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Q: on board video died?

i was just recently working on a xp machine and i left it for about roughly 5 min and coming back i noticed the screen just black out , it was hooked up to a kvm switch so i pluged it in directly and still nothing ... i took apart the pc and put it back together , and i also tried a pci video card.( was originally onboard ) it just amazes me that this can happen like this but what is the fist thing that comes to your mind .... the pc goes on all fans are going .... thank u for feed back

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A: on board video died?

Although it's usually something else don't forget to try another monitor. On some MBs with onboard video adding a PCI video card will disable the onboard, but on some it won't so that can still be the problem. Start with everything removed except CPU/HS/Fan, RAM(one stick if you have two) and video. Try resetting BIOS with either the MB jumper or removing the battery. After that it's replacing parts. What make and model do you have for a system?

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Relevant specs:
Athlon II X4 640

Okay, so the on-board video on my parents' computer suddenly stopped working. I purchased a dedicated card and attempted to install the driver but was halted by BSoDs on attempts which ultimately led to the hard drive being corrupted from crashing.

The on-board at this point still does not work and I don't think it will. Now, whenever I attempt to reinstall Windows Vista I get a BSoD during installation. I'm unsure how to troubleshoot at this point. It is not the RAM, MemTest ran smoothly.

Here's a picture of the BSoD:

imgur: the simple image sharer

Any help is surely appreciated :D

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I am asking this on behalf of my friend who's mother board was fried. We took the tower into the techs and they said that it would not be worth fixing. We had them remove the hard drive which was strange to me as it was in a case inside of the tower. We proceeded to have the drive set up with a USB conneciton. I was instructed to treat it like any external memory and it would work like it used to. A new computer was purchased with windows 7. Original operating system was windows vista.

Question is: Some of the files are there. None of the operating programs and if we try to access the files there is nothing to open. Pictures and music are showing as there but cannot be opened. I am not a complete novice but I am at a loss this time.

Maybe I need a lesson on how a file works with the programs etc.
Hope someone can clear the dust.

A:Solved: mother board died

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Hi i have this board and an itel quad chip, i have just installed a new graphics card, and all was fine then i decided it would be a great idea to play with the bus frequencys in my bios (big mistake),
I rebooted and nothing happened, all that does happen is the dvd drive tries to read whats in the drive constantly, it doesn't beep any more the floppy drive isn't working ether,
I tried to reset the board and left the battery out for quite a while, i also have tried to recover the bios, with a cd with the instructions on the Intel site
I have tried with floppy and took the dvd off line but to no avail,
it isn't getting recognized
i have also removed the graphics card and see if it booted but no,
i have even checked the leads on every thing,
I have even changed my memory to see if not is a prob,
the board seems operational as if i do take the memory out the board beeps at me, also i know the bios has been reset as i had turned off my on board lan connection as im wireless, since i took the battery out etc the lan is now operational as it flashs when is turned on strange.
is this a bios problem which i think it is? and does any one know how to fix it?
Can i have damaged my cpu or board by doing what ive done?
Shall i just go buy a new board or cpu?
Any help i would greatly appresh no one seems to know any thing about this
Thanks Rob

A:Help my Intel® Desktop Board D975XBX2 has died

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So i had my pc tech stick my mini ITX board into a new case and all is working good, but i notes he turned off a setting in the bios he told bios to not halt on errors, i went and turned it on and i see the reason he did is due to the power sensor not being there anymore, as it had a power board in it that distributed power to the system, and i can see on the mini itx board were it would have been. so i called him up and he said it wont hurt anything he set it like that so it would not be annoying to me, that the board is fine and working correct it just had a sensor that is not there anymore. so should i leave the halt on all errors off, or turn it back on and just hit the F1 key to bypass it. does it hurt anything to have it off he says it does not, and mine was a special case as there was nothing we could do about it. as the sensor was on the dead power board and dell wanted way to much money for it so i just gutted the x51 and the machine has been working great, and runs even better.

A:so i gutted my alienware x51 as the power board died had ?

I always use "Halt on all errors" because I want to know in advance of OS loading if something is amiss, but it really has nothing to do with reliability and speed of going thru POST or loading OS and it's further operation. If everything is working right it all comes down to personal preference.

