i5 2500k
4G (2x2)
psu: Corsair 750 WATT
(radeon HD 6950)

mb:gigabyte z68 a-d3h-b3

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October 23, 2011 1:31:06 PM

You are hooking the power from the PSU to the card and the monitor cable from the card to the monitor?
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October 23, 2011 2:01:22 PM

yeah power is there, uhh and no i am not running any cable from the card to the moniter ATM ill have to check and see what it looks like 1sec
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October 23, 2011 2:09:11 PM

!!!!!!!!!
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October 23, 2011 2:10:33 PM

rolli59 said:
!!!!!!!!!


im gonna restart my computer and check, if this was the solution to all my problems im gonna feel like an idiot -__- lol
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October 23, 2011 2:18:45 PM

Simple problem better than big problem and you can enjoy your card sooner. Not the first time it happens.
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October 23, 2011 2:25:54 PM

rolli59 said:
Simple problem better than big problem and you can enjoy your card sooner. Not the first time it happens.




ok well it started up normaly and all just having trouble getting the resolution back -__-
im gonna try a game or two too see if everythings all good lol

thanks for your help!
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October 23, 2011 2:27:26 PM

Resolution comes back when you have installed the drivers for the card!
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October 23, 2011 3:05:25 PM

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October 23, 2011 3:05:57 PM

rolli59 said:
Resolution comes back when you have installed the drivers for the card!


thanks for your help rolli, now i can game in peace lol
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October 23, 2011 3:23:10 PM

This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey
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