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Adding Additonal Video Card to EliteDesk 800

Q: Adding Additonal Video Card to EliteDesk 800

Try as I might, I cannot for the life of me add in an additoinal video card to this computer. When I tried initially all video (including the integrade one) would be disabled (i.e. no video at all) and would only work AFTER I removed the extrernal/additional card. When I look in the BIOS I see the integrated video is enabled but it is grayed out so I can't disable it. When I play around with the slot security settings I can get the additional video card to be installed alongside, but it is never recongized by the system or Windows - nothing shows up.

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I would like to add an additonal Hard Disk to my PC and I see there are slots for additonal drives but it looks like I need rails to mount to the drive so it can slide into the slot. Does HP sell these rails and if so, anyone have a part number or link?  Thanks Site

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I have this PC Chips K7 motherboard, it's got integrated video, but wow does it suck. I'm pretty sure there's a way that I can add my Radeon to the system, but I don't know how. I put it in today, and the screen didn't even start, probobly because of an irq conflict. What's the correct way to do this?

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JTM said:


I have this PC Chips K7 motherboard, it's got integrated video, but wow does it suck. I'm pretty sure there's a way that I can add my Radeon to the system, but I don't know how. I put it in today, and the screen didn't even start, probobly because of an irq conflict. What's the correct way to do this?Click to expand...

can you give a little more info about the mobo?


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I have a motherboard with the video adapter onboard. Problem is I don't have any drivers for the motherboard or its video. So my resolution is stuck at 16 color.

If I put a PCI Video adapter in the computer, do I need to change anything on the motherboard. I would thinking to just buy a cheap video card with drivers and install.

Now I remember seeing a bunch of jumpers and I hope you will not tell me that I may need to change a jumper because the jumpers are beyond me. I have no documentation for that motherboard.

I hope I can just Plug n Play. What do you guys think???

A:Adding a video card to a video on motherboard system???

i would first check the BIOS menu of your motherboard to see if the onboard video can be turned off there. If so, then you're all set.

If not, then post the exact manufacturer of your motherboard and the model and someone here can probably find info on it for you...

In fact, someone might even be able to get drivers for your onboard video!!

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I need help installing a graphics card on a ASUS M3N78-EM motherboard, which has an onboard video card. The graphics card I wanna install is an NVIDIA 9800 GTX.

What fo I need 2 do??

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I'm thinking of adding a video card to my 1 year old HP desktop. Is there a site or way to figure out if a card would give me a decent improvement? My HP is an AMD A8 6500 (3.5 GHz) with INTEGRATED Radeon HD 8570D graphics card, which seems pretty fast as it is, but I'd like to add a budget or midrange card ($50-$150). I don't need top end performance, just a decent improvement. Would a budget card even improve the performance at all? Also, if I add a card, do I have to reassign the memory that was used for the integrated card to the processor, or does that happen automatically? TIA

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Okay, so I just got a new computer, this one:


I'd like to upgrade by adding the max amount of memory and a new video card - probably this one, http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicat...812&SRCCODE=PRICEGRABBER&CMP=OTC-PRICEGRABBER

Thing is, I'm not sure if the power supply can take it - I'm kind of a newb to this stuff. Is there any way you guys could tell me what my power supply is and if I'll need another one?

Thanks in advance.. I really appreciate any help.

A:Adding a new video card.. help?

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MY computer specs are:
perating System: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 (7601.win7sp1_gdr.150202-1526)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Gateway
System Model: DX4860
BIOS: BIOS Date: 10/31/11 10:13:44 Ver: 04.06.04
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2320 CPU @ 3.00GHz (4 CPUs), ~3.0GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8096MB RAM
Page File: 4709MB used, 11480MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: Using System DPI
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7601.17514 64bit Unicode

I am vondering can i add a video card to my system? I want to play game star citizen with it if its possible. Games requirments are:
Minimum System Requirements
Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit) Service Pack 1, Windows 8 (64 bit)
DirectX 11 graphics card with 1GB Video RAM
Quad core CPU
8GB Memory

Any help would be apriciated ty.

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I want to use dual monitors. I bought a Y-splitter, but all that does is show the same thing on both screens. I believe I need to install a second video card. According to manual, I have a pci express x16 card slot open and a pci express X1 card slot. Is it possible to use either one of these and would you recommend a card.

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I have a Dell XPS 8700 D250S1 and I'm wanting to add a third monitor, with a second video card.
What video card would you recommend?

