Amazon Basics DisplayPort to DVI Cable with Gold-plated connectors (1.8 m/6 Feet)
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Turn on your computer and then the monitor. Press the “Reset/DV Mode” button or the “Source” button on the front of the monitor (it will be either or, you shouldn’t have both options). Keep pressing it until the word “DVI” appears at the top of your screen. Connect the other end of the DVI cables to the DVI port on your computer tower. This port is what connects directly to your computer’s video card. Be sure that this connection is tight. Michael Crider has been writing about computers, phones, video games, and general nerdy things on the internet for over a decade.
First, test the monitor on another computer. The first thing you want to do is rule out one of the two devices as being the “problem.” The best way to do this is to test the monitor on another computer. Disconnect it and connect it to another computer that you know works.He’s never happier than when he’s tinkering with his home-built desktop or soldering a new keyboard. On How-To Geek, Michael covers PCs, gaming, and general entertainment. Sometimes, your adaptor just won’t respond and you need to get it replaced. In this case, it may be a better idea to just get a new monitor. If you have been successfully using your DVI to Displayport setup and it just stopped working, then you probably have an issue with your adaptor. Diagnosing and fixing what’s wrong with the adaptor isn’t complicated because other people have had similar issues before you. We’ve gathered the most common problems with the adaptor and found the solutions.
Even better, if your computer has a secondary video card, try to connect the monitor to that card and then remove the initial video card. You Need To Update Your Software To The Latest VersionsDisplayPort is a 20 pin connector similar to HDMI but designed to replace DVI/VGA. The standard was put forward by VESA to define a new royalty free audio/video connection. The best thing to do when your DVI to Displayport isn’t working is to troubleshoot all of the different areas until something works for you. These solutions will largely work when you are first setting up your Displayport or when you have had it for some time.