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Windows 7: Installed graphics card, monitor error (check signal cable)?

02 Jan 2012   #11
tuffstuff251

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

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Hi, it could be a duff cable or there may be a damaged pin... can you try another one?
Ah, I noticed that there are 3 plugins at the back of my pc from the graphics card. Am I suppose to plug something in back there? not sure
Yes. That's where the cable plugs in.

Monitor >>>> back of card.
Its the ones with the white plugins.


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02 Jan 2012   #12
Qdos

 

Well, if you have no cable, how do you expect it to work?

Those are DViD ports. You need to take the final ] out of your image link...
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02 Jan 2012   #13
tuffstuff251

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

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Well, if you have no cable, how do you expect it to work?

It could be a VGA, or DViD type outlet on the graphics card (or both) plus perhaps HDMi... but check the range of ports on the monitor... you might get away with a straight cable, or require an adapter...
thanks I don't think its HDMI though.. this one is a bit old from 2008-2009 I think. My monitor is newer though it only takes the blue cord. So I guess I will need to buy some kind of converter. one side blue one white.. thanks for the help!
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