Thanks in advance.

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Hi, I have bought HP ENVY - 15-as102nx just now and I don't have any graphic card in it. I feel it necessary now and would like to add a new one. Is it possible, if possible will it effect my warranty.

A:Adding Video Card Newly

Hi, Your machine does not have a place to add video card. The integrated video chip is soldered to the motherboard. By the way, we can't add or change video card on nearly all consumer laptops. Regards.

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I need to run dual monitors on this computer. I purchased an EVGA GEFORCE GT 610 video card with dual DVI outputs. The card specifications say the PC power supply needs to be 300 watts, and have 16 amps of +12 V available, which the power supply in the Envy 700-216 meets. Plugging the card in results in no booting, no video out of either the card or the on-board video, and 8 beeps. Don't know if the card is just not compatible, or the card is defective, or the PC has a problem. Is there anything I can check to narrow down the problem? Thanks, audioconsultant  

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A:Adding video card to HP Envy 700-216

Hi: When you install a non-HP video card on any HP PC that came with Windows 8 or newer from the factory, you need to change two BIOS settings before adding your new video card. Please see this link for what settings to change...you will need to remove the video card if you have not done so already to change the settings. http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03653200/  

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My sister has an old HP running Windows ME. It has a 233Mhz Pentium CPU and 96MB of RAM. She needs to get a new video card for her computer (The one she has got bent up during transport to their new house). My question is: Can I get any video card for her computer or will certain one's not work in her computer? I know I need to get a PCI video card, because that is the slot she has available, but is there anything else I need to consider, since this is such an old machine?

Thanks in advance for any help.

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Hi! This is my first post on this forum and I hope someone can help me out.

I'm trying to add a ATI Rage Pro Turbo PCI video card and I am probably doing things in the wrong order and i am nervous i'll end up without any display. I have on-board graphics on my motherboard (Gigabyte K8VM800MAE) and in the manual it says that on-board graphics is automatically disabled when you add a graphics card. So in Device Manager I uninstalled the on-board graphics, shut down, and installed the ATI card in PCI 1. I connected my monitor to the new card and restarted. Monitor says no signal. I hooked the monitor back to the old output and i have display but with lower resolution than I had before (i was able to change back to proper resolution) . I went back to Device Manager and the on-board graphics was still there and the new ATI card was recognized too. In Properties it says: Device cannot start (Code 10).

What am I doing wrong?


Acer Aspire T135
AMD Sempron 3300+
2.0 GHz
160 GB HD
Gigabyte K8VM800MAE Motherboard

Windows XP Home Edition

A:Adding Video Card - Won't Work

Double check your cable. Make sure you didn't bend any pins.

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Hello everyone, I have an HP pc model H8-1010 with the OEM AMD Radeon HD 6450 video card and I was wondering I it would be possible to add another video card to one of the 3 PCI Express x1 slots for the purpose of capturing and recording video. Thank you for any help.

A:Solved: Help with adding a video card

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Ok I'm new here so sorry if I'm writing in the wrong place!
To the question at hand.
I own a PC with a AsRock 4Core1333-eSATA2 motherboard, and a power supply of 450 W.
So my question is would it be abble to run the Gigabyte ATI HD 6570 OC 1GB video card.
I'm looking to upgrade my pc with out spending too much money. And I'm thinking of adding 2 plates Kingston DIMM DDR2 1 GB 800 MHz to the 2 that I already have.
I don't really have an idea of what I'm doing so I need some help.

Thank you!

A:Choosing a video card and adding RAM

I believe the 6500 series cards require at least a 500 Watt power supply so you will most likely require a power supply upgrade as well if you choose that card.

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Can Vista support more than 1 GPU driver? I am running Vista Ult 64. Looking to upgrade to Windows 7.

I previously had an Nvidia 8800GT as my primary graphics card and also had an 8500GT installed as well on my dual boot XP/Vista PC. They worked fine and the computer recognized both correclty on both OS's I think I didn't have any trouble b/c as I found it all 8 series cards use the same driver.

I bought a new primary GPU, a ATi Sapphire 4870 1GB Toxic. I am NOT trying to run SLI or Crossfire, I need availability for 3+ monitors. Can I have two completely different video drivers? I was under the impression NO, but a computer parts guy said I can install an Nvidia & ATi driver as long as I do not install the supplemental software.

