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Graphics Card can't detect Monitor and turn to sleep mode

Q: Graphics Card can't detect Monitor and turn to sleep mode

I have my new PC for a 4 months, everything worked perfect till one morning I turned it on, and the monitor (SAMSUNG) tried to detect the graphic card (ASUS R9 290) without any success and turned to sleep mode. The monitor works without problems with another PC or Laptop. I connected the VGA card to my tv LG, and it works without problems, after when I connected it back to my monitor, it works, but not stable, in the screen resolution properties it doesn't recognize the monitor, it's going in safe mode for any entering to game, installing some program or restarting of the computer. I tried to put my GTX 650 into that slot (there are 2 slots for graphic cards, and I tried both of them) instead of R9 290, and everything works without problems. So I decided to connect my GTX 650 that works perfect to x16 slot, and the R9 290 to x8 slot... connecting the monitor to GTX650, it detect also the R9 290 without any problems, but when I disconnect the monitor from the GTX650 and connect to R9 290, the monitor going to safe mode again. I tried all these connections with many different cables (all the cables are in working condition).
If somebody can help me, I will be grateful

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I have a problem with my desktop computer. I turn the desktop on and my monitor button turns orange instead of green and says in sleep mode press any key. I hit any key and nothing happens. I've made sure the cords for the monitor are pulled into the desktop but still have same problem. Now I unplugged the monitor cord from the desktop and it has another message that pops on the screen I forget what it said it was green and red. But when I plug the monitor back into the computer it goes back to blank screen. Does anyone know whats wrong? If so can I fix it? Thanks in advance for any help.

A:Turn on computer but monitor says sleep mode

Is this in the wrong area?

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Hi. I just bought a new Dell XPS 8700. The included GPU has an HDMI connection. So I plugged that in to my monitor and now my monitor won't go to sleep/amber colored light mode on shutdown. I have to manually shut off the monitor. Kind of stumped on what needs to be done to get it to go to sleep automatically on pc shutdown. The OS is Windows 8.1 if that helps. Thanks.

A:Monitor not going to sleep mode/Have manually turn it off


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Is there a way to turn off the monitor when my Windows 8 PC goes into sleep/standby mode? Right now the monitor stays on with a "HDMI input" message bouncing around the screen.

A:Turn off monitor when Windows 8 is in sleep mode

Actually, what that's telling you is that your monitor thinks the input has been shut off, which most monitors would accept as a signal to put the monitor in sleep mode.

This may be a configuration setting in your monitors on screen controls. Or, your monitor may not work correctly with sleep mode with HDMI.

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I recently got a VGA-HDMI Cable, so I could link my TV to my computer, but when I went to plug it in, my computer did not detect it. I then tried to force my computer to detect it, as many of the things I saw online recommended this, but this did not work either.
Please help me!
Also, if its any help, my graphics card is AMD Radeon HD 6400M Series, and as this is a laptop, I cant really get a new graphics card.

A:Graphics Card doesn't detect second monitor

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First, my specs:

OS: Windows Vista
2.3ghz Intel Celeron
2 gigs of RAM
250gb HDD
GFXCard trying to install: Geforce FX 5200

Alright, so this is a simple question, shouldn't be difficult to answer!
I've read that sometimes you don't have to disable the Onboard Graphics in the BIOS when putting in the gfxcard. So, I stuck it in without disabling in hopes that I didn't have to. Well, the monitor won't turn on, so I just have to pull it back out of the processor. The weird thing is, it won't even turn on if I have the monitor plugged into the onboard gfx slot. It won't until I completely remove the GForce FX. So, I went into the BIOS and saw that the Primary is selected as PCI and not Onboard, even though I use chipset. Could that be why the monitor is getting confused?

But here's my main question, before I get started in all this: if I choose the Primary Video in BIOS as PCI-E, would I still be able to see the monitor once it turns back on? In other words, would I be able to change the bios back if the gfxcard don't work? Will the onboard video work regardless of what's chosen in the BIOS menu?

Would appreciate ANY help! Thanks in advance!

EDIT: oh, and hey does the GeForce FX 5200 support 1440x900 resolution? Could that be the problem it's not detecting it?

A:Installing Graphics Card - Monitor won't detect it?

Please post your system specs, To include Make and model System if Big Box, or same info for the following it custom or home built, Mother Board, Processor, Ram, Video Card, Hdd(s), Optical Drive(s), Power Supply Manufacturer Model, Wattage and Amperage on the +12V Rails, OS, and any other peripherals installed on the motherboard.

