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Black screen on z510 after bios changes (discrete graphics card)

Q: Black screen on z510 after bios changes (discrete graphics card)

Hi, My father in law has problem with his z510 laptop. He has changed two things in BIOS. He remember that he turn on securtiy boot and choose discrete GPU. After that screen is black. I've tried to help him with dissasembly parts and finding reset cmos but I didn't find it. Maybe someone can help me with that problems? Thanks in advance for any helpDariusz

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A: Black screen on z510 after bios changes (discrete graphics card)

Hello, I am having the same problem on Z510. How did you solve your problem ?

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HiI 've been having a problem recently with my laptop..the ATI grahics card 5730 seems to have disappeared from my Device manager !And when i try to boot into Discrete Graphics frm the BIOS, I get a black screen..the startup continues and the sound played when windows starts is still there..I mean the whole booting is complete but the screen is black..not even the Lenovo logo at the start..just black screenDoes this mean that my ATI card is dead or something?Please Help !Best regards.

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Hi all,just solved a big problem with my Lenovo P51 so decided to share my findings as I couldn't find anything similar on the web (been browsing for the past few days).ProblemChrome or Chromium based browsers (eg. Opera) might start with black screen after you disable onboard graphics in BIOS (switch from hybrid to discrete mode). Browsers will react to right click and show the menu, but nothing will be visible on the screen. If you run the browser with HW acceleration disabled, everything works fine, but Youtube videos become laggy.Reason why this is happeningFrankly said - I have no idea, but I suspect it has something to do with which GPU is used when you start Chromium based browsers for the first time as they seem to store this data somewhere and then make problems if you disable the original graphics card. When I browser internet and forums, I found that lots of people had this problem when they simply switched graphics cards, even on desktop computers.Solution (for Google Chrome)1. Go to C:\Users\<YOUR USER ACCOUNT>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data2. Rename folder 'ShaderCache' to something else (eg. $ShaderCache, _ShaderCache)3. Inside the same Google Chrome User Data Go to profile folder (usually called 'Profile 1', 'Profile 2', etc)4. Rename folder 'GPUCache' to something else (eg. $GPUCache, _GPUCache)5. Start the browser (remember to remove --disable-gpu switch in case you used it)Solution (for Opera)1. Go to C:\Users\<YOUR USER ACCOUNT>\AppData\... Read more

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In my old laptop - Lenovo Thinkpad W520, I can disable the discrete graphics card Quadro 1000M in the BIOS and leave work only integrated Intel HD3000 graphics card. This allows for greater battery life W520 laptop when running on battery.I was surprised to find that on the Lenovo Thinkpad P50 laptop in the BIOS, you can either leave it on only a discrete graphics card, or turn on the Hybrid, in which the operating system and Nvidia drivers themselves "decide" how to use the graphics card, which does not optimal! What made everything so stupid?P.S. I know that you can disable the Quadro in most Windows, but it's not what you need.

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for 6 days i tried to install video graphic card ati fire gl or radeon tried alot of thing and someway by luck worked fine and the firegl was dedicated 512mb everything was good, then i formated my hdd to resize it and installed win7 64x like same copy of last win7 i was installed and its failed everytime i tried to install video graphic agiain,then i forgot what i did before to workgood nw sometime black screen sometime blue screen. so i installed system update that you mentioned and run it, marked all updates and marked video graphic. then leave it 5 min, then while installing the graphic come black screen, restarted,then boot up after login it's black too, restarted then made the default grapic to intergrated on the bios then restart after login it's started winsat.exe then opened only detected the intel card. why when i make the default its black after restart. i should press f1 then f9 then f10 to reset it the default to switchable. never discrete worked and booted from dock !!what's the problem nw and how to fix it ?

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Hello,
I have an emachines 370 with the Trigem IM845GL motherboard and Windows XP Home SP2 installed. This has the onboard graphics chipset (Intel 82845GL graphics memory controller hub). I recently installed an ATI Radeon 9250 PCI graphics card to get better graphics performance. This achieved the performance increase I needed, but after installing the new card, the system consistently took about 3-4 minutes to boot up and be useable after going through POST. There was also the same delay when using the "switch user" function.

I thought this delay might be caused by some internal conflict between the new ATI card and the motherboard onboard graphics. So I tried at first disabling and then uninstalling the onboard graphics through Device Manager/Display adapters, leaving the ATI card as the only adapter. On restarting, everything worked OK, but I still got the same slow boot problem as before.

Next step was to check the BIOS settings. This is a Phoenix BIOS. Under the "Advanced" menu, there is an option to set the primary video adpter to "PCI" or "Onboard". When I had initially installed the ATI card (i.e. before uninstalling the onboard graphics), I changed this to "PCI", but subsequently found that setting to this or "Onboard" didn't affect the signal output through the ATI card. So, after uninstalling the onboard graphics (probably foolishly), I tried changing the the setting back to "Onb... Read more

A:emachines new graphics card, now black screen, no POST, no BIOS

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2) Clear the CMOS via the motherboard jumpers to reset to default settings - but not sure what this will do.Click to expand...

You should perform this step, but remove the Radeon PCI card first.

