pluff 08:11 06 Oct 2003

Cannot get screen to come on with gigabyte GA7VAXP
Have tried different Graphics cards , Monitors,Cpu's and memory sticks for known working ones.Spec is AMD xp1900,Samsung ddr 333/256meg, Nvidia gforce 4 mx440 ,550 watt psu.

  TECHNODIMWIT 08:24 06 Oct 2003

click here

i had this problem with my new Aopen AK79G mobo.

the drivers supplied on the install disc didnt work.

went to the nvidia site and downloaded the newest driver, this works for all nvidia products
and is backwards compatible.


  pluff 10:19 06 Oct 2003


  pluff 12:33 06 Oct 2003


  Jester2K II 12:36 06 Oct 2003

Please clarify.

Is this AT ALL or just in Windows? Can you get in the BIOS?

  pluff 12:52 06 Oct 2003

Cannot get the screen on at all can't get into bios.
Its as if the agp will not initailize.I have also tried a pci card but still no video.I know the monitor is ok as it works on other machines . Is this a faulty board.

  Jester2K II 12:52 06 Oct 2003

Does it have onbaord video? Does this work ok?

  pluff 13:02 06 Oct 2003

No onboard video
Via KT 400 chipset

  Totally-braindead 13:55 06 Oct 2003

I've got the same board as you and can't say that I've had any problems with it at all but I bought a Gigabyte graphics card to go with the board. Since you've tried various bits of kit to resolve your problem I would be inclined to think that either the memory you have been trying is incompatible with the board, try looking on the Gigabyte website for info on this or and this you've probably already tried but the graphics card may not be seating properly. Make sure you have the speaker wired up to the board to see if there are any beeps this can really help sometimes and check that when you power up that the board is getting power. Good luck.

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