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Monitor 'No Video Found' When Main Display

Q: Monitor 'No Video Found' When Main Display

Hello,

I have been using the same set up for just over a year now and yesterday my monitor (which is just a TV with a HDMI port) stopped receiving signal.

I can boot up the pc and get the BIOS, which I can go into and see everything fine, as well as the windows loading icon but when it would normally go to the log in screen I get nothing.

I can however plug in an extra monitor (an actual Samsung monitor) with a VGA cable and it all works fine and on top of that if I connect the TV at the same time it works perfectly fine as a second monitor.

However if I try to turn off the VGA monitor and just use the HDMI TV then I get no video signal again.

No idea how to get my main TV monitor working again. Totally stumped.

OS: Windows 8.1
Processor: Intel Core i5-4570 CPU @ 3.20GHz
RAM: 8.00GB
Video Card: GeForce GT 620
MOBO: Asus Ranger VII
PSU: Corsair 500w
Monitor: Technika 22" HDMI + Samsung SyncMaster 2032 VGA

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A:Windows 7 no changing main display when monitor is turned off

Hi Mike Moren, welcome to the Forum.

As you are using separate inputs to the monitors, one being HDMI & the other the DP1.2 port, you will not get automatic shifting of the main Desktop screen when you turn one of the monitors off, like you were before.

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If you right click on your main desktop & select Screen Resolution there are some options to select from as well.

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A:Main display goes black when I connect VGA secondary monitor

I assume from your display resolution that you have a Samsung T260 ?

You can get the correct driver for it here;
http://www.samsung.com/ca/support/de..._mdl_name=T260

Quite a few machines require that you switch them over to an external display. How this works ,varies from machine to machine.

You may also need to click on the desktop, "Screen Resolution", and choose "Extend these displays";


Regards....Mike Connor

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Hiya and welcome, saobang

I've moved you into your own thread, as its easier to work on one problem at a time

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A:Display Drivers/Video Card and Monitor Screen

Hi,

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

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It does sound like a video problem...

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A:Recent "crash" (monitor would not display), chronic sporadic video problems (?)

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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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There are two types of monitor plug, DVI and D-sub and the lcd tv has it. Definitely you can!
 

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A:Solved: Problem with using HDTV as main display

Hi Skinygrl99, and welcome to TSG.

Found this in the PDF version of the A500 Series User Guide:
Directing the display output when you turn on the computer
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That should let you get back to using the control panel to select a suitable mode for the exteranl screen.
 

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A:My main monitor died!

if I was to buy a new monitor, I like the look of this one

http://www.ebuyer.com/242578-philip...lcd-23-hdmi-monitor-with-speakers-234el2sb-00

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A:Please Help, No Picture On My Main Monitor

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A:help setting the main monitor.

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A:Cannot switch back main display after connecting HDMI

did you uninstall the old drivers before installing the new one's ?
also you may try going to Control Panel\device manager\ display adapter and deleting the drivers from there then
reboot and install the new one's..

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Main monitor comes back as normal.

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Read somewhere about a similar problem where the added external screen recieves a refresh rate of 85, sounds like it could be something like that. Any thoughts would be helpful.

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Tired of watching series on this old 19"..

Thanks in advance!

A:Main monitor blank when connecting TV.

Seems as if it was what I suspected, wrong setting on the screen.
Managed to change the resolution on the screen and I could begin toying around with the TV.

After some really weird setting back and forth I got it working.
Something tells me though that nVidia's little control panel is somewhat *ucked.
It wouldn't take standard setting for TV until I lost the main monitor and got it back again.

ATi is looking good next time around..
Cheers!

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/71578-main-monitor-blank-when-connecting-tv.html
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No one has seen this before?

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/103085-broken-cursor-main-monitor.html
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Check and make sure the connections on your mouse and keyboard are secure.