A:Adding 2nd Video Card in a NON Crossfire configuration


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After I added 2x4GB DDR2 800 mhz ram to my PC and this beastly video card (Nvidia GTX 960 4GB), i started getting BSOD with messages IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL, MEMORY_MANAGEMENT, an attempt was made to write to read only memory BSOD and probably others.
I found that 1 of the ram's was corrupted, so I replaced both of the ones i had with 2 others, which were tested in memtest and by windows - all fine. So Ram is not the case anymore. I'm guessing either my PSU cannot feed the GPU (I'm said I have a 450 W PSU, but I believe it to be 500, still not sure), mainly because 1 of the fans for the PSU is broken since like 3 years, and I think the new GPU is making the PSU overheat too much. Other cause would be the hard drive, but I ran window's disk error checking thingy, with a tick on to fix bad sectors - still experiencing issues.
Please give me an insight on what the problem might be - overheating issue (PSU related) or Wattage issue (again PSU related) or something entirely different?

I'm getting the BSOD only when playing video games. Normal PC activity does not cause BSOD.

Thank you!

A:BSOD after changing video card and adding ram

Hi SpiritBob,

What memtest did you use?

Please upload the chkdsk logs Check Disk (chkdsk) - Read Event Viewer Log

Please run the DM Log Collector again and upload a new zip, the current uploaded one misses several logs.
You could check if there are 18 .txt,
1 .nfo,
1 or more .dmp,
files present, if this is the case then all logs are present
If there are a few missing, no problem as we can get them manually if required

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I saw a D815EEA post recently on this forum section made by TANSOCAL and I knew from the answers I saw I could get some great advice and suggestions on video cards and RAM upgrades for my PC.

Here's my problem: I can't run more than 2-3 apps w/out low memory freezes and slowdowns. My PC needs are not high-end (for now), so I figure upgrading my RAM and video may help. I need a stable system for some web design and work projects where I'll be running Adobe, Macromedia and Office software. I have tweaked my system for better PC (RAM/startup managers, etc.) and DSL (3Mbps) performance and updated all my OS/HW drivers.

Here's what I got:

- An Intel D815EEA mobo w/a PIII 933MHz and PC100 3CL 128SDRAM chip
- 4x AGP slot - the video is integrated Intel 82815 graphic controller
- Latest Windows 98SE and hardware drivers and DirectX 9.0c
- Audio (SoundMAX 3D Sensaura) and LAN are also integrated
- 30GB ATA Primary Fat32 and 60GB ATA slave (routinely fragmented)
- 15" Elements Cyclone 7A monitor mainly run @ 1024x 16-bit resolution

The motherboard will only recognize 512RAM (@ max 133MHz speed). One website I found offers a $58 256MB PC133 2CL SDRAM chip, a $55 AGP Radeon 128MB 9200SE. I also found a $30 64MB Radeon 9200SE.

My budget's awful right now, so all I can think of is getting one of those cheap x8 AGP Radeons and a 256 CL2 133MHz RAM chip until I can get a whole new system. The RAM and card should be under or around $100. ... Read more

A:Adding a Radeon video card question

You don't need a new video card for the things you described here. A powerful video card is only useful to you if you play demanding games or work with some big CAD projects.

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I have an emachines T6216 which has built in nvidia geforce 6100. I would like to install nvidia geforce gt 610 card which has onboard memory. How do I disable the built in graphics? The settings in BIOS do not appear to disable built in no matter how I configure. Any thoughts or help would be greatly appreciated. This is a dual boot system with Windows XP and Ubuntu 12.04.

A:emachines T6216 - adding a video card

inserting a card generally disables the onboard

your psu will need to be up here to run the card



boot from the onboard
in the device manager disable the onboard
if the card is listed uninstall it
turn the computer off
install the card
change the video cable from the onboard to the card
reboot into the bios
check to see if you can disable the onboard in there and set it to detect agp or pcie first
save and exit the bios tapping f8 and choose vga mode
when windows finishes booting
disable a/virus
install your drivers for the card
reboot the computer

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I am upgrading a Dell. I just successfully installed an additional 128MB Ram. However the problem is with the Video Card. It already has onboard video with a pathetic 8MB of Video Ram. I got a nvidia e-TNT 2 M64 PCI video card and installed it. The neat little installer program first removed all the old drivers, then installed the new ones. Everything was going good untill I realized that I couldn't get a signal through the new PCI card until I reinstalled the drivers on the onboard display adapter and set up the TNT card as a SECONDARY monitor. But that's not what I want to do.

