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Computer not recognizing GPU?

OS: Win 10
CPU: Intel core i5-7400
RAM: 8gb
Motherboard: asus h110m-k
GPU: GTX 1050 TI (also my cpu's graphics card that for some reason is my default)
Storage: 1TB HDD, 120gb SSD

Realized that my GPU (gtx 1050 ti) wasn't getting recognized by my computer a few days ago, and that my default/main gpu was my CPU's (intel hd graphics 630). How do I fix this?
And before anyone asks, yes I have uninstalled my drivers COMPLETELY and reinstalled them numerous times and it doesn't work, trying looking into my BIOS settings but couldn't open up the gpu settings (I think it's because it's not even recognized by my pc). Also my monitor is VGA only and my GPU DVI-D, HDMI and DisplayPort, so it can't be connected to it unless I buy an adapter ( Looked for it but couldn't find it, will search again if I must). I can't even open up NVIDIA control panel to change gtx 1050 ti as my default gpu because it's not getting recognized. I have absolutely no idea what to do, any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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    You need something like this. https://www.amazon.com/Rankie-Gold-Plated-Active-Adapter-Converter/dp/B00ZMV7RL2/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1514768418&sr=8-3&keywords=hdmi+to+vga+converter

    Some games allow you to select the default GPU and you can select to use the 1050 Ti even though you are connected to the motherboard. Or at least I found out I could do that being connected to my motherboard's display port and still use my GTX 1080 Ti. It might work with VGA I'm not sure.
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  2. The problem is that I don't know how to make my computer recognize my GPU and actually use it (in general)
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  3. You typically have to connect your monitor to it. So the adapter I linked will do that.
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  4. Is there literally no other way of doing it? If not, will this work? https://www.plaisio.gr/thleoraseis/tv-accessories/audio-video-cables-kalodia/Turbo-X-Metatropeas-VGA-se-HDMI.htm (It's a Greek website in Greek but you can look at the photos). Thanks in advance.
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  5. lemex said:
    Is there literally no other way of doing it? If not, will this work? https://www.plaisio.gr/thleoraseis/tv-accessories/audio-video-cables-kalodia/Turbo-X-Metatropeas-VGA-se-HDMI.htm (It's a Greek website in Greek but you can look at the photos). Thanks in advance.


    No that is VGA to HDMI. You need HDMI to VGA. There is a difference.

    *With what you linked, the input is VGA and output is HDMI. But you need to input HDMI from your GPU and output VGA to your monitor.

    Like this is what you need. https://www.plaisio.gr/thleoraseis/tv-accessories/audio-video-cables-kalodia/Turbo-X-Metatropeas-HDMI-se-VGA.htm
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  6. Are you sure? VGA from my monitor to HDMI my GPU. Thanks!
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  7. Yes but the video is coming from your GPU and going to your monitor, so HDMI to VGA.
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  8. So I got the adapter and it works perfectly fine. Thank you so much sir I really appreaciate the help!
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