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Bought a Spectre X360 roughly 2 years ago which I would only use on rare occasion given that I dont have Internet at home.  A couple months ago it wouldnt power up so I took it to a local repair shop since it was out of warranty.  They have since contacted me saying that the problem is the main board and that it would not be cost effective to replace it/I'm better off buying a new laptop.  to have a $700+.laptop only used a few dozen times  is crazy.     Greg 

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Hello People.

Ok here is the situation: I woke up this morning and wanted to check some mail on my home built Win2k System. However, when I turned the bloody thing on, it would boot up normally and then the screen would die.

Throughout the morning it would boot up get to the load screen>load>run>die>, ran for 1min while booting and die, etc. etc. I even tried putting it on safe mode, but the screen would die.

I know it's not my monitor since I have two computers (the second one has built in AGP so I can't test the card). The card is also making strange nosies. I looked at the fan on it, but after putting it back in it's still a nogo.

Everything appears to be alright. Haven't done any maintenace lately, but I have had some stormy days? Could the storm have killed the card?

I plan on ordering a new card ASAP since I don't have a store near me.

Thanks All

A:AGP Video may have died+ video card+need help determining?

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First, my specs. P51 with Xeon processor, 64GB of ram, Win 10 Pro, NVIDIA Quadro M2200 Video, Intel HDGraphics P630 Video, Docking Station.  I have two external monitors via my docking station, one on the VGA other on the HDMI port. I also have two monitors via Sabrent USB to VGA devices. While I was out of town last week, Windows delivered an update to the Intel P630 graphics. Got home, put my P51 in the docking station. Bam, video driver keeps crashing, reverting to the basic driver and disabling all my external monitors.  I finally tracked it to the Intel P630 driver, I can uninstall it and reboot and it works fine for a while, but then after a reboot it crashes again.  I've tried reinstalling the NVIDIA driver from both their site and the Lenvo support site, no change. I looked for the P630 driver, but couldn't find it on the Lenovo site, at least as an independant download. It may be included in some other download. I did try getting the P630 from the Intel site, but what I downloaded said it wasn't compaitble with my machine.  Right now it has the same image on the internal monitor and the two monitors hooked to the docking station. Yes, the exact same image on three monitors, which shouldn't be possible under Windows. The two monitors coming in over USB seem to be OK and not have the "same desktop everywhere" issue.  I actually have two docking stations with external monitors, I have an office upstairs in my h... Read more

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hi, yes, my motherboard has ATI on board video and it's still on. I have a Nvidia geforce 550 ti video card that i much prefer to run my games.

I'm having a video confusion problem in my games where i can't see some of the video. I was told by the maker of the MOD for the specific game that i need to disable the ATI on board video so there wont be any more conflicts with my Nvidia video card.

How do i disable the on board video on my motherboard. the motherboard is the following:

MSI 790FX-GD70


A:how do i disable the ATI on-board video so my nvidia 550ti video card will run my gam

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ok heres the deal, i got a cheap-o pci-e card to put in my box so i can run it into my tv. the problem is that i need to use my on board video as well for my monitor is there settings or something out there i can change to make this work, because when i just hook them up i get no video on ither monitor or tv.

A:runing on board video and video card in my pci-e slot

It can only be one of the two enabled at a time. For most systems, as soon as you put the pci-card in the slot, it disables the on board video.

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I just got a new computer and it has a PCi express 16 slot on it and my old video card is agp 8x

what is a good ati card that i could play WoW and CS with for around 150$

A:New computer(on board video) want video card

Great Price here:

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Hi all,
I have a dell here with on board video that has failed (someone literally pulled the connector off of the motherboard). The system should be fine otherwise, therefore I was wondering if I could put in a old style PCI video card into one of the PCI slots (it does not have a video slot) and have it work. Or would the onboard video cause conflicts? I know that with some BIOS's you can turn off the onboard video, and this is usually a option if the motherboard has a video slot available (agp, PCI Express). Of course this motherboard does not and is a dell cheapo.

I am thinking it will probably work but thought I would ask before getting a card for it.


A:Can a dell use a pci video card if it has on board video?

Will a PCI video card work? Possibly!

Attached is a pic of a board where the Sub-D connector was pulled from the board, and when it was pulled it shorted out the board, and a PCI card would not work.

