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Windows 7: Vga input broken


25 Feb 2012   #1

windows 7 home prem. 64
 
 
Vga input broken

Ok, so i have no clue how it broke but it's broken and when i plug it in, theres nothing on my monitor and i'm sure it's not my vga cord because i used it on my other computer and it worked fine.. I have no clue and i really need some help!!. I have no other inputs on my computer like displayport or dvi.. i have usb though so i tried looking up a usb to vga but those are really expensive.. if u can find me a cheap one that'd be great.. also please help me but i am thinking of getting a cheap video card but wouldnt that make games go really slow if i buy a cheap one? the video card isn't broken just the vga part of it


edit: actually im not sure if the vga is part of the video card.. look at the picture please




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25 Feb 2012   #2

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

No system specs.

If the "VGA part of it" is broken, the card is broken. It will probably be cheaper to buy a new card than to have the card (output port I assume) repaired.
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25 Feb 2012   #3

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

What's the card?

If it has a DVI-I output port, you could use an adapter to get a VGA output. Those are cheap.
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25 Feb 2012   #4

windows 7 home prem. 64
 
 

Are u sure BC sometimes it'll show if I push the cord in really hard but now it doesn't, the VGA input is still on there. If I replacle it with a cheaper one wouldn't. My fps be lower

I meant a VGA output the whole time sorry, the output is VGA but. Its broken
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26 Feb 2012   #5

windows 7 home prem. 64
 
 

bump
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26 Feb 2012   #6

win 7 ultimate32bit, Win8.1pro wmc 32bit
 
 

Hi erickho123, Have a careful look at the VGA plug end of the monitor and ensure you have no bent pins ! If the card works ok on another pc then the card is working , Have you tried the monitor on another PC ? If there are no bent pins have you tried booting into safe mode ? Safe Mode post back with your results
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26 Feb 2012   #7

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by erickho123 View Post
Are u sure BC sometimes it'll show if I push the cord in really hard but now it doesn't, the VGA input is still on there. If I replace it with a cheaper one wouldn't. My fps be lower
Either the cable connector or the card connector is bad. You can try a different cable but if it's the card connector, it needs repaired or replaced. You can also try what Bob suggests and try a DVI-VGA adapter if your card has DVI.

We have no way of knowing if a cheaper card would lower your frame rates since no one but you knows what the card or frame rate is now. Video cards constantly improve and change price and a better card could be cheaper than what you have now. Who knows?
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26 Feb 2012   #8

windows 7 home prem. 64
 
 

im not sure what you guys are talking about, i actually looked into my case today and i have no clue where the video card is at actually, i'm going to provide a picture



(notice how the vga is wiggle but its still kinda attached but it doesnt work...) i'm not sure where the video card is either..

please ignore everything i said and based on this picture what should i do?
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26 Feb 2012   #9

Windows 7 Pro-x64
 
 

That's why we ask for system specs. Had we known what system/motherboard you were using, we all could have saved some time. Your video is motherboard based--Not a separate card.

Looks like the motherboard connector is toast. I can't make anymore suggestions until more detail is given on your system but it will either be a new motherboard or add a video card. By the looks of the components, that's a very old board. Might be time to upgrade.
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26 Feb 2012   #10

windows 7 home prem. 64
 
 

well theres no hole for my case if i install a video card although.. does that mean i need to buy a new case too? :L.. the computer isnt that old 3 yrs old
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