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i have this big problem is that my graphics card as a problem that in almost 2 years it never did this
i never had problems with this computer
but what happend is that i use a LCD screen the resolution is use is 1768x992 and i use a Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT graphics card
what happends is that when i turn the computer on i see the screen with ALOT of lines with weird colors and i thought this was a drivers problem so i installed the graphics card drive and clean the PC up for the 2nd time nothing worked so i tried formating it but i doubt it that would work because those lines where there so yea
i did manage on getting a screen cap from the windows and it looks like this :

the weird part is that the lines and stuff that appear on the screen as well dont show up on the picture so i tried using another monitor and it had the same result
im using Windows Ultimate 32 bit
i have my graphics card connected to my TV(LCD) with a HDMI cable
i thought it could be that so i tried another cable it didnt work
so at this point i ran out of ideas
so i was wondering if you guys could help me
i really need my pc on my other drive i have stuff from work and i cant lose it for the life of me without counting the school stuff
please help me

A:graphics card doesnt detect monitor correctly

I don't know how this happened to you, but the picture is very typical for a desktop that's set to use only 16 colors.

Nowadays, videocards can render millions of colors with a 24-bit or 32-bit depth, this is called "True Color." Many moons ago, you had to make do with about 65 thousand colors (16-bit depth or "High Color"), and earlier still you only had 16 colors or 256 colors (8-bit depth) available.
Using such limited color palettes resulted in images such as the one you have on your screen now.

You should be able to go into your advanced videocard settings and change the color depth, but it would be extremely unusual for a modern nVidia card to offer only 16/256 colors. Still, can you check and see which color depths are actually available?

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Hi, I bought a new graphics card: ATI Radeon 9250 (AGP) and I plugged it into my AGP slot after removing my old NVIDIA Geforece3 Ti 500 graphics card and its drivers. When I turn on the power supply with my new graphics card in my monitor doesn't turn on and remains on standby mode. I made sure that everything is plugged in properly. Is there a way of allowing me to fix this problem so I can carry on with installing the drivers?

Here is my system overview:

System Information
Time of this report: 1/31/2010, 16:03:02
Machine name: AWARA2
Operating System: Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 3 (2600.xpsp_sp3_gdr.090206-1234)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Dell Computer Corporation
System Model: Dimension 8200
BIOS: Default System BIOS
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.00GHz
Memory: 1022MB RAM
Page File: 801MB used, 1565MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.5512 32bit Unicode

DxDiag Notes
DirectX Files Tab: No problems found.
Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 2: No problems found.
Music Tab: No problems found.
Input Tab: No problems found.
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A:Monitor doesn't turn on after I put in my new graphics card

You see no video at all, even no bios screen? If this is true, the new card may be bad

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Hi, i cant get my monitor to work when i plug it into my graphics card. its an ATI Radeon 9600 128MB or something like that. I previously had 512MB of RAM, and i went and got 2 sticks of 512 today, i installed them, plugged everything back up....and my monitor wouldnt turn on, it worked fine before, but now it doesnt. so i plugged it into my onboard card and it works fine. Checked all my specs and it says everything is fine, and doesnt say anything at all about my ATI card. Not enough power to it? it worked with 2 sticks of 256MB but wont work with 2 sticks of 512MB.

i have:
compaq presario s4020wm
AMD Athlon 2400+ 2.0GHz
992 RAM
if you need more info on my system please say so.

**** Ahahahaha! I dont know what was wrong, but i took my graphics card out, saw ALLLLL kinds of dust, blew it out, put the card back in making absolutly sure it was in right....and turned out it works now. Im asumming some dust got stuck in the AGP port its in. ****

A:Monitor wont turn on, connected to graphics card

yup- a good cleaning twice a year saves a lot of computers from the graveyard.

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I got my XPS in 2014 and my service warranty finished in Jan 2015 before I installed Windows 10. So ever since I upgraded to Windows 10 I started having problems with by XPS 8700. Now I don't have any warranty. I thought once they released a BIOS update it would get better and it did for a while unfortunately within the past few months I have noticed two big issues.

1) Upon starting and restarting my computer my monitor does not end up receiving the signal from the pc and remains dark.
- I check that this is not an issue with the monitor by testing it with other pcs
- I checked in Device Manager and there was an Yellow Alert Next to Display Adapters/ NVIDIA GeForce GT 635
- Upon clicking on it showed me this: Windows has stopped this device because it has reported problems. (Code 43)

This unfortunately is not the only problem related to the graphics card.

2) My Sleep Mode has disappeared (It's related to Graphics and BIOS).
-  I have tried the to go in power setting to add it but it was not even listed.
-  I went into Command Prompt and looked up powercfg.exe This is what I found out:

C:\WINDOWS\system32>powercfg -a
The following sleep states are available on this system:
Fast Startup

The following sleep states are not available on this system:
Standby (S1)
The system firmware does not support this standby state.
An  internal system component has disabled this standby state.
Standby (S2)
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A:Please Help Fix Code 43 for Graphics Card Error For XPS 8700 (Along with Sleep/Standby Mode Disappearance) (Windows 10)

Did you get the windows 10 drivers from Dell? XPS 8700 is approved for windows 10 and Dell has provided win 10 drivers at Dell Support, Downloads and Drivers. Allow it to scan the computer and install the necessary drivers. Worked very well for my 8700. 

