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Monitor Says Not Connected To Computer

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#1 AJohnson


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Posted 09 August 2008 - 07:21 PM

This happens when im playing this computer game called Combat Arms.

Heres the problem, when im in a game or just in CA somewhere, my screen goes black and it shows me the box that says my monitor isnt connected to my computer. Well I check my connections and they are all fine, I turn off my monitor a couple times and its still like that. This has happened atleast 40 times, making me restart my computer everytime.

Anybody know why it does this? Thanks for the help.

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Posted 09 August 2008 - 08:04 PM

My first thought would be maybe the video card is overheating when playing that particular game. Could you get access to see if the video card has a cooling fan, if that fan is running properly and the fan and fins on the heatsink(s) are not clogged with dust and fluff?

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#3 AJohnson

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Posted 09 August 2008 - 08:42 PM

Im updating my my driver right now. see if that does anything

Edited by AJohnson, 09 August 2008 - 09:34 PM.

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