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I was just sitting on second life and watching a show using media player classic when all of a sudden the viewer for SL I was using went all static on me. I noticed the effect started to appear on media player classic too. Everything else seems to be fine, including youtube. Here are a couple screens.

Here's a screen of a movie playing on media player classic.

This is a screen of the login page for the viewer I use for SL, notice it's in a far worse state.

So, is this my video card dieing, or something else?


Two more things. Restarting fixed it. I'm guessing it's only temporary. Second, I tried to play GTA IV for the first tiem in a logn while earlier today, and it refused to come up on my monitor, I was getting some sort of message from the monitor, can't remember at the moment what it said. I could hear the game though.

A:I think my video card may have just died, can someone tell me?

Bumping this up. I'd really like to know what might have caused that.

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Here's what happened:

..all of a sudden while browsing, my monitor went black for a few seconds and i heard a peep, and again goes black one more time with a few peeps! i turned my PC off from the power button and turned it on again, i found that some pixels are dead, some are very bright, some are dark, there's something wrong with the display in general! and computer doesnt go beyond the XP logo screen, then shows a black screen with the cursor on it!

What i have done:
..i tried to clean all the dust on my cpu/psu/video card, reseated my video card, nothing! i tested my monitor on my brother's PC, its working fine! i cant test the video card becoz his system doesnt have PCI-E! im currently using my onboard VGA and its working fine!

..could it be my mobo(i mean the PCI-E slot in my mobo), or is it the video card? also, can it be fixed?

A:My video card died! =(


ok, i removed the driver, and i can access windows xp now, it seems like there's a problem with thecard's bios, but i dont think its a hardware problem! im gonan try to flash it! hope it works!

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I'm lacking a little bit in the information department; but I'll try my best to convey my issue.

My brother has a pre-built HP Elite e9150t, and we've undergone some minor upgrades over they years. Recently we did a 3-part upgrade (SSD/700W power supply replacement/added ram). While in the process of figuring out a place to fit the SSD in addition to the two installed hard drives in such a tiny case, it seems like the graphics card stopped working.

I replaced the GFX card recently with a new one, and while it appears to work to some extent (the fan on it spins; the fan on the old one did not spin), I cannot get any kind of screen to show up.

The issue I'm facing is that my mother board does not have onboard graphics (Truckee IPMTB-TK), so I have no way of checking the BIOS or uninstalling drivers from the previous card.

I'm hoping there is a way to circumvent my issue so that I may be able to get the tower running without investing in a whole new MOBO and Windows install.

Thanks in advance for any assistance.

I'll post details as I can:
Tower: HP Elite e9150t
GFX Card #1 ( original card): Radeon (HD4350, I believe)
GFX Card #2 (replacement card): PNY GeForce 210

A:Graphics card died; can't get video on new one.


So, just to clarify, both cards do not display at all?

If so, it suggests a problem with the slot they are installed in. Can you check to see that there isn't any excess dirt/fluff/dust in the slot, and then reinsert the replacment to ensure that it is seated properly?


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Hi guys, I've a problem with my AMD 6770m video card, probably with a chipset. 2 years ago monitor just freezed. After restart I've found out that I can't use AMD video card, instead laptop was using integrated graphics. Tried to swith to AMD but without results. Service Center said that video chipset died. Now I want to change the chip myself, but don't know which part number to order. Found 2 numbers: 216-0810084 and 216-0810001. Both of them are 6770m, but I don't know exactly which of this two will fit my laptop.Does anyone had such kind of problem with HP Pavilion DV6-6179er ?

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my latitude display is dead - also displays nothing when I hook up an external monitor. it displays maybe 1 in 40 tries, but in those cases the machine will turn itself off in about 20-30 seconds. dell offered to sell me a motherboard for $500.00.

is there something short of replacing the motherboard (video card, chip?) that I can do before spending (on ebay) @100 dollars?

I have tried resetting the chip (Fn F8) but nothing happens. Thank you

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Earlier my screen went completely green, and I had to restart my computer. When I brought it back up, I had these white lines (as seen in the picture). I figured it might be either the video card or my hard drive, so I tried plugging my computer into my TV using onboard video with an HDMI cable. I have two monitors, so dual display is already active, and onboard video loaded up my TV. Figuring my Video Card is bad, I just decided to shut down, unplug my monitor from the card and run onboard video right to my main monitor until I bought a new one.