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Hello, I have a brand new Inspiron 15 7559 that is having some issues. First and foremost the keyboard is useless after the computer goes to sleep. This just started a few days ago, about a month after receiving it. The screen comes back on after opening the lid and the touch pad works fine. But no buttons on the keyboard produce any response. The keyboard becomes backlit like normal but does not produce anything on the screen when I try to put in my password/pin. I can click on the Ease of Access button and get the on screen keyboard to appear. This does work and allows me to input my pin. But that's no way for my laptop to run. And a laptop without a keyboard is pretty useless. My second problem is that my computer no longer sees my Nvidia dedicated graphics card. I only mention this here because I am not sure that the 2 issues are unrelated. I noticed a few days ago that the Nvidia icon was not in my system tray ( I think that's what it's called) like it normally is. So I opened it manually and it told me that it could not find a driver for this computer. That is odd because just the previous day I had been looking in the program and all was fine. So I followed the link to get a driver. I followed all the instructions on the Nvidia site and downloaded the driver for the card my computer came with. But when installing it a window popped up saying that no hardware could be found on my computer for that driver. Not sure why it doesn't see it. 
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A:Brand new Inspiron 15 7559 keyboard will not wake up after sleep mode. And my dedicated graphics card is missing.

Did you ever get this issue resolved?

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I replaced the graphics card on a spare PC, but couldn't install it so changed back to the old one, but before doing so, disabled the monitor. Actually I went into Display Properties and then Monitor, Properties and under Device Usage at bottom, clicked on 'Do not use this device (disable)'

Question is, how do I re-enable it? BTW, I have it networked to other PC but can only get into shared docs

Anyway, now I get a screen view until Windows kicks in and then it goes totally blank (though I can hear Windows start via the speakers)

I've tried to start it in safe mode but it just stops with a list of driver names without going into safe mode (just seems to hang)

I tried using the last known good configuration but this didn't help either

Help please!

Thanks, Stephen

A:Changed graphics card-then disabled monitor,now black screen.Not even safe mode works

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I have HP Desktop Tower Pavilion with windows 10, I had two HP S2031 monitors in dual mode, worked fine. One of them died, I got a good deal on a larger HP 27er monitor.  I hooked it up, they were both working fine ... it was using a default monitor
setting ... and then yesterday the computer downloaded some updates, and in doing so, it downloaded the driver for the HP 27er and installed.  The next thing that happens is the older HP S2031 starts to go dark ... like it is going into sleep mode, and
then it is totally black.  On reboot, it starts up with both monitors working, but within seconds of reboot the HP S2031 goes black again. The HP S2031's buttons do nothing, other than the power button, which turns it off and on, but that is it.  
I have done all troubleshooting, I did not even have them set up to sleep, all settings are at NEVER.  In coming here, I have done all the fixes I can find for similar  that are posted for similar issues, the Windows Key + W... nothing. 
The create new power plan ... nothing.  the device manger>display adapters>disable then enable ... nothing.  and lastly Start>Control Panel>System>Device Manager>display adapter>driver tap>update ... still nothing.  HOW
DO I GET THE HP S2031 MONITOR TO NOT BE IN SLEEP AND HAVE BLACK SCREEN.  I can not figure this out and am not finding any fix.

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Short and sweet, they don't work unless I do it manually, and the sleep mode is known to randomly jump awake at times too.

Anybody else have this problem or know of something I have to turn on/off for it to work?

A:sleep mode / screen turn off

I found a problem like this after installing service pack 1. My problem was fixed after I updated my bios.

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I need help here. I cannot detect my Graphics Card in Device Manager.I do anything but not working. This is my report

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Yesterday I bought myself a new graphics card: Radeon HD7870.
I've plugged it into my motherboard: MCP73VT-PM but the thing is that I don't receive any signal from it when I connect the vga cable into it, tried with hdmi cable aswell...
Also bought a new PSU 550V to make it match the requirements..

Can it be that the onboard vga graphics collides with the new card? If so... could anyone help me out? I've tried almost everything, spent the whole day trying to get it to work.

My BIOS settings doesnt support editing the onboard stuff.

Thanks in advance

A:Won't detect new graphics card

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My desktop is running Window 7.
It is automated turn on when i put it in sleep mode about 2 hours.
Would someones please help me?
Thank you so much.

A:Windows automate turn on in sleep mode

Go to Start/Search and type in Task Scheduler. See if there are any tasks that scheduled to wake the computer.

