Monitor won't recognize DVI

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  1. KoopaTroopa

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    I have an ATI Radeon 9550 256MB AGP video card with DVI, VGA, and S cable connections.

    I'm using a Samsung 19" WS (906BW) & it won't connect via DVI. But if I use the VGA, the LCD works. With the DVI connected, the monitor just sits there in power saving mode with the power light blinking. I corrected the Refresh Rate & put it into native resolution.

    I didn't have any problems yesterday when I used my 22" WS Acer with the DVI cable.

    Also, when I was trying to use my dual monitor setup, damn DVI wouldn't work now. Worked fine yesterday, but today...monitors aren't connecting.
     
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    check to make sure you dont have to press a button to switch between dvi and vga. mine has one
     
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    Check your display properties and make sure the correct output is enabled.
     
  4. KoopaTroopa

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    I don't know what I did, but it works fine, for now. The Samsung has a analog/digital button, but it recognizes the signal. You can connect both DVI & VGA to this one & switch between the 2, don't know why.

    What I have to do, is turn on the DVI connected monitor, then wait until the Windows Splash screen shows & the desktop appears, then turn on the VGA connected monitor to get my dual screens to work correctly. So far this works.
    Can't wait until I buy my new 22" WS & reconnect the monitors. I can tell this problem will arise again.

    Sidenote: How much should I sell my 6 month old 22" WS Acer, model AL2216WBD?? It's being sent back to Acer right now to fix the LCD due to a 1.5 inch long line of stuck pixels. Besides that, it's in great condition. I'm buying a Samsung 22" WS 226BW to match the Samsung 19" WS 906BW.
     

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