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Topic # 65053 28-Jul-2010 16:50
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hi fellow geeks im having some problems with my pc and am having some trouble finding what it is.Alot of the time when i start my pc im getting a horrible multicolored patchwork looking screen and cant c a thing after a reboot it boots up fine it cant be heat because it will do it first thing in the morning when its been off for 8 or so hours and i dont think its the graphics card because im not having any artifacting in games or anything else this problem is Only on startup 

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  Reply # 357825 28-Jul-2010 16:57
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OosiF2CBJDI this is a you tube video hope it works not great with links :)

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  Reply # 365136 8-Aug-2010 22:05
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how old is your computer?

ive had mine for almost ten years and its done it for at least 5 years doesn't
seem to affect my monitor screen performance at all once started up

ive never bothered to care what causes it as everything seems fine after a few seconds.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 365148 8-Aug-2010 22:40
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Have you got another cable? I had a similar issue and it was a broken DVI cable in the video card which had broken the internal pins off, which were bridging




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  Reply # 368315 16-Aug-2010 19:02
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vinnieg: Have you got another cable? I had a similar issue and it was a broken DVI cable in the video card which had broken the internal pins off, which were bridging
sorry about the late response i thought this post was dead due to lack of interest lol i havent got another cable but will get one you do mean the cable from the card to the monitor ? 

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  Reply # 368781 17-Aug-2010 17:18
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alpha2:
vinnieg: Have you got another cable? I had a similar issue and it was a broken DVI cable in the video card which had broken the internal pins off, which were bridging
sorry about the late response i thought this post was dead due to lack of interest lol i havent got another cable but will get one you do mean the cable from the card to the monitor ? 


Oh yeah, haha whoops, still not working?  

Just mean a new DVI or VGA cable or check the connector doesn't have any broken pieces inside where the cable sits 




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Reply # 369942 19-Aug-2010 18:32
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its working ok at the moment but thats how it goes havent had it for a couple of weeks but i could put money on that it will be back borrowed a known good dvi cable so will test when it rears its lovely multicolored head again 

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