Monitor Does Not Receive Signal After Display Driver Is Installed

By Sohawar
Jul 22, 2013
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  1. Hi, here's my situation. My system used to crash randomly after installing display driver. It used to display Grey Screen Of Death (GSOD), here is the image

    But now from last 4 to 5 days, after “windows is starting” animation, the screen displays “no signal” dialog box and the led power light turns to orange. Now I'm unable to get into the windows.

    Although, If I boot in safe mode I can use the device manager to uninstall the AMD 7800 driver which replaces it with the stock "Standard VGA Graphics Adapter" drivers, then reboot in normal mode and everything works.

    I tried:
    Installing fresh Windows 7 twice
    Re-installing different versions of catalyst like 12.11 and 13.4
    Updating the BIOS and Downgrading the BIOS
    Loading Default BIOS Settings, Changing the cables (Right Now Using DVI to HDMI, also tried VGA to VGA)
    Replacing the RAMS one by one
    Memory Checks with no errors
    Placing the Card in different PCI slots
    Disconnecting harddrives and installing windows in both harddrives, just to check the drives seperately
    Installing Chipset and updating the drivers.
    Disabled Startup services using msconfig.msc

    But Still no luck. Please help me out this, Thanks
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,233   +234

    Did you resolve this issue?
  3. Sohawar

    Sohawar TS Rookie Topic Starter

    After getting frustrated I RMA the card and the black screen issue was due to bad hdmi cable.
  4. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,233   +234

    That's good that you got it sorted. Thanks for the update:)

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