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hey, i have the ideapad 720s.its on balanced mode , with default setting , and set to "sleep" while iam not using it.but the laptop keep turning off while in sleep mode for no reason. 

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Hi all,

For about a year and a half now i have owned a htpc based on a DFI P55-T36 board.
Everything is running great and i'm very content ever since i switched to XBMC software etc. etc.

There's just one problem for me...
No matter what i do, Sleep mode will not work correctly with this machine.

Also...i have recently purchased a Ortek VRC-1100 remote which works very well with MCE and XBMC out of the box.
This remote has a power button which will send the keyboard command to put the machine to sleep (i believe its Win + S?).

Anyway, in both of these cases i would very much like to Shutdown the PC rather then use Sleep mode at all.

Is there any way to disable sleep mode entirely in Windows 7?

So whenever a sleep mode command is sent, the PC will simply shutdown?

A:Turn Sleep/Hibernate mode into Shutdown?

That would be in your Power managment settings you set it to NEVER it will not go to sleep or Hibernate


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This issue seems to be a pretty difficult to solve, hope someone out there may come up with a solution. Over the last few days I have been trying to figure out how I can:1. turn of the display using a hotkeyand(!)2. avoid the P52 going into sleep after a while of non-activity. In fact, simulate the same situation as turning off the display using a power switch, like on a desktop.Sadly a power switch isn't available. Have tried out a number of options within Windows 10 power plan advanced settings (balanced). Just now I have set the power plan to "Timers Off (Presentation)", which I believe is meant to leave the laptop running at maximum performance, i.e. never turn off display, never turn off the HDD, etc. My experience is that I -should- leave the display turned ON then.IF I use a hotkey to turn it off I should not turn it off (using a hotkey*), then:a. the screen turns on again, after 2-3 minutes  (some unknown wake up/timer is causing this)and/orb. if it stays turned off, then the laptop falls asleep (* using Windows power plan->Advanced settings-> Power buttons and lid -> Sleep button action: Turn off the display, both battery and plugged in) Windows 10 x64 Pro on Lenovo P52 Thanks! below current settings  

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Is there a setting some where that will keep the monitor from turning on when WMC scheduled recordings record while the computer is in sleep mode?

Right now if the machine is asleep and a scheduled recording starts, the monitor turns on. It doesn't show WMC, it shows what ever was on the screen when I put it to sleep.

I realize that I could turn off the monitor, but it just seems like there should be a better fix than that.


A:Does monitor have to turn on if recording w/WMC from sleep

Thank you for all the views.

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New wrinkle.
Let's say I have some background programs running, maybe Defrag or somesuch. Maybe I want to keep the computer awake for a TV show I'm recording an hour from now.
I turn off my monitor and walk away.

APPARENTLY my computer then enters sleep mode, or some other hybrid power option setting and ALSO disconnects from the internet. When I re-start the monitor, I have no internet connection, SKYPE has to re-connect and the background programs I mentioned have stopped.

All this from turning the monitor off?


A:Computer goes to sleep when I turn the monitor off

Well, when turning a monitor off, there is no activity on the hard drive. Causing it to go into sleep mode to preserve energy. If, you use a battery that is. And yes, that can happen if the monitor is turned off. You shouldn't turn a monitor off if you are doing something. I don't know about the internet problem but I'll look for a solution.

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Ok so I have an HP 2159m 21" HDMI Monitor that keeps going to sleep unexpectedly, and does not turn on back on with mouse or keyboard movements, the only way I get it back on is to pull the cord from the back of my machine because the power button does not shut down the machine when this happens it is like frozen, I know it is not my settings because I have my power settings set to never go to sleep or turn of the monitor, and this happens when I am in the middle of doing something on my machine, I know it is not my Graffix card because I Installed a new one because I thought it may be the issue.

I have a Fan on the outside with the case side off blowing cool air on my hardware because if the case cover is on it shuts down within so many minutes sometimes of turning my machine on, my CPU seems to be working fine as with my HD, could this be my Motherboard or is their something I am missing? why doesn't the machine itself shut down if it is getting to hot? is it problems with my motherboard? grr this started happening like 2 months ago and I dont have the $ to go and buy another motherboard at the moment even thought hey are so cheap ;(

anybody had these issues in the past any suggestion is wanted?

A:Monitor keeps going to sleep unexpectidly, and does not turn on.......

Graphics card or CPU are getting too hot.
At least that is what it appears to be from your description.

Let me see if I can find some monitoring tools if no one else posts them first.
I'm using what came with my ASUS hardware so they won't work with your moboard.

I'll get back to you in a few minutes if no one else does first.