When I started it back up, no matter what I did, I could not get onboard video to load. I went into BIOS, and there's random pink bars, and when I first boot my computer up (I can see POST and BIOS and all fine, it's when the OS loads up) there's random green text. I also tried taking the ram out and testing both sticks by themselves, and that didn't help.

Any guess what's wrong? Dead video card? Dead motherboard?

Edit: After fooling around with it for hours, I got the onboard video to load again. It's pink/red and fuzzy, and no matter if I use the gaphics card or onboard video, the windows 7 log in screen is fuzzy and doesn't go anywhere further. I'm guessing its the motherboard?


A:Something died, possibly video card?

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I was installing Windows on this new PC I just put together, which I was switching on for the first time. It was working fine for about 10 minutes into the installation and then it suddenly it shut off and tried to restart. It got as far as the little PC speaker beep, but about a half-second later it "clicked" off. Since then this failed start just loops over and over again until I switch off the PSU (pushing or holding the panel power button does nothing). All the fans (and the VPU light) turn on for the half-second, but no signal is sent to the monitor and there are no noises other than the fans.

Then I unplugged everything except the mobo (and with it the processor of course) and case fans, and now it does the same thing except it lasts 3 seconds each time instead of one.

So since it runs a bit longer with less things to be powered, is it safe to assume it's the PSU?

Unfortunately I can't check the PSU with another comp because I don't have anything else with a 24-pin power plug, and vice versa checking the new comp with the an older PSU.

Anyway, sincere thanks anyone who recognizes this and can point me in the right direction. I want to be confident when I take the offending part back this morning (not the least important reason for which being that I bought them all at different places)


Antec NeoPower550
Asus P5Q-E
Intel Core 2 Duo E7200

A:New PC ran for 10 minutes, then completely died (no bios/video)

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i'm runing on windows xp media center sp 3
I was previously running a ati radeon x850 XT, so i replaced the video card with a radeon HD 4550. the video card works perfectly happy but now the sound just doesn't work. i've gone into the device manager trying to find a problem but it says everything is fine. when i go into the sound and audio devices it just tells me "no audio device" anyone got any ideas what's going on?

A:installed a new video card and the sound died

Check the device manager. Type devmgmt.msc into the run command. And check under "Sound, Video, and Game controllers" to see if the sound card is listed. If you are unsure just reply with everything under the "Sound, Video, and Game controllers"

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i'm runing on windows xp media center sp 3
I was previously running a ati radeon x850 XT, so i replaced the video card with a radeon HD 4550. the video card works perfectly happy but now the sound just doesn't work. i've gone into the device manager trying to find a problem but it says everything is fine. when i go into the sound and audio devices it just tells me "no audio device" anyone got any ideas what's going on?

A:installed a new video card and the sound died

update- so i reinstaled the old video card and suddenly my sound starts working again. i didn't uninstall any driver or install anything just swapped out video cards. is it possible that this video card is a video and audio card? is there any way to make my computer have sound?

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If a video graphics card goes bad how do you replace it with no display to install the new drivers?

A:Installing/Replacing Video Graphics Card once yours has died...

@HitmanHighman Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums! Basically, you go into the BIOS to ensure that any onboard video is disabled before attempting to install any drivers. Once you do that, when you boot, you should be able to get into Windows (since it installs a default driver), albeit with much lower screen resolution (maybe) and from there, you can install the new video drivers. Here's a thread from HP about replacing video card:  http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00007413Good Luck

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What is better a run-of-the-mill on-board video made in 2000 with 1 mb of video ram, or a pci video card that is made in 1995 and has 4 mb of video ram?

A:Video Card Vs On-board Video

Did you look into the BIOS to see if you can allocate more RAM to the onboard?

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Yet another problem needing a solution. I was given yet another PC assembled by my brother (part of the problem). I have everything working except for needing better video. The on-board video only gives me the options of 2 or 16 color @640 x 480 pixel . I obviously need better graphics capability for many of the programs and games we would be using. I have a PCI video card left from a former AGP upgrade on another system that I think should work. I need someone to walk me thru the procedures to deactivate the on board video and install and activate the PCI replacement. All I know about the mother board is what the owners manual tells me. I see no specific instructions on this particular procedure.

