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No DPMS Signal after format of c:

Jamey

FPCH Member
Joined
Jan 21, 2006
Messages
333
Location
Telford, UK
#2
That message simply means that no signal is getting to the monitor. Check that the connections aren't loose, check the pins on the connectors are straight and try again.

If you can, try it with another PCI or AGP video card to see if the onboard video has broken but it is rare. It sounds like the cable is the most likely suspect.
 

Cooper

FPCH Member
Joined
Jan 21, 2006
Messages
45
Location
Leyland, UK
#3
a similar problem happened to me... i tried a few diff monitors and still no go ... turned out that when i had my motherboard tested on a graphics card .. somehow the ports had blown and nothing would work .. not even mouse or keyboard ... was really strange .. had to buy a new ... not entirely sure if this might be the case with yours but just some info to let you know
 

PriceChild

FPCH Member
Joined
Jan 22, 2006
Messages
42
Location
Upon a Chair
#4
If you have previously been using an offboard card, then you may have to change a couple of jumper settings to enable onboard video... check your motherboard documentation for more info.