The Clear CMOS jumpers are precisely for this kind of mischief- to return BIOS to a known/working state in case the system can't get to or complete it's POST tests.

Once you've cleared the CMOS, you'll need to immediately go into the BIOS setup screens and redo all your settings, date, time, HD's, etc.etc.

At that point, you may reset video to PCI (disable onboard) and re-insert your Radeon. With any luck, Windows will boot and the drivers will still be intact and working.

As far as the pause you are describing before the BIOS fun.. did you install .NET and Catalyst Control Center version of the ATI drivers? These are very likely the cause of your pause/longer boot time and user switching.
 

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Hello,
I have an emachines 370 with the Trigem IM845GL motherboard and Windows XP Home SP2 installed. This has the onboard graphics chipset (Intel 82845GL graphics memory controller hub). I recently installed an ATI Radeon 9250 PCI graphics card to get better graphics performance. This achieved the performance increase I needed, but after installing the new card, the system consistently took about 3-4 minutes to boot up and be useable after going through POST. There was also the same delay when using the "switch user" function.

I thought this delay might be caused by some internal conflict between the new ATI card and the motherboard onboard graphics. So I tried at first disabling and then uninstalling the onboard graphics through Device Manager/Display adapters, leaving the ATI card as the only adapter. On restarting, everything worked OK, but I still got the same slow boot problem as before.

Next step was to check the BIOS settings. This is a Phoenix BIOS. Under the "Advanced" menu, there is an option to set the primary video adpter to "PCI" or "Onboard". When I had initially installed the ATI card (i.e. before uninstalling the onboard graphics), I changed this to "PCI", but subsequently found that setting to this or "Onboard" didn't affect the signal output through the ATI card. So, after uninstalling the onboard graphics (probably foolishly), I tried changing the the setting back to "Onb... Read more

A:emachines new graphics card, now black screen, no POST, no BIOS

Start by resetting the cmos. This will reset the bios to the default settings.

Remove the new card from the machine. Hopefully your computer will now boot up ok, using the onboard graphics.

Is your psu putting out enough power for your new graphics card?

Regards Howard
 

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HELLO TEAMI have bought a second hand Lenovo y560, and I have done a clean win7 Ultimate OEM x64 Bit install. After this I couldn't see the ATI  graphics card in the device manager. (im not sure it was there before install). I have done all possible methods to find it using AMD software update tool, but it says no hardware found.. it was showing 2 Intel HD Graphics Cards Later I tried fiddling with bios and changed some values in "Configuration Tab"related to switchable graphics  to "discrete", below that some parameter like VMM ( blame my memory not sure) . Later I rebooted after saving changes and the screen has gone black. I tried bios update recovery (Wincris USB bootable method) option mentioned in the forum, and it did not work.. (Earlier I had tried updating BIOS, it failed and I used Wincris recovery by making bootable USB and it was successful) Can any tech friends out here could help me getting back to screen, Thanks a lot in advance Jakes













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A:Y560 - PLAYED WITH BIOS FOR FINDING ATI GRAPHICS CARD AND NOW ITS BLACK SCREEN

JAKES wrote:HELLO TEAMI have bought a second hand Lenovo y560, and I have done a clean win7 Ultimate OEM x64 Bit install. After this I couldn't see the ATI  graphics card in the device manager. (im not sure it was there before install). I have done all possible methods to find it using AMD software update tool, but it says no hardware found.. it was showing 2 Intel HD Graphics Cards Later I tried fiddling with bios and changed some values in "Configuration Tab"related to switchable graphics  to "discrete", below that some parameter like VMM ( blame my memory not sure) . Later I rebooted after saving changes and the screen has gone black. I tried bios update recovery (Wincris USB bootable method) option mentioned in the forum, and it did not work.. (Earlier I had tried updating BIOS, it failed and I used Wincris recovery by making bootable USB and it was successful) Can any tech friends out here could help me getting back to screen, Thanks a lot in advance JakesHi jakesWelcome to the forum!Dont worry mate, it is not that serious, i mean it is not a hardware problem, just the graphics have switched to discrete mode.To fix this, switch on your laptop, and as soon as the lights start coming up, repeatedly press the f2 key and you should probably hear a small thin sound(if you dont hear the sound, still continue the steps, it may take once or twice to work). You have entered bios here. Here press f9 once and then press enter. ... Read more

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Hi - I'm having a problem with booting and getting a black/blank LCD screen with an external montior connected via the displayport on Windows 10. I've tried the option of disabling fastboot in the power settings but this only relieves the problem during a restart rather than from a cold boot. The graphics mode is set to 'discrete' rather than 'hybrid' (which seemed resolve the issue for those using a dock). If I hibentate then resume the LCD screen displays.. Anyone experiencing the same problems or have a solution ? Many thanks

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How to reproduce (occassionally): 1. Have a Lenovo P70 w/ latest Lenovo drivers installed + all Windows updates in place.1.a. have Hybrid Graphics set in BIOS.2. Play some Counter-Strike (or most any game that goes full-screen that relies on the graphics card).3. exit the game.4. be forced to hard-shut down the system because all you get is a black screen (keyboard buttons work but no response from OS). How to not have the problem:Same steps above except for1.a. set graphics mode to use Discrete graphics exclusively.  Are others experiencing this issue? Is this a known issue? 