-->I want to stop using the onboard adapter (with 8MB) and use the new TNT card (with 32MB) as my primary (and ONLY) display.

I can go into Display Properties, enable monitor 2 (the TNT), move the position of the two monitors around, but I can't disable monitor 1 (the onboard) and I can't set 2 as the primary. The option to set 2 as primary is greyed out and the option to unset 1 from being primary is also greyed out. The only option I have is A: use the onboard only or B: use both moniters and stretch the display across both. If I try to uncheck the "display screen across both monitors, it disables monitor 2.

btw, when this Dell boots up, all that is displayed is the Dell splash screen with no options, it doesn't display the POST, it goes directly from the Dell logo to the Windows 98 logo.

also, there are no AGP slots, just 2 ISA and 4 PCI. And there is only o... Read more

A:{RESOLVED}Trouble adding Video card - TNT 2 M64

Try this

in device manager, remove both display adapter cards and restart. On restart hit the escape key to hopefully get rid of the dell logo. Press Ctrl Alt Enter to enter bios setup. Look for an option to initiate display first, set it to pci(thinking that the onboard is agp. Save and exit and see if it works.

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Help!!!I'm trying to add a video card to my machine so I can have HDMI out.When I intall the card I loose all video output.When I can actually get to work windows shows 3 displays.The video output is not correct when I can get anything to show on my displays.Card I'm trying to use is a GeForce 210.I couldn't start a chat session, when I called I ended up in a black hole.Put on hold by first tech, then my called picked up by someone that had no knowledge of the info I provided to the first tech.Called again, told no installation help available, then provided a web address for installation help that didn't work.(fruonfones.com)Why can't I just plug in this PCI card and have it work.Really frustrated, adding a video card is supposed to be much easier than this!

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Hello HP admins, My laptop has only an Intel inside. So, basically when Im playing heavy games like GTA 5 i can't play it in high Graphics. I would like to know if its possible to add Video card like AMD or Nvidia to my laptop so i can play in High graphics ? 

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A:Hp ProBook 440 G1 4th Generation i5-4200M Adding Video card

Hi: The only way you can upgrade the graphics would be to replace the entire motherboard with one listed in the service manual that has the amd/Intel switchable graphics. That would be a very costly and labor intensive project.

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Hi all, I just bought a DELL i3650 with i5-6400 and 16G ram. Wondering if I can add an 250G SSD and a GTX 1050 Ti to make it more gamer friendly without messing up the power supply. Anyone has done it or can provide any insights? Thanks!

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Looking for some help. I recently purchased an HP Pavilion 500-314.  Specs are as follows: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c04293928 The unit includes integrated Radeon R7 graphics, and comes with a 300w power supply I purchased this unit in large part because it explicitly states that "Supports PCI Express x16 graphics cards".  I run a quad-monitor setup for my work, and have traditionally done this using an ATI Firepro 2450 card. I have now tried three different external graphics cards, and can get none of them to work: First attempt was with a VisionTec Radeon HD 5570 (item #900345).  This card supports quad monitor setup, and requires a minimum 250w power supply.  When I installed the card, the HP Pavilion repeatedly beeped a series of 4 or 5 (can't remember which) beeps, but refused to send an image to any video output (either onboard or the new card). Next attempt was with an EVGA GeForce GT 610.  This is a dual monitor setup, and requires a minimum 300w power supply.  Got the same exact response as with the VisionTec (i.e. series of beeps...computer would not fire any monitors up). So with both of these (new) cards, I basically gave up immediately as I couldn't even get into BIOS (b/c no monitors would work) to see what was going on.  My understanding is that the series of 4-5 beeps usually means that there is a graphics card issue, or that the card that has been added doesn't have sufficie... Read more

A:HP Pavilion 500-314: big problems adding external video card

Big_Dave, Thanks so much for your quick reply. The first time I spoke with HP Support, they had me disable secure boot.  Unfortunately my problems persisted (i.e. the cards wouldn't install properly).  However, after reading the link you provided I was inspired to try things one last time with a fresh start.  I uninstalled all drivers, removed all cards, re-engaged secure boot, rebooted, shut down, disabled secure boot, reinstalled the cards, and rebooted.  Lo and behold, this time the system accepted the GeForce GT 610 card. Hard for me to express how thankful I am to you.  I've spent two weeks and countless hours trying to get this fixed.  Just wish that I'd found these forums sooner. WallMonkey02

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I don't know if I don't have enough juice or what, but after I add an external video card I get a BSOD.