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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/45091/monitor-main-menu-problem/
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http://www.eightforums.com/graphic-cards/34021-issue-main-display-doesnt-work-when-hdmi-plugged.html
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A:Have lost view of desktop on main monitor!!!

try hitting alt f7 or alt f? not sure or remove hdmi lead and connect to another hd source in your computer room if you have one...ive had similar problem and i wish i could remember how i fixed i either system restored somehow or removed card and reinstalled it

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The answer is:

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http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/233620-kvm-switch-screen-resolution-main-monitor.html
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/main-screen-flashes-on-and-off-when-connecting-second-monitor-via-hdmi-751441.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/vista-display-problem-display-driver-and-or-multiple-monitor-related.908168/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/lcd-monitor-display-shows-for-a-second-and-than-nothing-but-display-light-stays-on.631877/
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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/370099-monitor-display-suddenly-turns-off-cant-get-display-back.html
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/computer-is-stuck-in-dual-monitor-mode-and-will-not-display-my-samsung-monitor.122659/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/extended-display-monitor-problems-with-one-widescreen-and-one-4-3-monitor.1089052/
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first, have you installed the drivers for your video card?
if you have then you should be able to change the resolution to the native for your screen. If it will not let you report back and we can explain how to force it to the proper resolution. Also please follow the link in my signature and fill out your system specs.

http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/40207-display-monitor-1024-768-display-size.html
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A:Dual Screen - Main Screen on Right, Wallpaper won't display properly

Hi, welcome to the forum. i do not believe you can do that on win 7 i think thats a feature in windows 8 i believe i read it somewhere. someone will correct me if i am wrong

http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/370903-dual-screen-main-screen-right-wallpaper-wont-display-properly.html
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http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/52331-icons-not-always-moving-main-display-windows-8-1-a.html
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A:Line on monitor, can I use just half of the monitor for display?

What you can try to do if you dont want to replace the screen now is just hook it up to an external monitor and use it that way until you are ready to replace the screen.If it wont work with another monitor then replacing the screen will take care of the problem.Trying to reduce the settings might work but i dont think its going to be practical enough to be usable to see anything decent.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/line-on-monitor-can-i-use-just-half-of-the-monitor-for-display.1053728/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/video-error-files-needed-to-display-video-are-not-installed-or-not-working-correctly.750241/
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A:Video Error Files Needed To Display Video Are Not Installed Or Not Working Correctly

Hi, have you tried a system restore point before the loss of power?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/169364/video-error-files-needed-to-display-video-are-not-installed-or-not-working-correctly/
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A:Video Display has slow update and loses frames on both DVDs and Video Movie downloade

Wow, it just might be the ancient processor you have and the very small amount of Ram you have. Video really eats up resources and I think you dont have the power to run it without problems, The key here is that when you minimize your preview window in Media Player, you have less problems.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/video-display-has-slow-update-and-loses-frames-on-both-dvds-and-video-movie-downloade.382647/
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What do you guys think?

Thanks
 

A:DUAL DISPLAY SETUP - PCI VIDEO CARD & INTERGRATED VIDEO.. Possible?

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.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dual-display-setup-pci-video-card-intergrated-video-possible.667381/
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A:images and video dosent display(image & video corrupt)

what is the file type? if you right click on the file and click on properties it should pop up a screen and it would should something like this.(check my attachment for a visual aid =D)
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/images-and-video-dosent-display-image-video-corrupt.933466/
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A:Laptop monitor dilema. Is it the monitor or the intigrated video card.

Hi computergeekguy,

Since you are getting 'video' on an 'external display', it appears to be an LCD related issue with the laptop. You may also try to run the LCD BIST (Built in self test) to check the 'LCD display performance' when separated from the 'graphics'. You may find the following steps useful:
- Power off the laptop
- Press and hold down letter <D> on the keyboard
- Power the laptop back on (continue to hold the letter <D>)
- Laptop enters in the 'LCD diagnostic environment' (check the performance)

If your laptop does not enter the diagnostic mode, you may also try to release the 'flea power':
- Power off the laptop
- Unplug the AC Adapter and Battery
- Press and hold down the 'power button' for 10 - 15 seconds
- Plug the 'Adapter cable' back in and launch the 'LCD BIST' again

Do reply if you have any further questions. I would be glad to assist.

http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-cards/271013-laptop-monitor-dilema-monitor-intigrated-video-card.html
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A:video wont display real player video

Preferences - Hardware - Video Compatibility - move the slider to 'Most Reliable'
to disable Optimized Video and Overlays.

Also,see deimos`s post HERE Maybe some use.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/video-wont-display-real-player-video.86814/
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Thanks.
 

A:Motherboard monitor and video card monitor conflect

You may have to change something in the bios, I have done this before but I dont remember what the setting was.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/motherboard-monitor-and-video-card-monitor-conflect.21645/
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