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There are only 2 choices in the BIOS -> Graphic Device and there is no discrete graphics. Why? My laptop is Y70 Touch

A:No discrete graphics in BIOS

BIOS will not display hardware that doesn't exist or you have no control over and hard coded control




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Hi all.One of what will probably be the last questions pre-purchase on my end. Does the P50 have the Discrete Graphics olny option in the bios (vs optimus graphics which I understand as switching between graphics as necessary) Quoting DSperber speaking about his P70: "I just wanted a new Skylake machine that had the "discrete graphics" option (as opposed to only Optimus) finally restored back into the BIOS (after having Optimus mode forced for the W540 - W550 machines), so that I could once again get the same 100% nVidia best-possible graphics performance 100% of the time from it, as I do with my W530.  I have no interest in Intel built-in graphics (to save power and battery charge lifetime) as I'm essentially never running on battery and have essentially zero concern for battery lifetime." Is the P50 the same as the P70 in that regard?  Can it force nVidia-only mode? Thanks!




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Hi there,I have a Hp Elite 8200 Ultra-Slim Desktop and I wanted to get a graphics upgrade, so I decided to buy a ATI Radeon 5450 mxm 512mb discrete graphics card, when I put it into my computer and turned it on, I couldn't find the drivers, my display was changed up, my resolution was changed and I couldn't change it back & it made my gaming even worse than it was before, I already know that my computer isn't the Gaming type, but any type of graphics upgrade would help me out. My main question is, is why does it make my computer worse?

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Hello! laptop Dell Inspiron 3542 does not work discrete graphics card geforce 920m. Error Code 43. Device not working on win. 7 and win. 8.1. Drivers are installed from the official site.
Bios of the motherboard has been updated to the latest version.
However, the graphics card works on OS ubuntu!

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I bought a new laptop, and have a problem with graphics card driver. I've been trying to fix problem for few days, please, help me if you know the answer.
Hardware: Dell Inspiron 15 3541 with A6-6310 QUAD-CORE with Radeon R4 Graphics. 4GB Memory. Discrete graphic AMD R5 M230 2GB card.
OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
For now, Ubuntu says that I have only 3,3 GB of RAM. As I understand other 700 Mb are used by enabled integrated AMD R4.
I want to use discrete card with its 2 GB of RAM and use all of my 4GB RAM.
I've tried to install proprietary drivers from AMD site. But Discrete card still doesnt't work and invisible.
The output of lspci -k | grep -EA2 'VGA|Display' terminal command:
00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Mullins [Radeon APU A4-6000 with R2 Graphics]
Subsystem: Dell Device 0658
Kernel driver in use: fglrx_pci
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01:00.0 Display controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Sun PRO [Radeon HD 8500M Series] (rev ff)
Kernel driver in use: fglrx_pci
Kernel modules: fglrx

I would really appreciate your help. Evgeniy.

A:How to enable amd discrete graphics card?

Hi need an answer too, I have an Dell Inspiron 15 3000

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Hi!Just got my lenovo extreme and were trying to configure it to dual boot with linux. Apparently Linux mint doesn't like the nvidia optimus thing so to try to get it to boot after install I changed the graphics from hybrid to discrete in the drivers. Now my computer doesn't even boot to bios so that I can change it back.I've tried hitting the reset pin with a needle but it didn't work.I've also tried plugging the cmos battery out for alittle while and plugging it back in but that didn't work either.Right noww I'm at loss and can't find any solution online so I'm praying that someone here has the know how to help me!Regards Axel

A:X1 extreme doesn't boot to bios after changing to discrete graphics

Hi,
 
You mentioned Dual Boot.  Can you get in to Windows?  If you can see below.  If not what happens when you hit F1 at boot?
 
https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-...

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Dear all, i just want to share this issue i faced with my Lenovo X1 Extreme gen 2. Previously i am running on discrete graphics. All is fine until i was prompt for an Bios Update which i horribly regretted to approve updating my bios. After updating my bios to 1.26. my brightness function is not working. Broken. Bricked. I do see the bar and slider moving up while pressing Fn+F6 and down using F5 but the screen brightness does not change.  I tried reinstalling the following 1. HotKey drivers2. Intel Graphic Drivers3. Nvida Drivers 4. Lenovo Power Managemen5. Thinkpad Monitor display driver but none works.  Ultimately, i went to bios to switch from Discrete graphic to Hybrid graphics and it is working.  So whoever out there reading this, please understand the risk and shortcoming of this broken bios update for x1 extreme gen 2.  To Lenovo Support or programmers: Please identify and fix this bug and release a patch for this issue. thanks 

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HI, I have a Pavilion 15-ab113na, The specs are:AMD A8 7410 APU with R5 Graphics Discrete AMD R7 M360 8GB Ram Adata Premier SP550 120GB SSD500GB HGST Hard Drive  Now my problem is, everytime I play CSGO, it is using the Integrated, I found out when I installed MSI Afterburner. I put everything in Max Performance and even disabled ULPS. I also installled latest drivers from both HP and AMD.I can't even play CSGO because it always have FPS drops (like 80fps to 50fps). Is there a way to use the discrete graphics instead of the integrated. I also looked for a setting in the BIOS but my BIOS just have simple settings.  