The MOBO is a Micro ATX Socket 370 1st Mainboard FR33 with a 733 mHz processor (Cyrix.... I think)....Award BIOS

I've looked all over in the BIOS for a enable/disable on board video...no luck

Any help would be appreciated

A:Replacing On-Board Video with PCI Video

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Curious if I have any recourse here. Last weekend I woke up to my PC beeping at a black screen. 6 beeps in a row during post, then nothing. Beep codes indicate a video failure. I pull out the Nvidia GTX980 card and replaced it with another I had. PC boots fine and video works. I try reseating the Nvidia card in different slots, checking cables and alignment, still 6 beeps and no video.
I bought the system back in March 2015 and the warranty expired last month on 4/1. Of course :(
Am i out of luck? This is an expensive problem to have happen after only 1 year.

A:(Redirected) Alienware Area 51 R2 - video card died - can I get a replacement?

As you have no warranty in effect, then you are 'out of luck' regards to Dell supplying a free replacement graphics card.
Also, for more information, best to post this in the Alienware Owners Club Forum, here:

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So this began happening about a week and a half ago when I was playing both Enter the Gungeon and Half-Life 2 (not at the same time). I would be playing as normal, then switch my weapon, and the last half-second of audio loops for a while and then my computer redirects me to the normal BSOD-thing. (This could very well be related to overheating, but I've already taken measures to reduce heating on my laptop). I've already looked through a few threads for help, but I'm not sure if any of them would have solved my problem. I'm really worried that this is a hardware issue, since I've only had this laptop for two years.

Things I've tried:
Running sfc/scannow (Which yielded corrupt files)Reinstalling windows (Which fixed ^that problem)Installing the latest BIOS and drivers from Dell's websiteRunning CCleanerLooking for bad .dll's or .exe's in BlueScreenView (hal.dll being fixed and ntoskrnl.exe staying around. Notify me if you'd like screenshots.)

Things I haven't tried:
Going through the troubleshooting process in Getting a "whea uncorrectable error" usually while playing games

Any help/advice/solutions would be greatly appreciated. If I've missed anything/need to add more information, please tell me.


EDIT: Very sorry, I've been getting both Critical Process Died and Whea Uncorrectable Error BSOD's recently.

Test results:
IntelBurnTest - Successful

Chkdsk - Successful

A:BSOD Critical Process Died when playing certain video games

Hello Tiss,

You have made a good start!

Please go through the tests you have not yet tried, they are very informative for the 0x124 errors. Take care to do them properly, memory needs testing for eight passes which could take up to 16 hours or more for your amount of memory. Make sure you monitor the core temperatures during the CPU and GPU stress tests and stop if they reach over 85?C. It is useful if you can post screen captures of any of the information you get.

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Hi all, question please. I have a PIII 700mhz board with on-board video which I have established is not working. How is this fixed, do I have to replace the mainboard or buy a new PC altogether. Or is there a way to test it.
Thanks Andy.

A:On board Video

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I think I have a problem with my on-board video but I'm not 100% sure. Last night while on my computer, my monitor would go black and the power light on the monitor would go from green to amber. This happened several times. The only thing I could do was to turn off the computer and turn it back on. It's an Emachine and I don't know if I could disable the on-board video. But that doesn't matter because I don't have any available slots open to install a video card anyway. What do you think the problem could be?

A:on-board video

It could be the graphics chipset is over-heating, but that would be unusual in a system that has it onboard, as those GPUs are pretty low powered. Unless you over-taxing it with a high-power game or similar at the time?

Its more likely that the connection between PC and monitor is dodgy. Check that the monitor lead is really securely fixed in place, that there are no bent pins either end of the connector lead, and also that the connector to the motherboard is also secure.

Has anyone trodden on the monitor data cable, or could it have got damaged in some other way?

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I have an ARK Logic 2000-pv2m video board. I don't want to install it until I can determine what the resolution is. I've search PCWORLD, PCMAG, ZDNET, CNET, and the ARK LOGIC sites. I can find no specs on this item. Apparently ARK LOGIC has been sold but I don't know to whom. Can anyone help?

