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Mordred





PostPosted: Wed Mar 07 15:16:26 CST 2007 Top

Internet Explorer / IE >> Graphics card Creative CT 6970

I wonder if my creative CT 6970 card is still up to the job and demands of
IE7 It is mounted on a ECS K7S5A motherboard year 2001. Reason I ask is when
left for an hour or two monitor appears to go in stand-by blank screen and
will not start when moving mouse. PC appears to be running as normal. I
might have to shut down for around 3 hours. Sometimes it boots other times
Monitor remains blank in stand-by amber light on.
Any help appreciated

"Roger"
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Earl





PostPosted: Wed Mar 07 15:16:26 CST 2007 Top

Internet Explorer / IE >> Graphics card Creative CT 6970 Hi Roger:

Actually, it's not IE 7 that makes demands on your video card...it's the
content you are trying to display.

IE 7 requires Super VGA (800 x 600) with 256 colors for its own
interface. I'll bet your card can handle that.

Earl Grey


> I wonder if my creative CT 6970 card is still up to the job and demands of
> IE7 It is mounted on a ECS K7S5A motherboard year 2001. Reason I ask is when
> left for an hour or two monitor appears to go in stand-by blank screen and
> will not start when moving mouse. PC appears to be running as normal. I
> might have to shut down for around 3 hours. Sometimes it boots other times
> Monitor remains blank in stand-by amber light on.
> Any help appreciated
>
> "Roger"
> ========================== ==================
>
>
 
 
Roger





PostPosted: Thu Mar 08 04:50:02 CST 2007 Top

Internet Explorer / IE >> Graphics card Creative CT 6970 Thank you Earl, I always have run 1024x768 and colour at highest 32bit.
"Roger"
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> Hi Roger:
>
> Actually, it's not IE 7 that makes demands on your video card...it's the
> content you are trying to display.
>
> IE 7 requires Super VGA (800 x 600) with 256 colors for its own interface.
> I'll bet your card can handle that.
>
> Earl Grey
>

>> I wonder if my creative CT 6970 card is still up to the job and demands
>> of IE7 It is mounted on a ECS K7S5A motherboard year 2001. Reason I ask
>> is when left for an hour or two monitor appears to go in stand-by blank
>> screen and will not start when moving mouse. PC appears to be running as
>> normal. I might have to shut down for around 3 hours. Sometimes it boots
>> other times Monitor remains blank in stand-by amber light on.
>> Any help appreciated
>>
>> "Roger"
>> ========================== ==================


 
 
Daniel





PostPosted: Thu Mar 08 05:44:36 CST 2007 Top

Internet Explorer / IE >> Graphics card Creative CT 6970 Roger wrote on Wed, 7 Mar 2007 20:56:11 -0000:

> I wonder if my creative CT 6970 card is still up to the job and demands of
> IE7 It is mounted on a ECS K7S5A motherboard year 2001. Reason I ask is
> when left for an hour or two monitor appears to go in stand-by blank
> screen and will not start when moving mouse. PC appears to be running as
> normal. I might have to shut down for around 3 hours. Sometimes it boots
> other times Monitor remains blank in stand-by amber light on.
> Any help appreciated

I'd suspect that your card, or it's drivers, are failing. As a simple reboot
doesn't cure it, it sounds as though the card is overheating and shutting
down - hence the need to leave the PC off for a few hours, which would allow
it to cool. Check for a damaged fan, make sure you've got decent airflow
through your case.

Dan


 
 
Roger





PostPosted: Thu Mar 08 06:28:09 CST 2007 Top

Internet Explorer / IE >> Graphics card Creative CT 6970


> Roger wrote on Wed, 7 Mar 2007 20:56:11 -0000:
>
>> I wonder if my creative CT 6970 card is still up to the job and demands
>> of
>> IE7 It is mounted on a ECS K7S5A motherboard year 2001. Reason I ask is
>> when left for an hour or two monitor appears to go in stand-by blank
>> screen and will not start when moving mouse. PC appears to be running as
>> normal. I might have to shut down for around 3 hours. Sometimes it boots
>> other times Monitor remains blank in stand-by amber light on.
>> Any help appreciated
>
> I'd suspect that your card, or it's drivers, are failing. As a simple
> reboot doesn't cure it, it sounds as though the card is overheating and
> shutting down - hence the need to leave the PC off for a few hours, which
> would allow it to cool. Check for a damaged fan, make sure you've got
> decent airflow through your case.
>
> Dan
Thank you Dan, Still monitoring, I've also changed properties in control
>Display> Power options. System standby to always on.