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Hello guys, I have a question that I can't find an answer on the net anywhere.
If I buy a Sandy Bridge processor such as Core i5 2500K for exaple, this CPU has a GPU inside the CPU right? (HD 3000 right?). Secondly, let's say my motherboard has onboard graphics. So I install a discrete GPU and then I have 3 gpus without crossfire/sli ? How can I use the 3 of them simultaneusly ?
Please answer this question is bugging me for ages xD
Thanks
 

A:Three GPUs on system with only one discrete graphics card?

You can't. Your motherboard (Z68 chipset) might support switching between the discrete cards and the on CPU gpu for power saving. But you basically use one or the other. There is no provision for utilizing the power of all 3 graphics systems.
 

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in my bios, under "graphics/primary video controller" I have 4 options.

they are:
GFXO-GPP-IGFX-PCI
GPP-GFXO-IGFX-PCI
PCI-GFXO-GPP-IGFX
IGFX-GFXO-GPP-PCI

These appear to be all the same things, just listed in different orders, so Im gonna assume I leave it in "auto" under display port adapter settings, and it will use these choices in the order selected?

what are all these choices and how can i have 4 of them?
i have no video card installed at the moment, and according to my mother boards manual, to switch from discrete graphics card to on board graphics you do it through ATI catalyst application from the desktop and not through the BIOS. Is anyone familiar with this? if thats correct, what are the above selection stand for?

A:switching to discrete GPU card in bios

PCI-GFXO-GPP-IGFX = pci gfx card
IGFX-GFXO-GPP-PCI = integrated card

If I am wrong please let me know.

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Hello All, I have this laptop, Thinkpad Yoga 15: 15,6 Zoll FHD IPS Anti-Glarei7-5500U, 3,0GHz8GB RAM512GB SSDNvidia GeForce 840M/2GB4G/LTETouchscreen It has a Nvidia GeForce 840M/2GB vide card in it. I don't know yet if it is built on the motherboard, or not.I don't want to get off the rear cover, I am affraid I will lose the warranty. Is it possible to change the video card to a better one? I want to use it for playing a new game as well, and it is not enough unfortunately. What do you reccommend?I hope I can change. Thanks you very much in advance!!Sandor













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A:Thinkpad Yoga 15, change discrete graphics card

Hi I can recommend you to check the Thinkpad Yoga 15 hardware maintenance manual:https://download.lenovo.com/ibmdl/pub/pc/pccbbs/mobiles_pdf/thinkpad_yoga_15_hmm_en_sp40g75956_02.pd... I don't have that machine but I don't think it can be possible to change the Video card without changing the all the system board. But I may be wrong. Regards  

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I have A Lenovo Thinkcentre M92p (3212) using Windows 10 (64bit) that I have upgraded the PSU to a Coolmaster GX Bronze (80+) 750w PSU using a 24pin to 14 pin adapter. Everything works fine including an upgraded DDR3 PC12800 from 4 gb to 16 gb. The problem I am having when I install an MSI Radeon R7 265 OC 2 gb https://www.amazon.com/MSI-R7-265-2GD5-OC/dp/B00JJNQ8ZA/ref=sr_1_1?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1492205350&sr=1-... the PC won't recognive the card. There is no entry in the hardware manager either. I have tried reseating the card itself into the PCIe slot and I have the six pin power connector attached. The fan is running and the card even heats up a very small amount. It's cool to the touch but you can feel a small amount of heat on the pcb. I have also made sure the video card selection in the bios is set to auto and have tried setting it to PEG as well. My bios version is 9SKT98AUS. Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.

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I have a Lenovo Thinkcentre M83 Tower with an i7-4770, 8 GB of RAM, 500 GB Western Digital Hard drive. I've tried installing a discrete graphics card (an OEM Geforce 605) and the system won't boot: it either freezes or displays the dreaded error 1962. Please note that the system successfully boots  to Windows 10 if the integrated Intel HD Graphics is used (and the discrete graphics is removed) What I've tried so far hardware wise:clearing CMOSinstalling a Geforce 605 to another PCI-e x16 slotinstalling a Radeon HD 7350installing a Quadro 2000replacing HDDreplacing HDD cablesWhat I've tried so far software / settings wise:resetting BIOS / UEFIupdating BIOS / UEFI to the latest 03 July 2018 releasesetting graphics adapter in UEFI from Auto to PEG (PCI Express Graphics)enabling CSMdisabling CSMsetting boot priority to UEFI Onlysetting boot priority to Legacy Onlyenabling Secure Bootdisabling Secure Bootsetting boot priority to the primary HDDsetting boot priority to boot from LAN

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I bought a Sapphire HD 7950 graphics card about 2 months ago. Everything worked fine until one day ago when I booted up my computer... everything booted up (Fans Lights & No system beeping) But I was only getting a black screen, with occasional small white flashes. I tried booting with multiple displays and multiple ports (nothing worked). I also tried changing my bios settings also with no luck. (the on-board graphics work fine when the graphics card is removed from the PC) My power supply is a 600W which is more than enough. Again Everything worked fine until that day. I doubt anything is damaged (I handle everything in my PC with extreme care). And yes all of the AMD drivers are installed. I will try to reply to any questions asap, I'm sorry if I don't reply quickly I have a very busy schedule . Any help on this issue would be VERY much appreciated! (Some PC Specs listed below)
Lenovo idea centre K450
600Watt new power supply
IntelŪ 4th Generation Core? i5
12gb system RAM
Not shure about the motherboard type
 

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Hi everyone, this is my first post and i hope its in the right place!

