Make sure video card is properly installed and connected to the motherboard. For details about installing the device you can learn from the instruction to a video card or on the website of its manufacturer. Check for loose cables and verify that the monitor is in working condition and is configured to transmit the video signal.
The problem with that is that the computer "sees" the installed graphics card may be incorrect BIOS settings. Restart or turn on computer and press F2 or DEL to enter the setup menu. Browse the available sections of the BIOS and select the one that matches the settings of the video card. In its title can present words such as Video, Display, Graphic or VGA.
Activate such parameters of the adapter, such as VGA, Video, and Primary Display. Install the tire of your graphics card: PEG, IGD, PCI or AGP. Press F10 to save the settings and restart the computer. After that check whether to start loading the operating system, and in the case of achieving a positive result, make sure that the installed video card is present in the list of connected devices in the computer.
Update your graphics card driver. If you have problems with the image, for example, it is distorted or lost, most likely, the fault is an outdated driver. Start the device Manager through the control panel of the computer. Navigate to the tab with the name of the video card and choose "update driver". Make sure you have an active Internet connection because the driver search will be carried out through it. If the system was unable to find a suitable upgrade, you can boot independently. Open the website of the manufacturer of the video card and go to "Drivers" or "Drivers". Enter the name of your adapter and the version of the operating system, then download the distribution and follow its installation.
Check your operating system for viruses and other malware, using antivirus with updated databases. No images or other problems with it can arise because of contamination of the system. Also there is a possibility that the video card just went out, so you can try to replace it or even just to check on performance, but on another computer.
Advice 2: How to update driver for the monitor
Any hardware works with the drivers of these devices. Over time, any driver can become obsolete, because almost every month there are new version drivers. To update the drivers of the devices you can use special sets of drivers, which are available on floppy disks or download updates drivers with the help of special software.
You will need
- Software Driver Genius Professional.
This program allows you to check the operating system in order to detect outdated drivers, it also offers to automatically upgrade the drivers for any device system. An interesting feature of the program is the identification of the device drivers have not been installed up to this point. You can also select the option of saving the current driver system, which can be set when the subsequent operating system reinstallation.
First of all, you need to download the program. It is widespread, so the problems when you search, you will not have. The program covers not free. Don't forget to register and pay for the program. The amount that will be spent to pay for the licensed version of the program will more than pay for all your costs. If you buy a set of drivers separately, especially for multiple computers, the amount will be more significant compared to the licensing fees of this program.
When the program starts is a request to server for database updates the driversand software. Version of the program do not have to update the database and drivers update should. When the program starts you will see a small window with a proposal to inspect the computer, click the check button. After some waiting the end of the test in the main program window will appear the list of devices, updates of the drivers which you want to do in the near future.
By default, the program automatically marks all items of the list, but you can leave only necessary device driver, which will be updated. In our case you need to update driver monitor, which is a set of drivers for your video adapter, select this list item and click "Next". In the new window, select the device and click "Download all" if the download is a few or the "Download" button if you wish to only update one driver.
After the driver is loaded, you must call the settings window of the monitor. Just right click on the desktop, select "Properties", then go to the Settings tab and click Advanced.
In the opened window, navigate to the masonry Monitor" and click "Properties". In the new window go to the tab "Driver" and click "Update".
In the window "found new hardware Wizard" select "install from a list or specific location" and click "Next". Activate the item "Include this location in the search" then click "Browse" and select the folder in which you downloaded recently downloaded the driver for the monitor. Click "OK" then click "Next".
After updating the driver the monitor press the "finish" button and restart the computer.