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Problem: Blank display after fiddling with primary/secondary display settings

Discussion in 'ATI' started by Rasmus Paetau, Jun 16, 2004.

  1. Hello!

    I have a rather embarassing problem. I think I somehow managed to disable my
    primary display and enable the secondary display in ATI Catalyst control
    panel while playing around with the multi monitor settings. Since I don't
    actually have more than 1 display, the result is that I no longer see
    anything once Windows starts up. Is there some way I can reset the display
    settings without installing all drivers from scratch using Windows VGA mode
    (accessed by pressing F8 during startup in Windows 2000)?

    Thanks in advance,
    Rasmus Paetau, Jun 16, 2004
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  2. Rasmus Paetau

    Ben Pope Guest

    Why don't you just plug the monitor into the secondary display port and
    change it back? You should have had a DVI -> VGA adaptor in the box if
    required. Another option might be a TV.

    Ben Pope, Jun 17, 2004
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  3. Rasmus Paetau

    Bratboy Guest

    What about booting to safemode and changing things back or using, if you
    have one, a real recent Sys restore point if nothing else. The other posible
    work around is boot to safemode, go to device manger and remove the card.
    Reboot and let it reinstall then would be back to basic settings I think.
    Bratboy, Jun 17, 2004
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