This gives you CPU and GPU temps plus a lot of other info.
SIV - System Information Viewer

You will see this towards top left of column. Left picture below
CurrentReleaseDownloads First one down siv.zip is what you need. It is not a big download.
After download extract files.
Inside folder you will see a blue magician figure next to SIV64X.exe click that to open.
Then you will see right pic below hopefully with temperatures as mine does. I circled the CPU and the GPU which is the bottom temp.
Hope that helps and works.
Post temps when you get them.


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I recently updated the drivers for my video card, NVIDIA's discrete GeForce GT 335M, and afterwards I was unable to get my monitor to display anything. My laptop screen is broken so I use a standalone monitor with VGA cables for my display. So after this I tried the obvious troubleshooting, using my fn key to switch between displays and holding the windows key + P to pick the projector option, both to no avail. I then started windows in safe mode and rolled back the most recent driver update for the video card. Since then my laptop does not detect the video card, like it is gone. I still have the updates installed, NVIDIA Control Panel still exist but says no card is detected.

Also I can not get BIOS to run on boot, possibly because my monitor won't display anything until it gets to the windows home screen.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks,


A:Unable to detect graphics card.

Get your Laptop screen fixed first.
You may need to spend less than $100, I guess.


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Im trying to get more performance out of my laptop and cant detect the AMD graphics card. I cant see the card in device manager and if I try to download amd drivers and services, they dont work.Please help.

A:My z51-70 cant detect the amd r9 m375 graphics card.

Do you have switchable graphics turned on in BIOS?  Also is your laptop plugged in to outlet or running on battery?

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Hello dear community, I've just formatted my notebook again and installed Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. The problem is that system is unable to detect my graphics card - Radeon HD 7600M, which was working fine before. Device manager is showing it as a standard VGA graphics card. My notebook is also using Intel HD graphics 4000 and it's working fine after manually instaling required drivers. When I am trying to install drivers for Radeon, two things are happening: - setup manager returns error message that installation process failed(I've even tried to edit "InstallManager.cfg" file and change "WorkaroundInstall=false" to true, setup manager installed everything(AMD catalyst, etc.), just not the driver - as soon as setup manager is trying to detect my graphics card, blue screen appears and notebook is rebooting It is pretty random which one of the above things will happen. I've tried installing few different drivers and nothing changed. I've also tried(in the device manager) to manually choose the location with the driver - Windows tells me that system knows it's the Radeon HD 7600M device, but cannot install the drivers. During the format, I deleted ALL partitions and created new ones. I remember that there was a small partition(which I left untouched during the earlier notebook format), but this time I deleted it too. Maybe this partition had some important HP data which is causing this problem now? I am also attaching a screenshot of my device... Read more

A:Windows cannot detect my graphics card

Hi: I think that HP has the wrong switchable graphics driver listed on your notebook's support page. See if this W7 AMD/Intel graphics driver works. You must only install the AMD graphics driver, which installs the drivers for both the Intel and AMD GPU's. This package provides the AMD High-Definition (HD) Graphics Driver and Catalyst Control Center for supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. For notebooks with switchable graphics modes, this package includes drivers for both graphics processing units (GPUs). Switchable graphics enable users to switch between a power-saving graphics mode (normally used under battery power) and a high-performance graphics mode. If high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) video output is supported, this package also installs the HDMI Audio Driver. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp58501-59000/sp58894.exe I don't understand the language shown in your screen shot. Can you translate to English what the other two devices that need drivers are? I'll take a guess and say that the PCI Device needs this driver... This package contains the driver that enables the Realtek Card Reader in supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system. The card reader enables users to read from or write to supported removable storage cards, which are typically used in digital cameras, digital music players, and cellular phones. http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp61501-... Read more

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I purchased a new GPU Sapphire Dual X R9 270X 2GB DDR5 OC WITH BOOST
My Graphics Card fan work fine but when I turn on my pc the monitor does not show anything.

I had another graphics card before but needed to replace it so I dont know if this is the trouble.

Anyone can help?

Thanks in advance

A:My Computer Can't detect my new graphics card

Do you have required power connections to it ?
Tried another PCIx slot ?
Monitor connected to the right place ?
Can't be problem because of another GPU for BOOT at least, in the OS later on maybe, if it's different than old one.

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What I really want to know is how to disable my Radeon HD 4350 graphics card, so that I can swap to Intel HD on-board graphics.

This is so I can compare the two on their Windows Experience Index.


A:How to turn off a graphics card and re-enable the on-board graphics

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Unsure as to whether to post this here or in the hardware section, but since this might be a software problem I figured I'd try here first.

