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new video card, monitor stuck on power save

by gallisman / October 14, 2011 12:18 PM PDT

repalced video card and monitor is stuck in power save mode. moving mouse and pressing keys on keyboard does not do anything. what can I do?

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Clarification Request
Have you tried
by Jimmy Greystone / October 14, 2011 1:18 PM PDT

Have you tried reseating the card, making sure all connections are
secure? Also, are you sure that your PSU is up to the task of powering
the new video card? Are you sure the computer is even booting?

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after you have tried Jimmy's suggestions
by ReviverSoft / October 17, 2011 12:12 AM PDT
In reply to: Have you tried

... try removing the video card and enabling the onboard graphics to see if the computer boots fine.

If this happened the very first time you plugged in your video card and started using it, chances are your power supply isn't producing enough power for the card. Please be sure to post the specs. of your computer, including the PSU.

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