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Old 11-17-2005, 11:17 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I turned my comp on earlier and all that was on my screen was a 'grey static' kind of image. What the heck could have caused that? I restarted and it went away, but still bothers me. lol
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Check your cable connections (disconnect and reconnect), and reseat your graphics card. That'll take care of the obvious causes.

Of course, Windows may just be in a bad mood, too...
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Check your cable connections (disconnect and reconnect), and reseat your graphics card. That'll take care of the obvious causes.

Of course, Windows may just be in a bad mood, too...
Ok, I'm new to this stuff kinda. I've never opened up my case before. How should I ensure that I don't fry anything with static?
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leave the power cable plugged into the psu but turned off at the wall. keep your arm against an unpainted part of the chassis
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