Monitor not working

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by bobsalot, Oct 15, 2007.

  1. bobsalot

    bobsalot Boooooooooooooooooooom

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    Okay, guys. I stupidly fiddled about with ATI catalyst control centre and my monitor went blank and displayed 'out of range'.
    i have rebooted many times and after the windows logo it says 'out of range'

    i am in safe mode posting this so my monitor isnt broken.

    i just cant get it to work normally.
    what do i need to do to sort this thing out?

    i have tried opening the catalyst control centre again but it said that a driver wasnt installed.

    all help appriciated...thanks.

    bobsalot.
     
  2. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Out of range typically is a frequency error I believe. There appears to be an issue in addressing the display because it is trying to output something which is not acceptable to the display perhaps?

    Are you connecting with a vga or dvi cabble?
     
  3. bobsalot

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    i changed the resolution with ati catalyst control, then tried to change it back...thats when the error occured. since then i can only start the computer in safe mode without getting the 'out of range' message.

    i would assume its a vga cable but im not 100% sure.

    thanks.
     
  4. bobsalot

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    dont worry got it sorted now...
    just went into vga mode and changed it from there.

    thanks, bobsalot
     
  5. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    That's what I was going to suggest. For some reason, sometimes the digital mode will move from 60 to 59 or something else and can cause issues with regards to the range.

    A vga input typically rectifies this till you re-modulate the frequency/res or whatever else was throwing things off.