A:video board

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I managed to disable on-board video for my pc in order to use a ATI Radeon 7000. Im having problems with it so i wanted to know how do i get on board video to work again, b/c eveytime i connect the screen to the onboard video it doesn/t show anything.(i know im posting alot about video cards but I really need the help. I really appreciate it )

A:on-board video

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HELP!!! I am working on an older computer with a soyo mother board sy-7IWM/L V1/0 500 mhz celron with 128 meg ram. It has on board graphics that i cant seem to get to work. First i looked for drivers, but none of them seem to work i constatnly get error messages when i try to install them, even the ones i downloaded form intel. so i tried to install my own graphics card. and old diamond multimedia dm975. well this created a conflict even though i disabled the on board vga controller it automatically enables itself. It is driving me crazy. ANy ehlp is appreciated.

A:on board video

Try installing the mobo's chipset drivers first then do the video/agp drivers.

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I have a PCI video card that I want to install on my motherboard. I am having a problem disabling the existing on-board video.

My system is:

PC Chips M758LMR v 1.0 MB on board sound/ video
256 Meg RAM
20 Gig HD
Celeron 900 mhz Processor FGA-2 #BX80526F900128SL633
Win 98SE
300Watt Power supply

There is not a place in the device manager to disable the SIS 620 Video.

If I put the video card in a slot(there are 3) the computer will not boot up. If I remove the SIS 620 device, windows reinstalls it when I boot up again. I cannot find any program to remove related to video or video drivers.

It dosen't appear that there is a jumper on the board related to video in the manual I found on the internet. The manual does state that a Video card can be installed.

I have searched the forum and found out that this is a common problem, but didn't find anything specific for my motherboard.

Thanks, Al

A:Disable on-board video

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greetings all,

I have a PC Chips motherboard, (m756mrt), with 750 p111 and 512 mbs of pc133.
the manual says the onboard video can use 64 mbs of ram....I have it set that way in the bios, but it only shows up using 32 mbs, (system and sysoft sandra) any ideas?

thanks much

A:on board video memory

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I am on a budget and this is the most I can afford. I want to play Crisis and many of the newer games, but I am on a budged.

I want this card:

but would it work on my motherboard:


My biggest concern is would this PCI Express x16 card work on the PCI slots of my board?

Thank you to anyone who knows for sure and posts back. =)

A:Can I use this Video card with my board??

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Can an nForce220D on board Video support a DVD? I was told it could not and not to buy one because it would be a waste.

Thank you

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I have a gigabyte model ga-5smm motherboard with onboard video. I want to install a pci video card and don't know what to change in the bios to disable the onbard video.
can anyone help?

A:disabling on board video

Most of them are pretty easy just go through all the options in the bios until you see it.. Write down any changes you make so you can put them back..

Remember to go into device manager and delete the old video card there to then reboot dissable then replace...

All bioses can be different so it is tuff to tell you how..

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I have an old HP Pavillion model 4440 computer. I need to disable the on board video and audio. How is this done?

A:Disable on board video

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I have an Intel Mainboard that runs in Dual Channel configuration and uses RAM in pairs. My computer has a total of 2 Gigs of System RAM and I just found out that I have mismatched pairs of RAM in my system. Two of my strips are Corsair DDR400 RAM with 8 chips per strip and two of my strips are some generic DDR400 RAM I have never heard of with 16 chips per strip.

I have always been told that for the best performance the RAM has to be identical (ie: same number of chips on each strip and same number of chips on the front and the back of each strip). What I would like to know is how much of a performance hit am I taking with mismatched RAM in my computer?

If I remove the generic RAM and eliminate the mismatch even though I have cut my RAM in half will I really benefit from having a 'matched' set of RAM in my computer or should I leave the mismatched pairs of RAM in my computer?

Also, I have been seriously thinking about putting a Video Board into my computer. Right now, I have 72 Megs of dedicated onboard Video (it doesn't steal from system RAM).

Would I be better off spending my money to bump the RAM back up to 2 Gigs or am I fine with 1 Gig of System RAM and better off getting a Video Board with 256 Megs of RAM?

Thanks for the assist.

A:RAM & Video Board Question

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I have a HP Pavilion Media Center m8430f with a NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT video board.
While loading updates, one of which was HP Display 2311 Series Wide LCD Monitor
My computer crashed. When it rebooted the first screen, instead of having a blue background, had a blue and white vertical lines about 3/8 wide background. The next screen was black background with letters in different colors. It next went into windows and crashed in a few seconds. There was a BOSD but it went by too fast to read.
I went into setup and changed the video setting from PCI to On Board.I used the system board VGA connector and was able to boot clean.
Is my video board bad or is there something on it that was corrupted?
Is there any way to diagnose it?

