Black and white monitor screen

  NoobSaibot 20:11 28 Feb 06

I have recently bought a Powercolor X850 XT AGP and quite often whenever i switch on the computer after the boot screen the display goes black and white (Like an abstract design) and i have to switch off from the mains to restart the monitor. Sometimes it happens alot on startup. Then once everything is up and running no problems at all. Help me out here please!! Thanks

  Gongoozler 21:48 28 Feb 06

Is it the computer you have to switch off at the mains, or the monitor?

  NoobSaibot 23:37 28 Feb 06

well i have 1 switch which turns off all of my pc (monitor and cpu). I have tried turning off the monitor with its power button but nothing happens the led goes orange rather than green, so i have to switch off everything.

  Gongoozler 09:26 01 Mar 06

You could just unplug the monitor.

  rmcqua 09:30 01 Mar 06

Try taking out the video card, cleaning its contacts with a clean pencil eraser, then re-installing it.
Sometimes works with problems of this kind.

  NoobSaibot 14:50 01 Mar 06

great thanks will try it.

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