I have a Dell Optiplex 745. When I turn on the computer I get this message:
Attention: unsupported video configuration detected action is required
This computer has an add-in graphics card, but the monitor cable is plugged into the integrated video connector.
To attach the monitor cable to the add-in graphics card:
1 shut down the computer
2 Plug the monitor cable into the add-in graphics card connector this
may require a video adapter or video adapter cable (provided with
3 turn on the computer
I can't see anywhere else to plug the cable in other than the blue one at the back. Do I need to buy some sort of adapter cable? Someone told me I need a DVI to VGA cable, is this right, or is there an alternative?
I have the same problem but I know what to do. Here is what I am looking for : dms59 to dvi-d cable with vga split. I don't know how to describe it for better search. Can someone please help. Thanks.
You cant do VGA with DVI-D. DMS59 is NOT a splitter.
You cannot use onboard VGA with a card in the slot. If you have a card you can only use the video on the card.
This is why you get that message.
System halted!Attention: Unsupported Video Configuration DetectedAction is RequiredThis computer has an add-in graphics card, but the monitor is pluggedinto the integrated video connector.To attach the monitor cable to the add-in graphics card:1. Shut down the computer2. Plug the monitor cable into the add-in graphics card connector.This may require a video adapter or video adapter cable.(provided with the system)3. Turn on the computer.This message should not appear after completing these steps.For more information or help, please refer to the system documentation
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take the video card out and use the vga port on the comp and monitor