A:Video board crash

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I have a Dell Optiplex GX270 that no longer displays video. I moved the monitor to another PC and it worked fine. I took a another monitor that I know works and plugged it to GX270 and it didn't work.

When I opened the case, the power supply was very, very hot. SOOOOOOOOO, I purchased another power supply in case it was bad. I bought an ATI Video card and installed it.

Does anyone know if the on-board video in the GX270 needs to be disabled and if so, how do you do that in the GX270?

Have a merry Christmas!

A:Solved: On-board Video

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I have an "older" PC Chips M747 motherboard with an 8MB SiS 6326 AGP video chipset on-board. It's been good, but the flight simulator I use appears as though it's beginning to desire faster video, plus my kids use quite a few graphic intensive art programs. I have an open PCI slot(no AGP slot), & was thinking about getting a little faster PCI card for this computer. Here's the rub. According to the manual, there does not appear to be any jumpers whereby I can disable the SiS chipset, in order to install a card. PC Chips appears to have absolutely no interest in answering e-mail, so I'm here asking if any of you "brains" out there could tell if & how I can disable the SiS, & install a PCI card, & do you think this is feasible with this older system(I may pop a PII 450 in, which will help some I'm sure, but I would still only have 8 MB of video.(I know, buy a newer, faster computer, yes, but when I do, the kids get it). Someone mentioned I might be able to do this in CMOS, but I thought I'd ask first.
PII 350
224 MB RAM

A:Disabling on-board video

Your AGP is in most cases going to be faster than any PCI card you can put in there. Most likely it is your drivers that are in need of upgrading...maybe DirectX also. If you are intent on changing it, the setting you are looking for is probably in the BIOS. Some motherboards disable the onboard one when another one is plugged in. Look in the BIOS first.

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I have a Gateway GT5252 Desktop here at work from one of my co workers friends. The on board video died. She put in a PCI Express Graphics Card. There is still no video. We think we need to go into the BIOS and change the information related to graphics around to do the PCI Express Graphics Card instead of the on board. The problem is that when we boot it up it wont show anything. Any suggestions? If anyone can post by the end of the day (230/245) that would be great that way we can get started on fixing the issue really fast.

thank you

A:On board video issue

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How do I tell what type of onboard video card do I have. When I go under device manager and go too display adapters I get "standard pci graphics adapter (vga)". I am stuck at 640 x 480 and want out. I cannot get the slide bar to move. I believe I have a Amercian Megatrends motherboard. System win98se. Thaks for your help.

A:on board video card

I suggest asking a mod to move the thread to Hardware

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I'm running an old Savage Pro on 32mb RAM and noticed in CMOS that I could associate more. Would there be any adverse affects in pumping that 32 up to 64? I'm running 1Gig of RAM right now.

A:Attributing more RAM to on-board video

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I have an old HP Pavilion computer with an Asus Spax Motherboard. It has an on board video (card), SiS Interated video. It was working fine and suddenly disapeared. Does not show as existing in the control panel display propertys.
The display is now the native 640 x 480 VGA. Any ideas?

A:On Board Video adaptor

You probably need to update the drivers for it. Go to the HP website for your specific HP model and see what integrated SIS chip the motherboard uses. HP will also have a driver available for download which you can use. Or you can then go to the SIS website and download the latest driver which be newer then the HP provided driver.

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When I'm adjusting my many icons and shortcuts on my desktop, often, particularly when I change resolutions, all of the icons will bunch together in the upper left corner of my screen, requiring me to rearrange them again. As I'm dragging them to the right locations, often the mouse travels across the screen, but the image of the icon has frozen part of the way across. It has transparency. I hold my mouse in place waiting, then after some 20 to 30 seconds, the icon snaps into the new spot where my mouse cursor is positioned. Is this a video card "overload" problem? My video is on-board, as delivered in the machine.

Should I consider replacing this on-board video or do I have another problem? It's been this way since new.

A:Is this a video board problem?

Hey tepeco

Does this only occur with the icon moving? Or does it happen with anything else?


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