Last night i turned on my computer for the first time that day, and all seemed fine; windows logo came up with the little loading bar, but instead if loading the desktop, up came a black screen. Funny thing was that windows was working in the background! I read through people having the same problem in these forums, and it turns out its not an overly uncommon problem; graphics card issue. I booted in safe mode, and uninstalled the graphics card and drivers, and when i rebooted it was fine, albiet in low resolution. i downloaded and reinstalled the drivers from my providers site, and when i rebooted i had the same problem. So now i am sitting typing this (the text looks huge on this resolution) and have a simple question. Is the issue here that the graphics card is broken? I hope this isnt the case as it is an onboard card and will cost about $900 for a replacement. My specs are below (i'm a bit of a gumby when it comes to computers so go easy on me

HP Pavillion zd8000 (lappy)
P4 3.2
Onboard Mobility Radeon X600 128MB
XP Pro
 

A:Graphics Card - Black Screen

Do you have the same black screen using an external monitor? If you do, you won't be spending $900 on an on-board video card, you will spend $900 on a new motherboard...

Have you tried to install the graphics driver once more?
 

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I recently purchased a new graphics card(MSI Radeon HD6450) to hold out before I get my new laptop but whenever I start my computer with it in I get a black display.

Computer
Hp Pavilion p7-1287c

Procesor:
Intel core i5 2400, 3.1 GHz
Cores: 4

Motherboard:
Pegatron 2ac2

PSU:
EVGA 500W

RAM:
8 GB DDR3-1333

Form Factor:
ATX

Slots:
1 pci-e x16
 

A:Graphics Card Black Screen

Have you actually plugged your monitor into the card??
 

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The first and only bug so far I have encountered with my P51: Out of the box, the machine is set with the Hybrid mode in BIOS, meaning it switches between the Intel GPU and the Nvidia Quadro M2200 (Optimus). I want my machine to always use the discrete GPU, so I switch to Discrete mode in the BIOS. This however means that you can no longer change the screen brightness of the internal screen, it is always set at 100 %. Definitely seems like a driver bug. I have tried reinstalling Windows already, same result: With the Hybrid mode I can change the screen brightness, with the discrete mode I canīt.

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This is my first post on this forum so be gentle.

I need help with a problem with my dual boot hackintosh i hope you may be of assistance!!

The problem is i need the igpu (intel hd4600) enabled as well as my gtx 770 to allow airplay to work in OSX. This is fine it works fine the way it should do.

The problem is that with this setup windows wont boot properly. windows boots and gets to the point of merging the 4 couloured squares of the logo. Then the fans stop on the PC and the screen goes black and into standby!

Windows boots fine with just the gtx 770 enabled or the HD4600 but not with the gtx set as primary.

I hope this is a satisfactory explanation. Any help would be gratefully apreciated!

Cheers Bantoft

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Hi,
The problem started in December when Windows 10 updated itself. The screen simply turns black after booting. (Dell symbol appears but black after)
I have found a couple of things out:
- laptop screen works if Intel graphics are disabled
- external screen works on hdmi
- I can access BIOS screen
I have clean installed Windows 10 several times with no success even when upgrading drivers. I have also tried a clean install of Windows 8.1 (which never had an issue before I upgraded) however this also gives the same issue.
I have updated and reset the BIOS with no success.
The laptop also has an nVidia graphics card also but I don't think it is at fault
I'm pretty much out of ideas as to what to try next!
Any help is much appreciated
Thanks
Sam

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Hi guys, I've done a fair bit of looking into this but I can't get a definitive answer. I recently bought a Gigabyte GeForce 750 TI OC Edition to go with my computer, knowing it would fit in the case. But ever since I've tried to install it, it has been a nightmare. It fires up, fans whirring and all but all I get is the HP BIOS screen, no imput commands and 3 quick beeps then it goes to an entirely black screen with a blinking underscore in the top left hand corner. From what I've read around I have to enable Legacy mode in BIOS, but since my computer is running the HP 7.07 BIOS I can't find that it even remotely supports Legacy mode. Then I've read that some HP MoBo's cannot effectively run a different graphics card due to age/restrictions. It doesn't sound like a power issue as I've already upgraded the PSU with no issues. I'd just love an answer to what exactly is the issue because it's driving me nuts and I'm pretty much ready to sell the card at this point. IF I have infact bought a non-applicablegraphics card, could you recommend one that would ACTUALLY work? Thanks again.

A:New graphics card shows black screen

The HP 3300 SFF shipped with Win 7, and a BIOS that is not upgradeable to UEFI standards.Look here at the new MSI cards that offer Legacy and UEFI.