I have a Dell l702x which has an SSD for the OS and some programs and a normal HDD for generic storage needs.
A few months ago a strange and annoying problem started occurring, in that whenever I put the laptop into sleep mode, either by closing the lid or by choosing it from the start menu, 9 times out of 10 it will begin going into sleep mode, the screen will go black/turn off etc. but the mechanical storage HDD will not spin down and turn off, locking the laptop into this neither on nor off limbo state. When this happens the only things I can do are: hold the power button to force shut down, remove the battery, or let the battery run dry. The next time I power the laptop on I'll be greeted with the "you didn't turn your computer off properly" screen.

I figured this was a problem with the HDD itself, as it was a few years old and was giving me other warning signs that it was on the way out (such as labored clicking and grinding noises when made to do extensive data transfers). So, I saved a bit of money, bought a new HDD (even a different manufacturer to the original, a Western Digital instead of seagate) copied my data to it, installed it, only to discover that the problem STILL exists, sleep mode is still unusable to me.

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A:Laptop's sleep mode does not turn off hard drive

go to the Dell support site and complete an online diagnostic, then check for driver / bios updates for your laptop.

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I just bought a hp pavilion dv2745se part of the hp pavilion dv6000 series six months ago, and it has recently started crashing whenever it either A. Goes into sleep mode, or B: when i shut the screen. I haven't messed with any of the setting recently so I am baffled at why this is happening.

A:HP pavilion dv6000 Does not turn back on when it goes into sleep mode

Please update all your drivers:

=> HP Drivers <=

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I put my laptop on sleep mode. I later then try to on it . However, it has no reaction. I tried to power off it by holding onto the Power button, but it couldnt off.I then took the batt off, the power button is off, i then try to on it again. But it does not work. Though the adapter is working.( lights seen) . I could not on it. I tried the method given on youtube . Still not working. Any advice can you give me ?

A:Hp Envy Laptop (touchscreen) Sleep mode but cant turn on. I ...

Send me via email will be good too

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Hi. Yesterday I try to wake up my laptop but I can't - laptop running but there was a black screen. So I push the power button for 5 seconds to turn off the laptop, when I trying turn him on then nothing happens - power on indicator lights for 5 seconds but laptop dont start. I try remove AC, bateries, bios batteries, ram, hdd, dvd, but nothing helps. I heard about reseting - remove AC and baterie then push power button for 30s - but this also don't help.  Please help me witch this, how to fix this or give me some clues what is wrong in mine laptop.

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I have an HP media center PC running x64 Vista, when I usually put the PC in sleep mode (I'm assuming s3?) the case fans, PS fans and CPU fan would all cut off, now they do not. I have been reading and scanning forums all day on the subject and find no fixes. The closest thing I can come to is a registry setting? There are no power management options in BIOS(the BIOS is the most recent release, I checked).

Any suggestions appreciated!
JC Carmichael

A:Motherboard fans won't turn off in sleep mode anymore.

Fans won't cut off as in woon't turn off or keep on going? Have you tried flashing the BIOS?

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Hi i have been experiencing this problem since i first built my PC. It seems to wake up from sleep at random times in the nite(very disturbing). I have already turned off all the devices that wake it up that are not USb interface and I have no idea how to proceed to trouble shoot this issue, please help if you can.
Thank you,
EDIT: It goes back to sleep on its own(sometimes)

A:Computer will offten turn back on when in sleep mode

have you turned off the waking from lan of your network card? also, there are some power management settings in bios which deal with auto waking up from sleep. see if this is the case, as windows settings might be over-ridden by bios.

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I've had my inspiron 15 7567 for little over half a year and have already had several major problems with it, all of which have been able to fix myself up until now.
When the laptop enters sleep mode(either by closing the laptop, or entering it manually) the fans kick on at full speeds, and remain on until i open the laptop again. I have also found that the fans will do the same thing even if my laptop is completely shut down, as long as it is plugged in.
Any help or suggestions would be appreciated, thanks.

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So my mother's computer just BSOD'd while she was playing a game & now when he turns her computer on, both monitors remain black, but she can still hear the login jingle.

I don't know how I'm going to fix this since both monitors are black, but I'll try. It does however make it hard for me to follow the BSOD Posting Instructions sticky.

Card: AMD, model unknown, probably 3 years old, she only plays a few times a week, so it's not very utilized. I'm thinking it might be one of her monitors.

Computer: HP Pavilion P6210Y (6 years old). Windows 7 Pro.

HP2159m monitor, came with computer. After the BSOD, this one goes straight into sleep mode after boot.

Acer H2333H monitor, 2009. A few months ago, this one started having a delay in warm-up after booting or waking. Tried turning it off, won't turn off, so I can't restart it.

Computer last dusted out in June.

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Hi, my new pc does a strange thing, at least I find it strange because it's new: when the pc is on standby and I turn on the monitor, the pc wakes up.

Now I don't mind this behavior, it is useful even, but I was wondering if it is documented somewhere because I had no idea this was possible and I hope there's no strange electric contact or whatever.

