Dell Inspiron 1521 monitor will not stay on after video software upgrade Tags: Graphics Cards Dell Inspiron Software Video Monitors Graphics Last response: July 21, 2012 4:27 AM in Graphics & Displays Share marisco6 July 20, 2012 6:51:06 PM Hello, i upgrade to win 7 and when the system install the graphics software the monitor have black screen after windows restart More about : dell inspiron 1521 monitor stay video software upgrade price_th July 20, 2012 7:29:40 PM You may have to find different drivers. Try going in under safemode. gidgiddonihah a b U Graphics card July 20, 2012 7:54:27 PM ^+1 I am guessing the drivers are bad and causing the ports to stop sending a signal and so the monitor turns off because it doesn't have a signal. You can always try another port too and see if that helps. On my 460 I accidentally let Windows update my graphics driver and it killed a port. I always pick a set of drivers and stick with them unless the update brings a lot of performance tweeks for games I like to play. Related resources Dell Inspiron 1521 monitor will not stay on - Forum Dell Inspiron 531s Graphic Card Update - Forum Dell Inspiron 530 tower video card upgrade ? - Forum Dell Inspiron 8200 - Fan always on, overheating? - Forum Backtrack 5 , make the update n upgrade stay on the usb after shutdown - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer DM186 a c 179 U Graphics card a b C Monitor July 21, 2012 4:13:37 AM What are your Spec's and do you only have a integrated GPU? If you only have a intergrated do the upgrade of the drivers is should fix the problem since you upgraded to win 7. But if you have a GPU thay you have to put into your rig is another story. Let us know how things turn out and good luck. El Tigre a b U Graphics card July 21, 2012 4:27:09 AM You can use Driver Sweeper to uninstall the old driver and any fragments from any previous drivers. Reboot the computer and then try installing the newest driver. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumDell Inspiron 530 Upgrade Suggestions ForumDell Inspiron 530 running hot ForumDell laptop DC power jack pinout ForumDell inspiron 1525 screen goes black ForumVideo card upgrade for my dell inspiron 530 with woindows 64 bit installed ForumHelp First Build - Video Editing / Gaming - Opinions Please ForumDell Inspiron 620 graphics card upgrade ForumDell Inspiron 560 with 300W, what graphics card is best for me? ForumLong startup after installing RAM/GPU ( Dell Inspiron 531s) ForumInspiron 9400 display barely functional 2 days after cleanout ForumInspiron 530 Upgrade -Older model Forum7970 Dual. ForumWill a GTX 670 run well w/ a 600W PSU? ForumChanging onboard graphic card to a new video card ForumProblem with Sound from my TV as a 2nd monitor More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !