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Monitor won't display (no input/check cables) after new video card install

Q: Monitor won't display (no input/check cables) after new video card install

I recently purchased a Chaintech Geforce FX5500 256MB DDR AGP 4X/8X video card from newegg.com. Additional stats:

Core clock: 270MHz
D-SUB: 1
DirectX: DirectX 9
DVI: 1
Max Resolution: [email protected]
Memory Clock: 400MHz
OpenGL: OpenGL 1.4
TV Tuner: No
TV-Out: S-Video Out

I've been using an old Geforce 2 32MB card (don't have the specifics at the moment) and it was working fine, albeit sub-par for new games (namely Guild Wars). I'm using an ASUS A7V133 Socket A motherboard, 200/266MHz FSB AGP Pro/4X (if you need any other info or specs let me know and I'll provide what I can).

Long story short: I correctly and safely removed the old card, input the new card, and nothing happens. My monitor says "no input/check cables". Obviously, something is going on with this card. I'm not sure if the problem is with the card itself, or its compatibility with my motherboard. I'm not a genius when it comes to pc hardware (that's why I'm here) and basically I have two questions:

1. If this video card can work with my motherboard, what do I need to do to get it to work?

2. If this video card cannot work with my motherboard, what's the best video card I could buy that would be compatible with what I've got? Also, considering the motherboard I DO have, if I indeed I need to replace this card again, what should I look for so I don't order the wrong thing?

Any assistance will be GREATLY appreciated.


Preferred Solution: Monitor won't display (no input/check cables) after new video card install

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Monitor won't display (no input/check cables) after new video card install

You didn't say whether or not you uninstalled the old graphics card driver and installed a new one.

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I have a Dell optiplex 740 AMD Athlon Dual core 4850C 2.5GHz 4GB 250GB windows 7 professional,I install a Dell NVidia GForce G310 512MB(Low profile)GDDR3 desktop video card.after I install it,u plug my monitor into the mother board and not into the graphic port,turn on my PC,then I got a reading saying Graphic card detected.Turn my PC off,connect  my monitor plug into my graphic card port and turn on my PC.so I didn't have the right size to my monitor and the graphic card port,so I buy a cheeper cable plug for my monitor that connected to the cable plug that connects to the graphic card.I turn it on and still saying no input or connection on my monitor.so do I need to replace my monitor or am I doing something wrong?

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Hey all,
I hope someone can help me with a hair-pulling problem I am having with my 1-month old PC. I have tried every possible solution to no avail. I have looked on countless forums as well and tried all the likely solutions but nothing has helped.

Okay, so I recently took my whole comp apart to install aftermarket NB, SB, and CPU HSF's as well as a couple of Thermaltake Spirit RS's on my 2x2GB sticks of RAM. When I put it all back together after installation and turned it on, nothing displayed on my monitor except for the Acer popup screen when it is first turned on and a "no display" box popup after that followed by the monitor going into standby. The computer powers up with everything seeming like it is getting the proper power. Fans, LEDs, etc. all are on and I get no beeps from mobo except for when I forgot to plug in the 6-pin to the video cards. RAM doesn't look faulty because I have 2 extra brand new 4GB sticks that I swapped in and nothing changed. Also, I tried swapping the video cards in opposite PCIx-16 slots but nothing happened as well. I tried using a VGA cable with DVI adapter on the end instead of the DVI cable I have that runs from the monitor to the card bvut hasn't done anything either. Tried using just one video card and switched SLI card to single. Also reset BIOS on mobo.

I have come to the following conclusions-sound logical?

a)Bad psu

b)I somehow fried both cards (seems unlikely though.)

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A:No display on monitor from video card

Does your motherboard come with an on-board VGA? Try connecting the display monitor to that.

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Took an old Dell XPS 630i with ATI 4850 old card that crapped out on me and replaced it with ATI HD 7750. I am sure i properly seated the card but when i connect it to my monitor all i get is a black screen... When I boot up the machine i can't even see BIOS logo.

Monitor settings itself can change from auto detect, Analog, Digital. Using a DVI to VGA adapter so im on Digital Setting - which should be correct because i see the floating color box...

Card spins, pretty sure 750w PSU works fine, etc ... didn't touch anything else. Also I was reformatting windows 7 on this PC and didn't finish (It finished installing windows but i got to the screen where it told me to enter my Name for PC and i just turned it off) I doubt this has anything to do with it but thought i should mention this.


A:Solved: Installed a new Video Card, monitor does not display

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I'm not getting an image on my computer screen. Tried second monitor without success. PC savvy friends have told me it's the video card or the motherboard. I purchased a new graphics card. However, I wouldn't know how to go about installing it without a display. Could it be my motherboard? Any help would be appreciated. Dustin

A:Help! I lost display on my PC monitor! video card or motherboard?

first off dustin, welcome to techspot.

It does sound like a video problem...

Before we can help you out..we need a bit more info.

First off, have you made anymjor changes to you PC? Or have their been any problems before this happend? (flickering screen etc etc)

Replacing a video card is not hard at all, but we need to determine if your PC used an actual video card, or the video output is built into your Motherboard.

If you could tell us you PC make, Model, and some simple hardware specs, including you motherboard, and video card (if you use one)

If you dont know how to get them (specs), dont panic, its not that hard. You should consult this post found here

Post back with your specs, and we can go from there....

Good luck


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I have an HP ZR22w monitor with three inputs: VGA, DVI, and DisplayPort. I want to hook up a computer to the DisplayPort, but my video card id HDMI out. All the cables are sold as DisplayPort source out to HDmi monitor in. Are these cables reversible?
Can you recommend the right way to hook this up? Is there a cable that exists for this situation? Do I need a combination cable/adapter?

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So both my monitors were working fine and fully functioned untill I updated my video card. It now only displays on one screen, but if i disconnect the working screen and restart it shows is on the other screen and vise-versa. Also when i try going into the Nvidia control panel it just doesnt respond.

A:Nvidia video card doesn't display on the second monitor

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So, I got a new video card at work to install and nothing will show up when I plug it in. I can go through the computers VGA and it works fine, but when I go to the video card only a black screen. Any help? Can't download drivers either, only black screen upon boot.

A:Display Drivers/Video Card and Monitor Screen


Have you tried removing the graphics card and using the on board VGA to boot into windows, you could then install the required drivers.

Then shutdown the PC >> Insert new graphics card and see how that goes??


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Just set up my brand new HP Envy 750-439cb computer plugged in all the cords turned the computer on and the message 'input signal not found " shows up. I unplugged the cord from the wall and held the power button on the monitor down for 1 min. Plugged it back in and it said the same thing . Tried switching the hdmi cords around still shows the same message. Please help !

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Hello, running out of ideas!  Envy Phoenix 810 running Win 10 (64).  Following regular Win 10 maintenance update, system suddenly started running fan at ultra high speed and lost video.  Geeks said replace M/B.  Swapped in new Pegatron Pittsburgh board - exact match with original build. Now fan runs at normal speed BUT no video or USBs. Did the usual: checked monitors, cables, power supply,  graphics card, popped battery to clear CMOS, reset jumpers for bios and password, swapped ram, disconnected HDDs to try boot, same issues.  So my sense is the BIOS is corrupted, but with no video or active USB slots, no way to see or do anything (MOB has no onboard video, obviously USB & wireless keyboards wont work) -- WHat can I do??  Thanks

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Hi im having a major issue.

I want to play my 360 games via my Dell flat screen monitor. The way I achieve that now is by disconnecting the vga cable that connects my computer to my monitor and plugging in the vga cable for my xbox 360 into the monitor. Then when Im done I have to go through the agonizing process of unscrewing the cable for my xbox and replacing the cable for my computer.

This is my xbox cable http://www.xbox.com/en-US/hardware/x/xbox360vgahdcable/

My major question is, Can I make is so I can have an option or button to switch between the two videos. Like say mid game I want to switch back to my pc without have to unplug my cable or anything can I do that?

I notice the cable for the connection from my pc to my monitor has another cable hanging off of it but I have no idea what that is for and it doesn't take in cables, it puts out.
My operating system is a Dell C521 and i have a 17in flat screen monitor with the speaker attached to it on the bottom.

Do I have to buy an attachment or is there a program I can buy.

Thank you so much.

A:Xbox video on PC monitor without switching cables.

I also run on Vista 32 bit

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I don?t know how better to explain than with pics:


When I started my pc that?s waht I got. I checked the cables and saw that the one from the monitor was loose ? the thingy on pc was actually loose. I am actually missing one of these little ones, and the other one got loose:

I tightened it ? same thing.
Bought new ones ? same thing!
What can be the problem? The contact or something just died on me?

Thx in advance!

A:Graphics card, monitor or just cables?

Those are just screw anchors, and one or more may be stripped. They have no bearing on electrical or video problems except to keep the video cable connected and secure. Looks like the computers video card is dieing... besides the stripped screws. Try another monitor to be sure

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My GeForce 5200 isn't working. I've been having problems with it where the video cable connects to the card. Sometimes Windows XP loads up in 256 colors. When I jiggle the cable, the screen goes black then comes back on in the correct colors. Now, it's completly out and the monitor won't load up. How do I install my new GeForce 5500FX if I can't see my monitor? I believe I need to connect my monitor cable to my mother board monitor connection, but I don't think it will work as long as my GeForce is installed.

A:Solved: How do I install new video card when I can't see my monitor?

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I have 2 monitors set up on a Nvidia Geforce FX 5200 Ultra (AGP). Runs fine. I wanted to add a 3rd monitor and am trying to install a Geforce 2 MX400 (PCI). As soon as I install the card none of the monitors work past the startup window. I have downloaded the latest Nvidia drivers, tried switching AGP to PCi in BIOS, installing the MX400 first then the 5200. Can't seem to figure this one out. - Windows XP, AMD 2200+, 1gig ram, Via chipset, 350w power. Please help.

A:3 Monitor set up, 2 video card install problems

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I'm having this same problem. Did you ever figure it out????? Email me!

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My problem seems to be two fold.

1. Dxdiag is reporting everything in display as n/a.

System Information
Time of this report: 8/23/2011, 12:15:47
Machine name: REBECCA-PC
Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.110622-1506)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Model: MS-7597
BIOS: Default System BIOS
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 925 Processor (4 CPUs), ~2.8GHz
Memory: 4096MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 4096MB RAM
Page File: 1040MB used, 7148MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 32bit Unicode

DxDiag Notes
Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 2: No problems found.
Input Tab: No problems found.

DirectX Debug Levels
Direct3D: 0/4 (retail)
DirectDraw: 0/4 (retail)
DirectInput: 0/5 (retail)
DirectMusic: 0/5 (retail)
DirectPlay: 0/9 (retail)
DirectSound: 0/5 (retail)
DirectShow: 0/6 (retail)

Display Devices
Card name:
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A:DxDiag display and blank screen after video card driver install

I solved both issues. They had to do with use of dual monitors, so it was making my television the primary monitor and not my comp's monitor. Unplugged the television and reinstalled the driver, works perfectly now.

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Its a weird problem. It has been working fine for over a year and little bit more. Suddenly the monitor lost input signal, and went to sleep, while the computer is still running. The monitor hasnt gain signal even if i restarted. It keeps sleeping, because it doesnt have any input signal. Also when i leave it on it suddenly gets signal an has display for a few secs or min, then loses it again. What could be the problem? If it never had happen before. What should i do or any recommendations, Suggestions?

A:No monitor display, no input signal

Update your video card drivers from the manufactures site. If you cannot get to that point, unplug your power and video card cord from the back of your computer, then hold in your power button for a minute. This will suck up the remaining electricity. Then of course plug it all back in. If this works still make sure to update your drivers\windows update.

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Hi all, I have just bought a second hand Dell Dimension 2200. When I switch it on the monitor is displaying
No Signal input, check video cable. I was using this computer at the home of the person I bought it from without problems.

When I have hooked the monitor to a laptop it is displaying on the screen for a couple of seconds the showing me the same error message.

As soon as I switch on the computer it give four short beeps, a short pause then another two beeps.

Any ideas as to what this would be or how I could fix this would be greatly appreciated.


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I recently upgraded to a 450 GTS and bought a new PSU. I have the PSU working and am on it right now. The problem is that when I place my 450 GTS into my computer and boot it up, my moniter says "Check Video Card". I am currently using my on-board graphics card to get my PC to start.

I also hear the system booting and loading through my speakers but my monitor is the only problem. Been frustrated for hours.. Please help.

- Computer: HP Pavilion a6042n
- Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4200+ 2.20 GHz
- Ram: 2.00 GB
- OS: Windows 7 (32-bit)
- Power Supply: RF-500WPS2 (500W-600W Peak)

Could this issue be because I need a bigger Power Supply. The graphics card I currently have requires 450W and I ran it on my other PC with the same Power Supply.

A:Monitor says "Check Video Card" after upgrading

It sounds as if you forgot to plug in the 6 pin PCI-E power connector on the graphics card.

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Ok, heres what I'm trying to do. My sound card (SB Audigy 2 Platinum) has RCA inputs and my video card (GForce 4 Ti4800) has both video ins and outs. I want to hook up my Playstation 2 to these video and sound inputs and play games using my computer's monitor and speakers for the video and sound. Is there a program I can download that will allow me to watch what is coming in the video input on my video card?

A:Program to display video input?

Um from what I see the GeForce 4 Ti4800 has only 3 plugs in the back and all are output - standard VGA, DVI, and S-Video.
If yours has more can you supply more information on the card please.

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I have had a problem loading a game on the Steam application. This has only started happening today. I am getting a 'message  Dell E1708. The current input timing is not supported by the monitor display./ please change your input timing to 1280*[email protected] or any other monitor listed timings as per the monitor specifications'
I have ensured that these timings have been set up in settings on my pc but is still happening. This exact same thing happened with the origin game platform but after I uninstalled  and reinstalled origin it was fine but the Steam game is still saying the same .
I have a Dell Optiplex 745 that is running on Windows 10.
Please advise if .

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Okay, so I looked for some answers involving this but nothing seems to quite fit my issue. I woke up this morning, turned on my computer and after some loading it stopped just short of the log in screen and told me that it couldn't display the video mode.
Now, I'm not sure what's happened here. I haven't done anything to the computer recently, and currently I'm running my computer in safe mode, which works. I tried to hook another monitor, but they both have the same issue. Nothing major has been done to this computer, and I don't even think that anything was installed. I was using it last night, got off, went to bed and then woke up to this.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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What do I need to do do this?

I want to be able to plug Yellow/Red/White(ps2/dvd player for example) cables into my pc (or monitor) so that I can have my monitor output the image.

A:Converting YRW video input to my PC/Monitor.

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I was playing luxor1 last night and when finished tried to leave the game but the screen went black and displayed this message. "Digital Input cannot display this video mode."
I rebooted, tried unplugging everything, tried another monitor and nothing is working. Screen is still black. when rebooting the computer doesn't always fully reboot because sometimes I don't hear the windows sound. And sometimes I do hear it. Can anyone help?

A:Solved: Digital Input cannot display this video mode

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I have a "Digital video input (DVI)" on the back of a LCD Flat Panel Monitor,although i use the old fashion monitor -to- computer type of cord.

What use is the Digital video input (DVI)? My video card just has the old fashion output for a monitor connection. I am thinking if i get a new video card for my computer that has a DVI output, i could connect the computer to the LCD monitor DVI input...and get a better picture. True?
thanks ahead of time

A:A Digital video input (DVI-D) outlet on LCD monitor..how to use?

Yes. DVI will give you a clearer, faster picture than VGA will.

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I want to use my laptop to watch tv, but I don't know how to input video signals into my laptop's monitor..

I really need your help, thanks a lot!

A:How can I input video signal to my laptop monitor?

Welcome to TechSpot forums

It is unlikely that the laptop's video capability has a video in connection. So unfortunately I doubt this is a possibility. One of my workmates does have a USB tv card device which feeds a TV signal into the computer and this works with a laptop (aerial connects to device, device connected via USB connection to laptop).

Something like the devices for sale from this website would be required:

If you post details of the laptop model we will be able to confirm whether it does or does not have a video in capability.

If you think you might stick around at this forum please feel free to post a hello message in the Introduce yourself forum

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My Dell LCD flat screen started saying "no video input" all of a sudden. It did that once or twice and then it just went to a black screen. I tried restarting and still nothing. When I restart the fan just blows really hard and the computer makes weird beeping noises. I plugged monitor in to another pc and it worked fine so it's not the monitor. Is it the graphics card? The computer seems to start up. Everything was working fine up to this point. Runs XP. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated!



A:Monitor - No Video Input-Black Screen

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How can one rig or setup a laptop monitor (purchased as a kit without the computer portion) to receive an rca video signal from another computer?

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HP Pavilion h8-1360t, Windows7 home premium 64-bit,  AMD Radeon HD 7570 graphics card. error message: Digital Input Cannot Display this Video Mode Optimum Resolution 1280 x 1024 60hz.  I get the error message as soon as Windows opens and the desktop displays.  Then it goes black with that message.  I've been using the computer for awhile and I had it so that when I maximized a window it would go across both screens.  I have two monitors on the graphics card.  Somehow I changed the settings so that a program would maximize to one monitor or the other.   That is how I want it to work.  Maybe I activated HydraVision.  Now I have the problem when I start. Also now when I boot to Safe Mode I get the message that there is no AMD graphics driver installed, or it is not functioning properly.  I have tried to update it and the computer tells me I have the most recent version installed.   I would like to uninstall it and reinstall it, but I'm a little worried I won't get it installed and be without video.  Something like that happened to me once before years ago. Could someone tell me what I should do please? Thanks, Jim Allen

A:Digital Input Cannot Display this Video Mode Optimum Resolut...

>Also now when I boot to Safe Mode I get the message that there is no AMD graphics driver installedBut you have a display?Can you change the display settings to the recommended resolution and then reboot normally?V.

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I've been using a DELL SE198WFP monitor for two years. It's been running fine on its native resolution of 1440x900 until a day ago. This resolution disappeared recently.

I have done nothing out of ordinary these past few days (Unless you count plugging in a newly-bought USB hubman.) so I have no clue how or why this happened.

I am currently using a resolution of 1152x864, which I would have no problem with, except that now I am unable to play most of my MMOs.

When I run a game, the screen turns black and there is a message saying, "1 : Auto Detect (Analog Input). Cannot Display This Video Mode." I have tried most of the other resolutions that my monitor was capable of displaying, but I kept receiving the same message.

So far, I've tried:
-System restoring.
-Installing the monitor driver from the website.

How do I convince my computer that my monitor is an LCD widescreen and not a generic non-pnp monitor?

A:Auto Detect (Analog Input). Cannot Display This Video Mode

Try the following:

1) Unplug the Cable from the back of the monitor and check if you can see window moving across the screen
(Self Test for the monitor)

2) Try to re-install the video drivers.
The monitor drivers are not much of a use, still good you re-installed them.

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hi all,

i'm typing this on my phone, so I apologize in advance for typos. I just spent about an hour trying to figure out why my friend's desktop won't properly boot up and display. when I got there, she couldn't get any display at all, just a msg that the monitor was in power save mode. I thought maybe the RAM might be loose, so I reset the two sticks she had in there. turned it back on and voila! a proper boot up and display. but, we get to the desktop and...now, the display changes to non-viewable, jumbled, scrambled lines. turn it off (force reset), and we're back to no input on the monitor. i'm pretty sure it wasn't booting up at all, since I couldn't get the "cap lock" indicator light on the keyboard to go on when I pushed the button. I reset the RAM sticks again, and got a proper display for a few seconds; this time, however, it got all scrambled before we even reached the desktop.

what can we try now? I don't know all the specs on this computer, but I do know it's running windows xp pro media center edition. any and all help is appreciated.



A:boot probs: no input to monitor; then, wavy moving lines instead of a proper display

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Anyone know of a Nvidia graphics card with S-video input and DVI-out sockets?

A:S-video input graphic card?

Any Geforce card that has VIVO, Video-In/Video-Out: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...deValue=3055:20548&PropertyCodeValue=694:9634

Or if you have a nice video card then you could just get a TV capture card: http://www.newegg.com/Store/SubCategory.aspx?SubCategory=47&name=Video-Devices-TV-Tuners

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Hi. This question will immediately expose my ignorance about video capture. I'm interested in getting a Leadtek Winfast DTV1000S card, mainly to convert some videos. I see from the specifications and the pictures that this card supports composite video and S-video connections. However, I can't find any reference to the audio signal, and how that is captured. I suspect it would probably be through a separate audio line from the source into the line-in on my PC, bypassing the DTV1000S as such. Could any wise member please take pity on my ignorance and tell me how the audio signal is handled in such a case.

Many thanks

A:Audio input to video card

Where do you capture from, and with which program? If it's an external source, say VHS tapes or such, you use a * connector to 3.5mm audio jack to the mic line in plug, and select the program to capture audio from line in. If it's from an internal file from the computer (some would need to do this) or a digital broadcast, or whatnot, you just set the program to record sound from the default audio output device. Make sure the program you use supports this.

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I don't have a webcam, but what I do have is a standard digital camera with a video out phono. I plug this into my video card, and using the video card software, I can see on-screen the video that I put in, be it my camera, or my video player etc.

The problem comes with the fact that no other application or software can use my video card, msn just has a black screen when I select the video card, Skype says "cannot start video renderer, please check you have a valid directx installation" I do, and other programs say things like "Unable to start device, please ensure other devices aren't using it" etc.

The only way I've been able to get around this, is to full screen my video card software showing the video and screen broadcast that window with skype.
I'd much rather a better solution to this because it not only means I have to use Skype all the time, but it means my 2nd monitor is unusable while doing this because its showing the video/being used as a screen broadcast.

Does anyone have any ideas on how I can get my video card to work with my programs?

Many Thanks

A:Using my video card input as my webcam

PC web cams are cheap. Invest in one...

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So this weekend I went out and got myself some nice 8 ft long HDMI cables. But, when I got home and plugged them in to my Radeon 5770 GPU to my HDTV there was no input.

Currently I'm using DVI, but I don't have an cables to connect the audio, so there is no sound right now.

So.. any ideas what the problem might be? Do I need to configure something first? download a driver?


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I would like to get a video from the Raedon HD 7000 series, more specifically, 7700 or 7800.

I managed to find my computer's specs online and want to ask if I were to get a new card, would I need to upgrade anything else, like a better PSU, or a better CPU to prevent the card from being bottlenecked. I don't mind if it's bottlenecked a bit, but I would like to run Skyrim (as well as BF3) on high or ultra and be able to play Witcher 2 more smoothly.

The computer specs can be found here on the official HP site. I hope this is enough information to answer my question.

If I have forgotten or you need anything else, feel free to tell me and I will update ASAP.

A:Thinking of upgrading my video card, can I get some input?

Well you'd definitely need a better PSU than that 300W one which came with the HP. What's your total budget for the card + PSU?

Your i7 2600 processor is fine... actually it's more than fine since PC makers generally always tend to make CPU-heavy and GPU-light machines.

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I've got a friend with a problem, and that problem is he isn't registered on this forum!
All jokes aside, he is experiencing a rather inconvenient situation that I believe somebody here may be able to help figure out.

He says,
"So I got this computer, it's quite old. Old enough to have been built with XP as its default. I have a broken computer that I took a wireless PCI card from and I also took my GeForce 9500 and tried to put it in. The GeForce wouldn't fit so I put the old video card back in. I tried to run the computer again, but when I plugged the monitor in it said that it wasn't getting any input. Everything was running fine before this, it was getting input. For some reason the video that's already built in didn't read in the first place and still doesn't. There's no 6 prong cord to plug in, and everything is all the same way as when I got it, except the wireless PCI, but I've tried it without that as well and still no input. I have no idea what's going on, is anybody able to help?"

Feel free to post as if it's directly to me, I'll be copying and pasting it to him anyways.

A:Solved: Messed with Video Card, now there's no input

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last night was doing some video editing when bam screen goes black. Rebooted - i can hear the HDD working, but on my monitor it says "No Video Input" - after a while, i hear the windows chime turn on, my keyboard caps lock can be toggled but no display - so i assume it was able to post and load windows but just no display

- rebooting did not work, same as above

i've reseated ram, components, tried video card on another pc - worked - tried monitor with another pc - worked, moved video card to another slot - same problem
disconnected all power except for boot drive, video and normal motherboard connectors

reset cmos, remove battery,

same effect- i know it is booting, ram test with mobo elicits the right number of beeps
scoured the web for answers, it turns out this seems to be a common problem but no common solution -
only thing i haven't tried is replacing ram

so posting it here in case some of ya might have an idea or two to check out

my system core i7-920, 6GB RAM, ATI4850, Win 7 64 home premium, 400w ps

A:No video input on monitor, cant see POST, HDD sounds ok keyboard lightcan toggle

I'd say the power supply may have failed such that it no longer provides enough power to the graphics card even though it can supply some power to other parts of the PC. A 450W or greater PSU is recommended for the Radeon HD 4850.

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I just bought a new video card and installed the drivers. The VGA and DVI outputs work fine. However, the S-video input on the card doesnt seem to work. Although I have a live S-video source plugged into the card, Windows Movie Maker (or any other program) gives me an error saying that I have no video input device plugged in. I re-installed my old video card and the S-video worked fine, so it seems to be an issue with the new video card. My question is this: do I need to tell Windows how to look for the S-video input through this new card, or should it find it automatically? I think the S-video input is broken for this video card, but am not positive.

A:S-video input on new video card?

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I am trying to replace a Gforce2 video card with a Gforce FX 5200 with 256m o ddr memory. When I install the new card I get a conflick message saying that I need to remove another piece of hardware to free up the resources needed. It will not tell what hardware is in conflict.

A:[SOLVED] New video card no input/output resources

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Good afternoon. I'll try to provide any/all information that I can - I'm stuck....and have a headache, and am not very technical. A bad combination for working on any system.

I have a eMachines T3092.

3-4 days ago, I went to turn on my system. When it began the boot process, my monitor showed 'No Input Signal'.

I researched and learned to troubleshoot - so have:

a. checked all cables.
b. attached/used the monitor with another system (worked fine).
c. checked power cord with another system (worked fine).
d. attached another flat screen to my system -- same issue.

This leads me to think it's an issue with my system vs. the monitor.

So - after more researching and reading, I determine that I need to buy a new video card. I just did this today, and purchased one that should work (I think) and should be compatible.

I purchased: NVidia PNY 6200 256MB AGP 8x and installed per directions.

Did not fix my issue. So -

I popped it back out, put it back in, unconnected and reconnected all cords and cables, and got 1 long beep and 2 short beeps.

Further research suggests it may be memory or it may be the mother board.

I can't 'see' anything to know what message, if any, the system is giving. I would really appreciate any other suggestions as to how to troubleshoot or 'fix' my issue.

This is an older system and quite frankly, I don't want to drop a Mother Board into it (don't know how) BUT....I do have files/stuff tha... Read more

A:NO Input Signal, New Video Card - Stll Not Working

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Hey everyone,

I'm running an HP p6214y with an nVidia GeForce 9800 GT. I recently got a Sony Bravia 32" TV that I was hoping to run in dual screen mode with my HP 2009f monitor. The video card has two DVI out ports which I'm using with two DVI to VGA cables. However, I've found that when I hook the Sony HD TV up to my video card, the video card will stop sending an input signal completely randomly. This sends no warnings or errors to the event log either. I have a 750watt power supply as well. Has anyone else had this problem?

Thank you!

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Just finished building a new PC for my mates brother, all components seemed to be secure.
I turn on the PC with just the power cable in YAY! it turns on, so i think this is too good to be true, it turns on first time! I unplug it take it upstairs to my monitor, plug in my monitor into the AGP card i installed in it (Nvidia 5600XT) then booted it back up. The monitor stays on standby, no signal input sign floating round the sreen. AHA the motherboard has onboard graphics, maybe it defaults to that? I remove the AGP card, plug the monitors cable into the VGA socket on the motherboard, boot it back up! Still nothing!!!
I presumed that because the fan comes on, CD drive and HDD that the processor is intalled right. So then I reset the CMOS (normally solves most things in my case lol) boot it back up, and still i got nothing. The monitor and the Cable work fine, and the AGP card is fine to as my friend used it in his other PC before giving it to me! Motherboard is brand new, and i had the same model before, (just without the onboard graphics) Memory is also intalled right, i checked twice!

For the love of god help me!
Could it be something to do with the Hard drive??
Slave/Master wrong way round??
Disk Drive faulty
I DON'T KNOWW!!! lol
(the only old bits in the PC are the Hard Drive, 2 Disk drives and the case itself)
Please consider everthing before just saying faulty!
this the Motherboard in question

A:Newly Built PC, no input signal to Monitor, from AGP card and Onboard Graphics

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Well, around winter of 2008 my computer broke down. I have recently gotten sick and tired of using a 2002 windows COMPAQ, has too little ram for anything remotely modern.
So I am back to it, my Father looked at it and he thinks the motherboard is fried.

No one in my family has any PHYSICAL computer problem experience (though I have virtual experience)
It started to make a loud hoarse noise at startup. The monitor sayed "No Input Signal" and said "Monitor going to sleep"

We cleaned out the inside as it was ridiculously dusty, and now the hoarse noises have stopped. But the monitor is still messed up.

What I can provide
-Another computer to test things
-Pictures of the inside of my computer
-Specifications (To an extent)

another thing I want you to know
I am not prepared to buy most things, I have another computer with parts I can swap if it comes down to it but if we cant fix it we are going to buy a brand new computer.

If anyone can help it would be much appreciated. I have little physical computer experience, as in none. So.. I dont know where anything or what anything is.

A:No Input Signal, Faulty Video Card? Fried Mobo?

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HI, I'm planning on buying a new graphics card. I have an Inspiron 720. I have a premade computer with Intel Intetlrgrated Chip set G4/G3. Please ask for extra specs if required.

A:How to install/see available graphics card input slots

First you must look in the manual (and in the case) to check there's a pci-e slot and what version it is. Recent gfx cards are v3, which is somewhat backwards compatable with a v2 slot, but not necessarily with an earlier version.

Next you have to decide what type of gfx card you need - either hi-end for gaming or something cheaper, say, just to run multiple monitors. For gaming, you should check the websites of games you are interested in to see how powerful a card you need to play their game.

When you've got an idea of the type of card you need, you should check that the psu in your pc can power it. Store bought computers are built down to a price and don't allow much leeway for extra power demands (eg from the extra gfx card). A lower end card will probably run ok with the standard psu. A powerful card uses more watts and usually needs extra 12V power connectors that plug directly into the card. Standard desktop psu's can't usually supply enough watts for a hi-end card (or have the 12V aux connectors). In that scenario, you have to invest in a new psu.

A few ideas for you to think about.

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trying to hook up my tower to he monitor and will not display it says check digital connection cord...i have tried multiple monitors dose not work also tried a new cord dose not work. please help how to i fix the problem if i cant bring up computer to any screen

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So basically i did bunch of dual display setups before but using two video cards or using one video card with two outputs but this is the FIRST TIME im trying with a built in intergrated card and a PCI card.

Heres the issue.

I hooked up the PCI video card and when i plugg both monitors in, the intergrated video card gives a yellow exclamation point in the device manager and nothing shows up on the monitor. Only the PCI video card shows signal..

I tried un-installing both cards, redoing it from ground up, tried disabling and renabling both cards but only one monitor shows up and that is the PCI card.
What do you guys think?



Check that the on-board video is enabled in the Bios.

It's possible you can't have both working at the same time, should be able to check this if you know what motherboard it is.

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