The monitor also has a usb hub, but none of the devices connected to it are enabled to wake up the pc...

A:Computer waking up from Sleep when I turn on monitor

Sounds like an either or thing. Take your pick which it is waking up the computer, the monitor or the USB hub. Don't forget that there is a signal going both ways on those connections and it is likely one of them that is waking it up (my vote goes to the USB hub).

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Hello, I've been having this problem 2 days ago and it's a bit frustrating. I was just playing some games when it suddenly restarted automatically. My device manager doesn't seem to acknowledge my graphics card anymore for some apparent reason. I've tried plugging my monitor in my graphics card and it just seems like on a standby mode with the blank screen showing nothing. But when I plug my monitor to my motherboard port it shows up fine and is in the device manager. I've tried cleaning my drivers with "Driver Sweeper" then reinstalling the lastest driver for my graphics card, but that didn't do anything. I was hoping if anyone knows what's wrong with my graphics card . Thank you.

Is my graphics card burnt/broken?

Graphics card - Radeon x1900

A:System doesn't detect Graphics Card

OK first of all there are no drivers for Windows 7 supporting you card. Your card is not even supported by Windows Vista as support has been removed, therefore, the reason for the problems you have been experiencing is a driver issue not the card itself. You cannot use 6.5 drivers on you card, the reason why you are getting these blank screens and dropping out of games is because of the drivers.

Not the news you peobably wanted to here but an upgrade is needed the drivers which would have been used would have been Catalyst 9.3.

ATI Catalyst? Display Driver
Version 9.3

9.3 Operating System(s)

Windows Vista - 32-Bit Edition Products Supported

AMD has moved a number of DX9 ATI Radeon? graphics accelerators products to a legacy driver support structure. This change impacts Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Linux distributions. AMD has moved to a legacy software support structure for these graphics accelerator products in an effort to better focus development resources on future products.
The following products have been moved to the legacy software support structure (including Mobile and All-in-Wonder Variants):

ATI Radeon 9500 Series
ATI Radeon 9550 Series
ATI Radeon 9600 Series
ATI Radeon 9700 Series
ATI Radeon 9800 Series
ATI Radeon X300 Series
ATI Radeon X550 Series
ATI Radeon X600 Series
ATI Radeon X700 Series
ATI Radeon X800 Series
ATI Radeon X850 Series
ATI Radeon X1050 Series
ATI Radeon X1300 Series
ATI Radeon X1550 Series
ATI Radeon X1600 Series
ATI Radeon X1650 ... Read more

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i have about a 5 yr old compaq running xp.i had bestbuy to put in a radeon 9550 avg graphics card and i had to restore my com now windows wont detect the card so when i try to install the soft ware it says it cant find any hardware to install the software.i could use any help plz and ty.
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A:Windows doesn't detect my new graphics card

Double post

Already answered here: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic112198.html

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I uninstalled my nvidia graphics card via device manager because I was having annoying freezes and nothing I tried fixed it. But when I restarted windows, the graphics cards didn't appear any more and I couldn't install the drivers back. Since it's a laptop I can't just unplug it and plug it in again. How do I get it back?

A:Uninstalled graphics card. Windows cannot detect it now

Do not try to install it through Device Manager.

I just did mine less than an hour ago. So maybe this will help.

After reboot W7 will load but have poor resolution. Go to where the Nvidia driver is downloaded (mine was in the Download folder) double click the Nvidia driver download and follow the prompts to install.

It may show it did not install the driver but don't worry just reboot when it is finished installing or says it didn't install properly.
That is what mine did and after a reboot all was installed properly.

Also after reboot the Monitor will show in Device Manager.


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(sorry, but this needs a bit of background)

I've been using a custom PC since June, picked the parts, got it put together in a shop. Recently, I've been having occasional BSODs and a message that says "PFN_LIST_CORRUPT". After the latest BSOD and reboot, my PC couldn't detect the GTX560 graphics card (from Palit) in device manager. Under display adapters it shows "Standard VGA Graphics Adapter" instead of the gtx560.

I tried to update the driver with the latest download from Nvidia (version 280.26), but when I try to it informs me "This graphics driver could not find compatible graphics hardware". I've reinstalled windows 7 and the drivers for Ethernet, motherboard, chipset, etc., but I've still got the same problem when trying to install the graphics driver.

When I open the "Properties" window of the "Standard VGA Graphics Adapter" in device manager, under details->hardware ids the following information is shown:

Any help?

A:[Help] Can't detect graphics card or install drivers

Hello syalam. Welcome to the Forum.

Have you made any changes or added any new hardware to your system around the time this error began to appear?

That VEN is nVidia, but the DEV is a Fast Ethernet Controller.
It could be that Windows has mixed up the registry folder for the device, or the plug and play feature in the video cards firmware could be corrupted, or there is another corruption in the system.

