Question Problem with AOC monitor 'Input not Support' on new W10 system

Charlie98

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I just built a new PC for a friend... i3 10100 on a Gigabyte B560M board, nothing super duper. His old monitor only had a VGA input, the new GB board did not, so we thought... why not upgrade?

Went to MicroCenter and got a cheapo AOC monitor... with an HDMI input. Plug it in... everything starts and displays fine... except. The floating 'input not support' is displaying... and won't go away. AOC included an insert with the doc pac about this issue, but it is only for W95-W XP, so those are worthless wiht W10. I've gone into display settings... and the resolution is set correctly... 1600x900. The insert says to set it to VGA mode... which isn't in W10. What am I missing? Do I just need a better monitor...?
 

Charlie98

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Well... sort of.

Using the CPU-based graphics on the i3 CPU... and the Windows driver. I verified the resolution setting in the Display settings.

I have not installed the Intel display driver... I was having a problem with boot loop when installing the mobo drivers... either the display driver, or IRST kept borking the install. I had to reinstall the OS 4 times before I got the magic combination that worked. I think it was the IRST driver... but I'm reluctant to install the Intel display driver... and crash it, again.

Understand... the monitor displays correctly. Everything works like it should... except the error box.

I think I'm going to give him my old Samsung monitor... and just be done with it. He can take that piece of junk AOC back to MicroCenter, and I'll upgrade my monitor. I've been wanting to get a new monitor with a dual VESA mount anyway.
 

Charlie98

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Have you tried a different cable?
The cable was one of my proven cables. We had the PC plugged into the TV and it worked fine, and... as I said... the display was fine on the AOC monitor, but there was something in the signal that the monitor couldn't handle, triggering the error box.

In the end, I swapped him my old Samsung monitor... it's working fine, running on that HDMI cable. He's happy, and his computer works... which is what I needed.
 

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