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  1.    24 Sep 2015 #11
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    Quote Originally Posted by nigelmercier View Post
    Perhaps you overlooked my post #6?
    Sorry, but not sure who "you" is?
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  2.    24 Sep 2015 #12
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    I'd be inclined to check the power supply, I had a similar problem once. My other symptom at the time was a low voltage to the USB sockets, which caused lots of problems with external USB hard drives.
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  3.    24 Sep 2015 #13
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    Quote Originally Posted by nigelmercier View Post
    Perhaps you overlooked my post #6?
    No i only have the 2 cables plugged in 1 for each of my monitors.
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  4.    24 Sep 2015 #14
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    Quote Originally Posted by Philgo View Post
    I'd be inclined to check the power supply, I had a similar problem once. My other symptom at the time was a low voltage to the USB sockets, which caused lots of problems with external USB hard drives.
    This is what i was thinking, although i don't have another power supply or computer to test it on.
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  5.    24 Sep 2015 #15
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    Quote Originally Posted by nigelmercier View Post
    Do you have the extra power cable plugged into the graphics card?
    Quote Originally Posted by Widdower View Post
    No i only have the 2 cables plugged in 1 for each of my monitors.
    Not what I mean. Most modern graphics cards have an extra socket on them to plug in a cable from the power supply unit, sometimes two of them. See this image [clicky]
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  6.    24 Sep 2015 #16
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    Quote Originally Posted by nigelmercier View Post
    Not what I mean. Most modern graphics cards have an extra socket on them to plug in a cable from the power supply unit, sometimes two of them. See this image [clicky]
    Ah i get you, but no i dont have anything like that just the normal cables.
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  7.    24 Sep 2015 #17
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    Maybe the monitor has a time-out function?
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  8.    24 Sep 2015 #18
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    Quote Originally Posted by Widdower View Post
    Ah i get you, but no i dont have anything like that just the normal cables.
    Those are the normal cables, check your card.
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  9.    24 Sep 2015 #19
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    Windows 10 Pro/Windows 7 Ultimate

    I don't have any extra power cables on mine either, I use the cheap eVga cards, they never have additional power connections.
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  10.    25 Sep 2015 #20
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    Quote Originally Posted by nigelmercier View Post
    Those are the normal cables, check your card.
    Sorry when i said "normal" i meant just the DVI cable, but for whatever reason it has stopped now and is working just fine. I dont really understand why or how but for the time being my computer is working normally again. Thanks to all who were helping me with this problem.
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