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Hello,
My dad has a nividia geforce graphics card in his computer and a 22 inch benq lcd monitor. Everynow and then when he starts the computer(its becoming more frequent every day),the computer screen is black and when you turn it on it says no signal.even some times when its left idle it does it.I'm guessing its a problem with the graphics card.Ive done all the obvious steps like clean the graphics card, make sure the screens plugged in and update the drivers.

Does anyone know what could cause this??

I will put the specs of dads computer up tomorrow

~Fastboy42~

A:Black Screen.Graphics Card Failure?

Make sure you update the graphic card drivers from the venders site, if you dont know then i can show you where.

Next click the link on my sig and do everything there then reboot. If the problem still exists then go into the bios and set the display to onboard graphics, boot then shutdown the pc and remove the graphics card. Then boot up and see if the problem still happens. If you need help with the BIOS settings then just ask.

NOTE: if you dont have onboard graphics you'll need another graphics card which you can put in instead of the one your using

If after doing all the above its still not working correctly then download http://www.cpuid.com/hwmonitor.php and run it then take a screenshot so we can see all the values and post it here

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I recently built my new computer and have been having problems with the graphics card. My computer runs fine on my i5 graphics but I want better graphics so I purchased a Saphire Radeon 7850. When I plugged it into my motherboard and plugged in the power I then turned on the computer. Everything was working fine. The fans on the graphics card began to spin. and I could here windows being booted. The problem was the screen was black. Nothing was showing up and my monitor went on sleep mode. I turned off my computer and un-plugged in the power sorce of the graphics card and tried to turn on the computer and it worked fine. The monitor worked and everything was good. If anyone could help it would be greatly appriciated!
 

A:Black screen when graphics card plugged in

Did you plug the monitor cable into the back of the actual graphics card, or is it still in the motherboard port?
 

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I have a
Hp desktop
1gb memory
ATI radeon x200 intergrated graohics card
200gb hd
XP SP2
Pentium 4 3.06ghz

This is the problem

I got a used grapgics card- an ati x800xl 256mb. The I uninstalled my intergrated one through device manager. Turned off computer. Installed the new card to my PCI-E slot. Then connected the monitor cable to the new video card slot. Turn on computer and............nothing! Black sceen saying "No signal.

I researched this problem. Went to BIOS then switched cards or slots had a option like "PCI, PCI-E, AGP. Figuring that I installed it onto my PCI-E slot i switched it to that option. But still no start up.

I seems that the intergrated card never goes off. I uninstall it but its still there. Cause when I restart my computer its still enabled.
POWER SUPPLY is 300w of computer. Graphics card is recommended at 300w also


Question

How can I fix this problem so I can get the new card to work?

am I supposed to disable or uninstall the intergrated one? (I uninsatalled it first)

If I disable it and it still dosent work, the new card, can I reinable it cause I don't want to mess up the computer?

Thank you very much

google003
 

A:Black screen when I install graphics card

No video at all even when you first turn on the computer? You have to disable the integrated video through the bios, not the Device Manager
 

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i have just put in a graphics card (asus EN9800gt 512mb hybrid power) and wen i turn it on all i get is a black screen! what could the problem be?
I have a 500w pc and its a very brand new pc with 64bit windows 7 and intergrated grraphics.

also note that the first time i put it in i forgot to put in the 6pin adaptor and when i turned it on it made a big beeping noise. could this have stuffed up the card? becoz wen i remove it, the pc works fine

help please???

A:put in graphics card bt only black screen wen turn on!!

i think ive had this problem before. the beeping sound you heard was I believe the POST telling you that something is wrong with the graphics card. This is expected since you forgot to plug in the power. For me, it turned out that my power supply was a bust. Everything else turned on fine but there was never anything on the screen. Replaced the psu and everything booted up. See if you can find a replacement? Your wattage seems to be fine.

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i have just put in a graphics card (asus EN9800gt 512mb hybrid power) and wen i turn it on all i get is a black screen! what could the problem be?
I have a 500w pc and its a very brand new pc with 64bit windows 7 and intergrated grraphics.

also note that the first time i put it in i forgot to put in the 6pin adaptor and when i turned it on it made a big beeping noise. could this have stuffed up the card? becoz wen i remove it, the pc works fine

help please???
 

A:Put in graphics card but only black screen when turned on

Do you get any beeps after turning on your PC?

Also, what PSU do you have?
 

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Hi there,
I'm a bit of an amateur at this but I'm having a bit of a problem with my project computer it's an older Mac Pro 5,1 that I have upgraded the Ram, CPUs and also installed Windows 10 on to. Yesterday I was installing the drivers for my new graphics card when the computer crashed and the screen went black. So after a few minutes I decided to turn it off and on again however it powers on but is no longer displaying an image. I've tried swapping my old graphics card back in but it still has the same problem. Any ideas would be appreciated.
Thanks
 

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Graphics Card = Nvidia 6600
Computer = Shuttle XPC Barebone (SS56G v2)
Motherboard = Shuttle FS56 V2
OS = Windows XP SP2

Well I took apart my computer and put it back together about 3 times and after the third i turned it on and the screen was black straight away as soon as i pressed the ignition button. (the other times I turned it on it was fine).

I have determined that it is the graphics card because I plugged the monitor into the motherboard VGA port and it worked like normal. I have tried taking out the card and cleaning the port.