This never happen before so I don't know what changed when I added an external video card that now it crashes when I would have one before it was fine.

A:BSOD after adding an external video card error 0x000000124

Start by updating your system specifications so we would have a better understanding
of the hardware involved.
System Info - See Your System Specs
What I can pick from the .zip file you uploaded is as such:

Attempt to reset the display driver and recover from timeout failed.
Arg1: fffffa800e2991c0, Optional pointer to internal TDR recovery context (TDR_RECOVERY_CONTEXT).
Arg2: fffff880051924a8, The pointer into responsible device driver module (e.g. owner tag).
Arg3: ffffffffc000009a, Optional error code (NTSTATUS) of the last failed operation.
Arg4: 0000000000000004, Optional internal context dependent data.
This bugcheck is usually associated with driver failure but can be attributed to hardware under the right circumstances.
DXDIAG reports HD graphics as your GPU, which is another reason to why I asked you
to fill-out your system specifications.

Card name: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000

A fatal hardware error has occurred. Parameter 1 identifies the type of error
source that reported the error. Parameter 2 holds the address of the
WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure that describes the error conditon.
Arg1: 0000000000000000, Machine Check Exception
Arg2: fffffa80070b5028, Address of the WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure.
Arg3: 00000000b2000000, High order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.
Arg4: 0000000081000402, Low order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.

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Just purchased an EliteDesk 800 G2 Tower and I'm looking for the part number and where to purchase the single slot SD Card Reader for this tower desktop.  It's a single SD slot, so it's not the 3.5" multi card reader typically used.  The slot is just above the 4 USB ports on the front.  I tried the 15 in 1,  3.5" media card read but in order to use it, I would have to unplug the two front USB 3.0 connections from the motherboard.  I hate to eliminate the two front USB 3.0 in order to use an SD card reader when there is a slot and board connection dedicated to the SD card read for this model.  Below the motherboards front USB 3.0 connection is an empty connection labeld "P152 SD RDR".  I cannot find any purchasing inofmration on the model that will work with this desktop. Thanks in advance.  Any help appreciated.

A:Elitedesk 800 G2 Tower SD Card Reader

Same to me. Is there realy no solution?

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I have an Intel IDE/ATA controller and it has to places on the board to add IDE cables. I added one hard drive to the existing chain and it recognized it and everything was fine. I then got an aditional IDE cable and connected it to the other IDE port on the card and when windows (XP) started up, it gave me an error that my bios wasn't found (ultrabios66 or something like that) and said there was no OS found. is there a way to fix that? or possible an IDE cable that will support 3~4 HDD's?
Thanks in advance.
David King

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These are provided through Microsoft Windows live newsletter, avalible for download from MS. Here's the link.Enjoy. Fabe Personalization Gallery - Windows 7 themes, wallpapers, and gadgets - Microsoft Windows

A:Additonal Win 7 Themes, backfrounds and Gadgets

Thanks for sharing these! I just changed my theme to "Dogs in Summer"

Microsoft Windows Outreach

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So a family member lost their power supply to their external HD. Because there were some unreplaceable files on there...I offered to help. I told them I could crack the case if they didnt care, and pull out the actuall drive and hook it up to my PC via the open IDE cable (since my drives were SATA). This way I could download the info to my PC and untimately...scrap their drive and move it over to a new drive.

Having succesfully cracked into their chasis and pulling out the drive, I hooked it up via IDE as planned.....MY SYSTEM SHUT DOWN IMMEDIATELY. I tried different jumper configurations just in case thinking that was the issue...no luck.

I gave up eventually and plugged the IDE cable back to the Optical that it originally came from. NOW HOWEVER...when I boot my computer..I get an error saying I have no operating system. So I check my BIOS to look for my drive that has my OS....cant be found.

With this happening...I ask if they ever tried to power up the external with a 3rd party power supply as to acertain wether or not they may have shorted it (thus effecting my system) and they said yes.

So now I fear...I tried to power up a shorted HD and consequently fried one of my own. Does this make sense?

Could it be that I just need to adjust some configurations in my BIOS to recognize my HD with the OS or am I hosed?