"Roger"
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Roger





PostPosted: Thu Mar 08 13:36:08 CST 2007 Top

Internet Explorer / IE >> Graphics card Creative CT 6970


>


>> Roger wrote on Wed, 7 Mar 2007 20:56:11 -0000:
>>
>>> I wonder if my creative CT 6970 card is still up to the job and demands
>>> of
>>> IE7 It is mounted on a ECS K7S5A motherboard year 2001. Reason I ask is
>>> when left for an hour or two monitor appears to go in stand-by blank
>>> screen and will not start when moving mouse. PC appears to be running as
>>> normal. I might have to shut down for around 3 hours. Sometimes it boots
>>> other times Monitor remains blank in stand-by amber light on.
>>> Any help appreciated
>>
>> I'd suspect that your card, or it's drivers, are failing. As a simple
>> reboot doesn't cure it, it sounds as though the card is overheating and
>> shutting down - hence the need to leave the PC off for a few hours, which
>> would allow it to cool. Check for a damaged fan, make sure you've got
>> decent airflow through your case.
>>
>> Dan
> Thank you Dan, Still monitoring, I've also changed properties in control
> >Display> Power options. System standby to always on.
>
> "Roger"
> ========================== ===================
Dan, further update all fans working, no dust anywhere. When unit was cool
done checks with card re-setting etc. Tried to start, pc boots but monitor
remains amber light no screen. Switched all off and mains power, return
about 3hours later,switch on mains, monitor which shows green, ON.then pc
which boots normal.
Problem is pc appears to boot always, but monitor either shows green, or
remains amber, stand-by.
Cutting mains power appears to do the trick. Something is memorizing the no
boot monitor situation.
"Roger"
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Daniel





PostPosted: Fri Mar 09 03:39:34 CST 2007 Top

Internet Explorer / IE >> Graphics card Creative CT 6970 Roger wrote on Thu, 8 Mar 2007 19:36:08 -0000:

>

>>

>>> Roger wrote on Wed, 7 Mar 2007 20:56:11 -0000:
>>>
>>>> I wonder if my creative CT 6970 card is still up to the job and demands
>>>> of IE7 It is mounted on a ECS K7S5A motherboard year 2001. Reason I ask
>>>> is when left for an hour or two monitor appears to go in stand-by blank
>>>> screen and will not start when moving mouse. PC appears to be running
>>>> as normal. I might have to shut down for around 3 hours. Sometimes it
>>>> boots other times Monitor remains blank in stand-by amber light on. Any
>>>> help appreciated
>>>
>>> I'd suspect that your card, or it's drivers, are failing. As a simple
>>> reboot doesn't cure it, it sounds as though the card is overheating and
>>> shutting down - hence the need to leave the PC off for a few hours,
>>> which would allow it to cool. Check for a damaged fan, make sure you've
>>> got decent airflow through your case.
>>>
>>> Dan
>> Thank you Dan, Still monitoring, I've also changed properties in control
Display>>>> Power options. System standby to always on.
>>
>> "Roger"
>> ========================== ===================
> Dan, further update all fans working, no dust anywhere. When unit was cool
> done checks with card re-setting etc. Tried to start, pc boots but monitor
> remains amber light no screen. Switched all off and mains power, return
> about 3hours later,switch on mains, monitor which shows green, ON.then pc
> which boots normal.
> Problem is pc appears to boot always, but monitor either shows green, or
> remains amber, stand-by.
> Cutting mains power appears to do the trick. Something is memorizing the
> no boot monitor situation.
> "Roger"
> ========================= ==================

If the machine is rebooted and it still fails to come out of standby that
rules out the OS and the drivers (I remember my old GF2 MX400 had a driver
issue where it would not come out of standby, but a reboot always cleared it
as it was a driver glitch). If you're sure that the PC is not restarting
from a hibernation state, and that the monitor is showing amber even before
Windows is starting to load, then that points to a fault in the hardware -
either the card, or the motherboard. Either it's a minor overheat which is
enough to cause problems, or a capacitance issue which requires allowing the
capacitors time to bleed off and empty.