I went into Device Manager and under other devices it says: "VIDEO CONTROLLER (VGA COMPATIBLE)" but it has a exclaimation mark by it. And when i go into the properties of it it says: "THE DRIVERS FOR THIS DEVICE ARE NOT INSTALLED (CODE 28)". But i cannot install the drivers with the cd I have and i cannot use hardware update wizard.

My CD ussually identifies the card and the installs the drivers, but this has not happened and at the top where it says what the card is it says "NO SUITABLE DRIVERS".

I have had the same problem before but i didnt know what the problem was and I gave it to a shop to sort out so i dont know what exactly is wrong.

Can someone please tell me what to do?

Much Appreciated!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Agent
 

A:graphics card problem, Black screen

There should have been a cd with the graphics card, try that!!!
 

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I deleted all of my old ATI graphics card drivers, and even used a 3rd party tool to whipe out the traces in safe mode after. I then installed my new nvidea GeForce 9800 GTX+ graphics card. I installed the drivers as well as active X.

During my first gaming session with the new card, it randomly cut to a black screen and the fan started to spin at a pretty high rate. (Fan on graphics card)

Anyone have any clue what I can do here?


(First time posting by the way, so be gentle)
 

A:Black Screen after installing new Graphics card

System Specs (MB, CPU, Memory, PSU, OS)?
Are you running two monitors?
Have you considered the possibility of adjusting the screen refresh rate?
Do you have anything overclocked?
Are you generating any minidumps?

More information would be helpful.
And I am sure someone here can help you track down the issue...
 

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I just installed my new 7950, and upon installing the drivers then rebooting back to windows I found that although my screen resolution is listed at 1080p, either my screen or my graphics card isnt doing this properly because I have a black outline, about 2cm thick, all around my screen where the screen isnt displaying anything. Any suggestions? On the nvidia control panel I could stretch/move the screen size to my likings, is this possible with catalyst?

Thanks

A:New Graphics card causes black outline around screen

Ok First off I think you are Using a ATI Radeon card

Also if you installed Nvidia drivers on a ATI device GOD help you it even came on

Can you please do us all a favor and post screen shots of the card box and write down what drivers you installed

This would really help because the way i am reading this you are using a ATI card but you installed Nvidia drivers

7000 series card from Nvidia is Dinasour now

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Hello :) Today I bought a brand new Acer V3-772G laptop that runs Window 8 with a nvida gtx 760m graphics card built in.

Getting home I decided to use Just Cause 2's bench test to find out how the laptop would hold up. After completion and getting a rather low score I noticed it said the graphics card it was running was the integrated Intel(r) HD graphics 4600 card and not the nvidia.

So after some researching and trying out different ways with no results I right clicked on computer, clicked on manage, went to device manager then to display adapter, saw the intel card and the nvidia card so I disabled the intel card in hopes it would force the nvidia card to be used.

Once I did that all windows disappeared, the desktop was still there and I could still access the tile menu/start screen so I restarted hoping it would set everything back to normal and start using the nvidia card. Oh how wrong I was. Upon restart the acer title/logo pops up then disappears as usual but after that I only get black screen, nothing else.

Is there any way to fix this? To re enable the graphics card some how?
Thank you in advance!

A:Black screen after disabling graphics card Help!

If you could get to Safe Mode, you could re-enable the onboard graphics.

In some cases, if Windows 8 doesn't successfully start a few times in a row, it will display a screen with alternate boot options - among them an "Advanced Options" tab - which will include an option to start in Safe Mode. Try letting your laptop restart a few times. If it recognises a problem with the onboard graphics, it might produce the Advanced Startup Options menu.

If you don't see that menu appear, you can use a Windows 8 repair disc (USB, CD, or DVD) to boot your computer. It will produce a menu from which you can choose Advanced Startup Options & choose Safe Mode. The Wndows 8 repair disc is not your Windows 8 installation disk, nor is it a recovery disk (such as those provided by your manufacturer). The repair disc starts your computer into the Windows 8 Recovery Environment.

It only takes a minute or two to make the repair disc (literally). From a working Windows 8 PC, press the Windows & R keys at the same time. Then type recdisc. Choose create repair disc, & provide a blank CD, or blank DVD, or USB flash memory drive.
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Apparently, your laptop uses a hybrid type program called "Optimus" that uses both the onboard graphics as well as the discrete nVidia mini-card. The idea is that the onboard graphics handle mundane graphics tasks (to save battery life), and the nVidia kicks in when needed for g... Read more

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Hey I'm not sure where to start but a while ago I bought a desktop and a monitor and they are

Desk Top:
Newegg.com - Acer Aspire AX1420-UR10P (PT.SG9P2.003) Desktop PC Athlon II X4 645(3.1GHz) 4GB DDR3 500GB HDD Capacity NVIDIA GeForce 6150 SE Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit

Monitor
newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824009256

But the graphics card that came with the computer sucked, it simply doesn't support 3D games.