A:OS SATA HD down after hooking up additonal IDE drive

Have you attempted to access the "Boot Menu" in BIOS. The "no OS" message is usually in conjunction with the boot order of the PC being wrong. The computer can't find a "bootable device" and returns that message. You need to access the BIOS, and check to make certain that your old "C:/" drive is first in the boot order. (Or obviously, make it so).

If you have a Windows or recovery disc, you could place it in the optical drive, then power up, to see if the PC still boots from that drive. WORD of CAUTION ..: This is just a test, remove the Windows / recovery disc immediately, then power down. We don't want any accidental re-installs of the operating system.

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My 9 year old has a dell optiplex 755 SFF, he is asking me to upgrade his video card so he can play games like minecraft and some games on steam.
We are on a budget and found this Sapphire radeon 6450 on newegg for $39.99
Will this work in his computer and allow him to play minecraft? steam?

Thanks in advance

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I have a Vendor Thermal Printer connected to a USB port.
It is the default printer.

Applications like Word print OK.
A Java application which prints to the default printer OK on Windows XP doesn't print to the default printer correctly on W7.

In the printer properties
x64 Type 3 - User Mode is installed

there is an option to add Additional Drivers
x86 Type 3 - User Mode

Where would I look for these Additional Drivers?

A:USB Vendor Thermal Printer additonal drivers

I've found a work around
It involves disabling Print Optimizations

Printing Preferences> Advanced > Document Options > Print Optimizations > Disabled

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I just opened my flash drive when I was about to do my college homework and it added a new Network called ABBYMARTIN-PC. Last time I used my flash drive was at my college, where I used a desktop to start on my homework there. I can't remove that new Network, and don't have access to it. Help me Protect my information from criminals

A:Additonal Network added might be Malware Need Nelp

High and Welcome to SevenForums,

Is ABBYMARTIN-PC the name of your home PC?
How to see your computer name - Computer Name - View and Change

If you are worried about malware etc then it won't hurt to do a few scans, i recommend the following (they are all free).

Anti-Virus - Update your Anti-Virus and do a full scan
If you don't have an Anti-Virus i recommend Microsoft Security Essentials - Microsoft Security Essentials - Microsoft Windows

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hello, ho can u switch form an installed videocard to an on-motherboard video card? help plz

A:question on switching installed video card and thse form an on-motherboard video card

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I need advice on what addtional hard drive I can install in my Dell Inspiron 7559 laptop.
Presently, it has a 1TB 2.5" SATA drive manufactured by Toshiba for Dell. The part number is 5K1VD. The specifications of this drive are: 400-AAYK; 1TB (5400rpm) Hybrid HDD with 8GB Flash 400-AAYK; 1TB (5400rpm) Hybrid HDD with 8GB Flash
I want to install a 250GB hard drive that I could use as the boot drive and for my programs and apps. The Toshiba drive would be for data and backups.
I’ve done some research and found that the following drive is often recommended as a boot drive for the 7559: SAMSUNG 850 EVO M.2 250GB SSD SATA III Internal Solid State Drive MZ-N5E250BW.
I’m wondering if anyone has had any experience with installing this drive in their 7559? Specifically, I’d be grateful if anyone could answer the following questions:
1.      Can this drive be installed in the 7559 without a lot of tweaks?
2.      Are there any guides on the Internet to installing this drive in the 7559?
3.      Will the Samsung 850 EVO M.2 work with the Toshiba 5K1VD?
4.      When I buy the Samsung 850 will I need to buy a tray and cable?
5.      What changes, if any, need to make to bios in order to be able to boot from the Samsung 850?
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A:Best additonal hard drive for Inspiron 7559 laptop

You can use any M.2 SATA (but NOT M.2 NVMe) drive in this system.  You'll want to check to make sure the mounting screw for the drive is present - if it's not, you'll need one.
You can install fresh on the M.2 or clone the existing drive over if it'll fit in the smaller capacity M2 .drive.
Either way, REMOVE the hard drive from the system before you install Windows onto the M.2, however you choose to do that.

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I have a 4 year old dell computer running windows XP

Two days ago zone alarm told me maccsnet.tmp was trying to access my computer I denied this attack. Immediately after another program tried to access my computer (I can not find the name of it from Zone alarm). The computer went very slow then started working again.

