• Visitors can check out the Forum FAQ by clicking this link. You have to register before you can post: click the REGISTER link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. View our Forum Privacy Policy.
  • FREE webinar: What does a post IR35 reform CV look like? : Wed, Jul 28, 2021 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM BST More details here.

Hardware help: monitor suddenly stopped getting a signal from PC

Collapse
X
  •  
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

    #21
    Originally posted by Platypus View Post
    For an external graphics card? I'm not sure why you would think that the motherboard would know that a peripheral card had died.
    Because testing the graphics card has been a part of PC POST since the days when the interrupt and DMA controllers came on separate chips? It usually does this before testing the keyboard, so that it can give you the classic "press F1 to continue" message.
    While you're waiting, read the free novel we sent you. It's a Spanish story about a guy named 'Manual.'

    Comment


      #22
      Originally posted by doodab View Post
      Because testing the graphics card has been a part of PC POST since the days when the interrupt and DMA controllers came on separate chips? It usually does this before testing the keyboard, so that it can give you the classic "press F1 to continue" message.
      Well well you live and learn. Ta.

      Comment

      Working...
      X