So I went ahead and bought this graphics card:

Graphics Card:
Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GV-N520SL-1GI GeForce GT 520 (Fermi) 1GB 64-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Low Profile Ready Video Card

Here note that the maximum power my computer has is 220W but the graphics card needs at least 300W for it to run

So I bought this power supply unit:

Power Supply:
Newegg.com - Antec VP-450 450W ATX 12V v2.3 Power Supply

Here's the story:

After I bought my computer and the monitor I bought the graphics card. It took me a while to figure out how to install it, but I worked my way out and installed it. So I followed the general guide to installing graphics card, remove driver first, install card, (the computer didn't have a card so the pci slots were empty) then I started my computer and tried to install the new driver with the disc that came with the graphics card. The first time it went so well that I thought it's gonna work, but after a while the screen suddenly goes back and on the top right corner it says "VGA then DVI... Read more

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Im sorry to trouble you guys, but I have tried everything I can think of and have seen via google.

I tried starting my pc about 3 days ago and I got the windows loading screen up and then it all of sudden went black. To cut a long story short, my pc will not start with any nvidia drivers installed. I have tried a fresh reboot of the OS and all is good until I update the graphics driver.

I have tried re-seating the graphics card, and unplugging everything but it still isnt working.

Please could you advise on what to try next, or is my graphics card a gonner.

Thanks in advance
 

A:Graphics card and black screen on startup

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I have a ATI/AMD Graphics Card on my Dell Studio 1558, and the chip has become faulty (design fault from manufacturer). Now the screen display is black and does not come on.

Temporary workaround I am using
I plugged in my separate VGA monitor to the laptop and using it, I switched on my laptop, and after the Windows startup logo, the computer would crash and restart (and repeat).

So I managed to get into Safe Mode, and from there, under Device Manager, I roll-backed my ATI/AMD driver to Microsoft Basic Display Adapter. Then I restarted the Laptop normally (not Safe Mode), and the laptop DID NOT crash, it made it to the logon screen and I got in.

Problem:

So now, I have my VGA Monitor plugged in to the laptop and using it, I am able to boot up windows normally.

While the laptop is on, if I unplug the monitor, the Laptop Screen stays black, nothing happens. When I plug it back in, I get this error that says Microsoft Basic Display Adapter is not compatible with your display (I'm assuming it means my laptop screen since it's a Full HD resolution, whereas my VGA monitor is half that resolution.

What I need help with

Is there any other driver I can install apart from ATI/AMD which will allow my Laptop Screen to work? I want to bypass the ATI/AMD Graphics card completely as it's faulty and maybe somehow use Windows one just like the Microsoft Basic Display Adapter is currently doing?

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A:ATI/AMD Graphics Card error, black screen

I don't think a different driver would help with the laptop's screen. It sounds like a hardware problem, especially if, as you say, the chip has gone bad. It looks like the problem exists somewhere between the video card and the laptop screen, but it still allows you to use an external monitor.

You could boot without the external monitor and shine a light on the laptop's screen to see if there is anything there. If there is, that rules out the graphics card. It would be the actual screen backlight that is at fault.

Is there any chance that this laptop is still under warranty?

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I just swapped my graphics card this morning to a new asus nvidia GeForce gt630 when I installed the drivers off the cd after restarting the pc I realised the drivers did not support windows 8. It loaded up to a black screen an stopped, I have since been forced to try to restore and it is now stuck on black screen with blue windows logo with no indication it is doing anything I have restarted the pc and put the old graphics card back in, but it is still stuck on a restore, I bought downloaded windows 8 pro online so do not have it on a reboot cd.
Please help

A:Graphics card install black screen

I have now got it into safe mode ..

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RELEVANCY SCORE 68.4

Currently running a radeon 6850 and decided to upgrade to the Nitro R9 380, when I took my old card out and replaced with the 380 I only get a black screen and the power save mode message on my monitor. I cant figure out the onboard graphics thing because my 6850 is the only thing I see under device manager and in advanced bios there is no setting to disable onboard graphics. I installed the drivers that came with the 380 off of the disc and that didnt help either ...anyone know what I am doing wrong? Baby step walk me through the process because Im somewhat a novice these days lol, my other graphics card continues to work when I plug it back in so its got to be a driver issue unless my motherboard cant handle the new card which I find unlikely

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Hi,

I recently turned on my laptop for it to constantly arrive to a black screen just before I select the user login. I read some instructions on a different forum stating that I need to log in to the computer via the safe mode and un install my display driver which is Intel(R) HD Graphics, I did this which enabled me to get back onto my original login but at a price.

My driver now says that it's VGA, My screen resolution has changed, every app I use crashes constantly as well as any videos/films I play they crash, skip every minute or so.

Yet if I update the driver I end up back at square one, the black screen.

My laptop is an Acer Aspire 5742 with Windows 7.

I've also tried the windows recovery which crashes.
Any help would be much appreciated,

Craig

A:Black Screen death-Linked to Graphics Card!

Welcome to the forum.

Please fill in your computer specs on this link:
http://www.sevenforums.com/profile.php?do=extra

To know your system specs, just use speccy, download link below:
Download Speccy 1.17.340 - FileHippo.com

OR:
Click on the start | Search bar |
type System info

That shall show give you your system specs.

Then follow steps mentioned in this tutorial:
Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

This thread may also give you some information
Why is my screen black when I start Windows 7?

Post back on how far you get.

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