Now whenever I turn on my computer and click on either firefox or internet explorer I get the page I want but at the same time an additional page pops up like:-



or one of these plus lots of letters and numbers after the initial name like in the two examples above

pctools.com plus .....
clickstraffic.com/... (this one it loads quite frequently but the page does not load)

If I open up additional windows then they are fine as no unwanted pages appear.

I have downloaded malware bytes anti malware and already had spybot seach and destroy and AVG Anti virus version 8.5 but none have helped.

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A:Fire fox/ Internet Explorer opens additonal unwanted window

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I have an OptiPlex 9010 with onboard Display Port & VGA
I am trying to hookup a new 58 inch Samsung TV which only has 2 hdmi ports and composite & component.
I need both hdmi for laptop hookups so I can't use them for the Dell 9010.
I want to run VGA to either the composite or the component.
Will the onboard VGA do this?
I have a cable like this:

A:Does my OptiPlex 9010 video card support S-Video or Composite Video out through its VGA port

Quilty-MUN,The adapter in the image should work for your purpose connecting to the TV.

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I added some video to my website but the file size was huge. For about 10sec. of video it was almost 9meg. I saved them as .avi Is there a file type that would have been better. I would liketo beable to put a longer video and smaller size.
Any help would be appriciated.


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I I have an Acer Aspire M3450 windows 7 , I wish to add a discrete video card gtx 730. Do I need to disable the onboard video before I add the card or do I install and windows will do it automatically?   Thanks for your reply in advance,g3b

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hi everybody,
I have a couple of problems trying to add some video files to a ppt presentation. Videos are in mp4 or MOV format.
The first prolem is that I'm able to play the video only on the PC in my office (Win7 Ultimate+Office 2003). On my own PCs (Laptop with Win 7 Home premium/Laptop with WinXP/Netbook with Win7 starter. Office 2003 installed on all of them) I get a black or grey placeholder or the playack is almost immediately interrupted without any error message. In this way I cannot continue my job at home. (this is not so bad )
The second one is that on the only pc where it works, the video flashes one time at the beginning of each playback. It's very annoying...
Any idea/suggestion to solve these problems?


A:adding video to ppt presentation

I think it has to do with your two video formats - mp4 & mov

Powerpoint 2003 doesn't natively support either of those. It needs codecs supplied & installed with Apple QuickTime.
Your Office PC I assume has QuickTime installed, whereas your home computers don't. If you install QuickTime I think that will fix the problem.

As to the video "flashing" problem on your office PC, try updating QuickTime to the latest version: http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/

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The only way i can get free ringtones on my new phone (Upstage) is if i connect them to a video. if i could get a video of nothing but blackness, how could i add it to a qcp file (or the qcp audio file to the video)?

A:Adding Video To Audio

You might be able to find some information about that, here:videohelp.com

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I would like to add English subtitles to an Italian video which I want to burn to dvd. I have the sub and idx files along with the video. I tried using DVD Flick to do this. But it rendered the movie from widescreen to fullscreen. (Apart from that it works fine.)

I am using Ashampoo Burning Studio 11 and Shrink & Burn 3 to burn dvds. Neither of these programs seems able to include the subtitles.

Can you recommend a program to use? Thanks.

A:Adding subtitles to a video.

ConvertXtoDVD and I believe DVDSanta support that option.

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When I add a new video card, does it in essence power down the old (built in)one? Just wanna know because my old integrated card has deep conflicts with my Os.

A:Adding a New Vid Card

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I am adding a new Ext HD and need a new USB 2.0 Pci Card. What would be a good investment in a new card?? I want to pay about $20-30. Can anyone tell of a good card?? ODIE

A:Adding new HD need a new usb 2.0 pci card


That card would be a rather utilitarian device. I don't recall ever seeing a 'review' of USB PCI cards, anymore than LPT add-in cards, or floppy drives.

So I would say that you would be safe with most any card. Safer with a 'brand name' card.

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I would like to add a USB 3.0 pci-e card to my system. There are several to choose from but none that I find have a 'header' to bring the USB to a port on my front panel. Those ports are now fed by the USB 2.0 header on my MB. I would sure be nice if I could have a USB 3.0 on the front.

Does anyone know of such a card that will permit to do this.

Thank you.

A:Adding a USB 3.0 Pci Card

I have never seen one like you are looking for either. But you can put the card in and use a front panel USB 3.0 that will fit into a drive bay and use the pass through cables to connect to the rear ports.

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