Dan


 
 
Roger





PostPosted: Fri Mar 09 13:44:23 CST 2007 Top

Internet Explorer / IE >> Graphics card Creative CT 6970


> Roger wrote on Thu, 8 Mar 2007 19:36:08 -0000:
>
>>


>>>


>>>> Roger wrote on Wed, 7 Mar 2007 20:56:11 -0000:
>>>>
>>>>> I wonder if my creative CT 6970 card is still up to the job and
>>>>> demands
>>>>> of IE7 It is mounted on a ECS K7S5A motherboard year 2001. Reason I
>>>>> ask
>>>>> is when left for an hour or two monitor appears to go in stand-by
>>>>> blank
>>>>> screen and will not start when moving mouse. PC appears to be running
>>>>> as normal. I might have to shut down for around 3 hours. Sometimes it
>>>>> boots other times Monitor remains blank in stand-by amber light on.
>>>>> Any
>>>>> help appreciated
>>>>
>>>> I'd suspect that your card, or it's drivers, are failing. As a simple
>>>> reboot doesn't cure it, it sounds as though the card is overheating and
>>>> shutting down - hence the need to leave the PC off for a few hours,
>>>> which would allow it to cool. Check for a damaged fan, make sure you've
>>>> got decent airflow through your case.
>>>>
>>>> Dan
>>> Thank you Dan, Still monitoring, I've also changed properties in control
> Display>>>> Power options. System standby to always on.
>>>
>>> "Roger"
>>> ========================== ===================
>> Dan, further update all fans working, no dust anywhere. When unit was
>> cool
>> done checks with card re-setting etc. Tried to start, pc boots but
>> monitor
>> remains amber light no screen. Switched all off and mains power, return
>> about 3hours later,switch on mains, monitor which shows green, ON.then pc
>> which boots normal.
>> Problem is pc appears to boot always, but monitor either shows green, or
>> remains amber, stand-by.
>> Cutting mains power appears to do the trick. Something is memorizing the
>> no boot monitor situation.
>> "Roger"
>> ========================= ==================
>
> If the machine is rebooted and it still fails to come out of standby that
> rules out the OS and the drivers (I remember my old GF2 MX400 had a driver
> issue where it would not come out of standby, but a reboot always cleared
> it as it was a driver glitch). If you're sure that the PC is not
> restarting from a hibernation state, and that the monitor is showing amber
> even before Windows is starting to load, then that points to a fault in
> the hardware - either the card, or the motherboard. Either it's a minor
> overheat which is enough to cause problems, or a capacitance issue which
> requires allowing the capacitors time to bleed off and empty.
>
> Dan ,
Fault found when browsing a monitor repair site. The problem is the Monitor
circuit breaking down which makes it go into auto shutdown. And that is why
after a few hours off, it would startup. I got grandsons monitor and all was
ok even with startup and shutdown throughout day. I have a lovely new LG 19"
L1919s model what a difference now.
How many graffic cards have been blamed for this fault, when it was the
other end of the cable being the problem.
Thanks for your time
"Roger"
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>
>


 
 
Daniel





PostPosted: Mon Mar 12 08:16:59 CDT 2007 Top

Internet Explorer / IE >> Graphics card Creative CT 6970 Roger wrote on Fri, 9 Mar 2007 19:44:23 -0000:

> Fault found when browsing a monitor repair site. The problem is the
> Monitor circuit breaking down which makes it go into auto shutdown. And
> that is why after a few hours off, it would startup. I got grandsons
> monitor and all was ok even with startup and shutdown throughout day. I
> have a lovely new LG 19" L1919s model what a difference now.
> How many graffic cards have been blamed for this fault, when it was the
> other end of the cable being the problem.

Wow, I'd never have suspected the monitor itself. Nice find, I'll add this
to my list of things to check next time I have something like this happen -
so far in 12 years of tech support I've never seen it.

Dan


 
 
Roger





PostPosted: Mon Mar 12 09:50:02 CDT 2007 Top

Internet Explorer / IE >> Graphics card Creative CT 6970


> Roger wrote on Fri, 9 Mar 2007 19:44:23 -0000:
>
>> Fault found when browsing a monitor repair site. The problem is the
>> Monitor circuit breaking down which makes it go into auto shutdown. And
>> that is why after a few hours off, it would startup. I got grandsons
>> monitor and all was ok even with startup and shutdown throughout day. I
>> have a lovely new LG 19" L1919s model what a difference now.
>> How many graffic cards have been blamed for this fault, when it was the
>> other end of the cable being the problem.
>
> Wow, I'd never have suspected the monitor itself. Nice find, I'll add this
> to my list of things to check next time I have something like this
> happen - so far in 12 years of tech support I've never seen it.
>
> Dan
I had a tech in earlier and he could not find it. Thanks for your time Dan.