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No monitors working after a change in video cards

By wangjonathan
Feb 2, 2010
  1. from a gts200 to a 9800 gt
    now my monitor turns of mid loading of vista
    and even when i change back video cards i am now still getting the same problem..
    what do i do?

    i cant even do anything now cause i cant even use the computer
    i need to use my bad laptop...
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 20,987   +168

    Mid loading of Vista? Try booting into safe mode by pressing F8 during boot up. select VGA Mode and reboot
     
  3. wangjonathan

    wangjonathan TS Rookie Topic Starter

    safe mode does the same thing after about 15-30 sec in loading it monitor turns black
     
  4. zib

    zib TS Rookie

    Sounds like a driver problem? Have you deleted the old drivers before you installed the new card? If you can't get into windows now i guess only option is to reinstall windows?
     
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