You can try reinstalling the video card clean:
Be sure you have the most current known good driver downloaded.
Create a System Restore Point.

Now go into Windows Explorer and in the C: drive find the nVidia folder (inside will be Drivers > your driver version) and delete it (the whole folder).
Go into Start > Control Panel > Remove a Program and uninstall all programs for the video card. Do PhysX and Stereoscopic 3D first, then the driver. The control panel will uninstall with the driver.

Shut down computer, wait 30 seconds, and then boot the computer.
When it reaches the desktop Windows will find new hardware and will install it's own WDDM1.1 driver. Let it. You will be asked to restart. Do it.
Once back on the desktop you can now install the nVidia driver package for your card.
Try that and see if it works. That PFN_LIST_CORRUPT error can be caused by other bad drivers too, and by bad RAM. But lets check that video card installation first.

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Hey guys,
This is an important post for me as its regarding my Graphics Card (as i use it a lot). I have a Lenovo G400 laptop with intel i5 3230m , Windows 8.1 and Switchable Graphics(Intel HD 4000 and AMD Radeon HD 8750m). Recently this morning i kept my laptop for an download and went away from it for a while.Later when i returned i saw that my laptop was on lock screen. I unlocked it to see for the download and it said that could not detect hardware or hardware drivers for my AMD Graphics card. Later i saw it could not even detect my intel graphics card. I managed to download and install intel graphics card and it could detect it but when i tried to install amd grahpics drivers it failed.
It cant even detect the AMD Graphics Card.I tried a system restore and it didnt work. According to me it was due to an windows update recently(so i did a system restore).
This is pretty Important for me , so please reply all the suggestions you have

A:Windows cannot detect my Graphics Card [IMPORTANT]

Well The Following Error is Solved. All i did was pray to god and shut down the laptop for a few hours after trying every thing and somehow it worked

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Im not quite sure what the exact spec of my pc are, but here are a few

AMD Atholon 64 x2 dual core processor 4200+ 2.20ghz its a 32 bit operating system, i dont quite know alot about computers so please keep it rather basic, thanks.

A:Computer doesnt detect Graphics Card

You need to post the brand and model. That way we can find the model and see if you have slots to install a graphics card.
I'm guessing you have a graphics chip on the motherboard that has died.

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I verified the monitor (VGA mode) and cable works using my Dell Latitude D600. When plugged into the VGA port on my T540p, the external monitor is not detected when using 'Appearance and Personalization >  Display > Screen Resolution'and clicking on     'Detect'. Is there a software fix?   Or do I have another target? Thank you for looking.

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i left my pc on and it was in sleep mode which is set for 1 hr after inactivity my 2 year old little monkey pressed repeatedly the on off button my partner sed he heard alot of bleeps i asume the error beep and so he jus switched it off at the wall not shut down properly as he dosent have any pc knowledge i turned the pc and the fan starts up instantly but its like there no info going from my tower to the screen nothing comes up and the fan is at full speed and it jus stays like that . iv managed before to fix quite a few virus problems even wen my updates went silly and lost my network adapter i fixed but this had completly stumped me please help as i am lost without my pc my family live far away and this is my only contact thankyou everyone who replys n megaa megaa thanks before hand to the one who fixes it lolol

A:my computer wont turn on it sounds like its jus coming out of sleep mode

Maybe try last known configuration.

Remove all floppy disks, CDs, and DVDs from your computer, and then restart your computer.

Click the Start button , click the arrow next to the Lock button , and then click Restart.

Do one of the following:

If your computer has a single operating system installed, press and hold the F8 key as your computer restarts. You need to press F8 before the Windows logo appears. If the Windows logo appears, you will need to try again by waiting until the Windows logon prompt appears, and then shutting down and restarting your computer.

If your computer has more than one operating system, use the arrow keys to highlight the operating system you want to start, and then press F8.

On the Advanced Boot Options screen, use the arrow keys to highlight Last Known Good Configuration, and then press ENTER.

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how to check my pcie slot working or not. When i inserted nvidia Gforce 9500gt it is not detecting my mother board (Asus M2N VM HDMI ) but graphics cards fan is working. then how can i identifies the slot is faulty or not. Is their any changes to be done in the bios. Please help me. My processor is AMD Phenom 9550 and 3Gb DDR2 ram is inserted.

A:PCI-E slot issue or any changes to be done in BIOS to detect my graphics card

You do need to go into BIOS and disable the onboard video card in order for one plugged into a PCI slot to work. That is most likely your problem.

There are diagnostic cards that you can plug in to test your motherboard such as the one at this site:


You also might call nearby computer stores to see if they have the equipment there and will run the diagnostic for you if you bring in your motherboard.

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