I turned my computer on the other day and a white light turned on, on my motherboard and it was listed as VGA but when i restart my pc it goes away. Does this mean anything bad?
Greetings. Have you only seen this happen once?
I have had the computer for about a week and I have seen this happen twice so far.
It has only occurred the first time you start up the PC?
it turns on when i turn my computer on and then it stays on until i restart my PC. the light has turned on twice and I have booted up my pc probably five times.
Have you tried re-seating your GPU in the slot and ensuring the PCI-e cable from the power supply is secure? I would start there if you have not.
Here's a guide from cyberpower on how to do that, but it applies to any brand/model of PC. https://support.cyberpowerpc.com/hc/en-us/articles/360018983173-Re-seating-your-video-card-graphics-card
Just tried that and it did not work. I can see everything on my monitor just fine.
@Kaleb1234 just chiming in. What motherboard and cpu do you have?
my motherboard is the ASUS TUF GAMING X570-PLUS and my CPU is the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X
@Kaleb1234 is it ASUS TUF GAMING X570-PLUS or ASUS TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WIFI)?
@TSTDavey it is ASUS TUF GAMING X570-PLUS (WIFI)
Researching this issue, it appears with this motherboard other users have had a similar issue. Give this a try:
Remove the GPU then boot with no GPU connected (it hangs at white light again), then shutdown the PC again, then re-insert the GPU again and boot.
Then see if the light goes away
It sounds like you're telling us the system randomly fails to POST, then when you restart it it does POST. I would refer to this as a cold boot issue generally. Please provide us with more information on the issue. How long was the PC off when this happened? Has it even happened on a restart?
On a hunch, here, having had sleep issues with my own ASUS X570 board. Try turning off fast startup and see if the issue continues.
@TSMikeW @Ian I believe that I have resolved the Issue. I discovered that If I turned my monitor on before my PC or if I just left my PC on that my computer would complete the POST and the VGA light will not turn on. Thanks for the insight and for the ideas.
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