moniter cuts out

  haggis ok 11:11 20 Oct 2006
Locked

I have been playing some pc games when I load them the moniter sometimes goes on standby for no reason, cant find a thread that covers this any ideas how to fix this?

  Stuartli 11:37 20 Oct 2006

Have you checked that the graphics card is firmly seated and that the monitor cable is also properly connected and none of the pins damaged?

  De Marcus™ 11:40 20 Oct 2006

This can often happen if the game is set to display at a resolution your monitor does not support.

  haggis ok 13:22 20 Oct 2006

i think the cables and graphic cards ok as it only happens when playing certain games,and the games are older and should be well within the capabilitys of my pc, which is a hp pavillion 1100mhz and im running win xp!

  Stuartli 15:35 20 Oct 2006

Does the games manufacturer have a website?

Often there is an FAQ section to deal with such queries and problems.

  zebmonkey 15:47 20 Oct 2006

try closeing down ur comp and then reset ur game resolution

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

AMD Ryzen news - release date, UK price, features and specifications

The pulp art of 80s computer game magazine covers

Best value Mac: Which is the best £1249 Mac to buy

Comment faire des captures d’écran sous Windows 10 ?